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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 08, 2013



Herman

Hamilton county
Herman MooreHerman Mack Moore, 68, of Chattanooga, formerly of Rosalie/Flat Rock community, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013.Funeral at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, from Macklin Baptist Church, Rosalie, with burial New Hope Cemetery.Visitation 4-8

Leroy Beach

Hamilton county
Sr.Leroy Glenn Beach Sr., 67, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2013.Survivors: children; Revonda Shook, Laurie Gamble, Leroy Glenn Beach Jr. No public services at this time.Serenity Funeral Home & Cremation Center, LLC is in charge

Bob Blalock

Hamilton county
Sr.William Robert Blalock Sr., of Chattanooga, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, in a local healthcare facility.Services are private.Arrangements by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace. 423-877-3524.

Henry Burt

Hamilton county
VALLEY HEAD Henry Preston Burt, 80, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2012, at Erlanger hospital..Survivors include wife of 59 years, Ruth Burt; a son; three daughters; a brother, six sisters; grandchildren; great-grandchildren.Funeral 11 a.m.

Larry Camp

Hamilton county
GRAYSVILLE, Ga. Larry C. Camp, 60, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013.He was born to the late Willie C. Camp and Ruth Camp Boyd on Jan. 3, 1953 in Dunlap, Tenn. Larry worked as

Geraldine Campbell

Hamilton county
Geraldine Campbell, 73, formerly of Chattanooga, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2012, in Seattle.Survivors include siblings, Fannie (Willie) Penn, Margarite Ross, Ethel Brown and Johnny (Ann) Bowens; nieces, nephews.Arrangements by Bonney Waston on Broadway Funeral

Pete Carter

Hamilton county
CLEVELAND, Tenn. "Pete" James Carter, 81, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, in a local hospital. He moved here from Atlanta, but has been a resident in Cleveland for the past 35 years.

Mazie Cory

Hamilton county
Mary "Mazie" E. Cory, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. She was 98 years old.Mrs. Cory was born in Chattanooga, and was a longtime resident of the

Georgia Cox

Hamilton county
BRIDGEPORT, Ala. Georgia Mae Dawson Cox, 95, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013.Funeral at 2 p.m. CSTtoday, Jan. 8, at the funeral home chapel. Interment in Mount Carmel Cemetry. In lieu of flowers, donations may

Madge Dekle

Hamilton county
Madge Bates Manley Dekle, 93, of Hixson, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Eddie Everett

Hamilton county
Jr.James Edward "Eddie" Everett Jr., 60, a resident of Soddy-Daisy, passed from this life on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at a local hospital.He was a member of the North Hamilton Church of Christ.

Timothy Gains

Hamilton county
Timothy GainesTimothy Dewayne Gaines, 46, a resident of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday morning, Jan. 6, 2013, in a Chattanooga health care facility.Survivors and arrangements will be announced by Companion Funeral & Cremation Service who

Karen Garmon

Hamilton county
SOUTHSIDE, Ala. Karen Blackburn Garmon, 50, died on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 at UAB.Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel Brother John Hammonds will officiate.www.glencoehokesbluff.com.Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral

Dallas Hayes

Hamilton county
IDER, Ala. Dallas Hayes, 80, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Survivors include wife, Peggy Farmer Hayes; sons, Harold Hayes (Molly), Steven Hayes, Terrell Hayes (Kim), Darrell Hayes (Tammie), Bryan Hayes, Marty Hayes (Tonja); daughters,

Bill Hill

Hamilton county
JASPER, Tenn. Billy Frank "Bill" Hill, 81, passed away Saturday morning, Jan. 5, 2013 at 7:15 a.m. EST.He was a member of United Methodist Church of South Pittsburg, Tenn. He proudly served his country

Stephen Jackson

Hamilton county
J. Stephen Jackson, 64, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013.He was a member of New Salem Baptist Church. He was an excellent artist and wood carver, and he was

Olen James

Hamilton county
Sr.ROSSVILLE, Ga. Olen Ray James Sr., 88, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at his residence.He was owner and operator of Pro Painting and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. James was an avid

Jimmy Lankford

Hamilton county
Jimmy Don Lankford, 70, of Chattanooga went to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 from his earthly home.The family will receive friends today up to the hour of service at the funeral

Jack Lawler

Hamilton county
Jack Dee Lawler, 87, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. A resident of Chattanooga for over 18 years, he was a member of First Centenary Church. He was a Navy veteran of World War

Ruth Love

Hamilton county
IDER, Ala. Ruth L. Love, 92, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at her residence.Survivors: a daughter, Mary Anne Williams and husband David, of Ider; two sons, Clyde Love and daughter, Wanzie, of Ider, Jim H.

Emma Mikula

Hamilton county
DAYTON Emma Leona Mikula, 50, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at her home.Funeral at noon Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. David Hobbs officiating.www.vanderwallfh.com.Visitation at Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton where they

Nancy Perry

Hamilton county
ROSSVILLE, Ga. Nancy C. Perry, 61, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Miggie Porter

Hamilton county
Irene PorterTRENTON, Ga. Miggie Irene Porter, 93, passed away Monday Jan. 7, 2013.She was a long time caregiver, member of Dade Senior Citizens and member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.She was preceded in death

Ruby Raulston

Hamilton county
BRIDGEPORT, Ala. Ruby Lee Raulston, 66, passed away, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2012.She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Edward Raulston Sr.; parents, Raymond H. and Rachel Brown Sisco; and sisters, Ruth

Charles Rogers

Hamilton county
CLEVELAND, Tenn. Charles William Rogers, 73, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at his residence.He was retired from Magic Chef after 20 years of service.Mr. Rogers was preceded in death by his wife of

Ruth Roop

Hamilton county
Ruth Craig Roop, 89 of Chattanooga, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at the home of her special caregivers, Jeff and Mary Lee of Apison, Tenn. Born April 6, 1923 in Loudon, Tenn., she was the

Cathy Rutledge

Hamilton county
Cathy Ann Rutledge, 59, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, in a local hospital.She was preceded in death by Johnnie Mae Johnson-Bradford.Survivors include her partner, Janet Adams; sons, Napoleon (Gail) Rutledge Jr. and

Sharon Sartin

Hamilton county
WHITWELL, Tenn. Sharon Denise Sartin, 57, passed away Saturday, Jan 5, 2012.Sharon worked at Parkridge Medical Center and Siskin Hospital.She was preceded in death by her father, Johnnie Hubert Hamlin; aunt, Maudy Hardy.Sharon enjoyed

Fred Scott

Hamilton county
Fred Sterling Scott, 66, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, in the Hospice Care Center.The body will lie-in-state at 10 a.m. today at Taylor Funeral Home with a graveside service to follow at

James Shupe

Hamilton county
James T. Shupe, 76, of Graysville, Tenn., passed away on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his family.Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, in the South Crest

Dustin Smith

Hamilton county
Dustin L. "Duddy" Smith, 38, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, in a local hospital.He was a member of First Baptist of Washington Hills Church and a 1993 graduate of

Lillie Smith

Hamilton county
TRION, Ga. Lillie Margie Smith, 94, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.Funeral services are 11 a. m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at Mason Funeral Home.Visitation is 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday.Mason Funeral Home, Summerville, is

Chester Spralling

Hamilton county
Chester Spralling, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, in a local hospital.Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Mary Williams

Hamilton county
Mary Elizabeth Williams, 78, after an extended illness, she transitioned to her heavenly home on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. She was born on Aug. 24, 1934 in Louisville, Ky.She was one of nine children born

Frances Wissler

Hamilton county
DALTON, Ga. Frances Marie Owens Wissler, 59, died Friday, Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, from Rock Bridge Community Church.Visitation 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesday at Rock Bridge Community Church.Online

Lassie Woody

Hamilton county
LaGRANGE, Ky. Lassie D. Woody, 95, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013.Survivors: children, Charles Woody and wife, Carol and Judy Bingham and husband, Jim; six grandchildren.Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.Visitation

In MemoryThomas Little

In memory
INMEMORYTHOMAS E. LITTLE, SR.Jan. 7, 1936- July 7, 2011HAPPY BIRTHDAY To a wonderful Husband, Father, Grandfather and Brother. Gone but not forgotten. Your Beloved Wife Betty, Children, Grandchildren, Jones and Webb Families

In MemoryIn Memory

In memory
Clifford Edwin FarrisMay 9, 1950-Jan 8, 2011It's been two years sinceGod called you from labor to reward. Each day we think of you and miss you deeply but, we know you're resting in the Arms

In MemorySandra Taylor

In memory
SANDRA RENEE PRESLEY TAYLORJuly 17, 1957-Jan. 8, 2008Its been five years since you left us. We all miss you and still love you. Your Mother, Marian Presley, Children, Grandchildren, Sisters, Brother and all other
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