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Local Obits for Sun. May 19, 2013



Mary

Hamilton county
Mary Ruth WhiteMary Ruth White, 81 of Ooltewah, died on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at her residence.Arrangements will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Road.

Conde Alday

Hamilton county
Jr.Conde N. Alday Jr., 84, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013, at his home after a brief illness.He was born in Jefferson County, Ala., July 21, 1928. He was preceded in
RINGGOLD Brenda Renee Alexander, 46, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, May 16, 2013. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas and was

Dr Arthur

Hamilton county
Dr. Arthur J. Gross, 86, passed away peacefully in Chattanooga on Friday, May 17, 2013Born in Brooklyn, NY, he had lived most of his life on Long Island, N.Y., until coming recently to live with

Lou Ayoub

Hamilton county
Lou N. Ayoub, 71, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013.Throughout his life he earned a Doctorate in Theology and was a passionate teacher with his fellow parishioners at Middle Cross Baptist Church.He was

Stephen Barnes

Georgia
Stephen BarnesROSSVILLE Stephen "Mark" Barnes, 53, formerly of Donalsonville, Ga., died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga.Mr. Barnes was born on January 14, 1960 in Donalsonville and was the son of

Sarah Bearden

Hamilton county
Sarah Floyd "Pete" Bearden, 79, a lifelong resident of Chattanooga, died Monday, May 13, 2013.She was the daughter of the late Raymond W and Otsie Vanallman Floyd. She was a long time employee of Siskin

Ronald Beckett

Hamilton county
Ronald West Beckett, 64, of Chattanooga, died Saturday, May 18, 2013.He was born Dec. 28, 1948. He was preceed in death by his father, William Thomas Beckett.Mr. Beckett loved the outdoors and camping. He was

Ruby Blevins

Georgia
RINGGOLD Ruby Imogene Blevins, 87, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2013.Mrs. Blevins was a homemaker.She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Pete (Teresa) Blevins, Rick (Sheila Woodard) Blevins; grandsons, Adam Blevins and Rickie

Juanita Burnett

Hamilton county
Juanita W. Burnett, 97, Chattanooga, died Friday, May 17, 2013.She was born Aug. 5, 1915 in Jackson Gap, Ala., to the late J. D. and Olive Wallis. Mrs. Burnett previously lived in Grandview, Tenn. and

Chad Campbell

Hamilton county
Chad Walker Campbell, 35, of Hixson, put on his angel wings and took flight to eternal peace on Saturday, May 18, 2013. Without uttering a word Chad taught many Life lessons to all.Chad attended The

Estelle Cannon

Hamilton county
Lera Estelle Cannon, 97, entered the presence of her Lord on Thursday, May 16, 2013.She was born in Dyer, Tenn., on April 11, 1916, to Henry and Verna Horner Halliburton.After high school, Estelle attended college

Dennis Clay

Hamilton county
Dennis Lee Clay, 66, passed away Friday, May 10, 2013, following a short illness.Dennis is survived by Kim Scott Clay, his loving wife of almost 30 years. They had lived in the Chattanooga area for

Mark Cooper

Hamilton county
Mark Cooper, of Hixson, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Russell Crowe

Hamilton county
Russell Carrington Crowe, 62, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at his home.A native of Chattanooga, Russell was the son of the late Gene and Kathleen Crowe.He proudly served his country in

Brooklyn Currin

Hamilton county
Brooklyn Currin, passed away May 13, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Alberta Daughtrey

Hamilton county
Alberta Daughtrey, 84, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013, at Soddy-Daisy Healthcare Center.She was preceded in death by her husband, J.D. Daughtrey and sons, Donald and Jimmy Daughtrey.Survivors include her son, Mike

Mary Davis

Hamilton county
Mary Davis, 68, passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at a local hospital.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Christine Echols

Hamilton county
Christine Echols, 88, of Chattanooga, died Sunday, May 12, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors 1724 McCallie Ave., 423- 265-4414.

Maxine Edwards

Georgia
Marvin EdwardsTRENTON Marvin Earl Edwards, 89, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013.Funeral services will be noon Monday, May 20, 2013, in the chapel of Ryan Funeral Home.Family will receive friends today 3 until 8

George Farmer

Hamilton county
George E. Farmer, 88 of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013, in a local health care facility.He was the son of the late Samuel and Gracie Farmer and was preceded in death by two

Charles Frazier

Hamilton county
Charles E. Frazier, 76, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, May 17, 2013, at the VA Hospital in Nashville.Survivors and complete funeral arrangements will be announced by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, Valley View

Thomas Galivan

Hamilton county
Thomas Galivan, 75, of Chattanooga passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013.A native of Chicago, Ill., he had been a resident of Chattanooga for over 40 years.Tom was a devoted member of St.

Billy Goins

Hamilton county
Billy Clemeth Goins, 81, of Sale Creek, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at Memorial Health Care System.He loved to fish, play pool, pitch horseshoes, watch baseball and listen to Hank Williams. He was of the
ROSSVILLE Virginia Ard Cooper Goodman, 88, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2013.She had been a bookkeeper for South Carolina State Rep. Abney Smith in Charleston, S.C., Alvin Mashburn Heavy Equipment Co. in Ringgold, Ga.

Barbara Harris

Hamilton county
Barbara Anne Harris, of Ooltewah, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013, in a local hospital.She was preceded in death by her father, Aloysius Vogelsang; and her husband, George R. Harris.Barbara and her late husband were

Genella Hunt

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Genella Hunt, 88, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013 at a local health care facility.Survivors include her husband, Donald C. Hunt Jr.; four children; 10 grandchildren: one great-grandchild.Services on June 1, 2013.Arrangements:

Henry Jennings

Hamilton county
Henry Frank Jennings, 87, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at his home.He was a member of New Emanuel Baptist Church and was retired from Chattanooga Coke

Alan Keay

Hamilton county
Alan Scot Keay, died Monday, May 6, 2013, in Los Angeles, Calif. He was born May 17, 1965, Chattanooga.Alan was age 47 when he passed away at his home unexpectedly on Monday.He leaves behind

Mildred Lawrence

Hamilton county
Mildred "Millie" Lawrence, 92, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully in her sleep Friday, May 17, 2013, at a local healthcare facility.She was a lifelong residence of Chattanooga, and was of the christian faith. She was

Archie Lowe

Hamilton county
Archie Bernard Lowe, 66, of Birchwood, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.He was retired from the Collegedale Case Works and was a U.S. Army Veteran.He was preceded in death by his father and mother,
CHICKAMAUGA Stan passed away at the age of 85, in Orem, Utah on Sunday, May 12, 2013 from complications due to lung cancer.Stan was born on Nov. 10, 1927 in Siedlec, Poland to Karolina

Roger McCary

Hamilton county
Sr.Roger Len McCary Sr., 59, of Chattanooga, died on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at his residence.Survivors include his loving wife of 34 years, Sharon; son and daughter-in-law, grandson and several extended family members.A memorial

Ben McClary

Hamilton county
Ben Harris McClary, of East Ridge, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 25, 2013, at the Church of the Nativity, 1201 Cross St., Fort

Marie McGuffey

Alabama
STEVENSON Marie Rudder McGuffey, 86, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at Grandview Medical Center in Jasper, Tenn.Visitation will be Sunday, 2-7 p.m. CDT at Rudder Funeral Home, Stevenson.Funeral at 2 p.m. CDT Monday

Clyde Miller

Tennessee
Rusty Miller Jr.TULLAHOMA Clyde "Rusty" Rufus Miller Jr., formerly of Cowan, Tenn., passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at his home. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Cowan Montgomery Cemetery.

Mary Musgrave

Georgia
Mary B. Musgrave, 68, of Chattanooga, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, May 17, 2013.She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas and was of the

Robert Orton

Hamilton county
Robert Edward Orton, of Harrison, 86, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on the evening of Thursday, May 16, 2013.He was born in Etowah, Tenn., Aug. 9, 1926, of the late of

Stephen Panchaud

Hamilton county
Stephen Panchaud, 48, of Chattanooga, departed this life on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at his residence in Netanya, Israel.He was buried in Kinneret Cemetary on the shores of the Sea of Galilee along with some

Earl Quinn

Hamilton county
Earl Dewey Quinn, 74, of Apison, passed away May 18, 2013 at his residence.Earl was an employee at Collegedale Caseworks with 34 years of service, a life long resident of Apison, avid wrestling and NASCAR

William Richardson

Hamilton county
William Fred "Fathead" Richardson, 71, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, May 16, 2013, in a local hospital.He was retired from DuPont after 35 years of service; served the in the

Thomas Robinson

Hamilton county
Jr.Thomas Mitchell "Popeye" Robinson Jr., 67, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, April 29, 2013, in a Madisonville, Kentucky hospital.He was a 1964 graduate of Howard High School and a 1976 graduate of Knoxville

Benton Scoggins

Hamilton county
Benton Potter Scoggins, 90, of Harrison, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 16, 2013, from his earthly home. He was a member of Greenwood Baptist Church.Funeral services will be held on Sunday

James Shelton

Hamilton county
James Maurice Shelton III, 1-month, 12 days, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at a local hospital.Survivors include his parents, Latesha Hinton and James Shelton Jr.; four sisters, JaKayla, Jakira, Jakela Shelton

Irma Siggers

Georgia
McDONOUGH Irma Joyce Carter Siggers of McDonough, formerly of Chickamauga, Ga., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 4, 2013. She was a member of Glen Haven Baptist Church in

Elizabeth Simpson

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Elizabeth Simpson died Thursday, May 16, 2013.Survivors include her daughters, Ann Simpson Wilson and Mary Jean Jewell; and son, Clay Simpson.Funeral at 11 a.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church and her family

Eleanor Taber

Hamilton county
Eleanor Green Taber, 96, of East Brainerd, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 16, 2013.Born July 6, 1916 in Muskegon, Mich., she was raised in Jarrettsville, Md. She married Arthur Taber

Roosevelt Thomas

Hamilton county
Dr. Jr.ATLANTA Dr. R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr., 68, passed away in Atlanta, Friday, May 17, 2013.He was a 1962 graduate of Howard High School.Services will be held in Atlanta, arrangements will be announced

Beulah Vassar

Hamilton county
Beulah Mae Vassar, 88, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013, in a local hospital.Funeral today at 2 p.m. at St. Paul A.M.E. Church with Rev. Kenneth Love as the eulogist.Burial: Forest Hills Cemetery.Arrangements

Mike Walraven

Hamilton county
Mike Walraven, 63, a lifelong resident of Harrison, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2013.He retired from DuPont after 27 years.He was preceeded in death by his father, Doyal Walraven.He is survived by his loving

Ruth Webb

Hamilton county
Ruth Burris Webb, 78, of Hixson, arrived in heaven on Friday, May 17, 2013.She was born to the late Melvin Burris and Daisy Burris on June 29, 1934 in Tellico Plains, Tenn. She graduated from

Margaret WoodBennet

Hamilton county
tMargaret Eleanor Wood Bennett, 70, died on April 17, 2013 in Houston, Texas where she lived.She was born in Chattanooga to Margaret Imogene Stafford Wood and Travis Jerome Wood. A life-long educator, at the time

William York

Alabama
FORT PAYNE William S. "Bill" York, 95, died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Collinsville Healthcare & Rehab.Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday, May 20, at Burt Chapel, Fort Payne with the Rev. Jerry

William Young

Hamilton county
Russell YoungWilliam Russell Young, 91, passed away at his home in Duncan, Okla., on Friday, April 26, 2013.He was born in Cannon Creek, Tenn., on Aug. 26, 1921. The family moved to Chattanooga in 1928.

In MemoryJeanette Hughley

In memory
INMEMORYJeanette Featherstone HughleyJuly 22, 1937 -May 19, 2012Happy Mothers Day Mom its been one year ago on this day, God called you home. You are forever in our hearts, our love for you will never

In MemoryJoyce Husband

In memory
INMEMORYMRS. JOYCE ANN JACKSON HUSBANDWho departed this life six years ago May 19, 2007. Your adoring voice, spirit and guidance are sadly missed by your son, Frederick M. Jackson, sister, brothers, other relatives and

In MemoryJimmy Redmond

In memory
Card Of ThanksMr. Jimmy Lee Redmond Sr.July 23, 1943 - April 22, 2013Mrs. Mamie Redmond (wife), Jimmy Redmond Jr. (son), grandchildren, the brothers and sisters, brother-in-law and sisters-in-law of the late Jimmy Lee Redmond Sr.
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