Stewart, Bill W. (Benton)

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Bill W. Stewart, 84, of Benton, TN, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 in a local hospital. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Delia Kirkland Stewart; brothers, Paul, Frank and Parker Stewart; and sisters, Bonnie Gilbert, Kate Maclelan and Edna Lillard.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Jo Stewart; daughters, (Penny) Molly Kerr and husband, Roy, and Pricilla Callahan and husband, David; son, George Barnes and wife, Gwen and sister, Geri Grubb; four grandchildren, Howell Kerr and wife, Kayanne, Amy Gray, Blake Callahan and Aaron Barnes; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, December 21, at Zion Baptist Church with the Reverend David Peters and the Reverend Kurt Benson officiating. Interment will be held on Saturday, December 22, at 11 a.m.in Zion Baptist Church Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service. 

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, December 21 at the church prior to the service. 

Arrangements are by Higgins Funeral Home.


Johnson, Linda Jean Luttrell (Summerville)

Linda Jean Luttrell Johnson, 67, of Summerville, Georgia, died on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at her residence. Mrs. Johnson was born April 17, 1949, in Summerville, daughter of the late Clarence Oscar and Hazel Lee White Luttrell.  Prior to her retirement, she was employed with Mount Vernon Mills.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, ... (click for more)

Elrod, Mattie Belle Bishop (Resaca)

Mattie Belle Bishop Elrod, 67, of Resaca, Georgia, died on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law in Menlo, Ga. Mrs. Elrod was born April 1, 1949, in Belleville, TX, daughter of the late Robert Morris Bishop and Doris Marie Lyons Bishop.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, friend, and caretaker.  ... (click for more)

Charles W. Fields

Charles W. Fields, 89, died on April 25, 2016, at his residence. He attended Chattanooga public schools before attending Tennessee State University, receiving a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration.  He was drafted into the Army before finishing high school and went on to serve as a military police man and sergeant in the service with an honorable discharge.    ... (click for more)

James Donald "Don" Jones

James Donald "Don" Jones, 88, died on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, surrounded by his loving family in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Born Nov. 8, 1927, in Fairburn, Ga., Don was the son of William Arthur Jones and Margarette Entrekin Jones. Don graduated from Campbell High School, in Fairburn, GA, in 1944 and has been the organizer of yearly reunions for the past several years. During ... (click for more)

Federal Judge Rules That Hutcheson Medical Center And Its Trustees Owe Erlanger $36,379,968.20

A federal judge at Rome, Ga., has ruled that the Hospital Authority of Catoosa, Dade and Walker counties and Hutcheson Medical Center are liable to pay Erlanger Health System $36,379,968.20. Judge Harold Murphy, in a 90-page opinion, discarded a counter-claim brought by Hutcheson against Erlanger. He directed that Erlanger be paid $20 million for money it spent while managing ... (click for more)

Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson Hospitalized; 2 Cleveland Police Officers Injured After Altercation With Man With History Of Assaults

Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson and two Cleveland Police officers were injured Thursday while intervening in a domestic assault in progress. While driving on 25 th St. N.W. Sheriff Watson witnessed the assault, it was stated. When the sheriff tried to intervene, the man involved in the assault attacked him. During the scuffle the man struck Sheriff Watson numerous times, ... (click for more)