Lawrence, Lillian King (Dalton)

Friday, February 22, 2013

Lillian King Lawrence, 88, of Dalton, GA, died Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. 

Lillian was born May 29, 1924 in Parkersburg, WV to the late Fred King and Marguerite Ross Buffington; and was also preceded in death by her husband Earl Lawrence; brothers, Richard and Carl King; and sisters, Geraldine Mowery and Aurelia McLaughlin. 

Lillian is survived by sons and daughter-in-law, Roy Lawrence of El Paso, TX, Carl Lawrence of Boulder, CO and Richard and Debbie Lawrence of Severance, CO; daughters and son-in-law, Patricia and Richard Spanjer of Dalton and Peggy Gardine of Goodland, KS; a brother, Rodney King of Parkersburg, WV; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. 

Graveside Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Lillian Lawrence will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Interment will follow with military graveside honors as she is laid to rest next to her husband. 

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, February 24. 

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel.


Tapp, Terry Wayne"Moon-Dog" (Summerville)

Terry Wayne “Moon-Dog” Tapp, 56, of Summerville, GA, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Floyd Medical Center.  Mr. Tapp was born March 31, 1958 in Summerville, GA. He was a Car Detailer-Paint and Body Man. Mr. Tapp loved to fish, hunt and watch westerns, and was Baptist by faith.    Mr. Tapp was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Taylor ... (click for more)

Davis, Floyd Earl Jr. (Summerville)

Floyd Earl Davis Jr., 60, of Summerville, GA, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, in a Rome hospital following an extended illness.  He was born in Illinois on January 21, 1954 to the late Floyd Earl Davis, Sr. Mr. Davis was retired from the dye house of Mt. Vernon.  Surviving are sons, Earl Davis, III of Rome, Matthew Davis of Kennesaw and Patrick Davis of Trion; ... (click for more)

Stanley Randolph Tucker, Jr.

Beloved educator, administrator and community leader Stanley Randolph Tucker, Jr., died on Monday, April 21, 2014 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Randy Tucker was born on Dec. 3, 1944, in Jacksonville, Fl., to Adelaide Candler Tucker and Stanley Randolph Tucker, Sr. Randy was a true lover of the sea. A fearless pusher of boundaries from an early age, the ... (click for more)

Christel Millard Mahan

Christel Millard Mahan, 87, of Rossville died on Saturday, April 19, 2014.  She was a native of East Prussia Germany and had lived in the Chattanooga and Rossville area since 1948, becoming a citizen of the United States in January of 1949.  She had worked as a secretary at Bryan Hosiery Mills for five years and had worked as a line supervisor at Cutter Laboratories ... (click for more)

Catoosa Man Convicted Of Sexual Abuse Of 5 Young Girls Gets Life Plus 250 Years

A Catoosa County man convicted of the sexual abuse of five young girls and possession of child pornography has been sentenced to life plus 250 years. James Martin Ferris, 34, was found guilty after a recent trial. The day after his conviction, Judge Ralph Van Pelt set the sentence. Ferris on June 5, 2013, was indicted by the Catoosa County Grand Jury on 46 counts.   ... (click for more)

Rev. Jesse Jackson To Be Guest Speaker At City-Wide Peace And Love Rally On Friday

Rev. Jesse Jackson will be the speaker at the City Wide Peace and Love Rally at Olivet Baptist Church, 740 East ML King Blvd.,  on Friday, from 5:15-7 p.m. Rev. Jackson is the founder and president of Rainbow PUSH Coalition. Cedric Pendleton, actor and humanitarian with Have and Have Nots/House of Payne/Fantasia Story, will be the special guest. (click for more)