Grace Ellyn Woolnough, 81, of Hixson, died on Sunday, January 20, 2013.
She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Grace's natural wit and zest for life made her loved by all who knew her. She and her husband, Jim, are members of Mile Straight Baptist Church where she will be fondly remembered as Gracie.
Grace Ellyn will be welcomed by her father, Eugene F. Lawson; mother, Lillian Grace Lawson; brother, Gene Lawson and sister, Edith Teasley.
Grace was adored by her husband of sixty-two memorable years, James "Jim" Woolnough; three girls and their husbands, Debbie (David) Mikulicik, Denise (Rick) Boren and Donna (Bill) Rogers; grandchildren who loved her, Emily Bailey, Jennifer Cobb, Katie Oborne, James Boren and Paul Rogers; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23, in the funeral home chapel with Dr. Tom Goss officiating. Interment will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to The American Lung Association or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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Arrangements are by Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 8911 Dallas Hollow Road, Soddy Daisy, Tn. 37379.
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