Frances Chase
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Frances Alta Chase, 95, a resident of Cleveland, passed from this life into life eternal on Thursday, April 3, 2014

She was the oldest living member of West Cleveland Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben John Chase; parents, Charles and Nora Musgrove; brother, L.D. Harold and granddaughter the Rev. Mia Parham-Newman; son-in-law, Clyde Raper.

She is survived by her brother, D.C. “Buster” Musgrove of Bowling Green, Ky.; son, Ralph Ben Chase and wife, Willie, of Cleveland and daughter, the Rev. Alta Chase Raper of Sevierville; grandchildren: Randy Chase and wife, Debbie, of Maryville, Tim Chase and wife, Cindy, of Cleveland, Alta Sha`Ree Morgan and husband, Greg, of Cleveland, Chase Blair and wife, Angela, of Cleveland, John Parham and wife, Becky Eckert, of Maryville, Victor Loveday of Lexington, Ky., grandson-in-law, Curtis Newman of Rutledge; 11 great-grandchildren: Sydney Morgan, Tara Miller, Jennifer McClendon, Shayna Sandlin, Zach and B.J. Newman, Andrew and Ethan Blair, Isaac and Ivan Loveday and Elle Kate Whaley; three great-great-grandchildren: Cameron Miller, Jayden Blair and Gema Blair.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 5, 2014, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with the Rev. Matt Ward and the Rev. Arris Cavender officiating.

Interment will follow in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home prior to the service.

The family requests that memorials be made to West Cleveland Baptist Church Building Fund, 1959 Westland Dr. SW, Cleveland, TN 37311 or Hospice of Chattanooga, 7161 Lee Hwy Suite 400, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Chase family guestbook at