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Local Obits for Wed. Nov 28, 2012



SarahHudgins

Georgia
SarahHudginsSUMMERVILLE Sarah Mae Hudgins, 83, passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012.Funeral service at 2 p.m. Thursday at Lawrence Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. Robert Barrett officiating.Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home.

Hubert

Tennessee
WHITWELL Hubert R. Atterton, 80, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012.Hubert was member of Powells Crossroads Church of god and was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Will Atterton; father,

Bobbie Allen

Georgia
RINGGOLD Bobbie Jean Allen, 42, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at her home.Bobbie was a life long resident of Walker County.Survivors include her father, Bobby (Lisa) Clingan, Rossville; two sons, Justin and Tommy Brandon;

Richard Bird

Hamilton county
Rev. The Rev. Richard Bird, 76, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.Mr. Bird is a veteran of the United States Air Force.Richard was a pastor of churches in Georgia, Mississippi

Buddy Brock

Hamilton county
Willam Lantz "Buddy" Brock, 64, lifelong resident of Red Bank, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.He retired from Wheeland Foundry with over 30 years of service.He was preceded in death by his parents, Delo and

Colleen Chauncey

Hamilton county
Colleen Virginia Moore Chauncey, 81, of Hixson, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, in a local hospital.Mrs. Chauncey was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and was formerly employed at the Chattanooga Times Free Press as a

Phronia Conway

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Phronia J. Conway, 81, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at a local healthcare facility. Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. today, Nov. 28, in
Sr.FLINTSTONE Charles Lee "Charlie" Crabtree Sr., 82, passed away on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, in a local hospice facility.A native and lifelong resident of Chattanooga Valley, Charlie was the owner and operator

Janette Crawley

Hamilton county
Janette Crawley, 79, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012.Mrs. Crawley was born in Scottsboro, Ala., to Gerald and Lorene Castle. She was a graduate of Central High School and the University of

Leta Crisp

Tennessee
ALTAMONT Leta Mae "Bug" Crisp, 91, passed away at her home Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.She had been a cook at Grundy County High School and a member of Altamont Church of Christ. She was

Virginia Crutcher

Hamilton county
Ms. Virginia Jo Gillispie Crutcher passed away on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, when the Lord visited His child and summoned her home.She was a native of Chattanooga, born on July 18, 1928 to the union

James Davidson

Georgia
TRENTON James "Bud" Morris Davidson, 78, died Monday night, Nov. 26, 2012.He was self-employed with Davidson Drywall. Mr. Davidson attended Macedonia Baptist Church.He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Morris and Jessie

William DeBrock

Hamilton county
Col. eCol. William Paul DeBrocke, U.S. Army (Retired), 90, of Signal Mountain, passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.Born in Yonkers, N.Y. on Dec. 9, 1921, Col. DeBrocke, Bill, attended Catholic Schools until his appointment to

Charles Edwards

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA Charles Clyde Edwards, 60, passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012.He was born to the late Earl and Juanita Edwards in LaFayette on Oct. 12, 1952. He was of the Baptist faith and a

Cavella Ferguson

Hamilton county
Cavella Ferguson, 80, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, with her family by her side.Visitation will be at 10 a.m. today in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with the funeral to follow

Mary Gardner

Hamilton county
Mary E. "Buddy"Kilgore Gardner, 81, of East Ridge, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.Mary has lived in the Chattanooga area for more than 70 years. and was of the Christian faith. Mary was a beautician

Jewell Garrett

Hamilton county
Jewell Lawing Garrett, 98, went home to be with her Lord on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.She was the daughter of the late Nola and Tom Lawing. She was a member of First Baptist Church,

Sheryle Gould

Hamilton county
Sheryle D. Gould, was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, surrounded by loving family. Funeral at noon today at Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Robert

Lois Harris

Tennessee
SPRING CITY Lois C. Harris, 92, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. today,Nov. 28, at Spring City Cemetery.Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. today at the funeral

Herman Haygood

Georgia
TRION Herman M. Haygood, 71, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.He was a member of Waterville Baptist Church, a former employee of the Hamilton County Board of Education and he enjoyed fishing and raising

Charles Hill

Georgia
TRENTON Charles Clemon Hill, 76, died Tuesday morning, Nov. 27, 2012.He was employed with Combustion Engineering for 30 years as a maintenance mechanic, former owner of Crossroads Ace Hardware of Trenton; and worked with

George Humphrey

Hamilton county
George William "Bill" Humphrey, of Hixson, died on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012.Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services; 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson. 423-531-3975.

Brian Hunt

Hamilton county
Brian J. Hunt, 85, of Ooltewah, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012.He was born Dec. 12, 1926 in Berkshire, England. He was a Royal Navy Veteran serving during World War II saving thousands of lives

John Kendrick

Georgia
SUMMERVILLE John Robert Kendrick, 82, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Summerville First Baptist Church.Visitation from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at Summerville First Baptist Church.Interment in Greenhills

Leslie Kilgore

Hamilton county
Leslie Idean Kilgore, 87, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 at a local hospital.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

John Lanham

Hamilton county
Rev. Sr.Rev. John S Lanham Sr., 93, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Nov. 24 2012. He served his beloved country in WWII and was a retired Captain of the Hamilton County

Ida Mabe

Hamilton county
Ida Kummer Mabe passed away on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. She was 84 years old.She was born to Oswald and Anna Kummer on Aug. 10, 1928, the youngest of four children. She was raised in

Lydia Martin

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA Lydia Mae Burke Martin, 95, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.She was born in Chickamauga, to the late Emmett Scott Burke and Wilma Irene Stone Burke. She was a lifelong resident

Bobby McCampbell

Tennessee
SOUTH PITTSBURG Bobby Joe McCampbell, 70, passed away at his home in Townsend, Tenn., on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 after a long battle with Alzheimers.Born in South Pittsburg, on Nov. 15, 1942, he graduated

Kenneth Reel

Hamilton county
Kenneth Earl Reel, 62, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, in a local hospital.He was preceded in death by his parents, Elzie and Louise Reel; brothers, John Reel, Edward Reel and Nathaniel Reel;

Maria Reyes

Georgia
DALTON Maria Reyes, 65, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.Mass for Maria Reyes will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Josephs Catholic Church with Father Duvan Gonzales officiating.Interment in Villa Juares, San Luis

Charles Southcut

Tennessee
WINCHESTER Charles L. Southcut, 68, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at Vanderbilt Medical Center.Funeral at 1 p.m. today at Moore-Cortner Chapel with Wanda Tucker officiating.Burial in Cowan Montgomery Cemetery. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home,

Donald Sweeney

Hamilton county
Donald W. Sweeney, of Hixson, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. Services for Donald will be held at 1 p.m. today, Nov. 28, at the North Chapel with Pastor Fred Steelman officiating.Burial will follow

Kelly Taylor

Hamilton county
Kelly Taylor, 39, of Hixson, passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 in Nashville.Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Brainerd Baptist Church with visitation following the service from 11:30 until 1 p.m. also at

Robert Tesley

Hamilton county
IIRobert Arthur Tesley II, 65, of Hixson, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in a local hospital.Mr. Tesley was born in Chicago, Ill., and attended St. Jude Catholic Church.Survivors include his sister, Roberta Liljegren and

James Whitfield

Hamilton county
James Robert Whitfield, 74, of Hixson, went to be with the Lord Sunday, Nov. 24, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace with Dr. William "Bill"

Canton Whitson

Hamilton county
Canton Lamar Whitson, 40, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, in a health care facility.He was a graduate of Brainerd High School class of 1990, Carlton was preceded in death by parents, Wayne

In MemoryBobbi Christine

In memory
erJuly 17, 1971-Nov. 28, 1993We miss and love youSisters Connie, Debra, son Coty and Louise Davis

In MemoryDR JAMES

In memory
Aug. 23, 1963-Nov. 28, 2008Four years ago, you walked the earth. Now you walk the Golden Streets of your Reward on June of this year, your Daddy came to Heaven, and you met him

In MemoryDavid K

In memory
Happy 20th AnniversaryTo my sweet husband.Thinking of you on this special day.Your loving wifeBernice Sale

In MemoryVinnie Thaxton

In memory
INMEMORYMrs. Vinnie Green ThaxtonMarch 23, 1926Whom God called Home on November 28, 1987Gone in body, but always with us in spirit. Still loved and missed very much by your children, Delores G. Hayes and John
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