Reeves, Christine Evangelist Coonrod

Monday, December 31, 2012


Christine Evangelist Coonrod Reeves, 62, died on December 22, 2012 at Chattanooga of Hospice Center.   

She was employed at Willwear Hosiery and Seaboard Farms.  She was a member of New Enon Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Reeves; father, George Coonrod; brothers, Richard, David and Thomas Coonrod.

Survivors include her children, Vanessa, Delores and Chappell Reeves; grandchildren, Darchelle, Reeves, Roderick Young, Taja Reeves and Chappell Reeves; great-grandchildren, Yaquay, Jertavious, JaNiyah Reeves; mother, Mamie R. Hemphill Coonrod; brothers, Leonard Hemphill, Joe, Vongoree, Tonzolone Coonrod; sisters, Rhonda Fears; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, great-nieces and nephews; best friend and caregiver, Willene Hudgins.  

Special thanks to Hospice of Chattanooga.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 3, at noon at New Enon Baptist Church with Pastor Anthony Bullock officiating.  Interment will be in Highland Cemetery.

The body will lie in state after noon and the family will receive friends from 6–7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.



Sieg, Frances Alberta Scheffler

Frances Alberta Scheffler Sieg , 89, was born November 9, 1925, and died April 25, 2015.   She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Fannie Scheffler, husband, Leonard J. Sieg and sister, Clotile S. Hungate.   She is survived by her sister, Martha S. Drake, two sons and their wives, Phil and Tina Sieg of Knoxville, David and Mary Sieg of Cincinnati; ... (click for more)

Evans, Mary L. "Candy" Hester

Mary L. “Candy” Hester Evans, 65, died on  April 27, 2015  at a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Lipke, Robert "Bob" (Pikeville)

Robert "Bob" Lipke, 75, of Pikeville, TN, died Sunday, April 26, 2015. He was of the Baptist faith. Bob was an Army Veteran serving in the Vietnam Conflict. He is survived by his wife, Lee Lipke, of Pikeville; sons, Paul and Joseph Lipke; sister, Marge (Neal) Nelson; brother, Frank (Sharon) Lipke. Services will be Wednesday, April 29 at 11 a.m. CDT in the funeral home ... (click for more)

Bunch, Deborah Lynne (Cleveland)

Deborah Lynne Bunch, 57, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015, at a Chattanooga hospital. She was born in Denver, CO, and has lived in the Cleveland area for the past 45 years.    She was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church and a 1976 graduate of Bradley Central High School.   She was preceded in death by her mother, Imogene Shuler ... (click for more)

DA Tells Dalton Jury Cell Phone Of Skyy Mims Was Found At Murder Scene

District Attorney Bert Poston told a jury in Dalton on Monday that the cell phone of Skyy Mims was found at the scene of the murder of convenience store clerk DK Chaudhari. He said Ms. Mims carried out the robbery in order to get Lotto tickets that she hoped would bring her money to finance her budding musical career. He said she took 80 "$500 A Week For Life" tickets. The ... (click for more)

David Earl Perian, 35, Arrested After Eluding Police In A Foot Chase And Stealing A Vehicle In Bradley County

David Earl Perian, 35, of Cleveland was arrested on multiple charges on Monday after he led police in a foot chase, and then stole a vehicle. Sheriff Eric Watson and members of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office’s Patrol Division were notified Monday morning of a reckless driver in the area of US 64 and Durkee Road. Minutes later, officers discovered the vehicle, a 2005 ... (click for more)