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Local Obits for Mon. Jul 08, 2013



Frank Akridge

Hamilton county
Joseph Franklyn Akridge, 92, went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 5, 2013. Memorial Contributions may be made to Fort Oglethorpe UMC, 1733 Battlefield Parkway, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742.

Archie Barfield

Hamilton county
, Jr.Archie Barfield, Jr., 71, of Signal Mountain passed away Saturday, July 6, 2013 at his home. He was born April 28, 1942 in Macon County, Ga., to the late Earlie and Archie Barfield,

Kenneth Broom

Hamilton county
Kenneth L. Broom, 63, of East Ridge, passed away Saturday July 6, 2013 in a local hospital.Mr. Broom was a graduate of Ringgold High School, class of 1967. He was employed as an account

Ronnie Butler

Georgia
RINGGOLD Ronnie Butler, 28, passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2013 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, located at

Lebron Cagle

Georgia
TRENTON Lebron "Flip" Cagle, 71, passed away, Saturday, July 6, 2013. He was retired from Combustion /Alstom. He was preceded in death by his parents Elbert and Pauline Cagle.Survivors include his wife, Patricia Cagle;

Jeremy Dunn

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Jeremy Edward Dunn, 24, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2013 at a local hospital. He had lived most of his life in Rossville and had been a volunteer firefighter with Station 7 in
LAFAYETTE Katherine Williams Gravley, 73, passed away Saturday July 6, 2013.Survived by husband, William Joe Gravley, LaFayette; daughter, Sharon Celestin, LaFayette; son, Steve Williams, LaFayette; step-daughters, Misty Gravley, Norfolk, Va., Joann Cole, Fairmount; step-sons,

Ruth Hooker

Hamilton county
Ruth E. (Betty) Hooker, 86, of Chattanooga passed away Saturday July 6, 2013 in a local hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home 601 Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

James Ingram

Hamilton county
James Ingram, 63, of East Ridge, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013.Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. today, July 8, in the chapel with the Rev. Trey Elmendorf officiating.Entombement will follow at Lomenick

Susan Ingram

Hamilton county
Susan Ingram, 61, of East Ridge, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. today, July 8, in the chapel with the Rev. Trey Elmendorf officiating.Entombement will follow at Lomenick

Beatrice King

Hamilton county
Beatrice King, 74, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2013 in a local healthcare facility. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Gwendolyn Ladd

Tennessee
MONTEAGLE Gwendolyn Kay Ladd, 56, passed away Saturday July 6, 2013 at her home, following an extended illness, surrounded by family.Gwendolyn was born Jan. 31, 1957 to Lawrence and Joyce Kunz Ladd.Gwendolyn was preceded

Shirley Lloyd

Hamilton county
Shirley Ann Lloyd, 63, of Chattanooga departed this life Saturday June 29, 2013 at a local healthcare facility.She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Lloyd; mother, Charlsie Jackson; sisters, Debra Lloyd, Brenda Lloyd,

Michael McClendon

Hamilton county
Michael O. McClendon, 62, passed away on Monday July 1, 2013 in Chattanooga.He was a graduate of Howard High School and employed with Chattanooga Housing Authority. He attended Marble Top Baptist Church. His

Louise McGann

Tennessee
DECATUR Louise (Norton) McGann, 93, died Saturday, July 6, 2013.A graveside funeral service will be at 11 a.m. today at Pisgah Cemetery.www.bowersfh.comArrangements by Bowers Funeral Home and Cremation Services Decatur Chapel of Decatur, TN.

Leander Moon

Hamilton county
Leander James Moon, 92, a lifelong resident of Harrison finished his journey on earth and went to be with his Lord on Sunday July 7, 2013He was a member of Bayside Baptist Church and was

Bobbie Morgan

Hamilton county
Bobbie C. Morgan, 79, of Chattanooga was taken to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday July 6, 2013. She went to sleep on Friday evening and woke up in heaven

Elbert Morris

Other areas
HOMOSASSA, Fla. Elbert Morris Howard, 85, passed away on Saturday July 6, 2013 in a Lawrenceville, Ga., hospice facility.Elbert was a graduate of Chattanooga Central High School, University of Chattanooga, and was director of

Alberta Pyborn

Hamilton county
Alberta Pyborn, 102, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2013. She was preceded in death by her son, Willard Boyd Pyborn; daughters, Helen Long and Barbara Hutsell.Survivors are her daughters, Maxiene (Tony) Hill, of

Mike Randles

Tennessee
KNOXVILLE Michael Sidney Randles, 42, passed away on Friday, July 5, 2013.Michael was born and raised in Chattanooga and was a graduate of Hixson High School. He graduated from Chattanooga State College as

David Rogers

Hamilton county
David Michael Rogers, 66, of Chattanooga passed away Tuesday July 2, 2013 at Memorial Hospital with his loving wife at his side. He was born in Mt. Clemens near Detroit, Michigan and his youth

Wanda Sweatt

Hamilton county
Wanda Patton Camp Sweatt, 65, of Soddy Daisy, ascended to her heavenly home on Saturday, July 6, 2013 after a valiant battle with lung cancer. Wanda was born in Palmer, Tenn., on Aug. 7, 1947.
LAFAYETTE Kathryn Thompson, 78, passed away Saturday July 6, 2013.Survived by daughters Janice Walker, Summerville, Susan Hudgins, LaFayette; grandchildren Lindsey Thompson, Chris Harzheim, Sarah Galligar.Graveside service is Tuesday July 9, at 10:30 a.m.Interment: Chattanooga

In MemoryArthur Garrison

In memory
INMEMORYArthur Steven GarrisonMarch 29, 1957 - July 8, 2006Honey, its been seven years now ane loosing you hurts as much now as it did then, but "God giveth more Grace. Im thankful for

In MemoryJAMES HAWTHORNE

In memory
INMEMORYJames Wesley Hawthorne SrNov 1, 1943 - July 8, 2010Just three years ago you were called home to be with your heavenly father. So now faith, hope and love abides, but the greatest of these
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