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Local Obits for Sun. Mar 10, 2013



William Adams

Georgia
Jr.LAFAYETTE William Adams Jr., 83, died Friday, March 8, 2013.Survived wife, Retha Poarch Adams; daughter, Linda (Ralph) Ramser; step-daughters, Karen Clark, Pam Snider, son William Scott Adams, Michael Bohannon; granddaughter, Jessica Ramser.Funeral: Tuesday,

Mary Atkinson

Hamilton county
Mary Atkinson, 79, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2013 at her residence. Arrangements by John P. Franlkin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Evelyn Avel

Hamilton county
Sarah Evelyn Swingle Copeland Avel, 86, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus, on Friday, March 8, 2013 in a local hospital.She was born on March 13, 1926 to the late Ralph

Joshua Bailey

Hamilton county
Joshua Glenn Bailey, 21, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013.Funeral services will be at 3:30 p.m. today, March 10, 2013, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Daryl Watkins officiating. Interment

Randall Burr

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA Rev. Randall Dewayne Burr, 39, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, March 9, 2013. He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was Pastor

Evelyn Cameron

Hamilton county
Evelyn Cameron, 83, died Thursday, March 7, 2013, in a local nursing home.Arrangements will be announced by Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., 423-265-4414.

Betty Campbell

Tennessee
JASPER Betty Jean Campbell, 72, of Jasper, went to be with the Lord after a short illness on Friday, March 8, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter Quarles and Gertrude

Erika Canada

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Erika Canada, 84, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at NHC of Chattanooga. To share expressions of sympathy, visit lane-southcrestchapel.com.Services will be held Monday, March 11, at 1 p.m. in the South

John Cooke

Hamilton county
J. Thurston Cooke went to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday, March 9, 2013. Living his life according to the Word and the Great Commandment, he proclaimed Christ to everyone he met.

Leslie Cox

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Leslie Ross Cox, 70, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, in Fort Pierce, Fla.Les was born on June 13, 1942 to Eugene and Violet Cox. He was born in Athens, Tenn.,

Milan Dekich

Georgia
RINGGOLD Milan Hall Dekich, 85, died on Friday, March 8, 2013 at his residence. He was the son of an immigrant from Yugoslavia, born to the late Milan Dekich, and Maggie Bell Hall, of

Doyle Everett

Hamilton county
Doyle Eugene Everett, 79, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, March 8, 2013 in a local hospital. He was the son of the late John Alexander and Elsie Geurin Everett. Doyle was a lifelong

Bob Farley

Hamilton county
Robert FarleyDr. Robert R."Bob" Farley, 88, of Chattanooga died Wednesday, March 6, 2013.He was born April 7, 1924 in Nashville, a son of the late Edward and Katherine Farley. He was preceded in death by

Junior Fleming

Georgia
SUMMERVILLE Junior Winfield Fleming, 75, died Friday, March 8, 2013.Survivors, children, Stephen Fleming, Angie Bagley, Renea Hurley; brother, James Fleming; sisters, Charlotte Rutledge, Dorothy McLemore; 6 grandchildren.Funeral is 2 p.m. today, at Mason Funeral

Mary Fletcher

Tennessee
TULLAHOMA Mrs. Mary Jo Clark Fletcher, of Moore County died Friday, March 8, 2013. Services: 2 p.m. today in the Jennings Moore-Cortner Chapel. Burial will follow in Lynchburg Cemetery, Moore County. Arrangement by

Lance Fugate

Georgia
Lance FugateRINGGOLD Lance Duran Fugate, 49, passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2013. He was a lifelong resident of Ringgold and was of the Christian Faith. Lance was a graduate of Ringgold

Goldie Gardenhire

Hamilton county
Goldie F. Gardenhire , 91, went to join Woody her loving husband of 64 years on Friday, March 8, 2013.She was the daughter of the late Noah and Cora Fugate and was preceded in death

Gelandon Green

Tennessee
WHITWELL Gelandon Green, 74, died Saturday, March 9, 2013.Service: Today at 2 p.m. CDT, funeral home chapel.Burial: Sardis Cemetery.Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.comArrangements by Reed Funeral Home, 11675 Highway 28, Whitwell, TN.Visitation:

Bill Harrison

Georgia
RINGGOLD Bill Harrison, 76, passed away unexpectedly Friday, March 8, 2013 with his loving friends by his side. He was an outdoorsman and loved his dogs. Mr. Harrison was a veteran of

Buford Hawkins

Georgia
TRENTON Buford Hurshel Hawkins, 67, died March 8, 2013 at his residence surrounded by his family. Visit www.RyanFuneralHome.net to view full obituary and to share memories and condolences.Funeral services will be held 1

Nena Hill

Hamilton county
Nena Olene Ferguson Hill passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013.She was born July 20, 1915, near Mineral Bluff, Ga., to parents Fletcher and Josephine Tarpley Ferguson. She was the second of seven children, and

Tyrone Houser

Hamilton county
Tyrone D. Houser, 72, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mayford and Elizabeth Hogan Houser; brothers, Steve Houser, and Mayford Houser.Survivors include his companion,

Karline Johnson

Hamilton county
Karline Johnson, 62, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2013 at her residence. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Bob Kendall

Hamilton county
James Robert "Bob" Kendall went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at his residence after a long battle with Parkinsons Disease.Bob was born in Detroit, Mich., to Robert Franklin and

Thomas Kimsey

Tennessee
SPRING CITY Thomas Jefferson "Tommy" Kimsey, 80, passed from this life on Friday night, March 1, 2013.A Bluegrass music memorial celebration of his life will be held on Friday, March 15, at the Grandview

Archie Lawrence

Hamilton county
IIArchie Tommy Lawrence II, 68, of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., passed away on Friday, March 8, 2013 at a Local Rehab facility.Tommy was born on Dec. 8, 1944 to the late Archie and Mary Jane

John Linn

Hamilton county
, Jr.John Harold Linn, Jr., 93, of Apison, died Thursday, March 7, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Thomas Long

Hamilton county
Thomas "Rocky" Long, 42, a resident of Ooltewah, Tenn., passed away on Friday, March 8, 2013 in an East Ridge hospital.Survivors and arrangements will be announced later by Companion Funeral & Cremation Service who has

Martha McGee

Alabama
FYFFE Martha Keeton McGee, 71 passed away Friday, March 8, 2013 at her residence.Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, from the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Corinth Cemetery.Family

Michael Miller

Hamilton county
Michael Lance Miller, 65, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at his home.He was a graduate of Chattanooga City High School, a Major in the Army Reserves, a member of Central Church of

Martha Nance

Hamilton county
Martha Josephine Nance, 83, of Ooltewah, Tenn., passed away Friday, March 8, 2013.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced in a later edition by Heritage Funeral Home 7454 E. Brainerd Rd.

Azalee Neff

Hamilton county
Azalee (Lee) NeffArrangements are announced for Azalee Neff. Interment service will be Friday, March 15, at 2 p.m. at the National Cemetery led by the Rev. Christie Bonner. A memorial service celebrating Lees life will

Johnnie Page

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Johnnie Faye Page, 78, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013 at her residence. Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.Funeral services will be held today at 2p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with

Mamie Patton

Hamilton county
Mamie Ruth Farmer Patton, 96, of Signal Mountain, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.She was the daughter of the late Martin and Myrtle Putman Farmer, of Pikeville, Tenn. She was a member of the Church

Tyson Scruggs

Hamilton county
Tyson Scruggs, age 7 months, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013.Survivors include his parents, Mildred and Scott Scruggs; four brothers, Izzy, Aydin, Sammy and Evan; grandparents and several aunts and uncles. Graveside services

Rickey Skiles

Hamilton county
Rickey Skiles, 45, a resident of Sale Creek passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2013 in a Dayton health care facility.Rickey is survived by two sister Leona Cranmore and Marvie Skiles; and one brother Richard

Arleda Stephens

Tennessee
KNOXVILLE Arleda Smith Stephens, 54, passed away on Sunday, March 3, 2013, after lengthy coronary illness.She was preceded in death by parents, James H. "Big Jim" and Wilma Jean Smith; and brother, Michael, of

Henry Stevens

Hamilton county
Rev. FLINTSTONE Rev. Henry Ward Stevens, 84, went to be with his Lord on Monday, March 4, 2013.A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. today at St. Elmo Presbyterian Church, 4400 St.

Elmer Stinnett

Tennessee
DAYTON Elmer "Bug" Stinnett, 73, died Friday, March 8, 2013.Services: today at 2 p.m. in Chapel of Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home.Interment: Webb Cemetery, Evensville, TN.Arrangements by Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home Inc. Dayton, Tennessee, 37321.

Neil Sutfin

Hamilton county
Neil Harry Sutfin, 95, of Signal Mountain, died Friday, March 8, 2013 in a local health care facility.Mr. Sutfin was born in Dansville, N.Y., and had lived in Chattanooga most of his life. He

Evelyn Tollett

Hamilton county
Evelyn Elaine "Sally" Tollett, 65, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, March 8, 2013, in a local hospital.She was the daughter of the late Charlie and Pearl Pendergrass and was preceded in death by three sisters,

Reta Wilbanks

Alabama
RAINSVILLE Reta Faye Wilbanks, 57, died Friday, March 8, 2013.Services: Monday, March 11, at 2 p.m. from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel.Burial will follow in Unity Cemetery with Rainsville Funeral Home, Inc. directing, www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com. Visitation:

Joel Wyatt

Hamilton county
Joel Terrance Wyatt, 55, died Friday, March 8, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., 423-265-4414.

In MemoryCARD OFTHANKS

In memory
CARD OFTHANKSThe family of George R. King Jr. and the Rowell Family.During this time of sorrow, we learn how much our family and friends mean to us. Your many acts of kindness and sympathy will

In MemoryJames Reynolds

In memory
IN LOVING MEMORYof our Daddy "Junior"Its been 35 years and it still feels like yesterday.If tears could build a stairway, and memories a lane, wed walk right up to heaven, and bring you home again.

In MemoryLAaposKESHIA SIMS

In memory
INMEMORYLAKESHIA C. SIMSMarch 10, 1974 - July 18, 1990Happy 39th Birthdayto a loving daughter and sister. We still miss you each and every day. From your loving father Thaddeus Sr. and mother Sarita, and your
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