Hudson, Billie Ray

Monday, February 22, 2021
Billie Ray Hudson, 71, of Signal Mountain, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021. He was of the Church of God faith. He was a Vietnam veteran, serving in the 101st Airborne Division with the United States Army. He was a recipient of the Bronze Star. He was a member of IBEW Local 175 for 48 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Andrew and Hazel Lucille Howard Hudson; and nephew, Jason Hudson.

He is survived by his wife, Ola Bass Hudson; daughter, Amy (Blake) Hudson Gill; sister, Wanda Higdon; brother, Donnie (Sheila) Hudson; granddaughter, Hannah Gill; two god-daughters, Dianna Haskins and Danielle Turman; along with several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 11 a.m. Central at Thans Chapel Cemetery, with Bro. Gary Watkins officiating. Military honors will be provided by Sequatchie Valley Honor Guard. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. Central. 

The family requests that mask be worn during visitation, as well as at the graveside service. The kitchen area remains closed due to Covid-19.

Arrangements by Ewton Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

Cobbins, Eugene

Layne, James

Kelly, Doris


Eugene Cobbins, 73, passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2021, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

James Layne, 71, of Rossville, departed this life on Friday, April 16, 2021 at his residence. Born on May 3, 1949 in Chattanooga to the late Phines and Genevieve Vera Guy Layne, he spent the ... (click for more)

Doris Kelly, 103, passed away on Monday, April 19, 2021, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)



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Cobbins, Eugene

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Layne, James

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Wurzbacher, Margaret Ann Wheeler (LaFayette)

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