Ryan, Johnnie (Wildwood)

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Johnnie Ryan, age 97, of Wildwood, died Tuesday morning Oct. 31, 2017 at her residence. She had served in various capacities with the Dade County School System where she retired. She was a member of the Lookout Valley Church of the Nazarene, where she served in multiple positions.

She was preceded in death by her husband Read Ryan and granddaughter Beth Brock.

Surviving include two daughters Carol (Doug) Brock and Myra (Bart) Brannon of Wildwood; sister Freda Seaton of Chattanooga; grandsons Douglas (Gina) Brock of Mulberry, Fl., Danny Brock of Wildwood, Barton (Brittany) Brannon of Chattanooga; granddaughter Tiffany (Seth) Castleberry of Trenton; great-granddaughters Taylor and Rylie Brannon, Paige Castleberry, Brianna Moore, Nathaniel and Megan Brock; great-great-grandchildren Tara, Addison, and Carson.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday Nov. 4 in the chapel with Rev. John Andrus officiating. Interment will follow in Lake Hills Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday and noon until service time Saturday at Ryan Funeral Home, Trenton.

Crane, Mavis Rudene Butler (Chickamauga)

Whitt, Wanda Sue Hepler

Hicks, Arthur Alexander (Ringgold)


Mavis Rudene Butler Crane, 94, of Chickamauga, passed away Sunday, December 9, 2018. She was born in Haynes City, Fl. to Charlie Van and Ola Beatrice Pinkerton Butler. She was a former employee ... (click for more)

Wanda Sue Hepler Whitt, 58, of Ringgold, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018 at her residence. A lifelong resident of the Ringgold area, she was a self-employed dog breeder and was of the ... (click for more)

Arthur Alexander Hicks, 84, of Ringgold, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 8, 2018. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga, North Georgia area and was a member of the ... (click for more)


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Whitt, Wanda Sue Hepler

Wanda Sue Hepler Whitt, 58, of Ringgold, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018 at her residence. A lifelong resident of the Ringgold area, she was a self-employed dog breeder and was of the Baptist faith. She is preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth Charles and Gertrude Ann Whittemore Hepler; sister, Dorothy Collins; and brother, John Hepler. She is survived by her ... (click for more)

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Lewis Eugene "Gene" Clark

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William "Bill" Lester Parker

William "Bill" Lester Parker, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Saturday December 8, 2018. He was born on Feb. 28, 1938, in Prentiss, Ms., to Robert Huling Parker and Margaret Elaine Sartin Parker. He was preceded in death by his brother, Kenneth Huling Parker and his first wife, Maureen Eichelberger Parker. Bill was a pilot and ... (click for more)

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