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Doris Eloise (Meadows) Medley

December 1, 1936 ~ September 24, 2019 (age 82)

Doris Medley, 82, of St. Elmo passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at her home.  She was a native of Dekalb County Alabama, had lived most of her life in the Chattanooga area and was of the Baptist Faith.  She retired in 1983 as a substitute teacher with Chattanooga City Schools with eleven years of service.  Mrs. Medley was known for her selflessness, always putting others first.  Her passions in life were spending time with her family, enjoying her vegetable garden, quilting, needle working, and was an avid reader.


She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Clyde Medley; parents, Loomis and Hester Meadows; two sons, Michael and Steven Disman and three brothers, L.D. Meadows, Charles Meadows, and Jerry Meadows.


Survivors include three children, Martin Medley, Kenneth Medley, and Scott Medley, all of Chattanooga; special daughter-in-law, Beverly Hurley of Wilmington, N.C.; three brothers, Jesse Meadows of Ft. Oglethorpe, Ricky (Doris) Meadows of Ringgold and Johnny Meadows of Chattanooga; sister-in-law, Sharon Meadows; four grandchildren, Chris (Christina) Medley, Jennifer (Joey) Richardson, Emily Medley, and Amanda Medley; two great grandchildren, Caroline and Kian Michael; several nephews; and one niece.


The family would like to extend a special thank you to Kindred Hospice for their love and care during this time.


In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Crandall Bible Methodist Church at 125 Railroad St. Crandall, GA 30711 or to Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund at 5201 Dayton Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37415.


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Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:00p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Reverend Carson L. Scarbrough officiating.


Interment will follow in the Forest Hills Cemetery.


The family will receive friends Saturday from 4-8 and Sunday from 12 noon until the funeral hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.

Donations may be made to:

Crandall Bible Methodist Church
125 Railroad St, Crandall GA 30711

Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund
5201 Dayton Blvd, Chattanooga TN 37415

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