Tredway, Kathryn

Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Kathryn Tredway
Kathryn Tredway

Kathryn Tredway, 84, of Chattanooga, died on Tuesday, May 12, 2009.

Mrs. Tredway was born in Chattanooga to Charles and Mary Baggett. She was a longstanding member of First Baptist of Chattanooga Golden Gateway and the Lydia Sunday School Class. She was a graduate of Chattanooga High School Class of 1943. She worked her entire career as a stenographer for Railway Express Agency and still enjoyed the company of the friendships that she made there. She was also a founding member and secretary of G.A.L.S. softball.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Charlene Smith.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years as of June 29, James Martin Tredway; children, Larry Martin (Marsha) Tredway of Richmond, Tx., Kay T. (Tommy) Hale of Ooltewah, and Karen T. (Jimmy) Fogo of Ooltewah; grandchildren, Christy (John) Fogo-Martin, Jimbo Fogo, Caitlin Tredway, and Byron Fogo; and great-grandson, J.D. Martin.

Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist of Chattanooga (401 Gateway Ave., Chattanooga, Tn. 37402), Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (4119 Cromwell Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421), or Martin-Boyd Christian Home (6845 Standifer Gap Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421).

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday and 12:30-1:30 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, at the funeral home with Dr. Gary Carver officiating. Burial will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be the R.E.A. "Lunch Bunch."

The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of Martin-Boyd Christian Home and the doctors and staff of Memorial Hospital for their care.

Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory, and Florist, 404 South Moore Road.

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