Obits Archives

Submit an Obit

The first 50 words are free and then it is 50 cents per word. Photos are $25; double photos $35 (recent photo and photo from past). The obit daily deadline is 3 p.m. Major credit cards are accepted.

Obits must be submitted from local funeral homes. If it is an out of town funeral home, crematory, or if the body was donated, the family may submit the obituary but the newspaper must have proof of death - a letter from the institution or a death certificate, for instance.

Obits can be faxed to (423) 757-6674 or emailed to obits@timesfreepress.com. Please call (423) 757-6348 to confirm receipt and to make payment.

In Memory ads can be faxed to (423) 757-6461, emailed to advisor@timesfreepress.com or phone in at (423) 757-6200.

Local Obits for Sat. Nov 10, 2012



Mildred Barbee

Hamilton county
Mildred Barbee, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in a local health care facility. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Regina Brewer

Hamilton county
Regina Brewer, of Chattanooga, passed away recently at her residence. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

David Conner

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA David Allen Conner, 61, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.He was a faithful man of God who loved his wife, children, grandchildren, family and friends.He was preceded in

Rhonda Early

Hamilton county
Rhonda L. Early, 34, passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville.Arrangements will be announced by Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., 423-265-4414.

Barbara Forrest

Hamilton county
Barbara L. Forrest, 83, of Soddy-Daisy, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.Barbara was retired from First Tennessee Bank and was a former co-owner of Shady Grove Harbor and Forrest Cove

Gladys Graham

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA Mary Gladys Crane Graham, 88, passed away at her residence Friday, Nov. 9, 2012.She was born in Valley Head, Ala. to the late Spencer L. and Beulah Short Crane. She was the

Jack Hayes

Hamilton county
Jack E. Hayes, 75, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. Survivors include Jean Goodner Hayes, his wife of 56 years; daughter, Pam West; grandchildren, Jennifer West and Alisha Kennedy;

Charles Hill

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA Charles Robert Hill, 41, passed away Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and attended the First Baptist Church in Chickamauga. He was currently employed as a

Pauline Ledwell

Alabama
FORT PAYNE Pauline Agnes Ledwell, 84, passed away Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 in Shelby Medical Center, Alabaster, Ala.Funeal will be 1 p.m. today, Nov. 10, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with Rev. Billy Wallace

Jerry Lynn

Hamilton county
Jerry Wayne Lynn, 62, of Chattanooga passed away Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at his home.Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. today, Nov. 10, 2012, in the South Crest

Jimmy Mabry

Alabama
PISGAH Jimmy Lee Mabry, 64, passed away Sunday,Nov. 8, 2012, at Highlands Medical Center.Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. CST today, Nov. 10, at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel, Rainsville, Ala.There will be no service

Charlie Martin

Alabama
BRIDGEPORT Charlie "Doug" D. Martin Jr., 52, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at The Health Center at Standifer.Survived by father, Charlie (Kathy) Martin, of Bridgeport; mother, Carolyn (Wendell) Anthony, of Stevenson, Ala.; daughters, Lynn

Mary Maze

Tennessee
WINCHESTER Mary Faye Maze, 69, passed away Friday, at Southern TN Medical Center.Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home.Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at Moore-Cortner Chapel with interment

Nathaniel McGowan

Hamilton county
Nathaniel McGowan, 64, passed away on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at a local hospital.Arrangement by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Clyde McGraw

Georgia
SUMMERVILLE Clyde Wiley McGraw, 90, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.Survivors: sons, Tony (Peggy) McGraw and Garner C. McGraw. Graveside: at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church Cemetery in

Thomas Moore

Tennessee
Sr.GRUETLI-LAAGER - Mr. Thomas D. Moore Sr., 83, passed away Thursday November 8, 2012. Funeral services will be 1 p.m today, Nov. 10, 2012 in the funeral home chapel with burial to follow in

Frances Northcutt

Tennessee
WINCHESTER Frances Northcutt, 94, passed away November 8, 2012.Funeral services will be 11 a.m. CSTSaturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment will be in Mount Garner Cemetery.Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 1st

John Parish

Georgia
John ParrishCHICKAMAUGA Judge John Thomas "J.T." Parrish Sr., 70, passed away Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.He born in Chickamauga, to the late Roy E. Parrish Sr. and Elizabeth Mae Autry Parrish. He

Hancel Reno

Tennessee
ATHENS Hancel McCoy Reno, 77, passed away Thursday night, Nov. 8, 2012, at his residence.Funeral at 7 p.m. Monday in the chapel.Burial at 1 p.m. Tuesday in McMinn Memory Gardens.Visitation 5-7 p.m. Monday at
Patricia SisemoreCHICKAMAUGA Patricia Irene Hayes Sisemore, 51, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.She was born in Germany and had resided in Chickamauga, for the past 15 years. She was of the

Lorene Smith

Tennessee
PIKEVILLE Lorene Smith, 94, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012.She was a member of the College Grove Church of Christ. Church of Christ. Lorene was preceded in death by husband Eugene Smith; parents, J.O. Turner

Jack Spicknall

Georgia
SAVANNAHJohn "Jack" T. Spicknall died Tuesday, Nov. 6. 2012 in Atlanta at St. Josephs Hospital.He was born in Washington, D.C. June 10, 1927, son of Edith G. and John T. Spicknall. His early childhood

Raleigh Sprowl

Georgia
Jr.DALTON Raleight Sprowl Jr., 54, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012.Funeral at noon today at the chapel of Willis Funeral Home with Bishop Stephen Thomas officiating.Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Dalton.

Verma Stevens

Georgia
FORT OGLETHORPE Verma Monroe Stevens, 93, formerly of Skirum, Ala., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at Parkridge East Hospital, surrounded by her family. For the last three years she has lived with her daughter.

Kenneth Taylor

Other areas
WEST MELBOURNE, Fla. Kenneth L. Taylor, 82, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. He was born in Chattanooga. Services and burial will be in Florida, arranged by Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care, Melbourne

Mable Welch

Hamilton county
Mable Long Welch, 94, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.Mable was born and raised in Chickamauga, Ga., and has been a longtime resident of the Chattanooga area.

Benjamin Wilson

Hamilton county
Benjamin Clark Wilson, Jr., 67 of Ooltewah, passed away Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at his home.Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family.Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road.

Amy Wunder

Hamilton county
Amy Hackney Wunder, 61, of Orlando, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.Survivors: husband, Nick Wunder; children, Julie Wunder (Shon Norris) and Tommy Wunder; mother, Bea Hackney.Funeral 10 a.m. Monday at St. Lukes United Methodist Church,

In MemoryINMEMORY

In memory
INMEMORYLeona Smartt PoeNov. 10, 1916 - March 1, 2008"Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God"Greatly Loved and Missed by Children and Grandchildren

In MemoryDOROTHY CHITTY

In memory
DOROTHY L. CHITTYSept. 20, 1925-Nov. 10, 2009In Loving MemoryMom, we love and miss you everyday.All our love, Your Children, Grand, Great-Grand and Great Great Grandchildren

In MemoryADA DAVIDSON

In memory
INMEMORYADA MAE DAVIDSONNov. 10, 1952 - Aug. 4, 2011The family would like to wish her a happy fifty-ninth birthday. She is forever loved and truly missed.Deshunda Garrett

In MemoryBETTY MILLER

In memory
Betty Greer Miller James GreerLouise MeroneyLeon FriddellJohn 4: 2 & 3Your Loving Family

In MemoryCASH REINERT

In memory
INMEMORYFeb. 13, 1943 - Nov. 10, 2011Its been one year ago today when God saw you getting tired, a cure was not to be.God whispered come with me, my child, I will give you rest.
CHICAGO (AP) - The man who got generations of hot dog lovers humming along to the Oscar Mayer Weiner song has died.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The executive producer of TV's "NCIS" and creator of "NCIS: New Orleans" has died. CBS says in a statement that Gary Glasberg died in his sleep...
Herschell Gordon Lewis, the horror filmmaker known as the 'godfather of gore,' has died. He was 87.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Bataan Death March survivor, artist and educator Ben Steele has died in Montana. He was 98.
Arnold Palmer brought a country-club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner's touch, At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jean Shepard, "the grand lady of the Grand Ole Opry" who had a long recording career as an influential female in country music, died Sunday, according...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A spokeswoman for the Grand Ole Opry says Country Music Hall of Fame artist Jean Shepard has died. She was 82.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana musician Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural Jr., who introduced zydeco music to the world through his namesake band Buckwheat Zydeco, has died. He was 68.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Ed Temple, the former Tennessee State track and field coach who led the U.S. women's team to 15 Olympic gold medals and helped break down racial...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A pioneering physicist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has died.
TOTOWA, N.J. (AP) - The Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey, says the world's oldest Roman Catholic bishop has died. The Rev. Peter Gerety was 104.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Longtime Nebraska politician Bill Barrett, who helped shape the nation's farm policy during his 10 years in Congress, has died at age 87.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Curtis Hanson, who won an Oscar for the screenplay for "L.A. Confidential" and directed Eminem in the movie "8 Mile," has died at age 71.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An influential community activist who turned San Francisco's Asian-American population into a political power in the city has died.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Charmian Carr, the actress best known for portraying the eldest von Trapp daughter in Rogers & Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music," has died. She was 73.
NEW YORK (AP) - Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee has died in suburban New York City at age 88.
PHOENIX (AP) - A former spokeswoman says Arizona's first female governor, Rose Mofford, has died at age 94.
The grand dame of daytime television drama, Agnes Nixon liked to say that "everyone's life is a soap opera." For proof, she offered up her own.