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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 05, 2013



Janet

Georgia
Janet MartinROSSVILLE Janet Lynn Greeson Martin, 49, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at her residence after a long battle with cancer. She was a lifelong resident of North Georgia. Mrs. Martin was preceded

Mary Abrams

Georgia
ATLANTA Mary Pollard Abrams died peacefully at home on Sunday, June 30, 2013. She was carried aloft on the wave of history from a tiny Polish village to a long and wonderful life

Ed Allen

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Charles Edwin "Ed" Allen 85, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 in healthcare facility. He was a lifelong member of the First Christian Church where he also served as an elder.

Nelson Barr

Hamilton county
Nelson Barr, Jr.Nelson Travis Barr, Jr., 76, in Tucson, Ariz., passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, after a long illness.A longtime resident of Tucson, Nelson was born in Knoxville, Tenn., and spent his childhood

Annie Bennett

Hamilton county
Annie F. Bennett 89, passed away on Thursday July 4, 2013 in a local hospital.She was a member of Second Missionary Baptist Church.Arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin

Jeffrey Brewer

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Jeffrey Alan Brewer, 46, passed away on Tuesday July 2, 2013 in a Chattanooga hospital. He was an active member of the Central Church of Christ of Chattanooga and attended the Eastside Church

Charles Brooks

Tennessee
DAYTON Charles Kenneth "Fish" Brooks, 88, died Thursday July 4, 2013. Services: today at Noon in the funeral home chapel.Burial: Garrison Cemetery, Dayton.www.vanderwallfh.com.The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funeral Home where they

Phyllis Eaton

Hamilton county
Phyllis Eleanor Moore Eaton, at the age of 69, was taken home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 30, 2013, after a long struggle with a brain tumor, head injuries, cancer

Joan Fulps

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Joan L. Fulps, 65, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013 in a local hospital.Funeral services will be held today at 11 a.m. in the South Crest Chapel with the Rev. Carl Jackson officiating.

Madison Harris

Tennessee
SWEETWATER Madison "Matt" Grady Harris, 77, passed away Monday, July 1, 2013, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.The family will receive friends 1-3 p.m. Monday, July 8, at the funeral home.Ziegler Funeral Home, Athens,

Colleen Harris

Hamilton county
Colleen Harris, 79, formerly of Soddy-Daisy, passed away in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho on Thursday, June 27, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Harris; parents, Hillard and Lillie Hatfield; brothers, Floyd

Clyde Hemmings

Hamilton county
Clyde H. Hemmings, beloved father and grandfather, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 1, 2013.The family will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. today, July 5, 2013, at the Highway 58 Chapel of Turner

Margaret Hise

Hamilton county
Margaret Ruth Hise, 88, of Hixson, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at her home with her loving family by her side.She was a member of Burks United Methodist Church and her hobbies were

Bettye Ingle

Hamilton county
Bettye J. Ingle, 89, of Chattanooga, departed this life Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at her residence. She was born March 6, 1924 in Chattanooga. She was the first of two children, born to the

Bobby Johnson

Georgia
Jr.ROSSVILLE Bobby Lee Johnson Jr., 28, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013.Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors. 1724 McCallie

James Kilgore

Georgia
Jr.ROSSVILLE James Henry Kilgore Jr., 61, passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2013.He was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was of the Baptist Faith. Junior served his country in the U.S.

Brian Lively

Georgia
FORT OGLETHORPE Brian Craig Lively, 34, passed away on Monday, July 1, 2013.He was a native and lifelong resident of the Fort Oglethorpe area and was a 1997 graduate of Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School.

Ruth Myers

Hamilton county
Mary "Ruth" Bice Myers, 82, went home to sing in Gods choir on Wednesday, July 3, 2013.Services will be held at noon today, July 5, 2013, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Aaron Simmons,

William Nettles

Georgia
, Sr.ROSSVILLE William J. Nettles, Sr., 80, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2013 in a local hospital.Funeral services will be held today at 1 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with the Rev. Tim

James Nolan

Hamilton county
, Sr.James William Nolan, Sr., 68 of Chattanooga went to be with his Lord Monday July 1, 2013 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Lane Funeral Home

Misty ORear

Hamilton county
Misty ORear, 36, of Chattanooga, passed Monday, July 1, 2013.Funeral: at 2 p.m. Saturday July 6, 2013, with Pastor Ray Dotson officiating.Burial: Hooker Cemetery.The body will lie in state at the funeral home from 2

Arelee Orr

Hamilton county
Arelee Orr, 83, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013, at a local hospital.Funeral: at 1 p.m. today at Solid Anchor Baptist Church with Pastor Johnny Horne as the eulogist.Burial: Highland Memorial Gardens.Arrangements

Helen Pettyjohn

Hamilton county
Mary Helen Guffey Pettyjohn, 86, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, July 1, 2013.She was a graduate of Bradley County High School. She was a longtime member of Red Bank Baptist Church and was a preschool

Minnie Radar

Hamilton county
Minnie RaderMinnie Jackson Rader, 91, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, July 1, 2013.She was born April 28, 1922, to the late Mary Bell Jackson Stubblefield and SW Jackson.Minnie was an active member of Hixson United

Clifton Robinson

Hamilton county
Clifton DeForest Robinson on Monday, July 1, 2013, God called home one of His angels.He was born April 29, 1937, in Chattanooga to the union of Louise and Jessie Robinson Sr. He was a graduate

Flenoy Rogers

Georgia
Jr.COHUTTA Flenoy Rogers Jr., 63, passed away on Tuesday afternoon, July 2, 2013 in a Nashville, Tenn., hospital.He was a veteran of the United States Army. He is preceded in death by his
DALTON Mother Ellen Lucile Rhodes Satterwhite, 83, formerly of Chicago, Ill., passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013.Celebration of Life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Greater St. James Overcoming Church of God.The

JD West

Alabama
BRYANT J.D. West, 73, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013. He retired from U.S. Pipe with 33 years of service. He was a carpenter, gardener and loved the outdoors and played softball

Dorothy Winton

Hamilton county
Dorothy Winton, 88 of Signal Mountain went home to be with her Lord Wednesday July 3, 2013 at her residence. She was the wife of the late Rev. Hubert Winton. She was also preceded in

Otha Woodard

Hamilton county
Otha Mae Woodard, 77, passed away on Thursday morning, June 27, 2013, at Parkridge Hospital, ICU.Born in Greenville, Ga. on Aug. 18, 1935, she was the daughter of the late John Sr. and Nan

Helen Wormsley

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Helen Frances Wormsley, 73, passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2013 in a local hospital following a short illness.Mrs. Wormsley was a lifelong resident of Rossville and retired from Top Flight, Inc.

Dennis Ziegler

Hamilton county
Dennis Ziegler, 82, of East Ridge, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2013, at his home.Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Greenwood Cemetery with the Rev. Leonard Guenther officiating.Memorial contributions may be

In MemoryPRICELLA CATESBORIN

In memory
GMay 12, 1981 - July 5, 2008Im your dad, who misses you terribly, finding time lingers long since you went. Its been five years since your passing. I think of you daily, even hourly, and

In MemoryCathy Dutto

In memory
INMEMORY Dearest sister ,In the years that you have been gone, the pain in our hearts is as the day you were called home. All we have of you are the memories and we cherish
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