Newberry, Ethel Lee "Susie" (Cleveland)

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Ethel Lee Newberry (Susie), a resident of Cleveland, passed away in her home on Sunday, August 1, 2021. She was a very caring and giving woman. She loved to help anyone she could, and she never met a stranger. She loved to sing, fish, travel and most of all socialize. She is loved by so many, but loved so many more. She sure did love her family and we all love her. She loved the Lord and was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 24 years, James Robert Newberry; parents, Staton & Mary Crisp; and siblings, Gerthadean Crisp, Marylene Crisp, Vernal Crisp and Dewayne Crisp.

She is survived by her children, Kathy Forgey, James Brian Newberry and wife, Tammy Newberry and Johnny Newberry; grandchildren, Shane Higdon, Regina Brown, Nigel Newberry, Brandy Newberry and Tiffeny Newberry; great-grandchildren, Taylor, Autumn, Kiley, Savannah, Levi, lyric, Audrina and Cash; brothers and sisters, Gail Dalton, Denise Crisp-Clonts, Lebron Crisp, O'Dell Crisp, Stanley Crisp, Dedrick Crisp and Wendell Crisp; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She will be deeply missed! She was one of the good ones...

Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 6 at Companion Funeral Home. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Aug. 7 at 11 a.m. in the chapel, with Pastor Lebron Crisp officiating. Burial will be held at Boanerges Cemetery.

Waters, Jennifer (Cleveland)

Grimes, Peggy Joyce (Whiteside)

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Jennifer Waters, 41, a resident of Cleveland, Tennessee passed away Monday, September 13, 2021 at the family residence. She was born in Caribou, Maine and she was preceded in death by her ... (click for more)

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Waters, Jennifer (Cleveland)

Jennifer Waters, 41, a resident of Cleveland, Tennessee passed away Monday, September 13, 2021 at the family residence. She was born in Caribou, Maine and she was preceded in death by her mother, Diane Burns Creagan; and maternal grandparents and paternal grandfather, Wayne Creagan. Jennifer enjoyed crafts, puzzle books and the outdoors including fishing. Most of all, she ... (click for more)

Grimes, Peggy Joyce (Whiteside)

After a lengthy health battle, Peggy Joyce Grimes, 88, was welcomed to her heavenly home at the pearly gates by her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. She was a resident of Whiteside, TN and of the Christian faith. Peggy was married to the late Billy Jack Grimes. She was born on July 29, 1933, to the late Charles Martin Newman and Maude Denton Newman. She was ... (click for more)

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Benjamin “Ben” Franklin Baker

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Robert “Bob” Burrell

Robert “Bob” Burrell, 82, of Flintstone, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 16, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family and many friends. Bob was a 1957 graduate of Chattanooga Valley High School. He was inducted into the United States Army in 1962 and upon completion of his military service became employed with Tennessee American Water Company ... (click for more)

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