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Local Obits for Sun. Nov 04, 2012

KeaposAsia Avery

Hamilton county
Ke'Asia AveryKe-Asia Avery Moore, 9 days old, passed away Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 at Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tenn.Survivors include her parents LaKesisha Avery and Steven Moore; siblings, Kenny Avery and KeShayla Tumlin;

Robert Blount

JASPER Robert "Bob" Stiles Blount, 80, passed away unexpectedly at his home, on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.Mr. Blount was a retired employee of TVA and Moss Motor Company. He was US Air

Ronald Bonner

Hamilton county
Ronald Haynes Bonner, 63, of Chattanooga, passed Tuesday Oct. 30, 2012, in a local health care facility.He was a member of Grace Baptist Tabernacle Church. Ronald was preceded in death by parents. Will and Elouise

Luther Botts

CLEVELAND Luther Eldon Botts, 87, passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.Visitation will be held today from 2 to 6 p.m.

Frances Carter

Hamilton county
Frances Abigayle Roller Carter, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.She was born on Jan. 16, 1943, daughter of the late O.E. and Frances Broadway Roller. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by

Tyler Cash

Hamilton county
Tyler Jared Cash, 22, of Soddy Daisy, Tenn., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Tyler had a big heart for his family. He graduated from Red Bank High School, Class of 2009. Tyler

Blanche Crowe

Hamilton county
Blanche Ione McDonald Crowe, 83, of Chattanooga passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 in a local hospital. She was a member of East Ridge Baptist Church and the Naomi Sunday School Class. She was

Harold Earnest

Hamilton county
Harold Winston "Red" Earnest, 85, passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 in a local hospital.He was a member of Candies Creek Baptist Church. He enjoyed a lifetime of farming in Bradley County. "Red" will

Terry Ewton

Hamilton county
Terry Joe Ewton, 52, passed away at his residence in Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. He was born Oct. 2, 1960.He was a graduate of Rhea County High School and attended Chattanooga State for
ATLANTA Willie Sue Fahlstrom, 90, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012.Survivors include daughters, Susanne Fahlstrom and Lisa Fahlstrom.Graveside service is 2 p.m. today, at Lyerly Cemetery.Mason Funeral Home, Summerville, is directing.

Judy Fox

Hamilton county
Judy Caroll Fox, 68, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. She was of the Christian faith and was previously employed with Rossville Mills.She is survived by her mother, Bessie Felts, of Covington, Oh.;

Almeda Frazier

Hamilton county
Almeda McRee Frazier, of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., passed away Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012.She was a 1940 Graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School where she has been inducted into the Hall of Fame. After high school, Almeda Graduated

Helen Green

LAFAYETTE Helen Lankford Green, 83, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012. She was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was a member

Rebecca Griffin

Hamilton county
Rebecca Watson Griffin passed away Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012.A mere 88 years ago, Rebecca Watson Griffin of Signal Mountain, came into this world with a destiny to create a loving family and serve her passions.

John Hourihan

RINGGOLD John Michael "J." Hourihan, 59, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. He was born in South Amboy, New Jersey to the late, Patrick and Mary

Russell Jarrell

Hamilton county
Russell Steve Jarrell, 64, of Hixson, Tenn., passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 after a brief illness. Steve was born in Morrison, Tenn., but grew up in Tullahoma, Tenn., where he graduated from Tullahoma High

Joseph Kelly

Hamilton county
Jr.Joseph Kelly Jr., 75, of Ooltewah, peacefully passed on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 at his residence. He was the son of the late Joseph and Alma Kelly. He was a veteran

Shirley Lawson

CLEVELAND Shirley Yvonne Lawson, 77, passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.A graveside service will be 4 p.m. today at Union Grove Church of God of Prophecy cemetery. Visitation: 1 to 3 p.m. at the

Jane Marshall

Hamilton county
Jane Marshall, 80, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in El Paso, Texas.Jane was a longtime Signal Mountain resident, and was originally from the Birmingham, Ala. area. She was preceded in death by

Cindy McAfee

Hamilton county
Cindy McAfee, 54, of Signal Mountain, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.She is survived by her husband, Steve Russell, who loved her as his best friend and life partner; by her daughter, Caty McAfee; by

Elizabeth McCurdy

Hamilton county
Elizabeth McCurdy passed into Greater Life on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012She is survived by her husband, Michael McCurdy; two daughters, Jessica Nicolou and Caroline Jones; and a son, Griffin Fletcher and her extended family and

Betty Parrott

Hamilton county
Betty Anne Parrott, 81, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. She was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and of the Baptist faith. Betty enjoyed the outdoors, camping and traveling. She was

Helen Patterson

Hamilton county
Helen Lapchuk Patterson passed away on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 with her family at her side. Helen was born Nov. 22, 1922 in Chester, Penn. She lived in Miami, Fla., for over 40 years and

Evelyn Scott

CLEVELAND Evelyn I. Scott, 88, passed away, Friday, Oct. 2, 2012. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home in Cleveland.Her family will receive friends

Frances Taylor

Hamilton county
Frances Lowe Taylor, 91, of Signal Mountain, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and a member of Bayside Baptist Church.She was

Mable Thomason

Other areas
STRAFFORD, Mo. Mable Marguerite "Mae" Thomason, 105, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Nov. 5, from the chapel of Jones Funeral Home of Tunnel Hill with Rev. Roy

Roy Tishaw

TRENTON Roy Eli Tishaw, 75, passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.Survivors include his daughters, Darcy Higdon and Christy Ellis and brother, Mark Tishaw; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.Funeral services will be held at noon

Earl Venable

POWELLS / CROSSROADS Earl Eugene Venable, 79, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at a Chattanooga hospital. He was a member of Whitwell Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kay

Geraldine VonSchaaf

Hamilton county
Geraldine H. VonSchaaf, 89, of North Chattanooga and of Hixson, went to be with her Lord and Savior. She died peacefully with her children at her bedside on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012.Geraldine was a homemaker,

Doyle Walker

FORT OGLETHORPE William Doyle Walker, left us for heaven on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 in Chattanooga.Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in the South Crest Chapel with the Rev.

Ruth Wooten

Hamilton county
Ruth Darnell Wooten, 64, of Chattanooga passed away Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. She is survived by her husband, David Alan Wooten; 3 daughters, Mother, Hattie Harden; 2 Sisters; 3 Brothers; 9 grandchildren; and 4


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INMEMORYCurnel Lee "Smokey" HeathJune 21, 1918 - Nov. 2, 2011His memory is as dear today, as in the hour he passed away.Missed by wife of 56 years, Luversia, and all his family, friends and neighbors.


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