Nelson, Doris (Whitwell)

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Doris Nelson, 78, of Whitwell, TN, died on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born on March 17, 1934 in Lilbourn, MO, to Jessie and Mary Gilliam. Doris enjoyed spending time with her family, and had a wonderful smile that could light up a room. She enjoyed cooking, playing cards with friends and family, needlepoint, crocheting, and just about any craft she could find.

She is survived by her husband, Philip Nelson to whom she was married to for 57 years; three sons, Richard Nelson from Dunlap, William Nelson from Tinley Park, IL and Randall Nelson and his wife Cheryl from Hazelcrest, IL; two daughters, Deborah Fiaschetti from New Bern, NC and Sandra Nelson from Acworth, GA; ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren with one more on the way; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel at 1 p.m. CST, on Saturday, December 22,with John Schumer officiating.Entombment will follow at Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 2-9 p.m. CST, on Friday, December 21 at the Tate Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.


Parsons, Linda Faye Hoosier (Jasper)

Linda Faye Hoosier Parsons, 69, of Jasper, Tennessee, died on Sunday, June 26, 2016.  She was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and will be greatly missed by all who loved her.  Linda graduated in 1967 from the Tennessee School for the Deaf in Knoxville and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Hazel (King) ... (click for more)

Storey, Chris (Calhoun)

Chris Storey, 4 8 , o f Calhoun, Georgia and formerly of Dalton, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2016.  Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton. (click for more)

Estill Raymond "Ray" Evans

Estill Raymond "Ray" Evans, 77, died on Friday, June 17, 2016, in a local hospital.  Ray was born March 15, 1939 in Grandview, Tn. Raymond attended school in Spring City, TN and joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1957 and in the next year was stationed in Okinawa attached to the 3rd Marine Division which opened the Marine Compound at Da Nang Airbase, Vietnam.  Ray ... (click for more)

Mary Sue Finley Wyse

Mary Sue Finley Wyse, 86, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died on Friday, June 24, 2016. Mary Sue was born January 28, 1930 to parents Robert and Belle Finley in Laurens, SC.  She was the wife of Lane Wyse (d 2015) and a beloved teacher for the Chattanooga Public Schools and Columbia, SC Public Schools where she taught first and second grade children.   She graduated ... (click for more)

Clara Edwards Gets 20-Year Sentence In Death Of Foster Child In Catoosa County

A Catoosa County woman on Monday was sentenced to serve 20 years in prison in connection with the death of a foster child. Clara Louise Edwards entered a guilty plea to voluntary manslaughter as a lesser included offense of felony murder before Judge Ralph Van Pelt. Ms.  Edwards was indicted in July of 2014 by the Catoosa County Grand Jury for malice murder, ... (click for more)

Cleveland City Council Unanimously Approves Contract For New City Manager; Fivas To Make $140,000

The Cleveland City Council has unanimously approved a contract with Joe Fivas  as the next city manager. The council also created a new position, assistant city manager/chief financial officer. It is now one of two assistant city manager positions. Assistant City Manager Melinda Carroll will continue her management role with the title of assistant city manager/operations. ... (click for more)