Lane, Mechelle "Lil' Bit"

Friday, January 18, 2019
Mechelle “Lil’ Bit” Lane
Mechelle “Lil’ Bit” Lane

Mechelle “Lil’ Bit” Lane, 38, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, January 3, 2019. 

She accepted Christ at an early age and recently started attending Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church.

Mechelle was preceded in death by her father, Willie Harris; grandmother, Maxcine Bentley Lane; grandfather, Jimmy Rutledge; uncles, Dennis and Freddie Lane. 

Survivors include her sons, Ladedrick Lane, Ladarean Lane, Ladarrius Lane, Eric Jordan, Ladaniel Lane, and Kennedy Copeny; daughters, Glenisha Lane and Jamisha Copeny; mother, Glenda Ann Harris; twin sister, Lechelle Lane; brother, Calvin (Erica) Ross; uncles, Darrell Lane and Anthony Lane, all of Chattanooga; a host of nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and friends. 

She will lie in state on Tuesday, Jan. 22, after 12:30 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home and a family hour will follow from 6-7 p.m.


Goodng, Leonard Curtis

Moore, Dewey Sandrer, Sr.

Franklin, Johnny


Leonard Curtis Gooding, 64, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at his residence. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

Dewey Sandrer Moore, Sr., 58, passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2019. A graveside service with military honors will be on Monday, April 29, at 2 p.m. Arrangements have been entrusted to ... (click for more)

Johnny Franklin, 60, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Chattanooga. Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)


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Goodng, Leonard Curtis

Leonard Curtis Gooding, 64, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at his residence. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

Moore, Dewey Sandrer, Sr.

Dewey Sandrer Moore, Sr., 58, passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2019. A graveside service with military honors will be on Monday, April 29, at 2 p.m. Arrangements have been entrusted to Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, 1724 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga, 423 265-4414. Please visit the website to share your memories at www.advantagefunerals.com. (click for more)

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