Gregg, Melvin (Cleveland)

Friday, January 11, 2019
Melvin Gregg, 76, a lifelong resident of Cleveland and Bradley County, departed this life on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Tennova Medical Center in Cleveland.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and three siblings.

Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years, Judy Stalcup Gregg; son Mack Gregg; and several nieces, nephews and other extended family.

At Mr. Gregg’s request, there will be no formal services.

We invite you to send a message of comfort and view the family guestbook at www.serenityfunerals.om.

Serenity of Cleveland Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.

Leverett, Jerry Louis (Trenton)

Shields, Kathryn Christine Teems (LaFayette)

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Jerry Louis Leverett, 64, passed away on March 19, 2019. “Buzzard” was the most kind, patient and loving person you could ever meet. He loved to help people in any way that he could. He will ... (click for more)

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Shields, Kathryn Christine Teems (LaFayette)

Kathryn Christine Teems Shields, 88, of LaFayette, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, March 16, 2019. She was born in Summerville to the late George & Louise Teems, and grew up in Subligna, Ga. before moving back to the LaFayette area many years ago. She was a dedicated member of Second Baptist Church in LaFayette, where she was active in the church choir, ... (click for more)

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Stephen Kellogg

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