Somers, Michael Albert (Rock Spring)

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Michael Albert Somers, 62, of Rock Spring, passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Glenda Somers of Rock Spring; daughters, Nora (Chris) Muse of Chickamauga and Kellie (Seth) Eaker of Ringgold; grandchildren, Alex Eaker, Christina Somers, and Zachary Parker; sister, Jeanna Ward of Florida; and brothers, Johnny Somers and James Somers, both of Florida.

Services will be private.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.


Goode, Larry Dwight (Ringgold)

Johnston, Ricky Eugene (Tunnel Hill)

Ott, Betty (Trenton)


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Johnston, Ricky Eugene (Tunnel Hill)

Ricky Eugene Johnston, 53, of Tunnel Hill, passed away on Friday, May 17, 2019. He was preceded in death by his father, George Johnston Sr. and mother, Bonnie Stoker Johnston. He is survived by his wife, Linda Johnston; sons, Adam and Kyle Johnston; grandsons, Kaden and Braydon; brother, George (Joann) Johnston; sister, Debbie Hughes; and nephew, Joshua Hughes. A ... (click for more)

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Martha Webster Gordon

Martha Webster Gordon, 67, of Ooltewah, Tennessee, died on Thursday, May 16, 2019. She was born and raised in Knoxville, to the late Hubert E. Webster and Thelma Lafollette Webster. Martha graduated in 1968 from Young High School and then from UTK in 1971, receiving her BS in Accounting. She was a member of the Sigma Kappa Fraternity and she received her master’s degree in Accounting ... (click for more)

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