Johnson, Rosalind

Friday, November 2, 2012

Rosalind Johnson, 55, died on October 31, 2012 at a local hospital.  

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, in the chapel with Reverend Ervin officiating.  Interment will be in Forest Hills Cemetery.

The body will lie in state after noon on Saturday, Nov. 3, at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.


Brackett, Dorothy Sue

Dorothy Sue Brackett, 68 of Rossville, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on  Tuesday, January 17, 2017  in a local hospital.   She was a member of Brainerd Baptist Church and the Journey Class. Sue was retired from the University of Chattanooga as a secretary after 30 years of service.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Verner and ... (click for more)

Blackmon, Regina

Regina Blackmon, 70, passed away on January 16, 2017 at her residence.   Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Dale, Jewell Patterson (Tunnel Hill)

Jewell Patterson Dale, 76, of Tunnel Hill, Georgia, passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Hamilton Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Dale; and parents, Neil and Mary Patterson. She was a member of Tunnel Hill First Baptist Church and Auburntown First Baptist Church. Ms. Dale taught school for 42 years, with the last school being Dalton High ... (click for more)

Disney, Mildred M. Day (Benton)

Mildred M. Day Disney, 77, of Benton, Tennessee, passed away Saturday, January 14, 2017 in an Athens hospital.  She was a member of Zion Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, John “J.R.” Disney; mother, Maggie Lou Day; daughter, Veronica Disney Bell; and brother, Kenneth Day. She is survived by her, daughter, Cindy Disney of Benton; and grandsons, ... (click for more)

City Council Told Cost Has Soared For Moving Sewer Line Off Tubman Industrial Site

City Council members were told on Tuesday that the cost has soared for moving a sewer line completely off the Harriet Tubman industrial site. Bill Payne, city engineer, said it initially was around $1.5 million, but is now pegged at over $4 million. Councilman Chris Anderson, who heads the council's economic development committee, said the assertion brought "stunned looks" ... (click for more)

Report On Tragic School Bus Says Driver Apparently Had Deviated From Normal Route

A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board on a wreck that killed six Woodmore Elementary School students said the bus apparently was off its normal route.   The brief report detailed how the tragic accident happened on curvy Talley Road in Brainerd on Nov. 21.   The report says:   On Monday, November 21, 2016, ... (click for more)