published Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Obituaries for March 25, 2010

HAMILTON COUNTY

Travis Carver

Travis Carver, 45, of Chattanooga, passed on Thursday March 18, 2010.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom Carver and Shirley Parker Carver; grandparents, and two uncles.

Survivors include: a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Public may view after noon today at Reuben Strickland Memorial Chapel.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 26, 2010, at Reuben Strickland Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Tommy Peak officiating.

Interment will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery.

M.C. Commander Sr.

Mordeis Cyrelle "M.C." Commander Sr., of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, in a local hospital.

He will be remembered as the owner of Cherokee Home Improvement for many years, past president of Better Business Bureau, Campaign manager for Judge Joe DiRisio.

He is survived by his wife, Pat Hogue Commander; his children, Mordeis Cyrelle Commander Jr., Thomas Willis Commander II and his wife, Kathy, of Chattanooga, Peggy Elaine and husband, Richard Whipple, of Mobile, Ala., Sharon and Dennis Francisco, of Sale Creek, and Earl Hogue; grandchildren, Ceci Liddel Goodner and husband, Kent, Travis Holiday Keedy and wife, Aimee, Mordeis Cyrelle "Trey" Commander III and wife, Melanie, Heather Michelle Bateman and husband, Ronald Jr. Chadwick Lyle Commander and wife, Ashley, Kathryn Commander, Matthew Commander and Hugh Colman; eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at graveside on Friday, March 26, 2010, at 2:30 p.m. in Lakewood Memory Garden, East, with the Rev. Dale Troupe officiating.

The family will receive friends on Friday for one hour before service from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m.

Arrangements are by Turner Funeral Home Inc., Highway 58 Chapel, 622-3171.

Edwin Crowe

Edwin Freeman Crowe, 75, of Hixson, passed away Monday, March 22, 2010.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. today, March 25, 2010, at Calvary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Don Kelley and the Rev. Randy Bell officiating.

Burial will follow in Millsap Cemetery.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.

Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.

Clarence Daniel Sr.

Clarence Daniel Sr., 77, passed away on Wednesday, March 24, 2010, in Chattanooga.

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

Lonnie Edwards

Lonnie Dennis Edwards, 73, of Soddy-Daisy, went to be with his Lord, Tuesday, March 23, 2010.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. today, March 25, 2010, at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, with the Rev. Joe Guthrie officiating.

Visitation will be noon to 2 p.m. today.

Burial will follow in Spring City Memorial Gardens.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.

Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike; Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.

Rev. Alonza Grace

Rev. Alonza Grace, 80, passed away on Friday, March 19, 2010, at a local health care facility.

He served as the pastor of Harris Chapel AME Zion Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Viola and Johnny Grace; three brothers; and three sisters.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Lois Jones Grace; son, Alonza "Butch" Grace Jr.; three stepsons; two step-daughters; two grandchildren; 20 stepgrandchildren; two brothers, Emanuel and John Grace; two sisters, Jane Quinn and Mary Patterson; a host of cousins, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held today at noon at New Monumental Baptist Church, located at 901 Woodmore Lane with Pastor Ware officiating.

Interment in National Cemetery.

The body may be view beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the funeral home and also one hour prior to service at the church.

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

Audrey Gunter

Audrey Richey Gunter, 91, of Chattanooga, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010.

The widow of Ullman "Moe" Gunter, she was also preceded in death by a son, Mitch.

Surviving are her daughter, Wanda (Monte) Barber, of Signal Mountain; three sons: Don (Ivy) Gunter, of Atlanta, Ga., Harold and Mike Gunter, of Chattanooga; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; three sisters; and two brothers.

A graveside service will be held at noon CDT Friday, March 26, at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, near Fyffe Ala.

The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today, March 25, at Turner Funeral Home, Highway 58 Chapel, 423-622-3171.

Dorothy Haslerig

Dorothy Morton Haslerig was called home to be with her heavenly father on Saturday, March 20, 2010.

She was born on Jan. 27, 1924 in Trion, Ga., one of four children born to the late Frank and Susie Bell Morton.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Frank and Byron Morton and sister, Wiley Bland.

She was employed by Red Food Stores and later retired from Sears Roebuck in 1984 after 17 years. She was a member of Bethel AME Church. She served in the Chickamauga Women's club, the Keys Bridge Club and was an active member of Chattanooga's Ripe and Ready Theatrical Players. She was a member of Esther Chapter #406 Order of the Eastern Stars, and a member of Florence M. Hogan Golden Circle #301.

Dorothy leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband, Willie; children, Carol Newman, of Philadelphia, Pa., Joyce and Thomas Harrison, of Chickamauga, Ga., Delores and Robert Hodges, of Savage, Md.; grandchildren, Darryl Haslerig, Tamara Carter, William Hodges II, Thomas Harrison III, Montina (Donnell) Daniels, Michael (Beth) Harrison, Akeia (Morris) Reid, Robert Hodges Jr., Travor Haslerig, Jusston Hale, Marissa Shrum; sisters-in-law, Mary Ramey and Nora Marshall, of White Plains, NY, Milah Haslerig, of Jefferson City, Mo., Velma Morton, of Summerville, Ga., and Christine Morton, of Detroit, Mich.; 19 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. She also leaves to cherish her memory her faithful extended family, Art and Dorothy Grisham, Leroy and Eulene Matthews, David and Helen Myers, Shayla Little, and dear friend, Edith Peak.

Special appreciation to the staff of LaFayette Dialysis Center and the LaFayette Health Center for their loving and devoted care.

In memory of Dorothy Haslerig, contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 26, 2010, at Bethel AME Church.

Interment: Wallaceville Cemetery in Chickamauga.

The family will receive friends today from 6-8 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Stephanie Jones

Stephanie Rena Jones, 38, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, March 19, 2010, in a local hospital.

Graveside service will be today at 1 p.m. in Ruth Cofer Cemetery with Larry Jones officiating.

The body will lie in state today after 10 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home.

Gwendolyn Killian

Gwendolyn Parks Killian, 76, of Harrison, beloved wife and mother, entered into the Lord's presence on Tuesday, March 23, 2010.

Gwen was a member of Savannah Bay Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Burries G. Parks and Sadie N. Parks; a brother, Donald Parks; and sister, Sue Stegall.

She is survived by her devoted husband, James B. Killian, and children, Teresa Hutcheson, Tim Vincent, James Killian, Edward Killian and Robert Killian. Gwen also leaves two nephews, seven nieces, members of younger generations too numerous to list, and many more who have known and loved her.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 26, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Dr. Gene Hooker officiating.

Entombment will follow at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends for visitation from 3 until 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, P.O. Box 19269, Chattanooga, TN 37416.

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

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

Earl Masters

Earl Masters passed away at his home Friday March 20, 2010.

He was born May 27, 1927, and was a retiree of the city of Chattanooga.

He leaves behind four children; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

A service will be 1 p.m. Friday, March 26, at Honestville Baptist Church, Ooltewah.

Lois Medlen

Lois Annette Medlen, 50, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 21, 2010, from a local hospital.

Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. in the Highway 58 Chapel of Turner Funeral Home with the Rev. David Bragg officiating.

The family will receive friends today up to the hour of service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be given to the family to help in this time of need in care of Mary Barbee @ 6118 Marie Lane, Harrison, TN 37341.

Arrangements are by Turner Funeral Home Inc., Highway 58 Chapel 622-3171.

Ella Mae Merritt

Ella Mae Posey Bishop Merritt, 74, a resident of Harrison, beloved mother and mamaw has gone to be with the Lord on Monday, March 22, 2010.

She was the daughter of the late Rev. Arthell and Susie Posey of Charleston. She was preceded in death by her late husband, Rev. Ira Bishop (beloved husband and grandfather); and three infant brothers.

Ella Mae was dedicated in service to many churches over the area with her late husband Rev. Ira Bishop and served with a heart filled with love of missions. She was retired from Tennessee Baptist Convention and member of New Bethel Baptist Church and member of Chattanooga-Harrison #56 Order of Eastern Star.

She is survived by her husband, James Merritt, of Harrison; her beloved five children, Robin Gayle Liner and her husband, Rev. Stanley Liner, of Calhoun, Rhonda Sueanna Mullins and her husband, Rick, of Johnson City, Tenn., Ira Dale Bishop and his wife, Kathy, Daniel Arthell Bishop and his wife, Lynn, and Allen Barkley Bishop and his wife, Sandy, all of Harrison; and stepdaughter, Shirley Garris, of Nashville; 17 grandchildren; 20 precious great-grandchildren; her beloved sister and brother-in-law, Thomas and Janey Guinn, of Charleston; four beloved nieces and special friend, Cleo Williamson.

The Remembrance of Life Services will be 1 p.m. Friday, March 26, 2010, from the North Ocoee Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes with the Rev. John Butler, the Rev. Stanley Liner and the Rev. Jake Dorak officiating.

Interment will follow in McDonald-Eastview Cemetery.

The family will receive friends 5 until 8 p.m. today, March 25, 2010 with a Eastern Star service at 8 p.m. conducted by the Harrison Chapter #56 order of Easter Star.

Jim Rush Funeral Homes, North Ocoee Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Ruth Millender

Ruth Millender, 93, passed away on Wednesday, March 24, 2010, at a local health care facility.

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

Patricia Newson-Barrow

Patricia Ann Newson-Barrow passed away Thursday, March 18, 2010.

She was a faithful member of Greater Saint Stephen's/Changing a Generation.

She was a graduate of 1968 class of Riverside High School.

Local relatives include Butts and Newsome families.

The family had a private viewing.

Doris Sheeley

Doris Lawrence Sheeley, 86, of Chattanooga, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, March 22, 2010.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. today, March 25, 2010, at Lane Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Mason officiating.

Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.

Arrangements by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace.

Betty Solomon

Betty Johnson Solomon, 71, of East Brainerd, passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2010, in a local hospital.

Funeral services will be held Friday, March 26, at 11 a.m. at First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 419 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga, with the Rev. David Harr officiating.

To share your condolences, visit www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.

The family will receive friends today from 4-8 p.m. at the South Crest Chapel and Friday from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour at the church.

Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.

Jack Stocker

Jack Stocker, 85, died on Tuesday evening, March 23, 2010. His body has been gifted to the University of Tennessee Medical School.

His wife of 65 years, Betty; children, Michael and Susan, Michael's wife, Diane; grandchildren, Michael II, Amanda West and Christopher; Michael II's wife, Sarah, Amanda's husband, Ben, and great-granddaughter, Avery survive him.

He was predeceased by great-grandson, Blake.

Friends and family will celebrate his life at a later date in April.

Memorials may be sent to Siskin Children's Institute, 1101 Carter St., Chattanooga, TN 37402, or Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, 37416.

Dorothy Stone

Dorothy Thomas Stone, 91, of Ooltewah, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at her home.

Dorothy was a long time member of Second Presbyterian Church and a 1936 graduate of Ooltewah High School and attended McKenzie Business College.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leon Chestnut Stone and Mary Hamill Stone; and two brothers, Leon C. Stone III and James G. Stone.

Survivors include her sister, Betty Stone Patterson; seven nieces and nephews, Leon C. Stone III, Mary Virginia Stone, James Gaynor Thigpin, Carl Douglas Thigpin, James Glenn Stone Jr., Dean Stone Pickett, Carolyn Stone Scruggs; and several great-nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held today at 3 p.m. in Forest Hills Cemetery with the Rev. James H. Patterson officiating.

There will be no visitation at the funeral home.

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

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

Geneva White

Geneva Parlee White, 89, was given into the arms of the Lord Jesus Christ on Tuesday, March 23, 2010.

She was a loving daughter of Eagle and Electa Starkey and a devoted wife and mother.

She was actively involved in her children's interests and activities. For many years Geneva and her husband were members of Olive Springs Baptist Church in Marietta, Ga.

She was preceded into the gates of heaven by her husband of 58 years, Russell V. White (1999). Dedicated and life long partners in their marriage and selfless commitment to their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Geneva is survived by her children, Roger White (Sharyn), of Grand Prairie, Texas, Annette White, of Lookout Mountain, Ga., Sharon Leopard, of Marietta, Ga. Grandchildren, Russell J. White (Amy), of Mansfield, Texas, Jason White (Kristal), of Dallas, Texas, John D. White (Jacque), of Richardson, Texas, Sarah Glaze (John), of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, John Young, of Snellville, Ga. Great-grandchildren, Justin, Jacob, Joshua and Jessica White, of Mansfield, Texas, Holly Marsh and Rowan Glaze, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii.

Graveside memorial will be held in Maplewood Cemetery in Harrison, Ark.

Arrangements are by Wann Funeral Home.

Elenora Whitener

Elenora Whitener, 96, passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2010, in Chattanooga.

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

Nealie Womack

Nealie Ann Womack, 102, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2010, in a local hospital.

She was a faithful member of Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church where she served in many of the church activities and ministries such as the Deaconess Board, Sunday School Department, choir member and other groups. She was also very active in her community, being a member of the NAACP and the Siskin Foundation to name a few.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Posey and Nealie Nalls; husband, Tony Richard Womack; two brothers; and two sisters.

Survivors: sisters, Gertrude Benford, of Nashville, and Bertie Lee Wilson, of Birmingham, Ala.; nieces, Mellownease Edwards, of Jacksonville, Fla., Mildred Hill, of Chattanooga and Wynease Gyton, of Northport, Ala.; 12 great-nieces; 13 great-nephews; 16 great-great-nieces; 16 great-great-nephews; three great-great-great-nieces; four great-great-great-nephews; a host of cousins, other relatives, loving and devoted friends, Effie Mae Jones, Eddie Ashley and a host of other friends.

Funeral: Friday at 11:30 a.m. at Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Reginald Poindexter officiating.

Burial: Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Visitation: today from 6:30-8 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home.

TENNESSEE

Audra Collins

WHITWELL -- Audra V. Collins, 86, died March 23, 2010 at Memorial Healthcare.

Funeral service will be Saturday, March 26, at noon CDT in the funeral home chapel.

Visitation will be today 5-9 p.m. CDT and Friday 4-9 p.m. CDT.

Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com.

Arrangements by Reed Funeral Home, Highway 28, Whitwell, Tenn.

Lucille Groomes

CLEVELAND -- Lucille Bates Groomes, 82, died Monday, March 22, 2010.

Survivors include seven nieces and five nephews.

An interment will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens.

Ralph Buckner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

James McSpadden

CLEVELAND -- James Olen McSpadden, 87, died Monday, March 22, 2010.

Survivors include: wife, Anna Mae McSpadden; daughter, Angeleeta Voyta; sons, James McSpadden and Larry McSpadden; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday and visitation is Friday from 5-8 p.m. at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.

Sue Partain

ATHENS -- Sue Million Partain, 79, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010.

Survivors; husband, Floyd Partain; daughters, Judy Wilson and Dale Eaves; sister, Jimmie Crumm; brother, Kenneth Million.

A graveside service, 2 p.m. Friday at McMinn Memory Gardens.

Visitation Friday 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Arrangements by Smith Funeral & Cremation Service of Athens.

Harold Sullivan

PIKEVILLE -- Harold "Pap" Sullivan, 81, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010.

He was a charter member of First Southern Baptist Church of Pikeville and a member of Cleveland First Baptist. Harold served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and was a retired electrician from the TVA.

Preceding him in death were his parents, James D. and Cleasy A. Sullivan; sister, Marie Dodson and three brothers, Connard, Howard and Buford Sullivan.

Survivors include two sisters, Nell Morgan (Mike) Greene and Thelma Mae Miller, both of Pikeville; special friend, Joyce C. Goins, Cleveland; 16 nieces and nephews; several great and great-great-nieces and nephews.

Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. CDT in the funeral home chapel with Brother Bill Roberts officiating.

Burial will follow in Wesley Chapel Cemetery.

Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com.

Arrangements by Putnam- Reed Funeral Home, Highway 127 South, Pikeville, Tenn.

Visitation today 9-9 p.m. CDT and Friday 9 a.m. CDT until service time.

James Swafford

ATHENS -- James Swafford, 88, died Tuesday night, March 25, 2010.

Survivors; wife, Edna G. Swafford; one daughter, Connie Womac; two sons, Gary and Darrel Womac, all of Athens.

Funeral service 8 p.m. today, at Smith Funeral Home.

Visitation 5:30-7:30 p.m. today.

Interment Friday 10:30 a.m. at Idlewild Cemetery.

James Webb

SEQUATCHIE -- James M. "Jim" Webb, 67 , passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at home with his loving family by his side.

Jim graduated from South Pittsburg High School. He was a member of Sardis United Methodist Church where he had served as Pastor for 15 years, which he considered his greatest achievement. He was a member of Olive Lodge 297, Scottish Rite Freemasonry, Alhambra Temple, Fraternal Order of Police, Tennessee and National Sheriff's Association, and the FBI National Academy Associates.

Jim was a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University, North Florida University and the University of Virginia, having received criminal justice degrees from these schools.

Jim had a total of 40 years invested in law enforcement. He retired with the rank of Lieutenant from the Tennessee Highway Patrol after 25 years. He was elected to and served two terms as the Marion County Sheriff.

He is survived by his wife, Wanda Coppinger Webb; daughters, Kimberly Dawn Webb, Kristi Webb Colley (Thomas) and Brooke Webb Baron (Aimel); and his sister, Bobbie Webb Tate (Clinton); grandchildren, Jayde Baron, Alex Baron, Sara Colley; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel at 1 p.m. CDT Friday, March 26, 2010, with Rev. David Harr officiating.

Interment will follow in Sardis Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4 until 9 p.m. CDT today.

Arrangements by Tate Funeral Home, Jasper, Tenn., 423-942-9500, www.tatefh.com.

GEORGIA

Sue Atkins

ROSSVILLE -- Sue Atkins, 77, died Sunday, March 21, 2010 at her residence.

She retired from Hutcheson Medical Center and was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Atkins.

Survivors include her daughter, Susie Atkins; brother-in-law, Frank Thurman; nieces, Mary Hughes and Carol Land; and several great-nieces and nephews and friends.

There will be no services.

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

The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.

Bobby Cornett

RINGGOLD -- Bobby Eugene Cornett, 75, passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2010.

Survivors include three children, Debbie Dempsey, David Cornett, and Rene Eaves; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be at Life Gate Church in LaFayette, Ga. at 2 p.m. Sunday March 28.

McNeill Funeral Home, Martinez, Ga.

Joann Johnson

DALTON -- Joann Johnson, 72, passed away Monday, March 22, 2010.

Service will be at noon Saturday in the chapel of Willis Funeral Home with Pastor Jerry L. Burse officiating.

Interment in West Hill Cemetery.

Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Dalton.

Randy Stoe

FORT OGLETHORPE -- Randy Lee Stoe, 52, passed away on Wednesday, March 24, 2010, at his residence.

A native and lifelong resident of the Fort Oglethorpe area, Randy was a graduate of Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School, was employed with Wheland Foundry for 25 years, and loved Civil War history.

He is survived by his mother, Wanda Helton; fiance' and her family, Robin Dunbar, Shaunna, Jeffrey and Cassie Dunbar; sons, Shane Stoe, Jeremy Stoe and Dakota McEwen; four grandsons; brother, Doug Helton; sister, Amanda Pierce; aunt, Joan McGill; special friends, The Caldwell and Maxwell Families of Ringgold, Robert Eaton and Mike Massengill.

Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Chaplain Pat Davis officiating.

To share your memories, visit www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 1 p.m. until the service hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.

Ray Swafford

CHICKAMAUGA -- Ray Thomas Swafford, 80, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010.

Survivors are sisters, Annie Stoker, Mary Clark, Ruby Kay and Bessie Pritchett.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. today at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.

Edith Tribble

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN -- Edith Giddens Tribble, 89, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010, in Trenton, Ga.

Mrs. Tribble was born Aug. 29, 1921 and graduated from Scottsboro High School in Scottsboro, Ala.

Mrs. Edith Tribble, widow of Homer E. Tribble resided in Clarksville, Tenn., from 1969 to 1997 when she returned to her home on Lookout Mountain, Ga. Mrs. Tribble was an active member of the First Baptist Church and a member of the Eastern Star.

She was very talented and won several ceramic awards. She was a member of the Poet's Society and had several poems published.

Survivors are her sister, Zelda Ann Giddens, of Section, Ala.; four brothers, Jack B. Giddens, of Scottsboro, Ala., Elmo L. Giddens, of Lookout Mountain, Ga., Gary F. Giddens, of Lookout Mountain, and James L. Giddens, of Lookout Mountain.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 26, 2010 at Wann Funeral Home, at the foot of Lookout Mountain with visitation at 1 p.m.

Burial will follow at Forest Hills Cemetery.

ALABAMA

Charles Carlton

SECTION -- Charles William Carlton, 74, passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at his residence.

Visitation will be today from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. CDT

Funeral will be today, March 25, 2010 at 2 p.m. CDT in Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial followed in Pleasant View Cemetery.

Anthony Napoletan

FLAT ROCK -- Anthony Steve Napoletan, 83, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at Highland Medical Center.

He was a WWII veteran serving in the U.S. Navy and a retired diesel mechanic.

Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Toni and Jessie Colburn, Flat Rock, Sherry Lynn and Pat Patrick, Donna Lee and Gene Smith, all of Wisconsin; brother, Diamond Napoletan, Knoxville; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Friday, March 26, at 3 p.m. CDT at Corner Stone Funeral Chapel.

Family will receive friends from 1 to 8 p.m. CDT today and 10 a.m. until service time on Friday.

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