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Local Obits for Fri. Sep 20, 2013



Guy Baynes

Hamilton county
Gus BaynesGus J. Baynes, 87, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at his residence.Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Arlin Blevins

Georgia
Jr.SUMMERVILLE Arlin Blevins Jr., 45, died Monday, Sept. 16, 2013.Services will be at noon today, Sept. 20, at Gospel Tabernacle in LaFayette, 703 North Main St., LaFayette.Interment in West Hill Cemetery in Trion,

Pauline Burnett

Georgia
TRENTON Pauline "Granny" Burnett, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today in the South Crest Chapel with Rev. Donald Powell officiating.Burial will

Evon Campbell

Tennessee
McMINNVILLE - Evon Campbell, 48, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013.Funeral services will be noon CDT today, Sept. 20, in the funeral home chapel with Brother Johnny Hobbs officiating with burial to follow in

Cindy Cihlar

Hamilton county
Cindy Kay Cihlar passed away Monday, Sept, 16, 2013, after a well fought battle with ovarian cancer.Born second oldest of seven children in Elgin, Ill., she was valedictorian of her high school class. She received

James Clem

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA James Albert Clem, 71, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at home.He was born in Elkmont, Ala., to the late, Charlie and A.Z. Clem,

Carolyn Cole

Hamilton county
Carolyn Cole, 48, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at her residence.Arrangements are by Advantage Funeral and Cremation Services, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave.

Thomas Collins

Alabama
HUNTSVILLE Thomas Clifford Collins, 91, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013.From 1942 to 1946, during World War II, Mr. Collins was an Air Force navigator and pilot on a B-17 Bomber, also known as

Doc Conley

Tennessee
PIKEVILLE L.L. "Doc" Conley, 92, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.Doc as we was known around here left the hustle and bustle of the big city life after practicing Dentistry in Florida for

Jack Ensley

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Jack E. Ensley, 82, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.Jack was a proud lifetime member of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 43. He honorably served his country

Mary Essex

Hamilton county
Mary P. Essex, 89, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today in the South Crest Chapel with Rev. Donald Powell officiating.Burial will follow in Tennessee-Georgia

Robyn Fuller

Hamilton county
Robyn Renee Kaylor Fuller, 52, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, in Decatur, Ala.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today in the South Crest Chapel with Rev. Billy Wallace

Alfred Gamble

Tennessee
Sr.ATHENS Alfred "Al" Leroy Gamble Sr., 85, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Parkwest Medical Center.Funeral services 11 a.m today at Allen Memorial United Methodist Church.Burial to follow in Sullins Cemetery.Visitation 10-11 a.m.

Dennis Geary

Tennessee
TRACY CITY Dennis Clayton Geary, 85, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at the Haven of Rest in Tracy City.Dennis was born in Tracy City on Sept. 2, 1928, a son of the

Maeola Gilbert

Hamilton county
Maeola Gilbert, 77, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in Chattanooga.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Jean Gomes

Hamilton county
Jean Fincannon Gomes, 92, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.Mrs. Gomes was a World War II Navy veteran and served in the first class of Waves. She was a social worker with

Hester Hampton

Hamilton county
Hester Minnifield Hampton, 57, last breath of life was sweetly returned to the Father on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Montgomery, Ala. She was born on Dec. 31, 1955.She leaves to cherish her memory

Bertha Hardin

Alabama
BRYANT Bertha Nell Hardin, 78, passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.She was preceded in death by her husband, Quention Thomas Hardin; son, Rex Dean Hardin; parents, Robert Brownfield, Bicy Cornelison Brownfield Smith; siblings, Rayford,

Maude Harper

Hamilton county
Maude Harper departed this life on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at her residence.She was of the Baptist faith.She leaves to mourn on sister, Barbara Gore, of Chattanooga; one brother of Detroit, Mich.; several nieces and

Judy Henderson

Hamilton county
Judy Rees Henderson, 71, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.She was the daughter of the late James and Lillian Rees and was also preceded in death by her daughter, Jill Henderson; and

Willie Henderson

Hamilton county
Willie Henderson, 85, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at a local health care facility.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Victor Himes

Alabama
CENTRE Victor Ray Himes, 55, pased away Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at the residence of a sister.Funeral 5 p.m. CDT Friday, Sept. 20, at Pine Grove Baptist Church with visitation 4-5 p.m. CDT

Harold Holloway

Tennessee
JASPER Harold John Holloway, 84, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.Harold was survived by his wife of 59 years, Barbara Runyon Holloway; son, Kenton Holloway and wife Susie, of

Shirley Jackson

Hamilton county
Shirley Smith Jackson, 70, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at a local hospital.Funeral services will be held at noon today at Greater Tucker Missionary Baptist Church, 1115 N. Moore Road with Minister Mark

Martha Johnson

Hamilton county
Martha Johnson, 69, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at her residence.Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Lamon Jones

Hamilton county
Jr.Lamon Jones Jr., 85, peacefully departed this life to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, in Chattanooga.He loved the Lord and was a faithful reader and doer of His

Ernestine Keen

Hamilton county
Ernestine B. Keen, 85, died peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.Known as Granny Teen by most and Butterbean by her grandchildren, her earliest nickname was Ramekin, a fitting description of her strong-willed and fun-loving nature.

Daryl Kirby

Hamilton county
Daryl Kirby, 41, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Sept 14, 2013, in Panama City, Fla.He was a member of Bell Avenue Baptist Church.He is survived by his wife, Jamie Kirby; two stepsons, James and

Polly Martin

Hamilton county
Pauline "Polly" Martin, 95, a lifelong resident of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013.Polly was a graduate of City High School and a member of Northside Presbyterian Church

Albert Mason

Tennessee
Jr.WINCHESTER Albert Thomas Mason Jr., 90, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at Southern Tennessee Medical Center.Visitation will be 1 p.m CDTuntil time of service Saturday at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home.Funeral at 2 p.m.

JoAnn McClure

Hamilton county
JoAnn McClure, 61, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. Her parents, Joe and Ann Stewart, and a brother, Richard Stewart, preceded her in death.JoAnn is survived by her Children, Allie (Ben) Vincelli,

Dick McKinley

Hamilton county
Richard M. McKinley, 70, of Meridian, Idaho, passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in a local hospital after sustaining a head injury resulting from a fall at his home.Dick was born and raised in Cedar

Charlie Mills

Hamilton county
Jr.Charlie L. Mills Jr., 69, passed away from his earthly home to his Heavenly home at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013.Charlie was a gift from God to his family, who will forever

Donna North

Hamilton county
Donna Jean North, 64, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013.Services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Sept. 20, 2013, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Don Jones officiating.Burial will follow

Agnes Oakes

Tennessee
PIKEVILLE Agnes Hazel Oakes, 88, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at her home.Agnes was of the Freewill Baptist faith and was a member of Sampson FWB Church. Some of her favorite hobbies

James Parham

Hamilton county
James R. Parham, 48, Chattanooga, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.He was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga.Mr. Parham was owner of the J.W. Parham and Son Roofing Co. and was of the Baptist faith.Survivors are

Jerry Parker

Hamilton county
Jerry Lee Parker, 57, of Soddy-Daisy, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013.He was a member of Lakeview Ministry Church.He was preceded in death by his father, Jack Parker; and

Mark Parsons

Hamilton county
Dr. Dr. Mark Kevin Parsons, 57, a resident of Chattanooga, died on Sunday night, Sept. 15, 2013, in a local hospital following a brief but valiant battle with cancer.Mark was born in Nashville, on
RINGGOLD Cynthia "Cindy" Renee Lankford Pritchett, 48, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at her home.She was a member of Temple Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her father,

Raymond Reed

Georgia
RINGGOLD Raymond "Karate" Reed, 76, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge,

Tracy Smith

Georgia
VILLANOW Tracy Renee Rackley Smith, 40, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, following her two year battle with cancer. She was born May 6, 1973, was of the Baptist faith, enjoyed crafts and

Sophie Trent

Tennessee
ATHENS Sophie Shadow Trent, 80, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, in Athens, Tenn.She was the daughter of the Late Willis A. and Mary Ermlich Shadow. She attended grammer school in Decatur and

Hazel Underdown

Tennessee
RICEVILLE Hazel Christina Underdown, 71, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Generations of Spencer in Spencer, Tenn.Funeral 2 p.m. today in the chapel.Burial to follow in South Liberty Cemetery.Visitation noon-2 p.m. today at

Iretta Waller

Hamilton county
Iretta S. Waller, 81, of Chattanooga, away on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013.Iretta was born on Aug. 24, 1932. She was preceded in death by her mother, Sallie Strong; husband, James Waller; son, William Waller; daughter,

Lillian Wallin

Georgia
LaFAYETTE Lillian Maebelle Nunn Wallin, 74, died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.Funeral from the Wallis Memorial Chapel at 2 p.m. Saturday. Service by Rev. Billy Wright and Speaker Wesley Dalton.Interment: Shaw Cemetery.Visitation

GW Whittenbarger

Hamilton county
GW "Whit" Whittenbarger, 90, of Chattanooga died on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.Whit was a veteran of the United States Army; he served in WWII. A graduate of Central High School, he also attended the University

Dorothy Wilson

Alabama
RAINSVILLE Dorothy "Memaw" Wilson, 76, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at her residence.Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. CDT Sunday from Fyffe Church of God.Burial in Mountain View Memory Gardens, www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com.Visitation 5-8 p.m.

In MemoryRobert Blanks

In memory
INMEMORYIn loving memory of our loved one Robert Earl Blanks, Jr.The Blanks, Caslin and Hammock family, we love.

In MemoryERICA CARROLL

In memory
In Loving memory and acknowledgement Erica L. Carroll Sept. 18, 1977 - Aug. 20, 2013 The family of Erica Carroll cannot adequately express our deep and sincere

In MemoryIN MEMORY

In memory
Walter L. Wigfall Sr.Aug. 13, 1931 - Sept. 20, 1977Called Home 36 years agoForever in our heartsMissed by the Wigfall family

In MemoryCard Of

In memory
The Family of the late Mr. Larry "Pee Wee" McCullough expresses sincere appreciation for all acts of kindness extended to us during our time of bereavement. We found comfort in your prayers, visits, telephone calls,

In MemoryBelinda Ruffin

In memory
April 8, 1948-Sept. 19, 2012Mama, it has been one year since you went home to your Lord. We thank God every day for the time we had with you. There is not a day we
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