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Local Obits for Mon. Apr 27, 2015


Willie Clinton Brown, 98, of Hixson, passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2015. Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson, 423-531-3975.
Violet Annalee Carpenter, 78, of East Ridge, went to be with the Lord Sunday, April 26, 2015, surrounded by her family. A woman of great faith, Violet physically smiled as she went to
Walter Anderson Crowder, 46, passed away Friday, April 24, 2015, at Parkwest Medical Center. Funeral services are 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home, Rev. Jimmy Lewis officiating. Interment will be

Peggy Davis

Fyffe
Peggy Sue Davis, 71, passed away Satursday, April 25, 2015. Services will be 2 p.m. CDT today, April 27, from the Piney Grove Baptist Church. Burial to follow in the adjoining cemetery Visitation is 10
Zelma Elizabeth Groves, 91, of Hixson, passed away quietly at home surrounded by family members Wednesday, April 22, 2015. The family will receive friends and visitors from 4-7 p.m. today, April 27, and Tuesday from

Tom Hambrick

Harvest
Tom Hambrick, 79, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at his residence. Funeral was 1 p.m. CDT Sunday, April 26, at Maston Lake Church of Christ in Harvest. Burial: Fords Chapel Cemetery with W.T.
Eugene Jackson, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Veronica Kacmarik

Cleveland
Veronica Kacmarik, 95, died Sunday, April 26, 2015. Local arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.
Mildred Y. Sholtz Kesley, 88, of Ooltewah, passed away Friday, April 24, 2015. A lifelong resident of the Ooltewah area, she was retired from Orange Grove Center and was of the Church of

Lela Lemming

Summerville
Lela Ruth Lemming, 85, died Saturday, April 25, 2015. Surviving are children, Frank Lemming, Billy Joe Lemming, Gary Lemming, Brenda Baty, Dean Ramey; brothers, Tom Tucker, Jack Tucker; sisters, Glenda Gass, Mary Jo Guffey, Anne
Nathan "Jack" Lewis Sr., 89, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015. He was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church, plant manager at TVA and a member of Sequatchie Valley Shrine Club, W.A. Price, Scottish Rite
Ernestine McDonald, 74, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015, in a local hospital. She was a member of the New Horizon Baptist Church. Arrangements entrusted to Advantage Funeral &Cremation Services, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryant-Smith Funeral Directors,

Dorothy McKinney

Wnchester
Dorothy Fraley McKinney, 77, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Jimmy Parker McKinney. Service will be 3 p.m. CDTtoday, in the chapel of
Clara Miller, 72, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015, in a local healthcare facility. Arrangements entrusted to Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith, Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., 423-265-4414.
Rex Lee Pendergrass, 95, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015. He was born July 30, 1919, in Sale Creek, Tenn. He attended Central High School in Chattanooga through the
Robert Louis Rutledge, 66, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2015, at his residence. He was a United States Marine Corps veteran, having served in the Vietnam War as a Military

Janice Smart

Pisgah
Janice F. Smart, 74, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015. Services: 2 p.m. CDT today, April 27, from New Home Baptist Church, Pisgah. Burial will follow in New Home Church Cemetery, Kerby
Lillie M. Thomas, 65, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, April 20, 2015. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. today, April 27, 2015, at Dividing Ridge Cemetery in Soddy-Daisy. Arrangements are by
Albert Thomas "Tom" Traub, 80, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at his home, with his loving family by his side. Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services,

Ray Tucker

Dayton
Charles Ray Tucker, 72, died unexpectedly Saturday afternoon, April 25, 2015. Ray was born in Graysville on June 12, 1942, the son of the late William and Martha (Crawley) Tucker. Ray was a lifelong
Mary Usher, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
Jeffrey Lee Wood, 34, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015, at his home. Jeff was a member of the Stuart Heights Baptist Church and has always worked in the family business, the Southern

In MemoryLARRY BELCHER

December 24, 1951 - April 27, 2014 It has been one year today! We love and miss you. Evelyn, Philip, Sam and Freddie

In MemoryRobert Lee Jones

April 27, 1928- June 25, 2007 Dear Heavenly Father, you know our heart; yesterday is gone and tomorrow is not promised But today our dad remains in our heart.
April 27,2009 There is an open gate at the end of the road through which each must go along, and there is a light we cannot see. Our father claims His own. Beyond the

C.T. Baldwin

Sylvania c.t.
Baldwin, 79, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015. Services will be Tuesday, April 28, at 2 p.m. CDT from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial: Macedonia Cemetery, Rainsville Funeral Home Inc. directing. Visitation will be

Lisa Bearden

Summerville
Lisa Annette Bearden, 56, died April 24, 2015. Survivors: husband, Jim Bearden; mother, Betty Smith; children, Josuha, Jonathan and Amanda Dodson; three grandchildren; brothers, Gary and Phil Smith; sister, Vickie McWhorter. Funeral: noon
Mary Lee Bruner, 75, of Chattanooga, passed away, Sunday, April 19, 2015, at a local health care facility. Mary was retired from Krystal Corporation after serving as an accountant for over 15 years. Prior to
Ruby Ingram Buckels, 94, of Hixson, passed away on Friday, April 24, 2015. Ruby was a lifelong resident of Hixson. She was a member of Red Bank Presbyterian Church, Past Matron with Red Bank

Pat Chambers

Dayton
Pat Houston Chambers, 69, passed away Friday, April 24, 2015, at his residence. A longtime resident of Rhea County, he was retired from Bi-Lo after 38 years. He loved his Lord and church, was a
Bobby G. Deal, 78, lifelong resident of the Hixson area, passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, April 23, 2015. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today, April 26, at Williamson
Madeline Faulkner Ellis, 60, of Chattanooga, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, April 24, 2015, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. Madeline Ellis was born in Jellico, Tenn., on

Marilyn Goza

Fort payne
Marilyn Arther Goza, 77, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015. Services will be 1 p.m. CDT Tuesday at Burts Fort Payne Funeral Chapel. Interment follows at Mountain View Memory Gardens. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. CDT
Zelma Elizabeth Groves, 91, of Hixson, passed away quietly at home surrounded by family members Wednesday, April 22, 2015. She was preceded in death by her father, Gardner Thompson; mother, Euda Thompson; and brother, Charles

Amanda Headrick

Rossville
Amamda Jo Headrick, 26, died Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Cartersville, Ga. She was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and a 2006 Graduate of Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School. She is survived by
Richard "Rick" Lee Hicks died suddenly at his home of a heart attack at the age of 62 on April 22, 2015. He was preceded in death by his loving mother, Betty Sue Hicks. He

Buddy Jolles

Augusta
Isaac Seymour "Buddy" Jolles, 83, born in Augusta, Ga., on Dec. 13, 1931, died on April 24, 2015. Mr. Jolles was preceded in death by his parents, Nathan Jolles and Dorothy Levy Jolles
Thomas Allen Jr CHICKAMAUGA Thomas David Allen Jr., died Monday, March 9, 2015, at Erlanger hospital. He was of the Methodist faith. He loved to fish, hunt, trap, and was a great outdoorsman.
William "Rusty" Kendall, 56, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, surrounded by his family. He fought a courageous battle with cancer and stayed strong until the very end. He was a loving husband, father
Mildred Y. Sholtz Kesley, 88, of Ooltewah, passed away Friday, April 24, 2015. A lifelong resident of the Ooltewah area, she was retired from Orange Grove Center and was of the Church of
Warren Richie Lambert, 73, of Hixson, passed away Friday evening. Warren was a retired pipefitter for TVA and served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. He was
Herman Roy Middlebrooks, 77, of Soddy-Daisy, died at his home Wednesday, April 22, 2015. He was the son of the late Vernon W. and Ester Pell Middlebrooks. He was preceded in death by his wife

Teresa Morrison

Whitwell
Teresa Campbell Morrison, 54, passed away Friday, April 24, 2015, with family by her side. Teresa was a member of Morning Star Baptist Church in Whitwell. She was preceded in death
Elsie Parks, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015, at her residence. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
Rex Lee Pendergrass, 95, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.
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