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Neda Ann Hollingsworth Lyons

December 11, 1938 - June 10, 2014
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Neda Ann Hollingsworth Lyons, age 75 of Chattanooga, TN. died peacefully on June 10, 2014 at St. Barnabas Nursing Home. Neda was born December 11, 1938 in Boaz, Alabama, the daughter of the late Curt T. Hollingsworth and Annie Hubbard Hollingsworth Bates. Neda graduated from Etowah High School. She worked for NASA in the department of ABMA at the Huntsville Space Center. She worked for Dr. Von Braun, who developed the Apollo Space Program. It was during this time that she met her husband of 29 years, Marion David Lyons. Neda was a longtime resident of Chattanooga living on the lake in Hixson, then residing on Signal Mountain. Neda...
Neda Ann Hollingsworth Lyons, age 75 of Chattanooga, TN. died peacefully on June 10, 2014 at St. Barnabas Nursing Home.
Neda was born December 11, 1938 in Boaz, Alabama, the daughter of the late Curt T. Hollingsworth and Annie Hubbard Hollingsworth Bates.
Neda graduated from Etowah High School. She worked for NASA in the department of ABMA at the Huntsville Space Center. She worked for Dr. Von Braun, who developed the Apollo Space Program. It was during this time that she met her husband of 29 years, Marion David Lyons.
Neda was a longtime resident of Chattanooga living on the lake in Hixson, then residing on Signal Mountain. Neda was a cheerful sweet person with a beautiful laugh and a loving heart.
She is preceded in death by her brother, Clyde Hollingsworth.
Neda is survived by her children, M. David Lyons, Jr. and wife Susan of Chattanooga, Olivia Rechter and husband Mark of Nashville, Cheryl Santa-Ana and husband Sam of Chattanooga, Michael Lyons and wife Reina of Nashville; grandchildren, Christopher Rechter, Saraeah Lyons, Eric Rechter and Matthew Lyons; brother, David Hollingsworth and wife Nadine; sister-in-law, Helen Hollingsworth and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 pm on Friday and 9 to 10 am on Saturday at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral.
A celebration of life service for Neda will be held at 10 am on Saturday at the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson.

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