Places

  • Dayton is also known as: Rhea County / Dayton city.

  • Dayton tourist attractions include: Rhea County Courthouse.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Andy Kelly (american football player), and Vic Aviles (actor).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Dayton Herald-News.

History

As of the 2010 census, the city population was 7,191. Dayton was the site of the Scopes Trial in 1925 dealing with the creation–evolution controversy. The community was originally settled around 1820 as Smith's Crossroads. In 1877, the town was renamed Dayton. The town was incorporated in 1895. Early industry included manufacture of pig iron. In 1925, the famous Scopes Trial was held in Dayton and, for a period of time, filled the town with hucksters of every description and journalists from around the world. The trial participants included William Jennings Bryan in the role of prosecutor and Clarence Darrow as John T. Scopes' defense counsel. Although this trial is often represented as being pivotal in the movement to allow evolution to be taught in US schools, it actually marked the beginning of a major decline in the teaching of evolution which didn't start to recover until the early 1960s. Likewise, the Butler Act, which Scopes was...

The official website for the city of Dayton is http://www.daytontn.net/.

There are currently 3 funeral home listings for the city of Dayton, Tennessee.

Dayton Obituaries

It was written by Tampa Tribune on January 29th, 2015 that N J "Jay" Bolton passed on in Zephyrhills, Florida.  Bolton was 83 years old and was born in Dayton, TN.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor N J "Jay"'s life.

It was written on August 28th, 2014 that Evelyn Marie Jones (Fritts) passed away in Dayton, Tennessee.  Ms. Jones was 96 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Evelyn Marie's life.

It was written on August 17th, 2014 that John C "JC" Atkinson died in Eaton Twp, Ohio.  Atkinson was 82 years old and was born in Dayton, TN.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor John C "JC"'s life.

It was noted on July 3rd, 2014 that Alice Mae West (Brown) perished in Dayton, Tennessee.  Ms. West was 89 years old and was born in Jonesboro, IL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Alice Mae's life.

It was revealed by Knoxville News-Sentinel on April 16th, 2014 that Teresa Louise Greene passed on in Dayton, Tennessee.  Greene was 61 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Teresa Louise's life.

It was written by Ashland Times Gazette on April 1st, 2014 that Billy Ray Cranmore perished in Ashland, Ohio.  Cranmore was 78 years old and was born in Dayton, TN.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Billy Ray's life.

It was noted by Ashland Times Gazette on February 11th, 2014 that Dan McArthur Cranmore perished in Findley, Ohio.  Cranmore was 70 years old and was born in Dayton, TN.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Dan McArthur's life.

It was noted by Knoxville News-Sentinel on December 8th, 2013 that Jane Ballentine (Jones) died in Dayton, Tennessee.  Ms. Ballentine was 86 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Jane's life.

It was written by Knoxville News-Sentinel on July 13th, 2012 that Coye C Blankenship perished in Dayton, Tennessee.  Blankenship was 72 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Coye C's life.

It was reported on November 11th, 2011 that Ruth Marie Ph D Kantzer died in Dayton, Tennessee.  Kantzer was 85 years old and was born in Ashland, OH.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Ruth Marie Ph D's life.

All Funeral Homes in Dayton

Vanderwall Funeral Home

Tom Vanderwall Owner, Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Tom was born and raised in Muskegon, MI and graduated from Muskegon College before earning his degree in mortuary science from the Indiana College of Mortuary Science in 1974.

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Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Dayton, WA 98185
Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Dayton, WA 98185
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Vanderwall Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Dayton, WA 98185

Dayton Funeral Home News

Delores Thompson 1929-2010
She was born Nov. 30, 1929, in Lucasville, a daughter of the late John Morton and Elizabeth Tennessee (Harris ... Geneva (Paul) Carter of Dayton, Ohio. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, at Emmanuel United Methodist Church in ...
http://dailyindependent.com/obituaries/x104124284/Delores-Thompson-1929-2010

Elma (Hays) Garrington, 73
She had recently travelled to Dayton, Ohio to spend time with family and fell ill ... grandsons Curtis Smith and family of Tennessee, and Aaron Cooper and family of Des Moines and granddaughter Loni Pinheiro of California. Surviving Nieces and nephews are ...
http://timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/534588/Elma--Hays--Garrington--73.html?nav=5006

Charity Foster, 97
She was born December 8, 1912 in Oneida, Tennessee to the late John and Darcus "Mam" (Blevins ... Richman of Daleville, Kent Foster of Dayton, OH, Tom (wife, Leann) Foster of Muncie, Wendi Foster of Indianapolis, Jason (wife, Hannah) Foster of New Castle ...
http://www.thestarpress.com/article/20101106/OBITUARIES/11060320/Charity-Foster-97

Avis D. Hull
and wife, Dawn, of Dayton, Texas. Avis was a member of St. John United Methodist Church in Scott Depot, was a claims representative with the Social Security Administration in Tennessee and ... at Tomblyn Whitescarver Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will ...
http://theintermountain.com/page/content.detail/id/538404/Avis-D--Hull.html?nav=5015

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A funeral is a ceremony for celebrating, sanctifying, or remembering the life of a deceased person. Funerary customs comprise the complex of beliefs and ...
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Funeral (album) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Funeral is the debut full-length album by Canadian indie rock band Arcade Fire, released on September 14, 2004 in North America by Merge Records and on ...
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