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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 31, 2016



Marvin Adkins

Summerville
Marvin "Jimmy" Adkins, 24, died Aug. 23, 2016. Survivors include parents, Marvin and Jennifer Adkins; sisters, Ashley Adkins, Cindy Adkins; grandparents, James Lancaster Jr., Zelma Adkins. Memorial service is 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016,
Donald "Donnie" Barbee Sr. Donald "Donnie" Barbee Sr., 61, of Ooltewah, went home with the Lord Aug. 30, 2016. Arrangements will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.

Arnold Bigham

Lafayette
LaFAYETTE Arnold "Troy" Bigham, 87, passed away Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. Troy departed this life just days after the passing of his loving wife of 66 years, Katie Lancaster Bigham. Katie passed Thursday, Aug.
Charlotte Carpenter, 64, passed away Aug. 29, 2016, in a local healthcare facility. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Elizabeth Chitwood

Nashville
Elizabeth Anne Chitwood, 23, passed away Aug. 28, 2016. Visitation will be Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, from 5 to 8 p.m., with services Saturday, Sept 3, 2016, at noon at Watson-North Funeral
Charles Boyd Coleman, Jr., died Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. He was born on Aug. 14, 1933, in Chattanooga. He graduated from Bright School, McCallie School, The University of Chattanooga, and The Nashville School of
Lindsay Telsin Cowart, 28, died Aug. 23, 2016. Survivors include children, Isaiah Cordell, Madelyn Johnson; father, Dan Coward; mother, Roxanne Cox; sisters, Kelsey Cowart, Marlania Giles; special friend, David Hamrick. Ms. Cowart was cremated and
Judd Dean, 67, of Ooltewah, died Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, in a local hospice care center. A lifelong resident of Ooltewah, Mr. Dean retired from Norfolk-Southern Railroad after 26 years of service.
William Fuoss Jr., 35, died Aug. 3, 2016. He was the life of his neighborhood and loved by all. Survivors include his mother, Deborah Fousss; children, Blake, Dakota, and Shane. There will be
Terri Lynn Gray SUMMERVILLE Terri Lynn Gray, 53, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016. She was a loving mother and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Robert Leonard Grider, 73, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. The family will receive friends today from noon until 1 p.m. at East Ridge Church of Christ. The funeral service
Deborah Ann Griffin, 64, passed away Aug. 17, 2016. The body will lie in state from noon to 8 p.m. today, Aug. 31, 2016, at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue,
John Thomas Harp, Sr., 91, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, at his daughters home. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, at 11:30 a.m. at Chattanooga National Cemetery.
Carolyn Ann Hatch-Harris, 82, of East Ridge died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, at her daughters home. A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Carolyn was a member of Stuart Heights Baptist Church and served as a nursery
Patsy Jenkins Patsy Lee Jenkins, 77, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. She was born on Jan. 8, 1939 in Chattanooga. She worked as a CNA and was a licensed minister.

Lamar Johnson

Rossville
Kenneth Lamar "Bubba" Johnson, 52 passed away Aug. 29, 2016, at his home. Lamar was a lifelong resident of the Ft. Oglethorpe and Rossville area. He had worked as a truck
Ferrell Frank Kearney, Th.D Ferrell Frank Kearney, Th.D, 81, of Harrison, went home to be with his Lord on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016. Missionary-pastor Ferrell and wife, Barbara have served with B.I.M.I. for 50 years
Joshua (Jot) Kimsey, 93, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday Aug. 28, 2016. Born in Cohutta, Ga., on Aug. 23, 1923, he was the son of Moleda and Lonnie Kimsey, and grew up on the
Charles "Bob" King, 57, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. A loving father, son and brother, who will be greatly missed. Bob was preceded in death by mother,
James Robert Lewis James Robert Lewis, 72, went to be with the Lord Aug. 28, 2016. The family will receive friends today, Aug. 31, 2016, from 5 to 8 p.m. Funeral service will
Howard "Glen" Limbaugh, 72, passed away Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. A native of Franklin County, Glen was born on Dec. 4, 1943, to the late Chester Conley Limbaugh and Barbara Ann Amacher. He graduated from
Warren Buckingham Mitchell CLEVELAND Warren Buckingham Mitchell, 89, died peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, after brief Hospice care. Born June 8, 1927 in Bridgeport, Conn., to Arthur Merwin Mitchell and Margretha Anderson
Lester (Butch) Earl Roberson, 75, of Chattanooga, passed away Aug. 26, 2016. He was a retired truck driver after 38 years of service and was a member of the Ware Branch Church of Christ, in
Marvin Jack Shelton, 70, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. He was a loving husband, wonderful father and grandfather and a redeemed child of God. He
George Loy Shuford III, 75, of Chattanooga, died peacefully in his home Sunday morning, Aug. 28, 2016. George was born on March 2, 1941, in Wadesboro, N.C., to the late Rosa Elizabeth and George Loy
Ollie Mae Smith, 89, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in an Atlanta hospital. Visitation is today from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home. Funeral service will

Charles Stephens

Ringgold
Charles Samuel Stephens Sr., 65, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. Charles was a lifelong resident of Ringgold, Ga., and loved his community. Charles was surrounded by his

W. Franklin Sweeney

Atlanta w.
Franklin Sweeney, 61, beloved son of the late John and Gertrude Sweeney of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Loving brother of Laura A. Wilson and loving brother in-law of the late H. Wilson.

Benny Thomas

Stevenson
Benny Thomas, 77, died Aug. 28, 2016. Visitation will be Thursday, from 5 to 9 p.m. CDT, at Rudder Funeral Home in Stevenson Funeral service will be Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, at 2 p.m. CDT

Nina Travillian

Lafayette
LaFAYETTE Ninca Lovella Travillian, passed away Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Memorial service is Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, at 5 p.m. at 205 Veterans Drive, LaFayette. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made

Barbara Whitley

Ringgold
Barbara Jane Whitley departed this life Aug. 29, 2016, surrounded by her family. Barbara retired from Walker County School Systems as a bus driver. She drove routes in Chattanooga Valley, Flintstone, Happy Valley,

Rev. Todd Wood

Ringngold
Rev. Todd Wood, 45, entered the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. He was born March 18, 1971, in Chattanooga. Todd was a 1989 graduate of Lakeview

Willie Wooten

Rossville
Willie Harmon Wooten, 59, passed away on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at Parkridge Medical Center. Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Ga.

In MemoryDorothy Howard

December 2, 1929 - August 31, 2007 So many days weve just wanted to drop by to see you, or to call you up to get some advice, or hear you pass on Big
Glenn Richard Blinn (Pappy), 84, died suddenly Thursday, Aug. 26, 2016, at Erlanger Hospital. He was born March 9, 1932, in Springfield, Oh. Mr. Blinn was preceded in death by son, Rick Blinn; and grandson,

A.C. Brackett

Attalla a.c.
Brackett, died Aug. 26, 2016. Funeral service is today, at 2 p.m. at Geraldine Funeral Chapel. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation is from noon until the time of the funeral. Geraldine Funeral Home directing.
Wilma Joyce Busby, age 82, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in a local health care facility. She was born July 8, 1934 in Marion County, Tenn., to the late Mr.
Charles Boyd Coleman, Jr., died Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. He was born on Aug. 14, 1933, in Chattanooga. He graduated from Bright School, McCallie School, The University of Chattanooga, and The Nashville School of
Timothy Lamar Davis, 62, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. The family will receive friends today

Lillie Forrest

Chickamauga
Lillie Mae Bell Forrest, 80, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. She was a lifelong resident of Walker Co., and a member of Kensington Church of God. Lillie was a former employee of Crystal
Robert Leonard Grider, 73, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. The family will receive friends today from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Highway 58 Chapel of Turner Funeral Home
Florence Olivia Griffin, 67, passed away Aug. 24, 2016. Funeral service is at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, at Warren Chapel AME Church, Rev. Archie Griffin, Jr. officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery.
Rickey Grissom, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.
Clara Mae Hayes, 95, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, at her residence a day after family celebrated her 95th birthday. Funeral Service is today at noon at Greater Second Missionary Baptist Church

John Johnson

Coalmont
John Wesley Johnson, 75, passed away Sunday Aug. 28, 2016, at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital, in Murfreesboro. He was born in Tracy City on Nov. 27, 1940, to Roy and Hazel Byers Johnson who
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