Wendell Wendell Holliday
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Wendell Wendell Holliday
  • July 20, 1929 - April 30, 2017
  • Apison, Tennessee

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Thomas Wendell Holliday, age 87, of Apison, Tennessee passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017 at his home.

He was born July 20, 1929 in Chattanooga to the late Thomas & Thelma Holliday.

Mr. Holliday was a 1947 graduate of Central High School and received his BS in Finance & Economics from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He went on to receive his graduate degree from Stonier School of Banking at Rutgers University.

He held a career in the Banking & Financial Services as well as a short time in the health care industry.

Mr. Holliday was a United States Navy Veteran serving in the Korean War from 1948 - 1950seein active duty aboard the U.S.S. Franklin D. Roosevelt.

He was a member of Apison Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Starlena Holliday; two sons, Michael (Patti) Holliday of Apison and Thomas (Kim) Holliday of Maryville, TN; and seven grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. in the East Brainerd Chapel with Rev. Brian Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

There will be no visitation prior to the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Apison Baptist Church, 11127 Old East Brainerd Road, Apison, TN 37302; or to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416.

Arrangements are by the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 8214 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.