Lyn Marshall Mize, 68, of Ooltewah, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, William "Tweet" Mize and Pauline Lowe; stepfather, Marvin Dooley Lowe. Lyn was a Sales Coordinator for Astec Industries Inc. for 17 years. He was founder of Meat In Due Season Ministries, a Christian ministry devoted to the teaching deeper Biblical truths. He was the author of "The Open Door" and numerous articles about kingdom truths on his website www.ffruits.org. Surviving relatives: wife, Barbara Caines Mize;. sons, Stephan (Nancy) Mize and Derek (Dixie) Mize, all of Ooltewah, Tenn.; brother, Erbie Gail (Ann) Mize, of East Ridge, Tenn.; His grandchildren are Michael Cusworth, Chelsea Mize, Chandler Mize, Lacey Mize and Lynnly Mize, but he was known to many and loved by all, as "Papa".Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Tracey Daniels officiating. The interment will follow at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute. Memorial contributions can be made to Faith Baptist Church, 8834 N. Hickory Valley Road, Chattanooga, TN 37416.The family will receive friends 4-8 p.m. today and from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tenn.