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Local Obits for Fri. Nov 23, 2012



Phyllis Albright

Hamilton county
Phyllis Ann Albright, loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Nov. 19, 2012.She was an avid gardener of flowers and had a deep personal passion for helping

Thomas Barnes

Hamilton county
Thomas Floyd "Tommy" Barnes, 60, was called home on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012.The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. today at Lane Funeral Home and from 2 until 3 p.m. Saturday at

Geneva Cameron

Hamilton county
Geneva F. Cameron, 78, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012.Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. today at the funeral home chapel with the Rev. J.R. Holcomb officiating.Burial will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery.Arrangements by the Highway

Earl Campbell

Hamilton county
Earl Frederick Campbell, 79, of Chattanooga passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012.He was born to the late William and Lucy Campbell, Nov. 21, 1933. He retired from Baylor School and was of the Baptist

Hazel Cavin

Hamilton county
Hazel Atkins Cavin passed away Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at her home.She was born March 19, 1927 in Commerce, Ga., eldest daughter of Clara and Glover Atkins.She was preceded in death by her parents and

Alma Donaldson

Georgia
FORT OGLETHORPE Alma Wenell Carter Donaldson, 80, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012.Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Christine Gossett

Tennessee
DAYTON Christine Gossett, 88, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at her residence.A lifelong resident of Rhea County, she was a member of South Dayton Church of God.She was preceded in death by parents, John

Danny Harris

Hamilton county
Larry HarrisLarry "Danny" Harris, 72, of Chattanooga, went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, surrounded by his loving family. He was preceded in death by his parents Oscar and Lora

Barbara Hyatte

Hamilton county
Barbara Jean Hyatte passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012.She was born Dec. 20, 1944. She was a member of Stephen Temple Cumberland Church and a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School in the class

Burl Kell

Georgia
RINGGOLD Burl Byron Kell, 73, departed this life Monday, Nov. 19, 2012.Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. today in the chapel with Rev. John Purrington and Rev. Richard Clark officiating.Interment will follow in

Leola Leonard

Georgia
FORT OGLETHORPE Leola Bartlett Leonard, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at her residence. She was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and an active member of First Baptist Church of Fort Oglethorpe. Mrs.

Bob McCoy

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Robert Howard "Bob" McCoy, 84, died Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at his residence surrounded by his family.Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Janice Keebler and

Jean Moore

Hamilton county
Jean R. Moore, 83, of Chattanooga passed away peacefully Monday, Nov. 19, 2012.Friends and family will join in celebration of her life on Monday, Nov. 26, at Brainerd United Methodist Church from 1 to 3:30

Alex Moore

Hamilton county
Alex G. Moore 89, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012.Survivors and complete funeral arrangements will be announced by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, Valley View Chapel.

Barry Morgan

Georgia
LaFAYETTE Barry Lester Morgan, 66, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012.Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Florence Murray

Hamilton county
Florence Halfacre Murray, 58, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 at a local hospital. She was a member of Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her mother, Carrie Halfacre; brothers, Judge

Sherry Oliver

Hamilton county
Sherry F. Oliver, 55, of Hixson, passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2012.Survivors her loving sons, Jeff Oliver, David (Andrea) Oliver; grandchildren, Reagan, Jackson and Abigail Oliver, brother, Jerry McKeel; extended family, Kelly Flora, Kristy Pippin,

David Owens

Tennessee
NEWHOPE David Newton Owens "Dave", 65, of New Hope, Tenn., passed peacefully with the Lord on, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, while in NHC nursing home in Dunlap after battling cancer.He was born May 13,

Robert Peace

Hamilton county
, Jr.Robert D. Peace, Jr., 54, of Chattanooga, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.Arrangements are pending and will be announced by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory, and Florist.

James Pendergrass

Hamilton county
James Arthur Pendergrass (also known as Jay, J.A. and Jim) passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012.Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday at White Oak Baptist Church with Dr. Tony Wilson officiating.Graveside services are 1:30 p.m.

Tressie Rivers

Hamilton county
, Jr.Tressie T. Rivers, Jr., 61, passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. He was a member of the Howard High School Class of 1969. He retired from Mueller Company.He was preceded in death by

Mary Ruth

Hamilton county
Mary Nichols passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at age 93.She was born Sept. 19, 1919.She retired after 35 of service from Dixie Yarns.Mary was proceeded in death by her husband, Allen B. Nichols;

Dana Sehnert

Alabama
Dana Charles Sehnert, 53, of Ooltewah, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, in a local hospital.Survivors include his wife, Lisa Sehnert; three daughters, Morgan, Whitney and Danielle Sehnert, all of Ooltewah; Mother; three brothers; and a

Wallace Thurman

Hamilton county
Wallace Robert Thurman, of Harrison, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. He was 88 years old.Wallace was born in Meigs County and raised in Dayton, Tenn. He served our country during the

Noble Tolliver

Hamilton county
Noble Tolliver, 61, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Willis Walker

Hamilton county
Willis W. Walker 85, of Ooltewah, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012.Survivors and complete funeral arrangements will be announced by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, Valley View Chapel.

Billy Ware

Georgia
RINGGOLD Billy Ware, 68, passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2012.Funeral service will be Saturday, Nov. 24, at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmie Ingram officiating.Family will receive friends one hour before

James Warren

Tennessee
SOUTH PITTSBURG James Samuel Warren, 85, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at his home following a brief illness. "Jim" was born in South Pittsburg, Tenn., to Lot Henry and Birchie Mae Simmons Warren

In MemoryPATRICIA

In memory
UNDERWOODNOV. 23, 1964 - NOV. 2, 2006Happy Birthday!Death leaves a heartache that cant be healed. Love leaves a memory that no one can steal. Love, Mom, Your Family, Sons, Nieces, Lily and Jenna. Happy

In MemoryINMEMORY

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INMEMORYBERNARD WIGFALLAug. 23, 1955-Nov. 23, 1994WE MISS YOU We cried when you passed away, we still cry today.Although we loved you dearly, We could not make you stay. Your golden heart stopped beating, hard working

In MemoryTURHAN MCKENZIE

In memory
Nov. 5, 1972 -Nov 23, 2002 Turhan Jr., Your mom thought of you as:Tenderhearted, thoughtfulUnderstanding, universalRespected, radiantHelpful, harmlessAwesome, amusingNifty, neutralJolly, joyfulReady to go when God called. I was truly blessed and thankful to have

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Willie Mae Barnett HicksSept. 13, 1925 - Nov. 23, 1988Our Mother and GrandmotherIts been 24 years since God called you Home. There is still a lot of pain and sadness, but you will always
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