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Local Obits for Sun. Jul 13, 2014



Al Adams

Fort payne
Albert O. "Al"Adams, 76, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014. Services are set for 2 p.m. CDT Monday, July 14, from the W.T. Wilson chapel. Burial to follow in Pea Ridge Cemetery. Visitation from

Don Atkins

Rossville
Don Atkins, 77, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014. He had lived in the North Georgia area for most of his life and was of the Christian faith. He was a U.S.
Clarence T. Brooks, 69, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in the Hospice Care Center. He was the assistant pastor of Lion of The Tribe of Judah Tabernacle. Funeral at 1 p.m.

Jan Buckner

Cleveland
Jan Edgemon Buckner, 57, a longtime resident of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday morning, July 9, 2014, at her home following a year long illness. Jan was born in Sweetwater, Tenn., Dec. 13, 1956

Bradley Cagle

Rossville
Bradley Phillip Cagle, 49, passed away on Friday, July 11, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the Rossville area and was of the Baptist faith. A private family memorial service will be scheduled for
Evelyn Virginia Brown Cissna, 94, passed away peacefully on her 71st wedding anniversary, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in her home. She was born Dec. 21, 1919, here in Chattanooga. She was preceded in death by

Lena Clark

Dayton
Lena Rose Clark, 90, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014, at Erlanger Hospital. A lifelong resident of Rhea County, she worked many years at Kayser-Roth and was a member of Cove Chapel Church of God.

Lloyd Cross

Fairview
Lloyd Cross, 91, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014, at his residence. Mr. Cross was a member of the Chickamauga and Cleveland Classic Car Club and was also an active member of the
DanielPruitt SCOTTSBORO Daniel Eli Pruitt, 48, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014, at Huntsville Medical Center. Visitation scheduled today, July 13, from 5-8 p.m. CDTat Valley Funeral Home in Scottsboro. Services will be 11

Joseph Dugan

Ringgold
Joseph Francis Dugan, 86, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, July 10, 2014. He was born in Elizabeth, N.J., where he had lived for more than 50 years before moving
Nancy Ann Fillers, 74, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014, at her home. She was a native of Athens, Tenn., where she was a 1957 graduate of McMinn County High School,

Betty Finchum

Winchester
Betty Ann Finchum, 60, passed from this life on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at her home. Services will be held 1 p.m. CDT Monday, July 14, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment will follow in
Thelma Fine, of Chattanooga, passed away at her residence on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, 423-877-3524.
Jason "Shane" Frizzell, 41, of the Chattanooga area, went to heaven on Monday, July 7, 2014. He was born on August 18, 1972, and was preceded in death by his mother, Cindy Carol
Debbie Gass Debra "Debbie" Lynn Gass, 56, of Chattanooga, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Friday, July 11, 2014, surrounded by her family and friends. She was preceded in
Frances W. Hale, 81, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014, in a local hospital. Betty was born in 1932 and spent her entire life in Chattanooga. She was a faithful member of the
Annie Hardin, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014, in a local health care facility. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.
Fred Alan Harris, 51, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014. He was the son of the late Willie "Bill" and Dorothy "Dot" Harris and was an auto mechanic and
Tempie Hill, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014, at her residence. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.
Shacoa Horton, 22, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014, at a local healthcare facility. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Gloria Jackson

Cleveland
Gloria R. Jackson, 83, formerly of Denver, Colo., passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014, at her home. She was born April 22, 1931, in Kansas City, Mo., daughter of the late Andrew and
Evelyn Davis Lancaster, 85, of Red Bank, passed away on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in a local health care facility. She was of the Baptist faith. Born on Jan. 11, 1929, in Chattanooga, Evelyn was
Clarence "Chuck" Owen Langston, Jr., 53, of Murfreesboro died Saturday, July 12, 2014. He was a native of Chattanooga, and the son of the late Clarence Owen and Mary Nell Powell Langston Sr.
Bonnie Jean McIntyre passed away of natural causes on Saturday, July 5, 2014, at approximately 3:45 p.m. at a local nursing home facility in Chattanooga. She was 93 years of age. She was preceded in

Anna Miller

Sequatchie
Anna K. Miller, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014, at her home. She was of the Baptist faith and was a former employee of the Kimball Wal-Mart and R & R Hoisery. She was preceded
Gloria Johnson Montgomery, 77, of Signal Mountain, went to be with Jesus Christ on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, surrounded by her family and friends. She was a longtime resident of Signal Mountain. Gloria was born
William Clifton "Bill" Moore III, 81, of East Ridge, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014, in a local healthcare facility. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the
Elwanda Murray Elwanda F. Murray, 91, of Ooltewah, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014. She was a member of Greenwood Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by husband, William C. Murray
Gladys Shamblin Oliver, 74, of East Brainerd, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 11, 2014, surrounded by her family. Born and raised in McMinn County, she was a longtime resident of

Thurman Patton

South pittsburg
Thurman Patton, 96, formerly of South Pittsburg, died Saturday, June 27, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wis. Funeral services were held Monday, July 7, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wis. Burial was in Cumberland View Cemetery in Kimball,

Olene Reilly

Fort oglethorpe
Olene Reilly, 97, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at her residence. Services will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.
h IDER Bobbie Ray Scarbrough, 75, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at his residence. Mr. Scarbrough served in the U.S. Air Force and was a retired auto mechanic. He was preceded in death
Gladys R. Smith, 85, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2014, in a local healthcare facility. She was formerly employed by Lawrence Furniture Company. She also worked for the Williams, Raulstons and
Lynnette Spencer Smyth, 51, formerly of Chattanooga passed away June 23, 2014, in Barnesville, Ga. Survivors include her husband, Mark Smyth; brother, David Spencer; and several nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts and friends. A memorial service
Helen Louise Barton Solomon, 91, passed away at home on Monday, July 7, 2014. To cherish her memory, Helen leaves her seven children, Gail Solomon, of Moab, Utah, Louise (Allen) Crowell, of Chattanooga,
Ray Steele Jr. TRENTON Raymond Leslie Steele Jr., 67, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014. He was a 1965 graduate of Dade County High School and a graduate of Northwest Georgia Tech. He

Earl Tabor

Fort oglethorpe
Earl D. Tabor, 62, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014, after a long illness. He is survived by his mother, two sons and several grandchildren, brothers and sisters. All services will be private. Arrangements by
TedRoden BOAZ Waren Ted Roden, 88, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014. Funeral arrangements are set for today, July 13, at 5 p.m. CDT at the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel, Rev. Wayne Tarvis officiating.
Stroud Mckinney Thomison, 58, died on Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, Ga. He lived in Marietta and was a native of Lookout Mountain, Tenn. He was preceded in death by his

Kenneth Wallin

Lafayette
Kenneth Don Wallin, 65, died Friday, July 11, 2014. Preceded in death by his mother, Maxine Wallin; father and stepmother, Walter "Buck"
Dewayne Warren, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014, at his residence. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.
Richard C. Wilbert Jr., 50, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014. Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory,
WLPope ROSSVILLE WL "Dub" Pope, 92, passed away on Thursday, July 10, 2014, in a local health care facility. Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com. Funeral services will be held at 2:30

In MemoryNancy Garth

July 13, 2000 Surely missed by her husband, George Garth, and dear friend Georgia

In MemoryKathy Ann Mason

Dec. 27, 1949 -July 13, 2013 It has been one long difficult year since God called you home. There is not a day that goes by that tears arent shed, but you are

In MemoryEdna McDaniel

Edna H. McDaniel Oct. 12, 1917-July 13, 2011 For my Mother, I can still hear and see you. I miss your sweet smile and kind voice. thank you for being a
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