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Local Obits for Tue. May 22, 2012



Pat Arnold

Tennessee
HUNTLAND Pat Arnold, 71, passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Willows at Winchester.A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. today at Shady Grove Cemetery in Flintville. Arrangements by Moore-Cortner Funeral

Elizabeth Atkinson

Tennessee
BELVIDERE Elizabeth Frances Atkinson, 93, passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2012, at the Southern TN Medical Center in Winchester.Funeral service were 2 p.m. Monday in the Moore-Cortner Chapel.Interment will be in Maxwell

Clara Brown

Georgia
RINGGOLD Clara Dean Brown, 86, departed this life Sunday, May 20, 2012.She was born in McMinn County, Tenn., to the late Jesse James Dean and Mamie Swafford Dean Courtner. Clara retired from Top Flight

Martha Burbage

Tennessee
HUNTLAND Martha Steele Burbage, 88, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2012, at Golden Living Center Mountainview.Funeral at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Moore-Cortner Chapel.Interment will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens, Winchester.Visitation 5 to

Sylvia Byars

Georgia
SUMMERVILLE Sylvia Frances Bobbitt Byars, 88, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012.Funeral service at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, in the chapel.Visitation from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday.Interment private.Erwin-Pettit Funeral Home is in charge

Jimmy Chubb

Hamilton county
Jr.Jimmy Allen Chubb Jr., 42 of Chattanooga, died Saturday, May 19, 2012, at his home.He had worked at Foam Creek Roofing over 10 years. Survivors include his mother, Evelyn Robinson Chubb; wife, Christie Hargis
ROSSVILLE Christine Hansard Cowart, 90, passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2012. Christine was born in Midway, Ga. on August 14, 1921 as the eldest of six children. She graduated from Milton High School

Mark Crandall

Hamilton county
Mark "Mike" Manley Crandall, 75, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Monday, May 21, 2012.Mike moved to Chattanooga in 1967. He worked for various fastener companies until he opened his own company in 1976 (Bolts &

Tammy Dowd

Georgia
PLAINVILLE Tammy Kay McGaha Dowd, 48, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Gordon Hospital.She was born in LaFayette, Ga., on Sept. 16, 1963, daughter of the late Russell McGaha and Frances McGaha Thompson.Before
RINGGOLD Elizabeth Grasham, 88, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012, at a local hospital.She had lived most of her life in Subligna, Ga., where she was a member of the East Armurchee Baptist Church.

Sarah Greenwood

Georgia
TRION Sarah Elizabeth "Beta" Greenwood, 84, died Sunday, May 20, 2012.Survivors, husband, JW Greenwood; children, Robert "Robin" Greenwood and Ginger Lanier; brother, Billy Hayes; and three grandchildren.Funeral is 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Amos Gunn

Hamilton county
Sr.Amos Gunn Sr., 90, of Lanett, Ala., passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga.He served his county in the U.S. Army.He was preceded in death by his wife of

Harry Joe

Tennessee
WHITWELL Harry Joe Hooper, 84, died Sunday, May 20, 2012, at his home in Whitwell.As a lifelong member of Whitwell Church of Christ he had served the church in many capacities and with his

William McDonald

Hamilton county
William C. McDonald, 80, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012, in a local hospital.He is retired from Lanford Piano Co. He was a loving and devoted family man.Preceded in death by his sons, Jeffery and

Logan Nelms

Tennessee
DUNLAP Daniel Logan Callan Nelms, infant son of Daniel and Melissa Stewart Nelms, died Saturday, May 19, 2012.He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Robert and Freda Joann Nelms.Survivors other than his parents

Jimmy Noles

Alabama
FORT PAYNE Jimmy Dale Noles, 45, passed away Friday, May 18, 2012, at his residence.Funeral service will be 2 p.m. today from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.Burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

Joseph Persinger

Hamilton county
Joseph Samuel "Joe" Persinger Sr., lifelong resident of Lookout Mountain, Tenn., died Tuesday morning, May 15, 2012, at the The Terrace at Mountain Creek. He was 84 on April 27.Joe was the son of Rachel

Ruby Poore

Georgia
TRENTON Ruby L. Stevens Poore, 94, went to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday evening, May 20, 2012.She was a housewife, homemaker, and avid gardener. Mrs. Poore was a loving mother, grandmother and

Myrl Ross

Hamilton county
God answered prayer. The Rev. Myrl C. Ross, of Soddy-Daisy, was called from his earthly home to his heavenly home on Thursday, May 17, 2012.Myrl was born on Dec. 25, 1932. He shared his birthday

Olen Shrader

Alabama
FLAT ROCK Olen Shrader, 61, died Sunday, May 20, 2012, at his residence.Survivors include, best friends, Renae and Billy King, daughters, Melissa (Robbie) Wilson, Belinda (Randy) Wooten, Angel Corbin and Coty Corbin; mother,

William Spencer

Hamilton county
Col. Jr.Col. William Hartwell Spencer, Jr. went to be with the Lord Saturday, May 19, 2012.Funeral services will be held at noon Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at Woodland Park Baptist Church.Burial will follow at

Anthony Vines

Hamilton county
Anthony Vines, 68, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012, in a Nashville hospital.Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., 423-265-4414.

Ollie Wade

Other areas
ORLANDO Ollie Brown Wade, 92, died Friday, May 18, 2012.Service 10 a.m. CDT Friday at in the funeral home chapel with burial in DeBord Cemetery.Online condolences can be made at www.reedfaniilyfh.com.Visitation 7-9

In MemoryPOLLY MINOR

In memory
INMEMORYJune 13, 1940 - May 21, 2009We thought of you with love today, but that is nothing new. We thought of you yesterday and days before that too.Sadly missed by husband, Roy; sons, Rickey, James
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