McAllister, Mildred Rachel Pankey (Cleveland)

Saturday, November 21, 2020
Mildred Rachel Pankey McAlister, 82, of Cleveland, TN departed this life on November 19, 2020. She was born in Benton on December 5, 1937 to the late Ernest and Reese Pankey. Mildred has lived in Bradley County the majority of her life. She was a member of Chilcutt United Methodist Church. She retired from Peyton’s Southeastern after 20 plus years of service. She enjoyed painting and spending time with her family. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her brother James Pankey and wife Sue, sisters Hazel Burris and husband Roy, and Myrtle Lawson and husband Gene; brother in law Herb Godfrey.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving husband of 64 years Clyde McAlister; children: Sheila Wehrwein (Wayne), Tony McAlister (Shannon), Keith (Donna) McAlister, and Eric (Liesa) McAlister; brother EL Pankey (Louise); sister Ruth Godfrey; grandchildren: Dustin (Sasha) Hall, Matthew Wehrwein, Bradley Wehrwein, Aaron Wehrwein, Ashleigh Napier, Kelby McAlister, Brittany Moore (Dre), Zach McAllister, and Ashley Alverson; great grandchildren: Madison, Carter, Charlie, Leanne, Katelyn, Braylon, Oakley, Tory, and Mya. In addition to these several extended family members, nieces and nephews also survive.

The family will receive friends from noon-2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 23 at Companion Funeral Home, with a Celebration of Life Service to be held at 2 p.m., with Rev. Guinn Green officiating. Mildred will be laid to rest at Chilcutt United Methodist Cemetery following the service.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Hospice of Chattanooga for all of their care and concern during this time.

Share a message of comfort or your condolences with her family at her online memorial at www.companionfunerals.com. 

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist Mildred’s family with these arrangements.

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