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Margaret (Shell) Decker

June 19, 1926 ~ October 21, 2019 (age 93)


Margaret S. Decker, 93, of East Ridge, passed away in a local hospital.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Toria Shell; husband, Carl Decker; and son, Charles Evans.


Margaret was a realtor in the Chattanooga area for many years and retired from Jim Walter Homes.  She was an avid traveler with her family and friends, especially taking trips to Tunica, Cherokee and Las Vegas.  She will be dearly missed.  If you knew Margaret, you loved her.


Survivors are daughters, Margaret Sims and Susan Pike; granddaughters Michelle, Stacey, Shannon and Carla; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.


Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Chattanooga National Cemetery with Chaplain Ricky Vaughn of Amedysis Hospice officiating.


In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Chattanooga Food Bank in memory of Margaret Decker.


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The family will receive friends from 11 until 1:30 Friday at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge.

To send flowers to Margaret's family, please visit our floral store.


October 25, 2019

11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Lane Funeral Home and Crematory-South Crest
833 Chickamauga Ave
Rossville, GA 30741

Graveside Service
October 25, 2019

2:00 PM
Chattanooga National Cemetery
1200 Bailey Avenue
Chattanooga, TN

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