Gipson, Donald Patrick "Donnie"

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Donald Patrick “Donnie” Gipson, 51, of Chattanooga, died on Tuesday, December 11, 2012.

Survivors include his daughters, Nicole and Jessica Tucker; father, Hughie Gipson, Sr.; mother and stepfather, Bonnie and Kenneth Massengale; brothers, Hughie (Sherry) Gipson, Jr., Gary (Kathy) Gipson, Robert (Rose) Gipson, Bill (June) Gipson, and Kenny (Angela) Gipson and special friends, Sumer Crisp, Sheri Ellis and Granny.

Graveside services will be held on Thursday, December 13, at 1 p.m. at the Ruth Cofer Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, P.O. Box 46, Chattanooga, Tn. 37401 or www.hospiceofchattanooga.org. 

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com. 

Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy Daisy, Tn. 37379. 


Burroughs, Diane Slenker

Diane Slenker Burroughs, of San Diego, California, died on September 3, 2014. She was preceded in death by her mother, Marilyn Kesselring Vonderheide, of Lookout Mountain, Ga. She was born in St. Louis, on April 17, 1960 and spent most of her childhood in Walker, Ia., and Lookout Mountain, Tn. Diane was a graduate of Lookout Mountain Christian School (now Chattanooga Christian ... (click for more)

Helton, Joyce Frank

Joyce Frank Helton, 82, of Chattanooga died on Sunday, September 21, 2014.                        She was a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Joyce retired from Belk Department Store and worked at Lookout Beauty Supply for 26 years. She graduated ... (click for more)

Steele, William Henry "Buddy" (South Pittsburg)

William Henry “Buddy” Steele, 80, of South Pittsburg, TN, died Friday, September 19, 2014 after an extended illness. “Buddy” or “Buckjack” as he was often called, was the son of the late William Clarence and Mable Mae Wilson Steele.  He worked at the U.S. Stove Foundry for over 20 years and retired from Moss Motor Company after many years of service.     In ... (click for more)

Boynton, Maxine (Pikeville)

Maxine Boynton, 90, of Pikeville, TN, passed away on Friday, September 19, 2014. She attended First Southern Baptist Church. She taught school in Bledsoe County for many years. Maxine was a devoted mother and grandmother, even to those that weren’t hers. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alden “Runt” Boynton; son, Mike Boynton; grandson, Carter Boynton; great-grandson, ... (click for more)

Chancellor Rules That IDB Must Reimburse Attorney Fees, Other Legal Costs For Helen Burns Sharp On TIF Lawsuit

Chancellor Pam Fleenor has ruled that Helen Burns Sharp, who sued over the validity of a $9 million Tax Increment Financing (TIF) for a planned major development on Aetna Mountain, should be reimbursed her discretionary costs as well as her attorney fees. Ms. Sharp said in a recent court filing that her legal bills to attorney John Konvalinka were $74,427 at the time. The ... (click for more)

Jumoke Johnson Jr. To Plead Guilty On Selling Crack Cocaine

A youth who was in the news earlier as a teen who had been the first in his family to graduate from Brainerd High School and who found a patron willing to pay for his college education is set to plead guilty on Tuesday to a charge of selling crack cocaine. Jumoke Johnson Jr., who turned 21 on Saturday, dropped out of Miles College in Alabama after one semester and has been ... (click for more)