Massey, Mary "Slugger" Evelyn Dugger (LaFayette)

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Mary “Slugger” Evelyn Dugger Massey, 81, of LaFayette, went home to be with The Lord Tuesday, February 6, 2018. She was born in Chattanooga to the late William Alonso Dugger, Sr., and Ellena Louise Lieker Dugger Pettigrew. She was a member of Second Baptist Church in LaFayette.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her step-father, Luke Edward Pettigrew; and brother, William A. Dugger, Jr.

She is survived by her husband of sixty years, Terry Dean Massey of LaFayette; daughter, Jennifer Lynn Massey of San Francisco, Ca.; son, Christopher Dean (Melissa) Massey of Dallas, Tx.; sister, Donna Margio of West Jefferson, NC; grandchildren, Taylor J. Massey and Addyson Massey of Dallas, Tx.; first cousins, Celia Brock of Rome, Ga. and Joyce Lee of Ringgold; caregivers, Margaret Stephenson and Rosie Hagwood; and several nieces, nephews, and numerous more cousins.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at Second Baptist Church, LaFayette at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, with Pastor Mike Peterson officiating. Interment will be held at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Homes – LaFayette Chapel. Online guestbook at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.



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