Dyer, Martha "Marty" Jones

Monday, January 21, 2013

Martha “Marty” Jones Dyer, 63, of Chattanooga, died on Saturday, January 19, 2013.  

She was of Baptist faith and attended Tyner High School (class of 68). Marty loved everyone she met, never met a stranger and worked hard all her life to care for her autistic son and others who needed her.  She was an asset to her community. 

She was predeceased by her husband Wayne Dyer, parents, Ruth and Arvil Jones of Chattanooga, and brother, Donnie Jones of Chattanooga.

Survivors are her sons, Eric Dyer of Dalton, Ga., Ronald J Dyer and Clint Dyer of Chattanooga; grandchildren, Lillian, Leaf, Eduardo and Daniella Dyer; sisters, Bobbie Chapman of Alabama and Carolyn Ragan of Chattanooga; several special nieces and nephews along with many friends.

The family would like to thank the Community of Pikeville, Tn., and the entire staff of Erlanger Bledsoe Hospital for their generous support to our family and wonderful health care for Marty.

Visitation will be at Brainerd Hills Church of God, from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Reverend Mike Stanifer will conduct the service at 1 p.m. in the church.

Interment will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Brainerd Hills Church of God, 410 Friar Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421. 

Send condolences at www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated.


Griffin, Claudette

Claudette Griffin, 53, of Chattanooga, died on Saturday, May 23, 2015. Arrangements will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road,  Chattanooga, Tn. 37421. (click for more)

Stephens, Curtis Quincy "Steve" Jr.

Curtis Quincy “Steve” Stephens, Jr., 71, of Hixson, Tennessee, died on Saturday, May 23, 2015 in a local health care facility. He was a former employee of Southeast Flooring and Walden Security and he was of the Church of Christ faith. He was preceded in death by his parents, Curtis and Christine Stephens, Sr. Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Amanda and Chris ... (click for more)

Bearden, Donald Lee (Summerville)

Donald Lee Bearden, 57, of Summerville, Georgia, died on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at his residence. Mr. Bearden was born January 5, 1958, in Rome, Ga., the son of the late D.A. and Sarah Ruth Rollins Bearden.  He was   employed with Frank Bearden Logging. Survivors include his children, Donavaughn Bearden, Maekayla Bearden, sister, Virginia Stratton, brothers ... (click for more)

Wallace, William "Billy" Franklin Jr. (Dunlap)

William "Billy" Franklin Wallace Jr, 81, of Dunlap, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015 at his home. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Mr. Wallace was preceded in death by his parents, William and Inez Wallace Sr.; sons, Jeff and Butch Wallace; and brothers, Glenn and Bobby Wallace.  Survivors include ... (click for more)

City Seeking Grant To Improve Signals At 32 Intersections

The city is seeking a $2 million federal grant to go along with $500,000 in city funds for a project to improve signals at 32 intersections. There would also be bike and pedestrian improvements. The routes include Brainerd Road, Lee Highway, Shallowford Road, Gunbarrel Road and Hamilton Place Boulevard. The application is for a Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Grant. (click for more)

Olympian Kristin Armstrong Sets Course Record; Talansky Is Men's Winner

Two-time Olympic goal medal winner Kristin Armstrong won the USA Cycling Professional Time Trial Championship in a record time at the Volkswagen course on Saturday morning. She finished the 19.2-mile course in 42 minutes, 8 seconds. The time trial victory assures the 41-year-old Armstrong of a spot as one of three American women to compete in the world championship time trial ... (click for more)