McElroy, Samuel Lawrence

Thursday, June 13, 2019
Samuel McElroy
Samuel McElroy

Samuel Lawrence McElroy, 70, passed away in his home on Friday, June 7, 2019, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. 

He was born on July 31, 1948, to Wallace Jackson and Helen McElroy in Chattanooga. Samuel enjoyed reading, word puzzles and cars. 

Survivors include his wife, Darbara, his seven children, Tanaka Appling and Samuel McElroy II of Atlanta, Kassiopeia LaCroix and Nefertiti McElroy of Dallas, Darla McElroy, Cleopatra McElroy and Andromeda McElroy of Chattanooga; one sister, Gloria Gene McElroy of Chattanooga; eight grandchildren and one great grandson as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, his grandparents, mother-in-law and father-in-law. 

Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. 

Smith, Melvin

Ripple, C. Summer

Brown, Stephanie


Melvin Smith, Sr., 81, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2020, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

C. Summer Gilreath Ripple, 46, passed away at her home on May 13, 2020, in Smithville, Tennessee. She attended Christpoint Baptist Church. Before that, she was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga ... (click for more)

Stephanie Brown, 48 , of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2020, at her residence. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)



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