Dyson, Margaret Norman

Former Vice President At Provident Life Insurance

Monday, December 31, 2012

Margaret Norman Dyson, 78, died on Monday, December 31, 2012 at her home. 

Mrs. Dyson was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga. She was the daughter of the late John and Bessie Boles Norman. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John W. Dyson. 

She was a member of Ridgedale Church of Christ. Mrs. Dyson was a graduate of Notre Dame High School and attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She had a business degree in finance. She was a vice president of Provident Life Insurance Company, where she worked for over 30 years. For many years she was associated with Tri State Brokerage.

She is survived by her daughter, Kimberly Baker of Chattanooga; three sons, Calvin Campbell and Wesley Campbell, both of Chattanooga and Chris Campbell of Birmingham; two stepdaughters, Jo Anne Dyson of Northglenn, Colo., and Debi Lobetti of Chattanooga; son, Dr. John William Dyson Jr. of Redding, Ca; and 10 grandchildren.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanoogaeastbrainerdchapel.com.  

Arrangements are by the Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, East Brainerd Chapel, 8214 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.

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