McHone, Brandy Nicole Shelton (Decatur)

Monday, December 17, 2012

Brandy Nicole Shelton McHone, 36, of Decatur, TN, died on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. 

She was a member of Pisgah Baptist Church in Decatur. She was the daughter of Kathy McKenzie Womack of Ten Mile and Ray Marion Shelton of Fayetteville, NC. For most of her adult life she followed a family tradition of being a loving caregiver to many who were sick and in need of help. The most special one was her Pa Weaver who was stricken with cancer when she was 8 & 9 years old. Her Granny Rose told everyone that without her sitting with him in her big house she would never have been able to take care of her household chores in the rooms where she couldn’t see of hear him, also giving her Pa much happiness in the process. In the last few years of her life she made some bad choices and I know the Lord decided to take her home to free her from her misery. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Timothy McHone; her Pa, Weaver McKenzie; Papaw, Ray Shelton; and Nanny, Leta Shelton. 

The survivors include her beloved sons, Jessie Ray Shelton, 19 and Noah Riley McHone, 10, of Decatur; her mother, Kathy Womack of Ten Mile; step-dad, Gary Dawson of Philadelphia, TN; her dad, Ray Marion Shelton and step-mom, Trisha of Fayetteville, NC; her beautiful Granny, Rosa Lee Morgan of Decatur; loving brothers, Brandon Shelton and wife Crystal of Decatur, Chad Dawson of Philadelphia, TN, Aaron Shelton of Walton, NY and Nathan Shelton of Albany, NY; sisters, Amber Shelton of New Jersey and Renee Shelton of North Carolina; her very special step-sisters, Amy Broadwell of Chattanooga and Libby Sanders and husband Adam of Ringgold; special Uncles Robert McKenzie and wife Brenda of Decatur and David McKenzie and Gary Newman of Ten Mile; precious Aunts, Linda Hutsell of Ten Mile, Janice Lyke of Lenoir City, Teresa Bright and husband Gary of Athens, Shy Newman Green of Charleston, Pam Bache and husband Roger of Dayton and Brenda Green of Athens; her most loving great-aunt, Maxine Collier of Dayton; her sweet cousin Becky Redmon who was really more an aunt to her of Decatur; many precious nieces, nephews and cousins; and her very special friend, Tracy Moore. 

Funeral service will be held at 8 p.m., Tuesday, December 18, in the Bowers Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Norman Huskey officiating. 

Interment will be at noon., Wednesday, December 19, in the Cottonport Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Brian Thomas, Jason Davis, David Ray, Nick Redmon, Adam Sanders and Bradley Newman. 

In lieu of flowers, the family ask that you make memorial donations to Bowers Funeral Home to help with expenses.

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m., Tuesday, December 18 at the Bowers Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.



Hullender, Linda Kay (Dalton)

Linda Kay Hullender, 60, of Dalton, GA, died on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at her residence. Linda was born June 25, 1954 in Sallisaw, OK to the late Edward and Billie Dean Hunt. She was a member of the Abba House in Hixson, TN. She is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, L.C. Hullender of the residence; sons, Brent Hullender of Rocky Face, GA and Dale Hullender of Dalton, ... (click for more)

Millican, Ann Elizabeth (Dalton)

Ann Elizabeth Millican, 82, of Dalton, GA, passed away Monday March 2, 2015 at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben Hill Millican; parents, RB and Nellie Mae Faile; and brother, Buddy Faile. Ann Millican felt called to be a teacher, and retired from the Whitfield County school system after 33 years of teaching at Pleasant Grove, North ... (click for more)

Judy Jeffers

Judy Jeffers, 62, of Soddy Daisy, died on Wednesday, March 4, 2015,  She was a member of Green Pond Baptist Church.  She had worked for the Hamilton County Sheriff's Department and had served her community for the last 25 years in the medical field. Survivors include her husband, Ken Jeffers, Soddy Daisy; children, Jim (Angel) Brooks, Hixson; Felecia Hutson, Oneida, ... (click for more)

Joel Stanley Babb

Joel Stanley Babb, 82, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 in a local hospital surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Babb was the son of the late Joel Austin and Lissie Babb and was preceded in death by his first wife, Billie Babb Parker and his second wife, Pauline Babb and his son, Gregg Babb. He was a member of the Teamsters Union for over 30 years and retired from ... (click for more)

Judge Orders Cortez Sims Tried As Adult After Emotional Testimony At Juvenile Court In Shooting Of 4

Juvenile Court Judge Rob Philyaw on Thursday morning ordered that 17-year-old Cortez Sims be tried as an adult in a College Hill Courts shooting that left one woman dead, a toddler paralyzed, and two others wounded. The order was given after emotional testimony from two of the victims in the Jan. 7 early morning mass shooting at 773 W. Main St. Bianca Horton and Marcell "Baby ... (click for more)

EPB Lays Out Plans To Provide All Of Bradley County With High-Speed Internet, TV Service; Cost Is Up To $60 Million

In what was hailed as a big win for rural Bradley Countians, EPB officials laid out a plan Thursday night to reach the community with currently unavailable high-speed internet. EPB CEO Harold DePrist told a capacity crowd at the Bradley County Courthouse that the expansion would serve roughly 1,000 people, about 800 of whom have no current option other than dial-up. The ... (click for more)