Spence, Iziyah

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Iziyah Spence
Iziyah Spence

Iziyah “Fat Daddy” Spence, 18, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, October 8, 2018, in a local hospital. 

He was a 2018 graduate of Brainerd High School and was formerly employed by Heavenly Wings. 

Iziyah was preceded in death by his great-grandmothers, Tossie Spence and Charlotte Moore. 

Survivors include his mother, Jernicka Spence; father, Issac Moore; grandparents, Robin Spence, Isaiah and Charlene Cherry; siblings, Jermeshia, Izik, Tymesha, Aden, Kymail Spence, Gadarian, Ganarian, McKayla Watts, Deunontae, Isha, Ya’zon, Journee Moore, and Mashayla Duckett; uncles, Earl Craig, Jeremy Spence, and Thomas Watkins; aunts, Kizzie McCauley, Regina Moore, Monica Moore, and Yashica Watkins, all of Chattanooga; a host of cousins; other relatives and friends. 

He will lie in state on Friday, Oct. 19, after 10 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home. 

Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. in the chapel with Pastor Sheryl Randolph as the eulogist. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Gardens.


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