Chapman, William Eric

Independent Insurance Broker, Agent And Business Owner

Thursday, July 12, 2018
William Chapman
William Chapman
William Eric Chapman, was born on August 24, 1967, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis, Tn. 
 
His parents are Willie R. Chapman and Dr. Marion E. Chapman.
 
He attended West View Elementary School and Ooltewah High School, where he played football, baseball, basketball, and ran track. He was a member of Tyner Youth League in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Mr. Chapman played the saxophone for Ooltewah High School Marching Band and Jazz Quartet.
 
He attended Emory University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree.
 
He was an independent insurance broker and agent.  He was also a manager/owner of Trans-America Printing, Inc. in Chattanooga, Tn.
 
William Eric Chapman is survived by his former wife, Rhonda Brown Chapman; daughter, Montana; three sons, Dorion, River and Journey Chapman; brother Lamont and his wife Lesia Chapman; Aunt, Myrtle Hill; cousins, Madelyn, Derek, Melania and Michele; and many other relatives, and three very special friends, Leola Butler, Anthony Pittman and Kevin Moore, Alpha Phi Fraternity Brothers and Associates.
 
A celebration of life service will take place at Prospect Baptist Church on Saturday, July 14, from 12–1:30 p.m. A viewing of the body on Friday, July 13, from 5–7 p.m. at Prospect Baptist Church. The burial will be at Lakewood Memory Gardens-East.  A re-past will take place at Prospect Baptist Church after the burial service. 
 
Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Bruce, Edward LeBron

Varnell, Allie Ray "Little Hook", Jr.

Robinson, Mary F.


Edward LeBron Bruce, 78, of Flintstone, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 10, 2018 at his home. He was a life-long resident of the North Georgia area and a member of Temple Baptist ... (click for more)

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)


Obituaries

Bruce, Edward LeBron

Edward LeBron Bruce, 78, of Flintstone, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 10, 2018 at his home. He was a life-long resident of the North Georgia area and a member of Temple Baptist Church for many years. Mr. Bruce retired from CSX Railroad after 34 years of service. He enjoyed fishing, collected Hot Wheels and was a member of the Hardees Breakfast Club. He was ... (click for more)

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)

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)