Johnnie V. Templeton DeFriese, of Chattanooga, passed away at her home Thursday, April 17, 2014, after a long illness. She is survived by her husband, Donald G. DeFriese; sons, Jimmy Harris, of Chattanooga, Charles Harris, of Prescott, Ariz.; daughters, Judy Manning, of Cave Springs, Ga., Kaye Vandergriff, of Chattanooga; nieces, Ruth Appleget, of Chattanooga, and Peggie Harris, of Ringgold; several other nieces and nephews and several grand-nieces and nephews; and several grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, April 21, 2014 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Art Jones officiating. Private burial will be at Chattanooga National Cemetery. Flowers are welcome however memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and or Palliative Care of Chattanooga. Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family. The family will receive friends form 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, April 21, 2014, at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.