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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 09, 2012



Sarah Abbott

Hamilton county
Sarah Elizabeth Abbott, 91, of Red Bank, went to Heaven Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, in a Chattanooga hospital surrounded by her loving family.She was a longtime member of White Oak Baptist Church and the Saved

Clemmie Banther

Hamilton county
Clemmie Gentry Banther, 90, of Harrison, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012.Clemmie was a member of Maple Grove Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her husband, Jess Banther; parents,

Regina Brown

Hamilton county
Regina Brown, 61, of Hixson passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 at her residence.The family will gather for one hour from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. today, Oct. 9, 2012 at the Highway 58

Connie Buttner

Hamilton county
Connie Buttner, 62, of Hixson, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2012.She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Roberta Daughtery; three sisters, Faye Quinn, Sue Cooke and Betty Daughtery; and five brothers, Carl

Paul Campbell

Hamilton county
, Jr.Paul Campbell Jr. died at home on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012.Born in Chattanooga on Dec. 23, 1915, he was predeceased by his parents, Paul Campbell Sr. and Margaret Meriwether Campbell; by his sister, Margaret

Russell Capel

Hamilton county
Russell Capel, 49, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Charles Colvin

Hamilton county
Charles Colvin, 63, passed away on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at a local hospital.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Judy Cornay

Alabama
GROVE OAK Judy Earlene Cornay, 62, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at Dekalb RegionalHospital.Funeral will be 2 p.m. CDT Thursday from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.Burial at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.Visitation 1-8 p.m. CDT today

Janice Eason

Georgia
RINGGOLD Janice R. Eason, 72, was welcomed home by our Heavenly Father Monday, Oct. 8, 2012.She was a member of Fort Oglethorpe Church of Christ. Mrs. Eason was retired from the U.S. Attorneys Office

Larry Gable

Tennessee
NIOTA Larry Allen Gable, 62, died Monday morning, Oct. 8, 2012, at Woods Memorial hospital.Funeral at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel.Burial will follow in Mount Zion Cemetery in Loudon.Visitation 1-2 p.m. Wednesday in the

Thomas Hall

Georgia
Tommy HallROSSVILLE Thomas Eugene "Tommy" Hall, 49, departed this life Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012.Tommy was a truck driver for Epes Transportation for the past five years, and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include

Rodney Hulsey

Hamilton county
Rodney Eugene Hulsey, 45, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Oct. 5, 2012.Mr. Hulsey was born March 12, 1967 in Fort Lee, Va., to Robert "Gene" and Kathie Moss Hulsey. He had lived in Commerce,

Dora Jacks

Tennessee
Dora Pearline Jacks, age 72 of Cowan, Tennessee passed away on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at her home.A funeral will be at 2 p.m. today in the Moore-Cortner Chapel.Interment in Payne's Cove Cemetery, Pelham,

Martha Jones

Tennessee
BENTON Martha Rose Jones. 68, passed away Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. Survivors include husband, Charles "Junior" Jones; and children, Ricky Mullinax, Sharon Jones, Debbie Rayfield and Cynthia Tankersley.Graveside at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct.

Corena Jones

Hamilton county
Corena Jones, 88, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at a local hospital.Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Vera Martin

Tennessee
ENGLEWOOD Vera Marie Martin, 57, passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at her mothers residence.Funeral was 7 p.m. today in the chapel.Burial 11 a.m. Wednesday in McMinn Memory Gardens.Visitation 5-7 p.m. today at the

Jewell Mullins

Hamilton county
Jewell Hughes Mullins, 94, of East Ridge went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012.She was the daughter of Frank and Georgia Hughes.She was retired from 3M Corporation after 24
HENAGAR Cecil Ladon Pendergrass, 62, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, in Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga.Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, from Mount Pisgah Holiness Church.Burial will follow in adjoining cemetery.Visitation after 2 p.m.

Dorothy Peoples

Tennessee
NEW HOPE Dorothy Blevins Peoples, 88, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2012.The daughter of the late Joseph Benjamin and Emmaline Massengale Blevins, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Vince Peoples.

Barbara Price

Tennessee
WINCHESTER Barbara Price, 63, passed away Friday, October 5, 2012. Survivors include daughter, Linda Kay Perry Matthews; sons, Roger Clark and John T. Perry Jr.; brothers, Michael and Johnny Throneberry and Kenny Teters; grandchildren

John Ray

Hamilton county
John Ray, 72, a lifelong resident of Chattanooga, died on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at his residence.Mr. Ray graduated from City High School in 1958 and then he attended the University of Chattanooga. He was

Charles Renfro

Hamilton county
William Charles Renfro, 80, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Will and Suda Mae Renfro.He is survived by his sons, Mike Renfro, Terry Renfro and Jerry

Ola Roddy

Tennessee
DAYTON Ola "Cotton" Roddy, 88, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at her sons resident in Soddy-Daisy.She was a longtime resident of Rhea County, she also lived in Battle Creek,Mich., prior to moving back to

Monterius Rollins

Hamilton county
Monterius Rollins, 18, passed away on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in Chattanooga.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.
ROSSVILLE Pearl G. Satterfield, 98, formerly of Rossville, died Sunday, October 7, 2012, at her home in Rainsville, Ala. She previously lived in Florida, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee, Trenton and Rossville. Mrs. Satterfield was

Bobby Smith

Tennessee
WINCHESTER Bobby Joe Smith, 71, passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Erlanger.Funeral services 11 a.m. today, Oct. 9, at Moore-Cortner Chapel.Interment at Franklin Memorial Gardens. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave. NW, Winchester,

Barbara Stanley

Alabama
FORT PAYNE Barbara Stanley, 72, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at her residence.Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday from Fort Payne Church of God of Prophecy.Burial at Mount Herman Cemetery.Visitation 5-8 p.m. today.W.T. Wilson

Deborah Tabor

Hamilton county
Deborah Ann "Debbie" Tabor, 43, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at a local hospital.A native of Bluefield, W.Va., she was a longtime Chattanooga resident.Debbie was a member of

Edna Taylor

Georgia
Edna Westbrooks Taylor, 89, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, in a local health care facility.A native and lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Edna was a well-known citizen's activist and president of Citizens

Betty Tucker

Alabama
RAINSVILLE Betty Jean Tucker, 77, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at her residence.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel.Burial in Mountain View Memory Gardens, www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com.Visitation will

Ronald Williams

Hamilton county
Ronald "Ronnie" Eugene Williams, 82, passed away Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012.Ronnie was born on Dec. 11, 1929 in Chattanooga to W.F. Williams Jr. and Mother Ida Bell Rutherford Williams. He served in the U.S.

Martha Winton

Tennessee
TULLAHOMA Martha Winton, 63, passed away Saturday, Oct. 06, 2012, at Harton Regional Medical Center.Visitation with the family will be from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. CDT today at Tullahoma Funeral Home.Services at 2

Bettie Worley

Tennessee
PALMER Bettie S. Worley, 74, of Red Bank, passed away at her home Monday, Oct. 8, 2012.She was born in Palmer on Feb. 19, 1938, to Harley and Oma Lee Meeks Tate who preceded

In MemoryIGregory Lloyd

In memory
GREGORY A. LLOYDApril 24, 1963-Oct. 8, 2007ANTONIO STARRMay 12, 1975-Oct. 4, 2011In Loving MemoryGone too SoonRemembering and loving you forever. Mother-Aunt Betty J. Lloyd; Your Family and Friends. Aunt Mary (Elder Wilbur) Tigner, Cousins,

In MemoryBetty Williams

In memory
INMEMORYOct. 9, 1934 - March 5, 2008Happy Birthday to our precious Mother, Nana and Great Grand-NanaIf roses grow in Heaven, Lord please pick a bunch for me. Place them in my mother's arms, and tell
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