Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Randy Cochran (Visitation: Wednesday, December 7 from 4pm-9pm at funeral home and Thursday at Harbor Lights Baptist Church from 12pm until time of service; Service: Thursday at 2pm at Harbor Lights Baptist Church)



CHARLES “RANDY” COCHRAN, age 64, of LaFayette passed away Monday,
December 5, 2016. He was a member of Harbor Lights Baptist Church. Randy worked for Hutcheson Medical Center EMS.

He was preceded in death by his parents, W.H. Cochran and Jean Mullinax Cochran.

Survivors are his loving wife, LouAnne Cochran of LaFayette; daughters, Aranda (Marty) Smith of Cleveland, Jennifer (Mickey) Schrader and Hayley Cochran all of LaFayette; sons, Chad (Jennifer) Cochran of Smithfield, North Carolina, and Terence Cochran of LaFayette; sister, Jannell (Jim) Dodson of McCaysville, GA; brother, Barry (Cindy) Cochran of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at Harbor Lights Baptist Church Thursday, December 8 at
2 p.m. with Pastor Jim Powell officiating.

Interment in McIntyre Cemetery.

Pallbearers are friends and family. Honorary pallbearers are the former personnel of Hutcheson EMS.

Visitation at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Thursday at Harbor Lights Baptist Church from 12 p.m. until time of service.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.


Saturday, December 3, 2016

Judy Ann Bartlett Hines; Visitation, Monday, 12/5 from 6-9pm at the funeral home; Service Tuesday, 12/6 at 2pm in the funeral home chapel



JUDY ANN BARTLETT HINES, age 58, of LaFayette passed away Friday, December 02, 2016.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Franklin Bartlett and Patsy Ruth Forrest Jarett; grandsons, Tanner Dennison and Donnie Hines; great grandson, Koulton Sweet; and uncle, James Forrest.

Survived by daughter, Serena Hines of LaFayette; son, Josh (Deanna) Hines of Summerville; sister, Sherry (Rodney) Liles of LaFayette; brother, William Eugene (Jackie) Bartlett of Rock Spring; grandchildren, Tabatha Sweet, Desiree Hines, Chesley Williams, Dana Asher, Farrah Hines, April Hines, Alexis Sluder, Jordyn Sluder, and Trinity Sluder; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral from the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel Tuesday, December 06th at 2:00 p.m.

Interment in McIntyre Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Clint Chapman, Eugene Bartlett, Josh Hines, Rodney Liles, Cody Forrest, and Michael Forrest.

Visitation at the funeral home Monday, December 05th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Robert Waters (Visitation: Sunday, December 4 at funeral home from 4pm - 8pm; and Monday at Oakwood Baptist Church from 3pm until time of service at 6pm)



ROBERT ALLEN WATERS, age 73, of LaFayette passed away Friday, December 2, 2016. He was born in LaFayette May 24, 1943 to the late John and Lillian Waters. Robert was of the Baptist faith and a member of Oakwood Baptist Church. He retired from Mueller Company in 2007. He was dearly loved by his family and friends. He was Uncle Bucket to many of his nieces and nephews and served as a Godly influence. He had an infectious smile that would light up any room and to know him was to love him. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his wife and family vacations.

Along with his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his brother, J.C. Waters; and sister, Louise Holder.

Survivors are his loving wife, Sylvia Waters of LaFayette; brothers, Frank Waters of Louisville, KY, Charles Waters of Fort Oglethorpe, Mack (Lois) Waters of Rock Spring, and Doyle (Carol) Waters of Chickamauga; sister-in-law, Vivian Waters of LaFayette; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Monday, December 5 at 6 p.m. at Oakwood Baptist Church.

A private burial will take place Tuesday in LaFayette Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers are Jason Cook, James Bradley, Brent Burrell, Mike Waters, Taylor Oliver, Bruce Asher, and Jeremy Gravely.

Visitation at the funeral home Sunday from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. and Monday at Oakwood Baptist Church from 3 p.m.  until time of service.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Bob Ferrell (Visitation: Monday, December 5 at funeral home from 1pm to 3pm; Service to follow at 3pm in the chapel)



ROBERT “BOB” WILLIAM FERRELL, age 73, of Ringgold passed away Friday, December 2, 2016. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel Ferrell and Jettie Jewell Foster Ferrell; sister, Wanda Ferrell; and brother-in-law, Leon McGaha.

Survivors are his loving wife of 52 years, Judy Ferrell; daughters, Sabrina Ferrell and Natalie Ferrell Hunt; sisters, Ann (Bud) Holcomb and Sylvia McGaha; grandchildren, J.J. Hunt and Heather Buffington; nieces, Cindy (Keith) Davis, Robin (Tim) Roe, Dana (Gary) Chapman, and Angie (Doug) Ingram; nephew, Rick Holcomb; and several great nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Monday, December 5 at 3 p.m. in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Don Richie and Andy Lawrence officiating.

Interment in LaFayette City Cemetery.

Visitation at the funeral home Monday from 1 p.m. until time of service.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.


Monday, November 28, 2016

Willard Baker (Visitation: Tuesday, November 29 at the funeral home from 5pm -8pm; Service: Wednesday, November 30 in the chapel at 2pm)



WILLARD ELMORE BAKER, age 92, of LaFayette passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016. He was a member of Lake Howard Baptist Church. Willard was a World War II veteran and a life member of the VFW. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #698 for 52 years, a member of the Chattanooga Scottish Right for 47 years, member of the Alhambra Shrine Temple for 40 years, and a member of IBEW #175 for 62 years.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Pauline Holdaway Baker; sons, Larry Baker and Eddie Baker; and stepson, Franklin “Frankie” Smith.

Survivors are his wife, Mildred Baker; daughter, Rhonda Hughes; brother, Lamar Baker; stepchildren, Jackie Klocek, Tony Smith, Timothy Smith, and Brian Smith.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, November 30 at 2 p.m. in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Reverend Tony Jackson officiating.

Interment in the LaFayette Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers are Donovan Brown, Cole Smith, Marvin Edgeman, Andy Lloyd, Edward Mitchell, and Lloyd Mitchell.

Visitation at the funeral home Tuesday from 5 p.m. – 8p.m.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.