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Obituaries for January 30, 2013

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Jean D. Bruewer, age 82, of Chattanooga, Tennessee went home to be with her Lord on Monday, January 28, 2013.

She was born in Middletown, Ohio on November 30, 1930 to the late Charles and Grace Long. Mrs. Bruewer was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Chattanooga, Tennessee and the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary where she shared her beautiful servant' s heart and her gentle spirit with her Memorial Family for many years. She began her volunteer service in 1997 and served for 14 years donating 12,766 hours of faithful service. She served as Auxiliary President from 2001 to 2003 followed by serving as Parliamentarian and Secretary for many years. Her tremendous faith guided her daily. Her dedication to those she served, Memorial's Mission and Ministry, her fellow volunteers, and her family was evident in all she did. She volunteered in the Patient Entrance Area and in the Volunteer and Foundation Offices at Memorial Hospital.

She was a former resident of Newbern, TN where she, along with her husband, raised their family. She was employed by the city of Newbern for many years. She attended Holy Trinity School and graduated from Middletown Public High School in 1948. She worked at the former Gardner Richardson Paper Company and Middletown City School Administration Office as a Bookkeeper. She was a member of Holy Trinity Parish in Middletown, Ohio where she was a member of the choir.

Preceded in death by husband, Bernard (Barney) T. Bruewer; great granddaughter, Kailee Gerlach ; brother, Larry Long and longtime companion, Sam Isgro.

Survived by two daughters, Terri Zucconi of Chattanooga, Tennessee and Mary Beth (Dr. Jamie Craven) of Chattanooga, Tennessee; son, Tim Bruewer (Becky) of Arkansas; seven grandchildren, Justin and Anna Zucconi, Rachael and Jamie Craven, Scott and Christopher Bruewer, Carrie Gerlach (Brent); two great grandchildren, Colson and Lucas Gerlach; sister, Marilyn Lambert (Jim) of Hamilton, Ohio; brother, Frank Long(Jeanne) of Middletown, Ohio; sister-in-law, Mary Ann Long of Middletown, Ohio; extended family members, Steve ( Judy) Isgro, Sam ( Duwana) Isgro, Tim (Anita) Isgro, David and Danny Isgro all of Hamilton, Ohio; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 1 PM at Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with Father Mike Nolan officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4 PM to 7 PM at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home. Arrangements are by the Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist, East Chapel, 404 South Moore Road, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37412.


Lois Marie Conner Altman, 87, formerly of Tiptonville died Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Providence Health Care in Palos Heights, IL.

Funeral services will be 1:00 pm, Friday, February 1, 2013 at the First United Methodist Church in Tiptonville, TN. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


Michael Boswell age 53 of Bradford, TN passed away on Tuesday at his residence.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Dyersburg Funeral Home.


Glenda Ann Paris Marks age 61 of Tiptonville passed away on Tuesday at her residence.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Dyersburg Funeral Home.