McMahon, Frances D. King

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Frances McMahon
Frances McMahon

Frances D. King McMahon died on January 2, 2013 from natural causes after a long illness. 

Born January 12, 1930 in Akron, Ohio to her late parents, Issac and Vesta June Dunlap, she lived most of her adult life in Chattanooga. Frances was a wonderful mother, a creative seamstress, a talented musician, a bright and capable bookkeeper, and was a Christian with a tenacious dedication to doing right.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Katherine Dankowski and June Chapman (James); by her husband and father of her children, Hugh Ingram King; and her more recent husband, William D. “Bill” McMahon.

Survivors include three daughters, “Kay” Mary Katherine Smith (Moore J.), Rose Ann Cheek, Myra Mae Dunn (John); two granddaughters, Sophia Lynn Gross (Jerry Lee) and Iris Sue Cheek; and one great-granddaughter, Sidda LeeAnn Gross.

Services will be held at the Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5. Interment will follow at Chattanooga Memorial Park.  

If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations made be to the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra or any animal rescue shelter. 

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.


Morrow, Ellie Addison

Ellie Addison Morrow, 13 months, died on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Born Oct. 28, 2015, to Travis Morrow and Bethany Davis at Erlanger Medical Center, Ellie had huge brown eyes and the most infectious smile.  She brightened all of our lives and greeted everyone with “hey” and was learning so many things.  She had recently begun saying “Dada” and “Mama”.  “Uh ... (click for more)

Hardin, Annette

Annette Hardin, 49, died on December 1, 2016, she was a lifelong resident of Harrison. She was a member of Grace Avenue Community Church, and she was a loving mother, wife and friend. She was preceded in death by her father, Ray McGinnis, brother, Wallace Malone. She is survived by her mother, Nancy McGinnis; husband, Michael Hardin; son, Michael Ray and Zachary ... (click for more)

Hill, Donna Jean Bartenfield (Cohutta)

Donna Jean Bartenfield Hill, 58, of Cohutta, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, December 1, 2016 in Hamilton Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her father, John Kelly Bartenfield; mother, Lois Bartenfield, brother-in-law, David Hill; and father-in-law, Luke Hill. She was a member of Cohutta Presbyterian Church.  She loved reading, sewing, crafting, collecting ... (click for more)

Echols, John B. "Johnny" (Summerville)

John B. (Johnny) Echols Jr., 77, of Summerville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, December 1, 2016, at his residence.     He was born in Summerville, GA on Aug. 11, 1939, to the late John Berry Echols, Sr. and Elsie Hawkins Echols Johnson.  Mr. Echols was owner/operator of Echols Appliance in Summerville, was a fireman with the City of Summerville and ... (click for more)

Curtis Coleman Sentenced To 144 Months For Dealing Heroin

Curtis Allen Coleman, 41, of Dayton, Ohio, was sentenced to serve 144 months in prison by Federal Judge Travis R. McDonough for heroin distribution in Chattanooga. Coleman pleaded guilty in August to a federal indictment charging him with, among other things, conspiracy to distribute heroin.  According to information on file with the United States District ... (click for more)

Red Cross Continues Tornado Relief In Southeast Tennessee

After tornadoes and strong straight-line winds moved through Southeast Tennessee on Tuesday evening, Red Cross mobilized more than 70 volunteers, provided shelter for displaced residents, and is working to ensure that emergency needs are being met for everyone who was affected.   “We are working very closely with our local Emergency Management Agencies and community partners ... (click for more)