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Local Obits for Sun. Nov 03, 2013


Esther Louise Steiner Auge, 91, of Ooltewah, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Nannie Booth

Huntsville
Nannie Booth, 86, died Friday Nov. 1, 2013 on Signal Mountain surrounded by her family. she was a retired teacher, gardener, Alabama fan and member of Latham United Methodist Church. Survivors: son, Hale
Susan Winfree Bryan, 61, of Chattanooga, died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.
Narkescia L. Chambers, 38, of Chattanooga died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 at a local hospital. She was a 1973 graduate of City High School, and she received her Associate Degree in Early Child Education. She

Carol Cooper

Jasper
Carol Runyan Cooper, 69, died at her home Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 following a lengthy battle with Parkinsons Disease. The daughter of the late A.K. and Norma Cloud Runyan, she was a retired employee of
John Wesley Gentry, 86, of Sale Creek, Tenn., passed away Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. He was a member of the Sale Creek United Methodist Church. John was a United States Army Veteran, serving

Frances Hammontree

Rossville
Frances Hammontree, 85, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, in a local hospital. She was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and a member of Brainerd Baptist Church. Mrs. Hammontree was preceded in death

Connie Haney

Rossville
Connie Elizabeth Haney, 51, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. She was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was of the Baptist faith.
Mary Hardin Kenyon Houghton, 89, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 at Memorial Hospital. She was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and a graduate of Central High School. She was a member of First Alliance Church.
Lois Huskey, 77, of East Ridge died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. She was born Sept. 8, 1936 in Chattanooga to the late William Franklin Eaves and Betty Wallace Eaves. She was preceded in death by

Curtis Ireland

Chickamauga
Curtis Doyle Ireland, 75, passed away Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 at his residence. He was born in Walker County to the late Henry Maxey and Dorothy Mae Jarnigan Ireland. He served his country in the
Julian Warren Johnson, 88, of East Ridge, Tenn., passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church and the Fellowship Sunday School Class. Mr. Johnson was a veteran of

Clarence Mantooth

Winchester
Clarence Paul "Bill" Mantooth, 84, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. Services: 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Gardens, Winchester, TN. Visitation: 5-8 p.m.
Mae Elizabeth McBee, 63, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at her home. Mrs. McBee was a beautician for many years and a member of Calvary Independent Baptist Church. She was preceded
Jimmy Wayne Melton, 72, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 in a local hospital. Jimmy was a roofer by trade and had worked for J. T. Helton Roofing and J. W. Brooks and Sons.
Mike Poe JASPER Michael L. "Mike" Poe, 52, went home to be with his Lord, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, after fighting a battle with cancer. Mike was a member of Baptist Hill Baptist Church,
David L. Miller, 82, of Chattanooga, Tenn., died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 at his residence. He was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga, having attended Ooltewah High School. He served in the U.S. Air
George Elvis Moore Jr., 35, passed away on Friday, Nov. 2, 2013 at a local hospital Arrangements are being entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors 1724 McCallie Ave
Alvin M. Morford, 82, of Collegedale, passed away Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. Al graduated from Valley City High School in Valley City, N.D. He served four years in the U.S. Navy, spending time in Korea.
David Munday FORTMYERS, Fla. David Russell Munday passed away on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. He was born on March 29, 1939 in Johnson City, Tenn., to his parents, Roy Lee and Lenos Harmon Munday.
Sarah Elizabeth Green Poindexter passed on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, in Ypsilanti, Mich. She was born May 21, 1935 in Richland, Ga., to the union of Willie B. and Erma Green. Sarah was educated

David Raines

Trenton
David Joseph Raines, 66, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday Nov. 2, 2013. He owned and operated Trenton Tire and Auto since 1980, and served on the Trenton City Council for
James Odis Sales, 54, formerly of Chattanooga, died, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Pittsburgh, Pa. He was an electrical engineer at Westinghouse and a graduate of Brainerd High School. He is survived by his wife
Kathy Way Moorer Thompson, 58, of Chattanooga, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Pauline Townsend

Cleveland
Nannie Pauline "Polly" Campbell Townsend went home to be with her heavenly Father on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 at the age of 94. She began her journey on July 10, 1919 in Cleveland, Tenn. Her
Marlene Wilson Marlene Wilson, 51, of Chattanooga died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 in a local hospital. A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Marlene was preceded in death by her father, J.W. Rice. Marlene touched the lives

In MemoryAndrew Bullard

Happy Birthday, Daddy Rev. (Dr.) Andrew J. Bullard, Jr. November 3, 1933 - June 21, 2013 This is our father. This is the man who married our mother and five

In MemoryRUBY JACKSON

Mrs. Ruby K. Jackson "Sue" May 2, 1942 - Nov. 3, 1993 Preceded in death by: James "Bogie" Gurley I Son Mary "Mae Puddin" Smith Mother Pauline Freddie Bates Sister Samuel "Lil Bro" Herring Cousin

In MemoryHarold Shapiro

Harold M. Shapiro, formerly of Chattanooga, died on Sept. 27, 2013, in Baltimore, MD. He was 89. He was born in Boston, MA, on April 11, 1924. Following high school, Harold enlisted in
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NEW YORK (AP) - A powerful political adviser who was influential in the elections of several New York City mayors has died. David Garth was 84.
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NEW YORK (AP) - The father of the modern baseball trading card who designed the famed Topps versions in the 1950s has died. Sy Berger was 91.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Rose Cochran, the wife of Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, has died. She was 73.
PHOENIX (AP) - Former Phoenix Mayor John Driggs, who is credited with helping establish a group of mountain parks in the desert city, has died at the age of 87.
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NEW YORK (AP) - Ken Weatherwax, who played the child character Pugsley on "The Addams Family" television series in the 1960s, has died. He was 59.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - A video game pioneer who created both the precursor to "Pong" and the electronic memory game "Simon" has died. Ralph Baer also was leader of the...
L. Stephen Coles, a researcher who studied supercentenarians - the rare breed of humans who have managed to stay alive 110 years or more - has died. He was 73.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - William Heath, an award-winning journalist and former bureau chief for The Associated Press who oversaw news coverage during some of Latin America's most turbulent times, has...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Claudia Emerson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, died early Thursday morning at age 57 after a long battle with cancer, the...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Claudia Emerson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, has died. She was 57.
PHOENIX (AP) - L. Stephen Coles spent his career studying the reasons why supercentenarians - or those who live to 110 or more - survived as long as they did.
NEW YORK (AP) - The first person born in Puerto Rico to become a U.S. congressman has died. New York City politician Herman Badillo was 85.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - A member of the German rocket team that helped build America's space program in north Alabama has died.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Billy Milligan, believed to be the first person to use multiple personality disorder in an insanity defense, has died. He was 59.