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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 01, 2015


Terry Lee Bell, 62, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. in a local hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., 423-265-4414.
Catherine Bertrand, 95, of Alexian Village, Signal Mountain, died on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. She was born in Hancock, Mich. on July 30, 1919. Graduate of Ontonagan, Michigan High School in 1936 and University of

Clara Bridges

Ringgold
Clara Bridges, 93, died Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in a local hospital. She was a longtime member of the North Georgia Community, and was a long standing member of the Lakeview First Baptist Church. She
Joyce Burnette DAYTON Joyce Burnette, 80, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at her residence. She was a faithful and active member of Bogles Chapel Baptist Church. Preceded by: her husband, Aubry Burnette; son, Donnie
Jesse Lloyd Cox, 87, of Chattanooga, crossed the bar Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at Chattanooga Hospice Care Center following a brief illness. Lloyd was born in Sale Creek. During World War II, he and several
Allison LeAnn "Ali" DeFriese, 37, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Nashville. A memorial service is being planned for Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015. A full obituary and arrangements will appear in next

John Dunagan Jr.

Rossville
John Russell Dunagan Jr., 60, passed away on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family and close friends. John was a native and lifelong

Avil Dupree

Rainsville
Avil C. Dupree, 93, passed away on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at Crowne Health Care. Funeral is today, Feb. 1, at 2 p.m. from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Kevin McCreless officiating. Burial
Malone J. Everett Jr. died peacefully with his loving family surrounding him on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. In living his life Malone was the epitome of the axiom, "Its your attitude, not your aptitude, that

Jane Ford

Fort oglethorpe
Jane Irene Ford, 77, departed this life Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. She was born in Newton, Kan.,to the late Marvin and Bertha Shraq. She was a missionary to the deaf in the Caribbean Islands for
Martha Fornshell, 99, of Hixson, went home to meet her Lord Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 64 years, Robert Fornshell. She is survived by a daughter,
Mary Frances Hollister Holliday peacefully passed away Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at daybreak in her home on Signal Mountain. Her family is comforted that she is healed through His grace and eternally reunited with her
Billie Jean Johnson, 80, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Born to the late John and Gertrude Lawson in Churchill, Tennessee, she lived in Chattanooga most of her life. She was preceded in
Betty Nesbit Larsen, 86, passed away on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. She was born in Atlanta to parents, Roy Lyman Nesbit and Grace Wynne Nesbit. Betty was a loving wife and mother who consistently
Col. Fred Chalupsky SOUTH PITTSBURG Col. Fred A. Chalupsky (Retired) passed away peacefully, Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. Fred was preceded by his parents, Frank and Bessie; and his son, John E. Chalupsky.
Ruth C. Mallett, 98, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. Arrangements are pending and will be announced by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist.
Juanita Marie Manning is now in the caring arms of Jesus (2Corinthians 5:8). Juanita passed over Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, after a long battle with Alzheimers disease. Visitation will be held today, Feb. 1, 2015,
Mike Mantooth, 65, passed away recently. Survivors are wife, Cindi; son, Maxx; and daughter, Macy (Paul) Chamberlain; parents, Wallace and Doris Mantooth; sisters, LuAnne (Mark) Kessel and Janet (John) Russell. A memorial service was held
Joan McGregor McMahan, 85, of Chattanooga, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.
Helena Lucja Mikos 86, passed away on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in a local healthcare facility. Helena was a lifelong steamstress and had many of her works displayed on Broadway. She is survived by her
Rose Belle Moore, 87, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. She was a lifelong resident of the Silverdale Community and a 1945 graduate of Tyner High School. She enjoyed a long bookkeeping
Carole Morgan Beverly Carole Morgan, 73, of Hixson, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. She was a member of Sequoyah Baptist Tabernacle. Carole was employed for many years with Millers which

Cheryl Prince

Rossville
Cheryl Lynn Prince, 56, passed away Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Wann Funeral Home & Cremation Center, at the foot of historic Lookout Mountain,

Anna Riley

Maryville
Anna Catherine Davis Riley, 89, of Maryville, formerly of Chattanooga and Kearny, N.J., passed away Thursday evening, Jan. 29, 2015, at Blount Memorial Hospital. Anne was a loving mother and devoted friend. She
Thomas Paul Sims, 88, of East Ridge, passed away on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. Mr. Sims was born in Hamilton County and was a member of Brainerd Baptist Church and belonged to the Friendship Sunday

Wilburn Smith

Ringgold
Wilburn E. Smith, 77, passed away Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. He was of the Church of God faith. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Ida Smith; brothers, Sam Smith, Johnny
Mildred "Midge" Stephens, 86, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and served as the bookkeeper in the
Clifford J. Stone, 25, of Chattanooga, died Friday, Jan. 20, 2015, in a local hospital. Arrangements entrusted to Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors.
John Thomas Sutton, 83, of Georgetown, died Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.
Clinton Harold Tallant, 96, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel Eli and Ella Barnes Tallant; his brother,

Dexter Tate

Dunlap
Dexter Martin Tate, 85, died at Manor House in Chattanooga Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. He was a local businessman and civic leader. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. CST Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015,
Sherian Deonne Tittle, 61, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in a local health care facility. She was preceded in death by her mother, Juanita Barber; and sister, Regina Ashford. Survivors include
Robert Westfield Sr. passed away Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.
Harry Clifton Wilkinson Sr., 92, of East Ridge, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Harry is survived by his wife, Doris Marilyn Wilkinson. Also surviving are his children, Harry C. Wilkinson Jr.,

Joan Williams

Flintstone
Joan Williams, 76, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2015, at her home. She was a retired administrative assistant at Chattem Drug & Chemical, and was a member of Lookout Baptist Church. She was a volunteer at
Ann S. Williamson, 70, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away at her home, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, after a three year battle with cancer. Ann was the owner of Ann Williamson CPA Firm. Survivors include her husband
Henry F. "Junior" Wilson Jr., 81, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Sr. and Ruby Morgan

Ravenell Wooten

Chickamauga
Ravenell Crane Wooten, 91, passed away surrounded by her loving family Friday evening, Jan. 30, 2015. The last of the Crane children of the late John Oliver Crane II and Mary Adaline Thomas of

In MemoryTerry Fowler

Feb. 1, 1967-Oct. 26, 1996 Happy Birthday! We love and miss you. Mom, Trevor, Tammy,Tim, Rick, Coty, and other family members.

In MemoryTyIsha Petite

TyIsha N. Petite Jan. 9, 1982-Jan. 28, 2010 Forever Loved Denisce, Keosha, Pierre, Cayden Tyner Class Of 2000

In MemoryRonald Shumate

Ronald "Ronnie" Earl Shumate, Jr. March 20, 1961- Feb 1, 2010 The moment you died, my heart was torn in two. One side filled with heart ache, the other died with

Glenn Adkins

Guild
Glenn David "Pops" Adkins, 66 of Sequatchie, formerly of Guild, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Funeral at 2 p.m. CST Monday in the funeral home chapel. Interment in Whitwell Memorial Cemetery in Whitwell,
Robert Alexander Robert "Bob" Arthur Alexander Jr., 72, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at his home. Bob grew up and attended schools in Southern California. He graduated in 1964 from Harvey
Terry J. Ashley, 66, of Hixson, formerly of Effingham, Ill., went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at Hospice of Chattanooga Care Center, Chattanooga. Terry was born in Effingham, Ill., the

Samuel Blazer

Athens
Samuel Wayne Blazer, 100, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at his residence. A private graveside will be 11 a.m. today in Dandridge at Hills Union Cemetery with Missionary Jim Swan officiating. Ziegler Funeral Home, Athens,
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Ann Mara, the matriarch of the NFL's New York Giants for the past 60 years, has died. She was 85.
By Erin Allday and Carolyne Zinko, c. 2015 San Francisco Chronicle
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) - Andrew Fischer was a stock clerk earning less than $100 a week in 1963 when a doctor explained why his pregnant wife's belly had grown so...
SEATTLE (AP) - Lt. Col. Edward Saylor, one of four surviving Doolittle Raiders who attacked Japan during a daring 1942 mission credited with rallying American morale during World War II,...
NEW YORK (AP) - Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose music and verse recordings won him an Oscar nomination and made him one of the best-selling poets in...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The founding dean of Brown University's medical school has died. Neuropathologist Dr. Stanley Aronson was 92.
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) - Charles Hard Townes, the co-inventor of the laser and a Nobel laureate in physics, has died. He was 99.
Charles Townes, the Columbia University physicist who transformed modern society with his invention of the maser and the laser, receiving the 1964 Nobel Prize in physics for his effort, has...
PHOENIX (AP) - Sue Clark-Johnson, a pioneering figure in the newspaper industry who served as publisher of the Arizona Republic and Reno Gazette Journal during a lengthy career at Gannett...
COVINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Former U.S. Rep. John Myers, who represented western Indiana's 7th District for three decades, has died.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Luke Martin Jr., whose father was an ex-slave and Civil War Union soldier, has died - 179 years after his father was born.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Luke Martin Jr., whose father was an ex-slave and Civil War Union soldier, has died - 179 years after his father was born.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - The Rev. Richard McBrien, a University of Notre Dame theologian known for his unabashed liberal stands on various church teachings and his popular books on...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - The Rev. Richard McBrien, a University of Notre Dame theology professor known for his popular books on Catholicism and unabashed liberal stands on various church...
NEW YORK (AP) - Pioneering radio and TV host Joe Franklin, who gave breaks to the likes of Al Pacino and Bill Cosby on his variety show long before they...
CHICAGO (AP) - Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks, the two-time MVP who never lost his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite years of playing on losing Chicago Cubs teams, died...
BOSTON (AP) - The founder of Action for Children's Television who waged a decades-long fight to improve the quality of children's programming has died. Peggy Charren was 86.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stan Irwin, a Las Vegas producer and manager for such celebrities as Johnny Carson, has died at age 94.
NEW YORK (AP) - Prominent liberal theologian and Biblical scholar Marcus Borg has died at age 72.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Frank Mazzola, the real-life tough guy who taught James Dean how to stage an authentic-looking fight scene for the 1955 film classic "Rebel Without a Cause,"...
Wendell Ford, a former governor and U.S. senator who was the dominant figure in Democratic politics in Kentucky for 30 years, has died. He was 90.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Carl Djerassi, the chemist widely considered the father of the birth control pill, has died.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Arthur L. Alarcon, who was the first Latino appointed to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, has died. He was 89.