Obituaries from Sep. 5 to 11

LINDA TOMAS–GABRIEL

Linda Tomas-Gabriel, 65, of Rossville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020.

Linda was born on July 18, 1955 to the late Herbert Willis Brown and Violet Ozell Tishaw Brown and was a graduate of North Sand Mountain High School. She worked as a C.N.A. for many years.

She was preceded in death by her grandson, Christian Lucas, and brothers, Robert and David Brown.

Survivors include her husband, Antonio Tomas-Gabriel; daughters, Patricia Stevens, Misty Hernandez, and Beverly Ponders; eight grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared at ryanfuneralhome.net.

A celebration of life was Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 2 p.m., in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Ricky Studdard officiating.

Arrangements by Ryan Funeral Home and Crematory, Trenton.

 

ERNEST HAWES

Ernest Thomas Hawes, 92, of the New Salem community on Lookout Mountain, passed away Monday, Sept. 7, 2020.

He was involved in the community fire department and neighborhood watch.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Joan Hawes and parents, Floyd and Mary Hawes.

He is survived by his son, Anthony Hawes and his wife, Dale Hawes; daughters, Diane Hawes and Alecia (Hawes) Najarro and husband, Ruben Najarro; granddaughter, Chelsea (Najarro) Masterson and husband, Stephen Masterson; great-granddaughter, Emma Paige Masterson; extended family members.

Private graveside services will be at Lake Hills Memorial Gardens.

Due to COVID-19, a service to honor his memory will be held at a later date.

Arrangements by Moore Funeral Home, Trenton.

 

CAMERON HAWKINS

Cameron Alexander Hawkins, 44, of Rising Fawn, passed away Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020.

Cameron was a Journeyman Carpenter working in Carpenters Local 74 in Chattanooga, Tenn. He was a graduate of Dade County High School and member of Cloverdale Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his father, Raliegh Alexander Hawkins.

Survivors include his mother, Catherine Joan Hawkins, Rising Fawn; sister, Carrie (Stephen) Avans, Flinstone; children, Alexandria Shefski, Austin Hawkins, and Samantha Hawkins.

To share expressions of sympathy, visit his online guestbook at ryanfuneralhome.net.

Funeral services were Thursday Sept. 10 in the chapel of Ryan Funeral Home with Rev. Hunter Cummings officiating.

Arrangements by Ryan Funeral Home and Crematory, Trenton.

 

LORENE NASH

Melba Lorene Nash, 93, of Scottsboro, Ala., passed away Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020.

She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Lorene was a great cook and loved to sing and play gospel music. She was a member of the Eastern Star in East Ridge, Tenn.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 76 years, L. Manuel Nash; parents, T.D and Annie Graham; brother, Paul Graham.

Survivors include her daughter, Dolores “Tootsie” (Edd) McKinney; son, L. Manuel “Hal” Nash Jr.; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Monday, Sept. 7 in the Bryant chapel of Moore Funeral Home with Brother Mike Stenson and Brother Gary Bone officiating.  Interment was in Oak Lawn Memorial Park.

The family would like to thank Mazella Russel for her years of dedicated service and Cumberland Health and Rehab for their loving care.

Visit www.MooreFHS.com to share expressions of sympathy.

Arrangements by Moore Funeral Home, Bryant, Ala.

 

RICHARD “TWEED” POWELL

Richard “Tweed” Henson Powell, 44, of Lookout Mountain, passed away Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. He was an avid hunter and a lover of the outdoors. His happiest moments involved hunting with his dad, boys, and several friends. He loved to tell stories of his hunting adventures and loved a good joke.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Richard and Jewell Powell and Ralph and Polly Henson.

Survivors include his sons, Ethan and Mason Powell of Chickamauga; parents, Morris and Marie Powell, brother, Eric (Heather) Powell; the love of his life Jessica Nix all of Lookout Mountain.

Graveside services were Tuesday, Sept. 8 at Mount Pleasant Cemetery with Brother David Hale officiating.

Arrangements by Moore Funeral Home, Trenton.

 

MIKE SHOURD

Barry Michael “Mike” Shourd, 61, of Trenton, passed away Monday, Sept. 7, 2020.

He was a loving husband and father that cared deeply for his family. Mike had a big heart, great sense of humor, and loved to make people laugh. He attended Lookout Valley Presbyterian Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Bud and Clara Shourd and brother, Ricky Shourd.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Jerri Shourd; daughters, Lauren Shourd and Sara Shourd.

Contributions in his memory may be made to your favorite children’s charity.

A Memorial Service will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 19 at Lookout Valley Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends from noon until the service hour.

Arrangements by Moore Funeral Home, Trenton.

 

IRENE SIMS

Irene Louise Sims, 68, of Trenton, passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2020.

She was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas Pell; mother, Kathleen Jeanette Clark; and step-father Leonard P. Clark, Sr.

Survivors include her children, Wendy (Tony) Templin, Tabatha Wynos, and Tim (Jackie) Sims; grandchildren, Timothy and Xander; sisters, Janet Breazeale, Barbara (Brian) Grimes, Paula (Dan) Tremayne, and Kathy (Richard) Breazeale; brother, Leonard Paul (Leslie) Clark, Jr.; nieces and nephews.

Memorial services were Tuesday, Sept. 15 in the Trenton chapel of Moore Funeral Home with Brother Lonnie Denny officiating.

Please visit www.MooreFHS.com to share condolences.

Arrangements made by Moore Funeral Home, Trenton.

 

BILL SPOONS, JR.

William “Bill” Harrison Spoons, Jr., 71, of Bryant, Ala., passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2020.

He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force, staff sergeant, Vietnam Veteran, D.O.D. Gulf Regional Division Captain GS12. Bill loved music and playing the guitar.

He was preceded in death by his son, Mark Spoons and parents, William and Faith Spoons.

Survivors include his son, Jeremy Spoons; grandchildren, Courtney and Emily Spoons; great-grandchild, Addison Marion; brother, Charles (Sheree) Spoons.

Memorial services will be at 1 p.m., EDT Wednesday, Sept. 16 in the Bryant chapel of Moore Funeral Home with Brother Brad Bridges officiating.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, Sept. 15 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Please visit www.MooreFHS.com to share condolences.

Arrangements made by Moore Funeral Home, Bryant, Ala.

 

LEON SPURGIN

Leon Castle Spurgin, age 85, of Higdon, Ala., passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2020.

He loved his family and was a member of Mountain View Church of God.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lettie Spurgin; sisters, Pauline Gass, Irene Christopher, and May Butler; brothers, Alvin, Roy, and Marvin Spurgin.

Survivors include his daughter, Rita (Randy) Evans; sons, Marvin (Diane) Spurgin, Bruce (Geraldine) Spurgin, Roger (Rhonda) Spurgin, and Jimmy (Tina) Spurgin; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brothers, George Spurgin and Lewis Spurgin; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Sept. 15 at the Mountain View Church of God with Brother Brad Bridges officiating. Burial was in Mountain View Church of God Cemetery.

Please visit www.MooreFHS.com to share condolences.

Arrangements made by Moore Funeral Home, Bryant, Ala.

 

ELISA WILSON

Elisa Gayle Wilson, 59, of Wildwood, a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020.

She did all things with love and will be dearly missed.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Patricia and Gayle Yount.

Survivors include her husband of 42 years, Rick Wilson; daughter, Melissa (Ryan) Faircloth; son, Manny Wilson; sisters, Dawn Yount and Lynn Vilona; brother, Jimmy Bohon; grandchildren, Dylan Faircloth and Marie Faircloth; great–grandchild, Carter Faircloth; furry four-legged son, Bo-Lee.

Funeral were Monday, Sept. 14 in the chapel of Moore Funeral Home with Brother Eddie Cantrell officiating. Interment was in Lakewood Memory Gardens West.

Arrangements by Moore Funeral Home, Trenton.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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