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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 08, 2012


Hamilton county
John Harry Wallace, 90, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2012, in a local healthcare facility.He was born in Calhoun, Tenn., on Oct. 13, 1921. He was the son of the late John

Bonnie Bledsoe

Other areas
ARLINGTON, Texas Bonnie Jacoway Bledsoe, 87, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2012, in Arlington.Bonnie was born Jan. 14, 1925, in Chattanooga, to William and Edna Jacoway. Bonnie was the eldest of three daughters

Brenda Borden

WHITWELL Brenda "BJ" Brown Borden, 54, of Hernando, Miss., formerly of Whitwell, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2012.She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Jim McLendon, Benton and Carrie Brown; stepdad, Danny Long.Those

Paul Brock

CLEVELAND A. Paul "Buddy" Brock, 87, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2012. He retired from the United States Marine Corps as Master Sergeant and served in the South Pacific during World War II

Maybelle Brooks

Hamilton county
Maybelle Mooneyham Brooks, of Sale Creek, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, June 7, 2012. She was 91 years old.She was born in Rock Bridge County, Va., and has been a

Carol Brown

Hamilton county
Carol Brown, 61, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2012 in a local health care facility.Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

George Bryant

ATHENS George Oliver Bryant, 92, passed away Thursday morning, June 7, 2012, at McMinnMemorial Nursing Home.Funeral 3 p.m. Saturday at East Niota Baptist Church.Burial in Union McMinn Cemetery.Visitation 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the church.Ziegler

Mary Burgess

Hamilton county
Mary Gwendolyn Burgess, 69, of Rossville, passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2012.Mrs. Burgess was born in Chickamauga, Ga., to the late Clifford and Mattie Harris. She was raised in Tunnel Hill, Ga., and
TRION Gladstone Lee Burnett, 93, died Thursday, June 7, 2012. Survivors include brother, Clifford Burnett.Funeral services are 2 p.m. today, June 8, 2012 at Mason Funeral Home.Burial will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens. Visitation

Walter Clepper

Hamilton county
Walter D. Clepper, of Ooltewah, went home to be with his Lord on Monday, June 4, 2012, at Pikes Peak Hospice in Colorado Springs, Colo. He was 83 years old.Walter was born in Oswego, Kan.,

Anthony Collins

ROSSVILLE Anthony T. "Tony" Collins, 66, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at his residence.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today in the South Crest Chapel with Rev. Steve

Una Denton

DECATUR Una Mae Denton, 86, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012.Funeral service at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at the Bowers Funeral Home Chapel.Interment Saturday at Shiloh 5 until 8 p.m. today

John Devine

Hamilton county
John Devine, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2012, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Annice Dodson

Hamilton county
Annice Dodson, 60, of Ooltewah, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2012.A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, she was employed as a Registered Nurse with Hospice of Chattanooga and had also worked for Erlanger Medical

Mary Graham

Hamilton county
Mary Sue Graham, 57, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, June 4, 2012, at her residence.She was a member of Mt. Canaan Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her father, George Graham.Survivors include son, Windell

Brenda Hughes

Hamilton county
Brenda Sue Hughes, 65, of Ooltewah, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2012, surrounded by her loving family.She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and her family was her main priority in life. She was

Frank Jackson

Hamilton county
Frank Vincent Jackson, 90, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2012.Mr. Jackson was the founder of Jackson Bakery, which he started in 1973. The family business continues to thrive in Brainerd Village. He

Louise King

STEVENSON Louise Lindsey King, 87, died peacefully in her sleep Wednesday, June 7, 2012.The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 10, at the funeral home.Interment in Stevenson City will be 4-9

Helen Kwasnik

Hamilton county
Helen Hamilton Hodge Kwasnik, 73, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2012.She was the granddaughter of Frank and Helen Dixon Hodge; daughter of Frank Camp Hamilton and Margaret Richardson Bryan;She was the wife of 56 years

Terry Miller

Hamilton county
Terry Douglas Miller, 69, of Chattanooga died on Wednesday, June 6, 2012.He was a longtime resident of Chattanooga was a graduate of Ooltewah High School. Terry was Operations Manager for several trucking companies,

James Moon

Sr.JASPER James Virgil Moon Sr., 73, passed away Friday, June 1, 2012.He had worked as a commercial fisherman.Mr. Moon was preceded in death by his mother, Grace Chance Moon Castle Lewis; father, John

Christine Moore

WINCHESTER Christine Elliott Moore, 80, passed away June 5, 2012, at her residence in Winchester. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, June 9,

Janice Murphy

Hamilton county
Janice G. Murphy, 69, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2012, in a local hospital.She was preceded in death by her daughter, Trina Turner.Janice is survived by her children, Angela Hamm, Jill Hughes, John Turner, Randy

Ronald Odom

Hamilton county
Ronald "Chris" Odom, 40, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at a local hospital.He was of the Baptist faith and was a machinist with Anderson Machine Shop for many years. Chris fought a long hard

Charlie Ortiz

Hamilton county
Charlie Ortiz, 55, of Signal Mountain, passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2012, at a local health care facility.Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343. 423-531-3975.

John Penney

ALBERTVILLE John W. Penney accepted the kind invitation of his Lord and Savior to join him in heaven on Wednesday, June 6, 2012.He was born in Soddy, Tenn., on June 12, 1940 and currently

Lorene Richardson

Hamilton county
Lorene Richardson, 72, departed this earthly life Friday, June 1, 2012.She was born March 18, 1940 to the late Leonard and Marie Pettigrew Robinson. She was one of ten children.On January 17, 1960, Marvin and

Mack Steele

DUNLAP Mack Ewin Steele Sr. passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga.He was born April 2, 1930 at Silver Point, Tenn., in Putnam County. He graduated from TPI now Tennessee

Inez Strickland

Hamilton county
Inez StricklandInez G. "Peaches" Strickland, 87, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, June 4, 2012, in a local hospital after a motor vehicle accident.She was a member of Pilgrim Rock Baptist Church.She was preceded in death

Shirley Walker

Hamilton county
Shirley Ester Shoats Walker, 71, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2012, in an area hospital.Shirley was a member of Straightway Holiness Church.She was preceded in death by two husbands, Thomas Shoats Sr. and

Willie Young

ROSSVILLE Willie Belle Young, 82, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012 in a local health care facility.She retired from Wal-Mart after 13 years and most people knew her as "Ms. Willie".She was preceded in death


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INMEMORYBEULAH MAE WATKINSJune 8, 1944 - April 24, 2009Happy Birthday to the #1 Granny! Even though you are gone, you will never be forgotten. I miss you more and more every day and you will
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