Obit: Edward Fletcher

Obit: Edward Fletcher

February 12th, 2019 in Obituaries
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Edward Fletcher, 95, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at his residence. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was employed for Mueller Company for many years and he also owned a Janitorial Service. Edward was a faithful member of Greater Tucker Missionary Baptist Church and the Good Neighbors Program. He was preceded in death by his parents, Zola Lockhart Fletcher and Leroy Fletcher; brothers, Ulysses, Herman, Winfred, and Carlos; sisters, Mildred, Mintha, Agnes, and Nannie; grandson, Justin; and granddaughter, Carrie. Survivors include his wife of 71 years, Carrie Fletcher; son, Douglas Fletcher of Chattanooga; daughters, Bertha (Herbert) Wallace, of Levittown, Pa., Carolyn Fletcher, Marshal (Spires) Baker, and Lynn (Rick) Mears, all of Chattanooga; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; brother, Larry Fletcher, of California; sisters, Zola Chase, Dorothy Readus, and Ernestine Tibbs, all of Huntsville, Ala.; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Allen and Rose Fletcher; brother-in-law, Henderson Readus; cousin, Pastor Oscar Lockhart; a host of nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and friends. Visitation will be today from 6 to 7 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Wednesday at 12 noon at Greater Tucker Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Gary Hathaway as the eulogist. Burial in Chattanooga National Cemetery.