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Local Obits for Tue. Nov 05, 2013



Efrem Caballero

Lookout mountain
Efrem Caballero, a resident of Lookout Mountain, died peacefully at his home on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. He was 91. Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory,

Brayden Douglas

Monteagle
Brayden Isiah Douglas born Oct. 28, 2013, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at Parkridge E. Medical Center. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home with graveside services at 2

Margie Godsey

Dayton
Margie L. Godsey, 86, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at home. Fuenral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home with the Rev. Bob Caroll officiating. Interment in Johnson Stand Cemetery.
Mary C. Goines, 91, passed away Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.
Mary Ruth Henley, 85, died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. Survivors, brother, Homer Evans; sisters, Frances Van Horn, Glenis Miller, Sue Bearden JoAnn Anderson, Faye Byrd. Funeral is 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, atMason

Claude Henley

Decherd
Claude Willis Henley, 80, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment will follow in Mount Garner Cemetery, Decherd.

Flora Hull

Winchester
Flora Sue Hull, 78, passed away Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at the Winchester Center. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Entombment in Franklin Memorial Gardens, Winchester.
Vangel K. Johnson, 100, died Monday,Nov. 4, 2013, at her residence. Arrangements will be announced by Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga, TN37404.
June Frances Jones, 81, passed away Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.
Patricia Vaughn Laney, 61, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at DeKalb Regional Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her parents, Arnett and Mary Ada Vaughn; brothers, Wesley Vaughn and Larry Wayne Vaughn; sisters-in-law,
James "Jim Ed" E. Lawrence, of Harrison, passed away on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. Jim was born in Rockwood, Tenn. on Sept. 23, 1934, to the late Will Edd and Ruth Ellison Lawrence. He was
Margie Luttrell, 79, a longtime resident of Chattanooga went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. A graduate of Tyner High School, Mrs. Luttrell was a member of Silverdale Baptist Church

George Moore Jr.

Rossville
George Elvis Moore Jr., 35, passed away Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, in a local hospital. He was preceded in death by his parents George Elvis Moore Sr. and Brenda Prigmore; grandparents, Deward and Dovie Lambert
Martha Elizabeth Jones Morrison, 103, of Chattanooga, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. She was the widow of Oscar O. Morrison, he was a WWII veteran. She attended Dickinson and Second District Schools and retired from
Diane Marie Nolan, 61, of Chattanooga, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. She was formerly of Montgomery and Washington Counties, Maryland. Diane enjoyed baking Holiday cookies and crafting and was

Gerald Norwood

Section
Gerald Dwight Norwood, 59, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Vanderbilt Hospital. Funeral will be 2 p.m. CDT today, Nov. 5, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial in Davistown Cemetery.

Jill Nunley

Whitwell
Jill A. Nunley, 62, passed away Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at her home surrounded by family. Mrs. Nunley was preceded in death by her father, Albert H. Layne; granddaughter, Beth Ann Brown. Those left to

Robert Sain

Cleveland
Robert Franklin "Bob" Sain, well-known business man, civic leader and loving husband, father and grandfather died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. A native of Mocksville, N.C., he was the son of the late Frank and Marie
Michael Scott Serna, 56, of Chattanooga, made his journey home to the arms of his Creator on Nov. 3, 2013, at 11:05 a.m. He was surrounded by the love of his wife and daughters at

Joel Stover

Knoxville
Joel Randall Stover, 33, passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. He faithfully served his country as a full time Tech Sergeant at the 134th National Air Guard Refueling Wing. Joel attended Brainerd Baptist Elementary,

Anderson Watts

Rossville
Anderson Watts, 23, died Wednesday,Oct. 30, 2013. Arrangements will be announced later by Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37404.
Ashby GRUETLI-LAAGER Mr. Y.B. Ashby, 92, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville. He was born in Madisonville, Texas on March 3, 1921 to Yancy Barton and Nettie
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HONOLULU (AP) - "Hawaii Five-0" actor Keo Woolford has died three days after suffering a stroke. He was 49.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh-area McDonald's franchisee who created the Big Mac nearly 50 years ago has died. James Delligatti was 98.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Fruit of the Loom Inc. says Rick Medlin, its president and CEO for the past six years, has died. He was 68.
MADISON, N.J. (AP) - A music executive who founded the industry's largest foundation for leukemia, cancer and AIDS research has died. Tony Martell was 90 years old.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ron Glass, a prolific character actor best known for his role as Detective Ron Harris, the handsome, good-natured cop in the long-running comedy series "Barney Miller,"...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The president of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is remembering actress Florence Henderson as a "lovely lady" who sang nearly two dozen times during Indianapolis 500 pre-race festivities.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Paul Sylbert, a talented production designer who won an Oscar for his work on "Heaven Can Wait," died Saturday at age 88 outside of Philadelphia, producer...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Theresa Manuel, the first black woman from Florida to compete in the Olympics, has died in Tampa. She was 90.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Peter Sumner, an Australian actor who had a small but memorable part as an officer on the Death Star in "Star Wars," has died at age...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans restaurateur, musician and civic leader Edgar "Dooky" Chase Jr. is dead at age 88.
NEW YORK (AP) - A big-voiced soul singer who performed with high energy onstage has died in New York after battling pancreatic cancer. Sharon Jones was 60.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Mentor Williams, the songwriter behind the 1970s pop hit "Drift Away," has died in Taos, New Mexico, at age 70.
HOUSTON (AP) - Dr. Denton Cooley, a Texas surgeon who performed some of the earliest heart transplants and implanted the world's first artificial heart, has died.
NEW YORK (AP) - Ruth Gruber, a journalist, author and humanitarian whose long, trailblazing life included helping to bring Jewish refugees to the United States during World War II, has...
MARSHFIELD, Wis. (AP) - President Richard Nixon's first defense secretary, Melvin Laird, has died. He was 94.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Dwayne Andreas, the farmer's son and college dropout who turned the grain-processing company Archer Daniels Midland into "the supermarket to the world," then saw it rocked...
NEW YORK (AP) - Grant Tinker, who brought "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and other hits to the screen as a producer and a network boss, has died.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Elvis Presley's close personal friend and professional aide Joe Esposito has died. He was 78.