Knight, Wilma Bea Thompson

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Wilma Bea Thompson Knight, 84, of Rossville, Georgia, died on Friday, February 1, 2013 in a local hospital.

She was a former supervisor with Millers Department Store and attended Highland Park Baptist Church.  She loved gardening, flowers, cooking and was an avid fisherman.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Ray Thompson, daughter, Marcia Gilbert, son, William Robert “Bobby” Thompson, parents, Dolph and Bessie Marie Burns and brother, Gurley “Boots” Burns.

Survivors include her husband of 25 years, Ken Knight, children, Wayne (Shelia) Grider, James (Linda Bell) Thompson, four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Condolences can be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, Feb. 4, at 1 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home with Brother Jamey Eggert officiating. Burial will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens South.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, Feb. 3, from 4-8 p.m. and Monday from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour in the funeral home.

Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory located at the end of Historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.


Holliday, Mary Frances Hollister

Mary Frances Hollister Holliday peacefully died on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at daybreak in her home on Signal Mountain. Her family is comforted that she is healed through His grace and eternally reunited with her beloved husband, Dr. Pope Holliday. Born in Mt Vernon, NY to Reverend Hillman and "Gammy" Hollister, they moved to Washington, DC where her father held a long term ... (click for more)

Parker, Calvin O.

Calvin O. Parker, 89, died on January 28, 2015 in the loving arms of Hospice Care. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served as a gunner on a destroyer in the Pacific Fleet. He was a deacon in his lifelong church, White Oak Baptist. He retired from South Central Bell Telephone Company. He is survived by his wife of 67 years Lucille; brother, Neal Parker and wife Jane; daughters, ... (click for more)

McNabb, William Crandel (Dunlap)

William Crandel McNabb, 101, of Dunlap, Tennessee, died Wednesday, January 28, 2015. The son of the late Thomas Crawford and Florence Almeda Knight McNabb, he was a graduate of Grundy County High School where he drove the school bus while in high school.  During World War II, he worked for Combustion Engineering in Chattanooga.  He lived for many years in Jasper, ... (click for more)

Logan, Charles Neal (Trenton)

Charles Neal Logan, 80, of Trenton, GA, died Wednesday, January 21, 2015. He was self-employed small engine and chainsaw repairman and operated Charlie’s Saw Shop for many years. He was a member of the Poplar Springs Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Ella Logan; brothers, June, Jack, Bill and Corky Logan; and one sister, Katheryn Shankles. ... (click for more)

Girl, 12, Stabs Boy, 13, Twice At Lookout Valley Middle High School

A female student stabbed a male student twice at Lookout Valley Middle High School on Thursday morning. It happened in a middle school classroom. Sheriff Jim Hammond the students are seventh graders.The girl is 12 and the boy 13. He  said the boy was taken by ambulance and went into surgery after the mid-morning stabbing.  He said the boy received a superficial ... (click for more)

Chief Fletcher Gives Maximum Punishment To Officer Who Fired At Vehicle That Backed Toward Him; Attorney Vows To Fight To Reverse Decision

Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher has given a maximum punishment to an officer who fired four shots toward a vehicle after he said the driver backed into his vehicle with him standing behind it. Chief Fletcher sustained a finding of “improper use of force – discharge of firearm.” He suspended Officer Alex Olson for 30 days without pay – the maximum suspension allowed ... (click for more)