Marcella Hale, 81, of Chattanooga, died on Mother's Day, May 13, 2012.
She was a member of Morris Hill Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Teresa Swanson; and grandchildren, Connie Hale; and Curtis Southerland.
She is survived by her husband, Leonard Hale; children, William Hale, DiAnn (Ernie) Kilgore,
Elizabeth Dorsey, and Caren (Roy) Southerland; brothers, Ray (JoAnn) Belvin, Larry (Cynthia) Belvin; sisters, Doris Thomas, June (Richard) Heaps. 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Bill Mason officiating. Burial will follow at Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park, with grandsons serving as pallbearers, William Hale, Chad Bradley, Jamin Swanson, Alex Swanson, Jeremy Southerland, Jesse Southerland.
Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort and to view the memorial tribute.
The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, at 7454 E. Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.