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Local Obits for Wed. Sep 02, 2015


Thelma Albert, 67, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully at her home, Aug. 25, 2015, with family at her side. She was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga. She graduate from Howard High School in 1966.

Susan Baine

Rocky face
Susan Lynelle Baine passed away Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. Funeral is Thursday, Sept. 3, at 1 p.m. in Dalton Funeral Home chapel. Interment at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation from 5-9 p.m. today at Dalton

Bruce Barnes

Rossville
Bruce Lee Barnes, 77, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. He had lived in the Lakeview, Ga., area for most of his life and was a member

John Beavers

Dalton
John Lamar Beavers passed away Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Visitation noon-2 p.m. Saturday at Dalton Funeral Home. Funeral is 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, in Dalton Funeral Home chapel, 706-529-5371.
Chester May Bookout, 83, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully Aug. 31, 2015, at a local assisted living facility. Chester was born on June 2, 1932 in Chattanooga. He became a member of Concord Baptist Church
Judy Elizabeth Borders, 62, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at her residence. She was a faithful member of Thompkin Chapel AME Zion Church. She was a client with Orange Grove Center for
Mr. Arthur H. Brown, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Chattanooga. Born in Old Forge, Pa. on Aug. 6, 1929, he was preceded in death by his father,

Linda Cox

Ringgold
Linda Frances Sullivan Cox, 65, passed away Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. A native of Knoxville she has lived in the Ringgold area for the past seven years. She was a former employee of Levi-Strauss Co.

Brenda Dunn

Rossville
Brenda J. Dunn, 69, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Graveside services will be Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, at 2 p.m. in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 11

Jon Evans

Dalton
Jon H. Evans passed away June 16, 2015, at Hamilton Medical Center. He was the son of the late Bertha Vera Thomason Evans and Mark Hugh Evans and was also preceded in death by his

Frank Godfrey

Dalton
Frank David Godfrey, 68, passed away Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. Funeral is Friday, Sept. 4, at 6 p.m. at Dalton Funeral Home chapel. Visitation from 4-6 p.m. Friday at Dalton Funeral Home, 706-529-5371.

Ruth Hampton

Lafayette
LaFAYETTE Ruth Carolyn Tench Hampton, 82, went home to be with The Lord Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. She was born in Greenville, S.C., to the late John William and Elvie Lee Nelson Tench. She

Danny Harris

Ringgold
Danny Thomas Harris, 67, passed away Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. A native of Tulsa, Okla., he has lived in the North Georgia area for the past 34 years and was formerly of Nebraska.
William Burk Harris, age 85, retired Master Chief of the United States Navy, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. He was born Dec. 20, 1929, in Melbourne, Ark. to the
Arnold L. Hickman Jr., 76, of Ooltewah, died peacefully at home on Sept. 1, 2015. Born Feb. 13, 1939, in Chattanooga, Mr. Hickman was a 1957 graduate of Chattanooga High School. He was a veteran
Thula Frances Belk Huskey, 76, passed away at her home on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. She was a graduate of Marion County High School Class of 1957. She was a member of Communication Workers of

Joseph Jernigan

Hillsboro
Joseph Larry Jernigan, 65, passed away on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015 at his residence. Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. today at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Graveside Funeral Services will follow at 2 p.m.

Tonya Kenner

Dalton
Tonya Kenner, 39, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Service will be today at 6 p.m. in the Chapel. The family will receive friends today one hour before the service. Please share your thoughts

Charles Layne

Dunlap
Charles "Boy" Layne, 42, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Family will receive friends 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5,
Dr. Clyde Leslie Markham Jr. died at his sons home in Viera, Fla. Sunday morning Aug. 30, 2015. Leslie was preceded in death by his parents Pearl and Clyde Leslie Markham Sr., sisters Doris Markham,
Donna Kaye Mathis, 62, formerly of Harrison, passed away on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in a local health care facility. To share expressions of sympathy, visit her online guestbook at lane-southcrestchapel.com. The family will receive
Bob McAlister Sr., 83, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. Survivors: wife, Billie McAlister; children, Robert McAlister Jr. and Mark McAlister; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and brother, Benny McAlister. Funeral is 2 p.m. Friday at Fike-Randolph
Mrs. Martha Lou McCahill (Kelley) was called Home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ onMonday, Aug. 31, 2015, in Chattanooga, at the age of 76. Martha is survived by her children, Mr.
Kedrick McClendon, 67, passed away Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.
Frances McWhirter, 89, passed away Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.
Lt. Col. Jack Morgan DAYTON Retired Lt. Col. Herbert Harold "Jack" Morgan, 92, died Sept. 1, 2015, at Rhea County Medical Center in Dayton, Tenn. He enlisted in the Army-Air Corps in January 1942,

Sandra Mosteller

Summerville
Sandra Bernice Mosteller, 55, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Ga.
Frances Starr North, 84, Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, after a long battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold L. North Sr.; and their son Kevin Scott
John Edward Orr, 65, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in a local hospital. He was a retired veteran in the United State Air Force. He will lie-in-state Thursday at 10

Stacey Reed

South pittsburg
Stacey Dianne Rollins Reed, 49, passed away Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. Stacey was a graduate of the Marion County High School class of 1985 and had worked as a CNA. She was preceded in death

Reba Rogers

Cleveland
Reba May Rogers, 83, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. Survivors: sons, Darrell Rogers, Randy "Doc" Rogers and Alton Rogers; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. The funeral is 1 p.m. today at Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home

Henry Silvers

Dalton
Henry Silvers, 64, passed away Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. Funeral is today, Sept. 2, at 3 p.m. in Dalton Funeral Home chapel. Interment in West Hill Cemetery. Dalton Funeral Home, 706-529-5371.

James Smothers

Glencoe
James Floyd "Jimmy" Smothers, 82, (formerly of) Geraldine passed away Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, in Gadsden Regional Hospital. Funeral at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel, burial In Glenwood Cemetery. Visitation

Sue Sneed

Cleveland
Mary Sue Sneed, 83, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. Survivors: husband, Ed Sneed; children, Phoebe Stepp, Sherry Maples, Cindy McCoy, Garth Sneed and Jennifer Long; 14 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Funeral is 3 p.m.

Yvonne Sosa

Dalton
Yvonne Sosa, 43, passed away Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. Arrangements will be made by Dalton Funeral Home, 706-529-5371.
John Metcalfe Starke III was born in Montgomery, Ala., on Sept. 13, 1933, and passed away at his home on Aug. 29, 2015. His parents, Mary Elizabeth Starke (nee Jones) and John Metcalfe Starke, Jr.,

Hilma Story

Fort oglethorpe
Hilma Story, 92, went home to be with the Lord Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. She had lived in Columbus, Ga., til just a couple of months ago. She was a former employee of Cutters Laboratory
James Column Thompson III, 28, of Anniston, Ala., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. He is a long time resident of Ringgold and recently moved to Anniston, to work as the lead Jiu

Steve Whitt

Scottsboro
Steve Whitt, 65, lost his battle with cancer on Aug. 31, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Mary Whitt; children, Angie Whitt, of Chattanooga, Shawnna Whitt, of Chattanooga, Andy Whitt, of Chattanooga; stepchildren,

Sanford Wynne

Kimball
Sanford Wynne, 99, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. Visitation, today, Sept. 2, 4-7 p.m. CDT; funeral services Thursday at 1 p.m. CDT at Rogers Funeral Home, Jasper Chapel. Interment at Cumberland View Cemetery. Condolences may

In MemoryMISTY BENNETT

Misty DeLove Bennett September 2, 1985 - April 10, 1989 Happy Birthday my little angel. I miss you and think of you each and every day. Remember "Ill see you again someday." Love your

Charles Blakemore

Chickamauga
Charles Raymond Blakemore, 58, passed away on Aug. 30, 2015. A lifelong resident of the North Georgia area, he was co-owner of RTB Diesel Repair. Charles will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Susan Brewster

Fort payne
Susan Melissa Biddle Brewster, 57, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Susan is survived by her husband, Danny Brewster; parents, Paul and Norma Biddle; mother and father-in-law, Ray and Ethel Brewster; brothers, Gary Paul Biddle,
Mr. Arthur H. Brown, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Chattanooga. Born in Old Forge, Pa. on Aug. 6, 1929, he was preceded in death by his father,
Charles McDaniel Edwards, 90, died Aug.31, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from Noon until the service hour on
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