Rogers, George "Bunk" Eugene (Benton)

Monday, January 21, 2013

George (Bunk) Eugene Rogers, 88, of Benton, TN, passed away Monday, January 21, 2013 at the family residence. 

He was a member of Zion Baptist Church. Before his retirement he was a contractor for Bell South.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Ann Rogers; his parents, George Oliver Rogers and Mary Moore Rogers; sisters, Eula Bramlett and Jane Evans; and brothers, Bennie Rogers, Ray Rogers and John Woodrow Rogers. 

Survivors include his children, Gena Rymer and husband Bruce, Gary Rogers, Glenn Rogers and wife LaMeesa all of Benton, Kathy Silvers and husband William of Old Fort; grandchildren, Carmen and Randy Ray, Rachel Cross, Chris and Nicole Rogers, Emily Silvers, Jessica Silvers, Marina Rogers, Samuel Rogers, Amos Rogers, Oliver Rogers and Molly Rogers; great-grandchildren, Michael Ray, KayLeigh and Miguel Gomez, Carlee Cross, Emma and Noah Rogers; two sisters, Mary Bramlett and Jo Stewart both of Benton; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 23, at the Zion Baptist Church with Reverend David Peters, Reverend Jerry Campbell, Reverend W.L. Shipman, and Reverend Kinzel Hooker officiating. Interment will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 24, at the Zion Baptist Church Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service. 

His family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, January 23 at the church prior to the service. 

Memorial may be made to Zion Baptist Church. 
Higgins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 


Thomas, William Max (Summerville)

William Max Thomas, age 64, of Orchard Hill Road, Summerville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday evening, September 20, 2017, in a Rome hospital.   He was born to the late Roy Pierce Thomas, Sr. and Saralyn Sue Parker Thomas, who survives.   Mr. Thomas was baptist by faith, and was a retired salesman for Jewell Tea Company.  Max loves his ministry work, providing ... (click for more)

Slaughter, James "Jimbo" (Summerville)

James "Jimbo" Slaughter, age 62, of Back Berryton Road, Summerville, Georgia passed away Friday, September 22, 2017, morning at his residence following an illness. He was born in Cartersville, Ga. on Oct. 7, 1954 to the late Thomas William and Vera Leona Light Slaughter.  He was a member of Berryton Bible Mission and a carpenter for W. H. Bass Company. Mr. Slaughter ... (click for more)

Charles B. Caslin

Charles B. Caslin, 69, died on September 18, 2017.   He retired from Chattanooga Public Works Department after 38 years of service. He is survived by his children, Felicia (Robert) King, Ricky (Diane) Streeter, Charles L. Caslin, Kareem Caslin, and Travis Caslin; nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends. The body ... (click for more)

Jackson, Debra Kay

Debra Kay Jackson, 58, of Chattanooga, died on Friday, September 22, 2017. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 25, at Hamilton Memorial Gardens with Hugh “Ken” Kendall officiating. The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24, at Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Road. (click for more)

Witness Says Morse Told Him "His Emotions Got The Best Of Him" At Triple Killing In Lookout Valley

A witness told a Criminal Court jury on Friday that Derek Morse told him "his emotions got the best of him" at a triple killing in Lookout Valley. Michael Shavers also said Morse told him in detail about the slayings of John "Jake" Lang, Jon Morris and Caleb Boozer and the shooting of Matthew Callan at the Rolling Hills Trailer Park on April 9, 2014. Morse is standing trial ... (click for more)

Prosecutor Calls For "Meaningful Punishment" For Dyer, Brennan In $4.9 Million Swindle

Federal prosecutor James Brooks is calling for a "meaningful sentence" for Doug Dyer and James Brennan, who are charged in a $4.9 million swindle. He rejected arguments that they should receive leniency due to their age and health problems. They are set to be sentenced next Friday at 9 a.m. by Judge Travis McDonough. Prosecutor Brooks said concerning Dyer, "As this Court ... (click for more)