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.

Brown, Reed Douglas Sr.

Reed Douglas Brown Sr., 90, of Fort Oglethorpe died Saturday, March 17, 2018. The  WWII veteran served in the U.S. Navy.     He was preceded in death by his wives Bonnie Brown and Trudy Brown. He is survived by his son Reed Brown Jr., sister Wanda (Bob) Bowling, brother Charles Brown, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. ... (click for more)

Johnson, Noble

Noble Johnson, 77, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2018 in Chattanooga.   Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue,  423-622-9995 .  (click for more)

Self, Betty JoAnn (Dalton)

Betty JoAnn Self, age 81, of Dalton, passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Hamilton Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Rosie Caylor; grandson, Adam Steadman: and sister, Wanda Larmon.  Mrs. Self was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and foster mother to many children. She loved all creatures great and small. ... (click for more)

Kirby, Rayford "Leon" (LaFayette)

Rayford “Leon” Kirby, 76, of LaFayette, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Sunday, March 11, 2018 after battling cancer. He was known as a very sweet man, a good dad, and a loving husband. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Margaret Kirby; children, Wanda of Rock Spring, Jackie (Angela) of Rossville, Rickie (Tina) of Calhoun, Phyllis (Charles) of LaFayette, ... (click for more)

Volkswagen To Build New 5-Passenger SUV In Chattanooga

Volkswagen officials announced Monday that they will build a new five-passenger SUV at the Chattanooga plant at the Enterprise South Industrial Park. Governor Bill Haslam was among those on hand for the announcement. It will be a variant of the seven-passenger Atlas that is already under production here. Like the Atlas, the new model will be designed and engineered for ... (click for more)

Some Schools Cancel Evening Activities As Storm Approaches; Area Faces Possibility Of Tornadoes, Large Hail

The National Weather Service is warning that a strong line of storms moving into the Chattanooga area on Monday could bring the possibility of tornadoes and large hail. In advance of the storm, some schools were canceling evening activities. Hamilton County Schools will have no evening activities. After-school childcare for school-age children will continue to operate until  ... (click for more)