Rita Diane Hall Stargel, 68, of Dunlap died in a Chattanooga hospital on Wednesday, February 22, 2012.
She moved to Dunlap nine years ago from Lutz, Florida and she was a member of Cartwright Church of God.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Elizabeth Hall; and son, Joseph Keith Stargel.
Survivors include her husband, Joseph Benjamin Stargel of Dunlap; daughters, Ruth Ann (Jules) Vale of San Antonio, Texas, Deborah Lynn (James) Baptist of Lawrenceville, Georgia; sister, Donna Pitts; brother, Barry Hall, both of Hixson; grandchildren, James Royce Baptist, Benjamin Cole Baptist, Diane Marie Vale and Joseph Oscar Vale; great-grandchildren, Trinity Vale, Ethan Vale, Riley Elg and Celeb Elg; nieces and nephews.
Services were held Saturday, February 25 in the funeral home chapel.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Sequatchie County Cancer Network, P.O. Box 98, Dunlap, TN 37327.
An online guestbook is at www.ewtonfuneralhome.com.
Ewton Funeral Home of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.