Fowler, William "Bill" (Ringgold)

Monday, October 2, 2017

William “Bill” Fowler, 84, of Ringgold passed away Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. A lifelong resident of the Ringgold, and Dalton areas, he was a former employee of Jordan Tank Lines where he worked for 33 years, Duvall Trucking where he worked for 5 years and was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Evelyn Dale Fowler; parents, Clarence and Delaney Lowery Fowler; step-son, Lesley McClure; one great grandson and several siblings.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ruth Cummings Fowler of Ringgold; two step-children, Debbie McClure of Ft. Oglethorpe and Terry Lee McClure of Ringgold; six children, Brenda (Randy) Brooks of Dalton, Billy (Cindy) Fowler of Rocky Face, Jerry (Sandra) Fowler of Dalton, Gregory Fowler of Dalton, Roger (Sheila) Fowler of Chatsworth and Rhonda (James) Harrison of Dalton; two sisters, Lucille (Paul) Marshall of Chatsworth and Patricia (Roger) Harris of Dalton; brother, Clyde (Jerry) Fowler of Chatsworth; 15 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, several great-great- grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday Oct. 2 in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Joe McIntyre and Rev. Billy Joe Cochran officiating. Interment will follow at United Memorial Gardens in Dalton, Georgia.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 2-8 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. until funeral time at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold.



Stanley, Kim Denise (Summerville)

Kim Denise Stanley, age 63, of Summerville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2018 in a Rome hospital following a brief illness.  She was born in Savannah, Ga. on April 21, 1955 to the late Ralph Monroe Stanley and Pat Tedder Stanley, who survives.  She was a school teacher and had taught in the Trion and Walker School systems, and was a member of Son ... (click for more)

Souther, Patsy (Dalton)

Patsy Souther, age 79, of Dalton gained her angel wings Thursday, Sept. 20, at her residence surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Haymon Souther; parents, Homer and Hazel Ellis; one sister and one brother; and special son-in-law, Wayne Tyler. She is survived by her two daughters and a son-in-law, Kim and Rodney Brock and Dawn Tyler; son and daughter-in-law, ... (click for more)

Marilyn Lloyd

Marilyn Lloyd, the first woman ever elected to Congress in Tennessee for a full term, died Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at the age of 89. Congresswoman Lloyd preferred to be called “Marilyn” and to honor her wishes, we will call her Marilyn in this obituary tribute. Marilyn, who represented the Third District in Congress for 10 terms, beginning in 1975 and retiring in 1994 ... (click for more)

Marie Higdon Davis

Marie Higdon Davis, 94, of Rossville, passed away on Friday, September 21, 2018, in a local health care facility. Mrs. Davis was raised in the St. Elmo community but had lived the past 50 years in Rossville and was a member of Rossville First Baptist Church.  She was a graduate of the 1941 class of Central High School and was a founding member of Brock Insurance Agency, ... (click for more)

Judge Collier Denies New Trial For Ex Pilot Travel Centers President Hazelwood; Did Not File Without 14 Days Of Verdict

Federal Judge Curtis Collier has issued a 48-page order denying a new trial for former Pilot Travel Centers president Mark Hazelwood. He said initial Hazelwood attorney Rusty Hardin of Houston, Tex., did not follow federal rules of filing notice of an appeal within 14 days of the verdict. Judge Collier also denied a request by Brad Henry, the new Hazelwood lawyer, for time ... (click for more)

Fight Breaks Out During Friday Dismissal At Central High School; Joshua Maddox, 18, Is Arrested With 3 Juveniles

Earlier Friday afternoon, during dismissal at Central High School, a fight broke out, at which time the SRO assigned to the campus called for additional deputies to respond to the school to assist.  The fight involved several students. Of those involved, three juvenile students were transported to the Juvenile Detention Center for disorderly conduct. Joshua Maddox, ... (click for more)