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Local Obits for Mon. Mar 04, 2013


Hamilton county
Ova Mackie Perry, 97, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, March 3, 2013. Ova was an East Brainerd resident for the past 59 years. She was born Nov.

Carolyn Buzzanca

Hamilton county
D. Carolyn Buzzanca, 70, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2013.She was born in Baltimore, Md., to Neil and Dorothy Scott and raised in Chattanooga. She was a graduate of Red Bank High

Jewell Cloud

Other areas
NEW PORTRICHEY, Fla. Jewell Mason Cloud, loving mother departed this life Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at the age of 79.She was preceded in death by her true love Junior Cloud and her eldest son,

Mollie Cox

Hamilton county
Mollie Leona Cox, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2013 in a local hospital.Mollie was preceded in death by her husband Clarence R." Bobby" Cox; parents Gay and Una Dixie McAlister; brothers, Rev. Darrell McAlister,

Nettie Crow

MENTONE Nettie Grace Crow, 91, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Crowne Health Care. Mrs. Crow was born in Mentone on Oct. 20, 1921 to the late J.B. and Maggie Clarkson Crow.

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,

William Finley

Hamilton county
William "Jimbo" Frank Finley, 94, of Chattanooga passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013 at a local hospital. He was a member of Second Missionary Baptist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army.Arrangements will be

Boyd Givens

Hamilton county
Mr. Boyd Thomas Givens, 81, of Chattanooga, died Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Erlanger Medical Center.Preceded in death by parents, Clarence and Grace Sweet Givens; sister, Mary Lee Givens.Survivors include wife, Rebecca Wicks Givens, of

Valerie Greek

Hamilton county
Valerie Schad Greek, 87, of Chattanooga, died Saturday, March 2, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated,

Ada Guinn

Hamilton county
Ada Carolyn (Hixson) Guinn, 81, died Saturday, March 2, 2013 at a local hospital. She was a lifelong Chattanoogan.The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the North Chapel.A graveside

Christopher Harding

Hamilton county
Christopher Deacon "Jersey" Harding, 39, of Ooltewah, Tenn., went home to be with Lord and Savior, surrounded by friends and family on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 at a local healthcare facility. God saw you getting

Frances Jackson

Hamilton county
Frances K. Jackson, 82, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, March 3, 2013.Mrs. Jackson was born in Washington, D.C., to Thomas and Ida Mae Kelly. After graduating high school in Oregon and living briefly in

Gregory King

Hamilton county
Gregory Lamar King, 51, passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. He will be missed by his siblings, Michael Gaines, Deborah, Tyrone and Yolanda King; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be

Patricia Lee

Hamilton county
Patricia Gibson Lee passed into the hands of our loving Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.The funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. today at St Jude and interment in Chattanooga National Cemetery.Visit to

Carl Logan

Hamilton county
Carl Scott Logan, 56, of Lookout Mountain passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wann Funeral Home, St. Elmo.

Jerry Mayfield

FORT OGLETHORPE Jerry L. Mayfield, 77, departed this life Saturday, March 2, 2013.He was born in Geraldine, Ala., to the late Grady and Armitty Mayfield. Jerry worked for Bunge Foods for 42 years and

Lucile Miles

TRENTON Doris Lucile Miles, 75, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013 at her residence. She was a homemaker and member of Mount Olive Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Miles;

Joseph Powderly

FLINTSTONE Joseph Jerome "Papa Joe" Powderly, 68, formerly of East Ridge, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2013 in a local hospital.Mr. Powderly was a graduate of East Ridge High School and received his

Bertha Roberts

JASPER Bertha Jean Norton Roberts, 77, passed away, Saturday, March 2, 2013."Granny Bert" was a retired employee of Rivermont Nursing Home and South Pittsburg Hospital. She was member of Baptist Hill

Don Roberts

Hamilton county
Don Roberts, 70, of McDonald, Tenn., passed away Sunday, March 3, 2012. Arrangements will be announced by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway.

Clara Ross

Hamilton county
Clara Ross, 84, a lifelong resident of Chattanooga, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, March 3, 2013. Arrangements will be announced later by the Chattanooga Funeral Home

Anthy Tinker

Anthy TinkerVALLEY HEAD Mrs. Anthy (Ann) Chaney Tinker, 77, died Saturday, March 2, 2013.Services: 2p.m. Tuesday from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery with Rainsville Funeral Home, Inc. directing,

Robert Williams

RINGGOLD Robert "Bob" Ivan Williams, 71, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013. He was born to the late James T. and Pauline Epps Williams in Ringgold on Feb. 28, 1942. He was of the

In MemoryCharlotte Blake

In memory
Charlotte Darlene BlakeMarch 4, 2007It has been six years since you left on my birthday.Sadly missed by your husband, Joe; son, Kevin(Rose); daughter, Tonya; sisters; grandchildren, Jasmine, Alexis, and Desiree, and a host of family

In MemoryAlma Jones

In memory
INMEMORY ALMA MALONE JONESMarch 4, 1927 - July 4, 2012Happy Birthday Mom we love and miss you, but God loved you more.Lorene, Jannie, Darnell and Alma
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