Light, Joseph

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Joseph Light, of Hermitage, died on Tuesday, Sept. 2, in Chattanooga. 

Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home,601 Ashland Terrace, 423 877-3524.


Pell, Lois H.

Lois H. Pell, 96, of Lookout Valley, died on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at her home. Mrs. Pell was of the Free Holiness faith and a humble, dedicated Christian woman. She enjoyed painting, sewing and quilting. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Joe Pell, sons, Mackey and LeRoy Pell, daughter, Dorothy Mansel, four sisters and one brother. She is survived ... (click for more)

Gillespie, Sara Louise Gadd

Sara Louise Gadd Gillespie, 87, of Chattanooga, died on Tuesday, May 5, 2015  at her home in hospice care.  She was a member of Brainerd United Methodist Church.  During her early years of work, she was employed by Cavalier Corporation.  Later Louise taught kindergarten at Brainerd United Methodist Church and was a teacher's aide at the Woodmoore Elementary ... (click for more)

Bailey, Billie Jo Puryear (Lookout Valley)

Billie Jo Puryear Bailey, 86, of Lookout Valley, Tennessee, passed away on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a native of Sequatchie, TN and a member of St. Elmo Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, U.C and Helen Burnett Puryear, Sr.; her loving husband, Bill Bailey; brothers, Joseph and Charles ... (click for more)

Driggers, Billie Sue "Bebe" Mayo (Dalton)

Billie Sue “Bebe” Mayo Driggers, 87, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at Hamilton Medical Center. She was a member of the Dalton First United Methodist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen A. Driggers; son, Joel Stuart Driggers; and grandson, Jonathan Andrew Dunn. Bebe is survived by her daughter, Diane Driggers Edwards of Bradenton, ... (click for more)

Ganns/Falling Water School Way Over Budget

The final figure for the new Ganns/Falling Water School is way over budget, county officials said Wednesday. However, the County Commission voted to proceed on the $29,414,000 project. Gary Waters of the county schools said his estimate had been $25 million and he was surprised at the amount of the school bid that was awarded to Rentenbach Constructors. He said in lean times ... (click for more)

Hutcherson Says Erlanger Board To Be More Transparent; Dinner Meetings To Be Open

Erlanger Board Finance Chairman Donnie Hutcherson said the board plans to be more transparent. He said Erlanger's legal staff will review topics that might be covered in a closed meeting. He stated, "This will be based on a very conservative interpretation of applicable statutes and other guidance; therefore, more items will be discussed in open session." Mr. Hutcherson also ... (click for more)