Rosa Lee Bonds, 88, died on August 24, 2016 in a local hospital. She was a graduate of Howard High School Class of 1947. She was a lifelong member of St. Elmo Missionary Baptist Church for over 50 years. She was employed by the Lupton Company for over 20 years, until her retirement. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Bonds; sons, Larry and Jackie Bonds and great-granddaughter, Cabrisha Bonds. Survivors ... (click for more)
Jack Wright Hatcher, Sr. was born on June 8, 1928 in Knoxville, Tennessee, his family having roots in Southeast Tennessee since the 1820s. He died in Chattanooga on August 25, 2016. After graduation from Knoxville High School, Jack attended Vanderbilt University before entering the U.S. Army for the Korean Conflict in 1951. Prior to the service, Jack had worked part-time for a small local radio station and exhibited a natural ... (click for more)
Olin Donald Ellison, 79, died on August 20, 2016. Poppa Don, as we fondly called him, always looked for the positive in all situations and could weave hilarious stories based on simple life situations. He had a natural and passionate curiosity about so many subjects. He was a self taught, accomplished civil war historian, an avid and successful treasure hunter and a collector of historical memorabilia. He retired from Southern Railway ... (click for more)
August 25, 2016
David H. Gagliano, 70, of Ringgold, died on Thursday, August 25 after a lengthy illness. A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, he attended East Lake Elementary and Junior High, ... (click for more)
Floyd Malcom Smith, 53, of Chattanooga, died on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at his residence. He was formerly employed by Southland Fabrics and was a member of New Life Seventh-day Adventist ... (click for more)
Bert Henry Forester, 80, of Rossville, Georgia, died on Thursday, August 25, 2016. Bert was born on Dec. 6, 1935, at Rock Spring, Ga., and resided in the Rossville area for many years. Before ... (click for more)
Should District Attorney Neal Pinkston step aside from prosecuting Gatlinburg detective Rodney Burns on perjury charges?