Lyles, Joseph Martin "Joe" Sr.

Saturday, January 26, 2013
Joe Lyles
Joe Lyles

Joseph Martin “Joe” Lyles, Sr., 70, of East Ridge, died on Friday, January 25, 2013 at his home. 

He was a most beloved husband, father and “Pop” to five grandchildren.

He was a member of South Seminole Baptist Church and the Tennessee Board of Opticians. He had worked for Chattanooga Optical as an optician and retired from Williford Optical.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Allen Lyles and Dorothy Frances Wood Lyles and a brother, Robert Allen Lyles.

Survivors include his wife, Lynda Murray Lyles; children, Kristy Lyles (Steven) Parker, Col. Joseph M. (Marianne) Lyles and Stacye Noelle (Frank) Earnhardt; five grandchildren, Noelle Parker, Lyndsay Parker, Brody Earnhardt , Kota Earnhardt and Zane Earnhardt.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29, at South Seminole Baptist Church with the Reverend Dr. Ron Perry officiating.  

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28, at the church.

Honorary pallbearers will be Steven Parker, Frank Earnhardt, Brody Earnhardt, Kota Earnhardt, Zane Earnhardt and Jack Rowan.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga or to South Seminole Baptist Church Youth Group.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastChapel.com.

 



Greene, Annie B.

Annie B. Greene, 96, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, June 22, 2018 at her residence.   Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.   (click for more)

Hicks, Junior

Junior Hicks, 90 of Chattanooga, died on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Grady Cooper officiating. Interment will follow at the Chattanooga National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, at Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Road.  (click for more)

Clark, James "Jimmy" Burkett (Cleveland)

It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of our precious father, James (Jimmy) Burkett Clark, 74, of Cleveland, Tn. He joined his beloved bride, Brenda Clark, in their heavenly home peacefully surrounded by his family in Brentwood, Tn. His devotion to his lifelong sweetheart was unmatched. For almost 48 years they shared life's joys and pains. Through it all, their steadfast ... (click for more)

Hixon, James "Jim" (Wildwood)

James “Jim” Hixon, 86, passed away on June 19, 2018 in Wildwood, Ga. He was born in Chattanooga on Aug. 27, 1931. He spent the majority of his life, thereafter, living in Wildwood with his wife and family.  Jim completed courses in supervisory and management at Chattanooga State. He belonged to the IBEW Local 175, where he worked as an electrician. Jim enjoyed traveling, ... (click for more)

UTC's College Of Business Receives $40 Million, The Biggest Gift In School History

The largest philanthropic gift in the history of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has been made to the University’s College of Business by Gary W. Rollins and Kathleen Rollins of Atlanta. This historic, $40-million gift also marks the first college to be named at UTC. The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees, at its annual meeting in Knoxville on Friday, voted ... (click for more)

2 Chattanoogans Were Among 3 People Killed In Collision With Train In McMinn County

Two Chattanoogans were among three people killed when a car was struck by a train in McMinn County on Thursday afternoon. The Ford Fusion that was hit was driven by Wendy M. Humphreys, 45, of Chattanooga. She was not wearing a seat belt. Johnny M. Ashworth, 46, of Chattanooga was one of the passengers. Jasmine Ashworth was also in the car. She and Johnny Ashworth had on ... (click for more)