Regena Ann Medley

May 9, 1940April 15, 2021

Regena Ann “Miss Ann” Medley, age 80, of Chattanooga passed away Thursday, April 15, 2021. She was born May 9, 1940 in Kentucky to the late Russell & Marie Friend.

She was affectionately known by many as “Miss Ann” and was a longtime member of Brainerd Hills Baptist Church where she taught the 3 and 4 years olds for over 40 years. She had worked as a daycare provider at Concord Baptist Church for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Medley; two sisters; three brothers; and a great-granddaughter, Addicyn Grace Medley.

Survivors include her son, Mike Medley (Tresa Brown) of Chattanooga, TN; grandchildren, Seth Medley (Abby) of Chattanooga, TN; Whitney Shirley (Josh) of Rock Spring, GA; Josh Medley (Lindsey) of Decatur, TN; great-grandchildren, Lucy & Lottie Medley, Aiden Shirley, and Kaleb Medley.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 20, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Brainerd Hills Baptist Church, (6611 East Brainerd Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37421) Funeral service will begin at 12:00 p.m. with Dr. John Barber officiating.

She will be laid to rest with her husband Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Lakewood Memory Gardens, East.

Memorial contributions may be made to Brainerd Hills Baptist Church, 6611 East Brainerd Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37421.

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

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  • Brainerd Hills Baptist Church


  • Receiving Friends

    Tuesday, April 20, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, April 20, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Wednesday, April 21, 2021


Regena Ann Medley

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