Nabors, Buford Lebron

General Manager At Ashland Oil For 30 Years

Saturday, February 09, 2013
Buford Nabors
Buford Nabors

Buford Lebron Nabors, 71, of Signal Mountain, died on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at his residence.

Mr. Nabors was a native of Rossville and a graduate of Rossville High School.  He attended the University of Chattanooga and was retired from Ashland Oil where he served as general manager for thirty years.  Buford was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served at the Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville and was a world traveler and loved to take his “road trips.”  

His parents, Clymer and Lorene Crawford Nabors, preceded him in death.

He is survived by his longtime companion and “sweetheart,” Cherie Gilliam of Signal Mountain; brother, Bob (Virginia) Nabors, Ringgold; nieces, Kelly (Bryan) Lawler and Cathy Nabors of Ringgold, and Cindy Nabors of Harrison; nephew, Rob (Darlene) Nabors of Chickamauga; several great-nieces and great-nephews and a host of friends.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 2 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Reverend Danny Henson officiating.  Burial will follow in Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park with military honors.

To share expressions of sympathy, visit his online guestbook at lane-southcrestchapel.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, Tx. 77030.

The family will receive friends on Monday, Feb. 11, from 4–8 p.m. at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.


Gibson, James D. "Don"

James D. "Don" Gibson, 75 of Soddy Daisy, died on Saturday, October 18, 2014, at his residence with his loving family at his side.  He was a member of Middle Valley Church of God, retired from Dupont, and was an avid bowler who loved farming, Tennessee athletics, and racing.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Willard and Mary Gibson and his father in law, ... (click for more)

Lovin, Dorothy Avanelle

Dorothy Avanelle Lovin, 82, died on Friday, October 17, 2014. Dorothy was a member of the Eastern Star. She worked as a CNA. Survivors are her son, Jimmy Lovin; sister, Frances Holder; brothers, Steve, Dip, David O’Rear. There are no services to announce. Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson.  ... (click for more)

Kilgore, Johnny Ray (Whitwell)

Johnny Ray Kilgore, 80, of Whitwell, Tennessee, died on Saturday, October 18, 2014. He was of the Church of God faith.  His wife, Margie Kilgore; sons, Anthony Ireland, Albert Ireland, Willard Ireland and Clyde Ireland; daughter, Brenda Potter and a brother, Virgil Kilgore, preceded him in death.  He is survived by his sons, James Ireland, Donald Ireland; ... (click for more)

Hooker, Christopher Scott "Chris" (Cleveland)

Christopher Scott “Chris” Hooker, 48, of Cleveland, TN, died on Friday morning, October 17, 2014. Chris was born in Dalton, GA on May 28, 1966 a son of Dr. Gene & Bessie Hooker.  Chris spent the majority of his life serving the Lord thru mission work. He and wife had served with the Rock of Ages Ministry since 1992. This ministry was his passion. Chris was an honorably ... (click for more)

Attorneys For Life Care Centers Of America Seek Direct Appeal On Key Issue In Federal Lawsuit

Attorneys for Life Care Centers of America are seeking a direct appeal to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on a key issue in the case in which the federal government is seeking millions of dollars in reimbursements, plus treble damages, against the Cleveland, Tn.,-based firm. The attorneys want to appeal a decision by Federal Judge Sandy Mattice that would allow the testimony ... (click for more)

Couple Die In Wreck In Marion County After Vehicle Goes Off Highway In A Curve

Two people died in a wreck in Marion County late Saturday night. The victims were identified as Glenda White, 33, of Palmer, Tn., and Jeremy Braden, 28, of Gruetli Laager, Tn. Both were ejected from their vehicle. They ran off the left side of Highway 108 at a curve while going north. The vehicle went through a fence into a field, before striking a tree and then coming ... (click for more)