Simpson, Viola McKenzie

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Viola McKenzie Simpson
Viola McKenzie Simpson

Viola McKenzie Simpson, 82, quietly passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018, at her home.

She was preceded in death by her adoring husband of 48 years, Charles Simpson.

She leaves to cherish her memory a superbly devoted son, Barry Simpson; a loving daughter, Joycelyn Harrison; and loving step-children, Patricia Ziegler, Charles Simpson, and Jean Shropshire. She is further survived by 14 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and neighbors. 

A funeral service will be held at noon on Saturday, March 24, at Warren Chapel AMD Church, and the family receive friends from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. prior to the service at the church. 

Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.


Chubb, Beverly Louise

Dillender, Barbara Huff Beville

Davies, Walter


Beverly Louise Chubb, 66, a native of Hooker, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019, at her residence in Chattanooga. She accepted Christ at an early age at Mt. Calvary Missionary ... (click for more)

Barbara Huff Beville Dillender of Signal Mountain died on Sunday, January 13, 2019, at the age of 87. She is survived by her loving husband, Richard D. Dillender, Jr. (Dick). They have ... (click for more)

Walter Davies, 91, of Signal Mountain, Tennessee, passed away on January 15, 2019. Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home ~ Ashland Terrace, 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, Tn. 37415, ... (click for more)


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Chubb, Beverly Louise

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Dillender, Barbara Huff Beville

Barbara Huff Beville Dillender of Signal Mountain died on Sunday, January 13, 2019, at the age of 87. She is survived by her loving husband, Richard D. Dillender, Jr. (Dick). They have been by each other’s side for five wonderful years. Barbara was born on December 24, 1931 to Henrietta and Jim Huff of Gatlinburg, TN, where she grew up and graduated from Pi Beta Phi ... (click for more)

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Allgood, Bob Gerald (LaFayette)

Bob Gerald Allgood, 91, of LaFayette, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at CHI Memorial Hospital. He was born on Aug.19, 1927, and was preceded in death by his parents, Marshall and Annie Daisy (Johnson) Allgood, Sr. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia. (click for more)

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