Duke, Simon (Dalton)

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Simon Duke, 55, passed away on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at Erlanger Medical Center. 

He is survived by his parents, Sammy and Louise Duke; sister, Susie Chadwick; brothers and sister-in-law, Clint and Christie Duke, Mark Duke, LeBron Duke, and Jodee Duke; special uncle and aunt, Daniel and Wanda Duke; and other uncles, aunts, nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, in the chapel of Love Funeral Home with the Rev. Charlie Pratt officiating. 

Burial will be in Colonial Hills Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends prior to the service on Tuesday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 

Jackson, Hubert (Dalton)

Hubert Jackson, 67, of Dalton, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2018 at Hamilton Medical Center.  He was the son of the late C.H. and Ethel Hiett Jackson and was preceded in death by his brothers, Raymond Jackson and Bobby Jackson.  Hubert is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Justin and Holly Finnemore of Cartersville; grandchildren, Jack Finnemore and Hadley ... (click for more)

Welch, Ella Louise (Jasper)

Ella Louise Welch, age 83, of Jasper, Tennessee, went home to be with her heavenly father Thursday, March 15, 2018. She was preceded in death by Charles Howard Welch; father, William Perry; mother, Nancy Havner; grandparents, Lena and John Havner; great-grandson, Jody Eugene Nunley; son-in-law, Leslie Nunley; aunt, Dorothy Vanallman; and cousin, Ruth Bailey.  Those left ... (click for more)

Charles Hiram Burkhalter

Charles Hiram Burkhalter, age 88,  of the East Lake Community, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Hiram was retired from Standard Coosa Thatcher with over 30 years of service.  He was a member of River of Life Church.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Lillian Naomi Burkhalter; grandson, Kevin Daniel Yates; and several siblings, ... (click for more)

Carrie Mae Hunter Ashmore

Carrie Mae Hunter Ashmore, affectionately known as "Aunt Carrie Mae" and "Aunt Cassie", departed this life at NHC of Chattanooga on March 15, 2018. She was born March 7, 1920 in Chattanooga. Her mother, father, and six siblings have all preceded her in death. Mrs. Ashmore was a 1938 graduate of Howard High School. She worked for many years at Women's' Hospital and later at ... (click for more)

Strong Wave Of Storms Could Bring Possibility Of Tornadoes, Large Hail

The National Weather Service is warning that a strong line of storms moving into the Chattanooga area on Monday could bring the possibility of tornadoes and large hail. The storm will cause temperatures to drop on Tuesday and Wednesday into the 30s. Here is the special weather statement: THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS THE PLATEAU, PARTS ... (click for more)

North Carolina Corporation Resubmits Rezoning Request For 38,000-Square-Foot Grocery Store On Signal

Undeterred by the standing-room-only crowds who turned out last year to oppose its proposal to build a 38,000-square-foot supermarket directly across Taft Highway from Signal’s longtime hometown grocery, a North Carolina-based corporation has resubmitted its rezoning request.   This time around, however, the Keith Corp. (TKC) isn’t asking that the entire 8.25 ... (click for more)