Obituaries

Willie Ruth Boyd Ethridge

Longtime Hamilton County Schools Music Teacher

Willie Ruth Boyd Ethridge, 87, of Chattanooga, TN, died on Tuesday , April 20, 2021. She was a 1951 graduate of Chattanooga Central High School and a 1956 graduate of University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, TX. She was a long-time member of Woodland Park Baptist Church and was a member of First Baptist Church of Ringgold at the time of her death. In 1991 she retired from Hamilton County Schools after a lengthy career as a music ... (click for more)

Michael Walters

Professor At Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Michael Walters, a devoted husband, father, teacher and Christian, went home to be with his Heavenly Father, on April 20, 2021. He was 65 years old and passed peacefully in Chattanooga, Tennessee, surrounded by family and loved ones. Michael Wayne Walters was born on Dec. 30, 1955, in Darmstadt, Germany. He was adopted by Lillian and Marcus Walters, who raised him primarily in Tifton, Georgia. After graduating from Florida State University, ... (click for more)


Walter Lebron Jackson, Jr.

Graduate Of Howard High School

Mr. Walter Lebron Jackson, Jr., was born to Carol Sturdivant Jackson and Walter L. (PeeWee) Jackson, Sr., on January 16, 1961 in Charleston, West Virginia. Mr. Jackson was raised in Chattanooga. He was educated in the public school system and graduated in the Howard High School, class of 1979. Mr. Jackson entered into celestial peace on April 14, 2021. Mr. Jackson was preceded in death by his father and stepmother, Walter L. (PeeWee) ... (click for more)

Renee Denton

Loved Spending Time With Her Grandchildren And Scrapbooking

Renee Denton, 63, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, April 19, 2021. Renee was a devoted Christian who loved the Lord. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and scrapbooking. She never met a stranger, and could make friends wherever she went. She was preceded in death by her father, Raymond Brown; and brother, Raymond Brown, Jr. She is survived by her loving husband, ... (click for more)


Alma Terry Mynatt

Faithful Member Of Red Bank Baptist Church For Over 60 Years

Alma Terry Mynatt, 94, of Hixson, died on April 20, 2021. She spent her final years living in Garden Plaza of Cleveland, Tn., where she grew to love and appreciate the kindness and expertise of the staff. Born in Knoxville, she was the daughter of the late Maynard and Viva Sharp Terry. She was a 1944 graduate of Oneida High School. She worked for the Tennessee Railroad for over four years. She received her degree from Tennessee Technological ... (click for more)

Marcus “Mark” Hall Atchley

Longtime Registered Nurse Was A Kind And Patient Man

Marcus “Mark” Hall Atchley, 66, returned to his heavenly home on April 18, 2021 after a courageous battle with a long illness. His devotion to his family and his firm belief in God supported him in his struggle and ultimately gave him peace. Mark was born to the late Hall and Connie Atchley on Dec. 10, 1954 in Chattanooga, Tn. He graduated from Red Bank High School where he was involved in many sports including football. Mark signed with ... (click for more)


Mary Carolyn Leslie

Had A Spirited Personality And Brought Laughter To Those Around Her

Mary Carolyn Leslie, 77, of Ooltewah, Tennessee, passed away from complications with Covid-19 on Thursday, April 15, 2021, passing into the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ peacefully with family by her side. Carolyn was a spirited presence to all who knew her, and was quick to take up a quick conversation with all she met! Carolyn brought laughter to all who crossed her path, and left everyone she met with a knowing smile ... (click for more)

Michael Edward Cylke

Worked For Lawson Electric Company And Was Avid Sports Fan

Michael Edward Cylke, 31, died April 19, 2021 as the result of a tragic accident. Born on Aug. 26, 1989, he was the son of Shari Cylke, of Ooltewah. A 2007 graduate of Central High School, he was a member of the bowling team. Michael was also a graduate of the IBEW Journeyman Electricians Apprentice School and was employed by Lawson Electric Company of Chattanooga. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed spending time with family and ... (click for more)


Irene “Lyn” Ellington Lindsey

Avid Tennis Player Was Member Of St. Peter's Episcopal Church

Irene “Lyn” Ellington Lindsey, a native of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died peacefully, with family on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at her home. She was born to the late Walter Lee and Anna Kile Ellington on Sept. 11, 1922. Lyn, as she preferred to be called beginning her tennis years, which she was most proud of could be seen every morning playing tennis with her many tennis friends at Manker Patten and earlier the Racket Club. Her ... (click for more)

Mitchell “Woot” Wooten

1976 Graduate Of Central High School

Mitchell “Woot” Wooten, 62, passed away on April 20, 2021. Mitchell was a 1976 graduate of Central High School in Harrison, where he was voted “wittiest”. He was then employed with LJT Steel Warehouse. Woot was described as a “Robin Gibb from the Bee Gee’s look alike”, and had many hobbies over the years, but never stuck to any of them. Most notably, Mitchell was extremely in love with and a devoted husband to his wife, Brenda. ... (click for more)




Suttles, Philex James "Boo" Jr.

Skiles, Barbara F.

Bullocks, Eric DeWayne


Philex James “Boo” Suttles, Jr. 56, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, passed away Saturday, April 17, 2021 at his residence. He was a graduate of Howard High School. He was preceded in death by ... (click for more)

Barbara F. Skiles passed away on April 16, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family. She was a certified HR manager for over 25 years at several local companies. She is survived by her ... (click for more)

Eric DeWayne Bullocks departed this life on April 16, 2021, at the age of 46. He was preceded in death by his mother, Diane Bullocks and father, Paul Franklin. Eric attended Howard School ... (click for more)


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