Goforth, Charles Billy (Dalton)

Monday, February 11, 2019

Charles Billy Goforth, age 73, of Dalton, Ga., departed this life, Sunday February 10, 2019 at his home with his family at his side. 

Arrangements are by locally owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton, GA. (706) 226-4002.


Cobb, Mary Hughes (Dalton)

Burse, James (LaFayette)

Brown, Elrod Irene (Dalton)


Mary Hughes Cobb, age 89, of Dalton, passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019 at Pleasant Valley Personal Care Home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Thomas Cobb. Survivors ... (click for more)

James Burse, age 84, of LaFayette, Georgia, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019. Arrangements and survivors will be announced at a later date, Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia. (click for more)

Irene Elrod Brown, age 86, of Dalton, Georgia, was called home to her Savior and Heavenly Father on Thursday, November 14, 2019. She was born in Gadsden, Al. on Sept. 4, 1933, daughter of ... (click for more)


Area Obituaries

Cobb, Mary Hughes (Dalton)

Mary Hughes Cobb, age 89, of Dalton, passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019 at Pleasant Valley Personal Care Home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Thomas Cobb. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Bruce Conley of Varnell; two sons and daughters-in-law, Rick and Elaine Cobb of Dalton and Mike and Katherine Cobb of Ellijay; grandchildren, ... (click for more)

Burse, James (LaFayette)

James Burse, age 84, of LaFayette, Georgia, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019. Arrangements and survivors will be announced at a later date, Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia. (click for more)

Obituaries

Vera Trotter

Vera Trotter, 81 of Rossville, Georgia, passed away on November 15, 2019. Vera grew up in the San Luis Valley of Colorado but she had lived in the Rossville area for 60 years. Vera was preceded in death by her son, David and her husband of 19 years, Stanley. She is survived by her daughters, Lisa (John) Harrison and Janelle (Tim) Ladina; grandchildren, Jack Harrison-Quintana; ... (click for more)

John Fields, Jr.

John Fields Jr., 64, of East Ridge, passed away on November 17, 2019. He graduated from East Ridge High School. John was a member of Greenslake Road Church of Christ. He was a lifelong public servant, he served in many capacities within the local fire and police departments. John was a former reserve officer for the City of East Ridge Police Department, prior to East Ridge he ... (click for more)

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A motorcyclist was killed Saturday afternoon on Interstate 24. The crash occurred at 18400 Interstate 24 eastbound at approximately 4:33 p.m. The CPD Traffic Unit responded to the scene. A Suzuki motorcycle was traveling near mile marker 184 at a high rate of speed when the driver struck the rear of an International semi-truck. The man, 30, separated from ... (click for more)

University Of Georgia Photographer From Ringgold Released From Hospital After Scary Incident

A University of Georgia photographer who was knocked unconscious as she stood on the sidelines at the Auburn game on Saturday has been released from the hospital. Chamberlain Smith was carted off the field after being struck by a player and was taken to East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika. Her mother, Layna Smith, later said she was "conscious & in good spirits." ... (click for more)