Baggett, Billy (Dalton)

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Billy Baggett
Billy Baggett

Billy Baggett, 79, of Dalton, passed away Monday, October 23, 2017, at his residence. 

He was the son of the late John and Pearl Dotson Baggett and was preceded in death by his loving wife, Rosa Lewis Baggett. 

Billy was a member of Welcome Hill Baptist Church and a veteran of the United States Army. 

He is survived by his children and their spouses, Kim Gordon and April Baggett both of Dalton, Alan and Vicky Elder of Chatsworth and Gerald and Lisa Elder of Tunnel Hill; sister, Juanita Hummingbird of Dalton; grandchildren, Courtney Phillips, Megan Elder, Josh Elder, Kelby Elder, Christian Gordon, Paxton Gordon and Payton Gordon; great-grandchildren, Cristian Phillips, Frankie Phillips and Adalyn Phillips; and nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Welcome Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Randy Postell and the Rev. Travis Martin officiating. 

Burial will be in Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends at Love Funeral Home on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until service at 1 p.m. 

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at

Redwine, Charles Sr. (Dalton)

Charles Redwine, Sr. passed away in his home at 79 years old on February 16, 2018.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Maud Redwine, several brothers, and a sister.  Charles is survived by his loving wife, Penny Redwine; two sons, Marc Redwine and Charles Redwine Jr.; a sister, Allene Redwine; and a brother, Gary Redwine. He is also survived by his ... (click for more)

Murray, Clyde Lee "C.L." (Cleveland)

Clyde Lee “C.L.” Murray Jr., 83, of Cleveland, Tn., passed away on February 17, 2018. He was born on Oct. 19, 1934, to the late Clyde Lee Murray Sr. and Hazel Inscore Murray. C.L. was a resident of Cleveland for the majority of his life. He was the owner and operator of Murray Lumber Company. C.L. was an avid coon hunter that owned several world champion hounds over the course ... (click for more)

Flowerree Patten Whitaker Oakes

Flowerree Patten Whitaker Oakes passed away peacefully on February 20, at age 94. She was preceded in death by her loving husbands, Herbert L. Oakes, Sr., and L. Spires Whitaker, MD; her parents, Norma (Bunnie) Flowerree and David Manker Patten; and her grandparents, Norma Kenna and William Kemp Flowerree, and Edith Manker and John A. Patten. She is survived by her ... (click for more)

Willie “Billie” Smith DeFriese

Willie “Billie” Smith DeFriese, passed away on February 17, 2018. Born March 19, 1924, she was the widow of Malcolm “Mack” DeFriese.  Survivors include several nieces, nephews, and godchildren.   She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Smith, six sisters and four brothers.   She was a member of Wesley Memorial ... (click for more)

1 Dead, Another Injured In Shooting On Carousel Road

One man was shot and killed and another man injured in a shooting on Carousel Road lateTuesday afternoon. The incident happened around 5:25 p.m. One man was dead at the scene, and the other was taken to a hospital. Carousal Road is off Greenwood Road in a neighborhood behind Taylor Funeral Home on Wilcox Boulevard. (click for more)

City Council Approves TIF For Extension Of MLK Boulevard To The Riverwalk

The City Council voted Tuesday to approve Tax Increment Financing (TIF) to extend MLK Boulevard across Riverfront Parkway to the Blue Goose Hollow Trailhead at the Riverwalk. The agreement is with Evergreen Real Estate of Nashville to build the extension across property it has already begun to develop at the site across from the old Newton Chevrolet and Kelly Subaru. The developer ... (click for more)