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Area Obituaries

Obituaries – April 17th Issue

BRENDA BOATFIELD Brenda Sue Boatfield, 72, of Trenton, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2024. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Bobby Lee Boatfield; daughter, Becky; parents, Leroy and Royetta Nix; grandparents. Survivors include her children, Bobby (Courtny) Boatfield, II, Cissey (David) Vaughn, Christal (Chris) McPhetridge, and Leanna Boatfield; grandchildren, Bobby…

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Obituaries – April 10th Issue

FLO CASTLEBERRY Flora “Flo” Lee Castleberry, 88, passed away Friday, March 29, 2024. Flo was born Oct. 17, 1935, to the late Jess and Estelle Anderson Lynn. She was a well-known and talented seamstress who served the tri-state area for many years. She excelled in alterations and crafting a variety of garments ranging from baby…

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Obituaries – April 3rd Issue

BEVERLY FREENEY Beverly Jean Keen Freeney, 82, of Muncie, Ind., passed away Thursday, March 28, 2024. Beverly “Bev” was born March 2, 1942, to Logan and Georgia Keen in Marietta, Ohio. As a teenager, she was cheer captain and homecoming queen at Green High School in Green, Ohio. She attended Bob Jones University where she…

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Obituaries – March 27th Issue

JEANIE FRANCIS Regina “Jeanie” Maudette Francis, 62, of Signal Mountain, Tenn.,, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2024. Jeanie was born to Alton and Brownie Stephens Ridley on Aug. 22, 1961. Throughout her life, Jeanie would hold many roles from beloved daughter, sister, and wife to mother and grandmother and friend to many. She met and…

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Obituaries – March 20th Issue

JUANITA ATCHLEY Millie Juanita Atchley, 79, of Trenton, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2024 after a hard-fought battle with Alzheimer’s. Juanita was born March 23, 1944, to the late Omar and Auta West Barton. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister.  Juanita worked for many years at Brock’s Restaurant where she was a…

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Obituaries – March 13th Issue

CHARLOTTE JACKSON Charlotte Ann Jackson, 71, of the New Salem community passed away Thursday, March 7, 2024. Charlotte was born March 10, 1952, in Chattanooga, Tenn., and had called the north Georgia area her home throughout her life. She held a special place in her heart for her son Brent and treasured their long conversations…

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Obituaries – Feb. 28th Issue

KENNETH DAGNAN Kenneth Ralph Dagnan (Ken), 66, of Whiteside, Tenn., passed away Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024. Ken was born in Chattanooga, Tenn., and grew up in Whiteside, Tenn., and met his wife of 45 years in Chattanooga. Ken worked in hosiery manufacturing as a knitting repair technician for most of his career. He was a…

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Obituaries – Feb. 21st Issue

JOHN BENNETT John Rowell Bennett, of Lookout Mountain, a devoted servant of God, family and country, passed away Feb. 12, 2024. Born on Lookout Mountain on April 3, 1931, his life was a testimony to the enduring values of being a disciple of Christ. After graduating from McCallie School in 1949, John continued his education…

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Obituaries – Feb. 14th Issue

DIANA BLEVINS Diana “Pete” Marie Blevins, 56, of Bryant, Ala., passed away Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024, after a courageous battle with cancer. Diana was born Nov. 13, 1967, to the late Ralph and Margie Brown Kerns. She found joy in gardening, collecting figurines, and adored Elvis. Above all else, Diana cherished her role as a…

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Obituaries – February 7th Issue

JOHN GILBERT John Thomas “Tommy” Gilbert Jr., 79 of Trenton, passed away Friday, Jan. 26, 2024. Mr. Gilbert was a retired saddle maker and enjoyed spending time watching bird’s at his feeder. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Thomas and Lulabelle Walker Gilbert; infant children, David Gilbert, John Martin Gilbert, twin girls,…

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