Cranfield, Chastity Ladoska Barnes

Saturday, May 19, 2018
Chastity Cranfield
Chastity Cranfield

Chastity Ladoska Barnes Cranfield, 38, of Rossville, Georgia, joined her Lord and family, in her heavenly home, on Friday, May 18, 2018.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, John Drennan, Joanna Barnes and Morris Riggs; great-grandparents, Homer and Amanda Miller; uncle, Deryl Adams; nephews, Casey Giddy and Nathan Horne and a niece, Jennifer Horne.

Survivors include her children, Michael Chance Cranfield and Anthony Cage Cranfield; mother and step-father, Tina and Johnny Drennan; father, Michael Barnes; grandmothers, Wanda Riggs and June Drennan; brothers, Michael Jason Barnes, Brandon Barnes and Heath Drennan; uncle, Tim (Sherri) Riggs; aunts, Terri Adams, Julie Barnes, and Kathy (JC) Henderson; niece, Alexis Barnes; nephews, Bryson Riggs and Zachary Barnes; cousins, Madison Stephens, Heather Horne, Andrew Waldon, and Mason Merriman and special friends, Jessica, Taleea and Anthony Smith and Ailin and Christian Gil.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 22, in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Travis Ballinger and Pastor Kevin Wallace officiating.  Interment will be in TN-GA Memorial Park.

The family would like to give a special thanks to the East Ridge Dialysis Clinic staff.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the National Kidney Foundation in Chastity’s name.

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, May 21, at Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Road.



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