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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 28, 2013



Alfred Ammons

Hamilton county
Jr.,Alfred Ammons Jr., 49, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at a local hospital.A Chattanooga native, he was born April 7, 1963 and graduated from Notre Dame High School.He was a long time

Billy Anderson

Georgia
TRENTON Billy Joe Anderson, 60, died Tuesday morning, Feb. 26, 2013.He was employed with Accellent Inc. of Trenton as a mechanic in the maintenance department. Mr. Anderson was a veteran of the U.S.

Lassie Barnes

Tennessee
WHITWELL Lassie Gay Barnes passed away on Tuesday Feb. 26, 2013, at the age of 93.She was preceded in death by husband, Shirley Barnes; parents, Fate and Dealie Morrison Kilgore; sisters, Viola Kilgore, Bobby

Joe Bates

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Joe Talley Bates, 74, departed this life Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.Survivors include several nieces, nephews, and numerous friends.Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Lakewood

Minnie Chappel

Hamilton county
Minnie Maude Chappel, 99, passed on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at a local nursing home.She was educated in the public school system in Morgan County, Ga., and received a degree in secretarial science from Zion

Tom Cook

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Thomas Dale "Tom" Cook, 55, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, in Barnwell County, S.C.He was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and was of the Christian faith. Mr. Cook was a veteran of the

Joe Corlew

Tennessee
DAYTON Joe Dickson Corlew, 83, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, in Chattanooga.He was born Aug. 21, 1929 in Charlotte, Tenn., to the late William Parks and Thelma Loggins Corlew. He was also preceded

Geneva Davis

Hamilton county
Geneva DavisGeneva L. Davis, 91, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013.A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, she was preceded in death by her husband David Sampson; son, David Michael Davis. She was

Barry Davis

Georgia
CALHOUN Barry Lawrence Davis, 61, formerly of Jasper (Pickens County), Ga., passed away on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013.Funeral will be at 7:30 p.m. today at Friendship Baptist Church, Calhoun, with Rev. Leo Hampton officiating.The

Muriel Detty

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Muriel E. Detty, 89, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at her residence.Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday at the South Crest Chapel with

Glendon Duncan

Hamilton county
Glendon Duncan, 66, died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.

Waynie Edge

Georgia
TRION Waynie P. Edge, 87, passed away Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013.Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 1, at Pennville Christian Missionary Alliance Church.Interment in Greenhills Memory Garden.Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, Feb.

Gloria Ellis

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Gloria Dean Slack Ledford Ellis, 80, went home to be with Jesus late Monday, Feb. 25, 2013.Gloria was a faithful wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She gave her life to serve Jesus her

William Ensign

Hamilton county
William "Bill" Stark Ensign departed this life on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.He was born in Chattanooga, on May 7, 1924. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles E. Ensign and Lenore Stark

Nancy Evans

Tennessee
WHITWELL Nancy Helen Billingsley Dover Evans, 91, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.She was a former employee of Campbells Restaurant in Rossville, where she worked as a server for 25 years.She was the daughter

William Fryar

Hamilton county
Sr.William Thomas Fryar Sr., 84, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at a local healthcare facility.Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with Tommy Fryar officiating.Interment will

James Gwin

Hamilton county
James Ellsworth Gwin died on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, peacefully and at home surrounded by his loving family.He was preceded in death by his mother, Juanita Elizabeth; and his father, Madison Taylor.Jim is survived by

Samuel Herring

Hamilton county
Samuel "Lil Bro" Herring, 51, departed this life Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at a local hospital.He was born on May 20, 1961 to James and Olene Herring.He accepted Christ as his Savior and joined Olivet

Danny Hill

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Danny Lamar Hill, 65, passed away quietly and peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013.He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was of the Christian faith. He had previously worked

Calvin Keeton

Hamilton county
Calvin Dawes Keeton of East Ridge, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at home. He was 88 years old.Calvin was born in Carbon Hill, Ala., on Jan. 9. 1925 to the late Zora Cheatham

Beverly McKelvey

Hamilton county
Beverly Suelle Howard McKelvey passed away Tuesday Feb. 26, 2013.She was a member of South Seminole Baptist Church and a charter member of the We Care Singles Sunday School Class. A lifelong resident of Chattanooga
Sr.ROSSVILLE Kenneth Scott Moreland Sr., 48, departed this life on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.Kenneth was a beloved husband, father, paw-paw, son, brother and uncle.He was formerly employed with Custom Curb and was currently

Mildred Myers

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Mildred Myers, 77, passed away Monday, Feb. 25, 2013.She was born May 12, 1935.She was predeceased by her husband, James T. Myers; mother, Alice Gertrude Quinn; and sister, Charlotte Wynn.She is survived by

Billy Pilgrim

Hamilton county
ROSSVILLE Billy Pilgrim, 53, died on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.Billy is survived by his wife, Renee Pilgrim; daughter, Heather Pilgrim; his parents William and Louise Pilgrim; brothers, Ricky (Libby) Pilgrim and Gary Pilgrim; sister,

Carroll Rader

Hamilton county
Dewey Carroll Rader, 89, Chattanooga, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in a local health care center.A longtime resident of Chattanooga, Mr. Rader was retired from the U.S. Postal Service and was a veteran of the

Nancy Ray

Hamilton county
Nancy Lucille Jones Ray, 91, a lifelong resident of Knoxville, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in a nursing home in Chattanooga after a sustained period of declining health.Born June 22, 1921 to

Walter Rogers

Hamilton county
Jr.Walter J. Rogers Jr., 85, went to be with the Lord on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, from Memorial North Park Hospital.Walter was a graduate of Marion County High School of 1944; he graduated from

Constance Swanson

Hamilton county
Constance "Connie" Dolores Swanson, 92, departed this life for her heavenly home Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013.Beloved wife of the late Chester "Chet" Swanson.Loving mother of Judy (Larry) Zehnder, Erik (Pamela) Swanson, Kirsten (Tom) Miley and

Miriam Taylor

Hamilton county
Miriam L. Taylor, 88, longtime resident of Chattanooga, and most recently of Birmingham, Ala., passed into eternity on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013.Known affectionately to her grandchildren as "Mimi", she was a Christian who loved

Beatrice Thornton

Hamilton county
Beatrice Thornton, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at her residence. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Eula Walker

Hamilton county
Eula Mae Walker, 80, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in a local hospital.Funeral services at 1 p.m. today in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Brother John R. Taylor Sr. as

Izak Wessels

Hamilton county
Izak Frederick Wessels, M.D, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013.He is survived by his wife, Elaine Wessels; his children, Gunter, Delia, Rhoda; and five grandchildren.A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday,

Addie Whitehead

Hamilton county
Addie Whitehead, 85, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, in a local health care facility.Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, located at the

Daisy Wilbanks

Georgia
LaFAYETTE Daisy Murphy Wilbanks, 97, went to her heavenly home Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at her home.Daisy was a member of Second Baptist Church of LaFayette.Preceded in death by her husband, Emmett Wilbanks.She

Sibyl Woebbeking

Hamilton county
Sibyl Woebbeking, 81, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013.She was born in Fort Payne, Ala., the oldest of seven children to Martha Barkley Dupree and Alfred L. Dupree, Rainsville, Ala.She was employed

In MemoryASHLEY WAGNER

In memory
ASHLEY NICOLE WAGNERFeb. 29, 1996 - Aug. 25, 2010Today is your seventeenthbirthday and even though you were only with us for a brief moment in time, you will never be forgotten. Your beauty and sense

In MemoryLORENZO WHITE

In memory
Lorenzo "Renny" WhiteFeb. 28, 1956Happy BirthdayDeath leaves a heartacheNo one can healLove leaves a memoryNo one can steal.We remember & love you!The White Family
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