Geren, Betty Jo (Cleveland)

Friday, September 18, 2020
Betty Jo Geren, 89 of Cleveland, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at her home. She was a member of Big Springs Methodist Church, where she actively served. She enjoyed cooking and cleaning, but most of all she loved spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gean Thomas Geren; parents, Fred and Gladys Jones Curtis; son, Tommy Ray Geren; and sister, Janice Sue Allen.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her daughters, Sandi (Tony) Wooten and Kim (Keith) Van Sickle; brother, Terry (Elaine) Curtis; grandchildren, Amanda (Justin) Brenizer, Alex Van Sickle, and Jana (Steven) Ross; and great-grandchildren, Tinley, Sophia Lunny, and Abby; and pets, Molly, Jobie, Lucy, and Charlie.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19 in the Chapel of Companion Funeral Home, 2415 Georgetown Road NW in Cleveland. A Celebration of Life Service will begin at 4:00PM with Don Akins officiating. A graveside service will follow in Cedar Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.

Wax, Donald Wayne (Cleveland)

Harris, Elizabeth Ann (Cleveland)

Blackmon, Inez "Knockie" (Summerville)


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Wax, Donald Wayne (Cleveland)

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Harris, Elizabeth Ann (Cleveland)

Elizabeth Ann Harris entered her heavenly home on October 25, 2020. She is survived in death by her loving husband, Zane B. Harris Sr. of 60 years; their three children, Beebo and Marcia Harris, Anna Harris Moody all of Cleveland, Missy and Patrick Priest of Riceville; grandchildren, MaryBeth Baker, Meagan Frye, Matthew Moody, Joel and Kassidy Moody of Cleveland, Patrick Priest, ... (click for more)

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Irene “Lyn” Ellington Lindsey

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Talza Anita "Baba" Bridges

Talza Anita “Baba” Bridges, 68, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020, in a hospital in Spartanburg, SC. She was a dedicated Howard Hustlin Tiger. She was employed with Panni Presto Cleaners for over 20 years followed by Top Flight, Inc. Talza loved God, her family, friends and sports. She was preceded in death by her son, Darrell Bridges; grandson, Robert ... (click for more)

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