Saeger, Dixie Forester

Adjunct Faculty Member At UTC And UTK

Friday, March 22, 2019
Dixie Saeger
Dixie Saeger

Dixie Forester Saeger, 78 of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2019. 

She was a graduate of Chattanooga City High School.  Dixie received her B.S. from Tennessee Technical University and her M.S. from The University of Tennessee at Knoxville.  She was a registered and licensed dietitian/nutritionist and member of the local, state and national Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  Dixie held numerous offices in the local and state organizations.  Her work history includes adjunct faculty at both UTC and UTK, clinical dietitian at Memorial Hospital, director of Nutrition at Parkwood Health Care Center. Dixie also served as a consultant with Adventa Hospice, Hospice of Chattanooga and the Tennessee Division of Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities. She was a member of New Hope Presbyterian Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James Fred Forester and Thelma Phillips Forester and her brother-in-law, Floyd Keith.

Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Henry “Hank” Saeger; son, Jeffrey (Barbara Lewis) Saeger; sisters, Gayle Forester Keith of Roanoke, VA and Joy Forester (James B.) Leport of Chattanooga.  

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 25, at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.

The family wishes to thank Hospice of Chattanooga for their loving care shown to the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Chattanooga Area Food Bank or to New Hope Presbyterian Church.

Please visit www.heritagechattanooga.com to share words of comfort.

The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, March 24, at Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Road.


Parks, Charles Homer "Charlie"

Powell, Charles

Duckett, Yara


Charles Homer “ Charlie ” Parks was born July 18, 1941, and died on May 21, 2019. He is survived by his wife, Jean Nelson Parks, his daughter Lee Anne Parks Hulgan (Tim), of Mentone, Al., ... (click for more)

Charles Powell of Huntsville, passed away on June 16, 2019. Mr. Powell was born on November 14, 1937 in S umm erville, GA to Marg a ret Jackson and Clyde E. Powell. He retired after 53 ... (click for more)

Baby Yara Duckett, 3 days old, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019 in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)


Obituaries

Parks, Charles Homer "Charlie"

Charles Homer “ Charlie ” Parks was born July 18, 1941, and died on May 21, 2019. He is survived by his wife, Jean Nelson Parks, his daughter Lee Anne Parks Hulgan (Tim), of Mentone, Al., his son, Robert (Audra) Parks of Wartrace, Tn., six grandchildren, three great- grandchildren, cousins and other family. Charles was a 1959 graduate of The McCallie School, formerly with ... (click for more)

Powell, Charles

Charles Powell of Huntsville, passed away on June 16, 2019. Mr. Powell was born on November 14, 1937 in S umm erville, GA to Marg a ret Jackson and Clyde E. Powell. He retired after 53 years at Ragland Brothers starting as a stoc k boy and be c o m ing d irector of Produce. He loved his co-workers, fishing, bird watching, Tennessee football, his church , friends and family. ... (click for more)

Area Obituaries

Beavers, Kathy Conaway (Rocky Face)

Kathy Conaway Peppers Beavers, 55, of Rocky Face, formerly of LaFayette, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at her residence. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mike Peppers; and her parents, Robert and Mattie Conaway. Kathy attended Salem Baptist Church in Dalton. She had a love for children and the elderly. For 23 years she was known around the LaFayette ... (click for more)

Hutchings, Boyd Alan (Cleveland)

Boyd Alan Hutchings, 58, a resident of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away on June 14, 2019, at Hospice of Chattanooga after a long illness. He was born in Sparta, Tn., on Oct. 11, 1960. Hutch was preceded in death by his father Boyd H. Hutchings. Survivors include his mother, Betty Hutchings who lives at Morning Side in Cleveland and a sister, Erica who lives in Arlington, ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Police Charge Jason Ansley In Wreck On Main Street In Which 9-Year-Old Boy Was Killed; Going 62 MPH In 35 MPH Zone

Chattanooga Police have arrested 38-year-old Jason Ansley in a June 7 wreck on Main Street in which 9-year-old Liam Haddock was killed and two other family members injured. Police said it was determined that Ansley was traveling 62 mph in a 35 mph zone and he was caught on video running a red light at S. Orchard Knob just prior to the 9:08 p.m. crash. Police said Ansley, who ... (click for more)

Smedley, Bankston Say They Are No Votes On Property Tax Increase

Two County Commission members on Monday told members of the Pachyderm Club that they are no votes on a property tax increase. Sabrena Smedley, who currently chairs the commission, said there are a number of unanswered questions about the school system, including how the latest test scores will turn out and how much in repairs the schools will face under a new study. She said ... (click for more)