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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 17, 2014


Pauline Faye Babb, 81, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at her residence in Rossville. Services will be held at 6 p.m. today, April 17, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Britt Watson officiating. Burial

John Bettis Jr.

Rossville
John Weldon Bettis, Jr., 68, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas and was of the Christian faith. He was an Army Veteran
Bessie Lee Burns Bolden, 57, passed away on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at a local hospital. She was a graduate of class 1975 from Howard High School. She was preceded in death by her
Wayne Anthony Burnett, 75, of Chattanooga, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at the Health Center at Standifer Place. Wayne was retired from DuPont, a member of Red Bank United Methodist Church, and Dayton Lodge #512
n Retired Col. Michael S. Byington, 70, of Signal Mountain, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, at his home. After high school graduation from Staunton Military Academy, Mike attended the University of Chattanooga where he

Richard Cameron Sr.

Summerville
Richard Allan Cameron Sr., 67, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Survivors are his son, Richard Cameron Jr.; sisters, Nancy Brown, Anita Colbert, Carolyn Applegate, Sue Miller; and four grandchildren. Funeral is 7 p.m.

Gerri Cash

Spring city
Sylvia G. "Gerri" Cash, 87, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at the Spring City Care Center. Born in Rockwood, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Thomas Verdo and Mary Lucy Trammel Laughlin. Gerri
Johnathan Paul Cass Sr. simply known as "Cass" by many, 42, of Chattanooga, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Sunday, April 13, 2014. He was a deacon at Greens Lake Road Church

Sadie Cornelison

Gaylesville
Sadie Mae Cornelison, 77, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Survivors: husband, Clarence Cornelison; daughter, Kathy (Michael) Simpson; stepdaughter, Denise Floyd; five grandchildren; sister, Nellie Black; brothers, Lester Edwards, Bobby Edwards, Joe Edwards. Funeral is

Brenda Giles

Bryant
Brenda Lee White Giles, 55, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at her residence. Survivors include husband, Jerry Giles; daughter, Brandy (Steven) Moore; grandchildren, Kaylee and Zach Talley, Zach, Courtney and Kaiden Hubbard, Zach Patton;
Faith Vinette Gilliam, 86, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Alexian Brothers Nursing Home on Signal Mountain. She was born March 2, 1928 in Ohio. Faith was preceded in death by

John Griffith

Dunlap
John David Griffith, 67, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Corine Griffith; grandparents, John and Callie Griffith, Charlie and Rachel White. Those left to cherish
Bishop Luke Hamilton, 88, of East Ridge, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, April 16, 2014. He was born Sept. 7, 1925 in Glen Alice, Tenn., to the late Edwin Frank and Ellen
Alvin Arndt Jacobsen, 94, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Kentucky. He was born April 14, 1920, in Chicago, Ill., to the late Hjalmar and Nellie Staalesen Jacobsen. He was also preceded in death

Larry Johnson

Dunlap
Larry Clinton Johnson, 54, died at his home Tuesday, April 14, 2014. He was preceded in death by his mother, Rena Dykes Davis; father, Clinton Johnson; daughter, Kelly Johnson; brothers, Billy Leatherwood and Stevie Brimer.
Mary Evelyn Smith Johnson, 89, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. She was a teachers aide at Soddy Elementary for nine years. Mary Evelyn loved sewing, cooking, and creating arts and crafts.

Edward Jordan

Dayton
Edward R. Jordan, 75, went home to be with his Lord Tuesday afternoon, April 15, 2014, in Dayton. He was born April 25, 1938 in Chattanooga to the late James and Frances Tucker Reno. He
Timothy Paul Keener, 47, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014. He was born on June 7, 1966. Timothy was preceded in death by his father, William Paul Keener; grandparents, Brady and Leona Keener and Lloyd

Clyde Love

Ider
Clyde Wayne Love, 70, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Huntsville Hospital. Survivors include wife, Wanzie Love; daughters, Ruthie Smith, Shelleye Love; son, Brian Love (Tammy); eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brother, Jimmy Love; sister,
Raymond F. Lusk, 86, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, in Illinois. He was born in Chattanooga to Pleasant and Carrie Lusk. Most of the years of his life were spent in
Juanita June Marcum, the most loving and Godly mother has now joined her husband, Wallace Marcum Jr. the love of her life, in their home in Heaven on Monday, April 14, 2014. Born in
Carl Everett McAlister, 89, of Chattanooga, died peacefully with his adored wife Robbie by his side on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Carl owned a residential interiors business called Floorcoverings Inc. and River Interiors, which was
Marion McConnell Marion Ruth Brown McConnell, of Chattanooga, departed this life Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Marion was born Feb. 10, 1941, in Marshall County, Tenn., and attended Cornersville School where she met, and later married,
Robert Daniel McCullough, 52, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, in a local hospital. He was preceded in death by his father, Claude McCullough Sr.; nephew, Brian Fitch; grandparents, Robert and Matilda Vinson.
Chad Everett Moore, 34, passed away on Monday, April 7, 2014, at Erlanger Medical Center. Chad was working on his Computer Networking Degree at Chattanooga College. Chad was born on Sept. 16, 1979 in Cleveland,

Bobby Moore Jr.

Rossville
Bobby Ray Moore Jr. departed this life Thursday, April 10, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Ray Moore Sr. and was a member of Delray Baptist Church. Survivors include his loving
Charles Henry Nelson II, 84, of Chattanooga, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at St. Barnabas Nursing Home. He was a lifelong resident of Hamilton County, a member of Bethel AME Church. He
Pamela Ann Cordell Pendleton, 58, passed away unexpectedly at her home Wednesday morning April 9, 2014. Pam was born on July 30, 1955. Pam was preceded in death by her parents, Margaret Ann

J.E. Perkins

Whitwell j.e.
Perkins, 57, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at his home. He was a member of Whitwell Worship Center. Parents, J.W. and Zella Perkins; brother, J.C. Perkins; and sister, Bonnie Morgan preceded him in death. Survivors
Patricia Sue "Patsy" Magrath Phillips passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014, at Red Bank Life Care. She was born in Jamestown, N.Y., on Aug. 28, 1929. She was the daughter of the late Richard
Peggie Moon Pickett, 76, of Chattanooga, passed away at her home on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. A native of Piedmont, Ala., Peggie was a daughter of the late Paul Everett and Mildred Coffia Moon. She
Robbye Sue Bright Reep, of Signal Mountain, passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014, at Alexian Village. The daughter of the late Leon and Hallie Coppinger Bright, she spent the early years of her life
Sunny Marr Reich, 72, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. She was born on Feb. 3, 1942 to the late Clifford Thurman Marr and to Nancy McElhaney Marr. She graduated

Larry Rogers

Ten mile
Larry Dennis Rogers, 64, passed away Wednesday morning, April 16, 2014, at Life Care Center of Athens. Graveside services 11 a.m. today in Idlewild Cemetery. Ziegler Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of the arrangements.
Toshi Smith, 84, of Fayetteville, N.C., for 42 years, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who survived the Battle of Okinawa during World War II

Nancy Stanfield

Chickamauga
Nancy J. Stanfield, 58, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Stanfield; parents, Floyd and Edna Russell McPhetridge; brothers, James and Charles McPhetridge; and sister, Margret Stafford.

Billy Stone

Johnson city
Billy R. Stone lost his battle with ALS and went to his heavenly home Monday, April 14, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Stone was born Nov. 17, 1934. He was the son of

Quay Swanger

Dunlap
Quay Swanger, 74, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014. He was preceded in death by parents, Elmer and Cleo Swanger; brothers, Joe, Haskel and James Swanger. He is survived by three sisters, Lorraine Price,

Willie Turner

Atlanta
Willie Rodney Turner, 46, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2014. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Willis Funeral Home with Dr. Jerry D. Jones Sr. officiating. Interment in Gordon Memorial
Shirley Ann Vance, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in the Hospice Care Center. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Mary Wallin

Rossville
Mary Pangle Wallin, died Friday, April 11, 2014. Mary was of the Baptist faith. Prior to her ill health, she was a truck driver. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Pangle

Laney White

Trenton
Laney Jay White, infant daughter of Preston and Stephanie White, came into this world Tuesday, April 15, 2014, and departed shortly thereafter. Survivors include her parents; sisters, McKenzie and Gracean Cooper, of Trenton; Rayne White,
Raymond Whittenburg Raymond W. Whittenburg, 90 years of age, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014. He was born to D.C. "Ches" and Florence Whittenburg on Jan. 6, 1924 in Tyner, Tenn. After later moving to
Louise "Doodle" Wiggins, 89, of Hixson, passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014, at Soddy Daisy Health Care Center. Louise was beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was of the Church of God faith. Louise
Phyllis K. Yerbey, 81, a lifelong resident of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, after a long time battle with Parkinson disease. She was the daughter of the

In MemoryRALPH CAMERON

We miss you now our hearts are sore, As time goes by we miss you more, Your loving smile and your gentle face No one can fill your vacant place. Your children,

In MemoryLEO DANIEL

In loving memory of my son Leo Daniel who departed this life nine years ago today. Sadly missed by your mother Myrtle, daughter Emily, sisters, brothers and the Thrasher Family.

In MemoryVELMA HENDERSON

Today makes ten years since God call you Home to be with Him. Sometimes it doesnt seem real at all. I just wish you were here with us. We all love and miss you

In MemoryMike Pagleno

Hey bro, it's been one year. I sure miss you down here. Every time I hear a H.D. twisted back, I listen and the rumble lets me know you and Papa are near.

In MemoryHENRY SLAYTON

What a father says to his children is not heard by the world, but it will be heard by posterity! Papa San... I miss the "Fred Sanford-Lamont" Type relationship we had. You are always with
Nov. 7, 1948- April 17, 2013 Our thoughts are ever with you, thought you have passed away. And those who loved you dearly are thinking of you today. Sadly missed by, Tonia, Howard, David, other
Who went to be with the Lord one year ago on April 17, 2013. The Wheelous, Simmons and Townsend families
To the one we love. Love, your wife, Virginia, Children, Gary, Lee, Donna, Douglas and Rhonda Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren
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