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Local Obits for Fri. Nov 02, 2012



Jack Bean

Alabama
RAINSVILLE Jack M. Bean, 83, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 at Shepherd's Cove.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel.Burial in Rainsville Memorial Park. directing,

Herbert Bell

Hamilton county
Herbert Bell, 73, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at a local healthcare facility.He was employed at Synthetic Industrial. He was a member of the Georgia Grand Masson Masonic Lodge of Summerville, Ga.He was

Beth Bowling

Georgia
RINGGOLD Frances Elizabeth "Beth" Pledger Bowling, 54, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.Born and raised in Armuchee, Ga., Beth has been a resident of the Ringgold area for the past 30 years and was

Charles Brown

Hamilton county
Charles Oliver Brown, 74, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at his home.He was retired from Neighbors Manufacturing.He is survived by his wife, Louise Brown; sons, Steve, Raymond, Lonnie and Kevin Brown; brothers,

Sharon Cameron

Georgia
TRENTON Sharon Hartline Cameron, 60 passed away Wednesday Oct. 31, 2012.She was a lifelong resident of Dade County, was retired from Hudson Wire-IWG, Trenton, enjoyed quilting, reading and was of the Church of God
RINGGOLD Reinhardt McCoy Campbell, 84, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.He was retired from DuPont and was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in WWII and the Korean War.Survivors include

James Childs

Tennessee
DECATUR James "Jim Bob" Franklin Childs, 52, a resident of Decatur, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at his residenceSurvivors and funeral arrangements will be announced by Ralph Buckner Funeral Home & Crematory.

James Hackney

Tennessee
WHITWELL James Calvin "Hack" Hackney, 58, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.James was the eldest son of the late Chester Calvin Hackney and Thelma June Fry Hackney.He was a master welder and fabricator.He is

James Hassler

Georgia
SPRING CITY James D. Hassler, 83, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.Funeral services at 3 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home.Interment in the Spring City Memorial Gardens.Visitation 1 to 3 p.m.

Virgie Hawkins

Hamilton county
Virgie Lee "Granny" Hawkins, 93, of Signal Mountain, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.Services will be 1 p.m. today, Nov. 2, 2012, at Lone Oak Church of God, with Pastor Teddy Ott officiating. Ms. Hawkins

Gaynor Howell

Other areas
Jr. M.D.Marshall Gaynor Howell Jr., M.D. with great sorrw his family announced his passing on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. He passed unexpectedly in the presence of family and friends at Methodist Hospital in Henderson,

Owen Johnson

Alabama
Owen JohnsonFORT PAYNE Owen Dewayne Johnson, 57, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at UAB Hospital, Birmingham, Ala.Funeral will be 3 p.m. today, Nov. 2, from the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.

James Judge

Tennessee
WINCHESTER James B. Judge, 72, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at River Park Hospital in McMinnville.Funeral service at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Visitation from 5 to 8 p.m.

Gary Kelly

Hamilton county
Gary Nelson Kelly, 59, passed away Tuesday Oct. 30, 2012, at his home in Red Bank.Gary owned and operated Kelly Bonding Company for 37 years with his longtime business partner Mike Wade. Gary attended

Louise Letner

Hamilton county
Louise Legg Letner, 68, courageously battled oral cancer, left her worldly body and joined God in heaven on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.A memorial service and celebration of Louises life will be held at 6:30 p.m.

Charles Lovell

Hamilton county
Charles E. Lovell, 65, husband of Betsy Smith Lovell for 46 years, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.Mr. Lovell was born July 27, 1947 in Chattanooga, to the late Thomas

Gineane Madaris

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Gineane Marie Goldberg Madaris, 49, passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012.Preceded in death by her parents, Nathan and Virginia Goldberg; sister, Sandra Frye; brother, Danny Fry.Survived by husband, Jerry Madaris; daughter, Katelyn Madaris;

Etta Meadows

Alabama
TEN MILE Etta RuthMeadows, 85, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at the home of J.B. meadows Jr.Funeral was 7 p.m. Thursday in the chapel.Burial 11 a.m. Friday in Pisgah Cemetery in Decatur.Ziegler Funeral

Linda Melton

Tennessee
WHITWELL Linda Carolyn Melton, 61, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.Funeral will be at 3 p.m. today, Nov. 2, from Valley FuneralHome in Stevenson. Michael Gass will officiate.

Jeff Melton

Hamilton county
Jeffery "Jeff" Lamar Melton, 45, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry Madison Melton.Jeff is survived by his wife, Kathy Melton; two daughters, Katelyn Melton,

Sally Miller

Hamilton county
Sally Miller, 86, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.Sally was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. Born in South Pittsburg, Tenn., to Charles and Jennie Smith Tatum. She

Larry Murphy

Tennessee
Sr.Larry David Murphy Sr., 60, of Chattanooga passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.Services were private.On line condolences may be made at www.fosterlayfuneralhome.net.Arrangements were by Foster & Lay Funeral Home, 116 St. Clair St., Tracy

Margaret Nabors

Hamilton county
Margaret Idella Nabors, 69, of Ooltewah, died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at her home.Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, 423-531-3975

Bess Pirkle

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Bess Pirkle, 105, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.Funeral service will be 3 p.m. today, Nov. 2, at First Baptist Church in Cleveland with visitation one hour prior to the service.Ralph Buckner

Willie Reader

Hamilton county
Sr.Willie "Harlen" Reader (Reeder) Sr., 73 passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, in Columbus, Ohio.Funeral services will be Monday at Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace. Visitation will be 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. prior

Muriel Sammons

Hamilton county
Muriel J. Sammons, 42, of Chattanooga, transitioned peacefully to her heavenly home Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012.Her grandfathers Charlie Richard and Leonard Jackson Sr. preceded her in death.Left to cherish her memory are her devoted husband,

Lonnie Sims

Georgia
SUMMERVILLE Lonnie Lee Sims, 64, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Survivors: children, Lonnie Sims Jr., Dillion Sims, Victor Sims, Cathy Sims Evett; siblings, Kay Miller, Fay Tucker, Rachael Gonzales, Lynn Aldridge: four grandchildren.

Samuel Stout

Alabama
SCOTTSBORO Samuel Jerry Stout, 78, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.Visitation 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Cloudland Presbyterian Church.Funeral service will 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.Burial in the church cemetery.Arrangements by Erwin-Petitt

Bettie Turner

Hamilton county
Bettie J. Turner, 70, passed away on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 in Chattanooga.She is survived by her sister, Rene Pearson; son, Lewis Jones Jr.; daughters, Christine Emry, Angela Terrell and Cathy McNeill.Services will be held

Doyle Walker

Georgia
FORT OGLETHORPE William Doyle Walker, left us for heaven on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 in Chattanooga.She was born on July 1, 1938, Doyle had many loves and I, Joyce Waller Walker, was honored to

Paul Weaver

Tennessee
SPRING CITY James Paul Weaver, 85, died Wednesday, Oct.31, 2012.Funeral at 7 p.m. today in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home.Burial at 11 a.m. Saturday in Spring City Cemetery.Visitation 5 to 7 p.m.

Terry Wooten

Georgia
CUMMING Terry Wooten, 62, died Satuday, Oct. 20, 2012.Survived by sisters, Wanda Hogan, Cleveland, Darlene Blevins, Ringgold, Linda Mitchell, Candy Wooten, Lecia Foster, all LaFayette; brothers, Alvin Wooten, Cumming, Jack Phillips, LaFayette, Johnny Wooten, Woodstock.Memorial

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INMEMORYMay 26, 1934 - Nov. 1, 2011To a loving Husband and Father. You left us the first of November, but it seems like years. We think about you every day. We miss you and love
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