High, Stephanie Renee

Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Stephanie High
Stephanie High

Evangelist Stephanie Renee High, 45, died on Monday, April 6, 2009.

She was a graduate of Howard High School; she was co-captain of the Howard Tigers girls basketball team. She attended Austin Peay University where she majored in Marketing and Distribution.

She was a faithful member of Greater Emmanuel Apostolic Church. She was employed by Hamilton County Board of Education until her illness.

She was preceded in death by her father, John High Jr.; grandparents, John Sr. and Florence High Sr. and Clyde and Izella White; brother, Randall (High) Wade; uncle, Al Basil White; cousins Vanessa (High) Nicholson and Reggie White (NFL Hall of Fame).

She is survived by her mother, Sarah White Anderson; adopted daughter, Jenchele (John Todd) Wallace; sisters, Sheilia High, Sherry Blanton and Miranda (Vesta) Melvin Sr.; brothers, Ervin (Carman) Rainey, John "Tre" High, and Marcus High, all of Chattanooga, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, at Greater Emmanuel Apostolic Church, 400 Tunnel Boulevard, with Pastor Norma V. Smith and Dr. Paul D. Smith officiating. Interment will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. at Greater Emmanuel Apostolic Church.

Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

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