Shupe, James Terry "Jim"

Sunday, January 6, 2013
James Shupe
James Shupe

James T. Shupe, 76, of Graysville, Tennessee, died on Sunday, January 6, 2013 at his home, surrounded by his family.

Mr. Shupe was a native of Ronceverte, W.V., and had lived the majority of his life in the Trenton, Ga., and Chattanooga areas before moving into his dream home in Sequatchie County. Jim served as a Manufacturers representative in heating, ventilation and air conditioning and was former owner of Shupe, Carboni, & Associates for many years.  He served his country in the U.S. Air Force and was of the Methodist faith.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, Iles and Electra Smith Shupe, brothers, Iles and William Shupe, sister, Neva Wright, and niece, Marianne Berber.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Kathy George Shupe. Jim and Kathy renewed their marriage vows in 2012 in West Virginia. To this union, they were blessed with two daughters, Jennifer (Brent) Brumlow of Chattanooga, and Cindy (Bruce) Limbach of Verona, IL; grandchildren, Karen, Lyndie, and Joseph Carboni, Raney Brumlow, Curtis and Amanda Limbach; sister, Eva Shupe Smith; nephews, Ed Smith and Terry Woods.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Jan. 10, at 1 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Chaplain Jack Nichols officiating.  Burial will follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.

To share expressions of sympathy, visit his online guestbook at The family also wishes for friends to write their memories and stories of Jim so that they can be retained and remembered for years to come.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY, 80018 or Home Health Care & Hospice of East Tennessee, 5740 Uptain Road, Suite 6300, Chattanooga, TN  37411.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, Jan. 10, from 11 a.m. until the service hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville. 

Jones, Ellen

Ellen Jones, 80, of Chattanooga, died onTuesday, October 25, 2016 at a local health care facility.  A rrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.  (click for more)

Tharpe, Kenneth B.

Kenneth B. Tharpe, 68, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. There are no services to announce at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to Lane Funeral Home at 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, Tn. 37415. Please share your thoughts and memories at .   (click for more)

Gazaway, Addilyn Grace (Dalton)

Addilyn Grace Gazaway, infant, died on Tuesday October 25, 2016. She was preceded by her great-grandfather, Frank Cross. Little Addilyn Grace Gazaway is survived by her parents, Brittany Cross and Bryan Gazaway; paternal grandparents, Elaine and David Parson; maternal grandparents, Frankie Cross and Alan Lockman and Jimmy Biggs; great-grandmother, Dianne Cross; brother and ... (click for more)

Ideman, Norman Lee (Pikeville)

Norman Lee Idema, 76, of Pikeville, Tennessee, passed away on Tuesday, October 25, 2016.  Norm was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Idema; parents Lambert and Fanny Dryer Idema; and daughter, Angela Idema. He was of the Baptist faith and attended the West End Church of God. Norm worked in administration at Taft Youth Center for 32 years.  He is survived ... (click for more)

2 Witnesses To A Murder Refuse To Testify At Jury Trial

Two men who prosecutors say witnessed a murder in Hixson on Jan. 31, 2014, on Wednesday refused to tell their story to a jury. Criminal Court Judge Barry Steelman ordered Andrew Biro and Jacob Tyler "T.Y." Keel to answer questions from prosecutor Lance Pope, but they both refused. Biro had said during testimony in General Sessions Court that Christopher Levi Parker threatened ... (click for more)

PETA And Humane Educational Society Offer Reward For Torture-Killing Of Dog After Envelope Mailed From Chattanooga

An envelope postmarked from Chattanooga and containing a photo of a dog strung between two trees arrived at PETA's office in Virginia Tuesday, along with the severed ear of a dog. PETA members are offering a reward of $5,000-and the Humane Educational Society of Chattanooga has added another $1,000-for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible ... (click for more)