Copeland, Gladys Purdie

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Gladys Purdie Copeland, 94, of Chattanooga, died on Saturday, January 19, 2013.

Local arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family-owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.



Starks, Josephine K.

Josephine K. Starks was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on November 14, 1934. She died peacefully on Monday, May 21, 2018.   Josephine was the third of nine children born to the late LaGrant and Gladys Wheeler Starks and was preceded in death by three siblings and one son, Thomas Starks. She attended Howard High School and was formerly employed by Ebony Cleaners.  ... (click for more)

Burris, Robert B.

Robert B. Burris, 80, of Hixson, Tennessee, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.  Robert was a native of Chattanooga, born on April 3, 1938, to the late Ike and Elsie M. Burris. He was a retired lieutenant with the Chattanooga Fire Department with 25 years service as a firefighter. He was a 32nd Degree Shriner, member of the Alhambra Shrine Temple, ... (click for more)

Disney, Kevin David (Dalton)

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Townsend, Cora A. (Cleveland)

Cora A. Townsend, 87, a resident of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday May 20, 2018. Cora was born on Dec. 13, 1930, to the late William and Josephine Earwood. She had many hobbies including: quilting, crocheting, sewing, canning food, and being an exceptional cook. Cora was a member of the Liberty Gospel Tabernacle. More than anything, Cora loved her family and she ... (click for more)

State Seeking 1st-Degree Murder Conviction Against Donaldson For Killing Son-In-Law

The state is seeking a first-degree murder conviction against 57-year-old Glen Allen Donaldson for killed his son-in-law. Prosecutor Crystle Carrion told a jury in the courtroom of Judge Don Poole on Tuesday that there was no evidence that self-defense was involved in the slaying of Adam Levi, who was 39. However,attorney Jerry Summers said Donaldson said in a 911 call that ... (click for more)

City Budget Uses $36 Million From Various Reserve Funds

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