Townsend, Gloria Jean

Friday, November 16, 2018
Gloria Townsend
Gloria Townsend
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.

Varnell, Allie Ray "Little Hook", Jr.

Robinson, Mary F.

Carlton, Ollena Moon


Allie Ray “Little Hook” Varnell, Jr., 88, of Lookout Mountain, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps serving during the Korean ... (click for more)

Mary F. Robinson, 90, died on December 5, 2018, until Jesus comes. She was the mother of Apryl Young Coleman-Bedwell, Francis Young, Grace Young Johnson, Richard Young and Jonathan Neal. ... (click for more)

Ollena Moon Carlton, 98, passed away on Friday, December 7, 2018, in a local nursing facility. Visitation will be on Wednesday, Dec. 12, from 4-8 p.m. at Advantage Funeral & Cremation ... (click for more)


Obituaries

Varnell, Allie Ray "Little Hook", Jr.

Allie Ray “Little Hook” Varnell, Jr., 88, of Lookout Mountain, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps serving during the Korean War. After serving his country he began civilian duty in the truck leasing business, from which he later retired. Mr. Varnell was a member of the Battlefield Baptist Church and was awarded ... (click for more)

Robinson, Mary F.

Mary F. Robinson, 90, died on December 5, 2018, until Jesus comes. She was the mother of Apryl Young Coleman-Bedwell, Francis Young, Grace Young Johnson, Richard Young and Jonathan Neal. The body will lie in state after noon on Thursday, Dec. 13, and the family will receive friends from 5-6 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. ... (click for more)

Area Obituaries

Pierce, Kim (Dalton)

Kim Pierce, 63, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. She was the daughter of the late James Pierce and Florence Pierce and is survived by her stepmother, Ann Pierce and many special friends. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday in the chapel of Love Funeral Home with Rev. Chuck Harris officiating. Burial will be in Center Point Cemetery. ... (click for more)

Barfield, Larry Anthony "Red" (LaFayette)

Larry Anthony “Red” Barfield, age 58, of LaFayette passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Barfield and Nellie Pence Barfield; sisters, Martha Jane Edwins and Annie “Ann” Bell Farmer; and brother-in-law, Kevin Disney. He is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Karen Barfield; sons, Jeremy Barfield and Josh (Adam) Emmert; ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Ooltewah Residents Ask Sewage Treatment Plant Go In Meigs County Instead; WWTA Says Growth To Be Stymied Without Plant

An overflow crowd of Ooltewah residents opposed to a sewage plant "in their back yard" recommended on Wednesday that it go further north, perhaps Meigs County where TVA is building a major power center. Officials of the Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority (WWTA) said Mahan Gap Road is the best location and least expensive. Without a new plant, development ... (click for more)

Earthquakes Hit Tennessee Valley Early Wednesday Morning

Two earthquakes happened early Wednesday morning just north of Chattanooga, awakening many early in the morning. The earthquakes registered at 4.4 and 3.3 magnitudes at 4:27 a.m. Some people felt them in North Chattanooga and Ooltewah. They were also felt as far away as Atlanta and Nashville. A St. Elmo woman told of the sewing machine that she uses as a night table by ... (click for more)