Blackwell, Boe (Cleveland)

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Boe Blackwell, 92, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2013 in a local health care facility.

A veteran of the US Navy, he was a Chief Petty Officer during World War II in the South Pacific. He was an avid gardener and operated Westside Nursery for 20 years. Mr. Blackwell was a member of Four Point Baptist Church. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances S. Blackwell; son, Rodney Burke Blackwell; parents, John G. and Sarah A. Long Blackwell; six brothers; and one sister. 

Survivors include his daughters, Mitzi Blackwell Thompson and husband E. James of Cleveland and Misty Blackwell Daniel and husband Dennis of Charleston; grandsons, Dr. Tyler Grayson Jones of Washington, DC, Brian Daniel of Bocas del Toro, Panama and Aaron Daniel and wife Tawnya of Cleveland; two great-grandchildren, Claire Daniel and Taj Thomas Daniel-Dukehart; and several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, January 18, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with the Reverend Ray Cheathem officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with military honors. 

His family will receive friends from 12-2 p.m. Friday, January 18 at the Fike Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements. 

The family suggests that memorials may be made to Four Point Baptist Church, 3501 Old Tasso Road NE, Cleveland, TN 37312.


Coleman, Scott Edward (Trion)

Scott Edward Coleman, 53, of Trion, Ga., died on Friday, July 29, 2016, at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mr. Coleman was born September 25, 1962, in Jackson, WY, son of Merle Marvin Coleman and the late Frieda Louise Ick Coleman.  He was a veteran of the United States Army, and prior to his retirement, was employed with Crothall Laundry Service. Mr. Coleman is survived ... (click for more)

Horton, Carolyn Faye (Rome)

Carolyn Faye Horton, 75, of Rome, Georgia, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2016 at Etowah Landing. Mrs. Horton was born April 20, 1941 in Floyd County, GA. She was a homemaker and Baptist by faith.   Mrs. Horton was preceded in death by her parents, Reuben Johnny and Martha Margaret Garrard Walker; and a brother, Dick Walker.   Mrs. Horton ... (click for more)

John Wesley Parr

John Wesley Parr, 94, of Rossville, died on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at his home. Mr. Parr was born and raised in Bardstown, Ky. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran having served as a staff sergeant in North Africa and Italy under General Patton. He was also a member of Father’s House at St. Michael’s Church in Chattanooga. He was preceded in death by his wife, Beatrice ... (click for more)

James Robert Streetman, Jr.

James Robert Streetman, Jr., 68, died on Friday, July 29, 2016. He was born in Dickson, Tn., but had lived in Chattanooga for the past 46 years. James retired from BASF after more than 44 years of service. He was a very active member and deacon at Bartlebaugh Baptist Church. He enjoyed astronomy and was an avid gardener. He was preceded in death by his parents, James ... (click for more)

Man, 28, Shot And Killed In East Chattanooga

A 28-year-old man was shot and killed in East Chattanooga early Friday morning. The victim was identified as Jeremy Clark, a brother of House candidate Dennis Clark. Dennis Clark said, "Jeremy, a beloved son, my younger brother and dear friend to many, was taken from us too soon. The pain from our sudden and tragic loss is Indescribable. He was a compassionate and fun-loving ... (click for more)

Michael Ford Sentenced To More Than 13 Years In Prison On Drug Charges

Michael Shawn Ford has been sentenced to 13 and a half years in prison on drug charges. On April 20, 2105, Ford was arrested at his house in East Ridge. Police found him hiding in the closet with a laundry bag which contained a loaded pistol and 7.9 grams of crystal meth. Officers said that two backpacks were found in the same bedroom, one with 257.3 grams of crystal meth ... (click for more)