Roy Lee Hawes, 91, Ring­gold, Ga.

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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

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