Claire Coots


RINGGOLD Claire Coots, 30, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013 alongside her son, Riley Coots from injuries sustained in a house fire. She was born Aug. 20, 1982. She was a 2000 graduate of Ooltewah High School and was the manager for Hurricane Creek Dry Cleaners.Her grandparents, Frank Joseph and Marion Jeannine DeMatteo preceded her in death.Survivors include her husband, Jason Lee Coots; parents, Tom and Debbie DeMatteo, of Chattanooga; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Regina and Danny Coots, of Chattanooga; sister Camille DeMatteo, of Johnson City, Tenn.; sister-in-law, Michelle Coots, of Chattanooga; nephews, Tyler Boyd and Drake Boyd; niece Vandolyn Boyd, all of Chattanooga; several aunts, uncles and cousins.A funeral mass for Claire and her son Riley will be held Tuesday, April 2, at 11 a.m. at St. Stephens Catholic Church with Father Gilbert Diaz and the Rev. Dr. Jerry Campbell officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.The family will receive friends Monday from 4-8 p.m. at the East Brainerd Chapel.Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Claire and her son Riley to the Ringgold Youth Association, c/o Wells Fargo Bank in Ringgold, Ga.Arrangements are by the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 8214 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37421.Please share your thoughts and memories at

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