Mary Louise Gravitt, 83, of Hixson, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013.Louise was a member of New Salem Baptist Church. She taught Kindergarten at Middle Valley Baptist Church. She was retired from Ganns Middle Valley Elementary School. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and very proud great grandmother.She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, R. E. Gravitt; parents, Oliver and Madge Pelfrey; and brother, Clyde Pelfrey.Survivors include her children, Ronnie ( Mitzi) Gravitt, Donnie Gravitt, Nancy (Ed) Blaylock, all of Soddy-Daisy; sister, Shirley Phillips of Rome, Ga.; grandchildren, Micah (Sheri) Gravitt, Mandy (Dusty) Mullins, Mary (Brad) Rogers, Jamie (Joey) Barbeauld, Sarah Gravitt, Ashely Gravitt, Austin Gravitt; several great-grandchilden, Mason, Aubrey, Lilly, Maggie, Peyton, Nick, Anna, Rachel, Chris, Koree, Brinley, Rolley; and loving friends Tommy and JoAnn Smith.The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Ted Painter officiating. Burial will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday, Sept. 30, from 2-8 p.m. and one hour before time of service on Tuesday.Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, P. O. Box 19269, Chattanooga, 37416, or to www.woundedwarriorproject.org.Condolences and memories can be shared at www.williamsonandson.com Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.