Zoe Madeline McDonough, 10, of East Brainerd, died on July 6, 2012 along with her grandmother, Susan McDonough, in a tragic accident.
Zoe was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and was soon to be a fifth grader at Westview Elementary School. She loved basketball, soccer, volleyball and art and was inspired to become an art teacher.
She was a member of Girl Scout Troop #40507 for the past five years and also a member of Christ United Methodist Church.
Zoe was most proud of her relationship with her savior and having renewed her baptism just five days before her death.
She is survived by her parents, Brett and Leah McDonough; her brother, Corbin, and her sister, Siri, all of Chattanooga; grandparents, Mike McDonough of New Richland, Mn., and Frank and Barbara Bradford of Fayetteville, Tn.; aunt, Jen (Mike) Vetsch; uncle, Todd McDonough and cousins, Steven, Jimmy, Fawn, Anna, Abby and Averi.
A celebration of Zoe’s life will be held on Monday, July 9, at 2 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church with Reveren Mark Flynn officiating. Burial will be in Vista Lutheran Cemetery , New Richland, Mn., with her grandmother, Susan, on Saturday, July 15.
Memorial contributions may be made to Make A Wish Foundation, Ronald McDonald House or Tennessee Baptist Children’s Home which were a few of Zoe’s favorite charities.
Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 12-2 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 E. Brainerd Road.
Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.