Duggan, James "Jim" Buford

Monday, September 10, 2018
- photo by Jim Duggan
James “Jim” Buford Duggan, 78, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at Memorial Hospital. Jim was a member with perfect attendance with his church family at Cleveland Community Chapel. He loved helping people and never turned down many jobs in doing so. He was a talented man who could fix anything. Jim worked as a sheriff’s deputy with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office as a detective for many years. After starting a family, he moved on and retired from the sheet metal trade working for J.W. Brooks & Sons until their closing. He loved to farm and raise cattle and spent many years growing vegetables and baling hay.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Geneva Heaton Duggan and father, Buford Emanuel Duggan; first wife, Ann C. Duggan and many of his closest and dearest friends.

He is survived by his wife of 22 years Jenice Vaughn Duggan who never left his side; daughters, Jamie M. Gravitte of Dayton, TN and Jennifer A. Duggan Davis of Madisonville, TN; brother, Bob (Margaret) Duggan; a niece and a nephew. His grandchildren James M. Gravitte and Sarah A. Davis he loved with all his heart and spoiled greatly.

The family will receive friends on Friday, September 14, 2018 from 4 - 8 p.m. at Turner Funeral Home @ Hwy 58. The memorial service will be conducted Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Tazz Reid officiating. There will be visitation an hour prior to the service. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Cleveland Community Chapel, 1823 Forest Ridge Dr. SW, Cleveland, TN 37311 or The Gideons International, P.O. Box 16041, Chattanooga, TN 37416

Mathis, Tyrone

Scasbrick, Katherine "Kay"

Massingill, William


Tyrone Mathis, 79, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018, in the Hospice Care Center. He was born in Lumpkin, Ga. He served in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death ... (click for more)

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Scasbrick, Katherine "Kay"

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