Green-Chambers, Donna (Chickamauga)

Friday, January 17, 2020
Donna Green-Chambers, born on May 22, 1945, passed away peacefully on January, 2, 2020. 

Donna was preceded in death by her loving husband and caregiver, Johnnie Dale Chambers, and is survived by her only child, who loved her dearly, Lisa and two adoring grandchildren, Lars Archibald, 29, and Gideon Bosley, 14. Donna Chambers was also preceded in death by her parents, Willie Mae and Bill Finley and two sisters, Joyce Brisendine and Annette Harris. 

She is survived by two sisters, Judy Finley Follett, of Morgan, Utah and Becky Finley Calhoun, of Buford, Ga., as well as many nieces and nephews. She will be missed by many.

Donna graduated from Lakeview High School, 1963. Donna had a brilliant sense of humor and enjoyed a long life. She worked as a cosmetologist for many years, until pursuing her interest in nursing. In later years, she enjoyed her time at home, in Chickamauga, with her husband, John, until he passed.

Family and friends are invited on Saturday, Feb. 29, from 4-5 p.m., with a service to follow at the funeral home.

Donna’s family is extremely grateful for the care and consideration shown by the extraordinary employees of Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home.

Hester, Estelle Harris (Dayton)

Sampley, Betty Sue (Dalton)

Townsend, Charles Edward "Bud" (LaFayette)


Estelle (Harris) Hester, 93, of Dayton, passed away on Tuesday morning, February 18, 2020, at Rhea Medical Center. She was born on February 22, 1926 in Bowling Green, Ky. Estelle was preceded ... (click for more)

Betty Sue Sampley, 81, of Dalton (formerly of LaFayette) passed away on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. She was preceded in death by her father, A.A. Conaway and mother, Gladys Conaway; and ... (click for more)

Charles Edward “Bud” Townsend, 78, of LaFayette, passed away on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. He was a member of Community Baptist Church – Lee Mason Road. He was preceded in death by ... (click for more)




Area Obituaries

Hester, Estelle Harris (Dayton)

Estelle (Harris) Hester, 93, of Dayton, passed away on Tuesday morning, February 18, 2020, at Rhea Medical Center. She was born on February 22, 1926 in Bowling Green, Ky. Estelle was preceded in death by her husband, William Gene Hester; her daughter, Judith Leigh Hester; her mother, Myrtle (Chaney) Goad; and two sisters. Estelle moved to Dayton in 1997 and previously ... (click for more)

Sampley, Betty Sue (Dalton)

Betty Sue Sampley, 81, of Dalton (formerly of LaFayette) passed away on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. She was preceded in death by her father, A.A. Conaway and mother, Gladys Conaway; and brothers, Bob Conaway and Larry Conaway. She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Dr. Bobby Sampley of Dalton; daughter, Lisa Sampley of Dalton; sister, Maxine (Arnold) White ... (click for more)

Obituaries

Shirley Biggs Deems

Shirley Biggs Deems, 86, of Rossville, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. A longtime resident of Rossville, Mrs. Deems was an honor graduate of Tyner High School. She retired from the Hamilton County School System after 38 years of service. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church since 1982 and a member of “It’s A Wonderful Life ... (click for more)

Mary Elizabeth Haddock

Mary Elizabeth Haddock, 89, passed away on Friday, February 21, 2020. A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Mary was the daughter of the late Jefferson and Melissa Whitt. She was of the Baptist faith and was preceded in death by her husband, Marion David Haddock Sr., and two sons, Jack and Mike Haddock. She is survived by her son, David (Susie) Haddock, Chattanooga; ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Family Of 5 Displaced After Fire Damages Home Late Friday Afternoon

The Red Cross is assisting a family of five after their home was damaged by fire late Friday afternoon. It happened at 5:09 p.m. in the 4000 block of Renezet Drive, not far off of Highway 58. When firefighters arrived on scene, they saw heavy smoke and fire. Flames were coming from a bedroom and spread into the attic space. A quick and aggressive interior attack was ... (click for more)

13 Congressional Medal Of Honor Recipients, Including Charles Coolidge, To Attend Center Opening

Thirteen Congressional Medal of Honor recipients, including Chattanooga's Charles H. Coolidge, are set to attend the grand opening ceremony for the new Charles H. Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center on Saturday at 10 a.m. at 2 West Aquarium Way. Medal of Honor recipients due to attend also Include Bennie Adkins, Barney Barnum, Patrick Brady, Gary Beikrich, Kyle Carpenter, ... (click for more)