Ellison, Emma Lucille (Trenton)

Monday, October 26, 2020


Emma Lucille Ellison, 91, born Sept. 22, 1929, left for her heavenly home October 24, 2020, after her battle with leukemia. Lucille was a graduate of Marion County High School and worked many years as a seamstress in Chattanooga. She was a longtime active member of White Oak Baptist Church in Trenton.

Lucille was an artist, sharing her love of sewing, embroidery and quilting with her family and friends. One of her favorite art designs was her beloved Redbirds.

Lucille and her husband, Sonny, attended many church singings with their host of friends through the years. She and Sonny enjoyed their many years together. Lucille’s smile and wisdom will always be remembered by all who knew and loved her.

Lucille was predeceased by her husband, C. O. (Sonny) Ellison; parents, Hiram Buel and Lena Grayson Ridge; brothers, Paul Ridge, Claude Ridge and Harold Ridge; and a special nephew that she considered her son, Donnie Ellison and his wife, Jan Palmer Ellison.

Left to cherish her memory, are a special nephew that she considers her son, Lonnie (Freda) Ellison; sisters, Lela Holland and Leota (Charles) Dunlap; great nieces and nephews that she considers as her grandchildren, Holly (Shawn) Moore, Julie (Frank) Schwabe, Clinton (Amber) Ellison, Kara (Daniel) Silvers, Ginger (Jimmy) Mullins, Rebecca (Byron) Payne, Sarah (Joey) Hughes and John Henry Ellison. Lucille claimed 14 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by many other loving in-laws, nieces and nephews that she loved. Lucille cherished her church family at White Oak Baptist Church and her special friend, Martha Payne Morgan.

Funeral services will be held Monday, Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. in the Trenton Chapel of Moore Funeral Home, with Pastor Jeff Daniels officiating. Interment will be held in Paynes Chapel Cemetery, Flat Rock, Al.

Family will receive friends on Sunday from 4-8 p.m. and Monday from 1-2 p.m.

We respectfully request that social distancing and all CDC Covid-19 measures are followed.

You may join us at www.discoverdade.com/moorestream for the live streamed service.

Please visit www.MooreFHS.com to share condolences.

Arrangements made by Moore Funeral Home, Trenton.


Sharp, Joseph "Joe" Franklin (Cleveland)

Hall, Mary Lou (Cleveland)

Hill, Jerry Batts (Cleveland)


Joseph “Joe” Franklin Sharp, of Cleveland, was called home with the Lord on November 27, 2020 at age 80. He was born Aug. 30, 1940 to Carl Moran Sharp and Maude Mahar Sharp in Memphis. Joe’s ... (click for more)

Mary Lou Hall, 98, passed away Friday, November 27, 2020 in Chattanooga. She was a lifelong resident of Cleveland. She loved cooking, and was an avid bird watcher; she could tell you every bird ... (click for more)

Jerry Batts Hill, 90, a resident of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 in a local health care facility. She was born on July 26, 1930 in Henrietta, ... (click for more)



Area Obituaries

Sharp, Joseph "Joe" Franklin (Cleveland)

Joseph “Joe” Franklin Sharp, of Cleveland, was called home with the Lord on November 27, 2020 at age 80. He was born Aug. 30, 1940 to Carl Moran Sharp and Maude Mahar Sharp in Memphis. Joe’s passions were antique automobiles and license plates. He served as president of several car clubs through the years, most recently for the Cleveland Main Street Cruisers. Joe was known ... (click for more)

Hall, Mary Lou (Cleveland)

Mary Lou Hall, 98, passed away Friday, November 27, 2020 in Chattanooga. She was a lifelong resident of Cleveland. She loved cooking, and was an avid bird watcher; she could tell you every bird by sight and sound. She loved her family, her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husband, J.E. Hall; sons, Gale ... (click for more)

Obituaries

Peggy Darlene Moates

Peggy Darlene Moates 70, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, November 28, 2020, surrounded by her family. A native of Clarksville, Tn., she has been a resident of the Chattanooga area for the past 35 years and was a member of the Silverdale Baptist Church. She was retired from Erlanger Medical Center as a registered nurse with over 20 years of service. ... (click for more)

Kaitlin Jade Martin

Kaitlin Jade Martin, 25, of Chattanooga died on Sunday, November 22, 2020, in Woodstock, Ga., tragically taken by an impaired driver. Kaitlin was born on April 23, 1995, in Chattanooga, to Lt. Gary R. and Lisa (McDowell) Martin. She graduated from East Hamilton High School. Kaitlin graduated with honors from Chatt State with an associate’s degree in journalism. She was ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Tennessee Has 3,052 New COVID Cases, 13 More Deaths; Hamilton County Has 320 New COVID Cases And 1 New Death

The number of coronavirus cases in Tennessee is 366,518 on Sunday with 3,052 new cases. There have been 13 more deaths from the virus, for a total of 4,554, said state Health Department officials. Hamilton County had 320 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday. The new total is 17,826. There was one more death from the virus in the county since Friday, bringing the total to 153. ... (click for more)

Georgia Has 4 New Coronavirus Deaths, 1,700 New Cases

Georgia state health officials reported on Sunday there have been 4 additional deaths due to the coronavirus. The current total is 8,778. There were 1,700 new cases as that total reached 420,601 confirmed cases of coronavirus. Hospitalizations are at 34,782, up 58 from Saturday. Here are the numbers by county: Catoosa County: 2,054 cases, up 16; 29 deaths; 99 ... (click for more)