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The first 25 words are free and then it is 75 cents per word. Photos are $25; double photos $35 (recent photo and photo from past). The obit daily deadline is 3 p.m. Major credit cards are accepted.

Obits must be submitted from local funeral homes. If it is an out of town funeral home, crematory, or if the body was donated, the family may submit the obituary but the newspaper must have proof of death - a letter from the institution or a death certificate, for instance.

Obits can be faxed to (423) 757-6674 or emailed to obits@timesfreepress.com. Please call (423) 757-6348 to confirm receipt and to make payment.

In Memory ads can be faxed to (423) 757-6461, emailed to advisor@timesfreepress.com or phone in at (423) 757-6200.

Local Obits for Sat. Jan 25, 2014


Mary E. Taylor (Deceased) Card of Thanks and Happy Birthday When our sorrows are heavy and burdens are hard to bare, when our hearts are broken with grief; God always
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi's corrections department says Edgar Ray Killen, a former Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted in the 1964 'Mississippi Burning' slayings of three civil rights...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Thomas Stanford, who was known for his award-winning editing work on "West Side Story," has died. He was 93.
BOSTON (AP) - Matt Damon's father has died in Massachusetts at age 74 after a long battle with cancer.