Nelda McEntyre

August 7, 1945 ~ November 5, 2019 (age 74)


Nelda Ann (Willoughby) McEntyre, 74, of Hixson, TN, passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at the Life Care Center of Red Bank in Red Bank, TN.

Mrs. McEntyre was born August 7, 1945, in Lebanon, TN to the late Ralph and Gaynelle Willoughby of Alexandria, TN. She was a graduate of Liberty High School, in Liberty, TN. and worked for many years as a hair stylist in Chattanooga, TN. Known as "Grand Nell" to her grandchildren, she was a beloved wife, sister, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a member of Dallas Bay Baptist Church in Hixson, Tn.

Mrs. McEntyre is survived by her husband Ron McEntyre; Brother, Mac and Eva Willoughby of Alexandria, TN; Sons, Chris and Missy Tramel of Liberty, TN, Brian and Gina Tramel of Hixson, TN, and Ryan and Brenda McEntyre of Hixson, TN; Grandchildren, Jeremy Sean Tramel of Smithville, TN, Tasha Sanders of Liberty, TN, Reese and Brock Tramel of Hixson, TN, and Easton and Ellisyn McEntyre of Hixson, TN; Great-grandchildren, Aubree and Gunner Tramel of Smithville, TN; niece, Melanie and Dana Richardson of Murfreesboro, TN.

Funeral Services for Mrs. McEntyre are scheduled to be conducted on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the Lane Funeral Home in Chattanooga, TN with David McNabb officiating. Interment will follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Visitation will be at Lane Funeral Home in Chattanooga, TN on Thursday, November,7, from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Friday from 9:00 AM until service time at 10:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Hospice of Chattanooga. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Arrangements entrusted to Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, TN 37415 423-877-3524

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