Knox, Nora Gorman

Sunday, January 13, 2013
Nora Knox
Nora Knox

Nora Gorman Knox, 100, of Buffalo, New York, died peacefully on January 9, 2013.  

She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Buffalo, N.Y., and a former member of New Emanuel Baptist Church, Chattanooga.

She is survived by her son, Willie Fisher; daughter, Susie (Jesse) Suttles; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 23 great-great-grandchildren, and one great-great-great-grandson.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 14, in the chapel. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

The body will lie in state after noon on Sunday, Jan. 13, with the family receiving friends from 4–5 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.


Haston, Alice Juanita

Alice Juanita "Granny" Haston, 88, of Chattanooga died on Monday, September 15, 2014 in a local hospital. She was of the United Methodist faith. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Ann Brown, parents, James Lester and Alice Stokes Layton, sister, Mildred Kilpatrick, brother, Jim Layton and niece, Karen Layton. Survivors include her daughter, Alice (Danny) Norton, ... (click for more)

Cross, Benjamin Jesse Parker

Benjamin Jesse Parker Cross, six months, of Harrison, died on Monday, September 15, 2014. Benjamin was the grandson of the late Larry Hall and Kurt Reiffenstein. Survivors include his parents, Marcus Cross and Mary Hall, brother, Marcus Christopher “Cody” Cross, Jr., Harrison; maternal grandmother, Sandy Hall; paternal grandparents, Carolyn Reiffenstein; Linda and John Cross; ... (click for more)

Sumner, Nellie Mae (Cleveland)

Nellie Mae Sumner, 97, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Thursday, September 18, 2014 at a local hospital. She was a Minister’s wife in the Church of God for 72 years. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. She was a member of North Cleveland Church of God. She was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Reverend Russell H. Sumner; parents, ... (click for more)

Julian, Robert "Bobby" Jr. (Cleveland)

Robert “Bobby” Julian, Jr., 71, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at his home. He was a retired machinist. Bobby was a veteran of the United States Army and a life member of the V.F.W. and Am Vets Post 13, which he co-owned with his wife, Dedra. He was a member of Tasso United Methodist Church.  He was preceded in death by his father, Bob ... (click for more)

EPB Officials Huddle With Attorneys Over City Street Lighting Issue

EPB board members huddled with attorneys on the issue of billing for city street lights on Friday morning. EPB Chairman Joe Ferguson asked for the private session with attorneys Rick Hitchcock and Tom Greenholtz of Chambliss Bahner. Don Lepard, owner of Global Green Lighting, earlier filed a $10 million "whistle blower" lawsuit, claiming overbilling by EPB on street lighting. ... (click for more)

City Council Taking Applications From Those Interested In Serving On City IDB

The City Council is taking applications from those interested in serving on the city industrial Development Board (IDB).   There are four vacancies on the board that has been in the news for its controversial approval and re-approval of $9 million in Tax Increment Financing (TIF) for developers of Aetna Mountain. Resumes are due by Sept. 29.   ... (click for more)