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Local Obits for Thu. Sep 12, 2013


Hamilton county
Amiee PrittAmiee Diane Wingfield Pritt, 40, lifelong resident of Red Bank, passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013.She was preceded in death by her father, Dennis Alden Wingfield Sr.; grandparents, Emmitt and VA Cookson, Jeanette Faiella


Hamilton county
Irene GoinsIrene B. Goins, 89 of Chattanooga, died on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013.She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Mamie McFarland Ballew. Irene was an alumni of Lee University and retired from the


Gene Sharp FORT OGLETHORPE Eugene T. Sharp, 80, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in a local hospice unit.He was a 50 year resident of North Georgia and was of the Baptist faith. Mr.

James Bell

Hamilton county
Jr.James L. Bell Jr., of Chattanooga, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at a local health care facility.Arrangements will be announced by Hardwick & Sons Funeral Home.

Betty Bowman

Hamilton county
Betty Sue Bowman, 75, of Hixson, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Patricia Carter

Hamilton county
Patricia Carter, 62, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in a local hospital.Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Patrick Culver

CHICKAMAUGA Patrick "Pat" Culver, 66, passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at a local hospice facility. Funeral services will be held at noon today in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home with

Bertie Dill

Hamilton county
Bertie Irene Dill, 92, of Harrison, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.She was a member of Maple Grove Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her father and mother, George

Mary Eichbaum

Hamilton county
Mary Doris Eichbaum, 86, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.She was born on Jan. 9, 1927, in Knoxville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack A. Eichbaum.Mary was a retired telephone

LeBrone Flippin

Hamilton county
Sr.LeBrone Wade Flippin Sr., 57, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in the Hospice Care Center.Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Michael Godwin

Hamilton county
Michael "Mike" Ledearl Godwin, 50, of Chattanooga went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013.He attended Fellowship Church of Faith where he was the pianist.Mike, was an avid musician and fisherman, he

Mary Hall

Hamilton county
Mary Jane HallMary Jane Hall, 80, peacefully left this world on the evening of Friday, Sept. 6, 2013.She was preceded in death by her parents, William Maurice and Virginia Louise Bull; and daughter, Amy

Winfred Hughey

Hamilton county
Winfred Hughey, 75 of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013.He was a graduate of Howard High School and McKenzie College. He was employed with Wheland Foundry and retired after 34 years of service. He

Jeanell King

Hamilton county
Jeanell Rose King, 58, passed away on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at a local hospital.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Junelle Lawson

Hamilton county
Junelle Lawson, 53, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at a local hospital.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

John London

John LondonPIKEVILLE John W. London, 84, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013.He was of the Baptist faith.He was preceded in death by his parents, Wesley and Adelia London; one sister, Lura Bales; two brothers, Clarence

Pauline Mann

ESTILL SPRINGS Pauline H. Mann, 87, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at Southern Tennessee Medical Center.Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. CDT Friday, Sept. 13, at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Interment in Franklin Memorial

JC Masters

FYFFE JC Masters, 90 , passed away at Shepards Cove on Wednesday, September 11, 2013.Funeral is set for 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel, burial in Mountain View Memory

Ray McLemore

CHICKAMAUGA Spencer Ray McLemore Jr., 56, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013.He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia area where he was a mechanic by trade. His passions

Raymond Parker

HOLLYWOOD Raymond Christopher "Chris" Parker, 50 of the Wannville Community, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013.Visitation 2-9 p.m. CDT today and Friday at Rudder Funeral Home in Stevenson, Ala.Mr. Parker will be cremated, as he

Martha Pennybacker

Hamilton county
Martha Marian Hackney Pennybacker, of Lexington, Ky., wife of Rev. Dr. Albert M. Pennybacker Jr., died Monday, Sept. 8, 2013.In addition to her husband of 62 years, she is survived by her children, Dr. Susan

Angie Posey

CHICKAMAUGA Angela "Angie" Karen Gardner Posey, 56, passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013.A lifelong resident of the North Georgia area, she was a former employee of Riverbend Forge and was of the Church of

Shirley Ricketts

Hamilton county
Shirley Capps Ricketts, 74, of Coulterville in Sale Creek, went home to be with her Lord Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at Hospice of Chattanooga.She was born July 23, 1939 in Sale Creek to the late

Jim Rush

CLEVELAND Jimmy L. "Jim" Rush, 74, passed away Monday morning, Sept. 9, 2013, in a Sevierville hospital.He was the son of the late J.L. "Shorty" and Nellie Ritchey Rush. He was founder of Jim

Kathryn Seabolt

PISGAH Kathryn Joyce Seabolt, 54, passed away at her residence on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.Funeral is set for 3 p.m. CDT Friday, Sept. 13, at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.Burial in Pleasant View Cemetery.Visitation 4-8

Louise Stamper

Hamilton county
Louise Stamper, 86, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 in Chattanooga.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Kay Swafford

Hamilton county
Kay Foshee Swafford, 96, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013.She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sarah Parten; her parents.Kay is survived by her husband, Marvin Swafford; two grandchildren; three great-

Mildred Syler

DECHERD Mildred Estelle Syler, 71, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at Southern Tennessee Medical Center.Funeral services will be 10 a.m. CDT Friday at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Burial at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Visitation

William Thornburg

Hamilton county
Jr.William C. "Bill" Thornburg Jr., born March 8, 1932, was reborn Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013.Raised in the Avondale neighborhood in Chattanooga, Bill, also known as "Cornbread", graduated from Central High School in 1950. While

In MemoryAmie

In memory
INMEMORYAMIE L. BARKLEYNov. 9, 1932- Sept. 12, 2011Its been two years todayyou have been gone and sadly missed. From your Husband, Roosevelt Barkley Family and Friends


In memory
INMEMORYRyan Robert AustinMay 21, 1984 Sept. 12, 2004 Nine years have passed, andalthough youre goneyou remain in our hearts,Ryan love you always and forever Mom, Nana, Bob, Pennie, Grandma Davis & friends

In MemoryLuAnn Clark

In memory
dJuly 7, 1965-Sept. 12, 2006Our hearts were broken seven years ago, when we had to tell you goodbye. Our peace comes in knowing we will be together again.We love and miss you so much. Your
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