Hall, Rosey Bell

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Rosey Bell Hall, 92, passed away January 11, 2017, at her residence. 

She was preceded in death by her children, Billy Robinson, Wanda Christian and Dale Hall.

Survivors include her children, Merry Nell Moses, Barbara Robinson, Janet Hall Cartwright, Roger and Robert Hall and Dean (Belinda) Hall, all of Chattanooga; one brother, Joe Hardy of Cincinnati, OH; a host of grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, in the chapel. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Gardens.

The body will lie in state from 9 a.m. until the time of service at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodd Ave., 622-9995.


Farmer, Shirley Ann

Shirley Ann Farmer, 54, of Ringgold, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2017. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, she has lived in the North Georgia area for the past 20 years and was a member of Rock Bridge Community Church Ringgold Campus. She was preceded in death by her parents, Raybon Howard Farmer and Mary Frances Clemmons Watts; and brother, James Farmer. ... (click for more)

Pyron, Bernice

Bernice Pyron, 89, passed away on Friday, January 20, 2017, in a local hospital.   Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Rutledge, Othella (Cleveland)

Othella Rutledge, 87, of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2017. Othella was an angel on Earth and will be greatly missed by everyone that knew her.  She was preceded in death by her husband, James Burton Rutledge. She is survived by her children, Brenda Rutledge, Joel Rutledge, Jimmie Rogers and Elenora Snyder; as well as many other extended ... (click for more)

Layne, Patty Sue (Whitwell)

Patty Sue Layne, 65, of Whitwell, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2016 surrounded by her family. Mrs. Layne was preceded in death by her father McKinley Curvin; brother, Landon Curvin; and sister, Ollie Frizzell.  She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Harold Layne; mother, Dorothy Nunley Curvin; three children, Debbie (Danny) Chance, Judy Hughes, ... (click for more)

Jumoke Johnson, 23, And Christopher Woodard, 20, Shot And Killed On 12th Street; Vehicle Crashes Near Willow Street

Jumoke Johnson, 23, and Christopher Woodard, 20, were shot and killed in the 2100 block of E. 12th Street on Friday night. The vehicle in which the shooting victims were riding crashed, landing on another car near Willow Street. The people in the car that wrecked were dead when officers arrived. Police said the incident happened around 8:15 p.m. Police are looking for ... (click for more)

3 People Shot Early Saturday Morning On East 3rd Street

Three people were shot on East 3rd Street early Saturday morning. They were identified as Countess Clemons, 24, Kezia Jackson, 23, and Dutchess Lykes, 26.   The Chattanooga Police Department responded at 2:40 a.m. to a person(s) shot call at a local hospital. All three victims were transported to the hospital via a personally-owned vehicle.   All three ... (click for more)