William Charles "Boolum" Burch, 71, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014, in a local hospital. He was of the Baptist faith and served in the United States Navy. He was preceded in death by his mother, Jimmie L. Jones; and nephew, Alexander Henderson. Survivors include his brothers, Jerome (Susie) Burch, David (Eleanor) Burch, Pastor Richard (Gloria) Jones, Michael (Carolyn) Jones, all of Chattanooga, and Tyrone (Tammy) Tillison of North Carolina; sisters, Tara Henderson and Myra (Elgin) Armstrong, both of Chattanooga; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. The body will lie in state today after 12:30 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Monday at noon in the chapel with Pastor Richard Jones as the eulogist. Burial: Highland Memorial Gardens.