Blake, Joy

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Joy Blake
Joy Blake

Joy Blake, was born on May 12, 1941, and went home to be with her Lord and Savior on October 14, 2019 in a local hospital. 

Joy was a lifelong member of Olivet Baptist Church.  She retired from Synthetic Industries.

She was preceded in death by her father, Henry Johnson; mother, Lula Blackmon; brothers, Richard, Howard, James and Johnny; sister, Betty.  She leaves to cherish her memories daughter, Angela Blake; son, Michael Blake; granddaughter Meagan Blake; sisters, Dorothy Blackmon, Bobbie Tillman; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends, Alice Scott and Bernadine Stinson.

Public viewing will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, at Olivet Baptist Church, followed by a funeral service at noon. Interment will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. 

Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995.



King, Robert

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Robert King, 61, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2020. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodd’s Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Shamburger, Wanda

Wanda Shamburger, 64, passed away on Sunday, May 25, 2020, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

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