OBITUARY

Norman Alex Gallman

February 24, 1974December 17, 2013

Norman Alex Gallman, age 39, of Ringgold, Georgia, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, December 17, 2013. He was born February 24, 1974 in Dalton, Georgia.

He was a 1991 graduate of Southeast Whitfield High School where he lettered four years in both the basketball and baseball programs. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 1995. He was a Certified Professional Trainer from the Aerobics & Fitness Association of America (AFAA) and was employed with Brainerd Baptist Crossroads (BX). Alex also held a CPR Certification through the American Red Cross.

He coached youth basketball and various youth sports camps for the BX and was a baseball coach for the Ringgold Youth Athletic Association.

Survivors include his wife Anna Caro Gallman of Ringgold; parents, Charles A & Catholyn Dianne Gallman of Chatsworth, Georgia; children, Kaleb Alex Gallman and Noah Jayden Gallman; stepson, Gabriel Adrian Serrano all of Ringgold; sister, Grace Rashae (Thomas) Doyle; nieces, Abigail Reese Doyle and Hartley Elle Doyle; nephew, Thomas Becker Doyle all of Tampa, Florida.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 3:00 p.m. in the East Chapel with Rev. Dr. Robby Gallaty officiating. Burial will follow at West Hills Cemetery in Dalton Georgia.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 4-8 p.m. and Friday from 1-3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Gallman Trust fund for Kaleb, Jayden, & Gabriel at Suntrust Bank.

Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 404 South Moore Road, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37412.

Services

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, December 20, 2013

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Teresa McDonald-Bak

April 11, 2014

Dianne and Charles, I have just realized this is your Alex. I will pray for your family. God Bless you all.

Stania Heinrich

March 6, 2014

I just heard about the news. I am so sorry. Words cannot even explain. My heart goes out to the family. If you need anything please let me know. I've enclosed my new email.

Love always,
Stania

Kimberly Hampton

March 6, 2014

I am so sorry for your loss. I met Alex in 5th grade, we became friends! He was one of the sweetest guys I have ever known. I will never forget his smile!!! I am so truly sorry. God bless you all!

Tom & Terri Caylor

December 28, 2013

Dear Punk and Diane,
We are truly sorry we missed the opportunity to pay our respects. Please forgive us. We cannot start to imagine your grief. We are keeping you in our prayers.

December 26, 2013

Uncle Punk and Dianne I am so sorry to hear of this unrealistic and untimely death I did not know until I seen a patient today that is related to the Gallmans, again I am so very sorry for your loss.
Doris Greeson Ogle

December 26, 2013

We are so sorry for your lost, we appolize for not paying our respect to you and your family. We just found out about the lost, and you have our deepest sympathy,
Love Ya
Peggy & Donald Greeson

December 21, 2013

Anna, the Boys, and Mr. and Mrs. Gallman, I am heartbroken for your families. Alex was one of the nicest, hardworking young men I have ever known. He absolutely loved all of you so much. My thoughts and prayers are with you. MOLLY DEBLOIS (Ooltewah TN)

Jill Beavers Rogers

December 21, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. This news breaks my heart and my prayers are with you all.

lauren grower

December 21, 2013

Anna I am so sorry for you and your families loss. Everyone could tell how much he loved you and the boys. If you need anything at all please don't hesitate to let me know.

Whitney Mieseler

December 20, 2013

Anna, I am so sorry to hear of this tragedy! You and your family are constantly in my thoughts and prayers! God will give you peace and comfort

FROM THE FAMILY