Avery, Shirley J. (Trenton)

Saturday, January 16, 2021
Shirley J. Avery, 69, of Trenton, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at her home.

She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her parents, Rufus & Laura Durham and sister, Barbara Ward.

Survivors include her loving husband of 26 years, Russell Avery; children, Tracy (Dewayne) Foote, of Chattanooga, Tonja Parton, of Chattanooga and Cameron Avery, of Trenton; grandchildren, Christopher Foote, Whitnie Durham and Dakota Miller; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Jan. 16 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Ryan Funeral Home, with Pastor Zachary Ditmar officiating.

Online expressions of sympathy may be shared at ryanfuneralhome.net.

The family will receive friends Saturday from noon until the service hour at Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory, Trenton.

Hill, Taurus Tyrone (Dalton)

Phillips, Alfred Scott (Dalton)

Ramsey, James David (Cleveland)


Taurus Tyrone Hill, age 44, of Dalton, Georgia, and son of Willie and Connie Winfrey, passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Arrangements will be announced at a later date. (click for more)

Alfred Scott Phillips, age 67, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Thursday, March 4, 2021. Survivors and arrangements will be announced at a later date by Willis Funeral Home, Inc. (click for more)

James David Ramsey, 90, a resident of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, March 1, 2021, in a local assisted living facility. He was born in Chattanooga, and has lived in Cleveland ... (click for more)



Area Obituaries

Hill, Taurus Tyrone (Dalton)

Taurus Tyrone Hill, age 44, of Dalton, Georgia, and son of Willie and Connie Winfrey, passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Arrangements will be announced at a later date. (click for more)

Phillips, Alfred Scott (Dalton)

Alfred Scott Phillips, age 67, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Thursday, March 4, 2021. Survivors and arrangements will be announced at a later date by Willis Funeral Home, Inc. (click for more)

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Evelyn Russell Henley

Evelyn Russell Henley, of Soddy Daisy, passed away on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at the age of 93. Evelyn was born in Oakdale, Tn., the child of the late Fred Russell and Billie Russell Ehme. Following graduation from Harriman High School, Evelyn married William “Buddy” Brooks Henley and lovingly embraced his three children, whom she raised with great care and compassion for ... (click for more)

Eileen Francis Auel

Eileen Francis Auel of Flintstone, Georgia, left this earth on March 3, 2021 and is now sitting at the feet of Jesus. We are all rejoicing in her homecoming. Eileen was born on July 13,1951, in Ohio. After graduating from high school, she left home to attend Covenant College on Lookout Mountain in Georgia. Eileen spent 44 years at Covenant College in “the mailroom” and ... (click for more)

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1 Person Injured And 12 Rooms Damaged In Fire At Whitewater Lodge In Cleveland

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Hamilton County Has No New COVID Deaths, 77 New Cases; Tennessee Has 1,445 New Cases, 33 More COVID Deaths

Hamilton County reported 77 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, with 52 patients hospitalized and 12 in Intensive Care Units. Seven others were in the hospital with suspected COVID. Of those hospitalized, 13 are county residents. The new total of cases in Hamilton County is 40,920. There were no more death from the virus in the county reported since Thursday, leaving the total ... (click for more)