Neighbors, Ronald Allen "Ronnie" (Dalton)

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Ronald Allen "Ronnie" Neighbors, 59, of Dalton, GA, died Monday evening, November 5, 2012 at his home. 

Ronald was born January 28, 1953 in Dalton, GA, a son of late Charlie William and Betty Jean Beach Neighbors; and was also preceded in death by a nephew, Keith Neighbors; and his grandparents, Patrick and Lillie Thomas Beach and Thomas and Jenny Grant Neighbors. 

Ronnie worked for many years at Shaw Industries (West Point Plant #81) and Lowe's on Glenwood Avenue. He was a member of the Whitfield Baptist Church. 

He is survived by his sisters and brothers-in-law, Pat and Bo baker of Chattanooga, Pamela and Nevin Pulliam of Sugar Valley, GA, Vickie and Jeff O'Neal, Carol and David Pack all of Calhoun, GA; brothers and sisters-in-law, Gary and Jane Neighbors of Cartersville, GA and David and Pat Neighbors of Calhoun, GA; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. 

Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Ronald Allen Neighbors will be held Thursday, November 8, at 1 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Pastor Wayne Cofield officiating. He will be laid to rest at the West Hill Cemetery. Josh Pack, Philip Pulliam, Chad Neighbors, Rogers Edwards, Shawn Chastain and Jacob Edwards will serve as pallbearers. His great-nephews will serve as honorary pallbearers. 

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 4-9 p.m. Wednesday, November 7 and after 10 a.m. Thursday, November 8.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Whitfield Baptist Church Mission Fund, 2134 Dug Gap Rd., Dalton, GA, 30721 

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel.


Pitts, Elizabeth "Liz" Ann Shults (Calhoun)

Elizabeth “Liz” Ann Shults Pitts, 97, of Calhoun, Georgia, died on Saturday, February 6, 2016. She has lived in the Calhoun for the past 15 years, and was formerly of Ringgold.She was born January 27, 1919 to the late Horace T. and Linda Mae Canupp Shults at Sevier County, Tn., in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. Liz was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd ... (click for more)

Doss, Jerry Arthel, Sr. (Dunlap)

Jerry Arthel Doss, Sr., 67, of Dunlap, Tennessee, died on Thursday, February, 4, 2016 at the Tennessee Veterans Home, Murfreesboro, TN. Mr. Doss was a veteran, serving in the United States Army, the Tennessee National Guard, and the United States Air Force. He served his country in Vietnam earning many Meritorious Service Medals. He later was able to spend a month in Germany ... (click for more)

Vance Edward "Eddy" Newell

Vance Edward "Eddy" Newell, who retired from the Chattanooga Fire Department as battalion chief after 43 years of service, died on February 3, 2016. Eddy was born in Chattanooga on Aug. 25, 1934, the son of the late Sheriff Frank and Ruth Buffett Newell. He graduated from Central High School in 1954 and served in the U.S. Army in Germany. Eddy’s life was dedicated to his ... (click for more)

John Henry Ragsdale

John Henry Ragsdale, 85, of Hixson, died on February 3, 2016 in a local hospital. John’s early years were on a small rural farm in Sylvania, Al., where he longed to see the world. He enlisted in the United States Navy at age 17 and stationed on the U.S.S. Richard B. Anderson (DD876) during the Korean War. He was a barber, and was later employed by DuPont where he retired after ... (click for more)

Cathy Goodman Named Interim Director Of Cleveland Schools

The Cleveland City Schools Board of Education voted to appoint Cathy Goodman interim director of schools at a special-called board meeting Monday morning. Ms. Goodman has been the assistant director of schools/director of personnel since 2011. She has 38 years of experience in education as a teacher, principal, and supervisor and started working for Cleveland City Schools in ... (click for more)

16-Year-Old Who Was Shot In The Head In East Ridge Dies

Monserrate Ferrer, the 16-year-old who was shot in East Ridge on Friday, has died. Investigators will meet early next week with the Hamilton County District Attorney's Office to discuss the case. The shooting that involved two juveniles was at the 4200 block of Bennett Road. Responding officers found a 16-year-old boy in the bedroom with a gunshot wound to the head. East ... (click for more)