Obit: Zoe McDonough

Obit: Zoe McDonough

July 9th, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Zoe Madeline McDonough, 10, of East Brainerd died July 6, 2012 along with her grandmother, Susan McDonough, in a tragic accident.Zoe was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and was soon to be a 5th grader at Westview Elementary School. She loved basketball, soccer, volleyball and art and was inspired to become an Art Teacher.She was a member of Girl Scout Troop #40507 for the past 5 years and also a member of Christ United Methodist Church.Zoe was most proud of her relationship with her savior and having renewed her baptism just 5 days before her death.She is survived by her parents, Brett and Leah McDonough; her brother, Corbin and her sister, Siri all of Chattanooga; Grandparents, Mike McDonough, of New Richland, Minn., and Frank and Barbara Bradford, of Fayetteville, Tenn.; Aunt, Jen (Mike) Vetsch; Uncle, Todd McDonough; and cousins, Steven, Jimmy, Fawn, Anna, Abby and Averi.A celebration of Zoe's life will be held today, July 9, at 2 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church with Rev. Mark Flynn officiating. Burial will be in Vista Lutheran Cemetery, New Richland, Minn., with her grandmother, Susan on Saturday, July 15.Memorial contributions may be made to Make A Wish Foundation, Ronald McDonald House or Tennessee Baptist Children's Home which were a few of Zoe's favorite charity's.Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute.The family will receive friends today from Noon until 2 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 E. Brainerd Road.Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.