Carmona, Margaret Jean "Peggy"

Saturday, January 26, 2013
Margaret Carmona
Margaret Carmona

Margaret Jean "Peggy" Carmona, loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, died peacefully at home on January 24, 2013.

Peggy was born on Aug. 30, 1939, in Jackson, Ms., to Jeanette and James Morring. She graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1963 with a B.S. in Home Economics and a Master's in Child Development where she met her future husband of 50 years. On May 26, 1963, Peggy married Gildardo Carmona.

Peggy, an accomplished teacher, homemaker, seamstress, and cook will be remembered for her graciousness, kind and cheerful nature and wonderfully infectious laugh. An avid reader, Peggy also loved music, the arts and nature - especially the mountains of Tennessee and Mexico. She had a love for all things good, pure and sweet and will be missed dearly by her family and friends.

One of Peggy's greatest joys was her 63-year membership in Red Bank United Methodist Church. During the 26 years that she and her husband and children lived in Monterrey, Mexico, they were also faithful members of the Union Church of Monterrey.

She is survived by her husband, Gildardo (Gil); father, James Morring; son, David, his wife, Kelly and their daughter, Tyler; son, Daniel, his wife, Holly and their daughter, Wren; and brother, David Morring and his daughter, Marika.

Family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28, in the Chattanooga Funeral Home, North Chapel, 5401 Highway 153, and from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday in Red Bank United Methodist Church.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29, at Red Bank United Methodist Church, 3800 Dayton Blvd, Red Bank, Tn. 37415, with Reverend Jeff Lambert officiating. 

Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson.  

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


Wilson, Alfred

Alfred Wilson, 83, died on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at his residence.    Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Babb, Thomas Wayne

Thomas Wayne Babb, 74, of Chattanooga, died on Friday, September 19, 2014 from a local hospital. The family will receive friends on Monday, Sept. 22, from   4-8 p.m.   at the Highway 58 chapel of Turner Funeral Home or you may visit the online guestbook at www.turnerfamilyfuneralhome. com. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at ... (click for more)

Steele, William Henry "Buddy" (South Pittsburg)

William Henry “Buddy” Steele, 80, of South Pittsburg, TN, died Friday, September 19, 2014 after an extended illness. “Buddy” or “Buckjack” as he was often called, was the son of the late William Clarence and Mable Mae Wilson Steele.  He worked at the U.S. Stove Foundry for over 20 years and retired from Moss Motor Company after many years of service.     In ... (click for more)

Boynton, Maxine (Pikeville)

Maxine Boynton, 90, of Pikeville, TN, passed away on Friday, September 19, 2014. She attended First Southern Baptist Church. She taught school in Bledsoe County for many years. Maxine was a devoted mother and grandmother, even to those that weren’t hers. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alden “Runt” Boynton; son, Mike Boynton; grandson, Carter Boynton; great-grandson, ... (click for more)

Man Charged With Killing 3-Year-Old Takes Own Life In County Jail

Justin Dale Bradley died in the Hamilton County jail Saturday morning. Notification was received from the Hamilton County 911 Center at   12:50 a.m. ,   regarding an inmate found unresponsive.   Jail personnel found the male inmate unresponsive in his cell and initiated C.P.R. while notifying Hamilton County Emergency Medical Services. ... (click for more)

Democratic Chairman Roy Herron Announces He Will Not Run For 2nd Term

Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron announced Saturday at a meeting of the Tennessee Democratic Party State Executive Committee that he would not be seeking a second term as party chairman. “I have been blessed to serve as chairman these past two years, and I owe an enormous debt of gratitude to all of the executive committee members, party officials, staff members, and friends ... (click for more)