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Local Obits for Mon. Aug 31, 2015

Darrell L. Bannon, 46, of Chattanooga, passed

Bertha Blevins

Bertha Louise Smith Blevins, 84, died Saturday, Aug. 29, surrounded by her family. Mrs. Blevins was retired from Buster Brown Apparel and was a member of Chestnut Grove Baptist Church. She was preceded
Christopher Ryan Faure, 36, of Chattanooga, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated,
Sadie Mae Gray, 73, of Apison, passed away at her home on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. Sadie was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and was of the Baptist faith. Sadie worked at
William Burk Harris, age 85, retired Master Chief of the United States Navy, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. He was born Dec. 20, 1929, in Melbourne, Ark. to the
Micheal Craig Harrison, 50, passed away Aug. 27, 2015. Born in Gallatin, April 12, 1965, and moved to Chattanooga as a young adult. He was the son of David and Polly Harrison. Life partner

Georgia Henry

Georgia Ruth Henry, 64, passed away at her home Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. She was born in Winchester, Tenn., to Warner and Virginia Anderson Troxler, who preceded her in death along with her
Dalmous Holbrook, 67, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Survivors: wife, Mona Holbrook; children, Dale, Sunshine, Teresa and Wendy; four siblings; five grandchildren. Graveside service: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, Mount Olive Cemetery. Visitation: noon-2 p.m.

Betty Holbrooks

Betty Ruth Conally Holbrooks, 73, passed away Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Services will be 3 p.m. CDT Tuesday, Sept. 1, from Crossville 1st Baptist Church. Burial follows in Lathanville Cemetery. Visitation: 1-3 p.m. CDTTuesday at
Orpha Ramey Huddleston, 95, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. She was born in Elkhorn City, KY., retired as a nurse from Memorial Hospital and was a member of St. John United
Donna Noreen Jokinen, 65, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. CDT Wednesday at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, Winchester. Services are 1 p.m. CDT Thursday, Sept. 3, at Cowan

Dr. David McKinney

Dr. David Leon McKinney Jr., 49, passed away Friday, Aug. 28, 2105. David attended First Southern Baptist Church. Dr. McKinney received his B.A. from Baylor University in 1987, and graduated with his Doctorate from the
Shirley Moten, 58, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
Woodrow Parks, 69, passed away, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.
Terry Lamar Poteet, 49, of Graysville, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, in the funeral home chapel with Rev.

Pete Powell

Vernon "Pete" Powell, 74, passed away Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Pete was retired from The Marion County Highway Department. He was preceded in death by his mother, Maybelle Slatton Powell; father, Fletcher Powell;
Ada M. Smith, 86, passed away Sunday, Aug.30, 2015 at a local heathcare facility. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Edna Tate

Edna Tate, 76, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Funeral services will be 11 a..m. CDT Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, from Kerby Funeral Homes Chapel. Burial in Concord Cemetery, Villanow, Ga., Kerby Funeral Home

Richard Uptegrove

Fort oglethorpe
Richard "Dick" Uptegrove, 79, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, Aug. 17, 2015. He was a native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, son of the late Hubert and Ebba Christoffersen
Charles Orville White, 87, of Chattanooga, passed away at his residence on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, after a brief battle with cancer. He was a native of Tennessee and moved to Chattanooga in 1970.

In Memoryanthony l benn

In Loving Memory of ANTHONY L. BENN Aug. 31, 1964-Oct. 25, 1999 We will always miss you and love you, The Family
August 31, 1936- April 1, 2008 Happy Birthday, Mom. Sadly missed by your children, Sharon, Maurice, Charlotte "Neecie" and Jerry. Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren, Family and Friends. We love you and you

In MemoryDorothy Howard

December 2, 1929 - August 31, 2007 Another year, another memory. It's been 8 years today, but the memories are here to stay. Missing you every day. Your daughters Kim and Lee, your
Darrell L. Bannon, 46, of Chattanooga, passed
Phyllis Goldstein Bell, 79, of Chattanooga passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in a local health care center after a lengthy battle with cancer. A graduate of City High School, Phyllis also attended The University
Robert James Bryan Jr. passed away on Aug. 23, 2015, at the age of 53. He is survived by loving sisters, Betty A. Bryan and Jane Parrish (Vincent); niece, Lindsey Byers (Scott and son Drew),
Doris Castlen Buhl, 89, of Hixson, passed away Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at her home. Born Sept. 18, 1925, in Grand Bay, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Lettie Cora Hamilton, later a
Norna Mae Slatton Campbell, 85, went home to be the Lord, Saturday, August 29, 2015. She had worked in several area shirt factories. She was preceded in death by her son, Rodney Campbell; parents, Huke
Charles James "Charlie" Clark passed away at his home in East Brainerd surrounded by family Saturday morning, Aug. 29, 2015. He was a Vietnam veteran (U.S. Navy), an avid outdoorsman and loving family man.
Bernice Legg Cloogman, 86, Cleveland, Tenn., passed away Thursday evening, Aug. 27, 2015. Mrs. Cloogman was a member of Westwood Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her first husband, Lawrence Legg; and second

Jon Evans

Jon H. Evans passed away June 16, 2015, at Hamilton Medical Center. He was the son of the late Bertha Vera Thomason Evans and Mark Hugh Evans and was also preceded in death by his
Vance Edward Ferguson, 66, of Soddy-Daisy, went home to be with our Lord and Savior on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Vance was a member of Mile Straight Baptist Church and the Crusaders Sunday School Class.

Mark Fletcher

Fort oglethorpe
Mark Fletcher, 87, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Thursday morning, Aug. 26, 2015. He was born in Chattanooga on Aug. 20, 1928. He was preceded in death

Mark Garner

South pittsburg
Mark Stephen Garner, 53, went to be with the Lord Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. He was employed in law enforcement for over 31 years working for Chattanooga Airport Authority Police, South Pittsburg Police,
r Mary Margaret Glazner, 73, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, in Ormond Beach, Fla. Margie an X-Ray tech was a longtime resident of Chattanooga and received her education here. Survivors include brothers, Alan and Phillip.
Peggy Sue Crittenden Grant, devoted wife, mother and friend, arrived in her heavenly home Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, she was retired from Eyear Optical and was a member of the
Hubert McNeal Hale, II, 67, passed away Aug. 26, 2015. Survivors include his son, Hubert Hale III; daughter, Eva Mae Gallagher; grandchildren, other relatives and dear friends. A memorial service
Micheal Craig Harrison, 50, passed away Aug. 27, 2015. Born in Gallatin, April 12, 1965, and moved to Chattanooga as a young adult. He was the son of David and Polly Harrison. Life partner

Mary Jo Huckabee

South pittsburg
Mary Jo Knight Huckabee, 89, died Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. CDT today, Aug. 30, at Rogers Funeral Home in South Pittsburg. Interment will be in Cumberland View Cemetery. Condolences

Teresa Jordan

Teresa Doris Mason Jordan, 64, passed away on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. Funeral Service will be held today, Aug. 30, at 2 p.m. CDT from theW.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel, Rainsville. Burial will follow in the
Norma Lynch Lambert, 77, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Friday, Aug. 21, 2015. A TVA-Sequoya retiree, she was the daughter of the late Homer and Helen Thackston Lynch. Preceded in death by sister, Joanne Lynch

Arthur Levengood

Arthur David Levengood, 57, departed this world on Aug. 27, 2015, at his residence in Rossville. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Paul M. and Lillian H. Levengood; and his sister, Martha
Martha Jo Acuff Long passed away on Aug. 26, 2015. She was born in Chattanooga Memorial Park on Aug. 8, 1925, to the late Byrd M. and Agnes Acuff. Jos family was very special to
Anthony K. McClendon, 51, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, in Watertown, N.Y. A memorial service is today at 5 p.m. in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home.
Brent Price Pickard, 47, of Ooltewah, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Surviving, wife, Kecia Pickard; children, Camden Pickard, Jade Pickard; father, Clayton Pickard; brother, Alan (Patty) Pickard; grandson, Hunter Bain. Funeral:6
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