Dempsey, Robert L.

Saturday, March 17, 2018
Robert L. Dempsey
Robert L. Dempsey

Robert L. Dempsey, 77, of Chattanooga, died Friday, March 16, 2018.

A member of Covenant Baptist Church, he retired from Industrial Plating.  

He is survived by his wife, Wanda and children, Joanna McCrimmon and Donna Dempsey; two grandchildren, Christian Kirk and Chase Dempsey; brothers, Charles Dempsey and Clyde Dempsey;  sister, Patricia Clamp, and many nieces and nephews. He was also survived by step-children Vicki Harwood, Sherri Mickler and Jeff Frizzell and four step-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his first wife Carol, brother, Kenneth and sister, Kathleen.

Funeral services will be Monday, March 19, at 11 a.m. at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Reverend Gladden Coe officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 9-11 Monday.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.



Hall, James, Jr.

James Hall, Jr., passed away on July 19, 2018, in Nashville, Tennessee.  Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home,  1101 Dodds Avenue, 423  622-9995. (click for more)

Mitchell, Willie

Willie Mitchell, 92, passed away on  Monday, July 23, 2018,  in Chattanooga.    Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home,  1101 Dodds Ave., 423  622-9995. (click for more)

Clark, Charles Crandall (Trenton)

Charles Crandall Clark, 54, passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2018. He was employed by Hardin Construction and member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Buford Clark; grandparents, Ida Crisp and Wayne Jackson Leverette; aunt, Kim Rollins. He is survived by his loving family, wife, Terri Clark; daughters, Jessica Clark ... (click for more)

Stephenson, Donald L. (Dalton)

Donald L. Stephenson, 77, of Dalton passed away Friday, July 20, 2018 at his home.  He was the son of the late George and Bessie Owenby Stephenson and preceded in death by his brother, Frank Stephenson; and sisters, Agnes Brown, Virginia Shields, Jean Gowins and Pat Robertson.  Don was retired from the textile industry, and a member of First Baptist Church of Dalton.  ... (click for more)

Walden Says "Frivolous Lawsuits" By State Democratic Party Costing Local Taxpayers Money

Hamilton County Election Commission Chairman Mike Walden said Monday that "frivolous lawsuits by Nashville lawyers" are costing local taxpayers money, and he said he "can't imagine" that a judge would invalidate the commission's action in allowing Robin Smith on the ballot. He said, "This cake is baked. 2,760 people have already voted in House District 26 in early voting. We ... (click for more)

Toned-Down UnifiEd PAC Effort Funds Coppinger, Fairbanks, Smedley, Sharpe, Gorman, Mackey

The UnifiEd PAC, which helped engineer a surprise County Commission election victory in May for political newcomer Katherlyn Geter, is not making public endorsements in the Aug. 2 election, but is putting its money behind a small slate of candidates. The financial disclosures for UnifiEd show the group strongly backing County Mayor Jim Coppinger over Democratic opponent Aloyse ... (click for more)