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Local Obits for Thu. Nov 14, 2013



Martha Ashley

Albertville
Martha Ann Ashley, 68, of Albertville (Martling), passed away Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, in Marshall Medical Center, North. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. CST today, Nov. 14, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial
James Lindell Barkley, 54, of Ooltewah, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Nov, 10, 2013, from his earthly home. He was employed at Heat Tech and was a Baptist. Funeral services will be

Betty Barnett

Chickamauga
Betty Lou ONeal Barnett, 78, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. She was born in LaFayette, Ga., to the late Raymond Milton "Pud" and Dollie Hill ONeal. She was a graduate of Gordon Lee High
James Guy Beatty Jr., 82, of Lookout Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wann Funeral Home & Cremation Center, located at the foot of

Darrell Boles Sr.

Spring city
Darrell E. Boles Sr., 67, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Funeral services at 7 p.m. today in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home. Interment in Spring City Cemetery. Visitation 4 to 7 p.m. today at

Barbara Bradford

Fayetteville
Barbara Jean Mitchell Bradford, 72, passed away Monday night, Nov. 11, 2013, in Parkridge Medical Center in Chattanooga. A native of Lafayette, Ga., she was the daughter of the late James Clifton and Mildred
Elko Sakuma Butler, 87, of Chattanooga, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Mary Cline

Chickamauga
Mary Paralee Cline, 84, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. She was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was of the Baptist faith.

Geneva Crabtree

Ringgold
Geneva Cowart Crabtree, 88, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Geneva was born in Ringgold, as the youngest child of Tom and Amy Cowart. She was deeply devoted to the care of her family and was
Charles Robert Elbon Sr., 76, passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in a local nursing home in Denham Springs, La. He was born in Chattanooga on Nov. 7, 1937. He was a veteran in the
Jackie Lee Feagans, 66, lifelong resident of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2013, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Madeline Gist

Ringgold
Madeline Elizabeth Gaston went to be with God in a new glorious body on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at 5:40 a.m. She was born the third child, Nov. 25, 1926, in Chicago, Ill., to the

Willie Grayson

Whitwell
Willie A. Grayson, 95, passed away, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. She was the oldest living member of New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church and a homemaker. She was very proud of the fact that all

Margaret Hargis

Gruetli-laager
Margaret Joyce Hargis, 79, died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga. She was retired from the Grundy County School System after 39 years of service being a teacher, principal and worked in
Rev. William M. Hendley, 89, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. Funeral services will be at noon Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Family will receive friends 2-8 p.m. today. Visit www.RyanFuneralHome.net to share memories

Charley Hickey

Spring city
Charles Vernon "Chip" Hickey, 57, a resident of the Euchee Chapel community of Spring City, passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at his home. He was born April 14, 1956, in Rockwood, Tenn. He graduated
John Hodge, 89, of Signal Mountain, passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. John grew up in Hong Kong and Singapore. After WWII, he moved to England for college. He then moved to Brazil for work.
Rosemary Hoenig, 89, has passed away peacefully Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, to join her beloved Lawrence "Larry" in heaven. Rosie, as her family and friends liked to call her, was born in Baraboo, Wis. She

Mary Ingram

Adairsville
Mary Frankie McConnell Ingram, 83, died on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. Service at 2 p.m. today at Adairsville Body of Christ. Interment will be on at 10 a.m. Friday at Georgia Natioanl Cemetery in Canton,
Robert Franklin Kriens, 87, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 Robert passed away to be with his wife, Onedia "Cup Cake" Kriens; his beloved son, Ronald Mark Neal; mother, Lucille Kriens; and father, Benjamen
Grace Cross Lankford, 96, of Ooltewah, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, from a local healthcare center. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. She was preceded in death
Dora Janet "Ja-Net" Au Mahoney passed away on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Life Care Center of Collegedale. She was 92. She was born Nov. 7, 1921. Janet graduated from Rossville High School, attended
Ian Hunter Majoras, 23, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. Ian was a 2008 graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School. After completing High School where he played varsity basketball, Ian enrolled at
Howard Thomas Matherley, 84, of Chattanooga, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, in the funeral home chapel with Minister Charles Cochran and Minister Steve Matherley

Dalton McConathy

Fort oglethorpe
Dalton Wayne McConathy, 17, passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. He was a lifelong resident of Walker and Catoosa Counties. He went to Lakeview Middle School and was currently being home schooled. His passions
Joyce McDonald, 69, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. She worked for the Federal Government for over 25 years retiring from the Veterans Administration. She was last employed with Wilkins

Raymond Mercier

Rock spring
Raymond Mercier, 70, formerly of Groton, Mass, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held today at 10:30 a.m. at St. Gerard Catholic Church in Fort Oglethorpe.

Mary Miller

Dayton
Mary Lee Wilkey Miller, 82, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at Rhea Medical Center. Funeral at 2 p.m. Friday at Vine Grove United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bert Beria officiating. Visitation 4-9 p.m today.
Brother Thomas Eugene Sanders, 82, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at his residence. Brother Sanders words that will be most missed by his family and friends are Amen, praise the Lord and Hallelujah.

Nannie Schmoller

Estill springs
Nannie Ada Schmoller, 85, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at the Skilled Nursing Facility in Winchester. Funeral services was held 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment in

Charles Short

Rainsville
Charles E. Short, 90, passed away Thursday, Nov. 12, 2013. A graveside service will be held at 4 p.m. CDT today, Nov. 14, from Pine Haven Cemetery. Pastor David Moorman will be officiating. Arrangements entrusted
Thomas Barton Smith, of Hixson, known by those who loved him as Bart, went to be with his Savior on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. He was born on Nov. 3, 1953 to the late Roy
Gary Curtis Sottong, 67, of Signal Mountain, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.
Rufus Sutton, 79, of Chattanooga, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Arrangements entrusted to Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., 423-265-4414.

Martha Swann

Rossville
Martha Faye Toomey Swann, 72, departed this life Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. She was born in Charleston, Tenn., to the late Charles and Bersie Lones Toomey. Martha served in the United States Army and was
Mary Taylor Mary Frances Taylor, 83, a longtime resident of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. today, Nov. 14,
Tony Underwood Mauney Jackson "Tony" Underwood, 92, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in hospital, after a fall from a ladder at his home on Signal Mountain. Born 4th of July 1941 in Middle Valley, Tenn.
Dorety Louis Westbrooks, 76, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Survivors, daughters, Tammy (Butch) Cordle, Beverly (Olin) Ford; brother, Phil (Ruthie) Westbrooks; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Funeral is 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, 2013,
Mary Wilson Mary Jenkins Wilson, 90, passed away on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in a local healthcare facility. She was preceded in death by her husband, James R Wilson; grandson, Bobby Mathis. Survivors include her
Sue Wilson, 52, died at home on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, following a lengthy illness. Sue was born on Nov. 24, 1960 in Chattanooga to James Lee and Kathleen Wilson. She attended high school in

Sue Worley

New salem
Sue Burcham Worley, 68, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at a local health care facility. She had lived most of her life in the Chattanooga and north Georgia area where she was a

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