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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 22, 2013


Michael ArpRINGGOLD 1st Sgt. Michael Alan Arp, 62, passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, to be with the savior Jesus Christ. He was a lifelong resident of Catoosa County and a member of Post

Dorothy Armstrong

Hamilton county
Dorothy Harper Armstrong, 85, of Chattanooga died Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. She was born Oct. 27, 1927 in Chattanooga to the late Carl Harper and Gladys Martin.She was preceded in death by her husband Freddie

Michael Boucher

Hamilton county
Michael William Boucher, 75, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Survivors include his wife, Irene Boucher; son, Robert Andrew Boucher (fiance, Michelle Toll); and sister, Elaine (Clive) Gio-Batta of England.Private services.Visit to

Wallace Burt

ROSSVILLE Wallace "Wally" Quinton Burt, 46, passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.He was born in Fort Oglethorpe to the late Sara and Clayton Burt and had lived in the North Georgia area for

Richard Cadavero

Hamilton county
Richard "Cad" Cadavero, 74, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 at his home in Collegedale, Tenn., after his 10 year battle with non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Richard Cadavero was born March 12, 1939 in Yonkers, NY

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

Carolyn Cole

Hamilton county
Carolyn J. Cole, 48, went home to her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at her residence.She was a loving mother, grandmother and daughter.She leaves behind to cherish her memory a daughter, Joy

Chad Cook

LaFAYETTE Chad Parker Cook, 32, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.Funeral from the Wallis Memorial Chapel Monday at 5 p.m. Service by Rev's. W.C. Pence and Billy Hampton.Interment: LaFayette
FORT OGLETHORPE Margaret Z. "Dee" Crawley, 66, passed away Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at her residence. She was a native of Detroit, Mich. and had lived in the north Georgia area since 1975 where

Timothy Gilley

Hamilton county
Timothy "Timmy" A. Gilley, 51, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2013.He was the son of the late Harry R. Gilley Sr. and Margaret A. Holcomb and was preceded in death by his

Margaret Hale

COOKEVILLE Margaret Bacon Hale, passed away Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.Mrs. Hale was a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1943. After graduation she was named home demonstration

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

Jean Hubbard

FORT OGLETHORPE Wilmajean "Jean" White Hubbard, 89, left his earth to be with her Heavenly Father and family on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013.Jean was preceded in death by her parents, James "Whistle" White

Timothy Jennings

Hamilton county
Timothy Phillip Jennings, 62, of Harrison, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013.Tim was employed at Metro Boiler Tube Co. Inc. in Ringgold Ga., and formerly employed at Amercan Bicycle Group (Litespeed), and a 1969

Mary Jo

Hamilton county
Mary Jo Chapman Shrader, loving wife and mother passed away at her residence on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 at the age of 64. Mrs. Shrader was preceded in death by her parents, Lavay and Melvie

Thomas Knight

ROSSVILLE Thomas Knight, 65, passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. He was a loving father, grandfather, and great-great-grandfather who loved motorcycles, auto repair, and playing poker. He was a great friend and

Carolyn Langen

Other areas
ANDERSON, S.C. Carolyn Ann Langen, 52, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.Services will be Monday, Sept. 23, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home.Visitation: today 6-8 p.m.www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.comThe McDougald Funeral

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

Wanda Peterson

Hamilton county
Wanda Sue Bohon Peterson, a skilled teacher, avid volunteer and loving parent, died Thursday Sept. 12, 2013 of natural causes. She was 73.Wanda Sue Bohon was born in Manhattan, Kan., in 1940. She later moved

Joe Phillips

SUMMERVILLE Mr. Joe Hutchinson Phillips, 99, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.Survivors, children, Joe Phillips Jr., Katherine (Charles) Frady; sister, Jewell Brown; grandchildren, Charles Michael Frady, Kenneth Duane Frady, LaVonna Dawn Frady, Philana Phillips, Marcus

William Rose

Hamilton county
Sr.William Earl Rose Sr., 66, of Ooltewah, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013.He was an active member of Bayside Baptist Church.William was a 1965 graduate of Kirkman High School,

James Sanders

Hamilton county
James Curtis "Stuff" Sanders, 73, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at his residence.He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a former employee of Wheland Foundry. He was a member

Margaret Smith

Hamilton county
Margaret Smith, died on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013. She was married to the late attorney and former Hamilton County Juvenile Court Judge Dixie T. Smith.She was the mother of Carol (deceased), Shannon, Robert (Pam), and

Cathy Stephens

TRENTON Cathy Lynn Stephens, 52, passed away Friday Sept. 20, 2013.She was preceded in death by her father Hershel Dugan.Survivors include daughters Cara and Jake Case, Carly Stephens; sister Caren Schepisi; brother Hal Dugan;

Lois Suggs

Hamilton county
Lois Harper Suggs, 87, of Chattanooga died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013. She was born Sept. 8, 1926 to Patrick and Dora Harper. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years Earl H.

Frank Tapley

ROSSVILLE Franklin "Frank" Bennett Tapley Sr., 74, departed this life Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.He was born in Chattanooga to the late James Thomas and Anna Belle Tapley. Frank retired from the United States Navy

Kenneth Thornton

Hamilton county
Kenneth E. Thornton, 84, passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at Alexian Health Care in Signal Mountain.Born in Lexington, Ala., his family moved to Winter Garden, Fla. when he was a teenager. He graduated from

Dieter Ward

Hamilton county
Dieter Ward, 63, of Sale Creek passed away on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. He owned and operated C and M Alarms for many years.Survivors include his wife, Vickie Ward, Sale Creek; sons, Robert (Liz)

In MemoryDale Anderson

In memory
INMEMORYHappy 50th BirthdayDale Antonio (Tony) AndersonSept. 22, 1963-Nov. 30, 2006We love and missed youGreatly missed by: son Jamal, mother Phyllis Diane, father, James, brothers Clarence Pierre, Larry, sister Sue and other relatives and family


In memory
IN LOVING MEMORYQuincy Ladarrius Bell Sr.Little did we know that Saturday morning of September 22, 2012 God was going to call your name.In life we loved you dearly, in death we do the same. It

In MemoryPatrick Green

In memory
INMEMORYSeptember 22, 1980Happy BirthdayWe will always remember you on this day. Our hearts still ache with sadness because we love and miss you so.Your Family

In MemoryCard of

In memory
Thank YouThe families of Junelle T. Lawson express their sincere appreciation for all acts of kindness extended to us during our time of bereavement. Special thanks goes out to her doctors, Greater Faith Temple
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