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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 27, 2015



Nancy Allen

Nashville
Nancy Minor Allen, 71, passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. Nancy was born in Jacksonville, Fla., and lived in Lookout Mountain, Ga., prior to moving to
Reginald Cortez Ballard, 21, departed this life on Feb. 19, 2015. He was a graduate of Brainerd High School class of 2012. He was employed with Lookout Mountain Golf Club, Chattem Inc.
Wilbur Bray, 64, passed away Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at a local hospital surrounded by family. He was born June 30, 1950, to Hazel Bray-Baskin and the late Lee

Glen Brom

Ringgold
Glen Brom, 54, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, after a long battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 28, at 3 p.m.
Josephine S. Brown, 92, affectionately called "Mama Jo", passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at Alexian Village of Tennessee on Signal Mountain. She was born Dec. 4, 1922, in Adamsville, Tenn. Josephine
Haven Elizabeth Hisey Brown, born in Chattanooga, was a loving wife, mother and dear friend to those who knew her. Unfortunately she passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, following a brief illness. She
Lynda L. Medaugh Cable, 59, of Bedford Ind., passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, at her residence. She was born in Celina, Ohio on Nov. 6, 1955, but grew up in Hixson,

Clifton Coker

Crossville
Clifton Lance Coker, 84, passed away Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015. A graveside service will be 11 a.m. CST Friday, Feb. 27, from Skirum Cemetery. The family receives friends at the cemetery from 10
Laura Crittenden TUNNEL HILL Laura Jean Crittenden, 76, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at her home. Funeral Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.
Marion "Poopie" Sizer Dickerson, 71, passed in to loving arms of God on Feb. 24, 2015, after seven-year battle with vascular dementia. She passed at the Manor house Assisted Living in Knoxville,
James Edward Dwyer, beloved husband, father and friend, passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, in Chattanooga. He was 76 years old. Those left to cherish Jims memories are his wife of 25 years, Faye Colquitt
William Schaeffer Fisher, five-year-old son of Ben and Katherine Euler Fisher, went home to be with Jesus Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. He was a pre-K student at Grace Baptist Academy. Schaeffer was active
Dwight "Meatball" Gann, 69, of Soddy-Daisy, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in a local hospital. He previously worked in construction, FLR and Cobble Muse Hosiery Mills as well as
Lisa M. Price Gossett, 55, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday morning, Feb. 25, 2015, after a long battle with cancer. She was born in Chattanooga. Lisa was a
Susan Crass Massey Gray, 61, of Signal Mountain, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in a local hospital. A visitation will be held Saturday, Feb. 28, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at St. Pauls
Thomas Grimes, Jr. FORT OGLETHORPE Thomas Grimes Jr., 82, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at a local hospital. He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area, and was a member of

Ora Guyton

South pittsburg
Ora Mae Roberson Guyton, 90, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, with her family at her side. Visitation: today from 11 a.m. until service at Wesley United Methodist Church in South Pittsburg. Funeral: Today at
Michael " Mike " Harris, 59, of Lookout Valley, died on Feb. 11, 2015. A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, from 1 to 4 p.m. at John A. Patten
Kenneth Hudgins Sr. Kenneth E. Hudgins Sr., 82, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Born Feb. 10, 1933, to the late Woodie and Aline Hudgins, Ken was a 1952 graduate of Central

Betty Johnson

Cleveland
Betty Frances Johnson, 87, of Cleveland, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Survivors: children, Leonard Johnson, Faye King, Rickey Johnson, James Johnson, Jeannie Allen, Carol McCutcheon and Connie Scheuermeier. The funeral is 2 p.m. Saturday
Elizabeth "Buffy" Goldston Soyars Lowe, of Lookout Mountain, Ga., died peacefully at home on Feb. 23, 2015, after a short illness. She was the daughter of Robert Franklin Soyars Jr., and Ann Elizabeth Goldston Soyars
Philip Roy Martin, 54, of Ooltewah, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, peacefully at home. He was born in Harrisburg, Pa., and grew up in Shermansdale, Pa. He has lived in the Ooltewah area for

Mary Mayton

Tulllahoma
Mary Faye Mayton, 71, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Visitation will be held from 9-10 a.m. CST on Saturday, Feb. 28, at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Funeral Services will

Royis McDaniel

Spencer
Royis D. McDaniel, 74, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Services scheduled Sunday, March 1, at 2 p.m. CST in the Putnam-Reed Funeral Chapel. Burial in Lonewood Cemetery. Visitation Saturday from 5-9 p.m. CST. Online

Betty Rose Moore

Chickamauga
Betty Rose Evitt Moore passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. She was born on Feb. 12, 1923, to the late Alfred Lee and Lena Gladys Andrews Evitt in Walker County, where she was a

Rena Nichols

Rossville
Rena Nichols, 90, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at her residence. Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Chris Nichols,
Vernon F. Norris, 89, of Chattanooga, died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at his home. He was born Nov. 18, 1925 in Johnston County, N.C., to the late Seth and Mary Norris. He was preceded in
Franklin Park Sr., 90, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2015. He was born June 13, 1924, in Benton, Tenn., to the late Leach and Bertha Park. He was a 1942 graduate of Polk

Jerry Payne

Stevenson
Jerry Ike Payne, 68, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Due to weather concerns, visitation has been moved to 3-9 p.m. CST Friday and the funeral to 2 p.m. CST Saturday, Feb. 28. The
Jessie Lethie Eberhart Phillips, 79, passed away on Feb. 24, 2015, at a local healthcare facility. She had retired from Atlas Paper Box, Inc. She graduated from Parker High School in
John "Ralph" Price, Jr., 68, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Arrangements are pending and will be announced by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 404 S.

Ed Puryear

Chickamauga
Ed Clay "Big Ed" Puryear, 79, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Sam Barrett officiating. Burial
Glenda Mae Boatner Shull, 69, went home to be with the Lord and her heavenly family on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at 1:50 p.m. in the afternoon while surrounded by her remaining family who loved
Janice Smith, 49, was called home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. She leaves behind two children, three siblings, and one grandchild. Funeral Service will be held at 1
Maurice Devon "Reesie" Thompson, 46, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, in the Hospice Care Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, Emmett and Thelma Thompson Jr.; and brother,

Odessa Baliles

Cleveland
Odessa L. Baliles, 78, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. Survivors: children, Joyce (Billy) Peru, Harvey (Kathy) Baliles, Connie (Anthony) York and Debbie Waters. Funeral is 1 p.m. Friday at Bound For That City Church.

Roy Benton Jr.

Decatur
Roy Benton Jr., 71, died Feb. 24, 2015. Funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. www.bowersfh.com.

Glen Brom

Ringgold
Glen Brom, 54, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, after a long battle with cancer. Mr. Brom was born on Sept. 6, 1960, in Houston, Texas to
Haven Elizabeth Hisey Brown, born in Chattanooga, was a loving wife, mother and dear friend to those who knew her. Unfortunately she passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, following a brief illness. She
Eddie Reese Collins, 53, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
James Richard Davis, 69, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, he was retired from Valley Mechanical. He was a member of of the Sheet Metal Union
Irene Oliver Harriet Donaghue, 78 passed away Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. She was of the Catholic faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Oliver; parents, William and Josephine Loseno. Survivors include her
James Edward Dwyer, beloved husband, father and friend, passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, in Chattanooga. He was 76 years old. Those left to cherish Jims memories are his wife of 25 years, Faye Colquitt
William Schaeffer Fisher, five-year-old son of Ben and Katherine Fisher went home to be with Jesus Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced in Fridays edition by the East Brainerd

Oscar Foster Jr.

Cleveland
Oscar E. Foster Jr., 68, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. Survivors: wife, Stella Foster; children, Stephen (Wanda) Foster and Donna (Roger) Blair; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. The funeral is 3 p.m. Friday at
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