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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 06, 2011



Jerry

Tennessee
Jerry BrownPIKEVILLE Jerry Allen Brown, 61, passed away on Friday Feb. 4, 2011, at the Alvin C. York VAMC in Murfreesboro, Tenn.Jerry was a veteran of the United States Army. He proudly served his

Robert Abbott

Tennessee
WINCHESTER Robert "Bob" Abbott Jr., 83, passed away Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011.Funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Feb. 6, 2011, from the chapel of Watson-North Funeral Home.Interment will follow in Winchester

Senior Anderson

Hamilton county
Senior Bell Anderson, 84, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, in Chattanooga.Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, in the chapel with the Rev. Ternae Jordan officiating. Interment:

Jean Brooks

Hamilton county
Iva Jean Ball Brooks, 84, of Ooltewah, passed away Friday morning, Feb. 4, 2011.She left her beloved Ooltewah home of 84 years and has gone on an extended trip to be with her Lord and

Clifford Carden

Hamilton county
Clifford M. Carden Jr., 55, of Graysville, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011. He was of the Protestant Faith. He loved Race Cars and his Harley Davidson Motorcycle. He loved his children

Thomas Cates

Georgia
TRENTON Thomas Cates, 78, died Friday, Feb. 4, 2011.He was a member of the Piney Grove Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving with the U.S. Air Force.He is survived

Ted Childress

Hamilton county
Charles Theodore "Ted" Childress, 84, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, in a local hospital. Mr. Childress was a native of Chattanooga and a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. He graduated from

Audrey Coleman

Hamilton county
Audrey Coleman 45 passed away on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2011.Survivors include her son, Lamar Shelby; grandchild, Aalyhia Shelby; god-father, Sam Jones.Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, in the chapel

Elizabeth Collins

Hamilton county
Elizabeth F. Collins, 97, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011.Arrangements are pending and will be announced by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory, and Florist, 404 South Moore Road.

Lucretia Crabtree

Tennessee
TRACY CITY Mrs. Lucretia A. Crabtree, 85, died Friday, Feb. 4, 2011.Survivors: children, Janelle Bush (John), Tracy City, Elizabeth Ashley (Doug), Winchester, Johnny Crabtree, Tracy City; brothers, Kenneth "Pee Wee" Thomas and LeRoy Thomas,

Mary Davis

Hamilton county
Mary Eberhart Davis, 82,of Chattanooga passed away on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011.She was preceded in death by her parents, Pat and I.V. Eberhart; sisters, Idell Eberhart ONeil and Lillian Eberhart Schmidt; brothers, Donald Eberhart and

William Evans

Hamilton county
William "Will" Lewis Evans, Jr., 59, formerly of Cleveland, Tenn., passed away Monday, Feb. 1, 2011, in Huntsville, Ala.Survivors include his daughters, Kemi Evans Smith, of Huntsville, Ala., Stacy (Jamie) Martin, of Athens, Tenn.;

David Fairchild

Georgia
ROSSVILLE David Fairchild, 53, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011. He was a lifelong resident of the Fairview Community and was currently employed as the ranch foreman at the Trails End Ranch

Brian Floyd

Tennessee
WHITWELL Brian Keith Floyd, 45, passed away Friday, Feb. 4, 2011.Family will receive friends 3-9 p.m. today, Feb. 6, 2011.Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, with the Rev. John Potts

Troy Frost

Hamilton county
Troy Eli Frost Jr., 77, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011. He was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Tenn., a 62 yr member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, and a member

David Fulmer

Hamilton county
David Clay Fulmer, 83, of Chattanooga, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011.He was born Aug. 7, 1927, the son of the late Dr. Joseph C. Fulmer Sr. and Alma Linck Fulmer.He was preceded in death by

Marell Galyon

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Marell Galyon, 84, passed away at her longtime residence Saturday morning, Feb. 5, 2011, after a long struggle with cancer. She was a loving wife to her husband of 68 years, and

Euba Gillespie

Georgia
FORT OGLETHORPE Euba B. Gillespie, 93, passed away Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at her home.She retired from the Y-12 Nuclear Energy Plant in Oak Ridge, Tenn., and was a longtime member of First Baptist

Annie Hall

Hamilton county
Anne HallAnne Waring Hall, BSN, died peacefully Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, in a health care facility in Greenville, S.C.She was born Oct. 24, 1930, in Pittsburg, Pa. to Harold R. Waring, MD and Edith McCallum

Veneta Haskins

Hamilton county
Veneta Marilyn Yarbrough Haskins, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Feb. 4, 2011.Mrs. Haskins was born on Aug. 25, 1930, to the late Porter and Alwayne Yarbrough. She was

Gayle Hewitt

Hamilton county
Gayle G. Hewitt, 70, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, in a local hospital.She attended UTC and the University of Chattanooga and was a member of the Kappa Delta Sorority. She was a

Harriett James

Hamilton county
Harriett James, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011.J. Avery Bryan Funeral Home, 423-266-2131, is honored to serve the James family.

Sara Jolley

Hamilton county
Sara Catherine JolleySara Catherine Jolley passed away Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011.Sara Catherine was a beloved daughter, sister and friend to many. She was born in Chattanooga, on April 28, 1994, to Laura Ferguson Jolley and

Wayne Keel

Georgia
RINGGOLD Wayne Keel, 61, passed away Friday, Feb. 4, 2011.He was born Nov. 24, 1949, to the late C.M. and Pauline Everett Keel in Chattanooga, Tenn. He was a truckdriver with J & M

Katherine Kendrick

Hamilton county
Katherine "Kitty" Kendrick, 100, of Chattanooga went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011.Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Feb. 6, 2011, in the chapel of the funeral home

William LaGanke

Hamilton county
William Clark LaGanke, Sr., 82, of Signal Mountain passed away on Thursday, February 3, 2011.He was born in Wayland, Mass., and had lived in the Chattanooga area for 26 years.He was a retired teacher, having

Mary Lawing

Hamilton county
Mary Edith Lawing, 94, of Chattanooga, died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, in a local hospital. Funeral Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.

Jack Lehman

Hamilton county
Jack Lehman, of Harrison, passed away Saturday morning, Feb. 5, 2011, at his residence.Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the J. Avery Bryan Funeral Home, 423-266-2131.

Charles Levine

Hamilton county
Charles Levine, 86, passed away Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, in a local hospital.He was a graduate of Rutgers University School of Business in Newark, N.J., cum laude and Beta Gamma Sigma; lifetime member of American

Claude Lewis

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA Claude "Fimp" Franklin Lewis, 75, passed away Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at his residence.He was born in Decatur, Ala., to the late George Franklin Lewis and Vera Armstrong Lewis. He had resided

Ethelene Liles

Alabama
RAINSVILLE Mrs. Ethelene Bell Liles, 77, died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011.Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kevin McCreless officiating.Burial: Mountain View Memory Gardens.Visitation: 4-8 p.m. today and 8-11

Reba Lovett

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Reba Virginia Mangrum Lovett, 85, departed this life at Parkside Nursing Home after an extended illness on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011.Reba was a native of Giles County, Tenn., but has lived many years

Gertha Maddox

Hamilton county
Gertha Maddox, 94, passed away Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at a local hospital. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Bill Massengale

Hamilton county
William "Bill" Silas Massengale, 65, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Sequatchie, Tenn. Bill was a

Reba Melton

Hamilton county
Reba Allie Wright Melton, 83, of Chattanooga, departed this life Friday, Feb. 4, 2011. She was born in Jamestown, Tenn., to the late Harrison and Emeline Wright, and she was preceded in death by several

Fred Miller

Hamilton county
Fred L. Miller, 70, of Harrison, Tenn., passed away on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011. Mr. Miller was born and raised in Omaha, Neb. He was retired from the U. S. Coast Guard as a

Richard Moreno

Hamilton county
Richard L. Moreno, 67, recently of Chattanooga,and formerly of Portland, Maine for 38 years passed away Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at home surrounded by his loving wife, Cherry; children, Ross Moreno of Chicago and Brooke

John Mullican

Hamilton county
John "Johnny" W. Mullican, 90, formerly of Chattanooga, currently a resident of Crossville, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011.He was born on April 9, 1920, in McMinnville, Tenn., to the late James A. and Bessie

Gary Noonan

Hamilton county
Gary Thomas Noonan, 51, of Hixson, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, at his home.He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Ruth Noonan of Ashland, Mass.He is survived by Mary Agnes Noonan;

Cleo Overholser

Tennessee
LENOIR CITY Mrs. Cleo Kathryn Smith Overholser, 90, formerly of Tullahoma, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011.Visitation: 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at the Tullahoma Funeral Home where funeral services will follow with the Rev. Dick

Ernest Parker

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Ernest "JR" Parker, 58, died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011.Survivors include wife, Karen Parker, and sons: James Parker and Jason Rowell.Services will be at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, at Ralph Buckner Funeral

Carolyn Riley

Hamilton county
Carolyn Riley, 82, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011.Prestige Funeral Service, 423-697-1936, is honored to serve the family of Ms. Carolyn Riley.

Fay Roller

Alabama
SCOTTSBORO Mrs. Fay Jordan Roller, 92, passed away Friday, Feb. 4, 2011.Funeral: 1 p.m. Monday from the Scottsboro First Baptist Church.Burial: a later date in Pearisburg, Va.Visitation: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday at the Scottsboro

LaTresha SmarttAuls

Hamilton county
LaTresha Maria Smartt-Auls, 30, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011.She was a member of Greater New Home Church.She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Pressley and Ruth Mathis and Haskel

Lonnie Smith

Hamilton county
Lonnie Smith Sr., 85, passed away Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at his residence. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Anthony Stephens

Hamilton county
Anthony L. Stephens 53, of Hephzibah (a suburb of Augusta), Ga., passed away Friday, Feb. 4, 2011He worked for the Department of Defense for more than 30 years, was a Veteran of the United States

Bud Williams

Hamilton county
Melton M. "Bud" Williams, 87, of Chattanooga, died on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011. Arrangements will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, 3239 Battlefield Parkway, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742.
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