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Mrs. Sylvia Marie Pointer, 70, gained her heavenly wings April 29, 2017.  She was born May 10, 1946 to the late James D. Pearson and Mary Ophelia Orr.  She was a faithful member of Rose Of Sharon Baptist Church and retired from Olan Mills after 40 years of service. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James “Honey” Pointer; sister, Tarra Jones; stepfather, Jessie Jones.  She leaves to cherish her memory her loving and devoted son, Darren (Jennifer) Pointer; sisters, Berlinda Jones and Sophia Jones; seven grandchildren, 4 nieces, 2 nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.   Funeral services will be held at 10: am Friday, May 5, 2017 at Rose of Sharon Baptist Church. Interment: Chattanooga National Cemetery.  The body will lie in state after 12 noon Thursday, May 4 at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

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  • Thursday, May 04, 2017
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ John P. Franklin Funeral Home
  • Thursday, May 04, 2017
    Our Sympathy to the family,Sylvia is at peace with our Lord Jesus. Your friends and coworkers, the 0lan Mills Family.
  • Thursday, May 04, 2017
    With deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one.
    ~ Patsy Heard   Chattanooga, TN
  • Thursday, May 04, 2017
    My sympathy to the family on your loss. Its hard to understand the reason why our loved ones have to leave, but being a child of God, he chose Ms. Sylvia to come home and be done with the issues of this world. She is at peace and in the arms of the Lord. Ms. Bea (Tony's mom) God bless you all
    ~ Beatrice Hudson   Chattanooga, TN