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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 27, 2015



Kitty Bradshaw

Chickmauga
Pearl Kathleen "Kitty" Bradshaw, 84, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. She was a native of North Carolina and has lived in Chickamauga for the past 50 years. Mrs. Bradshaw

Marvin Brannan

Monteagle
Marvin Brannan, 77, died Sunday morning, Jan. 25, 2015, in Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with Brother James Collins and Brother Jerry Crownover officiating. Visitation
Gina Bullard RAINSVILLE Gina LaShae Black Bullard, 37, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at her residence. Funeral services at 3 p.m. Wednesday from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in

Mike Burns

Rossville
Mike Burns, 55, passed away Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jerry Burns and Lee Gardner. Survivors include his brothers, Steve and Danny Burns; stepfather, Mike Gardner; companion, Johanna

Sadie Burris

Etowah
Sadie Horton Burris, 84, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Visitation noon-2 p.m. today at Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Etowah. Funeral service follows at 2 p.m.

Glenda Collins

Rossville
Glenda Sue Collins, 73, departed this life Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. She was born in Chattanooga to the late Gordon and Thelma Ballard and was of the Baptist faith. She was also preceded in death

Teresa Crowder

Decatur
Teresa Crowder, 60, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Funeral at 8 p.m. Wednesday with visitation 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Bowers Funeral Home. Interment in Walnut Grove Cemetery at 2 p.m. Thursday. In lieu of flowers
Charles Gipson, 62, of Hixson, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at his home. He was of Baptist faith. Preceded by parents, Clarence and Lavada Gipson. Survivors include sons, Shaun, Steven and Charles Gipson; two

Thomas Hanner

Mcminnville
Thomas Huel Hanner, 68, passed away at his home, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. He was born in Clay County, Ala. and was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas H. and Mary Lou Hanner; sister,
Sharon Ann Hornbuckle, 63, of Chattanooga passed away Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. She was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga where she had attended the Salvation Army Church and the Miracle Lighthouse Church.
Shirley McBroom "Peggy" Jorges, 90, slipped peacefully into eternity and met her Savior face-to-face on Jan. 26, 2015, after a brief illness. Peggy was born in Chattanooga, March 21, 1924. She was preceded in death

Mary Kilgore

Rossville
Mary Kilgore, 85, passed away Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in a local healthcare facility. She was a member of Gateway Baptist Church and was a retired L.P.N. having worked at Hutcheson Medical Center and Memorial

Enrique Santa Maria

Fort oglethorpe
Enrique "Ricky" Santa Maria, 78, of Crossville, Tenn., passed away Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at the Cumberland County Medical Center. Mr. Santa Maria was a native of Lima, Peru and relocated to this country 50
Harold Willis McDaniel, 82, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. He was born on Sept. 17, 1932, in Marion N.C., to Clyde Marvin and Georgia Willis McDaniel. They moved to
Mildred Moon Montague, of Lookout Mountain, moved on to the next life Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, days short of her 97th birthday. Resting peacefully at home, she enjoyed the companionship of her family, friends and
Lt. Johnny Morris Lt. Johnny Morris (retired) passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. The funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. today in the Highway 58 chapel of Turner Funeral Home. Interment will follow
LaFAYETTE Anthony Porcarello Jr., 30, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Survivors: mother and stepfather, Penny and Jerry Bruce; stepbrother, Jeremy Bruce; grandmother, Faye Bruce; aunts and uncles. Funeral is 11 a.m. today, Jan.

Dolores Rivera

Lafayette
LaFAYETTE Dolores "Dee" Rivera, 77, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. She was a member of Harbor Lights Baptist Church. Survived by husband,

Phyllis Rollins

Whitwell
Phyllis Ann Goforth Rollins, 58, passed away Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. She was of the Church of God faith and preceded in death by her son, Jonathan Rollins; parents, Andrew and Minnie Ella Goforth; brother,
Anna Doris Christopher Rutledge, 74, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at her residence. Funeral: at 1 p.m. today, Jan. 27, in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Ray Strickland as the
Jonathan Shore, 17, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.r Funeral will be at 1 p.m. today in the chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home. Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery.
Arlie Mae Smith, 96, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at the Life Care Center of Collegedale. Arlie was preceded in death by parents, Walter and Vesta Reynolds. Arlie is survived by her son,

Linda Spence

Lafayette
LaFAYETTE Linda penson Spence, 56, passed away Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. She was born Dec. 27, 1948 to the late James and
Ethel Lee Lamb, 94, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, from the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery. Visitation from

Ronald Tate

South pittsburg
Ronald M. Tate, 64, died unexpectedly on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at his home. A memorial service will be held today at 2 p.m. CST at South Pittsburg First Baptist Church. Interment to follow
Wayne Edgar Truelove Jr., 63, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. Survivors: sons, Wayne Edgar Truelove III, James Marshall Truelove; brothers, Doyle, Eddie, Kenny, Bill and James Marshall Truelove; sisters, Nellie Echols, Marie Cross, Frances Bayne,

Ginger Turpin

Rossville
Mary Virginia "Ginger" ONeal Turpin went home to be with the Lord Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, in a local healthcare facility. Ginger was born July 28, 1933 in Poplarville, Miss. She graduated from Mississippi College

Gladys Webb

Rossville
Gladys Marie Webb, 76, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in a local hospital. She was a member of New Covenant Baptist Church, and VFW #3679 in Fort Oglethorpe. She was a retired bus attendant for

In MemoryJIM COONE

Jim Garon Coone, Ph.D Jan. 27, 1938- June 11, 2012 Today, you would have been 77 years old; and on this very special day, we remember you with unending love. "Yesterday", two and a

In MemoryOzzie Ford

Jan. 18, 1925 - Jan. 21, 2006 "Miss you much" Forever in our heart. Priscilla (Pat) Ford and Karitsa Mosley.

In MemoryNED THAXTON

July 23, 1924 - Jan. 27, 1995 Papaw Neds Rules #1- Keep eye on the ball. #2- Dont be called out on strikes. Go down swinging. #3- Become someones hero. Thaxton

Gertie Armstrong

Grove oak
Gertrude "Gertie"Armstrong, 84, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at Crestwood Medical Center. Services will be 2 p.m. CST today, Jan. 26, from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. M.C. Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in
Claude "Pete" Batts Jr., 68, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, in a local hospital. Funeral at 11 a.m. today, Jan. 26, at OLPH Catholic Church with Father Jim Vick as the eulogist.

Houston Bradley

Rossville
Houston Lee Bradley, 58, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was of the Baptist

Kitty Bradshaw

Chickmauga
Pearl Kathleen "Kitty" Bradshaw, 84, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. She was a native of North Carolina and has lived in Chickamauga for the past 50 years.

Curtis Dickey

Ringgold
Curtis Kendall Dickey, 52, passed away Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. He had lived in the North Georgia area for most of his life and was of the Baptist faith. He was employed

Margaret Dills

Decatur
Margaret Ann Dills, 65, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Funeral service will be 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 26, in Bowers Funeral Home Chapel. Interment in Roberts Cemetery. Visitation 5-7 p.m. today, Jan. 26, at
Sherry Kirk Dunegan, 62, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at her home. She attended St. Jude Catholic Church. Sherry is survived by her husband, Pat Dunegan; children, Kilah Gray, Christina

Catherine Escue

Hollywood
Catherine Sue Escue, 65, passed away Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Funeral will be 1 p.m. CST Wednesday, Jan. 28, from the Valley Funeral Home Chapel, Stevenson. Burial will follow in the Kirk Memorial Gardens in

J.R. Ferguson

Flat rock j.r.
Ferguson, 69, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at Memorial Hospital. Mr. Ferguson was a retired brick mason and a member of Higdon Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents,
Joyce Marcel Foster, 56, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. Funeral at noon today, Jan. 26, in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home. Burial: Forest Hills Cemetery.

Nancy Garnett

Summerville
Nancy Garnett, 75, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Survivors: son, Charles Garnett; granddaughters, Lily Elizabeth, Emily Anne, Mary Abigail; brother, Kent Wingate; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, at

Margaret Gentry

Rossville
Margaret Ann Gentry, 88, passed away Jan. 22, 2015, at a local health care facility. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. at the Chattanooga National Cemetery. Condolences may be

Rick Gilley

Chickamauga
Clyde "Rick" Gilley, 62, passed away Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. He had lived in the North Georgia area for most of his life and was of the Christian faith. He was
Robbie Dean "GG" Grant, 81, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. She was of the Church of God faith. Robbie Dean retired from Ullenberg Corporation. She loved her family
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Luke Martin Jr., whose father was an ex-slave and Civil War Union soldier, has died - 179 years after his father was born.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Luke Martin Jr., whose father was an ex-slave and Civil War Union soldier, has died - 179 years after his father was born.
NEW YORK (AP) - Pioneering radio and TV host Joe Franklin, who gave breaks to the likes of Al Pacino and Bill Cosby on his variety show long before they...
CHICAGO (AP) - Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks, the two-time MVP who never lost his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite years of playing on losing Chicago Cubs teams, died...
BOSTON (AP) - The founder of Action for Children's Television who waged a decades-long fight to improve the quality of children's programming has died. Peggy Charren was 86.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stan Irwin, a Las Vegas producer and manager for such celebrities as Johnny Carson, has died at age 94.
NEW YORK (AP) - Prominent liberal theologian and Biblical scholar Marcus Borg has died at age 72.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Frank Mazzola, the real-life tough guy who taught James Dean how to stage an authentic-looking fight scene for the 1955 film classic "Rebel Without a Cause,"...
Wendell Ford, a former governor and U.S. senator who was the dominant figure in Democratic politics in Kentucky for 30 years, has died. He was 90.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Former Iowa and Utah head football coach Ray Nagel has died at age 87.
CHICAGO (AP) - The CEO of Tootsie Roll Industries has died at age 95.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Reies Lopez Tijerina, a champion of Chicanos' land-rights claims and the leader of a group that raided a northern New Mexico courthouse nearly 50 years ago,...
NEW YORK (AP) - A member of the New York-based rap collective that includes A$AP Rocky and A$AP Ferg has died.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) - One of the last of the Marlboro Men has died in Wyoming.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A high-ranking member of the Philadelphia radical group MOVE has died in prison while serving a decades-long sentence for the 1978 killing of a police officer.
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - An eastern Iowa man has died of cancer just months after he was convicted for growing medicinal marijuana for his personal use.
PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) - Longtime CBS Radio News reporter Lou Miliano has died in Florida. He was 67.
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) - Wallace O. Westfeldt, whose half-century journalism career started in print and led to network and public broadcasting, has died at the age of 91.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - The Rev. Richard McBrien, a University of Notre Dame theologian known for his unabashed liberal stands on various church teachings and his popular books on...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - The Rev. Richard McBrien, a University of Notre Dame theology professor known for his popular books on Catholicism and unabashed liberal stands on various church...