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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 25, 2013



John

Hamilton county
John WoodallMr. John Meers Woodall, 81, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away on the evening of Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. He was surrounded by his loving family when he peacefully took his last breath. John is

Benny Allison

Hamilton county
Benny Jack AllisonBenny Jack Allison, 84, passed away Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. He was born on Oct. 12, 1928 in Big Coon Valley near Stevenson, Ala., and was a long-time resident of Chattanooga, Tenn.

Charlotte Antos

Hamilton county
Charlotte Ann Merriman Antos, 68, of Chattanooga, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral and Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Melvin Barnes

Hamilton county
Melvin Barnes, 85, of Chattanooga, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.Mr. Barnes was a veteran having served in the United States Navy during World War

Margaret Boyer

Tennessee
MONTEAGLE Margaret Neil Boyer, 80, passed away Friday Aug. 23, 2013 in St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville. She was born Dec. 24, 1932 in Adams, Tenn., a daughter of the late Audie Lee and Lela

Margaret Brant

Hamilton county
Margaret S. Brant, 82, of Chattanooga, surrounded by her family, shuffled off this mortal coil in her sleep on the morning of Friday, Aug. 23, 2013.Daughter of the late Samuel Tustin and Emilie E. Simpson,

Burton Brooks

Hamilton county
Burton Lee Brooks, 96, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. Visitation will be at Central Church of Christ, Monday, Aug. 26, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Minister Tom Harrison will conduct the service at 1

Marion Campbell

Georgia
Jr.ROSSVILLE Marion Clyde Campbell, Jr. 66, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 at his residence.He was a Truck Driver and a Sheet Metal worker by trade, and of the Church of God

Billy Couch

Tennessee
BELVIDERE Billy Parker Couch, 72, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today in the Moore-Cortner Chapel with Brother Randy Jackson officiating. Interment will follow in Winchester Memorial
FORT OGLETHORPE Margaret Z. "Dee" Crawley, 66, passed away Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at her residence. She was a native of Detroit, Mich. and had lived in the north Georgia area since 1975 where

Marie Creasman

Hamilton county
Annie Marie Creasman, 95, of Soddy Daisy passed away Saturday Aug. 24, 2013. She was a member of Dividing Ridge Church of God. She was a loving mother and grandmother who will be missed. Marie

JoAnn Crutchfield

Hamilton county
JoAnn Crutchfield, a lifelong resident of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.The funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, graveside, in Chattanooga National Cemetery, with Rev. Don Jones officiating.Visitation is 2

Carolyn Dalton

Alabama
TENBROECK Mrs. Carolyn Dalton, 71, passed away Saturday Aug. 24, 2013 at her residence.Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. today from the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.Burial will follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery

Robert Edwards

Hamilton county
Robert Mitchell "Uncle Bob" Edwards, 62, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, in a local hospital.He was preceded in death by his parents, Mitchell Edwards Jr. and Noah (Catherine) McLemore Sr.Survivors include his

Shirley Floied

Hamilton county
Shirley Ann Brown Floied, 76, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at her residence.She was the daughter of the late Darrell and Lela Brown and was preceded in death by two siblings,

James Floyd

Hamilton county
James FloydJames Ronald "Jim" Floyd, 69, passed to his rest on Tuesday July 30, 2013, at Valley View Assisted Living Center in Whitwell, TN.James was born to Marion and James Floyd of Watertown, Tenn., on

Ruby Gilliam

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Ruby L. Gilliam, 88, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 in a local healthcare facility.She was a member of Old Bethel Baptist Church for over 40 years. She was preceded in

Hazel Hays

Hamilton county
Hazel Cherry Hays, who worked as a purchasing department secretary for Combustion Engineering and ABB for 42 years died on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 at her home. She was 85.She was preceded in death by

Agnes Hoskins

Hamilton county
Agnes Maryann Hoskins, 80, Ooltewah, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, in a local nursing home.Services will be held at 2 p.m. today in the chapel with Rev. David Hooper and Rev. Jim Reed officiating.Burial will

Lucille Johnson

Georgia
DALTON Lucille Annie Washington Jewell Johnson, 97, formerly of Cassville, Ga., passed away on Thursday Aug. 22, 2013.Celebration of Life will be held Monday Aug. 26, at 1 p.m. from New Hope Baptist Church,

Jeri Landry

Tennessee
CROSSVILLE Jeri Dian Woody Landry, 77, formerly of Santa Claus, Ind., died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013.She was born Dec. 11, 1935, in Rockwood, Tenn., and was preceded in death by her biological father,

Lestlie Lattimer

Hamilton county
Lestlie Lavern Lattimer (Les) departed this life Wednesday Aug. 21, 2013 in Chattanooga, Tenn.Born: March 31,1925 in Philadelphia, Penn. Preceded in death by his parents Maitland and Thelma Lattimer; and his younger sister

William Lelake

Hamilton county
William Leonard Lelake, 68, of Ooltewah, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral and Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Saul Mallen

Hamilton county
Saul Twom Mallen passed away on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 in Atlanta, Ga.Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 graveside at Mizpah Cemetery with Rabbi Bill Tepper officiating.Arrangements have been entrusted to

Noah Markiewicz

Hamilton county
Noah Rylan Markiewicz, 10 months, of Chattanooga passed away Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013.He had the biggest and brightest smile of all time, everything made him giggle. We were able to catch him on video when

Annie Phipps

Hamilton county
Annie Beatrice Phipps, 98, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at an assisted living facility.Ms. Annie was the owner of Phipps Janitorial Services.She was a womens guild member of Basilica of St. Peter and

Edwina Settles

Hamilton county
Edwina Cornett Settles, 83, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. She loved and raised horses and also enjoyed motorcycles. Edwina was preceded in death by her parents, Shady and Myrtle Cornett; and her

Thelma Wallace

Hamilton county
Thelma Wallace, 84, passed away Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Dennis Waters

Hamilton county
Dennis Waters, 71, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2013.The funeral service will be 2 p.m. today, Aug. 25, 2013 at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home with Rev. Kelly Selby officiating.Condolences and memories can

Ralph Willis

Georgia
Sr.DALTON Mr. Ralph Eugene Willis Sr., 92, departed this life on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 at Hamilton Medical Center. Gene was born June 27, 1921 in Dalton, Ga., a son of the late

Winogene Willis

Alabama
STEVENSON Winogene Roach Willis, 86, passed away, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013.Mrs. Willis, along with her late husband, Cam, owned and operated Standard Oil in Stevenson, for more than 30 years. A horse lover she

Ashley Windham

Hamilton county
Ashley Windham, 44, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2013 in a Chattanooga hospital. Ashley was a Managing Partner in the Family Business, Chattanooga Billiard Club since November of 1982 and managed the

James Womack

Tennessee
ATHENS James Lewis "Cotton" Womack, 80, passed away Friday morning, Aug. 23, 2013.Funeral services are 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, in the chapel. Burial, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Beta Cemetery.Visitation: 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at funeral

In MemoryJACKLYN A

In memory
INMEMORYJacklyn A. MorrisAug. 25, 1947 - May 22, 2006Today would have been your 66th birthday. We celebrate you still. You're fondly remembered by your sisters, daughter, nieces, and nephews. Thanks for being the best big

In MemoryPinky Cawthrone

In memory
PINKY B. CAWTHORNEOct. 11, 1909 - Aug. 25, 1977Loved and missedDaughter- Daisy M. Ford. Pat and Karitsa
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