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Local Obits for Sat. Mar 16, 2013



Lillian Borders

Hamilton county
Lillian Roberta Borders, 88, of Bakewell, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2013, in an area health care facility.Survivors include her sons, Rob Borders, of Harrison and Tony Borders, of Hixson; and her daughter, Crystal

Josephine Bristow

Hamilton county
Josephine Griffith Bristow, 95, of Ooltewah, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at a local healthcare facility.She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Wallace Bristow.Survivors include her daughter, Nancy (Al) Miller, of

Wincie Carter

Tennessee
Marie CarterTEN MILE Wincie "Marie" Carter, 69, died on Thursday, March 14, 2013.Funeral services 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home.Interment in Ten Mile Cemetery.Visitation 5-8 p.m. today at Bowers Funeral

Stanley Carter

Hamilton county
Stanley Eugene "Gene" Carter, 79, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Chattanooga Hospice Center, following a brave and stoic fight with cancer. He was surrounded by his wife and daughters.Gene was born in Chickamauga,

Eddie Clay

Hamilton county
Eddie May Clay, 84, passed away on March 15, 2013 at a local healthcare facility.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Vivian Clemons

Tennessee
LEBANON Vivian Turner Jones Clemons, 88, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Quality Care Nursing Home. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today, March 16, 2013 from Kirk Memorial Gardens with Rainsville

Alessandrea Cummings

Hamilton county
Alessandrea Cummings, 36, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013, in a local hospital.Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

RV Daniel

Alabama
FYFFE R.V. Daniel, 96, died Friday, March 15, 2013, in Collinsville Health Care.Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Sunday from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jacob Daniel officiating.Burial will be in in

Mark Doub

Hamilton county
Sr.Mark E. Doub Sr., 95, of East Ridge, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013.Mr. Doub was born June 5, 1917 in Dunlap, Tenn., to C.J. and Nellie Marshall Doub. He moved at a young

April Fryar

Hamilton county
April Dawn Fryar, 29, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 from injuries sustained from an automobile accident.She was preceded in death by her parents, Phillip and Kimberly Levi Fryar; grandparents, William and

Sharon Gardner

Hamilton county
Sharon O. Woods Gardner, 59, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at a local hospital.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

James Glacock

Hamilton county
James GlascockJames Carter Glascock died on Thursday, March 14, 2013.He was surrounded by his family and he was at peace. He was married to Sara Ann Bryan Glascock for 59 years and, together, they raised

Karline HughesJohns

Hamilton county
onKarline Hughes-Johnson, 62, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2013 in the Hospice Care Center. Funeral service will be at noon today at Living Stone Ministries with Pastor McKinley Holloway as the eulogist.Burial: Highland

Nell Jarrett

Hamilton county
Vera Nell Jarrett, 86, of Red Bank, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at her home.She was of the Baptist faith. She was an avid gardener and loved knitting. She also love sitting with

Estes Johnson

Alabama
SYLVANIA Estes Lee Johnson, 82, died Friday, March 15, 2013, at Collinsville Health Care.Funeral at 3 p.m. CDT Sunday, March 17, from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel.Burial in Union Grove Cemetery.www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com.Visitation 3-8 p.m. today and

Terry Jordan

Georgia
LaFAYETTE Terry Jordan, 67, died Friday, March 15, 2013.Survivors include son, Kenny (Kellie) Wilson; sister, Juanita Plaster; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.Graveside service 2 p.m. Sunday at Old Antioch Cemetery.Visitation 4-7

Connie Lee

Georgia
RISING FAWN Connie Reed Lee, 82, died Thursday, March 14, 2013.Graveside services will be 11 a.m. today in Hanna Cemetery. Visitation 9:30-10:45 a.m. today at Ryan Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers make

Marvin Neighbors

Hamilton county
Marvin W. Neighbors, 79, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013, after suffering with cancer.Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today, March 16, 2013, at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Charles Patterson and

Roberta Newell

Hamilton county
Myra Roberta Sexton Newell, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. She was 85 years old.Roberta was born and raised in Somerset, Ky., and has been a resident of the Chattanooga area

Mack Newman

Hamilton county
Buford Mack Newman, 70, of Chattanooga passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013, in a local hospital.Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 404 S.
TRION Robert C. Nicholson, 85, passed away Thursday morning, March 14, 2013, at his residence.Born in Ducktown, Tenn., on May 7, 1927, a son of the late James Isaac and Bertha Styles Nicholson. Mr.

Ronald Norris

Hamilton county
Ronald Clanton Norris, 77, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013.He was a member of Cedar Hill Baptist Church for more than 60 years and was retired manager of engineering for Herman Grant Co.

Charles Patterson

Hamilton county
Sr.Charles Ray Patterson Sr., 71, of Red Bank, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013.After 21 years of service, having served two tours in Vietnam, receiving several medals including two Bronze Star Medals, he retired

Norma Patterson

Georgia
RINGGOLD Norma Patterson, 72, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Tuesday, March 12, 2013.Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. M.L. Lane, she and her family lived in the

Annie Smith

Alabama
FORT PAYNE Annie M. Smith, 91, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, in Dekalb Regional Hospital.Funeral will be at 4 p.m. CDTtoday from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with Lee Blackburn officiating.

Lutricia Wade

Hamilton county
Lutricia Madison Wade, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, March 11, 2013, on her 65th birthday.Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. today at Church of the First Born with Pastor Alfred Johnson as the eulogist.

Alma Webb

Tennessee
ATHENS Alma Prichard Carroll Webb, 91, died Friday, March 15, 2013.Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Smith Funeral Home.Interment will follow in McMinn Memory Gardens.Visitation from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday.Arrangements by Smith

LaMunta Williams

Hamilton county
LMunta WilliamsLMunta Twayne Williams, 16, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013.Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. today in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Dexter Cummings as the eulogist.Burial: Highland

Fredrick Wilson

Georgia
SUMMERVILLE Fredrick Lee Wilson, 71, died Friday, March 15, 2013.Survivors are a sister, Jeanette Adair; and nieces and nephews.According to his wishes, Mr. Wilson will be cremated and there will be no formal services.Mason

In MemoryPAM

In memory
INMEMORYPam Moore SturdivantBorn April 12, 1963Died March 16, 2011Gone but not forgotten.Robert, Miracle, Dymon, Dailyn, Willie Rose, Kisha, Frances, Carol, Lisa, Chauncey. The Moore and Sturdivant Families.
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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Dr. Howard Jones, who pioneered in vitro fertilization in the United States, has died. He was 104.
SMITHFIELD, Va. (AP) - William R. White, a former member of the famed squadron of African-American pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen, has died. He was 88.
MIAMI (AP) - Dr. James Jude, one of the experts credited with pioneering life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation, has died. He was 87.
SEATTLE (AP) - True-crime writer Ann Rule, who wrote more than 30 books, including a profile of her former co-worker, serial killer Ted Bundy, has died at age 83.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) - James L. White, who wrote the screenplay for "Ray," the 2004 movie about singer Ray Charles, has died in California. He was 67.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Nashville civil rights advocate, businessman and state commissioner Francis Guess has died. He was 69.
ATLANTA (AP) - Chick-fil-A officials say Jeannette McNeil Cathy, the wife of the restaurant chain's late founder, Truett Cathy, has died at age 92.
NEW YORK (AP) - Writer E.L. Doctorow, who wryly reimagined the American experience in such novels as "Ragtime" and "The March" and applied its lessons to the past and future...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Tom Moore, the "Archie" cartoonist who brought to life the escapades of a freckled-face, red-haired character, has died in Texas. He was 86.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Emmy-winning character actor best known for playing the bespectacled Las Vegas mobster Moe Greene in "The Godfather" has died. Alex Rocco was 79.
EUFAULA, Ala. (AP) - Perry "Buddy" Buie, a songwriter and producer who helped form the Atlanta Rhythm Section and worked with artists like Roy Orbison, has died. He was 74.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The voice of the Buffalo Bills from the team's earliest days in the AFL has died at age 87.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Claudia Alexander, a brilliant, pioneering scientist who helped direct both NASA's Galileo mission to Jupiter and the international Rosetta space-exploration project, has died at age 56.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - A woman who was the oldest Irish-born person in the world has died at 113 at a central New York nursing home.
DALLAS (AP) - A former television news producer whose interest in the death of President John F. Kennedy helped launch a museum at the warehouse where Kennedy's assassin opened fire...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Composer Michael Masser, who wrote and produced of some of Whitney Houston's biggest hits, has died. He was 74.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," has died. She was...
SMITHFIELD, Va. (AP) - William R. White, a former member of the famed squadron of African-American pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen, has died. He was 88.