Martin, Reese

Lived Life To The Fullest In His 5 Years

Saturday, July 07, 2012
Reese Martin
Reese Martin

Reese Martin, of Chattanooga, ran into the arms of Jesus on Thursday, July 5, 2012 surrounded by his family.

 

Reese, the beloved son of Barry and Regennia Martin, lived life to the fullest daily. He played hard, laughed often and loved completely. In his five years of life, he filled each day with his favorite things; toys, food, friends, girls and family. Trains, cars, fire trucks and balls were his favorite toys, Bruesters, Bones, Logans and Armondos were favorite restaurants. Seth, Max, Brandon and Andrew were his best friends. Maddie, Ms. Renee, Ashley, Laura and Dr. Cook were his girlfriends. His little brother, Riley was his shadow wanting to be just like his big brother. Reese had an infectious personality that drew people to him. He loved people and everyone who met him fell in love with him. He will be missed by all.

 

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Wilma D. Martin, great-grandmothers Ruth Davis and Polly Hood and beloved dog, Teddy.

 

He is survived by his parents, brother, Nana (Sandra Hood) Memaw (Debbie Willis) and Papa (James Willis), Pap-paw (Charles Martin), three aunts (Darlene Martin, Alicia Martin and Shara Whitaker), seven uncles (Jeff Willis, Michael Whitaker, Randall Whitaker, Tony Hood, Eric Willis, Jackie Stearns and Roger Simpson), four cousins (Sierra, Travis, Nicole and Logan), one pet (Peanut) and a whole bunch of friends.

 

Services will be held Sunday at 4 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church with Pastor Mark Flynn officiating.   Burial will follow at Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery in McDonald, Tn.

 

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort and view the memorial tribute.

 

The family will receive friends Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 E. Brainerd Road.

 

Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.


Banister, Carl Joe

Carl Joe Banister, 84, Rossville, died on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at a local hospital. Carl was a long time resident of the north Georgia area for the past 50 years and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Fort Oglethorpe where he served as a deacon. Carl was a well-known area office supply salesman, having worked with Ivan Allen Co. and P. & S. School Supply. ... (click for more)

White, Jacqueline Propst

Jacqueline Propst White, 78, of Soddy Daisy, died on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Survivors include her husband, Billy White; son, Dexter (Linda Brock) White, and daughter, Teresa White. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 29, at Sequoyah Baptist Tabernacle with Reverend David Stancil officiating. Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words ... (click for more)

Lowery, Mary Ruth (Trion)

Mary Ruth Lowery, 84, of Trion, GA, passed away Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at the Oak View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Lowery was born in Trion, GA on July 15, 1930, to the late Watson Hall Clements and Menta Duncan Clements. She was a member of the Pennville Church of Christ and was a homemaker. Mrs. Lowrey was preceded in death by her husband, Hancel Lowery; ... (click for more)

Simmons, Arlis (Pikeville)

Arlis Simmons, 79, of Pikeville, TN, died Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at his home. He met no strangers and was a friend to everyone he met. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sherman and Irene Simmons; and brothers, Joe and James Simmons. Survivors include his sister, Jamie Dunn, Pikeville; sister- in-law, Willene Simmons; a good friend, Waymon Ferguson; several ... (click for more)

1 Dies, 1 Critically Injured In North Chattanooga House Fire

For the second time in three days, a house fire has resulted in tragedy with a 35-year-old woman dying and a man critically injured in North Chattanooga. At 10:13 a.m. on Wednesday, Chattanooga firefighters were dispatched to a reported house fire with entrapment at 220 Houser St. The first firefighters on the scene saw flames shooting out windows and part of the roof. Having ... (click for more)

Appeal Dropped In $25 Million Lawsuit Filed Against Hennen's Restaurant By Lisa Barnes

An appeal has been dropped of a Circuit Court jury verdict that found Hennen's Restaurant not at fault in a $25 million lawsuit brought by Lisa Barnes. Circuit Court officials said the appeal was "voluntarily" dropped. It had been set to be reviewed by the Tennessee Court of Appeals. The verdict in the courtroom of Judge Neil Thomas in early February came at the end of ... (click for more)