Tuesday, January 17, 2017

George "Buster" Buchanan A Life Celebration will be Friday, 1/20 at 2pm at Rocky Mountain Recreation 4054 Big Texas Valley Rd NW, Rome, GA 30165.





GEORGE “BUSTER” WADE BUCHANAN, age 67, of LaFayette passed away Monday, January 16, 2017.  He was a team truck driver for over 20 years. Buster enjoyed spending his free time camping, wood working, storytelling, car shows, and playing with the grandchildren.



He was preceded in death by his son, Gary Wade Buchanan; parents, George Buchanan and Emma Scott Buchanan.



Survivors are his loving wife of 44 years, Vickie “Lynn” Elane Buchanan; daughters, Amy (Jay) Bradley of Chickamauga and Crystle (Bobby) Cribb of Ringgold; sister, Diane (Holbert) Pell; and brother, Jim Buchanan all of LaFayette; grandchildren, Kalen (Clair) Bradley, Landen Bradley, Trey Cribb, Taylor Cribb, Grace Cribb, and Gunner Cribb; and several nieces and nephews.



A Life Celebration will be Friday, January 20th at 2:00 p.m. and will be held at Rocky Mountain Recreation (At The Point Pavilion) 4054 Big Texas Valley Rd NW, Rome, GA 30165.

Flowers may be sent to the funeral home.



Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Richard Peek (Visitation at the funeral home Wednesday, January 18 from 5pm-8pm; Funeral Service in the chapel Thursday, January 19 at 3pm)


WILLIAM RICHARD PEEK, age 84, of LaFayette passed away Monday, January 16, 2017. He was born in Rosalie, Alabama on January 18, 1932 to the late Charles Edward Peek and Mary Myrtle Peek.  Richard graduated from Kirkman High School in Chattanooga and retired from Combustion Engineering as a nuclear technician. He loved playing golf and traveling and was a life-time member of LaFayette Elks Lodge #2018.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Roger Dale Peek and daughter, Elisa Renee Holmes.

Survivors are his loving wife of 64 years, Jeanene Annette Peek of LaFayette; daughter, Annette (Rodney) Webb; son, Ricky (Jamie) Peek all of LaFayette; brothers, Kenneth (Charlotte) Peek of Chattanooga and Jimmy (Darlene) Peek of Rosalie, Ala; sisters, Wilma Echols (John) and Judy (Ron) Patterson all of Chattanooga; grandchildren, Trey (Larissa) Narmore, Billy Narmore, Susan DeBord, Dustin Peek, Devan Peek, Allison Webb, Burton Webb, Kelsey Logan, and Kayla Logan; 10 great grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service from the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel Thursday, January 19 at 3 p.m. with Pastor Todd Smith officiating.

Interment to follow in LaFayette Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers are Trey Narmore, Billy Narmore, Dustin Peek, Kelly Casey, Skyler Ramage, and Trevor DeBord.

Honorary pallbearers are Ronnie Patterson, Jim Bob Peek, Scott Peek, Christian Narmore, Sam Narmore, Kota Narmore, and Kenny Lyda.

Visitation at the funeral home Wednesday from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, family request donations be made in Richard’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, Southeast 7625 Hamilton Park Dr. Suite 22, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.


Friday, January 13, 2017

Marshall Millican (Visitation: Saturday, January 14 from 5pm-8pm; Funeral service: Sunday, January 15 at 1pm in the chapel)



MARSHALL RUBEN MILLICAN, age 73, of LaFayette passed away
Thursday, January 12, 2017. He was born March 13, 1943 in Fort Payne, Alabama. Throughout his working career, Marshall worked at E.T. Barwick Mills, Multi Color, Ronile, Mount Vernon Mills, and Roper Corporation.

He was preceded in death by his son, Randy Millican; parents, Roy Millican and Edith Odessa Jackson Millican; brother, Charles Millican; and sister-in-law, Hazel Millican.

Survivors are his wife, Martha Smith Millican of LaFayette; daughters, Lynn Smith of Chickamauga, Tracey (Jeremy) Norman and Becky England Jarvis all of LaFayette; grandchildren, Tony (Kris) Smith, Trisha (Brandon) Whitley, Phillip Moore, Kia Millican, Madison Jarvis, Levi Jarvis, Garrett Guffey, and Savannah Guffey; six great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held Sunday, January 15 at 1 p.m. in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Pastor Malcolm Harris officiating.

Interment to follow in West Hill Cemetery Trion, Georgia.

Pallbearers are Brandon Whitley, Tony Smith, Lou Llewellyn, Brad Crowe, Zack Jones, Chris Gentry, Jamie Dawson, and Jason Dawson.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Teresa Hannah Blair (Visitation at the funeral home Saturday from 5pm-9pm; Funeral service in the chapel Sunday at 3pm)



TERESA HANNAH BLAIR, age 53, of Fort Oglethorpe passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Betty Brown Pence; and daughter, Melissa Hannah.

Survivors are fiancé, Jeffery Jones of Fort Oglethorpe; daughter, Cecilia Hannah of Chickamauga; and stepfather, Sam Voiles of Talladega, Ala.; sisters, Vickie Sherrell of Chickamauga and Mary Roach of Rock Spring; brothers, Sidney Hannah of Chattanooga and Randall Roach of LaFayette; grandchildren, Justin, Alan Michael, Karrigen, Aden, and Able; great grandchildren, Mason and Cecil; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be Sunday, January 15 at 3 p.m. in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Pastor Jason Willoughby officiating.

Interment to follow in Naomi Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Travis Roach, Justin Hannah, Alan Michael Shelor, Allen Sprayberry, Bret Goulard, and Jonathon Tomlin.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.