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Mary Alice "Cotton" Qualls Smith
January 12, 1931 ~ November 17, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old
Mary Alice “Cotton” Qualls Smith, 92, went to be with the Lord Nov 17, 2023. Preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, John F. Smith; parents, Horace & Bessie Qualls; sisters: Ruby, Lela and Shirley. Survived by daughters: Tinna Basham, Susan Smith-Erby, and Janice (Ray) Johnson; five grandchildren: Jason, Amanda, Brad, Braxton and Breanne; seven great-grandchildren: Johnathan, Austin, Zoe, Anna, Phoenix, Brooks and Ashlyn; two sisters, Billie and Georgia; and two brothers, Buddy and Johnny.
Mary worked for Kingston Corp/Gold Bond for 41 years. She enjoyed bowling, gardening, collecting dolls, baking and spending time with grandchildren and great grands. Her calling in life was to selflessly help others, even if it meant her not doing what she needed to do for herself. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.
Visitation will be Saturday Nov 25 from 11:00 A.M. until to 2:00 P.M., with service at 2:00 P.M. in the Coulter Chapel of Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace with Marvin McClendon officiating. Graveside service at 3:00 in Chattanooga Memorial Park in White Oak.
Arrangements entrusted to Lane Funeral Home Ashland Terrace www.Lanefh.com (423) 877-3524.
Saturday November 25, 2023 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM Lane Funeral Home Ashland Terrace 601 Ashland Terrace Chattanooga, TN 37415
Saturday November 25, 2023 2:00 PM Lane Funeral Home Ashland Terrace 601 Ashland Terrace Chattanooga, TN 37415
Saturday November 25, 2023 3:00 PM Chattanooga Memorial Park 501 Memorial Drive Chattanooga, TN