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Local Obits for Sat. May 19, 2012



Lovena Black

Hamilton county
Lovena Jo Temple Black, 96, of Soddy-Daisy, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012, in a local health care facility.Jo was a proud, faithful and longtime member of the Eastern Star, Lookout Valley Chapter and a member

Opal Booth

Hamilton county
Opal Burgess Booth, 98, of East Ridge, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 17, 2012.She was a member of Calvary Bible Church and taught Sunday School for several years at

George Cameron

Hamilton county
George Edmond Cameron, 56, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012.He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and was a member of Gateway Baptist Church. George worked for many years selling newspapers

Mercydes Davis

Hamilton county
Mercydes Davis, 7, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2012, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Martin County, Fla.A memorial service will be 4 p.m. today, May 19, in the

Tammy Dowd

Georgia
PLAINVILLE Tammy Kay McGaha Dowd, 48, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Gordon Hospital.She was born in LaFayette, Ga., on Sept. 16, 1963, daughter of the late Russell McGaha and Frances McGaha Thompson.Before

Hilda Espinoza

Tennessee
TULLAHOMA Hilda Espinoza, 81, passed away Thursday, May 24, 2012, at her residence.Services will be at noon CDT today at Tullahoma Funeral Home.Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until noon in the funeral home

Donna Gass

Georgia
RINGGOLD Donna Faye Sprayberry Gass, 71, passed away Thursday May 17, 2012, at her residence.A native of Trion, Ga., Donna has lived in the Ringgold area since 1962. She was a member of East

Emily Gawron

Hamilton county
Emily Gawron, 94, of Chattanooga, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012, in a local health care facility.Mrs. Gawron was formerly of Buffalo, N.Y. She was a member of St. Stephens Catholic Church and loving cooking, baking

Henry Gordon

Hamilton county
Henry Lee Gordon, 82, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, May 14, 2012, at his residence.He was a veteran of the United States Army and retired from Tedding Jenkins Construction Co.Survivors include his wife, Alice Gordon;

Terrell Gossett

Georgia
TRENTON Terrell Gossett, 77, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, May 17, 2012. Mr. Gossett was retired from Combustion Engineering and Astec Industries of Chattanooga. He was a veteran of the

Virginia Gray

Hamilton county
Virginia Jo Hughes Gray, 72, peacefully passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012, after a long and brave battle with cancer. She will always be remembered by and live in the hearts and minds of her

Amos Gunn

Hamilton county
Amos Gunn, 90, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2012, at a local hospital.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Betty Harvey

Hamilton county
Betty S. Harvey, 79, of Ooltewah, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012.She was a member of Burks United Methodist Church. A graduate of Hixson High, she retired from Interstate Life Insurance and Provident.Betty was preceded in

Connie Henry

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Connie Sue Henry, 52, passed away Monday, May 14, 2012.She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas and was of the Christian faith. She was preceded in death by

Eloise Hixon

Georgia
FORT OGLETHORPE Eloise Crawford Hixon, 87, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at her residence.She has been a founding member of the First Baptist Church of Fort Oglethorpe since 1952. Since

Nola Kelley

Hamilton county
Nola Carolyn Kelley, 66, of Chattanooga passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at a local healthcare facility.She was a loving mother and grandmother and longtime member of Ooltewah Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by

Steve Lee

Hamilton county
Stephen Porter "Steve" Lee, 69, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, in a local hospital.Born Aug. 14, 1942 in Springfield, Ohio he moved to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., with his parents, Joseph Speck

Martha Nelson

Tennessee
ATHENS Martha Rose Huffman Nelson, 74, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Woods Memorial Hospital.Funeral will be at 2 p.m. today in the chapel. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery.Visitation will be

Clara Ott

Hamilton county
Clara Joan Ott, 76, of Lookout Valley, passed away on Friday, May 18, 2012, in a local health care facility.Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, located

Joseph Persinger

Hamilton county
Joseph Samuel "Joe" Persinger Sr., lifelong resident of Lookout Mountain, Tenn., died Tuesday morning, May 15, 2012, at the The Terrace at Mountain Creek. He was 84 on April 27. Joe was the son of

Rannisha Powell

Hamilton county
Rannisha Shaquana Powell, 10, of Miami, Fla. passed away Sunday, May 13, 2012, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Martin County, Fla.A memorial service will be 4 p.m. today in the chapel

Wanda Pritchard

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Wanda Pritchard, 70, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012.Survivors: husband of 52 years, Roy Pritchard Jr.; children, Bobbie Sue Beckman and Roy Lee Pritchard III.Services are 2 p.m. today at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.

Myrl Ross

Hamilton county
Myrl C. Ross, 79, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2012, at his home.Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center.

Barbara Smith

Georgia
CHATSWORTH Barbara Bobbye Smith, 80 died Thursday, May 24, 2012.Funeral services will be conducted 3 p.m. Sunday from Zion Hill Baptist Church.Burial in Center Valley Cemetery.Visitation from 3-9 p.m. today May 19, www.jjonesfuneralhome.com.Jones

Caroline Staggs

Hamilton county
Carolyn Ann Staggs, 77, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012.She was preceded in death by her first husband, Verna M. Staggs; parents, Rev. Henry C. and Pearl DeBord Hensley; sisters, Verna Sexson

Emma Stephenson

Tennessee
WHITWELL Emma Turner Stephenson, 51, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012.Emma was preceded in death by her mother, Biddie Viola Turner.Those left to cherish her memories are her husband, Darrell Stephenson; father, Bennett

Porcsha Suggs

Hamilton county
Porcsha Suggs, 26, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2012, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Martin County, Fla.A memorial service will be 4 p.m. today, May 19, in the

Demetrius Suggs

Hamilton county
Demetrius Antjuan "Meechie" Suggs, 28, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2012, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Martin County, Fla.A memorial service will be 4 p.m. today in the
TRION Madison Faye Trammell, infant daughter of Samantha Cordle and Joshua Trammell, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2012.Private services will be held.To share condolences, visit www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of

Richard Vickrey

Hamilton county
Dr. Dr. Richard D. Vickrey passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012, following an 18-month battle with lung cancer. He was 74 years old.The family will receive friends from 10-11:30 a.m. today at the East

Mary Ward

Hamilton county
Mary Ann WardMary Ann Ward, 82, of Hixson, died on Thursday, May 17, 2012.She had lived most of her life in the Chattanooga area.Mary Ann had been employed for 20 years as Dietician at the

Betty Young

Alabama
SYLVANIA Betty Young, 64, died Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Sylvania.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. CDT Sunday, May 20, from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel.Burial in Rainsville Memorial Park www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com.Visitation will be noon-8

In MemoryFreddie Broadnax

In memory
Freddie Lee BroadnaxOct 9, 1916 - May 19, 2002Its been ten years ago today, the Lord called you home. Eternally missed and loved by your family, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In MemoryJoyce Husband

In memory
INMEMORYMRS. JOYCE ANN JACKSON HUSBANDDeparted this life five years ago May 19, 2007 for a more Abundant Life as promised by our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Your spirit, wisdom, and motherly guidance is missed

In MemoryDonna Lassetter

In memory
INMEMORYDonna Jaynes LassetterMay 18, 2006We have many wonderful memories of how God used you to enrich our lives. We miss your loving and caring ways.Will, Christa, and FamilyRomans 8:28
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