Alice Krooss


Alice Melissa Moses Krooss, 72, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, May 24, 2019, in a Chattanooga Hospital.

She was born in Englewood, and had lived in the Cleveland area for the past 35 years. She was of the Christian faith.

She retired from M&M Mars after seven years of service and had previously worked at Padgett Furniture for 23 years. She loved gardening and flowers, and spending time outdoors. She enjoyed reading and was a very creative person.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 29 years, Warren Arthur Krooss Jr.; parents, Samuel H. Moses and Ellen Melissa Daugherty Moses; daughter, April Rondale Tallent; sisters: Martha Jo Moore and Lucy Faye Moses; and brothers: Ronnie Moses and Curt Moses.

She is survived by two children: Brian Tallent of Cleveland and Heather Allen of Charleston; two stepchildren: Keith Krooss and wife, Vickie, and Tim Krooss, both of Georgia; two grandchildren: Jasmine Krooss and Blythe Henderson; one great-grandchild, Remyngton Krooss; four brothers: Darrell Moses and wife, Rachel, of Englewood, Leonard Moses and wife, Carol, of Vonore, Troy Moses and wife, Mary Lou of Englewood, and Carlie Moses and wife, Eva, of Englewood; one sister, Polly Walker and husband, Jack, of Englewood; and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Her Life will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with the Rev. Tim Roberts officiating.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the family at Brian Tallent, P.O. Box 4833, Cleveland, TN 37320.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Krooss family guestbook at


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