Pelfrey, Charles Edward (Evensville)

Sunday, April 22, 2018
Charles Pelfrey
Charles Pelfrey

Charles Edward Pelfrey, 68, of Evensville, died on Friday, April 20, 2018, at his home.

He was born on Sept. 7, 1949, in Rhea County to the late Robert “Luke” Pelfrey and Lizzie (Stinnett) Pelfrey. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Kathleen Evitt, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Charles was a lifelong resident of Rhea County. He served his country with the U.S. Army during the Viet Nam war. He was a Rhea County School bus driver and a member of the Bogles Chapel Church.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Linda Gail (Howard) Pelfrey, his son, Edward “Eddie” Pelfrey, his daughter, Crystal (Anthony) Smith, his grandson, Jacob Smith, all of Evensville; his brothers: Jim (Wanda) Pelfrey of Rockwood, Elmer (Connie) Pelfrey of Grandview; and his sister, Wanda Pelfrey of Dayton.

Funeral services for Charles will be held Monday, April 23, at 3 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Aaron Revis officiating. He will be laid to rest in Smyrna Cemetery in Evensville with Military Honors.

Please share your memories of Charles on his online guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com.

The family is being cared for by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton where they will receive family and friends on Sunday from 2-6 p.m.



Taylor, James Henry (Dalton)

Matthews, Marcie Louise (Rising Fawn)

Avery, Roland, Jr. (Trenton)


James Henry Taylor, age 85, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019 at his residence. Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia. (click for more)

Marcie Louise Mathews, 83, of Rising Fawn, passed away April 17, 2019. Marcie was a member of Ascalon Baptist Church, loved to cook and care for her flowers. She was deeply loved by her ... (click for more)

Roland Avery, Jr., 66, of Trenton, died early Wednesday, April 17, 2019 in a local hospital. He was of the Christian faith, a 1970 graduate of Dade County High School and was the owner/operator ... (click for more)


Area Obituaries

Taylor, James Henry (Dalton)

James Henry Taylor, age 85, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019 at his residence. Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia. (click for more)

Matthews, Marcie Louise (Rising Fawn)

Marcie Louise Mathews, 83, of Rising Fawn, passed away April 17, 2019. Marcie was a member of Ascalon Baptist Church, loved to cook and care for her flowers. She was deeply loved by her family and will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by her husband, George W. Mathews; parents, Frank and Lelar Parker; sister, Mildred Price; and brother, Frank Parker, Jr. ... (click for more)

Obituaries

Chester V. Ault

Chester V. Ault, 104, of Chattanooga was born in 1914 on a “frosty December day” in Cedar Bluff, Alabama. He was a long-time resident of Chattanooga, where his many ventures included founding a chain of Ault Hardware and Appliance Stores, developing North Crest Estates on Missionary Ridge and management of Ault Properties where he worked until his death at age 104. Chester was ... (click for more)

Michael Scott Hertzog

Dr. Michael Scott Hertzog, beloved child of God, finished his earthly race and went home to his Lord and Savior on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Born June 7, 1955, in Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Mike was the second of three children born to Irmgard Seeanner and Frank Sherman Hertzog. The son of an active duty Army Officer, he grew up near Army bases in the U.S. and Europe until his dad ... (click for more)

Breaking News

TDOT Plans To Add 1 Lane In Each Direction To I-24 From Georgia State Line To US 27; New Section Of Apison Pike To Be Widened

The state plans to add one lane in each direction to a seven-mile section of Interstate 24, which is one of the most congested freeways in the country. The purchase of right of way for the project is included in TDOT’s annual three year transportation program. Right of way is listed for 2022 in a section between the Georgia state line and Brown's Ferry Road and another ... (click for more)

Man, 50, Shot In Road Rage Incident On Bailey Avenue; Christopher Bell, 29, Wanted For Attempted Criminal Homicide

A man, 50, was shot on Bailey Avenue on Thursday afternoon, and Christopher Bell, 29, is wanted for criminal attempted homicide. At approximately 3:20 p.m. Chattanooga Police were dispatched to a person shot call at 1050 Bailey Ave. Upon arrival, officers located a man suffering from a gunshot wound. The man stated to police that he and the suspect were involved in a vehicle ... (click for more)