Friday, July 25, 2014

Ben Scott; Services will be Private



BEN  SCOTT,  age   75,  of  Villanow  died  Thursday,  July 24, 2014.

Preceded  in  death  by  parents  William  and  Pearl Scott;  brother,  Billy  Scott;  and  sister  Pearl  Holsomback.

Survived  by  wife  Cynthia  Scott  of  Villanow;  brother,  James  and  wife  Katheryn  Scott,  of  Villanow;  step-daughter  Stacey  and  husband  Jeff  Smith,  of  Summerfield,  FL.;  step-son  Deril  and  wife  Chris  Shaw,  of  Villanow;  several  step-grandchildren,  two  step-great  grandchildren;  several  nieces  and  nephews  also  survive.

Private  graveside  service  at  the  LaFayette  Memory  Gardens.

No Visitation.

The  arrangements  are  by  Wallis-Wilbanks  Funeral  Home,  LaFayette.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Bob Roby Huitt; Visitation Saturday, 7/26 from 1-3pm at the Rock Spring United Methodist Church; Service Saturday 7/26 at 3pm at the Rock Spring United Methodist Church



BOB  ROBY  HUITT,  age,  62,  of  Rock  Spring  died  Wednesday,  July  23, 2014.

Bob  was  Born in LaFayette, Georgia  to  the  late  James  Everett  and  Helen  Louise  Holcomb  Huitt.  He   Living all his entire life in the Chattanooga Area.  Music was his life, very outgoing friendly personality, with a powerful voice touching others with his singing.

During  his  childhood  he  attended  Rock Spring Elementary School.  He       graduated from LaFayette High School  in  1970.   Bob  studied  music  at  the  University  of  Tennessee.  Where  he  received  his  Master  degree  in  Music  in  1983.  He  also  worked in data processing for thirty years,  where  he  worked  at   Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee,  East Ridge Hospital  and  Olan Mills.  Roby  was  director of music from  1975- 1977  at  Rock Spring United Methodist Church.  He  was  voted Outstanding Singer in 1977 traveling the USA, Europe,  and  Russia, on choir tours.  Roby  directed  music  at  the  First United Methodist Church, Cleveland, TN  from  1978-1981,   the  East Presbyterian  from  1982- 1985,  the  Brained Presbyterian Church  from  1987-1989  and  the  St Elmo United Methodist Church  from 1999- 2006.  He  was  a  Music Teacher from 1977-2006.  During  the  music  teaching  career  he  also  gave  private  voice  lessons.  He  also  performed with Chattanooga Singers, Chamber Singers, while a student at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.  During  his  music  career,  he  traveled with  local gospel music groups  and  as a soloist for 35 years; performing concerts, banquets, weddings and special churches events.


Survived  by  sister  Janice  Graham  of  Rock  Spring;  nieces  and  nephews,  Rebekah  (Casey)  Vaughn,  Rachel  Graham,  Anthony,  Michael  Gunther,  Dalton  (Allison)  Graham  and  Isaac  Graham;  great  niece  Baylee  Ann  Graham.

Funeral  from  the  Rock  Spring  United  Methodist  Church  Saturday  July 26, 2014  at  3:00  P.M.  with  Pastors  John  Brantley  and  Bruce  Spangler  officiating.

Interment  in  the  Rock  Spring  Cemetery.

Family  will  receive  friends  at  the  Church,  Saturday  from  1:00  P.M.  until  service  time  at  3:00  P.M.

The  arrangements  are  by  Wallis-Wilbanks  Funeral  Home,  LaFayette

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Ronnie Watts; Visitation Wed. 7/23 from 5-8pm at the funeral home; Service 7/24 at 11am in the funeral home chapel



RONNIE  WATTS,  age  72,  of  Cloudland,  died  Monday,  July 21, 2014.

Ronnie  was  a  member  of  the  Sons  of  Confederate.  He  was  a  retired  plumber  and  electrician.  Ronnie  had  a  passion  and  love  for  motorcycles.

He  was  preceded  in  death  by  his  parents,  Cecil  and  Frances  Watts;  sister  Sheila  Carter;  and  brother  Dennis  Watts.

Survived  by  daughter  Debra  (Chris)  Boyd,  of  Ringgold;  sons  Mark  (Paula)  Watts,  of  Chattanooga,  and  David  (Karen)  Watts  of  Rossville;  sisters,  Brenda  (Bob)  Brindle  of  Dalton,  Trisha  (David)  Irwin,  of  Cleveland;  Ruthie  Spencer,  of  Dalton;  and  Judy  (Kenneth)  Lawson,  of  Chickamauga;  brothers  Allen  “Pete”  Watts,  of  Eton,  and  Mike  (Sandy)  Watts  of  LaFayette;  several  grandchildren,  great  grandchildren,  nieces  and  nephews  also  survive.

Funeral  from  the  Wallis  Memorial  Chapel  Thursday , July 24, 2013  at  11:00  A.M.  with  Rev.  William  Harris  officiating. 

Interment  in  the  LaFayette  Cemetery.

Family  will  receive  friends  at  the  funeral  home  Wednesday  from               5:00  to  8:00  P.M.

The  arrangements  are  by  Wallis-Wilbanks  Funeral  Home,  LaFayette.        

Sunday, July 20, 2014

JERRY DAVID ROGERS; SERVICE: TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014 11:00 A.M. WALLIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL; VISITATION: MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014 6:00 - 9:00 P.M.



JERRY  DAVID  ROGERS,  age  70,  of  LaFayette  died  Saturday,  July  19,  2014. 

He  is  survived  by  his  wife,  Rethel  Lucille  Rogers,  of  LaFayette;  One  Son  and  daughter-in-law,  Bryan  (Linda)  Rogers,  of  Scottsboro,  Al;  Sister,  Mary  Jo  West;  Brother,  Bobby  Rogers;  Two  Grandchildren,  Skyy  and  David  Rogers;  Great-Grandchild,  Ember  White; Step  Grandaughter,  Christine  Chapa  Several   Nieces and  Nephews  also  survive. 

Funeral  from  the  Wallis  Memorial  Chapel  Tuesday,  July  22,  2014   at  11:00  A.M.  Service  conducted  by  Pastor  Richard  Long.

Interment  to  follow  in LaFayette  Cemetery.

Family  will  receive  friends  from  6:00  -  9:00  p.m.   Monday,  July  21,  2014.

Wallis-Wilbanks  Funeral Home,  LaFayette  in  charge  of  the  arrangements.

LINDA SUE RICE PEGG; SERVICE: TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014 WALLIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL 2:00 P.M.; VISITATION: MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.



LINDA  SUE  RICE  PEGG,  age  73,  of  LaFayette  died  Saturday,  July  19,  2014.  She  was  preceded  in  death  by  her  parents,  Dewitt  Rice  and  Beatrice  Hilburn;  A  sister,  Mary  Ann  Pegg;  A  brother,  Jim  Rice.

She  is  survived  by  her  husband,  Richard  Vernon  Pegg,  of  LaFayette;  Two  daughters,  Lynn  Otting,  and  Robin  Parham;  Son,  Douglas  Johnson;  10  Grandchildren;  6  Great  Grandchildren;  Several  nieces and nephews  also  survive.

Funeral  from  the  Wallis  Memorial  Chapel  Tuesday,  July  22,  2014  at  2:00  p.m.

Interment  to  follow  in  LaFayette  Cemetery.

Family  to  receive  friends  Monday,  July  21,  2014  from  6:00  p.m.  -  9:00  p.m.  at  the  funeral  home.

Wallis – Wilbanks  Funeral  Home,  LaFayette  in  charge  of   the  arrangements.