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Local Obits for Mon. Feb 18, 2013

Ella Adams

DALTON Ms. Ella Louise Adams passed away Sunday, Feb. 16, 2013. Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia.

Donna Brodie

ROSSVILLE Donna Gale Brodie, 49, traveled to her chosen destination, Heaven, to be with God for all eternity this Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 peacefully at her home with her husband and daughters by her

Wayne Cagle

DUNLAP Wayne Cagle, 65, died Sunday morning, Feb. 17, 2013 at his home. He was of the Church of God Faith. He was preceded in death by parents, Clyde and Robbie Cagle.He is survived

Mary Clark

RINGGOLD Mary Louise Clark, 84, departed this life Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. She was a lifelong resident of Ringgold and was a member of Catoosa Baptist Tabernacle.She was born to the late C.L. and

Faddie DeFur

Hamilton county
Faddie DeFur, 87, a lifelong resident of Chattanooga passed away at her home on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband J.D. DeFur.Survivors: two daughters, Donna DeFur, Chattanooga and

John Denver

Hamilton county
John Francis "Jay" Denver, 66, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 due to complications from ongoing illnesses. He was born on Nov. 26, 1946 in Wilmington, Del., the son of the late Fran and

Georgia Elliott

Hamilton county
Georgia Elliott, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013 at her residence.Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Betty Favors

Hamilton county
Betty Lou Favors, 75 passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. She leaves to cherish her memories sisters, Viola James, Clara McPherson, Rosa Lee Jackson, and Elgiteen Joshen; brothers, Jerrry Favors, Tommy Lee Favors, and Jimmy

Glenda Foy

Hamilton county
Glenda A. Foy, 71, of Chattanooga, passed away at her residence on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013.Mrs. Foy was born and raised in Chattanooga, a graduate of Ooltewah High School and a member of East Ridge

Jesse Haddock

ROSSVILLE Jesse Scott Haddock, 35, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 in Charleston, Tenn.Arrangements are incomplete and will announced by Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors 1724

Clara Johnson

SUMMERVILLE Clara Jane Johnson, 78, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2013.Surviving, Special Niece, Johnnie Lewis, and several other Nieces and Nephews.Graveside services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, from the Summerville Cemetery.Mason Funeral

Janice Kelley

Hamilton county
Janice Denise Kelley, 45, of Chattanooga passed away on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 in Nashville, Tenn. Janice was born in Chattanooga to the late Nathaniel Eldridge and Aldee Clark.She leaves to cherish her memories, daughter,

Marvin Moseley

, Jr.HARRIMAN Marvin (Mo) Jennings Moseley, Jr., 88, passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013 at his home. He was the son of the late Argie Cates Moseley and Marvin J. Moseley of Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Mary Reed

EVENSVILLE Mary Jo Reed, 69, passed away Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 in Chattanooga, Tenn. She was a long time resident of Rhea County, Tenn., and of the Church of God faith.Preceded in death by

John Schmoller

ESTILLSPRINGS John W. Schmoller, 89, passed away on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. Services will be held at a later date in Wisconsin.Arrangement by Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave. NW, Winchester, 931-967-2222

Elder Scott

, Sr.,STEVENSON Elder Eddie Lee Scott, Sr., 87 died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013.The Wake: Thursday, Feb. 21, at 11 a.m., Rudder Funeral Home in Stevenson with funeral beginning at Noon on Thursday, in funeral
ROSSVILLE Joseph Dale Strickland, 64, departed this life Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. He was born in LaFayette, Ga., to the late Joe and Pauline Strickland. Dale was an over-the-road trucker for many years, and

Lesa Tate

JASPER Melessa "Lesa" Mitchell Tate, 48, passed away Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013.Lesa was a registered dental hygienist and of the Baptist faith. She was born in Dunlap, Tenn. on Nov. 29, 1964 to Gary

Lee Vanoer

Hamilton county
Walter "Lee" Vanoer, 87, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. Lee was born on May 3, 1925 to the late Robert Hamilton and Amanda Catherine (Wallace) Vanoer in Riceville,

Dorothy Williams

Hamilton county
Dorothy Williams, 84, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013 at the Spring City Care and Rehab.Funeral arrangements will be announced by Advantage Funeral and Cremation Services, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Brayn-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave.

Mary Young

Hamilton county
Mary Jean Young, 86, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 at her residence. She retired from the Chattanooga Public School System and was a member of Ridgedale Church of Christ. She was preceded

In MemoryHarvey Carlock

In memory
In Loving Memory Harvey Lebron Carlock Jan. 18, 1934 - Feb. 18, 2004Sadly missed by your Family.


In memory
INMEMORYMrs. Sarah Wooten RollinsFeb. 18, 1943 - Feb. 13, 2006HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MAMAThough years may pass before we see our Mothers face once more, the faith she taught us at her knee, will lead at last
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