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Local Obits for Mon. Nov 05, 2012



Robert Ansley

Tennessee
WINCHESTER Robert "Bob" Ansley, 86, passed away on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment: Franklin Memorial Gardens, Winchester, TN. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. today,

Grant Arnett

Tennessee
DAYTON Grant Oskar Arnett, 79, entered into rest Saturday, Nov. 2, 2012.Services: 1 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel. Graveside: Tuesday at 1 p.m., Matney Liberty Cemetery near Banner Elk, N.C. www.vanderwallfh.comVisitation: before

Robert Blount

Tennessee
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

Wendell Borne

Tennessee
DAYTON Wendell Borne, 80, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012. Services: Wednesday, Nov. 7, at noon in the funeral home chapel. He will be laid to rest in Rhea Memory Gardens.www.vanderwallfh.com.Vanderwall Funeral Home, Dayton. Visitation:
LaFAYETTE Leroy Buffington, 74, died Friday Nov. 2, 2012.Survived: a daughter, Pamela Starr Dobbins, Chattanooga; sons Marvin L. Buffington, Jr. LaFayette, Anthony Buffington, LaFayette; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild.Funeral was held Sunday,

Donald Campbell

Hamilton county
Dr. Donald Ross Campbell, 75, of Signal Mountain, died on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.A native of Albuquerque, N.M., Dr. Campbell received a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Naval Academy in 1959.

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

Lue Chain

Hamilton county
Lue Chain, 76, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at a local healthcare facility. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave. 622-9995.

Joe Cox

Hamilton county
Joseph Byron "Joe" Cox, of Hixson, retired Chattanooga Fire Department Chief, passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 in a local hospital. Additional information and services will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace. 877-3524

Blanche Crowe

Hamilton county
Blanche Ione McDonald Crowe, 83, of Chattanooga passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the East Chapel of

Mary Durham

Hamilton county
Mary Durham, Red Bank, passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 in a local healthcare facility. Funeral service is 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, in the Coulter Chapel with burial at National Cemetery. Visitation is

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

Marjorie Fuson

Hamilton county
Marjorie Rose Fuson, of Ooltewah, Tenn., passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced in a later edition by Heritage Funeral Home 7454 E. Brainerd Rd.

Robert Headrick

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA Mr. Robert Headrick, 73, died Sunday Nov. 4, 2012 at his home.Survived by his wife Gail Headrick, Chickamauga; daughters Angela Patterson, Chattanooga, Tammy Young, Lexington, Kentucky, Candy Nasworthy,

Russell Jarrell

Hamilton county
Russell Steven 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

Paulina Lucas

Hamilton county
Paulina Escobar Lucas, 2 months, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Delores Manson

Hamilton county
Delores Manson, 61, passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave. 622-9995.

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

Alvin Miller

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Alvin Edwin Miller, 82, passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home. There will be

Dorothy Parker

Hamilton county
Dorothy E. Parker, 87, of Ooltewah died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Mrs. Parker was very involved with her church, Redemption Point Church. She also loved the Atlanta Braves. Survivors include three children Janet P. Cooper,

Betty Parrott

Hamilton county
Betty Anne Parrott, 81, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. Services will be Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow at Hamilton Memorial

Marlene Smith

Alabama
PISGAH Brenda Marlene Shrader Smith, 59, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at Highland's Medical Center. Mrs. Smith was a member of High Point Church of God and a Bus Driver with Jackson Co Schools.

William Talley

Hamilton county
, Jr.William Edward Talley, Jr., 68, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

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

Doyle Walker

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

Willie Watkins

Hamilton county
Willie Watkins, 68, passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave. 622-9995.

Charles Wright

Georgia
SUMMERVILLE Charles Michael Wright, 57, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.Survivors: wife, Reta Wright; mother, Margaret Abernathy; daughters, Amy Abernathy, Kristy Reynolds, Bobbie Wright; brother, Charles Wright; 3 grandchildren.Graveside service 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6,
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