Manson, Delores Ector

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Delores Ector Manson, 61, died on November 4, 2012 at a local hospital.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, at Forest Hills Cemetery with Reverend Wayne Johnson officiating. 

The body will lie in state after noon on Thursday, Nov. 8, at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.


Davis, Beulah

Beulah Davis, 80, passed away Monday, March 12, 2018 in Rossville, Ga.  A funeral service will be held at  1 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church.  Interment is in Highland Memorial Gardens.  A visitation will be from noon-1 p.m. prior to the service at the church.  Arrangements are by John P. Franklin ... (click for more)

Aaron, Janet Kay Powell

Janet Kay Powell Aaron, 69, of Flintstone, passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. She lived most of her life in the Flintstone area and was of the Baptist faith. Janet retired from Flegal Insurance Company in 2010, after 4 years, and was employed in the mortgage industry for more than 20 years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend, who will be greatly missed. ... (click for more)

Self, Betty JoAnn (Dalton)

Betty JoAnn Self, age 81, of Dalton, passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Hamilton Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Rosie Caylor; grandson, Adam Steadman: and sister, Wanda Larmon.  Mrs. Self was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and foster mother to many children. She loved all creatures great and small. ... (click for more)

Kirby, Rayford "Leon" (LaFayette)

Rayford “Leon” Kirby, 76, of LaFayette, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Sunday, March 11, 2018 after battling cancer. He was known as a very sweet man, a good dad, and a loving husband. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Margaret Kirby; children, Wanda of Rock Spring, Jackie (Angela) of Rossville, Rickie (Tina) of Calhoun, Phyllis (Charles) of LaFayette, ... (click for more)

Volkswagen Sets Press Conference To Announce New Project; Governor Haslam To Attend

Volkswagen has called a press conference at its Chattanooga plant on Monday to announce "a new project." Governor Bill Haslam is among those set to attend. Also taking part will be Antonio Pinto, president and CEO of the Volkswagen Chattanooga plant, and Hinrich J. Woebcken, president and CEO of Volkswagen group of America. The announcement will be at 2:30 p.m. at the plant ... (click for more)

Herman Brown Charged After Striking A Pedestrian March 10

Herman Brown, Sr. 50, was indicted by the Grand Jury and arrested by the Chattanooga Police Department for striking a pedestrian on E. 11th St. on March 10.  Brown was charged with aggravated vehicular assault, vehicular assault, driving under the influence (2nd offense), driving on revoked license, financial responsibility and due care. Police said the accident happened ... (click for more)