James Wallace Nunley, 71, passed away on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at his home in Spring City.

Tommie Jo “T.J.” May Hodges, 82, died peacefully at home on Watts Bar Lake on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in the company of her husband of nearly 63 years.

Marsha Lynn Moses, 60, passed away on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at Rhea Medical Center in Dayton.

Amber Marie Neal, 33, of Evensville, passed away Thursday afternoon, Sept. 5, 2019. She was born on April 26, 1986, in Dayton.

Robert “Bob” Allen Oiler Sr., 66, of Dayton, passed away early Tuesday morning, Sept. 3, 2019, at Rhea Medical Center in Dayton.  He was born on Sept. 5, 1952, in Huntington, W.V., the son of the late Leo and Sadie McClelland Oiler.

Eugene “Gene” Thompson, 89, of Spring City, died Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, at Spring City Care and Rehabilitation Center. A native of Rhea County, Gene was the son of the late Oscar and Parthinia Cox Thompson. He was a longtime employee of Roane Electric. When his health permitted, Gene attende…

Norman Ray Everett, a lifelong resident of the Sale Creek community, died peacefully at home surrounded by his beloved family at the age of 76, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. Norman served honorably in the U.S. Navy as an aircraft mechanic. He later retired from Dupont of Chattanooga. For many ye…

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Philip Tully Hodge ended his life journey Friday Aug. 23, 2019, while on expedition in Nuuk, Greenland. He was a longtime resident of Spring City. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie; children, Jason Daniel Kubelick, of Spring City, Lisa Marie Kubelick (Anthony Essex), of Dayton, and Eli Ni…

Roy Lee Dillard, 59, of Dayton, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at Erlanger Medical Center.

Geraldean Lema “Sis” Woody, 84, of Dayton, passed away late Saturday evening, Aug. 24, 2019 at Memorial Northpark in Chattanooga, Tenn. She was born on Oct. 16, 1934, in Rhea County, the daughter of the late Andrew and Sarah Profitt Stinnett. Geraldean was also preceded in death by her husba…

Gertrude Ann Sutton, 71, of Dayton, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at Hospice Center of Chattanooga.

Billy Joe Bishop, 53, of Dayton, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Rhea Medical Center.

Tommy Ray Rivers, 60, of Sale Creek, Tenn., passed away Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019.

Naomi Elizabeth Bowman, 94, of Dayton, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 14, 2019, at her home in Dayton. She was born on Jan. 30, 1925, in Dunlap, Tenn., the daughter of the late James Purser Hixson and Allie Hixson Hixson. Naomi was also preceded in death by her husband, Roger O. Bowma…

Thomas Aaron Crawley, 90, of Sale Creek, Tenn., passed away peacefully early Saturday morning, Aug. 10, 2019, at CHI Memorial Hospital in Hixson, Tenn., after a brief illness. He was a member of Dayton First Baptist Church.

Elizabeth Bell Gadd, 88, of the Brayton community on Graysville Mountain, passed away Sunday morning, Aug. 11, 2019, at her home. She was born on Nov. 3, 1930, in Washington, D.C., the daughter of the late Carl and Eleanor Bennett Pumphrey. Elizabeth was also preceded in death by her son, Je…


Jerry Paul Davis, 74, of Dayton, passed away Friday morning, Aug. 9, 2019, at his home in Dayton. He was born on Aug. 17, 1944, in Dayton.

Wilma LaNelle “Nell” Dunn, 93, of Graysville, passed away Thursday morning, Aug. 8, 2019, at her home in Graysville. She was born on Nov. 4, 1925, in Palm Beach County, Fla., the daughter of the late Rufus Barton and Columbia Ann Morris Griffin. Nell was also preceded in death by her husband…

On Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, Clankston O. Freeman, ThD, husband and father of two, passed away at the age of 79.

Stephen Thomas Greer, 70, prominent attorney, devoted father and spouse, and lifelong resident of Dunlap, Tenn., passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at Erlanger Hospital. Greer was born on Sept. 9, 1948. He was the son of Lota Applewhite Greer and the late Judge Arthur Thomas Greer Jr. Gre…

Elsie Louise Ritchey, 89, of Dayton, passed away at her home on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. She was a lifelong resident of Rhea County and a member of Mountain View United Methodist Church.

Larry Edward Hallums, 70, of Spring City, passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2019, at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn., following a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born March 31, 1949, a Lebanon, Tenn., native. Larry was a member of Spring City United Methodist Church.

Katherine Logan, 91, of Georgia, went home to be with Jesus on Monday, July 29, 2019, in Dayton, surrounded by her family. She was a member of First Christian Community Church.

James Omar Hallman, 70, of Dayton, passed away July 28, 2019 at his home in Dayton.

Edith Louise Brady, 90, of Dayton, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at Memorial North Park Hospital.

Dennis Leo Webb, 92, of Dayton, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019, at Life Care Center of Rhea County.