Obits Archives

Submit an Obit

The first 50 words are free and then it is 50 cents per word. Photos are $25; double photos $35 (recent photo and photo from past). The obit daily deadline is 3 p.m. Major credit cards are accepted.

Obits must be submitted from local funeral homes. If it is an out of town funeral home, crematory, or if the body was donated, the family may submit the obituary but the newspaper must have proof of death - a letter from the institution or a death certificate, for instance.

Obits can be faxed to (423) 757-6674 or emailed to obits@timesfreepress.com. Please call (423) 757-6348 to confirm receipt and to make payment.

In Memory ads can be faxed to (423) 757-6461, emailed to advisor@timesfreepress.com or phone in at (423) 757-6200.

Local Obits for Thu. Apr 25, 2013



Janie Adkins

Hamilton county
Janie Brown Adkins, 46, formerly of Cleveland, Tenn., passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in Chattanooga.Janie was born in Morristown, Tenn., and raised in Cleveland, where she graduated from Cleveland High School. She

Margaret Brothers

Hamilton county
Margaret Alice Brothers, 89, passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, in a local hospital.Margaret was a secretary for Thompson, Rogers & Williams Accountants; she attended Unity Church in East Ridge, and was active with

Donald Brown

Tennessee
WHITWELL Donald W. "Donnie" Brown, 75, born July 11, 1937 received his new body Wednesday morning, April 24, 2013, and has gone home to spend eternity with his Lord and Savior

Bill Carter

Hamilton county
William C. "Bill" Carter, 67, of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 22, 2013.He and his wife owned and operated Extendlife Inc.He was preceded in death by his grandparents, William C.
Sr.CHICKAMAUGA Claude Woodrow Christian Sr, 82, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013.A memorial service celebrating Claude's life will be held at the Rossville Church of Christ at 2 p.m. Friday with Minister Jack

Lucille Clendenon

Tennessee
PALMER Lucille Sanders Clendenon, 68, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at her home.She was a member of Bibleway Holiness Church. She was born in Palmer on July 22, 1944 to Henry James and

Bill Cole

Alabama
NASHVILLE Bill Cole, 70 died Monday, April 22, 2013, in Nashville.He was born in Chattanooga, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.Survivors include wife of 39 years, Beulah Overdear Cole

Nell Dillard

Hamilton county
Nell Holland Dillard, 77, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, April 22, 2013, at her residence.She was employed 35 years by Erlanger Hospital and was a member of Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church.She was preceded in death

Anna Dixon

Tennessee
PIKEVILLE Anna D. Dixon, 48, died on Tuesday, April 23, 2013.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 26, 2013, with Rev. Jeff Smith officiating.The family will receive friends from 3-9 p.m.

Mike Dunn

Georgia
KENNESAW Robert "Mike" Dunn, 58, of Kennesaw and Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, April 19, 2013.He served in the U.S. Army several years retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. Mr. Dunn

Betty Eichelberger

Other areas
COLUMBUSH, Ohio Betty Lee Eichelberger, 91, formerly of Knoxville, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Emeritus at Chestnut Hill in Columbus,Betty was born and raised in St. Louis, Mo., only child of the

Mary Eslinger

Georgia
TUNNEL HILL Mary Alice Eslinger, 77, went home to her heavenly father Tuesday, April 23, 2013.Mrs. Eslinger was a loving, sweet mother and a lifelong farmer. She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.She

George Floyd

Hamilton county
George Washington Floyd, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2013. He was 83 years old.George was born in Jasper and has been a longtime resident of the Chattanooga area. George worked with TVA

Sandra Fuller

Georgia
SUMMERVILLE Sandra Ellen Edwards Fuller, 65, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013.Survivors, husband, Darwyn Fuller; son, Jeff Edwards; stepsons, Brad Fuller, Marcus Fuller; brother, Johnny Edwards; sisters, Wanda Groover, Sheila Flood; two grandchildren.Visitation is

Deborah Harvey

Georgia
POWDER SPRINGS Deborah Lynne Hicks Harvey, 56, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013.She had lived her childhood in Chickamauga, Ga., where she graduated from Gordon Lee High School Class of 1974. She attended University

Susie Howard

Georgia
CHICAMAUGA Susie "Meemaw" Howard, 74, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at her home.She was a lifetime member of McFarland United Methodist Church and a retired nurse with the Lookout Mountain Community Services where

Guy Keith

Hamilton county
Guy Edwin "PaPa" Keith, 90, of Hixson, passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2013.He was a US Army veteran and a bronze medal winner. He was a retired supervisor of the Hamilton County Maintenance

Marjorie King

Hamilton county
Marjorie Ann Carter Bradford King, 79, of Ramrod Key, Fla., died on Saturday, April 20, 2013.She was married to the late Louis Bradford of Chattanooga and presently wife of Dennis Lee King, of Ramrod Key,

Evan Millard

Tennessee
SOUTH PITTSBURG Evan E. Millard, 80, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at his home.Evan was a native of Chattanooga, but lived for several years in Orlando, Fla., and Dickson, Tenn., before moving near his

Jeanette Miller

Hamilton county
Jeanette Daughtrey Miller, 82, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2013.She was retired from DuPont after 30 years of service. She was an active member of Daisy Womens Club, Soddy-Daisy First Baptist

Robert Paschal

Hamilton county
Robert "Hambone" Paschal, 81, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, April 22, 2013, in a local hospital.Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

John Rice

Hamilton county
Jr.John L. Rice Jr., 66, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, in Jacksonville, Fla.He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Louvenia Pickett Rice Sr.; siblings, Neal and Harry Rice and

Sybil Smith

Hamilton county
Sybil Mae Smith, 88, of Chattanooga, passed Tuesday, April 23, 2013. A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, she was the daughter of the late Rubin and Ruby Smith. She was retired from DuPont with

Earnestine Wheelous

Hamilton county
TownsendEarnestine Wheelous-Townsend, 64, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at a local hospital.She was born Nov. 7, 1948 to the late John and Lillian Wheelous Sr. She was a faithful member of St. Mary

Mary Williams

Hamilton county
Mary Florence Martin Williams, born May 5, 1931 went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 joining her husband, Forrest A. Williams who preceded her in death in 2001. She

In MemoryINMEMORY

In memory
INMEMORY Virginia Jo Jackson April 25, 1933 April 30, 2011 Happy Birthday Momma! You were a WONDERFUL mother, Always so good,

In MemoryThelma Cox

In memory
INMEMORYThelma Cox ( Tiny)April 25, 1944Happy BirthdayGone but not forgotten. You will always have a place in our hearts. We will always miss you.Love, Sister-in-law Linda Harrison and Sister Ann Bush

In MemoryMac Minor

In memory
March 14, 1942-April 25, 2000We love and miss you.Your Family.

In MemoryCatherine Pope

In memory
INMEMORYMrs. April 25, 1947 - Aug. 16, 2012Love and miss you.Your Family.

In MemoryELMIRA SMITH

In memory
July 24, 1933 - April 25, 2009Gone But Not Forgotten.Marcus, BooBoo,Lil Robert, Juanita, SisterFamily and FriendsElmira Elmira

In MemoryLORENZO WHITE

In memory
Lorenzo "Renny" WhiteWe little knew that day,God would call your name.In life, we loved you dearly,Today, we do the same.We miss you,The White Family
IRONTON, Ohio (AP) - A man accused of starting a 1996 fire at an Ohio fireworks store that killed nine people has died in a mental health facility.
SPRING HILL, Fla. (AP) - Arnett Doctor, a key figure responsible for securing reparations for victims of the Rosewood massacre, has died in the Tampa Bay area following a long...
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A financial planner who worked with the University of Pittsburgh to create the Live Like Lou Center for ALS Research, has died of the disease he fought...
DALLAS (AP) - Dorman Cordell, who served as chief of several bureaus in his career with The Associated Press, has died at the age of 83.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Jerry Warren, the editor of San Diego's largest newspaper for 20 years and a White House press secretary during the Nixon and Ford administrations, died Friday...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Chuck Bednarik, a Pro Football Hall of Famer and one of the last great two-way NFL players, died early Saturday the Eagles said. He was 89.
Bob Kastenmeier, who represented Wisconsin's 2nd Congressional District for 32 years, died peacefully died Friday morning at his home in Arlington, Va. He was 91.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - The youngest half brother of late President Gerald Ford has died. He was 90.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - A woman who was among 13 selected for training as possible astronauts in the early 1960s has died at her northern Michigan home. She was...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Former U.S. Rep. Bob Kastenmeier, an early and staunch opponent of the Vietnam War who served 32 years in Congress, has died. The Wisconsin Democrat was...
The drummer for the heavy-metal band Twisted Sister has died. A.J. Pero was 55.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The nation's oldest female military veteran is dead. She was 108.
LOS ANGELES - Mike Porcaro, a bass player who performed along with his two brothers in the rock group Toto, died Sunday at his Los Angeles home. He was 59.
TEMECULA, Calif. (AP) - Andy Fraser, who co-wrote the rousing rock anthem "All Right Now" when he was the teenage bassist for the British rock band Free, has died in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A publicist says Mike Porcaro, former bass player for the Grammy-winning group Toto, has died. He was 59.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Richard J. Brennan Sr., part of one of New Orleans' best-known culinary families, has died at age 84.
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) - Charles S. Rowe, the former editor and co-publisher of The Free Lance-Star and a leading voice for press freedom, has died. He was 89.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - William Asbury, the former editor of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, has died at age 90.
Jimmy Greenspoon, the keyboardist for rock band Three Dog Night, has died. He was 67.
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) - An architect who designed modern and whimsical postmodern structures and later household goods sold at Target stores has died in New Jersey. Michael Graves was 80...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Nan Tucker McEvoy, the last member of the founder's family to head the San Francisco Chronicle and a prominent olive oil rancher, died Thursday after a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sally Forrest, an actress-dancer who graced the silver screen throughout the '40s and '50s in MGM musicals and films such as the 1956 noir "While the...