Vanzant, Florida Marie

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Florida Vanzant
Florida Vanzant

Florida Marie Vanzant, 75, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019, in a local health care facility.

She attended the Chattanooga Public Schools system. She was employed at Dupont and later for Erlanger Hospital for several years. Florida was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church, and later moved her membership to Unveiled Truth Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Vanzant; daughter, Desalena Cousin; parents, Robert and Odessa Sims; brothers, Otis Brown and Robert Sims.

 Survivors include her sons, Vincent (Angela) Ervin and Kelvin (Schoronda) Ervin; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brother, LaVaughn (Eloise) Sims; sisters, Roselyn Miller and Jacqueline Simmons; uncle, Johnny Sims; aunts, Eula Thomas, Inez Sims, and Hattie (Haskell) Darby, all of Chattanooga; a host of other relatives and friends.

She will lie in state on Friday, Jan. 25, after 1 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Saturday, Jan. 26, at 1 p.m. in the chapel with Pastor Perry L. Beck as the eulogist. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Gardens.


Lewis, Doris

Davis, Gloria

Reed, Kourtney


Doris Lewis, 75, passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019, in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423-622-9995. (click for more)

Gloria Davis, 64, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

Kourtney Reed, 26, of Ooltewah, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)


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Lewis, Doris

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Davis, Gloria

Gloria Davis, 64, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

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