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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 29, 2013



Terry Booker

Hamilton county
Terry Booker, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 in a Fresno, Calif., hospital.Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Lloyd Brown

Hamilton county
Jr.Lloyd Brown Jr., 86, peacefully went home on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, after an extended illness.Proud of his family's soldiering since the Revolutionary War, he enlisted April 30, 1946, on his 18th birthday, joining

Jean Bruewer

Hamilton county
Jean D. Bruewer, 82, of Chattanooga, went home to be with her Lord on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013.She was born in Middletown, Ohio on Nov. 30, 1930 to the late Charles and Grace Long.

Virgle Burt

Alabama
FORT PAYNE Virgle Lee Burt, 74, died Sunday,Jan. 27, 2013.Survivors include wife of 53 years, Monnia Sue Tidmore Burt; son, Lee; brother, L.D.; sister, Estelle Simpson; nieces and nephews.Funeral at 2 p.m. today at

June Cagle

Alabama
BRYANT June Dobbins Cagle, 80, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.She was a life-time member of Mount Olive Baptist Church, owned Cagle's Feed and Farm, and enjoyed crocheting and traveling.She was preceded in death

Kenneth Carter

Tennessee
DECATUR Kenneth Eugene Carter, 56, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Sweetwater Hospital.Memorial at 2 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Ziegler funeral Home.The family will receive friends noon-2 p.m. Friday at the

Gertrude Delaney

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Gertrude Harris Delaney, known to most as "Trudy", passed away peacefully at her home with her loving husband and daughters by her side to await the second-coming of her Lord and Savior, Jesus

Phillip Farmer

Hamilton county
Phillip David Farmer, 61, of East Ridge, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 at his home.Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike. 423-531-3975

Leslie Fountain

Hamilton county
Leslie Fountain, 78, passed away on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, in Chattanooga.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Albert French

Hamilton county
Albert "Al" French, 88, of Signal Mountain, passed away on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at home with his loving family by his side.Al was a loving husband, uncle, and brother-in-law. He also loved his dogs.

Evelyn Henson

Georgia
MABLETON Evelyn J. Henson, 80, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.She was preceded in death by her husband, Max Henson; and a grandaughter, Stephanie Baggett.Survived by her children and spouses, Linda and Clarence Baggett, of

Ruby Hilburn

Georgia
LaFAYETTE Ruby Bernice Jones Hilburn, 89, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.Funeral from the Wallis Memorial Chapel at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Service conducted by the Rev. W.C. Pence.Interment: LaFayette Cemetery.Visitation at the

Bill Howard

Hamilton county
Bill Russell Howard, 50, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.He worked for Norfolk-Southern for 30 years.He was preceded in death by his mother, Mrs. Beda Ruth Howard.Bill is survived by his wife,

Betty Ingle

Hamilton county
Betty Hasting Ingle, 87, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.She was daughter of the late William and Beulah Hess.Betty was a homemaker, loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Victor Jordan

Hamilton county
Victor Jordan, 51, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at a local hospital.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Ruby Kinsey

Hamilton county
Ruby Mae Kinsey, 77, of Chattanooga, a devoted wife and mother, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.She was a member of White Oak Baptist Church.She was preceded in death

Addie Little

Hamilton county
Addie J. Little, 95, of Chattanooga died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, in Memorial Hospital.She was a retiree from Miller Bros. and one of the oldest members of Second Missionary Baptist Church.She was preceded in death

James Masingill

Hamilton county
James "Jimmy" Masingill, 73, of Chattanooga, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

James McKinney

Tennessee
ENGLEWOOD James Mancel "Mack" McKinney, 82, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at Athens RegionalMedical Center.Funeral was 7 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Chruch of Athens.Burial 11 a.m. today at Upper Springs Creek Cemetery.Ziegler Funeral

Robert Millican

Georgia
ROCK SPRING Robert Matthew Millican, 74, went to be with his Lord Sunday Jan. 27, 2013.Member and deacon of Center Grove Baptist Church for 40 years.Veteran of the U.S. Army.Employed

Bobie Owens

Hamilton county
Thomas BrumlowThomas Brumlow died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.Funeral arrangements entusted to Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith-Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., 423-265-4414.

Kim Reynolds

Hamilton county
Kim Denise Reynolds, 54, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at her home of natural causes.She was employed by Chattanooga Times Free Press for 10 years.Survivors include mother, Nancy Alexander, of Soddy-Daisy; father,

Sandy Rogers

Hamilton county
Sandra Kaye "Sandy" Rogers, 46, of Sweetwater, Tenn., formerly of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Monday, Jan, 28, 2013.She was preceded in death by her mother, Donna Kaye Hull.Sandy is survived by her father, Kenneth Hull;

Vance Sharp

Tennessee
PIKEVILLE Sherman Vance Sharp Sr., 68 of Dayton Mountain died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at the UT Medical Center in Knoxville. in Dayton. Funeral will be at noon Wednesday at Westminster Presbyterian

Mary Sue

Hamilton county
Mary Sue "Mamaw" Stiles, 86, loving mother, grandmother and friend, passed away peacefully in a local hospital on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.Mary Sue was born and raised in Englewood, Tenn. She attended Gospel Lighthouse Baptist

Joe Tatum

Georgia
Jr.WILDWOOD Joe Lee Tatum Jr., 70, went to sleep Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 and is now resting until the soon return of Jesus.He served in the Marine Corps. He enjoyed reading and studying

Kenneth Vincent

Hamilton county
Robert Kenneth Vincent, 83, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. Services will be held today, Jan. 29, at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. James Dunn officiating.

Mary Webber

Hamilton county
Mary Amelia Webber, 74, of Chattanooga passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 at a local healthcare facility.She was the owner of Mary's Deli and was of the Baptist faith.She was preceded in death by her

Thomas Wilkes

Hamilton county
Thomas M. Wilkes, 57, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at his home.Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Brenda Wright

Alabama
FLAT ROCK Brenda Riddle Wright, 66, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at her residence.Mrs. Wright was a member of Highway 71 Full Gospel Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Harrison

William Wright

Hamilton county
Jr.William J. Wright Jr., 65, of Boise, Idaho, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at the Idaho Veterans Nursing Home-Boise from a lengthy illness.He was preceeded in death by his father, William J. Wright; and

In MemoryMICHAEL BUCHANANA

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INMEMORYMichael Buchanan Jr.HAPPY BIRTHDAYTo our son, brother and father:We are still wishing you a Happy Birthday!Because "you" coming in this life was a great gift for so many people that we would still celebrate it

In MemoryKIMA EVANS

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INMEMORYKIMA AHMAD EVANSNov. 24, 1976 - Jan. 29, 2012We love and miss you!Mom Anita, Cory, Michael, Children, Family, Friends.

In MemoryLAVANTE FAVORS

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INMEMORYLavante Dontrell FavorsJan. 29, 1985 - Feb. 10, 2011Happy 27th Birthday!Words cant express how truly you are missed so very much. Its like yesterday you were just here.We love you and miss you.Mom Kamika and

In MemoryANN S

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Ann S. GarnerMay 1, 1945 - Jan. 29, 2012For you, O Lord, have delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling, that I may walk before the Lord in the
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