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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 24, 2013



Rev Alfred

Hamilton county
Rev. Alfred E. Pierre passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at age 93. He was the son of the late Edgar Pierre and Ethel Christophe Pierre of Ama, Louisiana. He was a retired minister

George Ball

Hamilton county
Sr.George William Ball Sr., 73, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.He was a native of Chattanooga, who was a graduate of the Howard High School Class of 1959.He retired from the Mueller Co.

Isabelle Baras

Hamilton county
Sarah Isabelle Frier Baras, of Chattanooga, died on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. She was a longtime resident of Chattanooga. Mrs. Baras was a member of Rivermont Presbyterian Church and she volunteered at the Partnership

Jackie Cantrell

Georgia
RINGGOLD Margaret Jackalene "Jackie" Williams Cantrell, 84, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. Jackie was a beloved wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend.Jackie

Ann Cates

Tennessee
DAYTON Ann R. Cates, 89, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at Life Care Center of Rhea Co.She was a longtime resident of Rhea Co., and was a member of the Church of God

Mannie Chappel

Hamilton county
Mannie B. Chappel, 99, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 in a local healthcare facility. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

JB Collins

Hamilton county
Joseph Bernice Collins Jr., of Chattanooga, died Feb. 21, 2013 at Life Care Center of East Ridge.J.B. Collins was born on June 30, 1931 in Chattanooga, to Joseph Bernice Collins Sr. and Gussie Agnes Coleman

Betty Durham

Georgia
FLINTSTONE Betty Harrell Durham, 72, passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at her home.She was the former owner/operator of Juno Youth Garden and a former employee of Blood Assurance. She loved gardening, her

Bill Gates

Hamilton county
William Allen "Bill" Gates, of Signal Mountain, died on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013.Bills life was defined by fierce loyalty and abiding devotion to his family, friends and faith. There was no favor too large

Era Glenn

Hamilton county
IIIEra Fox Glenn III, 54, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 at his residence.Arrangements are being entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors 1724 McCallie Ave, 423-265-4414.

LB Griffith

Hamilton county
L.B. Griffith, 88, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Joyce Harlin

Hamilton county
Ruby "Joyce" Williamson Harlin, 63, of Chattanooga, died on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at her residence. She was born in Hogansville, Ga., to the late Jack and Annie Mae Turner Williamson. Joyce graduated

Ronnie Henley

Hamilton county
Ronnie Andrew Henley, 61 of Hixson and formerly of Hillsboro, Tenn., passed away on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at his residence surrounded by his family.Ronnie was an electrician and plumber and owned Henley Electric, he

Anita Holland

Hamilton county
Anita Jo Holland, 75, of East Ridge, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013.She was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse L. and Sue L. Erwin.Survivors include her husband, Burton Holland; two stepsons, Bobby J.

Geraldine Hutcheson

Hamilton county
Geraldine "Jerry" Hutcheson , 84,, went home to be with The Lord on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ardell and Ethel Johnson; husband, Gene "Bull" Hutcheson;

Allen Laminack

Georgia
ROSSVILLE V. Allen Laminack, 69, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at a local hospital.He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area where he was a member of the Community Baptist Church

Joseph Lockman

Hamilton county
Joseph N. Lockman went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. He was a loving father and exceptional grandfather. His grandchildren were the pride of his life.

Dorothy Major

Hamilton county
Dorothy Elizabeth Major, 104, of Chattanooga passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church and the Ave Maria Circle. Dorothy was born in Atlanta,

Linda Mann

Georgia
LAFAYETTE Linda Ann Wright Mann, 64, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013.Preceded in death by husband, Melvin (Moose) Mann; parents, Johnny Wright and Kathrin Brown.Member of Ridgeway Baptist Church.Survived by daughter, Nancy

Jeff Martin

Hamilton county
Jeffery Allen "Jeff" Martin, 56, lost his battle to cancer and passed away peacefully in his Ooltewah, Tenn., home on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. He was surrounded by his family, close friends and pets when

Nancy McBurnett

Hamilton county
Angie McBurnettNancy Angela "Angie" McBurnett, 69, of Chattanooga, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at her home.She was born Jan. 13, 1944 in Chattanooga to the late George and Susie Mae Axmacher.She was preceded in death

Hubert McNabb

Hamilton county
Hubert "Herb" McNabb passed away on Friday evening Feb. 22, 2013 at his residence.Arrangements are being entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors 1724 McCallie Ave, 423-265-4414.

Elizabeth Mercer

Hamilton county
Elizabeth M. Mercer, 93, of Chattanooga went to be with her Lord on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, the Fellowship Sunday School Class, the JOY Group and

Johnny Mosley

Georgia
RINGGOLD Johnny Ray Mosley, 73, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. He was born in Brenham, Texas to the late, Roy and Edith Mosley and had lived in the Ringgold area for the last

Azalee Neff

Hamilton county
Azalee Bray "Lee" Neff, 86, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013.She was born in Millport, Ala., to William and Kate Bray and raised in Houlka, Miss. She graduated from Houlka High School and received her R.N.

Steve Nichols

Hamilton county
Steven "Steve" Douglas Nichols, 48, of Chattanooga, departed this life Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, following a car accident. Steve was a 1982 graduate of McCallie School, he then served in the United States Navy, and

Martin Orr

Hamilton county
Martin P. Orr, 88, of Red Bank passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011. A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, he was a well-respected certified public accountant. He was a

Timberlake Orr

Hamilton county
Timberlake Orr, 60, of Red Bank, Tenn., died in an accident on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013.Timberlake graduated Red Bank High School in 1971 and attended the Atlanta School of Photography. He managed the Camera and

Evelyn Orr

Hamilton county
Evelyn T. Orr, 87, of Red Bank passed away peacefully in her home on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012. A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, she was a 1946 graduate of Baroness Erlanger School of

Joy Penney

Hamilton county
Joy Ann Penney, 47, of Soddy-Daisy went to be with the Lord from her earthly home Friday, Feb. 22, 2013.She graduated from Brainerd High School and earned a degree in computer programming from E.C.P.C. and

Barbara Porter

Hamilton county
Barbara Ann Porter, 53 passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.Survivors include son, Christopher Porter; daughter, Joanna Brasel; nephew Grady Porter; grandchildren, Landan Porter, Camy White and Bree White.Interment will be at Higdon Cemetery in Jackson

Larry Price

Hamilton county
Larry E. Price, 47, of Chattanooga passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. He grew up in South Carolina and was a South Carolina Gamecocks and Pittsburgh Steelers fan.Larry was a proud father of two children,
LAFAYETTE Susie Mae "Granny" Hammontree Richardson, 83, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013.She is a member of the Naomi Baptist Church. Granny worked formally with Pruetts Food Town, E.T. Barwick

Claude Rothwell

Hamilton county
Claude Walker Rothwell, 84, lifelong resident of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at his home. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. today at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace with Richard Floyd officiating.Interment will

Roy Scoffield

Hamilton county
Roy A. Scoffield, 69, passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at his residence. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Robert Stiles

Georgia
, Sr. CHICKAMAUGA Robert David "Bob" Stiles, Sr. CPCU, CLU, ARM, 70, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 in a local hospital after a five month battle with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Condolences may

Vernon Sutton

Tennessee
, Jr.CLEVELAND Vernon H. "Vern" Sutton, Jr., 49, departed his earthly home and entered his heavenly home on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, in a local hospital. Vern was preceded in death by his grandparents,

Sammy Townsend

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA Sammy L. Townsend, 60, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, in a local hospital.He was a U.S. Air Force veteran who loved music and spending time with his family and friends.He was preceded

Eula Walker

Hamilton county
Eula Walker, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Glenda Wheeler

Tennessee
NASHVILLE Glenda Wheeler, 75, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, after an extended illness.Surviving are her two sons, Alfred, of Rossville, and Robert and Lorraine, of Arlington, Mass.; grandson, Alex (the apple of her eye),

Eugene Wheelous

Hamilton county
Eugene Wheelous, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Mack White

Tennessee
DUNLAP Mack White, 85, passed away, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at his home.He was born in Franklin, Tenn. He then moved to Knoxville where he met the love of his life. They

Libby Womac

Tennessee
CHARLESTON Libby D. Womac, 41, a lifelong resident of Charleston, Tenn., passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 at her home.A celebration of her life will be held on Monday night, Feb. 25, at

Elva Woy

Hamilton county
Elva Woy, 87, of Hixson, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013.She was co-owner, with her husband, of Woy Grill in LaGrange, N.C. Elva loved her husband, all children and her gardening.She was preceded in

In MemoryJerry Hunt

In memory
INMEMORYJerry Allen HuntMarch 25, 1954 - Feb. 24, 2012The mystery of love is greater than the mystery of death. There was no time to say goodbye because you were taken from us so suddenly a

In MemoryThomas Little

In memory
Mr. , Jr.In loving memory of our son, brother, nephew, and uncle, Mr. Thomas Little, Jr., who departed us thirty years ago today, February 24, 1983.Sadly missed by mother, Betty Little; reunited with father, Thomas

In MemoryVeronica Maddox

In memory
INMEMORYMs. Heidi June 10, 1959 - Feb. 24, 2012Last year on this date, you took your final breath and went on to be in the presence of the Lord. Every day, we cherish the

In MemoryIN MEMORY

In memory
Charles F. TaylorApril 2, 1943 - Feb. 24, 2007Many times Ive needed you, a million times Ive cried, if love could have saved you, you never would have died. In life I loved you dearly,

In MemoryJAMES SPRADLING

In memory
James C. Spradling, Jr.Amazing SonHoney, we love you dearly and miss you every day. You will never ever leave our hearts because your thoughts and our thoughts are with us every day. We miss you
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