Ladner, Anne Nicholson Griffis

Longtime Supervisor Of State's Child Welfare Division Of The Human Service Department

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Anne Ladner
Anne Ladner

Anne Nicholson Griffis Ladner, of Hixson, died on Sunday, February 3, 2013.

Anne was born in Murfreesboro, Tn., to the late Edward Brown and Odilein Alexander Griffis. She was a graduate of Central High School, Murfreesboro; went to State Teachers College (Middle Tennessee State University), and received her bachelor’s of art degree from Louisiana State University. Anne also graduated from Nashville School of Social Work (UTSSW) and Columbia University (MSSW).  She was a longtime resident of the Chattanooga area.  

Anne retired as supervisor of Child Welfare Division from the State of Tennessee Human Service Department with over 40 years of service.  She was a member of Second Presbyterian Church.  Anne was a member of the American Business Women’s Association; American Legion Auxiliary Unit 159, charter member of National Association of Social Workers, American Association of Retired Persons, Tennessee Association of Public Welfare Retirees, the Senior Neighbors of Chattanooga and Northside Civitan Club. 

Anne was preceded in death by her husband, Reverend Frank G. Ladner and her stepson, Frank Allen Ladner.

She is survived by her stepdaughters, Ruth (John) Campbell of Washington, Ia., and Betty (Jessie) Page of Kingsport, Tn.; daughter-in-law, Jeanne Ladner of Los Angeles, Ca.; granddaughter, Alyssa Ladner and grandson, Jonathan Ladner, both of Los Angeles; granddaughter, Erika Page of Kingsport, Tn.

The family will receive friends from 9-10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, at the North Chapel.

Services for Anne will follow at 10 am on Thursday at the North Chapel.  Burial will be held at National Cemetery and following the burial the family will receive friends again at the funeral home.

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

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

 


Goode, Wilma

Wilma Goode, of Chattanooga, died on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 in the Hospice Care Center.   Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.  (click for more)

Hatfield, James A.

James A. Hatfield, 85, of Ooltewah, died on Tuesday, June 27, 2016 surrounded by  his loving family.  He was born Feb. 10, 1931, in Chattanooga. He served in the U.S. Navy, Submarine  Service from 1948-1952, he served on the Sterlett and the Scabbardfish.  He was employed as an industrial engineer at Modern Maid Stove Works, Jackson Water Heater, and plant ... (click for more)

Smithey, George Jr. (Dalton)

George Smithey, Jr., 84, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2016. He was the son of the late George Smithey, Sr. and Bertha Patton Smithey; and was also preceded in death by his brother, J.C. Smithey; and his sister, Linda Brown. George was a veteran of the United States Army. He is survived by his son, Johnny Smithey of Dalton; sisters, Willie Mae Ledford ... (click for more)

Phelps, Raymond A. "Shag" (Rocky Face)

Raymond A. “Shag” Phelps, 82, of Rocky Face, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2016. He was the son of the late Kelly and Monteen Phelps. Shag attended Mount Vernon United Methodist Church and was retired from the Dalton City Fire Department after approximately 30 years of service. He was active with senior softball and was a board member of the Whitfield County Saddle ... (click for more)

Blakemore, Corbett, Rachels Charged In Red Bank Heroin Death

Three Chattanooga residents have been charged with distribution of heroin that led to the death of an individual in Red Bank in February. Authorities have cited a recent rise in heroin abuse in the Chattanooga area, causing several overdose deaths, including three in one recent weekend.   A federal grand jury on Tuesday returned a superseding indictment charging ... (click for more)

Teen Shot Multiple Times On 4th Avenue; 2nd Youth Shot Twice On Pinewood Avenue; Woman Shot Twice On 25th Street

A teen was shot multiple times on 4th Avenue on Monday night. The victim was 19-year-old JaMarcus Davis. A second teen, 18-year-old Jaylain Ballard, was shot twice early Tuesday morning on Pinewood Avenue. Marion Heard, 45, was shot twice early Tuesday morning on 25th Street. In the first incident, Chattanooga Police responded at 7:20 p.m. to the area of the 2600 block ... (click for more)