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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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NEW YORK (AP) - James Alan McPherson, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning story collection "Elbow Room" and a longtime faculty member at the University of Iowa's prestigious Writers' Workshop, has...
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma's first black state senator, one of the state's most prominent civil rights leaders, died at his home in Oklahoma City, his daughter said.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Sam Wheeler, a renowned land speed motorcycle racer, has died after a racing accident at Utah's famous Bonneville Salt Flats. He was 72.
MIAMI - Miss Cleo, the late-night TV pitchwoman for psychic services on the telephone, died Tuesday in South Florida.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The actress who became famous playing the Jamaican psychic Miss Cleo, claiming to know callers' futures in ubiquitous TV infomercials and commercials 15 years ago,...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A major Democratic fundraiser, Clinton supporter and provider of merchandise to the Democratic National Convention has died in Rhode Island. Mark Weiner (WY'-ner) was 62.
NEW YORK (AP) - The man who built the Nederlander Organization into one of the largest producers of live entertainment and a dominant national theater chain that includes nine Broadway...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A longtime representative of South Dakota's Lakota people, Chief David Beautiful Bald Eagle Jr., has died on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation. He was 97.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Former South Carolina Rep. Bill Cotty, a champion for public education who helped bring the Confederate flag off the Statehouse dome, has died. He was 69.
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CHICAGO (AP) - Former investigative reporter William Gaines, who twice shared a Pulitzer Prize while at the Chicago Tribune, has died.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Bill Cardille, a local Pittsburgh TV personality nicknamed "Chilly Billy" who hosted late-night "Chiller Theater" as well as "Studio Wrestling," has died. He was 87.
SEATTLE (AP) - Forrest E. Mars Jr., who helped shape Mars Inc. into a multi-billion dollar confectionary empire with beloved brands such as M&M's and Snickers bars, has died. He...
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Actor and syndicated conservative talk show host Gerard "Jerry" Doyle has died in Las Vegas at age 60.