Stanley, Emma Kirby (Cleveland)

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Emma Kirby Stanley, 71, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Friday, December 28, 2012 in a Chattanooga health care facility. 

She was the daughter of the late Mary Ethel Keyt Kirby and Milburn Lee Kirby; and was also preceded in death by her grandson, Talon Alexander Johnson.

Emma was a bookkeeper most of her life and worked for several years at the Church of God Publishing House and she retired from the business office at Lee University with over 36 years of service. She handled the Federal Funding for Students at Lee. She was an avid reader and she enjoyed music and spending time with her family. Emma was a member of the Hopewell Church of God.

Survivors include her husband, Larry Stanley of Cleveland; her daughters, Carmen LaVonna Crick and her husband Robert of Cumming, GA, Jennifer Leigh Davis and her husband Jeremy and Tamara Lynn Stanley all of Cleveland; her sons, Terry Kenneth Johnson of Cleveland, Clinton James "Clint" Stanley and his wife Erica of Trenton and David Anthony Stanley and his wife Sylvia of Parker, CO; her 13 grandchildren; her three great-grandchildren; her sisters, Mary Stone and her husband Kenneth of Etowah, Treva Sharpe and her husband Mike of Apopka, FL, Judy Kirby of Norcross, GA, Eva Maynard of East Ridge, Ruth Light of Chattanooga and Pauline Lemons of East Ridge; her brothers, Melvin Kirby of Sparta, TN, David Kirby and his wife Linda of Chattanooga; her special friend and caregiver, Gladys Sherlin; and several nieces and nephews.

The Remembrance of Life Service will be conducted Monday, December 31 at 2 p.m. from the North Ocoee Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes with Pastor Jerry Millwood and Dr. Jerry Daffe officiating. Interment will follow in the Sunset Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers. 

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, December 30 at the North Ocoee Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes who has charge of the arrangements. 


Smith, Tiffany (Pikeville)

Tiffany Smith, 15, of Pikeville, died on June 30, 2015. She was a member of New Martin Church of God. Tiffany attended Bledsoe County High School where she completed her freshman year. She was peceded in death by her aunt, Kathy Cooley; her sister's child, Baby Crail, and niece, Jemmah Smith. Survivors include her parents, Andy and Sheryle Smith, of Pikeville; brothers, ... (click for more)

Leonard, Steve Dewin (Cleveland)

Steve Dewin Leonard, 54, of Cleveland, Tennessee, died on Sunday, June 28, 2015 in Chattanooga, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Steve was born May 13, 1961 in Dalton, Georgia. Steve worked many years at Shaw Plant #23 in the tufting department. Steve was very active with his children and coached their little league teams for many years with the Whitfield County ... (click for more)

Willard Pierce Grant

Willard Pierce Grant, 93, of Hixson, died on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. A lifelong resident of Hamilton County, he was born on March 20, 1922 on Mowbry Mountain and was the son of the late Albert and Emma Yother Grant.  He was the 11th of 13 children of seven sisters and five brothers.  He was a 1940 graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School where he played ... (click for more)

Howard Patrick Murchison

Howard Patrick Murchison, 74 of Soddy Daisy, Tennessee, died on June 30, 2015. Pat was born on Jan. 11, 1941, in St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, and grew up in Murfreesboro. He graduated from Murfreesboro Central High School in 1959 and from Middle Tennessee State University in 1966, at which time he started his career in public accounting with Haskin & Sells, CPA’s. Pat ... (click for more)

Work Set To Restart On Chickamauga Lock This Year

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers allocated $3 million that Congress provided for fiscal year 2015 to restart construction on Chickamauga Lock this year, Senator Lamar Alexander and Rep. Chuck Fleischmann announced. “We need to replace Chickamauga Lock before it fails, and I talked with Secretary Darcy today to thank her for making this project a priority by deciding to restart ... (click for more)

Boyd Asks Coppinger For Public Apology; Does Not Get One

County Commissioner Tim Boyd on Wednesday morning read a letter in which he asked County Mayor Jim Coppinger for a public apology. However, he did not get one. Instead, County Mayor Coppinger called remarks last Wednesday by Commissioner Boyd that the county mayor had $4.4 million in discretionary funds "ridiculous." He said that money includes such items as the Humane Educational ... (click for more)