Published 7:39 am Thursday, July 26, 2018

Darlene Sloan

Darlene Sue Schmeisser Sloan, 73, a resident of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away Saturday morning in a Chattanooga hospital. Darlene was the daughter of the late Leona Mae Brown Schmeisser and Charles William Schmeisser. Her half sister, Mable Joann Barnett, also preceded her in death.
Darlene worked as a bookkeeper most of her life. She enjoyed sewing, baking wedding cakes and animals. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Dwight M. Sloan, of Cleveland, Tennessee; her daughters, Shawn Sloan Godbee, of Cleveland, and Karen L. Ahl, and her husband, Dan, of Greenville, South Carolina; her son, Randel A. Sloan, and his wife, Jianping L. Sloan, of San Diego, California; her grandchildren, Camryn Barnes, Kaitlyn and Rebecca Godbee, J.B. Barnes IV, and Ethan M. Sloan; her cat, “Miss Kitty;” and several nieces, nephews and extended family also survive.
The Remembrance of Life Memorial Service will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services North Ocoee Chapel, with the Rev. Jim Hibbard officiating. The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service Friday at the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services North Ocoee Chapel, who has charge of the arrangements. You may share your condolences and your memories with the Sloan family at


Jackie Copeland

Jackie S. Copeland, 69, of Chesapeake, Virginia, formerly of Chesapeake, Ohio, died Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Arrangements are pending at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville.

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