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Bolen, Lula Jane (Cleveland)

Monday, February 11, 2019
Lula Jane Bolen, 67, a resident of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, February 8, 2019, in a local hospital.

Lula was a native of Mt. Sterling, Ky., and she was the daughter of the late Sylvester Clifford Barker and Emert Barker. Her sons, Jason Dean Becraft and Kenneth Dale White and her siblings, Karen Lee Barker, Loretta Jean Becraft, Clarence Barker and Larry Norman Barker also preceded her in death.
 
Lula worked for Jockey with many years of service, retiring as a Supervisor. She loved reading the Bible and was in the process of reading the Bible from cover to cover for the fifth time. She never met a stranger and never turned anyone away that was hungry or needed rest. Lula loved her Lord and she attended the Baptist Church. 

Survivors include her son, Phillip White of Cleveland, her sister, Opal Eyvon Cameron of Red Bank, Tn., her brothers, Eddie Barker of Benton, Emert Barker of Mt. Sterling, Ky., and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews also survive.

The Remembrance of Life Service will be conducted on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 3 p.m. at the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services Wildwood Chapel with Reverend Jerry Elder officiating. Interment will follow in the Fort Hill Cemetery with family and friends serving as casket bearers.
 
The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. on Wednesday, at the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services Wildwood Chapel who has charge of the arrangements.
 
You may share your condolences and your memories with the Bolen family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.

Hammontree, Katherine "Kathy" Cunnyngham (Cleveland)

Motley, Karla Lee Brooker (Dalton)

Cole, Charles "Charlie" R. (Ringgold)


Katherine “Kathy” Cunnyngham Hammontree, 72, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, in her home surrounded by her loving family. She retired from Maytag as an industrial ... (click for more)

Karla Lee Brooker Motley, age 54, of Dalton, passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at her home. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Clifford and Sallie Brooker and Coy and Jo ... (click for more)

Charles “Charlie” R. Cole, 87, of Ringgold, passed away peacefully on February 20, 2019 in a local hospital. Charlie was born March 10, 1931 to the late George H. & Lena Cole. He was a long-time ... (click for more)


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Hammontree, Katherine "Kathy" Cunnyngham (Cleveland)

Katherine “Kathy” Cunnyngham Hammontree, 72, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, in her home surrounded by her loving family. She retired from Maytag as an industrial engineer. She was preceded in deathy by her parents, Addison Blair Cunnyngham and Mary Frances McKenzie Cunnyngham; and husband, Joe Hammontree. Survivors include her life partner, ... (click for more)

Motley, Karla Lee Brooker (Dalton)

Karla Lee Brooker Motley, age 54, of Dalton, passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at her home. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Clifford and Sallie Brooker and Coy and Jo Douglas. Karla was a member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, Southeast Toyota Comptroller Association and North Georgia Walk to Emmaus. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, ... (click for more)

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John Robert Monroe, Jr.

John Robert Monroe, Jr. of Hixson, Tennessee, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, February 21, 2019. He was 49. John, the son of Sharon Kline and the late John Robert Monroe Sr., was born and raised in Hermitage, Tn. He was honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps after eight years of service, having achieved the rank of gunnery sergeant. He was ... (click for more)

D. Ruth Nix

D. Ruth Nix, 78, of Lookout Mountain, Georgia, died on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. She was the daughter of Ida Lena Schmidt and Garry Shellito Medlen and was preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years, Charles Lee Nix. She was also preceded in death by her infant daughter, Vickie McCallie Nix and 10 brothers and sisters. Ruth retired from TVA having held many ... (click for more)

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