Smith, Lowenstein "Lois" Williams

Friday, January 11, 2019
Lowenstein "Lois" Smith
Lowenstein "Lois" Smith

Lowenstein “Lois” Williams Smith was born on August 13, 1940, and departed this life on January 7, 2019. 

She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and generous friend. Lois, as she was affectionally called, loved everyone she came in contact with.  Her outgoing personality and smile could light up any room. 

She leaves to cherish her memories a loving husband, Alex Smith; three loving daughters, Shirley Maria Gott of Tucson, Az., Vickey Wylesia Gott and Ashely Gott of Chattanooga; seven grandkids, two great-grandkids and a host of other relatives and friends.

The body will lie in state on Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 10 a.m.–12 p.m. at Stephen Temple Cumberland Presbyterian Church. A funeral service will follow at noon. Interment will be in Lakewood East.

Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.


Young, John W., Jr.

Toon, John David

Carney, Judy Ledwell


John W. Young, Jr., 84, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019 in Kindred Hospital in Los Angeles, CA. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, where he served six years. ... (click for more)

John David Toon, 67, passed away on June 24, 2019, at Signature Health Care, South Pittsburgh, TN. He was the son of the late James G. Toon and Vasso Blackman Toon. He is survived by his ... (click for more)

Judy Ledwell Carney, 68, of Chattanooga, passed away on June 24, 2019. Judy was a loving wife, mother and Mimi. She was an avid farmer on Farmville. She was preceded in death by her ... (click for more)


Obituaries

Young, John W., Jr.

John W. Young, Jr., 84, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019 in Kindred Hospital in Los Angeles, CA. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, where he served six years. He was an X-ray technician. John worked for various doctors and hospitals in Los Angeles County for 40 years. He played the lead guitar and was a member of many bands in Chattanooga in ... (click for more)

Toon, John David

John David Toon, 67, passed away on June 24, 2019, at Signature Health Care, South Pittsburgh, TN. He was the son of the late James G. Toon and Vasso Blackman Toon. He is survived by his brother, James Leslie Toon (Ruth) of Powell’s Crossroads, TN., nieces, Miller Foutch (Nathan) of Knoxville TN. and Becca Brown (Kevin) of Baxter, TN., and grandnieces and nephew, Abby, Harper, ... (click for more)

Area Obituaries

Goddard, Johnnie Ruth (Dalton)

Johnnie Ruth Goddard, age 89, of the Pleasant Grove Community, Dalton, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Hamilton Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her parents, Theodore and Mezza Mae Walker; son, Jimmy Ray Goddard; sisters, Marie Pearson and Ophelia Gowin; and brothers, Alvin and Kenneth Walker. Mrs. Goddard was a member of Grove Level Baptist Church. She ... (click for more)

Hatfield, Mae Edith (Jasper)

As the angels sang, the Lord called Mae Edith Hatfield home on Friday, June 21, 2019. Edith lived her entire life in the Jasper, Tn. area where she raised her family. She had worked for numerous businesses in this area as a housekeeper and cook. Edith was known for her hard work and dedication to each of her employers. Edith was of the Baptist faith and loved her Lord and ... (click for more)

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