Barrett, Virginia Josephine

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Virginia Barrett
Virginia Barrett

Virginia Josephine Barrett, 85, of Ooltewah, Tennessee, died on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at her residence.  

She was born in Rockwood, Tn., to the late Jerry and Carrie Walker Ingle. Virginia was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and of the Baptist faith. She was an Avon representative in Chattanooga for over 20 years as well as a nurse at Erlanger Medical Center. Virginia was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Jackson Barrett, and daughters, Deborah Lynn Perry, Susan "Becky" Barrett and Elizabeth Barrett.

Survivors include her sons, Arthur Barrett, Jr., Chattanooga, Terry and James Barrett, both of Ooltewah; daughters, Michelle Barrett, Chattanooga, Tina Johnson, Ooltewah, Kimberly Haddock, Chattanooga and Jerri Weaver, N.C.; grandson, Anthony Isaiah Barrett and 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 22, in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Billy Dean officiating. Interment will follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21, at Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Road. 



Smith, Charles Norman

Charles Norman Smith, 73, of Lookout Mountain, passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2017. He was a lifelong resident of Lookout Mountain and was of the Christian faith. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, and retired in 1988 from the Chattanooga Coke and Chemical Company. Norman was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, who will be greatly ... (click for more)

Vanoer, Martha Anne

Martha Anne Vanoer, 75, of Fort Oglethorpe, went home to be with the Lord peacefully at her home Wednesday December 13, 2017. She was a lifelong resident of the north Georgia area and a daughter of the late great Dr. LeRoy and Ida Belle Perry. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church in Chattanooga. She was involved in the banking industry throughout her life, and in more recent ... (click for more)

Ewing, Martha Geneva (Cleveland)

Martha Geneva Ewing, 92, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, in a Chattanooga health care facility.   She was a member of Broad Street United Methodist Church and was retired from Bradley Memorial Hospital after 17 years of service. She was a devoted wife and mother and spent her life in service to God through her loving care for others. She was ... (click for more)

Patterson, Kelli Michele (LaFayette)

Kelli Michele Patterson, 48, of LaFayette, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. She was a member of Rock Bridge Community Church in Dalton. Kelli dedicated 28 years of her life working with the developmentally challenged. She loved animals, was a Georgia Bulldog fan, loved going to the beach and watching the sunsets, and she never met a stranger. She was preceded ... (click for more)

Home In Alton Park Damaged By Fire Friday Morning

No injuries were reported in connection with a house fire in Alton Park Friday morning. The Chattanooga Fire Department received the alarm around  8:30 a.m.  and responded to 4020 Highland Ave. with five fire companies. When the first firefighters arrived on the scene, one of the residents of the house was concerned this his wife might still be inside. The firefighters ... (click for more)

Pedestrian Struck And Severely Injured In East Ridge Thursday Night

The East Ridge Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian being struck  at 5300 Ringgold Road on Thursday around  10 p.m. Officers arrived and found that East Ridge resident Dale Henderson had been struck by a vehicle and was suffering from severe injuries. It appears he attempted to cross Ringgold Road in front ... (click for more)