Obituaries

Hazel McKeel Blevins, 79, Rossville, Ga.

Hazel McKeel Blevins, 79 of Rossville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, January 6, 2018.

She had lived in the North Georgia and Chattanooga areas for most of her life and was of the Church of God faith. She had worked many years as a CNA for many local healthcare facilities and was completely devoted to her family. She loved The Lord with all her heart and truly enjoyed studying her Bible. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother who will be truly missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas & Nellie McKeel; husband, William Edward Blevins, Sr.; daughter, Theresa Payne; son, Billy Joe Blevins; 3 granddaughters, Patricia Taylor, Katrina Blevins and Stephanie Phipps.

Survivors include her children & spouses, Eddie & (Kim) Blevins of LaFayette, GA, William Edward Blevins, Jr. of Rossville, GA, Darrell & (Rhonda) Blevins of Chickamauga, GA, Alecia & (Wesley) Phipps of Charlotte, NC and Gene & (Linda) McKeel of Lookout Valley, TN and son-in-law, Jack Payne; 22 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; 6 great great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family & friends.

Graveside services: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 9, 2018 in the Chattanooga National Cemetery with Bro. Danny Edwards officiating.

Visitation: After 4 p.m. on Monday and prior to leaving for the service on Tuesday.

Online guest book at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe, GA.

Helen Louise Farrow Inman, 74, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Helen Louise Farrow Inman, 74 of Chattanooga, Tennessee, passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018.

A lifelong resident of the Ringgold area, she was a member of Welcome Hill Baptist Church. Helen a retired employee of Candlewick Yarns and was a former employee of ABC Recycling.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Earl L. Inman; parents, William Washington and Nellie V. Curreton Farrow; two brothers, Larry and Jim Farrow and sister, Dora Stanley.

She is survived by four children, Tammy R. (Saul) Brown of San Antonia, TX., Dwain Inman of East Ridge, TN., Shelia (Cesar) Perez of Rossville, GA., and Orville Inman of Chattanooga, TN.; three sisters, Margaret Smith, Lillian Brown, and Barbara Canales all of Ringgold, GA.; four brothers, Marvin Farrow, Robert Farrow, Bill Farrow and Danny Farrow all of Ringgold, GA.; seven grandchildren, two great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services: 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 10, 2018 in the funeral home chapel.

Interment: Anderson Memorial Gardens.

Visitation: Tuesday from 5-8 P.M. and Wednesday from 9 A.M. until funeral time at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold, Georgia.

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Larry Joe Bryant, 77, Ringgold, Ga.

Larry Joe Bryant, 77, of Ringgold, Georgia, passed away Monday, January 8, 2018.

A native of Ringgold, he was a Veteran of the Army where he served during Vietnam. He was a lifelong farmer, a former employee of 3M Company of Chattanooga, and attended Smith’s Chapel United Methodist Church. Joe loved hunting and was known as the "Mayor of Salem".

He is preceded in death by his parents, Roy G. and Willie Mae Williams Bryant.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret Ann Hefner Bryant of Ringgold, GA.; three sisters, Louise Ensley of Nashville, TN., Shirley Bryan of Ft. Oglethorpe, GA., and Joyce Coulter of Ft. Oglethorpe, GA.; two brothers, Richard (Winona) Bryant of Ringgold, GA., and Bill Patty of Ringgold, GA.; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services: 1:00 P.M. Friday, January 12, 2018 in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Jim Reilly and Bro. Joe Sellers officiating.

Interment: Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation: Thursday from 5-8 P.M. and Friday from 9 A.M. until funeral time at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold, Georgia.

An online register book may be signed at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.