Smith, Lillie Margie (Trion)

Monday, January 7, 2013

Lillie Margie Smith, 94, of Trion, Georgia, died on Monday, January 7, 2013 at Redmond Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Smith was born June 27, 1918, in Wilmay, AL, the daughter of the late Andrew Jackson Whitfield and Mattie Mooneyham Whitfield. She was a homemaker and was a member of New Generation Christian Church of God. 

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, J D Smith; daughters, Billie Joyce Oates and Deborah Marie Baxter; sons, Jasper Howard Smith and Jerry Michael Smith.

Survivors include her sons, Bobby Wayne Smith, Sammy Larry Smith, and Ricky Nelson Smith; daughters, Edna Margene Reynolds, Lana Faye White, Melanie Elaine Sparks, and Regina Ann Rape; brother, Edgar Whitfield; 65 grandchildren; 110 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a. m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, at Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Joel Glenn and Reverend Danny Harkins officiating. Burial will follow in West Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be her grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be all members of New Generation Christian Church of God.

Mrs. Smith will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9. 


Busbin, Bettye Earle Lee (Summerville)

Bettye Earle Lee Busbin, 87, of Summerville, Georgia, died on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at Alive Hospice, Nashville.   Mrs. Busbin was born Jan. 12, 1929, the daughter of the late Henry Benjamin Lee & Flora E Nelson Lee.  She and her late husband, James Walter “Buddy” Busbin, were self employed, operating James W. Busbin Contractors, Inc. for 40 years.  She ... (click for more)

Greeson, Barry Jason (Dalton)

Barry “D.W. B4 LIFE” Jason Greeson, 41, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016 at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Jane Greeson; and grandmother, Lou-Lou Greeson. He was a member of Crosspointe Church. He was an avid Georgia Bulldog fan and had a full time job of loving his wife and Drewbug. He is survived by his wife, Beverly ... (click for more)

Doyle R. Mills

Doyle R. Mills, 88, of Rossville, died on Friday, June 24, 2016 at his residence.  Doyle was a native of Winfield, AL where he was a 1944 graduate of Winfield High School.  After his high school graduation Doyle attended Freed Hardeman College, David Lipscomb College, and received his master’s degree from UTC.  He was a United States Navy Airforce veteran working ... (click for more)

Carolyn Dupre Howard Wright

Carolyn Dupre (Howard) Wright, 89, much-loved Signal Mountain resident and artist, died peacefully in her sleep  on Thursday  evening, June 23, 2016.  Carolyn and her late husband, Jim Wright were well known artists in the Chattanooga, TN area. She was especially known for her oil portraits and lively watercolors. Carolyn held a    BFA from the ... (click for more)

Fire Destroys Highway 58 BBQ

A fire destroyed a barbeque restaurant on Highway 58 on Friday afternoon.   Chattanooga firefighters were dispatched to the Highway 58 BBQ around 6 p.m. The business is located at 4921 Highway 58. Though the business was housed in a small building, the flames and smoke could be seen from a long distance away.  Captain Teri Rose with Quint 6 said the ... (click for more)

2nd Independent Candidate May Be On Walker County Ballot

A second Independent candidate may be on the ballot for sole commissioner of Walker County in the election on Nov. 8. Perry D. Lamb, Jr. has been working toward collecting the necessary 1,640 signatures of registered voters on a petition. His campaign said he is close to the goal. Incumbent Bebe Heiskell is running an an Independent. Election officials said since she was ... (click for more)