Silvers, Leatha (Old Fort)

Friday, November 9, 2012

Leatha Silvers, 76, of Old Fort, TN, passed away Thursday, November 8, 2012 in a Chattanooga health care facility. 

Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced by Fike Funeral Home when they become available.



Reece, Tony Dennis (Dalton)

Tony Dennis Reece, 71, of Dalton, passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Riverdale Place Care & Rehabilitation Center, Riverdale, Georgia.  Tony was born Aug. 12, 1946 to the late Clifton and Geneva Nix Reece and was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, John S. Sirmons.  He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Vietnam War ... (click for more)

Lingerfelt, Johnny Ray, Jr. (Cleveland)

Johnny Ray Lingerfelt, Jr., 48, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas and was of the Christian faith. He was a truck driver for most of his life and was employed with Pasco Trucking Company. He loved spending time outdoors, being around friends and family and was a true shade tree mechanic. He was ... (click for more)

Jack Earl Neighbors

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James "Jim" Henry Copenhaver, Jr.

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Judge Cuts Bond To $50,000 For Man Charged In Fatal Woodmore Bus Wreck

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