Caldwell, Louana N. (Georgetown)

Monday, December 31, 2012

Louana N. Caldwell, 90, of Georgetown, TN, passed away peacefully at her home with her family at her side on Saturday, December 29, 2012. 

She spent 20 years as a seamstress at Cooke’s Manufacturing Company and was a member of the Stanfield Baptist Church since 1945. Ms. Caldwell had a wonderful gift for writing poetry. She was a Sunday School teacher in her younger years and was an excellent cook. She was the president of the Caldwell Cousins Society and also enjoyed monthly luncheons with the Graham cousins. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Amos Caldwell; her parents, Jake and Nola Neeley; brothers, Doyle, and Robert Neeley; sister, Imogene Matthews; and son-in-law, John Hodgson. 

Survivors include her children, Norma Hodgson of Georgetown, Patsy Neeley and husband Bobby of Georgetown, Delbert Caldwell of Georgetown, Sherry Stephens and husband Barry of Orlando, FL and Donna Dunaway and husband Ron of Huntsville, AL; 12 grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, January 1, at the Stanfield Baptist Church with Pastor Eric Geren and Pastor David Evans, and Bill Moats officiating. Interment will follow in Stanfield Cemetery with Taylor Dunaway, Tyler Dunaway, Brett Stephens, Matthew Stephens, Neil Hodgson, Lamar Hodgson, Oliver Hovey, Thomas Kammer, Jason Caldwell and Dalton Hodgson serving as pallbearers. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service. 

Her family will receive friends from 3-8 p.m. Monday, December 31, at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home, who has charge of the arrangements, and from 2-3 p.m. on Tuesday, January 1 at the church. 


Shearer, Robert (McDonald)

Dr. Robert Shearer 96, of McDonald, Tennessee, died on Monday, July 27, 2014 after a long illness surrounded by his loved ones. Born in Saskatchewan, Canada in 1918, the ninth of 10 children, Robert Vernon Shearer left the family farm at an early age to pursue his education. Graduating from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 1944, he was drafted into the U.S. Army. ... (click for more)

Littlejohn, Andrew "Andy" Marlon (LaFayette)

Andrew "Andy" Marlon Littlejohn, also known as Tree Stand, 48, of Lafayette, Georgia died on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. He was born Nov. 15, 1965 in LaFayette, was of the Baptist faith and he enjoyed hunting, four wheeling, yard work and spending time at the lake and on the beach with family and friends. Survivors include his wife, Kim Newby Littlejohn, son, Landon Littlejohn, ... (click for more)

Thomas "Bud" Franklin Stapp

Thomas “Bud” Franklin Stapp, 73, of Ringgold, Georgia, died on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at his residence. A lifelong resident of the Ringgold area, he was a self-employed carpenter for 35 years, during which time he built many homes in the Catoosa County area. Bud was well-known and liked in Ringgold and will be missed by all who knew him. He was preceded in death by his ... (click for more)

Lora Marie Trotter

Lora Marie Trotter, 50, of Chattanooga, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Lora graduated from Hixson High School in 1982 and attended UTC . Lora was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church. She was a longtime volunteer for the school and church where she was known for her organizational skills. Lora worked in the financial industry for many years. She loved animals, to cook and ... (click for more)

House Approves Expansion Of Chattanooga Veterans Affairs Clinic

The House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday to authorize funding for a new lease and expanded Veterans Affairs clinic in Chattanooga. This veterans’ package has been approved by the House and Senate Conference Committee.  Rep. Chuck Fleischmann said, “I am proud to announce the legislation passed this afternoon will fund a new lease for a multi-specialty ... (click for more)

KFC Manager Arrested After Staging Fake Robbery

Police were called Sunday night after a manager of the KFC on 3rd Street staged a fake robbery in order to take money. Fellen Hayes, 24, was arrested after police say she conspired with a man named "Ira" to make her theft look like a robbery. These events occurred shortly after noon.  She initially called police saying that a tall black male had approached her and taken ... (click for more)