Forstner, Halie Gass

Lived To Be 110; Was Honored As "Tennessee Treasure" At 105

Thursday, July 15, 2021
Halie Gass Forstner
Halie Gass Forstner

Halie Gass Forstner, 110, died on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at Morning Pointe Assisted Living.  

 

She was the widow of Charles M. Forstner and the only daughter of the late Garrett Lee and Minnie Nicholas Gass.  

 

Halie was born in Dade County, GA in 1911 but had lived most of her life in Chattanooga. Mrs. Forstner was a member of Lookout Valley Presbyterian Church EPC where she was an elder and held offices in the Women’s Ministries.  She was a member of the YWCA for many years and did volunteer work for the Heart Association and Crippled Children’s Association.  She was a graduate of Chattanooga High School class of 1930 and attended the University of Chattanooga.  She was employed by Chattanooga Medicine Company and the TVA for many years.  At age 105, she was honored by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam before the Tennessee State Senate.  She was also recognized as a “Tennessee Treasure” by the Daughters of the American Revolution, and was honored as a lifelong student of history by UTC. 

 

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at Lookout Valley Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Grady Davidson officiating.  Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday at the church.  Burial will be in Brown Gap Cemetery, Sand Mountain, GA.  

 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lookout Valley Presbyterian Church building fund or the Salvation Army.

 

Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 South Moore Road.

 

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


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