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Dorothy JoAnn Curtright Casteel

March 23, 1941 — January 16, 2020

Dorothy JoAnn Curtright Casteel, 78, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, January 16, 2020 at her residence.  Born in Illinois she spent the majority of her life in Bradley County.  She retired as a nurse from Bradley Healthcare and Rehab.  Dorothy was a longtime member of First Lutheran Church.  She enjoyed traveling with her husband and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Ella Curtright; husband, William “Bill” Casteel; brother, Gilbert Scott; and sisters, Jean Frahm and Linda Mize.

Survivors include her three children, William Kenneth Casteel, Jr., and Nicole Barker, both of Cleveland and Heather Jett and husband, Tim of Maryville; seven grandchildren, Crystal McNabb, Nathan Casteel, Kaitlyn Kessler, Jasmine Barker, Zachery Barker, Ella Jett and Dane Jett; eight great grandchildren, Evan McNabb, Madison McNabb, Reagan McNabb, Caleb Casteel, Corban Casteel, Brylee Scoggins Landon Kessler and Madeline Kessler; and several nieces and nephews.

The service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the First Lutheran Church with Pastor Robert Seaton officiating.  Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with Zachery Barker, Nathan Casteel, Brian King, Shane King, Jody McNabb and Logan Scoggins serving as pallbearers.

Her family will receive friends from 5:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday at Serenity of Cleveland Funeral Home.

The family requests that memorials be made to:  First Lutheran Church, 195 McIntire Avenue NE, Cleveland TN 37312.

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Friday, January 17, 2020

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Saturday, January 18, 2020

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