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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 23, 2013

Jo Ann

Hamilton county
Jo Ann Lawrence, 81, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, July 19, 2013.A native of Chattanooga, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Jane Buchmann Durham. A member of Christ United Methodist Church, she

Loretta Bailey

ROSSVILLE Loretta Bailey, 90, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2013.She was a native of New York, had lived in Orlando, Fla., for 18 years, and resided in Rossville for over 45 years. She was

Randall Bain

WINCHESTER Randall Bain, 56, passed away suddenly, July 20, 2013, at Southern Tennessee Medical Center.Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. roday, July 23, from the chapel of Watson-North Funeral Home.Interment to

Edith Barger

GRAYSVILLE Edith C. Barger, 104, died Monday, July 22, 2013, at Life Care of Rhea County.Funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of the funeral home.Interment in Pleasantview Cemetery.Memorials may be made

Clinton Beatty

ESTILL SPRINGS Clinton Alfred Beatty, 89, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Winchester, Tenn.A graveside service will be conducted at Valhalla Memorial Park near Huntsville, Ala., at 2 p.m.

Ron Boggs

BRYANT Ron Boggs, 62, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013.He enjoyed gardening and small engine repairs, and was a member of the Eagles Lodge and also Calvary Baptist Church.Mr. Boggs was preceded in death

Rosetta Bone

Hamilton county
Rosetta S. Bone, 91, of Chattanooga, passed Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at her residence.She was a member of Orchard Park S.D.A. Church and a School Patrol Mother with the city of Chattanooga.Survivors include a daughter,

Doug Boring

CLEVELAND Doug Boring, 57, died Sunday, July 21, 2013.Survived by wife, Dara Boring; daughter, Lara Helton; son, Mark Boring.Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Grissom Funeral Home.Family will

Kimberly Boykin

Hamilton county
Kimberly Nicole Boykin, 44, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2013, in Chattanooga.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

James Brady

Hamilton county
James C. Brady, 77, of Ooltewah, passed away Monday, July 22, 2013.A lifelong resident of Ooltewah, he was the son of the late James and Jessie Richey Brady. He was a member of the Hill

Lisa Brewer

FAYETTEVILLE Lisa Ann Newberry Brewer, beloved wife and mother, died unexpectedly Thursday, July 18, 2013, at age 49.Lisa leaves behind her loving husband of 25 years, Christopher Brewer; her precious children, Brenda, Christopher and Jessica;

JT Carroll

STEVENSON James Thomas (J.T.) Carroll, 91, of Conyers, Ga., fell asleep in the Lord on Sunday, July 21, 2013. Mr. Carroll lived most of his life in Stevenson.He was a member of Stevenson Advent

Janet Conger

PIKEVILLE Janet McMullen Conger 70, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2013, at her home, in Northport, Ala.A Celebration of Janets life will be held graveside at Rigsby Cemetery at 11 a.m. on Thursday,

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 Senior

Mildred Eaves

Hamilton county
Mildred Puckett Eaves, 86 years old, (Mrs. George G. Eaves) of Signal Mountain, passed away on Monday, July 22, 2013.She was the second daughter of Walter W. Puckett and Thelma W. Puckett, of St. Elmo,

Evelyn Fulp

Hamilton county
Evelyn Alberta Fulp, 85, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, July 22, 2013, at a local health care facility.She was born in Warren County, Tenn., to her parents, Lester and Margaret Kirby. She was preceded in

Peter Hampton

Hamilton county
Peter Pickett Hampton, 46, of Signal Mountain, died Sunday, July 21, 2013. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel with burial in Chattanooga Memorial Park.Please visit to share condolences.Visitation is 4-8 p.m.

Adelia Harris

Hamilton county
Adelia V. Harris, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, July 22, 2013, in a local healthcare facility.Arrangements will be by Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors 1724 McCallie Ave., 423-265-4414.

Goldie Hatfield

Hamilton county
Goldie I. Hatfield, 96, of Hixson, formerly of Colona, Ill., passed away Thursday, July 18, 2013, at Memorial North Park Hospital in Hixson.Goldie was born April 25, 1917 in Suck Creek, Tenn., the daughter of

Barbara Helmes

RINGGOLD Barbara Ann Blake Helmes, 73, passed away Saturday July 20, 2013.A lifelong resident of the North Georgia area, she was a former employee of Queen Carpet and a member of New Liberty

Jerry Holmes

DALLAS Jerry M. Holmes 57, formerly of Winchester, Tenn., passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013, at his home in Dallas.Graveside service was conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at Mt.

Mable Holmes

DECHERD Mable Holmes, 95, passed away suddenly on Friday, July 19, 2013.Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, July 23, 2013, from the Winchester Church of Christ.Interment to follow in Mt. Garner
LaFAYETTE Teresa Hullender, 59, died Saturday, July 20, 2013.Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Will and Katie Hullender; sister, Debbie Coulter; brother, Bobby Coulter; sister-in-law, Tammy Coulter; special grandson, Tucker Hullender.Graveside service 11 a.m. today at

Oliver Kelley

Hamilton county
Oliver Kelley, 75, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2013, at a local healthcare facility.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Bennie Layne

Hamilton county
Jr.Bennie L. Layne Jr., 53, passed away peacefully at his home in Red Bank, on Sunday, July 21, 2013.Born in Chattanooga on March 5, 1960, he was a graduate of Red Bank High School.

James McNeese

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; brother, Michael Wooten; girlfriend, Joyce

Steve Napolitan

Hamilton county
Diamond Steve Napolitan, 90, of Chattanooga, formerly of Knoxville, passed away Monday, July 22, 2013, at a local healthcare facility.He was a charter member of West Hills Baptist Church in Knoxville, a member of the
CHICKAMAUGA Eugene "Pat" Patterson, 83, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 21, 2013.He was born in High Point, N.C. to the late, Julius and Nellie Patterson and then
DALTON Betty Richardson, 82, died Sunday, July 21, 2013.Survivors: daughter, Deborah Hubbs; son, Wayne Richardson; sisters, Barbara Posey, Katherine Snider; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday at Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home with Rev. Charlie

Dorothy Roelse

Hamilton county
Dorothy "Dot" Roelse, 83, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, July 22, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Betty Rogers

WHITWELL Betty Ruth Sweeton Rogers passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013, after a brief battle with cancer.Betty was born Nov 17, 1934 in Palmer, to Albert and Alice Mae Sanders Sweeton, who preceded her

Mark Rudisill

Hamilton county
Mark Hoyle Rudisill, 69, went to that great golf course in the sky on Thursday, July 18, 2013.When he wasn't chasing a little white ball, he put a firm footprint on efforts to change lives

Kenneth Sherlin

Hamilton county
Kenneth Sherlin 57, passed away on Monday, July 22, 2013, in a local healthcare facility.Kenneth was an E.M.T. for many years with many Ambulance Companies and had 18 years of service with Hamilton County EMS.He

Margaret Splaine

Hamilton county
Margaret Loughlin Splaine, of Signal Mountain, made her loving transition to heaven on Sunday, July 21, 2013.Mrs. Splaine was born in Portsmouth, N.H. and graduated from St. Patricks School and Portsmouth High School. She

Lawrence Spurli

Rev. ngLaFAYETTE Rev. Lawrence Spurling, 80, died Sunday, July 21, 2013.Survivors: wife, Frances Spurling; daughter, Keisha (Daniel) Thompson; son, Stephen Smith; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.Funeral 2 p.m. today at Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home with Rev.

Julia Stovall

Hamilton county
Julia Pearl Stovall, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, July 22, 2013 in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

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 the

Danny Williams

RINGGOLD Danny Leon Williams, 63, passed away Monday July 22, 2013.A lifelong resident of the North Georgia area, he was a member of Trinity Missionary Baptist Church. Danny was a former employee of Chattanooga

Ruby Wilson

SPRING CITY Ruby Wilson, 82, died Monday, July 22, 2013.Fuenral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home.Interment in Spring City Cemetery.Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. today

Ella Womac

ATHENS Ella Mae Womac, 38, died Saturday, July 20, 2013, at her residence.Funeral service at 7 p.m. today in the chapel of the funeral home.Burial will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Clear Springs

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In memory
INMEMORYZELLA M. CALLOWAYTo a devoted mother and grandmother. There was never a day that you were not there for us. We were blessed to have had a mother like you."We miss you so much."


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INMEMORYJan. 19, 1928-July 23, 2010It has been three years ago today that you made your transition to heaven. You are missed every day, there are so many precious memories you left behind, those memories will
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