Martha Pendergrass

Hamilton County

Martha Emma Duncan Pendergrass, 70, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. She was born in Huntsville, Ala., to the late David P. and Ruby Wooten Duncan. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and was of the Church of God faith. She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Ray Pendergrass; daughter, Sonya Catlett; and son, Joe "Joey" Phillips, Jr. She is survived by her daughter, Deborah Kendrick, of Chattanooga, Tenn.; grandchildren, David Martin, Ashley Sweeney, Donald Joe Kendrick, Robert Dewayne Kendrick, Fred Jefferson Kendrick; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. today, Dec. 9, and Monday Dec. 10, morning until the service. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, in the chapel with Reverend: Wendell Dover officiating. Burial will follow in Chickamauga Cemetery - Chickamauga, Georgia. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made towards her funeral expenses.Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Homes - Chickamauga Chapel, Chickamauga, Georgia. Online register book at

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