Louise Tankersley Rimel, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Aug. 13, 2012. She was 94 years old.She was born on Feb. 11, 1918 in Cullman County, Ala., to the late Robert Edward Tankersley and Ollie Mae Bradford Tankersley. Louise grew up in Cullman County and attended West Point High School where she received Miss West Point and played on the Basketball team as a guard. During World War II she went to Hume-Fogg Aircraft Technical School in Nashville and went to work for Tennessee Aircraft where she worked on the P-47 Thunderbolt until World War II was over.After the war she married the love of her life John Robert Rimel and moved to Chattanooga in 1953. She was employed and retired from Miller Brothers and was an active member for over 50 years at Red Bank Baptist Church, the Lorene Tilford Sunday School Class and Senior Adults until she was unable to attend.She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and four brothers, Comer, Eddie, Dean and Lewis Tankersley; and two sisters, Ethel Tankersley Greene and Marjorie Tankersley Hammett.Louise is survived by her three children, John Robert (Debra) Rimel, of Roswell, Ga., Jan Rimel (Karl) Bolus, of Chattanooga and Judy Rimel (Ted) Hope, of Rock Spring, Ga.; three grandsons, John Robert Rimel III, Thomas Jeremiah Rimel and Ted Jonas Hope III; and one granddaughter, Stephanie Rimel; and several nephews and nieces.The family wishes to thank all of her doctors, the staff, Tyra Bell and Hospice of Chattanooga for their care and compassion given to Mrs. Rimel during her illness. The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday at the North Chapel.Services for Louise will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Dr. Fred Steelman, Rev. Bert Jones and Rev. Bill Harvey officiating.Burial will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Louises name to Hospice of Chattanooga, P.O. Box 19269, Chattanooga, TN 37416, or Red Bank Baptist Church, 4000 Dayton Blvd., Red Bank, TN 37415.Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist.