Reese, Dolphus

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Dolphus Reese
Dolphus Reese
Dolphus Reese, 90, passed away on Sunday, November 3, 2019.
 
Deacon Reese was born in Chambers County, Al., to the late Lorena Reese and Squire Henderson Reese. He was a veteran of the United States Marines and moved to Chattanooga in 1950.  He retired from Dixie Portland Flour Mills after many years.  Deacon Reese had a love for Christ, family, his church family at Olivet Baptist Church and ministering to people about Christ.  He was a remarkable teacher of the bible which he shared for many years including the Sunday of his passing.  Uncle Reese was a faithful member of Olivet Baptist Church for more than 60 years. He was a valued member of the Deacon Board, Sunday school and Hospitality ministries.  Uncle Reese also enjoyed cooking and was a part of a bowling team for many years.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ruby Lee Reese; sisters, Elnora Houston, Jenell Ayers; brothers, James Edward, Cleophus, Benny and Charles Reese.
 
Survivors are his faithful nephews, Renodus (Shannon) Newman, Reginald Howell; stepdaughters, Cynthia Robinson and her daughter, Jasmine Honeysucker, Star Lackey and her son, Tyler Lackey;  sisters, Mary Alice Houston, Annette Gilder, Willie EuJean Reese, Tommy L. Reese; sisters-in-law, Jimmie, Ann, Johnette Howell; brothers-in-law, John and Eddie Howell; a host of nieces, nephews and friends from many different walks of life; special friend, Pastor Kevin Adams.
 
Public viewing will begin after noon on Thursday, Nov. 7, and the family will receive friend from 6–7 p.m. at the funeral home. 
 
A funeral service will be held at noon on Friday, Nov. 8, at Olivet Baptist Church. Interment will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 9:30 a.m.
 
Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Lawson, Charles

Middlebrooks, Anthony "Wayne"

Newberry, Linda Terrell


Charles Lawson, 65, passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Anthony "Wayne" Middlebrooks, 61, passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2020, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Linda Terrell Newberry, 67, of Chattanooga, died on Sunday, July 12, 2020. Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home, Chattanooga, Tn., 423 877-3524, ? Lanefh.com . (click for more)



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