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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 24, 2012

Cadance Adams

RINGGOLD Cadance Brenee Adams, infant daughter of Courtney Renee Elders and Corbin Blake Adams passed away Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012.Other survivors include maternal grandparents, Judd and Lorna Whitfield, of Ringgold, Ga., and Ricky Elders,

Wilma Allen

Hamilton county
Wilma Nelson Coffey Allen, 87, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012. Completed funeral arrangements will be announced in a later edition by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road.

Elizabeth Cartwright

Hamilton county
Elizabeth Ann Light Cartwright, 87, passed away on Monday, Aug. 20, 2012.The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. today at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.Services for Mrs. Cartwright will follow

Harold Corbin

Hamilton county
Sr.Harold Corbin Sr., 74, passed at his residence on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, after a lengthy illness.He was a member of the Shooting Stars CB Club.He was preceded in death by his mother, Bessie
SUMMERVILLE Jeffery Covington, 71, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012.Survivors, wife, Mary Covington; sons, Benjamin Covington, Jeffrey Covington; brothers, Henry Covington, George Covington; sister, Annie Coleman; three grandchildren.Graveside service is 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25,

Arvella Crutchfield

Hamilton county
Arvella "Mutt" Crutchfield, 82, passed away on Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, at a local healthcare facility.She was formerly employed at Parkridge Hospital.She was preceded in death by her parents, Milton and Lula Crutchfield; and siblings,

Samuel Doreau

Hamilton county
Samuel Edward Doreau, infant son of Edward Doreau and Rebekah Good Doreau passed away Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012.Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012 at Greenwood Cemetery.Visit to share condolences.Arrangements by

Sheila Faulkner

Hamilton county
Sheila Faulkner, 73, of Red Bank, went to be with the Lord Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, surrounded by her loving family.Sheila was a member of Red Bank Baptist Church. She was an avid bowler and

Louise Fleming

ROSSVILLE Mary Louise Fleming, 87, died Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, in a local hospital.Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. today in the Lakeview First Baptist Church with Rev. Patrick Cooper and Rev. Max

Scott Gibson

Hamilton county
Scott Gibson, 35, passed away on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, as the result of a brain aneurism.Born Thomas Scott Gibson, May 16, 1977 in Chattanooga, Scott confessed his faith in Christ and joined the Methodist

Margie Gravitt

Hamilton county
Marjorie "Margie" Dean Stephenson Gravitt, 75, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012.Margie graduated from Soddy-Daisy High School in 1955. She was a member of Soddy-Daisy First Presbyterian Church.She was preceded in death

Susie Green

SUMMERVILLE Susie Mae Green, 75, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012.Mrs. Green is survived by cousins.Funeral service is 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012 at Oak Hill Missionary Baptist Church. Visitation is at 9 a.m.

Fred Hunter

MENLO Fred Junior Hunter, 75, died Friday, Aug. 17, 2012. Survivors, wife, Dale Hunter; children, Scott Hunter, Darry Hunter, Pam Vaughn; sisters, Mildred Edgeworth, Roxie King; brother, Horace Hunter; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.Memorial service

Beverly Johnson

Hamilton county
Beverly Ann Pittman Johnson, 58, of Harrison, after a lengthy illness, passed away peacefully from this life on Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, and went to be with our Lord.She was of the Baptist faith.She

Charles King

Hamilton county
Sr.Charles King Sr., 83, was granted his wings on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at his residence.Charles was born in Fort Valley, Ga. on Aug. 13, 1929. He was born to the late Andrew

Lacy Lawson

TULLAHOMA Lacy Lawson, 73, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at Select Specialty Hospital in Nashville. Services at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home chapel.Burial in Oakwood Cemetery. from 5 until 8

Cecil Lawson

Hamilton county
Cecil G. Lawson, 78, of Chattanooga, completed his earthly journey Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012.He retired from Southern Centrifigul. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace with Rev. William Dick

Kenneth Longwith

BRADLEY COUNTY Kenneth C. "Kenny" Longwith, 45, passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2012.Survivors include mother, Gwen; brother, Jimmy; two aunts; several cousins; and a host of friends.Funeral at 4 p.m. today in the chapel

Harry Mansfield

Hamilton county
Sr.Harry D. Mansfield Sr., 86 of Chattanooga passed away Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announce by Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory & Florist, North Chapel.

Robert Mitchell

RINGGOLD Robert Charles Mitchell, 69, passed away of a heart attack on Tuesday Aug. 21, 2012.He was retired, but had worked for Birmingham Press, Chattanooga Times, Chattanooga Free Press, and worked at various construction

Jerry Montgomery

Hamilton county
Jerry Montgomery of Hixson passed Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, at his residence.He was a graduate of City High School, class of 1979.He was preceded in death by parents, Albert Montgomery and Ruby Neal Shelly.Jerry is

Billy Murray

RINGGOLD Billy Joe Murray, 73, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012.He had lived in the North Georgia area for most of his life and was of

Deborah Parker

SUMMERVILLE Deborah Louise Parker, 51, died Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. Survivors, children, Michael Clarke, Anna Wibirt, Anita Mason; father, Ken Parker; mother, Anita Greene; brother, Butch Parker; sister, Anetra Howard; six grandchildren.Memorial service is

Joseph Posey

FYFFE Joseph JB Posey, 35, passed away Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at his residence.Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.Burial in Wesleys Chapel Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, the family has

Nancy Reed

Hamilton county
Nancy Ann Reed, 70, of East Ridge, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at a local hospital.Condolences may be sent to Celebration of Life will be held from 2-8 p.m. today at the South

James Rogers

Hamilton county
James "JP" Pierce Rogers, 84, Ooltewah, died Monday, Aug. 20, 2012.Born Aug. 29, 1927 in Union County, N.C.Survived by his wife, Lois Marie Rogers.He is also survived by his children, Nora Gail Schmidt, Bruce Wayne

James Ruehling

GRUETLI-LAAGER - James Matthew "Matt" Ruehling, 17, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, from injuries he recieved in a accident.He was born in Chattanooga on Aug. 17, 1995. He was a senior student at

Fred Singleton

Hamilton county
Jr.Fred H. Singleton Jr. died on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at age 81, at home surrounded by his family, nurses, and caretakers.Fred was born in St. Louis, Mo., on Aug. 27, 1930 to the

Bryant Stevens

Hamilton county
William Bryant Stevens, 77, died on Monday, Aug. 20, 2012 in a local hospital.He was the son of the late William and Eleanor Stevens. Mr. Stevens was a retired Real Estate Executive. He worked

Edward Taylor

FYFFE Edward Taylor, 81, passed away Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, in Cloverdale Health Care.Funeral services at 11 a.m. CDT Saturday, Aug. 25, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with burial to follow in Straight Creek

Marty Townsend

Hamilton county
Marty Ray Townsend, 55, of Chattanooga, formerly of North Georgia, died on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 in Provo, Utah.He is survived by his brother, Danny Townsend; and sister. Kathy Davis, both of Chattanooga.He was preceded

Joy Varner

Hamilton county
Joy Hetzler Varner, 68 of Hixson, passed away Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, in Maryville.She was born Nov. 20, 1943 in Chattanooga, to Ralph and Joyce Yarbrough Hetzler.She is survived by her children, Nicole (Ken) Sargent,

Essie Wade

Hamilton county
Essie Wade, 90, passed away Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, in a local healthcare facility.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

In MemoryFred Reynolds

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