Williams, Willie B.

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Willie B. Williams, 88, died on Saturday, October 17, 2009 in Chattanooga.

Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.


Durham, James "Jimmy" V.

James "Jimmy" V. Durham died on June 18, 2017. He was born Feb. 20, 1924, in Alabama and lived in the Chattanooga area for the past 80 years. He was of the Nazarene faith. Jimmy served in the United States Navy on the USS Mobile in the South Pacific during World War II. After his military service, he had a 50-year career in commercial construction and served on the Apprentice ... (click for more)

Couillard, Virginia "Ginny"

Virginia Couillard , or Ginny, as her friends called her, passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017, after a long struggle with illness and declining health. Virginia was born in Hattiesburg, Ms., on Aug. 21, 1924, to the late William and Naomi Andress Thrower; she was the third of four children. Her work career began early as a 13-year old, singing live on the radio in Hattiesburg ... (click for more)

Still, Robert "Robbie" Franklin (Cleveland)

Robert “Robbie” Franklin Still, 76, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at a Chattanooga hospital.   He was a dairy farmer most of his life and served on the board of directors at Farms Bureau and the Bradley County Co-op.  Robbie also worked at Peyton’s as a security guard.  He was a member of Thompson Springs Baptist Church where he served as ... (click for more)

Stanfield, Gary (LaFayette)

Gary Stanfield, of LaFayette, passed away at his home Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the age of 66. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force and served in Vietnam. Gary retired from Syntec Industries. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gus Stanfield and Frances Bledsoe  Stanfield; and sister, JoAnn Lagesse. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Area Under Tornado Watch Until 9 PM

A Tornado Watch is in effect for counties in the Chattanooga area until 9 p.m. The sun broke out early Friday afternoon after drenching rains that started Wednesday night. However, a line of storms was en route from the west and southwest. Here is the notice from the National Weather Service: TORNADO WATCH FROM  1:15PM EDT  FRI UNTIL  9PM ... (click for more)

12 "Johns" Arrested In Multi-Agency Prostitution Sting Operation In East Ridge, Including Doctor, Teacher

A joint operation was conducted on Wednesday by the East Ridge Police Department in cooperation with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department, Chattanooga Police Department, and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to combat human trafficking and prostitution complaints within the city of East Ridge. The operation was conducted over a two-day period when online advertisements ... (click for more)