Ransom, Nannie Reece

Saturday, April 20, 2019
Nannie Ransom
Nannie Ransom

Nannie Reece Ransom, 88, of Chattanooga went home to be with the Lord on April 18, 2019.

A Celebration of Nannie’s Life will be held at Hawkinsville Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, April 28, at 2 p.m. with Reverend Bobby Hampton officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Burial will be in the Highland Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements are under the care of Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist East Chapel, 404 South Moore Road, East Ridge, Tn. 37412.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastChapel.com.


Reid, Ophelia Elizabeth Oliphant

Heard, Shirley Veela Holt

Wilson, Mary B.


Ophelia Elizabeth Oliphant Reid, 76, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at her residence. She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Bertha Oliphant; brothers, ... (click for more)

Shirley Veella Holt Heard, 80, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in the Hospice Care Center. She retired from Life Care of Chattanooga after many years of service. She ... (click for more)

Mary B. Wilson, 99, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019 in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)


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Reid, Ophelia Elizabeth Oliphant

Ophelia Elizabeth Oliphant Reid, 76, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at her residence. She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Bertha Oliphant; brothers, Albert Oliphant, David Oliphant, and Gene Oliphant; sister, Cora Mathis. Survivors include her daughters, Barbara Oliphant Johnson, Cel Reid, and Nel Reid; sisters, Ruth Oliphant, Sara ... (click for more)

Heard, Shirley Veela Holt

Shirley Veella Holt Heard, 80, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in the Hospice Care Center. She retired from Life Care of Chattanooga after many years of service. She was a member of Rock Island Baptist Church. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Jimmy Lewis and Mary Frances Holt; husband, John Nelvin Heard; brother, Robert L. Holt; sister, ... (click for more)

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Hambright, Jeffery Lynn (Tunnel Hill)

Jeffery Lynn Hambright, age 76, of Tunnel Hill, passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was proceeded in death by his parents, Floyd and Omajean Hambright; three brothers, Curly, Big Dennis and Trammel Hambright; one sister, Jo Murray; one son, Ronnie Black; and great-granddaughter, Alyssa Welch. Mr. Hambright was a member of ... (click for more)

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