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Obituaries - 5/7/24


Betty Lou Lee

Betty Lou Lee, 79, of Ringgold passed away Sunday, April 28, 2024.

A native of Allons, Mrs. Lee has been a resident of Chattanooga for most of her life.

She was a member of Spring Creek Road Baptist Church and retired from Belk’s Dept. Store after more than 25 years of service.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sherry Lynn Lee; and parents, Vadus and Veachel Bilbrey.

Mrs. Lee is survived by her husband of 62 years, Johnny Keith Lee; children, Johnny Lee Jr. (Eddie Stork), East Ridge, Bobby (Stacy) Lee, Chattanooga, and Cynthia “Sissy” Lee, Chattanooga; 2 sisters, Barbara Sue (Ronald) Coleman, Livingston and Janice Ann (Kenny) Ferrell, Daleville, IN;   4 grandchildren, Peyton (Ashlee) Maxwell, Katie Maxwell, Tanner Lee, and Parker Lee;  many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Sunday, May 5th at 3 P.M. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Jerry Lee Jr. and Tanner Lee officiating.

Burial was on Monday, May 6th at 12 est. at the Dugan-Smith Cemetery in Monroe.

You may share condolences with the family at www.heritagechattanooga.com

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

The family  received friends on Sunday, May 5th from 1-3 P.M. at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.

Heritage Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Barbara Sue McGee

Mrs. Barbara Sue McGee age 63 of Hilham, Overton Co. passed from this life on Monday, April 29, 2024, at the Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, Davidson Co.

  Mrs. Barbara Sue McGee was born in Livingston, Overton Co., TN on Tuesday, October 18, 1960 to the late Arlis Eugene and Bessie Marie (Linder) Holman. Barbara worked in law enforcement for the sheriff’s office as office manager. She was a member of the Mt. Gilead Church and loved her family and friends and especially her grandchildren and spending time with them. Barbara will be greatly missed by her family and friends and all who knew her.

Survivors: 1 Daughter: Artina Sidwell of Hilham,; 1 Son: Jerry Adams, Jr. (Rachael) of Albany, Ky; 1 Step Daughter: Stacy "Keisha" Darty of Cookeville; 10 Grandchildren: Kayla Keith, Brylee Adams, Jazmin Johnson, Landon Gabbard, Bronson Adams, Ashtyn Bowlin, Landon Sidwell, Jayana Johnson, Hunter Auberson, Liam Adams; 1 Great Grandchild: Jaylee Keith; 2 Brothers: Timmy Allen Holman (Brandy), Ray Holman (Sherrie); Nieces and Nephews: Kacie Holman, Lillie Belle Holman, Matthew Holman, Cody Holman, Logan Holman; A host of other family members and friends also survive.

Preceded in death: In addition to her parents; Her husband: Michael Joseph McGee.

Pallbearers: Cody Holman, Logan Holman, Matt Holman,Ty Dutchess, Josh Hammock, Rick Stidam 

Services/Burial:  Funeral services for Mrs. Barbara Sue McGee were held on Thursday, May 2, 2024, at 11 A.M. from the Hall Funeral Home with burial followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens; family welcomed friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, May 1st starting at 4 P.M. to 8 P.M. Officiating with the service was Bro. Mark Neely.   

Hall Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.