Sullivan, Christopher Sean

Held Long Career With McKee Foods And Was An Avid Hunter

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Chris Sullivan
Chris Sullivan

Christopher Sean Sullivan, 48, of Ooltewah passed away suddenly on Monday, September 25, 2017, after a brief illness. 

He attended Ooltewah United Methodist Church.  Chris was a graduate of Tyner High School class of 1987 and Chattanooga State College with a degree in Advertising Arts.  He was employed with McKee Foods for 29 years and for 15 years was the Corporate Fleet Safety coordinator. Chris was a Certified Transportation Professional with the National Private Truck Council and a certified director of Safety with the North American Transportation Management Institute. He was also affiliated with the American Trucking Association and the Tennessee Trucking Association. Chris was a former officer of the McKee Foods Collegedale Fire Brigade.

He was actively involved in the Ooltewah Youth Association, current president of Ooltewah High School Football Boosters, coach of eXposure baseball for several years, and was actively involved in the Ooltewah community. He had taught Junior Achievement at Wallace A. Smith Elementary and was an avid hunter.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Sullivan and his grandmother, Marie Gallaher.
Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Tina Henry Sullivan; sons, Jake and Nick Sullivan; mother, Becky Gallaher Sullivan; three sisters, Tracey Sullivan, Amy Griffith and Jennifer Sullivan; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on  Thursday, Sept. 28, at Ooltewah United Methodist Church with the Reverend Dwight Kilbourne officiating. Entombment will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. 

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 South Moore Road and from 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. on  Thursday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ooltewah Youth Association, 6838 Villa Terrace, Ooltewah, Tn. 37363, Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital, 2000 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, Al. 35233 or to the Chattanooga Heart Institute at Memorial Hospital, 2501 Citico Avenue, Chattanooga, Tn. 37404.

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



George, Phyllis Mundy

Phyllis Mundy George, 90, of Ooltewah, and formerly of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, passed away on Monday, June 18, 2018.  Phyllis was sent to Glory on the 22nd anniversary of when God separated she and her husband, William Randolph George on earth. On that same anniversary God reunited them in Heaven! Together they are with their Savior for eternity! Hallelujah! ... (click for more)

Long, Emma

Emma Long, 66, passed away on  Tuesday, June 19, 2018,  in Chattanooga.   Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Smith, Raymond Aaron (Dalton)

Raymond Aaron Smith, age 26, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life, Sunday June 17, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family.  Aaron was born Jan. 8, 1992 in Dalton, Georgia. He was a 2013 graduate of Phoenix High School. Aaron was full of life and loved music, video games, eating, drawing, shooting pool, camping and spending time with his family.  ... (click for more)

Davis, Azilee Berry (Cleveland)

Azilee Berry Davis, 86, passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018, at her residence.   She was a member of First Baptist Church. She retired from the Cleveland City School system after 40 years of service. She graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1951; then moved to Cleveland soon after. She enjoyed square dancing, volunteering at church and participating with the Silver ... (click for more)

Voters May Decide In November On Whether To Eliminate City Court; Paving Fund Also Considered

Chattanooga voters in November may get to vote on whether City Court should be abolished. City Council members indicated during budget talks on Tuesday that may be an upcoming referendum question. Councilman Jerry Mitchell said he, for one, "would vote to eliminate it." However, he said the court would apparently run through 2021 when the eight-year terms of Judges Sherry ... (click for more)

Riverton Development Spurs Talk Of Riverwalk Along The Northshore

Development of the former BlueCross property at Lupton City is spurring talk of a Riverwalk on the Northshore. The City Council discussed the topic on Tuesday night in giving final approval for a Planned Unit Development for Riverton on 210 acres. Officials said there are no specific plans for a Northshore Riverwalk, but several groups are actively working to make a connection ... (click for more)