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Melba June Petty

March 21, 1936 ~ September 17, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old


Melba June Petty, 87, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, September 17, 2023. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Soddy-Daisy. She enjoyed playing piano and singing and loved the Lord.  Also, she enjoyed collecting dolls and was a great neighbor.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Petty; parents, Fred and Emma Standifer; sister, Phyllis Graham; and brother, Pete Standifer.

Survivors include her daughters, Melba Alexander (Fred) and Fran McInelley (Don); sons: David Lamar Lofty (Evelyn), Charlie Lofty (Terri) and Ron Lofty (Sharon); 15 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and brother David Standifer (Peggy).

Visitation is 5:00-8:00 pm Tuesday and 1:00-2:00 pm Wednesday at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace.  Funeral services are 2:00 pm Wednesday in the Coulter Chapel of Lane Funeral Home with Reverend Don Kelley officiating.  Interment will follow in Chattanooga Memorial Park.

Arrangements entrusted to Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, TN 37415, (423) 877-3524, lanefh.com


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