Tate, Rebecca

Saturday, January 15, 2011
Rebecca Tate
Rebecca Tate

Mrs. Rebecca Tate, 79, died on January 8, 2011.

She was a member of Greater Second Baptist Church with former Pastor E. N. Bates and was active before illness.

After being a stay at home mom until her children were in their early teen years, she worked as a faithful employee for Western Union, Tri-County Hospital and McDonald’s Inc.

Mrs. Tate was an organized mother and homemaker and an excellent cook for family and friends. She was always teaching herself to master a variety of activities that interested her.

Her mother died when she was eight years old. Her name was Lovie Smith Dunson of the (mother) – Cowan and (father) Barnett linage; her father was Charles Edward Smith Sr. of Georgia; also preceding her in death her husband and father of their 12 children, James R. Tate; 14-year old daughter, Theresa Lynn Tate; sisters, Sylvine Ware, Eva Hodge, Bobbie Vaught and infant Fairy Lee Smith; brothers, Norman Elder and Curtis Dunson.

Survivors of Mrs. Tate’s are her sons, Dennis Richard (Susie) Tate; “Mr. T” Allan (Shelia) Tate; Lesley Tate, Atlanta, and Zachary Tate; daughters, Gwendolyn Stringer, Carolyn Gabriel, Madison, Tn.; Verna (Charles) Campbell, Raney (Phillip) Branch, Atlanta; Sharon Tate; Regina (Ronnie) Sparks; and Vicki (Henry) Cannon; sisters and brother, Bessie Moore, Barbara Pride and Charles Edward Smith Jr. of Berkley, Ca.; brother-in-law, Johnny Vaught; sisters-in-law, Gwen Emery and Barbara Stegall; 24 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; a host of nephews, nieces, and cousins.

A special thanks to all other relatives, churches, ministers, Cedine, Erlanger, Hospice, special friends and organizations.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, Jan. 17, at 1 p.m. at Grace Baptist Tabernacle, 2551 Tunnel Blvd., with Pastor Dr. John Geeter and other ministers officiating.

The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to services. Interment will be in Forest Hills.

The body will lie in state after noon on Sunday, Jan. 16, at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Anderson, Virginia Jo Moore

Virginia Jo Moore Anderson, 86, died on October 26, 2016 at St. John Providence Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Ewing and Viola Locke Moore, husband, Hollis J. Anderson, Sr., son, Hollis J. Anderson, Jr. and sister, Reba Nell Brewster. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Denise and Franklin Brogden, Sr., Chattanooga, ... (click for more)

Krause, Katherine A.

Katherine A. Krause died at her home on Signal Mountain on Thursday, October 27, 2016. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, 423 531-3975.   (click for more)

Johnson, Michael Joseph (Hixson)

Michael Joseph Johnson, 31 of Hixson, Tennessee, died Thursday, October 27, 2016. He was born on Nov. 14, 1984 in Miami, FL to Michael and Selena (Vyskocil) Johnson. Michael was preceded in death by his father. Michael is survived by his mother, Selena Johnson of Dayton Mountain; his two sisters, Melissa Johnson of Spring City and Michelle Johnson of Florida; ... (click for more)

Gates, Bobby Austin (Cleveland)

Bobby Austin Gates, 81, passed away Wednesday, October 26, 2016 in a local hospital.  As a young boy, he wanted to do two things in life, serve his Lord and Savior and be like the soldiers he waved to every day from Ball Park Curve on South Lee Highway. He retired from the United States Marine Corps as a Master Gunnery Sergeant (E9) after serving 22 years on active duty.  ... (click for more)

TDEC Asks Residents In Southeastern Counties To Limit Water Usage To Ease Drought Conditions

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) is asking the public to temporarily limit water usage for non-essential purposes as areas in Tennessee’s southeastern counties face extreme drought conditions. Residents who receive water from the following public utilities are advised to limit their use until drought conditions subside: Fall Creek ... (click for more)

East Ridge May Revise Ordinance On Extended Stays; Fire Hall Cost Well Above Projection; Dunkin Donuts, Firehouse Subs Going Into Border Region Sector

A large portion of the East Ridge City Council meeting Thursday night was devoted to the discussion of a proposed amendment to the ordinance previously passed relating to minimum hotel and extended stay hotel requirements. The new recommendations, which the city manager, codes enforcer and city attorney have drafted after meetings with hotel associations, are that a stay can be ... (click for more)