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Local Obits for Sun. Oct 13, 2013



Vivian

Hamilton county
Vivian CaylorVivian Elaine Caylor, 78, of Ooltewah, died on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in

Barbara

Hamilton county
Barbara WhelanBarbara Ann Fonner Whelan, 79, Elder Mountain, Tenn., passed away Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, peacefully in a local hospital with family by her side.Barbara never thought of herself as a strong, independent person so

Tommy Basinger

Hamilton county
Tommy Allan Basinger, 65, went home to be with Jesus on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 after battling colon cancer. He told everyone he wasnt afraid to die because he knew Jesus and knew where he

Porter Bonner

Hamilton county
Porter Bonner, 92, wife of the Rev. J. C. Bonner III, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 in Chattanooga, Tenn.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Inez Bradford

Georgia
RINGGOLD Inez I. Crow Caheely Bradford, 78, passed away on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 in a local hospital.Funeral services will be held Monday, Oct. 14, at 11 a.m. in the South Crest Chapel with

DeLois Briglia

Other areas
SAUGERTIES, N.Y. DeLois Bolde Briglia, 72, formerly of Eddieville, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013 at Health Alliance Hospital, Broadway Campus, Kingston. She was born in Dunlap, Tenn., a daughter of the late Herbert Jackson

Trudie Callihan

Tennessee
Trudie Callihan, 69, of Chattanooga, and formerly of Clarkston, Mich., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Callihan; parents,

Josephine Conrad

Hamilton county
Josephine A. Conrad, 90, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013.Mrs. Conrad was born on Aug. 16, 1923 in Cleveland, Ohio. She was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church and retired from

Hilda Davis

Hamilton county
Hilda Sizer Taber Davis, 88, a lifelong resident of Lookout Mountain, Tenn., died at Alexian Health Care Center Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, after a lengthy illness.She was the daughter of the late Albert Winnie and

Robert Fisher

Tennessee
McDONALD Robert Creswell Fisher, 82, died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Betty Griffith

Hamilton county
Betty Johnston Griffith, 86, of Lookout Mountain, Ga., and Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. Betty "Aunt Johnny" was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who will be remembered for her

Rita Hames

Hamilton county
Rita Harris Hames, 73, of Chattanooga, passed away at a local hospital on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, after a brief illness.She received her bachelors and masters degrees in education from the University of Tennessee at

Ronald Harris

Georgia
RINGGOLD Ronald Eugene Harris, 58, died Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. Survivors include his son, Tommy Harris, of Ringgold; wife, Gail Johnson, of Chattanooga; sister, Amy (Ricky) Taylor, of Lakeview; and granddaughter, Brooke Hensley.Arrangements are

Ruth Harvey

Hamilton county
Ruth Shelby Harvey, 80, of Hixson, died on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.She was born in Hixson, Tenn., on Jan. 19, 1933, the daughter of the late Jake and Alto Shelby.Mrs. Harvey was a graduate of

Rem Hunt

Georgia
TRENTON Rem Luther Hunt, 54, passed away at his home in the New Home Community on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013.Mr. Hunt is preceded in death by his parents Dick and Alberta Hunt; brothers Rick,

Christopher Jones

Hamilton county
, Jr.Christopher "Cee-Jay" B. Jones, Jr., 24, passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013. He attended Howard High School, where he played Football and Basketball.He was preceded in death by his grandfather, John H. Burch; uncle,

Susan Mansfield

Hamilton county
Susan Pope Mansfield, 92, departed this life and entered into eternal peace on Friday afternoon, Oct. 11, 2013, at the Life Care Center in Collegedale, Tenn.Susan was born on March 22, 1921, the daughter of

Joe McBay

Hamilton county
Joe Thomas McBay, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.He was a native of Scottsboro, Ala., and was a longtime resident of the Chattanooga area. Joe was an Eagle Scout and served our country

LeBron McBryar

Georgia
ROSSVILLE LeBron McBryar, 83, departed this life Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013. He was born in Dade County, Ga., to the late Lack and Carri McBryar. LeBron worked for Vulcan Materials where he drove a

Jack McDowell

Other areas
CAMARILLO, Calif. Jack Holland "Sonny" McDowell, 80, died Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, after a battle with COPD. He was surrounded by his loving extended family at the time of his passing.Jack was born

Nellie McLean

Hamilton county
Nellie E. McLean, 84, of Soddy-Daisy, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013. She was a devoted mother to her children and was loved by all. She will

Norma Neperud

Tennessee
SOUTH PITTSBURG Norma Ann Ryding Neperud, 89, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 in a Knoxville, TN hospital.The daughter of the late Bernick Carl and Regina Sauer Ryding, she was a native of Rugby, North

Donaline Pearson

Hamilton county
Donaline "Donna" Pearson, 86, of Hixson passed away on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, surrounded by her family. Donaline was born in Hillsboro, Tenn., and graduated from Coffee County High School in Manchester, Tenn.,

Bobby Ramey

Georgia
SUMMERVILLE Bobby E. Ramey, 72, died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. Survivors: children, Vincent Ramey, Leicia Ward, Katrina Haney; stepchildren, William Brown, Bobby Brown, Paula Morgan; brother, Jimmy Ramey; sister, Joanne Dover; 6 grandchildren, 5

Chuck Rudwall

Hamilton county
Jr.J. Charles Rudwall Jr., 55, passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013. He was born March 27, 1958. "Chuck" was preceded in death by his parents, Nancy Field Spoerri Rudwall, and John Charles Rudwall.Chuck

Tyler Smith

Hamilton county
Tyler J. Smith, 14, went home to be with his heavenly father on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 at Georgia Regents University Hospital in Augusta, Ga.A celebration of the life of Tyler J. Smith will be

Marc Trovillion

Hamilton county
Marc William Trovillion, 56, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 at his residence.Survivors include his son Holden "Hatch "Trovillion; mother Roxy Trovillion; brothers Greg Trovillion and Kyle Trovillion; ex-wife Elizabeth Miller; several nieces and

Maggie Wilborn

Hamilton county
Maggie Mae "Miss Maggie" Miler Wilborn, 90, of Chattanooga, died on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013. She was the daughter of the late George And Anna Miller. Maggie was a of member of Christ United Methodist
FLOWERYBRANCH Michael Williams, 48, passed away Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 from injuries sustained in an auto accident.Condolences may be sent to www.lanesouthcrestchapel.com.Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the South Crest Chapel

Harold Willis

Hamilton county
Harold Eugene Willis, 36, of Chattanooga, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013.Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

In MemoryJESSE COMPTON

In memory
INMEMORYJesse Myles ComptonOct. 13, 1992 - March 9, 2011Happy 21st Birthday in Heaven, Myles!We think about you every day and wish you were still here with us. The day you were taken from us broke
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