Ball, George William, Sr.

Thursday, February 21, 2013
George Ball
George Ball

George William Ball, Sr., 73, died on February 19, 2013.  

He was a native of Chattanooga, and a graduate of the Howard High School, class of 1959. 

He retired from the Mueller Company after 37 years of service.

Survivors include his loving wife, Johnetta Ball; daughter, Rachel (Eric) Thomas; son, George Ball, Jr.; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; sister, Geraldine Ball; brothers, William Miller and Clifford Ball; two aunts, two uncles, host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Monday, Feb. 25, in the chapel with Pastor Ezra Maize officiating and Pastor Leslie Lewis as eulogist. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

The body will lie in state after noon on Sunday, and the family will receive friends from 5–6 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.



Fryar, Oscar Allen "Sonny"

Oscar Allen “Sonny” Fryar, 77 of Chattanooga, died on Thursday, September 22, 2016, in Nashville, Tennessee. He was a lifetime resident of Chattanooga/Lookout Valley Community and served in the U.S. Army National Guard.  Sonny was a master barber and owner of the Pioneer Bank Building Barber Shop on Chestnut Street.  He was named the mayor of Chestnut Street and was ... (click for more)

Greene, Patricia Erin

Patricia Erin Greene, 77, of Ringgold, Georgia, died on Friday, September 23, 2016 at a local hospital. Ms. Greene, a native of Baltimore, was born on Oct. 3, 1938, and has spent the past six years in the Ringgold area. She was previously employed with South Trust Bank, where she worked in the Bookkeeping/Accounting department. Her passions in life were taking care of her ... (click for more)

Edwards, Betty (Birchwood)

Betty Edwards, 85, of Birchwood, Tennessee, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016. She was the retired owner and operator of Birchwood Video. Her passion was taking care of her great-granddaughter. She attended a local Church of God. She was preceded in death by her parents, Francis E. H. Smith and Annie Belle Rose Smith; her husband Thomas Leon Edwards; and one ... (click for more)

Stovall, Stephen Nickolai "Nicki" (Ooltewah)

Stephen Nickolai Stovall, "Nicki," 56, of Ooltewah, Tennessee, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at the Hospice of Chattanooga Care Center. He worked in the Nuclear Power Industry for 25 years, until his illness prevented him from continuing on. He was an avid musician, playing his saxophone until two months ago, and was a member Ooltewah Seventh-Day Adventist ... (click for more)

Highway 58 Man Charged In Fatal Hit And Run In Dayton, Tn.

A Highway 58 man has been arrested in connection with a fatal hit and run of a Rhea County man.   Walter Hale was badly injured and later died after he was struck in Dayton.   Authorities were led to Douglas Edward Alvey, 52, through video from the We Care business in Dayton, where the 60-year-old victim worked.   After officers with the Dayton ... (click for more)

Man, 78, Found Dead With Gunshot Wound To The Chest At Residence On Central Avenue

A 78-year-old man has been found dead with a gunshot wound to the chest at a residence on Central Avenue. Chattanooga Police were called to the 1900 block of Central Avenue on Thursday at 10:08 a.m. Upon arrival, Chattanooga Police officers located George Garth deceased. At this time there is no suspect information available. Chattanooga Violent Crimes Bureau investigators ... (click for more)