Evans, Willie, Jr.

Thursday, January 3, 2013
Willie Evans, Jr.
Willie Evans, Jr.

Willie Evans, Jr., 70, died on December 26, 2012 at a local hospital.

Survivors include his life-partner, Charlene Elder; daughter, Sharon Brown; nieces and nephews.

Services will be held on Jan. 5, at noon at Highland Cemetery.

The body will lie in state after noon on Friday, Jan. 4, at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Wyrick, David Lee

David Lee Wyrick, 49, of Chattanooga, died on Wednesday, November 25, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Christy; son, Joseph; parents, Ed and Joyce Wyrick; brother, John and sister, Becky Gleason. Visitation will be on  Monday, Nov. 30,  from  9-11 a.m.  in East Chattanooga Church of God. The Reverend Fred Smith will conduct the memorial service at  ... (click for more)

Massingill, Martha "Marthee"

Martha “Marthee” Massingill, 77, of Harrison, died on Friday, Nov. 27. She was a lifelong resident of Harrison and was born to the late Taylor and Nellie Massingill. Marthee was preceded in death by her stepmother, Dorothy Massingill, brothers, Edward and Donald Massingill, stepbrother, John Hunley, stepsister, Lucille Hendricks, and a special sister-in-law, Sara Massingill. ... (click for more)

Ables, Darrell G. (Whitwell)

Darrell G. Ables, 65, of Whitwell, Tennessee, died on Thursday, November 26, surrounded by his loving family. Darrell was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. The son of the late James H. and Dorothy Griffith Ables, Darrell was also preceded in death by brothers, James "Jim", Larry "Pete", Johnny, and Waylon Ables. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Layne Ables; son, ... (click for more)

Shirilla, George (Rocky Face)

George Shirilla, Lt. Col., US Army (ret), 70, of Rocky Face, Georgia died on Friday, November 27, 2015. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Peter and Elizabeth Shirilla. He was preceded in death by his sister, Jeanette. Mr. Shirilla was a U.S. Army veteran, serving for 20 years. He was a veteran of the Viet Nam War and was awarded the Bronze Star, ARCOM with Valor, ... (click for more)

Fire Breaks Out At McKee Bakery Plant 2; Damages Listed At $15,000; Propane Tanks Were Near Blaze

Fire broke out at a McKee Food plant at Collegedale on Saturday night. At 6:45 p.m. , an employee at McKee Foods called 911 call reporting a fire at McKee Foods Plant 2 located at 10260 McKee Dr. Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department responded and arrived on the scene reporting flames 15 feet high at one end of the building of Plant 2. According to fire officials, ... (click for more)

Woman Shot Saturday Night Near O'Rear Street

A woman was shot while driving on Saturday night. Just after  9 p.m.  the Chattanooga Police Department responded to reports of a person shot. Once on scene, police located a female victim near the 2500 block of O'Rear Street suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound to the face. The victim was driving a vehicle when the vehicle was struck by gunfire. She  ... (click for more)