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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 08, 2011



Senior Anderson

Hamilton county
Senior Bell Anderson, 84, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, in Chattanooga.Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today, Feb. 8, in the chapel with Rev. Ternae Jordan officiating.Interment: Greenwood Cemetery.There will be no public

George Armstrong

Hamilton county
George A. "Army" Armstrong, Jr., CLU, passed away Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, in a local health care facility.He was preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie Faye Mullis Armstrong and was the son of the

Robert Bean

Tennessee
WINCHESTER Robert Lynn Bean Sr., 79, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011.Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at Moore Cortner Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Moore-Cortner Chapel.Interment will be

Don Bird

Hamilton county
Sr.Donald Elmer Bird Sr., 76, of Chattanooga, was called home to the Lord and relieved from the suffering of Alzheimers Disease on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011.Don was the son of the late Elmer and

Bertha Blevins

Hamilton county
Bertha Louise Blevins, 89, of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011.Funeral service will be held today, Feb. 8, 2011, at noon in the Hwy 58 Chapel of Turner Funeral

Belinda Bresler

Georgia
RINGGOLD Belinda Gale Bresler, 37, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ Saturday evening, Feb. 5, 2011, at the Health Care Center at Standifer Place.Belinda was born June 30, 1973

Lorine Burt

Hamilton county
Lorine Inez Lyons Burt, 92, passed away Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, in a local hospital.She moved to Chattanooga 53 years ago from Fort Payne, Ala., and was a member of Clear Creek Church of Christ.She

Ruth Carroll

Alabama
BRYANT Virginia Ruth Norris Carroll, 90, died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011.Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. EST today in the Bryant chapel with Minister Daryel Haynes officiating.Visitation 11 a.m.-2 p.m. today.Burial will

Chrystabelle Clifton

Hamilton county
Elsie Chrystabelle Brown Clifton 96, of Signal Mountain, formerly of Dickson, Tenn. died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at her home.A native of Dickson County, she was the daughter of the late James Corbitt and Elsie

Elizabeth Collins

Hamilton county
Elizabeth Farr Collins, 97, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, in Oak Ridge, Tenn., after a brief illness.She was a graduate of the University of Chattanooga.She retired from the Hamilton County School

Jack Cook

Hamilton county
Jack Asbury Cook, Sr., 84, of Chattanooga, died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, at his home.Mr. Cook was the owner of Jack A. Cook Realty and a member of Morris Hill Baptist Church where he served

Elsie Cook

Hamilton county
Elsie Shimek Cook, 89, of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011.She was a member of Brainerd United Methodist Church and Order of Eastern Star.She was preceded in death
HAYDEN Earnest Marshall Cornelius, 78, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2011, at UAB Hospital.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, at Hanceville Funeral Home Chapel with Dwayne Cornelius

Arthur Crumley

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Arthur Crumley, 88, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011.He was a member of Lakeview First Baptist Church.He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Bob and

Jeri Custalow

Georgia
RINGGOLD Jeri "Susan" Custalow, 57, passed away Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011.She had lived in the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas for most of her life and was of the Christian faith.She was preceded in
ROCK SPRING Sherry Lynn Dill Daugherty, 53, passed away Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011. She was a lifelong resident of LaFayette and the North Georgia area and a member of Woodstation Baptist Church. She

Henry Davis

Tennessee
TULLAHOMA Henry L. Davis, 85, died on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011.A Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. today at Moore-Cortner Chapel.Interment will be in Winchester Memorial Park, Winchester, Tenn.Arrangements by Moore-Cortner Funeral Home,

Jean Dawson

Tennessee
DECATUR Jean Morris Dawson, 84, died Monday morning, Feb. 7, 2011, at NHC Healthcare of Athens.Survivors include three daughters, Carol Cooper, Pauline Dawson and Christine Ziegler; one son, Mark Dawson. There will be no

Glenn Ford

Hamilton county
Glenn Marvin Ford, 81, of Birchwood, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, from his earthly home.He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Arthur and Velma Ford; one

Joseph Fowler

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Joseph Hager Fowler Jr., 59, departed this life Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, at his home.His father, Joseph Fowler Sr. and his sister, Janice Turnipseed, preceded him in death.Survivors include his mother, Thelma Obenshain

David Fulmer

Hamilton county
David Clay Fulmer, 83, of Chattanooga, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011.Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011, in the Kate Lyle West Chapel of First-Centenary United Methodist Church with Dr.

Christine Goins

Georgia
LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN Christine E. Honeycutt Goins, died Monday, Feb. 7, 2011. She was born in Chattanooga, Dec. 4, 1932.Mrs. Goins was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon D. Goins.Survivors are her children,

Ruth Goins

Hamilton county
Ruth Goins, of Collegedale, our Gigee, passed away Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, into the loving arms of God as she left the arms of her loved ones on earth.She was a member of Clingan Ridge

Imogene Graves

Hamilton county
Imogene R. Graves, 85, East Ridge, died Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, in a local health care facility.She was a lifelong resident of East Ridge and was of the Christian faith. Mrs. Graves was preceded in

Michael Headlee

Tennessee
DAYTON Michael Brian Headlee, 41, died Sunday, Feb, 6, 2011.Funeral services at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel.Burial in Rhea Memory Gardens.Please share memories at Mikes online guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com.Visitation after

Gayle Hewitt

Hamilton county
Gayle G. Hewitt, 70, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, in a local hospital.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Thomas Quisenberry and the

Charles Horten

Hamilton county
Charles John Horten, 86, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011.A disabled World War II veteran, "Buck" spent his professional life in service to his country and family.A father of nine, Charles was married

Leah James

Hamilton county
Leah James 106, passed away Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at St. Barnabas.She was born July 29, 1904 in Cheriton, Va. to Anne and Cyrus James. She was a graduate of William and Mary with degrees

Annie Jeffery

Alabama
ROSALIE Annie Lou Jeffery, 86, passed away Monday, Feb. 7, 2011.Funeal services at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Kerby Funeral Home Chapel.Burial will be in Green Haven Memorial Gardens at Pisgah.Visitation will be 4

Pete Kean

Hamilton county
Lenord Franklin "Pete" Kean, 79, passed away Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011.He was a member of Middle Valley Baptist Church. He retired from DuPont after 30 years of service. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. He

Shelby Lane

Hamilton county
Shelby Jean Lane passed away Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011.She was born in Chattanooga Sept. 30, 1940; she attended high school in California where she graduated valedictorian.She joined the U.S. Marine Corp and received an honorable

Jack Lehman

Hamilton county
Jack Lehman, 86, of Harrison passed away Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011.He was a native of Chattanooga, in the mid fifties the family moved to Harrison. Jack was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church

Gertha Maddox

Hamilton county
Gertha "Mother" Maddox, 94, passed away Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011.She was a member of Greater Friendship Primitive Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Matron Society, Deaconess Board and the Half Century Choir.She

Johnny Medley

Tennessee
WINCHESTER Johnny "Shorty" Medley, 74, died on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011.A Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Moore-Cortner Chapel.Interment will be in Warren Cemetery, Pelham, Tenn.Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. today

Raymond Melton

Hamilton county
Raymond Curtis "Pete" Melton, 84, of Red Bank went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011.He was born in McMinn County, the youngest of nine children.Pete served his country in the

Louise Merritt

Hamilton county
Louise Merritt, 84, passed away on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, at a local health care facility.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Wayne Moore

Tennessee
CALHOUN Wayne Moore, 89, died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011.Survivors: daughters, Louise Kelly, Jo Stansell, Gail McConnell, and Brenda Eslinger; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two sisters.Services: 2 p.m. today at Hiwassee Baptist Church and

Helen Mullins

Tennessee
WINCHESTER Helen Arwin Lee Mullins, 87, died on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, at Erlanger in Chattanooga.A Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. today at Moore-Cortner Chapel.Interment will be in Mt. Garner Cemetery,

Gary Noonan

Hamilton county
Gary Thomas Noonan, 51, of Hixson, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, at his home. The family will receive friends for visitation from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. today at

Mary Perry

Hamilton county
Mary Emeline Perry, 89, of East Ridge, died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011.She was born Nov. 29, 1921 in Springhill, Tenn., the daughter of the late John Preston and Minerva Davis Pedigo and was also preceded

Annie Samples

Alabama
RAINBOW CITY Annie Maude Hart Samples, 81, of Rainbow City (formerly of Rainsville, Ala.) passed away Monday, Feb. 7, 2011 at Gadsden Regional.Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday from W.T. Wilson Chapel.Burial at Pleasant Hill

Christopher Sanders

Hamilton county
Christopher R. Sanders, 49, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, in a local healthcare facility.Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

James Sartin

Hamilton county
James Sartin, 73, of Lookout Valley, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at noon today in the South Crest Chapel with Pastor Lamar

Frank Shropshire

Hamilton county
Frank Shropshire, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be today at 11:30 a.m. at Olivet Baptist Church with Pastor Kevin Adams Sr. officiating. Burial:

Thornton Smith

Hamilton county
Thornton Smith, 76, passed away on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, in Chattanooga.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Warner Spicer

Hamilton county
Warner Spicer, 80, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Feb. 6, 2011.Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Oddfellows Cemetery.Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Lindsey Funeral Home in Paducah, Ky.View the full obituary

Katherine Steele

Tennessee
COWAN Katherine Lucille "Betty Sue" Keller Steele, 74, died on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, at home.A Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Moore-Cortner Chapel.Interment in Wise Cemetery, Sewanee, Tenn.Visitation 5 to 8

Audrey Swallows

Tennessee
ATHENS Audrey Smith Swallows, 74, died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at her residence.Funeral services at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Short Creek Baptist Church.Burial in Short Creek Cemetery.Visitation 6-8 p.m. today at funeral home.Ziegler Funeral

Nora Tucker

Georgia
MENLO Nora Ann Tucker, 63, died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011.Survivors include children, Gilbert Laney, John Tucker, Tammy Tucker, Christy Tucker, Lori Tucker; sisters, Lucille Woods, Sue Philips, Cledia Woods, Joyce Burk, Judy Tucker; 10

Brian Turner

Hamilton county
Brian Mitchell Turner, 43, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011.Services will be private.Arrangements are by Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Soddy-Daisy. Share your memories, stories and photos at www.legacyfuneralhome.com. 24-hour obituary line

Billy Walker

Tennessee
DAYTON Billy C. Walker, 49, died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents.He is survived by his children and sisters.There will be no visitation or services.The remains were

Flora Winkles

Tennessee
WINCHESTER Flora Mae Phillips Winkles, 85, formerly of LaFayette, Ga. passed away Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011.She was born Feb. 22, 1925 to the late Henry C. and Molly J. Burgess Phillips in Fort Payne,
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) - The husband of former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman has died. John Whitman was 71.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Claud Johnson, son of legendary Mississippi blues artist Robert Johnson, has died at age 83.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Patrick Macnee, star of the 1960s TV series "The Avengers," has died. He was 93.
NEW YORK (AP) - A longtime New York congressman who was forced to resign after two corruption convictions has died. Mario Biaggi was 97.
Celebrity colleagues and admirers of film composer James Horner tweeted their reactions to his death in a plane crash at age 61:
NEW YORK (AP) - Dick Van Patten, the genial comic actor best known as the patriarch of TV's "Eight is Enough," has died, according to his publicist Daniel Bernstein.
BOSTON (AP) - The creator of the pink plastic lawn flamingo, the ultimate symbol of American lawn kitsch, has died. Donald Featherstone was 79.
NEW YORK (AP) - Gunther Schuller, the leading proponent of the Third Stream movement fusing jazz and classical music, has died at age 89.
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - The president of Washington State University, Elson Floyd, has died at 59.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Laura A. Myers, a veteran Associated Press reporter and editor who led the news cooperative's coverage of foreign affairs as the country reeled from the Sept....
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - Danny Villanueva, a former NFL kicker and a pioneer of Spanish-language television, has died. He was 77.
NEW YORK (AP) - James Salter, the prize-winning author acclaimed for his sophisticated, granular prose and sobering insights in "Light Years," ''A Sport and a Pastime" and other fiction, has...
BALTIMORE (AP) - Wendell Holmes, the guitarist, pianist and singer and songwriter of the soul and blues band The Holmes Brothers, has died.
LEEDS, Ala. (AP) - The mother of NBA great Charles Barkley, Charcey Glenn, has died at her home in Alabama.
NEW YORK (AP) - Ralph Roberts, a businessman with a gentle demeanor who built Comcast from a small cable TV system in Mississippi into one of the nation's largest entertainment...
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - A stepbrother of Jacqueline Kennedy has died. Hugh D. Auchincloss (AWK'-in-klahs) III was 87.
NEW YORK (AP) - Nelson Doubleday Jr., the publishing scion who bought the New York Mets and shepherded the team to a 1986 World Series title, has died. He was...
NEW YORK (AP) - James "Jimmy" Lee, the JPMorgan Chase banker who helped arrange some of the biggest corporate deals for companies including General Motors, News Corp. and Facebook, died...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - His publicist says comedian Jack Carter died of respiratory failure over the weekend at his Beverly Hills home.
CHIMNEY ROCK, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say anti-vaccine Dr. Jeff Bradstreet has been found dead in an apparent suicide in North Carolina.