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Local Obits for Sat. Jan 26, 2013



Julia Anderson

Georgia
LYERLY Julia Pauline Anderson, 86, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. Survivors, children, Charles Anderson, James Anderson, Joseph Anderson, Brenda Morrow, Phyllis Moore; brother, Dennis Huff; sisters, Sarah Brooks, Betty Lawson; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren.Funeral

Leland Aslinger

Hamilton county
Leland Eugene Aslinger, 86, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in the funeral home chapel with Chaplain Dewayne Renfro officiating.Burial will follow at

Mary Barbee

Hamilton county
Mary Marie Phillips Barbee, 74, of Harrison, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

James Bennett

Georgia
CALHOUN James Edward Bennett, 57, departed this life Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at the Kindred Hospital in Rome, Ga.James was born on Feb. 17, 1955 in Hamilton County. He was preceded in death by

Dr Bennett

Hamilton county
Bennett W. Caughran, M.D. passed away Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, with his family by his bed-side.He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Phyillis Wyrick Caughran; his parents, Ira and Clarence
ROSSVILLE Charles "Charlie" Blaylock, 87, peacefully passed from this life to his heavenly home with Jesus early Friday morning, Jan. 25, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.Funeral services will be held 3:30 p.m.

Deborah Bost

Hamilton county
Deborah Humphreys Bost, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013.Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaNorthChapel.com Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will

Peggy Carmona

Hamilton county
Margaret "Peggy" Carmona, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. She was 73 years old.Arrangements will be announced by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.

Kenneth Cordell

Hamilton county
Kenneth Cordell, 78 of Soddy Daisy passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013.Kenneth was born and raised in Decatur, Tenn., and lived most of his life in the Hamilton County area. He was of the Baptist

Ardis Crane

Hamilton county
Ardis Crane passed away in Hixson on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.Funeral services will be held today in Selma, Ala.Local arrangements by Lane Funeral Home 601 Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.
RINGGOLD Jeanette Girard Fleming, 99, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.A resident of the North Georgia area for the past 25 years, she was a member of Salem Baptist Church and the Eastern

Virginia Gamble

Hamilton county
Virginia Jo Long Gamble, of Chattanooga, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Waterford Gardens Assisted Living in Atlanta, peacefully with her family by her side.Born in Chattanooga, Aug. 26, 1927, to Joseph Thomas Long and

William Gamble

Tennessee
WHITWELL Jackie "Mutt" Gamble, 70, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, surrounded by his family.He was preceded in death by his parents, William Chalmer and Elsie Odell Gamble.Those left to cherish his memories are

Jack Gentry

Tennessee
Ernest Paul "Jack" Gentry, 71, of Sale Creek, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.Funeral at 3 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home chapel.Burial in Welch-Rogers Cemetery.www.vanderwallfh.com.Visitation from 4 to 6

Charles Gilliam

Tennessee
ESTILL SPRINGS Charles Henry Gilliam, 72, passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013.Funeral services 2 p.m Sunday in the funeral home chapel.Burial: Harrison Cemetery in Sewanee.Online condolences may be made at www.cumberlandfuneralhome.net.Cumberland Funeral Home of

Kathy Gonzalez

Tennessee
EVENSVILLE Kathy E. Gonzalez, 59, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at home.Kathy was a lifetime resident of Rhea County, and attended the Living God Pentacostal Church.She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph

Gladys Harris

Georgia
FORT OGLETHORPE Gladys Myrl Hulgan Harris, 88, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, in a local hospital.Mrs. Harris was a native and longtime resident of Valley Head, Ala., and had lived in Fort

Dexter Hogsed

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Dexter Leon Hogsed, 53, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013.He was born in Elijay, Ga., to the late, Farrell and Annie Ruth Hogsed, but has

William Jackson

Hamilton county
Sr.William F. "Bill" Jackson, 89, of East Brainerd, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013.Bill retired from Florida Power and Light and was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church

Charlie Johnson

Hamilton county
Charlie Johnson, 79, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at his residence.Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. today, Jan. 26, in the chapel with Pastor Wayne L. Johnson as the eulogist.Burial: Highland

Jim Kisor

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Jimmie Lee Kisor, 80, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, in a local hospital.Jim was a native of Centre, Ala., and had lived in Rossville for the past 54 years. He was

Bess Koplan

Hamilton county
Bess Epstein Koplan passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013.She was the daughter of the late Ben and Annie Epstein. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Joseph A. Koplan; her twin

James LaDuke

Hamilton county
Sr.James Edward "Duke" Duco" LaDuke Sr., 88, of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord and also join his loving wife, Doris, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at

James Leroy

Tennessee
DECATUR James Jonthan "J.J." Leroy, 24, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at his home.J. J. was born in Chattanooga, on Nov. 17, 1988 a son of the late Ronnie White. He

Milton Longway

Hamilton county
Milton Eugene Longway, 94, of Collegedale died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013.He was born Nov. 21, 1918 in Oxbow, N.Y.Milton was predeceased by his parents, Ernest Leon Longway and Lulu Storie Longway; and one son, Leonard

Byron Mayes

Tennessee
HUNTLAND Byron Craig Mayes, 51, passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2013.Funeral at 2 p.m. on Sunday in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Huntland.Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. today,

John McFadden

Hamilton county
John D. McFadden, 89, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013.He was a graduate of Red Bank High School, class of 1942. Through his career, he had worked at Combustion and Mueller Co. and

Doris Messenger

Hamilton county
Doris Ruth Ledford Messenger passed away Monday Jan. 21, 2013 in Hixson.Memorial services were held on Friday in Sparta, Tenn.Local arrangements by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Diane Moore

Hamilton county
Diane Hardesty Moore, of Red Bank, a devoted wife and mother, passed away suddenly on Jan. 18, 2013. She was born June 15, 1946, in Harrogate, England, where she later met and married

Anna Morgan

Georgia
Louise MorganDALTON Anna Louise Metzger Morgan departed from this life on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013.Louise was born March 2, 1923 in Rossville, and was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years. William A.

Lancey Morrison

Tennessee
JASPER Lancey "Mickey" Morrison, 62, passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013.He was preceded in death by his father, Luther Morrison. Mr. Morrison served with the United States Marines during the Vietnam War.Those left

Betty Mullis

Georgia
LaFAYETTE Betty "Rosebud" Catherine Atkins Mullis, 74, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.Preceded in death by husband, James W. Mullis; daughter, Betty Sue Goodman; infant son, James W. Mullis

Nathan Odum

Hamilton county
Nathan Odum, 53, passed away on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at a local hospital.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Leona Park

Hamilton county
Leona Cheek Park, 87, of Chattanooga passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 at her home. She was born June 10, 1925 in Delano, Tenn., to the late Arthur and Myrtle Cheek.She was a 1943 graduate

Mary Petty

Tennessee
WINCHESTER Mary Lee Petty, 80, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma.A funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. today, Jan. 25, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel.Interment was

Reva Phillips

Hamilton county
Reva K. Phillips, 90, of Guntersville, Ala., and formerly of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.She was born in Knox County, Tenn. on April 11, 1922. Reva was

Harry Ross

Tennessee
WHITWELL James Harry Ross, 62, passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at his home.He had worked as a coal miner.He was preceded in death by his parents, Asa Jack and Ethel Miller Ross; brothers,

Lynzee Rudd

Tennessee
PIKEVILLELynzee Jade Rudd went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.Services will be on at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27. Family will receive friends starting at 11 a.m.Please share your thoughts

Marie Shelby

Georgia
LaFAYETTE Marie Arlene Durham Shelby, 80, passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013.She was born to the late Frances and ODessie Lee Durham on Jan. 25, 1933 in Henagar, Ala., and she was a faithful

Jaroyd Smith

Georgia
CHATSWORTH Jaroyd Smith, 82, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday from Zion Hill Baptist Church.Online condolences may be offered at: www.jjonesfuneralhome.com.Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home of Chatsworth.

David Stevenson

Hamilton county
David Stevenson, 72, of Memphis, passed away Tuesday Jan. 22, 2013.David was a US Air Force veteran. Graveside services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Monday at Chattanooga National Cemetery with full mititary

Eleanor Sudderth

Hamilton county
Eleanor McGlathery Sudderth, 98, of Chattanooga, died on Friday, Jan. 25, 2012. Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Chattanooga Memorial Park.Memorials may be made to the

In MemoryKevin Matthews

In memory
INMEMORYKevin L. MatthewsJuly 19, 1967-Jan. 26, 2013.My Special Son, Brother, Uncle, and FriendIt takes special qualitiesTo make an individual like you,A lot of care and kindnessAnd understanding, too...It takes a special kind of loveThat seems

In MemoryIN MEMOR

In memory
YBen BeasleyDec. 25, 1979-Jan. 26, 2006Gone but never forgottenStill loved and miss by Mom, Steph, Jeremy and Jared
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