Gaddis, Barbara Jean Taylor

Saturday, February 2, 2013
Barbara Gaddis
Barbara Gaddis

Barbara Jean Taylor Gaddis, of Chattanooga, died on Saturday, February 2, 2013.

Mrs. Gaddis was born and raised in Chattanooga.  She was of the Baptist faith and was a dedicated mother and wife.

Surviving are her husband of 53 years, Elbert Gaddis, Jr.; sons, Steve Gaddis of Chattanooga and Darrell Gaddis of Soddy Daisy; brothers, James (Yvonne) Taylor of Tullahoma, Tn., and Larry Taylor of Soddy Daisy; sister, Diane Taylor of East Ridge; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Hugh and Emma Taylor.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 4, and from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at the funeral home with Reverend Chris Tate and Reverend Chris King officiating.  Burial will follow at Chattanooga Memorial Park.

Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory, and Florist, 404 South Moore Road.  

Please share your condolences at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com.



Sparks, Joseph Simeon, Jr.

Joseph Simeon Sparks, Jr. went home to be with the Lord on February 18, 2018.     He was born on Aug. 25, 1927, to the late Joseph Simeon Sparks Sr. and Louise Green Sparks. He was preceded in death by his brothers Norman, Langston, and Calvin Sparks of Chattanooga; and his sister, Ethel Sparks Barkley, of Detroit Michigan. “Joe,” as he was familiarly known, ... (click for more)

Wattenbarger, William "Bill"

William “Bill” Wattenbarger, 82, of the Burning Bush Community, passed away on Friday, February 23, 2018, at his residence. Funeral services will be held Monday at 3 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Pastor Neal Brown & Chaplain Greg Collins officiating.  Burial will follow in Forest Hills Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made the Parkinson’s ... (click for more)

Nordyke, Michael Anthony (Dayton)

Michael Anthony Nordyke, 26, of Dayton, died on Friday, February 23, in Bledsoe County due to injuries he suffered in a motorcycle accident. Michael was born in Weatherford, Tx., on Nov. 29, 1991, and moved to Dayton was he was six months old. He was a graduate of Rhea County High School, Class of 2011 and was employed with La-Z-Boy in the sofa plant. Michael enjoyed motorcycles, ... (click for more)

Davis, Bobby Gordon (Jasper)

Bobby Gordon Davis, 60, of Jasper, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, February 22, 2018.  Bobby was a member of Midway Baptist Church of South Pittsburg, Tennessee. He served his community by working at the Hale Town, Tennessee Fire Department for over 10 years.  He was preceded in death by his parents, James Davis Sr. and Virginia Rogers Davis; brothers, James Davis ... (click for more)

Police Call Incident At Hamilton Place Mall "Aggravated Riot"; One Juvenile Injured During Stampede

Chattanooga Police are terming an incident at Hamilton Place Mall on Saturday night an "aggravated riot."   Police said there has been no confirmation that any shots were fired, but there was a stampede out of the mall after word spread of a gun incident.   One juvenile was injured and taken to the hospital during the panic and scramble from the mall.   ... (click for more)

Navy Veteran From Hixson Who Was Attacked By Fellow Inmate At McMinn County Jail Dies

A Hixson man who went on life support after a vicious attack by a fellow inmate at the McMinn County Jail in Athens, Tn., has died. Family friends said 48-year-old Tim Cook, a Navy veteran, died Saturday after he was kicked repeatedly in the head a week earlier. He had been arrested in Athens on a driving while intoxicated charge. Sheriff Joe Guy told the Athens Post ... (click for more)