Jessie Ireland


RINGGOLD Jessie (Lee) Ireland, 86, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at a local health care facility.She was born on Dec. 30, 1926 to Author B. and Tessie Standefer Smith, both deceased. She was also predeceased by her daughter, Wanda Haralson; three sisters and four brothers.She attended First Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga for many years and was a graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School, class of 1944.Survivors include her husband, Lamar Ireland, to whom she was married for 66 years; son and daughter-in-law, Charlie and Patty Ireland; sister, Sara Allison of Houston, Texas; brother and sister-in-law, James and Mary Lee Smith of Goodview, Va.; son-in-law, Eric Haralson, of Knoxville; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.The Rev. Chris Ehlers will conduct the graveside service at Chattanooga National Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, July 12.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to World Missions Fund of First Presbyterian Church, 554 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37402, or Changed Lives, P.O. Box 100, Chattanooga, TN 37401.Send condolences at are by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated.

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