Hodge, Michell (Cleveland)

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Michell Hodge, 47, passed away at Tennova Hospital January 13, 2022. She graduated from Murray County High School in the class of 1992. She enjoyed hiking and camping with her children, and had a passion for art. She created an art exhibition for the Cleveland Public Library.

She is survived by her husband, Jeff Hodge; her son, Michael Hodge; her two daughters, Kimberly Hodge and Hannah Abgail Hodge; her mother, Virginia Pierce; her father, George Piercel her half-sisters, Sherrian Finneran, Helen Costner, Sandy Costner and Kathy Pierce; and her girlfriend, Andi Townsend. 

The family will receive friends at the Companion Funeral Home at 2414 Georgetown Road in Cleveland on Thursday, Jan. 20 from 4-8 p.m. A service celebrating her life is planned for the following day, Friday, Jan. 21 at 11 a.m. at the Tennga Baptist Church, 257 Tennga Gregory Road, Tennga, Ga. 30751, with the Reverend Ben Busie officiating. Burial will be held at the Tennga Baptist Church Cemetery.

To send flowers to the service, send them to Companion Funeral Home or donations in her honor can be made to SPCA in Bradley County, 1570 Johnson Blvd. SE, Cleveland, Tn. The phone number is 423-790-1915.

Share a memory of Michell and/or personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial webpage and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com.

Watkins, James "Frog" Devoughn (Summerville)

Shelton, Marcus David (Whitwell)

King, Sylvia Sue (Cleveland)


James "Frog" Devoughn Watkins, age 72, of Summerville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022. He was born Nov. 27, 1949. Arrangements and survivors will be announced later by Willis ... (click for more)

The Lord called Marcus David Shelton, 66, to his heavenly home on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Mark was a resident of Whitwell, Tn. and member of the Oak Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church. ... (click for more)

Sylvia Sue King, better known as “Mamaw” or “Mimi”, age 83, passed away peacefully on May 17, 2022. Sylvia was a joyous person; always engaging in others lives, ministering the love of Christ ... (click for more)



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Watkins, James "Frog" Devoughn (Summerville)

James "Frog" Devoughn Watkins, age 72, of Summerville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022. He was born Nov. 27, 1949. Arrangements and survivors will be announced later by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Ga. (click for more)

Shelton, Marcus David (Whitwell)

The Lord called Marcus David Shelton, 66, to his heavenly home on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Mark was a resident of Whitwell, Tn. and member of the Oak Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He was born on Dec. 1, 1955 to the late David Shelton and Patsy King Shelton. Mark had been self-employed for numerous years as a draftsman. He had enjoyed playing the guitar and teaching ... (click for more)

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Elaine Hilliard McClure

Elaine Hilliard McClure, 74, of Soddy Daisy, Tn., went home to her Lord and Savior on Thursday, May 19, 2022. She was a graduate of Red Bank High School and attended Tennessee Tech. She was a member of Red Bank Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was a longtime resident of Chattanooga, and Gulf Shores, Al. Elaine was a former dealer of antiques and part owner of Antique Station ... (click for more)

Sandra “Sandy” Jean Norris Turner

Sandra “Sandy” Jean Norris Turner, 71, of Lafayette, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at a local hospital. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia area where she attended City High School and was a member of Old Bethel Baptist Church in Chickamauga. Mrs. Turner loved the Lord, her family, spending time with her friends ... (click for more)

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