Boyd, Martina Lillian

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Martina Boyd
Martina Boyd

Martina Lillian Boyd, 77, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, March 18, at her residence in Cleveland, Tennessee. 

She was preceded in death by her father, Bisente Guzman; brother, Bryan Guzman; and son, James Boyd, Jr. 

Survivors include her sons, John Boyd, Jake Boyd, and Joseph Boyd; daughters, Marie Robinson (Jed Ware), Rita Guzman (Jose) Traylor, and Carralee Kertesz; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Ben Guzman, Tony Tima, and Pete Tima; sisters, Gloria Corral and Penny Guzman; brothers-in-law, Ernie Henderson; several nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and friends. 

A memorial service will be on Saturday, March 23, at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Chris Taylor giving words of comfort.


Young, John W., Jr.

Toon, John David

Carney, Judy Ledwell


John W. Young, Jr., 84, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019 in Kindred Hospital in Los Angeles, CA. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, where he served six years. ... (click for more)

John David Toon, 67, passed away on June 24, 2019, at Signature Health Care, South Pittsburgh, TN. He was the son of the late James G. Toon and Vasso Blackman Toon. He is survived by his ... (click for more)

Judy Ledwell Carney, 68, of Chattanooga, passed away on June 24, 2019. Judy was a loving wife, mother and Mimi. She was an avid farmer on Farmville. She was preceded in death by her ... (click for more)


Obituaries

Young, John W., Jr.

John W. Young, Jr., 84, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019 in Kindred Hospital in Los Angeles, CA. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, where he served six years. He was an X-ray technician. John worked for various doctors and hospitals in Los Angeles County for 40 years. He played the lead guitar and was a member of many bands in Chattanooga in ... (click for more)

Toon, John David

John David Toon, 67, passed away on June 24, 2019, at Signature Health Care, South Pittsburgh, TN. He was the son of the late James G. Toon and Vasso Blackman Toon. He is survived by his brother, James Leslie Toon (Ruth) of Powell’s Crossroads, TN., nieces, Miller Foutch (Nathan) of Knoxville TN. and Becca Brown (Kevin) of Baxter, TN., and grandnieces and nephew, Abby, Harper, ... (click for more)

Area Obituaries

Goddard, Johnnie Ruth (Dalton)

Johnnie Ruth Goddard, age 89, of the Pleasant Grove Community, Dalton, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Hamilton Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her parents, Theodore and Mezza Mae Walker; son, Jimmy Ray Goddard; sisters, Marie Pearson and Ophelia Gowin; and brothers, Alvin and Kenneth Walker. Mrs. Goddard was a member of Grove Level Baptist Church. She ... (click for more)

Hatfield, Mae Edith (Jasper)

As the angels sang, the Lord called Mae Edith Hatfield home on Friday, June 21, 2019. Edith lived her entire life in the Jasper, Tn. area where she raised her family. She had worked for numerous businesses in this area as a housekeeper and cook. Edith was known for her hard work and dedication to each of her employers. Edith was of the Baptist faith and loved her Lord and ... (click for more)

Breaking News

County Commission Votes 5-4 Against 34-Cent Property Tax Increase For The Schools

The County Commission voted 5-4 on Wednesday morning against a 34-cent property tax increase for the county schools. Opposed were Greg Martin, Randy Fairbanks, Chester Bankston, Tim Boyd and Sabrena Smedley. In favor were Chip Baker, Katherlyn Geter, Warren Mackey and David Sharpe. County Attorney Rheubin Taylor said the action means that none of the budget is approved ... (click for more)

Fire Heavily Damages Vacant Hixson Home Early Wednesday Afternoon

A fire heavily damaged a Hixson home early Wednesday afternoon. At 1:20 p.m., a neighbor called 911 reporting a house fire at 1833 Bay Hill Dr. The Dallas Bay Volunteer Fire Department responded and arrived on the scene reporting heavy fire on the front door and porch area. Firefighters entered the front and back side of the home to find heavy fire downstairs and heavy smoke ... (click for more)