Brown, John M.

Retired Chief Of Police At The Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport

Friday, September 24, 2021
John M. Brown
John M. Brown

John M. Brown, 67, passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2021.

He was a retired Chief of Police for the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport and touched many lives as a Sunday School teacher at Bayside Baptist Church. His life’s passion was to share the Gospel. John enjoyed reading, writing, hiking, gardening, collecting superhero figures for his grandsons, and tribal police badges for himself. He loved Shar-peis and had four throughout his lifetime. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, John H. Brown and D. Jean Brown, as well as his older brother, Pastor Mark Brown.

He leaves behind his wife, Tonya Brown; daughters, Jennifer Brown and Heather Brown; sister, Nancy Goodwin of Cambridge, OH; brother, Pastor James M. Brown of Winston Salem, NC; grandsons, Gavin Brown and Cooper Brooks; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will hold a Celebration of Life at a later date.


Maddox, Eloise H.

Saddler, Carl

Finley, Harold


Eloise H. Maddox, 69, passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2021, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Carl Saddler, 70, passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2021, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Harold Finley, 78, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, October 17, 2021, in a local health care facility. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)



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Maddox, Eloise H.

Eloise H. Maddox, 69, passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2021, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Saddler, Carl

Carl Saddler, 70, passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2021, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

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