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Nathaniel J. Dockery

May 12, 1924 ~ June 18, 2020 (age 96)


Nathaniel J. Dockery, 96, of Ringgold passed away on Thursday, June 18, 2020 in a local health care facility.

He was born on May 12, 1924 to the late Melvin & Lillian Deal Dockery.  Nathaniel was preceded in death by his wife Nellie Dockery, son Neil Dockery, and daughter Nancy Dockery Broom.

Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law Nathan & Linda Dockery; three grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; many nieces & nephews.

Nathaniel proudly served his country with the U.S. Army and a private burial will be at Chattanooga National Cemetery on Monday, June 22, 2020. 

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Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.  

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