Lillian Cleveland, 97 - Marietta

Lillian Cleveland, 97, widow of James Norwood Cleveland, II, passed away on December 21, 2016.

Born in Travelers Rest, she was a daughter of the late James Elmer and Martha Ann “Mattie” Parker Clark. Mrs. Cleveland was a member of Marietta First Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School starting in 1943. She taught at Slater-Marietta High School, Slater-Marietta Elementary, and Northwest Middle School. She served on the board of Stroud’s Nursing Home, and was a member of the Slater -Marietta Lions Auxillary.

She is survived by two daughters: Ellen Cashion (Bobby), and Nordie Kopan (Richard); three grandchildren: Jason Deal (Sara), Brittany Grubbs (James), and Will Cashion (Crystal); and five great-grandchildren.

Along with her husband, and parents, she was predeceased by one brother, and four sisters.

Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Friday at Marietta First Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Cleveland Family Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 23, 2016 at Marietta First Baptist Church.

The family will be at the home of a daughter, Ellen Cashion.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Marietta First Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 337, Marietta, SC 29661.

Online condolences may be expressed here.

The Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest, is in charge of the arrangements.