Grey Littleton Wagner

January 25, 1918April 29, 2018

Grey Littleton Wagner, 100, a resident of Signal Mountain, passed away on Sunday, April 29, 2018. Grey was the daughter of the late Marguerite Wagner Littleton and the late Augustine Brabson Littleton. She was preceded in death by her late husband, Joseph Church Wagner, and her brother, Augustine Brabson Littleton (Lt. Col. USA). Survivors include her children Robert Wagner, Marguerite Cissy (Bob) Coleman, Alice (Sib) Evans, Richard (Sunny) Wagner, Jon Wagner, Mary-Jo (Rob) Richie, Kathleen (Fred) Robinson, Michael (Joan) Wagner, and Patricia (Wayne) Stewart. She has 16 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Grey was educated at The Academy of Holy Names in Florida. She received her bachelors degree from University of Chattanooga and her masters from Columbia University. A rich life of work and service started with being on the faculty at Randolph Macon, volunteering with HAMILTON County Juvenile Court Home for Girls, programs for the YWCA, founding member of two parish boards of education, National Director of Council of Catholic Women, Nashville and Knoxville Diocesan Council of Catholic Women, Junior League of Chattanooga, Nancy Ward Chapter in Chattanooga, Girl Scout Leader, president of Chi Omega Fraternity (Delta Alpha Chapter). Grey was awarded “Who’s Who” in American Universities and Colleges, Golden Eaglet in scouting, Papal Award “Pro Ecclesia Pontific” medal by Pope Paul VI, service award from the Tennessee Association of Churches and Chattanooga Association of Churches, American Red Cross award in World War II, Chi Omega award from Supreme Governing Council, founding member of the first Notre Dame High School Association, and president of St. Augustine Council of Catholic Women. She was a member of St. Augustine for 73 years. The family would like to thank “Home Helpers” for their professional care. Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 4th at St. Augustine Church on Signal Mountain. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 3:00 pm followed by a celebration of life mass. In lieu of flowers please send donations to “CURE” Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy ( or the Catholic ladies of Charity. Arrangements are under the care of the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 404 S. Moore Rd, East Ridge.



  • Visitation Friday, May 4, 2018
  • Mass Friday, May 4, 2018


  • Interment

Grey Littleton Wagner

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Kristin Newman

May 4, 2018

Mrs. Wagner was a special lady and I will remember her fondly. I am thankful for the kindness she and her whole family always showed me. You are all in my thoughts and prayers, Kristin Newman