Prestwood, Clifford

Longtime Security Guard Was Army Veteran

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Clifford Prestwood, 81, of Soddy Daisy, Tennessee, died on Saturday, January 12, 2013. 

Clifford had been a security guard at Elder Mountain Volunteer Services for 27 years. He was a United States Army veteran.

He is survived by his daughter, Cathy (James) Bennett; two grandsons, Michael Joseph Benton II and Christopher Todd Benton, and five great-grandchildren.

Services will be at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens with military honors. 

Visitation is Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 4-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com. 

Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy Daisy, TN 37379. 


Parks, Evelyn Doris

Evelyn Doris Parks, 81, of Soddy Daisy, died on Monday, June 27, 2016 at her residence. A native of Riceville, Tn., she lived in Soddy Daisy since 2006. Evelyn was of the Baptist faith. She worked in civil service for the military for 15 years where she received an award for outstanding character from the U.S. Army. A very giving person, she spent all her time making things ... (click for more)

Goode, Wilma

Wilma Goode, of Chattanooga, died on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 in the Hospice Care Center.   Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.  (click for more)

Smithey, George Jr. (Dalton)

George Smithey, Jr., 84, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2016. He was the son of the late George Smithey, Sr. and Bertha Patton Smithey; and was also preceded in death by his brother, J.C. Smithey; and his sister, Linda Brown. George was a veteran of the United States Army. He is survived by his son, Johnny Smithey of Dalton; sisters, Willie Mae Ledford ... (click for more)

Phelps, Raymond A. "Shag" (Rocky Face)

Raymond A. “Shag” Phelps, 82, of Rocky Face, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2016. He was the son of the late Kelly and Monteen Phelps. Shag attended Mount Vernon United Methodist Church and was retired from the Dalton City Fire Department after approximately 30 years of service. He was active with senior softball and was a board member of the Whitfield County Saddle ... (click for more)

2 Wrecks Temporarily Close I-75 Northbound At Exit 11 On Wednesday Morning

Due to two wrecks that occurred early Wednesday morning, I- 75 northbound at exit 11 has been temporarily closed while emergency crews continue to work both accidents.  Traffic was being rerouted to Old Lee Highway to avoid the accident scene.   It is unclear at this time how long this portion of the freeway will be closed, authorities said at 6 a.m.. (click for more)

Teen Shot Multiple Times On 4th Avenue; 2nd Youth Shot Twice On Pinewood Avenue; Woman Shot Twice On 25th Street

A teen was shot multiple times on 4th Avenue on Monday night. The victim was 19-year-old JaMarcus Davis. A second teen, 18-year-old Jaylain Ballard, was shot twice early Tuesday morning on Pinewood Avenue. Marion Heard, 45, was shot twice early Tuesday morning on 25th Street. In the first incident, Chattanooga Police responded at 7:20 p.m. to the area of the 2600 block ... (click for more)