Hawes, Roy Lee (Ringgold)

Monday, October 9, 2017

Roy Lee Hawes, 91, of Ringgold, went to be with his Lord and Savior peacefully, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 while surrounded by his family. A native of Shiloh, Il., he has lived in the Ringgold area since 1951. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy where he served during WWII, a member of the Ringgold First Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, was a former employee of the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department where he served as a Bailiff for 14 years and was a 32nd Degree Mason with the Quitman Masonic Lodge. Roy is the all time Chattanooga Lookouts Home Run Leader – 109, played 14 years of professional ball with stints in the major leagues with the Washington Senators and the Detroit Tigers. He was inducted into the Chattanooga Baseball Hall of Fame, and was co-founder along with Jack Babb and Doc Jay of Ringgold Dixie Youth Baseball.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Eugenia Baxter Hawes; parents, Marion and Katherine Gause Hawes, and sister Bea Kassebaum.

He is survived by two children, Lynn Hawes of Ringgold, and Craig (Pamela) Hawes of Ringgold; granddaughter, Christi (Jeb) Black; great-granddaughter, Jaida Black, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 at the Ringgold First Baptist Church with Pastor Eric Kennedy officiating. Interment will follow at the Baxter Addition of Anderson Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 3-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold.



Lowe, Mary Elizabeth (Cleveland)

Hampton, William Thomas (Jasper)

White, Imogene (Summerville)


Mary Elizabeth (Kelley) Lowe, 90, of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Ms. Lowe was born in Bradley County and was the daughter of the late Joseph Will Kelley ... (click for more)

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Imogene White, age 80, of White Oak Road, Summerville, Georgia, passed away Monday, December 10, 2018, at her residence. She was born in Trion, Ga. on May 25, 1938 to the late Clyde and Lillian ... (click for more)


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Hampton, William Thomas (Jasper)

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