Jessie Juanita Whitfield

Friday, April 19, 2019

Jessie Juanita Whitfield died April 15, 2019. A native of Belfast, Tn., she lived most of her life in Houston.

Mrs. Whitfield is survived by two daughters, Sabrina Whitfield Hammond, M.D. and Teryl Whitfield Sprouse, J.D. and husband, Peter; four grandchildren, Hillary Hammond, D.V.M. and husband, (Everardo Flores), Lillian Hammond, Whiney Hammond Reynolds and husband, Steven, and John Dallas Hammond; two great-grandsons, Leo Flores and Lucas Flores; one great-granddaughter, London Flores; and a very special “son”, Gregory McAvee.

Also among the survivors are sisters, Geraldine Gibbs, Sara Murphy, Audrey Pope and husband, Oscar, Brenda McLean; brothers, James Sherman Davis and wife, Judy, and Gary Davis and wife, Valerie; a host of nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, Miriam Coleman and Gloria Coleman; and long-time friend, Mary Louise Jenkins.

There will be no services per Mrs. Whitfield’s wishes. Arrangements are by the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 8214 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.

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