Reba Pendergrass


Reba Elizabeth Caldwell Pendergrass, lovingly known as "Mamaw," 82, left her loving family on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018.

She was born Feb. 9, 1936. She was a resident of Bradley County all her life.

She was retired from American Uniform after over 40 years. She was one of the longest-living members of Gum Springs Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Forrest Caldwell and Beulah Elkins Caldwell and grandmother, Amon Elkins.

She is survived by her husband, Bobby Gene Pendergras; three siblings, Virginia Thompson, Wanda Hickman and Curtis Caldwell; her four children: Mitchell Pendergrass, Sheila (Maurice) Albornoz, Dale (Trena) Pendergrass, Alan (Athena) Pendergrass; grandchildren; Wendy (Randy) Scott, Misty Pendergrass, Jamie (Doug) Evans, Christina (Jason) Gravell, Maurice Albornoz Jr., Shania Albornoz, Corey Pendergrass, Aimee (Michael) Harrod, Brandy Pendergrass, Kate Pendergrass, David (Heather) Pendergrass, Jill (Adam) Shuler; great-grandchildren, Sammy, Trinity, Hannah, Taylor, Morgan, Ashlee, Memphis, Jenna, Boston, Haley, Austin, Brianna, Tucker, Jaxon, Nolan, Ryann, Austin, Paige, Chloe, Izeyah, Roman, Kaia, Kenai, Adyson and Jocelyn; four great-great-grandchildren, Aralee, Jude, Bentley, Ezekiel Taylor; several nieces and nephews; special friends; Larry and Margaret Farmer, Sue Hicks, Lamar Martin, Marilyn Thomas and Wanda Graham and the Senior Saints Sunday School Class.

The family will receive friends at the viewing from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at Gum Springs Baptist Church, 383 Gum Springs Road, N.W., Georgetown.

The service will begin after at 5 p.m. Saturday. Pastor David Evans will be presiding with the Rev Chip Hammonds delivering the eulogy, along with Randy Scott and Mitchell Pendergrass, who are speaking as well.

Interment will follow at Standfield Baptist Church Cemetery, 1549 No Pone Road, N.W., Georgetown TN 37336.

A reception will follow immediately afte, back at Gum Springs Baptist Church.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Reba, or your condolences with her family, at her online memorial located at

Companion Funeral and Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Pendergrass family with these arrangements.


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