Cartwright, Ernest

Friday, June 11, 2021
Ernest Cartwright
Ernest Cartwright

Ernest Cartwright, 68, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2021, in the Hospice Care Center.  

He was a 1970 graduate of Howard High School and continued his education at Chattanooga State Community College. 

He was preceded in death by his sons, Willie Cartwright, Jr. and Dennis Cartwright; and father, Willie Cartwright. 

Survivors include his sons, Anthony Cartwright of Savannah, GA and Dewayne Cartwright of Memphis, TN; four grandchildren; mother, Christine Cartwright of Decatur, AL; brothers, Michael Cartwright, Kelvin (Brenda) Cartwright, and Rodney (Terrie) Cartwright; sisters, Linda (Claude) Nix, Margaret Williams, Sherry Cartwright, and Karen Jackson, all of Chattanooga; aunt, Betty Cartwright of Tanner, AL; friend, Clairetta Hayes of Chattanooga; a host of nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends. 

Ernest will lie in state on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 9 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home. 

Funeral services will follow at 12:30 p.m. in the chapel with Pastor Robert Jones as the eulogist. 

Burial will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery.

 


Billups, Tawon, Jr.

Bridgman, Howard

Watkins, Maxine


Tawon Billups Jr., of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, October 23, 2021, in a local health care facility. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

Howard Bridgman, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at his residence. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

Maxine Watkins, 75, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, October 22, 2021, in a local health care facility. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)



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