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five grand­chil­dren; five great grand­chil­dren; one niece, and two neph­ews.

Fu­neral ser­vice Sun­day, March 19 at 2 p.m. in the Wil­banks Me­mo­rial Chapel with Pas­tor Timmy Bar­rett of­fi­ci­at­ing.

In­ter­ment to fol­low in John­son Ceme­tery, Claysville, Alabama.

Vis­i­ta­tion at the fu­neral home Satur­day from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Ar­range­ments are by Wal­lis-Wil­banks Fu­neral Home, LaFayette.

Mary Lucinda Palmer Fewell

Mrs. Mary Lucinda Palmer Fewell passed away on March 15. She was 86.

Mary was the daugh­ter of the late Wil­liam M. and Fan­nie El­liott Palmer, of LaFayette. She is pre­ceded in death by her hus­band, Everett Fewell and sib­lings: Ear­line, Ray­mond, Pauline, Ed­ward, Neil, and Bar­bara.

Mary was a mem­ber of the First Bap­tist Church in LaFayette, Eastern Star, and Red Hat So­ci­ety. She was a hair stylist in the At­lanta area, end­ing her ca­reer at Clair­mont Oaks As­sisted Liv­ing Fa­cil­ity. She loved cro­chet­ing, read­ing, and spend­ing time with her friends and fam­ily.

Mary is sur­vived by sons, Joe (Tina) Heavin and Tim (So­nia) Jar­rett; sib­lings, Pa­tri­cia Lang­ford and James Palmer; grand­chil­dren, Sum­mar (Brian Jones) Heavin and Justin Jar­rett; great-grand­son, Dra­cen Heavin-Jones; sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Vis­i­ta­tion at the fu­neral home Fri­day, March 17 from 1-3 with a grave­side ser­vice to fol­low at LaFayette City Ceme­tery.

In lieu of flow­ers, please make con­tri­bu­tions to First Bap­tist Church or Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion.

Wal­lis-Wil­banks in charge of the ar­range­ments.

Norma Shipp, 78, LaFayette

Norma Shipp, age 78, of LaFayette passed away Thurs­day, March 16, 2017. A grad­u­ate of LaFayette High School, Class of 1957, Norma re­tired from the Com­mon­wealth of Vir­ginia with 35 years of ser­vice. She en­joyed trav­el­ing and danc­ing.

Ms. Shipp was pre­ceded in death by par­ents, Judd and Fleeta Shipp.

Sur­vivors are sis­ter, Mon­tine An­der­son; niece, Nancy Grif­fith; neph­ews, David (San­dra) Shipp, Ter­rell (Vicki) An­der­son, Randy An­der­son, Dickie (Cindy) An­der­son, Jerry (Kaye) An­der­son, and Tim (Lynn) An­der­son.

Grave­side ser­vice will be held Satur­day, March 18 at 2 p.m. in LaFayette Mem­ory Gar­dens with Pas­tor Gar­land Hul­len­der.

Pall­bear­ers are neph­ews.

Fam­ily will re­ceive friends at the fu­neral home Fri­day from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Per Norma’s wishes, she re­quested there be no flow­ers.

Ar­range­ments are by Wal­lis-Wil­banks Fu­neral Home, LaFayette.

Elaine Wil­son Erby, 70, East Ridge, Tenn.

Elaine Wil­son Erby, 70, of East Ridge, TN passed away Thurs­day, March 16, 2017. Ms. Erby was a na­tive of De­catur, TN and had lived most of her life in the East Ridge and North Ge­or­gia area. Ms. Erby worked as a sec­re­tary at Lake­view Mid­dle School from 1974-1976, and was a home­maker for most of her life. She loved her fam­ily, en­joyed cook­ing for fam­ily and friends, and was of the Bap­tist faith.

She was pre­ceded in death by her par­ents, Estell and Wilma Wil­son.

Sur­vivors in­clude her sons, Scott Erby and Stephen Erby; daugh­ter, Tara San­ders; sis­ters, Glenda (Art) Walker, Glo­ria Wil­son, Carol Wil­son, and Vada (Billy) John­son; brother, Terry Wil­son; four grand­chil­dren, Brock, Blake, Ma­cie, and Cooper; and sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Con­do­lences may be sent to www.lane­southcrestchapel.com.

In lieu of flow­ers con­tri­bu­tions may be made to St. Jude Chil­dren’s Re­search Hos­pi­tal at www.stjude. org in honor of her grand­son, Cooper Erby, St. Jude pa­tient.

A Cel­e­bra­tion of Life will be held Sun­day at 2:00p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Pas­tor Mark Flynn of­fi­ci­at­ing.

The fam­ily will re­ceive friends Sun­day from 1:00-2:00p.m. at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Fu­neral Home and Cre­ma­tory, lo­cated at the end of His­toric Mis­sion­ary Ridge, Rossville.

Char­i­ta­ble do­na­tions may be made to: St. Jude Chil­dren’s Re­search Hos­pi­tal 501 St. Jude Place, Mem­phis TN 38105 Tel: 1-800-8055856 Web: http://www. stjude.org.

Jimmy Lee Boyd, 82, Chat­tanooga, Tenn.

Jimmy Lee Boyd, 82, of Chat­tanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Tues­day, March 14, 2017 at his res­i­dence.

Mr. Boyd was born in Chat­tanooga, Ten­nessee on Septem­ber 23, 1934 to the late Richard and Ethel Boyd-Sprouse. He grad­u­ated from Cen­tral High School in Chat­tanooga. He proudly served his coun­try in the U.S. Army dur­ing the Korean War and later worked with the CIA. He re­tired from Amer­i­can Man­u­fac­tur­ing in Chat­tanooga where he worked as a ma­chin­ist. He was of the Bap­tist faith and at­tended Char­ity Bap­tist Church and also grad­u­ated from Moody Bi­ble In­sti­tute. Mr. Boyd loved play­ing golf, fish­ing and spend­ing time with his fam­ily and also coached lit­tle league base­ball for sev­eral years. Mr. Boyd will truly be missed by his fam­ily and friends.

He is pre­ceded in death by his par­ents, Richard and Ethel Boyd-Sprouse and Wal­ter Sprouse, his wife, Bar­bara Farmer Boyd, brothers, Richard Boyd, Roy Sprouse, sis­ters, Brenda Gid­dens Sprouse and Doris Shaw Sprouse, and daugh­ter, Vickie Boyd.

Sur­vivors in­clude Vi­vian Jean Boyd, sons, Wal­ter “Al” Boyd, Curt Duane Boyd and James Walker Boyd, grand­chil­dren, Amy Jo Boyd, Doris Larue Boyd, Chris Boyd, Jeremy Boyd and Becky Boyd, sev­eral great­grand­chil­dren, nieces and neph­ews.

Fu­neral ser­vices will be held at 10:30 am on Fri­day, March 17, 2017 in the South Crest Chapel with Pas­tor Jim Ben­nett of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment with mil­i­tary hon­ors will fol­low at Chat­tanooga Na­tional Ceme­tery.

Ex­pres­sions of sym­pa­thy may be shared at www.lane­southcrestchapel.com

The fam­ily will re­ceive friends from 4-8pm on Thurs­day, March 16, 2017 in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Fu­neral Home and Cre­ma­tory, at the end of his­toric Mis­sion­ary Ridge, Rossville.

Kelly Ann Bai­ley, 50, of Chat­tanooga, passed away on Sun­day, March 5, 2017 at her res­i­dence.

Kelly was born in Chat­tanooga, Ten­nessee on Au­gust 28, 1966 to the late Dou­glas and Alice Adams. She grad­u­ated from Brain­erd High School in Chat­tanooga and later at­tended col­lege in Ken­tucky. She en­joyed read­ing books and spend­ing time with her fam­ily and grand­chil­dren. She was a lov­ing, car­ing per­son and will be missed by her fam­ily and friends.

She is pre­ceded in death by her hus­bands, Richard Price and Ken­neth Bai­ley, her par­ents, Dou­glas and Alice Adams, and un­cle, Terry Han­nah.

Sur­vivors in­clude her son, Sa­muel “Alex” Payne, daugh­ter, Heather Rus­sell, grand­chil­dren, Kory Rus­sell, Koby Rus­sell and Ko­ryana Rus­sell, and friend, Greg Payne.

There will be no vis­i­ta­tion at the fu­neral home. A me­mo­rial ser­vice will be held by the fam­ily at a later date.

Ar­range­ments are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Fu­neral Home and Cre­ma­tory, at the end of his­toric Mis­sion­ary Ridge, Rossville.

Ce­celia Eve “Evie” Hames Karnes, 58, Rossville

Ce­celia Eve “Evie” Hames Karnes, 58, of Rossville, passed away on Mon­day, March 13, 2017 at her res­i­dence.

Mrs. Karnes was born in Murfrees­boro, Ten­nessee on Fe­bru­ary 27, 1959 to her par­ents, Charles Ed­ward and Ma­bel Ann Hames. She has lived in the Rossville area for the past 15 years. She is a mem­ber of the Chat­tanooga Camp­ing Club. She loved bak­ing, camp­ing, gar­den­ing, cro­chet­ing, yard sales, trav­el­ing and hol­i­day dec­o­rat­ing. She loved her cats and spend­ing time with her fam­ily.

She is pre­ceded in death by her fa­ther, Charles Ed­ward Hames, brother, Charles Ed­ward Hames Jr., and grand­daugh­ter, Cloee Clow­dus.

Sur­vivors in­clude her lov­ing hus­band of six­teen years, Ron Karnes, sons, Jeremy (Au­tumn) Clow­dus, Chuck (Skye) Clow­dus and Bran­don (Ruth) Karnes, daugh­ters, Kristin (Matt) Wol­cott and Erin Karnes, mother, Ma­bel Ann Hames, brother, Cyle Hames, sis­ter, Michelle Hames, grand­chil­dren, Maleigha Clow­dus, Bubba Clow­dus, Bent­ley Clow­dus, Hydi Clow­dus, Maya Bi­ble, Au­gust Karnes, Noah Wol­cott, Shea Wol­cott, Justin Broad­well, Kaylee Wol­cott, Khloe Wol­cott, Eli Wol­cott, Ryan Marter, Bryn­lee Cruse, neph­ews, Jar­rod Hames, Ethan Hames and Stuart Cle­ments, nieces, Chelsea Hames and Court­ney Hames.

Fu­neral ser­vices will be held 11:00am Satur­day in the South Crest Chapel with Chap­lain Hank Nolen of­fi­ci­at­ing.

Ex­pres­sions of sym­pa­thy may be shared at www.lane­southcrestchapel.com

The fam­ily will re­ceive friends Fri­day 4:00 – 8:00pm at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Fu­neral and Cre­ma­tory, at the end of his­toric Mis­sion­ary Ridge, Rossville.

Ron­ald “Ron­nie” Ervin Den­ton, 70, Chicka­mauga

Ron­ald “Ron­nie” Ervin Den­ton, age 70 of Chicka­mauga, passed away on Wed­nes­day, March 15, 2017 sur­rounded by his fam­ily. Ron­nie was born to the late Ervin and Dorothy Hollingsworth Den­ton in Chicka­mauga and was of the Bap­tist Faith. He grad­u­ated from Gor­don Lee Me­mo­rial High School in 1965 and has been em­ployed at Tren­ton Tele­phone Co. for the past 44 yrs. Ron­nie was a lov­ing fa­ther, grand­fa­ther, brother, friend and com­pan­ion who will be greatly missed.

He is sur­vived by his daugh­ters and sons-in-law, Kim & John Der­ry­berry of Look­out Mtn., and Tammy & Joe Dana of Oolte­wah; sons and daugh­ters-in-law, Danny & Michelle Den­ton and Lee & Ta­batha Den­ton all of Chicka­mauga; sis­ter Vi­vian Plum­mer of Cartersville; 7 grand­chil­dren; 6 great grand­chil­dren; friend and com­pan­ion, Mary Castle­berry; and sev­eral nieces & neph­ews.

The fu­neral ser­vice will be held at 2:00 pm on Sun­day, March 19, 2017 in the fu­neral home chapel, with Bro. David O’Neal of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment will fol­low in the Chicka­mauga City Ceme­tery. The fam­ily will re­ceive friends from 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Satur­day and Sun­day morn­ing un­til the ser­vice time. Ar­range­ments by Wil­son Fu­neral Home-J. Avery Bryan Chapel.

Johnathan “Matt” Lem­ing, 45, Chat­tanooga, Tenn.

Johnathan “Matt” Lem­ing, 45 of Chat­tanooga passed away Thurs­day, March 9, 2017. He was a life­long res­i­dent of the Chat­tanooga & North Ge­or­gia ar­eas and was a man of many tal­ents. He was pre­vi­ously em­ployed with Ten­nesseeSouth­ern Main­te­nance as a Ser­vice Tech­ni­cian. He was truly ded­i­cated to his fam­ily and was al­ways help­ing oth­ers, he was al­ways putting oth­ers needs be­fore his own and never met a stranger. He was a lov­ing hus­band, fa­ther and pa­paw that will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He was pre­ceded in death by his fa­ther, Richard Lem­ing, grand­mother, Janie Lee Lem­ing and best friend, Ricky Mor­gan.

Sur­vivors in­clude his lov­ing wife of more than 20 years, Kim Lem­ing of Chat­tanooga, TN; mother, Cookie Mor­gan of Ring­gold, GA; chil­dren, An­drew Walraven and Matthew Walraven both of Cal­houn, GA, KaSan­dra & Dar­ryl Cal­loway and Ken­dra Wallin all of Rossville, GA; brother, Johnny Lem­ing of Maryville, TN; sis­ters, Christy Rober­son of Texas and Casie Rober­son of Ring­gold, GA; 3 ½ grand­chil­dren and nu­mer­ous ex­tended fam­ily & friends.

The fam­ily will re­ceive friends af­ter 12 Noon on Fri­day, March 17, 2017 at the fu­neral home. Ser­vices and burial will be pri­vate. On­line guest book at www. wilson­fu­ner­al­home. com. Ar­range­ments by W. L. Wil­son & Sons Fu­neral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe, GA.

James D. Bethune “Al­fie”, 79, of McDon­ald, TN, passed away Fri­day, March 10, 2017. He loved his fam­ily and had a pas­sion for rid­ing his mo­tor­cy­cle.

He was pre­ceded in death by his par­ents, James Sr. and Lois P. Bethune.

Sur­vivors in­clude his lov­ing wife, Canelia Bethune of McDon­ald, TN; Lynda Bethune of Knoxville, TN, Kim (Tommy) Shaw of Ring­gold, GA, Laquita (Ed­die) Gar­land of Cleve­land, TN; step-son, James Wil­liam Petty of Day­tona, FL; brothers, Bill (Tam­mie) Bethune and David (Doris) Bethune all of East Ridge, TN, Ray (Bev­erly) Bethune of McDon­ald, TN; half- sis­ters, Brenda Gale Brown and Sherry Har­ris; half-brother, Mike Bethune; 3 grand­chil­dren, Makaila and Brook­lynn Shaw and Johnathan Gar­land; sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Fu­neral ser­vice will be held at 12 noon on Fri­day, March 17, 2017 at the Fort Oglethorpe chapel of Wil­son Fu­neral Homes with Chap­lin Larry D. Sliger of­fi­ci­at­ing. Burial will be in the Chat­tanooga Na­tional Ceme­tery. The fam­ily will re­ceive friends at the fu­neral home Thurs­day March 16, 2017 from 4:00-8:00 PM.

James Perry Man­ning, 85, East Ridge, Tenn.

James Perry Man­ning, 85 of East Ridge, passed away Sun­day, March 12, 2017 at his home sur­rounded by loved ones. Jim was a long time mem­ber of Brain­erd Bap­tist church where he served as an usher for many years. Jim held a 60 year ca­reer in the lum­ber busi­ness with 43 of those years em­ployed by Buchanan Lum­ber. Jim was pre­ceded in death by his par­ents E. L. Man­ning and Fan­nie Chris­tine Man­ning and one brother, Ernest Man­ning.

He is sur­vived by his wife of 66 years, Mary Man­ning; sons, Jim (Mar­lyn) Man­ning of Knoxville, Perry (Kim) Man­ning of Hix­son, Jerry (Sharon) Man­ning of East Ridge; four grand­chil­dren, Fa­ther Christo­pher Man­ning of Knoxville, Whit­ney Man­ning of Den­ver, CO, Kevin Man­ning of Hix­son, Mor­gan Man­ning of Columbia, MO; great grand­child, Vic­to­ria Man­ning; two brothers, Hobert (Jean) Man­ning and La­mar (Sarah) Man­ning; two sis­ters, Joyce (Ken­neth) Wright and Teresa Daniels; other rel­a­tives in­clud­ing an aunt, cousins, nieces, neph­ews, and friends as well as his best buddy, his dog Peanut.

Fu­neral ser­vices will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thurs­day, March 16, 2017 in the Brain­erd Bap­tist Church with Rev. Barry Wilkes of­fi­ci­at­ing. Burial will fol­low in the Tyner Ceme­tery with Fa­ther Christo­pher Man­ning of­fi­ci­at­ing. The fam­ily will re­ceive friends from 10 a.m. un­til the time of ser­vice on Thurs­day at the church. In lieu of flow­ers, please send do­na­tions to the Brain­erd Bap­tist Benev­o­lence Fund, 300 Brook­field Av­enue, Chat­tanooga, TN 37411 (423) 624-2606. On­line guest book at www. wilson­fu­ner­al­home. com. Ar­range­ments by W. L. Wil­son & Sons Fu­neral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe, GA.

Mar­guerite Brown Price, 81

Mar­guerite Brown Price, 81, went home to be with her Lord and Sav­ior on Satur­day March 11, 2017. Mar­guerite was born in Belk, Alabama to the late, James “Shorty” & Mil­dred Brown but had lived in the North Ge­or­gia area for most of her life and was of the Bap­tist faith. She was pre­vi­ously em­ployed at Cut­ter Lab­o­ra­tory for more than 20 years and also worked at Food Lion. She en­joyed go­ing to coun­try con­certs, spend­ing time at the Grand Ole Opry and be­ing with her fam­ily & friends. Her great­est pas­sion in life was tak­ing care of and spoil­ing her grand­chil­dren and great grand­chil­dren. She was a lov­ing and de­voted wife, mother, grand­mother and great grand­mother who will be truly missed by all who knew her. She was also pre­ceded in death by her sis­ter, An­nette Pend­ley.

Sur­vivors in­clude her lov­ing hus­band of more than 61 years, Charles Price; Her sons, Charles Price, Jr., Gary Ran­dall Price all of Rossville, GA; grand­chil­dren, Camille Stone, Randy Price, & Rachel Price; great grand­chil­dren, Chan­dler Pa­trick, Chay­sen Pa­trick, Can­non Stone, & Lo­gan Price; nu­mer­ous nieces, neph­ews and ex­tended fam­ily & friends.

Fu­neral ser­vices will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wed­nes­day March 15, 2017 in the Fort Oglethorpe Chapel with Bro. David Brown of­fi­ci­at­ing. Burial will fol­low in the Ten­nesseeGe­or­gia Me­mo­rial Park. The fam­ily will re­ceive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Tues­day & prior to the ser­vice on Wed­nes­day at the fu­neral home. On­line guest book at www. wilson­fu­ner­al­home. com. Ar­range­ments by W. L. Wil­son & Sons Fu­neral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe, GA.

Dou­glas Eu­gene Brown, 66, Chicka­mauga

Dou­glas Eu­gene Brown, age 66 of Chicka­mauga, passed away on Fri­day, March 10, 2017. He was a life­long res­i­dent of Chicka­mauga and was of the Bap­tist Faith. Doug re­tired in 2007 af­ter 40 plus yrs., as a me­chanic. He was a kind man who will be missed by all that knew him.

He was pre­ceded in death by his par­ents, J.D. and Frances Sn­od­grass Brown and sis­ter, Judy Alexan­der.

Doug is sur­vived by his chil­dren, Ja­son Brown and Jes­sica Brown; sis­ters, Anita (Ge­orge) Loy­ack, Su­san Stokes and Janet Wag­ner; sev­eral grand­chil­dren; and nu­mer­ous nieces and neph­ews.

The fu­neral ser­vice will be held at 11:00 am on Tues­day, March 14, 2017, in the fu­neral home chapel. In­ter­ment will fol­low in Grand Cen­ter Bap­tist Church Ceme­tery. The fam­ily will re­ceive friends from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Mon­day and prior to the ser­vice on Tues­day. Ar­range­ments by Wil­son Fu­neral Home-J. Avery Bryan Chapel, Chicka­mauga.

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