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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 12, 2012



James Allgood

Hamilton county
James M. Allgood, 50, passed away on Monday, June 11, 2012 in Rossville, Ga.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Donald Andrews

Hamilton county
Donald Frank Andrews, 63, of Chattanooga passed away June 11, 2012 in a local hospital.Donald was born in Hartselle, Ala. He received his AA from Florida College and married the love of his life in

Mildred Arp

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Mildred White Arp, 93, died Sunday, June 10, 2012, in a local hospital. She was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was a member of Wallaceville Baptist Church. Mrs. Arp

JoAnna Barnes

Hamilton county
JoAnna Harris Barnes, 75, of East Ridge, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday morning, June 10, 2012 surrounded by her loving family.She was the daughter of the late Joe A. and Millie

John Bennett

Tennessee
NASHVILLE John Pope Bennett Jr., 52, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at Southern Hills Medical Center.Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 13, in the funeral

Karen Boyd

Tennessee
Karen Sue Swafford Boyd, 49, of the Hillsview Community near Riceville died Sunday June 10, 2012 at Athens Regional Medical Center.Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday June 13, at Short Creek Baptist Church. Burial Short Creek Cemetery.Visitation

Earl Bradshaw

Hamilton county
Earl C. Bradshaw, 83, passed away June 9, 2012 and will be dearly missed.Born February 25, 1929 he grew up in Mascot, Tenn., and graduated from Tennessee Tech. He was a business owner for over

Betty Branum

Hamilton county
Betty Sue Spann Branum, 87, passed away on Monday, June 11, 2012 surrounded by her loving family.Born on December 15, 1924 in Jackson, Miss., she was the only child of her parents, Sol Dobson Spann

Peggy Crawford

Georgia
DALTON Peggy Jean Grant Crawford, 79, passed away Sunday June 10, 2012. A lifelong resident of the North Ga. area, she was a former employee of Buster Brown Factory and was of the Christian

Frances Creek

Tennessee
DAYTON Frances Coulter Creek, 93, died Monday June 11, 2012.Funeral services, 11 a.m. Wednesday June 13, in the Chapel of Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home, with Rev. Darrell Smith officiating. Interment Rhea Memory Gardens.Visitation 12 to

Thomas Dunn

Georgia
RINGGOLD Thomas Ardell Dunn, 85, died Monday, June 11, 2012, in a local hospital. He was a native of Chattanooga and had lived in Dade County, Fla. for more than 50 years before

Ruby Hames

Hamilton county
Ruby Hames, 92, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 11, 2012. She was the widow of Reece Hames and an employee of the Frances Shop, in Rossville for over

June Hernandez

Hamilton county
June Elizabeth Hernandez, of Soddy-Daisy passed away Sunday, June 10, 2012 at a local hospital. She was a member of North Hamilton Church of Christ and she loved crafts and yard selling. She

Marie Higdon

Georgia
TRENTON Dorothy Marie Higdon, 79, born June 17, 1932 to the late Ernest and Mary Higdon passed away June 10, 2012.She was preceded in death by her husband Donald Higdon; infant daughter, Wanda Faye

Ricki Horton

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Ricki Lee Horton, 56, passed away on Friday morning, June 8, 2012 in a local hospital.Ricki was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., on August 27, 1955 a son of the late Richard L.

Pauline Jarvis

Tennessee
DECATUR Pauline W. Jarvis, 83, died Saturday, June 9 , 2012.The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m., today at the funeral home.The funeral will be at 8 p.m. today at the Bowers Funeral

Lucile Jeffress

Georgia
inROSSVILLE Lucile (Callahan) Jeffress Sartin, 95, went home to be with our Lord, Friday, June 8, 2012.Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.Funeral services will be held today, at 2 p.m. in the South Crest

Kelly Jernigan

Hamilton county
Kelly Franklin Jernigan, 86, of East Ridge, departed from this earthly life and went to his eternal home in Heaven on Saturday, June 9, 2012.Kelly proudly served his country during World War II as a

E LaVonne

Tennessee
ATHENS E. LaVonne Rogers, 56, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2012 at her residence.A celebration of her life will be 5 p.m. Wednesday June 13, at her home on 394 Co. Road 669, Athens,
LaFAYETTE Maurice Arnold McConnell, 70, died in his home June 10, 2012.Maurice was raised in LaFayette. After graduation from Georgia Tech he was drafted into the U.S. Army, and was sent to Korea to

Evelyn Moore

Tennessee
COWAN Evelyn "Freida" Moore, 96, passed away June 10, 2012. Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday June 13, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment will be in Cowan Montgomery Cemetery, Cowan, Tenn.

Lara Owen

Hamilton county
Lara Jonne' Pardue Owen, 43, of East Brainerd in Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away Friday, June 8, 2012.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today, at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Dr. Jim Philpott,

Robert Price

Tennessee
FAYETTEVILLE Robert Wayne "Buck" Price, 82, passed away Sunday June 10, 2012 in Huntsville Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Friday June 15, at 11 a.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Van Massey

Wanda Proctor

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Wanda Dawn Proctor, died Monday, June 11, 2012, in a local hospital.Arrangements will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.

Matt Pryor

Hamilton county
William Matthew "Matt" Pryor, 28, of East Ridge passed away Sunday, June 10, 2012 at his home. He attended South Seminole Baptist Church and had worked for U.S. Express. Matt was a graduate

Clifford Sanders

Tennessee
SHELBYVILLE Clifford Sanders, 90, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2012 at Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma.Visitation will Wednesday, June 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Tullahoma Funeral Home.Services will be

Richard White

Hamilton county
Richard B. (Dick) White, 83 of Signal Mountain, Tenn., formerly of Wilmington, Del., passed away on June 7, 2012 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, Tenn.Born on May 20, 1929 in Wilmington, Dick was the son

Mary Woody

Tennessee
SPRINGCITY Mary Ruth Woody, 58, died Sunday, June 10, 2012.Funeral Services are Wednesday, June 13, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home. Interment in Spring City Cemetery.Visitation is Wednesday from 12

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