Irene Mallard, 83, passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020.
She was a member of Heritage Baptist Church in Chattanooga. Irene was a loving mother and grandmother and will be dearly missed.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, James Mallard; parents, Albert and Ruth Elder; daughters, Shelia McDaniel and Janet Holmes; brother, Alvis Elder, and sister, Betty Jo Sutton.
Irene is survived by her son, James (Debbie) Mallard; daughter, Donna (Glen) Hill; nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
A committal service will be held at Lakewood East on Thursday, Oct. 15, at noon with Pastor Chris Creswell officiating. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Heritage Baptist Church, 2934 Hickory Valley Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.