Gladson, Betty Lou (Cleveland)

Wednesday, December 8, 2021
It is with great pride that we announce that Betty Lou Gladson, 69, finished the race set before her on December 5, 2021, and is now dancing on the streets of gold in Heaven. She was a member of United Faith Chapel. Betty worked for Cleveland Chair Company for over 40 years as a seamstress.

She leaves behind to cherish her memories, her loving husband of 53 years, Eddie Gladson; four children, Randall & Kristy Gladson, Margaret Renee Gladson, Karen & Andrew Gladson-Fitch and Sherman & Shelly Gladson; and six grandchildren, Kevin & Stephanie Cross, Shawn Gladson, Cody Gladson, Ashley Gladson Mariah Gladson and Tyler Fitch.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m.-noon on Wednesday, Dec. 9 at Companion Funeral Home, followed by the service in the chapel, with Pastor DeWayne Lewallen officiating. Burial will be held at Cedar Springs Cemetery.

Johnson, Paul (Cleveland)

Langham, Billy Lee (Dalton)

Crowe, Michelle "Shelly" (Dayton)


Paul Johnson, age 71, a resident of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away Monday, January 24, 2022 at his home in Cleveland, surrounded by his loving family. Paul attended Westmore Church of God. ... (click for more)

Billy Lee Langham, age 88, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at Adventhealth Gordon. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com ... (click for more)

Michelle “Shelly” Crowe, 67, of Dayton, passed away on Monday, January 24, 2022, at her home. She was born in Dayton on July 1, 1954, the daughter of the late Andy and Melrose (Swafford) Godbehere. ... (click for more)



Area Obituaries

Johnson, Paul (Cleveland)

Paul Johnson, age 71, a resident of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away Monday, January 24, 2022 at his home in Cleveland, surrounded by his loving family. Paul attended Westmore Church of God. He was a civil engineer and had his PE License in several states. He was an avid reader and lover of Snoopy. Above all else, he loved his wife, Karen. He was preceded in death by Clifford ... (click for more)

Langham, Billy Lee (Dalton)

Billy Lee Langham, age 88, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at Adventhealth Gordon. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com . Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Dr., Dalton, GA 30721, (706) 226-4002. (click for more)

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Roger W. Brown

Roger W. Brown, 57, of East Ridge, passed away peacefully form COVID complications on Tuesday, January 25, 2022. Roger grew up in the Fairview, Rossville Community and was a graduate of Rossville High School class of 1983 where he played on the baseball team. He served his country in the U.S. Army as a medical specialist and was honorably discharged. Roger graduated from Kankakee ... (click for more)

James Granger Aplin

James Granger Aplin passed away the evening of January 25, 2022. He was 76 years old and had suffered from Alzheimer’s disease for several years. Known as Jim, he was an exceptional husband, father, stepfather, grandfather, brother, uncle, friend, teacher and artist. Jim was intentional in word and deed. He often wrote mission statements for himself that stated his personal ... (click for more)

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