Mil­dred Eu­lene Plas­ter Matthews, 74, Chicka­mauga, Ga.

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Mil­dred Eu­lene Plas­ter Matthews age 74, of Chicka­mauga, Ge­or­gia went home to her Heav­enly Fa­ther on Fri­day – June 8, 2018.

She was born in Chicka­mauga to the late Frank and Mary Veal Plas­ter. She was a grad­u­ate of Gor­don Lee Memo­rial High School – Class of 1961. She was a lov­ing and car­ing wife, mother, sis­ter and Geiguy. She was a mem­ber of Elizabeth Lee United Methodist Church. She had a ser­vant’s heart and served in nu­mer­ous ways, in­clud­ing serv­ing as a Chicka­mauga El­e­men­tary Traf­fic Trooper for ten years, mem­ber of Chicka­mauga Women’s Club and was the re­cip­i­ent of the Gor­don Lee Alumni Com­mu­nity and Civic Award.

Along with her par­ents, she is pre­ceded in death by her son: Rod­ney Matthews and grand­son: Christo­pher Rea­gan Matthews.

She is sur­vived by her hus­band of fifty six years: LeRoy Matthews, daugh­ter: Kathy (Ed­win) Walker, son: Stan­ley Matthews all of Chicka­mauga, GA, sis­ter: Stella (Teddy) Pen­ney of Soddy Daisy, TN, grand­sons: Dy­lan and Sam Walker, Liam Matthews all of Chicka­mauga, GA, sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Vis­i­ta­tion: Sun­day from 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm and Mon­day af­ter 11:00 am prior to the ser­vice. Fu­neral ser­vices will be held at 2:00 pm – Mon­day – June 11, 2018 in the chapel with Pas­tor Jen­nifer An­done and Bishop Caleb Bolton of­fi­ci­at­ing.

Burial: Matthews Fam­ily Farm - Chicka­mauga, Ge­or­gia.

In lieu of flow­ers, the fam­ily re­quests do­na­tions be made to the Elizabeth Lee United Methodist Build­ing Fund. The fam­ily would like to say a special “Thank You” to the staff of Ta­pes­try Hospice.

Ar­range­ments by Wil­son Fu­neral Homes – Chicka­mauga, Ge­or­gia.

On­line reg­is­ter book at www. wilson­fu­ner­al­home. com.

Elvie Tucker, 89, Chat­tanooga, Tenn.

Elvie Tucker, 89 of Chat­tanooga, went home to be with the Lord Sun­day, June 10th, 2018. She was a na­tive of Scotts­boro, AL and had lived most of her life in Chat­tanooga.

She was a mem­ber of Slygo Free Ho­li­ness Church and was of the Church of Christ faith for most of her life. Her Pas­sions in life were her chil­dren, flower gar­den­ing, and en­joy­ing the out­doors.

She was pre­ceded in death by her first hus­band, Hu­bert Tow­ers; sec­ond hus­band, Bobby Tucker; par­ents, Har­vey & Elizabeth Bran­don; brother, John H. Bran­don; sis­ters, Clio Owens, Veda Win­ters, Daisy Kirk­sey, Jean Wright, and Velma Bran­don.

Sur­vivors in­clude her chil­dren, Betty (Pat) Booth of Har­ri­son, TN; and Gayle (Keith) Ra­gan of Rossville, GA; step­son, Bobby Tucker, Jr. (Mar­cie) of Chat­tanooga; sis­ter, Shirley (Ralph) Hol­loway, and sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

The fam­ily would like to ex­tend a special thank you to the staff at Martin Boyd Chris­tian Home and also to Kin­dred Hospice for their love and care dur­ing this time.

Con­do­lences may be shared at lane­

In lieu of flow­ers do­na­tions may be made to Kin­dred Hospice, 430 Stu­art Rd. NE Suite 2 Cleve­land, TN 37312.

Grave­side ser­vices: Wed­nes­day at 2:30pm at the Chat­tanooga Na­tional Ceme­tery with Pas­tor Donny Walker of­fi­ci­at­ing.

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

Don­nie Dean Jack­son, 75, Chat­tanooga, Tenn.

Don­nie Dean Jack­son, 75 of Chat­tanooga, passed away peace­fully Fri­day, June 8, 2018 at a lo­cal hos­pi­tal.

Don­nie was a very hard worker hav­ing served 25 plus years at the Elec­tric Power Board, he en­joyed the Ten­nessee Vols and his dog Jodi.

He was pre­ceded in death by his par­ents Dave & Esper Jack­son, his brothers; David Jean, C.W., and Keith Jack­son, niece, Stacey John­son and nephew, An­thony Jack­son.

He is sur­vived by his brother, Phillip (An­nette)Jack­son, son, Mathew (Kristina) Jack­son, sev­eral grand­chil­dren, and nieces and neph­ews.

Fu­neral ser­vices: 2:00pm Mon­day, June 11th in the South Crest Chapel with Brother John Potts of­fi­ci­at­ing.

In­ter­ment: Lake­wood Mem­ory Gar­dens South.

Con­do­lences can be shared at lane­

Vis­i­ta­tion: 2-8pm Sun­day, June 10th in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Fu­neral Home & Cre­ma­tory, lo­cated at the end of his­toric Mis­sion­ary Ridge, Rossville.

Sara Lou Mor­gan, 95, Oolte­wah, Tenn.

Sara Lou Mor­gan, 95, of Oolte­wah, passed away peace­fully on Mon­day, June 4th at her home sur­rounded by her lov­ing fam­ily.

Born in Nor­cross, Ge­or­gia to the late Wil­lis T. New­man and Ruth Vic­to­ria New­man, she and her sis­ter, Nancy, grew up on the mil­i­tary post in Ft. Oglethorpe, Ge­or­gia, where her fa­ther was a Mas­ter Sergeant and Band Leader in the 6th Cal­vary. Soon af­ter grad­u­a­tion from Chat­tanooga High School, she en­listed in the United States Navy and served her coun­try dur­ing World War II. Mrs. Mor­gan was also pre­ceded in death by her son, Stephen Wayne Morse, and hus­band, Neal Otto Mor­gan.

She is sur­vived by her chil­dren and their spouses, Pa­tri­cia Ruth (Bill) Cox, and John Chap­man (Donna) Morse; grand­chil­dren, Tracy Cox (James Brooks), Will Cox (To­nia), Derek Morse & Dy­lan Morse (Corinne); great-grand­chil­dren, Jake, Sara, Emma, Is­abelle, Lu­cian, Drake, Scar­lett, & Joey; neph­ews, Gary, David & Roger Is­rael­son.

Fu­neral ser­vices: Tues­day at 1:00 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Rev. Laura E. Trent of­fi­ci­at­ing.

In­ter­ment: With full mil­i­tary hon­ors. Chat­tanooga Na­tional Ceme­tery at 2:00 p.m.

Please share your ex­pres­sions of sym­pa­thy at lane­

In lieu of flow­ers, please make con­tri­bu­tions to Hospice of Chat­tanooga, the Amer­i­can Cancer So­ci­ety, or the Ft. Oglethorpe 6th Cal­vary Mu­seum.

Vis­i­ta­tion: Tues­day from 11:00 a.m. un­til the ser­vice hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Fu­neral Home & Cre­ma­tory, at the end of his­toric Mis­sion­ary Ridge, Rossville.

Jessie Mae Hen­drix Cochran, 88, Rossville, Ga.

Jessie Mae Hen­drix Cochran, 88 of Rossville was called home for an early birth­day cel­e­bra­tion by her Lord and Sav­ior on Satur­day, June 9, 2018.

She was a life­long res­i­dent of the North Ge­or­gia area and was a faith­ful mem­ber of Peo­ple’s Bap­tist Church. She was pre­vi­ously em­ployed with Cut­ters Lab­o­ra­tory for sev­eral years and loved play­ing Bingo to such an ex­treme that most of her friends even­tu­ally just started call­ing her “Bingo”. She loved play­ing scrabble, be­ing with friends & fam­ily & was af­fec­tion­ately known as the “neigh­bor­hood mother”, it didn’t mat­ter if you were her child or not, she treated you as one of her own and would al­ways put oth­ers needs first. She was a true Pa­triot, red, white & blue were her col­ors and she was proud of her coun­try and the men and women that fought for our free­dom. She was a lov­ing and de­voted sis­ter, wife, mother, grand­mother and great grand­mother who will truly be missed by all who knew her.

She was pre­ceded in death by her lov­ing hus­band, Lawrence Paul Cochran; son, Sgt. Wesley Cochran; daugh­ter, Gail Veal and grand­son, Jeff Veal.

Sur­vivors in­clude her chil­dren, Roddy & (Nancy) Cochran; Car­men Pitts and Bunny & (Ray) Blankenship; sis­ter, He­len Whitt; 10 grand­chil­dren; sev­eral great grand­chil­dren; sev­eral great-great grand­chil­dren and nu­mer­ous nieces, neph­ews and ex­tended fam­ily & friends.

Fu­neral ser­vices: 1:00 p.m. Wed­nes­day, June 13, 2018 in the Fort Oglethorpe Chapel with Pas­tor Richard Fos­ter of­fi­ci­at­ing.

Burial: Chat­tanooga Na­tional Ceme­tery.

Vis­i­ta­tion: Af­ter 3:00 p.m. on Tues­day and 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, Ge­or­gia.

Tony Ed­ward Rogers, 59, Chicka­mauga, Ga.

Tony Ed­ward Rogers, 59 of Chicka­mauga was called home for an early birth­day cel­e­bra­tion by his Lord and Sav­ior on Fri­day, June 8, 2018 where he was re­united with his par­ents, Clyde & Cora Mae Rogers.

Tony had lived in

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