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Local Obits for Sun. Jun 08, 2014


Patsy Eloise Crytz Allen, 83, of Chattanooga, died on Friday, June 6, 2014. She was born in Hickory, N.C., on December 16, 1930, to William Jackson Crytz and Ruth Leona Guthrie Crytz. She grew
Fred J. Bodine, a former Chattanooga resident, passed away in Los Angeles, Calif. He graduated from Chattanooga High School and was a United States Army veteran. He returned to Chattanooga after serving in the Army

Linda Dickson

Ringgold
Linda Faye Dickson, 69, departed this life Friday, June 6, 2014. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday, June 9, 2014, in the funeral home Chapel. Interment will follow in Anderson Cemetery. Family will

Ruby Dukes

Ringgold
Ruby Nell Ford Dukes, 86, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 7, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory &

Helen Eaker

Ringgold
Helen E. Eaker, 87, passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by the Wallis-Stewart Chapel of Wilson Funeral Homes, Ringgold, Georgia 423-935-2331.

James Edgeworth

Summerville
James "Pillhead" Edgeworth, 79, died Friday, June 6, 2014. Survivors include wife, Mildred Edgeworth; children, Sammy Edgeworth, Timothy Edgeworth, Rebecca Banther; brothers, Alfred Edgeworth, Marcus Edgeworth; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Candace Marquita Garrett, 31, passed Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at a local hospital. She graduated from Brainerd High School in the class of 2000. She was a member of Greater Tucker Baptist Church. She is

Charles Gifford

Rainsville
Mr. Charles Kenneth Gifford, 63, passed away Friday, June 6, 2014, in Kindred Hosptial. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. CDT today at the W.T. Wilson Funeral Home chapel. Funeral services will
Marlene Peters Goodman, 80, of Ooltewah, died on Saturday, June 7, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Goodman. Arrangements will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Road.
James Phillip Harris, 78, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 6, 2014, surrounded by loving family and friends. For the past nine years, Phillip's home has been at Bradley Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center

Eugene Hinson

Fort payne
Eugene Arnold Hinson, 77, passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Frances Hinson. Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences. Arrangements by
Hugh Dayton Huffaker, Jr., went to be with his Lord and Savior on June 6, 2014. A loving husband, father, and grandfather, Hugh was a successful leader in the insurance and real estate business

Tina Jones

Athens
Christina "Tina" Burke Jones, 40, passed away Friday, June 6, 2014, at her home. Funeral 7 p.m. Monday in the chapel. Burial follows 10 a.m. Tuesday in Cochran Cemetery. Visitation 4-7 p.m. Monday at the
Mary Ann Kerns, 65, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014, in an area healthcare facility. She was a member of Hickory Grove Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, John Kerns;
Avis Yvonne King, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at her residence in Milledgeville, Ga. She was preceded in death by her mother, Jimmie Reid; brother, Michael Reid; and sister, Crystal Reid.
Betty Lumpkin, of Ooltewah, was taken home by God on Thursday, June 5, 2014, to be His special angel. Born in Anniston, Ala., Betty became a 52-year resident of Chattanooga along with her surviving husband
Leonard Wilburn "Toots" Mincey, 81, of Soddy-Daisy passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014. He was a retired carpenter and U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. Toots was a member of New Life Baptist
Earl W. Pell, 91, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, June 5, 2014. Earl was born in Fort Payne, Ala., and was a longtime resident of the Chattanooga area. He was preceded in death by
Earl W. Pell, 91, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, June 5, 2014. Earl was born in Fort Payne, Ala., and was a longtime resident of the Chattanooga area. He was preceded in death by
Nathan S. "Papa Steen" Prouty departed this life on Thursday, June 5, 2014, following a third bout with cancer. Mr. Prouty was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was
Wayne D. Puckett, 60, of Chattanooga, passed away suddenly at his home on Thursday, June 5, 2014. Wayne graduated from Brainerd High School in 1972 and was a member of Brainerd Hills Baptist Church and
Gina Raymond Reed, 38, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 6, 2014, surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel
Ruth M. Rockholt, 95, of Apison, passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 7414 Old Lee Highway.
Margaret Spain passed away March 23, 2014. "Moments for Margaret" Memorial at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church chapel.
Jean Thomas-Parrott, of Signal Mountain, died on Thursday, June 5, 2014. She was the widow of Robert W. Thomas for 46 years and loving companion of Eugene H. Parrott for the past 12 years.
Mildred Foster Walker, 92, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, June 1, 2014, in a local health care facility. She was a member of Prospect Missionary Baptist Church where she served on the Usher Board for
Christopher Watt, 57, of Chattanooga passed Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in a local hospital. He attended Kirkman and Tyner High Schools also went to the Job Corps in 1977. He was a veteran of the

Thomas H. Williams

Chickamauga
Thomas H. Williams, 69, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, June 7, 2014. He was born in Rock Spring, Ga., to the late Melvin Henry and Pauline Nichols Williams. He had
In Loving Memory Of Our Mother Virginia Louise Floyd October 25, 1927 - June 8, 2013 We miss you more than words can say. Children, Family and Friends
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