Greene, Fred (LaFayette)

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Rev. Fred Greene, age 79, of LaFayette, passed away Monday, March 19, 2018.

He began his work in ministry in 1969 and was one of the founders of Old Way Baptist Church where he began pastoring in 1974. Throughout his ministry he pastored many churches in the area. He was a member of Highland Avenue Baptist Church in Summerville and retired from Walker County Transit with 11 years of service. 

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Debbie Greene; parents, Henry Greene and Lucy Borden Greene; grandson, Jeremy Greene; great-granddaughter, Makenzie Grace Allmond; two brothers and three sisters. 

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Etta Woody Greene; sons, Jeff (Kecia) Greene, Roger (Denise) Greene, and Steve Greene all of LaFayette; grandchildren, Jennifer Browning, Valerie Kelley, Caleb Greene, Austin Greene, and Clay Haney; great-grandchildren, Ethan and Evan Adams, Lindsey Browning, Amylia Grace, Jackson, Ava, and Canaan Kelley; sisters, Ann Brown of Cloudland, Ga., Margaret Mann of LaFayette, Judy (Harold) Brock of Knoxville, Tenn., and Dorothy Greene Huskey of Alcoa, Tenn.; brothers, Charles Greene of LaFayette and Jim Greene of Madisonville, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, David and Edna Wilkerson and Audrey Harbin.  

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 23, in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with James Brown and Phillip Wells officiating. 

Interment will follow in West Hill Cemetery. 

Family will receive friends Wednesday from 5-9 p.m. and Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. 

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Carder, Fred Roy, Sr. (Cleveland)

Fred Roy Carder, Sr., 78, passed away on Friday, July 13, 2018. Originally from Murphy, N.C., Fred was a longtime Cleveland resident after marrying Brenda (Caldwell). He was a faithful member of First Baptist Church and a dedicated employee of Duracell. He lived and instilled the values of hard work, enjoying the outdoors, and caring for his family.  He was preceded ... (click for more)

Taylor, Grace Aretta (Birchwood)

Grace Aretta Taylor, 86, of Birchwood, passed away on Thursday morning, July 12, 2018 at Tennova Healthcare in Cleveland. Born on Oct. 2, 1930, in Maplewood, Ohio to the Late Frank Williams and Clatie Slatton Stephens, she had lived a majority of her life in the Chattanooga area.  Grace loved cooking was a dedicated member of Hilcrest Baptist Church in Ooltewah, and enjoyed ... (click for more)

William "Bill" L. Roach

Lieutenant William “Bill” L. Roach, 71, of Soddy Daisy, Tennessee, passed away on July 12, 2018. He was retired from Chattanooga City Police after 30 years of service and also owned Tri-State Security. Bill enjoyed spending time with his family and loved music. He was a member of Green Pond Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Barbara Roach; children, Carolyn ... (click for more)

David Jerome Huff, Jr.

David Jerome Huff, Jr. 47, passed away on July 11, 2018. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, and his memories will be cherished by many family members and friends. The family will receive friends from  6-7 p.m. on   Monday, July 16,  at the funeral home.  The funeral service will be held at  noon  on  Tuesday, July 17, ... (click for more)

5 People Shot On Cowart Street Early Sunday Morning

Five people were shot on Cowart Street early Sunday morning.   At approximately 2:55 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to the area of 1400 Cowart Street on reports of multiple people shot. The shooting was near Coyote Jack's where one person was killed and another injured in a shooting in December 2017.   Upon arrival, police found several ... (click for more)

Body Of Robert Townsend, 60, Found In Dumpster On Laura Street

The body of Robert Townsend, 60, was found on Friday in a dumpster on Laura Street.   At approximately  11:19 a.m. , Chattanooga Police were dispatched to a deceased party in the 2500 block of Laura Street. Upon arrival, officers located the body inside the bin.     Violent Crimes Bureau responded to the scene. The decedent was transported to the ... (click for more)