Obituaries

Mary Lee Brock, 83 of Rossville, passed away Thursday, December 24th, 2020 in a local hospital. She was born and lived most of her life in LaFayette, GA. Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, January 23rd in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home with Rev. Harold Helton of the…

Shirley Story Wilson, age 80, of Ringgold, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2021. She lived most of her life as a resident of North Georgia and was of the Christian faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Hilma Blankenship Story; brother, Danny Story; sister, Beverley …

Saralyn Sellers passed away on January 6, 2021 in Jacksonville, Florida. She was born in Chattanooga Valley, Georgia and was a graduate of Central High School, Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Sullins College, Bristol, Virginia. In her youth, she was active in her church, with family and friends,…

Wayne Bailey Cook, age 69, of LaFayette passed away Friday, January 8, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Curt and Syble Cook; and brother, Shelby Cook. He is survived by his sister, Marie (Fred) Evans; brother, David Cook; special nephew, Justin Evans; special great nephew, Levi…

Stella Louise Lane, age 85, of LaFayette passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2021. She was a member of the Chattooga County Saddle Club and a member of Stovall Baptist Church in Stovall, GA. She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie Lee Scott and Ester Hancock Scott; three sisters; five b…

David Edward Anderson, 73, of LaFayette passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2020. He was retired from Dupont and worked many years after retirement for the Walker County Transit System and attended the New Harvest Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his son, Timothy Anderson; father, R…

Eula Mae Ellenburg, 73, of LaFayette passed away Saturday, December 26, 2020 at her home in LaFayette, Georgia. She was born on July 1, 1947 in Chickamauga Georgia to Clarence William McCormick and Illa Pearl (Westmoreland) McCormick. Eula attended elementary school in Rosalie, Alabama and i…

Daniel "Dan" Franklin Pence, age 78 of LaFayette, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 22, 2020. He was born to the late Leroy and Ovie Lee Wallin Pence, was a lifelong resident of LaFayette and was of the Christian Faith. Dan retired in 2009 from the Walker Co. Road Department…

Tokie "Judy" Broome, age 91, of LaFayette passed away Sunday, December 20, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, James C. "Sarge" Broome Sr.; and granddaughter, Brittany Broome. She is survived by her daughters, Kay Ezelle and Sue Brown; sons, James Broome Jr. and Jerry Broome; gra…

James Robert (Bob) Smith, age 82, passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020, after a brief, rapidly progressive illness. He was a 1956 graduate of LaFayette High School, served two years in the U.S. Army, and worked for years in the administrative arm of the Trucking Industry. He was a quiet, …

Bertha Louise Pence Gilbreath, age 79, of LaFayette passed away Friday, December 25, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Pence Sr. and Susie Mohundro Pence; brother, Rev. W.C. Pence; and sisters, Mary Arrant, Viola Casey, Ruth Smith, and Zona Huggins. She is survived by h…