Obituaries for December 27, 2012

Obituaries are sorted by area and then, last name.

Mary Anderson Hamilton County

Mary Katherine King Anderson, 91, of Chattanooga, and formerly of San Diego, Calif., died on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. The family will receive friends on Friday, Dec. 28, from 4 until 7 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, 7453 East Brainerd ...

Cleve Armstrong Hamilton County

Cleve Armstrong, 60, a resident of Red Bank, died on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012.Born in Jacksonville, Ill., he was a graduate of Hixson High School. A printer by trade, he was employed by National Printing and had formerly worked for ...

Carolyn Davidson Hamilton County

Carolyn Davidson, of Hixson, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012.Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace 877-3524.

Gladys Douglas Hamilton County

Gladys Douglas, 91, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Iola Goolsby Hamilton County

Iola Goolsby, 108, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 in a local health care facility. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Billy Hatfield Hamilton County

Billy Joe Hatfield, 87, entered into eternal peace on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012. A World War II Veteran awarded The Purple Heart and a union glazier before retirement. An active sportsman and member of the Walden's Ridge Sportsman's Club of ...

Randall Jackson Hamilton County

Randall "Meathead" Jackson, 57, passed away on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at his home in Falling Water, Tenn. He was a member of Falling Water Baptist Church.Randall was an electrical lineman and a 40-year member of IBEW Local 175. He ...

Marie King Hamilton County

Marie H. King, 96, passed away on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at a local hospital. She was a member of the Orchard Park SDA Church. She served her family as a homemaker. Maries hobbies included sewing and word puzzles.She was ...

Martha Leiper Hamilton County

Martha Dudderar Leiper, of Signal Mountain, died on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012. She was 87.The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 28, followed by a memorial service at 4 p.m. with Reverend C. Mark Gooden officiating, ...

LB McMillan Hamilton County

L.B. "Red" McMillan, 91, of Ooltewah, passed away Monday Dec. 24, 2012. He has been a resident of the Chattanooga area for the past 67 years and was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Marie Green McMillan ...

Paul Mitchell Hamilton County

Paul Rogers Mitchell, 88, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away peacefully Sunday night, Dec. 23, 2012 after a brief illness. Born Oct. 19, 1924, in Sylvester, Ga., he was the son of the late Julious C. Mitchell and Cleo F. Mitchell.Paul ...

Cordell Norris Hamilton County

Cordell Grier Norris, 67, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 at a Riverdale, Georgia hospital.He was a former member of Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church. He retired from the United States Army as a Supply Sgt. He ...

Brennan Nowell Hamilton County

Brennan Schuyler Nowell went to be with the lord on the Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, he will always live on in our hearts and prayers, locked forever in our minds as a smiling, blue eyed angel that absorbed life and ...

Jeanine Petersen Hamilton County

Jeanine Ahrens Petersen, 83, of Signal Mountain and formerly of Oneonta, NY, passed away peacefully Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 in a local healthcare facility. She was the widow of Donald A. Petersen. Survivors include her children, James Petersen, Eric Petersen, ...

Edith Roberta Hamilton County

Edith Hogan Hogan, 77, of Ooltewah, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012.Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com .

William Schober Hamilton County

William Scott Schober, 41, of Hixson passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 from complications from a motorcycle accident. He was a 1991 graduate of Hixson High School. He was preceded in death by his father Merlie Schober. He is survived ...

Millie Swafford Hamilton County

Millie Judd Swafford, 79, of Falling Water, passed away early on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2012. Born in Big Springs, Tenn., she moved to Chattanooga in 1955. She was co-pastor of Falling Water House of Prayer with her husband until ...

Mark Vandergriff Hamilton County

Mark Edwin Vandergriff, 55, of Chattanooga passed away Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012.There will be no services at this time. Arrangements are by locally owned and operated Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 8911 Dallas Hollow Road, Soddy-DaisyShare your memories, stories ...

Virginia Warren Hamilton County

Virginia Haven Warren, 86, passed away Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 after a lengthy illness.She was preceded in death by her parents Hershel and Orpha Haven; brothers Gerald, Robert and Kenneth Haven; and sister Opal Baker.Virginia taught in the Chattanooga Public ...

Aburner Wheelous Hamilton County

Aburner Wheelous, 94, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012 in an area hospital in Atlanta.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

James Williams Hamilton County

James Williams, 86, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 at a local hospital.He was born in Coldwater Miss., on March 27, 1926 to Rev. and Mrs. Charlie Williams, the sixth of 11 children. He attended school in Mississippi, until ...

Eva Winston Hamilton County

Eva Anderson Winston, 92, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012.She was preceded in death by her husband, George Finley Winston; her parents, Troy and Corinne Sims Anderson.Eva was a member of First Christian Church for over 70 ...

Carolyn Capehart Tennessee

BIRCHWOOD Carolyn "Big Mama" Capehart, 95, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012 in a Cleveland healthcare facility.A resident of Birchwood since 1959, she was formerly from East Chattanooga. She was a member of New Liberty Baptist Church in Birchwood. Mrs. ...

Thomas Hale Tennessee

Jr.CROSSVILLE Thomas F. Hale Jr., 86, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. Funeral services: Saturday, Dec. 29, at 11 a.m. CST from the Chapel of Hood Funeral Home in Crossville, TN. Family will receive friends on Friday from 6-9 p.m. ...

Robert Irwin Tennessee

CLEVELAND Robert "Cappy" Irwin, 91, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012. Survivors: children, Bobbie Brinson, Lynn Alderman, and Mary (Roger) Gambill; sister, Beth Noak; 7 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.Funeral services are Noon Friday, Dec. 28, at Grissom Funeral Home. Visitation: 10-noon prior ...

Sally Jones Tennessee

GUILD Sally Jane Jones, 53, passed away, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012.She graduated from South Pittsburg High School in 1977 and was a homemaker.She was preceded in death by her parents, Ransom and Pauline Smith; a brother, Tommy Smith; and a ...

Anna Mason Tennessee

RICEVILLE Anna Mae Moses Mason, 89, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012 at her residence.Funeral: 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, in the chapel. Burial in Little Tellico Baptist Church Cemetery.Visitation: 5-7 today at the funeral home. Ziegler Funeral Home, Athens ...

Tede Rogers Tennessee

SOUTHPITTSBURG Virginia Elizabeth Fitz-Gerald Rogers, affectionately known as "Tede," 82, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at Alexian Village in Signal Mountain.She was born on June 6, 1930, the sixth of the eight children of James Thomas Fitz-Gerald and his wife, ...

Peggy Summers Tennessee

PIKEVILLE Peggy Summers, 69, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012.Services will be held at the Keener Hill COG on Friday Dec. 28, 2012. Visitation is 4 p.m. today.Please share your thoughts online with the family at www.pikevillefuneralhome.com Pikeville Funeral ...

Edward Townsend Tennessee

CLEVELAND Edward Edwin Townsend, 86, passed away on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at the Hospice Care Center in Chattanooga.Ed was born Sept. 1, 1926 in Towns County, Ga., and graduated Valedictorian from Towns County High School in Hiawassee, Ga., in ...

Jamie White Tennessee

JASPER Jamie Nichole Pruitt White, 33, passed away, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012.She was employed as a CNA at the Bridge at South Pittsburg, Tennessee.She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Hubert and Ruby Pruitt and Pete and Lila Poe.She ...

Judith Casteen Georgia

RINGGOLD Judith Ann Johnson Casteen, 70, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. A resident of the Ringgold area for the past 7 years, she was previously of Bakersfield, Calif., and of the Lutheran faith. Judith taught quilting at the Lavender ...

Gaither Craig Georgia

LaFAYETTE Gaither Lee Pope Craig, 80, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012. She was a member of the LaFayette Church of Christ.Preceded in death by husband, Richard Craig; son, Arnold Craig; parents, Jim and Pinkie Pope.Survived by daughter, Kathy (Terrill) Pettyjohn, ...

Patsy Eubanks Georgia

ROSSVILLE Patsy A. Eubanks, 75, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012 at her residence.She was a native of Chattanooga Valley and had lived most of her life in Rossville. Patsy was employed as an L.P.N. for Hutcheson Medical Center ...

JW Forshee Georgia

TRENTON John William (J.W.) Forshee, 83, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012.Arrangements will be announced by Moore Funeral Home, Trenton GA.

Mary Mason Georgia

CHICKAMAUGA Mary Ruth Shields Mason, 86, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. She was born in LaFayette, Ga., to the late Lee and Amie Shields and was a member of Wallaceville Baptist Church where she loved picking the guitar and singing ...

Paulene McGregor Georgia

CHICKAMAUGA Paulene M. Jackson McGregor, 91, passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2012. She was a lifelong resident of Chickamauga and was a member of Chickamauga Presbyterian Church. Paulene retired from K-Mart after 15 years of employment and enjoyed traveling to ...

Walter Russell Georgia

, Jr.DECATUR Walter Sanders Russell, Jr., 86, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012.Visitation: today, 5-7 p.m. CT at Rudder Funeral Home, Stevenson, AL.Funeral service: Friday, Dec. 28, at 1 p.m. CT at the First United Methodist Church in Stevenson.Interment will follow ...

Bill Smyth Georgia

FLINTSTONE William E. "Bill" Smyth, 85, died, Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at his residence. He was born June 12, 1927 in St. Elmo, Tenn., to the late Robert Henry and Mary Georgia Ann (Anderson) Smyth. He was preceded in death ...

Floy Tomlin Georgia

LaFAYETTE Floy Ree Kirk Tomlin, went to be with the Lord on Christmas morning, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. She was 97.Floy was a member of the Ridgview Baptist Church. She was a beloved sister and aunt. She was a special ...

Clayton Tucker Georgia

RINGGOLD Clayton B. Tucker, 51, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012 with his family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer. Clayton is preceded in death by his father Joseph Tucker.Clay is survived by his mother Ann; ...

Rebecca Herrin Alabama

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. Rebecca Stone Herrin, passed away Christmas Eve, Thursday, Dec. 24, 2012 at the age of 97. Born to Mary Lipscomb Stone and Stephen Stone, she was raised in New Market, Alabama, moved to New Hope, Ala., with her ...

Jay Stiefel Alabama

FYFFE Jay Hugh Stiefel, 76, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012.Funeral services: 2 p.m. today from the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with Rev. M.B. Bailey and Rev. James Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Kirk Memorial Gardens with W.T. Wilson ...

Luther West Alabama

GERALDINE Luther Wayne West, 77, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012.Funeral services: 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, from the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with burial to follow in Mt. Tabor cemetery.Family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. today.Arrangements entrusted to ...

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INMEMORYDARLENE KILLEBREWakaThumbiDec. 27, 1963 - Mar. 29, 2007HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOMLoving you forever.Your Son, Sister and Family

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INMEMORYDANNY ATKINSSEPT 7, 1957 - DEC. 27, 2011Life is not the same without you. The sun still rises in the east, darkness falls at night, but nothing now seems the same. Each day is not as bright. The birds still ...

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