Smith, Henry Jr. (Pikeville)

Monday, February 25, 2013

Henry Smith Jr., 71, of Pikeville, TN, died on Thursday, February 21, 2013.

He was born on September 2, 1941 in Tennille, GA and loved playing guitar. He was an electrician.

A service was held Sunday at Pikeville Funeral Home, who had charge of the arrangements.


Cox, David (Athens)

David Cox, 70, of Athens, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, December 1, 2016, at Starr Regional Medical Center in Etowah. Born on Aug. 31, 1946 in Greencastle, IN to the late Leslie and Julia Jean Taylor Cox, he had lived the past 10 years in McMinn County. David was a proud veteran of the United States Navy and was a member of the VFW, American Legion, and AmVets.  ... (click for more)

Ostendorf, Alma Jean (Athens)

Alma Jean Ostendorf, 84, of Athens, Tennessee, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, December 2, 2016. Born in Lake City, Tennessee on March 14, 1932, she had lived in the Meigs and McMinn County area for the last 20 years after retirement from Holiday Inn. She was a woman of strong faith, and member of the Red Hat Society and loved arts, crafts and spending time with ... (click for more)

Juanita Starling Weddle Mezo

Juanita Starling Weddle Mezo, 87, of Chattanooga, died on Friday, November 25, 2016.  She was a member of Highland Park Baptist Church for many decades and later became a member of Calvary Independent Baptist Church.  Ms. Mezo was retired from the Hamilton County Health Department, where she served as director of Health, Promotion and Wellness.  She earned her ... (click for more)

Helen McConkey Steele

Helen McConkey Steele, 89, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died on Saturday, December 3, 2016, in a local health care facility. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and wife, a member of Red Bank Baptist Church, a CONTACT volunteer for over 20 years, a foster mother to 19 children, a graduate of the Baroness Erlanger School of Nursing, a member of the Nursing Association and retired ... (click for more)

Lawsuit Says Girl Received Severe Traumatic Brain Injury In Woodmore Bus Wreck

A new lawsuit in the tragic Woodmore Elementary School bus wreck said one girl on the bus suffered a severe traumatic brain injury. Attorneys Joseph Fried and Michael Goldberg of Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC filed a lawsuit in Hamilton County Circuit Court on behalf of the minor daughter of Shanquatta Byrd.   The bus driver, Johnthony Walker, was transporting 37 students ... (click for more)

Officer Who Was Shot Returned Fire; Is Recovering Well; Shooter Still On Loose

Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher said Monday morning that the officer who was shot three times on Thursday is recovering well.   Chief Fletcher said the officer was wearing a bullet-proof vest and one bullet hit the vest, which protected him during the shooting.  The officer was able to return fire, although Chief Fletcher would not comment on how many bullets ... (click for more)