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Obituaries — June 20-23, 2021


Melissa Kay “Missy” Breeden, 54, of Rising Fawn, passed away Wednesday, June 23, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Missy was born in Chattanooga, Tenn. She was a 1985 graduate from Northwest Georgia High School and graduated from UTC with a degree in Business Administration/Marketing in 1989. She worked as a Senior Benefit Analyst at CIGNA Healthcare Inc., since 2004. She was an active member of the Trenton Church of Christ, She married the love of her life, Rick Breeden, in 1987 and had three children, Zack, Lauren and Andy.

She was preceded in death by her parents, General Gene and Janie Herron.

Survivors include her husband, Rick Breeden; children Zack (Haley) Breeden, Rising Fawn; Lauren (Felix) Cruz, Rising Fawn, and Andy Breeden, Rising Fawn; grandson, Jase Breeden, Rising Fawn; siblings, Lisa Davidson, Flintstone, Laura Herron, Flintstone, and Tracy (Macara) Herron, Higdon, Ala.; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Saturday, June 26 at the Trenton Church of Christ with Ministers Daniel Rogers and Don Walker officiating.

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John Glenn Brogdon, 83, of Lookout Mountain, passed away Sunday, June 20, 2021.

Mr. Brogdon was a retired Master Sargent from the U.S. Marine Corp following 20 years of service.  He was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Flossie Mae Vaughan Brogdon.

Survivors include his sons, John William Samuel (Sandy) Brogdon, Navarre, Fla., Timothy Glenn Brogdon, Lookout Mountain, and Neil Emanuel (Raenell) Brogdon, Reidsville; daughter, Teirsha Lois Brogdon, Lookout Mountain; grandchildren, David Christopher Brogdon, Amanda Lynn Greco, Emilene Marie Brogdon, Joshua Samuel Eron Brogdon, Elizabeth Nicole Brogdon, Kylie Laverne Brogdon, and Grace Mae Brogdon; eight great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Friday, June 25 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Reese Fauscett officiating. Full military honors were given. Interment was in the Chattanooga National Cemetery.

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Arrangements by Ryan Funeral Home and Crematory, Trenton.



William Sherman Chapman, Sr., 75, of Wildwood, passed away Wednesday, June 23, 2021.

Mr. Chapman was retired from SMP Industries in Chattanooga, Tenn., as a tool and die maker. He was of the Baptist faith and was affectionately known as ‘the chicken man!”

He was preceeded in death by his wife, Wileen McElhaney Chapman; parents, T.W.  and Marvalee Bridgeman Chapman.

Survivors include his son, William S. (Pam) Chapman, Jr., of Wildwood; daughter, Kathy (Hubert) Hixon, Chattanooga, Tenn.; brother, Roger Chapman, Wildwood; sisters, Betty Jean (Lyle) Hargrave, Phoenix, Ariz., and Doris (Mark) McGee, Harrison, Tenn.; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Sunday, June 27 in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Nick Forshee officiating.  Interment will follow in Fuller Cemetery, Ider, Ala.

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Arrangements by Ryan Funeral Home and Crematory, Trenton.



Jeff Everett, 59, a lifelong resident of Trenton, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, June 23, 2021.

He was a 1980 graduate of Northwest Georgia High School. He was a Retail Counselor with Piggly Wiggly Super Markets, assisting 45 stores with sales, profits, and store operations. He worked in this type industry for 44 years. He also worked part-time with Moore Funeral Home. Jeff was a loving and devoted husband and father, and he was the most generous and welcoming person you could ever meet. Jeff enjoyed every moment with his children, traveling, and guiding young males into becoming good men.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Don and Martha Ann Everett.

Jeff is survived by his wife of 31 years, Kathy Everett; sons, Caleb (Emily) Everett and Ethan Everett; brothers, Steve Everett and Scott (Kelly) Everett; nieces and nephews, Makain Everett, Makinley Everett, Orey Yates, Alex Barton, Madeline Blaylock, Jordan West and Kara McNabb; aunts, uncles and cousins.

Graveside services were Saturday, June 26, at Lake Hills Memorial Gardens with Brother Billy Wallace officiating.

Jeff was a strong believer in St. Jude Children’s Hospital and the family asks that you donate to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in memory of Jeff.

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Arrangements entrusted to Moore Funeral of Trenton.


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