Neff, Azalee "Lee" Bray

Registered Nurse Worked At Diagnostic And Valley Hospitals And McCallie School

Saturday, March 09, 2013

Azalee Bray Neff "Lee", 86, died on February 18. 

She was born in Millport, Ala., to William and Kate Bray and was raised in Houlka, Ms. She graduated from Houlka High School and received her R.N. from the Methodist Hospital in Memphis. 

A resident of Chattanooga for 48 years, she worked at Diagnostic and Valley Hospitals and McCallie School. She was a member of St. Marks United Methodist Church.

Lee was predeceased by her husband, LCDR (r) John Ford Neff, her parents, sister Kate Jenkins, and brother James Bray. She is survived by her children John (Clara), Brad (Susan), and Nancy, grandchildren SSGT John (Stacy), SPEC Walther (Sonia), Jonathan (Linda) Hoag, great granddaughter Chelsea Hoag, siblings Willa Hand, Ann Olive (Denny Donovan), and Bill Bray (Rae), several nieces and nephews.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt who will be remembered for her gentle ways, gracious manner, and infinite kindness.  

The interment service will be on Friday, March 15, at 2 p.m. at the National Cemetery led by Reverend Christie Bonner. 

A memorial service celebrating Lee’s life will be Saturday, March 16, at 11 a.m. at St. Mark’s United Methodist with Dr. Angela Hardy Cross officiating.  

In lieu of flowers, please remember Lee with a contribution to the Humane Educational Society- Chattanooga.

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

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

 


Althaus, Frank James Herty

Fr ank James Herty Althaus, 86, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Services will be held at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church.  Send condolences at  www.CovenantFuneral.com . Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family-owned and operated. (click for more)

McEntire, Beatrice Ginn

Beatrice Ginn McEntire, 93, of Harrison, died on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Mrs. McEntire was born on October 16, 1921 to the late Algelo and Emma Ginn. She retired from Hertz Rent a Car at the Chattanooga Airport after many years of service. Survivors include her children, Patty Sue Hall and Barry Clark Hale of Soddy Daisy and James Haskell Hale of Tuscumbia, Al.; 11grandchildren ... (click for more)

Lowery, Mary Ruth (Trion)

Mary Ruth Lowery, 84, of Trion, GA, passed away Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at the Oak View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Lowery was born in Trion, GA on July 15, 1930, to the late Watson Hall Clements and Menta Duncan Clements. She was a member of the Pennville Church of Christ and was a homemaker. Mrs. Lowrey was preceded in death by her husband, Hancel Lowery; ... (click for more)

Simmons, Arlis (Pikeville)

Arlis Simmons, 79, of Pikeville, TN, died Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at his home. He met no strangers and was a friend to everyone he met. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sherman and Irene Simmons; and brothers, Joe and James Simmons. Survivors include his sister, Jamie Dunn, Pikeville; sister- in-law, Willene Simmons; a good friend, Waymon Ferguson; several ... (click for more)

10-Year-Old Boy Seriously Injured In Attack By Pit Bull At His Home In Sale Creek

A 10-year-old boy suffered serious injuries when he was attacked by a pit bull on Thanksgiving Day morning. At approximately 10:12 a.m. deputies were called to 175 Daugherty Ferry Road regarding a report of a dog attack on a child. On arrival the Sale Creek Fire Department found the child on the front porch of the residence.  The child’s father said his son came ... (click for more)

Alecia Driggins Faces Multiple Charges After Robbery And Hit-And-Run In East Ridge

East Ridge Police arrived on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. at the East Ridge Flea Market at 6725 Ringgold Road in response to a reported pedestrian struck and hit and run incident. Once on the scene, police determined that the incident was actually a robbery. The victim advised police that a white woman claiming to be a police officer grabbed her purse and attempted to flee ... (click for more)