Connie Jonopulos Atchley

July 13, 1932July 17, 2014

Connie Jonopulos Atchley, age 82, of Hixson, went peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, July 17, 2014.

Connie was born on July 13, 1932 in Chattanooga to the late Ezna Elizabeth and George Jonopulos who owned and operated George’s Place downtown for over 65 years. She was a graduate of Notre Dame High School. She retired from Hamilton County School System where she drove the handicap children to school and events for over 30 years. Connie was very active in the Special Olympics and loved being involved in many actives. She was a member of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hall M. Atchley; and a sister, Helen Gates.

Connie is survived by her children, Woody Atchley; Mark Atchley and wife Starr, Daniel Atchley and wife Lynn and Liz Allen and husband Craig; 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 pm on Sunday, July 20, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home followed by a Trisagion Service at 7 pm.

A celebration of life service for Connie will be held at 10 am on Monday at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 722 Glenwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37404 with Father Stavros Ballas officiating. Burial will follow in Chattanooga Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made in Connie’s name to the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church.

Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson


  • Visitation Sunday, July 20, 2014
  • Trisagion Service Sunday, July 20, 2014
  • A celebration of life service for Connie Monday, July 21, 2014

Connie Jonopulos Atchley

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July 24, 2014

My deepest sympathy to the family. Connie was such a sweet person. We were high school classmates.
Pat (Overton) Paris

July 22, 2014

Connie was a joy! We will miss her. May her memory be eternal.
Love in Christ
Veula and all the Possis Family

July 22, 2014

We are expressing our deepest sympathy to each of you for the loss of your dear mother. May God grant peace to the soul of His servant, Connie, and blessed memory be eternal.
All our love
Panos and Renee

John & Jean Doub

July 21, 2014

Dan we are keeping you guys close in our thoughts and prayer.

Kathy Clark

July 21, 2014

I was so sorry to hear about your mom. I think back to our childhood days on Brynwood with great wonder---we had good parents and grandparents and so much fun. May you be comforted knowing how many love you and your dear mom. Kathy Clark

Jo Damasch

July 21, 2014

Dan I'm keeping you and your family
in my thoughts during this time.

Becky Herndon

July 21, 2014

My deepest sympathy to you and your family. I know she is at peace now. May God be with you in your time of sorrow. Anything I can do for you just let me know.