Cannon, Joe Terry

Former Vice President At Combustion Engineering

Monday, February 11, 2013
Joe Cannon
Joe Cannon

Joe Terry Cannon, 75, of Chattanooga, died peacefully at his home on February 10, 2013 after a long illness. 

He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Ruth Brown and CL Cannon; brother, Rick Cannon and his beloved grandson, Tucker Wesley Hunt.

He is survived by his loving wife and sweetheart of 55 years, Bobbye Ann Spencer Cannon; daughter, Kim Cannon (Steve) Hunt; sons, Jeff Cannon and Terry (Deanna Duncan) Cannon; grandchildren, Spencer and Cannon Hunt, Duncan and Preston Cannon.

Joe grew up in North Chattanooga, attended Baylor Military Academy on an athletic scholarship before graduating from Chattanooga High School. Upon graduation he began a career at Combustion Engineering as an apprentice and remained there for 44 years, retiring as a vice president in 2000. Joe embraced his retirement with gusto. 

Joe loved his family and friends, golf and UT football. He packed a lot of living into his 75 years. Always ready to get on the dance floor, share a drink with friends or talk shop, he never missed an opportunity to give a hug or tell his family he was proud of them. 

He was a member of Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church, Creeks Bend and Rivermont Golf Clubs, was a prominent member of the Town and Country Garden Club, and held court every Tuesday at the Longhorn restaurant (Meatloaf Day). 

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, followed by a service at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel with Father Carter Paden officiating. Interment will follow in Chattanooga Memorial Park. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Baylor School-Tucker Hunt Memorial Lacrosse Stadium or just hug someone you love.  

Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.  

Joe Cannon
Joe Cannon

Sims, Thomas Paul

Thomas Paul Sims, 88, of East Ridge, died on Friday, January 30, 2015. Mr. Sims was born in Hamilton County and was a member of Brainerd Baptist Church and belonged to the Friendship  Sunday  School Class.  He was a graduate of Chattanooga City High School Class of 1945 serving as Class President. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II serving in the ... (click for more)

Westfield, Robert, Sr.

Robert Westfield, Sr. died on  Saturday, January 31, 2015  in Chattanooga. Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Wooten, Ravenell Crane (Chickamauga)

Ravenell   Crane   Wooten,  91, of Chickamauga, Georgia died, surrounded by her loving family on Friday evening, January 30, 2015. The last of the  Crane  children of the late John Oliver  Crane  II and Mary Adaline Thomas of Young Harris, Georgia. She had lived most of her life in Northwest Georgia. She was a homemaker and had also worked outside ... (click for more)

Shamblin, Jeanette (Cleveland)

Jeanette Shamblin, 80, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Friday, January 30, 2015 in a local health care facility.  She was preceded in death by her parents, George Sr. and Millie Johnson; and siblings, Willie Mae Kirkpatrick and George Johnson, Jr. She is survived by her children, Richard Shamblin and wife, Barbara of Old Fort and Gary Shamblin and wife Kelly of ... (click for more)

Appeals Court Rules Against WWTA In Lawsuit Brought By Apartment Complex Over $8 Monthly Charges To Units

The Tennessee Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of an apartment complex that sued the Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Authority (WWTA) over an $8 monthly charge per apartment unit for preparing private service laterals. The court overturned a granting of summary judgment in favor of WWTA by former Judge Jackie Bolton. The appeals court said American Heritage Apartments, ... (click for more)

1 Dies In House Fire In Rhea County

Rhea County Fire Department officials said one person died in an early-morning house fire on Saturday. The call came at about 6:30 a.m. The brick residence is on Fisher Road. S tate arson investigators were on their way. (click for more)