Watkins, Mike

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Mike Watkins
Mike Watkins

Mike Watkins, 56, passed away on November 13, 2018.  

He was an avid Tennessee Vols fan. If anything could be said about Mike, it was that he loved his family.  He also loved life and lived it to the fullest.  He will be dearly missed by his family and friends, and their lives will never be the same now that he’s gone.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Billie Watkins.

Mike is survived by his son, Michael Watkins; father, James Watkins; sister, Lisa Pruett; grandchildren, Braden and Analeigh; nephew, Keith; niece, Kristin; best friend, Rhonda; dog, Shadow and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

There will be visitation from 4- 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16, at Turner Funeral Home at Highway 58.


LaMar, Dixie H.

Haynes, Vertis Eady

Carney, Nakia


Dixie H. LaMar, 88, of Signal Mountain, passed away on February 21, 2019. Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home ~ Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, lanefh.com , 423 877-3524. (click for more)

Vertis Eady Haynes, 78, passed away on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. She will lie in state on Friday, Feb. 22, from 12-8:30 p.m. The family will receive friends from 6:30-7:30 p.m. ... (click for more)

Nakia Carney, 31, of Chattanooga died on Monday, February 18, 2019. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, February 25, 2019, at Lane Funeral Home ~ Ashland Terrace. Additional information ... (click for more)


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LaMar, Dixie H.

Dixie H. LaMar, 88, of Signal Mountain, passed away on February 21, 2019. Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home ~ Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, lanefh.com , 423 877-3524. (click for more)

Haynes, Vertis Eady

Vertis Eady Haynes, 78, passed away on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. She will lie in state on Friday, Feb. 22, from 12-8:30 p.m. The family will receive friends from 6:30-7:30 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 1 p.m. at Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

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