Charmaine Jean Crittenden, 50, of East Ridge, lost her on-going battle with cancer Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at home with her family around her. Miss. Crittenden was preceded in death by her mother, Loretta Martin Crittenden; and her father, James Terrell Crittenden; grandparents, Henry Clay Crittenden and Evelyn Hay Crittenden, of Chattanooga; and grandparents, Harmon H. Martin and Verna Mae Martin, of Cedar Bluff, Ala.. Survivors include her brother, Thomas Terrell Crittenden, of East Ridge; her aunt, Jean Crittenden Pace and uncle, Ed Pace, of Rogersville, Tenn.; and cousins, Steve Pace and wife, Linda; and Stan Pace and wife, Kim; along with her uncle Ronald H. Martin, of Cedar Bluff, Ala. Charmaine was born Aug. 20, 1963, at Tyndall Air Force Base in Panama City, Fla. She was a graduate of East Ridge High School in Chattanooga, and a member of East Ridge Baptist Church. To all that knew her loved her dearly and admired her dedicated work ethic and her never-ending zest for life. A Visitation and Memorial will be held at the Chattanooga Funeral Home East Chapel, 404 S. Moore Road from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Charmaine will be interred at Hamilton Memorial Gardens in Hixson. In lieu of flowers, please make your donations to Hearth Hospice Care of Chattanooga or the National Cancer Society. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastChapel.com.