Brown, Ina Sue "Susie" (McDonald)

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Ina Sue “Susie” Brown, 59, of McDonald, TN, died on January 11, 2013. 

Susie was the daughter of the late Frances McNeeley Sherlin and Ralph B. Sherlin; and was also preceded in death by her brothers, Jimmy Mowery and Ronnie Sherlin; her mother-in-law, Charmie Ruth Brown; her sister-in-law, Diane Brown; and her brothers-in-law, Ray and Mitchell Brown.

Susie worked for Bi-Lo Supermarket in the Deli. She enjoyed shopping and looking for bargains! Susie’s favorite way to spend time was talking with family and friends. She always had a cheerful disposition and a smile even during her entire illness. Susie was a long time member of the Bancroft Church of God and she will be greatly missed!

Survivors include her husband, Lester Brown of McDonald; her daughter, Jennifer Branch and her husband Gavin; her son, Jeffrey Brown; her sisters, Hazel Hamilton and Faye Longwith and her husband Chris; her brothers, Norman Sherlin and his wife Charlene and Russell Sherlin and his wife Linda; her father-in-law, Duie Brown; her brothers-in-law, Charles Brown and his wife Mary and Ricky Brown; her nieces and nephews, Chad and Logan Longwith, Kevin, Matthew and Timothy Sherlin, Shawn and Wanda Hamilton and their daughter Katelin, Adrian Hamilton and his son Brayden; and her special friends, Leah Marini, Raleen and Doug Carr and their son Kevin.

The Remembrance of Life Service will be conducted Sunday, January 13 at 7 p.m. from the Wildwood Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes with Pastor Steve Gilbert officiating. 

Graveside services and Interment will be conducted Monday, January 14 at 11 a.m. from the Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetery with her nephews, Chad and Logan Longwith, Kevin, Matthew and Timothy Sherlin and Shawn Hamilton serving as pallbearers. 

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, January 13 at the Wildwood Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes who has charge of the arrangements. 

Martin, Debra Kay (Whitwell)

Debra Kay Martin, 62, of Whitwell, Tennessee, died on Thursday, October 20, 2016 surrounded by her loving family.   Kay retired from Blue Cross Blue Shield and later worked for McCrights & Associates.  She was preceded in death by her father, Gilbert (Bud) Miller; and brother, Dr. Barney E. Miller.  She is survived by her husband of 18 years, ... (click for more)

Cearley, Jefferey "Scott" (Benton)

Jefferey “Scott” Cearley, 46, of Benton, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, October 20, 2016.  Born on Oct. 8, 1970 to Steve and Judy Long Cearley, he was a native and lifelong resident of Polk County. Scott was a member of Chestuee Worship Center where he served as a deacon. Scott was called to preach in 2003 and spoke at various services and engagements over the years ... (click for more)

Samuel Byrd Venable

Samuel Byrd Venable, of Chattanooga, died Friday, October 21, 2016; aged 59. He suffered a sudden cardiac arrest on Friday, October 14. He was the son of Mary Ruth Davies Venable and the late Robert Venable, Sr. Sam graduated from the McCallie School in 1975, excelling in mathematics. He earned a B.S. in business administration from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1980, ... (click for more)

Rocky Ramsey

Rocky Ramsey, 86, of Chattanooga, died on October 21, 2016 in a local hospital. A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Mr. Ramsey retired from the Carpenters Local Union after many years of service. He was a member of the Worldwide Church of God. He was an avid fisherman, hunter, enjoyed gardening and was a gifted musician. He was preceded in death by his wife, Velma Ramsey ... (click for more)

Mayor Berke, Lacie Stone Were At Swanky New York City Hotel While Bobby Stone Was Plying The River

Mayor Andy Berke's top advisor Lacie Stone accompanied him on a trip to New York City on April 12-13 and they ended up at a swanky spot where Ms. Stone's husband, Bobby, had taken her before. They sat at the Stones' favorite table.   Bobby Stone, who has accused his wife of having an affair with the mayor, has said that Lacie Stone told him that she and the mayor kissed ... (click for more)

Fire Displaces Family Of 7; Blaze Ruled Accidental

No injuries were reported in connection with a house fire on Saturday afternoon that displaced a family of seven. The Chattanooga Fire Department received the alarm at 4:11 p.m. and responded to 3308 Dodson Ave. with five fire companies. Captain Wadie Suttles with Engine 4 said heavy fire was showing when the first firefighters arrived on the scene. As additional firefighters ... (click for more)