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Local Obits for Mon. Apr 01, 2013



Nina Brooks

Hamilton county
Nina L. Tory Brooks, 87, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, March 25, 2013, in a local hospital.She was a member of East Ridge Church of Christ.She was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and

Carl Cameron

Alabama
IDER Carl Richard Cameron, 69, died Saturday, March 30, 2013 at his residence.Mr. Cameron served in the US Army and was a retired military parts inspector. Survivors include, wife, Debra Lee Cameron; son, David

Joe Carroll

Hamilton county
Joe Carroll, 68, of Soddy-Daisy, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 29, 2013. He was a member of Oak Street Baptist Church, and he was retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad

Louis Chislom

Hamilton county
, Jr.Louis Chislom, Jr., 58, departed this life on Wednesday, March 27, 2013. He was born June 30, 1954 in Chattanooga, Tenn. to the late Louis Chislom, Sr. and Mrs. Deloria A. Chislom Westfield.

Bert Cunningham

Hamilton county
Bert Cunningham departed this life on Thursday, March 28, 2013. He was born to the late Sue Broadnax and Bert Cunningham, Sr. Bert was honorably discharged from the US Navy and finally accepted Christ.

Carol Deutscher

Alabama
FACKLER Carol Jo Parsons Deutscher, 79, died Saturday, March 30, 2013.Visitation will be today 5-9 p.m. CST at Rudder Funeral Home in Stevenson, AL. Service: Tuesday, April 2, at 1 p.m. CST in funeral

Jannette Elder

Hamilton county
Jannette Elder, 58, passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at a local hospital.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Raymond Ellis

Alabama
HENAGAR Raymond Austin Ellis, 95, died Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Shepherd's Cove. Mr. Ellis was retired from Crane Enamel Company.Survivors include, wife Lucille York Ellis, daughter, Mary Waldrop (James "Shorty"), sons, Richard

Ella Everett

Hamilton county
Ella M. Everett, 88, of Sale Creek, Tenn. died Saturday, March 30, 2013.Ella was a longtime resident of Sale Creek, a member of the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, she enjoyed her Sunday School class, was

Mary Gregory

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Mary Frances Gregory, 82, died Friday, March 29, 2013. Survivors: daughter: Lillian Diane Placek; son: Kenneth Weaver.Funeral services will be Tuesday, April 2, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral

C Gregory

Hamilton county
C. Gregory Dix, 67, of Hixson, Tenn. passed away Friday, March 29, 2013. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. to the late Forrest "Happy" and Willie Mae Brooks Dicks. He was a native of

Paul Hatchette

Hamilton county
Paul Jones "P. J." Hatchette, 74, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 29, 2013 surrounded by family members. He was born July 8, 1938 in Spartanburg, S.C. to the late Altonia and

Rose Heise

Hamilton county
Rose Evelyn White Heise, 81, of Ooltewah, Tenn. left this world to meet "Her Jesus" on Saturday, March 30, 2013.She was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Chattanooga. God gave her

Ollie Hill

Hamilton county
Ollie F. Hill passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2013 at a local healthcare facility.Arrangements are being entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors 1724 McCallie Ave, 423-265-4414.

Chester Hunt

Georgia
WILDWOOD Chester Lebron Hunt, 67, died at his residence Saturday afternoon March 30, 2013. He retired from Roper Corp. in Chattanooga and was a graduate of Dade County High School Class of 1964. Mr.

JD Hurtt

Georgia
J. D. HurttTRION Mr. J. D. Hurtt, 86, died Saturday, March 30, 2013.Survivors, wife, Mamie Hurtt; sons, Michael Hurtt, Timothy Hurtt; sister, Faye Hurtt Cross; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Services, 2 p.m. Tuesday, April

Effie Keith

Hamilton county
Effie Varner Keith, of Hixson, passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2013. Effie was born and has been a lifelong resident of the Hixson area. She retired from Signal Apparel and was a member of

Robert Kempson

Hamilton county
Robert Bailey Kempson, a man of God, went to Heaven early Friday, March 29, 2013.He was a Christian who believed that Jesus Christ, the son of God, was his Lord and Savior and he tried

Beverly Kendall

Hamilton county
Beverly Kendall, 57, passed away on Saturday evening, March 30, 2013 at a local Hospital.Arrangements are being entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors 1724 McCallie Ave, 423-265-4414.

Zollie Kidwell

Hamilton county
, Jr.Zollie E. Kidwell, Jr., of Hixson, passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2013. He was 85 years old.Zollie was raised in Crossville, Tenn. in the old Homesteads, and was a longtime resident of the

Roy Krupp

Hamilton county
Roy E. Krupp, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, March 29, 2013. He was 95 years old.Roy was born and raised in New Athens, Ill. and was a longtime resident of Belleville, Ill. before

Fred Lane

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Fred Lane, 85, passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2013 in a local hospital.Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.

Milton Masterson

Hamilton county
Milton "Dink" Masterson, 80, of Hixson slipped away Friday, March 29, 2013, with his family at his side. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home chapel with Pastor

Regina McMillan

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Regina Spradlin McMillan, 68, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2013. She was of the Baptist faith.Mrs. McMillan was preceded in death by her Parents, Roy and Irene Spradlin; Husband, Jimmy McMillan; Son, Lee

Ruth McOsker

Hamilton county
Ruth McOsker 84, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at local healthcare facility.Final Arrangements are pending and will be announced by Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors 1724 McCallie

Wanda Pickett

Hamilton county
Wanda PickensWanda Pickens, 55, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at a local hospital.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Richard Puckett

Hamilton county
Richard Alexander Puckett, 44, of Chattanooga passed away on Friday, March 29, 2013 in an area hospital. He was a 1981 graduate of Hixson High School.He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Jessie

David Richardson

Hamilton county
David Timothy Richardson, 77, of Chattanooga, Tenn. passed away, Friday, March 29, 2013 in a flying accident.Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort with the family.Services are pending and will be announced by Heritage Funeral

William Roush

Hamilton county
William L. Roush 57, passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2013 at a local Hospital.Arrangements are being entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors 1724 McCallie Ave, 423-265-4414.

Kenneth Scott

Tennessee
DUNLAP Kenneth Francis Scott, 75, passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2013. He was of the Baptist faith. Kenneth retired from Nashville Metro Government and was a member of Nashville Masonic Lodge

Ann Sherrill

Tennessee
SOUTHPITTSBURG Ann Anderson Sherrill, 103, passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at the Bridge at South Pittsburg.She was a faithful member of Holly Avenue United Methodist Church in South Pittsburg for 72 years,

Agnes Williams

Hamilton county
Agnes Williams, 81, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at a local hospital.She was preceded in death by her parents, Ike and Suzie Robinson; husband, Harold Williams, Jr.; sisters, Mattie Favor, Catherine Robinson; brothers,

In MemoryMary Smith

In memory
Mary Campbell Smith, April 1, 1932- Nov. 14, 1999Remembering Our Mother Happy Birthday, we all love you! Hilly and Wilma, Sparkle, Ronald and Helena, Renee, Grandchildren And Family.

In MemoryLONNIE SMITH

In memory
LONNIE W. SMITH, SR.Apr. 1, 1926 - Feb. 4, 2011Birthday RemembranceWe miss you more than words can say, our hearts our sad each day. We know non of us our here to stay, each day

In MemoryVIRGINIA YOUNG

In memory
VIRGINA TURNIPSEED YOUNGMarch 4, 1924 - April 1, 2008Mother, Its five years today and we still love and miss you so much. With all our love, your daughter and son-in-law Maxine and Dwight
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