Hawkins, Freddie Dale "Fredro" (Cleveland)

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Freddie Dale “Fredro” Hawkins, 61, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Monday, January 7, 2013 at his residence. 

He was of the Baptist faith. He was a former employee of the Bradley County Road Department and was currently with Santek Waste Services. 

Mr. Hawkins was the son of the late David Lee Anden Hawkins and Myrta Morrison Hawkins; and was also preceded in death by his two brothers-in-law, John Billy Reagan and Glen Bishop.

He is survived by his former wife and special friend, Teresa Brown and husband, Max; three sisters, Gladys Ruth Ensley and husband Glenn, Mary Betty Bishop and Eula Irene Reagan all of Cleveland; three brothers, Charles Edward Hawkins and wife Estelle, Henry Burton Hawkins and wife, Wilma and David Ennis Hawkins and Sandy all of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews.

A gathering of friends will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, January 13, at the Union Missionary Baptist Church. 

Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements. 


Payne, Greg (Pikeville)

Greg Payne, 54, of Pikeville, TN, died on Friday, February 27, 2015. He was retired from Taft Youth Center. Greg was preceded in death by his parents, Oliver Payne and Bonnie Ferguson. Survivors include his daughters, Ashley (Neal) Payne Armour, of Chattanooga, Leah (Jason Turner) Payne, Whitwell, TN; grandchildren, Hayden McGuigan, Aysiah McGuigan, Jaron Turner, Austyn ... (click for more)

Farmer, Holly Lovelace (Cleveland)

Holly Lovelace Farmer, 57, of Cleveland, TN, died on Friday, February 27, 2015.  She was born on December 24, 1957 in Detroit, MI.  She loved spending time with her friends and family and her three children.  She enjoyed reading, working puzzles and fishing.  One of her favorite pastimes was doing cross-stitch for her family.    She was preceded ... (click for more)

Larry Benny Bush

Larry Benny Bush,73, Ooltewah, died on February 28, 2015 in a local hospital. A graduate of Howard High School, Larry retired from the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department after 23 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Velma Bush; daughter, Erica Bush; sister, Gwendolyn Taylor; and brothers, Roland, James and Arlis Bush. Survivors are his wife of 31 ... (click for more)

Walter "Buddy" Young

Wa lter   "Buddy"   Young , 71, of Chattanooga went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, March 2, 2015. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and was of the Baptist faith. "Wild Man Buddy Marlo" was a professional wrestler for several years and retired from the city of Chattanooga in 2012 after more than 35 years of service. He was a loving ... (click for more)

Tennessee Temple University To Close After Almost 70 Years

Tennessee Temple University, after almost 70 years in operation in Highland Park, is set to close after this semester. Trustees are set to vote on Tuesday morning to merge Temple with Piedmont International University of Winston-Salem, N.C. Students who are not graduating this semester would have the option to continue their education there. Bryan College in Dayton, Tn., and ... (click for more)

Brand-New Cleveland Police Chief No Longer In Charge After He Is Caught With Officer's Wife

The brand-new Cleveland Police Chief, Dennis Maddux, is no longer in charge after he was caught in his police car with the wife of one of his officers. City Manager Janice Casteel said she will temporarily lead the department. She said Cpt. Mark Gibson will be in charge of day-to-day operations. City Manager Casteel said, "Pursuant to Article Vlll Section 2 of the City ... (click for more)