Cleo Lewis Chauncey, 89, of Mowbray Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. She was a founding member of Mowbray Presbyterian Church where she served as treasurer of the Sunday School for many years. Cleo was also a member of the Mowbray Presbyterian Church Phoebe’s Circle and Quilters. She was a seamstress and quilter who enjoyed needlework, crochet and cross stitch. Cleo graduated from Soddy-Daisy High School. She was preceded in death by her husband, Berto Chauncey; parents, Lester and Ella Mae Lewis; brother, Carlos Lewis; sister, Villa Burkhart and husband Ernest and son-in-law, Clarence “Skip” Fennewald.
Survivors are her daughters, Brenda Fennewald, Angela Chauncey and Sharon Roddy and husband Mike; brothers, Clifford Lewis and wife Alice, Alvin Lewis and wife Melba and Wesley Lewis and wife Wanda; sisters, Bea Starnes and husband Glenn and Talma Lou Farris and husband Grant and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be on Friday, August 24, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Grant Chauncey officiating. Burial will follow at Varner-Grant Cemetery. Visitation is Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Special thanks to Hospice of Chattanooga and her caregivers, Amanda, Heather, Susan and Whitney and Dr. Galina Rader.
Memorial contributions can be made to a charity of your choice.
Condolences and memories can be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.
Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.