Dr. Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Stroud, 87, passed away on June 26, 2015 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends. Betty was born in Batesville, Ar. to parents, Lucille and Curtis Thompson. She graduated from Arkansas College and in 1952 became one of the first women to receive a medical degree from the University ofArkansas. Betty and her ... (click for more)
Flancher Eugene “Gene” Ricketts, 81, of Soddy Daisy, died on Friday, June 26, 2015. He was a United States Army veteran serving during the Korean War. Gene was a member of the New Life Baptist Church; he loved mowing the grass there for the church. He retired from DuPont after more than 30 years of service and he also retired from The Backstage Dinner Theatre. His parents, Flancher and Inez Ricketts and a brother, Warner ... (click for more)
Michael DeWayne Thurmond, 51, of Chattanooga, died on Friday, June 26, 2015. He was born July 10, 1963 in Chattanooga. Mr. Thurmond was preceded in death by his mother, Faye Thurmond. Mr. Thurmond was with Bi-Lo for 35 years and was the store director of the Dallas Bay Bi-Lo. His greatest joy was spending time with his only daughter, Beth and his grandson, Miller. He was an avid Alabama Football fan and he enjoyed playing golf. Whenever ... (click for more)
June 29, 2015
Shirley D. Pounds, 57, of Takoma Park, Maryland, and formerly of Chattanooga, died after a long illness on Saturday, June 27, 2015, at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Springs, Maryland. Arrangements ... (click for more)
Jane Kennedy, of Signal Mountain, Tennessee, died on June 24, 2015. She was born in Trenton, N.J., on Aug. 29, 1925, to Hugh and Jane Kennedy. Jane's parents and brothers, Hugh, Br. Philip ... (click for more)
Douglas Eugene Beuoy, 50, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died on Sunday, June 28, 2015. Survivors and complete memorial arrangements will be announced by the Chattanooga Funeral Home, ... (click for more)
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