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Local Obits for Mon. Nov 11, 2013


Mae Betty Bridgers Mae Betty Bridgers, 96, of Cleveland, and formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wann Funeral Home and Cremation Center,
Emily Christison McKenzie, 102, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at her beloved home of 64 years. She was born Sept. 10, 1911 in Methuen, Mass., to Emeldine and Gilbert Foss. She was the widow of
John Leonard "Injun" Conley went to be with The Lord on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. He was 71 years of age. He passed away at home. He will be greatly missed by all his family

Eddie Cox

Gruetli-laager
Eddie Junior "Dickie" Cox, 56, died at his home Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, with his family close by. He was a veteran of the Tennessee National Guard. He was born in Whitwell, Tenn., on

Joann Frazier

Lafayette
LaFAYETTE Joann Adams Frazier, 70, formerly of Henagar, Ala., died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at her residence. Funeral will be held at 11 a.m. CDT today, Nov. 11, fromKerby Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in

Veda Goad

Manchester
Veda Pendergraft Goad, 96, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. Survivors: daughter, Katherine Eulonda Owens; sons, David "Genoa" Goad, Leonard Harold "Pete" Goad, James Hoyte Goad, Woodroe Wayne "Butch" Goad; sister, Ena Watkins; brothers, Earl Pendergraft,
Hope Hanshaw, 89, of Harrison, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 at her home. Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, with a service to follow at 3 p.m. in the North Chapel

Susan Hill

Beersheba springs
Susan Pauline Hill, 95, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Emerald Hodgson Hospital in Sewanee. She was born Jan. 11, 1918, in Grundy County. Service were 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, in Highs Chapel. Burial
Leonard C. Johnson, 84, of Chattanooga, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. He loved the Lord and was dedicated to his family. He was preceded
June Frances Jones, 81, went home to be with the Lord, Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. She was born June 24, 1932 in Blowing Springs, Ga., to the late William Dot and Etta Anderson. She accepted

Dixie Kimsey

Sharpsburg
Dixie Kimsey passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. She attended Sharpsburg Church of the Nazarene and is survived by her husband, Earl Kimsey, of Sharpsburg; children, Joe Kimsey, of Douglasville; Jay Kimsey, of Sharpsburg; Jami
Carolyn Ann Lansden, 60, passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.
Justin Glenn Logan, 26 of Chattanooga, died on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. He was a quadraplegic young man who was an inspiration to all who knew him. Although Justin could never walk or speak,

Mark Looney

Decherd
Mark Edward Looney, 46, passed away Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. CDT Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Good Shepherd Catholic Church with Father Jean-Baptiste Kyabuta officiating.
Gennell Woods McDuffy, 73, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully in her home with family on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. She was born in Anniston, Ala., on Oct. 5, 1940, to the late Cecil Woods and
Robert Lee Moates Jr., 68, died at his home on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, after a long battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late R.L.

Mural Ott

Dunlap
Mural Lee Ott, 46, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2013. Services will be 1 p.m. CST Wednesday in the funeral home chapel. Burial in Sequatchie County Memorial Gardens. Online condolences can be made
Imogene Reeves Raley, 86, of East Ridge, passed away on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at a local hospital. She was a member of East Ridge Baptist Church and Chapel Sunday School Class. She was preceded
Martha J. Roberson, 84, of Battle Creek, Mich., died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in a hospital there. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors.

Carl Robinson

Rossville
Carl Robinson, 86, died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in a local health care facility. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral
David Scott, 58, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 in a local hospital. Funeral: Today at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Bishop William C. Simpson as
Elijah Tumbling, 79, passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at a local healthcare facility. Arrangements by John P Franklin Funeral, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

In MemoryCharles Davidson

Charles Freck Davidson Feb. 11, 1933-Nov. 11, 2012 One year today. We love and miss you. Wanda, Tobin, and Tina.

In MemoryAlex Lewis

Happy Birthday Alex B. (Fleetwood) Lewis Sr. Nov. 11, 1961 -May 17, 2013 Its been the longest six months since, but we still hear your voice and you making us laugh. Most knew you

In MemoryBessie Redmon

Bessie Mae McKibbens Redmon July 24, 1924 -Nov. 11, 2009 Although it has been four years, your parting has left a void that we fill with remembered joy. In happy moments, we smile.
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