Obit: Martha Alverson

Obit: Martha Alverson

February 18th, 2014 in Obituaries
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Martha E. Alverson, 92, of East Ridge died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014. She was born June 5, 1921 in Sugar Valley, Ga., a daughter of the late Ben and Dixie Alverson. She was preceded in death by her brother, Lynn Alverson. She was a member of Brainerd Baptist Church for 55 years, where she sang in the choir, worked in the library and was active in the WMU. Miss Alverson was retired from TVA after 39 years of service. Survivors include her brother, Ken H. (Jenny) Alverson; sister-in-law, Sharon Alverson; nieces and nephews, Terry Sorrell, Melissa Alverson, Anne Alverson, Lynda Hughes, David Alverson and Robert Alverson; 12 great-nieces and nephews and three great-great-nephews. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, in the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Rowland officiating. Interment will follow in Chattanooga Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Brainerd Baptist Church, youth choir trip, P.O. Box 8159, Chattanooga, TN 37414. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com. Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, East Chapel, 404 S. Moore Road, Chattanooga.