Ivan W. Vernon

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Ivan W. Vernon, age 93, passed on to Glory on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Ivan was a World War II veteran and a member of Falling Water Baptist Church.
Ivan was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Sarah Elizabeth Vernon; parents, Odell and Desi Vernon; sons, Barron and Stephen Vernon.
Ivan is survived by his daughter, Babs (Brad) Rymer of Chattanooga, Tenn.; son, Tommy (Leatha) Vernon of Kennesaw; his grandson, whom he raised as a son, Chris (Susan) Vernon of Cleveland; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Sunday, July 13, from 2-4 p.m. at Chattanooga Funeral Home-North Chapel. The funeral service for Ivan will be conducted Sunday at 4 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, with his brother, Dr. Joe Vernon officiating. Interment will be Monday, July 14, at 10:30 a.m. at Chattanooga National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Ivan's name to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416.
Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.
North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home in Hixson, Tenn., is in charge of arrangements. 
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Hixson, TN 37343
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Published in Forsyth County News from July 9 to July 12, 2014
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