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Sheriff Cleve O. Weathers | Lawrence County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee Lawrence County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

Sheriff

Cleve O. Weathers

Lawrence County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Tuesday, January 12, 1943

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon; Knife

Offender: Paroled in 1973

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Sheriff Cleve Weathers was killed, when he was stabbed five times in the chest by an inmate in the county jail as he attempted to break up a fight.

The 18-year-old inmate was convicted of the murder and sentenced to 99 years in prison. He was paroled in 1973 and died in 1996.

Sheriff Weathers was serving his third term as sheriff when he was murdered. He was survived by his wife, parents, two sisters, and four brothers.

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Thank you for your service Sheriff Weathers. Rest in peace dear cousin.
God bless our men and women who serve in law enforcement.

Regina Grisham Sass
Cousin
July 29, 2016

 

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