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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 10, 2012



Vickie

Alabama
Vickie DownerFORT PAYNE Vickie Barber Downer, 55, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2012, at her residence.Her funeral will be at 4 p.m. today in the Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel.Burial will follow in Kirk

Delores Battle

Georgia
WARNER ROBINS Delores Ann Ray Battle, 61, entered Heaven's gate July 4, 2012. Mrs. Battle was born Sept. 3, 1950, in Dallas, Ga., to Mae Lee Ray Lenoir and the late Oscar Lee

Rev Charles

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Rev. Charles Andrew Forgey, 90, went to be with his heavenly father on Monday, July 9, 2012, at his family residence.He served in U.S. Army during World War II. Rev. Forgey ministered for

Jimmy Coffelt

Tennessee
SOUTH PITTSBURG Jimmy Edward Coffelt, 69, died, Friday, July 6, 2012.Visitation: 10 a.m. until time of services at 2 p.m. CDT Wednesday, July 11, 2012, with Brother Vernon Coffelt officiating. Burial: Beene-Rauslton

James Cox

Tennessee
ALTAMONT James Wayne "Jimmy" Cox, 67, passed away at his home on Sunday, July 8, 2012.He was born in Palmer on Aug. 4, 1944. Jimmy Cox was a loving, loyal family man. A hard

Lucilie Crompton

Hamilton county
Lucilie Crompton, 90, of Chattanooga departed this life on Saturday, June 30, 2012.She was a member of Avondale Church of Christ. Those preceded her in death are five daughters, Heneitta, Monica, Jainta, Mae Mae, Lethal;

John Dalgliesh

Other areas
EARLYSVILLE, Va. John Drayton Dalgliesh Jr., acclaimed architect and dear friend, died peacefully at his home on Thursday, July 5, 2012.Born in Columbia, S.C., in 1944, he was raised in Wilmington, Del., where he

Rhonda Dillingham

Tennessee
Rhoda DillinghamGALLATIN Rhoda Eddings Dillingham, 69, passed away Monday, July 9, 2012.Mrs. Dillingham was born Dec. 15, 1942, in Signal Mountain, daughter of the late William Marshall and Anna Mae Buol Eddings. In addition

David Dodson

Tennessee
PIKEVILLE David D. Dodson, 58, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, July 8, 2012.He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a heavy equipment operator.He was preceded in death by

Myra Eaker

Hamilton county
Myra LonL Lovell Eaker, of Soddy-Daisy, went home to be with her Saviour on Saturday, July 7, 2012, as a result of a tragic vehicle accident.Myra was born Oct. 16, 1937, in Scottsboro, Ala., to

Cindy Harris

Georgia
SUMMERVILLE Cindy Lou Harris died Friday, July 6, 2012.The funeral will be 2 p.m. today, July 10, at Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home chapel.Burial in West Hill Cemetery.

Harold Hudgins

Hamilton county
Harold Lamar Hudgins, 63, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2012, in a local hospital.He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran where he served in the Military Security Police where he served as a

Faye Hunkapiller

Hamilton county
Faye Hunkapiller, 73, a lifelong resident of Chattanooga passed away Saturday, July 7, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy C. Hunkapiller; her parents and one brother.Survivors include four daughters, Susie Sanders,

Edna Hurd

Tennessee
WINCHESTER Edna Montez Hurd, 73, went home to our Lord on Monday, July 9, 2012.Funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 11, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel with visitation all day today at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home.No flowers

Nana Jean

Tennessee
Jean Elizabeth "Nana Jean" Day Roddy, 85, of Sale Creek, passed away at her home, surrounded by her family, Monday afternoon, July 9, 2012.She was born July 31, 1926 in Flint, Mich., to the late

Alma Jones

Hamilton county
Mother Alma Malone Jones, 85, departed this life Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at a local hospital. Funeral is today at Noon in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Emeritus Harris Toney officiating.

Lenice Jones

Hamilton county
Lenice T. Jones passed away Monday, July 2, 2012, at San Antonio Hospital in Upland, Calif.She was born and raised in Chattanooga and attended Chattanooga Public Schools, graduating from Riverside High School in 1966. She

James Knight

Tennessee
SEWANEE James Leon Knight, 59, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2012.Funeral 7 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel.Visitation noon until time of services.Online condolences may be made at www.cumberlandfuneralhome.net.Cumberland Funeral Home, 207 Mabee

Margaret Kyle

Tennessee
DECATUR Margaret Angie Kyle, 98, died Saturday, July 7, 2012.Funeral services were 8 p.m. Monday, July 9, in the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home.Burial in Concord United Methodist Cemetery at 11 a.m. today, July

Donald Lewis

Tennessee
GRAYSVILLE Donald Lee Lewis, 51, of Graysville Mountain, died Sunday, July 8, 2012, at his home.Funeral will be noon today in the funeral home chapel. Burial in Varner Cemetery in Soddy-Daisy.www.vanderwallfh.com.Visitation will be
ROSSVILLE Venna Young Livingston, 91, died Sunday, July 8, 2012, in a local health care facility.She had been a resident of Valley Head, Ala., for 42 years before moving to North Georgia. Mrs. Livingston

John Martin

Hamilton county
John M. "Jack" Martin, 85, of Chattanooga, died Saturday July 7, 2012.He was a native of Chattanooga, and was born May 13, 1927. He attended Lookout Mountain Elementary and City High School. He thoroughly enjoyed

Carlton McDaniels

Hamilton county
Carlton McDaniels passed away Sunday, July 8, 2012, in a local health care facility surrounded by his loving family.He is survived by his wife, Juanita McDaniels, and a host of family and friends.Funeral will be

Dwight Melton

Tennessee
ETOWAH Dwight Melton, 59, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2012, at his residence.A son of the late George and Mattie Melton, he was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Paul and

John Mercer

Tennessee
NASHVILLE John E. Mercer, 73, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2012. Survived by six children and four grandchildren. Funeral Services were held Saturday, July 7, in Nashville at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home, 9090 Highway

Margaret Pruitt

Hamilton county
Margaret M. Pruitt, 86, of Chattanooga, died Saturday, July 7, 2012.She was born June 25, 1926 in North Port, Ala., to the late Shumway and Jessie Mae Mills.Survivors include her daughter, Angalyn Westbrook; grandchildren, Sherie

Carolyn Rickman

Tennessee
ENGLEWOOD Carolyn Jo Russell Rickman, 78, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2012, at Athens Regional Medical Center.Funeral at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel.Burial in Sunrise Cemetery.Visitation 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral

Willie Ruth

Alabama
BRIDGEPORT Willie Ruth "Boots" Steele, 89, died Sunday, July 8, 2012 at Cumberland Health and Rehabilitation.Graveside Service will be today, July 10, at 10 a.m. CDT at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Bridgeport officiated by

Virginia St

Tennessee
Virginia Hixson St. Clair, 88, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2012, at a local health care facility.Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343.

Terry Wallin

Georgia
LaFAYETTE Terry Wallin, 63, died Saturday July 7, 2012.Survived: wife Linda Wallin; daughter, Crystal (Eddie) York; sister, Loretta Butler; brothers, Johnny Penson, Allen Penson; grandchildren, Haley and Brittany

In MemoryWilmer Young

In memory
WILMER F. YOUNGSept. 24, 1930-July 10, 2007 Dad, its five years and youre still so loved, and forever in our hearts. Your Daughter and Son-In -Law, Maxine and Dwight Ashby and Grandchildren.
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