Obituaries

Elmer L. Gillespie

World War II Veteran Retired From The Postal Inspection Service And Was Volunteer At Tennessee Aquarium

Elmer L. Gillespie, 95, died on August 17, 2019. A native of the Atlanta area, he retired from the Postal Inspection Service after 34 years of service. He later worked with the Chattanooga Visitors and Convention Bureau and volunteered at the Tennessee Aquarium. A veteran of World War II, he served as a staff sergeant with the Army Air Corps. He was a member of Ridgedale Baptist Church and previously Oakwood Baptist Church. He was also ... (click for more)

Billie J. Alligood

Co-Owner Of Towel & Linen, Inc. Was Member At Hickory Valley Christian Church

Billie J. Alligood, 92, of Chattanooga passed away Sunday August 18, 2019. She was a member of Hickory Valley Christian Church and the Leaders Sunday School class and attended Stanly Heights Baptist Church. Billie and her husband Lewis were co-owners of Towel & Linen Inc. Billie was a great cook and loved her family. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sharon Green; parents, William Francis Boggs Sr. and Maude Lavenia Burnette ... (click for more)

Carol Cate

Enjoyed Cooking, Collecting Dolls, And Crafts

Carol Cate, 78, of Hixson, Tennessee, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019. Carol enjoyed cooking, collecting dolls, and sharing with others the craft angels she made. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Sally Kibble; son, Melvin Spencer Cate Jr.; sisters, Edna Brumley, Zella Boren; and brother, Donald Kibble. She is survived by her loving husband, Melvin Cate Sr.; daughter, Donna Sue (Paul) Lee; son, ... (click for more)



Davis, Trisha M. Williams

Morgan, Nona H.

Lewis, Doris


Trisha M. Williams Davis, 33, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019, in Germantown, Maryland. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423-622-9995. (click for more)

Nona H. Morgan of Signal Mountain, died on Sunday, August 18, 2019, at her residence. The family will receive friends and family at Nona’s residence on Monday, Aug. 19, from 6-8 p.m. There ... (click for more)

Doris Lewis, 75, passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019, in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423-622-9995. (click for more)


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