Moore, Vernon Stanley

Vietnam Veteran And Business Owner Held Several Patents

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Vernon Stanley Moore, 68, of Ringgold, Georgia died on Friday February 8, 2013. 

A lifelong resident of the North Georgia area, Vernon was born in LaFayette, Georgia and graduated from Berry High School. 

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served in Vietnam and worked for Ernest Holmes for over 25 years. While with Ernest Holmes he designed and patented several items. After Holmes closed, Vernon started his own business VMX Service. He loved working on old cars and building hot rods with his son, Stanley. People would call from all around asking for information and parts. He loved to entertain people with stories. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wallace and Claudia West Moore; brother, Sammie Moore and sister, Sandra Moore. 

He is survived by his spouse, Linda Moore of Ringgold; two children, Stanley Moore of Ringgold, and Scarlett Farrow-Bell of Tracy, Ca., three stepsons, William Smith of Crossville, Tn., Charlie Smith of Florida and Terry Smith of Georgia; sister, Arlene Moore of Ringgold; three brothers, Glynn Moore of Martinez, Ga., Mike Moore of Chatsworth, Ga.., and Tim Moore of Clovis, New Mexico; 12 grandchildren, Courtney Farrow, Patrick Farrow, Stacy Mitchell, Shelbi Smith, Mallory Smith, Garrett Smith, Tara Smith, Kristofer Smith, Zack Smith, Zane Smith, Amber Smith and Megan Smith; one great-granddaughter, one great-great- granddaughter, several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb.12, in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Roger Carnes officiating. Interment will follow at Anderson Memorial Gardens. 

The family will receive friends on Sunday, Feb. 10, from 2-9 p.m., and all day Monday and Tuesday until funeral time at the funeral home. 

Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home, Wallis-Stewart Chapel, Ringgold. 

An online register book may be signed at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com


Couch, Larry Wayne

Larry Wayne Couch, 65, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died on Friday, August 26, 2016 in a local hospital. He was a self-employed painter. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his father, William C. Couch and sister, Doris Marie Couch. Survivors include his children, Tarri (Tony Bell) Derben, Lori (Cody) Keck and Tony Couch, mother, Willie Humphreys, sisters, ... (click for more)

Wise, Roosevelt

Roosevelt Wise, 73, died on  Saturday , August 27, 2016  at his residence.  Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Morgan, Malcom Eugene (Graysville)

Malcolm Eugene Morgan, 68, of Graysville, Tennessee, died on Friday, August 26, 2016 at his home. He was born in Sale Creek on May 2, 1948 to the late William and Catherine (Cherry) Morgan; and was also preceded in death by his wife Rachel (Davis) Morgan; and his brother Alan Morgan. Malcolm was born and raised in Sale Creek and graduated from high school with the Sale ... (click for more)

Smith, James Wesley (Whitwell)

James Wesley Smith, 47, of Whitwell, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, August 25, 2016.   He was preceded in death by his wife, Tina Marie Smith; father, James Elbert Smith; mother, Shirley Quarles Terry; sister, Charlotte Marie Smith; and step-sister, Donna Burns.  He is survived by five children, James Robert “Roby” (Sarah Page) Smith, Kelly Marie ... (click for more)

Fire Displaces Family Of 3 On Kemp Drive

No injuries were reported in connection with a house fire late Saturday afternoon. The Chattanooga Fire Department received the alarm shortly before  6 p.m.  and responded to 4605 Kemp Drive with five fire companies. Battalion Chief Rick Boatwright said the fire started in the kitchen and then spread up into the attic. The firefighters were able to bring the ... (click for more)

Michael Wilson Back In Bradley County; Due In Court On Monday

Michael Wilson is back in Bradley County, and was escorted into the Correctional Facility around 8:15 p.m. Wilson’s first appearance in court will be on Monday, at 9 a.m. in the Bradley County General Sessions Courtroom at the Judicial Complex at 2290 Blythe Ave. Wilson was arrested last week, after e ndangered Bradley County child Skyla Wilson was found safe in Colorado ... (click for more)