OBITUARY

Tessia Renee "Momma Bear" Bledsoe

January 13, 1971May 1, 2021
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Tessia Renee "Momma Bear" Bledsoe, 50, of Cecil Davis Road, Greeneville, passed away on Asheville Highway on Saturday, May 1, 2021.

She attended Campground Church of God.

The family stated she was an animal lover, art lover, music lover, and loved cartoons and watching animal planet.

Survivors include two sons: Ransom Shane Bledsoe and Adam Manis and his companion, Samantha Crow; mother: Linda Manis; sister: Crystal “Hurst” Bowlin; nephew: Quinten Bowlin; boyfriend: Tony Sheffey; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; and her dog, Jax Jr.

She was preceded in death by her father: Gale Manis; grandparents: James and Betty Cutshall; aunt: Pat Smelcer; and cousin: Dawn Smelcer.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 5-7 pm at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home.

The memorial service will be held at 7 pm in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Ralph Hensley officiating.

  • FAMILY

  • Ransom Shane Bledsoe, Son
  • Adam Manis (Samantha Crow), Son
  • Linda Manis, Mother
  • Crystal "Hurst" Bowlin, Sister
  • Quinten Bowlin, Nephew
  • Tony Sheffey, Boyfriend
  • Jax Jr., Her Dog
  • Gale Manis, Father (deceased)
  • James and Betty Cutshall, Grandparents (deceased)
  • Pat Smelcer, Aunt (deceased)
  • Dawn Smelcer, Cousin (deceased)
  • She also leaves several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins to cherish her memory.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, May 7, 2021

  • Memorial Service

    Friday, May 7, 2021

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Becky Cruey

May 5, 2021

Renae was a sweet person she always would talk to you when she saw you out she will be missed praying for the family

Samantha Hayes

May 5, 2021

She was a customer of mine at the marathon I work at but we always talked about animal's she was the sweetest soul I send my condolences and praying for the family

Tina Brown

May 4, 2021

So many good fun memories of this beautiful gal. I loved her very much. My heart breaks.

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Biography

Tessia Renee "Momma Bear" Bledsoe, 50, of Cecil Davis Road, Greeneville, passed away on Asheville Highway on Saturday, May 1, 2021.

She attended Campground Church of God.

The family stated she was an animal lover, art lover, music lover, and loved cartoons and watching animal planet.

Survivors include two sons: Ransom Shane Bledsoe and Adam Manis and his companion, Samantha Crow; mother: Linda Manis; sister: Crystal “Hurst” Bowlin; nephew: Quinten Bowlin; boyfriend: Tony Sheffey; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; and her dog, Jax Jr.

She was preceded in death by her father: Gale Manis; grandparents: James and Betty Cutshall; aunt: Pat Smelcer; and cousin: Dawn Smelcer.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 5-7 pm at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home.

The memorial service will be held at 7 pm in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Ralph Hensley officiating.