Lawler, Jack Dee

World War II Veteran Was Avid Woodworker

Monday, January 7, 2013

Jack Dee Lawler, 87, passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2013. 

A resident of Chattanooga for over 18 years, he was a member of First Centenary Church.  He was a Navy veteran of World War II and retired from Beatrice Foods.  Jack was an avid woodworker.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Lois Lawler; son, Craig (Barb Amolsch) Lawler of Dallas, TX; daughters, Kim (Russ) Huston of Signal Mountain, Dawn (Art) Johnson of Chattanooga, and Stacy (Bruce) Durham of Chattanooga; brothers, Bruce and Rex Lawler, eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. and three nephews.

Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at First Centenary Church, The Oak Street Center, 418 Oak Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402, with Reverend Brian Davis officiating.  Interment will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery on Thursday.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.  

Visitation is from10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace.  

Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.


Hoover, Barbara Louise

Barbara Louise Hoover, 65, of Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, died on Monday, June 27, 2016 in a local hospital. She attended the Gathering in Fort Oglethorpe and enjoyed shopping.  She loved spending time with her grandchildren and her “fur-baby” Bandit. They were her world. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold Veler and Marie Hennessey and brother, Bill Veler. ... (click for more)

Holt, Irvin Nicholas

Irvin Nicholas Holt, 96, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died on Saturday, June 25, 2016 in a local health care facility. He was very active, still driving at the age of 96, and he enjoyed sports. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Holt, brother, Glenn Holt and sister, Mary Dunevant. Survivors include his son, Gary (Gretta) Holt, nephew, Jim (Faye) Wallin, granddaughter, ... (click for more)

Brown, Thelma (LaFayette)

Thelma  C.  Brown,  88,  of  LaFayette, Georgia, passed  away  Saturday, June 25, 2016. She  was  born  on  Nov. 30, 1927  in  Trion,  GA  to  the  late  Winston  Alton  McDonald  and  Margaret  Williams  McDonald.  She  was  a  member  ... (click for more)

Hayes, Betty Jean Messer (Cleveland)

Betty Jean Messer Hayes , 84, of Cleveland, Tennessee, died on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at a local health care facility. She was born Sept. 18, 1931, to the late William Alvin and Mary Elizabeth Womac Messer. She retired from Coles Drug Store (Revco) after 30 years of service. She served as a volunteer at Bradley Memorial Hospital in the gift shop and attended New Hope Primitive ... (click for more)

Teen Shot Multiple Times On 4th Avenue; 2nd Youth Shot Twice On Pinewood Avenue; Woman Shot Twice On 25th Street

A teen was shot multiple times on 4th Avenue on Monday night. The victim was 19-year-old JaMarcus Davis. A second teen, 18-year-old Jaylain Ballard, was shot twice early Tuesday morning on Pinewood Avenue. Marion Heard, 45, was shot twice early Tuesday morning on 25th Street. In the first incident, Chattanooga Police responded at 7:20 p.m. to the area of the 2600 block ... (click for more)

Volkswagen To Spend Up To $14.7 Billion To Settle Allegations Of Cheating Emissions Tests And Deceiving Customers On 2.0 Liter Diesel Vehicles

In two related settlements, one with the United States and the State of California, and one with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, German automaker Volkswagen AG and related entities have agreed to spend up to $14.7 billion to settle allegations of cheating emissions tests and deceiving customers. Volkswagen will offer consumers a buyback and lease termination for nearly 500,000 ... (click for more)