Smith, Ronald Dean

Lifelong Chattanoogan Was U.S. Marine Veteran

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Ronald Dean Smith, 65, passed away on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.

He was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and a United States Marine Corps veteran.

Ronald was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Opal Smith.

He is survived by his wife, Betty; sons, Ronnie (Rachel) Smith, Isaac Smith and his girlfriend Bobbie Brewer, Jonathan Pitner and Jeremiah Pitner; daughters, Lynn Duncan and Misty Smith; brother, Donnie Smith; eighteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 3-7 p.m. in the Highway 58 Chapel of Turner Funeral Home at Highway 58.

There will be a graveside ceremony held on Monday, Feb. 25, at 11 a.m. at Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.


Newman, Eleanor "Stevie"

Wallace, John "Jack" Michael, Sr.

Garner, Dondell


Eleanor "Stevie" Newman was born on May 5, 1929, and died on May 12, 2019. Born in Brigden, Ontario, Canada, graduate of the Sarnia General Hospital School of Nursing, she became head of ... (click for more)

John “Jack” Michael Wallace, Sr., 78, of Chattanooga, passed away on May 19, 2019. He was born on Aug. 16, 1940, in Queens, N.Y. Jack was a veteran of the U.S. Army. In his business career, ... (click for more)

Dondell Garner, 68, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)


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Newman, Eleanor "Stevie"

Eleanor "Stevie" Newman was born on May 5, 1929, and died on May 12, 2019. Born in Brigden, Ontario, Canada, graduate of the Sarnia General Hospital School of Nursing, she became head of the Emergency Department. She was the beloved wife of Robert Newman for 59 years and mother of Ingrid (Ken), Jennifer (Danny), Lisa (Eric) and Jeffery (Shannan), and grandmother of Marshall, ... (click for more)

Wallace, John "Jack" Michael, Sr.

John “Jack” Michael Wallace, Sr., 78, of Chattanooga, passed away on May 19, 2019. He was born on Aug. 16, 1940, in Queens, N.Y. Jack was a veteran of the U.S. Army. In his business career, Jack was an importer and supplier of raw fibers from Bangladesh and India and traveled extensively. Jack is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Gerry; Daughter, Tricia Heider (Konrad); ... (click for more)

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Hembree, Jon'David Nicolas (Benton)

Jon’David Nicolas Hembree, 32, of Benton, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019. He was a former employee of Mecedes Benz in Savannah, GA and Integrity Chevrolet in Chattanooga. Jon’David was an avid musician and loved playing the guitar and drums. He was also a mustang and drag racing enthusiast. Jon’David loved his sons and prayed over them every night. He was preceded ... (click for more)

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