Black, Shirley Jeanette (Ringgold)

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Shirley Jeanette Black, 75, of Ringgold, passed away Monday, January 7, 2019. A lifelong resident of the North Georgia area, she graduated from Ringgold High School class of 1961, was a retiree of TVA, where she worked as a travel clerk, and was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church. 

She is preceded in death by her parents, James Oliver and Mattie Lena Brown Black; brothers, Roland “Bo” Black and Thomas Black; and sister, Nell Jones.

She is survived by two sisters, Pauline B. Yates, of Ringgold and Doris C. Hester, of Tunnel Hill; two brothers, James “Cotton” Black, Jr., of Tunnel Hill and Charles W. (Shirley) Black, of Tunnel Hill; and several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel, with Bro. Billy Black officiating and Brad & Vicki Black performing music. Interment will follow at Anderson Memorial Gardens. 

Kent Yates, Mark Yates, Cameron Yates, Randy Black, Scott Jones, Tim Black and Marty Black will serve as pall-bearers. Tony Jones, Larry Black, Donald Black, Dennis Black, Chris Jones and Nathan Black will serve as honorary pall-bearers. 
The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8 and 9 a.m. until time of service on Jan. 9 in the parlor of the funeral home.

Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home-Ringgold Chapel.

Ramsey, Charles Ray (Tunnel Hill)

Ware, Lew Jean (LaFayette)

Stamper, Dorothy Mae Suttle (LaFayette)


Charles Ray Ramsey age 60 of Tunnel Hill, Georgia, departed this life early Saturday morning, January 19, 2019, at Hamilton Medical Center. He was born Aug. 24, 1958 in Boaz, Al., a son of ... (click for more)

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Dorothy Mae Suttle Stamper, age 67, of LaFayette, Georgia, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2019. Arrangements will be announced later by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia. (click for more)


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