Minnich, Mary Carolyn Sivley

Native Chattanoogan Was Former Director Of Courts And Civill Process For Sheriff's Department

Friday, February 19, 2021
Carolyn Minnich
Carolyn Minnich

Mary Carolyn Sivley Minnich, 83, passed into the larger life on Friday evening, February 12, 2021.  

Carolyn is survived by her loving and devoted husband of nearly 50 years, David M. Minnich, her sisters, Barbara Waters and Kay Coffelt, sisters-in-law, Joann Sivley and Anna Pelfrey and an extended family of favored nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Russell Milo and Ethel Doris Sivley, brothers, William (Bill) Sivley, Kenneth (Bud) Sivley, Calvin Sivley, and sisters, Virginia Turner, Dorothea Slayton, and Betty Holt. 

Carolyn was a native Chattanoogan, born March 15, 1937, and attended Mountain Creek Elementary and Red Bank High schools where she received an accolade for perfect attendance for the entirety of her time in school. She was an awarded employee in Hamilton County government where she retired as Director of Courts and Civil Process for the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department. Carolyn was an active member of Grace Episcopal Church and served in various volunteer capacities throughout her time as an active member. She was an animal lover, an avid gardener, and enjoyed many adventures during the past 20 years of retirement with her best friend and companion David - golfing, fishing, and actively traveling across the South and beyond.

Due to COVID restrictions the immediate family will hold a graveside service on Feb. 24, whereCarolyn will be interred at the Chattanooga National Cemetery. A memorial service celebrating her life will be planned for friends and family at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, David asks that memorial contributions be made to the American Kidney Foundation, The American Cancer Society, or the Humane Education Society of Chattanooga.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com 

Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, Tn.37343.


Bonds, Aretta D.

Jones, Marie

Bigoms, Tony


Aretta D. Bonds, 89, passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2021, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Marie Jones, 65, passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2021, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Tony Bigoms, 61, passed away on Friday, February 26, 2021, in Nashville, Tennessee. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)



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Jones, Marie

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