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Local Obits for Tue. Apr 24, 2018


Judy Ambotis, 70, a resident of Chattanooga, departed this earth April 22, 2018, surrounded by family. She is now in heaven reunited with both parents and 5 siblings while leaving one sister behind until later. Also left behind
Peter Dean Arrowsmith died on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Alexian Village. He was born Sept. 29, 1934, in Kansas City, Kan. He graduated from Shawnee Mission High School in 1952 and the University of
Joyce Ann Bacon, 75, went home to be with her Lord Saturday, April 21, 2018. She was born August 13, 1942, in Chattanooga to the late John Frank & Cora Ruth Harden. Joyce was a
TRION — Bobbie Frank Boss, 86, died Sunday, April 22, 2018. Funeral today, 5 p.m. Coffman Funeral Home. Burial, Greenhills Memory Gardens. Visitation, 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Magnolia F. Cooper, 66, passed away April 4, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Virginia Tipsy and Glenn Franklin. She is survived by her daughters, Debbie Wilburn and Priscilla Walker; siblings, Alonzo and
SYLVANIA — Mrs. Agatha Dell Dobbs, services will be held on Wednesday, April 25th at 10 a.m. at Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel, www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com.
DUNLAP — Sammie Lou Cordell Flanagan, 88, Dunlap, died Friday, April 20, 2018. Arrangements by Standefer-Reed Funeral Home, Dunlap, TN, www.reedfamilyfh.com.
Joyce Hayes Harris, 73, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018 in a local hospital. She was a 1963 graduate of Howard High School. Joyce was a member of Greater Second Missionary
LAFAYETTE — Jessie Elizabeth "Sista" Suttles Harris, 78, of Lafayette, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Service will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Mount Zion Baptist Church, LaFayette. Interment, Naomi Cemetery. Arrangements
John Charles Hodges, 71, of Ooltewah passed away on Saturday, April 21, 2018. He was a lifetime UT Vols fan and an avid golfer. He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Geneva Hodges
Juanita Jeanne Houstrup, 88 of Signal Mountain, died Monday, April 23, 2018. She was in Lafayette, Indiana to the late Kenneth and Vivian Forbes. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Peter
Rhonda Mikes, 52, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018 in the Hospice Care Center. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.
Annie Moore, 68, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2018 at her residence. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.
CHICKAMAUGA — Joe Marvin Morton, 63, of Chickamauga went to his heavenly home April 22, 2018. He was a member of Peavine Baptist Church and was retired from Astec Industries after 40 years. Joe was
SPRING CITY — Marquetia Fisher Rankin, 65, died Saturday, April 21, 2018. Arrangements are by Vaughn Funeral Home, Spring City, Tennessee, 423-365-5221, www.vaughn-funeral-home.com.
Maxine “Mackie” Kidwell Sedman, 89, of Ooltewah, passed away Monday, April 23, 2018. A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, she was a member of the Church of Christ and worshiped with the Ooltewah
Joe Allen Shadwick, 92, of Soddy Daisy passed away peacefully in his sleep on April 22, 2018. He was born the 8th of 10 children to a coal miner and his wife. Joe’s passion in life
Roger Stebbing passed away on April 20, 2018 at Hilton Head Hospital from complications following surgery. A memorial service will be held at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 630 Mississippi Ave., Signal Mountain, TN on Saturday May
RINGGOLD — Barbara Lou Sullivan, 83, a resident of Ringgold, passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at her home. She is survived by her children, Richard (Linda) Grant and Nora Goins; grandchildren, Heather, Chase and
Faye Varady, 75, of Soddy-Daisy passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018 in an area hospital. Mrs. Varady was retired from Chick-Fil-A in Hixson and was a member of Oak Street Baptist Church. She was
LAFAYETTE — Reverend Robert Brannin "Buck" Ward left this earthly life at his home on April 21, 2018 at 92 years of age. He was preceded in death by his bride of 60 years, Jean
BRYANT — Jane White passed away April 22. Funeral noon April, 25, 2018. Visitation Tuesday 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday 10 a.m. to noon. Arrangements by Moore Funeral Home, Bryant, AL.
RISING FAWN — George Leonard Wilson, died peacefully at his home in Rising Fawn, Ga. on Monday, April 23, 2018. He was 82 years old. George was born on Oct. 21, 1935 in Rising Fawn, Ga.
Mildred Ernestine Abney, 77, of LaFayette passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018, surrounded by her family at Rosewood Assisted Living in Fort Oglethorpe. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of LaFayette where she
Judy Ambotis, 70, a resident of Chattanooga, departed this earth April 22, 2018, surrounded by family. She is now in heaven reunited with both parents and 5 siblings while leaving one sister behind until later. Also left behind
Joyce Ann Bacon, 75, went home to be with her Lord Saturday, April 21, 2018. She was born August 13, 1942, in Chattanooga to the late John Frank & Cora Ruth Harden. Joyce was a
Leonard Hemphill, 69, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 423-622-9995.
Mary E. Sneed Hudlow, 82, went home to be with her Savior and Lord on Friday, April 20, 2018. The funeral service will be held Monday, April
Rhonda Mikes, 52, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018, in the Hospice Care Center. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.
ROSSVILLE — Ruth Ann Moore, 74, formerly of Lostant, Ill., passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in a local health care facility. Ms. Moore was a native of Spring Valley, Ill., and enjoyed cooking, spending
Conner Myers, 21, of Harrison, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2018, from injuries sustained in an auto accident, while traveling to work. Conner loved life and was a joy to be around as he was very
Nancy Evelyn Collins Pless, 101, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away on April 20, 2018. Evelyn was a hardworking, energetic person. She enjoyed sewing and cross stitch. Evelyn loved flowers and had quite the green thumb. She graduated from
Marvin L. Scoggins, 81, from Ooltewah, Tenn., passed away on April 20, 2018. The funeral service will be held today at 11:30 a.m. in the Turner Funeral Home chapel. Interment will follow at Chattanooga National
ROSSVILLE — Rebecca Elizabeth Sexton, 59, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, April 20, 2018. She was born to the late Lacey Leland and Joyce Jean Wright Sexton in Chattanooga and was a
Joe Allen Shadwick, 92, of Soddy Daisy passed away peacefully in his sleep on April 22, 2018. He was born the 8 of 10 children to a coal miner and his wife. Joe’s passion in life
Daniel Lamar Sherlin, age 28 of Rossville, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018. He was a lifelong resident of Rossville and was of the Baptist Faith. Daniel was employed as a roofer for the past
Darryl Anthony Silva, 57, of Soddy Daisy, Tenn. passed away Friday, April 20, 2018, in a local hospital. He was born in Hawaii and lived in Orange Park, Fla. for 20 years before moving to Soddy-Daisy 8
Marshall R. Whiteaker, Jr. departed this world on Saturday, April 21, 2018, and is now walking hand-in-hand with his wife Carol in God's world. He was a faithful member of Abba's House, where he joyed
Betty Williams, 79, passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Ooltewah, Tenn. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 423-622-9995.
All who knew him would agree that John Barry was a kind and gentle man to all; soft spoken, yet with a quiet strength forged and refined by growing up on a farm in middle
SPRING CITY — Kenneth Ralph Beddingfield, 74, died Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.
MICHAEL DEAN BLAKE, a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran, 68, of Chattanooga, Tenn. passed away on April 17, 2018, at his home in Graysville, Tenn. He was a decorated Vietnam Veteran as well as an active member of
ROSSVILLE — Emiline “Emily” Overturf Colburn, 67, of Rossville, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 20, 2018, in a local health care facility. Emily was a lifelong resident of north Georgia and a proud graduate of Lakeview High
Calliope Aurora DiPasquale-Beasley, infant child of Jazmyn DiPasquale and Anthony Beasley passed away April 16, 2018. God gained a beautiful Angel when he brought her Home to be with Him. In addition to her parents she
Cheryl Lynn George, 64, of Hixson, Tenn., went to be with the Lord early Tuesday morning, April 17, 2018, after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was a strong woman of great faith and character, and
LOS ANGELES-Actor Verne Troyer, who was best known for his role as Mini-Me in the "Austin Powers" movies, has died at the age of 49.