Mrs. Dora Lay, 85, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2020.
She was a retired employee of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi, after 38 years of service.
Mrs. Lay was a member of Falling Water Baptist Church, and the Gleaners Sunday School Class.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Velpo and Girtrue Kennedy Bryant, and her husbands, Jim Patterson, and Walter Lay; siblings, Ernest Bryant, and Jean Sumrall.
Mrs. Lay is survived by her daughter, Renee (Bob) Little; her son Kenneth Patterson; her sister, Carolyn Stubbs; and two grandchildren, Ray (Jen) Gordy, and Bradley Little.
Private graveside services will be held at Hamilton Memorial Gardens, with Brother Tommy Taylor officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Falling Water Baptist Church, 523 Roberts Mill Road, Hixson, TN 37343.
We respectfully request that “social distancing,” wearing masks at all times, and all CDC guidelines and measures be adhered to at the funeral home and the cemetery.
Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory, and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com