Bickford, Mary Ellen Goforth (Pikeville)

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Mary Ellen Goforth Bickford, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died on November 15, 2010.

Mrs. Bickford celebrated her 100th birthday on Aug. 15. She was a master of all forms of needlework including crocheting, knitting and quilting. She was a Christian attending the Church of Christ in Griffith and Pikeville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Lee Bickford; daughters, Ruth DeBord and Louise Carmack; mother, Nell Rose Goforth; sister Carrie Agee; brothers, Henry Goforth, Howard Goforth, Mitchel Goforth and James Goforth.

She is survived by her children, Carlos Bickford, Asheville, N.C.; Jim Bickford, Pikeville; Alene Hammond, Nashville; Pauline McCarley, Lexington, Ky.; Shirley Bilbrey, Chattanooga; and Charlotte Colvard, Crossville; sister, Ova O'dell, Deposit, N.Y.; 17 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be on Wednesday, Nov. 17, at 1 p.m. CST in the funeral home chapel with Minister Tony Britt officiating.

Visitation is on Wednesday from 9 a.m. CST until service time.

Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com.

Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, Hwy. 127 South, Pikeville.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Pikeville Church of Christ.



McDaniel, Barbara Ray (Ringgold)

Barbara Ray McDaniel, age 89, of Ringgold, passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2017. She was a member of Clearview Baptist Church and the Senior Citizens Sunshine Club. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Cassie Elliott; husband, E.S. “Shirley” McDaniel; and brothers, J.T. and Junior Elliott.  She is survived by her children, Linda Watkins, Jerry ... (click for more)

Logan, Patsy Massengale (Jasper)

Patsy Logan, 80, of Jasper, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017.  She was a member of the Guild 1st Baptist Church a member of the Eastern Star and an avid golfer.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Zora Massengale; husband, John B. Logan; and grandson, Justin Logan.  Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Carolyn ... (click for more)

Barbara Denise Oldham

Barbara Denise Oldham, 53, of Chattanooga, passed away on October 18, 2017. She was of the Baptist faith, loved attending church and teaching Sunday school classes. Denise was an avid poetry writer. She had her own blog, and even had some of her work published in greeting cards. Denise loved to sing, loved children, but most of all she loved life. She was preceded ... (click for more)

Earl Eugene Bean

Earl Eugene Bean, 88 , of Hixson, passed away on  Wednesday, October 18, 2017 . Earl was born in Graysville, Tn., to the late Alton “Parker” and Lucille Dillard Bean. He served our country in the United States Navy during the Korean War as a physician assistant. He retired from Kodak with over 20 years of service. He was a member, deacon and elder at Hixson Seventh Day ... (click for more)

TDOT Recommends Spot Improvements For Road Up To Signal Mountain Rather Than Costly Widening Or Reworking The W Road

Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) officials said Friday that widening the road up to Signal Mountain or reworking the W Road would both be very costly. Officials said spot improvements on the existing road should solve most of the issues and be much less expensive.   TDOT officials made a presentation on the status of Signal Mountain Road to the town council ... (click for more)

Shaw Industries To Invest $42 Million At Decatur, Tn., Plant

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Shaw Industries Group, Inc. officials announced Friday that the floor products manufacturer will invest $42 million to upgrade its yarn facility in Decatur. Shaw plans create 75 new jobs in Meigs County as part of the investment. “I’d like to thank Shaw for its continued ... (click for more)