Wilma Gatlin


Wilma Jean Gatlin, 60, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, June 21, 2019. 

She was born on Jan. 4, 1959, to the late Paul and Gladys Clowers.

She was a lifelong resident of this area.

In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by her brother, Paul Dewayne Clowers.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her children: Shelli Hartness (John), Ronnie Gatlin Jr., and Tommy Gatlin; grandchildren: Tristan Gatlin, Dakota Gatlin, Ayron Gatlin, Kaelyn Gatlin, and Daniel Miller; her companion of many years, Cecil Payne; and her first husband and the father of her children, Ronnie Gatlin Sr.

The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Companion Funeral Home. 

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at the funeral home, with interment to follow at Lee Cemetery.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Wilma, or your condolences with her family, at her online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com.


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