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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 15, 2013

Janyce Anderson

Hamilton county
Janyce Sue Anderson, 63, passed away on Friday, Sept. 13, 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

Minnie Bethune

Hamilton county
Minnie L. Bethune, 94, of Danville, Va., died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at Danville Regional Medical Center after being in declining health for the past three months.Born in Walker County, Ga., on May 24, 1919,

Milford Biddle

Other areas
EASLEY, S.C. Dr. S. Milford Biddle, 88, went to be with the Lord Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Born Oct. 11, 1924 in Sand Mountain, Ala., he was the son of the Cicero and

Harold Bradford

RINGGOLD Harold "Pop" Bradford, 70, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 in a local hospital.He had been a resident of Ringgold for the past 45 years and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Bradford retired

Susan Bryan

Hamilton county
Susan "Susie" Margaret Gelsthorpe Waterhouse Bryan, 87, died at her home on Lookout Mountain on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. Susie was born in Winchester, MA and graduated from Wellesley College. She served on

Theresa Burke

Hamilton county
Theresa Ann Burke Loudermilk, 69, of East Ridge died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated,

Ethel Carter

Hamilton county
Ethel O. Williams Carter passed away Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013.She was born Nov. 24, 1915, in Cannon County, Tenn. She attended public schools in Rutherford Counties and graduated from Kittrell High School. She was the

Andre Davis

BIRMINGHAM Andre T. Davis, 20, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013. Service of Memory was held on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 11 a.m. at The Rock Church in Forestdale, Alabama. Condolences may

Yvonne Eaves

Hamilton county
Yvonne Short Eaves, 76, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at home. She was of the Baptist faith.She was preceded in death by her husband, Junior Eaves; brothers, Clyde, Arthur, Frank, and Thomas Short;

Charles Edwards

Hamilton county
Charles H. Edwards, 87, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 in a local healthcare facility.Arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors 1724

LB Green

LaFAYETTE L.B. Green, 77, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013.Survived by wife, Sarah Bryant Green; son, Randy Green; grandchildren, Randall Green, Bryant Nathaniel Green, all of LaFayette; several nieces and nephews.Funeral: Wallis Memorial Chapel Monday

Phillip Gregory

Hamilton county
Phillip "Ozzie" Gregory, 65, of Soddy-Daisy passed away on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Jean Gregory; parents, James and Dora Gregory; brothers, Jim, Bobby, David, Paul and
ROSSVILLE Lillian Scott Hatfield, 95, a lifelong resident of Catoosa County, died on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013.Lillian was a member of Cloud Springs Baptist Church. She retired after many years of service from Standard

Doyle Ivey

Hamilton county
Doyle Clay Ivey, 48, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 in a local healthcare facility.Arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors 1724

Mark Jadwin

Other areas
MURPHY, N.C. Mark Richard Jadwin, 53, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated,

Cecil Jenkins

Hamilton county
Cecil S. Jenkins, 78, of Spring City, Tenn., passed away on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.Cecil proudly served in the U. S. Army as a paratrooper in the Korean War.

Billy Johnson

Hamilton county
Billy Gene Johnson, 69, of Apison, Tenn., passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. He was a member of Apison United Methodist Church and was retired from Collegedale Caseworks Co.Billy was preceded in death by a

Anas Johnson

PIKEVILLE Anas Lee Johnson, 80, passed away on Saturday Sept. 14, 2013. She attended Samson Freewill Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her son, Trent Johnson; brothers, Roman and Doil Watson; a

L LBrone

Hamilton county
LBrone Flippin Sr.LBrone Wade "Pee-Wee" Flippin Sr., 57, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in the Hospice Care Center.He was a 1974 graduate of Howard High School and a veteran of the U.S.

Sarah McGowan

WHITWELL Sarah Mae McGowan, 90, passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013.Mrs. McGowan was preceded in death by her husband Clarence McGowan; son, Bobby Dean McGowan; parents, Charlie & Daisy Lee Nelson; step-father, Raymond Stein;

Richard Paige

Hamilton county
Richard Jerome Paige, 81, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the U.S. Navy and a retired police officer with the New

Wanda Peterson

Hamilton county
Wanda Sue Peterson, 73, of Chattanooga passed away on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson. 423-531-3975

Sandra Reed

Hamilton county
Sandra Faye Howard Reed, 55, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 in the Hospice Care Center.Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Ellis Smith

Hamilton county
Jr.Ellis Alexander Smith Jr., 92, of Signal Mountain, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013.As he wrote to his wife, Rita, in Sept. 1943, "Remember my darling what is written in this Bible is what

Charles Thomasson

Hamilton county
Charles Henry Thomasson passed away on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013.He was born to a large and close rural family in Hamptonville, N.C., on of Feb. 16, 1917, the son of Mary Belle Cash and

Roger Tornow

Hamilton county
Roger Ervin Tornow, 84, of Gulf Breeze, Fla., passed away on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Soddy-Daisy.Roger was born in Appleton, Wis. to Orville and Amelia Tornow on Jan. 7, 1929. He went to school

Hazel Waters

Hamilton county
Hazel Mae Bray Waters, 83, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in a local hospice facility.She was a member of the Richard Harkins Ministries Inc. in Rossville, and enjoyed gardening, sewing, making quilts,

Barbara Wilson

CHICKAMAUGA Barbara Ann Wilson, 74, departed this life Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013.She was preceded in death by her daughter, Jamie Lynn Wilson and her husband, James Henry Wilson, Sr.Survivors include her son, James, sister,

Nena Woolwine

FORTOGLETHORPE Nena Eloise Hardeman Woolwine, 83, died Friday Sept. 13, 2013.Graveside services will be held 3 p.m. today at Lakewood Memory Gardens-South. Viewing will be from 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. today at the

James Zimmerman

Hamilton county
James Palmer Zimmerman, 77, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013.He graduated from the University of Tennessee with a degree in Music and served several years as Music Minister at Loudon United Methodist Church in Loudon, Tenn.Jim

In MemoryMichael Benning

In memory
MICHAEL BENNINGSept 15, 1975 - Aug 15, 2004Happy Birthday!A million times I have needed you and a million times I have cried. If love could have saved you, you never would have died. Things we


In memory
Feb. 6, 1964 - Sept. 15, 2000Greg, this will be your 13th Anniversary with the Lord Jesus Christ. Dad will soon be with you. We Love You!Mom, Dad, Ken Jr., Jan, and Son Clay

In MemoryAllen Wilson

In memory
Allen Craig WilsonSep. 15, 1981-Jan. 12, 2005No gift wrapped presents, No candles to blow, Just an ad in the paper,With a few words to let you know,Happy Birthday Baby,Love and miss you.Mom, Dad, and the
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