Hartline, Frank

Former Vice President At Provident Life Insurance

Monday, December 24, 2012

Frank Hartline, 85,  passed  away on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at a local hospital. 

He was born in Knoxville, on  June  29, 1927,  to Granville and Harriet Hartline, both of whom predeceased him.

He was also predeceased by his wife of many years, Catherine Everett Hartline. Siblings are Jim (Gerry) Hartline of Virginia, Bob  (Virginia) Hartline of Cleveland, Marian (Bill) Jamborski  of Knoxville, and Shirley Hartline, who predeceased him, and Polly  (Trin) Wooten of Rossville, who survives him. Children are Susan Hartline, who predeceased him, and Rick Hartline and Linda Hartline Johnson, both of Cleveland, who survive him. Grandchildren are Ashley (Brad) Wolfe, Alex Knight, and Creed Knight. Great-grandchildren are Avery Wolfe and Ian Wolfe, all of Chattanooga.

After school, Frank went to work at Delta Air Lines as a ticket clerk. Then he moved on to be an underwriter for Provident Life Insurance where he worked until he retired, advancing to be a vice president. He loved to tell stories of his travels for Provident and people he met.

He was a talented lifetime inventor, who loved to tinker in his shop. His other favorite hobby was traveling and meeting new people with whom to talk.

Arrangements are by Lane Funeral  Home at Ashland Terrace. 

Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.  

There will be no service.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Elmcroft Senior Care, and the staff of Memorial Hospital for their extraordinary kindness and care of Frank at the end of his life. Also thanks to the staff at Lane Funeral  Home, who have always taken care of our family and relatives through the years at this time of need, for their outstanding kindness and professional care. 


Blackwell, Ronald Steven

Ronald Steven Blackwell, Sr., 62, died on July 27, 2015 in Chattanooga, Tn.   Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Shaw, Ricky LeBron

Ricky LeBron Shaw, Sr., 59, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016 at Emory Midtown Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a 1974 graduate of Brainerd High School. He resided in Ellenwood, Georgia where he worked 38 years for Delta Airlines. He was a member of Andrews Chapel United Methodist Church, where he was a part of the Outreach Ministry. He was ... (click for more)

Taylor, Richard Edward (Decatur)

Richard Edward Taylor, 87, of Decatur, Tennessee, died on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at his daughter's residence.  He was a member of the Concord United Methodist Church. He was retired owner of North Beach Marine in Florida. Was a Veteran serving in the USMC and in U.S. Air Force “Air National Guard”, and served in the Korean War. He was preceeded in death by his ... (click for more)

Kilgore, Paul Melton (Whitwell)

Paul Melton Kilgore, 65, of Whitwell, Tennessee, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016.   He was preceded in death by  his parents, P.M. & Dellzen Kilgore; and brothers, Johnny Kilgore and Virgil Kilgore.  He is survived by his children, Joann Brown, Lamar Brown and Paul Melton Kilgore, Jr.; sisters, Marie Whittenburg, Virginia Roger, JoAnn Connor ... (click for more)

Morning Fire Destroys Vacant Valleybrook House; 2 Firefighters Suffer Burns

Fire destroyed a vacant house in the Valleybrook Community early Thursday morning. The Chattanooga Fire Department received the alarm at 5:35 a.m. and responded to a reported fire at the Valleybrook Golf and Country Club off Hixson Pike. When the first firefighters from Station 19 arrived on the scene, they could not find the fire. Lt. Scott Sheets with Quint 19 said that ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Whiskey Company To Construct Large Distillery At Former Site Of Newton Chevrolet

The Chattanooga Whiskey Company has begun construction on a larger production distillery in the former Newton Chevrolet property at the corner of MLK Boulevard and Riverfront Parkway near the Tennessee River. Once fully operational, the Riverfront Parkway facility will be capable of producing upwards of 14 (53-gallon) barrels per day, making it one of the largest craft bourbon ... (click for more)