Hammers, Ben, Jr. (Dunlap)

Friday, June 7, 2019
Ben Hammers, Jr., 58, of Dunlap, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at his residence. He attended Highway 28 Church of God.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ben Hammers, Sr. and brother, Joe Ray Hammers.

He is survived by his wife, Victoria Cribbs Hammers; mother, Seretha Cagle Hammers; brother, Charles Hammers; sisters, Janie (David) Lofty, Betty (George) Lofty and Shirley Hammers (partner James Lockhart); nieces, Amy Hammers and Samantha Lockhart; nephew, Jesse Hammers; as well as several other nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. CST on Monday, June 10 in Ewton Funeral Home Chapel. No visitation will be held before the service. 

Pickett, Jacqueline Kathleen Spears (Jasper)

Richards, Mildred "Midge" S. (Dalton)

Case, Barbara Rhea (Decatur)


Jacqueline Kathleen Spears Pickett, 68 years old, of Jasper, Tennessee, passed away peacefully on June 21, 2019 at her home with her beloved Oscar at her bedside. She was affectionately known ... (click for more)

Mildred S. “Midge” Richards, age 95, of Pleasant Hill Drive, Dalton, Georgia, passed away Friday, June 21, 2019 following a brief illness. Mrs. Richards was born July 12, 1923 in Gordon County, ... (click for more)

Barbara Rhea Case, 76, of Decatur, went to be with the Lord Thursday June 20, 2019. She worked as a teachers aid in the Meigs County School system. Barbara was a long time member of Calvary ... (click for more)


Area Obituaries

Pickett, Jacqueline Kathleen Spears (Jasper)

Jacqueline Kathleen Spears Pickett, 68 years old, of Jasper, Tennessee, passed away peacefully on June 21, 2019 at her home with her beloved Oscar at her bedside. She was affectionately known as “Jack” to some and “Jackie” to many more (nicknames which caused her mother to say, “I named her Jacqueline!”). She was born prematurely to the late George Glancey Spears, Sr. and ... (click for more)

Richards, Mildred "Midge" S. (Dalton)

Mildred S. “Midge” Richards, age 95, of Pleasant Hill Drive, Dalton, Georgia, passed away Friday, June 21, 2019 following a brief illness. Mrs. Richards was born July 12, 1923 in Gordon County, Ga., daughter of the late Charlie W. Smith, Sr. and Eunice Williams Smith. Until her retirement Mrs. Richards had been employed with Carolyn Products as a customer service and logistics ... (click for more)

Obituaries

Belle Louise Shamblin Tone

Belle Louise Shamblin Tone died peacefully Friday, July 19, 2019 at her home. She was preceded in death by her parents, Horace J. and Mary L. Shamblin; husband, Van A. Tone; son, Toney Van Tone; brother, Gordon Shamblin. Survivors include nephews, Charles (Sonja) Shamblin of Soddy Daisy and David Shamblin of Brentwood, Tennessee; former daughter-in-law, Glenda Tone Barrett of ... (click for more)

John Mark Phillips

John Mark Phillips passed away on July 20, 2019. He was 76. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Hazel Phillips and a sister, Patricia. He is survived by his only known relative, a cousin, Barbara Mesecar, in Alto, Mi. John was a care giver to his mother and sister until their deaths. John graduated from Hixson High School and attended Tennessee Tech where ... (click for more)

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Girl, 16, In Critical Condition After Sunday Morning Rafting Accident On The Ocoee River

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