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Local Obits for Thu. Nov 08, 2012



Farrish Adair

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA Farrish Lee "Bill" Adair, 74, passed away Monday, Nov. 5, 2012.He was born in Rossville to the late William Elijah and Leona Stewart Adair. He was a previous resident of Phoenix, Ariz. and

Mattie Allen

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Mattie Faye Allen, 71, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012.Faye was born in Rainsville, Ala., to the late Jake and Dee Bohannon and was owner/operator of several restaurants in the area.She was also

Anna Arnold

Hamilton county
Anna Lee Arnold, 82, of Hixson, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Mrs. Arnold was of the Baptist Faith and was born on July 20, 1930 in Soddy, Tenn.. to

Marie Bradley

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Una Marie "Granny" Bradley, 77, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.Condolences may be sent to lane-southcrestchapel.com.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today, Nov. 8, in the South Crest Chapel with

Frances Carter

Hamilton county
Frances Abigayle Roller Carter died Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.She was born on Jan. 16, 1943, daughter of the late O.E. and Frances Broadway Roller. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by

Andrew Chubb

Hamilton county
Andrew Jackson Chubb, 78, of Wildwood, Ga., passed away Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at his residence.He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was formerly employed by U.S. Pipe & Foundry. He was a

Joe Cox

Hamilton county
Joseph Byron "Joe" Cox, 73, of Hixson, retired captain of the Chattanooga Fire Department, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012.Funeral services will be 1 p.m. today at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace with Father

David Crabtree

Alabama
STEVENSON David Lee Crabtree, 83, died Tuesday, Nov. 6,2012The funeral will be at 2 p.m. day, Nov. 8, 2012, from the Valley Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Cawfield Cemetery and Brandon Evans

Willis Dietz

Georgia
RINGGOLD Jon Willis Dietz, 85, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. He died in a local hospital from complications related to a fall.A native of Ringgold,
ROSSVILLE Phylliss Douglas, 55, died Wednesday,Nov. 7, 2012.Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge,

James Dunn

Tennessee
CLEVELAND James D. Dunn, 67, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.Survivors: three sons, David, Tracy and Jeffery Dunn.Funeral services will be 3 p.m. today, Nov. 8 in chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.

John Ferguson

Hamilton county
John Estil Ferguson, 88, of Pikeville, went to be with the Lord Monday, Nov. 5, 2012.Funeral services are 1 p.m. Friday at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace with Rev. Donald Ferguson and Rev. Ray Chism

Ella Foust

Hamilton county
Minister Ella Mae Rice Roshell Foust, 67, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in a local hospital.She was a graduate of Howard High School Class of 1963. She was employed for 25 years

JT George

Alabama
SYLVANIA J.T. George, 91, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at Crowne Health Care. Fort Payne, Ala.Funeral service will be 2 p.m. today, Nov 8. from Mt. View Baptist Church with burial at

Louie Glant

Hamilton county
Berchard Louie Glant, 90, of Chattanooga, passed away at his home, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Funeral services are 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel with Rev Everett Gossett officiating followed by burial in National Cemetery.Visitation

Esther Goodwin

Hamilton county
Esther R. Goodwin, 91, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.Mrs. Goodwin was born and raised in Walling, Tenn., to John and Mae Bell Bain. She was a lifelong dedicated member of Jones

Addie Harris

Hamilton county
Addie Lou Harris, 98, of Spring Hill, Fla., died Oct. 28, 2012.Mrs. Harris was preceded in death by her husband, W. Reese Harris.She was associated with and became President and received many awards for her

Ruth Hensley

Hamilton county
Ruth Collins Hensley, 88, died on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, on Signal Mountain.She was born Dec. 12, 1923 in Atlanta, and daughter to Milton Luther and Rebecca Mahan Collins. She attended West Georgia College and

Robert Hertel

Hamilton county
Robert "Bob" Henry Hertel passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at home surrounded by family and friends.Born in Paterson, N.J. on Aug. 27, 1940, Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Elizabeth and

Kenneth Hicks

Georgia
TRENTON Kenneth David Hicks, 54, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.Funeral services will be 3 p.m. EST Friday, Nov. 9, in the chapel of Moore Funeral Home.Visitation 2-9 p.m. today EST and 11 a.m.-3

Martha Johnson

Hamilton county
Martha Ann Johnson, 82, of Harrison, with her family at her side left this world to be at home with her Lord Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.On Feb. 22, in the year 1930, Martha "Ann" Hill

William Kell

Hamilton county
John William Kell died Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, nine days before his 96th birthday.His family came to the Waldens Ridge area in the 1830s, where William was born, raised and lived. He was a

Thomas Kelly

Tennessee
SEQUATCHIE Thomas Blackston Kelly, 69, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at an acute care center in Chattanooga.Born Nov. 10, 1942 in Richard City, Tenn. to Avon Rogers and Fowler Kelly.Tommy was preceded in

Vivien Knueppel

Tennessee
SPRING CITY Vivien E. Knueppel, 99, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at Rhea Medical Center.Born in Buckley, Ill., Vivien was the daughter of the late Leo and Inez Waters Hull. She was a homemaker

David Lambert

Hamilton county
David L. Lambert, 65, of Chattanooga, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012.David was born and raised in Chattanooga. He was a graduate of Central High School, a U.S. Navy Veteran, a member of

John Lewis

Georgia
Jr.JASPER John Leslie Lewis, Jr., 68, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.John retired from Tennessee Valley Authority after many years of service, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Fort

Delores Manson

Hamilton county
Delores Ector Manson, 61, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at a local hospital.She was the daughter of the late Ed and Teresa Ector.She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Fredrick Manson;

Larry McAllister

Hamilton county
Larry Leroy McAllister, 54, of Chattanooga, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.Mr. McAllister was preceded in death by his mother, Judy Blaylock.Survivors include his special friend, Bridget Hyde; two brothers, Scott (Kate) Blaylock, Travis (Buffy) Blaylock;

Harold McLeod

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Harold M. McLeod, 93, passed away Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. To share your thoughts and memories, visit www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.Funeral services will be held today, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m. in the South Crest

Katie Nail

Hamilton county
Katie Ohta Nail, 85, of Hixson, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.Katie was a favored daughter of Japan and a resident of the Chattanooga area for the past 46

Carolyn Peck

Tennessee
, CLEVELAND Caroline "Carolyn" Mitchell Peck, 65, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2012.Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.Visitation will be 4-8 p.m.

Melvin Price

Hamilton county
Melvin Leroy Price, 64, of Signal Mountain, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012.He was of the Baptist faith, and he was a retired roofer.He was preceded in death by his parents, Alton and Mildred Price;

Charles Roach

Hamilton county
Jr.Charles "Chuck" Dorman Roach Jr., 51, of Hixson, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, in his home.He was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and a Chattanooga business owner. Chuck attended Chamberlain Baptist

Carolyn Shore

Georgia
TRION Carolyn Jeanette Shore, 84, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Survivors, sons, Dow (Kelley) Shore, Montage Choate; two grandchildren; one great-granddaughter.Funeral services are 6 p.m. today, Nov. 8, 2012 at Mason Funeral Home, Summerville.

Mollie Shrader

Georgia
TRENTON Mollie Williams Shrader, 77, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, and was a member of Trenton Church of God.She was preceded in death by her parents,

Wayne Sims

Hamilton county
Wayne Stanley Sims, 80, of Soddy-Daisy passed away on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, in an area hospital.Mr. Sims was a veteran of the United States Army.He was preceded in death by his wife, Marlene Sims;

William Talley

Hamilton county
Jr.William Edward Talley Jr., 68, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, in a local hospital.He was a U.S. Army veteran and was formerly employed by Astec.He was preceded in death by his

AL Wall

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Arie Lamar Wall "Wad", 79, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at his residence surrounded by his wife and family.He was a United States Army Veteran having served in the Korean War, and

Gregory Waters

Hamilton county
Gregory Alan Waters, 56, passed away Sunday, Nov. 5, 2012.He was born June 5, 1956 in Shelby, N.C.He was a resident of Chattanooga most of his life and attended Tyner High School.He was proceeded in

Amy Wunder

Other areas
Amy Hackney Wunder, 61, of Orlando, Fla., passed away on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.She was born in Pennington Gap, Va., to Thomas and Bea Hackney.Survivors include her husband, Nick Wunder; children, Julie Wunder (Shon Norris)

In MemoryMICHAEL A

In memory
March 1956 - November 2010We love you and miss you.Your family, Bill and Ethel Willingham, Lynne, Jimmy, and Aundrea

In MemoryRICKY CAYLOR

In memory
Nov. 8, 1962 - July 21, 1997Not only were you my brother, but you were my friend. I miss all the special times we shared together. You are sadly missed, but your memories will

In MemoryHAYDEN MARK

In memory
PATTERSONAug. 29, 2000-Nov. 8, 2000It has been twelve years. We Love and Miss You Very Much.Mommy, Daddy, Brothers, Sister, Family and FriendsIn Loving Memory

In MemoryAlbert Smith

In memory
INMEMORYSept. 21, 1921- Nov. 8, 2010This day is remembered and quietly kept.No words are needed, we shall never forget. For those we love dont go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen and unheard
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