Brundidge, Laverne

Monday, June 10, 2019

Laverne Brundidge, 62, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Chattanooga. 

Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995.


Evans, Joan Davis

Rhinehart, Ronald

Sparks, Kimberly


Joan Davis Evans, 65, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020, in a local hospital. She was in the Marching 100 Band at Howard High School and was a 1972 graduate of Brainerd ... (click for more)

Ronald Rhinehart, 74, of Ooltewah, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2020 at his residence. He was born Sept. 29, 1945 to the late Ralph and Evlyn Rhinehart. He was also preceded in death by ... (click for more)

Kimberly Sparks, 58, passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2020, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)



Obituaries

Evans, Joan Davis

Joan Davis Evans, 65, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020, in a local hospital. She was in the Marching 100 Band at Howard High School and was a 1972 graduate of Brainerd High School. She received her associate degree in 2006 from Chattanooga State College. Joan was preceded in death by her mother, Annie Bell Davis and grandparents, Foster and Estelle Middlebrooks, ... (click for more)

Rhinehart, Ronald

Ronald Rhinehart, 74, of Ooltewah, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2020 at his residence. He was born Sept. 29, 1945 to the late Ralph and Evlyn Rhinehart. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Gerald and James Rhinehart; and sisters, Joyce Reed and Sissy Huskey. Ronald is survived by his beloved wife, Louise; children, Marvin Rhinehart, of Kentucky, Brenda Ford, ... (click for more)

Area Obituaries

Ensely, Nora Kate (Dalton)

Nora Kate Ensley, 76, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Joe and Ella Mae Brown and was also preceded in death by her husband, William Ensley; and siblings, Lillie Mae Everett Dale, Nellie Joe Henderson Quarles, C.L. “Boat” Brown, R.B. Brown, Joseph Eugene “Buster” Brown, Leonard Brown and J.L. Brown. Nora is survived ... (click for more)

Campbell, Paula Marie (Ringgold)

Paula Marie Campbell, 63, of Ringgold, departed this life on Saturday, August 1, 2020. Born in Indiana, on Sept. 3, 1956 to the late George and Virginia Perry, she was a loving mother of three beautiful daughters and a devout christian. She attended Christway Community Church, enjoyed gardening, had a love for humming-birds and loved to cook (especially for others). Paula is ... (click for more)

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