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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 24, 2013



Rev Archie

Georgia
.SUMMERVILLE Rev. Archie Lee Noles Jr., 71, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.Funeral service at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25 at West Berryton Faith Temple Holiness Church.Interment in West Hill Cemetery.Visitation from 6 to

Jean Baggett

Hamilton county
Delores Jean Baggett, 77, a lifelong resident of Soddy-Daisy, went home to be with our loving Lord, Jesus Christ on Monday, Jan, 21, 2013.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today in the funeral

Flossie Batts

Hamilton county
Flossie Batts, 76, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at a local hospital.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.
ROSSVILLE Leroy "Chuck" Castleberry, 82, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.He had lived in the North Georgia area for most of his life and was of

Kia Christopher

Georgia
SUMMERVILLE Kia Malaika Christopher, 35, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013.Service at 1 p.m. Saturday from the New Spirit and Truth Assembly of Jesus with the Rev. James Loveless officiating.Interment in Pennville Community Cemetery.Arrangements

Betty Collins

Alabama
BRIDGEPORT Betty Collins, 82, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Bridgeport Church of Christ.Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. today and 2-9 p.m. Friday

Fred Dave

Hamilton county
Fred "Freddy" Huey Dave, 74 passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in a hospice facility in Florida.He was the eldest child born to Mary Ruth and Fred Dave on Jan. 8, 1939 in Chattanooga.

Malcom Dukes

Hamilton county
Malcom Dukes died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013.Funeral arrangements entusted to Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith-Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., 423-265-4414.

Ronald Eaker

Georgia
ROME Ronald Paul Eaker, 56, passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013.Born in in Kankakee, Ill., June 9, 1956, Ron relocated to Chattanooga (Hixson) with his family when he was 12. Ron moved to Rome

Cheyenne Edwards

Hamilton county
Cheyenne Edwards, 62, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 in Chattanooga.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Maggie Essex

Tennessee
WINCHESTER Maggie Jane Essex, 85, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.She was born Sept. 25, 1927, in Chattanooga.Funeral services were 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, in Moore-Cortner Chapel with interment at Franklin Memorial

Reba Green

Tennessee
EVENSVILLE Reba Jane "Janie" Green, 58, died peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at U.T. Medical Center, Knoxville.She was a member of First Baptist Church in Dayton.She graduated from Rhea Central High School in 1972.

Kenny Hawkins

Hamilton county
Kendal Ray "Kenny" Hawkins, 63, of Flat Top Mountain, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.Services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel.The family will receive

Charlie Johnson

Hamilton county
Charlie Johnson, 79, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 at his home. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Judy Kaylor

Tennessee
DAYTON Judy Ann Kaylor, 58, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at her residence.A lifelong resident of Rhea County, she was a member of Victory Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by parents, Floyd Sr.

Jeffery Kendricks

Hamilton county
Jeffery Kendricks, 49, passed away on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, in Johnson City.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Stephen McGowan

Hamilton county
Stephen McGowan, 71, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.He retired from Pilgrim Pride.Stephen was baptized at an early age and accepted Jesus Christ as his

Doris Messenger

Hamilton county
Doris Ruth Ledford Messenger passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Hixson. Her beloved siblings were with her, as were other family members.Doris was born July 18, 1941, in Chattanooga, to Lawrence

Anna Murray

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA Anna Louise "Lou Ann" Fowler Garner Murray, 69, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.She was born in Chickamauga, to the late Ernest and Anna Victorine Bradley Fowler. She was a lifelong

Bobie Owens

Hamilton county
Bobbie OwensBobbie J. Owens, 56, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.Funeral arrangements entusted to Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith-Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., 423-265-4414.

Nancy Prince

Hamilton county
Nancy Lynn Williams Prince, 62, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.Funeral services will be held at noon Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, in the chapel.Interment Forest Hills Cemetery.The body will lie in state after

Cora Roberts

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Cora Lee Roberts, 82, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at her home.Funeral services will be held today at 11:30 a.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Pastor Joe Brown officiating.Burial will follow

Raequayah Shropshire

Hamilton county
Raequayah Latrice Shropshire, 28, passed away on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013 in Chattanooga.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

James Taylor

Georgia
LYERLY James Winston Taylor, 49, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. Survivors are his wife, Chris Taylor; daughters, Amanda Rhinehart andJennifer Taylor; sister, Rhonda Taylor; brothers, Bill Taylor and Leon Taylor; grandchild, Hunter Rhinehart.Funeral was

Brenda Weidman

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Brenda Laird Weidman, 68, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at her residence.Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today in the South Crest Chapel.Interment will follow in Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church

Mikey Weir

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Mikey Ray Weir, 50, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.Survivors: father, Arvil Weir; son, Dustan Weir; sister, Belinda Grey; half-sister, Donna Hooper.Services are 6 p.m. today at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.Visitation is 4-6 p.m.

Earl White

Tennessee
RICEVILLE Earl "Buck" White, 78, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Athens Regional Medical Center.Grave at 11 a.m. Friday in Sullins Cemetery.Visitation 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.Ziegler Funeral Home has been

Floyd Yancy

Georgia
POWDER SPRINGS Floyd Berry Yancy, 82, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at his residence.Mr. Yancy was both a Korean War and Vietnam Veteran serving in the U.S. Navy for 20 years. He was retired

In MemoryEric Harrison

In memory
In Loving Memory of Eric Ryan HarrisonJan. 24, 1981- Dec. 28, 1995HAPPY BIRTHDAY ERIC! We love and miss you and will forever keep you in our hearts. Your Family, The Harrisons
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