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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 27, 2012



Linda Bethune

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Linda Marie Bethune, 51, died on Monday, June 25, 2012 at her residence.Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today, June 27, in the funeral home chapel.Interment will follow in Lakewood Memory

Louise Bilbrey

Hamilton county
Louise Bilbrey, 96, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, June 22, 2012.Mrs. Bilbrey was a native of Chattanooga where she lived her entire life. She was a member of Tyner Church of Christ and was

Lenore Brady

Hamilton county
Lenore "Snorkie" Brady left this life for a heavenly one on Sunday, June 24, 2012. She passed peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family.Lenore was 75 years young and had fought a brave

Wilma Cambron

Hamilton county
Wilma Cambron, of Cleveland, died Monday, June 25, 2012.Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace. 877-3524.

Louise Carroll

Hamilton county
Edna Louise Carroll ascended to her Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 24, 2012.She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Parker Lynn Carroll.Louise, a devoted wife, mother, and friend is

Ray Coleman

Tennessee
HILLSBORO Ray B. "Roho" Coleman, 74, died June 25, 2012.Funeral will be at 10 a.m. today, June 27, 2012.Burial to follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery. Central Funeral Home. 931-723-7774. www.centralfuneralhome.com.

Jim Coone

Hamilton county
Jim G. Coone of East Ridge, passed away Monday, June 11, 2012.Dr. Coone was born in Andalusia, Ala., and grew up in Columbus, Ga. He graduated magna cum laude from Carson-Newman College with an

Monique Cordell

Alabama
PINSON Monique Jeanne Jeandel Cordell, 86, passed away on Sunday, June 24, 2012. Monique was born in Metz, France, on July 17, 1925. She met Bill, the love of her life, on a street

Ethel Davis

Hamilton county
Ethel Mae Davis, 79, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at her residence.Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Myrtle DeVaughn

Hamilton county
Myrtle "Peggy" DeVaughn, 82, passed away on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at a local health care facility.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 622-9995.

Pearline Fowler

Alabama
BOAZ Pearline Hosch Folwer, 76, formerly of Rainsville, Ala., passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at her residence.Funeral will be 2 p.m. CDT today, June 27, from W.T. Wilson Fueral Chapel.Burial at Greens Chapel

Lawrence Galigher

Tennessee
TULLAHOMA Lawrence Lee "Larry" Galigher, 75, passed away Monday, June 25, 2012.Funeral will be 1:30 p.m. Friday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Ill.www.tullahomafuneralhome.com.Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. CDT today

Sarah Greene

Georgia
WOODSTOCK Sarah Ann Greene, 71, died Monday, June 25, 2012. Survivors: husband, Fred Greene; daughters, Karen West, Angela Hughes; mother, Bertha Jackson; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Evelyn Greene. Funeral is 2 p.m.

Rev Herman

Hamilton county
Rev. Herman Eugene Callahan, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, June 26, 2012. He was 88 years old.He was ordained to the ministry in February 1947, at Burning Bush Baptist

Esca Holtzclaw

Hamilton county
Mrs. Esca Martha Myers (James E.) Holtzclaw, of Chattanooga passed away on June 23, 2012, from natural causes. She would have celebrated her 102 birthday on July 28.Esca was born in Bishopville, S.C. in 1910

Jason Howard

Tennessee
ATHENS Jason Daniel Howard, 36, died Sunday, June 24, 2012, at Athens Regional Medical Center.Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Short Creek Baptist Church.Burial in Short Creek Cemetery.Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today

Gann Lunda

Hamilton county
Luna GannLuna "Tack" Gann, 92, of Middle Valley, completed her work on earth on Monday, June 25, 2012.Her parents were Rev. J.W. Nelson and Waggie Alice Nelson.She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold

Emma Lybrand

Alabama
DUTTON Emme Viola Lybrand, infant, died Sunday, June 24, 2012 at UAB.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. CDT Wednesday, June 27, 2012 from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel with visitation from 1-2 p.m.

Jimmy OSullivan

Tennessee
Jimmy Dean OSullivan, 51, died Sunday, June 24, 2012, at his residence.Graveside service will be held at Chattanooga National Cemetery at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 27.Sign the guest book and offer your condolences

Christopher Pistolic

Hamilton county
hChristopher D. Pistolich, 36, of Ooltewah, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at a local hospital.Survivors include his parents, Dragan and Barbara Johnson Pistolich, of Chattanooga; brothers, Nikola, Michael and Eric Pistolich; sister, Angie

Joseph Raines

Georgia
TRENTON Joseph Raines went to be with the Lord and Savior on Monday, June 25, 2012.He graduated from Dade County High School Class of 2010. He was employed by OReilly Auto Parts of Trenton.

Louise Tatum

Hamilton county
ROSSVILLE Louise K. Tatum, 90, passed away Monday, June 25, 2012, in a local hospital.She was a member of New Covenant Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin Reese

Jim Taylor

Hamilton county
Jim Taylor, 65, passed away on Friday, June 22, 2012, due to spinal injury sustained in a fall. He died in Memphis, Tenn.Jim graduated from UTC. He was a past president of Pi Kappa Alpha

Karl Yatooma

Hamilton county
GUILD Karl Yatooma, 84, died at his residence on Friday, June 22, 2012.He was a graduate of Winona State College and was a retired teacher. He was a veteran of Army, serving in the
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