Long, Duaine

Former Human Resources Director At Siskin Hospital

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Duaine Long
Duaine Long

Duaine Long, 64, of Ooltewah, died on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.

He was born in Chattanooga on July 14, 1948, and graduated from East Ridge High School. He later received his undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and his MBA from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Duaine was retired from the State of Tennessee where he was an employment assessor team member for the Volkswagen facility.  Previously he was the human resources director at Siskin Hospital.

He was a member of Silverdale Baptist Church where he served as an usher and taught along side of his wife, the Single Parents Class at Church. He was also a past president of the Pastoral Care Organization in the Chattanooga Area. Duaine was involved in Tres Dias of Southeast Tennessee where he attended weekend #18.

He was preceded in death by his father, Carl Long.

Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Yvonne Long, five daughters, Angie (Mark) Wilkins, Stefanie Long, all of Rossville, Melanie Long, of Fort Oglethorpe, Mistie (Michael) Clements, of Birchwood, Tn., Natalie (Jeremy) Moore, of Fort Oglethorpe, 11 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, mother,Treva Long of Chattanooga; brother, Nick (Jeri) Long, sister, Kim (Tim) Samples, all of Nashville, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, at Silverdale Baptist Church with Reverend Tony Walliser officiating. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens, South with Kit Smith, Eddie Rawlston, Gil Moon, Raymond Kendrick, Jeff Dean and Rev. Chuck Patrick serving as pallbearers. Ron Baldwin and Jerry Odum will serve as honorary pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, March 1, at the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Silverdale Baptist Church, Missions Ministry, 7236 Bonny Oaks Drive, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.

Please share your thoughts and memories online at www.ChattanoogaValleyViewChapel.com.

Arrangements by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, Valley View Chapel, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 37421


Griffin, Claudette

Claudette Griffin, 53, of Chattanooga, died on Saturday, May 23, 2015. Arrangements will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road,  Chattanooga, Tn. 37421. (click for more)

Stephens, Curtis Quincy "Steve" Jr.

Curtis Quincy “Steve” Stephens, Jr., 71, of Hixson, Tennessee, died on Saturday, May 23, 2015 in a local health care facility. He was a former employee of Southeast Flooring and Walden Security and he was of the Church of Christ faith. He was preceded in death by his parents, Curtis and Christine Stephens, Sr. Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Amanda and Chris ... (click for more)

Bearden, Donald Lee (Summerville)

Donald Lee Bearden, 57, of Summerville, Georgia, died on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at his residence. Mr. Bearden was born January 5, 1958, in Rome, Ga., the son of the late D.A. and Sarah Ruth Rollins Bearden.  He was   employed with Frank Bearden Logging. Survivors include his children, Donavaughn Bearden, Maekayla Bearden, sister, Virginia Stratton, brothers ... (click for more)

Wallace, William "Billy" Franklin Jr. (Dunlap)

William "Billy" Franklin Wallace Jr, 81, of Dunlap, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015 at his home. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Mr. Wallace was preceded in death by his parents, William and Inez Wallace Sr.; sons, Jeff and Butch Wallace; and brothers, Glenn and Bobby Wallace.  Survivors include ... (click for more)

City Seeking Grant To Improve Signals At 32 Intersections

The city is seeking a $2 million federal grant to go along with $500,000 in city funds for a project to improve signals at 32 intersections. There would also be bike and pedestrian improvements. The routes include Brainerd Road, Lee Highway, Shallowford Road, Gunbarrel Road and Hamilton Place Boulevard. The application is for a Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Grant. (click for more)

Olympian Kristin Armstrong Sets Course Record; Talansky Is Men's Winner

Two-time Olympic goal medal winner Kristin Armstrong won the USA Cycling Professional Time Trial Championship in a record time at the Volkswagen course on Saturday morning. She finished the 19.2-mile course in 42 minutes, 8 seconds. The time trial victory assures the 41-year-old Armstrong of a spot as one of three American women to compete in the world championship time trial ... (click for more)