John Gordon Stallings
John Gordon Stallings
  • July 9, 1917 - October 27, 2016
  • Chattanooga, Tennessee

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Rev. Gordon Stallings - of Chattanooga, Tennessee, departed this life Thursday, October 27, 2016 at the age of 99.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 71 years Ardell Stallings, a daughter-in-law, Mildred Stallings, and son-in-law, Charles Shutters.
Rev. Stallings faithfully ministered the gospel for 67 years including 32 years as a pastor. His pastorates included Cumberland Mtn., Newport, South Pittsburg, Chattanooga, Maryville, McMinnville, Sevierville, Bristol as well as associate pastor at Ooltewah Church of God. At most of those pastorates he built new facilities. Rev. Stallings served on the Tennessee State Council and was chairman of the State Music Board for several years. Many souls were won to the Lord under his ministry.
He is survived by his two sons, Edmon Stallings (Florence), Norman Stallings (Pat), daughter, Mildred Shutters, seven grandchildren, Tabitha Stallings, Teena Stallings, Sherry Roberts, Kim Whitener, Terry Shutters, Marc Stallings , Chrystal Stallings, seven great-grandchildren and eleven great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11: 00 a.m., Monday, October 31, 2016, in the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Fuller Cemetery, Ider, Alabama.
The family will receive friends from 3 - 8 p.m., Sunday, October 30, 2016, at the funeral home.
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Arrangements by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, Valley View Chapel, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, TN 37421.