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Local Obits for Sun. Oct 28, 2012

JC Aslinger

J. C. AslingerSALE CREEK James Cleaver "JC" Aslinger, 78, died at his home Saturday morning Oct. 27, 2012. JC was born in Sale Creek on Jan. 28, 1934 the son of the late

Wesley Barnett

POWELL Rev. Wesley J. Barnett, 90, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at his residence. Services: today at 2 p.m. from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Kirk Memorial Gardens with Rainsville Funeral

Doris Baskette

Hamilton county
Doris Weathers Baskette, 75, of Chattanooga went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, from her earthly home. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today, Oct. 28, in the funeral

Mamie Bearden

HENAGAR Mamie Irene Smart Bearden, 89, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Crowne Health Care.Survivors: one son, Nathaniel Bearden and wife, Sandra, of Rossville; three daughters, Louise McCullough and husband, Bill, of Ringgold, Ga.,

Thomas Bennett

SPRING CITY Thomas Adair Bennett, 84, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge.He was born Jan. 26, 1928 in Whitley County, Ind., the youngest of six children

Alice Bruce

SUMMERVILLE Alice Morris Bruce, 84, died Friday Oct. 26, 2012. Survivors: children, Joey Morris, Janice Morris, Judy Morris; sister, Jewell Hammock; 11 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild. Services, 2 p.m. Monday,

Ronald Burgess

RINGGOLD Ronald Brian Burgess, 56, died on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. He was the son of the late Ross and Phyllis Burgess. Ronald was employed with Roper Corporation in LaFayette, Ga., as the

Jewell Carter

Hamilton county
Jewell OShields Carter, 93, of Chattanooga, entered her heavenly home on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012.Jewell was born and raised in DeKalb County, Ala., and has been a longtime resident of the Chattanooga area. She

Ryan Cutchins

Hamilton county
Ryan Cutchins, 32, a resident of Chattanooga, Tenn., formerly of Wetumpka, Ala., passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Ryan graduated from Wetumpka High School in 1998, traveled extensively, earned a degree in culinary arts, and

Jessie Denton

CLEVELAND 1 Jessie Hazel Cheek Denton, 98, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2012.Survivors: daughters, Barbara Ballinger and Brenda Herron; sister, Nancy Jenkins; brother, J. D. Cheek.Services are 3 p.m. Sunday at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.Visitation is

Kenneth Feezell

Hamilton county
Kenneth (Red) Feezell, 88, passed away peacefully at his home in Hixson, Tenn., on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. He was a member of Hickory Valley Christian Church. He is survived by his wife, Maxine

Betty Foley

Hamilton county
Betty Jo FoleyBetty Jo "Mim" Foley, 81, of Hanover, Pa., passed peacefully Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at Hanover Hospital.She was the wife of Thomas Edward Foley Sr. who died Sept. 16, 1990.Born Dec. 24,

Bob Forsten

DAYTON Robert Forsten died Saturday morning, Oct. 27, 2012 at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville.Please share your memories of Bob on his online guest register at arrangements will be announced by Vanderwall Funeral

Malinee Gore

Hamilton county
Malinee G. Gore, 94, of Hixson passed away Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway

Jerron Harris

Hamilton county
Jerron Monrique Harris, of Chattanooga, was summoned home early Wednesday morning, Oct. 24, 2012.He was a member of Second Missionary Baptist Church where Pastor Paul A. McDaniel serves as pastor.Jerron was president of his graduating

Charles Harris

Hamilton county
W. Charles Harris, 78, of Chattanooga, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 in a local nursing home. He was a US Air Force Veteran and was a retired letter carrier with the US Postal Service and

Andrew Jeffreys

Hamilton county
Andrew Alfons Jeffreys, 53, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 24, after battling cancer.He is survived by his wife, Dee Jeffreys; parents, Ludwina and Frank Jeffreys; children, Drew Jeffreys, Melanie ODaniel, Casey Bridges and Annie Massey;

Reba Jernigan

Hamilton county
Reba Harris Jernigan, of Missionary Ridge passed away Friday, Oct. 26, 2012.She was preceded in death by her mother Regina Harris and her sister Betty Walker.Survivors include her husband of 55 years Daniel R. Jernigan;

Nancy Johnson

Hamilton county
Nancy Pierce Johnson died peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, in Little Rock, Ark.She was 92 years old having been born on May 5, 1920 in Fort Gibson, Okla. Nancy was a resident of Chattanooga for

Marian Kirkpatrick

Hamilton county
Marian Massey Kirkpatrick, a longtime Chattanooga resident, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, on Bainbridge Island, Wash.She was born on Oct. 27, 1923 in Lookout Mountain, Tenn.. She graduated from Chattanooga High School and

Katherine Langston

Hamilton county
Katherine Langston, 84, of Red Bank passed, away Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. Arrangements to be announced by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace. 423-877-3524.
LaFAYETTE Sarah Day Littlejohn, 90, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. Survivors: children, Charles Littlejohn, Sharon Brown, Debbie Cordell; brothers, Richard Day, Howard Ray Day; sisters, Jimmie Clark, Faye Collins; 9 grandchildren; numerous

James Morgan

Hamilton county
James W. Morgan, 61, of Chattanooga, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. "Jimbo" was born and raised in Chattanooga. He was a graduate of City High School and attended UTC. He

Rodger Nunley

COALMONT Rodger Dean Nunley, 60, passed away Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. He was a member of Grace Village Church and Sewanee Masonic Lodge #405. He was born March 26, 1952 to Ralph and Mildred

Rick Patrick

Hamilton county
Roy Monroe "Rick" Patrick III, of Friendswood, Texas, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012.He was born in Jacksonville, Fla., on April 4, 1985. He has resided in Friendswood, Texas since

Burley Paul

Hamilton county
Burley Randolph Paul, 85, of Red Bank, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at her home with her family.A devout and faithful Christian, she was a member of the

In Siv

Hamilton county
Mrs. In Siv Ly, 90, of Chattanooga, died on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Survivors are her sons and daughters-in-law, Chear and Kiv Teg, Yung Teg and Ay Lan Teg, Khang Teg and Ing Teg,

Cora Springer

Hamilton county
Cora Lee (Knighten) Springer, 90, passed away Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 in a local health care facility. A native of Oklahoma City, Okla., she had lived most of her adult life in the Chattanooga area.

Steve Tabor

ROSSVILLE Steve Tabor, 54, passed away Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012.He was an employee of Randy Wilson Painting.Memorial Services will be private.Arrangements by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, Rossville.

Darthula Thompson

Hamilton county
Darthula "Dot" Thompson, 87, of Soddy Daisy, passed peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at Laurelbrook Nursing Home, after a long battle with Alzheimers. Dot was a 1943 graduate of Chattanooga

James Travis

IIDECATUR James Robert Travis II, 54, passed away at his home on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. James was born in Ohio on Nov. 22, 1957 a son of the late James and Betty

William Willis

SCOTTSBORO William Alfred "Pete" Willis, 83, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2012.Visitation: today 3-8 p.m. at Rudder Funeral Home in Stevenson, AL. Funeral service: Monday, Oct. 29, at 10 a.m. at the

Fred Wright

, Sr.TRION, Ga. Fred LaDon Wright, Sr., 80, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. Survivors: wife, Patricia Wright; sons, Don Wright, John Wright, Jim Wright, Cary Hawkins, Keith Hawkins; daughters, Ginger Wright, Kim Hawkins

Fredrick Wright

SWEETWATER Dr. Fredrick J. Wright, 68, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. Dr. Fredrick J. Wright OD, was a well known optometrist in Sweetwater for over 40 years. He

Marcia Young

Hamilton county
Marcia Young, 66, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. Arrangements will be announced by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory, 7414 Old Lee Highway.

In MemoryEdward Greene

In memory
INMEMORYEdward L. Greene, Sr.Dec. 8, 1934-Oct. 28, 2004"However long our lives may last, whatever scenes we view. Whether we have joy or sorrow, well always think of you."Your Children, Edward, Jr., Virginia, Michael, other family

In MemoryMiles Parris

In memory
Miles Dwight ParrisIts has been two years nowsince you were taken from us. We love and miss you.Happy Birthday!We wish we were up in Heaven celebrating your birthday.From Your Family

In MemoryRita Short

In memory
INMEMORYRITA SHORTDec. 22, 1954-Oct. 28, 2011In tears we saw you sinking, we watched you fade away. Our hearts were breaking, you fought so hard to stay. But when we saw you sleeping, so peacefully free
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