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Local Obits for Mon. Apr 28, 2014


Juanita Mildred Aslinger, 96, of Sales Creek died Saturday morning, April 26, 2014, at her home. Funeral services: today at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Family is being served by the Vanderwall
Charles A. "Charlie" Baxter, 81, a lifelong resident of Chattanooga passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014. Charlie had retired from the US Postal Service with 38 years of service. He was a US Air
Geraldine Capers, 75, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014 in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.
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
Margaret Virginia Collins, 96, of Chattanooga passed away Friday, April 18th. She was a longtime resident of the Chattanooga area and an active member of the Chamberlain Memorial Baptist Church for over 45 years. She
Charlotte W. Conner, 96, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, April 27, 2014. Mrs. Conner was born and raised in Chattanooga. She was a 96 year member of Concord Baptist Church where she taught Sunday

Mary Farmer

Decatur
Mary Lee "Granny" Farmer, 89, died on Saturday, April, 26, 2014, at Starr Regional Medical Center. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. today at funeral home. Funeral: 8 p.m. today at funeral home. Interment: 1 p.m. Tuesday
Winnie A. Hall, 87, of Soddy-Daisy passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Soddy-Daisy 843-2525. Share your memories, stories and photos at

Marion Hogue

Scottsboro
Mrs. Marion Elizabeth Hogue, 85, formelly of Powell, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, from the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel

Charles Huskey

Lafayette
Charles Calvin Huskey, 65, passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014. He was born in Trion, Georgia on June 28, 1948. Charles was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Chickamauga, the former owner/operator of Huskey

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,
Grace Kelley Jones, 82, of Hixson, passed away on Sunday, April 27, 2014. A native of New Jersey, she lived most of her life in the Chattanooga area. She was a very faithful member of
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.
Carolyn Louise Marshall, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday April 21, 2014 in a local hospital. Funeral: Today at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home. Burial: Forest Hills Cemetery.

Thomas Millican

Ringgold
Thomas L. Millican, 92, passed away on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at his residence. Graveside services will be held today, April 28th, at 3:30 p.m. at Hamilton Memorial Gardens with the Rev. John Riddle officiating.

Anna North

Rossville
Mrs. Anna W. North, 78, died on Sunday, April 27, 2014. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.

Patricia Roberto

Knoxville
Patricia Denyse Pickel Roberto. Our Beloved daughter, Denyse, who was born on August 10, 1965 in Knoxville, Tenn., passed away suddenly in her home on Friday, April 25, 2014. Denyse was a beautiful and compassionate

James Rogers

Whitwell
James Edward Rogers, passed away, Saturday, April 26, 2014. He was a member of Bible Baptist Church and had worked as a carpenter for many years building homes in the Jasper area. He was preceded
Edward "Buddy" Ward, 84, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014. Services will be held on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Melvin
Dorothy Mae Wigfall, 70, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday April 20, 2014 in the Hospice Care Center. She will lie-in-state today at 9:30 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home with the funeral to follow at 1

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NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - Actor Alton "Ben" Powers, known for his role in the 1970s CBS television series "Good Times," has died at the age of 64.
CHICAGO (AP) - Cardinal Francis George, a vigorous defender of Roman Catholic orthodoxy who played a key role in the church's response to the clergy sex abuse scandal, has died....
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Former U.S. Sen. Robert Griffin, a staunch Michigan Republican whose withdrawal of support hastened Richard Nixon's resignation, has died. He was 91.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Canadian-born filmmaker Paul Almond, who created the landmark 1964 documentary "Seven Up!" has died.
CHICAGO (AP) - Chef Homaro Cantu has been found dead in Chicago.
CINCINNATI (AP) - A younger brother of U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-ner) has died in Ohio. Richard Boehner was 60.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Percy Sledge, who soared from part-time singer and hospital orderly to lasting fame with his aching, forlorn performance on the classic "When a Man Loves...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Percy Sledge, who recorded the classic 1966 soul ballad "When a Man Loves a Woman," has died. He was 74.
CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J. (AP) - A man believed to be New Jersey's longest-serving mayor has died. Gerry Calabrese was the mayor of Cliffside Park for the past 50 years.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Bill Arhos, who founded "Austin City Limits" and helped propel the public television show into a mecca for music's biggest influences, has died. He was 80.
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A former mob enforcer in Rhode Island with ties to late New England crime boss Raymond L.S. Patriarca has died in a federal prison in North...