Henry Early Hoodenpyle, 109, of Signal Mountain, died at Erlanger hospital Thursday, July 24, 2003, after a brief illness.
Mr. Hoodenpyle was a member of Lone Oak Baptist Church.
He was the oldest living veteran of World War I, having served as a wagoner in the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Loie Powell Hoodenpyle, and his parents, George Right and Susan McEntire Hoodenpyle.
He is survived by a daughter, Virginia Stone, Signal Mountain; sons, Randall Hoodenpyle, Signal Mountain, and Tony Green, Chattanooga; two grandsons, Bill Hoodenpyle, Rossville, and Jay Hoodenpyle, Signal Mountain; five greatgrandchildren.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. CDT (2 p.m. EDT) Saturday in the Ewton Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gilbert Miller, David Brown and James Taylor officiating.
Burial with full military honors will be in Hoodenpyle Cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. John B. Standridge, Don Mathis and his many friends and loved ones.
The family will receive friends today from 5 to 9 p.m. CDT at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Vital Center for the Blind, 1302 Willow St., Chattanooga, TN 37404 Arrangements are by Ewton Funeral Home, 532 Highway 28, Dunlap.