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Local Obits for Mon. Sep 16, 2013



James

Hamilton county
James PraterJames E. Prater, Sr. 79, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013.A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Mr. Prater was employed by Sears for more than 40 years. He was a member of City

Janyce Anderson

Hamilton county
Janyce Sue Anderson, 63, succumb to her long and courageous fight with Lymphoma away on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 in a local Hospital. Janyce retired from the City of Chattanooga, she was a member of

Guy Bilyeu

Hamilton county
Guy Samuel Bilyeu, 54, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed peacefully Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013.Guy was born in Hopewell, Va., Feb. 25, 1959. He attended Hopewell High School and was a beloved part of the HHS Class

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

Tommie Dixon

Hamilton county
Ms. Tommie O. Dixon, 93, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in a local health care facility. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

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 Edwards Sr., passed away Saturday Sept. 14, 2013 in a local health care facility.Arrangements entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors 1724 McCallie Avenue 423-265-4414.

LBrone Flippin

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.Funeral: at 1 p.m. today in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Walter

Maude Harper

Hamilton county
Maude Harper, 89, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday Sept. 14, 2013 at a local healthcare facility.Funeral Arrangements will be announced later by Advantage Funeral and Cremation, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors.
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

John Hood

Tennessee
DECATUR John Nicholas Red Feather Hood, 31, passed away on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 at his home. He was born in Chattanooga, Tenn., on Jan. 8, 1982 and has been a lifelong resident of

W Jerry

Tennessee
MCDONALD W. Jerry German, 69, a lifelong resident of this area passed away on Friday afternoon, Sept. 13, 2013 in a local hospital. Jerry was born on April 24, 1944. He was of

Anas Johnson

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

Marie Johnson

Hamilton county
Marie "Sis" Ramsey Johnson, 89, passed away on Saturday Sept. 14, 2013. She attended New Bethel Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her husband, S D Johnson; mother and father, Tom and Lizzie Ramsey;
ROSSVILLE Martha Marie Killingsworth, 86, departed this life Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. She was born in Russellville, Ala., to the late Ernest and Maggie Cox. Marie was a member of New Hope Baptist Church

Junelle Lawson

Hamilton county
Junelle Tumblin Lawson, 53, was called home to be with the Lord on Tuesday evening, Sept. 10, 2013. She was a 1977 graduate of Howard High School, a graduate of Edmondson Business College, and

Virginia Moore

Georgia
ROCK SPRING Virginia Jo Bradford Moore, 74, passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. She was born to the late Aubrey and Jewel Hankins Bradford on Dec. 3, 1938 in Chattanooga, Tenn. She was a

Ernestine Myhan

Hamilton county
Ernestine Posey Myhan, 83, of Chattanooga passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. She was a member of Woodland Park Baptist Church for over 40 years.She was preceded in death by her husband, William Howard Myhan;

Dorothy Ray

Hamilton county
Dorothy Janette Ray, 79, of Chattanooga, died on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. She was the daughter of the late William and Jesse Lee Henson Johnson. Dorothy was a longtime resident of the East

Catherine Ryan

Georgia
TRION Mrs. Catherine Mary Ryan, 56, died Saturday Sept. 14, 2013.Survivors: children, Angela Trammell, Megan Ryan; father, Wayne Rosenberg; sisters, Mary Floyd, Jean Wiggins; brother, Doug Rosenberg; 6 grandchildren.Memorial service was held Sunday Sept.

Debra Smith

Tennessee
MCDONALD Debra Lynn Ward Smith, 64, passed away peacefully Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 at her residence of over 39 years.A native of McDonald, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late James Hobart Ward

Charles Snider

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Charles "Bo" Edward Snider, 83, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. He was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and was of the Baptist faith. He served his country in the U.

Louise Stamper

Hamilton county
Louise B. Stamper, 86 of Chattanooga passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bessie Harris and Nathaniel Blackwell; husband, Nick T. Stamper, Jr; brothers, Johnny and

Clarence Sutton

Hamilton county
Clarence W. Sutton, 82, passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013 at a local hospital.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Robert Wallace

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Robert Edward Wallace, 74, passed away on Friday Sept. 13, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Louise Wallace and was of the Baptist Faith. A graveside service will be held at Noon

Hazel Waters

Hamilton county
Hazel Mae Bray Waters, 83, of Chattanooga passed away Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 in a local hospice facility.Funeral services will be held today at 1 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with the Rev. Richard

David Woody

Hamilton county
David D. Woody, 67, of Chattanooga passed away Saturday Sept. 14, 2013 at a local hospital.Funeral Arrangements will be announced later by Advantage Funeral and Cremation Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors.

In MemoryGloria Beck

In memory
INMEMORYSept. 16 1953 - July 27, 2005Happy Birthday, MommaFrom your kidsTijuana and Melicha Beck,your mom Helen Beck, sisters Frosty Alexander and Barbara BeckYou are truly missed

In MemoryFRANCES NEVILLE

In memory
Mrs. Frances L. NevilleSept. 8, 1930 - Sept. 16, 1994Theres a flower missing from our garden, and there no other will ever grow. You are gone from us but we are not sad, because
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