On Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, Curtis Monday, loving husband and father of six children, passed away at the age of 89. Curtis was born Aug. 3, 1930, in Cumberland County, Tenn., to James Gaither and Althea Katherine Hayes Monday. He served in the Korean War, worked for Tennessee Valley Authorit…

Deborah Tilley, 66, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at her home.

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Charles Lawrence Benton II, 54, of Spring City, passed away early Friday morning, Oct. 11, 2019, at his home in Spring City. He was born on Jan. 23, 1965, in Dayton, the son of Charles Lawrence Benton Sr. and Noralean Cowley Benton Huddleston.

Michael Yarber, 61, of Crossville, Tenn., passed away Monday, Oct. 7, 2019. He was born Oct. 9, 1957, in Athens, Tenn., the son of Clarence and Jackie Stephenson Yarber. He was an educator, having taught high school in Knox County, Sevier County and locally at Stone Memorial High School befo…

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Terry Preston “TG” Goins, 70, of Dayton, passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, after a long battle with leukemia.

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Billy Gene Coleman, 50, of Dayton, passed away early Thursday morning, Oct. 10, 2019, at his home in Dayton.  He was born on Aug. 26, 1969, in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Billy was preceded in death by his father, Norman Eugene Murphy.

William P. “Bill” Harnishfeger, 75, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Born in Lima, Ohio, Bill was the son of the late Alfred P. and Olive Leona May Harnishfeger. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Bill was a crane operator and a longtime member of O…

Tommie Edward Phillips, 87, of Dayton, passed away Tuesday morning, Oct. 8, 2019, at his home in Dayton. He was born May 5, 1932, in Dayton, the son of the late Andy and Mattie Leffew Phillips. Tommie was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Marie Brown Phillips; his son, David Phillips;…

Doyle C. Price, 80, died Sunday Oct. 6, 2019, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Born in Rhea County, he was the son of the late Estell Gordon and Rena Dennis Price. Doyle was a graduate of Spring City High School, where he played football. He owned and operated Doyle’s Dozer Works for over 30 years. Doy…

Hilda Marie Winkler, 97, of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., formerly of Dayton, went to be with her Lord early Wednesday morning, Oct. 2, 2019, at her home in Mt. Juliet, Tenn. She was born on Jan. 7, 1922, in Asheville, N.C., the daughter of the late John Wesley and Mittie Ann Ingle Holt. Hilda was also…

Clovella Koke King, 91, of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., passed away on September 30, 2019. She was born in Dayton, TN on Feb. 24, 1928. She was the oldest of seven children born to Jack and Fannie Masengale. She was a member of New Union Baptist Church where she filled the roles of VBS Director, choi…

On Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, Jessica Ann “Jessie” Ward, of Spring City, passed away at age 54. Jessie was a loving wife, mother of four children, and a longtime resident of Rhea County.

Donald Eugene Tilley, 59, of Dayton, died unexpectedly Friday morning, Sept. 27, 2019. Don was born in Dayton on April 7, 1960. He was a graduate of Rhea County High School class of 1978. He served his country with the U.S. Army as a Russian translator in Germany. Don was currently an employ…

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Pastor Connie Sharon Fuller Goins, 72, of Decatur, Tenn., received her ultimate healing and went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, while at home surrounded by family and friends.

Judith Leanne Burton, 73, of Evensville, passed away on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, following a hard battle with lung cancer.

Jerry Riggs Sr., 79, of Pikeville, Tenn., died Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 at his home. He attended Walden’s Ridge Baptist Church and was a lifelong farmer. He retired after 33 years from Suburban Manufacturing.

Leisa Evans Brown, 48, of Pikeville, Tenn., died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 at Erlanger Medical Center. She attended Lighthouse Full Gospel Church.

Donald Lee Douglas, 59, passed away Sept. 23, 2019, at his home in Pikeville, Tenn.

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.

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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…

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.