JoAnn Ward Pedigo


JoAnn Ward Pedigo, 52, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. 

She was born on May 3, 1965, to the late David and Pat Pennington. 

She has been in Cleveland for the past 15 years, but was born and raised in Chattanooga. She was a member of Kingdom Seekers.  She enjoyed riding motorcycles, singing, and going “junkin.”  Above all things, she loved her grandchildren.  They were her world. 

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her wife, Tammy Bain; daughters: Portia Gordon (James Howell), Crystal Long (Clint), and Sarah Humphries (Chad); grandchildren: Tyler, Rylan, Dylan, Madeline, Jordan, Aiden and Logan; her uncle, Joe Pennington; and numerous cousins. 

The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at Companion Funeral Home located at 2419 Georgetown Road N.W., Cleveland, TN 37311. 

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to an animal shelter of your choice. 

You are invited to share a personal memory of JoAnn, or your condolences with her family, at her online memorial located at


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