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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 18, 2018


Betty J. Aaron, 85, of Ooltewah, passed away Friday, Feb. 16, 2018.Betty was of the Church of God Faith. She loved to read, cook and take care of her family. She was preceded in death by her
Mollie Abernathy, 101, passed away Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.
Gilda Costa Bondranko, 91, of Chattanooga, died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.
McDONALD — Calvin Allen “Bear” Brock, 84, passed away on Feb. 15, 2018. He was born on Aug. 2, 1933 to the late Ray L. Brock and Ila Bailey Brock. Calvin was a
COOKEVILLE — Mrs. Lida Elizabeth Imlay Cannella, 94, died peacefully on Feb. 15, 2018 at her home at Heritage Pointe in Cookeville. Lida was born in Youngstown, Ohio March 2, 1923 the daughter of Hugh Anthony and
David Alan Cates, of Ooltewah, passed away Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. He was preceded in death by his mother Jewel Sisco of Crossville, Tenn. He is survived by his four children, (sons) Nick, Tyler
Marty Fox, 92, of East Ridge, Tenn., passed away on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Marty was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. After a career in the title insurance business she dedicated her life to loving
HARRIMAN — Mr. Harold Hall, 81, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at his home. He was an Army veteran serving in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Harold was a 61-year member of the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 917.
It is with great sadness that the family of Henry Christopher Hammonds, known to family and friends as ‘Chris’, announce his passing on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in Dallas, Texas after a short and aggressive cancer
Dorothy Woolley Harr, 94, of Signal Mountain, Tenn., peacefully passed away at Alexian Health Care Center on Feb. 13, 2018. Dorothy led a full and wonderful life. Born Oct. 28, 1923, her youth was spent in
Patricia Jean Holder, 65, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20, and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday
Della Hughes, 99, of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord, Feb. 16, 2018. She was a member of The Order of the Eastern Star for 72 years and a longtime, faithful member of Concord Baptist Church
MARYVILLE — Larry Lee "Shot" Hurd, 67, formerly of Dunlap, TN, passed away Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 after a sudden illness. He was a member of IBEW 175 union and worked at TVA. After
RINGGOLD — Patsy Skinner Jones, 70, passed away Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. She was a life-long resident of the Chattanooga/North Georgia area and was of the Christian faith. Patsy loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She
Gloria Long Jones passed away on Feb. 16, 2018. She was born in Chattanooga and graduated from Chattanooga High School. She will always be remembered for her ever-present smile and welcoming visits with friends, and the joy of
LAFAYETTE — Steven Dexter Jumper, 56, passed away Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father, Dexter Windham Jumper Jr. He is survived by his son, Justin Jumper (Tara Cooper) of LaFayette;
Jimmy (Jim) Knight, 75, of Harrison, Tenn., passed away peacefully at home with his loved ones by his side on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. He was a Vietnam veteran proudly serving in the U.S. Navy.
Charles F. Lattimore IV, 67, of Red Bank, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at his home. On this Valentine's Day he left us to go to heaven to be with his wife, Gayle, where they
BRIDGEPORT — Thomas Leon Lawson, 64. Visitiation: Sunday 4 p.m to 8 p.m. and Monday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral: 2 p.m. Feb 20. Valley Funeral Home Chapel. Burial: Cawfield Cemetery.
Hollis E. Lemaitre, 82, of Chattanooga, died Feb. 12, 2018, at a local health care facility. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Cremation Center of Chattanooga; 1345 Hickory Valley Road,
George Matthew Love, 67, passed away Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in a local hospital. He was a member of Abba’s House and was retired from Commercial Metals. George was preceded in death by his parents and two
Marcia Gay Richardson Mahaffey, 70, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. She was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and was of the Baptist faith. Marcia retired from the Krystal Corp. in 2007 after more than
Lorraine Ann Gregowes May, 84, of Chattanooga, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.
Teresa Ann Maynor “Granny T” passed over into Glory to join her late husband, Wallace, on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. She was born in Chattanooga, Tenn., on March 27, 1954, to Venor G. and Maurine Ray.
Michael Barry Mitchell, 69, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Michael was a member of the Church of Christ. He enjoyed flying airplanes, building model rockets and trains, and playing golf. He was a
ROSSVILLE — Linda Ellen Moore, 71, passed away Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, in her home. Linda was born in The Bronx, NY, to Lydia and George Panek. She graduated from South Brunswick High School, NJ, where
Harrison Morgan. Funeral services will be held Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. The body will lie in state Monday from 8:30 a.m. until the service begins. Survivors include his
CHICKAMAUGA — Stephanie Marie Campbell Murphy, 37, went home to be with the Lord Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. She was born in East Ridge, Tenn. and had been a lifelong resident of the Rossville and Chickamauga
Robert J. “Jerry” “Bob” Myers, 84, of Chattanooga died Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. He was born November 9, 1933 in Elizabethton, Tenn. to the late James and Grace Myers. He was preceded in death by
Allard Jesse Nayadley, Sr. of Harrison, passed away early Saturday morning to enter his eternal home in heaven. He was 82 years old. Al was originally from Iowa. He and his family moved to Chattanooga in
Doris June Roberts Painter, 88, of Chattanooga, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.
SOUTH PITTSBURG – Mrs. Anice Elaine Price, 71, died in a Chattanooga hospital on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. The daughter of the late Samuel Henry Bryan and Minnie Lee Camp Bryan, she was also preceded in
SPRING CITY — Gloria Roberts, 83, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. Arrangements are by Vaughn Funeral Home, Spring City, Tenn. 423-365- 5221, www.vaughn-funeral- home.com.
Annie Green Rowland, 76, spread her angel’s wings and ascended to be with her Lord, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. Annie attended Terra Vista Baptist Church in Chattanooga. She was preceded in death by her parents, Reuben
Anna Marie Wright Sanders, 97, passed away peacefully at her home, on Feb. 16, 2018, following a short illness with her family at her side. She was predeceased by her parents, Leroy and Molly Arilla Hargis
Betty June Rose Severyn died on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. She was 93. Born in West Virginia, Betty graduated from Warren G. Harding Senior High in Warren, Ohio, the city she considered her hometown. She went
Cibyl Ruth Sisk, 88, Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 Cibyl is survived by her son Charles (Delores) Sisk and brother Danny Brewer The family will receive friends on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 from
ROSSVILLE — James “Al” Smith, 87, passed away at his residence on Feb. 16, 2018 in the Westside community of Catoosa County where he was a resident for 76 years. He served 4 years in the
Michael Jerome Terry, 54, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in a local hospital. He was a 1981 graduate of Brainerd High School and a Veteran of the U.S. Navy. He professed Christ at
Eric Wade Toft, 37, of Chattanooga, died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.
Zonda Elizabeth Waldon, went home to be with the Lord on Feb. 8, 2018. She will be welcomed home by her husband and all the siblings and family. She was deeply loved beyond measure and will
Rena Angelina Yocom, 95, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. She retired in 1988 as a self-employed beautician after 28 years. She was a member of St. Stephen’s Catholic Church and was a
HENAGAR — Mary Jo Anderson, services will be held Saturday, Feb. 17, at 11 a.m. from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel, www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com.
Mary Ann Bowman, 75, a resident of Birchwood, passed away Thursday morning at the residence. She was the daughter of the late Richard and betty Holcomb and was also preceded in death by her husband Marvin Cliston
SUMMERVILLE — Corey Boyd, 22, died Feb. 15, 2018. Funeral services will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with visitation today from 6 to 8 p.m. Arrangements are by Mason funeral Home. www.masonfuneralhome.com
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