Messenger, Doris Ruth Ledford

Friday, January 25, 2013

Doris Ruth Ledford Messenger died on Monday, January 21, 2013 in Hixson. 

Memorial services were held on Friday in Sparta, Tn. 

Local arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.


Babb, Thomas Wayne

Thomas Wayne Babb, 74, of Chattanooga, died on Friday, September 19, 2014 from a local hospital. The family will receive friends on Monday, Sept. 22, from   4-8 p.m.   at the Highway 58 chapel of Turner Funeral Home or you may visit the online guestbook at www.turnerfamilyfuneralhome. com. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at ... (click for more)

Langford, Thomas Lee, Sr.

Thomas Lee Langford Sr., 66, of Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, died on Friday, September 19, 2014 at his residence. He was a truck driver for the McKee Baking Company and enjoyed fishing and bowling along with spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Virginia Sherman Langford, sister, Doreen Whitson, and granddaughter, Allison Barnes. ... (click for more)

Steele, William Henry "Buddy" (South Pittsburg)

William Henry “Buddy” Steele, 80, of South Pittsburg, TN, died Friday, September 19, 2014 after an extended illness. “Buddy” or “Buckjack” as he was often called, was the son of the late William Clarence and Mable Mae Wilson Steele.  He worked at the U.S. Stove Foundry for over 20 years and retired from Moss Motor Company after many years of service.     In ... (click for more)

Boynton, Maxine (Pikeville)

Maxine Boynton, 90, of Pikeville, TN, passed away on Friday, September 19, 2014. She attended First Southern Baptist Church. She taught school in Bledsoe County for many years. Maxine was a devoted mother and grandmother, even to those that weren’t hers. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alden “Runt” Boynton; son, Mike Boynton; grandson, Carter Boynton; great-grandson, ... (click for more)

Man Charged With Killing 3-Year-Old Takes Own Life In County Jail

Justin Dale Bradley died in the Hamilton County jail Saturday morning. Notification was received from the Hamilton County 911 Center at   12:50 a.m. ,   regarding an inmate found unresponsive.   Jail personnel found the male inmate unresponsive in his cell and initiated C.P.R. while notifying Hamilton County Emergency Medical Services. ... (click for more)

Democratic Chairman Roy Herron Announces He Will Not Run For 2nd Term

Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron announced Saturday at a meeting of the Tennessee Democratic Party State Executive Committee that he would not be seeking a second term as party chairman. “I have been blessed to serve as chairman these past two years, and I owe an enormous debt of gratitude to all of the executive committee members, party officials, staff members, and friends ... (click for more)