Ella R. Coppinger Shipley, 65, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died Tuesday, January 31, 2023 in a local hospital. Born and raised in Jasper, she was a graduate of Marion County High School and attended Tennessee Tech.  She earned her nursing degree in Chattanooga and was a longtime employee of the Dialysis Clinic.  She loved people, music, and her cats. She was […]


Dinia “Jackie” Keef, 78, of Guild, Tennessee was called home Thursday, February 2, 2023. She was born to the late Dempsey Teel and Helen Gibson on May 1, 1944. Jackie worked at Armstrong Manufacturing for several years, she enjoyed playing and spending time with her grandchildren and family. She loved gardening, nurturing her flowers and also doing word puzzles. Jackie […]


Helen Ruth Floyd Hicks, age 86, of Whitwell, went home to be with her Lord onSaturday, February 4, 2023. Mrs. Hicks was a member of Palmer Church of God. She preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Daniel Hicks; parents, John and Josie Painter Floyd; brother, Charles and Mattie Floyd; sister, Louise and Joe Morrison; son, Larry and […]


Glenn Watson Ballard, age 81, of Whitwell, passed away Monday, February 6, 2023. Glenn retired from Signal Mountain Cement/Buzzi Unicem Cement Plant after 46 years and attended Whitwell Church of God. He was preceded in death by his father, Ralph Ballard; mother, Clara Schwettmann; grandparents, George “Mark” and Monte Lou Ballard; sister, Doris Bowers. Those left to cherish his memories […]