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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 18, 2013



Ed Biga

Hamilton county
Edward John Biga, 95, of Signal Mountain, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013.Ed was born on Sept. 7, 1917, in Stevens Point, Wis. He was the first child of the late John Biga and Josephine

Arthur Black

Alabama
PISGAH James Arthur Black, 93, passed away, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. He was employed by Broadway Construction. He was a United States Army World War II Veteran and member of American Legion Post #214.He

Ron Boone

Hamilton county
Ronald H. Boone, 62 of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, surrounded by his family.A native of Louisville, Ky., Mr. Boone lived in the Chattanooga area since 1982. He was a Jeweler by

Lewis Brown

Tennessee
DAYTON Lewis B. Brown, 93, passed away Wednesday Aug. 14, 2013.Services: Monday Aug. 19, in the Chapel of Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home.Visitation: Noon until time of service today.Interment: Rhea Memory Gardens.Arrangements by Coulter Garrison Funeral

Laura Campbell

Hamilton county
Laura Campbell, of Hixson, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. She was 52 years old.She was born in Arkadelphia, Ark., on March 19, 1961. Laura was a 1979 graduate of Homestead High

Wanda Castle

Tennessee
SOUTHPITTSBURG Wanda Headrick Castle, 71, died Saturday Aug. 17, 2013 at her home.Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday Aug. 19, from the Valley Funeral Home Chapel.Burial will be in the Sequatchie Valley Memorial

Fred Cunningham

Tennessee
SPRINGCITY Fred W. Cunningham, 92, died Saturday morning Aug. 17, 2013 in a Knoxville hospital.Funeral services will be Tuesday Aug. 20, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home where the family

Robert Decker

Hamilton county
Robert Decker, 69, of Soddy-Daisy died on Monday Aug. 12, 2013 at a local hospital.Arrangements will be announced by Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37404.

Douglas DeHart

Hamilton county
Douglas DeHart, 72, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 in a local hospice facility.Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, located at the end

Farrell Elkins

Hamilton county
Farrell Dean Elkins, 80, of Red Bank, passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, at the Hospice Care Center at Standifer Place. Farrell was an U.S. Army veteran during the Korean War and a 1958

Martha Gamble

Hamilton county
Martha Margaret "Ike" Long Gamble was called to heaven and healed on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013.She was the daughter of the late Dave and Julia Doyle Long of Whiteside, Tenn.She was also predeceased by brother,

Agatha Gardner

Hamilton county
Agatha Coyle Gardner, 90, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 in a local healthcare facility.She was preceded in death by husband F. M. Coyle to whom she was married to for 47 years,

Jimmy Garner

Hamilton county
Jimmy "Yogi" Wayne Garner, 75, of Hixson, finished his brave and lengthy battle with melanoma on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army and a member of Burks

Margaret Housley

Hamilton county
Margaret Ann Housley, 61, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at Life Care of East Ridge while battling cancer.She was born on April 6, 1952 in Galesburg, Mich. She graduated from Galesburg/Augusta High School in 1970

Gloria Kennedy

Hamilton county
Gloria Kennedy, 46, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, at home.She was of the Baptist faith. She was proud of her children and her granddaughter.She is survived by her mother, Ethel Linam, of

Kathryn Long

Hamilton county
Kathryn McCune Long, 70, of Signal Mountain, passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, after a five year struggle with ovarian cancer.She was cared for by Hospice of Chattanooga, her family and friends.Kathryn

Jesse McCants

Hamilton county
Dr. Sr.Dr. Jesse Lee McCants Sr., 77, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at his residence.He was a veteran of the United States Army and was a member of First Baptist Church

James McNabb

Tennessee
CLEVELAND James Don McNabb, 76, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013.Survivors: children, Sandy (Robert) LaGrange, Joyce Caskins, Teresa (Greg) Dodson and Michael McNabb; five grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.Funeral services: 3 p.m. Monday Aug. 19,

H Merciers

Georgia
, Jr.,CHICKAMAUGA H. Doyle Merciers, Jr., 65, passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 at his home.Funeral services will be held on Monday, Aug. 19, at 11 a.m. in the South Crest Chapel with the

Oleg Mozhey

Alabama
TUSCALOOSA Oleg Mozhey 41, formerly of Tuscaloosa, Ala., passed away Jan. 2, 2013 in Moscow, Russia.Oleg was a native of Minsk, Belarus where he served in the Belarusian Army assisting the Doctor in the

David Nowading

Hamilton county
Dr. Dr. David Carl Nowading, 71, passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, in South Dakota from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.He was born Sept. 12, 1941 in Johnstown, Pa., to the late Carl and

Lynn Rhea

Hamilton county
Lynn Rhea, 82, lifelong resident of Red Bank, went to be with his Heavenly Father, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. He was a lifetime member of Red Bank Baptist Church. Lynn retired after 41

James Rozzell

Hamilton county
James Edwin Rozzell, of Red Bank, passed away Saturday Aug. 17, 2013. Arrangements by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Kim Smith

Hamilton county
Gloria Kim Smith, 57, of Chattanooga, passed peacefully at home on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013.Kim was preceded in death by her father, Beecher W. Smith who was in the automotive business and her mother, Gloria

Anita Stevens

Hamilton county
Anita I. Stevens, 70, of Ooltewah, passed away Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 at her residence. She was born Dec. 30, 1942, in Gothenburg, Sweden. She arrived in the U.S. in 1961 to work

James Tallent

Hamilton county
James E. "Jim" Tallent, 68, of Birchwood, passed away On Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, in a local hospital.Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today, Aug. 18, at the Funeral home chapel with the Rev. Ken

Gloria Welter

Hamilton county
Gloria A Welter, 89, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at a local health care facility. Surviving relatives; son, Gene Welter, of Chattanooga; daughters, Laurie (Jim) Cain, of Chattanooga, Julie Jarrell, of Hiram,

Michael Young

Tennessee
McDONALD Michael Andrew Young, 23, passed away Friday, Aug. 16, 2013.Michael was a 2009 graduate of Ooltewah High School, and was employed by The Dollar General as an assistant manager. He enjoyed being

In MemoryANNETTE MILLWOOD

In memory
INMEMORYANNETTE LYNN MILLWOODMay 13, 1963 - Aug. 18, 2012We know you're there with Jesus and your loved ones, but we miss you Nett-Nett. You've been gone a year, but it feels like yesterday that

In MemoryMARVIN SCOTT

In memory
INMEMORY SR.Aug. 18, 1927 - May 30, 1997Happy Birthday-Love and miss you. Your children, grandchildren, great grands-great-great grands and Lois (Wife).
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