Claude Obearn Hooks Jr., 66, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Isabel Hooks. Claude will be remembered as an honest, loyal and loving soul. Survivors include his daughters, Rachel Hooks, of Marietta, Ga., and Betsy (Angelo) Brigante, of Meridan, Conn.; grandson, Benjamin A. Brigante, of Meridan, Conn.; companion, Evelyn Dennis, of Chattanooga; sisters, Connie Morgan, of Richmond, Va., and Shelia Payne, of Athens, Tenn.; a number of nieces and nephews. A visitation and memorial service will be held 3-5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, in the Fireside Room of Lane Funeral Home. Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences. Arrangements by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.