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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 08, 2013

Melb B

Melb BrownLaFAYETTE Kathryn "Melb" Melvylene Brown, 81, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.Melb was retired from the LaFayette City Police Department were she

Adam Bailey

SHELBYVILLE Adam Lee Bailey, 41, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, following injuries from a motorcycle accident in Chattanooga.A native of Chattanooga, Adam is son of the late Bennie Earl Bailey Jr. and Leslie

Cynthiam Baker

Cynthia BakerMEMPHIS Cynthia Carolina Baker born in Lima, Peru and living in Little Rock, Ark., (formerly Memphis, Tenn.) passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, from a sudden illness.If ever there was a life lived

Lillie Bartlett

DAYTON Lillie Mae Bartlett, 87, died Thursday morning, Feb. 7, 2013 at her home.Funeral services at noon Saturday in the funeral home chapel.Burial in Rhea Memory at Vanderwall Funeral Home, Dayton, where they will

Bob Batson

Hamilton county
Robert Joseph Batson Sr., 95, died peacefully at his home Tuesday morning, Feb. 5, 2013.Born in Erin, Tenn., he faithfully served his God, Country (veteran of the Navy), family, and community. He was the founder

Dr Blair

JACKSON Dr. H. Blair Bentley, Professor Emeritus of History from Dyersburg State Community College, 85, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013.He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Dr. Louise D. Bentley,

Terry Booker

Hamilton county
Terry Lamar Booker, 50, a native of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in a Fresno, Calif., hospital.He was a 1980 graduate of Brainerd High School. He received his bachelors degree from the University

James Bryson

TUNNEL HILL James Allen Bryson, 84, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013.Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday from the chapel of Jones Funeral Home of Tunnel Hill.Visitation 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday.www.jjonesfuneralhome.comArrangements

Norma Bryson

Hamilton county
Norma Evelyn McDonald Bryson, 91, of Hixson, went to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, in the

William Calhoun

Hamilton county
William Reese Calhoun, 67, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in Chattanooga.Funeral at noon on Saturday, Feb. 9, at Hamlett Chapel C.M.E. Church.Body will lie in state after noon today and the family to receive guests

James Clark

RINGGOLD James W. Clark went to be with his Heavenly Father on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013.James was born in Medford, Ore., but had been a resident of Ringgold, for several years.James is survived by his

Don Edgmon

DUNLAP Don Walker Edgmon, 71, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, in a Chattanooga hospital.He was a Williamson County native who graduated from Franklin High School in 1960. He graduated with a degree in

Bill Edwards

SECTION Bill Edwards, 80, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Huntsville hospital.Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.Burial at Greens Chapel Cemetery.Family will receive friends all day

Lorene Flerl

Hamilton county
Lorene Johnson Flerl, 91, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. today, Feb. 8, 2013, at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, with Rev. Gary Akins and Rev. Alan Stewart

Ray Goins

DAYTON Ray Goins, 60, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, in Nashville, surrounded by his son and family. Ray was preceded in death by his grandmother, Cindy Goins; his mother, Thelma Goins Henderson;

Jimmy Hart

FLAT ROCK Jimmy Hart, 55, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013.Visitation will be 10 a.m.-9 p.m. today and the funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday Feb. 9, from the Valley Funeral Home Chapel

Arthur Hutchins

STEVENSON Arthur Hutchins, 88, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. The wake will be at noon Saturday, Feb. 9, at Rudder Funeral Home in Stevenson, with the funeral service following at 1 p.m.

Herman Johnson

Hamilton county
James "Herman" Johnson, 78, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013.A Harrison resident for over 40 years, he was past master of Harrison Lodge 114.Herman was of the Baptist faith

Carol Lewis

Hamilton county
Carol Ayers Haddock Lewis, 57, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at her home.She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Mildred Ayers; sister, Donna Ray; and niece, Leslie Ayers Whitaker.Survivors include

JP McCutcheon

ROSSVILLE James Paul "JP" McCutcheon, 78, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at his residence.Condolences may be sent to services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in the South

Juanita McGhee

Hamilton county
Juanita Debbie King McGhee, 57, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, in a local hospital.Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. today at First Baptist Church.Burial: Greenwood Cemetery.Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of

Terry Parker

Hamilton county
Jr.Terry G. Parker Jr., 23, of Chattanooga passed Monday, Jan. 28, 2013.He was an employee of Burger King industry.He was preceded in death by grandfathers, Edmond Parker, Fred Greer; and grandmothers, Willie Mae Cochran

Brenda Patton

DUNLAP Brenda Patton, 66, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Kindred Hospital.She was preceded in death by father, Jesse Holland; two brothers, Randy Holland and Nolan Troglin.She was the dietitian at the Sequatchie

Rickey Poole

RAINSVILLE Rickey Poole, 56, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at DeKalb Regional Medical Center.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today, Feb. 8, from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel.Burial will follow in Wesley's Chapel

Vance Riddle

Hamilton county
Vance "Hugh" Riddle Jr., 70, of East Ridge and Apison, Tenn, passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in the Chattanooga Hospice Center.Hugh was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving aboard the carrier USS Shangri

Virginia Riker

Hamilton county
Virginia Helen Riker, 94, died of natural causes Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at her home in Alexian Grove, Chattanooga.She was born in the Bronx, N.Y. (New York City) on Oct. 23, 1918, the daughter of

June Scofield

WHITWELL June "Grandma" Scofield, 100, of Whitwell, Tenn., formerly of Boulder, Colo., died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013.Mrs. Scofield was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Raymond Scofield," It is a blessing and comfort

Jewell Scoggins

Hamilton county
DAYTON Jewell William "Bill" Scoggins passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Memorial Hospital.He was predeceased by his parents, Jewell C. and Birtie S. Scoggins; two brothers, Chester and Charles Scoggins.He is survived by

DeWayne Smith

Hamilton county
DeWayne Edward Smith, 47, went to be with his Heavenly Father Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.A native of Chattanooga, he was a member of Union Springs Baptist Church and had a strong Christian faith.He was preceded

Kenneth Thompson

Sr.JASPER Charles Ken "Foots" Thompson Sr. 77, passed away at his home in Jasper, in the early hours of Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, surrounded by his family.Ken was born in Chattanooga, the

Doris York

RINGGOLD Doris York, 92, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in a Hospice Center.She was formerly of the Burning Bush Community.Arrangements will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.

In MemoryValine Barnett

In memory
INMEMORYJuly 12, 1920- Feb. 8, 2012Momma, we miss you more than words can ever say.Love Grandchildren, Tiny, Valerie, Lisa, Monica and great-grandchildren


In memory
INMEMORYSeymour TalleyMarch 31, 1931 - Feb. 9, 2009And Joygenay TalleyJuly 13, 1931 - Feb. 6, 2012Our precious Mom and Dad, the memories we have. We miss you still but youre in Gods will. He
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