Monte Lee Matheney, age 80, of Hixson passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in a local hospital. He was born Nov. 17, 1938, in Chattanooga to the late Horace & Ernestine Matheney. Mr. Matheney was retired from Southern Company Nuclear Power Division. He is survived by several close friends and family. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. at Hamilton Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. prior to the service at the North Chapel. Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 5401 Hwy. 153, Hixson, TN 37343. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaNorthChapel.com.