Clayton, Fred Jr. (Cleveland)

Friday, January 04, 2013

Fred Clayton, Jr., 74, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Thursday, January 3, 2013 in a Chattanooga hospital. 

He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and was self employed as a farmer. He was a loving husband. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred Clayton, Sr. and Hazel Pettit Clayton; and sister, Freda Clayton. 

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Peggy Clayton of Cleveland; special nephew, Bo Collins and wife Missy of Cleveland; special great-niece, Kealey Collins of Cleveland; and special friend, Joe McCoy of Cleveland. 

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 5, in the chapel of Grissom Funeral Home with the Reverend Frank Evans officiating. Interment will follow in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens. 

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, January 4 at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Saturday, January 5.

Grissom Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements. 


Orr, Thomas Lee "Tom" (Bradley County)

Thomas Lee “Tom” Orr, 79, of Bradley County, TN, passed away Sunday, August 31, 2014 in a local health care facility.  He was the son of the late Robert Lee and Ollie Jane Bedwell Orr; and was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Mavis Louise Hall Orr; a daughter, Karen Denise Morris; and his siblings; Mary Ruth Calhoun, Benny Orr and Joyce Goodwin. He was an active ... (click for more)

Evans, Charlene Lowery (Summerville)

Charlene Lowery Evans, 88, of Summerville, Georgia, died on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at the Oakview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Evans was born Aug. 21, 1926, in Cullman County, Al., daughter of the late Alfred Boss Lowery and Eula Mae Morton Lowery. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her ... (click for more)

Pauline Godwin Fouraker

Pauline Godwin Fouraker, 88, died after a short illness on August 31, 2014. Polly worked for Southern Bell for over 41 years. She was a member of Zonta Club, the Southside Women’s Club and Spring Glen United Methodist Church. Polly was preceded in death by her husband, Elmo Lee Fouraker; one brother and three sisters. Polly is survived by daughter Robin Fouraker of Chattanooga, ... (click for more)

Daisy Mae Gaunt

Daisy Mae Gaunt died after 94 years on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at Health Center at Standifer Place. Daisy Gaunt was born on June 30, 1920 in Warrington, Ga. She was employed by Erlanger Hospital for 25 years. She was a member of Greater Friendship Primitive Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Reverend Charlie and Leslie Jones and eight brothers and ... (click for more)

Rhasean Lowry, 34, Charged In Death of 3-Year-Old Girl

Rhasean Lowry, 34, was arrested for abusing a three-year-old girl, and then criminal homicide after she died. Last Tuesday, the Chattanooga Police Department was called on a suspected child abuse case. Lowry took the victim to a local hospital and he stated the victim fell down steps. Doctors advised that the victim’s injuries were the result of blunt force trauma consistent ... (click for more)

City IDB Member Who Made Motion For $9 Million Black Creek TIF Had Not Lived In City For Years

A City Industrial Development Board (IDB) member who made the motion to approve a controversial $9 million Black Creek Tax Increment Financing (TIF) had not lived in the city for years, City Attorney Wade Hinton confirmed. Chris Ramsey, a BlueCross BlueShield official, was not present at an IDB meeting on Tuesday morning. Five other board members were. Citizen Helen Burns ... (click for more)