Pasley, Wanda Faye

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Wanda Pasley
Wanda Pasley

Wanda Faye Pasley, 48, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2018, in a local hospital. 

She was a member of Miracle Missionary Baptist Church. 

She was preceded in death by her mother, Bonny Ballard; father, Robert Fountain; son, Anthony Pasley, Jr.; and sister, Sarah Ballard. 

Survivors include her husband, Anthony Pasley, Sr.; daughters, Sabrina Bailey of Atlanta, GA, Octavia Ballard (Kelvin Williams), Tasha Pasley (Gary Bynum), and LaKeasha Pasley; three grandchildren; truly dear friend, Travis Streeter; sisters, LaFonya Freeman, Karma Morgan, and Ruby Ray; stepbrothers, Donnie Montgomery and Stephen Henderson; stepsisters, Stephanie Henderson, Tosha Henderson, and Doris Paris; uncles, Andrew Chivers, JC (Linda) Fountain, Charles Freeman, and Willie Ballard; aunts, Sherrie Robinson and Sandra Freeman; a host of nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and friends. 

She will lie in state on Saturday, May 19, after 10:30 a.m., with the funeral to follow at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home, with Pastor Randy Jacks as the eulogist.


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