Obituaries

Rod Rollins

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office Patrolman And Detective For 37 Years

Rod Rollins went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 26, surrounded by his family. He was a 1970 graduate of Red Bank High School and dedicated his life to serving others, first as a police officer with the city of Red Bank and then for 37 years as patrolman and detective with the Hamilton County Sherriff’s Department. Rod was a gentle giant of a man, who treated everyone with kindness and respect. He had an easy-going ... (click for more)

Volonte Christopher Bell

Centra High School Alumnus Was Assistant Basketball Coach At Chattanooga State

Volonte Christopher Bell, 29, passed away on February 23, 2020, in Chattanooga. He was born in Topeka, Ks., on October 22, 1990, to Vencent B. Bell and Vanessa C. Bell. He was a longtime resident of Chattanooga but also lived in Topeka, Ks., Huntsville, Al., and Dallas, Tx. He was a member of Olivet Baptist Church. Volonte was a very outgoing young man and people person, who always had a big smile. He would go out of his way to help ... (click for more)


Nadine Eaton

Successful Businesswoman And Realtor

Nadine Eaton, 94, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. She was a member of Oakwood Baptist Church. Nadine was a successful businesswoman, having owned her own cloth shop and later became a realtor, eventually owning her own Real Estate Company. She and her second husband traveled the country extensively in a motor home. Nadine enjoyed playing cards and board games with her friends. She had many lifelong friends ... (click for more)

Joseph “Joe” Rawls Hope

Longtime Electrician Was Superb Craftsman

Joseph “Joe” Rawls Hope, 81, died on February 27, 2020. He was born in Lakeland, Fl., to the late Samuel Claude and Annie Lois (Haltinwanger) Hope. He was the 10th of 11 children. His early years were spent in Gainesville and Miami, Fl. Joe completed a plastering apprenticeship as well as an electrical apprenticeship. He worked in the electrical industry (IBEW locals 349 and 1205) most of his life, both as a journeyman electrician ... (click for more)


Cathy Hughes Lewis

Held Long Career With Craftique Manufacturing

Cathy Hughes Lewis, 54, of Soddy Daisy, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. She was born and raised in Red Bank and a proud graduate of Red Bank High School Class of 1983. Cathy received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Class of 1989. Her heart was truly Blue and Gold for the Mocs. She had been employed at Craftique Manufacturing for 37 years, helping customers throughout ... (click for more)

Carl T. Maxwell, Jr.

Well-Known Local Pharmacist

Carl T. Maxwell, Jr., 78, well-known local pharmacist, passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. Carl was born February 12, 1942. He was the son of Carl T. Maxwell, Sr. and Katherine Maxwell Hammer, of Chattanooga. Carl was a long time member of Hixson United Methodist Church, member of APhA, Valleybrook Golf & Country Club, Sigma CHI Fraternity at University of Chattanooga, Charter member of Chattanooga Boys’ Choir, Cherokee ... (click for more)


Mark Richard Smith

Sales Manager For North Georgia Toyota

Mark Richard Smith, 61, of Ooltewah, Tennessee passed away on February 25, 2020. Mark was a graduate of Tyner High School. He was the current sales manager for North Georgia Toyota and previously worked for Toyota of Cleveland. He loved riding motorcycles, fishing and working in the yard. Mark loved his family and he especially loved playing with his grandkids. He was a member of East Ridge Church of Christ and in the last four ... (click for more)

Mary Ruth Green

Nursing Assistant At Erlanger For 25 Years

Mary Ruth Green of Chattanooga, passed away on February 26, 2020, at 2:12 a.m. at her home. She was formerly employed by Erlanger Hospital as a nursing assistant for 25 years. She was a member of the Westside Missionary Baptist Church for 66 years where she enjoyed managing the kitchen for a number of decades. She was preceded in death by her husband, Scofield Green; her parents, Dave and Sallie Shropshire; five brothers and five sisters. ... (click for more)




McDonald, Helen Marie

Morris, Ollist

Kelley, Charles Lewis, Jr.


Helen Marie McDonald, 75, of Ringgold, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Amos and Nellie Davis and was preceded in death by three brothers, ... (click for more)

Ollist Morris, 54, passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Charles Lewis Kelley, Jr., 59 , of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2020, in a local hospital. He was a 1978 graduate of City High School and later attended UTC. He was an ... (click for more)


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