Swafford, Latricia Denetta

Monday, June 24, 2019
Latricia Swafford
Latricia Swafford

Latricia Denetta Swafford, 54, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2019, in a local hospital. 

She was a 1983 graduate of Brainerd High School.

Survivors include family and friends. 

Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 26, at 11 a.m. at Mt. Canaan Baptist Church with the funeral to follow at noon with Pastor Ternae Jordan, Sr. as the eulogist. 

Burial will be in Highland Memorial Gardens. 

Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.


Cash, Elaine M.

Forkner, Joan

Anthony, Lorraine


Elaine M. Cash of Chattanooga passed away at her residence on Sunday, July 21, 2019. The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 25, from 4-7 p.m. at Chattanooga Funeral Home North Chapel, ... (click for more)

Joan Forkner, 73, of Signal Mountain, died on July 22, 2019. Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, Tn. 37415, 423 877-3524, Lanefh.com. (click for more)

Lorraine Anthony, 83, of Jackson, Tennessee, died on July 22, 2019. Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, Tn. 37415, 423 877-3524, Lanefh.com. (click for more)


Obituaries

Cash, Elaine M.

Elaine M. Cash of Chattanooga passed away at her residence on Sunday, July 21, 2019. The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 25, from 4-7 p.m. at Chattanooga Funeral Home North Chapel, Hixson. The funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday July 26, at Baylor School Alumni Chapel. Interment will follow at Chattanooga Memorial Park. Please check back on Wednesday, ... (click for more)

Forkner, Joan

Joan Forkner, 73, of Signal Mountain, died on July 22, 2019. Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, Tn. 37415, 423 877-3524, Lanefh.com. (click for more)

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Goddard, Johnnie Ruth (Dalton)

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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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