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Local Obits for Mon. Jul 22, 2013



Loretta Bailey

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Loretta Bailey, 90, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2013 in a local health care facility.Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, located at the

Teresa Baxter

Hamilton county
Teresa Ann Robinson Baxter, 49, of Chattanooga passed away Saturday July 20, 2013 at a local hospital. She had lived most of her life in the Chattanooga area and had spent the last couple

Ron Boggs

Alabama
BRYANT Ron Boggs, 62, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013.Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday July 24, in the chapel with Pastor Billy Wallace officiating. Burial follows in Higdon Cemetery.Visitation will

Charlotte Broom

Georgia
RINGGOLD Charlotte Pharr Broom, 99, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013. She was born in Cook County, Ga., on Feb. 6, 1914, retired from Sweetwater Carpet after 26 years of service, was a member

Hoyt Condra

Hamilton county
, Sr.Hoyt Barker Condra, Sr., a resident of the Chattanooga area, died Tuesday July 16, 2013 at an area nursing facility. He was 89. Graveside services will be held today at 11:30

Jerry Cox

Hamilton county
Jerry Edward Cox, 66, of Georgetown, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 18, 2013, from a local hospital.The family will receive friends from 3-8 p.m. today, July 22, and during the day

Lillian Cunningham

Hamilton county
Lillian Elaine Cunningham, 97 of Red Bank, formerly of Athens, Tenn., passed away Sunday July 21, 2013. Lillian had been a member of Red Bank Baptist Church for over 55 years and sang in the

Doug Esther

Hamilton county
James Douglas Esther, 71, passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2013.After graduating from The Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in Applied Mathematics, Doug proudly served in the U.S. Air Force as a T-38

Yvonne Garner

Georgia
CHATSWORTH Yvonne Garner, 85, died Sunday July 21, 2013.Memorial services will be conducted 6 p.m. Tuesday from the chapel of Jones Funeral Home.The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday July 23rd.Online condolences

David Gibson

Georgia
, Sr.POWDER SPRINGS MSGT David Wallace Gibson, Sr., 67, passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2013. Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, at West Cobb Funeral Home and

Frances Hudson

Hamilton county
Frances Wilkins Hudson, of Atlanta, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013.Survivors include her daughter, Julia Cammon Sanders; sister, Dorothy Robbs; niece, Vanessa Robbs; cousin,William (Doris) Frazier; a host of other relatives and friends.Funeral service will

Milton Kyle

Hamilton county
William Milton Kyle, 80, of Spring City, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Saturday, July 20, 2013. He was a retired truck driver with Burlington Industries, and he also retired from Middle Tennessee

Maxella Lawrence

Hamilton county
Maxella Lawrence, 76, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in a local hospital. Graveside: Today at 11 a.m. in Highland Memorial Gardens with Pastor Willie Ison as the eulogist. Arrangements are by

Mabel Loden

Tennessee
SPRINGCITY Mabel Loden, 74, died Sunday July 21, 2013 at Rhea Medical Center. Funeral services will be on Tuesday July 23, at Mt. Sulphur Cemetery, Grandview with Rev. Lawrence Waller officiating.There will be

V Lowery

Georgia
ROCK SPRING V. LeBron Lowery, 75, passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2013 surrounded by his family. LeBron was a lifelong resident of Walker Co., and was a member of Harrisburg Church of The

David Marr

Tennessee
CHARLESTON David R. Marr, 60, passed away suddenly Friday evening, July 19, 2013. Services: 7 p.m. today from the chapel of Grissom Funeral Home. Interment will be private.Visitation: 5-7p.m. today at the funeral home.www.grissomfh.net.Grissom

James McNeese

Georgia
RINGGOLD James "Jamey" Allen McNeese, 34, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2013.He is survived by his children, James Bradley McNeese and Briana Nicole McNeese; mother Betty Wooten Huskey; girlfriend Joyce Swaney; uncle James

Joseph Pryor

Georgia
RISINGFAWN Joseph James Pryor, 52, died Friday, July 19, 2013 at Erlanger-Hutcheson. Mr. Pryor was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Clara Portwood Pryor; wife, Cheryl Pryor. He was a member of

James Simmons

Tennessee
SHERWOOD James Billy Simmons, 83, passed away Saturday July 20, 2013. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today at the church with Bro. Franklin Hill officiating. Interment at Mt. View Cemetery. Moore-Cortner

Joseph Stewart

Hamilton county
Joseph Winthrop Stewart, 87, formerly of Chattanooga, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at Banner Hospice House in Peoria, Ariz.He was a native of Tennessee, having grown up in Chattanooga. While he lived most of his

Barbara Tiano

Hamilton county
Barbara A. Tiano, 88, of Chattanooga, passed peacefully on Friday, July 19, 2013 at her residence with family members by her side. Barbara was born on Feb. 5, 1925 in Clarksburg, W.Va. She was

Elmer Walden

Georgia
, Sr. TRENTON Elmer Deforest Walden, Sr., 81, died Saturday morning July 20, 2013. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Ryan Funeral Home. Family will receive friends

John Walls

Hamilton county
, Sr.John Joseph Walls, Sr., 84, of East Ridge passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013 at his home. He was born July 22, 1923 in Mansfield, Tenn., to the late Porter and Annah Reynolds.Mr.

Rick Warren

Hamilton county
Donald Richard Warren, Jr. went to heaven Saturday, July 20, 2012 at his home. Rick loved Jesus and he belonged to Him. Memorial services will be announced later. Rich was predeceased by his parents,

Shirley Williams

Hamilton county
Shirley Ann Gilbert Williams, 67, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2013 in Chattanooga, Tenn.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

In MemoryWilliam Haskew

In memory
INMEMORYWILLIAM "BILL" HASKEWJULY 17, 1961 - JULY 22, 2011We Love You and Miss You Every day!! Christina, Meredith

In MemoryEthel Winston

In memory
INMEMORYIn memory of Rowe and her daughter Tonya F. Rowe, who God called to rest July 22, 1972. Some have long forgotten, but we'll always remember, no matter how long.Just when your days seemed
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