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.


Patricia Williams

Elvira Foster

Sam Townsend


Patricia Williams, 74, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at her residence. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

Elvira Foster, 65, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Sam Townsend, 79, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)


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