Fields, W. Garnett

Thursday, December 29, 2016

W. Garnett Fields, 73, of Chattanooga, died suddenly on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, in Vero Beach, Florida.

He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in East Brainerd, where he grew up and lived most of his life.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilburn G. Fields, Sr. and Louise Linder Fields.

He is survived by his daughter, Allison Hargis (Charlie); his son David Fields (Julie); his grandchildren, Jackson, Hunter, Breck and Elizabeth Fields and Caroline Hargis. He is also survived by several cousins and his partner, Vivian Murdock.

He was a graduate of Central High School, attended the University of Tennessee, MTSU and the University of Chattanooga. After retiring from Combustion Engineering, he became a contract bus driver for Hamilton County Schools.

Garnett was one of the original founders of Redoubt Soccer and spent many years coaching, tending the grounds, managing, organizing and running the complex. It was one of his proudest achievements.

A memorial visitation will be held on Thursday, Jan. 5, from 4-7 pm in the Meeting Place of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 6314 East Brainerd Road.


Norman, Michael Lebron

Hope, Robert Lee

Quinn, Eric Stephen


Michael Lebron Norman, 60, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, June 21, 2021, in a local hospital. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

Robert Lee Hope, 80, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 18, 2021. He was proceeded in death by his parents; siblings; and son, Eric L. Hope. He is survived by his ... (click for more)

Eric Stephen Quinn, 44, of Chattanooga passed away on Thursday, June 17, 2021. He is survived by his loving wife, Mandy Quinn; daughter, Keira Quinn; son, Torin Quinn; and their mother, ... (click for more)



Obituaries

Norman, Michael Lebron

Michael Lebron Norman, 60, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, June 21, 2021, in a local hospital. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

Hope, Robert Lee

Robert Lee Hope, 80, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 18, 2021. He was proceeded in death by his parents; siblings; and son, Eric L. Hope. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Faye Hope; their children, Christi Madison (Tom), of Signal Mountain, Lee Hope (April), of St. Charles, Il. and Heather Hope, of McDonald; grandchildren, Jordan Madison, ... (click for more)

Area Obituaries

Newman, Horace Lee (Cleveland)

Horace Lee Newman, 60, of Cleveland, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 19, 2021. Born on July 21, 1960, in Dade County, Fl., he was the son of the late James and Martha Newman. He was a devoted father and loving husband. Horace worked as a truck driver at Hickory Springs for many years. He loved to go fishing and riding up to the mountains. He never met a stranger ... (click for more)

Saffles, Deanna Carolyn "Grandma Dee" (Cleveland)

Deanna Carolyn Saffles, “Grandma Dee”, died peacefully in her home among her family on Thursday, June 18, 2021—just 2 days before her 78th birthday. She was born on June 20, 1943 in Painesville, Oh. to Alfred and Helen McCoy. She met the love of her life, George Howard Saffles, in Painesville at Harvey High School, where she graduated on the 8th of June in 1961—his birthday. ... (click for more)

Breaking News

CHI Memorial To Build New Hospital In North Georgia

CHI Memorial announced on Tuesday its plans to build a new hospital in Catoosa County, Georgia. “ We are thrilled to see this endeavor move forward for our North Georgia community,” said Janelle Reilly, market CEO, CHI Memorial. “About one fourth of the people we care for live in North Georgia. The new hospital will provide expanded access and more vital services closer to ... (click for more)

Man Walking Along 14th Avenue Is Shot After Vehicle Stops, People With Guns Get Out

A 24-year-old man was shot in Chattanooga early Monday morning. At approximately 6:57 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to the 4100 block of 14th Avenue on a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound and secured the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital by Hamilton County EMS with a non-life threatening ... (click for more)