Loretta Bowman Matherley, 84, of Chattanooga died on Friday, July 16, 2021.
She was born on August 2, 1936. Loretta was full of love and laughter. She was a light unto the world. Loretta was a dedicated Christian who taught women and children at the East Ridge Church of Christ and in Russia. She was deeply loved by her husband, children and grandchildren.
Loretta was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Matherley; daughter, Teresa Quesenberry; parents, Roy and Eunice Bowman and her sister, Earline Holcomb.
She is survived by her son, Lamar (Ione) Matherley; daughter, Sandy Gutierrez; son-in-law, Paul Quesenberry; grandchildren, Nicole and Christopher (Rebecca) Matherley, Rachel (Griffin) Quesenberry-Jackson and Caleb Quesenberry; great-grandson, David Thomas Matherley.
Funeral services will be at 1 PM Monday, July 19, 2021, in the funeral home chapel with Minister Charles Cochran officiating. The family will have a private interment at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions to East Ridge Church of Christ, Mission Fund Program, 951 McBrien Road, East Ridge, TN 37412 or to Martin-Boyd Christian Home, 6845 Standifer Gap Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.
Please visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and to view the memorial tribute.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 PM Sunday, July 18, 2021 at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.
East Ridge Church of Christ Mission Fund Program
951 McBrien Road, East Ridge TN 37412
Martin Boyd Christian Home
6845 Standifer Gap Road, Chattanooga TN 37421