Stevenson, Louie Frank (Rome)

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Louie Frank Stevenson, 55, of Rome, GA, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2013 at his residence. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Roy Stevenson; and one sister, Joyce Lee Jonga.

Survivors are his wife, Mary Puckett Stevenson of Rome; son, Louie Frank Stevenson, Jr. of Jacksonville, FL; two step-daughters, Patricia Gray, and Kate Burkhalte; mother, Katherine Stevenson of LaFayette; two sisters, Martha (David) Allen of Jonesboro, GA and Charlotte (John) Grier of Surprise, AZ; one brother, Rudell Stevenson of Tampa, FL; uncle, William Shoemaker of Naples, FL; his dog, Ben; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be held Thursday, January 17, at 1 p.m. at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 224 Dunwoody Road, LaFayette, GA with Pastor Rheubin M. Taylor officiating. Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Gardens. 

The family will receive friends one hour before the service. 

Arrangements are by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton.

Smith, Richard Franklin Jr. (Dalton)

Richard Franklin Smith, Jr., 54, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at Hamilton Medical Center. He was a 1979 graduate of Dalton High School where he was voted Mr. DHS his senior year. Richard attended Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN and was a member of Dalton First United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his father, ... (click for more)

Seay, Roy John Jr. (Dalton)

Roy John Seay Jr., 84, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at Hamilton Medical Center. He was the son of the late Roy and Vick Seay of Dalton; and was also preceded in death by his sisters, Jackie Seay, Pearl Chubb and Opal Chubb; and his brother, Willard Seay. He was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Seay is survived by his wife, Faye Nealey Seay of Dalton; ... (click for more)

Kenton Thomas Hixson

Kenton Thomas Hixson, 89, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died on Tuesday, October 7, 2015 at Parkridge East Hospital after a brief illness. Kenton was born Jan. 16, 1926, in Chattanooga to Creed Bates and Janie (Hames) Hixson. He graduated from Central High School in 1944. Kenton served in the United State Navy during World War II aboard the USS Vicksburg seeing action in the South ... (click for more)

Juanita Coe Ledford

Juanita Coe Ledford, 96, died on Thursday, October 8, 2015. Juanita was a native of Anniston, Al., and had lived in Chattanooga since 1935. She retired from Provident Life and Accident Insurance Company after 36 years of service and was a member of Brainerd Hills Baptist Church. Juanita was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Ledford. Juanita is survived ... (click for more)

Attorney Patrick Says Chattanooga Is "Most Logical Place" For Consolidating Volkswagen Lawsuits; Hearing Set Dec. 3

Attorney Gary Patrick said Chattanooga is "the most logical place for consolidating the Volkswagen litigation because it is the only location in the country where VW vehicles are being produced." Attorney Patrick, of the local firm of Patrick, Beard, Schulman and Jacoway, said a hearing is set Dec. 3 in New Orleans on the issue. A host of lawsuits seeking class action status ... (click for more)

Woman Stabbed To Death On Hooker Road; Man Injured; Suspect Being Interviewed

A young woman was stabbed to death on Hooker Road early Friday morning and a man was injured. At approximately 1:54 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to a stabbing at the 4000 block of Hooker Road. There police located Angel Evans, 33, deceased. She was stabbed multiple times. A second person, Gerald Nelson, 24, was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening ... (click for more)