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Local Obits for Thu. Sep 30, 2010



Patricia Angel

Tennessee
PIKEVILLE Patricia Ann Angel, 43, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010.Ms. Pat as she was more affectionately known as was a special educator instructor at Bledsoe County middle school. She was a tireless

Jennifer Barnes

Georgia
RINGGOLD Jennifer Dawn Barnes, 28, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, in a local hospital.Jennifer, now in heaven, walks, talks and sees for the first time in the arms of her Savior.She was

Anne Bennett

Georgia
SUMMERVILLE Anne Oglesby Bennett, 79, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 28, 2010, in a Rome hospital. She was born in Walker County on Aug. 18, 1931, a daughter of the late James

Jack Brown

Hamilton county
Jack R. Brown, a former Assistant District Attorney, died on Tuesday, the 28th day of September. He was 89.The Rhea County native was the son of John R. Brown and Laura Cofer Brown. He was

Adam Chrismer

Georgia
CLOUDLAND Adam Ray Chrismer, 17, passed away in October 2002.His father, Richard M. Chrismer, preceded him in death, and also preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Ray and Anne Chrismer; and great-grandparents, Truman

Kenneth Cudd

Hamilton county
Kenneth Wayne Cudd, 69, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, at a local hospital.He was born in Plainview, Ark., to the late Lloyd and Verna Cudd. He was preceded in death

Faye Davis

Hamilton county
Faye Stanley Davis entered into her rest on Sept. 6, 2008, at her home in Evans, Ga.She was predeceased by her husband, Edward E. Davis, former District Attorney General of Hamilton County, Tenn.Faye was born

Margaret Dobbs

Hamilton county
Margaret Evelyn Appleyard Dobbs, of Chattanooga, formerly of Fort Payne, Ala., died Sunday evening, Sept. 26, 2010.Mrs. Dobbs was a member of Red Bank United Methodist Church.Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Margaret and Jim

Alison Edgeman

Hamilton county
Alison Smith Edgeman, 42, of East Brainerd, died on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010.She graduated from Norte Dame High School in 1985 and attended UTC. Alison was employed with AmSouth Bank for 13 years, working at

Ron Flannigan

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Ronald Edward Flannigan, 71, went home to be with his Lord, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, at his residence with his loving family by his side. He was born in Hamilton County, Ill., then

Kenneth Frady

Georgia
RINGGOLD Kenneth K. Frady, 78, passed away on Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.Ken was a real estate broker and owner of Frady Realty in Fort Oglethorpe for 42

James Hamilton

Hamilton county
James C. Hamilton, 54, of Chattanooga passed away on Tuesday, Sept, 28, 2010, after a seven week battle with pneumonia.James was retired from the Hamilton County Sheriffs Department and after his retirement he went back

Irene Hamilton

Hamilton county
Irene Hamilton, 93, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, in a Roswell, Ga., healthcare facility.Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home.

John Heise

Hamilton county
John Edwin Heise III, 41, Ooltewah, died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2010, at his residence after a lengthy illness. He had been a resident of the Chattanooga area for over 10 years and was a member

Jimmy Hollis

Georgia
LaFAYETTE Jimmy "Hollywood" Hollis, 73, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010.Preceded in death by the late Herman E. and Ruby Nell Hollis; daughter, Melissa Hollis; brother, Bill Hollis; sisters, Sandra Wilson and Sara E.

Paul Hutcheson

Other areas
Sr.LONGVIEW Paul Eugene Hutcheson Sr. passed away Monday evening, Sept. 27, 2010, in Longview, Texas after a lengthy battle with Parkinsons Disease at age 72.Paul was born in Chattanooga, on April 16, 1938.

Katie Johnson

Hamilton county
Katie M. Johnson of Chattanooga, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010. She was 73.Mrs. Johnson was a native of Elizabeth City, N.C., and widowed in 1996 when her beloved husband, Homer "Johnny" Johnson, went home

Dr Lawwill

Hamilton county
Dr. Stewart "Pat" Lawwill Jr. died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010. Visitation will be one hour before the noon service today, Sept. 30, 2010, at First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 419 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37402.Burial

Peggy Locke

Hamilton county
Peggy Locke, 83, of Chattanooga passed away Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, at a local hospital.She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and Rossville area where she was a member of Victory Baptist Church and

Juanita Lynn

Hamilton county
Juanita Giles Lynn, 59, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, in an area healthcare facility. She was an United States Army Veteran, member of the American Legion and an LPN.She is survived by

John Madaris

Georgia
ROSSVILLE John Anderson Madaris, 98, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010.He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was a member of Chattanooga

Perry Maddux

Hamilton county
Perry Duane Maddux, 51, of Hixson, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, of injuries sustained in an accident.A celebration of life service will be held today at 1 p.m. at Hixson United Methodist Church with the

Knox McCardell

Hamilton county
Knox Murphy McCardell, 89, of East Ridge, died Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, at his home.Graveside services will be held today at 11 a.m. in Chattanooga National Cemetery with Rev. Fate Thomas officiating.Visit www.heritagefh.com to share

Marie McCormack

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Marie McCormack, 79, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010. She was born in Smithville, Tenn., but moved to Rossville in 1986. Marie was a member of Boynton United Methodist Church, a loving

Jewarl McCurry

Tennessee
TULLAHOMA Jewarl J. McCurry, 81, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010,Visitation with the family will be Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tullahoma Funeral Home.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. in

Quillie Mosely

Hamilton county
Quillie Mosely, 88, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010, in a local healthcare facility.He was a WWII Army veteran. He was a faithful member of Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church.He was preceded in

Gladys Newell

Hamilton county
Gladys C. Newell, of Chattanooga, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, at a local hospital. Funeral services will be Friday, Oct. 1, at 1 p.m. at New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Thomas Jones officiating.Public

Isaac Roberts

Tennessee
SPENCER Isaac Roberts, 66, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010. The family will receive friends at Mooneyham Church of God all day today until funeral time Friday at 1 p.m.Burial in Myers Cemetery. Online

James Smith

Hamilton county
James Andrew Smith passed away Monday, Sept. 27, 2010.Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced.Arrangements are under the direction of J. Avery Bryan Funeral Home, 1914 McCallie Ave., 423-266-2131 www.javerybryan.com.

James Sneed

Hamilton county
Jimmy SneedJimmy Sneed passed away Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010.Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced.Arrangements are under the direction of J. Avery Bryan Funeral Home, 1914 McCallie Ave., 423-266-2131 www.javerybryan.com.

Joe Sparkman

Hamilton county
Joe C. Sparkman, of Chattanooga, went to sleep in the Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010.Joe was born in Van Buren County to the late Clifton and Ethel Miller Sparkman. He was a longtime resident

Edwin Strang

Tennessee
ETOWAH Edwin Dale Strang, 62, died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010.A funeral service will be held 7 p.m. today in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home in Athens, Tenn.Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. today

Billy Thompson

Tennessee
SEQUATCHIE Billy Edward Thompson, 67, passed away on Monday, Sept. 29, 2010, in a Chattanooga hospital.Mr. Thompson retired from Ford Motor Company after more than 40 years of service.A son of the late Newt

Elliott Walker

Hamilton county
Elliott Clark Walker, 21 months, of Ringgold, Ga., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010.He was a brave little fighter who has now found his wings in heaven.Survivors include his

Hayden Whitener

Hamilton county
Hayden Roger Whitener, infant son of Jason Curtis Whitener and Felicia Ann Messler, passed away Friday, Sept. 24, 2010.Survivors include his parents; brother, Gavin Curtis Whitener; and sister, Kaitlyn Nicole Whitener.Memorial services will be

Sam Wise

Georgia
FORT OGLETHORPE Samuel David Wise, 68, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.He was born Oct. 8, 1941, to George B. Wise and Dorothy Akins Wise Johnson,
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