Austin, Sammy Joe

Talented Woodworker Loved Decorating For The Holidays

Monday, September 13, 2021

Sammy Joe Austin, 83, of Rossville, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2021.

 

Mr. Austin was born in Whitwell, Tn., but lived the majority of his life in Rossville, Ga. He was very talented with wood working, could build and repair anything, and absolutely loved decorating the house exterior for holidays.

 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mona H. “Mickey” Austin; his parents, Lowell Austin and Ruth Austin, four brothers, Jimmy, Ray Sr, Bruce and Recie Sr, four sisters,  Bobbie Camp, Lois Kilgore, Mary Don Sims and Jan Camp, and his grandson, Zachory Ellis.

 

Survivors include his seven children, Vickey Soares, Cheri Harness (Marvin), Curt Camp (Gail), Michele Leath (Greg), Diane Wilson (Mark), Sonya Ellis (Scottie), and Valerie Jones; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Johnny Austin (MaryLou), and several nieces and nephews.

 

Graveside services will be held Thursday, Sept. 16, at 10 a.m., at the Chattanooga National Cemetery with full military honors.

 

In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research P.O. Box 5014 Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014.

 

Visit the online obituary www.lane-southcrestchapel.com to post tributes and share memories.

 

Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, Rossville.


Owens, Joyce

Maddox, Eloise H.

Saddler, Carl


Joyce Owens, 73, passed away on Sunday, October 17, 2021, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

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