Merriman, Inez May

Friday, August 12, 2022
Inez May Merriman, 91, of Ft. Oglethorpe, formerly of Dunlap, passed away at her residence on Thursday, August 11, 2022. She attended Ft. Oglethorpe United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Beatrice Barker May; son, Gary Merriman; father of her children, Doyle Merriman; and siblings, Jack May, Dortha Kay May, Ethel Lee Benefield, Ann Johnson, Betty Joyce Wright, Joe May and Ervin May.

She is survived by her children, Mark (Leesa) Merriman and Deanna LaFerry; sister, Katherine Billingsley; two grandchildren, Scott (Jennifer) LaFerry and Elain (Brad) Clark; six great-grandchildren, Austin, Hope, Caleb and Jacob LaFerry, Myles and Reid Clark; along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Aug. 21 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Ewton Funeral Home & Cremation Center, with Rev. Mark Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Chapel Hill Cemetery, with Keith Cartwright officiating. Family will receive friends on Sunday, Aug. 21 from 1-3 p.m. 

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Samaritan's Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607. 

Arrangements by Ewton Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

Armour, Rufus

Stoops, Evan Michael

Locklin, Kimberly


Rufus Armour Jr., 73, passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Evan Michael Stoops, 20, of Ootlewah, passed away September 29, 2022. He was born on Sept. 4, 2002 in Cleveland to Noah and Sondra (Whitaker) Stoops. Evan was a big hearted, happy, outgoing young ... (click for more)

Kimberly Locklin, 55, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2022, in a local hospital. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)



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