Heard, Charles "Charlie"

Monday, February 12, 2018

Charles “Charlie” Heard, 76, of Rossville, passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018. He was of the Baptist faith, and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed traveling and working on old cars. Charlie was married to the love his life for over 55 years, and cherished each moment spent with her. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence “Dude” and Lucille Gifford.

He is survived by his loving wife, Jessie Heard; daughters, Staci (Jeff) Grider and Dana (Wendell) Norman; six grandchildren, Nicole Woody, Josh Helton, Dylan Grider, Chase Helton, Samuel Norman and Jalen Norman; and one great-grandchild, Cole Woody.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers donations, may be made to the American Lung Association.

Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home.


Sanders, Elijah

Sims, Willie Lee

Lindsey, Celanne


Elijah Sanders, Sr., 90, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2018, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

Willie Lee Sims, 79, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2018, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

Celanne Lindsey, 27, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2018, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)


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Sanders, Elijah

Elijah Sanders, Sr., 90, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2018, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

Sims, Willie Lee

Willie Lee Sims, 79, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2018, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

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