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Local Obits for Tue. Dec 11, 2012



Thomas Arnold

Tennessee
HUNTLAND Thomas Larry Arnold, 66, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at Harton Medical Center.Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today in the Moore-Cortner Chapel.Interment in Franklin Memorial Gardens, Winchester.

Thomas Bates

Alabama
BIRMINGHAM Thomas Gerald Bates, 78, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012.He was a member of Edwards Lake Church of Christ. He was a radio and TV personality in Chattanooga. He retired from Stanback

Marlin Blackwell

Hamilton county
Marlin Eugene Blackwell, 73, of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, from a local hospital.He was a Baptist.Marlin was a Brick Mason and an avid outdoorsman; he loved Nascar

Novella Britt

Tennessee
Novellia BrittDAYTON Novellia Britt, 83, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012.Service will be at 5 p.m. CDT today in the funeral home chapel.A private burial will be later. Visitation 9-5 p.m.Online condolences can be made

Flossie Brown

Tennessee
PIKEVILLE Flossie Brown, 80, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012.Service at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with burial in Pendergrass Cemetery.Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com.Visitation 9 a.m.-9 p.m. CST today.Arrangements

David Bruce

Hamilton county
David Bruce, 56, passed away on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, in Chattanooga.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Charlotte Carr

Alabama
BRYANT Charlotte Ann Carr, 57, died Sunday night Dec. 9, 2012.Visit www.RyanFuneralHome.net to view full obituary and to share memories and condolences. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of

Thomas Clayton

Tennessee
SPRINGCITY Thomas Earl Clayton, 85, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 in Life Care of Rhea County.He was a lifelong resident of Rhea County, of the Baptist faith, a Veteran of the U.S.

Lynda Conner

Hamilton county
Lynda Jean Conner, 60, of Hixson, passed away Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, in an area hospice care facility.Lynda was an X-Ray technician for several area hospitals for many years and then was a truck driver

Barbara Cotton

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Barbara Ann Hammond Cotton, 75, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, in a local hospital.She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas. Mrs. Cotton retired from Chattanooga Freight after 20

Mose Duckett

Hamilton county
Sr.Mose Duckett Sr., 80, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Chattanooga.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Maria Easterwood

Hamilton county
Maria Theresa Yrabedra Easterwood, 62, of Hixson, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2012.Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Gail Ford

Hamilton county
Gail Ford, 62, a native of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012.She was currently employed by the Kangaroo on Ashland Terrace. Gail was preceded in death by her mother and father, James W. and

Lear Foster

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Lear Mae Wilson Foster went to be with her Lord on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev.

Willie Godwin

Alabama
GROVE OAK Willie Godwin, 86, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, in his residence.Funeral arrangements are 2 p.m. today, Dec. 11, at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.Burial to follow at New Prospect Church. Mr. Godwin

Xander Gray

Alabama
RAINSVILLE Xander Case Gray, infant, passed away Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at Huntsville hospital.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with Brother Gary Hammon officiating.

Billy Gray

Tennessee
SOUTH PITTSBURG Billy Gray, 33, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012.Survivors include father, Jackie Gray; mother, Dena Gray; a brother; a sister, daughers, Hannah, Abigail and Gemma Gray; grandparents; other relatives.Funeral will be 2 p.m.

Annette Green

Hamilton county
Annette Green, 56, of Chattanooga, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in a local hospital.Arrangements will be announced by Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors.

Ronnie Hatfield

Georgia
CHATSWORTH Ronnie Dean Hatfield, 51, passed away on Monday morning, Dec. 10, 2012.Ronnie was born on March 1, 1961 in Scott County, Tenn. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tommy and Bernetta

Agnes Hemmer

Hamilton county
Agnes "Dee" (nee Watkins) Hemmer, of St. Charles Mo., formerly of Chattanooga, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012.Beloved wife of Richard Hemmer; loving mother of Jeff (Laura) Hemmer; proud grandmother of Ava Hemmer; dear sister of

Lois Hitt

Georgia
SUMMERVILLE Lois Marie Hitt, 73, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012.Survivors: daughters, Angel Garner, Amanda Locke; brother, James Hunt; sisters, Reba Clark, Joyce Johnson, Judy Klimp, Paulette Worley; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.Funeral is 2 p.m. Wednesday,

Yolunda Joiner

Hamilton county
Yolunda J. Joiner, 52, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at the residence of her sister, surrounded by her family.She was a 1978 graduate of Brainerd High School. She was a faithful member

Norma Leffler

Hamilton county
Norma Brothers Leffler passed away on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, on Signal Mountain at the age of 97.She was born and educated in Oklahoma and was a beloved teacher in Nowata, Okla. Public Schools. She

Megan Lucas

Hamilton county
Megan Dawn Lucas, 26, formerly of Hixson and a native of Utah, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, in her home in Las Vegas.For a brief moment, the world stopped to let our beloved Megan

Bonnie McGuire

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Bonnie Mildred McGuire, 84, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Thomas Newman

Tennessee
DECATUR Thomas "Reece" Newman, 80, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 at Soin Medical Center.Funeral at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, in the Bowers Funeral Home Chapel with visitation noon-2 p.m. Wednesday.Interment in Sewey Creek

Mildred Perry

Hamilton county
Mildred Perry, 92, of Chattanooga, departed this life Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012.She was born in Sequatchie County, Tenn., to the late Victor and Emma Freeman and was a longtime member of Temple Baptist Church in

Hazel Rutledge

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA Hazel Mae Gravitt Rutledge, 84, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at her residence.Before moving to Chickamauga, Mrs. Rutledge was a member of the LaFayette Womens Club. She had a passion for gardening,

James Sasse

Hamilton county
James Howard Sasse passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012.A native of Henderson, Ky., he was the son of John Gottlieb Sasse and Ollie Mae Loney Sasse. Jim was a high school football and track star

Henrietta Sies

Hamilton county
Henrietta King Sies, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at her home. She was a resident of Lookout Mountain, Tenn., and daughter of Kate Cox King and Henry King. She graduated from the University of

Roland Simpson

Hamilton county
Roland Hayes Simpson, of Chattanooga went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 in a local hospital. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family and close friends.Roland was preceded

Christian Smith

Tennessee
CLEVELANDChristian Elizabeth Smith, 44, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012.Body may be viewed 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. today at Patton Funeral Home, Cleveland.Visitation Wednesday, Dec. 12, from 11 a.m. until noon service time at Pleasant

Timothy Sons

Tennessee
ESTILL SPRINGS Timothy Daryl Sons, 45, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at Southern Tennessee Medical Center.Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. today, Dec. 11, at Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment in Smith Chapel Cemetery.Moore-Cortner Funeral

James Suggs

Tennessee
CLEVELAND James M. Suggs, 79, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. A Memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, in the chapel at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.

Jane Wall

Other areas
N CHESTERFIELD, Va. Jane K. Wall, 66, died Friday Dec. 7, 2012.She is survived by her mother, Lura Lee Kerr; her twin, Jeanne Morris, both of Chattanooga; her loving husband of 45 years, Michael

Rachel Yancy

Alabama
RAINSVILLE Rachel Yancy, 60, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at her residence. The service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel.Burial in Mountain View Memory Gardens.Visitation from

Frances Yates

Hamilton county
Frances Mae Yates, 86, of Chattanooga, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, surrounded by her family.She was born on May 9, 1926. She was a member

In MemoryBOBBY SCOGGINS

In memory
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