Blackwell, Margaret Stroube (Tunnel Hill)

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Margaret Stroube Blackwell, 79, of Tunnel Hill, died on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010 at Hamilton Medical Center.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Eleanor Stroube; brothers, Bill, Bob, and Ed Stroube; and a granddaughter, Margaret “Margie” Lynn Blackwell.

Margaret was born in Christian County, Ky. on Dec. 21, 1930 to Samuel Augustus and Eleanor Lunette Henry Stroube. She grew up on the family farm and graduated from South Christian School in 1949. Mrs. Blackwell then attended Murray State University and earned a B.S. degree in Home Economics. She taught school in Mississippi and Georgia. In 1980, she became the Assistant City Clerk for the City of Tunnel Hill. She worked for the City of Tunnel Hill several years before retiring. Margaret loved her family, especially her grandchildren. She also loved her church and church family. Mrs. Blackwell was very proud of her club work. She was a long time member of the Tunnel Hill Women’s Club, the Tunnel Hill Homemakers Club, and the United Methodist Women’s Club.

Survivors include her husband of 56 years, David Blackwell of the residence; daughter and son-in-law, Cecelia and Mark Dyer of Dalton; sons and daughter-in-law, David Michael Blackwell of St. Louis, Mo., and Bruce and Kathy Blackwell of Tunnel Hill; sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn and Doug Mosley of Cerulean, Ky.; grandchildren, Matthew and Thomas Blackwell of Tunnel Hill, Sam and Abby Dyer of Dalton, and Felicia Fox of Tampa, Fla.

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Margaret Blackwell will be Thursday, Feb. 18, at 11 a.m. at Tunnel Hill United Methodist Church with Dr. Mike Shearon and Rev. Fred Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Griffin Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 5-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial contributions be made to the Tunnel Hill United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 146, Tunnel Hill, Ga. 30755.

Messages of comfort can be sent to the Blackwell family at www.julianpeeples.com. Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Westside Chapel, Rocky Face, is in charge of local arrangements.


Kenner, Tonya Mae (Dalton)

Tonya Mae Kenner, 39, o f Dalton, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2015.  She was preceded in death by her father, Danny Hooper.   Survivors are her husband, Michael Antonio Kenner; daughter, Alicia Lee Kenner; mother, Iva L. Ashe Beavers; sisters, Calula Lee Hampton, Thelina Lawson; brother, Arnold Richard Stamey, of Dalton; and several aunts, ... (click for more)

Braham, Mathis Junior "Baby-Boy" Jr. (Dalton)

Mathis Junior "Baby-Boy" Braham Jr., 65, o f Dalton, Georgia, passed away on Monday, August 31, 2015 at Hamilton Medical Center.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Fannie Besley Branham; father, Mathis Jack Branham, Sr.; and grandson, A’Mare Branham. Survivors are his sons, Avery Branham, Daniel Branham and Corey (Patrice) Branham; daughter, Constance Branham; ... (click for more)

Tyna Moree Blaylock

Tyna Moree Blaylock, 96, died on Tuesday, September, 1, 2015. She was born on March 10, 1919, in Jackson County, Al., to the late E.A. and Tula Walls. She lived most of her life in Chattanooga and was of the Baptist faith. She retired from Memorial Hospital after many years of service. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, quilting, knitting, crocheting, and spending time with her ... (click for more)

Robert E. Hansel

Robert E. Hansel, 48, of Chattanooga, died at his residence on Tuesday, September 1, 2015. Robert was a native of Chattanooga, born on May 25, 1967. He graduated with a degree in musical performance from UTC and went on to receive a master of music degree under the direction of the Cuban master, Mario Abril. He had been an active member of the Chattanooga Bach Choir since ... (click for more)

Hutcheson Medical Center May Get Bankruptcy Trustee Who Would Focus On Sale Of Fort Oglethorpe Hospital

Hutcheson Medical Center may be headed for appointment of a bankruptcy trustee, who would focus on the sale of the financially-strapped Fort Oglethorpe hospital. An attorney told a bankruptcy court judge in Rome, Ga., on Wednesday afternoon that a buyer is discussing paying over $20 million for all the assets of the community hospital. Attorney Rob Williamson ... (click for more)

Hutcheson Medical Center Unsecured Creditors Committee Asks Trustee Be Appointed For Fort Oglethorpe Hospital; Asks Bankruptcy Not Be Dismissed

The Unsecured Creditors Committee of Hutcheson Medical Center is opposing a motion by U.S. Trustee Guy Gebhardt for a bankruptcy judge to dismiss the bankruptcy for the financially-ailing Fort Oglethorpe hospital.   Instead, the group is asking Judge Paul Bonapfel to appoint a trustee to oversee the Hutcheson finances. In a 16-page motion, the committee said if the bankruptcy ... (click for more)