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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 07, 2015



Terry Adams

Chickamauga
Terry Wayne Adams, 73, passed away Sunday, July 5, 2015. He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was of the Christian faith. He was an Air Force

Harvey Allison

Stevenson
Harvey Joe Allison, 75, passed away Sunday, July 5, 2015. Among his survivors are three children and 10 grandchildren. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. CDTtoday, July 7, from the Valley Funeral Home chapel, Stevenson.
ONeal Bates passed away in Sewanee, Tenn., on July 6, 2015. Arrangements are entrusted to Advantage Funeral &Cremation Services, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., 423-265-4414.
Mrs. Lily Gray Jones Becker, 97, a lifelong resident of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, July 3, 2015, in a local healthcare facility. She was born June 29, 1918, to the late Jesse R. and

Shelby Blaylock

Ringgold
Shelby Jean Blaylock, 79, passed away on July 4, 2015, at her home. She was born in Walker County, Ga., to the late Sam and Virgie Cline and was a member of the Jehovahs
Jimmy Flynn Brooks, 89, of Ooltewah, passed away Sunday, July 5, 2015, at a local health care facility. He was the youngest son of the late Gilbert Alonzo and Zella Thomas Brooks and
Owen Thomas Burke, born on March 19, 2015, left us and this world to become an angel on July 3, 2015. Owen is survived by his parents, David and Elisabeth Burke. A memorial service will
Norma Webb Cooper, 95, passed away peacefully on July 4, 2015, after a long, well-lived life. Norma was born to Henry and Lula Webb on Feb. 22, 1920. She was one of five children
James Glen Evans Sr., 74, passed away Sunday, July 5, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home chapel. Burial follows at 11 a.m. Thursday at Clearwater Cemetery. Visitation:5-7
Amalia Freeman, 87, passed away July 5, 2015, in a local hospital. Arrangements entrusted to Advantage Funeral &Cremation Services, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., 423-265-4414.
Helen "Sally" Teninty Gammel, 87, of Chattanooga, who passed away peacefully July 4, 2015, was a loving wife to the late Emil "Andy" Gammel. She was predeceased by her siblings, Delores, George and James

Wendell Garber

Ringgold
Wendell H. Garber, 91, passed away Sunday evening, July 5, 2015, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was a native of Jamestown, Ohio, and was a retired employee of Sears & Roebuck

Mickey Harris

Calhoun
Sammie "Mickey" Harris, 71, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2015. Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 8, at Belmont Baptist Church. Interment, West Hill Cemetery. Visitation scheduled at the funeral home

Elizabeth Hartline

Rossville
Elizabeth Ruth Hartline, 39, departed this life Sunday, July 5, 2015, at her home. She was born in Chattanooga to the late Riley and Wendell Jordan. Survivors include her loving husband of 20 years, Hershel

Allen Holt

Crossville
Allen Holt, 49, formerly of Pikeville, died July 5, 2015. He was the owner of Holt Appraisal. Allen was a member of Revolution Church in Crossville. Preceding him in death were his parents,

Pauline McDonald

Summerville
Pauline Ruth McDonald, 92, died July 5, 2015. Survivors include son, John T. McDonald Jr.; brother, J.L. Richardson; sister, Kathleen Mills. Graveside service, noon EDT Wednesday, July 8, 2015, West Hill Cemetery. Visitation, 6-7:30
Mary Alice Clift Mills, age 93, an honored veteran of World War II and a nationally recognized Master Rosarian, passed away Sunday, July 5, 2015, at her home in North Chattanooga. Theodore "Ted" Mills, her

Richard Nance

Dunlap
Richard Larry Nance, 64, died unexpectedly Sunday, July 5, 2015. Mr. Nance was a Mason and was employed by TDOT in Dunlap. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Emmitt and
Linda Millings Overstraeten, 66, died on Saturday, July 4, 2015, at her residence. She is survived by daughters Lois, Lorene and Mary, and 14 grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
David Lamar Poindexter, 89, died on July 3, 2015, a t his home in Waveland, Miss., in the company of his family. His beloved wife of 67 years, Laurie Orr Poindexter, preceded him in
Shirley D. Pounds, of Takoma Park, Md., formerly of Chattanooga, was released by our Heavenly Father from her struggles with a long illness on Saturday, June 27, 2015, at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Springs,
Robert F. Queen Sr., 80, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Sunday, July 5, 2015. He was born in Catoosa County to the late Johnny Gordon Queen Sr., and Flora Sloan
DeJion Marquel "DJ" Roberson, 21, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015 in Bridgeport, Ala. Funeral: Today at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home.
Louise Schanlaub Louise Eller Schanlaub, 90, of Chattanooga, transferred her residence to heaven Saturday, July 4, 2015. She served the Lord from the age of 11 and was a member of The Crossing Church.

James Webb

Madisonville
James Junior Webb, 87, died Saturday, July 4, 2015, at Sweetwater Hospital. Funeral services scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel. Burial follows at 1 p.m. Wednesday at McMinn Memory Gardens.
Sanford E. Willoughby, 80, passed away on July 2, 2015, in a local healthcare facility. He served in the United States Army. He was a member of Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church. He
Betty McKamey Wolff, 88, of Hixson, passed from this life to be with her heavenly father on Friday, July 3, 2015, at a local hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was born July

In MemoryBob Scruggs

"GranBob"SCRUGGS July 7, 1929-Feb. 26, 2007 Happy Birthday, "Bob", "Dad", "GranBob"! After three sons and three granddaughters, you now have a great-grandson! Nolan Thomas Young is one-month old. Wish you were here to meet

In MemoryMeco Siler

July 7, 1981- January 6, 2011 Happy Birthday! I though of you with love today; but thats nothing new. I thought about you yesterday, and the days before that too. I

In Memoryjeffery p wolfe

July 7, 1993 Miss you, Sis and Family
Evangeline "Vangie" Wood Allison, 84, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, July 3, 2015, in a local health care facility surrounded by her loving family. She was born Feb. 10, 1931, in Chattanooga to the late
Emory Bolden, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2015, in a local healthcare facility. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
Sandra Kay Kelly Brown, 62, of Ooltewah, died on Sunday, July 5, 2015. She was the daughter of the late James Lewis and Marie Kelly, who was born in Chattanooga on Aug. 13, 1952.
Owen Thomas Burke, born on March 19, 2015, left us and this world to become an angel on July 3, 2015. Owen, the Young Warrior, fought bravely for 106 days, and charmed the hearts of

Avery Cardin

Ringgold
Avery Harper Cardin, infant daughter of Chad and Amy Lewis Cardin, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2015, surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Donnie Cardin.

Mary Cleveland

Lafayette
LaFAYETTE Mary Lee Cleveland, 90, died Thursday, July 2, 2015, in a local health care facility. She was a lifelong resident of the Tenn-North Georgia area, and a member of the Church
Max Edwin Coffey, 84, of Ooltewah, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2015, in a Chattanooga hospital. He was a member of Brainerd Baptist Church, a retiree of Bowater, and a veteran of the
Norma Webb Cooper, 95, passed away peacefully on July 4, 2015, after a long, well-lived life. Norma was born to Henry and Lula Webb on Feb. 22, 1920. She was one of five children

Rickey Goza

Fyffe
Rickey "Goose"Goza, 61, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. CDT Tuesday at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel, Brother Paul Long and Timothy Richey officiating. Burial to follow in Greens

Ruth Gudger

Kimball
Ruth L. Gudger, 90, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2015. Mrs. Gudger was a charter member of Kimball Baptist Church and had worked as a cashier at Red Food Store. She was preceded in

Lucille Hall

Tullahoma
Rhoda "Lucille" Hall, 66, passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2015. Visitation will be Monday from 5-8 p.m. CDT at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be Tuesday, July 7,
Emily Jane Bush Huckabee Harding, a longtime resident of Ooltewah, died Wednesday, July 1, 2015. She was 78. Emily was a member of Bayside Baptist Church. Long time secretary of BF Goodrich and Red
Thelma Hyatte, 88, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2015, at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.
Janice "Jan" Holland Jumper, 70, of Ooltewah, went home to be with the lord on July 4, 2015. She was of the Baptist faith and retired from Olan Mills. Janice was preceded in death by
Beatrice Hickman Keefe, 95, a lifelong resident of Chattanooga, died on July 3, 2015. She attended Ridgedale Baptist Church where she was a member of the Friendship Sunday School Class. Beatrice graduated
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