Francisco, Thomas, Sr.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Thomas Francisco, Sr., 65, passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, in Chattanooga. 

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


Johnnie Mae Wells Elligan

Virginia Woody Pierce

Juanita L. Lamb


Johnnie Mae Wells Elligan, Howard High graduate, Class of 1943, departed this life peacefully on Sunday, February 16, 2020, at home with her husband of 77 years, her son, and her caregivers at ... (click for more)

Virginia Woody Pierce, 93, of Chattanooga went home to be with the Lord on Monday, February 17, 2020. She was of the Baptist faith and the daughter of the late Oliver and Minnie Woody. She ... (click for more)

Juanita L. Lamb, 89, of McDonald, Tennessee, passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2020. She was a native of McDonald, Tn., and was a member of Ridgeview Baptist Church. Juanita was retired ... (click for more)


Obituaries

Johnnie Mae Wells Elligan

Johnnie Mae Wells Elligan, Howard High graduate, Class of 1943, departed this life peacefully on Sunday, February 16, 2020, at home with her husband of 77 years, her son, and her caregivers at her bedside. Having begun her Christian life as a Methodist, Johnnie was baptized at Prospect Baptist Church, joining her husband’s home church, and raising their four children there. ... (click for more)

Virginia Woody Pierce

Virginia Woody Pierce, 93, of Chattanooga went home to be with the Lord on Monday, February 17, 2020. She was of the Baptist faith and the daughter of the late Oliver and Minnie Woody. She loved religious music, reading, flowers and writing, but most of all she loved her family dearly. She was also preceded in death by her husbands, Clinton Edward Palmer Sr. and J.C. Pierce, ... (click for more)

Area Obituaries

Stone, Margie Louise Gray (South Pittsburg)

Margie Louise (Gray) Stone, 90 years young, went home to be with Jesus on Sunday, February 16, 2020. She was born on May 7, 1929, in Kimball, Tn., to Joe Daniel and Leatha Jane Colvin Gray (deceased). Margie was a resident of South Pittsburg, Tn. Margie married her sweetheart, John W. Stone (deceased 4/4/59) on February 2, 1945. Soon after, they moved to the coal mine towns ... (click for more)

Richardson, Ouida St. Clair (Dunlap)

Ouida St. Clair Richardson, 96, of Dunlap, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at her residence. She was born Oct. 1, 1923 in Nashville. She was a member of the Capt. William Lytle chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a member of Dunlap Church of Christ. She also was an antique dealer for over 40 years. She was an honest businesswoman; always wanting to be ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Human Remains Found In Walker County

Human skeletal remains were found in Walker County in a wooded area about 500 yards off the roadway, east of the 4000 block of South Highway 27, Lafayette, by a man and his son while they were hunting Monday morning, according to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson. The remains are believed to be those of a Walker County man missing since Sept. 30. Robert “Robbie” Sisson III, ... (click for more)

Hinds Trial Set Sept. 29; Judge Declines Change Of Venue; Defense Seeks Evidence On Alleged 2nd Vehicle That Ran Over Body

Janet Hinds, who allegedly drove drunk and killed officer Nicholas Galinger in 2019, had her trial set for Sept. 29. Criminal Court Judge Don Poole also believed there was no need for a change of venue, saying that the court could go through a large number of candidates and find unbiased jurors in Hamilton County. Defense attorney Ben McGowan claimed that the police department ... (click for more)