Smyth, William E. "Bill"

World War II Veteran Also Served In Korea

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
William Smyth
William Smyth

William E. “Bill” Smyth, 85, of Flintstone, Georgia, died on Monday, December 24, 2012 at his residence.

He was born June 12, 1927, in St. Elmo, to the late Robert Henry and Mary Georgia Ann (Anderson) Smyth. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma F. Smyth, two grandchildren, Karla D. Tackett and Robert Wes Smyth, Jr., and four brothers.

Mr. Smyth was a member of the St. Elmo Church of Christ, the American Legion Ft. Oglethorpe Post 214, and Rossville Masonic Lodge # 397. He was a World War II veteran of the American Merchant Marines and a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean Conflict.

Survivors include his sons, John Deck Smyth, Robert Wes Smyth and William Vic Smyth; 10 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 29, at 11 a.m. in the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Minister John T. Smithson officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. 

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 3-8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 28.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com.

Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 404 S. Moore Road, Chattanooga, Tn., 423 698-2541.



Dillard, George

George Dillard, 24, of Chattanooga, died on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at his residence.  He was a graduate of Howard High School, Class of 2009.  He was formerly employed by Olsten Staffing Service.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Rakeem Williams; great-grandmothers, Rosa Barrett, Geneva Dillard, and Ruth Neal.  Survivors include his ... (click for more)

Silvels, Adrian Lemann

Adrian Lemann Silvels, 35, died on February 3, 2016 in a local hospital.  He was a graduate of City High School and a member of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include wife, Ta’shenia Silvels; mother, Rosa King Davis, both of Chattanooga; father, Tyrone Silvels, Norfolk, VA; sister, Lisa Davis and brother, Ricky Ricks, both of Chattanooga. The funeral ... (click for more)

McAnally, Phyllis D. (Cleveland)

Phyllis D. McAnally, 81, of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away Tuesday February 9, 2016 at a Chattanooga health care facility. Phyllis had a passion for cooking. She owned a restaurant in Mammoth Springs, AR, called The Spot. Phyllis was a loving mother and grandmother. She loved spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rex McAnally; mother, ... (click for more)

Kirk, Brenda Sue (Dalton)

Brenda Sue Kirk, 71, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at her residence. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert L. and Willie Mae Hambright Kirk; and a brother, Bub Kirk. Survivors include sisters and brothers-in-law, Martha Matthews, Sharon and Jimmy King, Barbara Kirk and Cindy and Donald Dillard, all of Dalton; brother and sister-in-law, ... (click for more)

Hamilton County Principals Say Part 1 Of TN Ready Testing Should Be Cut Due To Online System Failure

Hamilton County principals are asking that Part 1 of the TN Ready Assessment be dropped this year due to the recent crash of the online system for the program. The principals also asked that any Part 1 TN Ready test results  not be applied to students’ grades or to evaluations and rankings for school personnel and school districts. The local principals also ... (click for more)

Greenholtz Collects $71,641 For Criminal Court Judge Campaign; Little Has $22,850; Patterson $20,134

Judge Tom Greenholtz reported $71,641 received for his campaign to remain as judge of Criminal Court, Division II. He was named by Governor Bill Haslam as the interim replacement for Judge Rebecca Stern, who retired before her term was up. Mike Little had $22,850, and Boyd Patterson received $20,134. Here is the report for Tom Greenholtz: ... (click for more)