Obit: Katherine Fairbanks

Obit: Katherine Fairbanks

July 1st, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Katherine Rose Fairbanks, 65, of Ooltewah, Tenn., passed away Saturday, June 29, 2013, in a local hospital.She was the daughter of the late Harold and Anna McCoy and was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Larry R. Fairbanks.She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and a tremendous support partner to her late husband who served for over 40 years in the Church of the Nazarene as a pastor and district superintendant. She was loved and cherished by the many lives she touched for Christ, both in this country and during her many mission trips.Kathy was also a very gifted singer who possessed a beautiful alto voice.Survivors include her son, Russ (Kelly) Fairbanks, of Ooltewah, Tenn.; daughter, Julie (Kevin) Quinn, of Ringgold, Ga.; two granddaughters, Savannah and Sydney Quinn; two grandsons, London and Noah Fairbanks; sister, Nola Beemon; brother, Steve (Jodell) McCoy, both of Covington, Ky.; brother-in-law, Dr. Lebron (Anne) Fairbanks, of Lakeland, Fla.; sister-in-law, Carolyn (Roy) Lawson, of Lima, Oh.; and several nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday July 3, in the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with the Rev. Russ Fairbanks officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery.The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Trevecca Nazarene University Scholarship Program at www.trevecca.eduPlease share your thoughts and memories online at www.ChattanoogaEastBrainerdChapel.comArrangements by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, East Brainerd Chapel, 8214 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.