Newsom, Patrick

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Patrick Newsom
Patrick Newsom

Patrick L. Newsom, 43, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died on Saturday, January 26, 2013.  

He was born to the late Rev. Lucious Newsom and Lorena H. Morgan. Patrick, also known as, “Newgie” attended Hamilton County Public Schools, but graduated High School in Indianapolis, In.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lucious Newsom.

He is survived by his loving wife, Adonya Talley Newsom; a blended family of 10 children; two grandchildren; mother, Lorena H. Morgan; sisters, Starlett (Sebastian) Zeno, Cynthia Taylor, Timothy (Mary) Taylor, Iva (Trevor) Newsom-McDade; a host of aunts, uncles, nephews and cousins; special friends, Cary Lewis, Sammy McDaniel, Alex Brown and Walt.

Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2, at New Zion Baptist Church with Pastor Robert Allen officiating.  Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

The body will lie in state after noon on Friday, Feb. 1, and the family will receive friends from 6–7 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.



Harris, Joyce Hayes

Joyce Hayes Harris, 73, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2018, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.   (click for more)

Ragsdale, Daryal

Daryal Ragsdale, 74, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2018 in Chattanooga.   Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home,  1101 Dodds Ave., 423  622-9995. (click for more)

Walker, Norman Dwight (LaFayette)

Norman Dwight Walker, 68, of LaFayette, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2018. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a retired Boilermaker, Local 454. He was preceded in death by his parents, Grady Walker and Maggie Green Walker; and brother, Roger Walker. He is survived by his daughters, Kristi (Bryan) Whitaker and Jamie (Blake) Walker Pickard; grandchildren, Bryana ... (click for more)

Queen, Daniel C. "Danny" (Cleveland)

Daniel C. “Danny” Queen, 68, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at his home.   He was of Baptist faith.  Danny was employed by the Cleveland Fire Department for ten years, was a well known car dealer and had extensive real estate holdings.  He was a veteran of the United States Army having served in Vietnam. He was ... (click for more)

Mayor Berke Plans Affordable Housing Fund, Expansion Of Innovation District; Creation Of Council Against Extremism

Mayor Andy Berke, in his annual State of the City Address on Thursday, said he plans to establishing the city’s first Affordable Housing Fund. He said the city plans to commit $1 million to the fund "that will be used exclusively to aid the creation of affordable and workforce housing throughout Chattanooga. These funds will be used to supplement federal funding, various ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Man Who Was Recently Charged With Murder Is Accused In Another Earlier Shooting

Chattanooga Police have charged Britian Crutcher with the September 2017 shooting of LaSandra Burdette. Ms. Burdette, 26, was shot just after 3 a.m. in the 2000 block of Ocoee Street in Avondale. Her vehicle was involved in a minor wreck just before the shooting. The shooter was in another vehicle. Police recently charged Crutcher in the homicide of 28-year-old ... (click for more)