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Family Benefits

Bradley County Survivor Benefits

Survivor BenefitsUpdated February 2013


Career Fire/Rescue Personnel

Career fire/rescue personnel employed by the county are provided with a $10,000 term-life insurance policy funded by the county government. Employees may purchase optional additional coverage. Benefits are payable to the surviving spouse or designated beneficiary.

Bradley County Fire-Rescue
Attn: Rena Samples, Human Resources
County Courthouse
355 Ocoee St
Cleveland, TN 37311
Phone: (423) 728-7143

Volunteer Fire/Rescue Personnel

Bradley County government provides free life insurance through VFIS for qualified members of volunteer fire departments in the county.

Bradley County Fire Department
Attn: Paulette Gardner, Administrative Assistant
260 Inman St
Cleveland, TN 37311
Phone: (423) 728-7067


Cleveland 100
Attn: Mary Hixson
c/o – Brenda Lawson & Associates
PO Box 2370
Cleveland, TN 37320
Phone: (423) 476-2140

Cleveland 100, made up of local business persons, provides immediate financial assistance for dependents of law enforcement, fire and EMS personnel who lose their lives in the line of duty. The organization offers various types of assistance to families of fallen first responders and the amount of financial assistance is determined on a case-by-case basis.

Disclaimer: The material contained in the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Survivor Benefits website is not the result of legal research, but rather is based on a scan of public documents. We have made every effort to be accurate and timely, but errors may exist. The material on this website is advisory only and should not be cited as evidence or proof that a benefit exists or that our facts are accurate. Always consult the decedent’s fire department for benefits assistance, or a benefits’ attorney. If, in the course of your own research, you see errors of fact, or new benefit information, please pass this information along to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.