Keener, Ervin Jackson (Dunlap)

Thursday, September 19, 2019
Ervin Jackson Keener, Jr., 60, of Dunlap, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at Erlanger Sequatchie. He was of the Church of God faith.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Eva Lou Boston and brother, Clarence Keener.

He is survived by his ex-wife, Tammy Keener; son, Kenneth Wayne Keener; brother, Bobby (Brenda) VonRohr; sisters, Margie Hitchox, Louise Miller and Mary Elizabeth Thomas; special cousin, Carolyn Sims; and beloved nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Sept 20 from 4-6 p.m. CDT, with funeral service to immediately follow visitation at Ewton Funeral Home & Cremation Center, with Freddie Clayton officiating.

Harvey, Donnie Phillip (Dunlap)

Swafford, Vince D. (Dalton)

Henry, Carolyn Sue (Dalton)


Donnie Phillip Harvey, 69, of Dunlap, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019. He was of the Church of God faith and was retired from C & D Technologies in Dunlap. He was preceded in ... (click for more)

Vince D. Swafford, age 53, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life, Sunday October 13, 2019 at a local hospital. Arrangements will be by locally owned and operated Melrose Chapel of Ponders ... (click for more)

Carolyn Sue Henry, age 61, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Friday, October 11, 2019 at her residence. Arrangements will be by locally owned and operated Melrose Chapel of Ponders Funeral ... (click for more)


Area Obituaries

Harvey, Donnie Phillip (Dunlap)

Donnie Phillip Harvey, 69, of Dunlap, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019. He was of the Church of God faith and was retired from C & D Technologies in Dunlap. He was preceded in death by his parents, Phillip David and Naomi Shubird Harvey and siblings, Doyle, Dallas, Danny Ray Harvey and Darlene Harvey Reed. He is survived by his children, Phillip Harvey, Matthew ... (click for more)

Swafford, Vince D. (Dalton)

Vince D. Swafford, age 53, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life, Sunday October 13, 2019 at a local hospital. Arrangements will be by locally owned and operated Melrose Chapel of Ponders Funeral Home, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton, Georgia. www.pondersfuneralhome.com . (click for more)

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Sara Lou “Sue” Cornutt

Sara Lou “Sue” Cornutt, 85, of Ooltewah, died on Sunday, October 13, 2019. She was born in Ringgold, to the late Hubert Ensley and Lula Bell Ward Ensley. Sue was a graduate of Ringgold High School, class of 1951. She was a member of Ooltewah Baptist Church. Sue loved to travel and cook, especially breads and desserts. She was preceded in death by her sister, Juanita ... (click for more)

J. Emily Mitts

J. Emily Mitts joined her heavenly family on Sunday, October 13, 2019. She was born in Marietta, Ga., on June 19, 1926. Emily was a member of St Luke United Methodist Church. She was the longtime owner of Rivermont Golf and Country Club and a member of Chattanooga Bridge Club. She was an accomplished Bridge player attaining Master Champion level. Emily enjoyed shopping and traveling ... (click for more)

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