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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 25, 2013



Bernice

Georgia
Bernice ClaytonRINGGOLD Helen Bernice "Bea" Clayton, 79, died on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in a local health care facility.Mrs. Clayton was born in Sweetwater, Tenn., but was a longtime resident of the Chattanooga and

James Brown

Hamilton county
James R. Brown, 59, passed away on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Chattanooga.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Betty Butts

Georgia
RINGGOLD Betty Ann Schultz Butts, 69, passed away Tuesday July 23, 2013 at her residence.A resident of the Ringgold area for the past 25 years, she is formerly of Orange County, Calif., and

Jeffery Campbell

Tennessee
WINCHESTER Jeffery Thomas Campbell, 52, from Dublin, Ohio, died suddenly on Sunday, July 21, 2013. Visitation today, July 25, at Moore-Cortner Chapel in Winchester at noon with a funeral service to follow at 2

Virginia Cannon

Hamilton county
Virginia R. Cannon, 80, of Hixson and formerly of Tifton, Ga., passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, in an area health care facility.Survivors include her brother, James Christian; sister, Marie Dryer and Gladys Privett.Services

George Carlson

Georgia
Jr.RINGGOLD George William Anderson Carlson Jr., 64, passed away Monday July 22, 2013.A resident of the Ringgold area for the past 34 years, he was a retired veteran of the U.S. Marines.He

Lois Dowding

Hamilton county
Lois Ann Newbille Dowding, 62, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord, on Tuesday, July 23, 2013.She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga Area and was a member of Shiloh Baptist

Jeanette Dunn

Tennessee
FRIENDSVILLE Jeanette Stinson Dunn, 82, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at Blount Memorial Hospital.Jeanette was raised in Greenwood, Miss., Jeanette attended Mississippi State College for Women (MSCW) and Auburn University and went to

Calvin Harvey

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Calvin H. Harvey, 88, died Tuesday, July 23, 2013.Survivors: stepson, Don Alan Mullinax and wife, Jodi; three grandchildren.Services are 11:30 a.m. Friday at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.Family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. today

Edna Houts

Georgia
RISING FAWN Edna Houts, 85, died Tuesday, July 23, 2013.She was retired from the Dade County Board of Education, Dade County High School Cafeteria.She was a member of Rising Fawn United Methodist Church.She was

Helen Jeske

Hamilton county
Helen Stuart Jeske, 63, of Apison, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in a local hospital. She was born Nov. 10, 1949, in Chattanooga to the late William and Viola Stuart.She was a member

Charles Johnson

Georgia
RISING FAWN Charles Raymond Johnson, 62, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013.There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.Please leave your memories and prayers at www.moorefuneralhometrenton.com.Arrangements by

Samuel Jones

Tennessee
MURFREESOBRO Samuel Finis Jones, 81, passed away on Monday, July 22, 2013.Visitation will be 11 a.m. until time of service at 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 26, at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester.Burial in Evergreen

Cynthia Joyner

Hamilton county
Cynthia Johanna Joyner, of Chattanooga, died Saturday, July 20, 2013, died as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.Cynthia was born on Dec. 4, 1981 to Jackie Scott and George Griffith in Orangeburg,

Carol Kelly

Georgia
SUMMERVILLE Carol Sullivan Kelly, 70, died Tuesday, July 23, 2013. Survivors include her husband, David Kelly; sons, Frank Schlosser, William Schlosser; sister, Fran Fahs; brothers, John Sullivan, Frank Sullivan; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.Mrs.
RISING FAWN Cameron Luckett Matthews, 48, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013, at his residence.He was born July 27, 1964 in Columbus, son of Carl Matthews of Minerva Park and Charlene (John) Luckett

Ila McSpadden

Tennessee
DUNLAP Ila Upchurch McSpadden, 90, entered into rest on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at a local hospital with friends and extended family at her side.She was a resident of the Lewis Chapel Mountain Community

Velma Milsap

Georgia
CHATSWORTH Velma Rose Milsap, 63, died Sunday, July 21, 2013, at her home.She is survived by her husband, Cecil Thomas Milsap; and sister, Kathy Guinn, both of Chatsworth.The family is being served by the

John Neale

Georgia
FORT OGLETHORPE John Thomas Neale, 68, died Saturday, July 20, 2013, at his residence.He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp. Mr. Neale was a certified police officer and worked in various areas

Bertha Pettie

Tennessee
DAYTON Bertha Laverne Pettie, 71, died Friday, July 12, 2013, in Chattanooga.Bertha is survived by her sisters, Myrna (Albert) Venable and Carolyn Rohm, both of Dayton.The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funeral

Edward Pugh

Tennessee
JASPER Edward W. "Ed", "Papa" Pugh, 88, formerly of Lake Orion, Mich., and Melbourne, Fla., passed away, Monday, July 22, 2013. This final road trip has completed his lifes journey.Mr. Pugh work for

William Roden

Hamilton county
Jr.William H. "Dusty" Roden Jr., 90, passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2013, at the Hospice Chattanooga Care Center as a result of a debilitating stroke."Dusty" was born to the late William Herbert Roden

Mark Rudisill

Hamilton county
Mark Hoyle Rudisill, 69, went to that great golf course in the sky on Thursday, July 18, 2013.Friends are invited to an informal celebration of his life from 2-7 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, at

Michael Stoker

Georgia
RINGGOLD Michael Jackson Stoker, 64, departed this life Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at his home.He was born in Chickamauga, Ga., to the late A.J. and Martha Jo Stoker and was of the Catholic faith.He

Marjorie Thompson

Tennessee
SWEETWATER Marjorie Thompson, 77, died Monday, July 22, 2013 at her home. Previously from Knoxville, Marjorie had lived the past six years in Sweetwater. She worked in convenience stores as a clerk.Survivors include son,

Ernest Watley

Hamilton county
Jr.Ernest Lee Watley Jr., 73, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2013, at a local healthcare facility.He was born in Rome, Ga., on Nov. 22, 1939. He is a graduate of Howard High School

David Webb

Tennessee
NIOTA David W. Webb, 54, died Sunday, July 21, 2013, at UF Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Fla.Graveside services 11 a.m. Monday, July 29, at Pond Hill Cemetery.Visitation for family and close friends 9:30-10:30 a.m.

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