Keehan, Donna Decker Inglis

Hamilton County Teacher For 34 Years

Sunday, June 10, 2018
Donna Keehan
Donna Keehan

Donna Decker Inglis Keehan, 66, died peacefully in Ooltewah, Tennessee, on Sunday, June 10, 2018, with her family by her side.

Donna was a retired Hamilton County School teacher of 34 years.  She dedicated her career to teaching inner city children in Chattanooga.  She then went on to teach four years in the Collier County School system in Naples, Florida.  She was an active member of Beta Sigma Phi and held countless leadership positions.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Betty Thompson Decker.

She is survived by her husband, Stephen Keehan of Naples, Fl.; two children, Cynthia (Jay) Dale of Ooltewah and Jimmy (Megan) Inglis of Ooltewah.  She was extremely proud of her three granddaughters, Emma and Caroline Dale and Olivia Inglis.  Donna is also survived by her brother, Paul (Jackie) Decker of Hendersonville, Tn., and nephews, Ty, Tommy and Joey Decker.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, at the funeral home with Pastor David Hall officiating.  Interment will be at Hamilton Memorial Gardens immediately following.

The family will receive friends from 12-2 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Children’s Advocacy Center at

We would like to thank Life Care of Ooltewah and the staff at Garden Plaza for their continued support of our Mom during this time.

Please share your memories of Donna with the family at

Arrangements are by the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 8214 E. Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.

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