Grant, Wilburn Thomas, II (Cleveland)

Friday, August 7, 2020
Wilburn Thomas Grant II, passed away on August 5, 2020. He was born on Sept. 4, 1946 to the late Wilburn Thomas Grant and Mary Eleanor Hilliard Grant. Tom has lived in the Cleveland area for the past 40 years. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in the Vietnam war. He has been a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church for the 40 years that he has been in Cleveland, serving as a lay leader in many different capacities, such as senior warden, usher, and Children’s Sunday School teacher. He also attended the Men’s Prayer Breakfast regularly. He enjoyed “Hot Rods” and cars of every variety. Above all things, Tom loved his family and spending time with them.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving wife of 47 years, Sara Brown “Geneie” Grant; son, Wilburn Thomas Grant III “Trey” and wife, Lauren Elaine; daughter, Tamra L. Nelson; grandchildren, Wilburn Thomas Grant IV “Wyatt” and Everett Weston Grant; sister, Mary Anne Grant; and brother, John Grant and wife, Dianne. In addition to these he leaves behind numerous nephews and extended family and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday Aug. 10 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, with burial to follow in the St. Luke’s Memorial Garden. A small family greeting time will be held at the church from 10:30-11 a.m. on Monday.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

Share a personal memory of Tom or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com. 

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Grant family with these arrangements.

Lofty, Daniel Walker (Tunnel Hill)

Crider, Erwin (Rocky Face)

Troy, Donna Pringle (Cleveland)


Daniel Walker Lofty, age 90, of Tunnel Hill, Georgia, departed this life Friday, September 25, 2020 at his residence. Due to the national health crisis and the COVID-19 virus, masks must be ... (click for more)

Erwin Crider, age 85, of Rocky Face, Georgia, departed this life Friday, September 25, 2020 at Ridgewood Manor Health Care. Due to the national health crisis and the COVID-19 virus, masks ... (click for more)

Donna Pringle Troy, 61, of Cleveland, passed away on September 23, 2020 at her home. Donna was born in Chattanooga to the late Donald and Betty Pringle on Jan. 24, 1959. She attended Central ... (click for more)



Area Obituaries

Lofty, Daniel Walker (Tunnel Hill)

Daniel Walker Lofty, age 90, of Tunnel Hill, Georgia, departed this life Friday, September 25, 2020 at his residence. Due to the national health crisis and the COVID-19 virus, masks must be worn properly at all times and social distancing must be observed when visiting the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com . Arrangements ... (click for more)

Crider, Erwin (Rocky Face)

Erwin Crider, age 85, of Rocky Face, Georgia, departed this life Friday, September 25, 2020 at Ridgewood Manor Health Care. Due to the national health crisis and the COVID-19 virus, masks must be worn properly at all times and social distancing must be observed when visiting the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com . Arrangements ... (click for more)

Obituaries

J. Lamar Owens

J. Lamar Owens of Austin, Texas, left this world on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Brookedale West Lake at the age of 82. Lamar was a Chattanooga native who had moved to Austin, Tx., this year to be closer to his daughter. He was a 1956 graduate of Central High School. He was in the Army National Guard for nine years and loved being of service to his country. He spoke of ... (click for more)

Carter H. Schoolfield

Carter H. Schoolfield, 84, passed away on September 23, 2020, surrounded by loved ones at his home on Signal Mountain, Tennessee. A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, Carter was an avid outdoorsman as his passion was hunting and fishing. Carter was known for being a fierce trial attorney and later owner of one of Chattanooga’s premier Marine dealerships. He was ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Hamilton County Has 2 More COVID Deaths And 91 More Cases

Hamilton County has two new coronavirus deaths as the toll climbs to 94. The number of new cases in Hamilton County on Friday was 91 - up from the prior day's 64. The new total is 9,542. Hamilton County has had 8,833 people recover from the virus (93 percent) and there are 615 active cases - up from 603 yesterday. There are 52 people hospitalized in the county from coronavirus, ... (click for more)

Chattooga And Walker Counties Each Have Another COVID Death; Georgia Has 53 Deaths

Georgia state health officials reported on Friday there have been an additional 53 deaths due to the coronavirus. The new total is 6,874. There were 1,547 new cases as that total reached 312,514 confirmed cases of coronavirus. Hospitalizations are at 28,035, up 132 from Thursday. Here are the numbers by county: Catoosa County: 1,171 cases, up 16; 18 deaths; 77 ... (click for more)