Leak, Delisa Ribbins

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Delisa Darnell Leak, 57, passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2017, in Chattanooga.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9, in the chapel, and viewing will be from 9 a.m.–noon the same day as service, and the family will receive friends from 12–1 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.



Holmes, Linda Grace Kuster

Linda Grace Kuster Holmes, 73, of Hixson passed away on Monday, July 16, 2018, at her home.  Mrs. Holmes was a 1963 graduate of Hixson High School and a long time employee of Signal Knitting Mills. She was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Holmes, Jr.; parents, Fred and Ruby Kuster, brother, Carl Kuster, and granddaughter, Alicia Holmes. Survivors include ... (click for more)

Williams, Richard, Jr.

Richard Williams, Jr., 81, passed away on July 12, 2018. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and his memories will be cherished by many family members and dear friends. The body will lie in state beginning at  8:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 19 . The funeral service will follow at  1 p.m.  in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be ... (click for more)

Sharpe, Donald (Cleveland)

Donald Sharpe, 90, of Cleveland, Tennessee, entered into the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 14, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at Tennova Healthcare Center in Cleveland. Mr. Sharpe was a graduate of Catawba College in Salisbury, North Carolina, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Psychology. He began his long and distinguished career in personnel and ... (click for more)

Miolen, Nora Wylene Bearden (Dalton)

Nora Wylene Bearden Miolen, 84, of Dalton, passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Fred and Ella Faith Bearden and was preceded in death by her children Lisa Miolen, Terry Miolen and Greg Miolen. Nora was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Mary Ann Miolen of Chatsworth; brother, Doyle ... (click for more)

Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Fire On Workman Road Tuesday Morning

Chattanooga firefighters were dispatched at 6:03 a.m. on Tuesday, to a commercial fire at 400 Workman Road. When the first firefighters arrived on the scene, flames were shooting through the roof and the request was immediately made for a second alarm response. The flames could be seen for miles as a total of 13 fire companies rushed to the scene. The large, two-story ... (click for more)

Senator Watson And Rep. Hazlewood Ask TDOT To Move Swiftly On Highway 127 Road Project Up Signal Mountain

State Senator Bo Watson (R-Hixson) and Rep. Patsy Hazlewood (R-Signal Mountain) have asked the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) to move swiftly on the Highway 127 project leading up Signal Mountain. In a sternly-worded letter, the lawmakers asked TDOT Commissioner John Schroer to prioritize the road project due to further deterioration of the road. ... (click for more)