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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 30, 2013



Martha

Hamilton county
Martha HaynesMartha Jean Hill Haynes, 87, of Chattanooga, died on Monday, July 29, 2013.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, at St. Martins Episcopal Church.Interment will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens,

Adele

Hamilton county
Adele HamptonAdele Bethel Hampton, 88, daughter of the late Edwin Alexander Bethel and Katharine Lasley Bethel, passed away early Sunday morning, July 28, 2013, as a result of complications from Parkinsons disease.Born on Nov. 16,

Mike

Hamilton county
Mike R. Faulkner, 60, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013.He was formerly of Rosalie, Ala., and was a member of IATSE, Local 140. He was a loving husband, father, papaw and friend.He

Crystal Baker

Georgia
RISING FAWN Crystal Clarise Bird Baker, 51, departed this life Saturday, July 27, 2013 following a car accident.She was preceded in death by her father, Alfred Atlee Bird and her husband, Steven Ellis Baker.

William Basham

Georgia
LaFAYETTE William Basham, 70, passed away Saturday, July 27,2013, at a Dalton Hospital.He was born in Roxanne, Ill., and spent the last 30 years in Puducah, Ky., before moving to Lafayette to be

Virginia Biddle

Alabama
FORT PAYNE Virginia S. Biddle, 88, died Sunday, July 28, 2013.Funeral will be 2 p.m. CDT today, July 30 with the Rev. Chester Shankles officiating.Visitation will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. CDT at chapel

Gene Brown

Hamilton county
Joseph Eugene "Downtown" Brown, 70, of Chattanooga died Saturday, July 27, 2013, after a brief battle with cancer.Graveside services will be held 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, at Chattanooga National Cemetery.Please share your thoughts and

Alfred Burton

Hamilton county
Alfred Taylor Burton, 78, of Chattanooga passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013, in a local hospital.He was of the Baptist faith. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in Germany.Survivors include his

Johnny Carter

Tennessee
RICEVILLE Johnny Clifton "Clif" Carter, 68, died Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Athens Regional Medical Center.Funeral services 8 p.m. Wednesday in chapel.Burial 5 p.m. Thursday in Short Creek Cemetery.Visitation 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at

Lt Col

Hamilton county
Lt. Col. John Andrew "Dixie" Cupp III USAF Ret. of Chattanooga passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2013, at the home of his father, former Hamilton County Sheriff John A. Cupp, Jr., after a 28-month

Ursula Cornish

Hamilton county
Ursula Bartlett Cornish, 69, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013.Funeral arrangements to be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Agnes Eustice

Hamilton county
Agnes Marie Eustice, 86, of Hixson, passed away Saturday July 27, 2013. Services will be held at 2 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Melvin Walker officiating. Condolences

Mary Hamilton

Tennessee
ATHENS Mary Eyvonne Gourley Hamilton, 63, passed away at her home Sunday, July 28, 2013.Survivors include husband, Rev. Larry Hamilton and seven children.Funeral 7 p.m. Wednesday at Walker Valley Community Church with visitation 4-7

Adella harris

Hamilton county
Adella HarrisAdella Vanessa Harris, 49, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Monday, July 22, 2013.She lived a full life and graduated from City High School class of 1982,She dedicated her

Carlos Hood

Hamilton county
Sr.Carlos Lebron Hood Sr., a beloved father, husband and friend died suddenly Sunday, July 28, 2013. He was 64.Carlos was a lifelong resident of Harrison and was of the Baptist faith.He was retired from

Mary Hutton

Hamilton county
Mary Elizabeth Evans Hutton, 75, of Chattanooga, on Sunday, July 28, 2013, passed over to her heavenly home surrounded by her children and family.Mary was born in Newport, Ky., on Nov. 22, 1937 to the

Paul Isbell

Tennessee
DUNLAP Paul Edward Isbell, 83, formerly of Walbridge, Ohio, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013. Born in Walbridge, Ohio, Paul worked for the C & O Railroad, Hostess Bakery, and Dana Corporation.He was

Mary Lynn

Hamilton county
Mary Lynn McGuffey Bingham, of Hixson, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, July 29, 2013. She was 75 years old.Mary Lynn was a longtime resident of the Chattanooga area

Elizabeth Mayes

Alabama
STEVENSON Elizabeth Ann Thompson Mayes, 72, died Sunday, July 28, 2013, at her home.Visitation 10 a.m-9 p.m. today at Rudder Funeral Home in Stevenson.Funeral at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, at the funeral

Ruby McCallie

Hamilton county
Ruby Jewell Langford McCallie, 96, of Chattanooga went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at her home surrounded by her children. She was born on Dec. 22, 1916 to the

Patricia McDaniel

Hamilton county
Patricia Elnora McDaniel, 77, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday evening, July 28, 2013 at her home.A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, she was a 1954 graduate of Tyner High School and was a member of Red

Donald McGill

Georgia
RINGGOLD Donald Herbert "Fuzz" McGill, 65, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013.He was born in LaFayette, Ga. to the late Bart Herbert "B.H." and Tommie Mullinax McGill. He was a lifelong resident of the

Daniel Merrell

Tennessee
GREASY CREEK Daniel W. Merrell, 52, died Sunday, July 28, 2013.Service will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, in the chapel of Serenity Funeral Home of Etowah.Please visit guestbook at www.serenityfunerals.com.The family will receive

Bryan Moody

Hamilton county
Bryan D. Moody Sr., 80, a resident of Tallahassee, passed away July 29. 2013.A son of the late Warren and Albin Stephens Moody, he was born July 30, 1932 in Chattanooga. A retiree of the

Aileen Porter

Tennessee
SPRING CITY Aileen A. "Nana" Porter, 85, died Sunday, July 28, 2013, at her daughters home.A lifetime resident of Spring City, Aileen was the daughter of the late Walter and Viola Hall Alley. She

Charles Ridings

Tennessee
MARYVILLE Charles "Bus" Ridings is now at Jesus feet waiting on the rest of us. He has spent the last 91 years preparing for this moment.Funeral services at 2:30 p.m. today, July 30, at Smith

Elinora Scruggs

Hamilton county
Elinora Bernadina "Bunt" Scruggs, 80, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013. She was a longtime resident of Chattanooga and was of the Church of Christ faith. "Bunt" was retired from AT&T with 18

Leonard Smith

Alabama
HENAGAR Leonard L. Smith, 81, died Sunday, July 28, 2013,at his residence.Survivors include wife, Doris Smith; daughter, Susan (Jack) Walls; sons, Roger (Patsy) Morelock, Bobby (Essie) Morelock, Chase Morelock; brother, Nelson (Willodean) Smith;

Johnnie Snyder

Hamilton county
Johnnie Snyder, 87, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2013.She was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her husband, Pete Snyder; and daughter, Judy Creasman.Survivors include her

Mary Speed

Hamilton county
Missionary Mary E. Speed, 89, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013, at her residence. She was a member of John Mark Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fletcher

Robert Stinnett

Hamilton county
Sr.Robert N. Stinnett Sr., 80, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2013.Robert attended Lupton Drive Baptist Church, where he was active in the Super Sonshiners, until his failing health prevented him from

In MemoryNicholas Clayton

In memory
Nicholas Scott ClaytonJuly 30, 1990-June 4, 2011Happy 23rd Birthday, our loving son, Today the angels are singing Happy birthday to you, while our hearts our filled with your love and wonderful memories. Twenty-three

In MemoryPhilip Cronnon

In memory
Philip Lloyd CronnonJuly 9th, 1958-July 30, 1981I miss you more every day!Love, Mother

In MemoryJAMAHA GARNER

In memory
INMEMORYJamaha A. Garner"Chops"July 30, 1979 - Nov. 19, 2009Missing you on your birthday.Love forever, Mom

In MemoryRoland Hughes

In memory
INMEMORYRoland Hughes, JrMay 18, 1935 - July 30, 2009In loving memory of our father and step-father who went to be with the Lord four years ago today. We miss you so much. We will

In MemoryGary Kelly

In memory
INMEMORY GARY KELLYIn loving memory on your birthday, July 28th We love and miss you so much. Jane, Chris, Khristie and grandsons

In MemoryVALENCIA LENCIE

In memory
INMEMORYValencia (Lencie) MosleyJuly 30, 1959 - Sept. 29, 2011Thinking of you today with love. April, Cedric, Kai, CJ, Family and Friends.

In MemoryJAMES THOMAS

In memory
James Tate ThomasJuly 28, 1919 -Sept. 29, 2011This date has two wonderful memories, the day your were born, so happy birthday,and the day years later you married your beautiful wife Sue, so happy anniversary. You

In MemoryEddie White

In memory
EDDIE D. WHITE"Bobby Q. Day"April 19, 1939 - July 30, 2011With love, your wife,Carole Ann Elmore White

In MemoryTERRY YATES

In memory
Nov. 25, 1954 - July 30, 2012I cant believe its already been a year. Lots of love and we miss you like crazy.Broderick and Terri Smith
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NEW YORK (AP) - Stage and screen character actor Fyvush Finkel has died. He was 93.
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