Hale, Donald Lee (Chickamauga)

Thursday, January 3, 2013
Donald Hale
Donald Hale

Donald Lee Hale, 73, of Chickamauga, died on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 in a local hospital,surrounded by his family.

Mr. Hale had lived most of his life in the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas and was a retired truck driver for Massey & Company with over 20 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gordon and Jean Hale, son, Ron Hale, and step-son, Jerome Avakian.

Survivors include his wife, Janette Hale; son, Charles Hale; daughter, Denise (Randy) Porter; stepdaughter, Ann (Marty) Shelby; grandchildren, Kila, Aaron, John, Nick, Jason, Laura, & Michael; sister, Phyllis (Clay) Allen; nine great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and his beloved dog, Zoie.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, Jan. 4, at 6:30 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Reverend Tim Ashley officiating.  

To share expressions of sympathy, visit his online guestbook at lane-southcrestchapel.com.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 3 p.m. until the service hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.



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