Marlin, Jeraldyn "Jerry" Tallent

Member Of Dalewood/Lakeside Lions Club

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Jerry Marlin
Jerry Marlin

Jeraldyn “Jerry” Tallent Marlin, 88, of Chattanooga, died on February 12, 2013, at her home, surrounded by her family.  

A graduate of Central High School, she married her high school sweetheart, Hugh R. “Jack” Marlin in 1942. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and Christian.

A proud member of the Dalewood/Lakeside Lions Club, she lived a life of service and devotion to her fellow mankind. She was a faithful and dedicated Christian and a proud member of the Methodist church. She passionately collected Precious Moments figurines that she shared with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Minnie Mae Scott and H.V. Tallent; her brother, Ralph Tallent; and her beloved husband of 69 years, Hugh R. “Jack” Marlin, Jr.

She is survived by her sons, Bob (Marie) Marlin of Red Bank, Jim Marlin of Marietta, Ga., and daughter, Kathy (Frank) Lewis, of Harrison; sister, Peggy T. Kelley; grandchildren, Vickie Marlin, Lawrenceville, Ga.; Angie Marlin, Red Bank, Tn.; Vance Marlin, Chattanooga; Jamie Dye, Chattanooga; Jenni (Michael) Jackson, Ooltewah; Frank (Chelsa) Lewis, Jr., Chattanooga; Quinn Lewis, Chattanooga; Tyler Marlin, Marietta, Ga.; and Tiffany Jennette, Rome, Ga.; 14 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. 

The family will receive friends on Thursday, Feb. 14, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., and Friday, one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Feb. 15, at 1 p.m. at the North Chapel with Reverend Richard Richter officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Tennessee Lions Charities, designated to the Kids Sight Vision Screening Program, 505 Fesslers Lane, Nashville, Tn. 37210; Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, Tn. 37416, or the charity of your choice, as she whole-heartedly believed in helping all mankind.

Arrangements are under the direction of the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, Tn.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaNorthChapel.com.


Morrow, Ellie Addison

Ellie Addison Morrow, 13 months, died on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Born Oct. 28, 2015, to Travis Morrow and Bethany Davis at Erlanger Medical Center, Ellie had huge brown eyes and the most infectious smile.  She brightened all of our lives and greeted everyone with “hey” and was learning so many things.  She had recently begun saying “Dada” and “Mama”.  “Uh ... (click for more)

Hardin, Annette

Annette Hardin, 49, died on December 1, 2016, she was a lifelong resident of Harrison. She was a member of Grace Avenue Community Church, and she was a loving mother, wife and friend. She was preceded in death by her father, Ray McGinnis, brother, Wallace Malone. She is survived by her mother, Nancy McGinnis; husband, Michael Hardin; son, Michael Ray and Zachary ... (click for more)

Hill, Donna Jean Bartenfield (Cohutta)

Donna Jean Bartenfield Hill, 58, of Cohutta, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, December 1, 2016 in Hamilton Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her father, John Kelly Bartenfield; mother, Lois Bartenfield, brother-in-law, David Hill; and father-in-law, Luke Hill. She was a member of Cohutta Presbyterian Church.  She loved reading, sewing, crafting, collecting ... (click for more)

Echols, John B. "Johnny" (Summerville)

John B. (Johnny) Echols Jr., 77, of Summerville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, December 1, 2016, at his residence.     He was born in Summerville, GA on Aug. 11, 1939, to the late John Berry Echols, Sr. and Elsie Hawkins Echols Johnson.  Mr. Echols was owner/operator of Echols Appliance in Summerville, was a fireman with the City of Summerville and ... (click for more)

Curtis Coleman Sentenced To 144 Months For Dealing Heroin

Curtis Allen Coleman, 41, of Dayton, Ohio, was sentenced to serve 144 months in prison by Federal Judge Travis R. McDonough for heroin distribution in Chattanooga. Coleman pleaded guilty in August to a federal indictment charging him with, among other things, conspiracy to distribute heroin.  According to information on file with the United States District ... (click for more)

Red Cross Continues Tornado Relief In Southeast Tennessee

After tornadoes and strong straight-line winds moved through Southeast Tennessee on Tuesday evening, Red Cross mobilized more than 70 volunteers, provided shelter for displaced residents, and is working to ensure that emergency needs are being met for everyone who was affected.   “We are working very closely with our local Emergency Management Agencies and community partners ... (click for more)