Obituaries for December 20, 2012

Obituaries are sorted by area and then, last name.

Hilary Brown Hamilton County

Jr.Hilary Brown Jr., 84, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012.Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace 877-3524.

Bob Capps Hamilton County

Robert J. "Bob" Capps, 81, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at his home.He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and of the Korean Conflict as well as six years serving in the Reserves. He ...

Richard Connelly Hamilton County

Richard "Dick" Burke Connelly, 77, passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at his home on Signal Mountain.Dick lived a life of integrity and putting his priorities of faith, wife and family above all else. Considered a master teacher by all ...

Joan Davis Hamilton County

Joan Davis, 72, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at a Cleveland residence.Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Juanita Drew Hamilton County

Juanita Swift Drew, 88, Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012.She was born March 14, 1924 and was a member of East Ridge Baptist Church. Formerly of Stevenson, Ala., Juanita has been a long time ...

Allie Erwin Hamilton County

Allie L. Erwin, 74, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at her residence.Allie was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Cross and Gertrude Scoggins Cross; siblings, JC Cross, Mary Lou Ricketts, George Cross, Jackie Cross.Survivors include her ...

Edward Gates Hamilton County

Edward "Soul Picture Man" Gates, 79, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, in a local nursing home.Funeral service is 11 a.m. today in the chapel with Brother Jimmy Ingram officiating.Burial: Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Charles Hall Hamilton County

Charles "Charley" Hudson Hall, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012.He was born Jan. 12, 1978.He is survived by his broken-hearted mother, Katherine Hudson Peterson; stepfather, Robert D. Peterson Sr.; sisters, Shelby Hall and Sarah Hall; grandmother, Vina ...

Margie Havis Hamilton County

Margie Havis, 74, of Chattanooga, formerly of Whitwell, passed away Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at Memorial Hospital.Margie was a member of Alexian Brothers. She was preceded in death by her husband, David Cecil Havis; brothers, Bobby Swafford, Jimmy Swafford, Frank ...

Janet Herster Hamilton County

Janet M. Herster, 93, passed away at the home of her son in Chattanooga, on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012.She was the widow of Edward J. Herster.She is survived by her beloved son, James (Susan); son-in-law, Thomas Gary, of Houston, Texas; ...

Willie Hines Hamilton County

Sr.Willie R. Hines Sr., 77, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the Hospice Care Center. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Margaret Kimbro Hamilton County

Margaret Ella Foster Shelton Kimbro, 92, of Chattanooga passed away Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012.Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. today, Dec. 20, 2012 in the funeral home chapel, with the Rev. Laura Becker officiating. Burial will follow at ...

Byron Leach Hamilton County

Byron ONeal Leach, of Nashville, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012.He was born on April 18, 1932, in Milan, Tenn.Mr. Leach was the son of the late Hobart Porter and Bennie Caldwell Perkins Leach.He is survived by his wife ...

Muriel March Hamilton County

Muriel Wright March, 91, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18 in Chattanooga.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.

Irv Sherman Hamilton County

Irving "Irv" Sherman, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Dec. 14, 2012.He was a loving father, husband and friend to all he met. With an always available smile and an engaging sense of humor, he made everyone feel comfortable around him.Irvs ...

Erika Smedsted Hamilton County

Erika Elizabeth Smedstad, 34, passed away to the arms of the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, in Chattanooga.She was born to loving parents, Richard and Becky Smedstad, in Huntsville, Ala., on March 9, 1978.A graduate of Huntsville High School, ...

Danny Sneed Hamilton County

Danny Alan Sneed, 39, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012.Danny was a TVA Security Officer for the past 13 years.He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry E. Sneed; brother, Scott E. Sneed; maternal grandparents, Boyd and ...

Frank Thomas Hamilton County

Jr.Frank Hunter "Bud" Thomas Jr., 81, of Ooltewah, passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, following a lengthy illness.He was born Oct. 19, 1931 in Chattanooga to the late Elsie and Frank H. Thomas Sr.Mr. Thomas was of the Baptist faith ...

Frederick Williamson Hamilton County

IIIFrederick Carr Williamson III, 56, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, in Nashville.Mr. Williamson was born and raised in Chattanooga before moving to Nashville, where he was a member of Belmont Church.He was preceded in death ...

Jessie Wood Hamilton County

Jessie Mae Wood 98, of Chattanooga, and native of Rockmart, Ga., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012.She was born on March 9, 1914. She moved from Rockmart to Chattanooga at an early age. She ...

Marie Wood Hamilton County

Marie Dyke Wood, 100, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2012.She was a member of Soddy United Methodist Church and a member of the Eastern Star Mayflower Chapter No. 430. Ms. Wood retired from the Hamilton County Department of ...

Gary Biesemeyer Tennessee

Gary BiesemeyerGary Lee Biesemeyer, 52, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, in a Chattanooga hospital.He liked hiking and carving and was an avid Tennessee Vols fan. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren who were the love of ...

Vivian Edge Tennessee

CLEVELAND Vivian Edge, 62, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012.Survivors include her mother, Myrene Edge; son, Jesse Odom; daughter, Carrie Odom; two brothers, Russell and Wally Edge; two sisters, Geraldine Elam and Vicki Edge; several nieces and nephews.Services will be held ...

Ronnie Goins Tennessee

CLEVELAND Ronnie Goins, 65, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, in a local hospital.Ronnie was retired from L and D Vault company in Chattanooga with over 32 years of service and attended Maple St. Baptist ...

Kennedy Griffith Tennessee

JASPER Kennedy "the Warrior" Elizabeth Griffith,16, fought her final battle and went home to be to Jesus on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012.Kennedy was born Oct. 9, 1996. She had attended Marion County Schools and was currently a Sophomore at Baylor ...

Carolyn Hatchett Tennessee

SEWANEE Carolyn Carter Hatchett, 79, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012.Memorial services will be announced at a later date.Online condolences may be made at www.cumberlandfuenralhome.net.Arrangements by Cumberland Funeral Home, Monteagle, Tenn.

Loretta Jacobs Tennessee

MANCHESTER Loretta Jacobs, 29, passed away Dec. 17, 2012.Graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Hillsboro, Tenn.On-line condolences may be sent to www.watsonnorth.com.Arrangements by Watson-North Funeral Home.

Doris Nelson Tennessee

WHITWELL Doris Nelson, a longtime resident of Whitwell, died on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at her home surrounded by her family.She was born on March 17, 1934 in Lilbourn, Mo., to Jessie and Mary Gilliam.Doris enjoyed spending time with her ...

Bill Stewart Tennessee

BENTON Bill W. Stewart, 84, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012.Survivors wife, Betty Jo Stewart; children, Molly Kerr, Pricilla Callahan and George Barnes. Services 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at Zion Baptist Church. Interment 11 a.m. Saturday in Zion Baptist Church ...

Fay Wilson Tennessee

DUNLAP Charles Fay Wilson, 88, of Daus community near Dunlap, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at NHC Healthcare Dunlap after a brief illness.Mr. Wilson was an Episcopalian and member of the Christ Church of South Pittsburg, Tenn. He retired from ...

Linda Cameron Georgia

Linda Diane Cameron, 63, of Chattanooga, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012.She had lived in the Chattanooga area for most of her life and was a member of Gateway Baptist Church. She ...

Lamar Corbin Georgia

ROCK SPRING Lamar Corbin, 57, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012.Preceded in death by wife, Jackie Helton Corbin; parents, Lloyd and Fannie Alice Corbin.Survived by sisters, Karen Tayler and Jennifer Jackson, of Summerville; brothers, Terry Corbin and Bill Corbin, of LaFayette; ...

Clara Harris Georgia

LAKEVIEW Clara Lucille Lusk Harris, 91, passed peacefully at her residence surrounded by family Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012.She was a lifelong resident of Lakeview. Mrs. Harris was a member of Lakeview First Baptist Church for over 60 years and was ...

Harvey Cagle Georgia

ROSSVILLE Harvey Gene Cagle passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at NHC Nursing Home in Rossville. He had fought a long hard battle from Parkinsons. He was an inspiration to all who knew him and will be greatly missed.During his ...

Edna Kinsey Georgia

RINGGOLD Edna P. Kinsey, 81, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, in a local hospital.She was born in Bradley County, Tenn., but had lived most of her life in North Georgia. Mrs. Kinsey was a member of Parkway Baptist Temple and ...

Anne Merritt Georgia

ROSSVILLE Teresa Anne McBroom Merritt, 57, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. at her residence.She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and Rossville area. Anne was known for her generosity and enormous heart, and she took care of many ...

Elizabeth Nash Georgia

LaFAYETTE Elizabeth "Betty" Broadrick, 91, of Birmingham, Ala., passed away Saturday, Nov 24, 2012.She was born Nov. 25, 1920 in Dalton, Ga. Her husband, Allen Warrenfells Nash, of LaFayette preceded her in death.Survivors include her children, Steve (Barbara) Nash of ...

Sarah Starling Georgia

ROSSVILLE Sarah Louise Starling, 85, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, in a local hospital.Funeral services will be held 12:30 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Rudeseal and Mike Dinkins officiating.Interment in Chattanooga National Cemetery with David Bolt, ...

Mary Bramlett Alabama

SCOTTSBORO Mary Ellen Bramlett, 91, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012.Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at First United Methodist Church in Scottsboro.Burial following in Stevenson City Cemetery.Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. today at Rudder Funeral Home ...

Gearl Ivey Alabama

HENAGAR Gearl Ivey, 83 , died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at his residence. Survivors include sons, Eddie (Rita) Ivey, Andy (Jolene) Ivey; grandchildren, Steven (Tabitha) Ivey, Nathan Ivey, McKenzie Carter; great-grandchildren, Steven Ivey II, Alex Ivey; sister, Eloise (Marlon) Wootten; ...

Glen Scott Alabama

FORT PAYNE Glen Scott, 57, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012.Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, in the Burt funeral Home Chapel, Fort Payne with Rev. Jerry Williams officiating.Burial in Glenwood Cemetery.Visitation 4-8 p.m today, Dec. 20, from the ...

Jeffery Sims In Memory

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INMEMORYDec. 20, 1962Happy Birthday!With Love, Mom and Family

Robert Few In Memory

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Robert Michael FewJune 1, 1952-Dec. 20, 2011Hope youve had a year of good golf and walks in the morning dew with Jerry and the King, Batman, Teddy Johnson and the rest. We sure miss you, Bobby!

VANDARYL RIVERS In Memory

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INMEMORYDec. 20, 1988 - Oct. 23, 2011WEMISS YOU!Marvella Cox, Coach McGary, Family and Friends

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