Plott, James H.

Owner Of Plott’s Auto Repair Shop For Over 50 years

Thursday, January 24, 2013
James Plott
James Plott

James H. Plott, 85, of Ooltewah, died on Thursday, January 24, 2013, at his home.

James was a graduate of Ooltewah High School and attended the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga.

He was a staff sergeant in the United States Air Force specializing in propeller instruction; and a member of the American Legion Post 247. James was also a member of Harrison Masonic Lodge 114 where he served as Worshipful Master and attained the level of 32nd Degree Mason. He was the Past Worthy Patron of Harrison Eastern Star #57.

James owned and operated his own business, Plott’s Auto Repair Shop for over 50 years. He was a member of Fairview Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and treasurer. For many years he was the Precinct Chairman over the Ooltewah #1 Precinct for elections.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Lee Plott and Nannie Boyd Plott; and first wife, June Scoggins Plott.

Survivors include his wife of 18½ years, Mary Jane Plott; son, James Randall (Susan) Plott; daughters, Shirley Ann Plott and Debra Plott (Mark) Raulston; granddaughters, Jennifer Raulston and Stephanie Raulston; stepdaughter, Shawn (Derrick) Greer; stepgrandson, Casey Crook and stepgranddaughter, Marisa Greer.


Pallbearers will be James’ cousins, Francis Rogers, Charles Rogers, Jim Rogers, Ronnie Rogers, Steve Rogers and David Dill.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, in the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Reverend Richard Jones and Reverend James Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2–4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, at the funeral home.

The James Plott family would like to express their gratitude for the excellent and compassionate care the Avalon Hospice gave to their loved one.

Please share your thoughts and memories online at www.ChattanoogaValleyViewChapel.com.

Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, Valley View Chapel, 7414 Old Lee Highway.


Sanders, Von Claude

Von Claude Sanders, who would have celebrated his 97 th  birthday on July 29 , died on Tuesday, July 24, 2014. He was surrounded by his loving family at his home. He was a 1937 graduate from McCallie School. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church and a longtime member of the Russell Tate Sunday School Class of St. Andrews Methodist Church. He was ... (click for more)

Wright, William T., Jr.

William T. Wright, Jr., died on Friday, July 25, 2014 in a local health care facility.  Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Parrish, Betty (Cleveland)

Betty Parrish, 56, of Cleveland, TN, passed away on Wednesday morning, July 23, 2014 at her home.  Betty was born on Jun 20, 1958 to the late James & Mary Suggs. She was of the Church of God faith and attended Kinser Road Church of God. Betty worked with Waffle House for 38 plus years where she made many friends.   In addition to her parents, she was preceded ... (click for more)

King, Wanda Sue Long (Chatsworth)

Wanda Sue Long King, 59, of Chatsworth, GA, died Wednesday evening, July 23, 2014 at her home.   Sue was born December 23, 1954 in Dalton, to the late Newman Felton and Edna Earl Brown Long; and was also preceded in death by a brother, Tommy Long.   She was a certified nursing assistant and worked many years at Wood Dale and Ridgewood Health Care. She ... (click for more)

EPB Files With FCC To Expand TV, Phone, Internet Offerings Outside Electric Service Area

 EPB announced Thursday that it has filed a petition to the FCC "in an effort to respond to neighboring communities’ requests for access to the company’s gigabit enabled high-speed Internet service." Officials said, "EPB offers high-speed Internet access, video programming and voice services using a fiber optic communications network that allows the company to deliver these ... (click for more)

Black Creek Developers Say They "Followed The Rules" On $9 Million TIF: To Continue Project

The developers of the Black Creek project at Aetna Mountain said Thursday they "complied precisely by the rules when we applied for and received approval of the TIF district." Doug Stein said the group plans to continue on with the project, which he said earlier would include the creation of a small town on a huge undeveloped tract on the mountain above Black Creek (formerly ... (click for more)