OBITUARY

Mary Evelyn Estes

May 14, 1929August 13, 2019

Mary Evelyn Estes, age 90, of Chattanooga, passed away, Tuesday, August 13, 2019 in a local hospital. She was born May 14, 1929 in Chattanooga to the late Robert & Lillie King.

She was a graduate of Chattanooga Central High School and a member of Crossroads Baptist Church.

Mrs. Estes retired from Scott Equipment Company after many years of service. She loved crafts and painting with her “Frogmore Sisters”.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Estes, Jr.; son-in-law, Bill Ridge; and brother-in-law, Sydney Johnson, and a nephew, Jon King.

Survivors include her children, Frank (Denise) Reed and Bobby (Pam) Reed, of Ooltewah, and Cheryl Ridge of Knoxville; siblings, Robert (Barbara) King, Jr. of Cleveland, James (Ann) King and Frances Johnson of East Ridge; grandchildren, Hope(Dennis) Rhinehart, Robby (Angela) Reed, Amy (Neil) Highfield, Jeremy (Jennifer) Ridge, Dana (Jason) Mull, and Kristen (Jason) Harding; and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Thursday, August, 15, 2019 from 4-8 p.m. and Friday, August 16, 2019 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held Friday, August, 16, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. in the East Brainerd Chapel with Rev. Mike Steele officiating.

Interment will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens, South. Pallbearers will be Robby Reed, Neil Highfield, Seth Highfield, Jeremy Ridge, Jason Harding, and Jason Mull.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Estes’ memory to Crossroads Baptist Church, (Women’s Ministry), 9122 Ooltewah/Georgetown Road, Ooltewah, TN 37363.

Arrangements are by the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 8214 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Robby Reed
  • Neil Highfield
  • Seth Highfield
  • Jeremy Ridge
  • Jason Harding
  • Jason Mull

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, August 15, 2019
  • Visitation Friday, August 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, August 16, 2019
  • Interment Friday, August 16, 2019

Memories

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Gail Eslinger

August 15, 2019

Mary was one of the most kind and compassionate ladies I know. When I think of Mary I think of love, she loved well. Steve and I have many wonderful memories that we cherish with Mary. We shared family, church, and life!
We love your Mary!
Praying for your precious family ❤️

Paulette Manning

August 14, 2019

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are for your family. Have comfort in all the precious memories you have of your mom. As time goes by, these will be priceless.

JOHNNY HOLDEN

August 14, 2019

MARY WAS A WONDERFUL LADY THAT I ADMIRED SINCE CHILDHOOD! SHE WILL CERTAINLY BE MISSED BY ALL WHO KNEW AND LOVED HER!

Art Walker

August 14, 2019

So sorry to hear about Mary we work together at Scott for many years

Biography

Mary Evelyn Estes, age 90, of Chattanooga, passed away, Tuesday, August 13, 2019 in a local hospital. She was born May 14, 1929 in Chattanooga to the late Robert & Lillie King.

She was a graduate of Chattanooga Central High School and a member of Crossroads Baptist Church.

Mrs. Estes retired from Scott Equipment Company after many years of service. She loved crafts and painting with her “Frogmore Sisters”.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Estes, Jr.; son-in-law, Bill Ridge; and brother-in-law, Sydney Johnson, and a nephew, Jon King.

Survivors include her children, Frank (Denise) Reed and Bobby (Pam) Reed, of Ooltewah, and Cheryl Ridge of Knoxville; siblings, Robert (Barbara) King, Jr. of Cleveland, James (Ann) King and Frances Johnson of East Ridge; grandchildren, Hope(Dennis) Rhinehart, Robby (Angela) Reed, Amy (Neil) Highfield, Jeremy (Jennifer) Ridge, Dana (Jason) Mull, and Kristen (Jason) Harding; and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Thursday, August, 15, 2019 from 4-8 p.m. and Friday, August 16, 2019 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held Friday, August, 16, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. in the East Brainerd Chapel with Rev. Mike Steele officiating.

Interment will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens, South. Pallbearers will be Robby Reed, Neil Highfield, Seth Highfield, Jeremy Ridge, Jason Harding, and Jason Mull.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Estes’ memory to Crossroads Baptist Church, (Women’s Ministry), 9122 Ooltewah/Georgetown Road, Ooltewah, TN 37363.

Arrangements are by the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 8214 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.