published Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Obituaries for May 25, 2010

HAMILTON COUNTY

Susan Attlee

E. Susan Attlee, 80, of East Ridge, passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2010.

Mrs. Attlee was born in Chattanooga, and raised by her parents, Earl and Mildred Smith. She was a retired school teacher from Manasquan Elementary in New Jersey and volunteered for Meals on Wheels in Bellmar, N.J., where she served as the director for 18 years.

Surviving are her sons, Victor and Earle Attlee and three grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to Meals on Wheels, Belmar, NJ (Interfaith Neighbors, 810 Fourth Avenue, Asbury, NJ. 00012).

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, at the funeral home.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 27, Lakewood Memory Garden, South, with Pastor Charles Knight officiating.

Please share your condolences at www.mem.com

Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 404 S. Moore Road.

Imogene Boston

Dorothy Imogene Wright Boston, of Sale Creek, passed away of natural causes, on Monday, May 24, 2010.

She was born on Jan. 15, 1931 in Soddy, Tenn., to the late Len Parker and Mamie Redden. She was a former member of Daisy Church of God and a current member of Sale Creek Church of God.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Wanda Faye Wright; her first husband, Dexter “Mitch” Wright; sisters, Glenna Schlicher, Robbie Dean Wells, Carolyn Sue Ricketts; brothers, James “Buddy” Parker and Lawrence Parker.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Leroy Boston; children, Walter Eugene (Mitzi) Wright, of Hixson, Dolores Wright (Jerry) Beavers, of Soddy-Daisy, Kenneth Edward (Charlotte) Wright, of Sale Creek; grandchildren, Chris (Melissa) and Adam Beavers, of Soddy-Daisy, Derek Wright, of Pensacola, Fla., Kelli Wright (Denny) Beason, of Soddy-Daisy, Scarlet (Brandon) Elliott, of East Ridge, Courtney “CJ” (Eddie) Rigney, of Alabama, Joshua and Ian Wright, of Hixson; great-grandchildren, Sky and Cody Beason , Mollie Beavers and Diva Rigney; stepchildren, Teresa (Gary) Cooper, of Soddy-Daisy, Kenneth Boston Jr., of Carrolton, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 2 p.m. at Sale Creek Church of God with Bishop Kenneth Bolton officiating.

Burial will follow at Welsh-Rogers Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 5 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday after 10 a.m. at the funeral home.

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

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

Parker Carroll

Parker Lynn Carroll, 87, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 23, 2010.

Parker, a devoted husband, father and friend, is survived by his wife of 64 years, Edna Louise; two children, daughter, Patricia Lynn Nail and her husband, Bill Nail, and son, Parker Craig Carroll; two grandchildren, Heather Elizabeth Aulbert and husband, Jon Aulbert, Wesley Parker Nail and wife, Angela Nail; and three great-grandchildren, Emma Kaitlyn Nail, Madeline Elizabeth Aulbert and Jamie Lynn Aulbert.

Parker’s working career included employment with the Army Depot in Memphis and the U.S. Geological Survey. After thirty plus years working for federal services, Parker retired from the Johnson Space Center of Houston, Texas in 1978. He and his wife moved to Chattanooga in 1979 where he practiced law for many years until he retired from total employment.

Parker was a Deacon of First Baptist Church, Golden Gateway, of Chattanooga and taught the Seeker Sunday School Class there. He was a member of the Retired Federal Employees Association.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 27, at the North Chapel.

Services for Mr. Carroll will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the North Chapel.

Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Houston, Texas.

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

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

Milton Clowers

Milton L. Clowers, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, May 20, 2010, in Atlanta, at his residence.

He was a member of Howard High class of 1968.

Services will be held on Thursday, at 1 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church, 7725 Highway 85, Riverdale, GA 30274.

The family hour will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Williamson Mortuary, 1410 Highway 138 SW in Riverdale, GA 30296.

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

Paul Collins

Paul Thomas “Tom” Collins, 63, of East Ridge, gave up his battle with cancer and went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 22, 2010.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, in the Fort Oglethorpe Chapel with Brother Steven Kellogg, Brother Bill Gardner and Brother John Carroll officiating.

Burial will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery with the Rev. Billy Dean officiating.

The family will receive friends from noon to 3 p.m. and after 5 p.m. today and prior to the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

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

Alma Ford

Alma “Kitty” Ford, 83, of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 21, 2010, from a local hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. today, May 25, in the Highway 58 Chapel of Turner Funeral Home with the Rev. David Bragg officiating.

Interment will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery.

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

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

Leona Forsythe

Leona Nadine Forsythe, 78 of Chattanooga, departed this life Monday, May 24, 2010.

Nadine was a member of Lookout Valley Church of the Nazarene for 45 years, and was born in Chattanooga to the late Raymond Floyd and Lois Velma Eller, and was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Forsythe Sr.; brother, Edward Eller; daughter, Sandra Lee Forsythe; and son-in-law, Edward Cunningham.

Survivors include her children, Sylvia Cunningham, of Chattanooga, Chuck and Melanie Forsythe, of Wildwood, Ga.; grandchildren, Booney, David and Tracie, Christina and Bill, Andy, Aaron, Naomi; great-grandchildren, Tyler, Eric, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2010 in the chapel with Pastor Joshua Fite officiating.

Interment will follow in Lakewood Memorial Gardens, West.

Family will receive friends after 4 p.m. today, and prior to the service Wednesday.

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

Jack Henley

Jack Olen Henley, 89, of East Brainerd, passed away on Monday, May 24, 2010.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II. Jack retired from DuPont after 38 years of service and was a member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Myrtle Alice Henley; brothers, Clarence Henley, Carl Henley and Frank Henley; sisters, Reba Clemmons and Nina Jennings.

Survivors include his loving wife of 64 years, Rubye Tate Henley; sons, Jack (Denise) Henley and Mark (Lisa) Henley; grandchildren, Jason Henley, Drew (Diane) Henley, Allison Henley, Jackson Henley and Rachel Henley; great-granddaughter, Anna Henley; sister, Cody Clinton; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 26, in Chattanooga National Cemetery with Chaplain Patrick Brownell officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416.

There will be no visitation at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home and Cremations Services, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

Tom Mann

Thomas Gordon Mann, 68, of Harrison, passed away Saturday, May 22, 2010, at his home surrounded by his family.

He was preceded in death by his father, Leroy Mann.

Tom retired from BASF after 30 years of service and was currently co -owner of Eastern Rivers Inc., in Chattanooga.

He attended Bayside Baptist Church and was an avid golfer, who enjoyed fishing and spending time at the beach with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Carol Mann, of Harrison; daughter, Michelle (Mike) Collier, of Cleveland, Tenn.; two sons, Thomas (Colleen) Mann, Greg Mann, both of Chattanooga; step son, Ronnie (Jenny) Dunn; step daughter, Jill (Greg) Baughn, both of Murfreesboro; seven grandchildren, Drew Collier, Trey Dunn, Macy Collier, Cooper Baughn, Carter Baughn, Abigail Mann, Evalynn Mann; mother, Eva Boyd Mann, of East Ridge; two sisters, Wanda Langston, Memphis, Nancy Emerling, of Chattanooga; two brothers, Mickey (Toni) Mann, of Signal Mountain, Herb (Nancy) Mann, of Jasper, Tenn., and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today in the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with the Rev. Eric Stitts officiating.

Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. today at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 822 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37403.

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

Arrangements by Chattanooga Funeral Home, North Chapel, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson.

Robert Mason Sr.

Robert E. “Bob” Mason Sr., 82, of Chattanooga, died on Sunday, May 24, 2010.

Mr. Mason was born in Chattanooga, where he had lived most of his life. He was a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church where he served as a Deacon, was on the property and grounds committee and a member of the J. Fred Johnson Sunday School Class. He graduated from Battle Ground Academy in Franklin, Tenn., and was retired from Cummins-Onan after 45 years as a salesman. He was a WWII veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

Mr. Mason was a lifetime member and Past Commandant of the Marine Corps League and a life member of the Marine Corps Second Division. He was also a life member and Past Commander of the Disabled American Veteran Chapter 6, member of American Legion Post 95 in East Ridge, and served as past Commander of the Chattanooga Boating Club. Mr. Mason was a retired Captain of Flotilla 06-07 of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary and served as Assistant Chief of the Auxiliary Police for more than five years.

Mr. Mason was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Thelma Harvin Mason.

Surviving are his wife, Margaret McGill Mason; son, Robert E. Mason Jr.; grandchildren, Tiffany N. Mason, of Broadman, Ohio, and Salina and Todd Mason, of Arlington, Texas.

Memorial donations may be made to First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1505 N. Moore Road, Chattanooga, TN 37411.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, May 25, at the funeral home.

Graveside Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 26, at Chattanooga National Cemetery with Dr. Gary Carver officiating.

Pallbearers will be members of the Maine Corps League.

Please share your condolences at www.mem.com.

Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 404 S. Moore Road.

Robert Mullins

Robert Ray “Bob” Mullins, 72, of Ooltewah, passed away Monday, May 24, 2010.

Arrangements will be announced by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 404 S. Moore Road.

Cecil Parrott Jr.

Cecil S. Parrott Jr. died peacefully Sunday, May 23, 2010, at home surrounded by his loving family.

A native of Whitfield County, Ga., he had lived in Chattanooga most of his life and was a Mason.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 64 years, Opal. He was the beloved father of Bethela Pritchard, Nanalane Frey and Cecil S. Parrott III; grandfather to Strat Parrott, Landyn Frey, Logan Frey and Maclane Pritchard.

Graveside services are 2:30 p.m. today at Chattanooga National Cemetery with the Rev. Everett Gossett officiating and military honors.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416.

Please visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.

Arrangements by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace.

William Paulson

William T. Paulson, 87, of Signal Mountain, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2010.

He was formerly of Big Pine Key, Fla. Bill's memory will best be honored by simple daily acts of kindness by those who were fortunate enough to know him.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Jean.

Survivors include his daughter, Barbara (Robert) Ross, of Bainbridge Island, Wash.; sons, Robert (Tammy) Paulson, of Signal Mountain and John (Nancy) Paulson, of West End, N.C.; three grandsons: John Carl, Thomas and Dylan; and one granddaughter, Cierra.

A private memorial service to celebrate his life will be held later in Stillwater, Minn.

Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.

Arrangements by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace.

Cleo Poe

Cleo Hamill Poe, 79, of Chattanooga, died Sunday, May 23, 2010.

She was a member of Grace Episcopal Church. She was predeceased by her parents, Ephraim and Rosa Hill Hamill.

She is survived by her husband, Luther E. Poe; son, Michael E. Poe, Chattanooga; daughter, Teresa Poe Eldridge, Rising Fawn, Ga.; sister, Nellie Burns; two brothers, James Hamill and E.J. Hamill and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be in Grace Episcopal Church, Wednesday, May 26 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

A memorial service will be conducted Wednesday, May 26, at 1 p.m. in the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga.

Send condolences at www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Cremation Service, Crox family owned and operated.

Durward Price

Durward E. “Ed” Price, 84, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, May 24, 2010, at a local healthcare facility.

He was born in 1925 in Guy, Ark. He came to know his Savior at the age of 82. He was retired from the U.S. Army after 22 years of service, serving in France during WWII and in the Korean Conflict in which he was highly decorated, and he was retired from TVA after many years of service. He loved fishing, hunting, bowling and shooting pool. He was a avid gardener.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Amalee Price; parents, Carlton Edgar and Gena Clarice Price; sisters, Sally Sarrett, Auda Bledsoe, Elva Shultz.

He is survived by his sons, Douglas Price, Michael Price, Larry McBryar, Lester Noble; daughters, Jackie Lou Self, Cheryal Myers; brother, Billy Joe Price; sisters, Wanda O’Kelley, Verla Young; 20 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

Memorial service will be 5 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel of Williamson & Sons Funeral Home.

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

The family would like to thank Life Care of East Ridge, 2nd Floor and Avalon Hospice for their love and support to Mr. Price.

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

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

James Ryon

James Dewey Ryon, 77, of Hixson, died Sunday, April 25, 2010.

Dewey was born in Leavenworth, Kan., on Feb. 21, 1933 to Lorene Bradshaw and Harley Ryon. He was a long-time resident of White Mountain Lake, Ariz., before moving to Tennessee. He served in the United States Marine Corp and retired as a ceramic tile setter after 45 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a son.

Survivors include his devoted wife Mae, six children, five stepchildren and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Dewey loved to fish. He was always ready with a joke and was quite the prankster. He was a generous and kind man who never met a stranger. He will be greatly missed by his family and his loyal dog Sophie.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 29, at 1 p.m. at the family home in Hixson. Friends and family are welcome.

Arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Cremation Service, Crox family owned and operated.

Russell Schaeffer

Russell H. Schaeffer, 84, of Ooltewah, died on Friday, May 21, 2010.

Funeral services will be held at Collegedale Church of Seventh-day Adventists, at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 26, with Dr. George Akers and Pastor Dwight Herod officiating.

Interment will follow in Collegedale Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the A.W. Spalding Middle School, P.O. Box 3002, Collegedale, TN 37315.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. today, May 25, at Heritage Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421 and from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Billy Scott

Billy Joe Scott, 60, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, May 22, 2010, in a local hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today in the South Crest Chapel with Pastor Bennie G. Mills officiating.

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

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

Mary Smith

Mary Christine Smith, 100, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2010 at her residence.

Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Charles Squires Sr.

Charles T. Squires Sr., 65, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, May 17, 2010.

He was born May 23, 1944 in Tallahassee, Fla. He was a son of the late John W. Squires and Elizabeth Ann Mahery. Charles grew up and attended high school in Jackson, Miss.

Mr. Squires is survived by his children, Elizabeth Livingston (Tim), of Lexington, S.C., Anne Hartley (Chuck) of West Columbia and Charles T. Squires Jr. (Wennie), of Augusta, Ga.; brother, John W. Squires Jr. (Sue), of Shreveport, La.; sister, Ann Scott (Dan), of Nashville; brother, Jimmy Squires (Vicki), of Dallas, Texas; sister, Kathy Huff (Fred), of Jackson, Miss.; and four grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his wife, Patricia Nunley.

A Memorial service for will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 27, 2010 at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel.

Memorials may be made to Pets Inc., 300 Orchard Drive, West Columbia, SC 29170.

www.caughmanharmanfuneralhome.com

Barbara Streun

Barbara Ann Streun, 78, lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2010.

She was a member of Brooks United Methodist Church for over 40 years.

Survivors include her husband, Sam Streun; sons, John Streun of Hixson and Steven Streun, of Houston, Texas; brother, Elbert Stevens of Cleveland; one granddaughter, Jennifer Johnson; one grandson, Jonathan Streun; several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Brooks United Methodist Church, Luptin City with Dr. Tony Wilson and Rev. Lyle White officiating.

Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.

Arrangements by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace.

Roosevelt Terry

Roosevelt M. Terry, 49, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 20, 2010.

He was born in Detroit, Mich. to Roosevelt Sr. and Mary Terry. Roosevelt was a graduate of Kirkman Technical High School Class of 1980. He was employed by Bright School for over 10 years and YMCA for 15 years. Roosevelt Terry was an Associate Minister at Thankful Baptist Church as well as singing in the Men’s Choir in his early years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roosevelt Terry Sr. and Mary Terry.

Roosevelt is survived by his loving and dedicated wife, Janice D. Terry; child, Tamecia D. Jackson; grandchildren, LaDarius, Taya, Adrian; sisters, Rosemarie Gordon, Detroit, Mich.; Gwendolyn Terry, Chattanooga; brother, Ernest Terry, Detroit; nieces, Leslie, Gordon, Detroit; Nicole Terry, Chattanooga; nephew, Demetrius Terry; special aunts, Mozell Thaxton and Jeraldine Sims; a host of innumerable relatives; very special friends, Arthur and Nancy Maddox.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at Thankful Baptist Church, 980 North Orchard Knob Ave., Chattanooga, TN with Elder Oscar L. Lockhart Sr. officiating.

Interment in Lakewood Memory Gardens, East.

The body will lie in state after noon today with the family receiving friends from 6 -7 p.m. today at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

TENNESSEE

Rickey Everett

GRAYSVILLE — Rickey Everett, 60, died unexpectedly at his home late Sunday evening, May 23, 2010.

Rickey was born in Graysville on Oct. 3, 1949 the son of the late “JP” and Bertha McCuistan Everett.

Rickey was a lifelong resident of Graysville. He served his country with the USMC, serving two tours in Viet Nam receiving the Purple Heart. For many years he was employed in commercial construction.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Linda Henderson Everett, of Graysville; his son, Jason Everett, of Graysville; two daughters, Heidi Everett, of Graysville and Melissa “Pug” Everett, of Evensville; his brother, Danny Everett; his sister, Darlene Worley, of Dayton, Ohio; and seven grandchildren.

Funeral services for Rickey will be held Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Sister Opal Scott officiating.

Burial with military honors will be in the Everett Family Cemetery in Graysville.

Please share your memories of Rickey on his on-line guest register at www. vanderwallfh. com.

The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funeral home where they will receive friends today after 4 p.m.

Anthoy Gipson Sr.

SEWANEE — Anthony Wayne Gipson Sr., 61, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2010, at his residence.

He was born in Sewanee to the late Erskin Berry Gipson and Hattie Marie Gudger Gipson. He was a 1968 graduate of Franklin County High School and a Vietnam veteran. He was a member of a pioneer family of Franklin County and the great-great-grandson of Allen Gipson and Colonel John R. Gudger.

Survivors include a daughter, Jayme Marie Gipson Condra and husband, Charles Condra of Monteagle; sons, Jason Ray Gipson and wife, Cristy Sisk Gipson and Anthony Wayne Gipson Jr., of Cowan; brothers, Berry Eugene Gipson of Decherd, James E. Gipson and Richard D. Gipson, of Sewanee; grandchildren, River, Tara and Kayman Condra, of Monteagle, Lily and Carly Gipson, of Cowan; companion and friend, Tina Stephens, of Sewanee.

Graveside services with full military honors will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at Eastern Star Cemetery in Sewanee. The Rev. James Pappas of Trinity Episcopal Church will conduct the service.

Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 1st Ave. NW, Winchester, TN 37398 931-967-2222. www.moore-cortner.com.

Tom Gray

KIMBALL — Wilson “Tom” Gray, 85, died Monday, May 24, 2010.

Visitation is on Wednesday, May 26, 2010 from 5-8 p.m. CDT at Rogers Funeral Home in South Pittsburg.

Condolences may be sent at www.rogersfuneralhome.com.

Funeral services are on 2 p.m. CDT Thursday, May 27, at Rogers Funeral Home.

Miya Chatman

MURFREESBORO — Miya Olivia Chatman, 2 years old, passed away Friday, May 21, 2010, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Miya attended Family Worship Center and will be missed by all.

Miya was preceded in death by her grandparents, Clarence and Flossie Chatman, Emory Maccuallie.

Miya touched the lives of many and will be cherished by her loving parents, Kimothy and Martina Chatman; sister, Kymani Chatman; grandmother, Sharon Wilson, of Chattanooga; great-grandparents, Jack and Shirley Wilson, of Dunlap; aunts, Elizabeth, Amanda and Savannah Wilson, Marschelle, Sharon and Karen Slater Chatman; uncle, Victor Chatman; and her special other mother, Jackie Matherne; several cousins and loving friends.

Celebration of Life service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. CDT at Murfreesboro Funeral Home with Pastor Eddie Turner officiating.

Burial to follow at Evergreen Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Kimothy Chatman, Dillon Matherne and Mustafa Slater.

Those wishing may send condolences online at www.murfreesborofuneralhome.com.

Visitation with the family will be today, May 25, 2010 from 3-8 p.m. CDT at Murfreesboro Funeral Home.

James Nunley

COALMONT — James Nunley, 87, passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2010.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Campbell Nunley; daughter, Connie Sue Nunley.

A retired coalminer and a WWII U.S. Navy veteran he has operated Nunley’s Service Station in Coalmont.

Survivors and arrangements will be announec by Foster & Lay Funeral Home, Tracy City, Tenn.

Harley Ogle

ATHENS — Harley Alexus Ogle, 8, died Sunday, May 23, 2010, at her home.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel.

Burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Visitation 5-8 p.m. today at Ziegler Funeral Home, Athens is in charge of the arrangements.

Brenda Smith

DUNLAP — Brenda J. Smith, 63, died Sunday afternoon, May 23, 2010, at her home.

She was a member of Hopewell Road Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, T.A. Smith and Norma Jean Lacey.

She is survived by her husband, Dennis Smith; two daughters, Tracy (Barry) Smith Rogers and Amy (Mark) Smith Price, both of Dunlap; six grandchildren; sister, Glenda (Eddie) Swanger, Dunlap; two brothers, Tommy Smith, Pikeville and Terry Smith, Smyrna; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday 1 p.m. CDT in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Mark Price officiating.

Burial will be in the Cemetery.

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

Family will receive friends 9 a.m.-9 p.m. CDT today.

Arrangements by Putnam-Standefer-Reed Funeral Home, 50 May Road, Dunlap.

James Sullivan

PIKEVILLE — James Leonard “Tiger” Sullivan died Monday, May 24, 2010.

A graveside service will be today at 4 p.m. CDT at Spencer City Cemetery.

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

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

Visitation 2-3 p.m. CDT today.

GEORGIA

Martha Gifford

ROSSVILLE — Martha Ray Gifford, 75, went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, May 23, 2010 after a courageous 17-year fight with breast cancer.

Her positive attitude was an inspiration to everyone around her. She died at home holding hands with her children and her husband by her side.

Mrs. Gifford retired from Cloud Springs Elementary School in 2000 following 21 years of service and thoroughly enjoyed the monthly meetings of the Retired Ladies Luncheon Group. She was very close to her neighbors, most of whom have lived in the neighborhood for 45 years and whose generous support warmed her heart during her last days. She was a member of Zion Church of God.

Survivors include her husband, Gary “Jack” Gifford, with whom she just celebrated a spectacular 50th wedding anniversary; daughter, Melanie Gifford McCoskey; son, Gary Gifford; granddaughter, Allie McCoskey; sister, Bobbie (Ned) Morris, Memphis; niece, Jeanette Hundley, also of Memphis. Her beloved companion, Sunshine, will miss her afternoon nap buddy.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Rev. Harold Reed officiating.

Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens on Highway 153.

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

The family will receive friends today from 4-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the funeral hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.

Rady Green

SUMMERVILLE — Rady Lamar Green, 63, died Sunday, May 23, 2010.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Earle Rainwater Funeral Home.

Interment in Perennial Springs Cemetry.

Beverly Humble

Beverley Ann Loy Humble, 52, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2010, in a local hospital.

A native and lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Beverley was a graduate of Kirkman High School, a member of Victory Baptist Church and was employed with Erlanger Health Systems for 32 1/2 years.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Garry Dewayne Loy; and grandparents, William E. Loy Sr., and Frances Elizabeth Loy, and Hubert Brown.

Survivors include her husband, William C. Humble; parents, Bill and Pat Loy; brothers, Jeff (Teresa) Loy, of Chattanooga and Eric (Lisa) Loy, Flintstone; sister, Tammy (Steve) Downey; stepdaughter, Cindy Lynn Calhoun, Byhalia, Miss.; stepson, Dean Edward Humble of Iowa; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Dr. Ernest Groce and the Rev. James Sprayberry officiating.

Burial will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

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

The family will receive friends today from 2-8 p.m. at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.

Margaret May

ROSSVILLE — Margaret May, 82, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2010, at her home.

She was a member of Scott Memorial Church of God.

Survivors include her husband, Everette O. May Jr.; two sons, Greg (Katy Berotti) May and Jeff (Kaye) May; three grandchildren, Jason May, Gareth May and Blythe May; siblings, Joe Bill Harris, Allene Ramsey, Holiway Harris, Arnold Harris and Manker Harris; several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 S. Moore Road, Chattanooga, with the Rev. Tim Sharp, the Rev. Les Fauntleroy and the Rev. John Pentz officiating.

Burial will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Donor Services , P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 7625 Hamilton Park Drive, Suite 8, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

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

The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 1 pm. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Clara Tennyson

ROSSVILLE — Clara Pendergrass Tennyson, 97, passed away Saturday, May 22, 2010, at her residence.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share condolences with the family.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Heritage Funeral Home with the Rev. Terry Harris officiating.

Interment will be in Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Hospice of Chattanooga Foundation at 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN, 37416.

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

Dellean Vaughn

ROSSVILLE — Dellean “Curly” Vaughn, 87, formerly of Rossville, passed away on Sunday, May 23, 2010, in a Venice, Fla. health care facility.

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

ALABAMA

Laura Davidson

PHENIX CITY — Laura Whitney Davidson, 24, formerly of Rainsville, died Sunday, May 23, 2010 at Mississippi.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. CDT from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial in Trintiy Methodist Church Cemetery.

www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. today and Wednesday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Robert Talley

BRYANT — Robert Madison Talley, 50, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2010.

Funeral services at 3 p.m. EDT Wednesday at Mountain View Church of God.

Visitation 1-8 p.m. EDT today at the funeral home and 1-3 p.m. EDT Wednesday at the church.

Arrangements are by Moore Funeral Home, Bryant.

OTHER AREAS

Ruby Armstrong

AVON PARK, Fla. — Ruby A. Armstrong, 80, passed away Saturday, May 22, 2010, in Sebring, Fla.

She was born July 11, 1929, to Ben C. and Mae Quinn Akers in Apison, Tenn., and had been a resident of Avon Park since 1997, coming from Chattanooga. She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Avon Park. The beloved wife of Gordon C. Armstrong for 57 years, she was the loving mother of five children.

She is survived by her husband, Gordon; daughter, Melinda Armstrong, Avon Park; son-in-law, Don McManus, Sebring; brothers, C.L. Akers, Ringgold, Ga., and Bill Stafford, Ooltewah; sister, Helen Hill, Ooltewah and two grandsons, Cole and Cale Franklin.

She was preceded in death by sons, Anthony L. Armstrong and Timothy L. Armstrong; and daughters, Johnnie C. McManus and Sarah M. Armstrong.

Graveside services and interment will take place at 2 p.m. today, May 25, 2010, at Sarasota National Cemetery, Pastor Avin Miller officiating.

Donations may be made in her memory to Calvary Baptist Church, 2220 U.S. 27 South, Avon Park, FL 33825.

Arrangements have been entrusted to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring, Fla. 33870, 863-385-0125.

Sandra Brewer

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — Sandra Hale Brewer, 63 died Saturday, May 22, 2010.

Funeral service will be held in Florida.

Visitation Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at Tullahoma Funeral Home.

Graveside services will he conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at Oakwood Cemetery.

Friends may send condolences to www.LohmanFuneralHomes.com and www.tullahomafuneralhome.com.

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