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Local Obits for Tue. Sep 25, 2012

Margaret Adams

CLEVELAND Margaret M. Adams, 82, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012.Survivors: children, Wayne Adams, Marie Blackwell, Denise Coleman and Edward Adams; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; one brother.Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fike Funeral Home.Visitation: 4-8 p.m. today

Lula Baltimore

Hamilton county
Lula Edna Baltimore, 42, of Ooltewah, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. She was a Baptist.She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Eula Gray Hixson.She is survived by her

Marie Barger

DAYTON Marie Barger, 96, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at Life Care of Rhea County.She was a lifetime resident of Rhea County, she was a grey lady at Rhea Medical Center for several years.

Al Bernal

CHICKAMAUGA Alfonso "Al" F. Bernal, died peacefully Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, in the Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Terry Burns officiating. Final

George Casteel

Hamilton county
Sr.George Thomas Casteel Sr., 75, of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012. He was a Baptist.George served his country in the U.S. Marines and was a member
SUMMERVILLE Dorothy Chappelear, 87, passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012.Funeral services will be at 4:30 p.m. today from J.D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home.

Hollis Compton

CHICKAMAUGA Hollis L. Compton, 74, passed away on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012.He was born in Nashville, to the late Lilliard I. and Nannie Sue Cavnor Compton. He served his country from 1956 -1962 in

Inda Echart

Hamilton county
Inda Mae Smith Echart, 88, passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, at Life Care Center in East Ridge.A native of Tampa, Fla., she had lived in Chattanooga since childhood. Inda was a member of Christ

Dan Edwards

RINGGOLD Daniel "Dan" Longmire Edwards, 67, passed away early Monday morning, Sept. 24, 2012, at home.A lifelong resident of the North Georgia Chattanooga area, he was a member of Ringgold First Baptist Church. Dan

William Garrett

Jr.WINCHESTER William Hardy "Buck" Garrett Jr., 80, passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, at Harton Regional Medical Center.Visitation with the family is 5-8 p.m. today at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home.Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday,

John Hall

BELVIDERE John Harlan Hall, 72, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. today in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment in Franklin

George Harris

Hamilton county
George R. "Bob" Harris, 65, resident of Ooltewah, passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at home.Mr. Harris was born Aug. 26, 1947 and has lived in the Chattanooga area most of his life. He

Rose Hughes

TUNNEL HILL Laura Rose Lee Hughes, 73, went home to be with her Lord Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012.A resident of the Catoosa County area for the past 37 years, she was a former

Vincent Jones

Hamilton county
Vincent Charles Jones, 79, of Hixson, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012.Vincent is survived by his wife of almost 56 years, Annette Jones; son and daughter-in-law, Dorio Jones and Darlene Arment.There will be no

Marie Jones

ROSSVILLE Marie Jones, 102, went home to be with her Lord, Saturday Sept. 22, 2012.She was preceded in death by her husband of 73 years, James D. Jones; mother and father, and 11 brothers

Imogene Kerr

Imogene Ross Sharits Kerr, 84, of Hamlet, N.C., and formerly of Athens, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2012.Funeral services 7 p.m. in the chapelBurial 10 a.m. Thursday in McMinn Memory Gardens.Visitation 5 to 7 p.m.

James Long

DAWSON James M. Long, 93, passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, in Albertville Nursing Home.Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery.Visitation from
SPRING CITY Clarence "Mac" Author McAllister, 64, died Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012.Funeral service 7 p.m. today, Sept. 25, at Bordwine Funeral Home.Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. prior to service.Interment at 11 a.m.

Nora Millard

FLINTSTONE Nora Rena Crosswhite Millard, 79, passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012. She was a lifetime resident of North Georgia and was member of Lake Howard Baptist Church. She enjoyed crocheting, gardening and

Charles Moore

Hamilton county
Charles G. Moore, 87, High Point, died Saturday Sept. 22, 2012, in a local hospital.He was a native of Harrison Tenn., and has lived in High Point Community for the past 51 years. Mr. Moore

William Nelson

WINCHESTER William Henry Nelson, 76, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.Funeral will be at 1 p.m. today in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment will be in

Fain Pennington

Hamilton county
Fain K. Pennington, 61, of Chattanooga died Sunday Sept. 23, 2012.He was preceded in death by his father, Fain K. Pennington Sr.; mother Lucy Sherrill and stepfather Judge William Sherrill; and an aunt Ruth Johnson.He
RINGGOLD Betty Lou Poindexter, 79, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012.She had lived in the North Georgia area for most of her life and was a

Eleanor Porter

Hamilton county
Eleanor Holloway Porter, 93, of East Brainerd, passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 at her residence.She was a graduate of Central High School Class of 36; and retired from REA Express, and was a member

Donald Powell

TRENTON Donald Lee Powell, 70, died Sunday evening, Sept. 23, 2012.Mr. Powell was a heavy equipment mechanic as well as an auto mechanic. He was an avid fisherman and was a good marksman. He

Evelyn Prince

Hamilton county
Evelyn W. Prince, 87, of Chattanooga, died Sunday Sept. 23, 2012.She is survived by her sons, Julian (Georgia) Prince, of Montgomery Ala., Harold (Mary Ann) Prince, of Stevenson, and Ronnie Prince, of Chattanooga; grandchildren, Jennifer

William Sartain

CHICKAMAUGA William "Bill" Otto Sartain, 82, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, from injuries sustained in a car accident.He was born in LaFayette, Ga., to the late Virgil Elder & Lucy Hughes Sartain. He

Marie Shenouda

Hamilton county
Marie F. Shenouda, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012.Marie was born in Assiott, Egypt and came to the United States in 1977 to be with her son and his family. She was

Annette Twomey

Hamilton county
Annette Adair Twomey left her earthly home to join her Father in Heaven on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012.She is survived by her husband, Paul Twomey; her daughter, April Summey Summers; her sons, Jacob, Mason and

Casie Walters

Casie Nicole Walters, 23, of Chattanooga, died Monday, Sept, 24, 2012.She attended the Orange Grove Center of Chattanooga.Preceded in death by her father, Eric Scott Walters.Survived by her mother, Lynn Derryberry Walters,

Dorothy Wild

Hamilton county
Dorothy P. Wild passed away on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at the age of 90.Dorothy was born in Chattanooga on May 14, 1922, to Charles and Elsie Porter. She lived her entire life in

Charles Wilson

SUMMERVILLE Charles B. Wilson, 87, passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012.Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday from the J.D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home.Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m.


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