Tatum, Nancy Cole

Friday, January 19, 2018
Nancy Tatum
Nancy Tatum

Nancy Cole Tatum, 87, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018, in a local health care facility.

She was born on March 16, 1930, as Nancy June Winningham in Pikeville, Tn. She grew up in Chattanooga, attending Red Bank High School, class of 1948. She retired from the Chattanooga Times Free Press working in the Classified Ads Department.

She married Brice Cole in 1950, and they were married for 47 years, until his death in 1997. Together they raised five children. She later married Arthur Tatum in 2000, until his death in 2008.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Oyama and Sammie Ruth Winningham, sister, Patti Spann, husbands, Brice H. Cole and Arthur Tatum and grandson, Christopher Brent Cole.

Survivors include her children, Barry (Becky) Cole, Paul Cole, Candy (Bobby) Frederick, Linda (Buddy) Childers, Mark (Meg) Cole, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23, in the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Reverend Jim O’Dillon officiating.  Interment will be at Lakewood Memory Gardens, East.

The family will receive friends from 12-2 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Please share your thoughts and memories of Nancy online at: www.ChattanoogaValleyViewChapel.com.

Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, Valley View Chapel, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.

Boyd, Patricia Ann

Patricia Ann Boyd, 74, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2018. Pat was born in Roanoke, Al., on June 18, 1943, to the late Dorsey and Myrtle (Nixon) Hester. She was a loving wife, mom, and homemaker. Pat was a long time member of Mountain Creek Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Kenneth Boyd. Survivors include her son, ... (click for more)

Kreis, Hattie Belle Riddle

Hattie Belle Riddle Kreis, 87, of Rossville, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, May 25, 2018. She was born in Rockwood, Tn. to the late Freeman and Lola Headrick Riddle. She has resided most of her life in the Chickamauga area, where she was a former employee of Crystal Springs Bleachery. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, reading her Bible and loving her family dearly. She was ... (click for more)

Armstrong, Larry Wayne (South Pittsburg)

Larry Wayne Armstrong, age 69, of South Pittsburg, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018. He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Dorothy Armstrong.  Those left to cherish his memories are his wife, Rose Mary Armstrong; children, Gabriel Armstrong, Paul Armstrong, Leslie Hayes, Lori Beth Bryson, Wendy Sue ... (click for more)

Johnson, Charles "Ed" Jr. (LaFayette)

Charles “Ed” Johnson, Jr., 68, of LaFayette, passed away on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Elaine Martin Johnson; children, Curtis (Tracy) Edward Johnson, Hope Leianne Cureton, Chad (Jen) Johnson, Chet (Toni) Johnson; seven grandchildren; one great grandchild; sister, Becky (Sam) Ball; brother, Mike (Paula) Johnson; and several nieces and nephews. ... (click for more)

Jury Finds Donaldson Guilty Of Second-Degree Murder In Killing Of Son-In-Law

A Criminal Court jury late Friday afternoon returned a verdict of guilty of second-degree murder against Glen Donaldson in the killing of his son-in-law, Adam Levi. He is facing 15-60 years in state prison. Judge Don Poole will set the sentence at a sentencing hearing. Donaldson, 57, took the witness stand in his own defense near the end of the week-long trial. He claimed ... (click for more)

1st Vote On Controversial Signal Mountain Grocery Proposal Set June 13; Town To Choose Either Tennessee American Or Waldens Ridge For Water Service

The next steps in rezoning 617 Cauthen Way were discussed at the Signal Mountain work session Friday afternoon. Since the last council meeting, Town Manager Boyd Veal created a list of conditions to include in the zoning ordinance relating to the proposed commercial development designed to assure that there is no negative impact to the surrounding properties or to the interest of ... (click for more)