Area Obituaries

Ann Margaret Stickler

Ayne Margaret Finch Stickler, 87, of Pikeville, formerly of Chattanooga, died peacefully with family by her side, Saturday, July 13, 2019. She loved working in her flower gardens and passed that trait down to her daughters and grandchildren. Ayne was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Etta Gossett Finch; three sisters and one…

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Tammy Lynn Rothwell

Tammy Lynn Rothwell, 45, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019. She loved her family and children, loved music and embraced life to the fullest. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Kayla Renae Rothwell; sister, Teresa Kay Holland; and grandparents, John and Margaret Gray, and Foyl and Sue Cooper. She is survived by her…

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Sonny Yeargen

Dion “Sonny” William Yeargan, 79, of Pikeville, Tennessee passed away July 4, 2019 at Hospice of Chattanooga Care Center. Sonny, a native of Michigan, was a longtime resident of Pikeville and of the Baptist faith. He was a veteran of the US Army and he worked 35 years in construction. He enjoyed hayrides and outings…

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Lula Lorene Miller

Ms. Lula Lorene Miller, 95, passed away Monday July 1, 2019 at her home. She was born in Brockdell, Bledsoe County on November 5, 1923. Lula grew up in the time of the Great Depression followed by World War II. These difficult and sparse times did not affect her kindness and generosity. She enjoyed animals,…

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Mary Frances Holloway

Mary Frances Simmons Holloway, 84, of Pikeville, received her wings resting peacefully due to complications from strokes on Friday, July 5, 2019. She was born on June 22, 1935 to Charles Eston Simmons, Sr. and Thelma Evelyn Loyd Simmons, who preceded her in death along with several brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, cousins, brothers and sisters-in-law.…

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Dale Leroy Barnaby

Dale Leroy Barnaby, 73, of Pikeville, died Saturday, July 6, 2019. He was a Howard High School 1965 graduate in Howard Kansas. Some of his favorite pastimes were riding his Harley, working in his flower gardens, and listening to old country. Dale was an Army veteran and afterwards worked as a fork lift driver at…

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Nick Angel

Nicholas “Nick” Cline Angel, 30, of Pikeville, passed away unexpectedly Monday, June 24, 2019 at his residence. He was a graduate of Sequatchie Valley Academy and a member of Cold Springs Baptist Church. Nick enjoyed motorcycles and spending time with family and friends. He was a member of the 4-H Club as a small child…

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Glenda Faye Swanger

Glenda Faye Swanger, 75, of Dunlap, Tennessee passed away Friday evening, June 28, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was a beloved grandmother and her grandchildren were the love of her life. She loved working in her flower garden. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Bob Swanger; parents, Max and Margaret…

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Judy Riggs

Judy Riggs, 79, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Monday, July 1, 2019. She attended Summer City Church of God. She was the owner of Tommy & Judy’s Service Station on Dayton Mountain. She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Martha Cox. Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Tommy Riggs; children, Ricky (Darlene)…

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Henry Earl Reed

Henry Earl Reed, 69, of Spring City, Tennessee died Sunday, June 30, 2019. He was an Army veteran, a member of the Shriner International, and a mason. During his spare time he enjoyed fishing. Earl worked as an Electrical Instructor during his 30 years with TVA. Preceding him in death were his parents, Frank and…

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