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Local Obits for Tue. Aug 02, 2011



Glenn Atchley

Hamilton county
Glenn Wilson Atchley Jr., 78, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2011.Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace.

Roger Bailey

Hamilton county
Roger Dale Bailey, 66, of Harrison, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 29, 2011.Roger was born on April 24, 1945 in LaFayette, Ga. He graduated from LaFayette High School and later earned a bachelors degree

Kathy Bell

Tennessee
RICEVILLE Kathy L. Faust Bell, 87, died on Sunday, July 31, 2011, at her home.Funeral services 8 p.m. today in the chapel.Burial 10 a.m. Wednesday in Clearwater Baptist Church Cemetery.Visitation 6-8 p.m. today Ziegler

Frank Bolden

Hamilton county
Jr.Frank "Bubba" Bolden Jr., 67, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, July 22, 2011, in Upper Marlboro, Md.He was a veteran of the United States Army and retired from the Department of Youth

Tom Bowman

Hamilton county
William Thomas Bowman, of Signal Mountain, went to be with the Lord Saturday, July 30, 2011, in a local hospital surrounded by his loving family.Tom was born Nov. 22, 1945, and was a loving husband,

Kirby Chastain

Hamilton county
Kirby G. Chastain, 82, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2011.He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War and of the Baptist faith. He was retired from Dixie Yarns.Kirby was preceded

June Crigger

Hamilton county
June Boyd Crigger, 81, passed away Monday, Aug. 1, 2011.She was a resident of Chattanooga for over 60 years and a longtime member of St. Peters Episcopal Church.She was preceded in death by her son,

Garlen Dawson

Hamilton county
Garlen Howard Dawson, 84, of East Brainerd, died on Monday, Aug. 1, 2011.He served in the U.S. Army in WWII, was a loving husband and father, kind, gentle and always willing to help. His son,

Sandra Dutton

Tennessee
SOUTH PITTSBURG Sandra Gail Dutton, 51, passed away, Sunday, July 31, 2011.She was a former employee of Harveys Pirate for 30 years.She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul Herron and Barbara Ann

Bill Ealy

Hamilton county
James W. "Bill" Ealy, 88, of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, in a local healthcare facility. He was a member of Red Bank Baptist Church and the Fellowship Sunday
kATHENS Katherine" Kathy" Mary FitzPatrick, 48, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2011, at Sweetwater Hospital Memorial service 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel.Vistation 2-3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.Ziegler Funeral Home, Athens is

Elijah Fleming

Hamilton county
Elijah Fleming Jr., 63, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday July 25, 2011, in a local hospital.He was preceded in death by mother, Mary Frances Fleming; children, Yanetta Daniels Bonds, Lonique DeLove Fleming.He is survived
TRENTON Richard Douglas Fullington, 84, passed away Monday, Aug. 1, 2011.He retired from the U.S. Army; he was a World War II veteran and worked as a security guard until retirement.He was preceded

Annie Gann

Tennessee
WINCHESTER Annie Campbell Gann passed away Sunday, July 31, 2011, at Willows Nursing Home.Funral will be 2 p.m. CDT Wednesday, Aug. 3, at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home Chapel, with visitation one hour prior to the

Virginia Goins

Georgia
TRENTON Virginia Lee Goins, 52, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2011.She was preceded in death by her parents, Glenn and Iva Lee Stephens; her grandparents, Ralph and Bertha York, Winn and Annie Stephens; infant

Sarah Green

Hamilton county
Sarah Julia "Judy" Green, 75, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2011, at a local healthcare facility.She was employed at Brainerd United Methodist Church. She was a member of New Enon Baptist Church.She was

Bill Hetzel

Hamilton county
Bill Stone Hetzel, 83, of Red Bank, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2011.Survivors include his wife, Jane Wilson Hetzel; daughters, Marcia Gribben, of Red Bank and Michele (Vick) Laney, of Cleveland; son, Steve (Tena) Hetzel,

James Hicks

Hamilton county
James Roger Hicks, 48, of Chattanooga, died Friday, July 29, 2011.He was reared in East Chattanooga and a big fan of NASCAR.Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Greg Hawkins; sisters and brother-in-law, Gail

Amy Hulvey

Hamilton county
Amy Lynn Chadwick Hulvey, 38, a resident of Ooltewah, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2011 at her home.She was a member of the Redemption Point Church. Amy loved taking care of those she served in

Ima Jean

Hamilton county
Ima Jean Pearl Matthews McCrary, 80 of East Ridge, died Sunday, July 31, 2011, at her home.Ima Jean was the daughter of the late James Robert "Bob" and Jerushia Lee "Rushie" Matthews born June 22,

Martin King

Hamilton county
Martin Edward King, 59, of Sale Creek, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2011.He was preceded in death by his mother, Robbie Walden.Survivors include his father, Edward (Charlotte) King, of Soddy-Daisy; sisters, Lisa (Jeff) Jones,

William Miller

Georgia
ROSSVILLE William Austin "Moto" Miller, 67, departed this life Sunday, July 31, 2011, at his home.He was born in Sweetwater, Tenn. to the late Charles and Agnes Miller, and was preceded in death by

Richard Neal

Tennessee
TULLAHOMA Richard M. Neal, 80, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2011, at Harton Regional Medical Center. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at Tullahoma Funeral Home.Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday

Robert Owen

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Robert R. Owen, 71, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2011, in a Chattanooga hospital.He retired from Bowater and was a member of the Chattanooga Boat Club.He was preceded in death by his parents,

Lyman Prince

Hamilton county
Lyman "Buddy" Prince, 79, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, July 29, 2011.He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and was of the Baptist faith. He was previously employed with Modern Patterns and was

Donald Ramsey

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA Donald "Bill" Ramsey, 63, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2011 surrounded by his family. He was a lifelong resident of Chickamauga and was of the Baptist faith. Bill attended Gordon Lee Memorial High
ROSSVILLE Shirley Hughes Shoemaker, 72, died Sunday, July 31, 2011.She is survived by son, Den-nie (Shirley) Shoemaker, of Ooltewah; daughter, Kathy (Tommy) Burns, of Red Bank; brothers, Gene Hughes, of Fort Oglethorpe, Edgar

Glenda Smith

Hamilton county
Glenda Smith, 60, of Chattanooga passed away Sunday, July 31, 2011 at her home.She was of the Church of Christ faith.She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Melbra Purser; and two sisters,

Raymond Thorn

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Raymond E. Thorn, 75, went home to Heaven to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Sunday, July 31, 2011.He was born in Chattanooga to the late Raymond and Gladys Thorn, and

In MemoryJack Pickle

In memory
Owner of The ORANGE HUTIt has been ten years since the Lord called you Home and your brother Jerry now rests with you. We love and miss you, keeping your memory alive in our hearts.

In MemoryJEFF SLOAN

In memory
May 21, 1977 - Aug 2, 1998Although Jeff has been gone for 13 years, he will never be forgotten.Love, Mom, Dad, Jessica, Tim, Jennifer and Mia.

In MemoryFRANKIE UREN

In memory
1932-2004DEBBIE UREN HIXSON1956-1993Missing You Both, but loving you More! We will have a reunion in HEAVEN some day. Love, Casey, Dorothy, Becky and family.

In MemoryRONNIE W

In memory
Feb. 16, 1950 - Aug. 8, 2010Its been one year ago today.Wish you were here, but God needed you more. You are deeply missed and loved by your mother, Katherine(Maw) James; brothers, A.L. and Dodie,
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