Obituaries for February 16, 2014

Obituaries are sorted by area and then, last name.

Ivan Allen

Ivan Levon Allen, 75, of East Ridge, died on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 at Memorial Hospital. Mr. Allen was a member of Brainerd Church of Christ. He was a retired Lieutenant with the Erlanger Police Department. Mr. Allen was a ...

Caron Branham

Caron Dewayne Skillern Branham, infant son of Karen Skillern and Ronnell Branham, passed away Feb. 11, 2014. He was preceded in death by brother, Ronnell Jr.; grandfather, Dewayne Copeland. Survivors also include sisters: Kylia, Kyiona and Ronnesha; grandmothers, Angela Skillern ...

Mary Brooks

Mary Brooks, 88, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 in a local health care facility. She retired from American National/SunTrust Bank where she served as an administrative assistant to the executives of the bank. She was a member of ...

Clyde Buttram

Clyde H. Buttram, age 89 of Chattanooga peacefully passed from this life and went to be with his Lord on Feb. 13, 2014 with his family at his bedside. He was a member of the Hamill Road Church of Christ ...

Donald Carbon

Donald John Carbon, 79 of Chattanooga, died on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014. A memorial service will be held at a later date. There will be no services or visitation at the funeral home. Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, East ...

Nick Catron

Nick S. Catron, 71, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, after a courageous battle with melanoma. He was born in Ponca City, Okla., and has been a resident of Hixson since 1980. He served seven years in the Navy Submarine Service ...

Catherine Cosper

Catherine Louise Cosper, of Chattanooga, 89 passed away, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. She was a homemaker and member of Lookout Valley Seniors and Ebenezer Baptist Church. She was a loving mother, Mamaw and devoted to her family. She loved working ...

Jessie Denton

Jessie Raymond Denton, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was 89 years old. Jessie was born on Jan. 2, 1925 to the late Carroll and Ruth Byars Denton. He served our country ...

Pauline Garner

Pauline Garner, 86, a resident of Chattanooga passed away on Friday February 14, 2014. She was born on July 25, 1927 in Glenwood, AR to the late George and Callie Tackett. Pauline resided in Chattanooga for the past three years, ...

Estelle Gossett

Dora Estelle Gossett, 85, of Chattanooga passed away on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in an area hospital. She retired from Signal Knitting Mill after over 45 years of service and was a member of Tiftonia Baptist Church. Her husband, James ...

Marian Graves

Marian Johnson Graves, 98, died on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014. She was born in Humboldt, Tenn., to the late Leroy and Lillian Campbell Johnson. She was a longtime member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church where she was also a ...

Rev. Henry Groseclos

e Rev. Henry M. Groseclose, of Hixson, passed away on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. He was 83 years old. Henry was born in Appalachia, Va., to the late Rhea P. and N. Loucille Groseclose. He was a graduate of Appalachia ...

Sybil Hatmaker

Sybil Earline Hatmaker, 96, of Hixson, passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in a local hospital. She was born Jan. 1, 1918 in Calhoun, Ga., to the late Benjamin F. and Hattie M. Phillips. She attended First Presbyterian Church. Her ...

Sarah Hipp

Sarah Holt Loder Hipp, 96, a lifelong resident of Chattanooga died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Thomas Rudd and Hardie Holt Loder. A graduate of Chattanooga City High School and the University of Chattanooga ...

La-Vona Johnson

La-Vonda Johnson La-Vonda (Wilson) Johnson, age 74, of Chattanooga, went home to be with Jesus on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. La-Vonda was born Aug. 4, 1939, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, to the late Floyd H. Wilson and Dixie Margaret Wilson. La-Vonda ...

Willie Kelley

Willie Kelley, 84, passed away Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Joseph Kohlmann

Joseph Henry Kohlmann, 94, of Chattanooga, joined his late wife of over 50 years on Valentines Day, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, He was a veteran of WWII serving as a Tech Sergeant in the U.S. Army. Mr. Kohlmann retired as ...

Brenda Lackey

Brenda Lackey, 68, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. Brenda was born in Chattanooga on March 9, 1945 to William B. "Chic" Lackey and Jeanne Cooper. Brenda was one of the original students of Orange Grove Center ...

Patricia Letson

Patricia Moore Letson, 80, of Harrison, passed away Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. Born in Dora, Alabama September 13, 1933, she was the daughter of the late J. Harris and Mae Moore and was a graduate of McAdory High School Class ...

Shea Long

Shea Aaron Long, of Hixson, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014. He was 33 years old. Shea attended Sequoyah Vocation School and was employed with Laynes Equipment Co. as a truck driver. He was preceded in death by his ...

Mldred Martin

Mildred Martin Mildred Davenport Martin, 96, of Chattanooga, (formerly of Jasper, Tenn.) died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. A native of Warren County, Tenn., she was a homemaker, and a Baptist. Preceded in death by parents Alton and Ruby Akers Davenport; ...

Flora McCrary

Flora Kathryn "Kathy" McCrary, 87, of Hixson, formerly of Nashville, passed away Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. Kathy was born Sept. 13, 1926, in Humphreys County, to Price L. and Molly Briggs McCrary. She attended Business College in Nashville and got ...

Ron McRae

Ronald Luther McRae, of New Port Richey, Fla., passed on from this life into eternity on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. Ron was born on May 10, 1949 in Bremerhaven, Germany into a military family. After moving back stateside, Ron finished ...

Lynn Meyer

Lynn Meyer, a popular, retired Chattanooga teacher, died on Jan. 7, 2014, after a difficult struggle with cancer and a long hospitalization. Her body was willed to the University of Tennessee Medical School for research so no funeral was held. ...

Linda Oborn

Linda Lapuz Oborn, 62, of Signal Mountain, passed away after an arduous battle with ovarian cancer, on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. She was born to the late Jose and Cecilia Lapuz, of Manilla, Philippines, on April 16, 1951. She studied ...

Jimmy Parker Jr.

Jimmy Lawrence Parker Jr., of Hixson, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. He was 40 years old. Jimmy worked at C.C. Dickson in sales. Jimmy was preceded in death by his grandparents, Raymond and Flora Parker, and Preston Smith; ...

Kalista Ratliff

Kalista Ratliff, 40, passed away Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 in a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Phyllis Rowe

Phyllis Rowe, of Chattanooga, entered the gates of Paradise into the arms of our Heavenly Father on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, in the Chapel of Lane Funeral Home with Minister Ken ...

Robert Salyer

Robert Mungle Salyer, of Lookout Mountain, Ga., passed away at his home the afternoon of Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, with the snow softly falling. Bob was born on July 22, 1915, to William Carson Salyer and Nell Ross Snodgrass Salyer. ...

Barbara Stockdale

Barbara Ann Cotton Stockdale, 70, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at her residence. She professed her life to Christ at an early age. She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister. She retired in 1998 from Erlanger ...

Elmer Tucker

Elmer Samuel "Buddy" Tucker Jr., 86, of East Brainerd, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in a local hospital. He was a lifelong resident of East Brainerd and a faithful member and supporter of Gospel Way Baptist Church in Ringgold, Ga. ...

Pamela Turner

Pamela Turner, 51, of Chattanooga passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 at her home. She was retired from the State of Tennessee Mental Health Division. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Erica and Matt Craft of Chattanooga; parents, Clayton and ...

Doug Walker, Jr.

Doug Walker Jr. Douglas Perry Walker Jr., 71, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, surrounded by his family and friends. Born September 2, 1942, he was a member of Middle Cross Baptist Church. He served his country ...

Laury Weaver ,

Laury King Weaver, Jr went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. He was born July 21, 1921 in Rome, GA to Rev. Laury K. Weaver, Sr. and Mary Edward Weaver. He was educated at ...

Lily Wells

Lily Hamill Wells, 89, of Chattanooga, slipped softly away in the wee hours of Monday morning, Feb. 10, 2014, in the hospital, after just one day there. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Fred J. Wells; her ...

Dewey Argo MONTEAGLE

Mr. Dewey Barney Argo, 80, of Monteagle passed away Thursday. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel with Minister Ralph Shrum officiating. Burial: Coalmont Cemetery with full military honors provided by Sequatchie Valley Veterans Honor Guard. Arrangements by ...

Cecil Day DAYTON

Cecil Neil Day, age 68 of Dayton went to his Creator Friday afternoon, Feb. 14, 2014 in Chattanooga. Cecil was born in Fulton, MI on January 4, 1946 the son of the late Amos and Dorothy (Medawis) Day, Sr. Cecil ...

Ray Fults PALMER -

Mr. Ray Jackson Fults, 74, departed this life at his home Friday Feb. 14, 2014. He was born in Palmer, Tennessee on June 19, 1939 to Lawrence and Emma McHone Fults who preceded him in death along with his brothers, ...

Johnnie Hughes EVENSVILLE

Johnnie Hughes 77 died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 at the Spring City Care Center. Born in Wesbourne, TN, she was the daughter of the late John Robert and Mary Ruth Stinnett Cofer. Johnnie was a retired hairdresser. She owned and ...

Marie Long DUNLAP

Marie Bickford Long, age 67 of Dunlap, TN., died Friday Feb. 14, 2014. Parents Otto and Sarah Bickford; brothers Harley, Charles, Leonard, and Lonnie Bickford preceded her in death. She is survived by sons Kirt (Chassie) Long, Chattanooga, TN, Monty ...

Dr. Robert Morgan HUNTLAND -

Dr. Robert Lewis Morgan, age 82 of Huntland, passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 at his residence. Visitation is 4:00-8:00 p.m. Sunday at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 at Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment ...

Vera Rollins WHITWELL

Vera Mae "Billie" Rollins 67. passed away Friday, February 14, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Rollins; parents, Ed & Bonnie Thacker; brother, Duggan Thacker, Bill Thacker; sisters, Brenda Thacker & Violet Thacker. Those left to ...

Justice Sanders

Justice Matthew " The Smurf" Sanders, infant son of Matthew and Christy Sanders, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Cecil Sanders. Those left to cherish his memories are his brother, Allan Kilgore; ...

Iva Sizemore ROSSVILLE

Iva Ruth Pierce Sizemore 96, passed away Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. She was born in Trion, Ga., to the late Oza U. and Lurah Watkins Peirce. She was preceded in death by husband, John R . Sizemore of 47 years ...

Macie Smith

Macie Christine ODell Smith, 90, of Harrison, TN and formerly of Rossville, GA, passed away on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. Mrs. Smith was born and raised in Murphy, NC. She moved to Chattanooga in the early 1970s and was a ...

Rev. Roscoe Smith DAYTON

Rev. Roscoe Francis Smith, Sr. 99, passed away Saturday February 15, 2014 at home. Funeral services Monday afternoon at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial in Rhea Memory Gardens. www.vanderwallfh.com. The family is being served by the Vanderwall ...

Janalene Clark RINGGOLD

Janalene Riddell Clark, 73, of Ringgold passed away on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 at her home. Mrs. Clark attended the United Methodist Church and also operated antiques by Calico & Lace. Janalene is survived by her husband of more than ...

Catherine Colbert SUMMERVILLE

Catherine Marie Colbert, 87, Summerville, GA died Feb. 12, 2014. Survivors, children, Gail & Ronald Crouch , Jan & Kenneth Dalton; 4 Grandchildren; 4 Great-grandchildren. Graveside service was held 2:00 p. m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, from the West Hill ...

Beulah Hoyle FORT OGLETHORPE -

Beulah Lee Crowe Hoyle, 92 went to be with Her Lord Friday evening, Feb. 14, 2014. She was born in DeKalb County, Ala., and had lived in the North Georgia area for most of her life she was a member ...

John Lewis LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE John Willis Lewis, 48, passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. He was preceded in death by his mother, Judy M. Lewis. Survivors include his father and stepmother, William D. (Virginia) Lewis Sr.; daughter, Ashley Brooke Lewis; sister, Faith Lewis; ...

Michael Moore RINGGOLD -

Michael R. Moore, 60, of Ringgold, passed away on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.

Margaret Nave

Margaret Bell Swanson Nave, 95, much beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, passed away in Dallas, Texas on Feb. 12, 2014. Graveside services will be held Sunday, Feb. 16th at 2:30 p.m. at Forest Hills Cemetery with Rev. Stacy Croft ...

Wendell Payne TRENTON

Wendell Taylor Payne, 60, passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. He served in the National Guard, Specialist E-5, was an insurance agent with American General, and was a member of the National Life Underwriters Association. He was a member of ...

Johnie Smith CHICKAMAUGA -

Johnie Melvin Smith, Sr., age 86 of Chickamauga, passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2014. He was born in Louisville, KY to the late George and Betty Burrows Smith. He was a resident of Chickamauga for most of his life ...

Tommy Anderson FLAT ROCK

Tommy Ezell Anderson, age 90 of Flat Rock, died Friday, Feb. 14 at Highland's Medical Center. Funeral services are Sunday at 2 pm in the chapel with Bro. Dean Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Overlook Cemetery. Family will receive ...

Ralph Dawson SHILOH

Ralph Lenvil Dawson, 77, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 at his home. Visitation will be held today from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Services at 3 p.m CST Sunday at Fyffe First Baptist Church, Burial ...

Kathleen Bridges SACRAMENTO,

Calif. Kathleen Condra Bridges died Jan. 29, 2014, in Sacramento. She was born July 1, 1920, in Southeastern Tennessee to descendants of two pioneer families proud of their heritage. Kathleen Condra Bridges was the daughter of Albert C. and Lula ...

Jamie Rogers

Jamie Pope Rogers On Feb. 17th Jamie left us to be with her Heavenly Father and mother Sharon Cox Rogers. We miss your sparkling personality and hugs. You are missed by Ronald and Tammie Hickey, Eddie and Sharon Rogers and ...

Jan Corbin Webb

June 13, 1950-Dec. 24, 2013 The Doctors say you had an enlarged heart and they were right. While looking through your things I found what set you apart and gave you that enlarged heart. Three stars that were in your ...

AUDREY E. ZACKERY

In our hearts you live on. We love and miss you dearly. Love, daughter, son and the Zackerys

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