McCamish, Virginia M. (Calhoun)

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Virginia M. McCamish, 72, of Calhoun, TN, passed away Saturday, December 15, 2012 in a local healthcare facility. 

She was a member of Calhoun First Baptist Church. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy M.McCamish; father, Carl T. McGee; mother, Jean Runion Swafford. 

Survivors include her sister, Polly Shamblin (Wes) of Calhoun; brother, Doug McGee (Scheria) of Cleveland; nieces, Leslie Keck of Cleveland and Bobbie Padgett of Kansas; nephews, Mickey Shamblin and Joe Shamblin of Cleveland, Doug McGee, Jr. and Bill McGee of Alabama; and several great-nieces and great-nephews. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday, December 17, in the chapel of Fike Funeral home with the Reverend Kevin Cheatham officiating. Interment will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 18, in the Calhoun Cemetery with Mickey Shamblin, Joe Shamblin, Cody Keck, Tanner Shamblin, Heath Shamblin and Eddie Pope serving as pallbearers. Hunter Shamblin and Trapper Shamblin will serve as honorary pallbearers. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service. 

Her family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. Monday, December 17 at the Fike Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.

The family has requested that memorials may be made to the Calhoun First Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 175, Calhoun, TN 37309.


Johnson, James (Dalton)

James Johnson, of Dalton, GA,  passed away Friday, January 30, 2015 at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton. (click for more)

Leveaux, Ella Barksdale (Dalton)

Ella Barksdale Leveaux, of Dalton, GA,  passed away Friday, January 30, 2015 at Peidmont Hospital. Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton. (click for more)

Malone J. Everett, Jr.

Malone J. Everett, Jr., died peacefully with his loving family surrounding him on January 31, 2015. In living, his life Malone was the epitome of the axiom, “It’s your attitude, not your aptitude, that will determine how high you will fly in life.” Malone was preceded in death by his parents, Malone J. Everett, Sr. and Ozier Belle Everett; his loving wife of 67 years, Virginia ... (click for more)

Benjamin Franklin Witherspoon

Benjamin Franklin Witherspoon, 82, died on January 27, 2015 at a local hospital.  He was born July 12, 1932, to Olivia and Bestedia Witherspoon in Springhill, Al. He graduated from Green County Training School in Bolige, Al. Upon completion he joined the United States Army, receiving an honorable discharge. He continued his education in Nashville, attending Agriculture ... (click for more)

Chance Loftis Set To Be Freed From Jail After Jury Finds Him Guilty Of Only Misdemeanor Charge

Chance Loftis is set to be freed from jail on Monday after a Criminal Court jury on Friday afternoon found him guilty of only a minor charge. Instead of murder in the death of 46-year-old Donald Rogers, the jury in the courtroom of Judge Don Poole found him guilty of the lesser charge of reckless endangerment. He was found not guilty of aggravated animal cruelty in the beating ... (click for more)

1 Dies In House Fire In Rhea County

Rhea County Fire Department officials said one person died in an early-morning house fire on Saturday. The call came at about 6:30 a.m. The brick residence is on Fisher Road. S tate arson investigators were on their way. (click for more)