Obituaries

Randy Alan Hopkins, 48, LaFayette, Ga.

Randy Alan Hopkins age 48, of LaFayette, GA passed away Monday – January 1, 2018.

He was born in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia to the late Walter Jack and Peggy Elaine Adams Hopkins. He attended LaFayette High School – Class of 1987. He served his country in the U.S. Army and the National Guard. He was a former employee of Blue Bird Bus Company in LaFayette, GA and Audia Plastics of LaFayette, GA. He was a former Fire Fighter, Emergency Medical Technician, Bull Rider and Rodeo Clown. He enjoyed riding motorcross growing up and later riding his Harley-Davidson. He was of the Baptist Faith.

Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother: Kevin Hopkins and uncle: Frank Hopkins.

He is survived by his children: Matthew (Christy) Hopkins, Amy Hopkins all of Fairview, GA, Ashley (fiance’ Kaleb Graham) Hopkins of Fort Oglethorpe, GA, sister: Jennifer (Jacob) Lawrence of LaFayette, GA, uncle: Albert Hopkins of Kensington, GA, longtime friend: Jeff Lancaster of LaFayette, GA, grandchildren: Ely, Kysen, Benson, Brinnleigh, Kynlee, Mayson and Samuel, several nieces and nephews.

Visitation: Thursday from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

Graveside services: 1:00 pm – Friday – January 5, 2018 at Chattanooga National Veterans Cemetery – Chattanooga, Tennessee with Jeremy Neal officiating.

The family would like to thank the wonderful caring staff of Pruitt Healthcare & Hospice of Calhoun, Georgia for their caregiving to Randy.

Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Homes – LaFayette Chapel. Online guestbook at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.

Cora "Mae" Cannon Narmore, 90, LaFayette, Ga.

Cora "Mae" Cannon Narmore age 90, of LaFayette, GA went home to be with The Lord Sunday – December 31, 2017.

She was born in Walker County, GA to the late Claude W. and Annie Mae Cannon, Sr. She was a lifelong resident of Walker County and was a member of Center Point Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend who will be truly missed. She enjoyed traveling, gardening and especially taking care of her grandchildren.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband: James Albert Narmore, Sr., son: Benny F. DeBord and brother: Claude William "Junior" Cannon, Jr.

Mae is survived by her loving children: George W. DeBord, James Albert (Ruby) Narmore, Jr., Candace N. (Ricky) Archer all of LaFayette, GA, several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and a nephew.

Visitation: Wednesday from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm and after 10:00 am Thursday.

Funeral services: 11:00 am – Thursday – January 4, 2018 in the chapel with Pastors: Jimmy Powell and Ernest Groce officiating.

Burial: LaFayette Cemetery - LaFayette, Georgia.

Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Homes – LaFayette Chapel. Online guestbook at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.

Cathy Ailene Goff, 66, Rossville, Ga.

Cathy Ailene Goff, 66 of Rossville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, January 1, 2018.

She had lived in the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas for most of her life and was of the Christian faith. She was previously employed with Honest Charley’s as Office Manager for several years and was a loving and devoted, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who will be truly missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bill & Catherine Brogdon; husband, Harold Goff and son, Adam Burrow.

Survivors include her daughter & son-in-law, Meleisa & Chris Kenny; brother & sister-in-law, William "Billy" & Susan Brogdon all of Rossville, GA; 4 grandchildren, Amber Kenny, Austin Kenny, Dylan Burrow and Dustin Burrow; great grandchild, McKinley Granger and numerous extended family & friends.

Funeral services: 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 5, 2018 in the Fort Oglethorpe Chapel.

Burial: Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Visitation: After 4 p.m. on Thursday and prior to the service on Friday at the funeral home.

Online guest book www.wilsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe, GA.

Rita Ann Norman, 75, Rossville, Ga.

Rita Ann Norman, 75 of Rossville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, January 1, 2018.

She was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was a member of Temple Baptist Church since 1978. She was previously employed with Rossville Middle School for several years and enjoyed cooking, gardening and canning her own vegetables. She was a loving, devoted and faithful wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who will be truly missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Tillie & L.D. Parks and two sons, Robert Norman, Jr. and Terry Norman.

Survivors include her loving husband of more than 42 years, Robert "R.L." Norman, Sr. of Rossville, GA; two sons, Ronald Norman and Larry Norman both of Ringgold, GA; brother & sister-in-law, Tillie & Brenda Parks, Jr. of Tunnel Hill, GA; sister & brother-in-law, Juanita & Harold Crider of Rock Spring, GA; 8 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and extended family & friends.

Funeral services: 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 8, 2018 in the Fort Oglethorpe Chapel with Dr. James Rushing, Jr. officiating.

Burial: Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Visitation: After 2 p.m. on Sunday and prior to the service on Monday at the funeral home.

Online guest book at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe, GA.