Wofford, William Edward (Dalton)

Saturday, December 29, 2012

William Edward "Ed" Wofford, 60, of Dalton, GA, died on Friday, December 28, 2012 at Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton.

Ed was born September 4, 1952 in Dalton. He was a member of Tilton Baptist Church and was formerly employed at Southeast Whitfield Carpets. 

He was preceded in death by his son, John Wesley Wofford; and a brother, James Wofford. 

He is survived by his parents, John H. and Margaret E. Lumpkin Wofford; daughters and son-in-law, Sebrina Wofford and Rigo Rodriguez and Judy Irene Darnell; grandchildren, Hannah Holmes, Zach Bramblett, Randall Green, Bryant Green, Noah Rodriguez and Ana Rodriguez; brothers, Roy Wofford and Earl Wofford; sister, Margie Bohannon; and several nieces and nephews. 

Services to celebrate the life of Mr. William Edward "Ed" Wofford will be held Monday, December 31, at 1 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Marvin Brock officiating. He will be laid to rest at the Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery in Resaca, with Noah Rodriguez, Seth Bohannon, Zach Bramblett, Randall Green, Bryant Green and Jeff Wofford serving as pallbearers. Ron Stephens, Dan Bohannon, Austin Walden, Devin Walden and Earl Wofford will serve as honorary pallbearers. 

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 4-9 p.m. Sunday, December 30 and after 10 a.m. Monday, December 31 at the Ponders Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.


Corder, Mitchell Ellis "Slim", Sr. (Dayton)

Mitchell Ellis “Slim” Corder, Sr., 77, of Dayton, died on Monday, May 2, 2016. He was of the Church of God faith and worked at Challenge Supply for over 15 years. Mr. Corder loved being in the yard, working in the garden and fishing. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Corder and Pearl Parker; brothers, Will and Gene; sister, Lola; half-sisters, Ruth and ... (click for more)

Prater, Bobby (Pikeville)

Bobby Prater, 66, of Pikeville, died on Monday, May 2, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Otis and Daisy Prater. Survivors include his wife, Sandra Prater, Pikeville; two sons, Stacy Prater of Chattanooga, and Cory Prater of Pikeville; sisters, Thelma Smith, Pikeville, JoAnn (Buddy) Brock, Spencer, Jeanette (Anthony) Austin, Pikeville, Winona (David) Adcock, ... (click for more)

Charles Jackson "Jack" Jordan

Charles Jackson “Jack” Jordan, 90, of East Ridge, died on Sunday, May 1, 2016.   He was a founding member of Fort Oglethorpe United Methodist Church. He was a World War II Naval veteran as a Radioman Third Class. Mr. Jordan worked for Bowman Transportation for 19 years and owned his own air freight business in Atlanta, retiring in 1990. He had been Commissioner of Streets ... (click for more)

Everett Troy Gilley

Everett Troy Gilley, 88, of East Brainerd, died on Monday, May 2, 2016. He was a longtime resident to Chattanooga and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Mr. Gilley was in the printing industry for over 50 years spending most of those years with Arcade Printing Company. He was a member of Brainerd Hills Baptist Church. Everett was an avid gardener and enjoyed planting ... (click for more)

Kevin Muhammad Says City Programs Failing; More Attention And Funding Needed For Impoverished Inner City Youths

Nation of Islam leader Kevin Muhammad told a packed house at City Council on Tuesday night that a large segment of Chattanooga is impoverished, while parts of the city are enjoying a Renaissance. Given 20 minutes for a "State of the People" address, he said many city programs are failing, including the Violence Reduction Initiative and a Youth and Family Services reading program. ... (click for more)

County Commission Told To Fully Fund County Schools Improvement Request Would Take 28 1/2-Cent Property Tax Increase; 78 School Personnel Would Be Added

County Mayor Jim Coppinger told members of the County Commission at a budget workshop on Tuesday that it would take a 28 1/2-cent property tax increase to fully fund the county school budget request. The county schools are asking for $24,218,919 in new money for a focus on workforce readiness, literacy and low-performing schools. County Mayor Coppinger did not say whether ... (click for more)