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Local Obits for Sun. Dec 30, 2012

Sadie Ammons

BRIDGEPORT Sadie Ammons, 81, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 at Highland Medical Center. Funeral services are Tuesday, Jan. 1, at 1 p.m. CST at Corner Stone Funeral Chapel with Bro. Frankie Carroll and Bro.

Paul Anderson

Hamilton county
, Jr.,Paul B. Anderson, Jr., 81, of East Ridge, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012.He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and was of the

Maria Anthony

Hamilton county
Maria Salvatina "Snake" Anthony, 59, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at a local hospital. She was born Jan. 12, 1953 to Mattie Mae McCroskey and Charles Eugene

Carol Armstrong

Hamilton county
Carol W. Armstrong of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012 after a short illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Marion Wilkinson.She was a member of East Brainerd

Jess Barclay

Hamilton county
, Jr.James Jess Barclay, Jr., 86, of Chattanooga passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 in a local healthcare facility. He was born, April 16, 1926 in Fannin County, Ga., to the late Abbey Faye and

Billy Bargatze

Hamilton county
Billy Mack Bargatze, 82, of Ooltewah passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 at his home in Ooltewah, Tenn. He was born on Aug. 9, 1930 in Nashville, Tenn., to Grace Ogdon Bargatze and Andrew

Frances Bridges

ROCKSPRING Frances J. Bridges, 68, passed away on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 in a Montgomery, Ala., hospital.She was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and had lived the past year with her

Sandra Burnett

DUNLAP Sandra Elaine Burnett, 76, died Saturday Morning, Dec. 29, 2012 at her daughters home. She was a member of Ewtonville Baptist Church where she was active with the quilting group. She retired from

Dustin Burnette

Hamilton county
Dustin "Dusty" Burnette, 32, of Chattanooga passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, he was employed with Valley Hospital and was a member of the Battlefield Parkway Church of

Fred Cameron

HARRISON Fred D. Cameron, 71, went home to be with the Lord on Friday Dec. 28, 2012. Mr. Cameron was a Partner of East Tennessee Specialty Builders and he is survived by his loving

Arburner ChildressW

Hamilton county
heelousArburner Childress-Wheelous departed this life on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. She was born on Sept. 8, 1918 She confessed Christ at an early age and joined the Acklin C.M.E. Church in Gurley, Ala. Upon moving

Hal Clements

ELDERMOUNTAIN Hal Fredric Sherman Clements, died on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga.

Donna Cornelius

DAYTON Donna Jean Cornelius, 76, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 at Erlanger in Chattanooga. She was born Feb. 25, 1936 in Pratt, Kan.,

Betty Davis

MCDONALD Betty L. Davis, 73, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012.Survivors: three children, Johnny Howard, Richard Howard, and Patricia Rodgers.A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at Lee Cemetery.Visitation is 4-8

Gladys Douglas

Hamilton county
Gladys Douglas, 91, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 in a local hospital. Funeral: Today at 2 p.m. at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Wayne L. Johnson as the eulogist. Burial:

Martin Fields

Hamilton county
Martin Fields, 56, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday Dec. 29, 2012.Arrangements are by Hardwick & Sons Funeral Home, 423-267-1244

JW Forshee

TRENTON John William (J.W.) Forshee, 83, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 at home with his family. He was a lifelong resident of Trenton and owner of Forshee Construction for 45 years.He is preceded

Robert Fowler

CHICKAMAUGA Robert "Frankie" Franklin Fowler, 78, went home to be with his Lord, on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012.He was a lifelong resident of Chickamauga and was of the Baptist Faith. Frankie served his country

Charles Garner

Hamilton county
Charles Garner, 64, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2012.Graveside services with Military Honors will be Wednesday, Jan. 2, at 10:30 a.m. at Chattanooga National Cemetery. Arrangements by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland

Glenda Gass

Hamilton county
Glenda "Sue" Skelf Gass went to be with our Lord on Saturday, Dec. 22,2012. She was born on May 21, 1951 She was a resident of Chattanooga and graduated from Kirkman High School.She was a

Julia Gibson

Hamilton county
Julia Gibson, 100, of East Ridge, Tenn., passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. She had been a member of Second Baptist Church for 87 years, and had served as Church Secretary and Treasurer.Survivors include her

Cathryn Graham

RINGGOLD Nona Cathryn Graham, 94, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, in a healthcare facility. Arrangements to be announced by Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.

Jean Greenwalt

Hamilton county
Jean L. Greenwalt, 89, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, in Royse City, Texas, after a brief illness. A native of Giard, Oh., Jean was a long-time resident of Chattanooga, Tenn., where she and

Alvin Hammers

ALTAMONT Mr. Alvin Hammers, 93, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012.He was born in Palmer on July 14, 1919 to Alex and Susie Meeks Hammers who preceded him in death along with his brothers,

Rolf Hofbauer

Hamilton county
Rolf Hofbauer, 64, of Hixson, Tenn., passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 following a brief illness.An avid fisherman, Rolf was born in Bremen, Germany coming to the U.S. at the age of 6. A graduate

Ona Hurley

ADAIRSVILLE Ona Bee Hurley, 85, formerly of Summerville, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2012.Funeral: Monday, Dec. 31, at 2 p.m. in Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home.Burial: Lyerly Cemetery.Visitation: today from 6-8 p.m. Earle Rainwater

Charles Johnson

TRACYCITY Charles H. "Chick" Johnson, 86, passed away at his daughters residence Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 in Monteagle, Tenn. Mr. Johnson was a member of the First United Methodist Church.He was a U.S. Army

Barbara Jordan

ROSSVILLE Barbara Swanson Jordan, 76, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012.She was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was a member of Midway

Jordan Julian

Hamilton county
Jordan Leigh Julian, 23, of Hixson, Tenn., died in a single car accident on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012.Jordan was born in Chattanooga, Tenn., on Aug. 20, 1989, and was a graduate of Bright School and

David Keys

RINGGOLD David Walton Keys, 54, passed away Friday Dec. 28, 2012. A lifelong resident of the North Georgia area, he was a member of the Ringgold First Baptist Church. He is preceded in death

Sam Kitchen

Hamilton county
Sam D. Kitchen, of Chattanooga went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and was of the Christian faith. He

Zina Laughridge

Hamilton county
Zina Marie Laughridge, 51, of East Ridge passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012.Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow the service at Chattanooga National

Lee Lawrence

ROME Lee Lawrence, 89, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012.Funeral service: today at 2:30 p.m. at Willis Funeral Home Chapel.Interment: Monday, Dec. 31, at Noon at Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, Ga., with full military

Robert Love

Hamilton county
Robert Leeland Love, 72, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 in Harriman, Tenn.Robert retired from the Oakridge National Laboratory, and was a U.S. Navy Veteran.Survivors include his sons Bobby Love and Curtis Love; sisters Julie

Faye Morrison

JASPER Gloria Faye Barnett Morrison, 68, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 in a Chattanooga hospital.Funeral services will be conducted from the Jasper Chapel of Rogers Funeral Home on Monday, Dec. 31, at 1 p.m.

Hershel Myers

CROSSVILLE Hershel Myers, 58, died on Thursday Dec. 27, 2012.He was avid outdoorsman, loved horses, and enjoyed squirrel hunting.Hershel was preceded in death by his parents, George and Maggie Myers and a brother, Wayne
FORT PAYNE Mr. Rayford Leon Patterson, 50, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 at Trinity Hospital.Funeral: today at 2 p.m. at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with Mr. Geoffery Wooten officiating. Burial will follow

Mary Ramey

Hamilton county
Mary Ramey, 95, of Hixson, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012.Arrangements to be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 423-877-3524.

Betty Satterwhite

Hamilton county
Betty Lee Satterwhite, 79, departed this life on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 at a local hospital. She was a member of Thankful Baptist Church until her failing health prevented her from attending.She was preceded in

Sarah Schenck

Hamilton county
Sarah Beth SchenckSarah Beth Schenck, of Red Bank, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. Sarah was born July 26, 1947 to Ray and Mildred Lawson. She graduated from South Pittsburg High School in 1965

William Selden

ATHENS William Roberts Selden, 91, passed away peacefully at Athens Morning Pointe Assisted Living, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. Born in Belzoni, Miss., in 1921, he has lived in Athens, Tenn., his entire life and

Regina Surles

Hamilton county
Minister Regina Erskine Surles passed away Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. She was born in Chattanooga on Dec. 6, 1958 to the late Henry Erskine and Fannie M. Walton Erskine. She was preceded in

Rose Turner

WHITWELL Rose Marie Turner, 85, passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years Willous B. "Unc" Turner who was employed at Combustion Engineering for many

Pauline Williford

Hamilton county
Pauline Williford, 91, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at a local health care facility. She was formerly the owner of Pauline's Beauty Salon for many years and was of the Baptist faith.She


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