WILSON FUNERAL HOMES

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Our Mission Is

To give extraordinary value to our client-families;
To provide dignified care for the deceased;
To facilitate meaningful services for the living which commemorate the lives of their loved ones;
To provide an affirming environment for our staff to achieve their professional potential;
To contribute to the betterment of our community with education and grief support.


Our Obituaries

Marshall "Moose" McGill

August 29, 2014

Marshall LaBron "Moose" McGill, 75 of Chickamauga departed this life Friday, August 29, 2014. Marshall served in the U.S. Navy and later retired from Colonial Bread Company after 26 years of service there. He loved fishing, flea markets, gardening, animals particularly his dog, "Bo" and working as an auctioneer. He was preceded in death by his father, Joe McGill. Survivors include his wife,...
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Willie Granny Burnette

September 9, 1938 - August 28, 2014

Willie "Granny" Burnette, 75, of Chattanooga, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, August 28, 2014. She had lived in the Chattanooga area for most of her life and was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed taking trips to different Casinos and just enjoying life, but her true passion and drive was taking care of her children and grandchildren. She was a loving and devoted wife,...
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Keith "Cowboy" Bogh

August 27, 2014

Keith "Cowboy" Ronald Bogh age 83, of Rossville, Georgia passed away Wednesday – August 27, 2014. He was born in LeMars, Iowa to George Raymond & Christine Emilia Miller Bogh. He was raised on a farm and started his own dairy farm. He was the former owner and operator of Southway Equipment and Truck Sales in Ringgold, Georgia which was the third largest in America. He had also been a...
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Mertie Newton

August 27, 2014

Mertie Belle Hubbard Newton, 92 of East Ridge departed this life Wednesday, August 27, 2014. She was born in Crossville, Tennessee to the late Fred & Mary Ann Hubbard and was a member of Spring Creek Church of God in East Ridge. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Howard Newton. Survivors include her daughters, Cathy (Bob) Slaton of Ringgold, Patsy Penrod of Lexington, Kentucky,...
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Rev. Robert L. Combs

July 19, 1930 - August 25, 2014

Rev. Robert Lewis Combs, age 84 of East Ridge, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 25, 2014, surrounded by his family and loving wife. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga Area and a member of Gospel Way Baptist Church. Robert was a devoted Christian and served as the Pastor at Jones Memorial Baptist Church and Interim Pastor at Hughes Ave. Baptist Church. He retired...
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Emma Giles Buckner

April 23, 1932 - August 24, 2014

Emma Giles Buckner, 82, of Wicksburg, passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. Buckner was born April 23, 1932 in Catoosa County, GA and lived most of her life in the Rossville, GA. She has been a resident of Wicksburg for the past several years. She was employed as a nurse and a beautician during her working career. She loved art, especially painting. Mrs. Buckner was of...
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Revonda Anne Knight

August 24, 2014

Revonda Anne Knight, 62, passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. She was born in Kansas to the late Ronald and Mary Etta Abee Knight. She had previously resided in Hickory, N.C., and had been a Rossville resident for the past six years. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Cindi Knight. She loved her children and is survived by her daughters; Courtney and Alexzandra...
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Marjorie Outlaw Flournoy

June 20, 1931 - August 24, 2014

Marjorie Outlaw Flournoy, 83, of Chattanooga passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014. She had lived in the Chattanooga area for most of her life and was of the Christian faith. Her personal ministry in life was sending cards out to family & friends. She was completely devoted to her family and was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother who will be greatly missed by all that knew her. ...
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Tony Saffles

June 22, 1945 - August 23, 2014

Tony Saffles, 69, of Fort Oglethorpe, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, August 23, 2014. He had lived in the North Georgia area for most of his life and was of the Baptist faith. He was employed with the Chattanooga Choo Choo Maintenance Division for more than 32 years, but his true passion in life was being completely devoted to taking care of his family & friends. He...
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Lake M. Sisson

September 11, 1925 - August 23, 2014

Lake M. Sisson, age 88 of Rossville, passed away on Saturday, August 23, 2014. He was born to the late George W. and Beaulah A. Sherrill Sissons in Delano, TN and was a member of Chickamauga Church of Christ. Lake moved to the North Georgia area from Gastonia, NC in 1946. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during W.W. II and retired from Crane Enamel after 37 yrs. of employment. ...
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Franklin "Gene" Foster

June 28, 1942 - August 23, 2014

Franklin "Gene" Foster, 72 of Rossville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, August 23, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas and was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with family & friends and retired from BFI, as a truck driver in 1998 after more than 7 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents,...
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David Michael Revels

September 1, 1958 - August 22, 2014

David Michael Revels, 55, of Rossville, passed away Friday, August 22, 2014. He had lived most of his life in Hayward, California, where he graduated from Sunset High School Class of 76', but had lived in the North Georgia area for the last 27 years. He was of the Baptist faith and was a Navy Veteran who participated with the Attempted Rescue of American Hostages that were being held at the...
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James "Buddy" Turner

September 24, 1932 - August 22, 2014

James Oscar "Buddy" Turner, 81, of Flintstone, passed away on Friday, August 22, 2014. He was born to the late, Brown N. and Lella Smith Turner in Bledsoe Co., and spent most of his life in Rossville and was of the Baptist Faith. Buddy served his country in the U.S. Air Force, during the Korean War. He worked for Peerless Mills in Rossville before retiring from U.S. Pipe in 1995 after 30yrs. ...
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Richard "Rick" Coulter

August 20, 2014

Richard Eric "Rick" Coulter, 49 of Chickamauga departed this life Wednesday August 20, 2014. Survivors include his daughter, Tabatha Coulter, son, Dustin Coulter both of Chattanooga, fiancé, Brenda Arbajian of Chickamauga, father, Willy Coulter of Fort Oglethorpe, mother, Pat Coulter of Arkansas, brother, Rodney Coulter of Fort Oglethorpe, grandsons, Landon and Kingston Coulter, niece, Paige...
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Douglas "Chad" Brown

August 26, 1981 - August 19, 2014

Douglas "Chad" Brown, 32, of Fort Oglethorpe, born August 26, 1981 went home to be with His Lord and Savior on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. Chad was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area, but most importantly he had renewed his faith on July 23, 2014 and testified to everyone. Chad had many friends in his life but the closest was his relationship and friendship with his brother, Herbie...
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Charles "Wally" "Waldo" Peters

August 17, 2014

Charles Walter "Wally" "Waldo" Peters age 50, of Chickamauga, GA passed away Sunday – August 17, 2014. He was born in Catoosa County and had been a lifelong resident. He was a graduate of Ringgold High School Class of 1983. He was currently employed with T.J. Hunt Trucking where he had been a driver for the past 14 years. He took pride in the trucks he drove, if he wasn't driving it – he...
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William Dale Drymon

August 2, 1951 - August 16, 2014

William Dale Drymon, 63, of Rossville, passed away Saturday, August 16, 2014. He was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee to the late Morris & Irene Drymon, but had lived in the North Georgia area for most of his life. He retired from Blow Pipe Sheet Metal as a Welder after more than 15 years of service and was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with family and friends. He...
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Paula Elaine Steele

September 5, 1966 - August 16, 2014

Paula Elaine Steele, 47, of Chickamauga, passed away Saturday, August 16, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas and was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends and will be greatly missed by all that knew her. She was preceded in death by her father, Paul Steele. Survivors include her mother, Wanda Lynn of Chickamauga, GA; ...
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Jesse A. Coley, Sr.

August 16, 2014

Jesse A. Coley, Sr. 84 of Flintstone departed this life Saturday, August 16, 2014. He was born in Jackson County, Alabama to the late Samuel & Vera Coley. He retired from Aztec after 32 years as a Machinist there and attended New Haven Fellowship Church of God in Chickamauga. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Leila Jane Coley, and daughter, Vickie Bryson. Survivors...
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Joseph "Joe" Barnes

August 15, 2014

Joseph Phillip Barnes, 75 of Rossville departed this life Friday, August 15, 2014. He was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee to the late Charles & Laura Barnes. Joe served in the U.S. Army and later owned/operated Joe Barnes Electric. Survivors include his loving wife of 50 years, Anna Marie Barnes of Rossville, children, Donna (Bill) Robinson of Chickamauga, Laura (Mike) Wiender of Rossville,...
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John "J.R." Derryberry

June 21, 1937 - August 15, 2014

John Robert "J.R." Derryberry, age 77 of Lookout Mtn., passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of Lookout Mtn. and was of the Christian Faith. He retired from Combustion Engineering in 1987 after 30 yrs. and was a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather. J.R. was preceded in death by his parents, Gordon Charlie and Bertha Thompson Derrryberry and sisters,...
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Damon L. Henley

August 9, 2014

Damon Lamar Henley, 63 of Rossville departed this life Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. He was born in Chattanooga to the late Dave & Fleda Henley. Damon worked for Chattanooga Glass for 22 years and was of the Church of God Faith. He was also preceded in death by his son, Lamar Henley, Brothers, David and Don Henley, and a sister, Connie Walker. Survivors include his loving wife of 47 years,...
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W.E. Sam Hatfield

August 17, 1921 - August 8, 2014

W.E. "Sam" Hatfield, 92, of Rossville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, August 8, 2014. Sam was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas and was a member of Mission Ridge Baptist Church. He was an Army Veteran having served during WW II and was previously employed with Chris-Craft Cruisers for more than 25 years as a Boat Specialist. He enjoyed...
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Wayne Kaylor

January 2, 1952 - August 6, 2014

Wayne Kaylor, 62, of LaFayette, passed away Wednesday, August 6, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas and was of the Baptist faith. He was employed in the Textile Industry for more than 30 years, he also enjoyed fishing, but his true passion in life was love of cars. He was a loving brother, father and grandfather who will be greatly missed by all...
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James David McNabb, Sr.

August 14, 1932 - August 5, 2014

James David McNabb, Sr., 81, of Rossville passed away Tuesday, August 5, 2014. He had lived in the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas for most of his life and was of the Baptist faith. He was an Army Veteran having served during the Korean Conflict, where he was a P.O.W. for more than 30 days and was also the Recipient of the Purple Heart. He was previously employed with Anderson Motors as a...
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Patricia "Shirley" Morgan

October 24, 1939 - August 4, 2014

Patricia "Shirley" Morgan, age 74 of Rossville, passed away on Monday, August 4, 2014 surrounded by her family. Shirley was a lifelong resident of Rossville and was of the Baptist Faith. She retired from Eye Ear Optical in 2007 after 40 plus years in the eye care industry in the Rossville area. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Dorothy Parker Phillips and brothers,...
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David A Nelms

August 2, 2014

David Allison Nelms, 71, of Tunnel Hill, Georgia went home to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday August 2, 2014. A lifelong resident of the Ringgold, Tunnel Hill areas, he was a member of New Hope Baptist Church where he served as Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and sang in the choir. He was a former employee of Honest Charley's where he worked for 29 years and P&E Distributors where he worked...
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Nancy S. Smith

August 2, 2014

Nancy Sue Campbell Smith, age 69 of Rossville, passed away on Saturday, August 02, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia Area and was of the Baptist Faith. She retired from Cockran's Truck Stop after 12 yrs. Nancy was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Rex Smith; sisters, Nellie June Johnson and Betty Jean Campbell; and brothers, Thomas Junior Campbell and Leonard...
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Allan Crawford

August 2, 2014

James Allan Crawford, 70 of Tunnel Hill departed this life Saturday, August 02, 2014. He was born in Chattanooga to the late Jack & Rosel Crawford and was a member of Smith Chapel United Methodist Church in Tunnel Hill. Allan retired from Catoosa County Fire & Rescue after volunteering with them for 19 years and was still active with Cohutta Volunteer Fire Department. He also worked in...
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Peggy Henson

July 28, 2014

Peggy Joyce Smith Henson, 78 of Cohutta, Georgia departed this life Monday, July 28, 2014. She was born in Ringgold, Georgia to the late Emmitt & Mary Smith. She retired from the United States Postal Service after 25 years of service, and was of the Baptist Faith. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Billy Lee Henson, brother, Kenneth Smith, and sister, Shirley Fetzer. ...
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Wanda Thomason McCuiston

July 27, 1933 - July 26, 2014

Wanda Mae Thomason McCuiston, 80, of Rossville went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, July 26, 2014, one day before her 81st birthday. She had lived in the Chattanooga area for most of her life and was a former member of Cloud Springs Baptist Church for more than 40 years, but was currently a member of Shield Baptist Church in Chickamauga. She retired in 1987 after more than...
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Roy Walter Shelby

August 30, 1947 - July 26, 2014

Roy Walter Shelby, 66, of Rossville, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2014. He had lived in the Chattanooga area for most of his life and was of the Baptist faith. He was a United States Army Veteran and retired from TVA in 1989 after more than 15 years of service. He truly loved sports and was a TSSAA Sports official for more than 35 years. He was preceded in death by his father, Petty Oscar...
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Martha Ashmore Jenkins

August 10, 1943 - July 25, 2014

Martha Ashmore Jenkins, 70, of Chickamauga, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, July 25, 2014. She had lived most of her life in the Ringgold and Boynton areas and was a member of Saint Gerard's Catholic Church. She had worked at Mohawk Industries for more than 35 years but her true passion in life for always caring for others. She was a caregiver at heart and volunteered at...
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Teresa Ann Grider

July 7, 1958 - July 23, 2014

Teresa Ann Chadwick Grider, 56, of Rossville went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas and was of the Baptist faith. She was a loving and devoted daughter, wife, mother and grandmother, who's true passion in life was taking care of and loving her grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by...
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Thomas Pearson

July 23, 2014

Thomas "Tommy" Brookshire Pearson, 65 of Ringgold (Formerly of Murfreesboro) departed this life Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at his home. He was born in Calhoun, Georgia and was a member of Bethesda Baptist Church in Calhoun. Survivors include his mother, Dorothy Powell, sisters, Pat Neighbors, Cyndi Cantrell, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday,...
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Beryl Rebecca Shrum

May 17, 1922 - July 21, 2014

Beryl Rebecca Allen Shrum, 92, of Lookout Mountain, Georgia, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, July 21, 2014. She was born in Hueyville, Kentucky to the late David Murph Allen and Josephine Bentley Allen, but had lived in the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas since the 1960's. She was a member of Cross Connection Assembly of God on Lookout Mountain and retired from the...
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Guy Steven Woodard

July 30, 1950 - July 20, 2014

Guy Woodard, of Rossville, Ga; passed away on Sunday July 20, 2014, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was a dedicated husband and father who enjoyed fishing by the lake and working with his hands. He was also a proud graduate of Lakeview High School, class of 1969. Preceded in death by his mother, Mae Woodard; his father, Homer Woodard; and his brother, William Woodard....
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Bobby Jack Snipes

November 4, 1979 - July 19, 2014

Bobby Jack Snipes, 34 of Dalton, Georgia passed away July 19, 2014. Survivors include his sons, Bryce and Bailey Snipes; mother Lisa (Gene) Suddeth, father, Cody Jackson, sister, Joya Steele, brother, Brandon Suddeth, and several aunts, uncles, cousins. Family will receive friends Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from 3:00 PM until 9:00 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be...
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Joey T. Waddle

July 19, 2014

Joey Trent Waddle, 52, of Trion, Georgia departed this life Saturday, July 19, 2014. He was born Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia to the late George & Inez Waddle and was a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church in Trion, Georgia. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Roy Waddle and daughter, Jessica Waddle. Survivors include his daughters, Amanda Waddle of Ringgold, Samantha Waddle of...
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Lavenia R. Huskey

March 18, 1935 - July 18, 2014

Lavenia R. Huskey, age 79 of Chickamauga, passed away on Friday, July 18, 2014. She was born in Ooltewah, Tn to the late Ralph Lee and Evelyn Bowers Rhinehart and was a member of Central Baptist Church, Hixson. Lavenia was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister who will be greatly missed. She was also preceded in death by her son, Donald Ray Huskey; sister, Joyce Renee Reed; and...
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Lyndale Steadman

May 6, 1936 - July 16, 2014

Lyndale S. Steadman of Chickamauga Georgia passed away July 16th 2014 at Hutcheson Medical Center after a brief illness. He was born in Fall Branch, Tennessee to the late Fred Pierce and Molly Mae Steadman. He had lived in the Chickamauga area since 1969. He owned and operated Steadman Heating & Air, a family owned business with his son Adam for many years and was well known for his integrity...
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Frances Smith

July 19, 1931 - July 15, 2014

Frances Lena Bonine Smith, age 82 of Chickamauga, passed away on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of Chickamauga and attended of Cooper Heights Church of God. She was born to the late John and Maggie Freeman Bonine in Chattanooga and was a loving mother, sister and grandmother who will be greatly missed. Frances was also preceded in death by her husband, Clevo Alvin Smith;...
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Patty Coppinger Price

April 24, 1968 - July 13, 2014

Patty Coppinger Price, 46, of Chickamauga, passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014. She had lived in the Chickamauga area for most of her life and was of the Baptist faith. She graduated from Rossville High School Class of 86' and then attended Northwestern Technical College for more than 3 years. She was a member of the Chickamauga Recreation Association since 1993 and coached her girls and many...
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William "Allen" Loggins

February 10, 1946 - July 12, 2014

William "Allen" Loggins age 68, of LaFayette, GA, passed away Saturday – July 12, 2014. He was born in LaFayette, Georgia to the late Jessie L. & Velma L. Roberson Loggins. He was a lifelong resident of LaFayette and was a retired truck driver. He had driven for Salem Carpet, Imperial Cup and Bond Ware. He enjoyed playing golf, water skiing, going to classic car shows and working on...
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Don Atkins

July 10, 1937 - July 12, 2014

Don Atkins, 77, of Rossville, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014. He had lived in the North Georgia area for most of his life and was of the Christian faith. He was a Navy Veteran having served during the Korean Conflict and was previously employed with Borg Textiles for more than 25 years as a Mechanic. He was an avid Georgia Bulldog fan and loved playing golf. He was a loving father,...
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Jamie Shawn Cook

March 10, 1984 - July 10, 2014

Jamie Shawn Cook, 30 of East Ridge, TN passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas and was of the Baptist faith. He graduated from Lakeview High School and loved the outdoors, whether it was fishing or just being on the water. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Haywood Cook and aunt, Peggy Deli. Survivors include...
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Joseph Francis Dugan

February 17, 1928 - July 10, 2014

Joseph Francis Dugan, 86, of Ringgold went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, July 10, 2014. He was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey where he had lived for more than 50 years before moving to the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas. He was an Army Veteran of W.W. II and was a member of Covenant Life Worship Center in Chickamauga. He was previously employed as a Truck Driver for many...
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Joesph Walden

February 16, 1916 - July 7, 2014

Joseph Walden, age 98 of Ft. Oglethorpe, passed away on Monday, July 07, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was of the Baptist Faith. He served his country in the U.S. Army during W.W. II and retired from Double Cola in 1979. Joe was a loving father and grandfather, who will be greatly missed. He was preceded in death by his parents, Al and Amanda Walden; several brothers...
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Callie Phillips

July 6, 2014

Callie Louise (Taylor) Phillips 94, of Rossville, died Sunday, July 06, 2014. She was born In Whitwell, TN to the late Will and Nancy Taylor. Callie retired from Textile Printing in East Ridge. She later worked part-time marketing products at local retail markets. Callie was a devoted member of the East Ridge Church of God. Part of her service to the lord was working the bus ministry with...
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Virgil Kellogg, Sr.

July 5, 2014

Virgil Kellogg, Sr., age 92, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Saturday – July 5, 2014. He was born in Walker County to the late Paul & Daisy Watts Kellogg. He had been a lifelong resident of Walker County and retired from E. T. Barwick Mills where he worked in maintenance. He had also worked at TVA where he was a lineman. He was of the Baptist Faith and enjoyed woodworking, fishing and...
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Clifford Earl Hyde

February 17, 1931 - July 4, 2014

Clifford Earl Hyde Sr., of Chattanooga, Tennessee passed away Friday, July 4, 2014. He was born February 17, 1931 in Dalton, Georgia to the late Luther Wade Hyde and Lucille Holder Hyde. He retired from Beasley Distributing Company with 35 years of service and enjoyed fishing. He was also preceded in death by his Wife, Gladys Beatrice Hyde, Daughter, Rhonda Hyde Russell, Brother, Edward...
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Doris "Tina" Autry

August 25, 1943 - July 4, 2014

Doris "Tina" Marie Cochran Autry, 70, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Friday, July 4, 2014. She was born on August 25, 1943 to the late Willis and Pirl Cochran in LaFayette. She was a member of New Manna Baptist Church, a cafeteria manager at Pond Springs Elementary for 26 years, president of the Resident Counsel at Parkside Nursing Home. She enjoyed cooking, bingo, NASCAR, Elvis and the...
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Mary Jan Blevins

July 4, 2014

Mary Jan Ward Blevins, 56 of Fort Oglethorpe departed this life Friday, July 4, 2014 at her home. She was born in Blue Ridge, Georgia to the late James Ralph "Toody" Ward and Gladys Beulah Ward and she was of the Baptist Faith. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Randy Ward. Survivors include her loving husband of 26 years, Steven Lee Blevins, son, Steven Duell Blevins both of...
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Rocky Trammell

August 5, 1993 - July 3, 2014

Rocky Joseph Trammell, age 20 of Rossville, passed away on Thursday, July 3, 2014. He was born in Rome, Ga. to Jessie J. Trammell and Jill D. Elders Gray, attended Shiloh Baptist Church, Rossville and had been employed by Lake Winnepesaukah for the past 2 seasons. Rocky is survived by his parents, Fred and Jerri Gunn; son, Kaden Rock Trammell; girlfriend, Sarah Webb; grandparents, Jane &...
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Patricia Acton Key

August 4, 1953 - July 2, 2014

Patricia Lee Key, 60, of Ringgold, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014. She was a graduate of Rossville High School Class of 71' and was a member of Davis Ridge Road Christian Church. She was also a Student Tech at Dalton State for more than 6 years. She will be celebrating her Spiritual Birthday of 35 years in Christ on July 4th. Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Doug Key; ...
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Jimmy Lawrence Holcomb

April 5, 1943 - June 26, 2014

Jimmy Lawrence Holcomb, age 71 of Chickamauga, passed away on Thursday, June 26, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of Chickamauga and a member of Revival Baptist Church. Jimmy retired from Shaw Industries in 2011 after 40 yrs. and was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, who will be greatly missed. Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents, William L. and Montalee Holcomb;...
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Betty Rose Scott

June 26, 1924 - June 26, 2014

Betty Rose Scott, 90, of Rossville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on her birthday, Thursday, June 26, 2014. She had lived in the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas for most of her life and was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, spending time outside tending to her flowers and gardening but most of all she loved The Lord with all her heart. She loved and adored...
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Ruth Day Compton Adams

September 28, 1934 - June 24, 2014

Ruth LaVerne Day Compton Adams went home to enjoy her eternal rest on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. She was 79. Born September 28, 1934, in Dillon, Mo., she lived a life of love. From the farm to the city, or on the road as an LPN drawing blood for the American Red Cross, she was the beloved grandmother and matriarch of our family who always sought to spread joy and light in her own special ways. ...
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Carl Roscoe Brooks, Jr.

September 24, 1938 - June 24, 2014

Carl Roscoe Brooks, Jr., age 75 of Chickamauga, passed away on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. He has been a resident of Chickamauga since 1977 and was of the Baptist Faith. Carl served his country in the U.S. Army National Guard and retired from Mohawk Carpets in 2004 after 27 yrs. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother, who will be greatly missed. Carl was preceded in death...
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Danny "Cotton" Ledford

September 8, 1957 - June 23, 2014

Danny "Cotton" Ledford, 56, of Chattanooga went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, June 23, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and was a member of Valley Memorial Baptist Church in Lookout Valley. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond & Virgie Ledford. Survivors include his two sons, Dan & Terry Weldon both of Calhoun, GA; brothers and...
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Charles Ellis Knight

June 23, 2014

Charles Ellis Knight, 62 of Ringgold departed this life June 23, 2014. He was born in Ringgold to the late David & Gustava Knight and was of the Baptist Faith. He was also preceded in death by his brother, David L. Knight. Survivors include his step daughter, Katrina Johnson, his siblings, Christine (Billy) House, Lynda (Charles) Chambers, Charlotte (Ronald) Ward, Kathy (Royal) Larison,...
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Ernest Luther Teague

August 22, 1930 - June 23, 2014

Ernest Luther Teague, 83, of Rossville, passed away Monday, June 23, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas and attended South Rossville Baptist Church. He was an avid NASCAR fan and he had raced at Cleveland's Boyd Speedway in the early 50's. He was a member of Teamster's Local #515 since 1958 where he served as Secretary Treasurer and Job Steward for...
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Teresa Gail Young

June 20, 2014

Teresa Gail Young, 51 of Chattanooga departed this life Friday, June 20, 2014 at her home. She was born in Winter Haven, Florida to the late Rayburn and Judy Shirley. She worked for NHC of Chattanooga for 16 years as a CNA, and was a member of Greens Lake Road Church of Christ in East Ridge. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Butch Shirley. Survivors include her loving...
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Charles Lee Petty, Sr.

April 14, 1942 - June 19, 2014

Charles Lee Petty, Sr., 72, of East Ridge, TN, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, June 19, 2014. He had lived most of his life in the Chattanooga area and was a member of Scott Memorial Church of God. He was an Army Veteran and retired from Chattanooga Coke & Chemical as a Railroad Switchman for more than 30 years of service. He was a loving and devoted husband, father,...
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Bunny Angela McCallie

June 18, 2014

Bunny Angela McCallie, 81, of Chickamauga, passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2014. She was born in Walker County, Georgia to the late, Ernest & Velma McCallie but had lived in the Jacksonville, Florida for more than 35 years and was of the Baptist faith. She was employed with BlueCross BlueShield of Florida for more than 20 years as a Financial Advisor and she loved sewing and spending time with...
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Sheila Ann Pardue

February 4, 1959 - June 18, 2014

Sheila Ann Pardue, 55, of Ider, Alabama, passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2014. She had lived in the Chattanooga area for most of her life and was a member of New Life Ministries Church in Ider. She enjoyed reading her bible and was a loving and devoted sister, mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed by all that knew her. She was preceded in death by her parents, Daughter,...
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Charlene Fugatt Goins

June 17, 2014

Charlene Yvonne Fugatt Goins, age 61 of Lakeview, passed away on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of the Lakeview Area and was of the Christian Faith. Charlene has been employed by Check Advance on Rossville Blvd. for the past 23 yrs. and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, who will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by her parents, Catherine and...
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Harold Wayne Goff

January 13, 1949 - June 16, 2014

Harold Wayne Goff, age 65 of Rossville, passed away on Monday, June 16, 2014 at his residence. He spent most of his life in the Rossville Area and served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War serving in the 1st Battalion 9th Marines where he earned a purple heart. Harold enjoyed riding his motorcycle with his group of friends and was a loving husband, father,...
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Virginia Louise Hicks

October 31, 1937 - June 16, 2014

Virginia Louise Hicks, 76, of Flintstone, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, June 16, 2014. She was born in Scottsboro, Alabama to the late William "Bill" & Flora Edmonds but has lived in the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas for most of her life. She was previously employed with Hartford Carpet Company for many years and was of the Christian faith. She loved working word...
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Thomas "Tom" Maxwell

May 15, 1939 - June 12, 2014

Thomas Ernest "Tom" Maxwell, 75, of Chickamauga departed this earth to a better land on Thursday, June 12, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga Valley and attended Wauhatchie United Methodist Church. He proudly served his country as a United States Marine and was a former partner and retired from Burnette & Associates as a Structural Engineer after more than 30 years of service. Tom...
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Jackie Curtis Gasaway, Sr.

August 25, 1941 - June 12, 2014

Jackie Curtis Gasaway, Sr., 72, of Ringgold, passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014. He had lived in the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas for most of his life and was of the Baptist faith. He was a Marine Corp. Veteran having served during the Cuban Crisis and had worked as a Truck Driver for most of his life. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather who...
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Helen Louise Green

November 14, 1925 - June 10, 2014

Helen Louise Green, 88, of Rossville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. She had lived most of her life in Toledo, Ohio before retiring and moving to North Georgia. She was also a member of Spring Creek Church of God in East Ridge and loved working with many types of crafts. She was a very creative person who enjoyed cooking and taking care of her family. ...
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Michael Lynn Hampton

February 7, 1941 - June 8, 2014

Michael Lynn Hampton, age 73, of Rossville, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, June 08, 2014. He was born to the late Blaine and Katie Dixon Hampton in Blackey, KY and has lived in North Georgia for the past 20 yrs. Michael was a member of South Seminole Baptist Church and retired from Shaw Ind. as a Computer Analyst. He was dedicated to working with Celebrate Recovery and had formed...
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Helen L. Eaker

June 6, 2014

Helen Lucille Eaker, 87, of Ringgold departed this life Friday, June 6, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and great grandmother, and her greatest joy was spending time with family. Helen was a member of New Liberty Baptist Church in Graysville, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rosie & Bob Taylor, husband,...
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Linda F. Dickson

June 6, 2014

Linda Faye Dickson, 69 of Ringgold departed this life Friday, June 06, 2014. She was born in Graysville, Georgia to the late John & Lucille Dickson and was a member of Ringgold First Baptist Church. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Troy, Carl, and Paul Dickson. Survivors include her Bobbie Shields, Wilma Scott, Audrey (Bill) Collison, Martha (Jack) Baggett all of Ringgold and...
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Thelma L. Traylor

June 5, 2014

Thelma Lee Traylor, age 83 of Rossville, went home to be with her Lord, Thursday, June 5, 2014. She was born to the late Lloyd C. and Lula M. Traylor in Dutton, AL and has lived most of her life in Rossville. Thelma was a member of Elizabeth Terrace Baptist Church and retired from Shaw Ind. in 1996 after 20 yrs. She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Opal Traylor, Milfor Traylor,...
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Brandy Gayle Childress

July 21, 1977 - June 4, 2014

Brandy Gayle Childress, age 36, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 surrounded by her family. She was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga Valley and was a member of Union Ave. Baptist Church. Brandy was preceded in death by her father, Terry "Turu" Childress and grandparents, Cecil Tankersley and James & Laquata Hill. She is survived by her mother, Brenda Childress of...
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Johnny Rubin Scroggins

September 15, 1949 - June 4, 2014

Johnny Rubin Scroggins, 64, of Chattanooga went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and was of the Church of God faith. He was previously employed with Miller Industries as a Welder and an Assembler for more than 40 years and enjoyed working in the yard and going to Flea Market's. He was preceded in death by his...
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Jacob Whitener

June 2, 2014

Jacob Whitener of Walland, Tenn. died Monday, June 2, 2014. He was 77. He was born in Louisville, Tenn., to the late Henry and Elmyra Whitener. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Mattie Whitener. Survivors include: His sisters, Rosa Lee (Glen) Heatherly of Lafollette, Tenn., Clara (Paul) Steatham of Chattanooga, Tenn., Pearl Suttles of Rossville, Ga. and several nieces, nephews...
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Imogene Snodgrass

June 2, 2014

Doris Imogene Snodgrass, 79 of Chickamauga went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, June 02, 2014. She was born in Athens, Tennessee to the late Marion Gill & Edith Vaughn. Imogene retired from BI-LO Supermarket after 20 years of service and was a member of Covenant Life Worship Center in Chickamauga, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Snodgrass, son, Steve...
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Willie "Peewee" Webb

April 26, 1933 - June 2, 2014

Willie "Peewee" Henry Webb, age 81 of Rossville, went home to be with the Lord, on Monday, June 02, 2014. He lived in the Chattanooga Area most of his life and was a member of Community Baptist Church. Peewee was the owner/operator of his brick mason business for the past 50yrs., and was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother who will be greatly missed. He was preceded in death by...
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Frances A. Henderson

May 29, 2014

Frances Ann Henderson, 83 of Rossville departed this life Thursday, May 29, 2014. She was born in Rossville, Georgia to the late Rev. William & Lottie Stafford. Frances retired from JC Penny after 32 years of service and was she of the Baptist Faith. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Rev. John Henderson and her son, Timothy Henderson. Survivors include her son, Bill (Lorraine)...
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Dennis Reynolds Taylor

August 4, 1947 - May 28, 2014

Dennis Reynolds Taylor, 67, of Rossville went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, May 28, 2014. He was born in Madisonville, Tennessee and then lived in Rockford, Illinois before moving to the North Georgia area in 1982 and was of the Baptist faith. He was a U.S.M.C. Veteran of the Vietnam War where he was a Combat Engineer and was the recipient of the Purple Heart as well as the...
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Doris North Tatum

April 14, 1928 - May 26, 2014

Doris Annis North Tatum, 86, of Rossville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, May 26, 2014. She was raised in the Chattanooga Valley area for most of her life and was a member of Lookout Baptist Church. She was previously employed with Chattanooga Bakery for several years and then was a Caregiver for many families in her final years. She loved Braves Baseball, working...
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James "Jim" Ford

May 25, 2014

James "Jim" Ford, 82 of Ringgold departed this life Sunday, May 25, 2014. He was born in Whiteside, TN. to the late Charles & Clara Ford and was of the Baptist Faith. Jim served in the United States Air Force and later retired from Wheland Foundry after 32 years of service. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Leon, Henry, and Charles Daniel Ford, Jr. sisters, Mildred Drew, Evelyn...
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Jackie Melton

May 23, 2014

Jackie Jeanette Melton, 71 of Rossville departed this life Friday, May 23, 2014 with her granddaughters, Jaci, Holly, and Heather at her side. She was born in Chattanooga to the late Charles & Minnie Dagnan and was of the Baptist Faith. Jackie was a loving mother, sister, and Nana and will be missed by all that knew her. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Lisa Edwards and her...
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Melven "Junior" Holland, Jr.

April 15, 1939 - May 22, 2014

Melvin R. Holland Jr. "Junior", age 75 of Chickamauga, passed away on Thursday, May 22, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of Chickamauga and was of the Baptist Faith. He was preceded in death by his sons, Melvin "Chuck" Holland III and Sherman Daniel Holland; wife, Maggie Leona Holland; and parents, Melvin and Dora Holland. Junior is survived by his children, Vickie (Jerry) Long of Ringgold...
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Barbara Sue Miller

September 3, 1954 - May 20, 2014

Barbara Sue Miller, 59, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. She was born in Jackson County, Alabama but had lived in the Chattanooga area for most of her life and was of the Church of God faith. She was the previous Owner & Operator of Affordable Styles in East Lake for more than 8 years and then worked as the Manager and Beautician for Great Clips on Gunbarrel...
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Ruth Carden

May 19, 2014

Ruth Farris Carden, 73 of Rossville passed away Monday, May 19, 2014. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Carden, and several siblings. Survivors include her children, Marty Farris, Robin Graf, sister, Allie Miller, grandchildren, Nicholas, Amanda, Ryan, David, Joshua, Katie, and 10 great-grandchildren. Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Homes-Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
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Tommy Warner

June 14, 1973 - May 18, 2014

Thomas "Tommy" Charles Warner, age 40 of Flintstone, passed away on Sunday, May 18, 2014. Tommy was a lifelong resident of Flintstone and a member of Calvary church of God. Tommy retired in 2010 from I.B.E.W. local 175 and was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother who will be missed greatly. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bud Cravener, Martha Darlene Wood, and Ivan &...
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Margaret Wash

May 18, 2014

Margaret Loretta Wash, 98 of Ringgold, Georgia departed this life Sunday, May 18, 2014. She was a member of Calvary Memorial Baptist Church in Ringgold. She was preceded in death by her husband, E. L. Wash, daughter, Darlene Folck, and her grandchildren, Tonya & Danny. Survivors include her sons, Bobby (Martha) Wash of Ringgold, Teddy Wash of Texas, 11 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren,...
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George Wayne Eakin

May 16, 2014

George Wayne Eakin, 85 of Lookout Mtn. was called home by the Lord on Thursday May 16, 2014 after a long illness. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ola Wydean Eakin, daughters, Belinda Eakin, Darlene Behre, and brother, Raymond Eakin. Survivors include his son-in-law, Michael Behre, brother, Melvin Eakin, sisters, Hazel Baugh, Tot Short, and several nieces and nephews. A special...
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Rex Eric Lewis

May 14, 2014

Rex Eric Lewis, 71, of Chattanooga passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and was of the Baptist faith. He was an Army Veteran and had been employed with Siskin Steel for more than 30 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Amond & Alberta Lewis and one brother, Richard Lewis. Survivors include one daughter and sister-in-law, Linda Lewis...
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Agnes Adkins Brodie

May 13, 2014

Agnes Marie Akins Brodie, age 82 of Rossville, passed away on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga/North Georgia area and was of the Baptist Faith. Agnes was a loving mother and grandmother, who will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Brodie; second husband, A.C. Johnson; parents, Floyd and Maggie Akins; daughter, Wendy...
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James M. Scoggins

March 17, 1949 - May 11, 2014

James Michael Scoggins, age 65 of LaFayette, passed away on Sunday, May 11, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of North Georgia, growing up in the Lakeview area before moving to Subligna and graduating from Chattooga County High School in 1968. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War and retired from Scoggins Commercial Refrigeration and C & D Refrigeration after 47 yrs...
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William "Bill" Wooten

May 10, 2014

William C. "Bill" Wooten, 71 of Rossville went to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday, May 10, 2014. He was born in Chattanooga to the late Cecil & Lenell Wooten. He was a member of Rossville Church of God, and loved his family, playing the piano, but his real passion was praising his Lord through singing gospel music. Survivors include his loving wife of 37 years, Pam Wooten of Fort...
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Bryan E. Hanson

May 8, 2014

Bryan Eugene Hanson, 87 of Ringgold, GA passed away May 8, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. Mr. Hanson was born in Omaha, Neb. to the late Bryan and Alberta Hanson. He was raised in Montana and graduated from the University of Montana, he also served his country in the U. S. Army during World Ward II and later retired from Roper as a quality control manager. He attended Christ...
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Bobby Joe Swann

February 27, 1960 - May 8, 2014

Bobby Joe Swann, age 54 of Rossville, passed away on Thursday, May 8, 2014. Bobby has been a resident of Flintstone since 1975 and was of the Christian Faith. He served his country in the U.S. Army and worked for Coca Cola Bottling Co. for the last 10 yrs. Bobby was an avid N.A.S.C.A.R. and University of Tennessee Fan, who will be greatly missed. Bobby is survived by his parents, Gertie and...
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Glenda Ann Conner

February 7, 1925 - May 6, 2014

Glenda Ann Conner, of Flintstone, passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014. She was born in Miami, Florida to the late, George & Myrtle Chandler but had lived in the North Georgia area for most of her life and was a member of Chattanooga Valley Baptist Church. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Glennie Leon Conner and grandson, Brian Patrick Conner. Survivors include her children &...
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Linda "Carole" Anchondo

December 6, 1943 - May 5, 2014

Linda Carole Anchondo, 70, went home to be with her Lord on Monday, May 5, 2014. She was born in Roseboro, N.C. to the late Omer Averette and Melba H. Sutton Spivey. Carole moved to Rossville in 1978 from California and was a member of Anchor of Hope Baptist Church. She retired from Chattanooga Valley Elementary School as a parapro after nine years. Carole was a loving mother and grandmother who...
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