York, Regina Kaye

Senior Tax Advisor With H&R Block

Monday, February 04, 2013

Regina Kaye York, 47, of Ringgold, Georgia, died on Monday, February 4, 2013 in a local hospital.  

She was a graduate of East Ridge High School and was senior tax advisor and administrative assistant with H&R Block.

She was the greatest wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and sister in the world.

She was preceded in death by her father, John Thomas Smith, Sr. and a sister, Becky Smith.

Survivors include her husband, Thomas York; daughter, Marchelle (Paul) Lusk of Ringgold; two stepchildren, Joshua York and Alexus York, both of Cumming, Ga.; granddaughter, Maggie Lusk of Ringgold; mother and stepfather, Norma and David Porter of Chattanooga; two sisters, Angela (Danny) Camp of Kennesaw, Ga., and Lisa Hartley of Chattanooga; two brothers, Tommy (Karen) Smith of Ringgold, and Mike Smith of Chattanooga; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Reverend Jimmy Murphy officiating.  Burial will be in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South.

The family will receive friends from 3-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sarcoma Foundation of America, 9899 Main Street, Suite 204 Damascus, Md. 20872.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastChapel.com.


Tankesley, Thomas Wayne

Thomas Wayne Tankesley,  93, died on Friday, August 22, 2014. Thomas was a member of Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church for over 30 years. He was a self-employed food broker for over 31 years.  Thomas was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Seiber Tankesley; and brother, Dr. Robert Tankesley. Thomas is survived by his children, Wayne Tankesley (Shirley), ... (click for more)

Gray, David R.

David R. Gray, a resident of Brentwood, California, died peacefully on May 29, 2014. He was born and raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where he graduated from Red Bank High School. He earned a B.A. in Psychology at Southwestern at Memphis (Rhodes College). He attended graduate school at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville before deciding to enlist in the United States Navy. ... (click for more)

Green, Steven Randell (LaFayette)

Steven  Randell  Green, 68, of  LaFayette,  GA,  died Wednesday, August 20, 2014. He was preceded  in  death  by his  parents,  Charlie  and  Lillie  Lowrance  Green;  sisters,  Zula  Thomas  and  Nannie  Lee  Tracy;  and brothers-in-law,  Daniel  Clarkson and  ... (click for more)

Brannon, Ruth (Cleveland)

Ruth Brannon, 88, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at her home.  She was a member of the Methodist Church. She was a caregiver for family and anyone in need. She was preceded in death by her parents, William “Boss” Smith and Mary Floyd Smith; husband, Sam Brannon; and siblings, Clarice Floyd and L.A. Smith. Survivors include her grandchildren, ... (click for more)

Boy, 16, To Face Murder Charges In Criminal Court On Triple Lookout Valley Slayings

A Lookout Valley youth who was 15 at the time of his alleged involvement in a massacre in the valley will stand trial as an adult. Jacob Allison, who is now 16, was taken by the sheriff's office to the Hamilton County Jail after a transfer hearing in Juvenile Court on Friday morning. Juvenile Court Judge Rob Philyaw said under state law he has jurisdiction over rehabilitation ... (click for more)

Justin Wilkins Selected As Deputy Chief Of Staff For Mayor Berke

Native Chattanoogan Justin Wilkins will serve as Mayor Andy Berke's deputy chief of staff, it was announced Friday. Mr. Wilkins has spent the last several years serving as the Tennessee state director for multiple advocacy and electoral organizations, including Organizing for America and Organizing for Action. Prior to that, he worked as project manager at Profit Plans LLC ... (click for more)