McCellean, Thelma

Friday, October 27, 2017

Thelma McCellean, 83, passed away on October 26, 2017 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

 

Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.


Bales, Wayne

Townsend, Gloria Jean

Garth, Priscilla


Wayne Bales, 64, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018. He was a life-long resident of Chattanooga and loved his family and friends. Wayne enjoyed fishing, cars, trucks, ... (click for more)

Gloria Jean Townsend, 66, passed away on Monday, November 12, 2018, in Chattanooga. Public viewing will begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20, and the funeral service will follow immediately ... (click for more)

Priscilla Garth, 59, passed away on Friday, November 16, 2018, in Chattanooga. Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)


Obituaries

Bales, Wayne

Wayne Bales, 64, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018. He was a life-long resident of Chattanooga and loved his family and friends. Wayne enjoyed fishing, cars, trucks, talking about cars and NASCAR racing, especially the late Dale Earnhardt, as well as motorcycles. Well known for his beautiful blue eyes, he never met a stranger and everyone who knew him ... (click for more)

Townsend, Gloria Jean

Gloria Jean Townsend, 66, passed away on Monday, November 12, 2018, in Chattanooga. Public viewing will begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20, and the funeral service will follow immediately at 11 a.m. in the chapel at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

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Sherry Lynn Nichols, 58, of Dayton, died Thursday evening, November 15, 2018, at Grace Healthcare in Decatur. She was born on Dec. 24, 1959, in Lexington, Ky., to the late Edward Newell Wilson and Barbara Jean (Jordan) Wilson. Sherry lived in Dayton most of her life. She was a Rhea County High School graduate and a finance officer at Security Finance in Dayton. Sherry was ... (click for more)

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