Roberson, Maxey Dion (Pikeville)

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Maxey Dion Roberson, 75, of Pikeville, TN, died on Sunday, January 20, 2013.

He was born on March 25, 1937 and was of a member of First Southern Baptist Church in Pikeville. Maxey was a lifelong farmer of Bledsoe County. He retired from the State of Tennessee after 45 years of service. Maxey was a member of the Cattleman’s Association. He loved coon hunting, fishing, football and being with family and friends. Maxey was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He will be truly missed by many family and friends. 

Maxey was the youngest of thirteen children, and was preceded in death by his mother and father, Anna and John Roberson; and ten other siblings. 

Maxey is survived by his wife of 57 years, Barbara Humble Roberson; sons, Kent (Lisa) Roberson, Terry (Tanya D.) Roberson, Robby (Tonya F.) Roberson and Brad (Carisa) Roberson; daughter, Susan (Allen) Thurman; grandchildren, Scarlett (Brent) Measles, Jordan Carroll, Brandon Thurman, Whitney (Matt) McCoy, Tyler Roberson, Ashton Roberson, Haleigh Roberson, Adam Roberson, Bryer Roberson and Bayless Roberson; great-grandchildren, Bailey Carroll and Beck McCoy; and sisters, Mary Jean, Nada and Johnnie all of Pikeville. 

A Celebration of Maxey’s life will be held on Thursday January 24, at 2 p.m. CST with Bro. Jim Whitaker officiating. Burial will be in the Roberson Family Cemetery. Grandsons and grandsons–in-law will serve as pallbearers. 

Pikeville Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Greene, Fred (LaFayette)

Rev. Fred Greene, age 79, of LaFayette, passed away Monday, March 19, 2018. He began his work in ministry in 1969 and was one of the founders of Old Way Baptist Church where he began pastoring in 1974. Throughout his ministry he pastored many churches in the area. He was a member of Highland Avenue Baptist Church in Summerville and retired from Walker County Transit with 11 ... (click for more)

Millsap, Claude Freddie (Cleveland)

Claude Freddie Millsap, 67, a resident of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018 at his home. Freddie loved being outdoors be it hunting, fishing, farming, or tending to the animals. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Doc Millsap and Nellie Scroggins Millsap; and siblings, ... (click for more)

Phillip Lamar Wells

Phillip Lamar Wells, age 55 , of Chattanooga went home to be with the Lord Monday, March 19, 2018 at his home.       He was born August 24, 1962 in South Pittsburg, Tennessee.   Phillip was a 1980 graduate of South Pittsburg High School and later graduated from Chattanooga State.   He and his wife were the owners ... (click for more)

Berta Hawkins Brown

Berta Hawkins Brown, age 90,   of Signal Mountain, passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018. Berta was born, raised and lived all her life on Signal Mountain.  She retired from the United States Postal Service with over 20 years of service.  Berta was a member of Wayside Presbyterian Church and she enjoyed quilting and crocheting.    ... (click for more)

City May Make It Easier For Food Trucks To Operate In Chattanooga

The City Council is considering action that would make it easier for food trucks to operate in Chattanooga.  City Attorney Wade Hinton said cities like Austin and Portland have thriving food truck operations and Chattanooga is studying those models. He said, "It's truly an industry there." He said a 2013 food truck ordinance was limited and did not allow food trucks on ... (click for more)

Magistrate Says She Was Fired Because Philyaw Did Not Want To Be Seen With Someone Openly Gay

A former magistrate at Juvenile Court said she was fired because Judge Rob Philyaw and Court Administrator Sam Mairs "wanted me gone because I was openly gay." County Attorney Rheubin Taylor said Elizabeth Gentzler was not the only gay at Juvenile Court and Hamilton County government, indicating that may be part of the county's defense. Attorney Stuart James, representing Ms. ... (click for more)