Section: Obits

Obits Archives

Submit an Obit

The first 50 words are free and then it is 50 cents per word. Photos are $25; double photos $35 (recent photo and photo from past). The obit daily deadline is 3 p.m. Major credit cards are accepted.

Obits must be submitted from local funeral homes. If it is an out of town funeral home, crematory, or if the body was donated, the family may submit the obituary but the newspaper must have proof of death - a letter from the institution or a death certificate, for instance.

Obits can be faxed to (423) 757-6674 or emailed to obits@timesfreepress.com. Please call (423) 757-6348 to confirm receipt and to make payment.

In Memory ads can be faxed to (423) 757-6461, emailed to advisor@timesfreepress.com or phone in at (423) 757-6200.

Local Obits for Sat. Oct 26, 2013



Thomas

Hamilton county
Thomas StimsonThomas F. Stimson, 92, of Chattanooga passed away Thursday, Oct. 24th, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wann Funeral Home & Cremation Center, St. Elmo. 821-7551

S A

Hamilton county
, Jr.S. A. Watkins, Jr., 68, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 at a local hospital.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

William Amos

Hamilton county
William James Amos, 76, passed away Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 at a local hospital.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Roger Bailey

Hamilton county
Roger Lynn Bailey, 60, Chattanooga, arrived into the Lords Kingdom Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, in a local hospital.He was born in Fort Payne, Ala., on Sept. 27, 1953, and was a longtime resident of the

Lloyd Campbell

Hamilton county
Lloyd Clyde Campbell, 86, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 at a local hospital. He was born in Chattanooga, the son of the late William Clyde and Ada White Campbell and had resided in both

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

Willie Evans

Hamilton county
Willie Roy Evans (Bump), 64, of Chattanooga departed this life on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 following a lengthy illness.He was preceded in death by his parents, Bennie and Eliza Evans.He leaves to cherish his memories,

Charles Garmany

Alabama
FYFFE Charles Junior Garmany, 64, passed away Thursday Oct. 24, 2013.Funeral arrangements are set for 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27, at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jason Bell officiating. Burial will

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

Jean Knox

Hamilton county
Jean Hill KnoxJean Hill Knox, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013.Jean Hill was born in Chattanooga, on July 28, 1950, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George C. Knox Sr. Jean

Chester Lagod

Hamilton county
Chester Joseph Lagod, 85, of Chattanooga, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013.Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Road.
ROSSVILLE Katherine Frances Graham Murray, 95, formerly of Rome, Ga., passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. She was born Oct. 1, 1918 in Atlanta, Ga. She was a member of Canaan Baptist Church and

Elaine Payne

Hamilton county
Elaine Cynthia Payne 62, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 in a local hospital.Arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors 1724 McCallie

Jerry Pieper

Hamilton county
Jerry Pieper, 78, of Sale Creek transferred to Heaven 1 Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2013. A United States Army veteran, he retired from the St. Francis, WI Police Department after 25 years of service. Jerry

Betty Privett

Tennessee
SOUTH PITTSBURG Betty Shetters Privett, 69, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 in a Chattanooga healthcare facility.The daughter of the late George and Ellen Ballew Shetters, she was a member of Grace Baptist Church and

James Russell

Hamilton county
James "Walter" Russell, 68, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 at a local hospital.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Rosemary Senters

Hamilton county
Rosemary Senters, of Chattanooga, went to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. Rosemary retired from Pro Golf. She was an avid cook,

Hubert Sims

Tennessee
, Jr.CLEVELAND Hubert Murl Sims, Jr. 46, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 from his earthly home. He attended Maple Grove Baptist Church.Hubert was an avid outdoorsman; he loved

Willie Snow

Hamilton county
Willie M. Snow, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013.Mrs. Snow was preceded in death by her son, Joe M. Newell.Survivors include her daughter, Gayla Hickey, of Chattanooga; son, James E. Newell Jr., of Acworth, Ga.;

Robert Tinsley

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Robert L. Tinsley, 85, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. Survivors include wife, Dorthella Tinsley; and children, Tony (Linda) Tinsley, Keith Tinsley and Jackie (Dan) Ownby. The funeral is Monday at 2 p.m.

Jason Wallin

Georgia
KINGSTON Jason Lee Wallin, 33, died Tuesday Oct. 22, 2013.Survived parents Ronnie and Lane Smith Wallin; Fiancee Amber Nicole Cline; sons Nicolas Lee Wallin, Dustin Blaine Wallin, Samuel

In MemoryINMEMORY

In memory
INMEMORYPeggy J. BurkhartSept. 14, 1937-Oct. 26, 1999It has been fourteen years - Sadly missed and deeply loved by your husband, children and grandchildren.

In MemoryFRANK ADAIR

In memory
INMEMORYOct. 26, 1928 - June 9, 2011Happy Birthday!Sadly missed by Wife,Children, Grands, Angela, Chris and Beth

In MemoryCorinne E

In memory
May 17, 1917 Oct. 26, 2003In loving MemoryWe love you and miss you every day! All our love,Your loving Daughter and Family

In MemoryTerry Fowler

In memory
TERRY D. FOWLER Feb. 1, 1967-Oct. 26, 1996 Love and Miss You, Mom, Trevor, Tim, Tammy, Coty, Rick, and Other Family Members

In MemoryNORMAN WILLIAMS

In memory
INMEMORYIn remembrance of our beloved Norman (Normie) WilliamsMar. 4, 1941 - Oct. 24, 2011Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal.Missed by wife, family and friends.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - J. Robert Beyster, who founded a small technology firm called Science Applications International Corp. and built it into one of the largest defense contractors in the...
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - Renowned jazz clarinetist Buddy DeFranco - who collaborated with Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday and other top singers and musicians of his era - has died...
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) - A northern Illinois resident recognized as the oldest man in the U.S. has died at 110.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A 114-year-old woman who challenged Facebook after the social media site wouldn't let her list her real age has died in Minnesota.
Even by the wild and woolly standards of rock music in the late 1960s, there was nothing right about Joe Cocker's career-making performance at the Woodstock summer music festival in...
WEST NEWBURY, Mass. (AP) - Mike Mokrzycki, a former journalist and election polling specialist at The Associated Press who later started his own survey research business, has died. He was...
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) - Lowell Steward, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen who flew nearly 200 missions over Europe during World War II, has died in California. He was...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Rabbi Harold Schulweis, an influential Conservative synagogue leader, has died in Los Angeles at age 89.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - A member of the German rocket team that helped build America's space program in north Alabama has died.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Billy Milligan, believed to be the first person to use multiple personality disorder in an insanity defense, has died. He was 59.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Richard C. Hottelet, the last of the original "Murrow's Boys," the pioneering group of wartime journalists hired by CBS radio newsman Edward R. Murrow, has died....
CORONA DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) - Larry J. Cano, the founder of the El Torito restaurant chain who helped popularize Mexican food with the U.S. masses, has died at age...
NEW YORK (AP) - A powerful political adviser who was influential in the elections of several New York City mayors has died. David Garth was 84.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Phil Stern, an award-winning photographer who lugged his camera into combat during World War II and later became known for candid shots of Hollywood stars like...
NEW YORK (AP) - The father of the modern baseball trading card who designed the famed Topps versions in the 1950s has died. Sy Berger was 91.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Rose Cochran, the wife of Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, has died. She was 73.
PHOENIX (AP) - Former Phoenix Mayor John Driggs, who is credited with helping establish a group of mountain parks in the desert city, has died at the age of 87.
CHICAGO - In an era of politicians who are wedded to the party line, coiffed and packaged to sell to voters, colorful and outspoken Judy Baar Topinka spent 3½ decades...
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - Family members say Ernest Brace, a civilian who was captured during the Vietnam War while flying supplies for the CIA and tapped code through a...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - James B. Edwards, South Carolina's first Republican governor since Reconstruction and later energy secretary for two years in the Reagan administration, has died. He was 87.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - James B. Edwards, South Carolina's first Republican governor since Reconstruction and later energy secretary in the Reagan administration, has died. He was 87.