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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 30, 2013

James Anderson

ROSSVILLE James Willard Anderson, 82, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at his residence.He was a member of Bible Way Baptist Church where he served as a greeter and usher since 1973. Mr. Anderson had

Edd Ball

FORT PAYNE Edd Ball, 82, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at his residence.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel.Burial will follow in Rainsville Memorial

Lloyd Brown

Jr.FORT OGLETHORPE 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 June 7, 1944, after his

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.

Grace Byers

TRACY CITY Grace Evelyn Byers, 86, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Southern Tennessee Medical Center, Winchester, Tenn.Service at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Barry Nolan

Rev C

Hamilton county
nRev. C. Henry Preston, 100, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013.He was born in Dublin, Texas to Charles and Stacey Preston.He was preceded in death by his
CHICKAMAUGA Thurman Rayburn Callaham, 77, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in a local hospital.He was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was a Baptist. Mr. Callaham was the owner and operator

Clemmie Carden

Hamilton county
Clemmie Carden, 99, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway.

Lois Collins

Lois Ann Collins passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, in Nashville.She is survived by husband, Donnie Collins; children, Phyllis, Sherry and Raymond Morton Jr.; several other relatives and friends.Viewing will be noon-6 p.m. today at

Frank Cooley

Sr.Frank Benton Cooley Sr., 85, of Indianapolis, Ind., died at Methodist Hospital there, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.Mr. Cooley retired from Imnan Steel. He was a member of the church of Christ.Preceded in death by

Travis Daily

Jr.Travis Edward Daily Jr., 46, of Marietta, Ga., formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.Travis was preceded in death by his parents, Travis and Sylvia Daily and his brother, Eddie Carr.He is

Norma Duncan

STEVENSON Norma Lee Duncan, 74, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013.Visitation will be from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today with Donnie Hutchins officiating and the funeral will be at 6 p.m. today from Valley Funeral Home

Shirley Eubanks

Hamilton county
Shirley Eubanks, 55, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at Open Arms Care.She was preceded in death by both parents, Anderson Eubanks and Annie Doris Eubanks.Shirley Peach Eubanks lived with her father until she

Phillip Farmer

Hamilton county
Phillip "Phil" Farmer, 61, of East Ridge, passed away on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at home surrounded by his family.Phil was a veteran of the United States Army and had worked at Covenant Transport for

Geneva Haines

Hamilton county
Geneva Haines died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013.Funeral arrangements entusted to Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith-Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., 423-265-4414.

Deborah haynes

Hamilton county
Deborah HaynesDeborah Haynes died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013.Funeral arrangements entusted to Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith-Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., 423-265-4414.

Charles Henry

Hamilton county
Sr.Charles A. Henry Sr., 87, of Chattanooga, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.A resident of the Chattanooga area most of his life, he attended the Tyner Church of Christ and was retired from TVA after

Noble Hill

CROSSVILLE Noble Eugene "Gene" Hill, 80, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at Cumberland House in Crossville.He was born Jan. 31, 1932 in Cumberland County, Tenn., son of the late Walter Lloyd and Katie

Lonnie Hood

Hamilton county
Lonnie "Round Man" Hood Sr., 72, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Lonnie retired from Wheland Foundry in 2003 after approximately 47 years of dedicated services. He later became an employee at

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 Tyrone Jordan, 51, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2013.Vic was a 1980 graduate of Howard High School. He served in the United States Army from 1985 to 1988 during which time

Ed Kelly

JASPER John Edward Kelly, 75, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. CST on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 at Rogers Funeral Home, Jasper.Interment will be in New Hope Cemetery.Visitation will

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

James Masingill

Hamilton county
James "Jimmy" Masingill, 73, of Chattanooga, departed this life unexpectedly Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.Jimmy was a long distance truck driver and with his parents owned AAA Moving and Storage for decades. He was predeceased by

Charles Matchen

HENAGAR Charles E. Matchen, 64, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Dekalb Regional Hospital.Funeral service will be 2 p.m. today, Jan. 30, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.Burial in Davis Town Cemetery with the Rev.

Alberta McGhee

Hamilton county
Alberta Ann McGhee, 77, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.She was born in Knoxville, on Sept. 10, 1935 to the late Richard and Gladys Chadwick.Alberta was also preceded in death by her sisters,

Katherine McMahan

Hamilton county
Katherine Christian McMahan, 60, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2012, in a local hospital.A native of Tupelo, Miss.,, she was a long-time resident of Chattanooga.Katherine was born Aug. 6, 1952 to Rev. J.C. and Harriet

Sharon McPeters

PELHAM Sharon Smoyer McPeters, 70, passed on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013.Sharon attended Lakeview Methodist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother (Memommy). She will also be remembered for years of dedication teaching

Marsha Orten

Hamilton county
Marsha Ann Orten, of Red Bank, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013.Marsha was born on Oct. 26, 1947 to the late Jane and Jim Orten. She was a 1965

Mary Powell

RINGGOLD Mary Joy Smith Powell, 85, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2013.A native of South Pittsburg, Tenn., she has lived in the Ringgold area for the past 25 years. Mary was a former

Janet Seely

Hamilton county
Janet Marlene Seely,78, a resident of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert Fry; parents, Ira and Ida Mae Conley. She was also preceded

Frank Shaw

Hamilton county
Frank Shaw, 68, of Red Bank, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013.He was a former partner of Scenic City Glass Co. and a member of Midway Baptist Church. He enjoyed spending time with his

Frankie Smith

Hamilton county
Frankie "Juanita" Smith, 74, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Soddy-Daisy Health Care.Juanita was a member of Hixson Presbyterian Church. She retired from DuPont. Juanita graduated from Central High School in 1957.Juanita

Alene Vandergriff

Hamilton county
Mary Alene Hixson Vandergriff, 86, of Jacksonville, Fla., wife, mother, grandmother and friend, beloved by all, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013.Alene was born on July 8, 1926, in Chattanooga,

Billy Walters

MENTONE Billy Trey Walters, 22, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. Survivors, father, Billy Walters; mother, Rebecca Walters; sister, Jessica Ponder;brothers, Gordon Walters, Gunner Walters. Graveside service 2 p.m. today, Jan, 30, at Perennial Springs

In MemoryMr Aaron

In memory
urtonJan. 30, 1972- Apr. 9, 2011Its your bithday! I miss you deeply and love you very much!Gods got your back now!Mother Theresa A. Bell Trammell, and family.


In memory
INMEMORYNaomi Louise BrooksAug. 4, 1920 - Jan. 29, 2010The depths of sorrow we cannot tell, Of the loss of one we loved so well; And while she sleeps a peaceful sleep, Her memory we shall

In MemoryMel Carboni

In memory
Jan. 30, 1927-Oct. 1, 2003HAPPY BIRTHDAY Much love from all.Your Wife Sons and Grandchildren

In MemoryPatricia Cunningham

In memory
Patricia Kelley CunninghamJun. 27, 1949 - Jan. 30, 2006Seven YearsWhen I am sad and lonely and everything goes wrong, I seem to hear you whisper, "Cheer up and carry on." Each time I see your
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