Garner, Dondell Therese

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Dondell Therese Garner, Sr., 68, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019, in a local hospital.  

He was a graduate of Howard High School class of 1969.  He was a member of New Jerusalem Baptist Church.

Dondell was preceded in death by his parents, Tommie and Sadell Garner; brothers, Grady Garner and Tommie Garner; sister, Lessie Fourte. 

Survivors include his son, Dondell Garner, Jr. of Chattanooga; daughter, Danielle Garner of Atlanta; three grandchildren; brothers, Tommie (Gaylon) Garner, Jr., Robert Garner, both of Chicago, and Frederic (Charlene) Garner of Marietta, Ga.; sister, Jean Randall of Chicago; a host of other relatives and friends. 

Visitation will be on Thursday, May 23, from 6-8 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be on Friday, May 24, at 1 p.m. at New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church with Reverend Kelvert Scruggs as the eulogist. Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery.


Vandergriff, Wanda Josephine Beason

Clay, Lovette Lewis

King, Robert


Wanda Josephine Beason Vandergriff, 89, of Hixson, passed away peacefully with her children at her side on Saturday, May 23, 2020, at a local hospital. In lieu of flowers, please donate to ... (click for more)

Lovette Lewis Clay, 58, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2020, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

Robert King, 61, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2020. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodd’s Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)



Obituaries

Vandergriff, Wanda Josephine Beason

Wanda Josephine Beason Vandergriff, 89, of Hixson, passed away peacefully with her children at her side on Saturday, May 23, 2020, at a local hospital. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity or the local Alzheimer’s Association. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Clay, Lovette Lewis

Lovette Lewis Clay, 58, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2020, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

Area Obituaries

Hartz, Clyde Raymond (Dayton)

Clyde Raymond Hartz, 86, of Dayton, Tn., passed away Friday evening, May 22, 2020, in the home of his daughter Stephanie Hartz in Soddy Daisy, Tennessee. One of children, Clyde was born on December 5, 1933 in Connellsville, Pa., the son of the late William and Josephine (Bartholomai) Hartz. He is survived by his two daughters, Stephanie M. Hartz of Soddy Daisy, and Valerie L. ... (click for more)

Cline, Victoria Lynn Rumage (Cleveland)

Victoria Lynn Rumage Cline, 65, of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020, in a local hospital. She taught school at Blythe-Bower Elementary School and retired from the Cleveland City School system with 20 years of service. She was a member of St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church. She enjoyed spending her time fishing, painting, and crocheting. She was a loving ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Hamilton County Has 15th Coronavirus Death; Tennessee Deaths Rise By 5 To 343

Hamilton County’s positive COVID-19 case count ended last week with a meteoric rise, something that persisted through the extended Memorial Day weekend. Health Department administrator Becky Barnes says there have been 163 new cases since noon Friday. Also, Hamilton County has added a 15th death from coronavirus, the Hamilton County Health Department reported on Tuesday. “These ... (click for more)

Coppinger Presents Bare Bones Budget That Still Could Be Revised Down

County Mayor Jim Coppinger on Tuesday morning presented a bare bones budget that still could be revised downward by reductions from the state. The county mayor said he is confident with the county's revenue projections. However, if there are more cuts coming, he said the county enjoys a healthy rainy day fund. It stands at $110 million - the same as last year. The total county ... (click for more)