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Local Obits for Tue. Dec 24, 2013


Jeffery Ashley, 50, passed away Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. today at Moore-Cortner Chapel with Rev. Bill Owens officiating. Interment at Cowan Montgomery Cemetery . Moore-Cortner
Robert Edward Burger, 58, of Chattanooga, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.
Tommy Carpenter, 93, of Hixson, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. He was the oldest member of Friendship Baptist Church Hixson. He loved fishing and gardening, his family and talking
Robbie Nelson Cothran, 87, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at a local healthcare facility. She was a retired LPN having worked at Erlanger Hospital for many years. She was preceded
Catherine A. Cox, 70, passed away on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 at her residence. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Jannie Dunn

Evensville
Jannie Lynn Dunn, 53, passed away Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 at her home. Services: 11 a.m. today in the Chapel of Coulter-Garrison, with Rev. Chad Holtz and Rev. Von Dunn officiating. Interment: Pierce Cemetery. Arrangements

Lena Flegal

Lafayette
LaFAYETTE Lena Mae York Flegal, 67, passed away Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. She was born to the late James Newborn York and Etta Lorene Liles York on Sept. 28, 1946 in Valley Head, Ala.
Edward "Ed" Hinsdale Gleason, 86, of Ooltewah, passed away Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway.
Glenn Hamill, 77, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. He was born and raised in Hixson and moved to Soddy-Daisy in 1984. Glenn was a farmer. He was
Kurt Richmond Hughes, 45, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday Dec. 21, 2013 suddenly and completely unexpectedly. He was born on July 4, 1968 and was a firecracker

Clifford Johnson

Cartersville
Clifford Lee Johnson, 91, passed away Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. Service will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Pine Grove Independent Church with Pastor Frank Johnson officiating. Interment: Oak Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Willis Funeral
Lois Longley Lois Longley, 91, of Apison, Tenn., passed away Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013 in a local healthcare facility. She was born April 28, 1922 in Middleburg, South Africa to missionary parents, and was a
Del. Katherine Lucille Boston Markum, formerly of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away at home Monday, Nov. 23, 2013. Born in Dunlap, Tenn., on July 3, 1925, Lucille was the daughter of the late George and
Mich. William H. McKeehan Jr. "Bill", 97, passed away Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. Born on March 4, 1916 in Chattanooga. Husband of the late Betty. Dear;

Hattie Miller

Winchester
Hattie Gregory Miller, 92, passed away Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. Funeral services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 26, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Gardens, Winchester, TN. Visitation: 10-11 a.m. Thursday at
Betty Jean Douglas Petty, 71, of Chattanooga, widow of Rev. William B. Petty, Jr., passed away suddenly Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 in Chattanooga. She was the valedictorian of the Madisonville High School Class of
Mildred Louise Stallings, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway.

Lamar Swaney

Rossville
Lamar Swaney, 83, passed away in his home on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. He was a beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather who valued God and family above all. Lamar taught his family about the

Harvey Sweeton

Tracycity
Harvey Morgan Sweeton, 80, died Sunday evening, Dec. 22, 2013 at his home. Funeral: Today at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Ben Curtis officiating. Burial: Coalmont Cemetery. Online condolences can
Jarvis Brandon Whitfield passed away Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 in Chattanooga, Tenn. Dr. Whitfield was a loving father to his two daughters and a loving husband to his wife Juanita. He was born July

In MemorySHERRY ADAMS

Dec. 24, 1956-May 6, 2009 You were a special baby born on Christmas Eve. We are blessed to have the time we spent with you. Friends and family all love and miss you. Happy

In MemoryHowell Dalton

Howell "Barry" Dalton It is hard to believe that it has been four years ago today that we lost you. We miss you! Love, Tracie and George

In MemoryIN MEMORY

In loving memory of my daughter, Keelie.
ey Dec. 24, 1983-Oct. 3, 2003 Happy 30th Birthday! It doesn't seem like ten years have passed without you. We will always miss you. You are forever in our hearts!
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A relative says Christy O'Donnell, a single mom with lung cancer who became a prominent figure in the California right-to-die debate, has died. She was 47.
BEDFORD, N.Y. (AP) - A builder whose company worked on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Century City complex in Los Angeles and Walt Disney's EPCOT center...
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) - Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend Charles Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's sidekick in his "Peanuts" comic strip, has died.
NEW YORK (AP) - A federal judge who presided over Martha Stewart's criminal trial in New York has died. Miriam Cedarbaum was 86.
MIAMI (AP) - Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who became the sixth man on the moon when he and Alan Shepard helped NASA recover from Apollo 13's "successful failure" and...
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Police say veteran X Games biker Dave Mirra has died in North Carolina. He was 41.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Former Indiana Gov. Edgar Whitcomb, who escaped a prisoner-of-war camp during World War II and sailed around the world in his 70s, has died.
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - Jack Riley, a former Army hockey coach who won guided the U.S. team to its first Olympic gold medal in 1960, has died. He was...
BOSTON (AP) - A Boston woman best known as the mother who called for her son to come home for dinner in a classic Prince pasta television commercial of the...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A funeral home in Maine says Bob Elliott, half of the enduring television and radio comedy team Bob and Ray, has died. He was 92.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - An ailing New Hampshire woman who won permission to buy medical marijuana in Maine before it was available in her home state has died.
NEW YORK (AP) - Paul Aiken, an executive director of the Authors Guild who served for nearly 20 years as it confronted such digital age issues as copyright, e-book royalties...
NEW YORK (AP) - Michael J. Feeney, a former reporter for The New York Daily News and former president of the New York Association of Black Journalists, died Sunday. He...
NEW YORK (AP) - Signe Toly Anderson, a vocalist and original member of the Jefferson Airplane who left the band after its first record and was replaced by Grace Slick,...
DALLAS (AP) - Rusty Rose, a former co-owner of the Texas Rangers with former president George W. Bush, has died at the age of 74.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A prominent civil rights leader in Kentucky who became the state's first woman and African-American elected to the state's Senate has died. Georgia Davis Powers was...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Paul Kantner, an original member of the 1960s rock group Jefferson Airplane who stayed with the San Francisco-based band through its transformation from hippies to hit...
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Indiana University says Violette Verdy, a distinguished professor who was principal dancer for New York City Ballet for 20 years and former artistic director of the...
Daniel Gerson, who co-wrote several Walt Disney animated films including "Monsters, Inc." and "Big Hero 6," has died. He was 49.