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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 24, 2013



Konis Allison

Hamilton county
Konis "Connie" Allison, 72, departed this life Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in a local hospital.Survivors include her husband, Roy Allison Sr.; sons, Roy Allison Jr. and Reginald Allison; daughter, Olice Allison; grandchildren, Asia (Shaun) Miller,

Frances Bowman

Hamilton county
Frances H. Bowman, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. She was 94 years old.She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area. Frances attended White Oak Baptist Church and was

Leonard Carnes

Hamilton county
Leonard J. Carnes, 99, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at his residence.Mr. Carnes was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church and retired from U.S. Stove following many years of service. He

Mandie Chitwood

Hamilton county
Mandie ChitwoodMandie Rachael Chitwood, "My Beautiful B", "Our Mandles" departed this world on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, as a result from injuries sustained in an accident.Mandie was born June 7, 1979.Mandie was the prettiest,

Thomas Couch

Tennessee
BELVIDERE Thomas Wayne Couch, 78, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at the Winchester Center.Funeral services held 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel.Interment in Winchester Memorial Park, Winchester.Visitation 5

David Dawson

Georgia
SUMMERVILLE David Dawson, 63, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013.Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in the chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home.Burial will be in Greenhills Memory Garden.

Fred Douglas

Hamilton county
Fredrick "Fred" Douglas, 60, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, in Presscott, Ariz.Courtesy announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Cherry Evans

Hamilton county
Cherry Evans, 46, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at a local hospital.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Willie Evans

Hamilton county
Willie Roy Evans, 64, of Chattanooga, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at local nursing home.Funeral arrangements will be announced by Advantage Funeral Home and Cremation Services-Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors.

Travis Goggans

Alabama
ALBERTVILLE Travis Gerald Goggans, 76, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. CDT Friday, Oct. 25, from the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant

Harold Harris

Hamilton county
Harold Harris, 76, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at Crestview Nursing Home in Nashville.He was preceded in death by his parents, Isiah and Hattie Harris; and sisters, Mary Strawter, Martha Jo Byrd,

Roy Hawkins

Georgia
Roy hawkinsCHATSWORTH , 83 died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013.Funeral services will be conducted 7 p.m. today from Jones Funeral Home Chapel in Chatsworth.Visitation will be from 1 until 7 p.m. today.Online condolences

Patricia Hutcheson

Hamilton county
Patricia Marie Mills Hutcheson, 82, of Dallas, Texas, and Chattanooga, died peacefully at home Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, surrounded by her family and closest friends.Born in Selma, Ala., and raised in Chattanooga, she graduated from

Mozella Ivory

Hamilton county
Mozella Malone Smith Ivory, 89, passed away peacefully at her residence on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. Born in Chattanooga, on May 16, 1924 to the late Millie Malone King, Mozella was reared in Lafayette,

Ruby Little

Tennessee
KINGSPORT Ruby N. Little, 92, peacefully passed away at Holston Manor Nursing Home on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, after a brief illness.Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced.Carter-Trent Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport is serving

Roy McCuiston

Hamilton county
Donald Roy McCuiston went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013The family will receive friends from 2 until 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at the First Alliance Church, 1906 Hickory Valley

Tom Morris

Georgia
LaFAYETTE Thomas "Tom" Morris, 52, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013.Preceded in death by mother, Gaye Wilson Morris.Tom had been the care taker for his father the past 10 years, loving son, brother

Bill Neighbors

Hamilton county
Sr.William "Bill" Richard Neighbors Sr., 86, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at his home in Red Bank after a long battle with cancer.Bill was raised in the Chattanooga area. As a child,

James Oxford

Georgia
TUNNEL HILL James "Jim" Alvin Oxford, 68, departed this life Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013.He was born in Chattanooga to the late James Lee and Margaret Oxford. Jim was owner/operator of Jims Chevy in Tunnel

Janice Patterson

Hamilton county
Janice Faye Patterson, 61, of Signal Mountain, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at her home.She was a loving wife, moma, granny and friend. Mrs. Patterson was a

Lucille Peace

Hamilton county
Lucille Peace, 94, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.
RINGGOLD Janet Hulsey Richardson, 76, passed away Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. Born Dec. 8, 1936, in Gainesville, Ga., residing in Chattanooga, and Ringgold, Ga. since 1958.Janet was preceded in death by her parents,

Jean Simmons

Tennessee
ELORA Jean Shockley Simmons, 62, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at Huntsville Hospital. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home.Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Moore-Cortner Chapel.Interment will follow

Travis Snider

Hamilton county
Travis Dewayne Snider, 33, of Decatur, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013.He was a former employer of Miller Industries and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Ladder Day Saints.He was preceded

Crystal Taylor

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Crystal Gail Taylor, 40, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at her residence.Arrangements will be announced by Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga TN37404.

Alcibee Tharp

Tennessee
SPRING CITY Alcibee B. Tharp, 91, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013.Funeral will be 7 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home.Interment in Schudrant, La.Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at

Donald Weir

Tennessee
ATHENS Donald E. Weir, 84, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at NHC of Athens.Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Smith Funeral Home.Visitation 11:30-1:30 p.m. Saturday.Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery with Military Honors.Smith

Lionel Zackery

Hamilton county
Lionel Zackery, 41, passed away on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, in Cedar Parks, Texas.Service arrangements to be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

In MemoryVictor Brooks

In memory
INMEMORYOct. 24, 1980- Aug. 13, 2008Happy BirthdayVick, we miss you more than anyone knows. You are always on our minds, especially Mothers.Brooks and McCaleb Family

In MemoryJERRON HARRIS

In memory
INMEMORYJerron M. Harris' Transition to his heavenly home marks one year today. Not a day has passed that you are not remembered. The thought of your voice, smile, and boisterous laugh brings joy to our

In MemoryROGER SOUTHERLAND

In memory
HappyBirthday Babe!Its been four years and not a day goes by that Idont think of you. I will love you until the day I die. You are loved and missed by everyone who knew you.
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