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Local Obits for Sat. Oct 26, 2013


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


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

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

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

, 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

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

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 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 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 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.
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