Obituaries

Charles Louis Dautrich, Jr.

U.S. Army Veteran Was Longtime Owner Of Brainerd Amoco Full-Service Station

Charles Louis Dautrich, Jr., 87, passed away on Friday July 30, 2021. Charlie was born in Alexandria, Va., to the late Charles Louis Sr. and Irma (Knable) Dautrich. He grew up in Chattanooga and was a 1961 graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Charlie loved his country and was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict (1954-1956). He achieved rank of Private First Class and was awarded the Army ... (click for more)

Juancho Cruz Bautista

Longtime Area Physician Was Avid Tennis Player And Runner

Dr. Juancho Cruz Bautista, 85, of Hixson, Tennessee, passed away on July 30, 2021. Born on Feb. 15, 1936, in Imus, Cavite, Philippines. He was the son of the late Pedro S. Bautista and Rosario L. Bautista. He was predeceased by his siblings Isabel Arbues, Benito Bautista, Mary Tolentino, Pedro Bautista, Antero Bautista, and former wife Nita Bautista. Dr. Bautista graduated from the Colegio de San Juan de Letrán, Manila, Philippines ... (click for more)


Glenn R. Thomas

Member Of Marshall Mize Ford Company For 27 Years

Glenn R..Thomas passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2021, after several years of a lingering illness. He was a native of Chattanooga, born on Oct. 20, 1940. Mr. Thomas was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Monroe Thomas, of Fife, Ga. and Mrs. Elizabeth Mabry Thomas, of Sequatchie County. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 58 years, Sallie Patten Thomas; brother, Monty Gene Thomas, of Nashville; children, Michael ... (click for more)

Lowell Everett Jones

Excellent And Dedicated Gardener Took Pride In His Family, Home, And Vehicles

Lowell Everett Jones, 80, of Rossville, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 28 , 2021. Lowell was born in Dayton, Tn., and graduated from high school in Grand Rapids, Mi., in 1960 and his love for the Chattanooga area brought him back home. He was an active member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Rossville, and retired after 50 years of service with Combustion/Alstom. Lowell was an excellent and dedicated gardener who often ... (click for more)


John Larry Vaughn

Army Veteran Was Later A Truck Driver

John Larry Vaughn was born in Decatur Alabama, on November 28, 1951. He departed this life July 19, 2021, in Chattanooga. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Upon his discharge from military service, he was a truck driver until he retired. He spent his last days with his daughter. He was preceded in death by his father William Vaughn; mother, Vera Vaughn; sister, Martha Johnson; and brother, Junior Vaughn. He leaves ... (click for more)

Kenneth Lamar Flint, Jr.

Musical Artist Was Amazing Home Chef

Kenneth Lamar Flint, Jr. departed this life on July 16,2021, at Erlanger Trauma Unit Care Center at the age of 34 years young. Also known as “Lil Kenny,” he was born on June 28, 1987. Kenny attended Chattanooga Public Schools. He accepted Christ at a young age. Kenny was known for being extremely loving, protective, caring, and very family-oriented. His smile was so joyous and infectious and most of all charming. Kenny was a home chef ... (click for more)


Jennie Ruth Clark

Worked Many Years At Cracker Barrel On Shallowford Road

Jennie Ruth Clark, 77, formerly of Canton, Georgia, passed away July 29, 2021, at her home in Chattanooga. She was predeceased by husband, Shearl Dean (Shorty) Clark, and grandson, Justin Michael Huey. Jennie had lived in Chattanooga since 2005 and had worked at Cracker Barrel on Shallowford Road for many years. She was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church. She is survived by son, James Cecil (Jim) Edwards, daughter, Lizabeth ... (click for more)

Ronald Waller Madden

Avid Fisherman And Loving Father And Grandfather

Ronald Waller Madden, 74, of Erin, Tennessee, passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2021, at a Soddy Daisy nursing facility. He was an avid fisherman and loving father and grandfather. Survivors include his son, Rev. Tony (Nichole) Madden, daughters, Stacie Rawls and Teri (Frank) Evans and five grandchildren, Ariel, Ethan, Marena, Payton and Connor. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. in ... (click for more)


James Walter “Jim” Earls

Bronze Star Recipient Was Avid Tennis Player And Retired Insurance Agent

James Walter “Jim” Earls, 76, of East Ridge, Tennessee, passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at his home. He was a proud Vietnam Veteran having earned a bronze star for heroism serving in the U.S. Army as a Sergeant. Jim’s other medals include the National Defense Service medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, one Overseas Service Bar, Air Medal, Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Expert Badge (M-60), Marksman Badge (M-16). ... (click for more)

Ivadell West Denny

Beloved Wife, Mother And Grandmother

Ivadell West Denny, 98, passed away Friday, July 30, 2021. She was born Dec. 16, 1922 in Eden, NC. She attended New Heights Baptist Church and was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. Ivadell married Sam Drewry Denny on February 19, 1944. She was preceded in death by her husband and a son, Jerry Drewry Denny. Survivors include her daughter, Dale Elizabeth Schoonover, of Chattanooga; son, James Kyle Denny, of Aiken, SC; sister, ... (click for more)




Pollard, Billie Faye

Kwak, Kap Y.

Dietz, Eugene “Gene”


On Sunday, July 25, 2021, God called home one of his children, Billie Faye Pollard. She was born on January 18, 1945, to the late Charles James Pollard and Jensy McClurkins Pollard. ... (click for more)

Kap Y. Kwak, 86, of Chattanooga, died on Thursday, July 29, 2021. She was born in Korea and was the daughter of the late Boon Keun Kim and Boon Suk Park. Kap was a member of the Korean Yeolin ... (click for more)

Eugene “Gene” Dietz, 73, of Chickamauga, passed away on Thursday, July 29, 2021, at a local health care facility following a brief illness. Mr. Dietz was a lifelong resident of Catoosa ... (click for more)


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