Davis, Fred Roy (Dalton)

Monday, December 24, 2012

Fred Roy Davis, 74, of Dalton, GA, died Saturday morning, December 22, 2012 at the home of his daughter in Rome, GA. 

Fred was born June 30, 1938 in Dalton, a son of the late Roy Sydney and Cora Ledford Davis; and was also preceded in death by a son, Fred Alan Davis; and a sister, Hazel Eaker. 

He worked many years at Soliman White and at Lock's Dozing. Fred was an avid outdoorsman. He loved NASCAR and fishing. 

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Vicki and Bill Schroeder of Rome; son, Brian Davis of Rock Springs; grandchildren, Amanda McKinley of Fayetteville, NC, Cantrell Schroeder, Barrett Schroeder both of Rome; great-grandchildren, Kaiden and Joshua Blackiston of Fayetteville, NC; sisters and brothers-in-law, Pauline Phillips, Beulah Brindle all of Chatsworth, Beatrice and Donald Blevins, Juanita Baldridge all of Dalton and Grace and Andrew Harris of Eton, GA; honorary family member, Chad McGatha of Chatsworth; and several nieces and nephews. 

Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Fred Roy Davis will be held Thursday, December 27, at 2 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Jerry Eaker officiating. He will be laid to rest at the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery in Tunnel Hill, Georgia, with Steve Eaker, Scott Phillips, Rodney Huggins, Ray Blevins, Allan Blevins and Dan Eaker servings as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Seth Jackson and Lamar Baldridge. 

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 3-9 p.m. Wednesday, December 26 and after 11 a.m. Thursday, December 27 at Ponders Melrose Chapel who has charge of the arrangements.


Evans, Ja Coby Demarrge (Summerville)

Ja Coby Demarrge Evans, 30, of Summerville, Georgia, died on Monday, October 20, 2014 at Floyd Medical Center. Mr. Evans was born Dec. 29, 1983, in Rome, Ga., the son of Stacey Dimaggio Evans and Monica Diane Ford. Ja Coby was educated in the Chattooga County School System and graduated in 2005.  He was a member of the Mount Zion Church in Coosa, Ga., where he attended regularly. ... (click for more)

Young, James Pete (LaFayette)

James Pete Young, o f Lafayette, GA, passed away Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton. (click for more)

Jessie Ownbey

Jessie Ownbey, 80, of Rossville, died on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area where she owned and operated several restaurants. She enjoyed playing bingo and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Ownbey and a sister, Ruby Scott. Survivors include her sons, ... (click for more)

Jimmy “Pepaw” Howard Hall

Jimmy “Pepaw” Howard Hall, 84, of Chattanooga, died on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. He was born in DeKalb County, Tn., on July 11, 1930, to the late Benjamin and Lillie Hall. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Korean War era. Jimmy was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, where he served as an usher and was a member of the Auditorium Sunday School Class.  He served ... (click for more)

Architect/Contractor Selected By Erlanger For New Children's/Women's Hospital

HKS has been selected as the architect and McCarthy as the construction manager for a new Children’s and Women’s Hospital at the Erlanger campus on East Third Street. The Atlanta team competed against another Atlanta group for the major construction project. Erlanger officials announced Monday that $11.5 million is being set aside in a debt restructuring for the new $30 ... (click for more)

Red Bank Protestors Say Police Out Of Control

Regular city business was overshadowed at the Red Bank Commission meeting Tuesday night by citizens protesting recent police actions. Outside city hall people holding signs lined the sidewalk and, in the time set aside for residents of the city to speak, the ones that did expressed disapproval of the police procedures surrounding a traffic stop that ended in an alleged beating. ... (click for more)