Denver, John Francis "Jay"

Sunday, February 17, 2013

John Francis “Jay” Denver, 66, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2013 due to complications from ongoing illnesses. 

He was born on November 26, 1946 in Wilmington, De., the son of the late Fran and Mary Denver.

Jay attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute, where he majored in Mechanical Engineering. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Vietnam War. He was awarded the Bronze Star. Jay worked for the Tennessee Valley Authority for many years.

Survivors include sisters, Debbie Denver Underwood of Acworth, Georgia and Ginny Denver of Pasadena, Texas; brother, Kevin (Jane) Denver of Chattanooga; several nieces and nephews, including Amy (Aaron) Aponick of Gainesville, Florida; Katie (Kyle) Simms, Ryan (Laura) Veariel and Brett Veariel, all of Houston, Texas; Rob Underwood of Washington, DC; Jenny Denver and Jon (Jennifer) Denver of Chattanooga. He is also survived by two grand-nieces, Alexa Mary Simms and Elizabeth Audrey Aponick and a grand-nephew, Jaxson Kevin Denver.

The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the North Chapel. A memorial service will follow at 7 p.m.   

In lieu of flowers, please honor Jay’s memory by making a donation to the charity of your choice or one of his favorites, such as Chattanooga Community Kitchen, P.O. Box 11203, Chattanooga, Tn. 37401; Ronald McDonald House, 200 Central Ave., Chattanooga, Tn. 37403 or the Karen Lawrence Run for St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, c/o Chattanooga Track Club, P.O. Box 11241, Chattanooga, Tn. 37401.

Arrangements by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, Tn. 37343. 

Please share your thoughts and condolences at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.

 


Parks, Woodrow

Woodrow Parks, 69, died on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at a local hospital.   Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Faure, Christopher Ryan

Christopher Ryan Faure, 36, of Chattanooga, died on Saturday, August 29, 2015. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated,  www.CovenantFuneral.com . (click for more)

Campbell, Norna Mae Slatton (Palmer, TN)

Norna Mae Slatton Campbell, 85, of Palmer, Tennessee, died on Saturday, August 29, 2015. She had worked in several area shirt factories. She was preceded in death by her son, Rodney Campbell; parents, Huke and Bertha Kilgore Slatton; sisters, Elsie Slatton, Margie Smith, Dorthy Higgins and Rachel Griffith; brothers, Everett, Frank, Johnny, Billy Curg and Wallace Slatton; ... (click for more)

Garrett, Donald (Dalton)

Donald Garrett, 83, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at his residence. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pat and Doris Garrett. He was a member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church. Survivors include his loving wife of 65 years, Delores “Dee” Garrett of Dalton; son and daughter-in-law, Don Allen and Pam Garrett of Dalton; brother-in-law ... (click for more)

Woman Seriously Injured After Plowing Into Rossville Boulevard Car Dealership Saturday Evening

A woman was seriously injured after plowing her vehicle into a car dealership on Rossville Boulevard on Saturday evening.   At approximately  6:49 p.m., the Chattanooga Police Department responded to 2818 Rossville Blvd. on an accident with injuries.   A blue vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed lost control.  The vehicle crashed ... (click for more)

Boy, 4, Struck By Vehicle Near Tunnel Boulevard

A four-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle near Tunnel Boulevard on Saturday afternoon. A t approximately 4:20 p.m.,  the Chattanooga Police Department responded to 3400 Through St. on a c hild struck by a vehicle.  T he victim was conscious when officers arrived. He was transported to a local hospital. I nvestigators are continuing to compile ... (click for more)