Wooden, Oren Booth (Pikeville)

Friday, January 18, 2013
Oren Wooden
Oren Wooden

Oren Booth Wooden, 80, of Pikeville, died on Friday, January 18, 2013. 

He was born February 9, 1932 in Safety Harbor, Florida, in the middle of an orange grove. Oren had been a resident of Bledsoe County since he and his family moved here at the age of nine. He was a lifelong farmer and the owner of Wooden's Apple House on Dayton Mountain. Oren had a passion for growing apples for all of his customers, some of who became lifelong friends. He was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend. 

Preceding him in death were his parents, H. C. Wooden and Orene Booth Wooden; sons, Mitchell and Jackie Dwayne Wooden; brother, Clements Wooden; and grandson, Michael Cole Green. 

Survivors include his loving wife of 48 years, Nonivee Wooden; daughters, Judith (Lonnie) Frazier, Ooltewah; Anne (Freddie) Ricketts, Hixson; Sheila Prater, Pikeville; Carole (Chubby) Smith, Pikeville, and Sandy (Mark) Burnett, Pikeville; grandchildren, Sacha Kelley, Brannon Prater, Lonna McAllister, Candace Smith, Cara Roberson, Marcus Burnett, Chase Green, Cain Burnett, and Kate Burnett; great-grandchildren, Taylor Sussdorf, Ashley, Michael, Gavin, and Emma Kelley, Justin, Jared,and Peyton McAllister; Charles Oren Roberson; god-son, James Jr. Wooden, cousin, Emma Jean White, and Dwayne Gravett who was like a son. 

Services will be on Sunday, Jan. 20, at 2 p.m. CST in the funeral home chapel with Brother Tom Swafford, Brother Jeff Swafford, and Brother Jimmy Jewell officiating. Burial will be in Rigsby Cemetery. 

Visitation will be on Saturday, Jan. 19, from 3-9 p.m. CST.


Danley, John "Chief" (Pikeville)

John "Chief" Danley, 71, of Pikeville, died on Thursday, December 18, 2014. He was a retired veteran of the United States Navy. Survivors include Helen LeClair, Pikeville; daughter, Sharon Danley; son, Robert Danley, both of Brunswick, Ga. The family will have a gathering of friends at his home on Sunday, Dec. 21, at 1 p.m. CST. Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com. ... (click for more)

Pope, J.R. (Trion)

J. R. Pope, 79, of Trion, GA, passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mr. Pope was born August 6, 1935 in Hamilton, AL.  He was president of Textile Mechanical Service  until his retirement 12 years ago.  Mr. Pope was Christian and Baptist by faith, having attended several churches recently.   Mr. ... (click for more)

Randy Wayne Dockery, Sr.

Randy Wayne Dockery, Sr., born July 26, 1949, and lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Tennessee died on Thursday, December 18, 2014 following a long term illness.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Lonnie Mills Dockery and Warren and Ruby Beckham Clayton; and his brother Don Dockery. Randy is survived by his devoted wife, Janeile Brownfield Dockery and their ... (click for more)

Albert Allen Morgan

Albert Allen Morgan, 70, of Hixson died on Thursday, December 18, 2014. Allen was born on January 27, 1944 to the late William L. Morgan and Catherine Cherry Morgan. He was the owner of Morgan Alarm Systems since 1990 and was an employee of ADT for 25 years prior to starting his company. He was 1965 graduate of Sale Creek High School, a veteran of the United States Air Force ... (click for more)

2 Suspects Sought In Armed Robbery At Highway 153 Long John Silver's

Police are searching for two suspects in an armed robbery that happened Friday morning. At approximately  8:10  a.m. the Chattanooga Police Department responded to 5317 Highway 153 for a robbery at the Long John Silver's.  Officers discovered that two black men, wearing hoodies and masks, entered the Long John Silver's and forced the assistant manager ... (click for more)

Fire Causes $30,000 In Damages At Scenic City Concrete

Chattanooga firefighters responded to a reported structure fire shortly after  10 p.m. Thursday  at Scenic City Concrete Pumping, at 2903 South Orchard Knob Ave. Captain Donny McMillian with Engine 9 said smoke was visible when the first firefighters arrived. Captain McMillian said the firefighters had to force their way through a locked gate and into the building, ... (click for more)