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Local Obits for Sun. Mar 03, 2013

Charles Anderton

Hamilton county
Charles Anderton, 88, died peacefully in his sleep at Alexian Village in Chattanooga on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013.He was born in Memphis, on Nov. 12, 1924 and was the last surviving member of the Anderton

Cardly Ashley

Hamilton county
Carolyn AshleyCarolyn Carter Ashley, 85, died on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, in a local hospital.She was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga attending the Chattanooga City Schools. Mrs. Ashley was a member of St. Andrews

Betty Bass

Hamilton county
Betty Casteel Bass, 89, of Chattanooga, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at her residence.She was born Feb. 13, 1924, to the late Alvah and Effie Casteel.Mrs. Bass retired from BellSouth after 42 years of service.

Nellie Cleveland

LOUDON Nellie Louise Hardy Cleveland, 89, "lovingly known as Mamma Nell and Nanny", took off mortality and put on immorality on Wednesday morning, Feb. 27, 2013, at Signature Care & Rehabilitation Center, Harriman following

Alberta Collier

PIKEVILLE Alberta Collier, 91, died Friday, March 1, 2013. She was a charter member of Calvary Freewill Baptist Church.Alberta was preceded in death by husband, George "Bill" Collier, Jr.; parents, Parker and Florence Mooneyham;

Mollie Cox

Hamilton county
Mollie Leona Cox, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2013 in a local hospital.Funeral arrangements are incomplete will be announced by Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors 1724 McCallie Ave.,

James Cunningham

DUNLAP James Howard Cunningham, 87, died in Detroit, Mich., on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.Mr. Cunningham was a member of Ewtonville Baptist Church.He was preceded in death by his first wife, Georgia Cecile King

Jodine Dalton

Hamilton county
Jodine F. Dalton. Our family lost a very special person on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Jodine, 64, of West Palm Beach, Fla., was a wonderful wife, mother, sister and grandmother. She was kind, loving, honest

Robert Davis

Hamilton county
Robert Davis, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, March 1, 2013 in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Glendon Duncan

RINGGOLD Mr. Glendon Duncan, 66, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.He was a veteran of the United States Navy and of the Baptist faith. Mr. Duncan was preceded in death by his parents,

Barbara Fortner

RINGGOLD Barbara Ann Fortner, 75, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 in a local hospital.She was born Nov. 18, 1937 in Miami, Fla., to the late Narvis and Mary Broadway.Mrs. Fortner was a

Raymond Gorrell

Hamilton county
Raymond B. Gorrell, 90 , of East Ridge passed away on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 at his residence.Raymond proudly served in U.S. Army during WWII, he was of the Baptist faith and was preceded in

LB Griffith

Hamilton county
Brother L.B. Griffith, 89, passed away on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at a local hospital.A native of Chattanooga, he was born July 5, 1923 and graduated from Howard High School.He was a long time employee

Ada Guinn

Hamilton county
Ada Carolyn (Hixson) Guinn, 81, died Saturday, March 2, 2013 at a local hospital. She was a lifelong Chattanoogan and a long-time member of Hixson United Methodist Church.Ada served in housekeeping at Memorial Hospital for

David Hall

PISGAH William David Hall, 57, died Friday, March 1, 2013 at Huntsville Hospital.Funeral services are Monday, March, 4, at Noon at Corner Stone Funeral Chapel with Dr. Mike Bagwell, Bro. Bud Durham and Bro.

Archie Hanner

Hamilton county
Jr.Archie Otto Hanner Jr., 65, of Hixson, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. He was born in Centre, Ala., graduated from Booker T. Washington High School and University of Tennessee of Chattanooga, attended Chattanooga

John Hepler

RINGGOLD John David Hepler, 57, passed away Friday, March 1, 2013 at a local healthcare facility.He is preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Gertrude Whittemore Hepler; and a brother-in-law, Ray Collins.Survivors include

Grady Holsomback

Hamilton county
Robert Grady Holsomback, 62, of Chattanooga passed away Friday, March 1, 2013 at his home.He was a former employee of Dixie Yarn for 25 years and was of the Baptist faith. He was an

John Houston

FYFFE John Morgon Houston, 76, passed away Friday, March 1, 2013 in the Crowne Health Care Center.Funeral services: 1 p.m. today from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with burial to follow in Belulah Cemetery with

Troy Howard

Hamilton county
Sr.Troy Howard Sr., 49, passed away on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at a local hospital.He was a former employee at BlueCross/BlueShield and Mercury Taxi.He was preceded in death by parents, Willie C. and Sarah

Bernadette Kalaukoa

Hamilton county
HughesBernadette Kalaukoa-Hughes, 62, of Chattanooga passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 in a local hospital.Arrangements entrusted to Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Avenue, 423-265-4414.

Patrician Lee

Hamilton county
Patricia LeePatricia Gibson Lee passed into the hands of our loving Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.She was a member of St. Jude Parish and was a foster parent to six children. She will be

Linda Lewis

CHICKAMAUGA Linda Kay Lewis, 69, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at her home.She was retired from Shaw Transportation as an over the road truck driver and was employed by Penske Truck Leasing as

Doris McBryar

TRENTON Doris Jean McBryar, 74, a lifelong resident of Trenton, Ga., passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. She attended General Church of God. Doris loved gardening, birds, fishing, and being outdoors. She was a

Carrie McCullough

Hamilton county
Carrie McCullough, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013 in a healthcare facility. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Michelle Miles

Hamilton county
Michelle M. Kellogg Miles, 44, of Hixson passed away on Friday, March 1, 2013 after suffering from a long illness.Born on Oct. 28, 1968 in New Hartford, N.Y., Michelle attended Rome New York Schools and

Noleeka Millard

Hamilton county
Noleeka "Dink" Holmes Millard, 89, of Hixson, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2013.She was a member of Red Bank Baptist Church where she was a member of the Lorene Tilford Sunday School Class. Noleeka
, Sr.ROSSVILLE Kenneth Scott Moreland, Sr., 48, departed this life on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.Funeral services will be held Monday, March 4, at 1 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with the Rev. Darrel

Lewis Neyland

Hamilton county
Lewis Neyland 79 passed away on Saturday morning March 2, 2013 at his residence.Arrangements are being entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors 1724 McCallie Ave, 423-265-4414.

Mary Noland

TUNNELHILL Mary Irene Noland, 62, died Friday, March 1, 2013.Funeral services are 11 a.m. Monday, March 4, from the Chapel of Jones Funeral Home of Chatsworth.

Ollie Orr

ALBERTVILLE Ollie Bell Orr, 72, passed away at Noland hospital on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.Funeral services are set for today, March 3, at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.Burial will follow at Martling Cemetery.

Nancy Patten

CLEVELAND Nancy J. Patten, 63, passed away recently surrounded by her family at her home after battling Alzheimers disease for several years.She was the oldest daughter of Gordon and Miriam Stone Haug. The

Joseph Powderly

FLINTSTONE Joseph J. Powderly, 66, formerly of East Ridge, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2013 in a local hospital.Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory,

Bertha Roberts

JASPER Bertha Jean Norton Roberts, 77, passed away, Saturday, March 2, 2013.Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Tate Funeral Home, Jasper, TN 423-942-9500.

Mary Robinson

DALTON Mary Jane Cooper Robinson, 61, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.Funeral service: Monday, March 4, at 1 p.m. at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Wayne Johnson, Eulogist.Interment, West Hill Cemetery.Arrangements by

Bradley Rogers

Hamilton county
SPC SPC Bradley Paul Rogers, 23, of Ooltewah, died on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, while on home from leave from the U.S. Army.He was born in Belvoir, Va., and attended Ooltewah High School. Bradley loved

Barbara Sims

Hamilton county
Barbara Ann Sims, 53, of Chattanooga, passes away Friday, March 1, 2013, at her home.Barbara was loved by all family and friends.She was preceded in death by her mother, Inga Davidson; sister, Ingeline Callahan; and

Mary Smith

Hamilton county
Mary Stone Smith, 92, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. She grew up in Biscoe, Ark., and attended Hendrix College in Conway, Ark., where she met Nap Smith whom she married in 1941. During World War

Jean Troy

Hamilton county
Jean Hawk Troy, 97, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Asbury Place in Maryville, Tenn.She leaves behind a family that has been the center of her life and a lifetime of Christian

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,

Helen Wilcox

Hamilton county
Helen Wilcox, 73, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2013.A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 4, 2013, at Cofer Cemetery.Arrangements are by the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral

Fobbus Yancey

Hamilton county
Fobbus E. Yancey, 92, passed away Friday, March 1, 2013 at his home in Birchwood.He was a resident of Chattanooga for over 60 years and retired from the AmericanLava/3M Company after 30 years with the


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