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Local Obits for Sun. Jun 23, 2013



Helen Akins

Hamilton county
Helen Juanita "Boosie" Alexander Akins, 83, transcended to her heavenly home on Monday June 17, 2013 in a local healthcare facility. She was born Sept. 26, 1929.She attended East Fifth Street School, accepted Christ at

Betsy Bellflower

Hamilton county
Betsy Leona Bellflower, 70, of Chattanooga passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013 at her home.Betsy was the first female postal carrier in Chattanooga. After her retirement from the USPS she was a bartender for several

Kenneth Belue

Hamilton county
Kenneth Lamar Belue, 83, of Chattanooga passed away peacefully to rest in the arms of Jesus on Friday, June 21, 2013.He was a life-long truck driver retiring from McKenzie Tank Lines in Florida and was

Willodean Berdal

Hamilton county
Willodean Wood Burgess Berdal, 90, of Chattanooga died Friday June 21, 2013 at her home. She had lived in Chattanooga for over 60 years. Willodean was an active member of White Oak Baptist

Andrew Bullard

Hamilton county
Rev. Andrew Jackson Bullard, Jr. 79, passed away on Friday, June 21, 2013 in Chattanooga, Tenn.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Hazel Burns

Hamilton county
Hazel Ruth Boggs Burns, 87, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2013, at home surrounded by her family.Hazel was born on Nov. 17, 1925 to the late Lee and Gertie Boggs.She was a faithful

Leroy Cameron

Georgia
FORTOGLETHORPE Leroy "Fireball" Cameron, 77, passed away Friday, June 21, 2013 in a local hospital.He retired from Tennessee-American Water Company after 26 years of service and operated Leroy's C. B. Shop for 45 years.He

Jack Campbell

Georgia
Sr.RINGGOLD Jack Harris Campbell Sr., 78, died Friday, June 21, 2013, in a local hospital.He was a member of Burning Bush Baptist Church and was ordained as a deacon at South Rossville Baptist

Betty Chunn

Hamilton county
Betty Jo Chunn, 77, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, June 21, 2013 at her residence. She was a member of Hamlett Chapel C.M.E. Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas
LAFAYETTE Jeremiah Whitfield Crandell, 74, died Monday, June 17, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Betty Cummings

Hamilton county
Betty Hamilton Cummings, 93, of Lookout Mountain, Tenn., passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2013.She was the wife of the late John Walter Cummings III and the daughter of the late Emily Carter Hamilton and

Ruby Dailey

Hamilton county
Ruby Cline Dailey, 87, of Hixson, passed away Friday, June 21, 2013.Mrs. Dailey retired from Hancock Fabrics after many years of service. She was of the Baptist faith.She was preceded in death by her husband,

Wayne Daniels

Other areas
BOULDER, Colo. Wayne Daniels, 80, died Dec. 1, 2012.Survivors: wife, Jane Beene Daniels; brother, Alan; daughters, Katherine and Caroline; five grandchildren.Burial service: Monday, June 24, at 10 a.m. CDT at Bean-Roulston Cemetery,

Robbie Dean

Tennessee
Robbie RicheyDAYTON Richey, 91 died Saturday June 22, 2013. Services: Monday at Noon in the funeral home chapel. Burial: Buttram Cemetery.www.vanderwallfh.com.The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton

Allen Dent

Hamilton county
Sr.Richie Allen Dent Sr., 75, of Signal Mountain, passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2013. Born Nov. 23, 1937 to the late Richie and Hazel Dent in Hixson, Allen graduated in 1955 from

William Duran

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA William C. Duran, 93, passed away Friday, June 21, 2013 in a local hospital.He was a World War II Veteran that had served in the European Theatre, a member of the First Baptist

Judy Edmondson

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Judy Kaye Edmondson, 56, passed away on Friday, June 21, 2013 at her residence.Known for her infectious smile and sparking personality, Judy was loved by everyone that came into her presence. She

Max Fleischmann

Hamilton county
Jr.Max Fleischmann Jr., 87, of Ooltewah passed away Saturday, June 22, 2013 at a local healthcare facility.He was born in Astoria, New York in 1925 and lived in the Chattanooga area since 1988.

Allison Flint

Hamilton county
Allison Elaine Flint, 34, passed away Friday, June 21, 2013 in a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Larry Fortson

Hamilton county
Larry L. "Jake" Fortson, 64, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013, of a sudden illness.He was an Air Force veteran and retired from Kindred Hospital.Those left to cherish his memory include his daughters,

Mary Fowler

Hamilton county
Mary Lois Fowler, 94, of East Ridge, died Friday, June 21, 2013 at her home. She was retired from Standard Coosa Thatcher Co, and was a member of the Stanley Heights Baptist Church.

Mildred Hamby

Hamilton county
Mildred Irene Hamby, 87, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2013, at her home.Mrs. Hamby was a member of New Salem Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Albert Hamby;

Sandra Helton

Hamilton county
Sandra Jo Helton, 72, of East Ridge, formerly of Soddy Daisy, passed away Friday, June 21, 2013 at a local hospital.She attended East Ridge United Methodist Church and was retired from The State of Tennessee.She

Bob Holmes

Hamilton county
Bob E. Holmes, 83, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2013.Mr. Holmes was born and raised in Chattanooga. He was a 1948 graduate of Chattanooga Central High School where he was an

Starling Johnson

Hamilton county
Starling Johnson, 66, a resident of Chattanooga passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2013 in a local hospital.The family is planning a private memorial service.You can share condolences at www.companionfuneral.com. Companion Funeral Home and the

James Kelly

Hamilton county
James Francis Colman Kelly 51, of Chattanooga, formerly of Fullerton, Calif., passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013 in a local hospital.He was born July 10, 1961 in Greenwich, Conn.He was a member of St. Stephens

Hal Lamb

Other areas
Jr.CHAPEL HILL, N.C. Hal William Lamb Jr. died at age 93 on Thursday, June 13, 2013.He is survived by his wife, Eleanor Hill Lamb; his sons and daughters-in-law, Hal W. Lamb III and
ROSSVILLE Juanelle Marvaline Holloway Longshore, 75, passed away on Friday, June 21, 2013. She was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was of the Baptist Faith. She retired from Efevco Plastics in 1988

Clyde Matthews

Hamilton county
Clyde "Stan" Matthews, 81, of Ooltewah, passed away Friday, June 21, 2013. A native of Scottsboro, Ala., he was the son of the late Clyde and Pearl Matthews, but has been a resident of the

Marvin Mickel

Tennessee
KNOXVILLE Marvin Mickel, 77, formerly of Dayton died Friday morning June 21, 2013 in a Knoxville hospital.Marvin was born in Dayton on Feb. 1, 1936 the son of the late George and Elsie (Stinnett)

Joe Morris

Other areas
DALLAS, Texas Joe Milton Morris, 94 passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2013. There will be a military graveside service at Larkinsville Cemetery in Larkinsville, Ala. at 11 a.m. CDTon Wednesday.Rudder Funeral Home

Dallas Murray

Tennessee
SOUTHPITTSBURG Dallas Arnold Murray, 66, passed away, Friday, June 21, 2013.He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters. Survivors: sisters, Marie Martin, Jasper, and Pearl McMillan, South Pittsburg; and several nieces

Mary Nipper

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Mary Lynn McGill Nipper, 64, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2013, at her residence.She was a member of Corinth Baptist Church. She was employed with the Bradley County 911 Dispatcher Service for 20

Mary Parham

Hamilton county
Mary ParhamMary Lee Parham, 81, of Chattanooga, passed away at her home Thursday, June 20, 2013.She was born in Tupelo, Miss., to her parents the late Samuel David and Annie V. Cox Bishop.

Norbert Reinert

Hamilton county
Col Retired U.S. Army Col. Norbert Reinert, 81, of Fayetteville, Ga., passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at Piedmont Fayette Hospital after a long illness.Col. Reinert was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He

Minnie Riha

Georgia
RINGGOLD Minnie Mae Riha, 75, passed away on Tuesday, June 18, 2013.Funeral services will be held Monday, June 24, at 1 p.m. at the Chattanooga Valley Baptist Church with Pastor Billy Jacks officiating. Burial

Bill Robinson

Hamilton county
William A. "Bill" Robinson, passed away Friday, June 21, 2013 in a local hospital.He was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga. Bill was a retired Captain from the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office, he also had

JoAnn Rutledge

Hamilton county
JoAnn Watson Rutledge, 79, of Signal Mountain passed away Friday, June 21, 2013 in a local hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist,

Charles Sanders

Tennessee
, Jr.DUNLAP Charles Franklin Sanders, Jr., 90, passed away on Friday, June 21, 2013 in an area hospital. Mr. Sanders was a member of IBEW Local 175 for sixty seven years. He was a

Louise Slatton

Georgia
RINGGOLD Louise Stalvey Slatton passed away peacefully on Friday June 21, 2013 at a local health care facility. She was born Oct. 28, 1922 to Benjamin Franklin and Minnie Owensby Stalvey. She was

Steven Smith

Hamilton county
Steven Clinton Smith, 44, of Signal Mountain died Thursday, June 20, 2013 at his home. He had lived in the Chattanooga area all of his life. Mr. Smith was a 20 year employee

Wayne Tilley

Georgia
FORTOGLETHORPE Wayne Tilley "Papaw", 87, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2013.He was a member of Battlefield Baptist Church.He was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie Tilley of 64 years.He is survived by his

Velma Turner

Tennessee
SOUTH PITTSBURG Velma Frame Turner, 86, died Thursday, June 20, 2013, in a Chattanooga hospital.The daughter of the late Roy and Ola Bass Frame, she was a longtime member of Richard City First

Ernest Webb

Hamilton county
Ernest D. Webb, 62, left this world on Wednesday, June 19, 2013. He was born Aug. 17, 1950 in Marion County to the late Turner Webb and Gladys Roe Webb. Funeral services will be

Arleen Webb

Tennessee
JASPER Arleen F. Boyd Webb, 67, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2013 at her home.She was a member of Bible Baptist Church and had worked in local restaurants.She is preceded in death by her

Moss White

Hamilton county
Marcellus Moss White, 89, of Signal Mountain, died Thursday, June 20, 2013, at a local hospital.A resident of Signal Mountain for 58 years, he was Elder Emeritus of Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church and a charter

Hazel Wilson

Hamilton county
Hazel M. Ogle Wilson, 87, of Chattanooga, passed into eternal life on Friday June 21, 2013. She attended Bob Jones, and was a graduate of the University of Chattanooga, Tennessee. She was an artist,

In MemoryINMEMORY

In memory
INMEMORYJames Campbell, Sr.Oct. 13, 1926 - Jan. 4, 2011We missed you on Fathers Day, your birthday, and every day. Love, Hilly, Sparkle, Helena, Renee, Steve, Floyd, Darren, Benny, grandchildren and family.

In MemoryRUDY MASSENGILL

In memory
Aug. 30, 1927 - June 23, 2008Its been five years since you left us. We miss you and we love you. Marie, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.In Loving Memory

In MemoryFrances Neville

In memory
Ulysess NevilleAug. 2, 1923 - June 23, 2007Not a day goes by that we don't think of you. You are always in our hearts. We loved you very much but God loved you best. He
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