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ELIZABETH EULALA MIDDLEBROOKS


Elizabeth Eulala Sharp Middlebrooks, 87, of, Chickamauga, passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at her residence. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother & great-grandmother and was known to her family as “Nannie.”

Elizabeth was born on July 14, 1932 in Ft. Payne, Alabama to the late Wallace Doyal & Katie Sharp. She married the love of her life, Ernest “Junior” Middlebrooks on May 22, 1948 and were together for 67 wonderful years. Junior passed away in 2016. Following her retirement from Mar-Mode Hosiery Mill, Elizabeth enjoyed working with her husband in their wood-working shop, cooking, doing crafts, embroidery, and fabric painting. She was well-known for her awesome chess cake and homemade sourdough bread. She was a member of the Tiftonia Holiness Church for 46 years.

Survivors include her daughter & caregiver, Karen Middlebrooks Lowrance; son, Lebron (Tammy) Middlebrooks; grandson, Christopher (Charity) Lowrance; granddaughters, Holly (Trent) Heard, & Heather (Tyson) Henshaw; great-grandchildren, Clay & Kellie Lowrance, Haylie & Hayden Heard, Tytus & Triton Henshaw; numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, May 3rd at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Ryan Funeral Home with Brother Troy Lawson & Brother Darrell Townson officiating. Interment will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South in Rossville.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared at ryanfuneralhome.net.

A special thank you in extended to Hospice of Chattanooga South team, Rhonda Bailey R.N., Charmonee LaNea, C.N.A., & Terre Morrison, C.N.A.

The family will receive friends Saturday, May 2nd from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory, Trenton, GA.