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Local Obits for Sun. Oct 20, 2013



Newell Blevins

Tennessee
LOOKOUT VALLEY Newell C. Blevins passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 from complications of congestive heart disease and kidney failure. He was born Sept. 2, 1920 near Ider, Ala., where

Tyrone Connally

Georgia
RISING FAWN Tyrone Connally, 70, died Friday Oct. 18, 2013 at his residence.He was a retired cabinet maker and was of the Baptist faith.A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later

Harold Cook

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Harold Ralph Cook, 78, passed away Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at his residence.The son of the late Johnny and Kathleen Duncan Cook, he was a native of McMinn County and has lived the

Andrew Duffy

Hamilton county
Andrew A. Duffy, 55, of Chattanooga, passed away at his home on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 due to complications of a brain tumor. A devoted father, Andrew is survived by his children, Colleen Smith and

Lillie Dyer

Tennessee
DAYTON Lillie Mae Dyer, 75, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 at Rhea Medical Center.Services are 2 p.m. today in the Chapel of Coulter Garrison Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Ewing officiating.Interment: Spivey Cemetery.Arrangements

Sandra Etheridge

Hamilton county
Sandra Kay Caudell Etheridge, 63, of Chattanooga, died Monday, Oct. 14, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com

Nanci Harris

Hamilton county
Nanci Brooks A. Harris, 70, of Chattanooga, Tenn., formerly of Dalton, passed away Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 at her residence. She was retired from Orange Grove Mental Health.She is survived by her daughter, LaTonia (Lee)

Stephen Harris

Hamilton county
Stephen Leslie "Les" Harris, formally of Hixson passed away after a long battle with cancer on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 in Carson City Nev. He handled his battle like he handled his life, with

Michael Haygood

Georgia
TRION Michael Eugene Haygood, 48, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. Survivors: wife, Kristi Haygood; Mother, Joyce Haygood, of Summerville; brothers, Gerald Haygood, John Keith Haygood, Scott Haygood; sisters, Tina Pickle, Tyra Bennett. .

Demetra Jones

Hamilton county
Demetra B. "Mickey" Jones, 88, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at a local health care facility.She was the daughter of the late Oscar and Zona Davison and was preceded in death by

Randolph Lane

Hamilton county
Randolph P. Lane, 46, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 in Houston, Texas.He is survived by his wife, Catherine Campbell Lane, Houston; father, Grady Lane, Lookout Mountain, Tenn.; sister, Jarand Lane, Atlanta; brother, Gray

Mary Lenner

Georgia
TRENTON Mary Virginia Gaburo Lenner, 90, died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

AL Meyer

Tennessee
, Jr.McDONALD Aloysius Louis "A.L." Meyer, Jr., 94, died on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013.He was the son of the late A.L. Meyer, Sr. and Nettie Mae Philpott Meyer. A.L. was a member of the

Laura Miolen

Alabama
EUFAULA Mrs. Laura Mae Miolen, 70, formerly of Trenton, Ga., died Friday evening Oct. 18, 2013. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday Oct. 21st. Family will receive friends 2-7 p.m. today

Kenneth Sanders

Hamilton county
Sr.Kenneth L. Sanders Sr., 58, passed Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at a local hospital.He was employed at Kochs Food. He was a graduate of Kirkman High School class of 1972.He was preceded in death

Flora Sartin

Alabama
SCOTTSBORO Flora Lean Sartin, 88, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 at Cloverdale Nursing Home. Mrs. Sartin was preceded in death by her parents, Elbert and Susie Whisenant; brothers, Grady B., John Floyd and Charles

Colton Shero

Hamilton county
Colton Zachary Shero, two, son of Wade and Erin Shero, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in a tragic accident at his home in Hixson, Tenn.Colton was much loved by those who survive him: His parents

Thelma Skeggs

Hamilton county
Thelma Mae Edgmon Skeggs, 81 of Ooltewah, died on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013.A memorial service will be held at a later date.There will be no services or visitation at the funeral home. Please visit www.heritagefh.com

Perry Snow

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Perry L. "Snowball" Snow, 79, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013.Funeral services will be held Monday Oct. 21, at 1 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with the Rev. Johnny Godgiben officiating.

Lemuel Vereen

Hamilton county
Lemuel Earl Vereen, 55, died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. He was a native of Little River, S.C. and lived in Chattanooga several years.Lemuel wass preceded in his death by his parents; a sister; and one

Basil Whittier

Hamilton county
Basil Winthrop Whittier, 87, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, from complications of Alzheimers disease.He was born in St. Petersburg, Fla., April 29, 1926, to Evan and Helen Whittier. He received a

Lois Wilson

Hamilton county
Lois Joan Wilson, 84, of Red Bank, passed away Friday, Oct. 18, 2013.Born in Cincinatti, Oh., she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Grace Kinser McGarvey. She was co-owner of Chattanooga Plating,

In MemoryCandace Ann

In memory
INMEMORY FreemanJune 12, 1959-Oct. 18, 2012Gone but not forgottenGreatly missed, The Golden Girls

In MemoryJames Campbell

In memory
INMEMORY, Sr.Oct. 13, 1926 - Jan. 4, 2011Remembering you on your birthday. We miss you every day. Love, Hilly, Sparkle, Helena, Renee, Steve, Floyd, Darren, Benny, grandchildren and family.

In MemoryTONYIA CORBIN

In memory
INMEMORYTonyia LaShun Corbin Oct. 20, 1969 - Oct. 6, 2002Happy Birthday (Shun) Although we are far apart you are always in our hearts. We love and miss you dearly. You were like sunshine, you

In MemoryBernard Petty

In memory
INMEMORYDec. 15, 1921 - Oct. 20, 2012God saw the road was getting rough, the hills were hard to climb. The weary hours, the days of pain, the ever patient worn out frame has found sweet

In MemoryBetty Walton

In memory
Betty Diane WaltonMay 08, 1943 - Oct. 20, 2008Never will I forget youForever I will always remember youLove lives on in the hearts of your family With God you are in a better place. We

In MemoryHenry Williams

In memory
INMEMORYHenry Wick "Bucky" Williams Jr.April 24, 1971 - Oct 19, 2007We Miss You "Bucky"Not a day goes by that we do not think of you.Sadly missed by family and friends
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