Donaldson, Betty Blevins

Thursday, December 27, 2012
Betty Donaldson
Betty Donaldson

Betty Blevins Donaldson, 76, of Chattanooga, died on Wednesday, December 26, 2012. 

She was born Feb. 12, 1936, to the late James M. and Minnie W. Blevins of Moulton, Ala. She was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother who enjoyed reading and sewing. With her very friendly and outgoing personality, she never met a stranger.

She is survived by her daughters, Vickie (Michael) Ledford, Alice (Ed) Donaldson Reisman; sons, Grady (Debbie) Donaldson, David Donaldson; grandchildren, Rebecca (B.J.) Bishop, Meredith (Matt) Boyd, Kay (Doug) Raymond, Matthew Donaldson, Brandon Donaldson, Jessica Donaldson; and former husband, Winford Donaldson.

The family wishes to express its gratitude to the wonderful staffs of Hospice of Chattanooga and NHC Healthcare of Chattanooga for the loving care they provided.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 29, at the funeral home. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga.

Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 South Moore Road.


Keith, Barney, Jr.

Barney Keith, Jr., 83,   of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, January 13, 2017 at his home.  He was born June 16, 1933 in Chatsworth, Ga., to the late Emma Rebecca and Barney Keith, Sr.  Mr. Keith was a United States Army veteran serving during the Korean War. He was a member of Cohutta First Baptist Church and was retired from Krispy Kreme Donuts ... (click for more)

Wesley, Louella

Louella Wesley, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2017 at her residence.    Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.  (click for more)

Dale, Jewell Patterson (Tunnel Hill)

Jewell Patterson Dale, 76, of Tunnel Hill, Georgia, passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Hamilton Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Dale; and parents, Neil and Mary Patterson. She was a member of Tunnel Hill First Baptist Church and Auburntown First Baptist Church. Ms. Dale taught school for 42 years, with the last school being Dalton High ... (click for more)

Disney, Mildred M. Day (Benton)

Mildred M. Day Disney, 77, of Benton, Tennessee, passed away Saturday, January 14, 2017 in an Athens hospital.  She was a member of Zion Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, John “J.R.” Disney; mother, Maggie Lou Day; daughter, Veronica Disney Bell; and brother, Kenneth Day. She is survived by her, daughter, Cindy Disney of Benton; and grandsons, ... (click for more)

Walker Charged With Sunday Night Murder Of Girlfriend In LaFayette

A 29-year-old Walker County man has been charged with murdering his girlfriend, also 29. Sheriff Steve Wilson said David Ryan Walker was charged in the slaying of Candace Ann Hankins. He said she was killed inside a house on Wheeler Road in LaFayette and her body was found in woods behind the house. The sheriff said Walker called relatives to express remorse about the killing. ... (click for more)

Man With Gun Runs From Police At Hamilton Place Mall; Pushes Shoppers Out Of The Way

A man who was found to be armed with a handgun was chased by police early Saturday afternoon. He pushed shoppers out of the way during the pursuit, which included racing down an escalator.   Erwin J. Rogers, 22, of 6111 Nottingham Dr., is facing multiple charges.    Around 1:50 p.m., Chattanooga Police officers working at the Hamilton Place Mall ... (click for more)