Hicks, Jimmie Shanton Lavar

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Jimmie Hicks
Jimmie Hicks
Jimmie Shanton Lavar Hicks, 33, passed away on February 15, 2019. 
 
He was born November 15, 1985 to Joyce E. Hicks in Chattanooga, TN. He was a former member of Olivet Baptist Church under Bishop Kevin Adams. He enjoyed making people laugh. He loved horror movies, music, traveling and going to the park. Everyone loved him and he made friends everywhere he went.
 
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Elizabeth McGhee Hicks and his aunt, Lillie Mae McGhee.
 
He leaves to cherish his memories and love to his daughter, Sailor Hicks; mother, Joyce E. Hicks; grandmother, Joyce Hicks, granddad, Melvin Depree; siblings, LaToya Hicks, LaQuanda Franklin, Tonyada Meyweather, Tamara Daniels, Michael Daniels, Nefeteria Daniels, and DeMike Daniels, all of Chattanooga, TN; a host of other relatives and friends.
 
The body will lie in state from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at John P. Franklin Funeral Home.
 
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. in the chapel. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Gardens.
 
Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995.

Wheelous, George Kermit, Jr.

Elliott, Edith

Cahill, Edward


George Kermit Wheelous, Jr., 75, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2019, in a local hospital. He was born on June 15, 1943, in Durham, North Carolina, to the late Juanita and ... (click for more)

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Dr. Edward Cahill, 88 , of Chattanooga, died on March 23, 2019. Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home , 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga , Tn. 37415, 423 877-3524, Lanefh.com . (click for more)


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