Smallwood, Glenda May Link (Ringgold)

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Glenda May Link Smallwood, 78, of Ringgold, departed this life on Monday, September 21, 2020 at NHC Rossville. She was born in Bakersfield, Ca. on May 26, 1942 to the late Frank “Mutt” and Martha Link and lived in South Pittsburg until 1970 when she moved and spent the rest of her life in Ringgold. Glenda was retired from Lowe’s Fort Oglethorpe, where she was a kitchen designer, and was of the Catholic faith. She enjoyed canning, traveling and spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Smallwood; son, Paul Zariel Smallwood; and sister, Barbara Albright.

Survivors include her daughter, Vamela (Paul) Hookey, of Ringgold; grandchildren, Brittany (Marshall) Jones and Brandon Edgeman; sister, Hazel Ellis, of Illinois; and several extended family and friends.

There will be no services at this time, but there will be a private Celebration of Life at a future date.

Wax, Donald Wayne (Cleveland)

Harris, Elizabeth Ann (Cleveland)

Blackmon, Inez "Knockie" (Summerville)


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Wax, Donald Wayne (Cleveland)

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Harris, Elizabeth Ann (Cleveland)

Elizabeth Ann Harris entered her heavenly home on October 25, 2020. She is survived in death by her loving husband, Zane B. Harris Sr. of 60 years; their three children, Beebo and Marcia Harris, Anna Harris Moody all of Cleveland, Missy and Patrick Priest of Riceville; grandchildren, MaryBeth Baker, Meagan Frye, Matthew Moody, Joel and Kassidy Moody of Cleveland, Patrick Priest, ... (click for more)

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Irene “Lyn” Ellington Lindsey

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Talza Anita "Baba" Bridges

Talza Anita “Baba” Bridges, 68, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020, in a hospital in Spartanburg, SC. She was a dedicated Howard Hustlin Tiger. She was employed with Panni Presto Cleaners for over 20 years followed by Top Flight, Inc. Talza loved God, her family, friends and sports. She was preceded in death by her son, Darrell Bridges; grandson, Robert ... (click for more)

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