Sales, Warren

Saturday, January 5, 2013
Warren Sales
Warren Sales


Warren Sales, 59, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died on December 29, 2012.

Warren Sales was born in Chattanooga on May 24, 1953. He came to Christ at an early age attending Gospel Lighthouse Church in Chattanooga.  He graduated from Riverside High School in 1971 and went on to join The U.S. Marines Corps of which he invested 36 years. He later joined a brotherhood of brave firefighters in 29 Palms C.A. and ended his career at Dobbins Air Force Base in Marietta, Ga. He devoted 33 years towards a successful career as an aircraft firefighter before retiring in 2005.

Warren is preceded in death by his mother Vera Mae Sales, father Edward Thomas, sisters Doretha Sales and Debbie Sales, brother Floyd Sales, eight uncles, and seven aunts.

Warren is survived by his wife of 35 years; Terry Sales of Douglasville, GA, children, Lekista Sales of Chicago, IL, Letoya Pickett (Charles) of Merrillville, IN, Shallon Sales of Chattanooga, Stacey Sales, Bethany Sales, Kristina Sales, Kristopher Sales and Warren Xavier Sales of Douglasville, GA; grandchildren, Jaimeson Sales, Brittney Sales, Brian Sales, Zhana Pickett, Chaz Sales,  Alissa Sales, Devonte Sales, Ashenia Sales, Keyonte Sales; sisters, Janet Sales (Zach) and Maryland Thomas; brothers, Ray Thomas and Michael Thomas; aunts, Pearl Sales and Florence Talley; nieces, Jasmine Scruggs and Toshiba Sales; nephew, Christopher Sales; father-in-law, Roland Sanders; sisters-in-law, Glenda Nesbit and Angela Ford; brother-in-law, Lewis Nesbit; nieces, Cherish Nesbit and Glendra (Chris) Craig; nephew, Trammell Nesbit. Warren is also survived by his dearest friend, Ann Farmer and a host of cousins, family, and friends.

The funeral service will be held Monday, Jan. 7, at 12 p.m. at Mount Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, where he was a member, with Pastor Ternae Jordan officiating.  The burial will take place following the funeral at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.

The body will lie in state after noon on Sunday and the family will receive friends from 6–7 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995.

 

 

 




Clay, Archie, Sr.

Archie Clay, Sr., of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017, in the Hospice Care Center.     Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.  (click for more)

Schroff, Frances Benz

Frances Benz Schroff, 71, died on March 25, 2017, peacefully, at Alexian Brothers Valley Residence in Chattanooga with her husband, Udo, by her side. Frances "Frani" was born on Dec. 4, 1945 in Jersey City, N.J.., to Alice Wilson and William George Benz, Jr. She and her family moved to Rutherford, NJ where the close knit family created many happy memories with her aunts, uncles ... (click for more)

Murphy, John Austin (Rising Fawn)

John Austin Murphy, 93,  of Rising Fawn, Georgia, died on Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Trenton, Georiga.  He was a gunner and staff sargeant with the Air Force during World War II in the European Theatre.  He flew 30 combat missions in both the B17 and B24 planes.  He received four Bronze Medals, four Oak Leaf Medals an EAME Ribbon, and Air Medal ... (click for more)

Wilkerson, Howard (Jasper)

Howard Wilkerson, 95, beloved citizen of Jasper, Tennessee, died on  Sunday, March 26, 2017 .  He was the son of the late William Harold and Clara Arnold Wilkerson, and was also preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife Mildred Lewis Wilkerson. Educated in the Stevenson, Al., and Marion County, public schools, he served in the U.S. Army during World ... (click for more)

Robert Driver Jr. Shot At Bar Near Hamilton Place On Sunday Night

A man was shot at a bar near Hamilton Place Mall on Sunday night. At approximately  9:51 p.m.,  Chattanooga Police officers responded to the report of a person shot in the parking lot of Bar Louie located at 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd.   Responding officers located 34-year-old Robert Driver Jr. suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local ... (click for more)

1 Person Killed In 3-Car Accident In Dalton On Saturday

There was a fatal three-vehicle crash on the South Bypass in Dalton just south of Sawgrass Drive  on Saturday  at approximately  4:30 pm . The crash happened when the driver of a black Ford Mustang traveling southbound on the bypass for some reason left its lane of travel and crossed over the center line and hit a 2004 Chevy Silverado truck head on. ... (click for more)