West, Donald Leroy

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Donald Leroy West, 90, of Collegedale, died on Thursday, December 20, 2012 in a local health care center.

Born February 7, 1922 in Sanford, Fla., Don was a longtime resident of Collegedale where he graduated from Southern Adventist University in 1949.

He was retired from McKee Baking Company where he served as personnel manager.  He was blessed by his life of service to his church and community,

Don was preceded in death by his first wife, Florence West.

Survivors include his present wife, Edwina and her family; his son, Don West, Jr. Cleveland; two daughters, Arlene McFarland, Ft. Payne, Al and Shirley Wodzenski, Apison; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be held on Sunday, Dec. 23, at 2 p.m. at McDonald Road Seventh day Adventist Church with Pastor Fred Fuller and Elder Don Gettys officiating. Burial will follow at Collegedale Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the McDonald Road SDA Church, 5440 McDonald Road, McDonald Tn. 37353, or Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, Tn. 37416.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family. 

The family will receive friends on Saturday, from 5-7 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.


McWhirter, Frances

Frances McWhirter, 89, died on Monday, August 31, 2015 at a local hospital.   Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Hickman, Arnold L., Jr.

Arnold L. Hickman, Jr., 76, of Ooltewah, died peacefully at home on September 1, 2015. Born Feb. 13, 1939, in Chattanooga, Mr. Hickman was a 1957 graduate of Chattanooga High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving as a military policeman. Upon his return from the Army, Arnold worked for State Farm Insurance Company as a claims adjustor until his retirement in 1999. ... (click for more)

Minton, Thomas Jerry (Dunlap)

Thomas Jerry Minton, 74, of Dunlap, Tennessee, passed away Monday, August 31, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kelly and Hazel Teeters Minton; daughters, Mary Darlene Minton, Sherry Dorlene Minton and Terry Justiene Minton Seals; brothers, Robert, Jewell and Junior Minton.  Survivors include his wife, Shirley Minton; daughter, ... (click for more)

Pendland, Jessie Colbert (Trion)

Jessie Colbert Pendland, 93, of Trion, Georgia passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015, at her residence.     A native of Chattooga County, she was born to the late John Henry and Alloie Jo Robinson Dooley.  Mrs. Pendland attended the Trion Church of God, and was retired from the former Bed & Bath Shop.     In addition to her parents, ... (click for more)

Developer Says CARTA To Lease 75 Parking Spaces At Renaissance Park Lot For New $14 Million Apartments

A member of the Vision Hospitality Group said Tuesday that CARTA plans to lease 75 spaces at the public parking lot by Renaissance Park for its planned $14 million apartment complex. Drew Hibbard, vice president of finance and investments, told members of the North Chattanooga Council of the Chamber of Commerce that it will be under a 50-year lease with the transit group that ... (click for more)

Muslim Civil Rights Advocacy Group Calls For Protection Of Muslims In Tennessee In Light Of Statements By Sheriff Hammond

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, on Tuesday called on public officials "to act to protect the civil rights of Tennessee’s Muslim community following anti-Islam remarks" by Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond. Sheriff Hammond told members of the Hamilton County Pachyderm Club on Monday that he ... (click for more)