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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 06, 2014

JD Anderson

Captain John Douglas "JD" Anderson, USAF, retired, 66, passed away Tuesday morning, Feb. 4, 2014. Funeral services at 7 p.m. today at Grace Bible Church. Graveside services with full military honors at noon Friday
Ormond E. Belue, 83, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. Ormond was a truck driver for Roadway Express until his retirement. Ormond was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Rucks
Mary June Paschal Blancett, 80, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at her home. Mary retired from DuPont. A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at
Doris Bowen, 79, passed away at her Chattanooga home on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. She had been under the care of Hospice for a number of weeks and the family was present at the time

Madelyn Burrow

LaFAYETTE Madelyn Deane Burrow, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. Madelyn was admired and loved
Charles Edward Campbell, 72, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. Funeral service is noon today at Greater Faith Temple Baptist Church with Pastor Nathaniel Carter Sr. as the eulogist. Burial: Highland
Zeola Blair Cantrell, 92, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. Funeral at 2 p.m. Friday Feb. 7, at Bordwine Funeral Home. Visitation noon-2 p.m. Friday, prior to service. Burial to follow service in McMinn Memory Gardens.
Edwin W. "Pie" Covington, 89, of Chattanooga, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. He was born Sept. 25, 1924 in Chattanooga a son of the late Norman and Inez Covington. He was preceded in death by

Connie Dills

LaFAYETTE Connie Lynn Conway Dills, 60, passed away Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. A resident of the North Georgia area for most of her life, she was a member of Memorial Baptist Tabernacle. She

Pernie Dupree

Pernie Jane Dupree, 87, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. She was born in Haleyville Ala., on March 30, 1926, a daughter of the late Harvey and Victoria King Riddle.

Joe Edwards

Joe Lewis Edwards, 67, passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. today at Shiloh Baptist Church, Stilesboro, Ga., with Bishop Nicky P. Starling officiating. Interment: Church Cemetery. Arrangements by Willis Funeral
Robert E. Eisenbrandt, 92, of Alexian Village, Signal Mountain, passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, after a brief illness. A native of Chicago, Ill., he was a Captain in the US Army Air Corps during
WHITWELLDannie L. Elleman, 66, passed away Monday Feb. 3, 2014. Services 1 p.m. CST today in the funeral home chapel. Burial in Whitwell Memorial Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at Arrangements
George Willie Fletcher, 86, passed away on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. He was a faithful member of New Jerusalem. George was a veteran of the United States Army. He retired from DuPont after working
Laura Geneva Gann, 88, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. She was preceded in death by her mother, Essie Easter Pendleton; father and mother, Frank and Mary Lemons Pendleton; husband, Floyd O.
James R. Garner Jr, 93, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Tate Funeral Home, Jasper, TN, LLC, 423-942-9500.
Col. Jackson Gilleland Col. Jackson Emelius Gilleland, 96, died on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, Born Aug. 6, 1917, he was a native of Abbeville, S.C., the son of Roy James and Septima Hollingsworth Gilleland. He
Jessica Michal Henderson, 28, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. She graduated from Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School and attended New City Fellowship. Viewing will be at noon Friday, Feb. 7, with

Martha Hixon

Martha Mozelle Cooper Hixon, 103, passed away Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at her daughters residence inMoreland, Ky. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Valley Head Baptist Church with visitation 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday in
Kenneth H. Johnson, 74, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. He was an Evangelist of the Church of God, and a member of the Grace Sanctuary Church of God Prophecy.

Frank Jones

Frank "Eddie" Jones, 65, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2016. Survivors: children, Shea Czernik, Frankie Jones, Robbie Jones, Mike Jones, Greg Jones; brothers, Jimmy Jones, Bill Holt, Ricky Jones, Jonhny Holt; sisters, Judy Johnston, Nancy

Harold Keys Jr.

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Harold David Keys Jr., 75, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. Funeral services at 3 p.m. today from the chapel of Jones Funeral Home of Tunnel Hill. The family will receive friends 11 a.m. until 3
Frances Kinney, of Chattanooga, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. She was 97 years old. She was born in Schultz, S.C., and enjoyed traveling to foreign

Larry Landers

Larry Calvin Landers, 66, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was a member of Philadelphia Baptist
Billy Tatum Martin, 72, of East Ridge, passed away Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in a local hospital. He was a member of the former East Ridge Baptist Church and was retired from Polysar Latex (BASF).

Roy Martin

LaFAYETTE Roy Allen Martin, 76, died Tuesday, Feb, 4, 2014. Roy is a retired veteran of the United States Air Force. Where he was stationed at

Bobby Martin

Bobby David Martin, 67, departed this life Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. He was born in Ringgold to the late Lee and Hazel Martin. Survivors include his children, Kathy Gilbert, of Rocky Face, David Martin, Lee

Lucia Martinez

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Lucia Perez Martinez, 46, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at her residence. Funeral service will be noon today, Feb. 6, 2014, from the Emple Emmauel. Visitation from 10 a.m. until the service at noon

Luther McCall

LaFAYETTE Luther McCall, 85, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at his residence. Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the end of historic

Pauline McCarver

Johnnie Pauline McCarver, 79, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Ray McCarver; children, Patty Kay Price and Johnny Ray McCarver; her parents, Jasper and Melinda Hurst
Robert Jacob "Robbie" McClure, 24, of Hixson, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at his residence. Robbie was born on Feb. 23, 1989, in Fort Oglethorpe, and attended Ringgold and Soddy-Daisy High Schools.

Delories Millsap

LaFAYETTE Delories "Dee" Elaine Millsap died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. Preceded in death by her parents, Ezra and Mamie Dawson; sisters, Ann Dawson and

Delcy Morris

Delcy A. Campbell Morris, 76 died on Wednesday, Jan. 29 2014, after a hard fought battle against cancer. Delcy was born May 30, 1937 in Newport News, Va. After graduation from high school Delcy started
Eva Dean Morrison, 73, of Signal Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Lucille Baggett; grandson, Scott Dagnan; brothers, Jimmy and Jerry Baggett. Survivors

Dorothy Murphy

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Ind. Dorothy O. Murphy, 104, formerly of Chattanooga, departed this life Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. She was born Jan. 25, 1910 in Raymond, Ill., to Kirby and Murta Jacobs Mitts. Dot lived in Chattanooga from
Thomas Bradford Odum Jr., 60, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. He was previously employed at Rainbow Processing Co. for many years. He was a member of New Zion Baptist Church. He
Roy Bert Pickett, 91, of Valley Head, Ala., passed away on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. Roy is survived by his wife of 74 years, Ruth Elisabeth Pickett; son, Joseph Bert (Ramona) Pickett; daughter, Patricia Ann
Lynn Price Hugh Lynn Price, 64, of Red Bank, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. After 28 years of service, he retired from the Chattanooga City Police Department. He was preceded in death by his
Johnny Lee Sorenson, 20, of Chattanooga, died suddenly Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. He was a 2011 graduate of Central High School. He attended Meigs County High School where he played football. He participated in track
Ann Marie Stack, 84, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in a local healthcare facility. Ann was a beautiful piano player, who played for 1st Baptist Church in Stevenson, Ala. Ann was preceded
Hershel Lee Steele, 73, of East Ridge, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 in a local hospital. He was a member of Unity Baptist Church and enjoyed being emcee for gospel music shows. He was
Ray Bryan Thompson, 79, passed from his earthly home to his heavenly home on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. Ray was born in Rossville, on Jan. 8, 1935, to the late Aaron and Mattie West

Wanda Thompson

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Wanda "Tillie" Thompson, 88, died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, in a local nursing home. The daughter of the late Carl C. Thompson, she was a native of Louisville, Ky., and worked for many years as
Mickey W. Walker, 66, of Hixson, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at his home. He was born Aug. 18, 1947 in Chattanooga to the late Kenner and Eunice Walker. Mr. Walker was a
Lora Evelyn Dempsey Weiland, 83, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2014. Mrs. Weiland is preceded in death by her husband, Walter Weiland; son, Ronald Massengale; granddaughters, Donna Joann Massengale, Ella Erin Ritchie; parents, Early and
Peggy Patten Winningham died on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at the age of 82. A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Peggy graduated from Brights School and Girls Preparatory School, as well as Vanderbilt University

In MemoryGreg Hudgins

Feb. 6, 1964 - Sept. 15, 2000 Happy Birthday! We love you Mom, Dad, Ken Jr., Jan and son Clay.


Pam Lane Markum Feb. 6, 1961-Oct. 25, 2008 Happy Birthday to our sweet, loving, precious and beautiful daughter. It has been six sad and lonely birthdays without you because we love and miss you so


Randy Willis "Slim" Word Feb. 6, 1959- August 25, 1998 Today is your 55th birthday. Love and miss you, your mother, two sons, sisters, brother, nieces, and nephews.
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