Gary Stan­field, 66, LaFayette

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Gary Stan­field, of LaFayette passed away at his home Thurs­day, June 22, 2017 at the age of 66. He was a proud vet­eran of the U.S. Air Force and served in Viet­nam. Gary re­tired from Syn­tec In­dus­tries.

He was pre­ceded in death by his par­ents, Gus Stan­field and Frances Bled­soe Stan­field; and sis­ters Macine Stan­field and JoAnn Lagesse.

Sur­vived by his loving wife of 50 years, Linda Stan­field of LaFayette; daugh­ter, Kim­berly (Den­nis) El­liott of Rocky Face, Ga; son, Jeff (Angie) Stan­field of LaFayette; grand­chil­dren, Ni­cholas (Karissa) Painter, Ha­ley Painter, Krista Stan­field, Arielle (Daniel) Byer; great grand­chil­dren, Brax­ton, Ly­dia, Fa­lyn, Creed, and Elahn; and sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Fu­neral ser­vice: pri­vate.

Vis­i­ta­tion: at the fu­neral home Sun­day, June 25 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Ar­range­ments: Wal­lis-Wil­banks Fu­neral Home, LaFayette.

Henry “Hank” A. Kramer, 67, Rock Spring

Henry “Hank” A. Kramer, age 67, of Rock Spring passed away Tues­day, June 6, 2017 while vis­it­ing fam­ily in Mas­sachusetts. Hank was a vet­eran of the U.S. Army and served with the 101st Air­borne In­fantry. In the early nineties, he moved to North­west Ge­or­gia to start a new life and is where he met the love of his life, Elaine Kramer. Fol­low­ing his ten years of employment for LaFayette Print­ing Com­pany, Hank be­came an over the road truck driver for The Rosedale Group and Dixie Trans­port un­til his re­tire­ment.

He was pre­ceded in death by his wife, Elaine Kramer; and mother, Rita St. An­dre Lewis.

Sur­vivors are daugh­ter, Kim Fos­ter; son, Scott (El­iz­a­beth) Brown; 3 grand­chil­dren; moth­erin-law, Shelly (Wal­lace) Brown; and many nieces and neph­ews.

Vis­i­ta­tion: Satur­day from 1 p.m. un­til time of ser­vice.

Memo­rial ser­vice: 2 p.m. Satur­day, June 24 in the Wil­banks Memo­rial Chapel with Rev. Henry Dixon of­fi­ci­at­ing.

Burial: Pri­vate in­ter­ment in LaFayette Ceme­tery.

Ar­range­ments: Wal­lis-Wil­banks Fu­neral Home, LaFayette.

Ann John­son Stultz, 84, Rock Spring

Ann John­son Stultz, of Rock Spring passed away Tues­day, June 20, 2017 at the age of 84. She was born in LaFayette (Lin­wood) on July 5, 1932 to the late Clyde Robert John­son and Edith Brock John­son. A grad­u­ate of LaFayette High School, Ann fol­lowed her heart and as­pi­ra­tion for help­ing oth­ers by purs­ing a nurs­ing de­gree from Ge­or­gia Bap­tist Col­lege of Nurs­ing. Her nurs­ing ca­reer spanned a va­ri­ety of med­i­cal ar­eas be­fore a 31 year stint as Di­rec­tor of Nurs­ing with TriCounty-Hutch­e­son Med­i­cal Cen­ter. Her pas­sion for nurs­ing was equaled for her love of cats, as she was a very gen­er­ous and mon­u­men­tal fi­nan­cial sup­porter of an­i­mal shel­ters. She was an avid his­tory buff, and en­joyed lo­cal Walker County his­tory.

Along with her par­ents, she was pre­ceded in death by her hus­band, Ray­mond L. Stultz.

Sur­vivors in­clude spe­cial friend/ care­giver, Tammy Par­shall, to whom Ann con­sid­ered as a daugh­ter. Her son Robert “Robby” (An­drea) Stultz of Fort Oglethorpe; grand­chil­dren, Robert Bran­don (Christa) Stultz and Pa­trick Chase Stultz

Fu­neral ser­vice: 1 p.m. Fri­day, June 23, 2017 in the Wil­banks Memo­rial Chapel.

Burial: LaFayette City Ceme­tery.

Vis­i­ta­tion: at the fu­neral home Fri­day from 11 a.m. un­til time of ser­vice.

Ar­range­ments: Wal­lis-Wil­banks Fu­neral Home, LaFayette.

Charles Ed­ward Meeks, 67, LaFayette

Charles Ed­ward Meeks, age 67, of LaFayette passed away Tues­day, June 20, 2017. He was born in Coal­mont Ten­nessee to the late Jesse Meeks and Henry Camp­bell Meeks. Charles was an avid coon hunter and skilled cabi­net maker. Sur­vivors are his loving wife of 44 years, Margie Lee Meeks of LaFayette; daugh­ters, Ti­na­marie Hamil­ton of Calif., Charlee Ann Meeks of LaFayette and Car­rie Lynn Meeks of Cal­houn, Ga.; sons, Shaun Bevins of Texas, Dondi Anderson of Re­saca, Ga., Elvis Locke and Jimmy Locke both of Ring­gold; 12 grand­chil­dren; five great grand­chil­dren; sis­ters, Wil­lie Mae Nun­ley of Flat Branch, Tenn., and Car­lene Wiltz of New Hamp­shire; brother, Paul Meeks of Murfrees­boro, Tenn; and sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Fu­neral ser­vice: 7 p.m. Fri­day, June 23, 2017 in the Wil­banks Memo­rial Chapel with Pas­tor Wil­liam Meeks of­fi­ci­at­ing. No in­ter­ment. Vis­i­ta­tion: at the fu­neral home Thurs­day from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. and Fri­day from 12 p.m. un­til time of ser­vice.

Ar­range­ments: Wal­lis-Wil­banks Fu­neral Home, LaFayette.

Mar­i­lyn Thorn­ton Reynolds, 72, LaFayette

Mar­i­lyn Thorn­ton Reynolds, age 72, of LaFayette went home to be with the Lord Mon­day, June 19, 2017 sur­rounded by her fam­ily. She was born in LaFayette on April 18, 1945 to the late Gor­don Thorn­ton and Edna Wil­liams Thorn­ton. Mar­i­lyn was a mem­ber of Naomi Bap­tist Church.

Along with her par­ents, she was pre­ceded in death by her broth­ers, Bo Thorn­ton, Mack Thorn­ton, and Tony Thorn­ton; sis­ters, Mar­garet Souther­land and Bar­bara Hamil­ton.

Sur­vived by her loving hus­band of 18 years, Jerry Reynolds; daugh­ter, An­nette M. Martin; son, Keith (Kay) McKin; step­daugh­ter, Denise “Dink” (Leon) Rhine­hart and step­son, John (Frances “Boo”) Reynolds; grand­chil­dren, Josh (Amy) Martin, Blake (Kisha) Martin, Chris (Lisa) McKin, Whit­ney (Josh) Yar­ber; step grand­chil­dren, Amanda (Chris) Weaver, Jes­sica (Allen) Smeed, Erika Reynolds, and Hay­den Reynolds; 18 great grand­chil­dren; sis­ter, Max­ine (Bud) Chap­man; broth­ers, Don­ald Thorn­ton, Ronald Thorn­ton, Jim (Nita) Thorn­ton, Bill (Al­li­son) Thorn­ton, and Dan (Patty) Thorn­ton; and sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Fu­neral ser­vice: 2 p.m. Wednes­day, June 21, 2017 in the Wil­banks Memo­rial Chapel with Pas­tor Gar­land Hul­len­der and Pas­tor Rod­ney Blay­lock of­fi­ci­at­ing.

Burial: LaFayette Mem­ory Gar­dens.

Pall­bear­ers: grand­sons.

Hon­orary pall­bear­ers: staff of Oakview Nurs­ing Home and Affi­nis Hos­pice.

Vis­i­ta­tion: at the fu­neral home Tues­day from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Ar­range­ments: Wal­lis-Wil­banks Fu­neral Home, LaFayette.

Carolyn Sue Alexan­der, 84, Dal­ton

Carolyn Sue Alexan­der, of Dal­ton, Ga. and for­merly of Ring­gold, Ga. And La Jolla, Calif., passed away on Sun­day, May 28, 2017, at Memo­rial Hos­pi­tal in Chat­tanooga af­ter a brief ill­ness. She was 84.

Carolyn was born on July 13, 1932, in Ring­gold to the late Charles Hoyt and Ruth Wil­son Alexan­der.

Carolyn grad­u­ated with hon­ors from Ring­gold High School and worked as a med­i­cal sec­re­tary. She was re­tired from Scripp Clinic and Re­search Foun­da­tion in LaJolla, Calif.

She was a mem­ber of St. Marks’s Epis­co­pal Church where she was a vol­un­teer for many years.

She was pre­ceded in death by her broth­ers, in­fant Howard Alexan­der, Charles Ver­non Alexan­der Sr., Robert Henry (Bob) Alexan­der; half brother, Lav­erne Gib­son Alexan­der; sis­ters, Annie Kate Alexan­der and Au­drey Alexan­der Keen; half sis­ter, Vir­ginia Alexan­der Mar­shall; Pa­ter­nal Grand­par­ents, Robert Henry and Ella Nip­per Alexan­der and Ma­ter­nal Grand­par­ents, D. F. and Ora Buff­in­g­ton Wil­son.

Sur­vivors in­clude: one brother, Paul Wayne Alexan­der of Ring­gold and one sis­ter, Chris­tine Alexan­der Wil­liams of San Diego, Calif.; nieces and neph­ews.

Vis­i­ta­tion: The fam­ily will re­ceive friends from 1 un­til 2:30 prior to the ser­vices in the church par­ish hall.

Memo­rial ser­vices: Satur­day, July 1st, at St. Marks Epis­co­pal Church, 901 West Emery Street, Dal­ton at 2:30 pm with Rev. Susan But­ler of­fi­ci­at­ing.

Burial: in the church’s Memo­rial Gar­den.

The fam­ily asks that flow­ers be omit­ted and memo­ri­als made to St. Mark’s Epis­co­pal Church Memo­rial Gar­den.

On­line guest­book avail­able at shawn­chap­manfh.com.

Ar­range­ments: Shawn Chap­man Fu­neral Home, Cre­ma­tory and Mon­u­ments of Chatsworth. www:shawn­chap­manfh. com.

Dorothy Louise Peters Long­with, 84, Ring­gold

Dorothy Louise Peters Long­with, 84, a life­long res­i­dent of Ring­gold, GA went home to be with Je­sus on June 18, 2017. She was a mem­ber of Nel­lie Head Bap­tist Church, but had been un­able to at­tend for the last sev­eral years, due to fail­ing health. She was pre­ceded in death by her hus­band of 56 yrs., Arthur Long­with, Jr.; par­ents, Clarence and Stella Anderson Peters; in­fant sis­ter, Joyce Ann Peters; beloved fe­line com­pan­ion, Sweet­pea; and grand­dog, Cookie

Dorothy is sur­vived by her daugh­ter, Ann Long­with; son, Alan Long­with, both of Ring­gold; grand­daugh­ters by choice and their familes, Amanda Ri­d­ley Cal­la­ham (Greg, Samantha, & Cassie) all of East Ridge, TN; Ash­ley Ri­d­ley Parrish (Chris, Levi & Lore­lai) all of Mem­phis, TN; brother-in-law and sis­ter-in-law, Johnny and Dorothy Long­with of Rossville; nu­mer­ous cousins, and sev­eral nieces & neph­ews by mar­riage.

Dorothy was a won­der­ful, hard­work­ing wife and mama. She kept house, mowed the yard, worked the gar­den, and canned, froze, & dried fruits and veg­eta­bles for the fam­ily to eat. She was a great cook with fried ap­ple pies and sweet tea be­ing two of her specialties. She was a good seam­stress, mak­ing clothes for her­self and Ann, (and for Ann’s Bar­bie Dolls). Be­fore her health de­clined, she en­joyed work­ing out­doors in her flower beds, and mak­ing hand stitched quilts for her fam­ily and friends.

Fu­neral ser­vice: 2:00 pm on Wednes­day, June 21, 2017 in the fu­neral home chapel, with Bro. Don Self of­fi­ci­at­ing.

Burial: Anderson Ceme­tery.

Vis­i­ta­tion: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Mon­day, 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Tues­day and prior to the ser­vice on Wednes­day.

In Lieu of flow­ers, gifts can be made to the Hu­mane Education So­ci­ety of Chat­tanooga or Hos­pice of Chat­tanooga. Spe­cial Thanks to the em­ploy­ees of NHC Rossville and Hos­pice of Chat­tanooga for the care and com­pas­sion shown to Mama and the fam­ily. Proverbs 31:1031.

Ar­range­ments: Wil­son Fu­neral HomeWal­lis Stewart Chapel, Ring­gold.

Jeff Haney, 61, Lake­view Com­mu­nity

Jeff Haney, of the Lake­view Com­mu­nity, went home to be with the Lord on Tues­day, June 12, 2017, in a lo­cal hos­pi­tal. He was 61.

Jeff was a life­long res­i­dent of Ft. Oglethorpe where he was a 1975 Grad­u­ate of Lake­view High School. Jeff loved sports. While in High School he played Bas­ket­ball and Foot­ball. Later in life he en­joyed play­ing softball in the Chat­tanooga Softball League. He played left field, he was known for hit­ting home runs, and he was named to the All World Softball Team in 1984. Jeff also loved watch­ing NAS­CAR and en­joy­ing the out­doors, hunt­ing, and fish­ing.

He was pre­ceded in death by his par­ents, Bu­ford and Faye Haney.

Sur­vivors in­clude: his brother, Terry Haney of Ft. Oglethorpe; sis­ter, Melissa (Guy) Allen of Adairsville, Ga.; two neph­ews, Nick and Josh Allen and sev­eral aunts, un­cles, cousins, and friends.

In lieu of flow­ers con­tri­bu­tions may be made to Hos­pice of Chat­tanooga at 4411 Oak­wood Drive Chat­tanooga, Tenn. 37416.

Vis­i­ta­tion: Satur­day, June 24th from 12 noon un­til the fu­neral hour at the South Crest Chapel.

Cel­e­bra­tion of life: Satur­day, June 24th at 2:00 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Rev­erend Greg Ezell of­fi­ci­at­ing.

Hon­orary pall­bear­ers: Randy Davis, Chuck Crownover, Robin Broad­well, Tim “Geba” Autry, Alan Mar­shall, Chuck Ham­mon and Phil Har­ris.

On­line guest­book avail­able at lane­southcrestchapel.com.

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

Jan­ice Lynn Crowe, 54, Ring­gold

Jan­ice Lynn Crowe, 54, of Ring­gold, went home to be with Je­sus on Tues­day, June 20, 2017.

Ann Stultz

Hank Kramer

Charles Meeks

Mar­i­lyn Reynolds

Gary Stan­field

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