Childs, Sandra Kay (Cleveland)

Friday, September 24, 2021
Sandra Kay Childs
Sandra Kay Childs

Sandra Kay Childs, 50, a resident of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, September 22, 2021 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. 

She was a member of Ooltewah Church of God and enjoyed being outdoors, going to the beach, and spending as much time as possible with her grandchildren, who were the light of her life.

She is survived by her parents, Thomas and Brenda Childs; brothers, Brian Childs (Jessica) and Wayne Childs; children, Casey Padgett (David); Joseph Long (Nikki); and Tristan Quarles; grandchildren, Oakley Padgett, Rowan Padgett, Lillianna Long; as well as several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held Monday, Sept. 27, at 1 p.m. at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with the Rev. Williard Griffith officiating. Interment will be Monday, Sept. 27, at Johnston Cemetery in Meigs County.  A white dove release ceremony and the playing of bagpipes will conclude the service.

The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 26, at the funeral home.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Childs family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.


Hall, Judi K. (Dalton)

Duckett, Wayne (Dalton)

Allen, Gerald Ronald (Dalton)


Judi K. Hall, age 72, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Friday, October 22, 2021 at PruittHealth – Shepherd Hills. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com ... (click for more)

Wayne Duckett, age 61, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Saturday, October 23, 2021 at his home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com . Arrangements ... (click for more)

Gerald Ronald Allen, age 69, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Sunday, October 24, 2021 at his home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com . Arrangements ... (click for more)



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Hall, Judi K. (Dalton)

Judi K. Hall, age 72, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Friday, October 22, 2021 at PruittHealth – Shepherd Hills. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com . Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Dr., Dalton, GA 30721, (706) 226-4002. (click for more)

Duckett, Wayne (Dalton)

Wayne Duckett, age 61, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Saturday, October 23, 2021 at his home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com . Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Dr., Dalton, GA 30721, (706) 226-4002. (click for more)

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Katherine Wallace Schropshire

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