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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 04, 2013



Alma

Hamilton county
Bunny Clift-EvansAlma Ruth "Bunny" Evans, 80, died peacefully at her home in Savannah, Ga., on Saturday, June 8, 2013, surrounded by family and friends following a two year battle with Multiple Myeloma.She was preceded

Raymond Amerson

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Raymond "Ray" Virgil Amerson, 67, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013, surrounded by his family.Ray was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia Area, who enjoyed NASCAR and restoring cars. Ray served

William Anchors

Tennessee
DUNLAP William Anchors, 59, passed away Tuesday evening, July 2, 2013 at Erlanger Medical Center.He was a writer, publisher, and science fiction retailer.He was preceded in death by parents, William and Shirley Anchors.He is

Helen Arden

Georgia
TRION Helen Virginia Arden, 85,passed away Friday, June 28, 2013, at her residence.A native of Shinbone Valley, Menlo, Ga., she was born to the late Ben and Mae Lawson Wood Baker on Dec. 5,

Linda Bankey

Georgia
TRION Linda I. Bankey, 74, died Tuesday July 2, 2013.Miss Bankey was born in Trion, Ga., on March 9, 1939, a daughter of the late Henry Joseph and Anita Mae Fralick Bankey. She
POWDER SPRINGS V. Ruth Carter-Elbon, 79, died Friday June 28, 2013. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, at Bellamy Chapel, Powder Springs.Interment followed at Powder Springs Memorial Gardens.Bellamy Funeral Home

Nora Cress

Georgia
ROSSVILLE Nora Marie Cress, 89, passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, in a local hospital.She was a native of Jamestown, Tenn., but had lived in the north Georgia area for the greater part

Francis Drew

Hamilton county
Francis Jonathan Drew, 90, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 29, 2013.A son given by the Lord to the late Fred and Georgianna Drew, was born in Barton, Vt., on Dec. 30, 1922.

Anna Farris

Tennessee
WINCHESTER Anna Ruth Farris, 79, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Southern Tennessee Medical Center.Funeral 11 a.m. Friday in the Moore-Cortner Chapel.Interment in Franklin Memorial Gardens, Winchester.Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at

Howard Gilbert

Alabama
FORT PAYNE Howard Keith Gilbert, 50, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2013, in DeKalb Regional Hospital.Funeral is set for 1 p.m. Saturday, July 6.Family will accept friends from 4-8 p.m. Friday,July 5, and from

Madison Giles

Alabama
FLAT ROCK Joey Madison Giles, 18, died Monday, July 1, 2013, in an automobile accident.Survivors include parents, Joey and Misty Temple Giles; brothers, Dylan and Chance Giles; grandparents, Henry and Diane Giles, Millard and

Betty Gwin

Tennessee
Betty Ann GwinKNOXVILLE Betty Ann Gwin, community volunteer and mother of five, died peacefully at home surrounded by family members on Sunday, June 30, 2013, after a long struggle with Alzheimers disease. She was

Margaret Hise

Hamilton county
Margaret Ruth Hise, 88, of Hixson, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at her home with her loving family by her side.She was a member of Burks United Methodist Church and her hobbies were

Betty Ingle

Hamilton county
Bettye J. Ingle, 89, a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and the widow of J. Harold Ingle, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory

James Kilgore

Georgia
Jr.ROSSVILLE James Henry Kilgore Jr., 61, passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2013.He was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was of the Baptist Faith. Junior served his country in the U.S.

Jack King

Georgia
TRENTON Jack King, 75, passed away Monday, July 1, 2013.Funeral services will be 1 p.m. EDTFriday, July 5, at Moore Funeral Home Chapel.Visitation 3-8 p.m. today and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. EDT Friday.www.moorefuneralhometrenton.com.Arrangements by Moore

Stanley Knight

Other areas
HOUSTON, Texas Stanley "Stan" Rogers Knight, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2013.Stan was born Nov. 1, 1933 in South Pittsburg, Tenn., to Dero and Pearl Knight.Stan worked as a Quality Control Engineer for Combustion

Randy Ledford

Tennessee
CLEVELAND Mark Randall "Randy" Ledford, 51, passed away Monday, July 1, 2013.Memorial will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 5, at North Cleveland Church of God, visitation 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Brian Lively

Georgia
FORT OGLETHORPE Brian Craig Lively, 34, passed away on Monday, July 1, 2013.He was a native and lifelong resident of the Fort Oglethorpe area and was a 1997 graduate of Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School.

Donna McPeak

Hamilton county
Donna Lynn McPeak, 52, of Chattanooga, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013.Graduate of Spring Hill High School and received her BS in Business Administration at MTSU. Donna worked in Human Resources for over 30 years, and

Ruth Myers

Hamilton county
Mary "Ruth" Bice Myers, 82, went home to sing in Gods choir on Wednesday, July 3, 2013.She worked for the Lord all her adult life using her singing talent to uplift and comfort others. If

Misty ORear

Hamilton county
Misty ORear, 36, of Chattanooga, passed Monday, July 1, 2013.She was preceded in death by her mother and father. She is survived by husband, Greg ORear; stepdaughter, Kelsey Mae ORear; sister, Cristy Gentry; brother, Bobby

Arelee Orr

Hamilton county
Arelee Orr, 83, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013, at a local hospital.He was a retired crane operator employed by Dixie Portland. He was a member of Solid Anchor Baptist Church.He was

Betty Pool

Georgia
SUMMERVILLE Betty Jean Pool, 81, died Monday, July 1, 2013.Funeral at 3 p.m. Saturday from Summerville First Baptist Church with Dr. Paul Mason officiating.Interment in Summerville Cemetery.Visitation 1:30 p.m. until the funeral hour Saturday

Minnie Radar

Hamilton county
Minnie RaderMinnie Jackson Rader, 91, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, July 1, 2013.She was born April 28, 1922, to the late Mary Bell Jackson Stubblefield and SW Jackson.Minnie was an active member of Hixson United
ROSSVILLE Mikalah Rennells, 63, passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, in a local hospital.Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, located at the end of

David Rogers

Hamilton county
David Michael Rogers, 66, of Chattanooga, passed away July 2, 2013 at Memorial Hospital with his loving wife at his side. He was born in Mt. Clemens near Detroit, Mich.,and his youth was spent

James Troglin

Alabama
IDER James Troglin, 22, died Monday, July 1, 2013, in an automobile accident.Survivors include wife, Andrea Hanawalt Troglin; son, Kolton Troglin; father and stepmother, Joseph and Tracy Troglin; brothers, Anthony Luckey, Donnie Troglin, Joseph

Rosa Upshaw

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA Rosa Upshaw passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at her residence.Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced by Willis Funeral Home, Dalton.

Mellie Voiles

Georgia
CHICKAMAUGA Mellie Voiles, 74, died Monday, July 1, 2013.Survived by husband, Earl Voiles Jr.; daughters, Gale (Fred) Brown, June Voiles, Jennifer (Glenn) Stoker; two sisters; three brothers; five

Alvin Williams

Hamilton county
Alvin L. Williams, 75, departed this life on Saturday. June 29, 2013, at Sky Ridge Medical Center in Cleveland, Tenn.He was born on Feb. 3 1938, in Chattanooga. Alvin was one of three children born

Dorothy Winton

Hamilton county
Dorothy Winton, 88, of Signal Mountain, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Dennis Ziegler

Hamilton county
Dennis Ziegler, 82, of East Ridge, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2013, at his home.He was a member and former Sunday school teacher at East Ridge Baptist Church. After graduating from Baylor University he began

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INMEMORY ALMA MALONE JONESMarch 4, 1927 - July 4, 2012Happy Birthday Mom!Sadly missed byLorene, Jannie, Darnell, Louise and Burnice

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Espisito "ZEKE" McClartyMay 27, 1945 - July 4, 2009You remain in our hearts.Sadly missed by wife, Sharron, brothers, Bobby, John and Thomas, and entire McClarty, Jackson, and Sims Families.In Loving Memory

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Melvin (Brando) FennellMarch 1, 1986 - July 4, 2011Missed, not forgotten. From family and friends, Love you, "Brando"

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JR.Dec. 22, 1946 - July 4, 2010Dad, its been three years and we miss you dearly. We love you and miss you.Love Always, Ann, Edward, Shay, Sasha Steele, Jakel, and Rileigh

In MemoryJerome Timmons

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BOSS HOGGJerome Wyne TimmonsAugust 29, 1978 - July 4, 2010You are truly miss so bad by your kids, mom, brothers, sisters and other family. Three years has passed. Your heart still beats in our
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