Willis, Evelyn Louise

Thursday, June 10, 2021
Evelyn Willis
Evelyn Willis

Evelyn Louise “Miss E” Brown Willis, 82, passed away on June 6, 2021.

She was born on April 1, 1939, to Harry Brown and Frankie McClure. She attended Howard High School. Evelyn worked for Memorial Hospital in Housekeeping and retired after 37 years. She attended First Baptist of Bozentown, now New First Missionary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Vernon Willis; daughter, Joann Shockley.

She leaves to cherish her memory daughter, Vivian (Richard) Wright; sons, Victor Willis, Samuel Gooden, Jr., Atlanta; 2 faithful grandchildren, Mequel (Rachquel) Logan, Terrance Wright; two great grandchildren, Jayden, Kyree, who kept her laughing. She also leaves six other grandchildren, Victor, Trea, Vernon, Veon, Victoria, Jada; 3 other great grandchildren; faithful friends, Walt, Miss Mary, Tonya, Lila, Denise; a host of other family and friends.

Public viewing will be from 2–6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16, at the funeral home.

A funeral service will be held at noon on Thursday, June 17, in the chapel.

Interment will be in Highland Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.


Honey, Joe Philip

Newson, Willie

Fraley, Betty June Dudley


On August 11, 2020, Joe Philip Honey of Chattanooga, Tennessee, a loving husband and father passed away. A celebration of life will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 29, at Chattanooga ... (click for more)

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Betty June Dudley Fraley, 82, of Rossville, passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2021, in a local health care facility. Betty was and raised in the Rossville and North Georgia areas, but lived ... (click for more)



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On August 11, 2020, Joe Philip Honey of Chattanooga, Tennessee, a loving husband and father passed away. A celebration of life will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 29, at Chattanooga Funeral Home North Chapel, Hixson. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4:30-6 p.m . The family requests that you wear a mask and observe social distancing for the visitation and ... (click for more)

Newson, Willie

Willie Newson, 94, passed away on Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

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