Katherine Katherine Swaggerty
Katherine Katherine Swaggerty
  • November 15, 1921 - August 22, 2016
  • Tennessee

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Katherine Swaggerty, age 94, of Ooltewah went home to be with the Lord Monday, August 22, 2016.

She was born November 15, 1921 in Birchwood, Tennessee to the late Beecher and Karmna Holland.

She was a longtime member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by four sons, Beecher Holland, Dennis Curtis, Fred Swaggerty, Jr., and Bruce Curtis; three sisters, Virginia Gray, Beatrice Agar, and Christine Crane.

Survivors include her daughter, Yvonne (Dale) Johns of Ooltewah; sister, Julia Davis of Birchwood; eleven grandchildren, Connie (Owen) Early of McDonald, Ricky (Lisa) Holland of Ringgold, Jerry (Kim) Holland of McDonald, Rhonda Wahl of Arkansas, Buster Curtis of Ooltewah, Cissy Joseph of Arkansas, David (Rebecca) Denton of Harrison, Chris Denton of Ooltewah, Bree Curtis of Cleveland, Zac (Becky) Johns of Chattanooga, and Charity (Billy) Cross of Ringgold; her great-grandchildren, Christy, Misty, Mandi, Brandi, Haylie, Ginger, Trey, Hailey, Logan, Alek and several other great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Friday, August 26, 2016 from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home. A memorial service will begin at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. Ronnie Dotson officiating.

Interment will be at Ooltewah Cemetery on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416.

Arrangements are by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, TN 37421.