Sophie Paschal Economidis of Hixson, Tennessee passed away in her sleep peacefully on Wednesday, April 6, 2022. She resided recently at Dominion Senior Living in Hixson and has been a long-time resident of the Chattanooga area. Sophie Economidis was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas on October 28, 1926 to Paul Paschal and Catherine Chalekey Paschal who emigrated to the United States from Greece.
Sophie was married to the late John Economidis in 1946. John and Sophie joined the staff at Tennessee Temple University and served in Highland Park Baptist church. John was the head of the business department and Sophie was an assistant librarian.
Sophie and John had one son, Paul, who preceded them in death. Sophie was preceded in death by her husband, John Economidis, her parents, Paul and Catherine Paschal, two brothers, Chris and Pete Paschal, and three sisters, Ann Ryburn, Helen Soteros, and Christine Papastavro.
Sophie is survived by several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at Heritage Funeral Home, 3239 Battlefield Pkwy, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742 on Tuesday, April 12 at 10:30 am with the service to follow in the chapel at 11:30 am. Interment will be at the Chattanooga National Cemetery at 1 pm. The services are under the direction of Rev. Scott McCurdy pastor, Church of the Highlands, Harrison Tennessee. Sophie is finally at rest with her husband, and her son, and her Lord.
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Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.
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