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Local Obits for Tue. Aug 21, 2012



Neil Barnes

Hamilton county
Ray Neil Barnes, 76, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012.Neil lived most of his life in the Hamilton County area. He was a member of Stuart Heights Baptist Church and a past member

Lemont Bolden

Hamilton county
Lemont Bolden, 59, passed away at a local hospital on Monday, Aug. 20, 2012.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Beverly Bolton

Tennessee
JASPER Beverly Jean Bolton, 54, passed away Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012.She was preceded in death by parents, Phines and Genivie Layne; grandson, Eli Campbell; brother, Norman Layne; grandparents, James and Nora Guy.Those left to

Elizabeth Cartwright

Hamilton county
Elizabeth Ann Light Cartwright, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, Aug. 20, 2012.Arrangements will be announced by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.

Chuck Collis

Georgia
ROSSVILLE C.J. Collis "Chuck", 86, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012.He was a native of Morganton, Ga., he served his country in United States Army during World War

Veda Condra

Tennessee
MONTEAGLE Veda Mae Condra, 86, passed away Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at Golden Living in Winchester, Tenn.Funeral at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel.Burial in Monteagle Cemetery.Online condolences may be made at

Susie Cooper

Georgia
Susie Hughes Cooper, 93, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2012.A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area she was a former employee of DeSota where she worked for 21 years and was of the

Roulos Davis

Hamilton county
Roulos Cedric Davis, 49, passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, in Chattanooga.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Patricia Denning

Hamilton county
Patricia Ann Denning, 74, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at her home. She was of the Protestant faith. She was a wonderful painter and was an avid craftsman and gardener. She was

Margaret Dillender

Hamilton county
Margaret S. "Polly" Dillender, of Signal Mountain, died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at Alexian Nursing Home.She was born Aug. 16, 1929 in Dade City, Fla., to William P and Margaret Stevens. The family moved

James Dunikowski

Hamilton county
Jr.James R. Dunikowski Jr., 37, of Ohio passed away Friday, Aug. 17, 2012. He was of the Protestant faith and was an avid craftsman. He was preceded in death by his father, James

Leona Graham

Tennessee
WHITWELL Leona Layne Graham, 97, died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012.She was a member of Whitwell Church of God.She was preceded in death by husband, William Graham; brothers, Harroll, Jewel, Hillis, Seth and Meredith Layne.She
FLINTSTONE Elizabeth Ellis Guffey, 84, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012.She was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was a member of Old Bethel Baptist Church,

Syble Hamill

Alabama
FLAT ROCK Syble N. Hamill, 92, formerly of Grove Oak, died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012.Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. CDT Wednesday, Aug. 22, at Piney Grove Cemetery.Visitation from noon until 2 p.m.

Lillian Hedges

Tennessee
Rev. MONTEAGLE Rev. Lillian Gladys Hedges, 92, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012.Homegoing service will be 2 p.m. today, Aug. 21, 2012, in the chapel of Cumberland

Michael Henry

Georgia
RINGGOLD Michael David Henry, 18, died on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, in a local hospital.He graduated from Ringgold High School this May and was of the Baptist faith. Michael was an avid athlete who

Jason Hudson

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Donald Jason Hudson, 38, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at his residence.He was of the Christian faith and attended Cornerstone Church. He loved the Lord, his family, and

Richard Hughes

Hamilton county
Richard Delmonte Hughes, 92, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully from this life on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, and went to be with our Lord. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22,

James McDaniel

Tennessee
DUNLAP James "Jamie" McDaniel, 32, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012.Services at 2 p.m. CDT Wednesday in the funeral home chapel.Burial in Thans Chapel Cemetery.Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com.Visitation is 2-9 p.m. today.Arrangements

Oscar Meeks

Tennessee
TRACY CITY Oscar Franklin Meeks, 77, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at The Bridge in Monteagle.Services will be 2 p.m. today, in the funeral home chapel.Arrangements by

Annette Millwood

Hamilton county
Annette Lynn Nelson Millwood, 49, of Signal Mountain, passed away Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at her home. She was of the Baptist faith. She loved traveling and helping people. She was preceded in death

Mattie Mowery

Hamilton county
Mattie Faye MoweryMattie Faye Mowery, 97, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012.Mattie Faye was of the Church of Christ faith.She was preceded in death by her husband, J.T. Mowery; and a son,

Charlotte Russell

Hamilton county
Charlotte Ann Russell, 83, passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2012.Charlotte worked as a school secretary for Kirkman Tech High School and the Central Office; she was a member of Hixson United Methodist Church and

Nancye Smith

Hamilton county
Nancye Guyton Smith, 72, of Chattanooga (formerly of South Pittsburg), passed away peacefully surrounded by her husband Ben Smith, her three children and friends on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at 6:55 p.m. EST.She was

Julian Stovall

Tennessee
Sr.HUNTLAND Julian Ancel Stovall Sr., 89, passed away Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, after a brief illness.Funeral at Huntland United Methodist Church at 1 p.m. today, Aug. 21.Burial will follow the service at the

Lynn Thompson

Hamilton county
Lynn Thompson, 82, of Soddy-Daisy passed away on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012. He was a graduate of Spring City High School, Tennessee Technology University and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He was an Army
ALBERTVILLE Kimberly Anneva Hard Underwood, 41, passed away Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at her residence.Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with burial at

Carolyn West

Georgia
TRENTON Carolyn Ann West, 65, passed away, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012.She was born Nov. 18, 1946.She was preceded in death by her mother, Beatrice Lawson; father, Harry Reno; stepfather, Ralph Lawson; sisters, Frances Carroll

Mary Willie

Hamilton county
Mary Louise Blair Willie, Signal Mountain, passed away Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at Alexian Health Care Center on Signal Mountain.Mrs. Willie was born on Sept. 1, 1914, in Gary, Ind., daughter of the late James

Vivian Womac

Tennessee
CALHOUN Vivian Estell Newton Womac, 86, died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at Athens RegionalMedical Center.Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Womac Family Cemetery.Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of

In MemoryEDNA MASON

In memory
Edna H. Douglas Mason"Madear"Feb. 17, 1917 - Aug. 21, 2006In Loving MemoryLovingly missed by the Jackson, Witherspoon and Wigfall Families and Friends

In MemoryLEROY SIMMONS

In memory
INMEMORYLeroy SimmonsAug. 21, 1935 - April 15, 2012Happy Birthday and25th Anniversary!Ill miss you every second of every day for the rest of my life. I will miss you until we meet again. I will carry
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