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Local Obits for Sun. Jan 06, 2013

Dorothy Baker

Hamilton county
Dorothy Cowart Baker, 86, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. She was a graduate of Hixson High School and was employed by Chrystal Credit Corporation.She was preceded by her parents, Walter D.

Gladys Barker

Hamilton county
Gladys G. Barker, 90, of Harrison, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. A lifelong resident of the Harrison area, she was a member of the Ekklesia Baptist Church and was the daughter of the

Chris Bowman

CHICKAMAUGA Chris Bowman, 54, passed away on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 at his residence.Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Pastor Oscar Stapp and Rev. J.D.

Gale Bruce

Hamilton county
Gale William Bruce, 89, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 at a local hospital. He was a native Tennessean and lived most of his adult life in Chattanooga. He was a graduate of Tusculum College.Gale

Sandra Burkhart

Hamilton county
Sandra Kathleen Burkhart, 63, of Soddy-Daisy passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 at a local hospital. She was a member of Straightway Holiness Church where she taught the Ladys Club at the church and

Hal Clements

Hamilton county
Hal Fredric Sherman Clements, 73, of Chattanooga (Elder Mountain), passed peacefully from our sight and sound on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family.Hal was born in Knoxville on April 17,
ROSSVILLE Granville "Easy" Curtis Daniel, 76, departed this life Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. He was born in Rossville to the late Gus and Rachel Daniel. He drove trucks for Dalton Paving, McDowell Materials, and

Clarence Davis

Hamilton county
Clarence Davis, 68, died Thursday, Jan. 3 2013.Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Cofer Cemetery.Their will no visistation at the Funeral home.The Highway 58 Chapel of Turner Funeral Home in

Hilda Eidson

Hamilton county
Hilda R. Eidson, 91, of Chattanooga passed away on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.Mrs. Eidson was born in Chattanooga, to John and Bessie Mae Williams. She graduated from Central High School in 1939 and for many

Bobbie Everett

PIKEVILLE Bobbie Everett, 81, formerly of Largo Fla., died on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at his home. He was a Korean War Vet, and life-long roofer.He was preceded in death by his parents, Dow

Roy Fullam

DAYTON Roy Thomas Fullam, 75, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013.Memorial service is 8 p.m. today at Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home with Speaker Steve Atwood officiating.Visitation: 2-8 p.m.Arrangements by Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home, Inc. Dayton, Tennessee 37321.

Mary Funk

ROSSVILLE Mary Funk, 82, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 at her residence. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and Rossville area and was of the Church of God faith.Survivors include
TRENTON Juanita Galloway, 83, of passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 with her family around her in the hospital. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years, Robert

Eva Gregory

OAKRIDGE Eva Gregory, 88, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. She was born, Jan. 29, 1924 in Dayton, Tenn., to Charles Wesley and Eva Attridge Hicks. In addition to her parents, she is preceded

Josephine Hancock

Hamilton county
Josephine Hancock, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 on her 86th birthday.She lived a good portion of her life in Sinclairville, N.Y., and moved to Chattanooga in 1989. Josephine was of the

Gertrude Harmon

Hamilton county
Gertrude M. Harmon, 97, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 in a local hospital. She was born Aug. 17, 1915 in Chamblee, Ga., but had lived most of her life in Lookout Valley

Dorothy Harris

CHICKAMAUGA Dorothy B. "Dot" Harris, 91, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2012.Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Monday in Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park with Rev. Charles Fountain officiating.Visit to

Bill Hill

JASPER Mr. Bill Hill, 81, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, in Chattanooga.He was a retiree of DuPont and had served as a Marion County Commissioner and Circuit Court Clerk. He was also Past

Carl Hodge

Hamilton county
Carl J. Hodge, 88, a lifelong resident of Sale Creek entered into eternal rest on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013.He was retired from Tennessee Paper Mill and had attended Sale Creek Church of God. Carl was

Eva Jackson

Hamilton county
Eva Jackson, 74, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 in a local hospital.Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Jimmy Lankford

Hamilton county
Jimmy Don Lankford, 70, of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, from his earthly home.He was a member of Lupton Drive Baptist Church and served his country in the

Ernest Layne

Other areas
Jr.MICHIGAN Ernest Layne Jr., 90, died at home Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. Mr. Layne served his country in the Navy during WWII.He was preceded in death by his wife, Vera Camp Layne; parents,

Randall Mayo

Hamilton county
Randall Lynn Mayo, 49, a resident of Soddy-Daisy passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 in a Chattanooga Hospital due to a vehicle accident. Randy was the owner of Technology Solutions and he was of the

Anthony Murphy

ROSSVILLE Anthony "Tony" Thomas Murphy Sr., 53, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.Tony was a resident of Chattanooga for most of his life and was of the Baptist faith. He was

Zac OaposDell

Zac ODellTRENTON Zac ODell, 19, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. He was a 2011 graduate of Dade County High School; he was employed by Car Max, Chattanooga. He was an Alabama Football

Mary Phillips

DAYTON Mary M. Phillips, 70, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 in Memorial Hospital.Services: Monday, Jan. 7, at 11 a.m. at the Chapel of Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home with Pastor Jimmy Talley officiating.Visitation: 2 to 9

Carlos Reynolds

Hamilton county
Carlos "Carlitos" Espinal Reynolds, 25, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.Carlitos was born in Honduras on July 20, 1987. Abandoned at birth, he had a loving home at Orphanage Emmanuel in Guaimaca, Honduras

Cathy Rutledge

Hamilton county
Cathy Rutledge, 59, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 in a local hospital.Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Warren Sales

Hamilton county
Warren Sales, 59, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012.Warren Sales was born in Chattanooga on May 24, 1953. He came to Christ at an early age attending Gospel Lighthouse Church in Chattanooga.

Kathe Smith

ROSSVILLE Kathe Smith "Avon Lady", 76, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. Condolences may be sent to services will be held Monday, Jan. 7, at 11 a.m. in the South Crest Chapel.Interment

Donna Smith

Hamilton county
Donna Jean Smith, 74, of Red Bank ,Tenn., passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 in Austell, Ga.A native of Ann Arbor, Mich., and a resident of Red Bank, Tenn., for 30 years, she was the

Raymond Taylor

Hamilton county
Raymond Neil Taylor died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 at his home on Signal Mountain. He was born in Steele, N.D., on June 22, 1931 to Helen F. Taylor and Allen I. Taylor. At a young

Imogene Thompson

SPRINGCITY Mary Imogene Thompson, 87, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2012 at the Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville. Born in Spring City, she was the daughter of the late Lee and Clemmie Ann

Danny Vandergriff

Hamilton county
J. "Danny" Vandergriff, of Hixson, went home to be with his father on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. He was 62 years old.Danny was born in Hixson, and was a longtime resident of the Chattanooga

Barbara Wallace

ROSSVILLE Barbara Lee Schulties Wallace, 78, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2012. She was born to the late John and Bessie Henson Schulties in Knoxville, Tenn., on March 29, 1934. Barbara was of the

Lois Welsh

Hamilton county
Lois Welsh, 91, of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.Born to the late Bernard M. Welsh and Elizabeth McCown Welsh, she grew up and attended schools in Fayetteville, Tenn.

Sarah Wilhite

Hamilton county
Sarah Montgomery Lewis Wilhite, 95, passed away on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. Born July 31, 1917, in Marshall County, Tenn., she was preceded in death by her parents, Hoyle Montgomery and Lizzie Long Montgomery; by

Mary Williams

Hamilton county
Mary Elizabeth Williams, 78, passed away on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 at a local hospital.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Tangelia Woodruff

Hamilton county
Tangelia Lonzell Woodruff, 50, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, in a local hospital.The body will lie-in-state after 10:30 a.m. today with the funeral to follow at 1 p.m. in the chapel of

Mary Wright

DUNLAP Mary Anna Wright, 91, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013.Local arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated,

In MemoryLouise E

In memory
INMEMORYJuly 8, 1916-Jan. 6, 2012Gone but never forgotten, Granny, Mama, Aunt. We have missed you being here. It was so hard during the holidays and it still hurts today as we celebrate your One

In MemoryLouise Menifee

In memory
LOUISE MENIFEEJan 6, 2012It has been one year today since God took you from our presence. Things have not been the same. You

In MemoryBettye Woods

In memory
INMEMORYBETTYE WOODSWe love you Momma and we are remembering you on your birthday and always.Happy Birthday Momma Still missed by Cecila, Anita (Jeffrey), Eurdis (Maurice), and Grandchildren
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