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Local Obits for Sun. Jan 20, 2013



Dean Anderson

Hamilton county
Dean D. Anderson, of Ooltewah, died on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 at Erlanger Health Systems. Dean was a computer programmer for USXpress. He served in The United States Air Force during the Vietnam War.Survivors are

Jack Arnold

Hamilton county
, Sr.Jack Brown Arnold, Sr., 83, passed on to be with the Lord at his home on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 after a six-month battle with cancer. He was a loving father, grandfather, brother, and

Betty Brooks

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA Betty Johnson Brooks, 81, passed away on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013.Betty has been a resident of Chickamauga and a member of Fellowship Baptist Church since 1952. Betty was a loving mother, grandmother and

Wilda Bullard

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA Wilda Bullard, 94, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013.Born March 20, 1918 in Columbus, Miss., Wilda moved to Flintstone, Ga., in 1925 with her parents when her father became a grower for Morse Brothers

Alma Bunch

Georgia
FORT OGLETHORPE, Ga. Alma Bunch, 73, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013.Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.comFuneral services will be held on Monday, Jan. 21, at Noon in the South Crest Chapel of Lane

Mildred Burgess

Other areas
CAPECORAL, Fla. Mildred "Millie" Ann Burgess, 75, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 at Gulf Coast Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, FL.Memorial Service: Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m., Burt Chapel, Valley-Head.Burt Funeral Home in

Marlys Colville

Hamilton county
Marlys Olsen Colville, 88, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 following a brief illness. Marlys was born in Bowden, N.D., on Sept. 16, 1924 and had made Chattanooga her home since 1929.She was preceded in

Grace Fitch

Hamilton county
Grace McIntosh Fitch, formally of Chattanooga, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 in an Atlanta Hospital.She is survived by a brother, Billy McIntosh Sr., of Chattanooga, Tenn.; a sister, Mamie Whitehead, of Detroit, Mich.; other nieces,

Joseph Fryar

Hamilton county
, Sr.Joseph Bryan Fryar, Sr., 85 of Chattanooga passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 at his home. He was born Sept. 12, 1927 in Chattanooga to the late Pleasant Franklin and Emma Laura Fryar.Mr. Fryar

William G

Hamilton county
William G. ("Bill") Braswell, 81, of Hixson, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. He was the son of the late Troy and Kathryne Braswell. Bill

A Gentry

Hamilton county
RINGGOLD A. Gentry Paul, 72, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway.

Elizabeth Gross

Tennessee
SPRINGCITY Elizabeth "Libby" Hodges Gross (nee Futrell), 52, died peacefully in Minneapolis, Minn., on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, surrounded by her family.Born Aug. 28, 1960 in Chattanooga, to Tommie Jo "T.J." and Warren Randolph

Louise Hagan

Hamilton county
Louise Hagan, left her hospital bed and wheelchair behind to join her Savior and many friends and relatives awaiting her arrival in heaven on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. She was born June 12, 1917.It is

Bill Hoback

Hamilton county
James William "Bill" Hoback, Sr., of Chattanooga, went home to be with his Lord, on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. He was 96 years old.Services for Bill will be held at 2 p.m. today at

Mary Jane

Hamilton county
Mary Jane Humble, 75, of Signal Mountain, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. She was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.Survivors include her husband, Joel R. Humble; three sons: Joel (April) Humble,

Timothy Lopez

Hamilton county
Timothy Lopez, infant son of Cristobal and Juana Lopez passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013.Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.Graveside services will be held Monday, Jan. 21, at 2:30 p.m. at the TN-GA Memorial Park.The

Nelle Mason

Tennessee
WINCHESTER Nelle Keith Mason, 96, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. Visitation: 1-3 p.m. today at the Family Life Center of Winchester Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Services will follow at 3:30 p.m. in the church

Judy Mayse

Hamilton county
Judith "Judy" M. Giles Mayse, of Soddy Daisy, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. She was 69 years old.Judy was born in Cullman, Ala., and was a longtime

Robbie McGarry

Hamilton county
Robbie "Bobbie" Presley McGarry, 86, of St. Louis Park, Minn., passed away in her home on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012.Born in Chattanooga on March 22, 1926, and Bobbie was a 1943 graduate of City High

Diane Moore

Hamilton county
Diane Hardesty Moore, 66, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. Complete arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 423-877-3524.

Cheyanne Morrison

Hamilton county
Cheyanne May Morrison, infant daughter of Ashlyn Keener and Colton Morrison went to heaven on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. She was preceded in death by paternal grandfather, Robbie Morrison; maternal great-grandmother, Janice Owens.She is survived

Frances Perron

Hamilton county
Frann Perron, 92 of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, after complications from a fall. She was born on May 24, 1920 in Brooklyn, N.Y. and raised her family on Staten Island,

William Phillips

Tennessee
, Jr. CLEVELAND William Wesley Phillips, Jr., 72, passed away, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at his home. He was a member of Broad Street United Methodist Church. He earned his Master's Degree in

Burton Pierce

Hamilton county
George Burton (Burt) Pierce, a prominent North Chattanooga engineer, surveyor and property developer for more than six decades, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 in hospice care at the age of 90.Mr. Pierce, a veteran of

Virginia Ramey

Georgia
TRENTON, Ga. Virginia Stella Ramey, 84, passed away, Friday Jan. 18, 2013 at her residence. She was a retired cook from Whizz Burger, Tiftonia.She was preceded in death by her son, James Pell, Jr.Survivors

Betty Reed

Tennessee
GRANDVIEW Betty J. Reed, 77, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013.Funeral services are Monday, Jan. 21, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home. Interment is in the Reed Cemetery. Visitation:

Wilma Reel

Tennessee
GRAYSVILLE Wilma Ruth Reel, 90, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013.Services: 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2013 in the Chapel of Coulter Garrison Funeral Home with Rev. Clyde Fitzgerald officiating.Visitation: 2-6 p.m. todayInterement: Rhea Memory
LOUDON, Tenn. Patricia Britt Richardson of the Tellico Village Community, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother dedicating her life to

Ronald Rogers

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Ronald "Ron" William Rogers, 66, passed away at his home on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. He was born on June 2, 1946 to the late Joseph and Rena Rogers.Ron was a resident of

Louise Smith

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Kate Louise Smith, 94, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.Condolences may be sent to lane-southcrestchapel.com.Graveside services will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Tennessee-Georgia Memorial

Frankie Smith

Hamilton county
Frankie Ruth Arp Smith, 73 of Michigan, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. She was born Dec 3, 1939 in Blue Ridge, Ga. Her father was the late William H. Arp. Her mother Maud

Betty Sneed

Hamilton county
CLEVELAND Betty Sneed, 83, passed away on Friday afternoon, Jan. 18, 2013 in a Chattanooga hospital.Betty is survived by her loving husband of 55 year, one son and daughter in law Tim and Dottie

Amee Spurlock

Hamilton county
Amee (Agnes) Warwick Spurlock, 40, formerly of Chattanooga, died on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 in Vicksburg, Miss. Amee attended Notre Dame High School and graduated Porter Chapel Vicksburg, Mississippi before attending Loyola University in

Cleve Von

Hamilton county
Cleve Von Page, 59, a resident of Chattanooga passed away on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 in a local hospital.He is preceded in death by his parents Willie Frank and Alzata Page.Cleve is survived by one

Thomas Walker

Tennessee
WHITWELL Thomas Milton Walker, 94, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. Services will be today at 2 p.m. CST in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Phillip Layne officiating. Burial in Walker Cemetery. Online condolences

John Yarbrough

Tennessee
WINCHESTER John Thomas "Tommy" Yarbrough, 69, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. today, Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Funeral services: 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment: Franklin Memorial Gardens.

Anita Young

Alabama
VALLEYHEAD, Ala. Mrs. Anita Young, 93, passed away on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 following a lengthy illness.Anita lived most of her life in Valley Head, later moving to Fort Payne and then to Chattanooga.

In MemoryINMEMORY

In memory
INMEMORYMargie R. Patterson(May 19, 1950- Jan. 19, 2006)In loving and unforgettable Memory of a Dear Wife, Mother and GrandmotherOn this the seventh anniversary of your departure, you are still the love, light and joy of

In MemoryCARLYLE GHIDEN

In memory
Carlyle James "Bubba" GhidenJan. 20, 1949 - Mar. 24, 2003Happy 64th BirthdayGone... But will never ever be forgotten.We Love You,Your Sisters, and Family

In MemoryERIC JONES

In memory
INMEMORYMR. Oct. 3, 1960 - Jan. 20, 2011Gone but not forgotten.Loved and missed by your Daughter, Brother and the Jones and Shelmon Families.

In MemoryAUDREY ZACKERY

In memory
INMEMORYAUDREY E. ZACKERYIn our hearts you live on. We love and miss you dearly. Love, Daughter, Son.The Zackerys
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