Upton, Danny

Worked For Shaw Industries For 24 Years

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Danny Upton, of Apison, died on Wednesday, July 22, 2009, at his residence.

A native of Fort Meade, Md., he was a lifelong resident of Fort Oglethorpe, before moving to Apison nine years ago. A graduate of Lakeview High School, he had been employed with Shaw Industries for the past 24 years and was a member of New Hope Baptist Church.

He was also preceded in death by his mother, June Upton.

Survivors include his wife, Robin Upton; daughter, Morgan Cawood and son, Colton Gravitt, both of Apison; two stepsons, Sammy Boles, Apison and Jamie (Heather) Boles, Calhoun, Tn.; stepdaughter, Niki Boles, Apison; four grandchildren, Amelia, Kendell, Cameron and Dillan; father George Upton, Lakeview, Ga.; three brothers, Jeff (Jodie) Upton and Tommy (Lori) Upton, all of Ringgold, Ga., and Steve Upton; sister, Sheree (Allan) Weeks, Chickamauga, Ga.; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 24, in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Bill Broome officiating.

Interment will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday at the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 8214 East Brainerd Road.


Magers, Andy

Andy Magers, 35, formerly of Collegedale, TN, died on Thursday, July 10, 2014 in Shasta County, CA. Andy graduated from Collegedale Academy. He is survived by his parents, Dwight and Sherry Magers, Collegedale; sisters, Caryn Nobbs, College Place, WA and Kimberly Magers, Sioux Falls, SD; and grandfather, Harold Grundset, Ooltewah. Memorial contrubutions may be ... (click for more)

Adams, Robert Neal Sr.

Robert Neal Adams, Sr., 83, of Hixson, TN, passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014.  Bob was preceded in death  by his wife of 56 years, Carolyn Cain Adams.  He was the Original Missile Man, served in The Air Force during the Korean War and worked for JPL, Boeing and for 36 years with Lockheed at Cape Canaveral. His life was Glory to God’s service and love of family.  ... (click for more)

Burns, Joe F. Sr. (Cleveland)

Joe F. Burns, Sr., 98, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014 at Bradley Health Care.  He was a lifelong resident of Cleveland and a member of Broad Street United Methodist Church for 84 years. Joe was a veteran of the United States Army and served his country during World War II as a skilled gunnery mechanic on airplanes. He worked as a watch repairman for ... (click for more)

Floyd, Sarah Frances (Dalton)

Sarah Frances Floyd, 76, of Dalton, GA, passed away on Monday, July 21, 2014 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by her husband, William E. Floyd Sr.; and one daughter, Anita L. Floyd. She is survived by her daughters, Linda and William “Doc” Dawkins, Donna R. Hall and C. Elaine Bates, all of Dalton; sons and daughter-in-law, Larry ... (click for more)

EPB Says It Did Not Overbill The City; Says City Got $685,877 Break

EPB officials said Tuesday that an exhaustive audit of its street light contract with the city showed that it did not overbill the city. Instead, it said it found that the city was underbilled $685,877. EPB said it only goes back one year on errors so the amount owed by the city would be $178,314. Officials said that would be discussed with the city. Stan Sewell, the city's ... (click for more)

Citizens To Comment Next Tuesday On Sound Control Ordinance That Allows Higher Sound Around Downtown Clubs

Citizens will be allowed to comment next Tuesday on a new Sound Control Ordinance that allows higher sound from nightclubs in a downtown Controlled Sound Boundary. Track 29 behind the Chattanooga Choo Choo, that has drawn the wrath of some nearby Southside residents, is within the boundary, which goes along the river on the north and west, to around Erlanger Hospital on the ... (click for more)