Flora

Hamilton County

Flora WalldorfFlora Lewis Harkey Walldorf, of Lookout Mountain, Tenn., went home to her Lord and Savior peacefully Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 in the arms of her entire family on her 47th wedding anniversary. She fought three different cancers over 11 years with grace and fortitude and not a tear as her goal was to see her eight grandchildren grow up.Flora was from a prominent New Orleans family with strong Tennessee roots. Her great great grandfather, Knoxville Judge Lewis was a Confederate veteran who fought at Shiloh. Her great great great uncle was Governor Trousdale, the 15th governor of Tennessee.Flora grew up in her beloved New Orleans where she attended Isadore Newman School before the family moved to Bayou Liberty in Slidell. She graduated from Stuart Hall in Stanton, Virginia.She was an active member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority at Louisiana State University, Newcomb College and later University of Tennessee at Chattanooga from which she graduated after her children were born.Flora was involved with The First Vision 2000 Study, Junior League Garden Club, National Society of Colonial Dames of America, Chattanooga, and a board member of Catholic Charities.Flora was a member of the 1964-65 debutante coterie, having been presented by the Stratford Club, Le Debut, Twelfth Night Revelers, Atlanteans, Momus and the Mystic Club balls.She is survived by her husband Charles Walldorf; 2 sons, Dr. Charles Walldorf (Jennifer), Winston-Salem, N.C., Nathan Walldorf (Eda), Lookout Mountain; 2 daughters, Polly Tran (Tuyen), Westwood, MA, Sara McNabb (Scott), Roswell, Ga.; sister, Carol Garner (Fred), Green Bay, Wisc.; 8 grandchildren, Will Walldorf III, Amy Walldorf, Anson Walldorf, Thatcher Walldorf, Andrew Walldorf, Charles McNabb, Grace McNabb, Cameron Tran, and Nathan Tran.Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 3, at Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Joe Novenson and the Rev. Len Teague officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hills Cemetery.Contributions may be made to The Church of the First Born, 3418 St. Elmo Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37409 or to The Salvation Army, 800 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37403.Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute.The family will receive friends Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church. Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Road.

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