Thomas, Adele Montgomery

Monday, December 17, 2012

Adele Montgomery Thomas, 57, died on December 11, 2012.

Services will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 19, at noon at New Hope Baptist Church. Interment will be in National Cemetery.

The body will lie in state after noon on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. 



Ragsdale, Daryal

Daryal Ragsdale, 74, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2018 in Chattanooga.   Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home,  1101 Dodds Ave., 423  622-9995. (click for more)

Allen, Sandy J. Allen "Cee"

April 18th marked the sudden and untimely death of Sandy J. Allen (Cee), of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Cee was preceded in death by his wife, Jenifer Allen, mother, Irene Henderson Allen, father, Sandy G. Allen, four siblings, Grady Heard, Herman Allen, Mary Allen and Lorene McDuffy.  He is survived by his siblings, Horace Allen and Mae LizzieForeman. Cee ... (click for more)

Godfrey, Robert "Bobby" V. (Cleveland)

Robert “Bobby” V. Godfrey, 83, died on Monday, April 16, 2018, while undergoing treatment at a local medical facility. He was a lifelong resident of the Cleveland community having been educated in the Bradley County School system. He attended Charleston High School and was an avid sportsman and played basketball under the tutelage of Coach Jim Smiddy. He also played baseball ... (click for more)

Broome, Troy Lee (LaFayette)

Troy Lee Broome, 71, of LaFayette, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Troy was a postal clerk for the U.S. Postal Service and retired after 33 years of employment. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lester Broome and Minnie Dykes Broome. He is survived by his loving ... (click for more)

Federal Lawsuit Dismissed In Officer-Involved Shooting Of Javario Eagle

Federal Judge Sandy Mattice has dismissed the lawsuit filed in the officer-involved shooting death of Javario Eagle on Dec. 12, 2015. Attorney Jamie Parks Varnell of the firm of Davis and Hoss said, " Judge Mattice found the five Chattanooga Police Department officers’ use of deadly force to be reasonable in this case. "The jury trial was set for May 8 and was scheduled ... (click for more)

$10,000 Reward Offered For Unsolved Murder Of Janet Newman In 1984

An anonymous donor is contributing $10,000 to the reward fund in the unsolved case of Janet Newman.  Someone killed Ms. Newman 11 days before Christmas in 1984 as she worked alone inside Cannon Towel and Linen on Brainerd Road. When Ms. Newman’s boss returned from running errands in the middle of the afternoon of  Friday, December 14 , he found Ms. Newman’s ... (click for more)