Velma Irene Randolph
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Velma Irene Randolph, 99, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, June 1, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

She was a member of Lebanon Baptist Church. She was known for her flower gardens and her devotion to her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Keevil Randolph; parents, H.P. and Callie Williams Jenkins; brothers: Walter Jenkins, Arthur Jenkins, Lester Jenkins, Fletcher Jenkins, Roy Jenkins and Bill Jenkins; and sisters, Nola Strzelecki and Verdie Matthews.

She is survived by her three children: Angela “Angee” Rapier and husband, Charlie, Rita Pirkle and husband, Fred “Edd,” and Earl Randolph and wife, Lisa, all of Cleveland; four grandchildren: Scott Varnell, Victor Pirkle, Joe Pirkle and wife, Sonia, and Megan Justice and husband, Josh, all of Cleveland; great-grandson, Maxwell Pirkle; brother, Lawrence Jenkins of Cleveland; several nieces and nephews; and special caregivers, Brenda Robinson and Betty Keefer.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, 2014, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home.

Interment will follow in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 7625 Hamilton Park Drive Ste. 8, Chattanooga TN 37421 or to Family Home and Hospice Care, 175 24th St. N.W., Cleveland TN 37311.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Randolph family guest book at