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Local Obits for Sun. Apr 27, 2014


Elysie Cheek Arnold passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, April 22, 2014, surrounded by family and loved ones. She was almost 100 years old. She was born in Burlington, N.C., Aug. 13, 1914, to John and

Robert Atterton

Whitwell
Robert William Atterton, 65, passed away Friday, April 25, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Robert Atterton, Ruth McGowan Atterton and brother, Patrick Atterton. Mr. Atterton was
Charles A. (Charlie) Baxter, 81, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014. Arrangements to be announced by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace.
Donald Eugene Bontrager, 81, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, April 25, 2014, in a local healthcare facility. He was born July 16, 1932, in Middleton, Ohio to the late Oliver and Helen Bontrager.
Janet Palmes Bovell, 68, of Chattanooga, died on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at her home. She was born to the late Jack and Jane Palmes in Pensacola, Fla. Jan received her Bachelor of Science
Marvin Isaac Brooks, 74, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in a local hospital. He was born in Cleveland, Tenn., and grew up in Bonny Oaks Childrens home. Mr. Brooks was a member

Harold Brown

Hillsboro
Harold Conley Brown, 34, passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Medical Center of Manchester. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today and 4-8 p.m. on Monday at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Funeral:11 a.m. Tuesday, April 29,
Bobbie Quarles Carter, "Boo", 73, of Chattanooga died on Friday, April 25, 2014. Prior to Bobbie spending the last several years at Consulate Healthcare. She worked at Hutcheson Hospital as well as Erlanger. Bobbie was
Norma Clark Norma Raoul Clark, 84, of Lookout Mountain, died on Monday, March 24, 2014, at Erlanger Hospital. A lifelong resident of Lookout Mountain, she was preceded in death by her husband, Warren Kappner Clark;

Donald Clark Jr.

Rossville
Donald Eugene Clark Jr., 65, departed this life Friday, April 25, 2014. He served his country in the U.S. Navy and later retired from Westinghouse after 40 plus years as a Nuclear Engineer. Donald
Austin Conway (Jody) Cline Jr., lifelong resident of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, April 25, 2014. A veteran of the U.S. Navy and a former long distance trucker, he was noted for his wide smile, sense
Juanita W. Cronnon, 91, of East Ridge, passed away on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Ms. Juanita was loved by many and known throughout the community for her generosity, servanthood and kindness. Since becoming a
William "Doc" Evans, 97, passed away Friday, April 25, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Leola Humberd Evans; and two sons. Funeral Service is Monday, April 28, 2014, at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home. Visitation

Melba Fugatt

Rossville
Melba Fugatt, 91, died Friday, April 25, 2014. Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway with visitation Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Obituary may be
Lucy B. Heard was born April 1, 1917 and departed this life April 22, 2014 at home surrounded by her family. Born in Alabama to Lottie and James Brown she moved to Chattanooga and became
Calvin Howard Henley Jr. "Sammy", 81, passed away at his home on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, after a long, hard fought battle with ALS "Lou Gehrig's Disease". Sammy attended Central High School where

Robert Hoover Sr.

Flintstone
Robert Ted Hoover Sr. passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014. Mr. Hoover was owner and operator of RT Customs for several years. He enjoyed spending time with his family and loved making people laugh. He

Betty Jewell

Dayton betty rea(smith) jewell, 88,
passed away at her home on Friday, April 25, 2014. Betty was a lifelong resident of Rhea County, a member of the New Union Baptist Church, active homeaker and dairy farmer all of her life,
Norma Narramore Wilson Knier, 70, of Signal Mountain, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014. She was born Norma Catherine Smith to her parents, Cecil T. Smith, of Nicholson, Ga., and Catherine Hartman, of Dunlap, Tenn.
Dorothy Lashlee OLD FORT Dorothy Lashlee, 90, passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014. Survivors: two daughters and one son. Funeral Service is 12 p.m. Monday, April 28, 2014, at Peerless Road Church of God of

Dereda Layne

Gruetli-laager -
Mrs. Dereda Joyce Layne, 84, passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014. She was a member of Faith Missionary Church of God and a life long servant of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She was
Carolyn Louise Marshall, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday April 21, 2014 in a local hospital. She was formerly employed by Gateway Hosiery Mill. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jim Clark and Georgia

Thomas Millican

Ringgold
Thomas Latner Millican, 92, passed away on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Millican was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and north Georgia areas and was a member of Flintstone Baptist Church.
Mark D. Moon, of Red Bank, passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014. He was 55 years old. Mark was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area. He was a 1977 graduate of Red Bank

Joe Murphy

Rising fawn
John "Joe" Madison Murphy, 60, born March 31, 1954 passed away, Saturday, April 26, 2014. He was a 1972 graduate of Dade County High School; an outdoorsman and an avid sports fan and Atlanta Braves
Reva Thompson Parham, of Red Bank, passed away on Thursday, April 24, 2014, after a long battle with cancer. She was 94 years old. Reva was born in Decatur, Tenn., and was a 1939 graduate
Esther Poi, 88, of Chattanooga passed away Friday, April 25, 2014, in a local health care center. Born June 3, 1925, Mrs. Poi was a Tennessean who married and moved to New York City always
Margaret McCroskey Roberts, 91, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, April 25, 2014. A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, she was a retired Bookkeeper from Forest Hills Cemetery and was a member of the Jones

Kathy Roebuck

Henagar
Mrs. Kathy Roebuck, 72, passed away at Erlanger Medical Center on Friday, April 25, 2014. Funeral: today, April 27, 2014, at 2 p.m. from Fort Payne Church of Christ. Burial will follow in Unity Cemetery.
Carolyn Jones Stott, passed away Friday, April 25, 2014 at her residence. She was an active member of Grace Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by the father of her children, Bob Jones;
Mary Maxine Nowlin Taylor, 86, youngest daughter of Jabus and Mary Nowlin, passed away Wednesday morning. Always a charming lady, she never met a stranger and made everyone feel special. She is survived by

Benny Walker

Rossville
Benny Walker, 54, passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014 at his home. He attended Flint Christian Academy and Lake Fenton Schools and earned an Associates Degree in Applied Science from Mid Michigan Community College. He
Louise Cartwright Waller, 94, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 26, 2014, in a local health care facility. She was a longtime member of East Chattanooga Baptist Church and later joined
Edward "Buddy" Ward, 84, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of Soddy-Daisy and of the Church of God faith. Mr. Ward served his country in the U.S.
Dorothy Mae Wigfall, 70, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014 in the Hospice Care Center. She attended Howard School; she was a homemaker, a wife, and the loving mother of six
Rev. James W. "Bo" Williams Sr. 71, passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014 at his residence. He was a retiree of Chattanooga Public Works Dept. and a member of New Enon Baptist Church. Arrangements

In MemoryANTOINE CALLOWAY

Happy Birthday! You are always with us. Love always, Calloway and Beard Family and twin brother Anwoine
Happy Birthday "Bucky" Not a day goes by that we do not think of you. Sadly missed by family and friends
In LovingMemory Dorothy McCullough Departed life five years ago today April 27, 2009 Today we recall sad memories of our loved one gone to rest. Time does not heal an aching heart because five

In MemoryBrad Simmons

We are coming to another Spring without you. We miss your smile. We miss your ability to argue any subject. We miss how you loved your dog. We miss most of all your presence in
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ROSEVILLE, Mich. (AP) - Zurlon Tipton, a former Indianapolis Colts running back, has died after accidentally shooting himself at a car dealership in suburban Detroit. He was 26.