Woebbeking, Sibyl

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Sibyl Woebbeking
Sibyl Woebbeking

Sibyl Woebbeking, 81, of Chattanooga, died on Wednesday, February 20, 2013.

She was born in Fort Payne, Ala., the oldest of seven children to Martha Barkley Dupree and Alfred L. Dupree, Rainsville, Ala.

She was employed with the telephone company in Fort Payne, Ala., and Houston, Tx., Brock Candy Company, and 36 years with Chattanooga Tufters.  Mrs. Woebbeking was the first female president of the World Trade Council and Chattanooga Transportation Clubs and was a member of Bayside Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Connors, daughter, Deborah Lynne Woebbeking, parents, Martha and Alfred Dupree, and brother, Alfred Dupree.

Survivors include a son, Dennis Michael Woebbeking; daughter, Susan Renee Merriman; son-in-law, David Lee Merriman; grandchildren, David Merriman, Jr. (Tiffany), Sean Merriman, Tiffany Mauldin (Jeremy), Ryan Merriman (Amanda); one great-granddaughter, Aria Merriman; two sisters, Virginia Laney and Kay Stearns; 3 brothers, Charles Dupree (Katherine), Ronald Dupree (Nila), Donald Dupree (Mary Lou); and sister-in-law, Laura Wade (Willie), and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 2, at 3 p.m. at Lane Funeral Home,  Ashland Terrace  with the Rev. Grady Cooper officiating. 

The family will receive friends 4-8 p.m. on Friday, March 1, at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions by be made to the building fund of Bayside Baptist Church, 6100 Hwy 58, Harrison, Tn. 37341.

Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.  

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