Hughes, Evelyn Marie

Monday, December 17, 2012

Evelyn Marie Nichols Hughes, 86, of Ringgold, Georgia, died on Monday, December 17, 2012 at her residence. 

A lifelong resident of the Catoosa County area, she was a member of Bible Baptist Church and a former employee of Great American Fund Raising where she worked for six years. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Warren D. Hughes; parents, Arthur and Bessie Maney Nichols and three sisters, Mildred McGill, Mavis Hooper and Clarice Hawthorne. 

She is survived by two sons, Billy Hughes of Ringgold, and Jackie Hughes of Ringgold; two sisters, Cecilie Cartwright of Birchwood, Tn., and Joyce Kinsey of Talkingrock, Ga.; two brothers, Marvin Nichols of Scottsville, Ky.,. and Ross Nichols of Woodstation, Ga., four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. 

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at Woodstation Cemetery with Reverend Paul Allen officiating. 

The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. 

Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel, Ringgold. 

An online register book may be signed at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com


Yarbrough, Wesley "Alton"

Wesley “Alton” Yarbrough, 84, of Flintstone, Georgia, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. He was born July 25, 1932 in Sand Rock, Al., to the late Robert Wesley Yarbrough and Linnie Vaughn Yarbrough Strawn. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga Valley area and was of the Christian faith. He was self-employed for most of his life clearing ... (click for more)

Haley, John Potter

John Potter Haley, 41, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. He attended Frawley Road Baptist Church. John was a member of the Chattanooga Lodge #199 F&AM, Past Master of Hixson Lodge #727 F&AM and a member of the York Rite Bodies. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John E. and Minnie Haley, L.K. and Iva Potter. Survivors ... (click for more)

Hawkins, Leonard Briten (LaFayette)

Leonard Briten Hawkins, 66 of Lafayette, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Hawkins was born in Lafayette, GA on May 12, 1950, to the late Oscar Daniel Hawkins and Jannie Lou Adams Broadrick; and was also preceded in death by his wife, Debra Hawkins; sister, Louise Robinson; and a brother, Henry Hawkins. He worked as a mechanic and could repair ... (click for more)

Drywater, George Jr. (Dalton)

George Drywater, Jr., 65, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Hamilton Medical Center. Survivors include his loving wife of 44 years, Kathy Drywater of Dalton; mother, Harriet Lee of Ft. Worth, TX; two daughters and a son-in-law, Shannon and Michael Thurman of Dalton and Stacy Drywater of Knoxville, TN; son and daughter-in-law, David and Dana Hughes of ... (click for more)

County School Teachers To Get 3% Raise Under Balanced County School Budget

Hamilton County Schools teachers are slated to get three percent pay increases under the balanced budget approved by the School Board on Thursday afternoon. That comes on top of a two percent hike last year. Lee McDade, assistant superintendent, said a large influx of cash came from the state, and Governor Bill Haslam outlined that it was to raise the pay level for teachers. ... (click for more)

Law Enforcement Shuts Down Convenience Store Near College Hill Courts As Public Nuisance

Law enforcement on Thursday took steps to shut down a convenience store near the College Hill Courts as a public nuisance. The action was taken after District Attorney Neal Pinkston filed a petition with Criminal Court Judge Tom Greenholtz about the Westside Shop. The store is operated by Salma Ambo, and the real property is owned by AAA Investment Properties LLC. The petition ... (click for more)