Chattanooga Lawyer Dies

William R. Barnes of Chattanooga died Feb. 1. After graduating from the Nashville YMCA Night Law School (now the Nashville School of Law), Barnes began a 37-year career with State Farm Insurance. Graveside services were held yesterday at Hamilton Memorial Gardens in Hixson. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Dr., Chattanooga, TN 37421, or American Cancer Society, 6221 Shallowford Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37416. Chattanoogan.com has more on his life.