OBITUARY

E Wayne Trammell

January 2, 1949November 25, 2018
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Eddie Wayne Trammell, age 69, a resident of the Brayton Community of Bledsoe County, lost his courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, November 25, 2018. During his illness he received excellent care at Erlanger’s Cancer Center and Life Care of Dayton. The family is humbled by the expertise and support given by countless caregivers and offers sincere thanks to each one, beginning with Dr. Sumana Nagireddy and Dr. Waleed Mourad. Wayne was a 1967 graduate of Brainerd High School. He joined the US Air Force and proudly served as an Administrative Specialist, Detachment 23, 30th Weather Squadron at PhuCat Airbase in Vietnam. Staff Sergeant Trammell completed his military service in June of 1971. Wayne later was employed in auto sales in Cleveland and Chattanooga. He worked for DuPont’s contracted labor groups as well, but many will know Wayne from his job at Lowe’s in Dayton, TN. Wayne was an avid bass fisherman and bird watcher who enjoyed many hours on local waters, especially Chickamauga Lake. He was a treasured son, brother, uncle and friend and will be dearly missed. Wayne was preceded in death by his loving parents, Edmond Watters Trammell and Nola Wright Trammell and his beloved sister, Barbara Trammell Wood. Wayne is survived by his sister, Linda Trammell Shell of Brayton; nieces, Sherri Wood Bales and Susan Wood both of Chattanooga, Shannon Shell Cannon, of Sale Creek and Kristi Shell Green of Doha, Qatar; special nephew, Brian Wood of Apison and three great nieces and three great nephews. The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 pm on Tuesday, November 27, and 11 am to 12 (noon) on Wednesday, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home. Graveside services for Wayne will be held at 12 pm on Wednesday at Hamilton Memorial Gardens with Deacon Bobby Turner officiating. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in Wayne’s memory to Fisher House, where a memorial contribution will be used to help our nation’s heroes and their families in times of illness. www.fisherhouse.org Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, November 27, 2018
  • Visitation Wednesday, November 28, 2018
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, November 28, 2018
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Debbie Roberts Bonner

November 28, 2018

So sorry to hear about Wayne. Prayers and thoughts to family. I am a BHS ‘67 classmate of Wayne. Rest In Peace my friend. Debbie Roberts Bonner

Jeanette Woods

November 27, 2018

Wayne was a very special part of my life for many years. Our friendship and love for each other is something I will treasure forever.

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Biography

Eddie Wayne Trammell, age 69, a resident of the Brayton Community of Bledsoe County, lost his courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, November 25, 2018. During his illness he received excellent care at Erlanger’s Cancer Center and Life Care of Dayton. The family is humbled by the expertise and support given by countless caregivers and offers sincere thanks to each one, beginning with Dr. Sumana Nagireddy and Dr. Waleed Mourad.
Wayne was a 1967 graduate of Brainerd High School. He joined the US Air Force and proudly served as an Administrative Specialist, Detachment 23, 30th Weather Squadron at PhuCat Airbase in Vietnam. Staff Sergeant Trammell completed his military service in June of 1971. Wayne later was employed in auto sales in Cleveland and Chattanooga. He worked for DuPont’s contracted labor groups as well, but many will know Wayne from his job at Lowe’s in Dayton, TN.
Wayne was an avid bass fisherman and bird watcher who enjoyed many hours on local waters, especially Chickamauga Lake. He was a treasured son, brother, uncle and friend and will be dearly missed.
Wayne was preceded in death by his loving parents, Edmond Watters Trammell and Nola Wright Trammell and his beloved sister, Barbara Trammell Wood.
Wayne is survived by his sister, Linda Trammell Shell of Brayton; nieces, Sherri Wood Bales and Susan Wood both of Chattanooga, Shannon Shell Cannon, of Sale Creek and Kristi Shell Green of Doha, Qatar; special nephew, Brian Wood of Apison and three great nieces and three great nephews.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 pm on Tuesday, November 27, and 11 am to 12 (noon) on Wednesday, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.
Graveside services for Wayne will be held at 12 pm on Wednesday at Hamilton Memorial Gardens with Deacon Bobby Turner officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in Wayne’s memory to Fisher House, where a memorial contribution will be used to help our nation’s heroes and their families in times of illness. www.fisherhouse.org
Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.