Lawana F. Dearnell


Lawana F. Dearnell 

Lawana F. Dearnell, 74, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017.

She was retired from “His Song Ministries” after 10 years of service. She was a member of the Dwelling Place Church, and had a passion for her animals.

She was preceded in death by her father, Henry Benson Ellis.

Survivors include her mother, Mildred Law Ellis of Cleveland; daughter, Jaina Spencer, and husband, William, of Lawrenceville, Ga.; grandchildren: Raquel Spencer of Dalton, Ga., and Justin Spencer of Lawrenceville; sister, Mary Hollifield, and husband, Charles, of Mechanicsville, Va.; brothers: Donald Ellis, and wife, Juanita, of Cleveland, and Michael Ellis, and wife, Wynell, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; several nieces and nephews; and her Pomeranian dog, Maxx.

The service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, in the chapel of Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home, with Pastor Jamie Tuttle officiating.

Her family will receive friends on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home, prior to the service.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Humane Society at the SPCA of Bradley County Tenn., Attn: Treasurer, P.O. Box 703, Cleveland TN 37364-0703.

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