Obits Archives

Submit an Obit

The first 50 words are free and then it is 50 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 Fri. Jul 04, 2014



Ednamae Berry

Fackler
Ednamae Jewell Berry, 64, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2104, at her home, surrounded by her family. Service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 5, at the Valley Funeral Home Chapel, Scottsboro. Burial
Lucille S. Card, 92, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 5, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Mark Harwood
Mary Jane "Jayne" Carney, 84, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at a local health care facility. Jayne was born May 6, 1930, in Knoxville, grew up in Dayton, and
Bill W. Castleberry, 81, of East Ridge, peacefully went to meet our Momma and Nanny on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Born and raised in Rising Fawn, Ga., he was a retired truck driver from Dixie
Charles "Tom" Colbaugh, 56, of Soddy-Daisy, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014. He was employed with Sphere One. Tom was an avid Tennessee Vols football and Dale Jr. fan. He
Opal Montine Craig, 88, of East Ridge, died Monday, June 30, 2014. She was born Oct. 4, 1925, in Whitfield County, Ga., a daughter of the late Clyde Hayes and Sudie Capehart Hayes. Mrs.
Barbara Ann Englerth, 82, Chattanooga, died Monday, July 2, 2014, in a local health care center. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. today in the Chattanooga National Cemetery with Dr. Gary Carver officiating.

Judy Gorman

Mentone
Judy Brown Gorman, 82, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014, at her residence. Judy was preceded in death by a son, Richard "Dickie"Gifford; son-in-law, Doug Hunter; parents, Lee and Rose Brown; brothers Johnny Brown, Troy
Shirley Ann Goss, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Chicago. She is survived by her children, Chirlice Adams of Chicago; Shearrah Adams of Anchorage, Alaska; and Robert Lee Watkins of Greeneville, Tenn.
Marvin Perry Gray, 85, formally of Harrison, went to meet his Lord on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. today, July 4, in the funeral home chapel with
Lynda D. Harris transcended this life on Friday, June 27, 2014. She was educated in the public schools of Chattanooga and was an avid reader and loved taking care of her plants. Lynda was

Thelma Hitchcox

Pikeville
Thelma Hitchcox, 85, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Services will be at 2 p.m. CDT Sunday, July 6, in the funeral home chapel. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. CDT Saturday. Online condolences can
George Edward Hixson, 77, of Red Bank, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014, in a local hospital. Visitation Tuesday, July 8, at 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace. Funeral
Gloria A. Hodge, 71, passed away on Thursday, July 3, 2014, in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Steven Horton

Rainsville
Steven Horton, 39, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. CDT Saturday, July 5, from the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel, Pastor Brian Hughes officiating. Visitation will be
John Robert McAnnally, 67, of Signal Mountain, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014. Arrangements to be announced by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace. 877-3524.

Brent Price

Summerville
Brent DAngeloo Price, 51, died Monday, June 30, 2014. Survivors include wife, Jane Price; children, DAngloo Price, Brennon Price, Andrea Hickerson, Tashe Hickerson; father, L. C. Price; and others. Funeral is 1 p. m. Saturday,
Ricky Reed RINGGOLD Ricky Granville Dale Reed, 50, passed away on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. He was born in St. Louis, Mo., then moved to Georgia when he was 15 months old. Ricky
Paul Reneau, 85, of Ooltewah, died Monday, June 30, 2014. Born Nov. 10, 1928, to Jessie Roy and Parthenia Hill Reneau, he served in the United States Air Force and was stationed in

Randy Stone

Flat rock
Randall "Randy" Dwight Stone, 54, died Tuesday, July 2, 2014. Family will receive friends beginning at 10 a.m. CDT on Friday, July 5, with the service at 2 p.m. at Corner Stone Funeral
Cassandra Tanner, 55, passed away on Thursday, July 3, 2014, in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.
Dora Tarvin, 80, passed away on Thursday, July 3, 2014, in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Billie Vandiver

Ringgold
Billie Merle Wimberly Vandiver, 74, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Billie was raised in Florence, Ala., and moved to the Ringgold area in 1977. She

In MemoryMELVIN FENNELL

Melvin (Brando) Fennell March 1, 1986 July 4, 2011 Missed, not forgotten From Family and Friends Love you, Mom and Dad

In Memory IN MEMORY

Bobby J. Mobley HAPPY BIRTHDAY You are near, even if I dont see you, You are with me, even if you are far away. You are in my heart, in my
Dec. 22, 1946 - July 4, 2010 Dad, its been four years and we miss you dearly. We love you and miss you. Love Always, Ann, Edward, Shay, Sasha Steele, Jakel,
Espisito "ZEKE" McClarty May 27, 1945 - July 4, 2009 You remain in our hearts. Sadly missed by wife, Sharron, brothers, Bobby, John and Thomas, and entire McClarty, Jackson, and Sims Families.
Aug. 29, 1978-July 4, 2010 Your soul is in Heaven, But your heart beats on Sadly missed by mom , kids, brothers, sisters and other relatives and Grand baby to be.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Best-selling author and historian Hugh Ambrose has died at age 48.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indianapolis police say a woman who was once the nation's youngest death row inmate has been found dead from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound.
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - The widow of former U.S. Vice President and New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller has died. Margaretta "Happy" Rockefeller was 88.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Prashant Bhargava, a deeply humane filmmaker and artist perhaps best known for the 2011 film "Patang" ("The Kite"), died Friday of cardiac arrest in New York....
DETROIT (AP) - Detroit R&B and jazz singer Ortheia Barnes-Kennerly has died. She was 70.
NEW YORK (AP) - A physical therapist who popularized the Lamaze method of childbirth in the United States and helped change the way women and doctors approached the delivery room...
LOS GATOS, Calif. (AP) - The Rev. John Lo Schiavo, former president of the University of San Francisco who presided over the university's resurgence and a shutdown of its basketball...
As a youth he toiled in the cotton fields of Mississippi, earning 35 cents for every 100 pounds he picked. When the plantation owner one day offered to advance him...
LOS ANGELES - When he was 32, it was a very good year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gill Dennis, the screenwriter who co-wrote the Johnny Cash biopic "Walk the Line" and studied film alongside Terrence Malick and David Lynch, has died. He was...
LAS VEGAS (AP) - B.B. King's physician and the coroner in Las Vegas say the 89-year-old blues legend died of a series of small strokes attributable to his longstanding battle...
DES PLAINES, Ill. (AP) - Joseph Kozenczak, the suburban Chicago police detective credited with leading the investigation that nabbed serial killer John Wayne Gacy, has died. He was 75.
NEW YORK (AP) - Franz Wright, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet known for his concise and penetrating style and wide and powerful range of emotions, has died. He was 62.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Blues legend B.B. King has died in Las Vegas at age 89, his lawyer says.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Fran Fisher, who broadcast Penn State football games on the radio for many years, has died. He was 91.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Rachel Rosenthal, the performance and theater artist who embraced environmentalism during a half-century career devoted to the avant garde, has died in Southern California. She was...
NEW YORK (AP) - Million-selling author and writing coach William Zinsser has died in New York City at age 92.
NEW YORK (AP) - Bernard Madoff's former right-hand man has died.
NEW YORK (AP) - Former Congressman John Murphy, who represented Staten Island for 18 years before being caught in the Abscam corruption scandal in the late 1970s, has died. He...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actress and comedian Anne Meara has died. She was 85.