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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 01, 2013

Quinteriana Allen

Hamilton county
Quinteriana Renee Allen, infant, died Friday, July 26, 2013.Survivors include parents, Deborah and Quinterious Allen; sisters, Quinteria Allen and Jermiya Brown; brothers, Devin Brown, Wendell Allen and Detrell Bulloch; a host of other relatives.Arrangements by

Dr Barbara

Hamilton county
Dr. Barbara Cofey Medley, 63, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2013. She was born in West Memphis, Ark.She was an assistant dean at UTC; earning her bachelors degree from Virginia Union University and

Violet Bates

Hamilton county
Violet Marie Bates, 69, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, in a local hospital.She was a native and lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and was of the Baptist faith.Mrs. Bates was

Jewell Burnette

Hamilton county
Jewell Frances Morgan Burnette, 88, of East Ridge, died unexpectedly Wednesday, July 31, 2013, in a local hospital.A devoted Christian, she was a member of Lakeview Wesleyan Church. She was retired from Hutcheson Medical Center.

Leon Camp

ROSSVILLE Leon Edward Camp, 93, formerly of Rossville, passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2013.He had lived most of his life in Rossville, was a member of East Ridge Church of Christ, and was

Anna Davis

WINCHESTER Anna Jean Davis passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, of natural causes at 89 years of age.Visitation at 11 a.m. Saturday with a memorial service at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, Winchester,

John Deigel

FORT PAYNE John Deigel, 76, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2013.Funeral will be 6 p.m. CDT today from Fort Payne Church of Christ.Arrangements by W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel, Rainsville, Ala.

Hazel Dickert

KNOXVILLEHazel Geraldine Johnson Dickert, 88, passed away at her residence on Tuesday, July 23, 2013.Attended Concord United Methodist Church.Preceded in death by parents, Clarence W. and Theodora H. Johnson, of Chesterton, Ind.; and her husband,

Randy Duckett

Hamilton county
Randy "Duck" Duckett, 49, a resident of Hamilton County, passed away Monday, July 29, 2013 at his residence.He attended Greenwood Baptist Church. Mr. Duckett was a graduate of Ooltewah High School class of 1982. He

Janice Duggan

RICEVILLE Janice Ann Crowe Duggan, 50, passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Athens Regional Medical Center.Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Walnut Grove Cemetery.Ziegler Funeral Home, Athens is in charge of

Jasper Elliott

CLEVELAND Jasper Eugene Elliott on July 26, 2013 at 11:49 a.m. came into our lives weighing 4 lbs. 1 oz. and 17 inches long. At 1:55 p.m. God called our little Angel home to

Jewell Garner

Hamilton county
Jewell Taylor Garner, of Red Bank, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. She was 93 years old.Jewell was a longtime resident of the Chattanooga area. She was a graduate of Central High

Bobbie Gothard

Hamilton county
Bobbie Gene Gothard, 62, of Sale Creek, formerly of Rhea County, passed away Monday, July 29, 2013.He was a longtime resident of Rhea County, and was retired from the U.S. Navy, and was of the

Wilburn Keener

PALMERWilburn "Bud" Keener, 70, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2013.He was retired from Tuftco in Palmer, loved fishing, hunting, gardening and camping and anything outdoors. Bud was a coalminer in his younger years.He was born

Pauline Kilgore

FLINTSTONE Margaret "Pauline" Walden Kilgore, 92, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2013.She was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was of the Christian faith. Pauline was born to the late Lee and

Carey Lackey

LYERLY Carey Demetrius Lackey, 45, passed away Monday, July 29, 2013, from injuries sustained from an accident.Service at 2 p.m. Friday at Pond Spring AME Zion Church with Pastor Anthony Brown officiating.Interment in Lyerly

John Lindsey

Hamilton county
Sr.John David Lindsey Sr., 65, passed away in Austell, Ga., on Tuesday, July 30, 2013.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Patricia McDaniel

Hamilton county
Patricia Elnora McDaniel, 77, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday evening, July 28, 2013 at her home.Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today, Aug. 1, in the funeral home chapel with Dr. Jeff Sledge

Betty Moore

RISING FAWN Betty Jean Moore, 84, passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2013.She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, was a member of the Neighborhood Watch, and member of New Salem United Methodist Church

Jack Prince

IDER Jack McConald Prince, 67, died Tuesday evening, July 30, 2013.Graveside services 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, at Prince Cemetery in Murphy Hollow.Family will receive friends from 2 until 8 p.m. today at
CHICKAMAUGA Thurman Eugene Stansell, 80, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2013 in Gainesville, Fla.Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, located at the end of

Marvin Thomas

Hamilton county
Marvin Hubert Thomas, 84, lifelong resident of Hixson, passed away Monday, July 29, 2013.He was born in Hickman, Tenn., and was raised in Murfreesboro. Marvin was a graduate of Walter Hill High School and Middle

Doyle Thomaston

Hamilton county
Doyle Thomaston, 82, passed Monday, July 29, 2013, at his residence.Arrangements are by Advantage Funeral & Cremation Service Franklin-Strickland- Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga.

Jim Walker

Hamilton county
James Atchiles "Abe" Walker, 81, of Chattanooga, died peacefully Tuesday evening July 30, 2013, at The Cumberland in Nashville, Tenn.Mr. Walker was born in a small farmhouse in Ravenscroft, Tenn., on Nov. 2,

Kimberly Webb

ROSSVILLE Kimberly Lynn Webb, 56, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2013, at her residence.Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced Advantage Funeral Cremation Services-Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors 1724 McCallie Ave., 423-265-4414.

Natalie Wharton

Hamilton county
Natalie Bedoit Wharton, 94, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2013.A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Natalie Wrightson Bedoit and was also preceded in

Nita Wilson

Hamilton county
Nita Mae Wilson, 63, of Chattanooga, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated,

Norman Witt

Hamilton county
Norman Douglas Witt, 70, passed away at home Sunday July 21, 2013.He was born and raised in Georgetown, Tenn.He was preceded in death by his parents, Owen and Grace Witt; sisters, Betty Hixson, Katherine Cope

Rev Young

Hamilton county
Rev. Young H. Smith Sr., 76, of Chattanooga, departed this life for his Heavenly home on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, after a long, courageous battle with dementia.Rev. Smith spent several years as an evangelist and


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