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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.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - A former Massachusetts Institute of Technology computer science and electrical engineering professor who helped usher in the personal computing age has died. Robert Fano was 98.
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...
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) - The man who founded the Christmas Tree Shops discount retail chain with a single store on Cape Cod has died. Charles Bilezikian (bihl-uh-ZIHK-ee-un) was 79.
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dr. Sherman Mellinkoff, who took the newly created School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles and turned it into a powerhouse of medical...
NEW YORK (AP) - The woman whose ghostly singing was heard in place of the leading actresses in such classic movie musicals as "West Side Story," ''The King and I"...
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Thomas Sutherland, who was held captive in Lebanon for more than six years until he was freed and returned home to become professor emeritus at...
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.
Reaction to the death Tuesday of TV and film writer and director Garry Marshall of "Happy Days" and "Pretty Woman" fame:
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Actor and syndicated conservative talk show host Gerard "Jerry" Doyle has died in Las Vegas at age 60.
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...