Gruetli-Laager – Mrs. Alpha Gay Cleek, 82, passed away Saturday March 24, 2018 at the Harton Tennova Hospital in Tullahoma. She was born in Palmer, Tennessee on April 12, 1935 to Ernest B. Dishroon and Hazel Graham Dishroon who preceded her in death in addition to her husband, Gene Cleek; grandson, Jeremy Ryan Layne; brother, Benny Hayes Dishroon; step-sons, Dennis Lee Cleek and Gary Lynn Cleek.
She attended Sweeton Hill Congregation Methodist Church.
She is survived by her daughters, Vicki Layne (Mike) Winton, of Tullahoma, Lisa Layne, Gruetli-Laager and Gina Cleek of Tullahoma; sisters, Betty Whitlow, Cagle Community and Sylvia Roberts of Ringgold, GA; brothers, Preston and E.J. (Ann) Dishroon, both of Chattanooga and Roger (Linda) Dishroon, Mississippi; 9 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with Ministers, John Potts, Jacob Anderson, Mike Winton and Keith McBee officiating with burial to follow in the Palmer Cemetery. Visitation: 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm Monday at Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, Tennessee. www.laynefuneralhome.com