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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.
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Luke Martin Jr., whose father was an ex-slave and Civil War Union soldier, has died - 179 years after his father was born.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Luke Martin Jr., whose father was an ex-slave and Civil War Union soldier, has died - 179 years after his father was born.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - The Rev. Richard McBrien, a University of Notre Dame theologian known for his unabashed liberal stands on various church teachings and his popular books on...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - The Rev. Richard McBrien, a University of Notre Dame theology professor known for his popular books on Catholicism and unabashed liberal stands on various church...
NEW YORK (AP) - Pioneering radio and TV host Joe Franklin, who gave breaks to the likes of Al Pacino and Bill Cosby on his variety show long before they...
CHICAGO (AP) - Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks, the two-time MVP who never lost his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite years of playing on losing Chicago Cubs teams, died...
BOSTON (AP) - The founder of Action for Children's Television who waged a decades-long fight to improve the quality of children's programming has died. Peggy Charren was 86.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stan Irwin, a Las Vegas producer and manager for such celebrities as Johnny Carson, has died at age 94.
NEW YORK (AP) - Prominent liberal theologian and Biblical scholar Marcus Borg has died at age 72.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Frank Mazzola, the real-life tough guy who taught James Dean how to stage an authentic-looking fight scene for the 1955 film classic "Rebel Without a Cause,"...
Wendell Ford, a former governor and U.S. senator who was the dominant figure in Democratic politics in Kentucky for 30 years, has died. He was 90.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Former Iowa and Utah head football coach Ray Nagel has died at age 87.
CHICAGO (AP) - The CEO of Tootsie Roll Industries has died at age 95.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Reies Lopez Tijerina, a champion of Chicanos' land-rights claims and the leader of a group that raided a northern New Mexico courthouse nearly 50 years ago,...
NEW YORK (AP) - A member of the New York-based rap collective that includes A$AP Rocky and A$AP Ferg has died.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) - One of the last of the Marlboro Men has died in Wyoming.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A high-ranking member of the Philadelphia radical group MOVE has died in prison while serving a decades-long sentence for the 1978 killing of a police officer.
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - An eastern Iowa man has died of cancer just months after he was convicted for growing medicinal marijuana for his personal use.
PHOENIX (AP) - Sue Clark-Johnson, a pioneering figure in the newspaper industry who served as publisher of the Arizona Republic and Reno Gazette Journal during a lengthy career at Gannett...
COVINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Former U.S. Rep. John Myers, who represented western Indiana's 7th District for three decades, has died.