Hall, Ruby Lee (Rocky Face)

Monday, August 12, 2013

Ruby Lee Hall, 74, of Rocky Face, GA, died Sunday morning, August 11, 2013 at the local hospital.  

Ruby was born March 19, 1939 in the Tilton Community of Whitfield County, a daughter of the late Charlie and Dee Harmon Townsend; and was also preceded in death by her first husband, Alfred Lewis Morgan; her son, Mitchell Ray Morgan; sisters, Ruth Joyce, Mary Bell Bedwell and Betty Lidy; and brothers, Curtis Townsend, Sr., Emery Townsend and Jack Townsend.

She is survived by her husband, John Thomas Hall; daughter, Sherry Rendon; grandson, Jeff Willis; great-grandchildren, Niya Hassett, Brandon Willis, Austin Willis and Mitchell Willis; sisters, Edna Cross, Geneva Lunsford, Maggie Mullins and Margaret Dale; special nieces, Rebena Long, Cathy Hughes and Marlene Lance; and several other nieces and nephews.

Service to celebrate the life of Ms. Ruby Lee Hall will be held Wednesday, August 14, at 1 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Chuck Harmon officiating. She will be laid to rest with her family at the Pocket Cemetery in Floyd County, GA, with her nephews serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 5-9 p.m. Monday, August 12 and Tuesday, August 13 and after 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 14.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel.


Johnson, James (Dalton)

James Johnson, of Dalton, GA,  passed away Friday, January 30, 2015 at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton. (click for more)

Leveaux, Ella Barksdale (Dalton)

Ella Barksdale Leveaux, of Dalton, GA,  passed away Friday, January 30, 2015 at Peidmont Hospital. Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton. (click for more)

Malone J. Everett, Jr.

Malone J. Everett, Jr., died peacefully with his loving family surrounding him on January 31, 2015. In living his life, Malone was the epitome of the axiom, “It’s your attitude, not your aptitude, that will determine how high you will fly in life.” Malone was preceded in death by his parents, Malone J. Everett, Sr. and Ozier Belle Everett; his loving wife of 67 years, Virginia ... (click for more)

Fredrick "Freddie" Wayne Clowers

Fredrick "Freddie" Wayne  Clowers , 74 of Rossville died on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Joseph and Catherine  Clowers . He retired from Brock Candy Company after 30+ years and was of the Baptist faith. He was also preceded in death by his siblings, David, Edmond, Jimmy  Clowers , Joan Pyles, and Hilda Fowler. He is ... (click for more)

Appeals Court Rules Against WWTA In Lawsuit Brought By Apartment Complex Over $8 Monthly Charges To Units

The Tennessee Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of an apartment complex that sued the Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Authority (WWTA) over an $8 monthly charge per apartment unit for preparing private service laterals. The court overturned a granting of summary judgment in favor of WWTA by former Judge Jackie Bolton. The appeals court said American Heritage Apartments, ... (click for more)

Barrel Feared To Contain Hazardous Materials Safely Removed From Waterway At Short Tail Springs Road

A couple walking their dog on Sunday in the Highway 58 area called 911 reporting a strange barrel leaking a blue substance in the waterway. The barrel was later safely removed. The Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department responded around 2:30 p.m. to 7900 Short Tail Springs Road. Fire officials found a 55-gallon barrel in the waterway, but there were no visible signs of a blue ... (click for more)