Lucile Robertson

Hamilton County

Lucile Katie Robertson died on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at a local hospital.She was born born Oct. 28, 1920 in Whiteside, Tenn.She was known as "Granny Lucy" to everyone she met at her grandchildrens and great grandchildrens softball, baseball, football and wrestling events. Referees for these events appreciated her insight even when they threatened to expel her from the game.Granny Lucy loved her family, friends, the Atlanta Braves, "live" wrestling and the National Enquirer.She raised three daughters as a single parent and worked many long hours to provide for them. She taught them the meaning of family, hard work, perseverance, fairness, humor and most of all right from wrong.Sheila Higgins, the middle child; parents, Oscar and Bessie Bailey; brothers, Harry, John, Fred, Jimmy and Donald Bailey; sisters, Peggy and Elizabeth Bailey, Betty Headrick and Mildred Synder preceded her in death.Left to cherish her memory, daughters, Teressa (Silas) Fletcher, Dayton, Tenn., and Pam (Peter) Duffy, Chattanooga; grandchildren, Traci (Tom) Smelas, Shane (Cheryl) Fletcher, Shannon (Michael) Faires, T.J. Higgins, Jim (Staci) Higgins, Chattanooga, and Zollie (Tate) Cantrell, Knoxville; 12 great-grandchildren. A special thanks to Billie Varnes for the love and help she provided over the years.The family will receive friends 1 to 3 p.m. today, Jan. 9, at Chattanooga Funeral Home North Chapel.Graveside services will be at 3 p.m in the Chapel of Devotion at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations in Luciles memory to a charity of choice.Please share your thoughts and Memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory & Florist, North Chapel, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN, 37343.

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