McMillan, Edna Earl (Dalton)

Monday, February 25, 2013

Edna Earl McMillan, 87, of Dalton, GA, died on Saturday afternoon, February 23, 2012 in the comfort of her home under the care of Hamilton Hospice. 

Edna Earl was born March 11, 1925 in Murray County, GA, a daughter of the late Roy J. and Ethel Leona Ellis Smith; and was also preceded in death by her husband, Amos Floyd McMillan. 

She was retired from Remco Carpet. She was a member of the Cedar Valley Church of God. 

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and John East of Dalton, GA; grandchildren, Karen and Mike Ferguson and Tim and Rhonda King; sister, Wilma L. Kelley of Dalton, GA; five great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren; and one niece.

A special thanks to caregivers who allowed her to be able to spend her last days in the comfort of her home, Diann Young and Peggy Hammontree and to the staff of Hamilton Hospice and the local Alzheimer's Association. 

Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Edna Earl McMillan will be held Tuesday, February 26, at 1 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Clayton Brown officiating. She will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband at the Center Valley United Methodist Church Cemetery in Murray, County. 

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 5-8 p.m. Monday, February 25 and after 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 26 until the service hour. 

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton.


Freeman, Aaron Moses (Crossville)

Aaron Moses Freeman, 84, of Crossville, TN, passed away on Monday, September 15, 2014.   He was retired from Cooper Energy and was an advocate of organic gardening. He was a member of the Winesap Freewill Baptist Church in Crossville, Tn. and the Lake Carroll Baptist Church in Tampa, FL.   He is survived by his wife, Patricia Stanaland Freeman; step-daughter, ... (click for more)

Boren, Shirley Culpepper (Bryant, AL)

Shirley Culpepper Boren, 76, of Bryant, AL, passed away Tuesday, September 16, 2014. She was a member of Forrest Hill Holiness Church and a former employee of Dixie Yarn. She was preceded in death by her parents, C. B. and Ann Lou Beam Culpepper; son, Olen Jeffery Roberts; sisters, Willa Dean Inman and Betty C. DeBord; and great-granddaughter, Morgan Jones. Mrs. Boren is ... (click for more)

Michel Elizabeth Holder

Michel Elizabeth Holder, 76, died on September 17, 2014.  Michel was a resident of Chattanooga most all of her life, except for as she put it, lived in "foreign" country called New York City for a few years. Michel grew up in the East Lake Courts where she played sand lot football and baseball and other yard games with the other children in the neighborhood. She ... (click for more)

Wilfredo “Wil” Jose Murillo

Wilfredo “Wil” Jose Murillo, 60, died on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. Wil born in Managua, Nicaragua to the late Angela Rosa Mendoza Rojas and Wilfredo Socorro Murillo Ortega. He worked as an assistant vice president in Corporate Real Estate for Unum Group for over 32 years. Wil was a member of Urban Land Institute, CCIM Institute (former board member of East Tennessee Chapter), ... (click for more)

EPB Officials Huddle With Attorneys Over City Street Lighting Issue

EPB board members huddled with attorneys on the issue of billing for city street lights on Friday morning. EPB Chairman Joe Ferguson asked for the private session with attorneys Rick Hitchcock and Tom Greenholtz of Chambliss Bahner. Don Lepard, owner of Global Green Lighting, earlier filed a $10 million "whistle blower" lawsuit, claiming overbilling by EPB on street lighting. ... (click for more)

City Council Taking Applications From Those Interested In Serving On City IDB

The City Council is taking applications from those interested in serving on the city industrial Development Board (IDB).   There are four vacancies on the board that has been in the news for its controversial approval and re-approval of $9 million in Tax Increment Financing (TIF) for developers of Aetna Mountain. Resumes are due by Sept. 29.   ... (click for more)