Jeraldyn Marlin

Hamilton County

Jeraldyn "Jerry" Tallent Marlin, 88, of Chattanooga, left to be with her Lord and Savior Feb. 12, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family.A graduate of Central High School, she married her high school sweetheart, Hugh R. "Jack" Marlin in 1942. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and Christian.A proud member of the Dalewood/Lakeside Lions Club, she lived a life of service and devotion to her fellow mankind. She was a faithful and dedicated Christian and a proud member of the Methodist Church. She passionately collected Precious Moments figurines that she shared with family and friends.She was preceded in death by her parents, Minnie Mae Scott and H.V. Tallent; her brother, Ralph Tallent; and her beloved husband of 69 years, Hugh R. "Jack" Marlin Jr.She is survived by her sons Bob (Marie) Marlin, of Red Bank, Jim Marlin, of Marietta, Ga.; and daughter, Kathy (Frank) Lewis, of Harrison; sister, Peggy T. Kelley; her grandchildren, Vickie Marlin, Lawrenceville, Ga., Angie Marlin, Red Bank, Vance Marlin, Chattanooga, Jamie Dye, Chattanooga, Jenni (Michael) Jackson, Ooltewah, Frank (Chelsa) Lewis Jr., Chattanooga, Quinn Lewis, Chattanooga, Tyler Marlin, Marietta, Ga., and Tiffany Jennette, Rome, Ga.; 14 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Thursday and one hour Friday prior to the service at the funeral home. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at at the North Chapel with the Rev. Richard Richter officiating.Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Tennessee Lions Charities, designated to the Kids Sight Vision Screening Program, 505 Fesslers Lane, Nashville, TN, 37210; Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN, 37416, or the charity of your choice as she whole-heartedly believed in helping all mankind.Please share your thoughts and memories at under the direction of the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, Tenn.

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