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Local Obits for Mon. Jul 23, 2012



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Georgia
SUMMERVILLE W. A. Winters, 63, died Friday, July 20, 2012. Survivors, children, Jason Winters, Faith Guello, Hope Sells; brothers, Grady Winters, Charles Winters, Raymond Winters; sisters, Sarah Duckett, Hattie Dentmon, Mary Studdard, Mamie
FLINTSTONE James Buffington, 51, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012 at his residence.He is survived by his mother, Dorothy Buffington; brother, Danny Buffington and wife Brenda; nieces, Miranda Crochet and her husband Manny, Brandy

Marjorie Covington

Hamilton county
Marjorie Mahoney Covington, 86, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 19, 2012, in a local hospital.Funeral services will be at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24, at Brainerd United Methodist Church.

Mollie Curry

Hamilton county
Evangelist Mollie B. Curry, 76, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2012, in a local hospital.Funeral service is 11 a.m. today at Cathedral of Praise Church of God of Prophecy with Bishop Billy Adams

Frances DurhamUrffe

Hamilton county
rFrances E. Durham-Urffer, passed on to be with Jesus at 8:40 a.m. on Sunday, July 22, 2012.Surviving are her husband, Ron Urffer; daughters, Frieda and Julia; granddaughters, Heather and Shea of Crossville, Tenn.; great-grandson, Alex;

Steve Hill

Tennessee
DECHERD Steve Hill, 68, passed away Friday, July 20, 2012 at his residence. Funeral service will be today, at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Watson-North Funeral Home. Visitation will be today,

Carl Hilton

Hamilton county
Carl E. Hilton, 82, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away Friday, July 20, 2012.Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.comFuneral services will be held today, at 10:30 a.m. in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home

William Keown

Georgia
William Keown ROSSVILLE William "Bill" Harvey Keown, 93, a longtime Catoosa County resident, went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 20, 2012.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today, July 23,

Deborah Lay

Hamilton county
Deborah June Clark Lay, made her transition from her earthly home to her heavenly home on Wednesday, July 18, 2012.She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her

Virginia Lewis

Hamilton county
Virginia Mae Lewis, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2012 in the hospice care center. She was a faithful member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church and retired from Weiser Company.She was preceded

Dianne Penn

Hamilton county
Dianne Margarette Penn, 64, of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., passed away Friday, July 20, 2012 at Memorial Northpark.She was a lifetime resident of the Bakewell Community and was a member of Mount Annie Baptist Church.Preceded in

Jim Poplin

Georgia
ROSSVILLE James Harold "Pop" Poplin Jr., 58, died Saturday, July 21, 2012, in a local hospital. He had been a resident of north Georgia for the past 35 years and was of the

Virginia Ramsay

Hamilton county
Virginia Bowers Ramsay, 90, widow of Andy Bowers and of David Ramsay, died at her residence early Sunday morning, July 15, 2012.Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, at Forest Hills Cemetery.Visit

Tommy Russell

Tennessee
HUNTLAND Tommy Lee Russell, 63, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012, at Southern Tenn., Medical Center in Winchester. Funeral is 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 24 in the Moore-Cortner Chapel.The family will receive friends

Kenneth Samples

Hamilton county
John "Kenny" Samples, 58, of Hixson, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012.He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Joe Samples; son, Anthony "Tony" Samples; mother, Marie Samples; brother, Wayne Samples.Those left to cherish

Nola Schaffer

Tennessee
DAYTON Nola Cook McHone Schaffer, 73, died Sunday July 22, 2012. Funeral services 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel. Burial is Wednesday morning at 11 a.m. www.vanderwallfh.com.The family is being served by

Margaret Skinner

Hamilton county
Margaret N. Skinner, 70, of East Ridge passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012.Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, Rossville.

Alice Swafford

Tennessee
DUNLAP Alice Marie McMillon Swafford, 92, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2012 at her residence.Alice was preceded in death by her husband John A. Swafford; daughter, Joan S. Johnson; four brothers; and 2 sisters.Alice

Woneva VanHoutan

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Woneva L. VanHoutan, 84, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012 in a local healthcare facility.Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Avenue. 423-265-4414 is honored to be

Joseph Wagner

Hamilton county
Joseph Church Wagner, 97, a life-long resident of Signal Mountain, Tenn., passed away Thursday July 19, 2012. He was the son of the late Joseph White and Winfrie Church Wagner of Signal Mountain.Mr. Wagner was

Charles Walker

Tennessee
EVENSVILLE Charles Robert Walker, 71, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2012 at Rhea Medical Center.Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 25 at the Chapel of Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home, with Rev. Bill Allmon officiating.Visitation

Sandra Ware

Hamilton county
Sandra Gail Ware, 55, passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2012 in Chattanooga, Tenn.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Bernice White

Alabama
PISGAH, Ala. Bernice White, 83, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2012 at her residence.Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 24 from the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with Rev. Dennis Hall

In MemoryZELLMA M

In memory
INMEMORYZELLA M. CALLOWAYWe remember mommy in a special way. We remember mommy in a happy way.Sadly missed by your children, Jerry, Janice, Larry and your grandchildren, especially Alicia.

In MemoryGERALDINE RYALS

In memory
July 23, 2010 Always on our minds, forever in our hearts!Love, Calandra and Jeffery
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