Gifford, Juanita Louise Hall

Friday, June 18, 2021
Juanita Louise Hall Gifford, 94, of Chattanooga, died on Wednesday, June 16, 2021.

The family will receive friends from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 22 at Christ United Methodist Church.

A Celebration of Juanita’s life will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 22 at Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.  Interment will follow at 1 p.m. in the Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Please visit www.heritagechattamnooga.com to share words of comfort.

Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.

Otis, Franklin Roosevelt

Hanner, Milvyn Euthema Kirk

Horton, Vincent Lamar


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Vincent Lamar Horton was born on January 23, 1962, to Mr. Gus L Horton and Mrs. Addie B. Horton. He departed this life on Thursday, July 22, 2021, at the age of 59, in Chattanooga. Vincent ... (click for more)



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