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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 29, 2016


Danny Cooper Danny Cooper, 57, died Tuesday, in a local hospital, surrounded by the family he loved so much. Danny was born in Ringgold, Ga., where he attended Ringgold High School. He has worked
Mary Eileen Moss Ealy, 90, of Hixson, passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2016. Mary was born in Fort Payne , Ala., to the late Simmie and Zanie Merle Blount Moss. Mary

Mattie Elrod

Resaca
Mattie Belle Elrod, 67, died April 28, 2016. Survivors include husband, Joel "Tommy" Elrod; daughters, Jerri Massey, Sherri Cooley; siblings, Jesse Bishop, Doris Nunnery; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Memorial service is at 4 p.m. Saturday,
Charles W. Fields ,89, passed away on April 25, 2016, at his residence. He attended Chattanooga Public Schools before attending Tennessee State University, receiving a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. He was

Sharon Fuentes

Winchester
Sharon Minton Fuentes, 70, passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2016. Private services will be held at a later date. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave NW, Winchester, TN 37398, 931-967-2222, www.moorecortner.com.

Nancy Gann

Ringgold
Nancy Fay Gann, 61, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2016. She was born in Hamilton County, to the late Paul and Louise Scott, and has lived in the Chattanooga, and North Georgia, areas for most
Joe H. Greene III, 65, of Georgetown, passed away on Monday, April 25, 2016. Graveside service, with Military Honors will be today at 2 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery, with Pastor Jake Brown officiating.
William Stevens Harvey, 85, of Chattanooga, passed away April 23, 2016. He was born on Nov. 6, 1930, in Chattanooga to Mae Stevens Harvey and Philip K. Harvey. He is survived by his
Rayburn Ormand Henderson, 87, passed away April 26, 2016. He enjoyed gardening and was a member of Glendale Church of Christ, where he served as song leader for many years. He served his country
Mattie Sue Huguley, 93, of Chattanooga, was granted eternal rest on Friday, April 22, 2016, in the Hospice Care Center. She accepted Christ at an early age. She was employed at
Linda Lee Humble, of Ooltewah, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 28, 2016. She was a member of the Ringgold Church of Christ; she was loved and will be greatly missed by everyone who knew

Linda Johnson

Summerville
Linda Jean Johnson, 67, died April 28, 2016. Survivors include, daughter, Tammy Wilson; brother, Ron Luttrell; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral is 5 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Mason Funeral Home. Visitation is today,
James Donald "Don" Jones, 88, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, surrounded by his loving family in Chattanooga. Born Nov. 8, 1927, in Fairburn, Ga., Don was the son of William Arthur Jones and

Cathy Kennedy

Chickamauga
Linda Catherine Kennedy ("Cathy"), 65, passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer, surrounded by family at her son's home in Chickamauga, Ga. Originally from Richmond, Ind., Cathy lived in Heidelberg, Germany, before settling

Margery King

Lafayette
LaFAYETTE Margery Ann Evitt King,89, passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, after an extended illness. She was born Nov. 10, 1926, to Alfred Lee Evitt and Lena Gladys

Hugo Kirk

Chickamauga
Hugo Kirk, 87, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Friday, April 15, 2016. He was an Army Veteran and a member of the Atlanta Sheet Metal Local 85 for over
Russell Wait Lloyd, Sr. 75, of Chattanooga, and most recently Cleveland, Tenn., passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Life Care of Cleveland, after a long illness. Mr. Lloyd was well known in Chattanooga, for
Virginia Haney Long, of Chattanooga, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. She was 91. She was the daughter of the late Homer Haney, Sr. and Mabel Atkins
Irene McCormick, 93, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2016. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Red Bank. Mrs. McCormick was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. John W. McCormick;
Winona Lee McDonald, 88, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Full obituary may be viewed at www.turnerfamilyfuneralhome.com Funeral service will be today at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel,

Danny Petty

Scottsboro
Danny Douglas Petty, 73, passed away Monday, April 25, 2016, in Huntsville, Ala. Funeral services will be held Sunday, May 1, 2016, at 4 p.m., from Seventh Day Adventist Church, Rainsville. W.T. Wilson Funeral
Pete "Bill" Riddle TRENTON Pete M. "Bill" Riddle, 57, born Sept. 17, 1948, as a native of Trenton, Ga., and resident of New Iberia, La., for 37 years, died Tuesday evening, April 26, 2016.
Demmie Gail Sawyers Demmie Gail Baker Sawyers, 50, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2016. She was a previous long time employee of The Chattanooga Times Free Press. After leaving the newspaper, she moved back
Dolores Evelyn Schimmer Word and Sacrament sustained Dolores Evelyn (nee Hargas) Schimmer in this life, until she entered the blessed hope of eternal life through the Lord Jesus Christ on April 27, 2016, at the

Dorothy Smith

Chickamauga
Dorothy Smith, 82, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. She had lived in the Chickamauga area her entire life. She was of the Baptist faith, as
Betty Thatcher Webster, 93, passed away on April 14, 2016, at Alexian Brothers Valley Residence. Survivors include James L. (Mary Ann) Webster, of Signal Mountain; daughter, Lynn (Woody) Collins, of Sheldon, S.C.; granddaughters, Laura
Pearl Stubblefield Whaley, 101, of East Ridge, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016. She and her husband, Frank Whaley were founding members of Jones Memorial United Methodist Church. Pearl was a member
Edward Williams, Jr., 47, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, April 24, 2016, in the Hospice Care Center. He was employed by I.T.G. for seven years. He was preceded in death by his grandparents,
Mary Winston, 62, passed away Friday, April 22, 2016. She was employed by Shaw Industries for 20 years. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, James and Carrie Green; and sisters, Dimple
November 18, 1919- April 29, 1998 We miss and love you always, Momma. The Kendricks Family, children grandchildren, great-grandchildren, realitives and friends.

In MemoryELIZABETH MURRAY

Elizabeth (Shetters) Murray Oct. 21, 1932-April 29, 2011 Five years have gone in a blink of the eye We never realized how long we could cry. Bitter tears of regret for the
Joseph Cade Sr. Joseph W. Cade Sr., 91, of Signal Mountain, passed from this life on April 25, 2016. He was born in Columbus, Miss., grew up in Sheffield, Ala., and lived in the

Wilma Cochran

Tunnelhill
Wilma Jane Cochran, 65, passed away Monday, April 18, 2016. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, at Dalton Funeral Home. Funeral is Friday, April 29, 2016, at 1 p.m., in Dalton
Danny Cooper Danny Cooper, 57, died Tuesday, in a local hospital, surrounded by the family he loved so much. Danny was born in Ringgold, Ga., where he attended Ringgold High School. He has worked
Evelyn Maxine Glass Crawford, 86, of Chattanooga, passed away on April 21, 2016. Maxine was born August 9, 1929. She was a graduate of Howard High School Class of 1947. Maxine enjoyed a long,
Bryan Crisman, 97, went to be with his Lord Sunday, April 10, 2016. He was an active member of White Station Church of Christ, served on the Board of Trustees of Lipscomb University
Mary Eileen Moss Ealy, 90, of Hixson, passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2016. Mary was born in Fort Payne , Ala., to the late Simmie and Zanie Merle Blount Moss. Mary
Mildred Eason, 79, passed away April 21, 2016. Survivors include her daughter, Norman Eason; three sons, Joe and Wendell Eason and Edward Steele; 13 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mattie Lawrence Ford and Hattie B.
Joe H. Greene III, 65, of Georgetown, passed away on Monday, April 25, 2016. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was preceded in death by his father, Joe H Greene Jr.;
Tina Michele Gross, 44, of Nashville, passed away on Thursday, April 21, 2016. A native of Chattanooga, she lived in Nashville, for 6 years. Tina was preceded in death by her
Anna Ruth Goforth Hall, 77, of Hixson, died Wednesday morning, April 27, 2016, at Consulate Healthcare of Chattanooga. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, in the chapel of funeral home. Burial

Willard Hanes

Bryant
Willard Woolford Hanes, 81, passed away April 25, 2016. He was retired from the manufacturing industry and was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 114, Harrison, Tenn., for 52 years. He attended Ebenezer

Glenda Hardin

Ringgold
Glenda Faye (Meadows) Hardin, 71, formally of Soddy Daisy, Tenn., went home to be with the Lord on April 26, 2016. She was a resident of Ringgold, for more than 30 years and
William Stevens Harvey, 85, of Chattanooga, passed away April 23, 2016. He was born on Nov. 6, 1930, in Chattanooga to Mae Stevens Harvey and Philip K. Harvey. He is survived by his
Shirley Ann Hayden, 67, passed away April 24, 2016, at her residence. She was preceded in death by her mother, Amie Lee Blackstone; and father, Enlow Dobbins. Survivors include her children, Ronnie Dobbins, of
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