Manns, Gussie Lee

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Gussie Manns
Gussie Manns

Gussie Lee Manns, 91, died on December 29, 2012 at a local health care facility.  

She was formerly employed at McCallie School Cafeteria, Notre Dame Cafeteria, Chambliss Children’s Home, and Foster Grandparent Program and Avondale School.  She was a faithful member of Rose of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church where she served as head of the Mother Board; in the Missionary Society and on the Hospitality Committee. Ms. Gussie’s hobbies included sewing and gardening.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Manns; parents, John and Christine Bigoms; daughter, Jennifer Bailey; grandsons, Vincent Bailey and Michael Kennedy; great-grandson, Anthony Robinson, Jr.

Survivors include her sons, Elroy and Robert (Linda) Bailey of Chattanooga; daughter, Myrtice Johnson of Nashville; 16 grandchildren; a host of great and great-great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Lawrence, Chattanooga; devoted great-granddaughter, Quinita Robinson of Chattanooga; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 4, at Rose of Sharon Baptist Church with Pastor Charles Moore officiating.  Interment will be in National Cemetery.

The body will lie in state after noon on Thursday at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.


Daniels, Thomas "TT"

Thomas “ T T” Daniels, 48, of East Ridge, passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2016.  A member of Lake Way Baptist Church, he was a self-employed truck driver. T T was also an avid Braves and Crimson Tide fan.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Nevian and Mary M. Hicks Daniels; and his grandparents.  Thomas is survived by his wife, ... (click for more)

Hutcheson, Larry

Larry Hutcheson, 52, of Ooltewah, died peacefully at home on Friday, July 22. He worked at Angelica Textile, as a mechanical maintenance worker.   He was preceded in death by his father, Otis Hutcheson, Ronnie Sullins and sister, Karen Hutcheson. He is survived by his mother, Wanda Sullins; niece, Angela Hutcheson; nephews, Matthew Butler and Dustin Delashmitt, ... (click for more)

Young, George B. (Jasper)

George B. Young, 88, of Jasper, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2016.  He retired from Hormel and Lowes Produce Company and was a veteran of the U S Air Force.  Mr. Young was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine Peoples Young; parents, John Sherman and Mary Abbott Young; and a sister, Kathleen Cash.  He is survived by his son, James ... (click for more)

Simmons, Ed "Deerhunter" (Dayton)

Ed Simmons (Deerhunter), 69 of Dayton, Tennessee, died on Sunday, July 24, 2016. Ed loved fishing, hunting and hunting gin-sang. He also drove a log truck for many years. He was preceded in death by his son, Dwayne Simmons; parents, Veon and Leona Jenkins Simmons; and brother, Floyd Simmons. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Elaine Simmons; daughters, Denise (David) ... (click for more)

County Schools Receive Community Gift For Almost $1 Million To Fund Public School Bible History Program

Bible in the Schools presented a community gift for nearly $1 million to the Hamilton County Department of Education (HCDE) to reimburse 100 percent of the costs of funding a Bible history program in 18 public schools for the 2015–2016 academic year. Enrollment data for 2015–2016 reported 3,582 students in grades 6–12 elected to take a Bible history classes. “This gift from the ... (click for more)

DA's Office Defends Suspended Sentence In School Bus Driver Rape Case

The District Attorney's Office defended a controversial suspended sentence in a rape case involving a substitute county school bus driver. Prosecutor Jason Demastus said the victim, who was 15 years old at the time of the March 2015 incident, was in agreement on the plea and refused to testify against Alexander Rodriquez. Rodriguez, 34, last Thursday pleaded guilty to ... (click for more)