Kelsay, Andrew

Operated Charles And Myrtle's Coffee House For Over 25 Years; Special Ed Teacher For 35 Years

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Andrew Kelsay, 64, of Chattanooga, departed this life on Friday, October 15, 2021 at the Hospice of Chattanooga Care Center. Born in East Ridge on June 2, 1957 to the late Virgil and Wilma Kelsay, he was a native and lifelong resident of Hamilton County and a member of Christ Unity Church. He operated Charles and Myrtle’s Coffee House for over 25 years and retired from Hamilton County Schools as a special education teacher after 35 years of service, most recently at Wallace A. Smith School. He was an avid guitarist, singer and songwriter, and was instrumental in bring numerous folk artists to the area.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Mark and Michael Kelsay.

Survivors include his children, Kristin Belcher, Mak Kelsay, Tarrin Dalzell, Tiffany Brostek and Ryan Kelsay; grandchildren, Hadlee, Wyatt, Annabelle, Ryver and Callum; sisters, Alice Harmon, Susan Roberson, Betty Headrick and Linda Cate; as well as several extended family members, coworkers and a host of friends.

A Celebration of Life and Homegoing for Andrew Ernest Kelsay will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24 at Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road in Chattanooga, followed by a potluck reception and music. Muscians are welcome to come and play and fellowship and remember a life well lived.

Norwood, Cordell, Jr.

Logan, Claude

Morrow, Kathy Jean


Infant Cordell Norwood, Jr., of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, in a local hospital. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

Claude Logan, 86, passed away on Friday, November 26, 2021, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Kathy Jean Morrow, 73, of Harrison, passed away November 23, 2021 at Parkridge Medical Center Chattanooga. She was born on April 18, 1948 in Chattanooga to Tom and Louise Parrott. Kathy had four ... (click for more)



Obituaries

Norwood, Cordell, Jr.

Infant Cordell Norwood, Jr., of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, in a local hospital. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

Logan, Claude

Claude Logan, 86, passed away on Friday, November 26, 2021, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Area Obituaries

Condra, Wilma Jean "Lady" Meeks (Whitwell)

Wilma Jean "Lady" Meeks Condra, 84, of Whitwell, passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at her residence. She was a member of Morganville church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, EliHugh Pascal Meeks and Alma Jean Givens Meeks; husband, Gene Condra; siblings, Shirley Meeks, Willie Dee Meeks and Carol Long. She is survived by her children, Jenna (Billy) ... (click for more)

Stepp, Roy Lee (Cleveland)

Roy Lee Stepp, 92, of Cleveland, passed away on November 25, 2021. He was born on Sept. 28, 1929 to the late Walter Clyde Stepp and Edna Cartwright Stepp. Roy was a lifelong resident of this area. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed watersports, NASCAR and football. He was a former owner of the Cleveland Speedway. Roy also had a passion for airplanes. He was a proud veteran of the ... (click for more)

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