Borne, Wendell (Dayton)

Monday, November 5, 2012

Wendell Borne, 80, of Dayton, TN, died Saturday, November 3, 2012 at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga. 

A lifelong resident of Rhea County, he was born July 15, 1932 to the late James and Lottie (Ball) Borne; and was also preceded in death by his first wife, June (Cheeks) Borne; brothers, Oscar, Arthur, Gene, Robert, Bill and Monroe; and sister, Geraldine Foote.

Wendell worked as a textile dyer for the Southern Silk Mill in Spring City and was employed by the Rhea County Sheriff’s Department. He enjoyed playing rook, fishing and hunting and was an avid Tennessee Vol fan. He was a member of Morgantown Baptist Church and attended Grace Bible Church.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce (Godsey) Borne; sons, Rodney (Sandy) Borne of El Dorado, KS, Jim (Linda) Borne of Dallas, GA and David Borne of Dayton; daughter, Donna Gail (Tommy) Ford of Clarksville, AR; step-children, Jimmy Wayne (Paula) Reed and Johnny Reed, both of Evensville, Diane (Keven) Brown and Tim Reed, both of Spring City; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Wendell will be held Wednesday, November 7 at noon in the funeral home chapel with Dr. Doug Russell and Rev. David Hobbs officiating. He will be laid to rest in Rhea Memory Gardens.

The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton where they will receive friends Tuesday, November 6 from 5-8 p.m.


Catlett, Edward Lamar (Chickamauga)

Edward   Lamar   Catlett  age 86, of Chickamauga, Georgia died on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. He was born in Chickamauga, to the late James  Edward  and Ila Frances Dimond  Catlett . He was a lifelong resident of the Northwest Georgia area and  Lamar  is now forever at peace in nature. He was a member of Elizabeth Lee United Methodist Church, ... (click for more)

Enerson, Bernice Potter (Dunlap)

Bernice Potter Enerson, 85, of Dunlap, TN, passed away, Monday, March 2, 2015 at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Enerson; and son, Mike Enerson.  Survivors include her sons, Scott Enerson and James Enerson; and granddaughter, Katherine Enerson.  No services will be held at the funeral home. Ewton Funeral ... (click for more)

Joseph Harlan Petty

Joseph Harlan Petty, 81, died on March 3, 2015 after a brief illness.   Joe was born on November 12, 1933 in Cookeville, TN. Growing up in Chattanooga, he earned a degree in accounting from the University of Chattanooga in 1958. He met his wife, Dean Acomb Petty here in Chattanooga and they had one son, Ward. Joe was loved and respected by family, friends and business ... (click for more)

Joel Stanley Babb

Joel Stanley Babb, 82, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 in a local hospital surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Babb was the son of the late Joel Austin and Lissie Babb and was preceded in death by his first wife, Billie Babb Parker and his second wife, Pauline Babb and his son, Gregg Babb. He was a member of the Teamsters Union for over 30 years and retired from ... (click for more)

County School Bus Driver Alexander Rodriquez Charged With Raping 15-Year-Old Student

A county school bus driver has been charged with raping a 15-year-old student.   Alexander Rodriguez, 34, of Dusty Trail, Ooltewah, was being held on $350,000 bond.   The sheriff's office said it got a report at 9:30 p.m. of a missing juvenile, who was last seen boarding a school bus at Sale Creek High School that afternoon.    ... (click for more)

Snow In Today's Forecast After Balmy Wednesday; Hamilton County Schools, CCS, State Offices Closed Thursday

Temperatures were mild on Wednesday, reaching 74 degrees, but they began dropping as the day went on - leading to a winter weather advisory. The advisory went into effect at 4 a.m. on Thursday and is to continue until 4 p.m. The forecast is for freezing rain,sleet and snow. Hamilton County Schools will be closed Thursday . Officials said, "Due to the continued drop in temperatures ... (click for more)