Smith, Namon

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Namon Smith, 42, died on July 8, 2013.

Survivors include his wife, Heather; children, Jessica, Taleea, Anthony; parents; brother; other relatives, friends.

Services will be at noon in the chapel on Friday, July 19. Interment will be in Highland Cemetery.

The body will lie in state on Thursday, July 18, at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave.


Payne, Patricia D.

Patricia  D.  Payne , 55, of Hixson, Tennessee, died on Monday, January 26, 2015 at a Knoxville hospital. She was a loving mother and sister and will be missed by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her parents; Aubrey Sr. and Elizabeth Espy Wood.  She is survived by her two sons, David Fairchild, of Hixson, and Troy Fairchild of Rossville; sister, ... (click for more)

Jorges, Shirley McBroom "Peggy"

Shirley McBroom "Peggy" Jorges, 90, died peacefully on January 26, 2015 after a brief illness.   Peggy was born in Chattanooga on March 21, 1924. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Andrew and Mary Ida McBroom; her husband of 57 years, Edward W. Jorges; and her two sons, Robert Joseph and Stephen Edward. Peggy graduated from Central High School. After ... (click for more)

Lancaster, Kathleen Bynum (Dalton)

Kathleen Bynum Lancaster, 84, of Dalton, GA, passed away Sunday, January 25, 2015 at Hamilton Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late James Lester Bynum and Katherine Howell Bynum; and was also preceded in death by her brothers and a sister-in-law, Mack Earl Bynum and Loran and Cleo Bynum. Kathleen is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Herbert Lee Lancaster ... (click for more)

Dills, Margaret Ann (Decatur)

Margaret Ann Dills, 65, of Decatur, TN, died on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at her residence. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Evelena (Boles) Daniels; husband, Roy Dills; brothers, Howard Daniels and Dowell Daniels; and sisters, Carroll Sewell and Jeanette Daniels.  She is survived by one ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Gets Bursts Of Snow, But Little Accumulation Expected

Chattanooga got some bursts of snow on Monday night, but little accumulation was expected. However, the Marion County Schools were called off for Tuesday due to the weather. Here is the latest forecast: A DUSTING OF LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT... TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO TUMBLE AS COLD AIR MOVED INTO THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL ... (click for more)

Body Found On South Highland Park Avenue

The Chattanooga Police Department is investigating the death of a white woman, found at 2106 S.   Highland Park Ave.  The person’s identity and cause of death are unknown at this time. Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this crime to call  423 698-2525. The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available. (click for more)