2021-08-03

MCN2021-8-3

DAVID CARROLL’S NEWS AND NOTES: Let’s Go To the Mailbox

As a kid, I would read my favorite newspaper columnists. I loved looking up the big words used by George Will. Lewis Grizzard’s humor was solid gold every single time. I enjoyed the show business name-dropping of Earl Wilson. I even liked the gossipy “scoops” uncovered by government watchdog Jack Anderson. Many of those columnists would occasionally do a “From […]

DAVID CARLTON SMEDLEY, SR.

The Lord called David Carlton Smedley, Sr., age of 79, to His heavenly home on Tuesday, July 27, 2021.   David had been a resident of Wildwood, Georgia for over 50 years and for was married 57 years to the love of his life, Wanda Henson Smedley.   He was of the Baptist faith and had been employed as a carpenter with […]

CLIFTON “COBY” HOOKEY, JR.

Clifton “Coby” Hookey, Jr., of South Pittsburg, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 23, 2021. Coby was a 2004 graduate of South Pittsburg High School. He became a journeyman electrician and worked for many years for Lawson Electric Co. The love of his life was his daughter, Olivia Rose. He loved spending time outdoors on the creek and with his […]

AARON F. GANN

Aaron F. Gann, age 92, of Hixson, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at CHI Memorial Hospital. He was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Alice Gann; sisters, Wilma Joyce Gann and Treva Carol Reed; and brothers, James Hoyt Gann and George Collins Gann. He is survived by […]

JAMES LEONARD CLOUD, JR.

James “Len” Leonard Cloud, Jr. passed away suddenly on June 26, 2021, at his home in Diamondhead, Mississippi. Len was 64 years old and previously from Stevenson, Alabama. He was preceded in death by his father, James L. Cloud Sr. Len loved spending time with his family and friends. He was an avid fan of NASCAR and Alabama football. He […]

WALTER STEPHEN LEWIS

Walter Stephen Lewis, age 79, of Whitwell, passed away Sunday, July 25, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Davis and Edna Hudson Lewis; brothers, Harold Lewis, William Lewis, John Lewis, Dave Lewis, Pete Lewis, Harlan “Fat” Lewis, Bobby Lewis, Charles “Bud” Lewis; and sisters, Lona Lee Goforth, Mildred Wilkerson, and Jennie Totten.  Mr. Lewis was a […]

EMMA LUCILLE ARENDALE COLVIN

Emma Lucillie Arendale Colvin, 89, of Soddy Daisy, formerly of South Pittsburg, passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2021. She was a member of the South Pittsburg Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents; Mary Arendale Russell and Walter E. Arendale; husband, Roy J. Colvin; brothers, Glenn, Herman Arendale; and sister, Sarah Boyd. Survivors include her […]