West, Donald Leroy

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Donald Leroy West, 90, of Collegedale, died on Thursday, December 20, 2012 in a local health care center.

Born February 7, 1922 in Sanford, Fla., Don was a longtime resident of Collegedale where he graduated from Southern Adventist University in 1949.

He was retired from McKee Baking Company where he served as personnel manager.  He was blessed by his life of service to his church and community,

Don was preceded in death by his first wife, Florence West.

Survivors include his present wife, Edwina and her family; his son, Don West, Jr. Cleveland; two daughters, Arlene McFarland, Ft. Payne, Al and Shirley Wodzenski, Apison; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be held on Sunday, Dec. 23, at 2 p.m. at McDonald Road Seventh day Adventist Church with Pastor Fred Fuller and Elder Don Gettys officiating. Burial will follow at Collegedale Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the McDonald Road SDA Church, 5440 McDonald Road, McDonald Tn. 37353, or Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, Tn. 37416.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family. 

The family will receive friends on Saturday, from 5-7 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.


Roberts, Everett B.

Everett B. Roberts ,Jr., 80, of Signal Mountain, died on July 31, 2015.   He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett B. Roberts, Sr., and Perry Leah Stone Roberts, and his sisters Harriett London and Peg Weidman.   Mr. Roberts is survived by Vivian Harmon Roberts, daughters, Jean Rayhle, Carol Chesnutt (Mark), Anna Roberts, and grandchildren, ... (click for more)

Gooden, Tyler

Tyler Gooden, 23, of Hixson, died on Monday, August 3,2015. Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services.  (click for more)

Hartman, Dureta Joy Griffith (Dunlap)

Dureta  Joy  Griffith   Hartman , 68, of Dunlap, Tennessee, died at her home Sunday, August 2, 2015. She was born in Chattanooga, graduated as a 4-year Honor Student from Chattanooga Central High School in 1964, and earned a degree in Secretarial Administration at the University of Chattanooga in 1966. She retired in 1999 as a TVA Administrative Officer following ... (click for more)

Smith, Madeline (Prater's Mill)

Madeline Smith, 94, of the Prater’s Mill Community in Georgia, died on Sunday, August 2, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, Milburn Smith; daughter, Sherron Wilson, parents, Ewin Hall, Sr. & Mattie Alice Hall; granddaughter, Sheila Souther; great-grandson, Scotty Havard; brothers, Ewin, Jr., Leonard, Eugene, Lester & Milburn Hall; sisters, Mamie Ogle, Della ... (click for more)

Truck Driver Who Caused Wreck That Killed 6 People At Ooltewah Indicted On 13 Charges; Report Says He Drove Excessive Hours

The Chattanooga Police Department has issued a capias for the arrest of Benjamin Brewer, 39, concerning the multiple fatality traffic crash that occurred on I-75 northbound on June 25. Brewer was indicted on Monday on 13 counts.  They include six counts of vehicular homicide by impairment, a B-felony; four counts for reckless aggravated assault, a D-felony; one count for DUI ... (click for more)

Sterling Jetton Seeks Office Of Hamilton County Assessor Of Property

Sterling Jetton announced that he will seek the Republican nomination for the office of Hamilton County assessor of property.  The Republican Primary will be held on March 1.  After serving in the United States Army and the National Guard, Rev. Jetton has worked as an employee of the Assessor of Property’s office for 27 years.  Rev. Jetton has also served in bi-vocational ... (click for more)