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Local Obits for Sun. Nov 03, 2013


Esther Louise Steiner Auge, 91, of Ooltewah, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Nannie Booth

Huntsville
Nannie Booth, 86, died Friday Nov. 1, 2013 on Signal Mountain surrounded by her family. she was a retired teacher, gardener, Alabama fan and member of Latham United Methodist Church. Survivors: son, Hale
Susan Winfree Bryan, 61, of Chattanooga, died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.
Narkescia L. Chambers, 38, of Chattanooga died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 at a local hospital. She was a 1973 graduate of City High School, and she received her Associate Degree in Early Child Education. She

Carol Cooper

Jasper
Carol Runyan Cooper, 69, died at her home Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 following a lengthy battle with Parkinsons Disease. The daughter of the late A.K. and Norma Cloud Runyan, she was a retired employee of
John Wesley Gentry, 86, of Sale Creek, Tenn., passed away Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. He was a member of the Sale Creek United Methodist Church. John was a United States Army Veteran, serving

Frances Hammontree

Rossville
Frances Hammontree, 85, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, in a local hospital. She was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and a member of Brainerd Baptist Church. Mrs. Hammontree was preceded in death

Connie Haney

Rossville
Connie Elizabeth Haney, 51, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. She was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was of the Baptist faith.
Mary Hardin Kenyon Houghton, 89, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 at Memorial Hospital. She was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and a graduate of Central High School. She was a member of First Alliance Church.
Lois Huskey, 77, of East Ridge died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. She was born Sept. 8, 1936 in Chattanooga to the late William Franklin Eaves and Betty Wallace Eaves. She was preceded in death by

Curtis Ireland

Chickamauga
Curtis Doyle Ireland, 75, passed away Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 at his residence. He was born in Walker County to the late Henry Maxey and Dorothy Mae Jarnigan Ireland. He served his country in the
Julian Warren Johnson, 88, of East Ridge, Tenn., passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church and the Fellowship Sunday School Class. Mr. Johnson was a veteran of

Clarence Mantooth

Winchester
Clarence Paul "Bill" Mantooth, 84, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. Services: 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Gardens, Winchester, TN. Visitation: 5-8 p.m.
Mae Elizabeth McBee, 63, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at her home. Mrs. McBee was a beautician for many years and a member of Calvary Independent Baptist Church. She was preceded
Jimmy Wayne Melton, 72, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 in a local hospital. Jimmy was a roofer by trade and had worked for J. T. Helton Roofing and J. W. Brooks and Sons.
Mike Poe JASPER Michael L. "Mike" Poe, 52, went home to be with his Lord, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, after fighting a battle with cancer. Mike was a member of Baptist Hill Baptist Church,
David L. Miller, 82, of Chattanooga, Tenn., died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 at his residence. He was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga, having attended Ooltewah High School. He served in the U.S. Air
George Elvis Moore Jr., 35, passed away on Friday, Nov. 2, 2013 at a local hospital Arrangements are being entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors 1724 McCallie Ave
Alvin M. Morford, 82, of Collegedale, passed away Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. Al graduated from Valley City High School in Valley City, N.D. He served four years in the U.S. Navy, spending time in Korea.
David Munday FORTMYERS, Fla. David Russell Munday passed away on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. He was born on March 29, 1939 in Johnson City, Tenn., to his parents, Roy Lee and Lenos Harmon Munday.
Sarah Elizabeth Green Poindexter passed on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, in Ypsilanti, Mich. She was born May 21, 1935 in Richland, Ga., to the union of Willie B. and Erma Green. Sarah was educated

David Raines

Trenton
David Joseph Raines, 66, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday Nov. 2, 2013. He owned and operated Trenton Tire and Auto since 1980, and served on the Trenton City Council for
James Odis Sales, 54, formerly of Chattanooga, died, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Pittsburgh, Pa. He was an electrical engineer at Westinghouse and a graduate of Brainerd High School. He is survived by his wife
Kathy Way Moorer Thompson, 58, of Chattanooga, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Pauline Townsend

Cleveland
Nannie Pauline "Polly" Campbell Townsend went home to be with her heavenly Father on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 at the age of 94. She began her journey on July 10, 1919 in Cleveland, Tenn. Her
Marlene Wilson Marlene Wilson, 51, of Chattanooga died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 in a local hospital. A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Marlene was preceded in death by her father, J.W. Rice. Marlene touched the lives

In MemoryAndrew Bullard

Happy Birthday, Daddy Rev. (Dr.) Andrew J. Bullard, Jr. November 3, 1933 - June 21, 2013 This is our father. This is the man who married our mother and five

In MemoryRUBY JACKSON

Mrs. Ruby K. Jackson "Sue" May 2, 1942 - Nov. 3, 1993 Preceded in death by: James "Bogie" Gurley I Son Mary "Mae Puddin" Smith Mother Pauline Freddie Bates Sister Samuel "Lil Bro" Herring Cousin

In MemoryHarold Shapiro

Harold M. Shapiro, formerly of Chattanooga, died on Sept. 27, 2013, in Baltimore, MD. He was 89. He was born in Boston, MA, on April 11, 1924. Following high school, Harold enlisted in
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) - Historian Robert Conquest, whose influential works on Soviet history shed light on the terror during the Stalin era, has died. He was 98.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A retired Georgia judge who was nearly killed in the 1978 shooting that injured Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt has died.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Forrest Bird, an inventor whose medical respirators breathed life into millions of patients around the world, has died. He was 94.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Vincent Marotta, one of the co-founders of the iconic Mr. Coffee brand that helped revolutionize how Americans make their morning brew, died Saturday at his home in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Alan Cheuse, a longtime literary critic whose reviews and commentary were featured on National Public Radio for more than 25 years, has died at age 75.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Dr. Howard Jones, who pioneered in vitro fertilization in the United States, has died. He was 104.
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.
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.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Country record producer and songwriter Billy Sherrill, who helped create the smooth "countrypolitan" sound of the 1960s and '70s, has died. He was 78.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A Pennsylvania philanthropist and political activist who helped propel moderate Republicans to state and national offices has died. Elsie Hillman was 89.