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Local Obits for Wed. Apr 06, 2011


MARIETTA William Dulaney Anderson Jr., 83, died Sunday, April 3, 2011.Mr. Anderson was born Aug. 10, 1927, in Chattanooga, to Dr. William Dulaney and Rosalie Slaughter Anderson. Mr. Anderson was raised on Lookout Mountain,

Cynthia Caw

Hamilton county
Cynthia D. Caw, 41, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2011 in a hospital in Phoenix, Ark. Arrangement will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Tim Chapin

Hamilton county
Sgt. James Timothy Chapin, 51, of Soddy-Daisy, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 2, 2011.A graduate of UTC with a B.A. in Criminal Justice, Tim has served with the Chattanooga Police

Bettye Davis

Hamilton county
Bettye Louise Davis, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 5, 2011, from a local hospital.She was a Baptist.She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Walter and Effie Helton; husband,

Ezra Frazier

Georgia
Ezra Frazier Jr.FORT OGLETHORPE Ezra Calvin Frazier Jr., 59, passed away Monday, April 4, 2011.He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia area and was of the Baptist faith.He was preceded

Hazel Friel

Hamilton county
Hazel R. Friel passed away Saturday, April 2, 2011, at Memorial Hospital.She was born in Neds Fork, Ohio, and lived her life in Ohio, Groveland, Fla., and Chattanooga. Retired from the A&P Food Co., she

John Frierson

Hamilton county
Burton Frierson IIIJohn Burton Frierson III died on Sunday, April 3, 2011, after a courageous battle with cancer.Burton was born in Chattanooga on April 3, 1935 to the late John Burton Frierson Jr. and Rowena

Ernest Guess

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Ernest Guess, 83, went home to be with the Lord Monday April 4, 2011.Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Horace Crawford officiating. Interment

Roger Hale

Georgia
Sr.ROSSVILLE Roger Fawn Hale Sr., 89, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, April 4, 2011.He had lived in the Rossville area for most of his life and was

Edith Headrick

Georgia
RINGGOLD Edith V. Bryson Headrick, 92, went home to be with the Lord and Savior, Tuesday April 5, 2011, while residing at NHC of Fort Oglethorpe.A lifelong resident of the Catoosa County area she

Margie Helton

Hamilton county
Margie Helton, 88, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at a local health care facility.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds, Ave. 622-9995.

William Henegar

Tennessee
SOUTH PITTSBURG William Edward Henegar, 72, passed away Monday, April 4, 2011.He was U.S. Army Veteran.Family will receive friends noon-9 p.m. today and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday.Funeral service 2 p.m. Friday,

Aubrey Horton

Hamilton county
Aubrey Shelton Horton, 72, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, March 28, 2011, in Melbourne, Fla., with his family at his side.Born in Danville, Ga., on April 10, 1938, Aubrey spent his childhood in Tampa, Fla.

Earline Hulvey

Tennessee
TULLAHOMA Earline Hulvey, 90, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2011.Funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. CDT today, April 6, 2011, from the chapel. Interment will follow in Owl Hollow Cemetery.On-line condolences

Fred Jackson

Hamilton county
Fred Jackson Jr., of Hixson, went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 4, 2011, at the age of 93.He was a graduate of Daisy High School and The University of Chattanooga. He served

Georgia King

Hamilton county
Georgia King, 87, passed away on Monday, April 4, 2011, at a local hospital.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Nellie Nau

Alabama
DUTTON Nellie Sue Nau, 66, passed away Sunday, April, 3, 2011, at Huntsville Hospital. A private memorial will be held at a later date.Arrangements entrusted to W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.

Mark Neal

Hamilton county
Mark Edward Neal, 42, of Chattanooga, died Monday, April 4, 2011. Survivors are parents, Judy and Donnie Brown; children, Christina and Joseph Neal; siblings, Jenny Motley, Jake Brown; and a grandson, Marcus. Services will be

Tony Papa

Hamilton county
Tony Papa Jr., age 100, of Chattanooga, died Sunday April 3, 2011.Mr. Papa was born March 2, 1911 in Viticuso, Italy to the late Tony Sr. and Giovina (DiFlorio) Papa. He was preceded in death

Steve Roberson

Hamilton county
Stephen Dwight "Steve" Roberson, 53, of Hixson, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2011. He was of the Baptist faith, and he was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He loved arrowhead hunting, riding motorcycles,

Mattie Smith

Hamilton county
Mattie Smith, 81, passed away on Friday, April 1, 2011, at a local health care facility.She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Smith and daughter, Charlotte Sims.Survivors include her children, Maryam (Iman Yusuf)

Charles Smith

Hamilton county
Charles Smith, 89, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, April 4, 2011.Mr. Smith was born in Chattanooga to Charles and Minerva Smith. He was a longtime member of Duncan Park Baptist Church and a WWII

Landreau Smith

Hamilton county
Landreau G. Smith, 30, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2011, in a local hospital.Arrangement will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Billy Walker

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA Billy Jack Walker, 79, died Sunday April 3, 2011, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was a resident of Chickamauga, veteran of the U.S. Army, and avid fan of the

Caroline Wallis

Hamilton county
Caroline desGranges Wallis, 92, of Signal Mountain, passed away on Monday April 4, 2011, at Alexian Village. Mrs. Wallis was born in Boston, Mass. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Herbert Wallis;

Robert Weir

Georgia
RINGGOLD Robert "Bob" Claude Weir, 64, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at a local healthcare facility.Robert was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga, North Georgia area and of the Methodist faith. Mr. Weir

Clarie Wright

Hamilton county
Clarie M. Wright, 100, of Chattanooga, transitioned into her new life with the Lord on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 in a local health care facility.She was born Feb. 21, 1911 in Lauderdale, Miss. to her
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