Obituaries

Sarah Halcomb Patrick

DuPont Retiree Was Hixson Business Women’s Club Woman Of The Year

Sarah Halcomb Patrick, age 92, of Hixson, passed away at her home on September 29, 2022. She was born in Flintville, TN on April 22, 1930 to Bud and Lula Halcomb. Sarah was a past president of the Hixson Business Women’s Club, Woman of the Year, and a volunteer at Northpark CHI Hospital. She retired from DuPont with 35 years of service. She loved her family unconditionally and had a very giving and generous heart. ... (click for more)

Morris E. Pillars

General Motors Retiree Lived Over 20 Years In Chattanooga

Morris E. Pillars, 85, of Chattanooga, TN, died on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. He was born in Reed City, MI to the late Tomas and Clara Marie Nelson Pillars. Morris had been a resident of Chattanooga for over 20 years. He retired from General Motors after 30 years of service. Morris was a member of the Old Eastdale Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his loving and devoted wife of 63 years, Alma Kinzalow Pillars, who died ... (click for more)


Sherman Wilson Fox

TVA Retiree Stressed Being Kind To Others

Sherman Wilson Fox, age 65, of Chattanooga, TN, passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2022. Mr. Fox was born in Chattanooga, TN, on March 22, 1957, the son of the late Henry Fox and Wilma Paul Fox. He graduated from East Ridge High School in 1975 and in 1978 graduated from ORAU-T&T. Mr. Fox retired from TVA after 25 years of service and later worked 10 more years as a contractor for TVA. He was a member of Chattanooga Elks Lodge ... (click for more)

James “Jayme” Michael Harris

General Manager of Crown Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram

James “Jayme” Michael Harris, 55, of Ooltewah, passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2022, after a short battle with cancer. Mr. Harris was born and raised in Ringgold, Georgia. He graduated from Ringgold High School Class of 1985. He was a member of Friendship Primitive Baptist and the Cleveland Rotary Club. Jayme was currently the General Manager of Crown Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram in Cleveland. Jayme was surrounded by a hard-working ... (click for more)


Ruth Ann (Woods) Quiroga

Remembered For Contributions To Education, Forward Group And Pachyderm Club

Ruth Ann (Woods) Quiroga (6/13/1933-9/19/2022) passed peacefully at the Alexian Living Village in Signal Mountain, Tennessee. Services will be held on Nov. 9 at 11 a.m. at Anglican Church of the Redeemer at 104 McBrien Road in Chattanooga. She was predeceased by her son, Daniel; her first husband, William “Bill” Thrasher; and second husband Cliff Quiroga. She is survived by three children, Kenneth Thrasher, of La Quinta, Ca., Eugene ... (click for more)

Darwin M. Lane

School Principal For 37 Years

Darwin M. Lane, 89, of Hixson, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, September 29, 2022. He was a native of Birchwood, Tn. and graduated from Birchwood High School, the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and received a graduate degree in School Administration from George Peabody College for Teachers, Nashville. He was a 40-year veteran educator of the Hamilton County and Chattanooga Public Schools serving 37 years as a school principal, his ... (click for more)


Michael Paul Yanik

Talented Musician Who Loved To Laugh And Have Fun

Michael Paul Yanik, 44, died Saturday, September 17, 2022, at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga Tennessee. He was born in East Ridge, Tn. on May 12,1978. He grew up in Chattanooga and was a 1996 graduate of Tyner High School, where he played the bass as a member of the Orchestra and represented the school by going to All State his senior year. He also grew up learning how to play the piano and later taught himself how to play the bass ... (click for more)

Sandra Sue Hilton

Was An Excellent Cook And Seamstress

Sandra Sue Hilton, age 81, of Ooltewah, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, September 26, 2022. Mrs. Hilton was born in Chattanooga, Tn., on Dec. 31, 1940, the daughter of the late Earl N. Madewell and Daisy L. Fox Doss. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Hilton enjoyed gardening, traveling, and history. Also, she was an excellent cook and seamstress. She loved being with her family. In addition to her parents, Mrs. ... (click for more)


Sandra Jane Sedman LeVan

Beautician Was Later A Stay At Home Mom

Sandra Jane Sedman LeVan of Hixson/Maryville, TN, better known to friends and family as Janie, was born December 22, 1948 in Red Bank, TN to Frank and Marjorie Sedman. Janie returned home to be with the Lord on September 29, 2022 in Maryville, TN. Sandra Janie graduated from Hixson High School. She worked early on as a beautician before moving on to the most challenging career as a stay at home Mom. Janie was married on Dec 27, 1969 and ... (click for more)

Trudy Joyce Barnett

Retired From TN Church Of God Executive Offices After 30 Years

Trudy Joyce Barnett, 74, of Hixson, Tennessee, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Trudy was a 1965 graduate of Chattanooga High School. She retired from the TN Church of God Executive Offices as an administrative assistant after 30 years of service. Trudy was a faithful and lifetime member of the East Chattanooga Church of God where she was a member of the sanctuary ... (click for more)




Thompson, Robert "Bob" Clell, Jr.

Johnson, Angela Rice

Bullard, Yolander


Robert "Bob" Clell Thompson, Jr., of Chattanooga, Tennessee, peacefully passed away in his home in the loving care of his wife on Sunday, September 25, 2022, after a long battle with progressive ... (click for more)

Angela Rice Johnson, 62, of Rossville, Georgia went to be with her beloved husband of 44 years, Darvin Johnson and her Savior on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. Angie was born in Chattanooga, ... (click for more)

Yolander Bullard, 68, passed away on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)


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