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Local Obits for Thu. Nov 15, 2012

Theodore Akins

Hamilton county
Theodore Akins Sr.Theodore T. Akins Sr., 58, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in Los Angeles, Calif.Local family: son, Theodore T. Akins Jr.; brother, Frederick (Pat) Akins and stepfather, Jasper Akins.

Flake Belk

Jr.WILDWOOD Flake N. Belk Jr., 76, died Tuesday morning Nov. 13, 2012.Survivors include wife of 51 years, Nancy J. Belk; and son Flake N. Belk III.Visit to share memories and condolences.Private graveside

Charlotte Bowman

Hamilton county
Charlotte Beatrice Bowman, 89, of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.She was a member of Hamilton Baptist Church of Chattanooga and retired from Standard Coosa Thatcher with 40 years

Barbara Bradford

SOUTH PITTSBURG Barbara Jean Stewart Bradford, 70, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, in a local hospital.Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today, Nov. 15, 2012, in the chapel of Rogers

Willie Brooks

Hamilton county
Willie Frazier Brooks, 75, of Chattanooga, went to be with her Lord at 4:50 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012.She was a member of East Chattanooga Church of God for 58 years, where she loved

Misty Browning

Hamilton county
Misty Dawn Browning, 29, of Georgetown, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012.She was a member of New Shepard Hill Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by grandfathers, Frank Anderson and

Ozzie Burrow

Hamilton county
Earney Oliver "Ozzie" Burrow, 89, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, in a local health care facility.He was preceded in death by his parents, Charley Felton Burrow and Addie M. Burrow; wife,

James Daughtrey

Hamilton county
James Luther Daughtrey, 61, of Tellico Plains and formerly of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2012.He was an electrician with IBEW Local #175.He was preceded in death by his father, J.D. Daughtrey; and

Richard Davis

RINGGOLD Richard Chastain Davis, 69, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012.A lifelong resident of the Ringgold area, Richard was a member of Catoosa Baptist Tabernacle and a former employee of Tractor Supply in Fort

Cecil Day

ROSALIE Cecil "Doc" Day, 75, passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at his residence.Cecil Day worked as a machinist at Cobble, Spencer, Wright Industry.Survivors, wife, Gaynell Tinker Day, of Rosalie; daughter, Connie West,

Winifred Dodd

Hamilton county
Winifred Lee Dodd, 92, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at her residence.She was born Feb. 19, 1920 in Cleveland, Tenn., to the late William and Effie Mae Lauderback.She was a homemaker and

Jennifer Friddell

Hamilton county
Jennifer D. Friddell, 30, of Georgetown, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012.She was a member of Shepherd Hills Baptist Church and a graduate of Central High School.Jennifer was preceded in death by her father, Mike Friddell;

Ann Graves

RINGGOLD Ann B. Graves 92, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.She was a native of Texas and has lived in the Chattanooga and North Georgia area for more than 60 years. Mrs. Graves was retired

Carolyn Griffin

Hamilton county
Carolyn Fay Patterson Griffin She went home to be with her Lord on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at her home in Middle Valley near Hixson.She was born on March 26, 1932, in Ringgold, Ga., to

Thomas Gunn

Hamilton county
Sr.Thomas Franklin Gunn Sr., of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at a local nursing home.He was a 27 year veteran of the United States Army, where he served in both the

Jack Haddock

Hamilton county
Jack D. Haddock, 62, of Clarksville, Tenn., died suddenly Monday, Nov. 12, 2012 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.A former, long-term resident of Chattanooga, graduating from Central High School, Mr. Haddock was also a graduate

Charles Hitchcock

Hamilton county
Charles Hitchcock, 51, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at his residence.Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Hal Jones

HARRIMAN Hal Hawk Jones passed away on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.He lived 94 well-spent years and was an accomplished husband, father, gardener, salesman, and friend. His garden flowers and smile lit up rooms, and

Judy Lowrance

Hamilton county
Judy Lowrance, 67, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at her home.She grew up in Nashville, and was a graduate of Hillsboro High School. Judy moved to Chattanooga approximately 35 years ago.

Dorothy McGauley

Hamilton county
Dorothy Crabtree McGauley, 92, died peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at Manorhouse, her "home away from home."She was born on Sept. 13, 1920 in Chattanooga and was the youngest daughter of John Farris Crabtree

Harold Neville

Hamilton county
Jr.Harold Neville Jr., 60, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2012.Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace with Sheriff Jim Hammond, Rodney Rollins and Paul Lee officiating.Interment

Perry Putnam

RINGGOLD Perry Lee Putnam, 73, died on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, in a local hospital.He was the owner of the Country Bumpkin Restaurant.Arrangements will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.

Sterling Ray

CLEVELAND Sterling Ray Stewart, 65, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012.Survivors: wife, Elizabeth Stewart; children, Angela Stewart, Lisa Carter and Chris Stewart; stepchildren, Renee', Sheri and Vickie; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.Service is 3 p.m.

David Roberson

Hamilton county
David Harold Roberson, 51, of Ooltewah, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, after a battle with cancer.He drove a truck for McKee Bakery and Wal-Mart and also did HVAC work. He

Bonnie Roberson

LaFAYETTE Bonnie Fite Roberson, 86, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012.She was born to the late John Milton Fite and Lola Mae Black Fite on May 5, 1926 in Fort Payne, Ala.Bonnie worked

Mary Tate

LaFAYETTE Mary Frances Tate, 88, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012.Survivors include children, Johnny Tate, Bruce Tate, Steve Tate, and Carol Short. Memorial service is 11 a.m Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at Mason Funeral Home,

Curtis Thornton

Hamilton county
Curtis Thornton, 68, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 at a local health care facility.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Wayne Tidwell

COWAN Wayne Douglas Tidwell, 68, passed away Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 at his residence.Survivors include his wife, Mary Davison; sons, Gerald Tidwell and Gary Tidwell; brother, Glenn Tidwell; and six grandchildren. No services are

Jamie Turner

Hamilton county
James Franklin "Jamie" Turner II passed away Nov. 3, 2012 in Colorado.Jamie loved to laugh and to make others smile with him.Just a day away from his 42nd birthday, he died doing something else he

Michael Voiles

Hamilton county
Harry Michael Voiles, 56, of Harrison, passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at his home.He was born Dec. 27, 1955, in Chattanooga to the late Harry Marshall and Trula Voiles Lemons. Michael was a

Danny Wallin

LaFAYETTE Danny Ray Wallin, 57, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012.Preceded in death by his mother, Nancy Carolyn Gore Wallin; and brother, Kenneth Wallin.Survived by father, Paul Wallin; daughter, Renee

Kenneth Wilson

Jr.RINGGOLD Kenneth Wayne Wilson Jr., 65, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012.A lifelong resident of the North Georgia and Apison area, he was a former employee of the Plumber and Steam Fitters Local

Robert Wise

Hamilton county
Jr.Robert Jerry Wise Jr., 55, of Chattanooga, died on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012.He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Jerry Wise Sr. and Adelaide Long Wise.Survivors include three sons, Robert Jerry Wise

James Woods

Hamilton county
James O. "Boo Boo" Woods, Sr., 72, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at a local hospital.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Marvin Yarbrough

Marvin YarbroughWHITESIDE Marvin Lee Yarbrough, 53, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012.He was a loving man that loved the Lord, his family, community and church. He was a


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