published Sunday, October 11th, 2009

Obituaries for October 11 , 2009

HAMILTON COUNTY

Louise Ashley

Katherine Louise Ashley, 90, of Hixson, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009.

She was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church and taught third grade at Hixson Elementary School.

She belonged to Fairview United Methodist Women, American Business Women, and Daughters of the American Revolution. Her ancestors were part of the First Families of Tennessee.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul T. Ashley Sr.; parents, John T. Harris and Carrie Shipe Harris; sister, Helen (Eugene) Pierce.

Survivors include her son, Paul T. (Marilyn) Ashley Jr.; cousin, Ernest Shipe Jr.; nieces, Evelyn Avel, Betty Bruce, Pat (Clayton) Burton, Kay (Mike) Crabill, Doris (Glen) Hall, Charlotte Holdaway, Deana (George) James, Joyce (Jerry) Klassen, Reecie (Herbert) Renegar, Dot Vick; nephew, Douglas Kyle Pierce; and other grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, at the North Chapel with the Rev. Henry Groseclose officiating.

Interment will follow at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

Visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, and from 10 a.m. Tuesday until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Fairview United Methodist Church, 3901 Hamill Road, Hixson, TN 37343.

Arrangements are made by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.

Glenn Broyles

Glenn Broyles, 75, of East Ridge, died Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ida Jean Broyles; parents, John and Hattie Mae Broyles; and brother, James H. Broyles.

Survivors are brothers, Robert M. (Gladys) Broyles, Chattanooga, and Harold E. Broyles, Mentone, Ala.

Memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Spring Creek Church of God with the Rev. Bennie Mills officiating.

Visitation will be one hour before the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Spring Creek Church of God, 1005 Spring Creek Road, East Ridge, TN 37412.

Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Road.

Richard Buck

Richard F. “Dick” Buck died peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009, at 91.

Born in Collingswood, N.J., he grew up in Boston, Mass., and Newport, Vt.

Richard was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Evelyn Dugdale Buck; sister, Priscilla; brother, Ted; and infant son, Richard F. Buck Jr.

Richard is survived by his daughter, Geri Lou (Peter) Price; three sons, Douglas (RuthAnn) Buck, Jeffrey (Linda) Buck and Charles (Carol) Buck; 16 grandchildren, Rob (Colleen) Price, Doug Price, Brian (RoseAnn) Price, Rooker (Shannon) Price, Chris (Stacia) Buck, Meghan (Dave) Ornelas, Daniel (Julie) Buck, Russell (Susan) Buck, Nathan Buck, Winnie (Jake) Spann, Emily (Tom) Valdez, Carl (Jennifer) Buck, Brooke Frederickson, Robert Buck, Cathy Buck and Alex Buck; 19 great-grandchildren, Peter, Andrew Kevin, Scotty, Mickey, Liam, Bridget, Caitlin, Sosie, Piper, Lily, Grace, David, Jack, Henry, Jake, Ella, Adele and Matthew; many nieces, nephews and friends.

Richard attended Mount Hermon School in Massachusetts and Brown University. He joined the Army Air Force in 1943 and served in Italy until the end of WWII. After the war Richard and Evelyn and Geri Lou returned to Barre, Vt., to begin Dick’s long career in lumber and wood products. Sons, Douglas, Jeffrey and Charles were born in Vermont. Dick’s family relocated many times during his career making wonderful memories and gathering many friends. Moves were to Connecticut, Texas, Michigan, New York and North Carolina before settling in Chattanooga in 1968 to become president of Chattanooga Box and Lumber. Dick and Evelyn were avid golfers, lifelong card players and active in many community organizations.

Mass of Resurrection Service will be conducted at noon Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help.

Interment will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Northfield Mount Hermon School, One Lamplighter Way, Mount Hermon, MA 01354.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.mem.com.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. today at Chattanooga Funeral Home, East Chapel.

Carl Evans

Carl A. “Butch” Evans, 64, formerly of Chattanooga, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009, in Union Point, Ga.

He was preceded in death by parents, Amos and Beatrice Evans.

Survivors include wife, Nancy Evans, Union Point, Ga.; daughter, Samantha (Bug); sons, Carl Jr. and Travis Evans; sisters, Dora Lester, Sandra, Eve Jones, Georgetta Floyd; brothers, Anthony and Willie Knox, Robert L. Stevens; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Courtesy announcement by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Doug Flynn

Douglas Morse Flynn, 37, formerly of Flintstone, Ga., died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009, after being struck by a car while biking with the Yuma Bike Club near Somerton, Ariz.

Doug was a graduate of Ridgeland High School in 1991, received his BS degree from the University of Georgia and was employed by the Yuma Sun newspaper as the creative services manager.

Doug is survived by his wife, Mary; daughters, Hannah and Jenna; and newborn son, Joseph; parents, Gerry and Hilda Flynn; brothers, Brian, Russell, Scott, John, Matthew and Paul; sister, Laura Smartt; and many nieces and nephews.

Services were held on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Yuma, Ariz., with interment in Desert Lawn Memorial Park. For more information, go to www.yumasun.com.

Mildred Gresham

Mildred Gresham went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Oct. 2, 2009.

Funeral Mass services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 12, at OLPH Catholic Church.

Interment will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.

Rose Hayes

Rose Mary Hayes, 54, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, at her home.

Arrangements will be announced by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.

Judy Keesee

Judy Keesee, 64, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, Oct. 2, 2009, in Arlington, Va.

She had been a longtime resident of Chattanooga and a dedicated employee of Lee Smith Inc. for almost two decades.

Judy is survived by her daughters, Michele Adamus, of Va., Christy Sanders, of Chattanooga, and Katherine Hayes, of Pennsylvania. She is also survived by her four grandchildren and many cherished friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Halquist Memorial Inpatient Center, 4715 N. 15th St., Arlington, VA 22205.

Judy’s final resting place will be in St. Paul, Kan., near her hometown.

Clara Killian

Clara Killian, 99, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009.

A graveside service will be held 2:30 p.m. Monday at Morris Hill Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Mason officiating.

The family will receive friends from noon until 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Survivors and complete arrangements will be announced by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Valley View Chapel.

Cornelia Massagee

Cornelia Massagee, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009, in a local hospital.

Mrs. Massagee was born May 31, 1932. She moved to Chattanooga from Hendersonville, N.C.. in 1980. She was an active member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and served on the altar guild and volunteered many years for Meals on Wheels, Senior Neighbors, as well as Good Neighbors.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Richard Major of Hendersonville; and brother, Richard Major Jr., Brigham City, Utah.

Survivors include her three children, Boyd (Sally) Massagee III, Hendersonville, Mary L. Massagee, Washington, D.C., Anne Massagee, Chattanooga; sister, Marjorie Franklin, Chattanooga; sister-in-law, Jane Major, Brigham City; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. at the church.

visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family.

Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 7454 East Brainerd Road.

Virginia Miller

Virginia Tarkington Miller, 81, of McDonald, Tenn., died on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009, in a local hospital.

Virginia was known to many for her charitable work as a volunteer for her church and community throughout her life. Virginia co-owned Al Miller Music Store with her husband and helped plan the Tri-State Band Festival for many years. She was a member of the Walking Horse Boosters Club and worked on numerous area horse shows to support causes such as the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the American Cancer Association, the Tennessee Leukemia and Lymphoma Foundation.

While raising five children, Virginia was actively involved in local and district PTA service and earned a life membership PTA Award. She was a graduate of Central High School and was still actively involved in the alumni activities. Throughout her life she was an accomplished swimmer, an avid reader, a lifelong gardener and a collector of antiques.

Her passion for service centered on her Christian faith and was woven through the lives of the many she touched at Highland Park Baptist, Woodland Park Baptist, Eastwood Baptist and her current church, Meadowview Baptist. Through the years, Virginia taught adult and children’s Sunday school classes and served for many years as the WMU Missions Director prior to her membership on the Hamilton County Missions Committee.

She was preceded in death by her husband of more than 50 years, Al Miller Sr.; parents, Terry and Virginia Tarkington; brother, Terry Tarkington Jr.; and two granddaughters, Pam and Kim Barberee.

Survivors include her sister, Lucye (Gene) Thompson, Cleveland, Tenn.; sister-in-law, Carolyn Tarkington, Charlottesville, Va.; four daughters, Jenny (Mike) Kyle, Lutz, Fla., Sue Miller Payton, New York City, Fay (Brian) Christensen, McDonald, and Jo (Steve) Roberson, Ooltewah; one son, the Rev. Al (Nancy) Miller, Ooltewah; grandchildren include Robby Robinson, Venice Beach, Calif., Ross (Natalie) Roberson, Ooltewah, Chip (Mary) Miler, Georgetown, Tenn., Lesley (Tom) Rice, Hixson, Beth (Gary) Ferguson, Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Melody Payton, Fayetteville, Ark.; great-grandchildren, Kaley Robinson, Zephyr Hills, Fla., Hannah Roberson, Ringgold, Ga., and Andrew Rice, Hixson; and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Virginia Miller Memorial Fund for her three favorite charities, the Kenya Bread of Life Orphan’s Home; her church, Meadowview Baptist; and to a local family battling cancer.

Donations may be mailed to Meadowview Baptist Church, 10715 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road, Georgetown, TN 37336.

Funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. today, Oct. 11, in the Heritage Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Al Miller officiating.

Interment will follow at Corinth Cemetery in McDonald.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service today at Heritage Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

Albert Morris

Albert “Baby” Noah Morris, 76, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Oct. 5, 2009, at a local hospital.

He was resident of Chattanooga. He was a 1952 graduate of Howard High School and served our country and retired from the U.S. Air Force and Orange Grove Center. He was a member of New Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, where he served on the deacon board.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sallie Morris; parents, Otis Morris and Bessie Morris-Lackey; sister, Annie Doris Ervin; brothers, Calvin and Winfred Morris.

Survivors include his loving and devoted children; two sons, Kelvin (Cathy) Griggs, St. Louis, Mo., and Albert Morris Jr., Chattanooga; one daughter, Alfreda (Charmane) Goins, Chattanooga; one sister, Joyce Threat; two grandsons, Marqus Griggs, St. Louis, Mo., Demetrius Goins, Dalton, Ga.; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009, at New Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. T. Hannah officiating.

Interment will be in National Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, 2009, at Franklin-Strickland Funeral Directors.

Lee Moungsiharath

Viengsamay Lee Moungsiharath, 29, passed away on Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, after a motor vehicle accident.

He was a graduate of Red Bank High School. He attended Red Bank Baptist Church throughout his childhood. He was a student at Chattanooga State.

Viengsamay is survived by his mother, Susie; father, Mekdara; brothers, Khamla and Phonexay; and sister, Daophasouk.

He was loved dearly by longtime girlfriend, Jane, and many friends and family. Viengsamay will be missed by all who knew him.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. today in the Chattanooga Funeral Home Valley View Chapel with Jim Moungsiharath officiating.

Please share your thoughts and memories online at www.mem.com.

Arrangements by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Valley View Chapel, 7414 Old Lee Highway.

Samuel Peacock Jr.

Samuel Clark Peacock Jr., 93, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009, at Kindred Hospital.

Born Oct. 25, 1915, in Rowan County, N.C., he was the son of the late Margaret Mae Bailey Peacock and Samuel C. Peacock. Mr. Peacock was educated at Boyden High School in Salisbury, N.C., attended Duke University and graduated from Catawba College. He received two master’s degrees from California State University.

After college, Mr. Peacock served in the U.S. Air Corps. Early in his career he worked as radio announcer and a proofreader for the Charlotte Observer. He also worked in both Alaska and Hawaii before settling in San Francisco in the mid-1940s. He taught school in a specialized medical clerical field program in California. Four years ago he moved to Chattanooga to be closer to family. H. Elizabeth Peacock (William F. Wetzel), of Chattanooga, and Lynn Peacock (Albert T.) Spaw, of Nashville, are his nieces.

Mr. Peacock was preceded in death by his three sisters, Helen, Ruth and Margaret; and brother, Walt.

He is survived by his brother, Charles Peacock, of Salisbury, N.C.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, Oct. 19, 2009, at Chestnut Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Osborne, retired minister of the United Methodist Conference, officiating.

Condolences may be made online at www.javerybryan.com.

Arrangements are by J. Avery Bryan Funeral Home, 1914 McCallie Ave., 423-266-2131.

Laura Pope

Laura Nadine Brown Pope, 52, of Hixson, passed away Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009, at Erlanger hospital in Chattanooga.

Laura was born June 18, 1957, in Chattanooga, the youngest child of Herbert and Dorothy Brown. She remained a resident in Southeast Tennessee.

She was preceded in death by her father, Herbert Louis Brown; and her brother, James Nathan Brown.

She is survived by her husband, Ralph L. Pope; children, Brendon Wesley, and Alexis Sinclair and wife, Beth Anderson Pope; her mother, Dorothy Lee Johnson Brown McGrann and stepfather, James; two sisters, Sheila Elaine Brown Hendrix Iavagnilio and husband, Michael, and Veronica Diane Brown-Clark and husband, Roger; sister-in-law, Kathryn Pope Hagaman; nieces, Amy Michelle Hendrix Hogue and husband, Bradley, Lauren Brown and Pope Hagaman Shaw and husband Bryan, parents of her great-nephew, Braxton Hunter Shaw; nephews, Lance Carl Hagaman, Bennett Biggs Hagaman and wife, Anne Stevens Hagaman, Christopher Daniel Hendrix and Jennifer Dickinson, parents of her great-nephew, Jesse Ace Hendrix.

The family will be holding a private service.

Donations can be made in Laura’s memory to the Multiple Sclerosis Research Foundation, P.O. Box 1284, Perth Amboy, NJ 08862.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.mem.com.

Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist.

Joyce Reeves

Joyce Emily Reeves, 79, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009.

Arrangements will be announced by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.

Bill Valentine

James William “Bill” Valentine, 88, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009, at his home surrounded by loved ones.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. today, Oct. 11, 2009, at Lane Funeral Home, Coulter Chapel with the Rev. Jeff Lambert officiating.

Interment will be in Chattanooga Memorial Park.

Visit www.lane-coulterchapel.com to send condolences.

The family will receive friends 1-2 p.m. today at Lane Funeral Home, Coulter Chapel, 601 Ashland Terrace.

Oda Williams

Oda Glenn Williams, 97, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, in Commerce, Ga.

Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.

John Williams

John Christopher Williams, 43, died Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009.

Surviving are wife, Lizette Mendoza-Williams; children, Zane, Sophia and Isabella Williams.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to John C. Williams Art Scholarship Fund c/o Southern Adventist University or to Lizette Williams for the children’s education fund.

Visitation 10-11 a.m. today with the service at 11 a.m. at Collegedale SDA Church.

Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Road.

Charlie Winters

Edward “Charlie” Winters, 54, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Oct. 9, 2009.

He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Mary Winters; wife, Bobbie Winters; granddaughter, Chasidy Dawn Winters; and two brothers, Marvin James and Oscar Lynn Winters.

Survivors include one daughter, Carrie Riddle, of Ooltewah; son and daughter-in-law, Lebron Charles and Lisa Winters, of Chattanooga; three sisters, Joyce Templeton and Linda Templeton, both of Chattanooga, and Brenda Bass, of Rossville; two grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, 2009, in the Fort Oglethorpe Chapel with Brother Sammy Sutton officiating.

The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

Arrangements by W.L. Wilson and Sons Funeral Home, Fort Oglethorpe.

Ralph Wooten

Ralph C. “Popa” Wooten, devoted husband, loving father, grandfather and great–grandfather, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009.

He was a member of Christ Way Baptist Church.

Retired from Combustion Engineering after 44 years of service, he was veteran of the U.S. Navy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie C. and Exie Prichard Wooten; and one sister and one brother.

Survivors include his wife, Edith Goodwin Wooten, of Bryant, Ala.; daughter, Charlene Cartwright and husband, Bruce, of Bryant; two grandchildren, Kelly Wade and husband, Alex, Keith Cartwright and wife, Lori, of Morristown, Tenn.; five great-grandchildren, Brandon, Jarod and Haley Wade, of Bryant, Andrew and Matthew Cartwright, of Morristown; and several nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 12, at the North Chapel with the Rev. Don Sapp officiating.

Interment will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery with full military honors.

The family will receive friends for visitation from 2 to 6 p.m. today, Oct. 11, at the North Chapel.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.mem.com.

Arrangements are made by North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.

Lucille Ziegler

Lucille Ziegler, 96, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009, following a long battle with Alzheimer’s.

She was a longtime member of Ridgeview Baptist Church.

Mrs. Ziegler was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Ziegler; and a niece, Loretta Moore.

Survivors include one nephew, Ted Burgess and his family; two great-nieces, Anne Ruth and Lorraine Ash.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Chattanooga National Cemetery with the Rev. Fate Thomas officiating.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.mem.com.

The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. Monday at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 S. Moore Road.

Dr. Spiros Zodhiates

Dr. Spiros Zodhiates, 87, of East Brainerd, passed away Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, in a local health care facility.

A Greek-American Bible scholar, author, and ministry innovator, Dr. Zodhiates was known best for his work in the development of AMG (Advancing the Ministries of the Gospel) International with operations in over 40 countries, and for publishing the Hebrew-Greek Key Word Study Bible.

Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.

TENNESSEE

Juanita Sawyer Claytor

WOODBURY — Juanita Sawyer Claytor passed away at Woodbury Nursing Home following an extended illness.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. CDT today, Oct. 11, 2009, at Franklin Memorial Gardens.

Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Stephen Cox

DAYTON — Stephen Lee Cox, 37, died unexpectedly Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, while visiting his brother in Brentwood, Tenn.

Stephen was born in Dayton on April 29, 1972, the son of the late Dean and Linda (Reed) Cox.

Stephen had been employed as a machinist, auto mechanic and auto body painter and he was a NASCAR fan.

He is survived by his two daughters, Alisha Cox and Linda Jill Cox, both of Dayton; and his brother, David Cox, of Brentwood.

Funeral services for Stephen will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Doyse Thompson officiating.

He will be laid to rest next to his parents in Spring City Memorial Gardens, followed by a white dove release.

Please share your memories of Stephen on his online guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com.

The family is being served by Vanderwall Funeral Home, where they will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today.

Betty Edwards

PIKEVILLE — Elizabeth “Betty” Edwards, 89, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2009.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. CDT Monday, Oct. 12, 2009, at Pikeville United Methodist Church.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Pikeville United Methodist Youth Fund.

Arrangements by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, Pikeville.

Linda Kerley

PIKEVILLE — Linda Gail Kerley, 65, passed away at her residence on Friday, Oct. 9, 2009.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. CDT on Monday, Oct. 12, 2009, at Calvary Freewill Baptist Church with Brother Delbert Rains and Dr. Dusty Stout officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. CDT today at Pikeville Funeral Home.

Pikeville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

James Painter

TULLAHOMA — James “Alb” Painter, 81, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2009.

Funeral services 2 p.m. CDT Monday at Tullahoma Funeral Home.

Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery.

Visitation 3-8 p.m. CDT today.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.tullahomafuneralhome.com.

Tullahoma Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Geraldine Partin

COALMONT — Geraldine Partin, 86, passed away Saturday in a Sewanee, Tenn., hospital.

Mrs. Partin was preceded in death by her husband, T.G. Partin; and a son, Tommy Partin.

Mrs. Partin was a local Avon representative for over 40 years.

Survivors include a son, Charles Partin Sr., Coalmont; daughter, Ju Ervin, Rossville; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. CDT Monday at Sweeton Hill Methodist Church in Coalmont with the Rev. John Potts officiating.

Burial will be in Coalmont Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2-9 p.m. CDT today at Foster & Lay Funeral Home, Tracy City, Tenn.

GEORGIA

Charles Gilreath

CHICKAMAUGA — Charles Ravin Gilreath, 71, of the Trickum community, passed away Friday, Oct. 9, 2009.

He was a lifelong resident of the Trickum community, a member of Way of the Cross Baptist Church and had served in the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by sister, Sherry Neal; four brothers, Tommy, Frank, Raymond and Jimmy Gilreath.

He is survived by wife, Lillie Mae Lewis Gilreath; two daughters, Cindy Kingsley, Cedar Grove, Ga., Tammy Murphy, Kensington, Ga.; four sons, Terry Gilreath, Rock Spring, Ga., Anthony Gilreath, Hixson, Bruce Gilreath and Brian Gilreath, both of Kensington; two sisters, Betty Parker, LaFayette, Ga., Lucille O’Donald, Ringgold, Ga.; one brother, Eddie Gilreath; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Coulter Cemetery with the Rev. Michael Dunwoody officiating.

Family will receive friends after 2 p.m. today at Wilson Funeral Home, Chickamauga Chapel.

Devona Green

LaFAYETTE — Devona Green, 40, passed away Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, in a local hospital.

Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.

Doris Linebarger

CALHOUN — Doris F. Linebarger, 78, died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009.

She was born, July 5, 1931, in Robeson County, N.C., the daughter of the late Robert Furmage Sr. and Blanche McCracken Furmage. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Leon F. Linebarger on Oct. 1, 1989.

She had lived in Calhoun for 20 years and was a member of Echota Baptist Church.

Doris is survived by four sons and their wives, Jerry and Peggy Linebarger, of Calhoun, Jimmy and Linda Linebarger, of Chattanooga, Asa and Elaine Linebarger, of Calhoun, Lee and Julie Linebarger, of Raeford, N.C.; nieces, nephews and grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, 2009, at the Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with the Rev. Don Walters officiating.

The family will receive friends from 2-5 p.m. today at the Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home.

Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Thomas Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Lemuel Moore

TUNNEL HILL — Lemuel Moore, 70, passed away Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, at Hamilton Medical Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Mary Moore; and sister, Evelyn Anderson.

He was a member of Dalton First Church of the Nazarene.

He is survived by wife, Paula Moore; daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Robbie McCoy, of Ringgold, Ga.; son and daughter-in-law, Timothy E. and Juliana Wise Moore, of Chattanooga; five grandchildren, Vicki and Jordan McCoy, Maranda, Haden and Jack Moore.

The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009, at the Westside Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Mimbs officiating.

Burial will be in United Memorial Gardens. A white dove release will conclude the service.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Monday.

Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation or Georgia Children’s Home.

Messages of comfort may be sent and the guest register signed at www.peeplesfuneralhome.com.

Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Westside Chapel, Rocky Face, in charge of funeral arrangements. For more information, call 706-272-9777.

Dewayne O’Neal

CHICKAMAUGA — Dewayne O’Neal, 41, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, Oct. 9, 2009.

He had lived in the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas for most of his life and was a member of Pilgrim Way Baptist Church. He was previously employed with Southern Fabrications and enjoyed working on cars, drawing and computers. He was a devoted son, husband, father, brother and friend and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his father, Bill O’Neal Jr.; and brother, Chris O’Neal.

Survivors include his loving wife of more than 22 years, JoAnn O’Neal, of Chickamauga; mother, Betty O’Neal, of Chickamauga; son, Joey Swindle; daughter, Sondra Studdard, both of Fort Oglethorpe; brothers, Billy O’Neal, of Chickamauga, and Ira O’Neal, of Fort Oglethorpe; sisters, Lori Williams and Dina Gilliam, both of Chickamauga; four grandchildren, Jessica and Leeann Studdard, and Justin and Logan Swindle; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009, in the Fort Oglethorpe Chapel with Brother Brian Waycassie and Brother Bill Arnold officiating.

Burial will follow in Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park.

The family will begin receiving friends after 4 p.m. today, all day Monday and prior to the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Online guest book at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by W.L. Wilson and Sons Funeral Home, Fort Oglethorpe.

Jack Stansell Jr.

VILLANOW — Jack Stansell Jr., 75, died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009.

Survivors are wife, Parkie Stansell; daughters and sons-in-law, Angie and Kenny Brown, Lisa and Mike Garrett; son and daughter-in-law, Butch and Melody Stansell; grandchildren, Blake Garrett and Emilee Stansell, all of Villanow; brothers, Bob Stansell, Evansville, Ind., and Riley Stansell, of Columbus, Ga.; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral at 2 p.m. Monday at Wallis Memorial Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Mike Johnson.

Pallbearers are Kenny Brown, Mike Garrett, Henry Stansell, Wayne Holsomback, Jerry Osburn, Fugate Osburn.

Interment in Macedonia Cemetery.

Visitation 5-8 p.m. today.

Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette, in charge of arrangements.

Sadie Visage

LaFAYETTE — Sadie “Pearl” Visage, 85, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2009.

Survived daughters, Jane Hensley, Judy Spears; son, Robert “Bob” Visage; sisters, Jessie Arthur, Hazel Wilton; sister-in-law, Kathy Visage; brother, Jay Hatfield.

Funeral at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home with the Rev. C.F. Strickland officiating.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Monday.

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