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Local Obits for Mon. Mar 10, 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
Harley Baker, 96, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014. Funeral will be today at 3 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel Interment will follow in the Lakewood South Memory Gardens. Family will receive
Norma Johnson Barker, 81, a lifelong resident of Signal Mountain, passed away quietly in the arms of her loving husband the morning of March 8, 2014 following a battle with dementia. She was a devoted
Wayne M. Berry, of Hixson, passed away on Monday, March 10, 2014. He was 73 years old. Arrangements will be announced by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.
Ella Boss, 81, passed away March 6, 2014 Service: today, March 10 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel The family would like to "Thank" Heartlight Hospice for all the kindness they have shown. South
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,
Dolly Darlene Slayback Boydston, 52, died Sunday, March 9, 2104, at Erlanger Medical Center. Survivors include husband, Eddie Boydston; daughter, Jennifer Gass; mother, Donna Davide; brothers, Donnie Slayback (Nancy), Danny Slayback (Fran Bethune); grandchildren, Gage,
Hardie Tharpe Brock, 86, died Friday, March 7, 2014, at her daughters home. She was born April 11, 1927 to Clarence William Tharpe and Mary Campbell Tharpe. A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Hardie was
William Brown, 61, of Chattanooga, died on Saturday, March 8, 2014, in a local hospital. He attended Ridgedale Baptist Church and the Servants Sunday School Class. Survived by two sons, Chase Brown,
Amelia Burzynski, 92, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, March 10, 2014. Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Monday, March 17, 2014, at the Basilica of St. Peters and Paul Catholic Church. Arrangements are by Lane
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 on Friday, March 7, 2014 in a local hospital. She was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area where she had been a member of the Peavine Baptist
Mary Ruth Clemons, of Signal Mountain, passed away in heavenly peace on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at the age of 84. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Clemons to whom she was
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.

Sarah Daniels

Fort oglethorpe
Sarah Inis Bottoms Daniels, 94, went home to be with Jesus Sunday, March 9, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Meigs County, Tenn. on Dec. 25, 1919, a daughter of

Raymond Davis

Dunlap
James "Raymond" Davis, 62, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Hospice of Chattanooga. He was preceded in death by his mother, Rose Poelman and son-in-law, Justin Boyd. Survivors include his high school sweetheart and
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

Tunney Dunn

Pikeville
Tunney Dunn, 86, died Sunday, March 9, 2014. Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com. A memorial service of his life will be planned at a later date. Arrangements by Putnam-ReedFuneral Home, 127 South, Pikeville,
Berious "Sister" Edwards, 88, of Chattanooga, departed this life on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Funeral: today at noon at Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Carlos Williams as the eulogist. Burial: Chattanooga National

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

Gladys Farrow

Gallatin
Gladys Phillips Farrow, 87, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014. Mrs. Farrow was born Dec. 10, 1926, in Anniston, Ala. She was preceded in death by her husband, John B. Farrow. She

Lois Frasier

Rainsville
Lois Ogle Fraiser, 91, died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Erlanger. Funeral services at 2 p.m. today, March 11, from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Harold Mitchell officiating. Burial in Mount Moriah
Wanda Lea Gossett, 68, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, March 10, 2014, in an area hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wann Funeral Home & Cremation Center, St. Elmo 423-821-7551

Lillie Hamm

Fort oglethorpe
Lillie Mae Holland Hamm, 87, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 9, 2014, and her family was with her at her passing. She was born in Milan, Ga., to

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,
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
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.

Harold Hill

Flintstone
Harold Richard Hill, 76, died on Sunday, March 9, 2014, in his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Anderson, Ind., on Dec. 19. 1937. Harold graduated from Toccoa Falls Institute, Toccoa
Jon Roger Hudson, 52, of Ooltewah, died Saturday, March 8, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

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
Mary Frances Thraikill Jones, 91, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at the Life Care of Hixson, after many years of failing health. She was born on July 25, 1922. Mary was preceded in

Naomi Keen

Winchester
Naomi Deane "Dixie" Keen, 92, died Thursday, March 6, 2014. Funeral at 10 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church in Lakeland, Fla. Interment in Oak Hill Burial Park, Bartow, Fla. Visitation

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 on today, March 10, 2014 at

Jessie Little

Lafayette
LaFAYETTE Jessie Lee Turnipseed Little, 84, of Phenix City, Ala., departed this life at her residence on Friday, March 7, 2014. Jessie was born Sept. 6, 1929, in Rock Spring, Ga., to the late
Betty J. Lynn, 85, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, March 10, 2014, at her home. Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, located at the end of
George M. Marshall, 84, of East Ridge, passed away on Monday, March 10, 2014. Mr. Marshall was born in Gamaliel, Ky., to James and Lexie Mae Marshall. He was a member of East Ridge Church

Jessie Murray

Chickamauga
Jessie May Graham Murray, 90, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014. Services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m Chapel. The family would like to send a special "Thank you" to Martha and Mary Hospice
Charles "Charlie" Braddock Patterson, 48, of Red Bank passed away Friday March 7, 2014. Charlie was preceded in death by his beloved mother and dad, Olivia and Ben Patterson; and his beloved grandparents, Lou and
Michael Lamar Payne, loving father, 62, died recently in a local hospital. He was a disabled, former architectural draftsman and Navy Veteran. Preceded in death by his father, Clarence Wallace Payne. Survived by his mother

Johnny Rape

Lafayette
LaFAYETTE Johnny Rape, 71, died Saturday, March 8, 2014. Survived by loving wife of 53 years, Mary Ruth Rape; sons, Operational Specialist Senior Chief Jonell and wife, Tawnette Rape, of Chesapeake, Va.,
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. Funeral: today at noon in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Harold Shaw as the eulogist.
Ronald Robinson, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, March 10, 2014, at his residence. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
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;
Retonga Smith, 71, passed away on Monday, March 10, 2014 in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.
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

Thelma Taylor

Trenton
Thelma Ruth Whited Taylor, 81, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014. She was a homemaker and loved sewing, quilting and gardening. She was preceded in death by her parents, Luther and Pearley Love Whited; sister,
Charlene (Letner) Branham, 76, of Ten Mile, TN, died on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at her residence.. Funeral services will be at 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, 2014 in
Tammy Bennett Terrell, 41, of Junction City, Kan., passed away on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. Her untimely death will be difficult on her entire family. Tammy will be missed by all of those who loved
Ethel Juanita Thrower, 81, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014. She was preceded in death by two sons, Arville and Steve Thrower. Juanita is survived by her son, John Thrower, of Alabama; two

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

Robert Wilder

Rainsville
Robert G. Wilder, 78, died Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Gadsden Regional Medical Center. Funeral services at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Green's Chapel Cemetery, www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com.

Mike Woodward

Decatur
Mike "Papaw" Woodard, 57, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014, at his residence. He loved all and enjoyed life. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Nina Woodard; one brother, Tony Woodard;

Nellie Wooten

Fort payne
Nellie E. Wooten, 91, died Monday, March 10, 2014 at Collinsville Health & Rehab. Funeral services at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Town Creek Cemetery. www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com. Visitation

Maria Worley

Dunlap
Maria Jacqueline Worley, 61, passed away Monday, March 10, 2014. Maria was a loving and caring sister and friend. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Oscar and Oma Lee Smith Worley. Left

In MemoryShirley Campbell

April 26, 1941 - March 11, 2009 We love and miss you so much. Kathy, Curnice, Leon and 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
We love you and miss you every day. Miss your laugh and the love you had for all of your family. Loving wife, Betty; children, Sharon, Pam, Ron, Wendy, Wanda; grandchildren,

In MemoryWesteena Knight

"In loving memory of Tena" March 11, 1963- March 22, 2013 God looked into His garden And saw an empty space, He then looked down From Heaven An saw your loving face. He

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

In MemoryMorris Smith

Morris "Oogie" Smith March 13, 2013 My life, my love, I have endured unbearable pain since your death. It seems like it was yesterday. In losing you, I lost a part of me that I

In MemoryLee Varner

Lee M. Varner March 11, 1941 March 11, 2013 Not a day goes by that you are not in our thoughts. We love and miss you more than you could

In MemoryLUTRICIA WADE

March 11, 1948- March 11, 2013 Happy Birthday Mom From David (Vanessa) Madison, Elishia (Tony) Dunson, and grandchildren.
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