Area Obituaries

Pierce, Michael C. (Cleveland)


Michael C. Pierce, 85, a lifelong resident of this area, passed away on Friday afternoon, November 9, 2018, at Life Care of Cleveland. M Mike was born on Feb. 23, 1933, in Calhoun, Tn., on the Hiwassee River a son of the late Luther and Alice Pierce. He was very proud of his hometown and loved growing up there. Mike was of the Christian faith and a member of First Baptist Church. He worked at Bowater for twenty plus years and then went ... (click for more)

Drotzur, James Dale (Cleveland)


James Dale Drotzur, 57, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, November 9, 2018, at a local hospital. He was born in Milwaukee, Wi., and had lived in the Cleveland area for the past 40 years. He was of the Catholic faith. He enjoyed spending his time fishing and working on cars. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry John Drotzur and LaVerne Helgerson Drotzur; three brothers, and two sisters. He is survived by his wife, ... (click for more)

Tacy, Kevin Louis (Cleveland)


Kevin Louis Tacy, 47, of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away on November 9, 2018. Kevin was born on Dec. 30, 1970. He loved to fish, garden and had a love for animals especially turtles. Kevin is survived by his wife, Lanette King Tacy, his five children, Jenna Stephens, Blake Tacy, Natalie Fuglaar (Nick), Kevin Tacy (Miranda) and Kyle Tacy. Three grandchildren, parents, Rick and Mary Tacy of Chattanooga TN, father and mother in law, ... (click for more)



LaFuze, Ruby Naomi (Dayton)

Gregory, Marela Felicia (Dalton)

Nguyen, Dung Van (Dalton)


Ruby Naomi LaFuze of Dayton, Tn., passed away November 8, 2018. Naomi was a lifelong resident of Rhea County and of the Church of God faith. She was a caregiver to her family, taking care ... (click for more)

Marela Felicia Gregory, age 49, of Dalton, passed away Friday, November 9, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Linda and Frank H. ... (click for more)

Dung Van Nguyen, age 44, of Dalton, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Hospice Care of Chattanooga. H e was preceded in death by his father, Lee Dong Bae, and his mother, Co Thi Nguyen; ... (click for more)


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