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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!
CHICAGO (AP) - The man who got generations of hot dog lovers humming along to the Oscar Mayer Weiner song has died.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The executive producer of TV's "NCIS" and creator of "NCIS: New Orleans" has died. CBS says in a statement that Gary Glasberg died in his sleep...
Herschell Gordon Lewis, the horror filmmaker known as the 'godfather of gore,' has died. He was 87.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Bataan Death March survivor, artist and educator Ben Steele has died in Montana. He was 98.
Arnold Palmer brought a country-club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner's touch, At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jean Shepard, "the grand lady of the Grand Ole Opry" who had a long recording career as an influential female in country music, died Sunday, according...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A spokeswoman for the Grand Ole Opry says Country Music Hall of Fame artist Jean Shepard has died. She was 82.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana musician Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural Jr., who introduced zydeco music to the world through his namesake band Buckwheat Zydeco, has died. He was 68.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Ed Temple, the former Tennessee State track and field coach who led the U.S. women's team to 15 Olympic gold medals and helped break down racial...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A pioneering physicist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has died.
TOTOWA, N.J. (AP) - The Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey, says the world's oldest Roman Catholic bishop has died. The Rev. Peter Gerety was 104.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Longtime Nebraska politician Bill Barrett, who helped shape the nation's farm policy during his 10 years in Congress, has died at age 87.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Curtis Hanson, who won an Oscar for the screenplay for "L.A. Confidential" and directed Eminem in the movie "8 Mile," has died at age 71.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An influential community activist who turned San Francisco's Asian-American population into a political power in the city has died.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Charmian Carr, the actress best known for portraying the eldest von Trapp daughter in Rogers & Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music," has died. She was 73.
NEW YORK (AP) - Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee has died in suburban New York City at age 88.
PHOENIX (AP) - A former spokeswoman says Arizona's first female governor, Rose Mofford, has died at age 94.
The grand dame of daytime television drama, Agnes Nixon liked to say that "everyone's life is a soap opera." For proof, she offered up her own.