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Local Obits for Mon. Jun 18, 2018


RENO, Nev. — Marty Altman, 49, formerly of Chickamauga, died June 2, 2018, in Reno. He attended Gordon Lee High School and was a graduate of LFO High School. Survivors include his son, Max C. Altum II; parents,
SPRING CITY — Vicky Burgette 63 died Sunday June 17, at her residence. There will be no services. Vaughn Funeral Home Spring City www.vaughn-funeral-home.com
Henrietta Cash, 74, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018, at her residence. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.
FORT OGLETHORPE — Edna Plunkett Coulter, 93, of Fort Oglethorpe passed peacefully to her Heavenly Home on Saturday, June 16, 2018. She was born on Sep. 25, 1924, in Subligna, Ga. to the late Cheatham and
Claude J. Cummings, 71, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2018. He worked for Prestige Auto for 20 years as a Mercedes mechanic. Claude was preceded in death by his son, Buddy Ray Cummings; parents,
RINGGOLD — Thomas D. Hale, 91, of Ringgold, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2018, in a local hospital. Mr. Hale was born in Dayton, Tenn. in 1927 to the late Charles & Nellie Revis Hale. He
Harry Lee Howard, 74, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.
Roderick Jordan, 54, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 423-622-9995
JASPER — Thelma L. Kilgore, 78. Family will receive friends 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., June 18. Funeral Service 2 p.m., June 19, in the funeral home chapel. Interment to follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Jasper
Evelyn Street Kimsey, 90, went home to her heavenly father on Sunday, June 17, 2018. She was born in Huntsville, Ala. She grew up in Soddy Daisy and graduated from Soddy Daisy High School.
George “Buddy” Lawson, of East Ridge, passed away Friday June 15, 2018, at his residence surrounded by his family. Mr. Lawson was born June 22, 1928, in Rhea County, Tenn., to parents George and Florence Downs Lawson. Buddy proudly
TRACY CITY — Betty E. McGovern, 80, passed away on June 13, 2018. She died peacefully at the hospital in Sewanee with family by her side. Betty is survived by her daughter, Kelly Held and son-in-law,
Cornelius McWhorter, 84, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018, at his residence. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.
MCMINNVILLE — Braxton Riley Moody, 19, of McMinnville was born Aug. 6, 1998, and passed away June 15, 2018, as the result of an auto accident. Braxton graduated from Whitmore High School in McMinnville in 2016. He
DUNLAP — Olen Mooneyham, 88, of Dunlap, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018. Olen moved to Dunlap from VanBuren county in 1963. He retired from DuPont after 38 years of service. Olen also preached at
Evelyn Norris, 82, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 423-622-9995
RINGGOLD — Selma Ruth Partin, 87, of Ringgold went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 15, 2018. She was a life-long resident of Catoosa County. Mrs. Partin was a member of Catoosa
SUMMERVILLE — Walter Clay “W.C.” Ray, 70, Summerville, Ga., died June 15, 2018. Survivors include wife, Effie Mae Ray; sisters, Claris Bowman, Debbie Ray; brother-in-law, Charlie Crawford; nephew, Mike Bowman. Funeral services will be held at 2
The Honorable Robert M. (“Bob”) Summitt, 94, passed away peacefully at his residence on June 16, 2018. He is survived by their four children: Virginia Anne (Hugh) Sharber and Martin (Meghan) Summitt of Chattanooga, Laura (Doug) Stephens of
Barbara Watt Acuff was born Nov. 12, 1928, to the late William and Pernie Watt, and left to meet her savior on Friday June 15, 2018. She attended Red Bank High School, graduating in 1946 before attending
RENO, Nev. — Marty Altman, 49, formerly of Chickamauga, died June 2, 2018, in Reno. He attended Gordon Lee High School and was a graduate of LFO High School. Survivors include his son, Max C. Altum II; parents,
Dorothy Mae Barber, of Signal Mountain, passed away June 13. Arrangements at lanefh.com Arrangements entrusted to Lane Funeral Home 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, TN 37415 (424)877-3525 www.lanefh.com
DUCKTOWN — David H. Beckler, 80, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Chattanooga, Tenn. David was born April 7, 1938, in Ducktown, Tenn., to the late Daniel Herbert Beckler and the late Claudia McAllister
CHCIKAMAUGA — Jesse Claude Cagle, 64 of Chickamauga passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas and was a member of Grand Center Baptist
Becky Lingerfelt Cagle, 69, went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 15, 2018. She was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga. Becky was a member of Lakehills Church of God. She retired from Bi-Lo
Gertrud Angela Camacho departed this earthly life on June 12, 2018, at the age of 92, and has now seen the glory of the Lord. Born in 1926 in Austria she led a courageous life. As
Anna Davina Doepp, 87, passed away on June 13, 2018. Her faith in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ was unshaken; she is now home in glory. Davina was born in 1931 in Lymm, Cheshire, England.
Bettye Carolyn Thomas Dunning, 92, a native and lifelong resident of Tyner, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 15, 2018. Mrs. Dunning was a member of Tyner Church of Christ. She was preceded
Joseph Ellis, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018. He was a 1959 graduate of Rossville High School. Joe was an avid fan of golf and was a member of Battlefield Golf Club for over 40 years.
Robert (Bob) Leonard Fraley, 86, passed away on Monday, June 4, 2018, in Chattanooga, Tenn. He was born Dec. 17, 1931, in Akron, Ohio to Zella Rose and Baker Leonard Fraley. Bob served in the United States Air
Virginia Goss, 82, of Chattanooga, passed away June 16, 2018. Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.
Evelyn Gustus, 61, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018, at her residence. Arrangments will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
RINGGOLD — John Wayne Harris Sr., 78, passed from this life into his eternal home on Thursday, June 14, 2018. He was a lifelong resident of Ringgold, Ga., and was of the Baptist faith. He retired
John Bradford Jones Jr., 72, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. He was of the Primitive Baptist faith. John served his country in the U.S. Army. He worked at TVA for 24 years and
Donna Faye McAllister, 81, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in a local hospital. She was born July 21, 1936, in Chattanooga to the late Hardy D. and Mary Ruth Johnson. Mrs. McAllister was
TRACY CITY — Betty E. McGovern, 80, passed away on June 13, 2018. She died peacefully at the hospital in Sewanee with family by her side. Betty is survived by her daughter, Kelly Held and son-in-law,
Mernith R. Mobley, 86, a resident of Hixson and formerly of Winter Haven Fla., and Chickamauga, Ga., passed away June 13, 2018, at a local hospital. He was born and raised in Live Oak, Fla., and
The Reverend Joel Williams Murchison of Chattanooga, Tenn. and Wilmington, N.C. died peacefully on June 10, 2018, in Chattanooga at Alexian Village after a short illness. He enjoyed a full, active life until early May
RINGGOLD — Selma Ruth Partin, 87, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 15, 2018. She was a life-long resident of Catoosa County. Mrs. Partin was a member of Catoosa Baptist Tabernacle for
Mattie Price, 81, of Harrison, passed away in her sleep on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Mattie grew up in Wears Valley, Tenn. Mattie and her spouse of 40 years, Evangelist Finley Price, spent many years traveling
MCMINNVILLE — The world lost an angel on earth when Kathy Roxanne Rehring died after an extended illness. She was born Oct. 16, 1961 and died June 8, 2018. Survivors include her mother, Pat; father,
PISGAH — Janet Marie Breithaupt Samples, 52, died Saturday, June 16, 2018. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.
Teresa Annette “Terri” Sisson, 53, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2018. She was of the Baptist faith and lived most of her life in Soddy-Daisy. She was a cheerleader at Soddy-Daisy High School. Terri
Sarah Barnes Steele, 93, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on June 13, 2018. Sarah worked as a financial secretary for Brainerd Presbyterian Church for over 20 years. She retired from First Federal Bank
ROSSVILLE — Carleen Hunt Stephens, 69, passed away Friday, June 8, 2018, at a local health care facility. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park. Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory,
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.