Swaney, Roy Allen

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Roy Allen Swaney, 79, died on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011.

He was a lifelong resident of Rossville and was a member of James Street Church of God. Roy served his country in the U.S. Army and retired as the owner/operator of Swaney Paint and Body after more than 40 years.

Roy was preceded in death by his parents, David and Hazel Dempsey Swaney; brothers, David Swaney, Dennis Swaney, Darrell Swaney, Kenneth Swaney and Bobby Swaney; sister, Darlene Crowe; and grandson, Hunter Boutwell.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Bettye Wooten Swaney; children, Earl Wilson, of Ider, Kim Wilson, of Ooltewah, Tonya (Jeff) Boutwell, of Harrison, Dennis (Kristen) Swaney, of Hixson, and Derrick Swaney, of Rossville; brothers, Eddie (Margaret) Swaney, of Butler, Ga., and Lamar Swaney, of Rossville; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, December 9, in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Lawrence Bradford officiating. Interment will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5-9 p.m. on Wednesday, all day on Thursday, and prior to the service on Friday.

Arrangements are by W.L. Wilson and Sons Funeral Home, Fort Oglethorpe.


Mitchell, Alice Palmer

Alice Palmer Mitchell, born November 15, 1923 in Brooklyn, NY, died peacefully at home on Wednesday , May 20, 2015. Alice was a caring wife, mother and sister who always put others before herself. She was an artist, avid gardener, writer and especially enjoyed traveling the world with the love of her life, her husband Mitch. Alice had a very special wit and will be missed ... (click for more)

Tudor, Philmena Emily "Dot" Fox

Philmena Emily “Dot” Fox Tudor, 95,  of Ringgold, Georgia, died on Saturday,  May 23, 2015.     Arrangements will be announced by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson.  (click for more)

Jackson, J. Harold Sr. (Summerville)

J. Harold Jackson Sr., 91, of Summerville, Georgia, passed away Friday, May 22, 2015, at his residence.   Native to Carrollton, Georgia, he was born to the late A. E. and Lois Bagwell Jackson on December 1, 1923.  Mr. Jackson was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was a retired auto dealer, who, along with his father and late brother, Alton, owned ... (click for more)

Wallace, William "Billy" Franklin Jr. (Dunlap)

William "Billy" Franklin Wallace Jr, 81, of Dunlap, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015 at his home. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Mr. Wallace was preceded in death by his parents, William and Inez Wallace Sr.; sons, Jeff and Butch Wallace; and brothers, Glenn and Bobby Wallace.  Survivors include ... (click for more)

National Championship Bicycle Racing Gets Underway In Chattanooga

National championship bicycling racing got underway in Chattanooga on Saturday morning under glorious Memorial Day weekend weather. Individual Time Trial Para-Cycling began at 8 a.m. at the Volkswagen facility. Individual Time Trial Female was at 11 a.m. and for the men was at 2 p.m. The Para-Cycling road race is Sunday at Volkswagen. The female road race kicks off ... (click for more)

Flora Tydings Selected As Chattanooga State’s Next President

Flora Tydings is expected to be named the next president to lead Chattanooga State Community College pending approval by the Tennessee Board of Regents at a special called meeting next Wednesday. The board will meet at 9:30 a.m. CDT at the TBR System Office in Nashville. Included on the agenda is TBR Chancellor John Morgan’s recommendation for Dr. Tydings to replace Interim President ... (click for more)