Ridge, Wanda Faye

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Wanda Faye Ridge, 83, of Chattanooga, died on January 8, 2013. 

She was born in Garrett, KY and was a Chattanooga resident for 67 years.

Wanda was a member of the White Oak Baptist Church on Memorial Drive for over 30 years and a member of the Faith Sunday School Class.

Wanda was an accomplished seamstress, avid gardener, wonderful cook, and most importantly, a loving mother.

Wanda was preceded in death by her husband, George Allen Ridge; mother, Eva Hoover Roberts; father, William Ward; and brother, Jimmy Ward.                   

Wanda is survived by her son, G. Allen Ridge; sister, Debbie Vernon; granddaughters, Dana (Dustin) Brock and Jaclyn Ridge; great-granddaughter, Korie Brock; great-grandson, Michael Brock; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, and from 12-2:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home

Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, at the North Chapel. Burial will be in the Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

The family would like to thank the staff at The Bridge, Monteagle, Tn., for their loving care and thoughtfulness during Wanda’s illness.

Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist, North Chapel, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, Tn. 37343. 

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.


Mitchell, Charles Homer "Buddy"

Charles Homer "Buddy" Mitchell, 79, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 23, 2015, surrounded by his loving family and friends. Charles was born in Harlan County, Ky., but lived most of his life in Chattanooga. He was a hard worker with many years in the grocery business. Charles retired from Jernigan's Furniture in 1999. Charles was preceded in ... (click for more)

Bradley, Houston Lee

Houston   Lee   Bradley , 58, of Rossville, died on Saturday, January 24, 2015. He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was of the Baptist faith. He retired from Dixie Industries in 2010 after more than 36 years of service as a Production Leader and enjoyed hunting, fishing and just being outdoors. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather ... (click for more)

Porcarello, Anthony, Jr. (LaFayette)

Anthony Porcarello, Jr., 30, of LaFayette, Georgia, died on Sunday, January 25, 2015, at Floyd Medical Center. He was born on April 18, 1984 in Rome, Ga., the son of Penny Renee Humphreys Bruce.  Survivors include his mother and step-father, Penny Renee Humphreys Bruce and Jerry Bruce, step-brother, Jeremy Bruce,  aunts and uncles, Theresa Humphreys Canada and Larry ... (click for more)

Gore, James Gordon (Pikeville)

James Gordon Gore, 70, of Pikeville, TN, passed away on Friday, January 23, 2015. James was employed both with Sell’s Building Supply and with London’s furniture for several years. He enjoyed fishing, taking walks, and riding 4-wheelers. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Nellie Gore; and two brothers, Ray and Clarence Gore. He is survived by his wife, Barbara ... (click for more)

Deonta Banks, 23, Shot On Wilcox Boulevard Early Sunday Morning

Deonta Banks, 23, was shot early Sunday morning on Wilcox Boulevard. At approximately  3 a.m.  the Chattanooga Police Department responded to shots fired at 3232 Wilcox Boulevard.  Upon arrival, Chattanooga police located a single victim, Deonta Banks, suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. He  was transported to a local hospital for treatment. ... (click for more)

Man Stabbed In Domestic Dispute On Sunrise Lane Saturday Morning

A man was stabbed Saturday morning on Sunrise Lane.   At approximately  11:41  a.m., the Chattanooga Police Department responded to a reported stabbing at 309 Sunrise Lane.  Officers located a 45-year-old black male suffering from a non-life threatening stab wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital for his injury.   The ... (click for more)