Brown, Wenzell Dwight

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Wenzell Dwight Brown, Sr., 56, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, in a local hospital.  

He was a 1982 graduate of Howard High School.  He had a love for the Howard Hustlin’ Tigers and was a basketball fan. 

Survivors include his fiancée, Tequila Bonner; son, Wenzell Brown, Jr.; daughters, Atorsha Brown and Kimori Bonner; three grandchildren; mother, Diane Brown; brothers, Fritz Brown, Marcus Brown, and Ryan Brown; aunt, Fredia Hart-Murphy, all of Chattanooga; and a host of other relatives and friends.  

Memorial services will be on Saturday, Dec. 12, at 3 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home with Minister Rodney Cameron, Jr. as the eulogist. 


Lackey, Octavia Marisa

Sims, Diana

Allen, Dianne


Octavia Marisa Lackey, 33, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

Diana Sims, 65, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at her residence. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

Dianne Allen, 65, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, April 9, 2021, at her residence. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)



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