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Local Obits for Fri. Nov 15, 2013



Johnny Bailey

Lafayette
LaFAYETTE Johnny E. Bailey, 78, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Johnny was a member of Nobel Church of God. He is a veteran of the United States Army.

Taylor Brown

Dunlap
Taylor Brown, 75, passed away Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at his home. He was a Blue Grass Musician. He was preceded in death by sisters, Geneva Pascoe, Pauline Nair, Carlene Clark, Novella Turner
Joseph Rodrick Calafet, 74, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. He was born on Feb. 14, 1939, and served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Joseph retired

Geneva Crabtree

Ringgold
Geneva Cowart Crabtree, 88, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. today in the funeral home chapel with Elder Wayne Peters officiating. Interment in Anderson Cemetery. Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words

Kathleen Eaker

Ringgold
Kathleen Martin Eaker, 79, passed away Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. She was of the Baptist faith. She was a graduate of Central High School and attended Dalton State College. Kathleen had been a
Mary L. Epps, 88, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Nov. 10 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Epps Sr. She was survived by her children, Pearl and Charles Smouldon, Lula Epps,
Latasha Gilmore, 31, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Carlene Goldberg

Spring city
Tabitha Carlene Goldberg, 57, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Thurman Cemetery. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. today
Nellie L. Griffith, 92, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services; 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson, Tennessee.

Doris Harris

Rossville
Doris Mildred Tate "Nanny" Harris, 80, departed this life Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. She was born in LaFayette, Ga., to the late Albert and Beatrice Tate. Doris retired from Synthetic Industries after 20 years
Inez Josephine Ingram, 93, of Chattanooga, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. She had lived in the Chattanooga area for most of her life and was a
Jimmy Lee Johnson Jr., 53, passed away Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Canaan Baptist Church, 4318 13th Ave. Please share your thoughts
Gary Wayne Lewis, 57, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. He was a former EMJ employee and preceded in death by his parents, Wayne and Elizabeth "Nub" Lewis. Survivors include
Freda Mae Bost Lowe, 65, on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, Freda passed through the gates of Heaven and met her Lord. She was welcomed by her daddy, Fredrick Lee Bost. She was born on Jan.

Dalton McConathy

Fort oglethorpe
Dalton Wayne McConathy, 17, passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com. Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. today in the South Crest Chapel. The family will receive friends
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

Georgia Moody

Woodville
Georgia Ann Moody, 78, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Highland Medical Center. Survivors include husband, Ernest Moody Jr.; sons, Kenneth (Brenda) Moody, Cecil (Kathy) Moody; grandchildren, Lucas (Christy) Moody, Amber (Scott) Moody;

Ricky Moody

Woodville
Ricky Nelson Moody, 54, died Saturday, Nov, 9, 2013, at his residence. Survivors include, father, Ernest Moody Jr.; brothers, Kenneth (Brenda) Moody, Cecil (Kathy) Moody. Leave condolences online at www.cornerstonefuneralchapel.com. Visitation will be

Jerry Moody

Woodville
Jerry Lynn Moody, 58, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at his residence. Survivors include father, Ernest Moody Jr.; brothers, Kenneth (Brenda) Moody, Cecil (Kathy) Moody. Leave condolences online at www.cornerstonefuneralchapel.com. Visitation will be from 1

Mary Ann Morris

Fort oglethorpe
Mary Ann Morris, 61, passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in a local health care facility. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bennie and Thelma Cleveland; son, Anthony Morris; and sister, Frances McCranie.
Lahala Nichols, 11 months, Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. She is survived by her mother, Traci Nichols; adopted father, Matt Rosdahl; sister, Hayden Rosdahl; grandparents, Lilly Ophelia and Rick Deatherage and Arnold Rosdahl;

Larry Peeler

Englewood
Larry Peeler, 65, passed away early Saturday morning, Nov. 9, 2013, after a declining illness that resulted in a brief stay at Park West Medical Center in Knoxville and Athens Life Care Center. He

Nancy Reeves

Whitwell
Nancy Carolyn Anderson Reeves, 78, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Thomas Reeves; parents, Forrest and Ruth Anderson; granddaughter, April Merritt; brothers, Joe Anderson, Jim
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.
Clarence "Teddy" Jerome Shepherd, 58, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in a local hospital. He retired from Allied Moving Co. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Eula Mae
Card of Thanks Robbie M. Finch Tolbert The family would like to express our sincere appreciation to everyone for their love, compassion and concern shown to us during the illness and death of
Tony Underwood Mauney Jackson "Tony" Underwood, 72, 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.

John Walden

Trenton
John "Johnny" Walden, 51, died Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 13, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. today in the chapel. Family will receive friends 1 p.m. until service time. Visit www.RyanFuneralHome.net to share
Jack L. Watson of Signal Mountain, died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Born June 5, 1918, in Charlotte, N.C., he graduated from Duke University and proudly served as a Naval submarine lieutenant commander during World

Dot Woodfin

South pittsburg
Dorothy "Dot" Woodfin, went to be with Our Heavenly Father on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. She was born to the late Ike and Pearl Lambert on Oct. 14, 1921, and was 92 years old.

Sue Worley

New salem
Sue Burcham Worley, 68, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at a local health care facility. Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the South Crest
Happy birthday from the kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids. We love you and we miss you.

In MemoryJames Ervin

Nov. 29, 1945 - Nov. 15, 2003 We cannot, Lord, Thy Purpose see, but all is well thats done by Thee. Ten years have passed, you are still very much missed by your loving

In MemoryFlorence High

Mrs. Florence W. High Aug. 25, 1922 - Nov. 15, 2003 You were the special woman we admired our whole life through. A wise and caring mother, guiding light and special friend.
William "Billy" Troope Dec. 17, 1958 - Nov. 14, 2009 You have been gone four years. Miss and think about you every day. Miss your smile, your jokes, your energy and your
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