Paul M. Garren

April 12, 1925July 5, 2013

Paul Garren, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, July 05, 2013. He was 88 years old.

Paul was born in Delano, Tennessee and was a longtime resident of the Chattanooga area. He served our country during World War II in the U. S. Army. He retired with over 47 years at Dixie Yarns. Paul was a member of the John Henry Pierce Masonic Lodge and the Scottish Rite. He was a member of Brooks Memorial United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Chessie and Lee Garren.

Paul is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Estelle Holmes Garren; son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Shelia Garren; granddaughters, Stephanie Garren and her fiancé Matt Mihoci and Shelby Garren; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 3 to 6 pm on Sunday at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.

Services for Paul will be private on Monday at the North Chapel. Masonic graveside services will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

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



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Eddie and Donna Hatmaker

July 8, 2013

Sending our sincere condolences.

Scott Martin

July 8, 2013

Steve sorry for your loss, Your mom and Dad were always good to us kids, let us play ball all hours of the night , and all the model cars, backyard football, Me Thoughts and Prayer;s will be with you Ole Friend. God Bless. Scott Martin Whitwell,Tennessee

Jimmy Smith

July 7, 2013

Steve, I am so sorry for your loss. May God be with you all at this time.

Jimmy & Vicki Smith

Danny Avans

July 7, 2013

Steve, may God bless you and your family at this time of loss. I am so sorry for you loss.

Amy Jollay

July 6, 2013

Steve and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I just went through this same sorrow 3 months ago, and understand how this hurts. Our fathers are special men, and are in a much better place. You and your family are in my prayers.