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Local Obits for Sat. Nov 17, 2012



James

Tennessee
WHITWELL James David "Stovepipe" Brown, 62, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. He was preceded in death by his brother, Bobby Ray Brown; grandparents, Pearl Dempsey McCurry, Alvers Dempsey, Clyde and Jessi Brown.Stovepipe

HelenJones

Georgia
HelenJonesHelen Lovella Jones, 84, of Rossville, passed away on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, in a local hospital.Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the South Crest Chapel with Gerry Flynn officiating.Burial will

Arvel Bowman

Hamilton county
Sr.Arvel Allen "Abe" Bowman Sr., 92, of Chattanooga, died on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Standifer Place.Mr. Bowman was a veteran of the United States Army; he served tours, during WWII, in both Italy

Jerry Boyd

Georgia
Jr.SUMMERVILLE Jerry Wayne Boyd Jr., 44, died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012.Survivors, wife, Tammie Boyd; sons, Jamie Boyd, Zachery Boyd; parents, Jerry and Deloris Boyd; one granddaughter; sister, Amanda Dalrymple, brothers, R.C. Boyd, Stacy

Brownie Carney

Hamilton county
Brownie Carney, 87, of Chattanooga passed away on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012.Mr. Carney was born in Rhea County and was a resident of Chattanooga since 1951.Mr. Carney was a veteran of World War II serving

Randall Carson

Alabama
VALLEY HEAD Randall Joe "Randy" Carson, 52, passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, in DeKalb Regional Hospital.Funeral will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Head with the Rev. L.A. Smith

Carl Cofer

Georgia
RINGGOLD Carl Miller Cofer, 86, passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.A native of Georgetown, Tenn., Carl has lived in the Ringgold area for the past 74 years. He was a former employee of

George Eargle

Georgia
ROSSVILLE George Talton Eargle Sr., 71, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, after a long battle with cancer.He was employed by the Nu-Foam Trucking Co. in Chattanooga for many years, and served in

Jeffery Glenn

Tennessee
MANCHESTER Mr. Jeffery "Bo-Dean" Glenn, 51 years of age, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. He was surrounded by love ones in his own home when he passed.Jeffery Glenn was born, Sept. 23, 1961

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

James Grove

Tennessee
DUNLAP James Parker Grove, died six days after his 86th birthday on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, in his sleep at home.He was a faithful husband and caregiver of his wife of 54 years, the

Sally Haggard

Tennessee
KIMBALL Sally Jane Foshee Haggard passed away, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at her home.She was a member of Whitwell Church of God and had been an employee of Wal-Mart.Her husband of 65 years,

James Hall

Georgia
ROSSVILLE James "Marshall" Hall, 50, passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.He was a lifelong resident of the Rossville area and was of the Christian faith.Marshall was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and

Charles Hitchcock

Hamilton county
Charles W. "Chuck" Hitchcock, 51, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 at his residence.He was a 1979 graduate of Brainerd High School and also graduated from Edmondson College of Business. He was employed

Betty Jenkins

Hamilton county
CLEVELAND Betty L. Jenkins, 74, a resident of Cleveland and formerly of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday afternoon, Nov. 15, 2012, at her home.Survivors and arrangements will be announced later by Companion Funeral &

Anna Jones

Hamilton county
Anna Mae Jones, 79, of Hixson, passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.She was a lifelong member of Daisy Church of God where she taught Sunday School for many years. Ms. Jones previously worked at

Robert Lawson

Hamilton county
Robert L. Lawson, 82, of Harrison, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at his residence.A resident of Chattanooga for over 50 years. He was a member of Maple Grove Baptist Church and was retired from

Edward Lively

Georgia
SUMMERVILLE Edward Monroe Lively, 62, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012.Survivors: wife, Wanda Lively; daughters, Mendy Edgeworth, Teresa Smallwood; stepchildren, Janice Hankins, Rodney Lewis, Kathy Ward; sister, Nancy Chambers; 10 grandchildren. Funeral is 2 p.m.

Joyce Loyd

Hamilton county
Joyce L. Loyd, 73, of East Ridge, passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.She was a member of South Seminole Baptist Church and was retired as Court Clerk from Hamilton County after 15 years of service.She

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

Teagan Millard

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Teagan Nathaniel Millard, infant son of Ricky and Keesha Millard passed away peacefully in the arms of his loving parents on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, and woke up in the arms of Jesus.Teagan

Linda Morgan

Hamilton county
Linda Brock Morgan, 67, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at her home.She is a member of Green Pond Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her son, Thomas Morgan; grandchildren, Angela

David Newton

Hamilton county
David E. Newton, 68, of Chattanooga, died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at his home.David was born May 6, 1944 in Chattanooga, the son of Mervin F. and Essie GarrettNewton. He graduated from the University of

Shonathan Parker

Hamilton county
Shonathan Marvin Parker, 34, of Chattanooga, died Nov. 13, 2012 in Fulton, Ky.He is survived by his mother, Vickie V. Parker; grandmother, Earnestine Parker; brother, Lawayne D. Parker; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.Arrangements by John

Jack Parker

Hamilton county
Jack Parker, 78, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012.Jack retired from the city of Soddy-Daisy as the road supervisor. He was a member of Soddy Masonic Lodge 418 F&AM and the

Delois Penney

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Delois Juanita Roden Penney, 76, passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.She was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was of the Baptist faith. Lois worked for Winn-Dixie Supermarkets for many years and

Charles Presto

Tennessee
DUNLAP Mr. Charles Rex "Jim" Presto, 65, died Friday morning, Nov. 16, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family.He was born in Spangler, Pa., on March 2, 1947 to Charles Rex Presto Sr.

Terry Price

Hamilton county
Terry Tyrone Price, 67, of Rome Ga., entered eternal rest Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012.Terry graduated with Honors from Howard High School in 1963. As a Hustling Tiger football player, he was awarded the Highest Academic

Mancel Prince

Tennessee
AUBURNTOWN Mancel Shawn Prince, 39, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at his residence.Funeral services will be 12:30 p.m. today, Nov. 17, 2012 at Moore-Cortner Chapel with burial at Franklin Memorial Gardens. Moore-Cortner Funeral

James Robison

Hamilton county
James Dale Robison, 45, of Asheville, N.C., passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2012.Jim was an auto industry, and was an avid amateur "Balloonmeister".Jim was preceded in death by his father, James Billy Robison.Jim is survived

Ruby Rogers

Tennessee
PELHAM Ruby L. Rogers, 83, of Paynes Cove, near Pelham, passed away on Friday morning, Nov. 16, 2012.Funeral: 2 p.m. Sunday at Paynes Cove Church.Burial: Paynes Cove Cemetery.Visitation: 3-9 p.m. today at the

Judy Seaman

Hamilton county
Judy Watts Seaman, loving wife, mother, daughter, and friend, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at the young age of 60.Judy was a lifetime member of Cross Road Baptist Church. She was a resident

Robert Smith

Georgia
Sr.RINGGOLD Robert "Bobby" Anthony Smith Sr., 68, departed this life Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at his home.He was born in Norfolk, Va., to the late Garnett and Ruth Smith, and later retired from

Johnny Tate

Tennessee
DAYTON Johnny Steed Tate, 80, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Life Care Center of Rhea County.Survivors include son, Ricky (Alison) Tate, Newnan, Ga.Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel

Carolyn Taylor

Hamilton county
Carolyn F. Taylor, 61, passed away on Thursday, Nov, 15, 2012, at a local hospice facility.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Brian Whitson

Tennessee
SOUTH PITTSBURG James Brian Whitson, 47, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, in a Chattanooga hospital.A U.S. Navy veteran, he was a former employee of Moss Motors and U.S. Stove and was preceded in death

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