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Local Obits for Sat. Apr 18, 2015



Kimberly Bean

Ringgold
Kimberly Alice Bean, 50, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday April 16, 2015, at her residence. She was a native of Chattanooga and has lived in Ringgold for the past 30 years.
Malik K. Blackstock, 18, of Chattanooga, passed away on April 8, 2015. He leaves behind to cherish his memories, mother and father, LaKisha Odom and Charles Blackstock; his siblings, Raven Carter, Destiny Charter, Croshun Booker,
Karl Raymond Bolus Sr., 72, of Chattanooga went home to be with His Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Friday, April 17, 2015. He was born on Nov. 3, 1942, in Chattanooga to the

Wanda Burns

Rossville
Wanda Carolyn Burns, 72, went home to be with the Lord on April 15, 2015. Wanda was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and a member of the Baptist faith. She was

Josh Burrell

Heflin
Joshua James Burrell, 36, passed away from an automobile accident April 16, 2015. He was a teacher and coach at Collinsville High School. Josh was a 1997 graduate of Dade County High School. He was
Emma Campbell, 90, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2015, at her residence. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
Elynor Moore Carmichael of Harrison, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in a local hospital, at the age of 86. She was preceded in death by her husband, William A. Carmichael; brother, Alex G. Moore

Ernestine Cross

Chickamauga
Ernestine Galyon Cross, 92, passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at her residence. Funeral services will be held today, April 18, at 11 a.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Dr. Marlin Hotle

Robbie Daido

Summerville
Robbie Yarbrough Daido, 85, died April 17, 2015. Survivors, son, David (Lisa) Daido; three grandchildren; brothers, Joe Yarbrough, Harvey Yarbrough; sisters, Judy Callan, Lillian Green. Funeral is 4 p.m. Sunday April 19,

Logan Dotson

Lookout mountain
Logan Chase Dotson, 17, passed on April 15, 2015, as a result of an automobile accident. He was born Sept. 5, 1997. He was a junior at Dade County High School. Logan was a
Carolyn Clark Gideon, 66, formerly of Trion, Ga., passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Funeral at 3 p.m. Sunday, at Coffman Funeral Home, Petitt Chapel. Interment in West Hill Cemetery, Trion. Visitation 2

Rick Green

Dunlap
Ricky Ray Green, 67, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2015, after a lingering illness. He was a local business owner for many years. Rick loved antique classic cars and was an avid motorcyclist. He was
Lillian McDevitt Hattley, 82, of Hixson, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2015, surrounded by family. Lillian lived a long and full life, was a retired employee of Gilman Paint and Varnish Company, and was
Benny Lamar Helton, 79, of Chattanooga, died on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at his home. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church. Benny was a graduate of Central High School and attended the

Jerry Hendon

Winchester
Jerry Hendon entered into eternal rest on April 16, 2015, while surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be on Sunday from 1-2 p.m. Service at 2 p.m. Sunday from the chapel at Watson-North
Carl Hice, 51, of Chattanooga, died on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at a local hospital. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson 423-531-3975.
Mark David Hickerson, 51, passed away early Friday morning, April 17, 2015, in Chattanooga. A certified athletic trainer, Mark worked for more than twenty-five years with various high school athletic teams, most recently through the
Albert Glenn "Bud" Keefe, 83, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2015. He was preceded in death by his son, Edward Donald Keefe. Survivors include his daughters, Glenna Riggleman and Karen Keefe; two grandchildren;
Jean Louise Landers, 74, passed away peacefully after a long illness on Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Franklin, N.C. She was the daughter of the late Hayden and Lucille Landers. She was beloved by her
Hin Joe Law, 59, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2015, at his residence. Arrangements will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

Hattie Marlin

Winchester
Hattie Mae Durham Marlin, who just celebrated her 106th birthday, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at 11:30 p.m. Funeral was at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester, on Friday,

Sonya Norman

Inmemory
Sonya Regina Norman (Gina) March 16, 1964 - April 18, 2001 Today marks 14 years since you have departed from this earth. Every day you are not here, it is a struggle, however, with
Kentrell LaZack Provens, 16, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015, at a local hospital. Funeral at noon today in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Lionel Domineck as the eulogist. Burial:

John Rigsby

Dunlap
John Fitchgerald Rigsby, 51, died at his home Thursday, April 16, 2015. Mr. Rigsby worked at Wright Brothers in Charleston, Tenn., for 21 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Shirley

Vernon Roberts

Wartburg
Vernon F. "Red" Roberts, 86, went home to his Gracious Heavenly Father on April 15, 2015, at The Bridge In Rockwood nursing facility after a lengthy illness. Born in Harriman, Tenn., on Nov. 20, 1928,
Joe F. Smith, 89, of Chattanooga, died Friday, April 17, 2015, at a local healthcare facility. He was born Jan. 21, 1926 in Gadsden, Ala., to the late Lelas Chesley Smith Sr. and Ruth Wheeler
Robert Albert "Bob" Tanner Jr., 85, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2015, in a local healthcare facility. A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, he was the son of the late Robert
Charles "David" Treece, 73, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at his home. Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson 423-531-3975.
Elvenia Walker, 89, of Chattanooga, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in a local health care facility. She was preceded in death by parents, Mr. and Mrs. Willie Cernogg. Survivors include her niece, Doris Cothern and
Shirley Jewel Wilson, 75, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2015, in an area hospital. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; and one sister. Survivors include her husband, Lloyd
Cassie Womack Cassie Womack, 51, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on April 16, 2015, surrounded by her family and friends. She was born Aug. 22, 1963 and was employed by DuPont until her illness. Cassie was

In MemoryANTONIA D. BASS

Antonia (Ann)D. Bass Oct. 9, 1971 - April 18, 2012 In Loving Memory In my heart you shall forever remain. They say life will get better and time will ease the pain; but it

In MemoryJEWELL BURNETTE

April 18, 1925 - July 31, 2013 Mom, you were a jewel on earth, now youre a jewel in Heaven. The Angels are blessed to have you singing in their Angel choir. Happy 90th

In MemoryALBERTA COOPER

Alberta Christine Cooper December 25, 1917 April 18, 2005 Mom you departed this life ten years ago today. We miss you dearly each and every day. We will love you forever and

In MemoryPatricia Higgins

We love and miss you! Dedrick Sr., Jeannie, P.J. and Latonya, Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren, sisters and brothers.
June 25, 1985- April 18, 2008 Its been 7 years and we miss you everyday. We miss you! Love, Mama and Larry

In MemoryCHARLES KELLEY

April 18, 2013 Thank you God for blessing us with such a remarkable joyful man who was a father, teacher, brother, and friend. Its not the same without him but rest assured that one

In MemoryFRED MINOR

July 18, 1928- April 18, 2000 MAC MINOR March 14, 1942- April 25, 2000 From sister, Louise Davis and the Minor Family.
Marilyn Abel, of Signal Mountain, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Chattanooga Funeral Home, North Chapel, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.
Malik K. Blackstock, 18, of Chattanooga, passed away on April 8, 2015. He leaves behind to cherish his memories, mother and father, LaKisha Odom and Charles Blackstock; his siblings, Raven Carter, Destiny Charter, Croshun Booker,
Dorothy Bowers, 90, of Chattanooga and formerly of Riverside Calif., passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at a local health care facility. Survivors include one son, Tom (Mandy) Bowers, of Ooltewah; granddaughters, Courtney Bowers

Vernon Boydston

Huntsville
Mrs. Vernon O. Chapman Boydston, 91, formerly a longtime resident of Ider, Ala., passed away on April 13, 2015, surrounded by family. She was a member of Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church in Ider, Ala. She
Mary Ann Burns Mary Ann Burns, 82, died on April 14, 2015, in Chattanooga. Mary Ann was a longtime member of Oakwood Baptist Church (Chattanooga) and had retired from Parkridge Hospital. She was predeceased by

Eddie Clark

Trenton
Eddie Nolan Clark, 63, passed away April 16, 2015. He was preceded in death by his father, Dallas Clark; brothers, Donnie Clark and David Clark; niece, Renee Clark; nephew, Jamie Clark. He is survived
Fred Fuller "Mr. Collegedale" passed away while on vacation in Florida Thursday, April 9, 2015. He will be remembered for 45 years as State Farm Agent of Collegedale. He had a leading part in the
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