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Joel D. Center

March 22, 1942 ~ September 16, 2020 (age 78)


Joel D. Center, 78, of Ringgold, GA passed away September 16, 2020 at his home.

A lifelong resident of Ringgold, Mr. Center was loving known in Ringgold and Tunnel Hill, GA as one who helped others in need.

He was a member of the  Deaf Fellowship Seventh-day Adventist Church, McDonald, TN.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eli and Euphie Center; and brother, Wayne Center.

Survivors are his wife of 58 years, Lyda Center;  three daughters,  Lorna (Judd) Whitfield, Ringgold,   Connie Center, Tunnel Hill, and Shirley (Jimmy) Sinclair, Chattanooga;   brother, Richard Center, Collegedale;  two sisters, Jane Meis, Cleveland, TN, and Myra Center, Ringgold; seven grandchildren,  seven great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Deaf Fellowship SDA Church, McDonald, TN

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Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.

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