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Local Obits for Mon. Apr 22, 2013

DaVonte Ammons

Hamilton county
Jr.DaVonte' Dawun Ammons Jr. (aka June Bug) went home to be with the Lord Monday, April 15, 2013.He was born Oct. 10, 2012, at a local hospital.He was preceded in death by several cousins

Eunice Cathy

Hamilton county
Eunice Buckner Cathy, 88, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2013. She was born in Shady Dale, Ga. in 1924 to the late Edgar Harrison and Emma Ethel Linch Buckner. After her parents died when she

Itzell Crawley

Itzel CrawleyDAYTON Itzell Bell Crawley, 93, died Thursday, April 18, 2013 at her daughters residence in Hixson.She was a lifetime resident of Rhea County and a member of Dayton First Baptist Church and Crusaders

Hazel Cross

CHICKAMAUGA Hazel Davis Cross, 88, passed away Saturday April 20, 2013 at her residence. A lifelong resident of the North Georgia, Chattanooga area she was a former employee of Red Food where she worked

Earl Davis

Hamilton county
, Jr.Earl O. Davis, Jr., 83, of Chattanooga died Saturday, April 20, 2013. He was born Oct. 6, 1929 in Chattanooga, a son of the late Earl O. Davis, Sr. and Mary Bell Davis. He

Timothy Duerod

Hamilton county
Timothy Duerod, 65, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, April 15, 2013 in a local hospital. Graveside service will be today at 1 p.m. in Ruth Cofer Cemetery. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga,

LeBron Gass

ROSSVILLE T. LeBron Gass 78, went home to be with the Lord Sunday April 21, 2013.He was a native of Trenton Ga., a son of the late Lawrence Milton and Bessie Dawkins Gass.

Darrell Jason

Hamilton county
Darrell Arthur Jason, 76, of Chattanooga died Thursday April 18, 2013.Survivors include one son Jeff Jason; three daughters Wendy Jason, Amanda Cowan and Courtney Rundell; several grandchildren and one great grandchild.Graveside services will be held

Ann Jones

FLAT ROCK Ann Riddick Murrell Jones, 86, died Friday, April 19, 2013. Raised in the Saint Elmo area, she graduated from Chattanooga High School and went on to graduate from the University of Tennessee

William Jones

Hamilton county
William L. Jones, 40, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2013 in an area hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Charlotte Mason

ROSSVILLE Charlotte Vaughn Mason, 73, passed away peacefully, Sunday, April 21, 2013, in the loving comfort of her family. Born March 12, 1940 in Chattanooga, Tenn. she was the daughter of the late John

Hazel Mayes

Hamilton county
Hazel P. Mayes, 87, went to be with her heavenly Father Friday evening, April 19, 2013.Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, and visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 11 a.m.

Jackie Moody

Hamilton county
Jackie Moody, 68, of Chattanooga, died Sunday, April 21, 2013. He was a member of Highway 28 Church of God.Jackie was a former tax assessor and county executive for Bledsoe County.Jackie was preceded in death

Yong Nash

Hamilton county
Yong Hu Nash, 70, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, April 15, 2013 in a Nashville hospital. She was a member of Collegedale Korean SDA Church. She was an Eastern Star (KAW Blue Lodge

James Pickett

WHITWELL James Hoyte "Tag" Pickett, 78, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2013 at home surrounded by family. Mr. Pickett attended Mineral Springs Church of God and was retired from TVA. He served in

Mary Reid

Hamilton county
Mary Reid, 75, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2013 at a local healthcare facility. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.
ROSSVILLE Monday Michelle Schreiber DeBord, 35, lost her life Friday, April 19, 2013 in an automobile accident in Dixon Tenn. She was a passenger in a vehicle which left the road

Johnny Shetter

FALLING WATER Johnny Carl Shetter, 48, passed away on Friday, April 19, 2013.Johnny loved his wife, children and grandchildren deeply. He was a member of the Falling Water Baptist Church. He was a 1983

Annie Sims

ELORA Annie D. Sims, 83, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2013.Funeral service: 2 p.m. on Tuesday in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment will follow in Elora Cemetery, Elora, TN. Visitation: 1-2 p.m. Tuesday,

Cynthia Williams

Hamilton county
Cynthia B. Williams, 51, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2013 at a local healthcare facility. Arrangemens by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Bill Willingham

Hamilton county
Mr. William H. "Bill" Willingham, 80, passed on Friday morning, April 19, 2013 at his home.Mr. Willingham was preceded in death by his parents, Jessie Woods Jackson and Fred Willingham; Freddie Franklin, Linda Willingham Hines,

Troy Wilson

Hamilton county
Troy Lee Wilson, 88, of Chattanooga, Tenn. went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 19, 2013.Troy was born on March 31, 1925 in La Fayette, Ga. to Fred and Mamie Howard.In 1941, he

Mary Worley

Hamilton county
Mary Katherine Worley, 78, of Soddy Daisy, passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2013 in a Chattanooga hospital.Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services; 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson, Tennessee. 423-531-3975


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INMEMORYGlenn Gass April 22, 1931 Happy Birthday Glenn EverettWe miss you very much. From wife, Bobbie, daughters, Alva and Debbie, and the grandchildren


In memory
Edd Green, Jr.Happy 66th Birthday, DadBe strong and of good courage, fear not, He will not fail thee nor forsake thee.From Sons, Jeff & Corey

In MemoryWilliam Jordan

In memory
nk April 22, 1997Happy Birthday! We think about you every day, and love you. Love, Mommy and Daddy, Grandmother and Grandaddy, Nana and Poppy


In memory
INMEMORYTONJA VICK RASHDec. 15, 1969 - April 22, 2010Aunt Ta,Once again, another year has passed. Not a day goes by that we dont think about you, but we know one day we will see


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INMEMORYWilliam E. SoutherlandOct. 22, 1930 - April 22, 2012JoAnn SoutherlandApril 27, 1935 - June 6, 2000InMemory of our Mom and Dad.We miss you and think of you every day. Your loving children, Sonny, Mike,
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