Gravitt, Sherrie Lynn

Friday, April 12, 2019
Sherrie Lynn Gravitt, 55, of East Ridge, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019 with her loving family by her side. She was born on January 5, 1964 to Freddie Joe & Sylvia Ellia, and was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area. She was a member of East Ridge Baptist Church, and had attended East Ridge High School and Draughton College. She was employed as a CNA with the Orange Grove Center for many years, and had a true passion & love for animals. She was a loving daughter, sister, mother and grandmother, that will be truly missed by all who knew her. 

She was preceded in death by her father, Freddie Joe Ellis and grandparents, Marshall & Inez Waller and Mert & Lina Ashley.

Survivors include her mother, Sylvia Ellis; children and spouses, Rachel & (Nathan) Graham, Cameron Gravitt and Corey Gravitt (Jess); brother & sister-in-law, Gary & Marylyn Ellis; granddaughter, Anilynn (her pride & joy); niece, Rachel Elizabeth Quinn; and numerous extended family & friends.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 15 in the Lakewood South Memory Gardens, with Chaplain Bill Bond officiating. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday and prior to leaving for the graveside service on Monday. 

Online guest book at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe.

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