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Obituaries — Dec. 20 to Dec. 24, 2020


Linda Gail Swaggerty Kaylor, 77, of Trinity, Ala., passed away Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020.

Born in Chattanooga, Tenn., she was the daughter of Henry Melburn and Evelyn Swaggerty, and the wife of the late Allen Leo Kaylor, Sr. She was a member of New Vision Church, Moulton, Ala. She retired from Winn Dixie after 27 years. After retirement, she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Linda had a strong faith in God, she was a very devoted Christian, and enjoyed reading her bible. She was in the church choir and loved singing songs about the Lord.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Harold Swaggerty, Glenn Swaggerty, and Doyle Swaggerty; daughter, Robyn Kaylor Fuller, and grandson, Jon-Erick Loney.
Survivors include her daughter, Sharon Gail Jordan (Ken); sons, Alen Leo Kaylor, Jr., (Jennifer), and Jim Anthony Kaylor, (Violet); brother, Mickey Swaggerty (Mary-Katherine); sister, Sharon Whitmire (Ken); grandchildren; Clinton Fuller, Matt Fuller, Luke Fuller, Leslie Winsett (Jeff), Allen Leo Kaylor, III, Hannah Kaylor Mears (Corey), Benjamin Kaylor, and Josh Loney (Jess); great-grandchildren, Brayden Fuller, Adelyn Fuller, Kennedy Winsett, and Jordan Winsett; nieces and nephews.

To share expressions of sympathy, visit her online memorial page at

Funeral services were Wednesday, Dec. 23 in the chapel of Ryan Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Swaggerty officiating. Interment was in Tennessee Georgia Memorial Park.

Arrangements by Ryan Funeral Home and Crematory, Trenton.


Martha Jane (Morton) Wold, 57, of the West Brow community Lookout Mountain, went home to be with her Lord and Savior December 24, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Lookout Mountain and was recently retired from Erlanger Health System as a Radiologic Technologist for 35 years. She graduated from Chattanooga State Community College in 1985, with an Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology. Her career included Director of Radiology at Downtown General Hospital and Vencor Hospital, both formerly located in Chattanooga. She taught as a Clinical Instructor at Chattanooga State Community College. She was trained in C.T. and Surgical Radiographic Technology in addition to her other career positions and achievements. She was a member of Slygo Valley Holiness Church, where she dedicated her life to serving the Lord, and was fulfilled by helping others.

She was preceded in death by her father, Howard Morton; her brothers, Jerry Morton and Bill Morton.
Left to cherish her memories are her best friend and loving husband of 32 ½ years, Phillip Allen Wold; her daughter (her only and baby girl), Lauren Alexis Morton Wold, all of Lookout Mountain; step-daughter, Allison Anderson, of Cleveland, Tenn.; mother, Helen Morton, of Lookout Mountain; sister, Teresa (Freeman) Harmon, of Lookout Mountain; sister-in-law, Tracie (Donnie) Morton Walker of Wildwood; nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

Services will be held today 2 p.m. in the chapel of Moore Funeral Home in Trenton with Brother Bobby House, Brother Donnie Walker, and Brother Ollie Taylor officiating.

Interment will follow in Lake Hills Memorial Gardens.

Services will be livestreamed at

The family will receive friends today from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Slygo Valley Holiness Church, Building Fund, P. O. Box 4118, Chattanooga, TN 37405.

We respectively request that social distancing and masks are worn during the visitation and service.
Arrangements by Moore Funeral Home, Trenton.

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