Smith, Bertha

Member Of New Hope Baptist Church

Friday, January 21, 2022
Bertha Smith
Bertha Smith

Bertha Smith, 92, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, January 16, 2022, at her residence.

 

She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, where she served on the Mother’s Board.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Louise and Grady Palmer; children, Morris Smith, Victoria Bond, and Norman Smith; siblings, Earnest Palmer, Louise Davis, Julia Palmer, and George Palmer.

 

Survivors include her sons, Raymond Smith of Huntsville, Al., and Calvin Smith of Norfolk, Va.; daughter, Gloria Robinson of Chattanooga; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

 

Bertha will lie in state on Tuesday, Jan. 25, at 9 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home.

 

Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. in the chapel with Pastor Wayne Johnson as the eulogist.

 

Burial will be in Lakewood Memory Gardens, East.


Hewlett, Kenneth W.

Suttles, Aaron D., Sr.

French, Margie Sue


Kenneth W. Hewlett, 56, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2022, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 733-9995. (click for more)

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Margie Sue French, 66, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday May 15, 2022. She was preceded in death by her son, David Alan Mitchell; parents, Hugh and Mary Sterry; and sister, Judy Renfro. ... (click for more)



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Suttles, Aaron D., Sr.

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