Henderson, Robert

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Robert Henderson, 81, was born April 4, 1937, in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

He was the of three sons born to the late William and Alice Henderson. He passed from this life into eternity on June 11, 2018.

Robert graduated from Howard High School in 1955 and attended Tennessee State University. He retired from the Tennessee Valley Authority and was a U. S. Army veteran.

Robert, a man of few words, helped many people during his lifetime and even cared for his mother although his health was failing.

Robert was also preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn and brother, Howard.

He leaves to cherish his memories a son, Darius Henderson, two grandsons, Britton and Darian Henderson, Chattanooga; brother, Roland (Irene) Henderson, White Plains, NY; great-aunt, Mildred Brown, Gainesville, Ga.; stepdaughters, Kathy White and Cassandra Cooper; cousins, Barry Simpson, Jocelyn (Catlett) Harrison, god-sister, Barbara Lindsey (Wilbert) Roberts, Chattanooga; family friend, Marilyn Payton, University, Il.; friend, Elsie Cardell, Chicago, and a host of other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held at noon on Friday, June 22, at Second Missionary Baptist Church, 2305 E. 3rd Street, Chattanooga.  

Interment will be in the National Cemetery. A repast will follow at the church.  

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Robert Henderson to the Alice Bush Henderson Children’s Support Fund of Second Missionary Baptist Church.  

Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995.



Garcia, Lou

Lou Garcia died on May 25, 2018, in Florida, where he and his wife Sue have been living for the past several years.   He was born in Tampa, Fl., on April 8, 1926.  His parents were both from the mountains of Northern Spain.  He grew up in Tampa where he and his two brothers (Alexander and Carlos) and one sister (Mary Lopez) - all deceased - went to school.  Lou ... (click for more)

Ashworth, Johnny

Johnny Ashworth, 45, passed away on June 21, 2018, in Athens, Tennessee.   Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home,  1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Sneed, Alice June (Dayton)

Alice June Sneed, 82, of Dayton, died unexpectedly on  Saturday morning, June 23, 2018, in Rhea Medical Center. June was born in Dayton on April 28, 1936 the daughter of the late Scott and Mabel (Ward) Taylor. She was also preceded in death by her first husband Thurman Harris and her daughter Delores Colbaugh Lindsay. June was a life long resident of Dayton and was ... (click for more)

Moses, Wanda J. (Cleveland)

Wanda J. Moses, 75, a resident of Cleveland, Tennessee and formerly of Marion, Virginia, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 22, 2018 in the arms of her husband at the family residence.   She attended Kinser Church of God. Today, Jo Ann is singing with God, who she loved so much. Jo Ann was born Jan. 23, 1943.  She was preceded in death by her mother Juanita ... (click for more)

Strong Winds Wreak Havoc In Chattanooga; Thousands Lose Power

A storm with wind gusts up to 70 mph did considerable damage in downtown Chattanooga around 2 p.m. on Saturday. Fencing along Miller Park was twisted onto a nearby lane of traffic on Market Street. A sizable tree was split, causing it to fall across Cherry Street between Third and Fourth streets. In Hixson, a tree fell on a house. A number of traffic lights were knocked ... (click for more)

2 Shot In Separate Incidents Early Saturday Morning; 1 Victim Is A Juvenile Girl

Two people were shot early Saturday morning in separate incidents. The first incident was at  3:30 a.m. when the Chattanooga Police Department responded to a person shot on the 1000 block of North Willow Street.  Upon arrival, officers made contact with the victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound.    HCEMS transported the victim to a local hospital ... (click for more)