Calhoun, Mark R.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Mark Calhoun
Mark Calhoun

Mark R. Calhoun, 33, died on Monday, April 20, 2009.

He was born on May 3, 1975 in Chattanooga.

He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Alex and Lizzy Carter and paternal grandfather, Arthur Calhoun.

Mark is survived by his devoted and loving mother, Mary Ann Calhoun; devoted and loving father, James E. (Terry) Calhoun; three children, Marcella Nicole, LaKresha and Kedarrious Calhoun; one brother, James Lebron (Lanise) Calhoun; two sisters, Sophia Calhoun and Starlene (Lee) Rollins; paternal grandmother, Bernice Calhoun; one step-sister, and two step-brothers; three nieces and three nephews; five aunts and three uncles; special friend, Pernell Bell; several cousins and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Friday at John P. Franklin Funeral Home with Rev. Harold K. Lester officiating. Interment will be in Highland Cemetery.

Visitation will be after noon on Thursday at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.


Piazza, Amy Louise

Amy Louise Piazza, 39, of Chattanooga, died on  Monday, November 24, 2014,  after a courageous battle with breast cancer.   Amy was born on July 19, 1975, was a graduate of Ooltewah High School, and earned a degree in Speech Pathology from the University of Mississippi, and a master's degree from Tennessee State University.  She was employed by Hamilton ... (click for more)

Gates, Cecil Willard

Cecil Willard Gates, 89, of Soddy Daisy, died on on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at his residence.  Mr. Gates was a faithful member of Daisy Church of God, Volunteer Masonic Lodge #549, Daisy Masonic Lodge 706, Hixson Order of the Eastern Star 310, and the Scottish Rite.  He had been a 50-year member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 917. ... (click for more)

Kennett, Elizabeth Evergreen (Summerville)

Elizabeth Evergreen Kennett, 79, of Summerville, GA, passed away on Sunday, November 23, 2014, in a Rome hospital. Born in Fort Payne, AL on April 4, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Milford and Maggie Eller Butler, and was a member of the Harrell Street Church of God. She was preceded in death by first husband, Raymond Kennett; and four brothers, Archie Butler, Earnest ... (click for more)

Parker, Margaret Louise (Trion)

Margaret Louise Parker, 83, of Trion, GA, passed away Saturday, November 22,  2014 at her residence after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Parker was born April 3, 1931 in Topeka, KS and moved to Georgia with her husband and young family in 1961. Mrs. Parker was a lifelong homemaker and an accomplished seamstress; was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother; and faithfully served ... (click for more)

2 Chattanooga Bounty Hunters In Jail After Man They Sought Not Home And They Take His Wife

Two Chattanooga bounty hunters are in jail near Atlanta after police said they took a man's wife away in handcuffs after the man they were seeking was not home. Khalil Abdullah and Kevin Roberson were charged with kidnapping, false arrest and false imprisonment. In an incident in Gwinnett County, police said the pair broke into a home wielding guns and found the man they were ... (click for more)

Bradley County Police Investigating Shooting; Victim Dies

The Bradley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred in the area of Georgetown Road. The sheriff's office said Sunday night that the victim had died. The victim's name has not yet been released.  A BCSO officer was waved down at the intersection of 25 th Street and Peerless Road by the driver of a vehicle who told the officer a gunshot victim ... (click for more)