Esther Keener

Esther Oxendine Keener of the Lumbee Tribe, 88, of Dunlap, formerly of Pembroke, North Carolina, died Monday, June 17, 2019. She was a member of Christian Worship Center in Whitwell. She was preceded in death by her husband, W.R. “Whitey” Keener; parents William Henry and Beatrace Oxendine; son, Neil Bradley Cummings; sisters, Naomi, Pauline, Stella…

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Five from SCHS on Best of Preps

Five student-athletes from Sequatchie County High School who helped their teams to the Spring Fling in Murfreesboro have been recognized as among the best in the area in their sports. Earning Best of Preps honors from the Chattanooga Times Free Press were Ella Edgmon, Collin Hudson, Austin Mitchell, Skyler Mohler, and Mackenzie Turner. For more…

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Janice Wilkey

Janice L. Wilkey of Winter Haven, Florida, born May 2, 1951 and passed away May 29, 2019, left the loving arms of her husband for the arms of Jesus. She was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee to Marshall Valentine Lewis and Velma Jo Mathis Lewis. She is survived by her loving husband of nearly 45 years,…

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Michael David Smith

Michael David Smith, 44, of Dunlap, died Sunday, June 2, 2019 at his home. He was born March 15, 1975. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Herman Mac Cunningham and Arnnie Nunley Cunningham; and brother, Craig Allen Smith. He is survived by his daughter, Harley Shanay Smith-Maple; son, Michael “Tyler” Smith, Dunlap; two…

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Diane McCarver

Sybil “Diane” McCarver, 55, of Dunlap, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019 at her residence.    Diane never met a stranger and had lots of friends. She was a member of Dunlap Church of God. She was preceded in death by her husband, Luke McCarver; Alicia’s father, Terry Seals; parents, Norman and Glennis Hobbs Johnson;…

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Diamond Rio headliner for July 4th celebration

It’s a bit longer away than “in a week or two,” but multi-platinum country artists Diamond Rio are on their way to Dunlap. Diamond Rio is headlining the fifth annual City of Dunlap Music Festival, concluding Independence Day festivities on Thursday, July 4. For more see the June 6 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.

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Wesley Simpson

Wesley Coleman Simpson, 64 of Lafayette, Tennessee, died Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville. Mr. Simpson was born November 1, 1954 in Portland, the son of the late Wesley Leroy and Josephine Simpson. Mr. Simpson is survived by his wife, Melissa Brewer Simpson of Lafayette; son, Wesley Coleman Simpson Jr. of…

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Motorcycle, truck collide on Rankin Avenue

A motorcycle and truck collided at the intersection of U.S. Highway 127 and Hickey Circle in Dunlap on Monday afternoon, June 3. Numerous emergency personnel responded to the scene at about 1:45 p.m. The Tennessee Highway Patrol is conducting an investigation into the wreck. For more, see the June 6 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.

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Donna Knox

Donna Louise Knox, 59, of Dunlap, ran into the arms of Jesus on May 25, 2019. Her loving husband, Bill Knox, and devoted grandson, James Ling, along with family, were by her side. Donna was born on November 3, 1959. She lived most of her life in South Florida where she and her husband ran…

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