Seagroves, Nancy Rae Darby

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Nancy Rae Darby Seagroves, 74, passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018, at a local hospital.

Nancy graduated from Central High School and pursued a career in X-ray technology.

She committed her life to encouraging others, demonstrating God's love and sharing her time helping children's and women's ministries in her church and community.

She was a beloved and devoted wife; she is survived by her husband Jim of 51 years.  A loving and supportive mother to daughters Alisa Stipanov (Mike) and Valarie Miller (Chad).

A kind and generous Nana who effortlessly loved her grandchildren Benjamin, Nicholas, Anna Kate, Sydney, and Jetty, her father, Jettie R. Darby and siblings, Carol Darby (Ft. Davis, Tx.) and Ron Darby (Dunlap, Tn.) nephews Bill Kelley, Carlton Darby and niece Kristen Coverly (Derek). Spending time with family brought her great joy.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Norma Darby, and sister, Peggy Kesterson.

The family will receive friends at Grace Pointe Assembly of God Church on Saturday, Feb. 10, from 2-4 p.m. A memorial service will follow the visitation at 4 p.m. 

In lieu of flowers, charitable donations to Children's Services at Grace Pointe.

Arrangements are by Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 8911 Dallas Hollow Road, Soddy Daisy, 423 843-2525. Please share your memories, stories and photos at www.legacyfuneralhome.com.



Hunter, Lula Mae Spratling

Lula Mae Spratling Hunter departed this earthly life on June 15, 2018, in a local health care facility.  She was born July 4, 1929, to the late Willie B. Hines Jones and Willie Kimble. Lula was a member of the 1946 graduating class of Howard High School and was previously employed with Erlanger Hospital, Hinkle Photography Studio, and with Mr. and Mrs. Sam I. Yarnell ... (click for more)

Lawson, George "Buddy"

Mr. George “Buddy” Lawson, 89, of East Ridge, passed away Friday June 15, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by his family. Mr. Lawson was born June 22, 1928 in Rhea county Tennessee to parents George and Florence Downs Lawson. Buddy proudly served his country in both the United States Army and the United States Navy. Mr. Lawson worked for Mayfield Dairies for many years as the mechanic ... (click for more)

Lee, Mary Helen (Cleveland)

Mary Helen Lee, 96, of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2018, in a local health care facility.   She was a life-long member of First Baptist Church where she was a member of the J.O.Y Sunday school class and the Clark Circle. Helen taught the seven year olds at the church for many years. She was retired from Unum Provident with over 30 years of service. She was ... (click for more)

Hammontree, Sarah Jane Nations (Dalton)

Sarah Jane Nations Hammontree, 83, of Dalton passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Hamilton Medical Center.   She was the daughter of the late J.C. Nations and Hester Russell Keasler and was preceded in death by her brother, Michael Nations.  Jane was an active member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, great-grandchildren ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Teen Charged In 2016 Murder Of Marion County Toddler

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Chattanooga teenager, who is charged with the abuse and murder of a South Pittsburg toddler. At the request of 12th District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor, on September 19, 2016, TBI Special Agents joined investigators with the South Pittsburg Police Department ... (click for more)

City Police Remove "Red Mode" And Blacked Out From Press Release In Jeff Styles Case

The Chattanooga Police Department's Communications Office issued a news press release on Monday in the Jeff Styles road rage case, taking out items from the original release.   Police initially said the Talk Radio host said he went into "red mode"and blacked out during the incident in which he was shot and was also charged by police.   A new version of the ... (click for more)