RINGGOLD Ashlynn Taylor Veal, 15, went home to be with the Lord on her birthday, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. You have to be a special angel to go on your 15th Birthday.Ashlynn was born in Chattanooga and raised in Ringgold. She was a student at Heritage High School and a member of First Baptist Church of Trion. She loved her friends, facebook enjoyed 4-wheeling, make-up, owls, and just being such an advocate of finding a cure for cancers and loving her family.She is survived by her mother, Desha "Mommy" (Gerald) Hawkins; father, Scotty (Leah) Veal; brother, John Payne II; sister, Lanie Mae Veal; stepbrother, Preston Hawkins; stepsister, Cassondra Hawkins; maternal grandmother, Vicki "Mama" (Porter) Mathis; maternal grandfather, David "Pop" (Kathy "Granna") Majors; paternal grandmother, Wanda Browning; paternal grandfather, Dewayne (Peggy) Veal; many loving aunts and uncles including, Shawn and Kelly and cousins, including Jordan; and special Great-grandfather, Bill McEntyre.The family will receive friends from noon to 2:30 p.m. with funeral services at 2:30 on Thursday at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 S. Moore Road, East Ridge, with Rev. Warren Moorhead officiating.Burial will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens South in Rossville.Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastChapel.com.Memorial contributions may be made to Candlelighters of Chattanooga, 1305 Darlene Circle, East Ridge, TN 37412.