Tomlin, Floy Ree Kirk (LaFayette)

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Floy  Ree  Kirk  Tomlin,  97, of  LaFayette, GA, died  on  Tuesday,  December 25, 2012.


Floy  was  a  member  of  the  Ridgeview  Baptist  Church.  She  was  a  beloved  sister  and  aunt.  She  was  a  special  mother  to  all  that  new  her.  Floy  will  be  greatly  missed.


She was preceded  in  death  by  her  husband,  Robert  Tomlin;  parents,  John  and  Stella  Kirk; brothers,  Junior,  Shannon  and  Sam  Kirk;  sisters,  Lois  Conley and  Gwen  Hammontree;  and  special  daughter,  Bobby  Mason.


She  is  survived  by  her  sister,  Jean  Crowe;  special  granddaughter,  April  Tucker; and  several  nieces  and  nephews.


Funeral will be from  the  Wallis  Memorial  Chapel  Friday, December 27 at  noon.  Service  will be conducted  by  Rev.  George  Palmer  and  Rev.  Mark  Smith.


Family  will  receive  friends  at  the  funeral  home  Thursday, December 26  from  6-8 p.m.


The  arrangements  are  by  Wallis-Wilbanks  Funeral  Home,  LaFayette.


Matlock, Merle Orville (Cloudland)

Merle Orville Matlock, 88, of Cloudland, Georgia, died on Friday, November 21, 2014, at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mr. Matlock was born Dec. 14, 1925, in Alameda, Ca., son of the late Merle Iler and Agnes Spellman Matlock. He was of the Catholic faith, and prior to his retirement, worked as a business representative in the ceramic tile industry.  In addition to ... (click for more)

Smith, Jimmy L. (Sweetwater)

Jimmy L. Smith, 67, of Sweetwater, TN, passed away on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at his residence.   He was born in Sweetwater, where he spent the majority of his life. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, doing carpentry work, painting, and spending time with family and friends.   He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Ruby Smith; and one brother, James ... (click for more)

Don Quarles

Don Quarles, 71, of Harrison, died on Thursday, November 20, 2014.  He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area graduating from Kirkman High School in 1962. After his high school graduation, Don studied at Tennessee Tech receiving a B.S. in Education and also studied at UTC receiving his master’s degree in Psychology.  Don began his career teaching school ... (click for more)

Edwina Martin

Edwina Martin, 73, of Signal Mountain, Tennessee, died on Thursday, November 20, 2014 in a local health care facility. She was a U. S. Navy veteran and retired psychiatric nurse with Moccasin Bend Mental Health Institute. She was preceded in death by her husband, David Martin, parents, John and Edna White and her sister, Lavinia. Survivors include her nephew, Phil (Vennessa) ... (click for more)

Lookout Mountain, Ga., Raises Sewer Rates; Joins In Kudzu Fight

The Lookout Mountain, Ga., City Council on Thursday night approved an increase in sewer charges. The council approved ordinance 281 increasing sewer rates to $6 per 100 cubic feet of water from the previous rate of $4.77.  The new increase will be in effect in January 2015.    City Manager Brad Haven said the town will be replacing the flow meter for ... (click for more)

Police Investigating An Armed Robbery On Friday Night At UTC

UTC Police are investigating with the Chattanooga City Police an armed robbery in Lot 4 near Boling Apartments on Friday night. The suspects are described as two black men.  One was six feet tall, wearing a navy jacket, with medium skin tone and short hair.  The other suspect was reported to be 5’ 7”, wearing blue jeans and a long white T-shirt. The second suspect ... (click for more)