Sales, Warren

Saturday, January 5, 2013
Warren Sales
Warren Sales


Warren Sales, 59, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died on December 29, 2012.

Warren Sales was born in Chattanooga on May 24, 1953. He came to Christ at an early age attending Gospel Lighthouse Church in Chattanooga.  He graduated from Riverside High School in 1971 and went on to join The U.S. Marines Corps of which he invested 36 years. He later joined a brotherhood of brave firefighters in 29 Palms C.A. and ended his career at Dobbins Air Force Base in Marietta, Ga. He devoted 33 years towards a successful career as an aircraft firefighter before retiring in 2005.

Warren is preceded in death by his mother Vera Mae Sales, father Edward Thomas, sisters Doretha Sales and Debbie Sales, brother Floyd Sales, eight uncles, and seven aunts.

Warren is survived by his wife of 35 years; Terry Sales of Douglasville, GA, children, Lekista Sales of Chicago, IL, Letoya Pickett (Charles) of Merrillville, IN, Shallon Sales of Chattanooga, Stacey Sales, Bethany Sales, Kristina Sales, Kristopher Sales and Warren Xavier Sales of Douglasville, GA; grandchildren, Jaimeson Sales, Brittney Sales, Brian Sales, Zhana Pickett, Chaz Sales,  Alissa Sales, Devonte Sales, Ashenia Sales, Keyonte Sales; sisters, Janet Sales (Zach) and Maryland Thomas; brothers, Ray Thomas and Michael Thomas; aunts, Pearl Sales and Florence Talley; nieces, Jasmine Scruggs and Toshiba Sales; nephew, Christopher Sales; father-in-law, Roland Sanders; sisters-in-law, Glenda Nesbit and Angela Ford; brother-in-law, Lewis Nesbit; nieces, Cherish Nesbit and Glendra (Chris) Craig; nephew, Trammell Nesbit. Warren is also survived by his dearest friend, Ann Farmer and a host of cousins, family, and friends.

The funeral service will be held Monday, Jan. 7, at 12 p.m. at Mount Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, where he was a member, with Pastor Ternae Jordan officiating.  The burial will take place following the funeral at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.

The body will lie in state after noon on Sunday and the family will receive friends from 6–7 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995.

 

 

 




Parker, James "Herschel"

James "Herschel" Parker, 70, of Soddy Daisy, Tennessee and formerly of Acworth, Geordia, died on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Born Jan. 9th, 1945 in Acworth, GA to the late Herman Thomas Parker and Annie Lee Dupree Parker, he was also preceded in death by his beloved wife, Jacqueline Ann Parker; his son, Ricky Cargile; ... (click for more)

Toth, Gypsy L.

Gypsy L. Toth, 66, of East Ridge, Tennessee, died on Thursday, July 30, 2015 in a local hospital. She was a member of the Cowboy Church of Lafayette and had been a manager in financial businesses for many years.  Her passion in life was spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rev. James and Betty Dyer. Survivors include her husband ... (click for more)

Brock, Mildred Juanita Weatherford (Dalton)

Mildred Juanita Weatherford Brock, 94, of Dalton, Georgia, died Thursday morning, July 30, 2015 at the Ridgewood Manor Health Care. Mildred was born May 15, 1921 in Athens, TN to the late Taylor and Bessie Henson McNabb; and was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Ellison Weatherford and William “Bill” Brock; a son, Jerry Dean Weatherford; and sisters, Willie Pulley ... (click for more)

Johnson, Betty V. (Dalton)

Betty V. Johnson, 83, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Hamilton Medical Center. Betty was born on Feb. 14, 1932 in Dalton, in a small track home on the eastern side at the bottom of Fort Hill. She was the first of two children to grace the home of Alfred D. and Odell C. Beavers. Throughout her adolescent years, Betty lived in multiple locations in Whitfield ... (click for more)

Ruling States That City Of Cleveland Is Entitled To Liquor By The Drink Funds

The city of Cleveland is entitled to keep all funds collected since city voters approved “liquor by the drink” in the Nov. 5, 2002 election. Bradley County Schools sued the city for taxes owed based on the school board’s interpretation of state law. Cleveland City Schools will be allowed to keep its money. The city of Cleveland distributed the liquor by the drink tax to Cleveland ... (click for more)

Crash On Chattanooga Avenue Causes Power Outage

A single-car accident in Dalton damaged a power pole on Chattanooga Avenue in front of the Crown Mill Village apartments and has caused a power outage in the area.   Chattanooga Avenue was closed between Matilda Street and Judson Street while the Dalton Police Department investigated the crash and Dalton Utilities worked to replace the pole. The road was reopened later.  ... (click for more)