Love, George A.

Saturday, December 31, 2011
George Love
George Love

George A. Love, 85, of Hixson, died on Saturday, December 31, 2011.

He was born on June 29, 1926 in Ft. Riley, Ks.

George was a 1947 graduate of City High School in Chattanooga. He was a WW II veteran of the U.S. Navy as a Seabee and a veteran of the Korean War. He received the Victory Medal, Phillipine Liberation Medal, Asiatic Pacific Medal and was a member of the Ancient Order of The Deep.

He was a member of Northside Presbyterian Church. He was a member of the Tennessee Aquarium, Number Plate Collectors Club, Automobile License Plate Collectors Association, National Association Breweriana Advertising, and Carolina Collectors Club. He was a life member of the Tin Can Sailors Inc., the USS Charles J. Badger DD 657 Association and Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 14 for 66 consecutive years, the Chattanooga Zoo and the Chattanooga Regional History Museum.

George was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Cathey Love, whom he married on August 19, 1949.

Survivors are three daughters, Janie Love (Tim) Hamilton, Cathey Love (Mark Moffit), and Nancy Love (Jeff) Cardwell; three grandsons, Aaron McCreless (and his father, Bill McCreless), Ethan and Alex Cardwell.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, January 2, and from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 3, at the North Chapel.

Services for George will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 3, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with the Reverend Ben Skidmore officiating. Burial will be at Chattanooga Memorial Park.

Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist, North Chapel, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, Tn. 37343.

Share your memories online at

Gregory, John Benjamin, Jr.

John Benjamin Gregory, Jr., 90, of Ringgold, died on Tuesday, October 6, 2015. Local arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, . (click for more)

Shaffer, Wayne Edward

Wayne Edward Shaffer, 53, of Chattanooga, died on Tuesday, October 6, 2015.  Services will be private.  Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.   (click for more)

Coulter, Mariam R. (Cleveland)

Mariam R. Coulter, 91, of Cleveland, died on Monday, October 5, 2015 at her home. Mrs. Coulter was a member of the Ooltewah Seventh-day Adventist Church and she loved to shop. She was preceded in death by her husband, Perry A. Coulter. Survivors include her son, James P. Coulter; daughters, Mary Ann Collins, Anita Shelton, Barbara Hullender, and Jackie Pocius. She ... (click for more)

McElroy, Phillip Carl "Buzz" (Decatur)

Phillip Carl “Buzz” McElroy, 54, of Decatur, Tennessee, died Tuesday, October 6, 2015. He was of the Baptist faith. He was the son of the late Raymond and Helen (Letner) McElroy; and  was also preceded in death by his brother, James McElroy; and sisters, Margaret McElroy and Kathy Travis. He is survived by his sisters, Sue and (Roger) Coker and Lisa McElroy; ... (click for more)

2 Pedestrians Struck By CSX Train

Chattanooga Police responded on Thursday at 2 p.m. to 900 North Sanctuary Road  to an accident involving a CSX train and two pedestrians. Both victims were transported to a local hospital. Chattanooga Police are working with CSX police on the investigation.   Information will be updated as it becomes available. Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information ... (click for more)

Volkswagen US President Says Probe On To Find Out Who At VW Authorized "Defeat Devices"; VW Will Not Try To Certify 2016 Diesel Models

Volkswagen US President Michael Horn told a House committee on Wednesday that VW is conducting a thorough investigation to determine how "defeat devices" came to be placed on its emission devices. He said Volkswagen first admitted the massive deception in a meeting with EPA and California regulators on Sept. 3. Mr. Horn also said that Volkswagen will not try to certify 2016 ... (click for more)