York, Kenneth D. (Bradley County)

Monday, December 17, 2012

Kenneth D. York, 55, of Bradley County, TN, died on Saturday, December 15, 2012. 

He was a member of Chestuee United Methodist Church and had been attending Samples Memorial Baptist Church. Kenny was a graduate of Bradley High School, class of 1975. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and motorcycles. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Sammy York; grandparents, Alma and Abe Guinn, Lydge and Maude York; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. 

Survivors include his mother, Ann York of Cleveland; sisters, Debbie York of Cleveland and Candi Gentry and her husband Daniel of Charleston; son, Jessie York Trippe; grandson, Gabriel Trippe; granddaughter, Maya Trippe; very special niece, Taylor Yoder; very special nephew, Jaxson Gentry; favorite cousins, Annette Green and David Guinn; mother of Jessie, Carol Trippe; and special friend and companion, Beverly Owens. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 18, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Cameron officiating. Interment will follow in the Chestuee Methodist Cemetery with Roger York, Daniel Gentry, Bo Lewis, Cody Green, Scotty Brock and David Guinn serving as pallbearers. David Goins will serve as honorary pallbearer. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service. 

His family will receive friends from 5-9 p.m. Monday, December 17 at the Fike Funeral Home.

The family would like to extend a very special thank you to Caris Health Care and Sharon Scofield, RN. 

McEwen, Ann Standifer (South Pittsburg)

Ann Standifer McEwen, 84, of South Pittsburg, Tennessee, died on  Monday, May 23, 2016,  in a Chattanooga Hospice Center. The daughter of the late Hugh and Martha Walker Standifer, she was a longtime member of Kimball Baptist Church where she worked for many years in the nursery.  She retired from TVA, having worked there for 38 years.  In addition ... (click for more)

Stewart, Foster France (Dunlap)

Foster France Stewart, 70, of Dunlap, Tennessee, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Dean Snyder Stewart. Graveside service will be held Monday, May 23, at Taft Harvey cemetery at 1 p.m. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Ewton Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements. (click for more)

Charles "Charlie" Ewton

Charles “Charlie” Ewton,  83, of Chattanooga, died on Saturday, May 21, 2016. Charlie was born in Dunlap, and was a longtime resident of the Chattanooga area. He served our country in the United States Army during the Korean War. Charlie joined the IBEW in 1953, and became a licensed electrical contractor in 1966, He started his own business Ewton Electric in 1967 and ... (click for more)

H. Dean Thomas

H. Dean Thomas, 80, of Ringgold, died on Monday, May 23, at a local health care facility.  He was a U.S. Navy veteran and was had worked at the Chattanooga Times Free Press and retired from TVA after 18 years of service. He was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by a son, Aaron (Melinda) Thomas, of Ringgold;  daughter, Mary (Ron) Davis, of Lorena, Texas, ... (click for more)

Settlement May Be Close In Government's $1.8 Billion Case Against Cleveland, Tn.-Based Life Care Centers Of America

A settlement may be close in the federal government's massive False Claims Act case against Cleveland, Tn.-based Life Care Centers of America. Attorneys have asked Chattanooga Federal Judge Sandy Mattice to put a 30-day hold on depositions, saying a settlement is in the works. Judge Mattice granted the motion. The government says claims in the case amount to $1.8 billion. ... (click for more)

Erlanger Projecting $15.2 Million Profit In Aggressive "Growth Budget"

Erlanger Health Systems is projecting a $15.2 million profit in an aggressive "growth budget" for the upcoming fiscal year. President Kevin Spiegel, who has led the public hospital to a succession of profitable years, said the projections are based on a TennCare waiver being renewed once again. He said if it is not renewed, then the hospital will have to completely rework the ... (click for more)