WILSON FUNERAL HOMES- CHICKAMAUGA CHAPEL

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As the areas only locally, family-owned and operated funeral home & cremation service, we pride ourselves on offering the very best.

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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

Jack Harris

February 2, 1933 - May 7, 2015

Jack Harris, age 82 of Chickamauga, passed away on Thursday, May 07, 2015 surrounded by his family. He was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was of the Baptist Faith. Jack retired from Rossville Mills in 1995 after more than 20 yrs., was an avid NASCAR Fan, enjoyed watching baseball and sitting on his front porch. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, who will be...
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Joe Joedy Bates

August 28, 1934 - April 6, 2015

Joe Franklin "Joedy" Bates, age 80 of Rossville, passed away Monday, April 6, 2015 at a local hospital, surrounded by his family. He was born to the late Joe and Bonnie Stone Bates in Chickamauga, was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, and served his country in the U.S. Army. Joedy retired from the Electric Power Board (E.P.B.) as a foreman after 30 yrs., was a member of the N.G.E.M.C. for 14...
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Anna Kirkland Brock

April 3, 2015

Anna Pearl Kirkland Brock age 78, of Ringgold, Georgia passed away Friday – April 3, 2015. She was born in Vonore, TN to the late Charlie C. & Earlie Mae Mills Kirkland. She had lived the past forty seven years in Ringgold, GA and was of the Baptist faith. She was a homemaker and had also worked at E.T. Barwick Mills, Peerless Wolen Mills, Synthetic Industries and was a caregiver to many...
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Mary Joan Tabor

October 24, 1937 - March 18, 2015

Mary Joan Whittenburg Tabor, age 77 of Chickamauga, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 surrounded by her family. She was born to the late Charlie Clayton and Ruie Elizabeth Whittenburg in Crossville, TN and has been a resident of the Chattanooga Area since 1958. Joan was a member of Cross Pointe Community Church, was the owner/operator of Tabor Fabrics & Crafts and...
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Joan Mary Lane

March 16, 2015

Joan Mary Dickerson Lane, age 87 of Chickamauga, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2015. She was born to the late Benjamin and Iris Dickerson in England. Joan has been a resident of Chickamauga for the past 65 yrs. and was a member of Lookout Baptist Church. She retired from Fox Fire Hosiery Mills in 1975 after 20 yrs. and was a loving mother, grandmother and sister, who will be greatly...
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Edward Lamar Catlett

March 3, 2015

Edward Lamar Catlett age 86, of Chickamauga, Georgia joined his loved ones in Heaven on Tuesday – March 3, 2015. He was born in Chickamauga, GA to the late James Edward & Ila Frances Dimond Catlett. He was a lifelong resident of the Northwest Georgia area and Lamar is now forever at peace in nature. He was a member of Elizabeth Lee United Methodist Church, where he enjoyed being a part of...
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Frank Shields Bolt

October 24, 1919 - February 28, 2015

Frank Shields Bolt, age 95, of Arizona, passed away on Saturday, February 28, 2015. He was born in Chickamauga, but moved to the west coast in 1938. He served his country in the U.S. Navy on the "Torpedoman" submarine from 1942 to 1945. Frank retired from construction work in 1989 and was a loving husband, father, grandfather and uncle, who will be greatly missed. He was preceded in death...
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Betty Rose Moore

February 12, 1923 - February 24, 2015

Betty Rose Evitt Moore of Chickamauga passed away on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. She was born on February 12, 1923, to the late Alfred Lee and Lena Gladys Andrews Evitt in Walker County, where she was a lifelong resident and was a member of Chickamauga First Baptist Church. Betty Rose retired in 1988 from Chattanooga Paper & Wooden Ware Company as a bookkeeper after more than 30 years. She...
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Rev. Bill Farris Arnold

March 5, 1932 - February 22, 2015

Rev. Billy Farris Arnold, age 82 of Chickamauga, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, February 22, 2015. He was born to the late James Clayton and Mable Faye Kellogg Arnold in Walker Co., was a lifelong resident of Chickamauga and attended Harmony Baptist Church. Billy served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and retired form U.S. Pipe after more than 20 yrs. He was an...
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William Paul Jones

February 22, 2015

William Paul Jones age 87, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Sunday – February 22, 2015. He was born in Cedar Grove, GA to the late Rufus Scott Jones & Hattie Lou Johnson Jones. He was a lifelong resident of Walker County where he enjoyed farming and raising cattle. He was the former plant manager at Simco and Double R Leather and also worked several years at Big Horn Saddlery all in...
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Barbara Ramsey Holcomb

February 21, 2015

Barbara Lou Ramsey Holcomb age 79, of Chickamauga, Georgia went home to be with our Lord on Saturday – February 21, 2015. She was born in Ringgold, GA to the late Leon Murphy Ramsey & Jennie Lou Stephenson Ramsey. She had lived most of her life in Chickamauga, where she was a member of Mt. Herman Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and enjoyed crocheting, knitting and collecting all kinds...
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Leland Bruce Nance

November 16, 1927 - February 18, 2015

Leland Bruce Nance passed away on February 18, 2015. He was born November 16, 1927 at Tunnell Hill, Ga. to Oscar and Elizabeth Nance. He graduated from Tunnel Hill High School and served in the U.S. Navy immediately after World War II. Bruce and his wife, Elma, operated a retail business in Chickamauga for 60 years where he was a member of the American Legion, Masonic Lodge and charter...
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Robert Watkins

October 29, 1925 - February 17, 2015

Robert Leo Watkins, Jr., age 89 of Chickamauga, went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. He was born to the late Robert L. and Carrie Keown Watkins in Noble and was a lifelong resident of Chickamauga. Robert was a member of Center Point Baptist Church and served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, who...
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Virgie Mae Brown

May 16, 1927 - February 17, 2015

Virgie Mae Wyatt Brown, age 87 of Chickamauga, passed away on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. She was born to the late Cameron Taylor and Loney V. Swanson Wyatt in Walker Co. and has been a lifelong resident of Chickamauga. Virgie was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and enjoyed spending time with her family. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister who will be missed greatly. Virgie...
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Ruth A Stoker

July 24, 1939 - February 14, 2015

Ruth Aleen Suggs Stoker, age 75 of Chickamauga, passed away on Saturday, February 14, 2015. She was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was of the Church of Christ Faith. She enjoyed spending time with her family and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, who will be missed greatly. She was preceded in death by her parents, Early H. and Viola Bowman Suggs; 4 sisters and 2...
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Terry Steven Gardner

April 21, 1949 - February 10, 2015

Terry Steven Gardner, age 65 of Rossville, passed away on Tuesday, February 10, 2015. He was born to the late Elmer and Nell Jones Gardner in LaFayette and was a member of Rossville Church of Christ. Terry has been a resident of Rossville for the past 30 yrs. and served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. Terry also worker for the Ringgold Police department and volunteered...
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Keiko Ann Kono Garrido

February 9, 2015

Keiko Ann Kono Garrido age 81, of Rock Spring, GA passed away Monday – February 9, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Japan to the late Kanetaro & Teruko Hanai Kona and received her U.S. citizenship in 1955. She was a homemaker and housewife. She is survived by her husband of sixty years: Ramon Garrido of Rock Spring, daughters: Mariquita (Carlo) Rudilosso...
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Genevieve V. McCarrell

August 31, 1927 - February 3, 2015

Genevieve VonAxelson McCarrell, age 87 of Chickamauga, GA passed away on Tuesday, February 3, 2015. She was born to the late Ewing & Edith Hand VonAxelson in Chicago, IL. She attended Moody Bible Institute before moving to the Chattanooga/Cleveland area in 1953. Genevieve was a member of Grace Baptist Church, where she was active in the Barakel Sunday School Class. She was also preceded...
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Hazel D. Brock

February 20, 1926 - February 2, 2015

Hazel Dean Day Brock, age 88 of Chickamauga, passed away on Monday, February 2, 2015. She was born to the late William Joseph and Clara Houston Day in Walker Co. and was the last charter member of Fellowship Baptist Church. Hazel retired from Crystal Springs Print Works after 30 yrs. as an inspector. She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister, who will be greatly missed. Hazel is...
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Garry Milford Hughes

February 1, 2015

Garry Milford Hughes age 63, of Chickamauga, GA passed away on Sunday, February 1, 2015. He was born in Ft. Payne, Alabama to the late Charles Prince & Beatrice Bryant Hughes. He moved to Chickamauga at a young age and had lived most of his life in the Chickamauga area. Gary retired from Shaw Industries in 2004 after 13 years of employment. He was of the Baptist Faith and was a loving...
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Flonnie Ayers

June 21, 1921 - February 1, 2015

Flonnie Lee Groves Ayers, 93, of Chickamauga, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 1, 2015, at home surrounded by her family. Flonnie was a graduate of the class of 1940 at Gordon Lee Memorial High School. She and her late husband, Howard Ayers, a well-known local brick mason, built a home in Chickamauga when he returned from World War II where she lived until her death. Flonnie was a...
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Verna Mae Kelley Bean

January 31, 2015

Verna Mae Kelley Bean age 90, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Saturday evening – January 31, 2015. She was born in Winchester, Tennessee to the late William Marks & Mary Jane Parton Kelley. She had lived in the Chickamauga area for the past sixty one years and was a homemaker. She was a member of New Friendship Baptist Church in Chickamauga, GA, where she sang in the choir and quartets...
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Martha E. Carpenter

October 13, 1931 - January 28, 2015

Martha Elaine Davis Carpenter, age 83 of Chickamauga, passed away on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. She was a lifelong resident of Chickamauga and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Chickamauga. She was born to the late John B. and Irene Pearl West Davis in Chickamauga and was a graduate of Gordon Lee Memorial High School, class of 1950. Martha enjoyed being with her family and...
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Viola Nettie Hamilton

April 6, 1930 - January 27, 2015

Viola Nettie Wooten Hamilton, age 84 of Chickamauga, passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2015. She was born to the late Leroy A. and Rosetta reeves Wooten in Dekalb, Co. AL, before moving to Chickamauga at a young age. Nettie retired from Synthetic in 1993 after 20 yrs. and was of the Baptist faith. She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister who will be greatly missed. Nettie was also...
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Fredrick "Ricky" Martin

January 22, 2015

Fredrick "Ricky" Glenn Martin age 61, of Chickamauga, passed away Thursday – January 22, 2015. He was born in Sweetwater, TN, to the late James & Marie Theawll Martin. He had resided most of his life in Chickamauga and was of the Baptist faith. He was a former employee of Synthetic Industries/Shaw Industries for several years. He enjoyed playing the guitar and cooking. Along with his...
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Ralph Travis Ellis, Jr.

April 22, 1948 - January 22, 2015

Ralph Travis Ellis, Jr., age 66 of Chickamauga, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, January 22, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was born in Chickamauga to the late Ralph Ellis, Sr. & Mary Parrish Ellis, and was of the Christian Faith. He served his country in U.S. Army and was the owner/operator of Ellis Used Appliances & Services, for over 30 yrs. Ralph was a loving husband,...
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Bessie Loudermilk Brown

January 8, 2015

Bessie Loudermilk Brown age 88, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Thursday – January 8, 2015. She was born on Sand Mountain, Alabama and had lived the past forty six years in Chickamauga, GA. She had worked at Crystal Springs Mill and had also had a newspaper route for many years for the Chattanooga Free-Press. She enjoyed fishing and loved dogs, especially poodles. She was of the Free...
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Nancy Ann Holsonback

January 8, 2015

Nancy Ann Perry Doran Holsonback age 79, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Thursday – January 8, 2015. She was born in Chickamauga, Georgia to the late Hubert Roy & Hazel Lindsey Perry. She had lived most of her life in Chickamauga and was a very active citizen of Chickamauga. She was a graduate of Gordon Lee High School – Class of 1953 where she was the cheerleading and basketball...
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Catherine Nettie Terry

January 7, 2015

Catherine Nettie Morris Light Terry age 86, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Wednesday – January 7, 2015. She was born in Cedartown, Georgia and had lived most of her life in Walker County, GA. She was a former night auditor at The Saxony Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida where she worked for over twenty five years. After retiring, she enjoyed being a housewife and cooking for her family....
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Joe C. Walker

January 5, 2015

Joe Cole Walker age 56, of Rossville, Georgia passed away Monday – January 5, 2015. He was born in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia and was a lifelong resident of Chickamauga. He was a graduate of Gordon Lee High School Class of 1976 where he played football for the Trojans. After he graduated he served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1977 to 1981. He had worked for over twenty years for A.D...
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Olive Lynette Wright

July 21, 1926 - January 3, 2015

Olive Lynette (Glenn) Wright, 88, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday morning, January 3, 2015, after passing at her home. Born July 21, 1926 at home in Chickamauga, GA to Elder G. and Elizabeth Archer Glenn, Olive graduated with honors from Gordon Lee High School in 1943. During those early years, Olive played H.S. basketball, was elected president of her senior class, and loved...
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Julius "Jack" Ellison

December 24, 2014

Julius "Jack" Jackson Ellison age 80, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Wednesday – December 24, 2014. He was born in Chickamauga, Georgia to the late James F. & Eria Mammie Campbell Ellison. He was a graduate of Gordon Lee High School Class of 1953. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1954 - 1956. He had lived most of his life in Chickamauga where he...
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Betty Stoker Wright

December 23, 2014

Betty Sue Stoker Wright age 87, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Tuesday – December 23, 2014. She was born in Chickamauga, Georgia to the late William Burl & Euless Malacoat Stoker. She was a lifelong resident of Walker County. She was a former employee of E.T. Barwick Mills at the Archer Plant. She was a longtime member of Cooper Heights Church of God where she had taught the children...
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James "Jim" Willis Hale

December 18, 2014

James "Jim" Willis Hale age 81, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Thursday – December 18, 2014 at his home. He was born in Chattanooga, TN to the late Burke Elder Hale, Sr. and Addie Almeada Hendrickson Hale. He had lived most of his life in Chickamauga where he enjoyed farming and raising cattle. He retired from Combustion Engineering in Chattanooga, TN after forty two years of...
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Henrietta White West

December 17, 2014

Henrietta White McMahan West age 92, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Wednesday – December 17, 2014. She was born in Rising Fawn, Georgia to the late Asa & Cecil Hitt McMahan. She had lived most of her life in Chickamauga and enjoyed gardening. She retired from Volunteer Life/Chubb Life after twenty nine years of service. She was a longtime member of Gospel Tabernacle (now known as...
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Josie Mae Holmes

December 15, 2014

Josie Mae Shannon Holmes age 95, of Rock Spring, GA went home to be with The Lord Monday – December 15, 2014. She was born in Tennessee to the late Samuel Houston & Fannie Mae Cloer Shannon. She was a lifelong resident of Northwest Georgia. She had worked as a cotton picker in the cotton fields in her early childhood. She enjoyed being a homemaker and housewife. She was a member of Burning...
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Ralph "Tony" Hawkins

December 3, 2014

Ralph Anthony "Tony" Hawkins, age 57 of Chickamauga, passed away on Wednesday, December 3, 2014. Tony has been a lifelong resident of the North Georgia Area and was of the Baptist Faith. Tony was a graduate of Gordon Lee Memorial High School, Class of 1976. He was the owner/operator of Ti-State Denture Center, as a dental technician. Tony had a natural talent to be able to put a smile on...
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Veronia Frances Arnold

November 4, 1934 - November 30, 2014

Veronia FrancesTucker Arnold, 80, passed away Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, into the loving arms of Jesus. She was born Nov. 4, 1934 in Rossville, GA. Veronia was a resident of Chickamauga and member of Pilgrim Way Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening and cooking. She loved her family, especially Billy and...
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Henrietta Leone Puder

November 5, 1928 - November 30, 2014

Henrietta Leone Hartsuiker Puder, age 86 of Chickamauga, GA passed away on Sunday, November 30, 2014. She was a native of Camden, TN and has lived in the Chickamauga Area for the past 6 yrs. Henrietta previously attended the United Methodist Church in Camden, TN and was a member of Elizabeth Lee United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Women's Club, Central TN Dressage Association,...
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Larry Hugh VanLandingham

September 2, 1939 - November 21, 2014

Larry Hugh VanLandingham, age 75, of Chickamauga, GA went to be with his Maker and Savior on Friday- November 21, 2014. Larry was born near Louisville, MS growing up in Jackson, MS and longtime resident in the Memphis, TN area. He was a member of Oakwood Baptist Church in Chickamauga, serving the Lord as prison ministry mentor and disaster relief worker as well as a deacon in churches...
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Gerald "Jerry" Pioch

November 10, 2014

Gerald "Jerry" Truman Pioch age 74, of Rossville, Georgia passed away Monday – November 10, 2014. He was born in Detroit, MI to the late Truman & Elaine Tomke Pioch. He served his country in the U.S. Army and made sergeant at age 19. He had resided in Saint Clair Shores, Michigan for several years where he enjoyed selling Volkswagons. He also resided in Saint Petersburg, Florida where he...
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Vivian Inez Tate Gadd

November 8, 2014

Vivian Inez Tate Gadd age 69, of LaFayette, Georgia passed away Saturday – November 8, 2014. She was born in Chickamauga, GA to the late James Albert & Beatrice Bethune Tate. She was a lifelong resident of Walker County and a member of Center Grove Baptist Church in Rock Spring, GA. She was a nurse and had worked several years for Dr. Garland E. Kinard and had also worked at Wood Dale...
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LeeRoy "Bud" McDaniel

November 3, 2014

LeeRoy "Bud" McDaniel age 72, of Ringgold, Georgia passed away Monday – November 3, 2014. He was born in Trion, GA to the late Walter J. McDaniel and Maggie Florence Myrtle White McDaniel McGill. He had resided most of his life in Chickamauga, GA. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1972 where he earned the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Metal, Vietnam...
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Remer James Moses

October 29, 2014

Remer James Moses age 75, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Wednesday – October 29, 2014. He was born in Pisgah, AL and had resided most of his life in Chickamauga, GA. He worked in maintenance at Crystal Springs Print Works for over twenty years and at Pilgrim's Pride for thirty one years. He enjoyed working on and collecting Volkswagens and old tractors. He also enjoyed being a Bee...
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Thomas "Ron" Graham

October 27, 2014

Thomas Ronald "Ron" Graham age 65, of Chickamauga, Georgia, a lifelong lover of the sea, cast off all lines, got under weigh and gently sailed into uncharted waters Monday, October 27, 2014. His family was with him and bade him farewell on his final journey. He was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee to the late Ray Allen & Mary Gladys Crane Graham. He was a graduate of Gordon Lee Memorial High...
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Marvin L. "Red" Jenkins

June 25, 1931 - October 24, 2014

Marvin Lawrence "Red" Jenkins age 83, of Phoenix, Arizona passed away Friday – October 24, 2014. He was born on June 25, 1931 to the late Ernest Henry & Maggie Cordila Sisson Jenkins of Chickamauga, Georgia. He was a resident of Livonia, Michigan for thirty three years, where he worked as a steel fitter. He was the previous owner of Westland Lawn & Snow in Westland, Michigan before retiring...
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Teresa A. Breeden

October 26, 1962 - October 6, 2014

Teresa Ann Powell Breeden, age 51 of Chickamauga, passed away on Monday, October 06, 2014. She has been a resident of North Georgia for the past 25 yrs. Teresa was raised in South Georgia and worked in customer service for several phone companies in the Chattanooga Area. She enjoyed being outdoors and fishing with her family, Teresa was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, who will...
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Judy Ann Alexander

September 29, 2014

Judy Ann Brown Alexander age 62, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Monday – September 29, 2014. She was born in Chickamauga to the late J.D. & Frances Snodgrass Brown. She retired from Synthetic Industries/Shaw Industries after thirty two years of employment. She was of the Baptist Faith and attended Grand Center Baptist Church. She was a lifelong resident of Walker County, Georgia. ...
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Joan L. Oliver Jackson

September 10, 2014

Joan LaRue Oliver Jackson age 76, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Tuesday – September 10, 2014. She was born in Chickamauga, GA to the late Floyd Hampton Oliver & Mary Rosser Oliver Shaw. She had been a lifelong resident of Walker County until moving to Athens, Georgia eight years ago. She was a member of St. Gerard's Catholic Church in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. She was a former employee...
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William Richard Stansbury

September 8, 2014

William Richard Stansbury, Sr., age 74, of Flintstone, Georgia passed away Monday – September 8, 2014. He was born in Chickamauga, GA to the late Richard "B.L." & Dora Ruth Wilson Stansbury. He served his country in the U.S. Army and was a lifelong resident of Walker and Catoosa Counties. He graduated from Chattanooga Valley High School, The University of Georgia School of Business and LSU...
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Jimmy DeForest Waters

September 3, 2014

Jimmy DeForest Waters, Sr., age 84, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Wednesday – September 3, 2014. He was born in Chickamauga, GA to the late Joseph Ernest & Bertie Louise King Waters. He served his country in the U.S. Army in the early 1950's. He was self-employed and had worked most of his life as a brick and block mason. He had also worked for Howard Ayers Brick Masonry. He had also...
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Lillie Teague Douglas

September 2, 2014

Lillie Belle Teague Douglas age 90, of Rossville, Georgia passed away Tuesday – September 2, 2014. She was born in DeKalb County, Alabama to the late Frank & Laura Ogle Teague. She was a housewife and a member of United Church of God in Chattanooga, TN. Along with her parents; she is preceded in death by her husband: Denpha Lee Douglas and eight siblings. She is survived by her son:...
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Virgie L. Webb Brown

August 30, 2014

Virgie Lee Webb Brown, 92, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. She was born to the late John Henry Webb and Sarah Magnola "Nola" Goins Webb and was a member of Chickamauga Church of Christ. Virgie was a lifelong resident of Chickamauga and took pleasure in the beauty of God's creations. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Albert Brown; daughter, Sarah Ava Brown; sisters...
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Valerie J. Crouser

August 29, 2014

Valerie June Crouser, 50, passed away on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. She has been a resident of Chickamauga for the past seven years, and was of the Catholic faith. Valarie retired from Publix in 2013 after 27 years, and was a loving mother, sister and friend who will be dearly missed. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Adrian and Gloria Lorik Crouser; and brother, James Crouser. ...
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Ruth "Boots" Murphy

August 13, 1933 - August 8, 2014

Willie Ruth "Boots" Murphy, age 80 of Chickamauga, passed away Friday, August 08, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was born to the late Fred and Margaret Clark Ward in Catoosa Co. and has been a resident of Chickamauga for the past 60 yrs. Ruth was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church was a devoted wife & mother who enjoyed every moment with her children and grandchildren. ...
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Louise Mitchell Ware

August 5, 2014

Louise Mitchell Ware age 66, of Chickamauga, Georgia went home to be with The Lord Tuesday – August 5, 2014. She was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee to the late Reverend Robert Oscar & Catherine Cordelia Watkins Mitchell. She was a resident of Chickamauga, Georgia for the past forty seven years. She was a graduate of Rossville High School Class of 1966 and had attended McKenzie Business...
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Edna Harvey Dout

July 28, 1934 - July 26, 2014

Edna Harvey Dout, passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014 while vacationing in Maine. The family will receive friends Thursday, July 31 from 2-4 & 6-8 at the Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be Friday, August 1 at 1 pm in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow at Chickamauga City Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Chickamauga Chapel of Wilson Funeral Homes. www.wilsonfuneralhome...
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Anna "Marcey" Lewis

July 24, 2014

Anna Marcia "Marcy" Ellis Lewis age 50, of LaFayette, Georgia passed away Friday – July 25, 2014. She was born in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia to the late Edward A. & Doris Pauline Akins Ellis. She was a lifelong resident of Walker County, Georgia and of the Baptist faith. She had worked at the Roper Corporation for the past 27 years. She enjoyed going to estate sales and was a classic car...
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Bernice Brooks Jackson

June 25, 2014

Bernice Ruth Brooks Jackson age 89, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Wednesday – June 25, 2014. She was born in DeKalb County, Alabama to the late James "Jim" and Molly Ethel Hinton Brooks. She lived most of her life in Chickamauga where she was a former employee of Crystal Springs Bleachery. She also worked at the following textile mills: E.T. Barwick, Buccaneer and Galaxy. She was a...
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James "Larry" Lewis

June 7, 2014

James "Larry" Lewis age 65, of LaFayette, Georgia passed away Saturday – June 7, 2014. He was born in Ringgold, Georgia to the late Clifford Ralph & Bessie Mae Carter Lewis. He had lived most of his life in Chickamauga where he was a graduate of the Class of 1967 of Gordon Lee High School. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War where he earned the National Defense...
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Thomas H. Williams

June 7, 2014

Thomas H. Williams age 69, of Chickamauga, Georgia went home to be with The Lord Saturday – June 7, 2014. He was born in Rock Spring, Georgia to the late Melvin Henry & Pauline Nichols Williams. He had worked for E.T. Barwick Mills and Synthetic Industries for many years. He was a longtime member of Oakwood Baptist Church in Chickamauga, GA. Along with his parents, he is preceded in...
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Jesse "Frank" Hammontree

June 2, 2014

Jesse Franklin "Frank" Hammontree age 78, of Sandy Springs, Georgia passed away Monday – June 2, 2014. He was born in Chickamauga, Georgia to the late Jesse Mathis & Ruth Holcombe Hammontree. He had lived his childhood in Chickamauga where he was a graduate of the Class of 1954 of Gordon Lee High School. He was a member of The National Honors Society in 1954. He was a graduate of Georgia...
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Mack E. Anderson

May 27, 2014

Mack Eugene Anderson, 79, passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of Chickamauga and a member of Cowboy Church. Mack graduated from Gordon Lee Memorial High School and served his country in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his parents, George H. and Bertha Smith Anderson; and brothers, LeBron and Frank Anderson. He is survived by his nephew, Mike (Mary)...
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Patricia Ann Smith

May 13, 2014

Patricia Ann Smith, 65 of Chattanooga, TN passed away Tuesday May 13, 2014 at a local hospital. A lifelong resident of the Chickamauga/Chattanooga area, she was a member of Shields Baptist Church and a former employee of Signius Communications where she worked for 22 years. Patricia helped her husband Larry at the Chickamauga Recreation Association, and was a member of the Gordon Lee band &...
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Donald N. Pennington

May 12, 2014

Donald Nelson Pennington age 67, of Chickamauga, Georgia went home to be with his Savior Jesus Christ Monday – May 12, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee and had resided in the Chickamauga area for the past sixty four years. He retired from Combustion Engineering after thirty eight years of service. He had been a supervisor and enjoyed working with his fellow...
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Carl E. Games

May 8, 1931 - May 11, 2014

Carl Eugene Games age 83, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Sunday – May 11, 2014 in a local hospital. He was born in Pittsburgh, Georgia to the late Fred C. & Mattie Emma Pryor Games. He had lived most of his life in Walker County in the High Point and Chickamauga communities. He served his country in the United States Marine Corp., during the Korean War. He was of the Baptist faith and a...
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Hedwig "Hedi" Sartain

May 4, 2014

Hedwig "Hedi" Marianne Holzshuh Sartain age 84, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away May 4, 2014 in Lawton, Oklahoma. She was born in Guwzenhausen, Germany to the late Anton Xavier & Christine Anna Rosenbauer Holzshuh. She had resided in the Chickamauga area since 1957 and was a homemaker. She was of the Lutheran faith. One of her passions was her yard that she enjoyed planting flowers and...
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Jeffrie L. Stiles

June 11, 1950 - April 29, 2014

Jeffrie Lynn Stiles, 63, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014. He was born June 11, 1950 to the late Raymond Stiles, Jr. and Virginia Gillis Stiles in McMinnville, Tennessee. He was a Real Estate Appraiser for Bank of America – Land Safe Appraisals, of the Church of Christ faith and he loved his horses, hunting and fishing. He was a real Cowboy! Survivors include his...
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Stanley R. Jenkins

April 23, 2014

Stanley Russell Jenkins, 83, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at his residence. A resident of the Chickamauga area for the past 45 years, he was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force where he served during the Korean War and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Chickamauga. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Eula Mae Ingram Jenkins; brother, Walter Jenkins Jr.; and sister,...
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Alvin "Sonny" Knox, Sr.

April 22, 2014

Alvin Lee Knox, Sr., "Sonny" age 75, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014. He was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee to the late Addison & Ora Edith Gribble Knox. He had resided in the Chickamauga area since 1959. He worked at Dan River Mill/Crystal Spring Print Works for forty-two years as a Journeyman Printer. He was of the Baptist faith and a former member of Park City...
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Carol Olson Brown

April 22, 2014

Carol Elizabeth Olson Brown, 88, of went home to be with The Lord Tuesday, April 22, 2014. She was born in Jamestown, N.Y., to the late Arthur Emmanuel and Matilda Victoria Olson. Before moving to Rossville, she was a resident of New Orleans, La., from 1964 to 1994. She worked for The United States Naval Department in Washington where she met her husband, Dr. James H. Brown. She was an active...
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Joshua Vance Bates

October 13, 1986 - April 7, 2014

Joshua Vance Bates, age 27 of Chickamauga, went home to be with his Lord, Monday, April 7, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of Chickamauga and was a member of Oakwood Baptist Church. He graduated in the top 10 percent from Gordon Lee Memorial High School in 2005. He was scheduled to graduate with a bachelor degree in 2015 from Dalton State. Josh worked at Humbuckers in Ringgold, as the Internet...
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Kenneth "Caveman" Fouts

December 8, 1956 - April 7, 2014

Kenneth B. Fouts, age 57, passed away on April 7, 2014. A resident of Chickamauga, and graduate of Gordon Lee High School, he was preceded in death by his parents, O.L. and Billye Jean Fouts, grandparents and niece Abigail Crye Middleton. He is survived by his sisters: Susan Wildes (Larry), Jacksonville, Fla., and Nelta Crye Reader (Jeffrey), Fort Oglethorpe; and brother-in-law, Gary Crye,...
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Wanda Snapp

April 1, 2014

Wanda Augusta Watts Snapp, 83, went home to be with The Lord Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Newport, Tenn., to the late William Henry and Jessie Jane Lewis Watts. She was a homemaker and a devoted Pastor's wife. She had resided in Chickamauga for the past 20 years. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Rev. Claude...
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Letha Beatrice Scoggins Mullins

March 30, 2014

Letha Beatrice Scoggins Mullis age 93, of Rock Spring, Georgia went home to be with The Lord Sunday – March 30, 2014. She was born in Rutherford County, North Carolina to the late Grover & Lillian Henson Scoggins. She was a longtime resident of Rock Spring, Georgia and a member of Gospel Tabernacle in Chickamauga, GA. She worked several years at Tri-County Hospital/Hutcheson Medical Center in...
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Joyce Lee Parrish

August 16, 1932 - March 16, 2014

Joyce Lee Parrish, 81 of Chickamauga, Georgia departed this life Sunday, March 16, 2014. She was born in Walker County, Georgia to the late Tommy & Myrtle Parrish and was a member of Fullers Chapel United Methodist Church in Cohutta, Georgia. Joyce worked from Mills-Lupton Pluming Supplies after many years and later retired from Shaw Industries. She was also preceded in death by her brother,...
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Ruby Jones Sutton

June 13, 1922 - March 14, 2014

Ruby Jones Sutton, 91, passed away Friday, March 14, 2014. She was born to the late Gethro and Mary Ella Townsend Jones on June 13, 1922 in Fort Payne, Ala. Mrs. Sutton was of the Baptist faith and she enjoyed quilting, flower gardening and cooking. She was also preceded in death by her Husband, J.C. "Jady" Sutton; daughter, Betty Jewel Lewis, grandson, James Scott Lewis and several brothers and...
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Aubrey Vinter McKinley

February 23, 2014

Aubrey Vinter McKinley, 22, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Sunday February 23, 2013. A lifelong resident of the Chickamauga area, he was of the Baptist faith a former student of Gordon Lee and a graduate of Ridgeland High School. He is survived by his parents, David and Sandra McKinley of Chickamauga, GA.; sister, Maddie Jean McKinley of Chattanooga, TN., two grandmothers, several aunts,...
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Juanita B. Pierce

February 18, 2014

Juanita B. Pierce, 88, of Orlando, Fla., passed away peacefully on Feb. 18, 2014, surrounded by family and loved ones. Preceding Juanita in death were her husband, H. Brooke Pierce; and a daughter, Cheryl Ann Cooper. Survivors include a daughter, Susan Lanier Pierce, of Orlando, Fla.; three granddaughters, Julie Ann Cooper, Lisa (Adrian) Brooke Copeland, Laura Marie Cooper; and a great...
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Wanda J. Gamblin Osburn

February 11, 2014

Wanda June Gamblin Osburn 77, of Flintstone, Georgia passed away Tuesday – February 11, 2014. She was born in Walker County to the late Archie & Viola Victoria Childress Gamblin. She had lived in several states but always considered Walker County her home. She was a homemaker and was of the Church of God faith. She was a very good cook and enjoyed crocheting, writing and traveling. Along with...
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Daniel Frank Kowats

January 28, 2014 - February 10, 2014

Daniel "Colonel Dan" Frank Kowats age 91, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Monday – February 10, 2014. He was born in Stafford, Connecticut to the late John & Catherine Votre Kowats. He served his country during World War II in the U.S. Air Force where he piloted a B-17 Bomber and completed over 40 missions. He served an additional twenty years in the U.S. Air Force Reserve and retired as...
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Jerry Cecil "Big C" Hallman

September 2, 1948 - February 5, 2014

Jerry "Cecil" Hallman age 65, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Wednesday – February 5, 2014. He was born in Walker County to the late John Calvin & Margaret Louise Shaw Hallman. He was a lifelong resident of Walker County and was of the Baptist faith. He was the owner/operator of Cecil Hallman Trucking for several years and was known as "Big C". Along with his parents, he was preceded in...
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Ella Louisa Bridgman Going

January 24, 2014

Ella Louisa Bridgman Going age 83, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Friday – January 24, 2014. She was born in Hutchinson, Kansas to the late Otis & Iva Redhair Bridgman. She was a longtime resident of Great Bend, Kansas until 2005. She was a former employee of Woolworth's and Great Bend High School. She was a member of The First Christian Church of Great Bend. She had enjoyed square...
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Emma Mae Bell

January 17, 2014

Emma Mae Bell age 83, of Chickamauga, Georgia went home to be with The Lord Friday – January 17, 2014. She was born in Walker County to the late Jim & Vernie Bowers Bell. She was a former employee of Parkridge Hospital in Chattanooga where she worked in housekeeping. She was a lifelong resident of Walker County. She was a member of Kensington Church of God and the former Beginners Sunday...
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Darrell E. Hicks

June 2, 1949 - January 11, 2014

Darrell Edward Hicks of Chickamauga, Ga departed this earth on January 11, 2014. Darrell was born in Marion county Tennessee on June 2, 1949. he was the only son of Paul and Dorothy Hicks. Darrell was raised in Marion County and was an avid fan of Marion County football. He was proud to be from there .Darrell held many interesting jobs during his life, he was a ride operator at Lake Winnepesaukah...
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George E. Barrett

January 18, 1925 - January 10, 2014

George Erick Barrett age 88, of Chickamauga, Georgia went home to be with The Lord Friday – January 10, 2014. He was born in Subligna, Georgia on January 18, 1924 to the late James R. & Effie McGraw Barrett. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II where he received the following Metals: EAMETO, Good Conduct, WWII Victory and two Purple Hearts. He retired from Combustion...
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Mary Agnes Walker

April 6, 1929 - January 7, 2014

Mary Agnes Taylor Walker age 84, of Rock Spring, Georgia went home to be with The Lord Tuesday – January 7, 2014. She was born in Kenvir, Kentucky to the late Dave A. & Versie Jordon Taylor. She was a longtime resident of Rock Spring, Georgia. She retired from Synthetic Industries after twenty eight years of employment. She was a former member of the Ladies Auxiliary at Hutcheson Medical...
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John Ross Wooten

January 5, 2014

John Ross Wooten, 74, of Summerville, Georgia passed away Sunday January 5, 2014. A lifelong resident of the Chickamauga, Georgia area, he was a former employee of North Georgia Electric Membership Corporation where he worked for 18 years, Southern Wholesales for 10 years, T&T Produce for 3 years and was of the Baptist faith. He is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Clyde and Sarah...
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Billy Jack Burrow

January 4, 2014

Billy "Bill" Jack Burrow age 81, of Rossville, Georgia passed away Saturday, January 4, 2014. He was born in Scottsboro, AL to the late A.L. & Maggie Gant Burrow. He was a retired foreman from Rock-Ten Paper Mill after forty three years of service and was a member of Oakwood Baptist Church in Chickamauga, Georgia. He is survived by his wife: Sue Burrow of Rossville, GA, daughter: Deborah Ann...
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June Angel

December 29, 2013

June Henderson Angel age 77, of Glendale AZ and formerly of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away on December 29, 2013. She was born in Trion, Georgia to the late John Gordon and Dessie Mae Brock Henderson. She was a long time resident of Chicago IL where she was a waitress for seventeen years and an entrepreneur for thirty-nine years where she owned J.J. Gumby's Lounge. June was a long time member...
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Albert Edward "Barney" Barnett

December 27, 2013

Albert Edward "Barney" Barnett age 77, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Friday – December 27, 2013. He was born in Dalton, Georgia to the late Harvey & Minnie Williams Barnett. He was a former employee of E.T. Barwick, Hammond-Jones Hardware in LaFayette, Battlefield and LaFayette Golf Courses. He was a member of Old Bethel Baptist Church. He enjoyed farming and raising cows. Along with his...
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Dorothy "Dot" Knight Jones

December 25, 2013

Dorothy "Dot" Marie Knight Jones, age 85 of Chickamauga, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, December 25, 2013. She was a lifelong resident of Chickamauga and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. Dot was also a member of Homemakers of Chickamauga and enjoyed spending time laughing with her family and friends. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister who will be missed...
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Taylor Ross Eberhardt

December 22, 2013

Taylor Ross Eberhardt age 23, of Chickamauga, Georgia went home to be with The Lord Sunday evening – December 22, 2013. He was born in Decatur, Georgia and had resided most of his life in Chickamauga, Georgia. He was a graduate of Gordon Lee High School Class of 2008 where he played baseball for the Trojans. He was a baseball fan of the Atlanta Braves and also an Alabama Crimson Tide Fan. He...
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Lisa Gifford Adams

December 17, 2013

Lisa Suzeanne Gifford Adams 30, of Rossville, Georgia passed away Tuesday – December 17, 2013 at a local hospital. She was born in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia and had resided most of her life in the Chickamauga area. She was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed her children. She had worked as a CNA at Life Care of Cleveland and Athens and had also worked at National Health Care of Fort Oglethorpe, GA....
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Frank "Frankie" DeForrest Tarvin, Jr.

December 16, 2013

Frank "Frankie" DeForrest Tarvin, Jr., age 56, of Chattanooga, TN passed away Monday – December 16, 2013. He was born in Chattanooga to the late Frank DeForrest Tarvin, Sr., & Virginia Louise Neely Tarvin. He spent his childhood in Chickamauga and had resided all of his adult life in Chattanooga. He had worked for the medical supply industry in sales. He was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed...
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James "Cam" Scroggins

October 15, 1997 - December 7, 2013

James Cameron "Cam" Scroggins age 16, of Chickamauga, Georgia went home to be with His Savior Saturday morning – December 7, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in East Ridge, TN and had resided most of his life in Chickamauga, GA. He was a member of Valley View Baptist Church in Chattanooga Valley. He had enjoyed playing football, basketball, wrestling and baseball at Chattanooga...
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Le Erle Brown Taylor

November 23, 2013

Le-Erle Brown Taylor of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Saturday November 23, 2013. Ms. Taylor was retired from the Bank of Chickamauga after many years of service. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday November 26 at 2:00 pm in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow at Chickamauga City Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday from 4:00-8:00 pm. Arrangements are provided by the...
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James Arnold Taylor

November 21, 2013

James Arnold Taylor age 74, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Thursday – November 21, 2013. He was born in DeKalb County, Alabama to the late James Ira & Mary Norris Taylor. He had resided most of his life in the Northwest Georgia area. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was an employee of Shaw Industries formerly Synthetic Industries where he had worked for...
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Betty O'Neal Barnett

November 12, 2013

Betty Lou O'Neal Barnett age 78, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Tuesday – November 12, 2013. She was born in LaFayette, Georgia to the late Raymond Milton "Pud" & Dollie Hill O'Neal. She was a graduate of Gordon Lee High School Class of 1953. She was a former employee of E.T. Barwick, Atlantic Chemical, Dixie Dye for several years and also Walmart in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. She was the...
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Thomas Richard Jackson

February 15, 1925 - November 8, 2013

Thomas Richard Jackson, age 88 of Chickamauga, passed away on Friday November 8, 2013. He was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was a member of New Beginning Baptist Church. He served his country in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army, enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping. Thomas retired in 1988 after many years as a brick mason. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Harvey and Sara...
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