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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 28, 2013



Johnie Askew

Hamilton county
Johnie Ray Askew, 85, passed away Monday, March 25, 2013, at his home in Chattanooga.A lifelong Chattanoogan, he was retired from DuPont Nylon after 40 years of service.Johnie was a member of New Salem Baptist

Charleston Beard

Hamilton county
Charleston P. Beard, 22, passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, in Chattanooga.He was a student attending Chattanooga State Technical College.Survivors include his parents; mother, Michelle Adair and father, Charles Beard; daughter, Janayia Beard; siblings,

Brenda Carroll

Tennessee
ATHENS Brenda Faye Newman Carroll, 63, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013.Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today at Cedar Grove Cemetery.Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Brenda Carroll.

Minnie Davis

Georgia
TRENTON Minnie Davis, 64, passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, in a local hospital.She was a native of Chattanooga but had lived more than 20 years in the Trenton area and was employed

Chrissy Ellis

Alabama
IDER Tanya Christine "Chrissy" Ellis, 40, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at her residence.Survivors include husband, Jason Eric Ellis; son and daughter-in-law, Cole and Kristie Howell; daughter, Mikayla Miller; granddaughter, Leah Nicole Howell; step-daughter,

Eric Fluellen

Hamilton county
Eric Marquise Fluellen, 18, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013.He was preceded in death by his father, Ponzina Fluellen; cousins, James Sherrill and Coreal Sherrill; brother, Akeel Fluellen; grandparents, Mildred Noble and Oscar

Walter Gilbreath

Hamilton county
Walter Bryant Gilbreath Jr., passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at his home.The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2013, a graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m.

Lela Gooden

Hamilton county
Lela Bedford Gooden, 83, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2013.She was a member of Christ Family Church.Lela was preceded in death by her half-brother, Benjamin Cottrell; and mother, Mary Jenkins Shelby.Survivors include

Frank Hale

Alabama
POWELL Frank Hale, 67, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Huntsville Hospital.Survivors: mother, Willie Mae Hastings, of LaFayette, Ga.; one brother, Thomas Halem, of Sylvania, Ala.; four sisters, Glenda Lynn, of LaFayette, Cathy Broome,

James Hanna

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA James Donald Hanna, 83, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013, at his home.He was born in Tulsa, Okla., but graduated from Robinson High School in Robinson, Ill., in 1948 and then served as

Odell Hicks

Tennessee
DUNLAP Annie Odell Phipps Hicks passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2013, at NHC of Sequatchie in Dunlap.Odell was born April 2, 1917, to the late Perry B. and Minnie Roberson Phipps. She was

Phillip Jordan

Hamilton county
Phillip Jordan, 51, of Catoosa County, Ga., died Tuesday, March 26, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors 1724 McCallie Ave, 423-265-4414.

Carson Keith

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA Carson A. Keith, 56, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013.His family includes his loving wife, Candice; five children, Tiffani Smith, Wade Keith, Megan Keith, Michael Keith and Jacob Keith; grandchildren, Ashley Smith,

Vickie Parker

Georgia
DALTON Vickie Crosswhite Parker, 61, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Hamilton Medical Center.She was preceded in death by her father, Frank Calvin Crosswhite; and her husband, James Parker.Vickie loved to make baby

Pauline Parks

Hamilton county
Louis ChislomLouis Chislom, 58, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 in Chattanooga.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Alice Putnam

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA Alice Putnam, 71, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013.She was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and attended Fellowship Baptist Church. Ms. Putnam retired from ABB Combustion with 30 years of service and enjoyed

John Sampley

Georgia
LaFAYETTE John B. Sampley, 61, of Kingsport, Tenn., formerly of Chattanooga and LaFayette, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Indian Path Medical Center in Kingsport.Born in Chattanooga on Dec. 14, 1952, John was

Gregory Simpson

Hamilton county
Gregory Henry George Simpson, 56, of Signal Mountain, died on Monday, March 25, 2013, in a local hospital.He was born on Oct. 17, 1956 in Jamaica, a son of the late Osmond and Ruth Simpson.Mr.

Mack Stoker

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Mack Lawrence Stoker, 63, departed this life Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at his home.He was born in Bradley County, Tenn., to the late Julius and Lona Stoker, and was employed at Evans Lumber

Guerry Trantham

Georgia
FLINTSTONE Guerry R. Trantham, 71, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013.She had lived most of her life in the Chattanooga and Flintstone area and was a member of the Gospel Baptist Tabernacle in

Roy Tucker

Georgia
JAMESTOWN Roy Tucker, 81, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013.Survivors: wife, Virginia Tucker; children, Gene Tucker, Gayle Gazaway, Deborah Howard, Michael Tucker, Annette Broome, Jeanette Bone, Joey Tucker, Stacy Tucker; a brother, Max Tucker; 19

ZM Tussey

Hamilton county
Z.M. Tussey, 95, of Chattanooga went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 25, 2013.He was a member of East Ridge Baptist Church and a 50-year member of the Hill City Masonic Lodge.He was

Dr Walter

Hamilton county
Dr. Walter M. Boehm passed away on Monday, March 25, 2013, surrounded by many members of his family after a lengthy battle with various health issues.A Baylor High School graduate, Walter, completed his undergraduate studies

Ann Watkins

Hamilton county
Beatrice Ann Watkins, 77, of Chattanooga, died Monday, March 25, 2013, in a local hospital.Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with Minister Jim Dearman officiating.Interment will be

In MemoryDevera

In memory
Devera Kathryn Smith McGarityJune 9, 1959 - March 26, 2013She made her Celestial Transition on March 26, 2013. May she rest in peace. From her loving mother, Shirley Deakins and brother, Derek Alan Smith

In MemoryINMEMORY

In memory
INMEMORYAudrey WatsonMarch 28, 1928-Oct.16, 2012Happy BirthdayToday reminds us of how much you are loved and missed. Greatly missed by Glenda D., JoAnn S., Mary G., Y.C., Steve, Jeff, Vincent, Darryl, Audrey L., and the rest

In MemoryHenri Beck

In memory
INMEMORYHENRI MAE BECKOct. 9, 1930 - March 28, 2008Sadly missed by her husband; James, children; Don, Brenda Carolyn, Sharon, Thelma, Delorse, Kevin, grandchildren, great grandchildren and the rest of the family.

In MemoryHarold Corbin

In memory
INMEMORYHAROLD CORBIN SR.March 28, 1938 -Aug. 18, 2012SUPER FLY/007One early Saturday morning God called you home. Though its only been seven months we still love and miss you like it was yesterday. Today

In MemoryWade Terry

In memory
IN LOVING MEMORYBeloved Son and GrandsonWade Steven TerryFeb. 17, 1994-March 28, 2012We miss you every day and are grateful for having you in our hearts and lives for eighteen years. Your gentle touch and

In MemoryRebecca Winslett

In memory
INMEMORYRebecca "Brooke" WinslettMar 28, 1982- June 18, 2011This is your Second Birthday in Heaven and OH how we ALL know, all too well, the Party you are having. We want you to know how VERY
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