Alsobrook, Alice Elizabeth Jobron

Longtime Pianist At Lookout Mountain Presbyterian And Member Of The McDowell Music Club

Thursday, February 1, 2018
Alice Alsobrook
Alice Alsobrook

Alice Elizabeth Jobron Alsobrook of Lookout Mountain, passed away on January 31, 2017, in a local hospital. 

She was the widow of James Samuel Alsobrook, to whom she was married for 62 years.  Born on February 18, 1922 in Silver Creek, MS, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in music at the University of Chattanooga, where she was a favorite student of Harold Cadek.

She was the sixth of seven children of John Jobron and Minnie George Jobron, all deceased. 

She is survived by her daughter Alice Lynn Alsobrook, granddaughter; Megan Elizabeth Alsobrook Moye Coffey (Michael) and great-granddaughter; Josephine Eloise Coffey.

Mrs. Alsobrook was a member of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity and served as alumni House Corporation Chairwoman for more than 30 years.  She was a member of the McDowell Music Club and performed in concert annually. She was also a member of The Fairyland Club.

She was a member of Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church for 55 years, where she faithfully played the piano for the Brock Sunday School Class for many years. Mrs. Alsobrook worked with her husband, Sam, in his business, Alsobrook Décor.  for more than 40 years.

A private family graveside service will be held at Forest Hills Cemetery on Feb. 3, at 1 p.m. On Feb.5, a reception will be held in the Reception Room of Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church from 10-11:30 a.m.  A memorial service will follow at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church.

Arrangements are by Wann Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 4000 Tennessee Ave., Chattanooga, Tn. 37409, 423 821-7551.  

Share your memories, stories and photos at

Johnson, William Curtis, Jr.

William Curtis Johnson, Jr., 81, of Chattanooga, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, August 16, 2018. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and attended Wallaceville Church of God. He retired from the United States Air Force after more than 27 years of service to our country. He enjoyed going to Pigeon Forge and he also loved going to casinos. He was ... (click for more)

Williams, Thomas R.

Mr. Thomas R. Williams, 63, of Rossville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. Mr. Williams was a member of the Rossville Church of Christ. He enjoyed spending time with family and his grandchildren. He was a truck driver for over 40 years, and he was always there for any friends or family in need. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, ... (click for more)

Chapman, Dorothy (Dayton)

Dorothy Chapman, 96, of Knoxville, formerly of Dayton, died late Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville. She was born April 19, 1922, in Dayton to the late Charlie Harrison Brooks and Samantha Bell (Turner) Brooks and was also preceded in death by her husband Billie R. Chapman. Dorothy lived in Knoxville for the past 35 years and previously ... (click for more)

Reynolds, Alma "Sue" (Georgetown)

Alma “Sue” Reynolds, 84, of Georgetown, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 16, 2018.   She was surrounded by her loving family and will be lovingly remembered by her five daughters and their families.  Sue was a member of Brittsville Baptist Church in Meigs County and was involved in helping hands at the Ronald McDonald House. She was preceded in death ... (click for more)

City Looking For Proposals For Floating Restaurant, Riverboat Excursions

The city is seeking proposals for an exclusive agreement for a berthing agreement that would include a floating restaurant and a vessel for river excursions. Officials said the operation would be another enhancement for the downtown riverfront. The city is seeking an entrepreneur who would enter into a 10-year contract with options up to 10 years more. Officials said, "The ... (click for more)

Soddy Daisy Man Who Robbed 2 Credit Union Branches While Unarmed Gets 4-Year Federal Prison Sentence

A Soddy Daisy man who robbed two credit union branches while unarmed has been sentenced to serve four years in federal prison. Jeffrey Rutherford, 35, appeared before Judge Travis McDonough. Authorities said on Aug. 19, 2016, Rutherford entered the Comtrust Federal Credit Union on Gunbarrel Road while dressed all in black and with his face covered. He approached two tellers ... (click for more)