OBITUARY

Mrs. Lera D Stewart

December 20, 1930September 22, 2021

Lera Driskill Stewart of Hixson passed away September 22 2021. She was born in Dekalb County, Alabama on December 20th, 1930. She attended Geraldine High School and then moved to Chattanooga, where she worked with Southern Bell Telephone Company and retired from AT&T in 1986. She then worked at Chattanooga State in the business department for several years. Lera was a member of Red Bank Baptist Church, an avid Atlanta Braves fan, coffee lover, and enjoyed working crossword puzzles.

Lera is preceded in death by her loving husband of 56 years, Stanley E. Stewart, parents Willis and Gladys Driskill, and four brothers and three sisters.

She is survived by her daughters Karla "Lola" Thomas (Brian) and Jan Carter; grandchildren Julie Alexander, Emily Mahoney, Racy McAuliffe (Peter), Carolyn Carter, and Payne Carter; brothers Richard, Douglas, and Woody Driskill, and several nieces, nephews, and numerous friends.

The service will be held at Chattanooga Funeral Home North Chapel on October 2nd, 2021 at 3:00 with visitation from 1:30-3:00. The family requests that everyone please wear a mask while attending visitation and the service. The service will be officiated by Bill Harvey of Red Bank Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to Red Bank Baptist Church.

The family would like to extend special thanks to George and Susan Liner, as well as to the staff of Dominion Senior Living of Hixson and Hospice of Chattanooga.

Arrangements are under the care of the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, October 2, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, October 2, 2021

  • Interment

    Saturday, October 2, 2021

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