Polen, William “Tripp” Donald III

McCallie Alumnus Was A Vice President For Bank Of America

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
William "Tripp" Polen
William "Tripp" Polen

William “Tripp” Donald Polen III, 36, of Charlotte, NC, died on Saturday, March 11, 2017.

He was a vice president at The Bank of America in Charlotte, where he has been employed for many years. 

Tripp graduated from McCallie School in 1999 and was a Park Scholar at North Carolina State University, where he graduated in 2003 with a degree in business. Tripp was a bright light in the lives of everyone who knew him. He loved his family fiercely and was a loyal friend. His sense of humor was unmatched and his blinding smile will be intensely missed by so many. His most proud accomplishment in his life was his daughter, Sophie who he loved more than life itself.

He was preceded in death by his father, Don Polen, and his sister, Julie Katherine Polen.

He is survived by his daughter, Sophie Polen; mother, Beverly Polen; sister, Amy Polen Stallings, M.D., and her husband, Seth Stallings of Cary, NC; brothers, Adam Polen, Andrew Polen and Brad Jones (Hillary); nephews, Luke and Reed Stallings. He was loved by many cousins, aunts and uncles who were very special to him.

The family will receive friends on Friday, March 17, from 4-6 p.m. at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, Tn.  

There will be a private burial on Saturday morning. Friends are invited to celebrate Tripp’s life at a memorial service on Saturday, March 18, at 1 p.m. at the McCallie School Chapel, 500 Dodds Ave., Chattanooga.

Please share your thoughts and memories of Tripp at www.mem.com.



Freeman, Alex Victor "Vic"

Fears, Cynthia

White, Robert Lee


Alex Victor “Vic” Freeman, Sr., 55, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2020, in a local hospital. He attended Howard High School and was a member of New Emmanuel Baptist Church. ... (click for more)

Cynthia Fears, 62, passed away on Friday, July 10, 2020, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Robert Lee White, 85, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, July 10, 2020, at his residence. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)



Obituaries

Freeman, Alex Victor "Vic"

Alex Victor “Vic” Freeman, Sr., 55, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2020, in a local hospital. He attended Howard High School and was a member of New Emmanuel Baptist Church. He was formerly employed by the City of Chattanooga. “Vic” was preceded in death by his father, Walter “Dank” Freeman; son, Alex Victor Freeman; grandparents, Hattie Mae Freeman, Emma Branch, ... (click for more)

Fears, Cynthia

Cynthia Fears, 62, passed away on Friday, July 10, 2020, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Area Obituaries

Prather, Terry (Dalton)

Terry Prather, 59, of Dalton, Georgia, died on Friday evening, July 10, 2020, at the local hospital. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel 138 Melrose Drive Dalton, Ga. 30721, 706 226-4002, www.selectedindependentfuneralhomes.org and www.ogr.org. (click for more)

Hill, Allen D. (Dalton)

Allen D. Hill, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away on Friday, July 10, 2020. Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton. (click for more)

Breaking News

Hamilton County Has Another Coronavirus Death, 106 New Cases; Tennessee Has 14 More Deaths, 1,460 More Cases

Hamilton County has added a 38th coronavirus death. Becky Barnes, Health Department administrator, said, "It is with sadness that the Health Department reports the 38 th COVID-19 of a Hamilton County resident. The individual was a 51-60 year old white female with underlying medical conditions." There are 106 new cases, bringing the total to 3,361. Tennessee had 14 more ... (click for more)

Health Department Says Individuals Had Potential COVID Exposure At Coolidge Fountain, Aquarium, Pizza Spot, Wedding

The Health Department has determined through COVID-19 contact tracing that potential exposures occurred at the Coolidge Park fountain area July 1, Old Chicago Pizza (Hixson) for dine-in service on July 2, the Tennessee Aquarium on July 4, and the Quillin-Hammonds wedding at Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St. Individuals were at these locations during their infectious periods with ... (click for more)