Robinson, Clarence B.

Friday, January 18, 2002

Clarence B. "C.B." Robinson, a lifelong educator and former state representative, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002.

He was an educator for 39 years, then he served in the state House of Representatives from 1974 to 1992 and was a founder of the Black Caucus.

The C.B. Robinson Bridge over the Tennessee River was named in his honor when it opened in 1981.

He was principal at Second District Junior High, Calvin Donaldson School, Davenport Elementary and Alton Park Junior High.

Mr. Robinson is survived by his wife, a daughter and several grandchildren.

His funeral will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Franklin-Strickland Funeral Home.


Ratliff, Denise

Fluellen, Howard

Jackson, Tracy


Denise Ratliff, 62, passed away on May 24, 2019, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Howard Fluellen, 91, passed away on May 24, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Tracy Jackson, 45, passed away on May 25, 2019, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)


Obituaries

Ratliff, Denise

Denise Ratliff, 62, passed away on May 24, 2019, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Fluellen, Howard

Howard Fluellen, 91, passed away on May 24, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

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DeWeese, Ray Edward (Cleveland)

Ray Edward DeWeese, 91, a resident of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2019, in a local health care facility. He had lived in the area his entire life and was a member of Westwood Baptist Church. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a graduate of Bradley High School, King College in Bristol, TN, and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He was a self-employed ... (click for more)

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