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Local Obits for Thu. Nov 07, 2013



David Carter

Fort payne
David Anthony "Dave" Carter, 60, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at his residence. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. CDT Friday, Nov. 8, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with Brother Charles Martin officiating. Burial
Mildred Jacqueline Fogo Collins, our mother, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, after more than a decade long battle with Alzheimer's which she fought with dignity, charm and grace. She is now in the arms of

Emmett Dobbs

Section
Emmett Shelton Dobbs, 74, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 in his residence. Funeral arrangements are 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, from the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at New Canaan

Roger Drain

Fyffe
Roger Lynn Drain, 62, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6. 2013. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with burial to follow in Piney Grove Cemetery. Visitation

Sidney Dunlap

Lafayette
LaFAYETTE Sidney Wayne Dunlap, 63, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. Graveside service will be at 4 p.m. Friday in LaFayette Cemetery. Service conducted by Minister Alan Kirby. There will be no visitation.
Joseph Patrick "J. Pat" Farmer, 92, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. He served in the U.S. Air Force, and was retired from the Volunteer State Life Insurance Co., where he was a
Rodney Lee Fletcher, 46, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, in Andalusia, Ala. He was a member of Suck Creek Church of God. Survivors include his father, Martin L. Fletcher; brother, Darrell
Edward "Bro" Gladden, 83, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, in a local hospital. He served in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper. He was employed by the U.S. Postal Service and retired

Jackie Guffey

Athens
Jackie Lee Guffey, 66, died Wednesday morning, Nov. 6, 2013, at Athens Regional Medical Center. Graveside service 10 a.m. Friday at Sullins Cemetery. Visitation 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Ziegler Funeral Home, Athens,

Roger Harris

Ringgold
Roger Lloyd Harris, 62, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 in a Walker County Healthcare facility. He was a member of Woodstation Baptist Church of Catlette. He owned and operated H&H Auto Repair, was an
Warren Michael Hostetter , 51, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.
Estella Jackson, 90, passed away Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. Survivors include her son, Joseph C. Jackson; sister, Jo Ann Armstrong; grandchildren, Vonda, Gabriella, Kevon and Giovanni. Funeral: at noon Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at New

Jesse James

Jasper
William Jesse James, 81, passed away at his home, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. A family man and business man he was much loved and will be missed. He was a veteran of the Korean

Beverly Jewell

Rossville
Beverly Sue King Jewell, 53, passed away suddenly Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at her residence in Indianapolis, Ind. She is survived by her husband, Michael Jewell; her daughter, Tara Fowler, of Ringgold, Ga.; four

Connie Jones

Palmer
Connie Jones, 66, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at Vanderbilt Hospital. She was born in Palmer on June 29, 1947 to William F. and Jean James Keel who preceded her in death along
Robert Thomas Jordan Jr., 67, passed away Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. He was previously employed by Mueller Co. and was a graduate of Riverside High School, class of 1966. He was preceded in death
John Long Jr. CHATTANOOGA VALLEY John Bertie "J.B." Long Jr., 82, went home to be with the Savior Wednesday morning, Nov. 6, 2013, at his residence. He was born in Chattanooga to the lath

Connie Lowery

Rossville
Connie Sue Lee "Nana" Lowery, 64, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas and was a
Walter D. McNamara Jr. of Red Bank, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace.
Jean Moore, 97, of East Brainerd, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, in a local hospice center. A longtime resident of Chattanooga, Mrs. Moore was retired from Concrete Forms after many years of service. She was

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
Barbara Jean Morgan, 77, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga, TN37404.
Bill "Pop" William Murphy Jr., 92, passed away Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, after having lived the last 12 years under the loving care of his daughter, Kathleen and her husband, Don Kadlac. Pop, as everyone
Steven Scott "Steve" Neal, 51, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. Services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Nov. 7, 2013, in the funeral home chapel. Condolences and memories can
Larry L. Parker, 66, of Ooltewah, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. Survivors and complete arrangements will be announced by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, TN 37421.
Rose Nell Pierce left this world on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, to seek her reward. She was born in Trion, Ga. and spent most of her life in Chattanooga. She and her late husband, Billy

Betty Raines

Trenton
Betty Ruth Raines, 79, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday Nov. 8, 2013. Family will receive friends noon until 8 p.m. today Nov. 7, 2013. Visit www.RyanFuneralHome.net to
David Scott, 57, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
Cloyd Eugene "Sarge Gene" Smith, 77, of Soddy-Daisy, went to be with his Lord, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. He was born Dec. 25, 1936 in Punxsutawney, Pa. He was preceded in death by his
Edward McCoy Stepp, 73, of Soddy-Daisy, aka Papa, KC4EL, husband, Daddy and brother, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at his home. Mr. Stepp was a member of Millwright Local Union #1554 and a
Thomas Frederick Stimson died peacefully Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, after an unexpected fall. He was surrounded by his loving family, "the most important people in my life" as he once said. Tom was the first

Miriam Stone

Ringgold
Miriam Love Stone, 84, died on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. Mrs. Stone was a member of Ringgold First Baptist Church for more than 50 years. She was a longtime Sunday school teacher. Mrs. Stone
Christopher David Summers, 45, of Red Bank, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at his home. He was an employee of PTI Transport. He attended Red Bank Baptist Church. He was

In MemoryLetha Foshee

Feb. 19, 1926 - Nov. 7, 2009 Granny, Its been 4 years since you were called home. The pain of losing you has not eased up. You were my rock and best friend. I

In MemoryADRIAN GOMEZ

Jan. 6, 1982 - Nov. 7, 2002 It's reassuring that I sense you being around me. That I see Messages I think coming from you. But it cannot surpass the missing And the
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