Gillis, Nellie May (Trenton)

Monday, March 12, 2018
Nellie May Gillis, 83, of Trenton, passed away at Hospice of Chattanooga on Saturday morning, March 10, 2018. She was a beloved housewife and homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Gillis; son, Perry Allen McDonald; and granddaughter, Tiffany Marple. 

Survivors include daughter, Janie (Franklin) McDaniel of Trenton; sons, Ira McDonald, Jerry McDonald and Terry McDonald, all of Trenton; three grandchildren, Pamela (Stanley) Champman, Kerterina Marple and Terry Allen McDonald; five great-grandchildren, Michael Lowery, Sarah (Jennie) Plumbley, Clarissa Lowery, Samantha Lowery and Charles Lowery; and two great-great-grandchildren, Haven Weldon and Riley Weldon. 

A celebration of life service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, March 16 at Ryan Funeral Home. Family will receive friends from 5-6 p.m. before the service at Ryan Funeral Home, Trenton.


Ramsey, David L. (Whitwell)

David L. Ramsey, 70, of Whitwell, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018.   He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter JC and Genevieve Ramsey; sister, Louise Ramsey; brothers, Wayne Ramsey and Paul Ramsey.   He was a member of Mineral Springs Church of God.  Those left to cherish his memories are two daughters, Kim Ramsey Green and ... (click for more)

Holt, Addie Mae (Trenton)

Addie Mae Holt, 89, of Trenton, passed away, Sunday, September 23, 2018. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rice Holt and parents, Clifford and Julie Autrey. Survivors include her daughters, Wanda Henderson and Ila Mae McClure; son, Clifford (Shirley) Holt; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. ... (click for more)

Karen Saxton

Karen Saxton went to be with the Lord after she was killed in a car accident on Highway 58 at 5:15 p.m. on Saturday, September 22, 2018. She is now in heaven and joins her father, Charles Edward Niager, along with three of her unborn children. Karen was a teacher for 42 years and spent the past 24 years working at Westview Elementary School. As a young single woman, Karen ... (click for more)

Charles T. Susong

Charles T. Susong, 90, of Hixson, passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2018. Charles was born in Ewing, Va., on April 15, 1928, to the late James and Martha Susong. He was a retired glass inspector for AFG. Charles was a long time member and diligent worker at Belvue Christian Church in Kingsport, Tn. He was preceded in death by five sisters, Opal, Bartie, Mae, Estelle ... (click for more)

President Trump To Come To Johnson City Next Monday To Campaign For Marsha Blackburn

  President Donald Trump will travel to Johnson City to campaign for U.S. Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn, Republican who is in a tight race with former Gov. Phil Bredesen. The "MagaRally" will be at Freedom Hall on Monday at 7 p.m.  For a special event with the president, tickets are to cost $10,000 per couple. For $25,000 per couple, you get a photo and ... (click for more)

Mountain City Club Considering Sale Of Downtown Club To Developer Defoor

Officials of the Mountain City Club are considering sale of the property at Eighth and Chestnut to a developer. Dan Saieed, club president, said the board was approached by developer Byron Defoor with an offer for the property. He said the club is facing declining membership and extreme  financial issues so is considering the offer. The Defoor group developed the nearby ... (click for more)