Joseph Oliver Cline, Sr.

TO "Little" JOE CLINE'S PLACE

Ebenezer Community, Monroe CO, TN
& later Etowah, McMinn CO, TN

Family Group of

Joseph (called "Little Joe" / "Hewey") Oliver Cline, Sr.** b 22 Jul 1900 Monroe CO, TN d 21 Mar 1927 Knoxville, Knox CO, TN buried Ebenezer Cemetery, Monroe CO, TN
occupation - railroad laborer
school photo of Joseph Oliver Cline, Sr.
Coltharp School group of ca. 1917
"Eerie Light in the Knobs" by Sandra Jo (Nipper) Ratledge
"Love Blossoms in the Knobs for Joe and Azilee Cline" by Sandra Jo (Nipper) Ratledge
Joseph (called "Little Joe") Oliver Cline's WW I draft card
photo of my grandfather Joe Cline's funeral
photo of my grandfather Joe Cline in his casket
son of William Edward "Chief" Cline*** & Sarah Adeline Roberts*** of Ebenezer, Monroe CO, TN

m 19 May 1918 Monroe CO, TN by Rev. W. J. Cannon bd J. S. Roberts TO

Ella Azilee Hampton** b 26 Mar 1901 Hanging Dog, Cherokee CO, NC d 17 Mar 1973 Ft Oglethorpe, Catoosa CO, GA buried Greenwood Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton CO, TN
photo of Azilee (Hampton) Cline
dau of James Wesley "Bob" Hampton*** & America "Merky" Sevilla Davis*** of Liberty Hill, McMinn CO, TN

Mrs. Azilee (Hampton) Cline, a widow, m (2) 12 July 1930 McMinn CO, TN TO
Horace Buckner b 15 Feb 1900 Englewood, McMinn CO, TN d 21 Feb 1973 buried Cochran Cemetery, Englewood, McMinn CO, TN
son of James & Emma Buckner of McMinn CO, TN
She divorced him ca.1931 on grounds of spousal abuse after an episode resulting in her hospitalization in Foree Hospital, Athens, TN.

issue: (First four children were born in Azilee (Hampton) Cline's first marriage; last child was born by her second marriage.)
1(F) Minnie Almeda "Aunt Patty" Cline b 13 Dec 1919 Monroe CO, TN d 4 Feb 2002 Gulf Breeze, Santa Rosa CO, FL buried Greenwood Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton CO, TN
my favorite photo of Aunt Patty, Uncle George, and their son, Darrell
m 1 Mar 1936 Athens, McMinn CO, TN TO
George "Uncle George" Washington Lingerfelt b 22 Mar 1915 McMinn CO, TN d 6 Oct 1986 Ft Oglethorpe, Catoosa CO, GA buried Greenwood Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton CO, TN
early photo of Uncle George & Aunt Patty

2(F) Mary Beulah Mae "Boots" Cline* b 17 Mar 1922 Monroe CO, TN d 9 Jul 1992 Athens, McMinn CO, TN buried McMinn Memory Gardens, McMinn CO, TN
"Boots and Leghorns" by Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge
two photos of my mother, Beulah (Cline) Nipper
my favorite photo of my parents, Tommy & Beulah (Cline) Nipper
m 5 Nov 1939 Etowah, McMinn CO, TN TO
Robert Thomas "Tommy" Nipper* b 14 Oct 1918 Chuckaluck, McMinn CO, TN d 27 Mar 1995 Athens, McMinn CO, TN buried McMinn Memory Gardens, McMinn CO, TN
photo of my father in US Navy uniform, WW II
"Standing My Watch" by Tommy Nipper

3(F) Frances Nadine "Aunt Deanie" Cline b 25 May 1925 Monroe CO, TN d 26 May 1967 Chattanooga, Hamilton CO, TN, buried TN-GA Memorial Park Cemetery, Rossville, Walker CO, GA
my favorite photo of Aunt Deanie
photo of Aunt Deanie, Uncle Robert, & my parents clowning around in the yard with us kids
Aunt Deanie & Uncle Robert's wedding photo
m 27 Apr 1940 Madisonville, Monroe CO, TN [Willie Rollins signed] TO
Robert "Uncle Robert" Gordon Wilcox b 6 Apr 1922 McMinn CO,TN d 12 Feb 1992 Ft Oglethorpe, Catoosa CO, GA buried TN-GA Memorial Park Cemetery, Rossville, Walker CO, GA
my favorite photo of Uncle Robert

4(M) Joseph "Uncle Joe" Oliver Cline, Jr. b 27 Oct 1927 Monroe CO, TN d 26 Feb 1992 Murfreesboro, Rutherford CO, TN buried Green Hill Cemetery, Etowah, McMinn CO, TN
my favorite photo of Uncle Joe
photo of Uncle Joe & my father home from a fishing trip
m (1) 31 July 1946 Walker CO, GA TO (later divorced)
Mildred Faye Jacobs b ca 1927 d
photo of Uncle Joe & Aunt Faye on their wedding day
m (2) 15 Jan 1949 Walker CO, GA TO
Geraldine Francis "Aunt Bobbie" Elliott b 11 Feb 1932 McMinn CO, TN d 28 Oct 1998 Etowah, McMinn CO, TN buried Green Hill Cemetery, Etowah, McMinn CO, TN
photo of Aunt Bobbie

5(F) Gwindolene Sevilla "Aunt Billie" Buckner b 21 May 1931 Englewood, McMinn CO, TN d Tues. 7 Apr 2009 Rossville, Walker CO, GA buried 10 Apr Good Friday Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton CO, TN
my favorite photo of Aunt Billie
"My Mom and the Christmas of 1937" by "Aunt Billie" Brite (with her school photo at age 11)
m (1) 11 May 1968 Ft Oglethorpe, GA TO
Elmer "Nick" Nichols b 11 Sep 1924 Ringgold, GA d 21 Sep 2000 Lafayette, Walker CO, GA buried National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton CO, TN
my photo of Aunt Billie, Aunt Pattie, Mama with their husbands, Nick, George, and my father at Thanksgiving, taken by Stephen Ratledge
m (2) 4 July 2002 Rossville, Walker CO, GA TO
Jerry Brite b (living & data private) d

Data above was provided mostly by my mother, Beulah (Cline) Nipper, Aunt Patty, Aunt Billie, and Aunt Bobbie, all now deceased. I appreciate their help! I have researched available records, made corrections, and added verification from my findings.

* parents & ** grandparents & *** great-grandparents of Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge

This site is dedicated to the memory of my mother Beulah Cline Nipper, a beautiful product of the Knobs.

"THOU SHALT NOT STEAL." DEUTERONOMY 5 : 19

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