Capeheart, Carolyn "Big Mama" (Birchwood)

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Carolyn “Big Mama” Capehart, 95, of Birchwood, TN, passed away Tuesday, December 25, 2012 in a Cleveland health care facility. 

A resident of Birchwood since 1959, she was formerly from East Chattanooga. She was a member of New Liberty Baptist Church in Birchwood. Mrs. Capehart was involved in Birchwood Senior Neighbors and enjoyed needle point and gardening. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester “Coffee” Capehart; and her parents, William Sutton and Gussie Sutton Cunningham. 

Survivors include her three children, Charlotte Bischoff and husband, Jeff of Birchwood, Jim Capehart of Cleveland and Lewis Capehart and wife, Bobbie of Cleveland; and six grandchildren, David Capehart and wife Cindy of Chattanooga, Janet Bischoff of Birchwood, Maryanita Capehart of Trenton, Aleasha Verhaag of Virginia Beach, VA, Vann Bischoff and wife Amanda of Frisco, TX and Tyson Capehart of Cleveland. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, December 28, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with Pastor David Delmotte and Pastor Gary Powell officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in East Chattanooga. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service. 

Her family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, December 27 at the Fike Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.

The family suggests that memorials may be made to Gideon International P.O. Box 495 Harrison, TN 37341. 

Ashworth, Alvin Charles "A.C." (Loganville)

Alvin Charles “A.C.” Ashworth, 86 of Loganville, Georgia, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 25, 2017.     He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was a member of Corinth Baptist Church in Loganville. A.C. was an Army Veteran having served during the Korean Conflict as a Military Police Officer and had worked most ... (click for more)

McCall, Mary Francis (Cleveland)

Mary Francis McCall, 80, a lifetime resident of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017, at her home.   Mrs. McCall, a retired packer with Dana Corporation, was a former member of the Gateway Quartet, who she sang with for many years.  She was of the Pentcostal faith and was a member of Walker Valley Community Church.  She loved her church and her family, ... (click for more)

Glenda Sherrill Hamilton

Glenda Sherrill Hamilton peacefully went to meet her Lord early on June 20, 2017 at the age of 82. "Gigi" was her cheerful, positive, uplifting self to the end and was surrounded by family and friends during her final hours. Glenda Jo Sherrill was born on Feb. 25, 1935, in Chattanooga, to Jewell Taylor Sherrill and Joseph Glenn Sherrill. Glenda completed elementary ... (click for more)

J. Randall Adams

J. Randall Adams, 53, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at his residence in Nashville, Tennessee.    He was a 1981 graduate of Brainerd High School.  Randall was a veteran of the United States Navy and in 2005 he received his B.S. degree from Tennessee State University.  He was employed by Firestone as the store manager.  ... (click for more)

Mae Beavers Hits New UT President For Reinstating Campus Diversity Office

Republican gubernatorial candidate Senator Mae Beavers expressed disappointment that the Chancellor of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Beverly Davenport, has announced plans to reinstate the Campus Diversity Office and hire a new director of the LGBT Pride Center. She said in May 2016 HB 2248 became law, which defunded the University of Tennessee’s Office of Diversity ... (click for more)

Wilkins Found With 2 Stolen Vehicles After Homeowner Catches Him In Break-In

Authorities said Jesse Lee Wilkins was found with two stolen vehicles after a resident on Thursday caught him stealing items from his residence on Cave Lane. Wilkins, 29, of 2906 E. 43rd St., was charged with aggravated burglary and two counts of theft over $1,000. When deputies arrived on a burglary call, they found Wilkins and the resident standing in the driveway. He said ... (click for more)