Myrtis Inez Autry Williams, age 80 of Chickamauga, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017.
She was a lifelong resident of Chickamauga and was of the Baptist faith. She was a loving mother, grandmother and aunt, who will be greatly missed.
Myrtis was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie A. and Carrie Durham Autry; daughter, Brenda Roach; son, Dwight Mitchell; five sisters; and one brother.
She is survived by her children, Robert (Judy) Jackson, Doyle (Dennis Dixson) Buffington, Joy (John) Shipman, Mickey (Christina) Buffington, and Audrey Miller; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 22, in the funeral home chapel, with Rev. Lavonne Powell officiating. Interment will follow in Garrett’s Chapel Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. on Saturday and prior to the service on Sunday.
Arrangement are by Wilson Funeral Home-J. Avery Bryan Chapel, Chickamauga.