Roderic Lee ‘Rod’ Johnson
Roderic Lee Johnson (Rod), 40, of Hixson, Tenn., was called home on Friday, June 28, 2013, at the Hospice Care Center in East Brainerd. Rod was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church and was a loving, kind and compassionate husband, father, son and brother. Rod loved his country and proudly served in the United States Army from 1994 through 2002.
He was born in Burlington, NC and attended high school in Cullman, AL where he was a star defensive end on the field and first baseman on the diamond. Rod graduated from Lake Michigan College and worked with the TSA, Whirlpool Corporation, ReDoubt Soccer Club and most recently EPB. Rod was known for his quick wit and humor along with his love of the North Carolina Tar Heels.
He is survived by his wife of 8 years, Beth Johnson, daughter Savannah Johnson, mother Frances Mann, father and step-mother Bobby and Theresa Johnson, and brother Brandon Johnson, along with step brothers, step sisters, in-laws, nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the many individuals at Hospice of Chattanooga; specifically Amy Lathum, Susan Latta, Dr. Galina Rader, Dr. Kathleen Locker, Jim Shull, and the entire staff of the HCC. Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 2, from 4-7 p.m. at Lane Funeral Home on Ashland Terrace. A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 3, at St. Jude Catholic Church with Pastor Charles Burton officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Roderic’s name to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416 or St. Jude Catholic Church, 930 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37415. Please visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences. Arrangements by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, TN. 877-3524
Roderic Lee ‘Rod’ Johnson
Dr. William Seay
Funeral services for Dr. William Seay, 78, of Holly Pond will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Holly Pond Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Benjamin Smothers officiating, with interment in Holly Pond Cemetery.
Jerry Wayne Moore
Graveside services for Jerry Wayne Moore, 46, of Cullman will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Graves Gap Cemetery near Hayden, the Rev. Steve Rodgers officiating.
Pamela Carter Sanderson
Pamela Carter Sanderson, 62, of Beaverton, Ala., passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, at Northwest Medical Center in Winfield, Ala.
Edith Wilkins Farmer
Funeral services for Edith Wilkins Farmer, 90, of Addison will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Nichols Funeral Home, Robert Partridge officiating, with burial in Kemp Cemetery.
Frances Britt Smith
Funeral services for Frances Britt Smith, 85, of Rock Springs community in Blount County will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Antioch Baptist Church, the Rev. Jerry Hackney officiating, with burial in Rock Springs Cemetery.
William Ross Baker
William Ross Baker, 82, left this world, finished his race and passed through the gates of Glory, Monday, July 28, 2014. He heard those precious words from Christ, “Well done, good and faithful servant, enter into the Glories of the Lord.”
Arrests, incidents reports for July 25-27, 2014
Here is a look at the incidents that were reported to the Cullman City Police Department for Friday, Saturday and Sunday:
- Susan Melissa Neck Werner
- Carlton Eugene Stafford
Carlton Eugene Stafford
Carlton Eugene Stafford, 82, of Cullman passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. He was born April 14, 1932, James and Mary Katherine Brown Stafford. Mr. Stafford was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was the original owner of Carlton’s restaurant.
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