Patricia June Scoggins Burell

June 8, 1936 ~ January 19, 2022 Patricia June Scoggins Burell, 85, of Fort Oglethorpe, passed away after a heart attack on Wednesday, January 19, 2022. ...

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Michael Edward McBee

December 30, 1964 ~ January 20, 2022 Michael Edward McBee, 57, of Rising Fawn, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 20, 2022. He spent mos ...

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Joyce Elaine Miller Greener

January 10, 1938 - January 21, 2022 Joyce Elaine Miller Greener, 84, of Ringgold, Georgia passed away Friday, January 21, 2022. A native of Kentwood, L ...

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Anna Ruth Hurst Smolik

Anna Ruth Hurst Smolik, age 82 of Rossville, passed away Wednesday January 19, 2022. She was of the Church of God faith. She was preceded in death by h ...

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Carol Ellis Stansbury

Carol Ellis Stansbury, 78, of Albany, died Monday, January 10, 2022 at her home. Her funeral service will be at 11 AM on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at ...

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Miles Andrew Mathis Jr

Miles Andrew Mathis Jr. commonly known as Junior left this world on Tuesday, January 18th 2022 at the age of 66 after losing his battle to cancer. He w ...

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Frances Wooden Chastain

Frances Wooden Chastain, age 102, of Fort Oglethorpe went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. She was born to the late W.L. and Dais ...

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James "Michael" Garrett

December 7, 1980 ~ January 15, 2022 James “Michael” Garrett was born December 7, 1980 in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. He graduated from Ridgeland High ...

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Mary Delilah Lee Norton

Mary Delilah Lee Norton, age 71 of Chickamauga, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.  She was born to the late Robert Lee and ...

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Mary Myers

Mary Ellen Philpott Myers, 82 of Rossville went to be with The Lord on Friday January 14, 2022 in the comfort of her home. She has lived in the North Geor ...

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Anthony Dale Brown

June 13, 1970 - January 15, 2022 Anthony Dale Brown, 51, of Ringgold, Georgia passed away Saturday, January 15, 2022. A lifelong resident of the Ringgo ...

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Freida Jean Clark Lynn

January 10, 1932 - January 14, 2022 Freida Jean Clark Lynn, 90, of Rossville Georgia, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, January 14, ...

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Gabriel "Gabe" Roland Winkles

December 30, 1976 - January 13, 2022 Gabriel “Gabe” Roland Winkles, 45 of Ringgold, Georgia passed away Thursday, January 13, 2022. A lifelong resi ...

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Betty Ann Kaiser

Betty Ann Kaiser passed away January 13, 2022, peacefully with her family by her side. She was 78. Born in Dallas, GA, she was the eldest daughter of ...

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Norma Sherrell Campbell Smith

August 13, 1949 - January 13, 2022 Norma Sherrell Campbell Smith, 72, of Ringgold, Georgia passed away Thursday, January 13, 2022. A life long resident ...

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Richard Arlen "George" Hall

April 4, 1957 - January 13, 2022 Richard Arlen “George” Hall age 64, passed away at his home Thursday, January 13, 2022. He was bo ...

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Thomas Harlan Middlebrooks

Thomas Harlan Middlebrooks, age 78 of Flintstone, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 14, 2022.  He was born to the late Thomas Olden and Sa ...

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James "Jimmy" Frankline McDaniel

November 8, 1972 - January 12, 2022 James “Jimmy” Frankline McDaniel, 49, of Ringgold, Georgia passed away Wednesday, January 12, 2022. A lifelong ...

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Brandy Michelle Davis Riddle

June 18, 1949 ~ January 12, 2022 Brandy Michelle Davis Riddle, 72, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, January 12, 2022.  She was born in Chatt ...

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James Silmon, Jr.

August 7, 1952 ~ January 7, 2022 James Silmon, Jr., 69, of Rossville, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 7, 2022.  He was born in Ch ...

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Erik Dean Howard

January 8, 1987 ~ January 10, 2021 Erik Dean Howard, age 35 of Chickamauga, passed away Monday January 10, 2022. He w ...

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Barbara June Scoggins Ensley

May 8, 1933 - January 11, 2022 Barbara June Scoggins Ensley, 88, of Ringgold, Georgia passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2022. A lifelong resident of the ...

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Elmer Theodore Hollifield

March 31, 1945 - January 9, 2022 Elmer Theodore Hollifield, 76, of Ringgold, Georgia passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022. A lifelong resident of the No ...

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Charles Keith Combs

May 3, 1984 ~ January 10, 2022 Charles Keith Combs, 37, of Rossville, passed away Monday, January 10, 2022.  He was a lifelong resident of the Nor ...

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Leslie Donald Currie

April 14, 1945 - January 10, 2022 Leslie Donald Currie, Sr., age 76, of Chickamauga, Georgia went home to be with The Lord Monday – January 10, 2022. ...

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Barbara Jean Thompson Derryberry

Barbara Jean Thompson Derryberry, 86 of Rising Fawn, Ga went to be with The Lord on Monday January 10, 2022. She spent most of her adult life living on Lo ...

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Christopher Charles Lewis

November 16, 1986 ~ January 5, 2022 Christopher Charles Lewis, 35, of Ringgold, passed away Wednesday, January 5, 2022. He is preceded in death by his ...

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Gary Lawrence Brown

September 10, 1966 ~ January 7, 2022 Gary Lawrence Brown, 55, of Rossville went home to be with the Lord on January 7, 2022. Gary was a lifelong reside ...

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Martha Frances Hale Bates

Martha Frances Hale Bates, 84, of Signal Mountain, Tennessee passed away Wednesday, December 29, 2021.  She was born in Rising Fawn, Georgia and had ...

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Melba K. Kinsey Lones

April 5, 1927 ~ January 5, 2022 Melba K. Kinsey Lones, of Ringgold, passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.  She was a lifelong resident of the ...

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Mr. John Holt Waskey

John Holt Waskey age 72, of Rock Spring, Georgia went home to be with The Lord Friday – April 10, 2020. John was born on October 18, 1947 in Richmond, Virginia. He was the second son of the late Andrew Jackson Livick Waskey, Sr. and Violet Holt Waskey. He grew up mostly in different areas of Virginia. He attended high school in Mobile, Alabama and New Jersey where he played football. He attended Georgia Military Academy and graduated from Northside High School in Atlanta. He continued his education at West Georgia College in Carrollton, Georgia. He was a member of the Alpha Phi Omega Service fraternity. He loved to sing bass and was a member of the West Georgia College Concert Choir. This is where he met the Love of his life Shelia Dearing. They married in 1970 and continued their education. John graduated with a B.A. in History and Political Science in June of 1972. He received a M.E.D. in Guidance and Counseling from West Georgia in August 1973. John taught History and Cooperative Vocational and Academics Education in several schools in Georgia. He worked in LaFayette High School as a Guidance Counselor from 1986 – 2005. He received his Education Specialist Degree in Counseling in 1998. He was a member of Georgia High School Counselors Association, Walker County Educators Association and the Georgia Teachers Association. John was active in the Boy Scouts of America. He enjoyed coaching his daughter’s softball team in Rock Spring. He was a member of the Rock Spring Optimist Club. He was an avid University of Virginia sports fan. His favorite hobbies were collecting stamps, coins and leather making. John was raised Presbyterian, but became a member of Peavine Baptist Church in Rock Spring, Georgia. John is preceded in death by his parents: Jack and Violent Waskey, paternal grandparents: Lewis Payton Waskey, Sr., and Ruth Hawes Livick Waskey, maternal grandparents: Harry Gammon Holt Sr., and Carrie Ann Moxley Holt. He is survived by his loving wife of fifty years: Shelia Dearing Waskey of Rock Spring, GA, their wonderful Children: Chris (Susan) Waskey of Rossville, GA, Melissa Waskey (Matthew) Farmer of Rock Spring, GA, Stephen (Ashley) Waskey of Eatonton, GA, seven grandchildren: Madison Waskey, Jason Waskey, Triston Waskey, Nate Waskey, Landan Farmer, Caroline Farmer, Liam Farmer and step-grandson: Trey Howard, his brother: Dr. Andrew Jackson Livick (Martha) Waskey, Jr., of Dalton, GA, brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Johnny and Mavis Dearing Buchanan, brother-in-law: Gary Dearing of Pine Mountain, GA, several cousins, nieces and nephews. The family will have a private graveside service in Peavine Cemetery with Brother Denny Patrick officiating. A Celebration of John’s Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to a scholarship fund in John’s Memory. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Homes – LaFayette Chapel. Online register book at

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