Sprowl, Raleigh Jr. (Dalton)

Friday, November 9, 2012

Raleigh Sprowl Jr., 54, of Dalton, GA, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Hamilton Medical Center. 

He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and was a United States Army Veteran. 

He was preceded in death by his mother, Geraldine Davis Sprowl; and grandparents, Charlie and Eldora Davis and Harry and Mary Ruth Austin Sprowl.

Survivors are his wife, Deanna Sprowl; one son, Bryan Holland of Dalton; father, Raleigh (Eloise) Sprowl, Sr.; four step-children, Curtis Moss, Danishia Moss, Xavier Robinson, and Juanita Starks; eight grandchildren; two brothers, David (Walter) Sprowl of Atlanta and Ted (Robin) Sprowl of Dalton; one sister, Jennifer Austin of Dalton; uncles, Dr. William Madison (Minnie) Pender of Salisbury, MD, C. W. (Maggie) Sprowl, and Thomas (Myrna) Sprowl; aunts, Vivian Pender of Canton, OH, Dorothy (William) Willis, Sr. and Johnnie Sprowl of Dalton; Willie Olean Reynolds of Oklahoma, and Mary Sue Davis Cooper of Calhoun; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Service will be Saturday, November 10, at noon at the Chapel of Willis Funeral Home with Bishop Stephen Thomas and other ministers officiating. His remains will lie in state at the funeral home on Saturday, November 10 from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour. 

Arrangements are by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton.

Homerding, Bill (Dunlap)

Bill Homerding, 68, of Dunlap, died on Monday, October 24, 2016. He lived in Dunlap for over 22 years. Bill retired from Binswanger Glass with over 40 years of service. He loved horses, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Jerome and Jean Homerding and brother, Richard Homerding.  Survivors include his ... (click for more)

Thornton, Christopher Logan (Dunlap)

Christopher Logan Thornton, 22, of Dunlap, Tennessee, died Saturday morning, October 22, 2016 at his home. He was a 2014 graduate of Sequatchie County High School. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Carol Higdon; uncle, Willie Higdon. He is survived by his parents, Chris and Julie Thornton; two sisters, Destiny (Jonathan) Snyder and Tori Thornton; the ... (click for more)

Charles "Chuck" Comer

Charles “Chuck” Comer,   of Chattanooga, a prominent business man and banker for many years, died unexpectedly on Thursday, October 20, 2016, while visiting family in Columbia, South Carolina. Chuck was born in Chattanooga to the late Charles and Anna Smith Comer.  He was a 1942 graduate of City High School and received his law degree from Duke University.  Chuck ... (click for more)

Ralph Small Paden

Ralph Small Paden died on October 23, 2016. He was born in Atlanta on June 19, 1933, to Carter N., Sr. and Anna "Brownie" Paden. He moved to Chattanooga at the age of nine attending Lookout Mountain Elementary and graduating from McCallie School. He earned a degree in industrial engineering from Georgia Tech before returning to Chattanooga to work for the family’s foundry ... (click for more)

2 Shot On Shepherd Road Tuesday Evening

Two people were shot Tuesday evening on Shepherd Road. Chattanooga Police were dispatched just before  6:30 p.m.   Tuesday,  to a parties shot call in the 1900 block of Shepherd Road.   Upon arrival, police were told two injured parties were transported to a local hospital via personal vehicle.  Both victims told investigators they were walking ... (click for more)

In Surprise Vote, Chattanooga City Council Turns Down Short Term Vacation Rentals

In a surprise vote, the City Council on Tuesday night turned down allowing a process to legalize short term vacation rentals in Chattanooga. Only Chip Henderson and Jerry Mitchell voted in favor. Opposed were Carol Berz, Yusuf Hakeem, Larry Grohn, Moses Freeman, Ken Smith and Russell Gilbert. Chris Anderson was absent. Afterward, Councilman Smith said, in light of the vote, ... (click for more)