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Local Obits for Sun. Mar 09, 2014


Amos Allen "Buddy" Adams, 80, of Chattanooga, died Thursday, March 6, 2014 at his home. Buddy was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and was a retired electrician from TVA. He was a veteran of
Dorothy Mae Anderson, 86, of East Ridge, has gone home to be with her Lord on Thursday, March 6, 2014. She was a member of New Haven Baptist Church and she enjoyed playing the piano.
Paula J. Badger, 74, passed away on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at home. The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. today, March 9, 2014, at Bartlebaugh Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Ferguson

Harley Baker

Acworth e.
Harley Baker, 96, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014 at his residence. He was born in Fort Payne, Ala., had lived most of his life in the Chattanooga and Ringgold area before moving to Acworth
Norma Barker, 81, of Signal Mountain, died Saturday, March 8, 2014 at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, (423) 531-3975.
Robbie Bennett Robbie Sue Bennett, 82, passed peacefully from this life on March 4, 2014 after a gradual decline in health. She was cared for by her sisters June and Faye during the last days
Etta Ruth Berry, 105, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014 in a local health care facility. Funeral: Today at 1:30 p.m. at Greater Friendship Primitive Baptist Church with Elder James Penny as

Alan Black

Blake community
Mr. Alan Glen Black, 49, died Friday, March 7, 2014 at his residence. Funeral will be today, March 9 at 2 p.m. CST from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Richard Petty officiating.

JOHN BLACK,III

John black iii
John Norman Black III, 62, of Chattanooga, died Saturday, March 1, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife Nancy Black. Survivors include children Robin, James and John; grandchildren Emma Lee, Makayla Lee-Ann, Abby

Donald Blansfield

Pikeville
Donald Eugene Blansfield, 69, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.
Carolyn Blaylock, 66, died Saturday, March 8, 2014. Services will be 1 p.m. CDT Monday in the funeral home chapel with Brother Lanny Tate officiating. Burial in Collier Cemetery. www.reedfamilyfh.com. Arrangements by Standefer-Reed Funeral Home,

Ella Boss

Chickamauga
Ella V. Boss, 81, passed away on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at her residence. Funeral services will be held Monday, March 10th at 11 a.m. in the South Crest Chapel with the Rev. David
Juanita Benson Boyd, 83 of Harrison, passed away on Saturday, March 8, 2014. She was a member of Meadowview Baptist Church for more than 12 years. She was preceded in death by her husband,
Hardie Tharpe Brock, 86, died Friday, March 7, 2014 at her daughter's home. She was born April 11, 1927 to Clarence William Tharpe and Mary Campbell Tharpe. A life long resident of Chattanooga,

Samuel Byrd

Centennial,
Colo. Samuel Edgar Byrd, 78, passed away on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 in Centennial Formerly of LaFayette, Ga., he was retired from the Air Force and lived in South Carolina for most of his
Robert Carter STEVENSON Robert "Danny" Daniel Carter, 40, died Saturday, March 8, 2014 in automobile accident. Visitation 5-9 p.m. CDTtoday at Rudder Funeral Home in Stevenson. Funeral 2 p.m. CDT Tuesday, March 11,

Eric Casey

Trenton
Eric Lee Casey, 26, passed away early Sunday morning March 9, 2014. Funeral will be 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 in the chapel. Family will receive friends 1 p.m. until service time

Beatrice Chandler

Rock spring
Beatrice E. Chandler, 93, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014 at a local hospital. She was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area where she had been a member of the Peavine Baptist Church
Barbara Jean Craft, 79, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Craft. She loved life, loved people, and loved the Lord. Survivors are daughter, Bobbie
Dorcas "Lamb" Culberson, 85, died Friday March 7, 2014. Funeral: 8 p.m. today in the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home. Interment will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Decatur.
Grant Thomas Dobbs Jr, 88, of Canton Michigan and formerly of Hixson passed away on Saturday, March 8, 2014. Mr. Dobbs was a Navy Veteran of WW II and retired from Chrysler Corporation. Survivors
Bobby Drinnon, renowned intuitive, passed away on Monday March 3, 2014, in the company of his family, at his home in Talbott, at the conclusion of a two-year battle with cancer. He was 61
Berious "Sister" Edwards, 88, of Chattanooga, departed this life on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Sister graduated from Howard High School in 1943, was employed by the Erlanger Hospital and the Hamilton County Health department

Elaine Ensign

Hawkins
Elaine Campbell Ensign departed this life March 7, 2014. She was born March 26, 1924 in Hawkins County, TN in the small community of St. Clair near Rogersville, Tenn. She graduated from Rogersville High School
LaFayette Mrs. Joan "Pete" Johnson Fickey, 68, of went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday,

Helen Franklin

Louisville
Helen Caine Franklin passed away on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 in her home. Helen was born and raised in Chattanooga where she graduated from the Bright School and Girls Preparatory School and from there
Julie Lynn Harvey, 50, of Soddy-Daisy passed away peacefully Friday, March 7, 2014 at her home. She was currently employed with Comtrust Federal Credit Union and had worked at several other banks in the

Gail Harvey

Pikeville
Gail Lynn Coleman Harvey, 58, died Friday, March 7, 2014. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Gail was preceded in death by father Billy D. Millard. Survivors include children, Shannon Harvey and Jaclyii Harvey,
Hensley Jack William "J.W." Hensley, 82, of Hixson, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014. He was of the Baptist Faith. J.W. was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Korean War. He was preceded
Jack William "J.W." Hensley, 82, of Hixson, passed away March 6, 2014. He was of the Baptist Faith. J.W. was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Korean War. He was preceded in death

Mary Hicks

Athens
Mary Nell Kyle Hicks Stephens, 91, died March 8, 2014. Visitation: 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Ziegler Funeral Home with a Funeral Service to follow at 7 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday in Sunrise Cemetery.
Barbara Sue Holmes, 70, of Hixson, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Marsh and Netta Jones; brother, Charles Ray Jones; and a sister, Betty Morrison. Barbara
Mary Denise Hurley, 68, passed away on Thursday, March 6, 2014 in a local healthcare facility. Arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors

Vera Johnson

Cowan
Vera Jean Johnson, 80, passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014, at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. today, March 10, 2014 in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment will follow
Norman Edward Johnson, 82, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014. Born October 12, 1931, Norman graduated from high school in 1950. Shortly afterward he and several classmates joined the Air Force. He served twenty years,

Pamela Lane

Flintstone
Pamela Lee Lane, 58, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 6, 2014. To share expressions of sympathy, visit lane-southcrestchapel.com. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, March
Rosemary Liles, 75, died Saturday, March 8 at DeKalb Regional Medical Center. Funeral services are Monday at 3 p.m. at Corner Stone Funeral Chapel with Bro. Michael Hughes officiating. Burial will follow in Fuller

Patsy Maddox

Fyffe
Mrs. Patsy Lee Maddox, 85, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014 in Crowne Health Care. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Sunday, March 9, 2014. From the Highway Church of God Cemetery with
Jack Leon Martin, 84, Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Standifer Place. Jack worked as a mechanic with DuPont until his retirement in 1985. He played basketball and football. Jack was a

Vivian McClendon

Spring city
Vivian Lee Calloway McClendon, 64, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at her home. A lifetime resident of Spring City, Vivian was the daughter of the late Leon McGee and Lucy A. Pickle Calloway. She
Barry McCloud Barry L. McCloud, 74 of Ooltewah died Saturday, March 1, 2014. At Mr. McCloud's request there will be no visitation or services. Memorial contributions in Mr. McCloud's memory can be made to your

Debbie Mullinax

Englewood
Debbie A. Mullinax, 56, died Friday, March 7, 2014. Funeral at 8 p.m., today, March 9 at Bordwine Funeral Home. Visitation 6-8 p.m. today, prior to service. Burial 3 p.m. Monday at Mars

Jessie Murray

Chickamauga
Jessie May Graham Murray, 90, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia area where she and her husband owned and operated Murray Lumber Company, was
Van Donald Newson Jr., 54, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014. He was a member of the Rechoboth Baptist Church. Van had previously worked as a custodian at Soddy-Daisy High School. He is

Vera Nicholson

Huntland
Vera Mae Nicholson, 90, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014. Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at the Huntland Emmanuel Church of Christ located at 203 Cumberland Blvd. Huntland, TN 37345. Family

Dennis Nunley

Whitwell
Dennis Earl Nunley age 58, was born in Whitwell, Tenn., April 6, 1955 to James Earl and Ollie Mae Campbell Nunley. Dennis was a hard worker. He spent many years in the coal

Nickey Pece

Rossville
Nickey Pece, 60, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his son; Nicolas Pece; and parents, George W. and Maria Pece. Mr. Pece is
Ms. Crystal LaShae Reeves, 34, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014 in University Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. today, March 10, 2014 from the W.T. Wilsons Funeral Chapel with the Rev.
Paul Edward Ricks, 68, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014 in a local hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frankie B. Ricks. Survivors include his sons, Edward Ricks and Cedrick
Pamela Ann Hicks Ryan, 59, of Chattanooga went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 7, 2014 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Pam was a long time member of
Betty Sarensen, 95, of Murphysboro, Ill., passed away on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at her daughter's home in Chattanooga. She was surrounded by her loving family. Betty loved Murphysboro and her little Church on Walnut
Hal Schwartz Jr. Harold A. "Hal" Schwartz Jr., 71, a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, departed this life Wednesday, March 5, 2014. He was a graduate of Baylor and received his undergraduate degree
Olisa Sims GRAYSVILLE Olisa Skiles Sims, 50, passed away March 6, 2014. She was preceded in death by her father, James Leonard Skiles; maternal grandparents, Blane and Katie Smith; paternal grandparents, Alvin and Hallie Skiles;
Alena Parker Stahl, 84, of East Ridge, passed away midday on March 8th, 2014, in the presence of her family. She lived in the Chattanooga area all her life. She attended the University of
Wesley "Doc" Swanner, 79, died unexpectedly Sunday, March 9, 2014. Mr. Swanner served his country in WW II. He was preceded in death by his daughters, Susie Swanner and Teresa Hall; and three brothers. Survivors

JoAnn Taj

Rossville
JoAnn Morris Taj, 69, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 09, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga, north Georgia, and Stone Mountain area. She was a 1962 graduate

James Westmoreland

Bridgeport
James Earl "Greasy" Westmoreland, 58, died March 8, 2014 at his home. James was the son of Earl Floyd and Frances Mildred Michalik Westmoreland born August 3, 1955 in Bridgeport. He was a Bridgeport High

Darris Wilborn

Grove oak
Mrs. Darris Dean Wilborn, 76, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014 in Shepherds Cove Hospice. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. today, March 10, 2014 from the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Wendell

In MemoryJESSE COMPTON

Jesse Myles Compton 10/13/1992 3/9/11 Our lives changed drastically when you were taken from us. You are greatly missed by your mom, dad, brother Cameron, grandma Rachel, nana, and all your family

In MemoryAlan Fritz

Oct. 12, 1954- March 10, 2013 It is hard to believe a year has passed without you. Today know that your wife, daughter and granddaughter love and miss you tremendously. There is not a day

In MemoryDorothy Moore

June 23, 1941- March 10, 2009 Its been 5 long years since God called you home, but the memories we created keeps us from having to carry on alone. We love and miss you
LaKeshia C. Sims March 10, 1974- July 18, 1990 In loving memory of a wonderful daughter and sister. Happy 40th Birthday to you!!! We are sending up 40 balloons up to you
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