Byrd, James Edward

Sunday, January 27, 2013
James Byrd
James Byrd

James Edward Byrd, 68, of Soddy Daisy, died on Saturday, January 26, 2013. 

He was a veteran of the United States Army and he retired from Tri-State Security.

James is survived by his wife, Wanda Byrd; sons, Steve Byrd, Greg Byrd; daughter, Melissa Byrd, stepsons, Randy, Tommy and Curtis Lovelady; brothers, Roger Byrd, Bobby Byrd, Larry Byrd; sister, Shirley Kerr; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Services will be on Monday, Jan. 28, at 2:30 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Carl Hunsucker officiating. Burial will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. 

Visitation is on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 4-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com. 

Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy Daisy, Tn. 37379. 


Hicks, Wendy Marie

Wendy Marie Hicks, 50, of Chattanooga, died on Wednesday, December 17, 2014.    A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, she was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Walter and Eva V. Newman and paternal grandparents, Jeff and June Hicks.   She is survived by her parents, Lee J. and Doris Hicks; sister, Tammera (Jimmy) Hicks-Webster. ... (click for more)

Neighbors, James A. "Jim"

James A. “Jim” Neighbors, 69, of Ooltewah, died on Thursday, December 18, 2014. He was a graduate of Kirkman High School class of 1963 and attended Tennessee Tech. Jim was a Vietnam veteran from 1967-1968, serving with the Red Horse Combat Construction Group of the U.S. Air Force. He retired from TVA with 32 years of service where he worked at all TVA Nuclear and Fossil Plants. ... (click for more)

Bowman, Linda Jo (Charleston)

Linda Jo Bowman, 52, of Charleston, TN, passed away on Friday morning, December 19, 2014 at her home. She was born on March 30, 1962 in Sunbright, TN to the late Vera Jean Kutnetz. She is a member of the Cleveland Cornerstone Church. Linda will be remembered for being a loving mother and grandmother.   Linda is survived by two daughters, Lori Cox and her husband ... (click for more)

O'Shields, Steve (Guild)

Steve O’Shields, 54, of Guild, TN, passed away Friday, December 19, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer.  He was a graduate of Kirkman Tech class of 78, employed with Chattanooga Boiler and Tank, previously employed with Mueller Company for more than 20 years and Chattanooga Coke and Chemical before that.  He was an avid deer hunter, enjoyed spending time ... (click for more)

2 Suspects Sought In Armed Robbery At Highway 153 Long John Silver's

Police are searching for two suspects in an armed robbery that happened Friday morning. At approximately  8:10  a.m. the Chattanooga Police Department responded to 5317 Highway 153 for a robbery at the Long John Silver's.  Officers discovered that two black men, wearing hoodies and masks, entered the Long John Silver's and forced the assistant manager ... (click for more)

Pair Charged With Beating Man With Stick, Taking His Wallet

Two men are charged with beating a man with a large stick while he slept on the steps of a downtown church, then taking his wallet. Jerry Quincy Allen, 45, and James Leo Boas, 40, both of 727 E. 11th St., are charged with aggravated robbery. In the incident on Wednesday, Bradley Casehart said he and a friend were asleep at Tompkin Chapel Church on Palmetto Street. He ... (click for more)