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.



Durham, Betty File

Betty File Durham, 87, of Hixson, Tennessee, passed away on  December 15, 2017 . She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Betty was an avid quilter, seamstress and dog lover. She was a member of Hixson United Methodist. She is preceded in death by her parents, John R. and Birdie File; husband, Willard E. Durham and aunt, Louise Ashby. ... (click for more)

Manning, Johnetta

Johnetta Manning, passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2017, in Marietta, Ga. Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Ewing, Martha Geneva (Cleveland)

Martha Geneva Ewing, 92, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, in a Chattanooga health care facility.   She was a member of Broad Street United Methodist Church and was retired from Bradley Memorial Hospital after 17 years of service. She was a devoted wife and mother and spent her life in service to God through her loving care for others. She was ... (click for more)

Patterson, Kelli Michele (LaFayette)

Kelli Michele Patterson, 48, of LaFayette, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. She was a member of Rock Bridge Community Church in Dalton. Kelli dedicated 28 years of her life working with the developmentally challenged. She loved animals, was a Georgia Bulldog fan, loved going to the beach and watching the sunsets, and she never met a stranger. She was preceded ... (click for more)

Home In Alton Park Damaged By Fire Friday Morning

No injuries were reported in connection with a house fire in Alton Park Friday morning. The Chattanooga Fire Department received the alarm around  8:30 a.m.  and responded to 4020 Highland Ave. with five fire companies. When the first firefighters arrived on the scene, one of the residents of the house was concerned this his wife might still be inside. The firefighters ... (click for more)

Pedestrian Struck And Severely Injured In East Ridge Thursday Night

The East Ridge Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian being struck  at 5300 Ringgold Road on Thursday around  10 p.m. Officers arrived and found that East Ridge resident Dale Henderson had been struck by a vehicle and was suffering from severe injuries. It appears he attempted to cross Ringgold Road in front ... (click for more)