Obit: Lorene McClendon

Obit: Lorene McClendon

May 2nd, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Lorene Betts McClendon, 83, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, April. 28, 2013, with her daughter and family by her bedside.She was a member of the Baptist faith, retired from North Park Hospital as a CNA and was preceded in death by her daughter, Joann Penny; parents, Rev. Mark and Dora Betts; brothers, George, Richard and Damon Betts; sisters, Fanny Mary Townsend, Ella Marie Killebrew and Gertha Lee Lewis.Survivors are her loving daughter and son-in-law, Saundra (Eric) Payne; devoted granddaughter, Erica M. Henderson; grandson, Christopher A. (Jewell) Payne; great-grandchildren, Mark Harden, Hannah I. Henderson, Tyler E. Henderson, Christopher A. Payne Jr., Jeremiah M. Payne, Tania Humphrey, all of Chattanooga; beloved sister, Hazel Cunningham, of Louisville, Ky.; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.Homegoing Service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Second Missionary Baptist Church, 2305 East Third St. in Chattanooga with Rev. Earla Sue Lockhart, eulogist and Dr. Paul McDaniel, pastor. The family will receive friends one hour before the service.Interment: Hamilton Memorial Gardens.Condolences may be sent to the family and sign the online guest book at website: www.willisfuneralhomedalton.com.Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Dalton.