Pullen, Pauline "Bana"

Worked For Provident Life And Accident Insurance Company

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Pauline Pullen
Pauline Pullen

Pauline “Bana” Pullen, 92, of Soddy Daisy, formerly of East Ridge, died peacefully at home, surrounded by her family on Monday, February 5, 2018.

She was born on Dec. 1, 1925, in Chattanooga, to Paul T. and Ida Narjes.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband, C. Gordon Pullen; sisters, Kathleen Harrison and Shirley Bouldin and great-granddaughter, Hannah Faith Love.

She graduated in 1943 class of Chattanooga City High School and attended Edmonson Business School. She worked for Provident Life and Accident Insurance Company and Team Evaluation Center.  She was a member of First Baptist Church in the Golden Gateway. 

The family would like to extend special thanks to her care givers; Ashley Sanders, Lela Hubbard and Jaye Smith for their loving care. The staff of Amedisys Home Health and Hospice also provided care and support.

She is survived by her children, Marsha (Joe) Hennessey and Mike (Linda) Pullen, both of Soddy Daisy; four grandchildren: Chris (Megan) Hennessey of McMurray, Pa., Joe (Twyla) Hennessey of Soddy Daisy, Becca (Dusty) Ratledge of Knoxville, Tn., and Laura (Tyler) Love of Hixson; six great-grandsons: Liam, Nolan and Finn Hennessey, Scott and Peter Ratledge, and Gordon Hennessey along with several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, Feb. 11, from 2–4 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Home, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson.

Funeral services will follow at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 11, in the Chapel at Hamilton Funeral Home in Hixson with Dr. Tony Collins officiating. 

Interment will be private on Feb. 12, at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson, 423-531-3975.

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