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Local Obits for Sat. Aug 29, 2015


Phyllis Goldstein Bell, 79, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 in a local healthcare center. Graveside services will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Chattanooga National Cemetery with Rabbi Bill S.
Brenda Faye Bell, 64, of Chattanooga, passed from her earthly home into her Heavenly home on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. Brenda was a member of First-Centenary United Methodist Church, and loved her church family
Bernice Legg Cloogman, 86, Cleveland, died Thursday evening, Aug. 27, 2015, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road, where the family will receive friends on

Jack Dagnan

Ladson, s.c.
Jack Franklin Dagnan, 84, widower of the late Martha Bird Dagnan, passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at his residence in Ladson. Jack was born Feb. 4, 1931 in Millstone, Ky., the son of the
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
Robert William Garrott, 80, Red Bank passed away Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. He was born June 12, 1935 in Cleveland Tenn., to the late Dr. William Anson and Ruth Waltrip Garrott. Bob,
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

Mary Jo Huckabee

South pittsburg
Mary Jo Knight Huckabee, 89, died Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in a Scottsboro, Ala. hospital. The daughter of the late Robert Mancell and Frankie Mae Bratcher Knight, she was a member of the Ladies Social
Beverly Stanberry Hunter, 62, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Born and raised in Knoxville, she has been a resident of the Chattanooga area for the past 45 years and was a member
Ellis "Buck" Jordan, 61, passed Aug. 24, 2015, at a local hospital. He was a graduate of Riverside High School in the class of 1972. He received a business degree from Edmondson College. He
Eric Marsh, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Darwin Marshall Sr.

South pittsburg
Darwin Marshall Sr., 79 of South Pittsburg, went home to be with the Lord, on Aug. 28, 2015. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a truck driver. He was preceded in death
Donna Mathis, 62, formerly of Harrison, passed away on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in a local health care facility. Services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at 2 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel.
Bethany Ann McCurley, of Ooltewah, was ushered into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Born on July 29, 1952, in Gladwin, Mich., to the late Milton and Lillian

Mary Jean Miller

Monticello,
Ind. Mary Jean Miller, 93, mother of local Signal Mountain resident Mary Jo Levy, went home to her Lord on Aug. 24, 2015. During the years as a Monticello resident, she was involved in

Rosa Montgomery

Chickamauga
Rosa Montgomery, 84, passed away Aug. 23, 2015, in Fort Oglethorpe. She was a caregiver for her family and others in the community.She was a member of Marble Top Baptist Church in Kensington, Ga. She
Mr. Charles Austin Murphy III, 77, passed away Thursday August 27, 2015. He was born in Brockton, Mass., on Jan. 20, 1938 to Charles Austin Murphy II and Josephine Ann Milenski Murphy who preceded him
Ed Pettyjohn Jr., 76, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at his residence. His funeral is today, Aug. 29, 2015, at 3 p.m. from Kerby Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Henagar Methodist Cemetery.
Norman Everett Phillips, 66, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at his residence. Survivors include sons, Mitchell Phillips and Brandon Phillips; brother and sister-in-law, David and Madonna Phillips. Mr. Phillips served in the U.S. Army and

Beatrice Ramza

Fort payne
Beatrice Dial Ramza, 96, went to be with the Lord on Aug. 27, 2015. Mrs. Ramza was a lifelong member of Second Baptist Church in Fort Payne, Ala., where she served faithfully for many years.

James Rosser

Trion
James Henry Rosser, 73, died Aug. 27, 2015. Survivors: children, Jonathan Rosser, Nancy Adams, Jeannette Laney; brothers, Stan Rosser, Steve Rosser; sister, Martha Cordle; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral, 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, at
Sarah Maudie Sisemore passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. She was a retired teacher who taught for 39 years at Jasper Elementary School. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elijah and Lassie
Maggie S. Smart passed away Aug. 28, 2015, at a local nursing home. Arrangement are by Hardwick & Sons Funeral Home, 423-267-1244.
Tommy Dow Waller, of Soddy-Daisy, died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Dow and Juanita Waller, of Baxter, Tenn.; and great-grandson, Jayden Warren

In MemoryGEORGE RANSOM JR

December 13, 1943 - August 29, 2012

In MemoryHayden Patterson

Hayden Mark Patterson August 29, 2000 - November 8, 2000 It has been fifteen years. We Love and Miss You Very Much. Mommy, Daddy, Brothers, Sister, Family and Friends
Thomas Howard Ables, 70, went home to be with the Lord after a tractor accident on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. Tom was born and raised in Daisy, Tenn. He worked at DuPont for several years

Dean Bailey

Fort oglethorpe
Ondean "Dean" Butler Bailey, 91, passed away Aug. 24, 2015. Dean was born Sept. 10, 1923, in Crossville, Ala. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga, North Georgia area and member of Mission Ridge
Judy Borders, 62, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
Mary "Alice" Branum, 77, a resident of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday Aug. 25, 2015. Alice was preceded in death by, two sons, Edward "Jinx" Matthews and Jimmy Rogers; her mother, Pauline Jones; and

Myrtle Burgess

Pikeville
Myrtle Burgess, 78, went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 26, 2015, in a Sparta, Tenn., hospital. Myrtle was a devoted member of New Hope The Baptist Church. She was preceded in death
Christopher Lee Caldwell, 27, passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his father, Clyde Caldwell; grandmother, Ruby Caldwell; half brother, Thomas Caldwell. Those left to

Ferman Chandler

Chickamauga
Ferman Reynold Chandler, 83, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, in an area hospital. Mr. Chandler was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was preceded in death by his

Zilla Clark

Huntland
Zilla Mae Clark, 91, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at her residence. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Funeral on Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Moore-Cortner
Fredrick Clark, 20, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
Stephen Corbishley, 53, of Ringgold, Ga., passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at his residence. Stephen was born in Pawtucket, R.I. on Nov. 29, 1961. He was currently a transportation broker for Kenco.
Evelyn Marie Cosper, 74, passed on Aug. 21, 2015. Survived by sister, Esther Rose Deloney; nieces, Tammie Jackson and Veronica Deloney; nephew, John Deloney; and grand-niece, Ashley Jackson; a host of relatives. Funeral service will
Tammie Cranmore, 40, of Chattanooga, died Aug. 27, 2015. Survived by husband Tommy Cranmore; children Cassandra, Breanna and Tyler Cranmore, all of Chattanooga; father Raymond Baldwin Sr.; grandmother Bonnetta Rhear; three brothers and a special

Rayford Deerman

Rossville
Ray Deerman, 81, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. Born in Dutton, Ala., he was the son of Quiller and Berneice Deerman. He also was preceded in death by his grandson, D. Keith Jones, and former
Gordon Wayne Ellis, 77, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at his residence. Survivors include sons, Greg Ellis and Jason Ellis; grandchildren, Barbara Ellis, Cole Howell, Mikayla Miller, Kristy Nance (Jody), Stephanie Ray; great-grandchildren, Savannah, Alexis,

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
Hubert Hale II, 67, passed away Aug. 26, 2015, at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Hunter Harbin

Ringgold
Hunter Christopher Todd Harbin Jr., 16, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 at his home. He loved hunting, fishing, the outdoors, Motorcycles and four-wheeling. He attended Lakeview Middle School. He was preceded in death by

Roger Harcrow

Sylvania
Roger Dale Harcrow, 64, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2105. Funeral services are set for 4 p.m. Saturday from the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Greens Chapel Cemetery. Visitation 8 a.m.
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