Chattanooga Area Under Flood Warning; High Winds Expected Saturday Night

Hill, Loretta B.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Loretta Hill
Loretta Hill
Loretta B. Hill, 85, passed away on February 10, 2019.
 
She was a graduate of Howard High School Class of 1950 and attended Zion College (City College).  She was a teacher with Chattanooga City School System and East 5th Street Daycare.  She was a member of Foxwood Height Community Club, Eastgate Senior Center, Senior Bowling and Line Dancer.  She was a member of Prospect Baptist Church, Pantry Ministry, active in Sunday school and choir.
 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Nathaniel and Daisy Wheeler Blackwell; sister, Helen; brothers, Nathaniel, John Lee, and David; husband, Millard I. Hill; sister-in-law, Willie May Edwards.
Survivors include her sons,  Gregory (Ricky) Hill, Tampa, FL, Millard Haven (June) Hill, South Bend, IN, Sean (Rhonda) Hill, Chattanooga, TN, Stephen (Kenya) Hill, Macon, GA; granddaughter, Dana (Robert) Dozier; brother-in-law, Willie Mack Edwards; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; numerous cousins, Blackwell, Starks, Edwards, Hills, nieces, nephews; a host of other relatives and friends.
 
The body will lie in state after noon on Thursday, Feb. 14, and visitation will be from 7–8 p.m. at the funeral home. 
 
A funeral service will be held at noon on Friday, Feb. 15, at Prospect Baptist Church. Interment will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery. 
 
Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Frailey, David Ray

Perry, Alice May

Easting, Racqel Denise


David Ray Frailey, 55, of Hixson, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at his residence. David moved from Portage, In., where he graduated from Portage High School. He lived in Crossville, ... (click for more)

Alice May Perry of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, February 18, 2019. She was 69. She was named for her grandmothers, Alice Perry and May Snyder, and ... (click for more)

Racqel Denise Easting, 44, passed away on February 14, 2019, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Racqel was born Sept. 13, 1974, in Chattanooga, to Veronica and Joe Easting. Racqel is survived ... (click for more)


Obituaries

Frailey, David Ray

David Ray Frailey, 55, of Hixson, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at his residence. David moved from Portage, In., where he graduated from Portage High School. He lived in Crossville, Tn. before moving to Hixson. He was the son of the late James and Bonnie Leonard Frailey. David was a member of Union Fork Baptist Church and was also a member of the Thunder Valley ... (click for more)

Perry, Alice May

Alice May Perry of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, February 18, 2019. She was 69. She was named for her grandmothers, Alice Perry and May Snyder, and was a beloved daughter of Joe and Lorna (Snyder) Perry, who all precede her in death. She is survived by three brothers, Daniel Joe (Billie Ann) Perry, Glenn (Judy) Perry and Ben (Debbie) ... (click for more)

Area Obituaries

Dean, Elsie Lorraine (LaFayette)

Elsie Lorraine Dean, 93, of LaFayette, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2019. She was a member of the LaFayette Church of Christ. Elsie enjoyed food, friends, and fellowship at the LaFayette Senior Center where she loved to play pool. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon Dean; sons, Lebron Dean and Darryl Dean; and 12 siblings. She is survived by her ... (click for more)

Ardelean, Paul Harold, Jr. (Dayton)

Paul Harold Ardelean, Jr. of Dayton, Tennessee, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on February 20, 2019. Paul was born in Detroit, on Oct. 19, 1933, to Paul Ardelean and Laurel Lawrence Ardelean. He grew up in Wayne, Mi., and attended Bryan College for two years before graduating from the University of Michigan. In January, 1957, he married Jane Ann Brown and they moved ... (click for more)

Breaking News

New Round Of Heavy Rain May Bring Significant Flooding To Chattanooga Area; High Wind Also Expected

A new round of heavy rain may bring significant flooding in the Chattanooga area, according to the National Weather Service. A Flood Warning covers Hamilton, Marion and Sequatchie counties. The forecast includes up to two inches of additional rain. High gusts of wind are also expected with the latest storm. Some locations that will experience flooding include Chattanooga, ... (click for more)

Mudslide Washes Away Subway Restaurant At Foot Of Signal Mountain; Nearby Employee Says: "It's Gone"; Flooding Closes Numerous Roads

A mudslide on Saturday morning washed away the Subway restaurant at the foot of Signal Mountain. "The Subway is gone," an employee of the nearby Shuford's Barbeque, said. She said a large amount of mud and debris washed down from the steep hillside behind the buildings. No one was inside the Subway. It had closed on Friday after a tree fell on it. The location is ... (click for more)