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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 10, 2013



Margaret

Hamilton county
Margaret Ann Varju Harmon, 65, of East Ridge, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Mary Anne

Hamilton county
Mary Anne Woods Spencer, 81, passed away at her home Friday, Dec. 21, 2012.A Memorial service honoring and celebrating her life will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at St. Thaddaeus'

Beatrice Arnold

Hamilton county
Beatrice Arnold, 84, of Hixson, passed away on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Phil Shellabarger officiating. Burial will follow

Louise Barnard

Hamilton county
CLEVELANDLouise Barnard, 90, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2013.Survivors: husband, Norman Barnard; daughter, Norma (Randall) Melton; grandchildren, Emily Kytta and Mark Melton; and two great-grandchildren.Funeral at 11 a.m. Friday at North Cleveland Baptist Church with visitation

Andee Beavers

Hamilton county
Andee Beavers, 57, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, in Chicago, Ill.Arrangements will be announced by Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors. 1724 McCallie Avenue. 423-265-4414.

Dorothy Brown

Hamilton county
RINGGOLD, Ga. Dorothy Green McDaniel Brown, 88, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, in a local hospital.She was a long time resident of North Georgia and member of Morton Memorial Presbyterian Church.Dorothy was

Agnes Bryan

Hamilton county
SUMMERVILLE Agnes Ardel Bryan, 49, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013.Funeral service is 2 p.m. today, Jan. 10, 2013, at Mason Funeral Home.Visitation is noon until 2 p.m. today.Burial is in Silver Hill Baptist

Martha Burrow

Hamilton county
Martha Burrow, of Chattanooga died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, in a local healthcare facility.Graveside services are in Knoxville. Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace.

Joseph Chambers

Hamilton county
RISING FAWN, Ga. Joseph Chambers, 70, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Hutcheson Medical Center.Mr. Chambers was preceded in death by parents, Albert Pete and Bonnie Jones Chambers; brother, Charles Chamber; and sister, Sara

Henry Childs

Hamilton county
Henry Turner Childs died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013.He was a longtime member of Brainerd Baptist Church where he served as an usher/greeter for 55 years. Henry was a retired Real Estate Broker.Survived by wife

Corene Cothran

Hamilton county
RAINSVILLE Corene Cothran, 74, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2012, at Albertville Nursing Home.Funeral service will be noon today from W.T. Wilson Chapel.Burial at Beulah Cemetery, Albertville, Ala.Visitation will be from 10 a.m. today

Larry Crane

Hamilton county
Larry Paul "Crusher" Crane, 49, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at his home. He would have been 50 on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013.Larry had a construction business, Crane and Sons. He was

Maxie Davis

Hamilton county
CLEVELAND, Tenn. Maxie Kate Whaley Davis, died at the age of 87, on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at a local hospital.She was the most senior member of New Hope Primitive Baptist Church in Cleveland.She

Marcia Deland

Hamilton county
Marcia Lou Deland passed away on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at her residence.Marcia will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and sister.She was preceded in death by her brother, Harold Armstrong; parents, Frank and

Thomas Downs

Hamilton county
Jr.Thomas Troy Downs Jr., 62, of Signal Mountain, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013.Tom was born in Asheville, N.C., and grew up in Greenville, S.C. He was the son of the late Thomas Troy

Michael Edwards

Hamilton county
Michael Scott Edwards, 53, of Collegedale, passed away Dec. 18, 2012.Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Collegedale Memorial Park.Arrangements have been entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie

Raymond Falls

Hamilton county
Raymond Dean Falls died peacefully Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at his residence with his loving family around him.He was born March 14, 1924 in Chattanooga, to J. Raymond and Julia Moore Falls. As a

Zelda Ferry

Hamilton county
SWEETWATER Zelda Faye Wilkins Ferry, 82, formerly of Englewood, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Park West Medical Center.Funeral 7 p.m. Friday in the chapel.Burial 11 a.m. Saturday at Chestua Methodist Church Cemetery.Visitation 5-7

KieshaAnne Filyaw

Hamilton county
DAYTON Kiesha-Anne Elizabeth Filyaw, 14, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at T.C. Thompson Hospital.She was a lifelong resident of Rhea and a member of Graysville Church of God.She was preceded in death by grandpa,

Zachary Greene

Hamilton county
SUMMERVILLE, Ga. Zachary Camden Greene, age 6, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, from injuries received in an automobile accident.Funeral at noon Friday at Trinity Baptist Church, Calhoun.Interment in Rome Memorial Park, Rome, Ga.Visitation 6-9

Eugene Grimmett

Hamilton county
Thomas Eugene Grimmett, 78, of Chattanooga, went home to Heaven on Monday evening, Jan. 7, 2013.Eugene, for many years was a Deacon at Highland Park Baptist Church after graduating from Tennessee Temple in

Lois Hammers

Hamilton county
SOUTH PITTSBURG Lois Jean Hammers, 84, died Wednesday morning, Jan.9, 2013.Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. CSTFriday in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Ronnie Case officiating. Burial will be in Hall

Cora Hancock

Hamilton county
DAYTON, Tenn. Cora Inez Hancock, 100, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Rhea Medical Center.She was a lifelong resident of Rhea County and a member of Sale Creek Church of God.She was preceded in

Loyd Haynes

Hamilton county
SECTION Loyd Ray Haynes, 69, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, in Dekalb Regional Medical Center.Funeral will be 2 p.m. today from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.Burial to follow in Greens Chapel Cemetery. Brother Jimmy

Bruce Heiss

Hamilton county
SPRING HILL, Tenn. Bruce Bernhardt "Bernie" Heiss, 50, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Maury Regional Medical Center.Bernie was a lifelong member of First Presbyterian Church of Spring Hill. He had 25

Julia Hookey

Hamilton county
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. Julia Gilliam Hookey, 73, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, in a local hospital.The daughter of the late Garrett Clinton and Jeanette Collins Gilliam, she was a member of Wesley

Eva Jackson

Hamilton county
Eva Mae Jackson, 74, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, in a local hospital.Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Billy Ryan as

Michael Keller

Hamilton county
FORT PAYNE Michael Gene Keller, 38, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Trinity Medical Center.He was born Aug. 27, 1974.Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at Burt chapel, Fort

Tommy King

Hamilton county
Tommy Lee King, 62, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at a local hospice facility.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9965.

Nora Knox

Hamilton county
Nora Knox, 100, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at a local healthcare facility.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Barbara Lashley

Hamilton county
Barbara Jean Lashley, 76, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.She was born Barbara Jean Caldwell on Oct 16, 1936.Barbara is survived by her husband, Charles Lashley; sisters, Ginger Stiles, Nelly Stiles and Wanda Campbell; and

Wallace McGill

Hamilton county
Jr.Wallace Cleveland McGill Jr., D.Min. of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. He was 84 years old.Born on July 24, 1928 in Wiggins, Miss., to Wallace C. and Vera G. McGill, he

Micky Moates

Hamilton county
Micky Allan Moates, 41, of Red Bank, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at his parents, Diane and Tom Dumans home.Born Oct. 21, 1971 in Chattanooga, he was the son of the late Myron Allan

Warren Newberry

Hamilton county
Jr.Thomas Warren Newberry Jr., 76, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at his home.Warren was retired Lt. Colonel of the U.S. Army Reserves. Warren was a graduate of UT Knoxville with

Rena Newton

Hamilton county
Rena Rae Renfro Newton passed away in Chattanooga, on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at the age of 88.She was born in the Texas Panhandle town of Hereford on Sept. 19, 1924, daughter

Faye Ridge

Hamilton county
Wanda Faye Ridge, 83, of Chattanooga, went home to be with her Lord Jesus Christ on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013.She was born in Garrett, Ky. and was a Chattanooga resident for 67 years.Wanda was a

Bobby Rogers

Hamilton county
BRIDGEPORT, Ala. Bobby Joe Rogers, 78, lifelong resident of Bridgeport, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Grandview Medical Center.He was of the Baptist faith. Bobby was an avid fisherman and golfer, a

Henry Rotters

Hamilton county
Henry John Rotters passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Alexian Village. He was born in Shelton, Conn. on Oct. 8, 1918, to Fredericka Meyer and Otto Henry Rotters.He was a member of Our

Mary Ruth

Hamilton county
ROSSVILLE Mary Ruth Gooch Barnes, 90, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013.She was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was a member

Natalie Schlack

Hamilton county
Natalie Deborah Schlack, 89, of East Ridge, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in a local hospital.She was born Jan. 11, 1923, in Philadelphia, Pa. to Richard and Alma Marie Rentz Schlack. She had been

Lillian Scoggins

Hamilton county
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. Lillian H. Scoggins, 92, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Hillcrest North Nursing Home. She was a member of Cumberland Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter; son,

Harry Shamhart

Hamilton county
Harry Shamhart, 96, Lookout Mountain, Tenn., died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, in a local hospital.Born Jan. 8, 1917, Mr. Shamhart died on his birthday. He was a graduate of Georgia Tech. During the war

Evelyn Shores

Hamilton county
HARVEY, Ill. Evelyn Shores, 80, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Ingalls Hospice.Funeral will be at 1 p.m. today, Jan. 10, at Moore-Cortner Chapel.Burial in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, Winchester,

James Shupe

Hamilton county
GRAYSVILLE, Tenn. James T. Shupe, 76, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his family.Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today, Jan. 10, in the South

Mike Smith

Hamilton county
James Michael Smith, 51, of Chattanooga, went home to be with his Lord, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013.He was born March 1, 1961 to the late Hugh Dorsey and Meryl Roy Smith. He was preceded in

Homer Watts

Hamilton county
Homer D. Watts, 64, formerly of Soddy-Daisy, passed away in Pharump, Nev. on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.He was preceded in death by his father, Donald C. Watts; brother, Don E. Watts.He is survived by his

Nathan York

Hamilton county
ROSSVILLE, Ga. Nathan L. York, 39, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, in a local hospital.Nathan was a 1991 graduate of Ridgeland High School, received his B.A. degree from Mercer University, his masters

In MemoryJAMES CAMPBELL

In memory
James "Jake/J.C." Campbell Sr.Sunrise: Oct. 13, 1926Sunset: Jan. 4, 2011We are missing you with each passing day.Love, Hilly, Benny, Sparkle, Helena, Renee, Steve, Floyd, Darin, Grandchildren and Family.

In MemoryJ MIKE

In memory
INMEMORYJ. Mike RichardsonJan. 10, 1988 - Nov. 19, 2010HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABYMay your soul rest in peace. Your absence has been tough for all of us. Love you. Always here with us.Mama Del, Jamari,
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