Staten, Kay Frances Wood (Dalton)

Friday, January 11, 2013

Kay Frances Wood Staten, 78, of Dalton, GA, passed away Wednesday January 9, 2013. 

She was the daughter of the late Arie Andrew and Julia Hope Wood; and was also preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Sherman Steed Staten; and a son, Steedie Staten. 

Kay worked as the Whitfield County Board of Elections Chief Registrar for 33 years. 

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Penny Staten; sister, Wanda Copland; sister-in-law, Lucy Staten all of Dalton; special nieces, Carol Byers and Vickie Nesbitt Swinney both of Dalton and Anna Nesbitt Manis of Kennesaw; special nephew, Billy James Swinney of Dalton; great-niece, Amanda Gail Swinney of Dalton; great-nephews, John Michael Swinney of Dalton and Michael Andrew Manis of Kennesaw; nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 12 in the Chapel of Love Funeral Home with the Rev. Tim Swinney officiating. Burial will follow in West Hill Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends at Love funeral Home Friday, January 11 from 5-9 p.m. 

Love Funeral Home , 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center) is in charge of arrangements.


Barnes, Shelby Jean (Ten Mile)

Shelby Jean Barnes, 75, of Ten Mile, Tennessee, died on Thursday, March 26, 2015. She was born and raised in East Brainerd. She was a Christian of the Baptist faith and a member of Morris Hill Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother. She was a wonderful wife to her husband for over 40 years and a loving caregiver ... (click for more)

Jones, Opal O. (Benton)

Opal O. Jones, 73, of Benton, TN, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga. She loved to clean and cook. Her family’s Thanksgiving meal was not complete without her delicious dressing. While working as the cafeteria custodian at Benton Elementary and Polk County High School, 13 years, she took great pride in having seen a class complete their ... (click for more)

Thomas "Tom" W. Bright, Sr.

Thomas “Tom” W. Bright, Sr.,  95, of Hixson, died and was reunited with his wife on  Saturday, March 28, 2015 .   Tom was born on June 13, 1919 in Rockwood, TN, to the late John and Annie Bright. He served our country in the United States Army during World War II. Tom and his late wife owned and operated Bright’s Home Fashion for 26 years. He was a member ... (click for more)

Charles Hoyt Griffin

Charles Hoyt Griffin, 81, of Hixson, died on Thursday, March 26, 2015 in a local hospital. Mr. Griffin was retired from TVA with 32 years of service and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving in the Korean Conflict. Survivors include his wife, Lavern Griffin; son, Chuck (Jill) Griffin, Knoxville; three daughters, Linda (Rodney) Tabor, Knoxville; Karen (Andy) Cox, ... (click for more)

Hard Freeze Predicted In The Area For Saturday Night

Temperatures are expected to drop Saturday night to 28 degrees or less. Here is the latest report from the National Weather Service:  HARD FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT /11 PM CDT/ TONIGHT TO 11 AM EDT /10 AM CDT/ SUNDAY... * EVENT... A HARD FREEZE EXPECTED WITH LOWS FROM THE TEENS NORTH TO THE UPPER 20S SOUTH LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING. ... (click for more)

Man Charged In Shooting On Sixth Avenue Had Been Shot Himself Last Week; Police Say Incident "Part Of Gang War"

A man charged with attempted first-degree murder on Sixth Avenue Court on Thursday afternoon was shot himself earlier this month. O'Shae Kadaris Smith, 20, of 2114 E. 12th St., is also charged with reckless endangerment, aggravated assault and possessing a firearm during the commission of a crime. He was one of two people shot on Rawlings Street on March 16. Kendre Allen, ... (click for more)