Roy Lee Hawes, 91, Ringgold, Ga.
Roy Lee Hawes, 91, of Ringgold, Georgia, went to be with his Lord and Savior peacefully, Monday, October 9, 2017 while surrounded by his family.
A native of Shiloh, Illinois, he has lived in the Ringgold area since 1951. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy where he served during W.W.II, a member of the Ringgold First Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon, was a former employee of the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department where he served as a Bailiff for 14 years and was a 32nd Degree Mason with the Quitman Masonic Lodge. Roy is the all time Chattanooga Lookouts Home Run Leader – 109, played 14 years of Professional ball with stints in the Major Leagues with the Washington Senators and the Detroit Tigers. He was inducted into the Chattanooga Baseball Hall of Fame, and was co-founder along with Jack Babb and Doc Jay of Ringgold Dixie Youth Baseball.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Eugenia Baxter Hawes; parents, Marion and Katherine Gause Hawes, and sister Bea Kassebaum.
He is survived by two children, Lynn Hawes of Ringgold, GA., and Craig (Pamela) Hawes of Ringgold, GA.; granddaughter, Christi (Jeb) Black; great granddaughter, Jaida Black; nephew, Neal (Patricia) Kassebaum; several other nieces and nephews.
Funeral services: 11:00 A.M. Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Ringgold First Baptist Church with Pastor Eric Kennedy officiating.
Interment: Baxter Addition of Anderson Cemetery.
Visitation: Wednesday from 3-8 P.M. at the funeral home.
Arrangements: Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold, Georgia.
An online register book may be signed at www. wilsonfuneralhome. com.
James F. Lowe Sr., 97, Ringgold, Ga.
James F. Lowe Sr., a man of Godly integrity, age 97, of Ringgold, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, October 8, 2017.
He was a member of Graysville United Methodist Church. In his early years, he trained at the Frye Institute and proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force. He was Mr. Tennessee for three years in a row, while he attended college, and was Southeastern Champion for Bodybuilding for one year. He married his late wife, Jean Lowe in 1949 and retired as President of the Chattanooga Goodwill Industries at age 66.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Harriet Lowe; brothers, Paul and Joe Lowe.
He is survived by his children, Renee Mallory, Althea Lowe, James, Jr. Lowe, Robert Lowe; grandchildren, James, Mitzi, Michael, Niki, Chris, Jessica, Jimmy III; ten great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services: 12:30 PM Monday, October 16, 2017 in the chapel with Chaplain Kevin Becker officiating.
Burial: Chattanooga National Cemetery.
Visitation: Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM and Monday until the service time.
James Edward “Jimmy” Simpson, 78, Chattanooga, Tenn.
James Edward “Jimmy” Simpson, 78 of Chattanooga passed away Monday, October 9, 2017.
He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and was of the Catholic faith.
Survivors include numerous cousins and extended family & friends.
Graveside services: 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the Lakewood East Memory Gardens.
There will be no visitation at the funeral home.
Online guest book at www. wilsonfuneralhome. com.
Arrangements: W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe, GA.
Golden Lowe, 89, East Ridge, Tenn.
Golden Lowe, 89, of East Ridge, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, October 9, 2017 in a local health care facility.
Mrs. Lowe was born on November 27, 1927 to the late George and Mary Kay and has been a resident of East Ridge for several years. She was a charter member of the former Hughes Avenue Baptist Church in East Ridge and retired from Windridge Apartments in Chattanooga where she served as Assistant Manager. Golden deeply loved her family and friends which also showed her devoted faith to Christ. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her loving husband, T.R. Lowe, brothers, Ernest & Paul Kay, and sisters, Eva Mae Thompson & Pauline Thompson.
Survivors include her sons, Terry Lowe, Bruce (Marylynn) Lowe, & Mary (Charles) Quarles; three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, several nieces & nephews.
Funeral services: Wednesday, October 11th at 7:00 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Rev. Craig Westbrook & Andrew Lowe officiating.
Graveside service: Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park.
To share expressions of sympathy, visit lanesouthcrestchapel.com.
Visitation: Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until the service hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.
Edna Whitley, 74, Flintstone, Ga.
Edna Whitley, 74, of Flintstone, passed away on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at her residence.
Mrs. Whitley was born on September 18, 1943 to the late Joseph and Noelie Marchand Rushing. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, cooking, painting art, and spending time with her family.
Survivors include her husband of 54 years, John Whitley Sr.; son, John Whitley Jr.; sisters, Carol Stevens and Nelda Rae (Richard) Clousing. Brothers, Bobby Joe (Carol) Rushing and Joey Rushing; stepbrother, Dempsey Edmonston. 3 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services: 11am Wednesday, October 11, 2017 in the chapel of Lane Funeral Home South Crest Chapel.
Condolences may be sent to www.lanesouthcrestchapel.com.
Visitation: 4pm – 8p.m. Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.
Marvin Bryan, 74, Flintstone, Ga.
Marvin Bryan, 74, of Flintstone, passed away on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at his residence.
Mr. Bryan was born in Bell Buckle, Tennessee on September 11, 1943 to the late David J. and Mary Frances Bryan and has resided in the Flintstone community for several years. Mr. Bryan retired from the United States Marine Corp as a Master Sergeant following 20 years of service from 1961 until 1981 and was also deployed to Vietnam, where he received several commendations. Following his military career, he also worked the United States Department of Agriculture for 20 years as a property manager. He loved the outdoors and enjoying his retirement. He was Baptist by faith and was a member of Peavine Baptist Church in Rock Spring.
Survivors include his sons, Marty C. Bryan, East Ridge, Joshua Bryan, Flintstone, and daughter, Morgan (Jesse) Bryan Taylor, Chickamauga, Phoebe Bryan, Tullahoma, grandson, Jacob Bryan, Murfreesboro, brothers, James D. (Bonita) Bryan, Chickamauga and Bobby G. Bryan, Atlanta, sister, Margie (John) Lively, Tiftonia, several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services: 11:00 AM on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Chattanooga National Cemetery. Military honors will be observed.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared at lanesouthcrestchapel.com
Visitation: 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.
Donald M. Flynn, 78
Donald M. Flynn, age 78, passed away Monday, October 9, 2017.
He is survived by his wife, Nikki L. Flynn; sons, David Lee Frady, Donnie Flynn; daughters, Angela D. Frady, Shannon M. Amell; grandchildren, Danyell Amell, Kelsey Frady, Zackary Amell, Autumn Frady, David Joshua Frady; cousin, Jane Scroggins; nieces, Sharon, Deanna; nephew, Chris.
Memorial service: Friday, October 13, at 1:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Kilgroe Funeral Home.
Condolences may be offered to the Flynn family online at www. kilgroefh.com
Arrangements: Kilgroe Funeral HomePell City, 2219 2nd Avenue North, Pell City, AL 35125; 205-338-3341.
Ernesteen Templeton, 81, LaFayette, Ga.
Mrs. Ernesteen Templeton 81 of LaFayette went home to be with her Lord Tuesday October 10, 2017.
Mrs. Templeton was born in Kentucky to Willie and Essie Prince, she was a homemaker, Ernesteen lived in the area all of her life and was of the Christian faith. Mrs. Templeton is preceded in death by her parents Willie and Essie Prince, husband; Robert Luther Templeton, 3 brothers and 3 sisters.
Survivors include children; Wayne (Lecia) Templeton, Vickie (Terry) Abbott, and Roger (Roxanne) Templeton; grandchildren, Vicki Beard, Misty Boggs, Billy Richardson, Jerome Templeton and Eric Templeton, 10 great- grandchildren, 3 brothers,4 sisters and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Templeton: Friday October 13, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. in the chapel. She will be laid to rest beside her husband in the LaFayette City Cemetery following the service.
Visitation: Thursday from 5pm until 8 pm at the funeral home.
Visit the online guest book at www. wilsonfuneralhome. com.
Arrangements: Wilson Funeral Home