Fortner, Bonnie Annette (Trenton)

Saturday, November 25, 2017
Bonnie Annette Fortner, 50, of Trenton, our precious little angel, peacefully went home to be with the Lord on Nov. 23, 2017 at her home, with her loving parents by her side. She brought so much joy to all those who loved her.

Surviving include her parents Elizabeth Ann and Jessie Morgan Fortner of Trenton; brother Greg (Lisa) Fortner; nephew Ethan (Sarah) Fortner; niece Grace Fortner; great nephews Noah and Nate Fortner; and many special aunts, cousins and special friends. Special thanks to her sweet care giver Donna McBryar.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday Nov. 26, 2017 in the chapel with Bro. Bradley Wooten, Bro. Edwin Spurgeon and Bro. Roger Shirley officiating. Interment will follow in Lake Hills Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends from 2-6 p.m. Saturday and noon until service time Sunday at Ryan Funeral Home, Trenton.


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Stanley, Evelene (Dalton)

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Harold S. Wilson

Harold S. Wilson, 98, a retired Army Colonel and insurance executive, died on July 20, 2018 at Alexian Village. A native of Calhoun Falls, S.C., he attended Clemson Agricultural College, receiving a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree on June 2, 1941. On that date also, Mr. Wilson was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army. Shortly after graduation, he ... (click for more)

Charlotte Mae Hade Becker

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Person Killed, 2 Injured In Accident On Suck Creek Road Saturday Morning

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office deputies and traffic investigators were on the scene of an accident that occurred at approximately  8:45 a.m.  near the 2100 block of Suck Creek Road. The accident involved two vehicles, a van and a car. Reports at this time are only preliminary, but two people sustained injuries and were transported by HCEMS to a local hospital. ... (click for more)

A Jury For 2nd Time Convicts Randall Reed Of Murdering 70-Year-Old Woman In 2011

A jury for the second time has convicted Randall Reed of first-degree murder in the 2011 death of 70-year-old Jane Stokes in East Ridge. The verdict was returned in the courtroom of Judge Tom Greenholtz’s on Friday. The earlier verdict had been thrown out by an appeals court. Reed testified in his own behalf. The victim was murdered in her home during a robbery in 2011. ... (click for more)