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Rosa Lee "Jack" (Durham) Veal

March 4, 1928 ~ September 10, 2018 (age 90)

Rosa Lee “Jack” Durham Veal, 90, of Lookout Mountain, Georgia, passed away on Monday, September 10, 2018 at her home, surrounded by her family.


Rosa Lee was a native and lifelong resident of Lookout Mountain’s Hinkle Community and was a charter member of Payne’s Chapel United Methodist Church.  She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 52 years, Harvey Veal, parents, Robert E. Durham, Sr., & Alice Williams Durham, sister, Hazel Neal, brother, Robert E. “Bobby” Durham, Jr., and great-granddaughter, Taylor Veal.


She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Dewayne Veal, Red Bank, Deborah Veal, Darlene (Steve) Keller, & Bruce (Kim) Veal, all of Lookout Mountain; grandchildren, Sandy (Lee) Derryberry, Angelicque (Joe) Melton, Kristy (Chuck) Gold, Scotty (Leah) Veal, Kenny Veal, LeAnn (Shaun) Chandler, Brent (Christina) Veal, & Derrick Veal; fifteen great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Anna Lou Hilton, & Shirley Bull, both of East Ridge; brother and sister-in-law, Jim & Suzanne Durham, Ringgold; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.


A service to celebrate Jack’s life will be held on Saturday, September 22nd at 2:00 p.m. at Payne’s Chapel United Methodist Church.  She will be laid to rest in the church cemetery.


The family would like to thank the staff of Hospice of Chattanooga-South team for the care and support given during her final days.  Also, a special thanks to her caregiver, Stella Powell, for her timeless dedication given to Rosa Lee.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Payne’s Chapel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 83, Lookout Mountain, TN  37350, or to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4401 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN  37406.


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The family will receive friends on Saturday, September 22nd from 11:00 a.m. until the service hour at Payne’s Chapel United Methodist Church.


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

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