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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 26, 2017


Martha Jo Adams, 81, Chattanooga, died on Feb. 23, 2017, at her home. Martha was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and raised six children as a stay at home mother. She loved gardening, embroidery, country and gospel music, and spending
Ernest “Clyde” Allen passed away peacefully on February 23, 2017, after living with Alzheimer’s for several years. Clyde was born on Aug. 21, 1933, in Chattanooga, Tenn., to Hazel and Ernest Allen. A lifelong resident of Chattanooga,
John Wesley Anderson, 68, of East Ridge, Tenn., passed away on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. He was a member of Frawley Baptist Church and was also a deacon. John loved to travel and especially go to
Kenneth Atkins, 60, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
Doug Beaver, 38, passed away Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. He was a native of Jacksonville, Fla. Doug served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of the Iraq War. Doug is survived by his father, Richard Beaver;
PIKEVILLE — Rosalee Brown, 92, died Feb. 24, 2017. Online condolences www.reedfamilyfh.com Arrangements by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, Pikeville, Tenn.
Joyce Evelyn Coleman, 75, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at her residence. Funeral: today at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home. Burial: Monday at 11 a.m. in Forest Hills Cemetery.
Richard “Rick” Daughtrey, 70, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. Arrangements will be announced by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson.
Glenn Dewayne Dowell, 76, of Signal Mountain, passed away on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 45016 Hixson Pike, Hixson, 423-531-3975.
Ronnie Earl Elliott, 71, of Chattanooga, passed peacefully on Feb. 24, 2017. He was predeceased by his parents, Richard Morland and Ruby Hazel Elliott; brothers, Ray Douglas, Richard Lynn, and Robert "Bobbie" Gene Elliott. Survivors include
TRION — Mary Fletcher, 92, died Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Service: 3 p.m. today, Mason Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation: today 1 p.m. until service.
FRANKLIN — Doris Ruth Forrest, 90, passed away Feb. 21, 2017. Born and raised in Chattanooga, Tenn., she attended Central High School, where she was captain of the Girls’ Rifle Batallion, played softball and was named
Mrs. Bula Dell Blanchard Hames, widow of the late Robert J. Hames, completed her earthly life on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, and went Home to be with the sweetest name she knew, Jesus. Family and friends
Thaddeus Hayes Jr., 57, passed away on Feb. 14, 2017. Visitation will be Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Advantage Chapel with a Chapel Service at 1 p.m. Burial at Chattanooga National Cemetery. Funeral
Delicia L. Holmes, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at age 71, due to complications from pneumonia. Born in Peru on July 16, 1945, to her parents the late, Victor López Arévalo and Elisa Torres Souza. She
Theodore Hutchinson, 78, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at his residence. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
Lutena Smith Lewis, 73, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in an Atlanta, Ga. hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
Renee McKaig, 61, of East Ridge, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. Renee was born and raised in Chattanooga. She was a graduate of East Ridge High School, class of 1973, retired from TVA Sequoyah
FLAT ROCK — Wanda Lewis Nelson, 75, died Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Funeral services are today at 1 p.m. at Corner Stone Funeral Chapel with Bro. Bruce Holcomb officiating. Burial will follow in the Lewis Family Cemetery.
JASPER — Darrell Lee O'Neal 56, passed away Feb. 22, 2017. Mr. O'Neal was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Jasper where he served as Deacon. He was preceded in death by his parents, John
Dr. Roberto C. Rojas passed away the evening of Feb. 17, 2017, from chronic illness at the age of 82. He received his BA from the University of Chattanooga in 1965, his MA from the University
Marilyn Russell, 79, of Apison, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. Arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Crematory; Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.
Deborah (Deb) Schreane, 62, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2017, at Parkridge Hospital. She was preceeded in death by (father), Alex Cothran, (mother), Carrie Cothran, and (brother), Gregory Cothran Schreane. She is survived by
CLEVELAND — Mary Rose Scott, passed away peacefully on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. She was a former resident of Chattanooga, where she worked for the Tennessee Church of God State Executive Offices for 28 years as
CLEVELAND — Eamonn P. Sheahan passed away on Feb. 21, 2017. He was born on Oct. 14, 1958. Eamonn is survived by his wife Isabella, and family, David (Cathy) Fox, Marty (Marie) Fox; and two lovely granddaughters,
MENTONE — Ludy Floyd Smith, 75, passed away Feb. 24, 2017. Burt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, www.burtfuneralhomes.com.
PIKEVILLE — Helen Marie Smith, 59, died Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Online condolences at www.reedfamilyfh.com. Arrangements by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, Pikeville, Tenn.
Angela Herberta Young Stephens, formerly of Chattanooga, Tenn., transitioned on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at her residence in Silver Spring, Md. Beloved wife of Leonard Stephens, she is survived by her sister, Veverly (Harold) Houston, of
LaFAYETTE — Ella Elem Swafford, 74, passed away Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harvey Elem and Mary Aters Elem. Survivors are her daughters, Lesia (Charles) Brown and Kay (Keith) McKin;
In loving memory of Lawrence (“Larry”) J. Tebbitt, 83, born March 6, 1933, in Granite Falls, Minn., passed away Feb. 16, 2017, in Chattanooga, Tenn. He was preceded in death by parents, Mary G. Brockey Tebbitt
RINGGOLD — Ronald Lee Walker, 69, passed away Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. He had lived in the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas for most of his life and was of the Methodist faith. He was a
Craig J. Weatherly, 46, of Ooltewah, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. A lifelong resident of Ooltewah, he attended the Trousdale School in Cleveland, Tenn., and was a member of the Ooltewah Baptist Church and
Martha Jo Adams, 81, of Chattanooga, died on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson, 423-531-3975.
JASPER — Vera Ann Anderson, 71, passed away Thursday, Feb. 24, 2017. Graveside service: 2 p.m. today, Pine Grove Cemetery, Jasper. www.jaspermemorialfuneralhome.com.
DUNLAP — Andrew Clay Brown Sr., 84, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at Memorial Hospital. Andrew was born in Dunlap, Tenn., on May 16, 1932, and grew up in the Sequatchie Valley where he graduated from Sequatchie
ROSSVILLE — Rosa Mae Burts, 71, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in a local hospital. She was employed by the Walker County Board of Education for many years. She was a faithful member of Alton
DUNLAP — James L. "Zeke" Camp, 79, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2017. Services: Monday, 11 a.m. CST chapel. Visitation: today 2 to 8 p.m. and Sunday 4 to 8 p.m. Standefer-Reed Funeral Home, Dunlap, Tenn., reedfamilyfh.com.
Hazel B. Carloss, 86, died in her home after a brief illness on Feb. 20, 2017. Her parents Rev. Charlie (Lola) Boore Sr., her husband of 40 years, Samuel D. Carloss, sisters, Inez Lowery and Sharlotte
Joyce Evelyn Coleman, 75, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at her residence. She was formerly employed by Marriott Hotel. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ester William and Lucinda Jones. Survivors include
Sandra A. “Sandye” Freels, 68, of Ooltewah, passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, she is survived by her husband, Ben Freels; son, Adam Brobeck; grandchildren, Kayla Brobeck Cowden and
Mrs. Bula Dell Blanchard Hames, widow of the late Robert J. Hames, completed her earthly life on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, and went Home to be with the sweetest name she knew, Jesus. Family and friends
LaFAYETTE — Shirley Odum Harris, 81, passed away Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Shirley worked for Salem Carpet for 20 years. She was preceded in death by her son, Gary
HIGDON — Garlton Burlton Higdon Sr., 79, passed away Feb. 23, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He was a member of Higdon Holiness Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Oval and Gracie Higdon;
CLEVELAND — Deedy Foster McCann, 96, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at a local hospital. She was a member of Community Hall Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister. She was preceded in death
Charles John Moore Jr., 66, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. The funeral service will be today at 11 a.m. in the Highway 58 Chapel of Turner Funeral Home with Minister Frank Wright officiating. Interment will
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