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Local Obits for Mon. May 12, 2014



Elbert Atchley

Albertville
Mr. Elbert Mitchell Atchley, 56, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Marshall Medical Center South. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with

Elbert Atchley

Albertville
Mr. Elbert Mitchell Atchley, 56, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Marshall Medical Center South. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with
Lynne Baldwin Bowling passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 10, 2014; surrounded by family and friends after a long battle with Parkinsons disease. She was the beautiful owner of the bluest eyes and widest
Lynne Baldwin Bowling passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 10, 2014; surrounded by family and friends after a long battle with Parkinsons disease. She was the beautiful owner of the bluest eyes and widest
Amari Natasha Bowman, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, May 9, 2014 in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.
Amari Natasha Bowman, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, May 9, 2014 in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.
William D "Bill" Cross, 76 of Chattanooga passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014 at his residence. He was a veteran of the US Air Force and a member of American Legion Post 95. He
William D "Bill" Cross, 76 of Chattanooga passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014 at his residence. He was a veteran of the US Air Force and a member of American Legion Post 95. He
Tean Dalrymple, 85, of Hixson passed away on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson 423-531-3975.
Tean Dalrymple, 85, of Hixson passed away on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson 423-531-3975.
Benjamin Infante Drapiza, 72, of Chattanooga, departed this life May 10, 2014 in Chattanooga, Tenn. He devoted his life to his family, fine arts, and missionary work. He is loved deeply and will be missed
Benjamin Infante Drapiza, 72, of Chattanooga, departed this life May 10, 2014 in Chattanooga, Tenn. He devoted his life to his family, fine arts, and missionary work. He is loved deeply and will be missed

Roy Hester

Niota
Roy Calvin Hester, 75, died Friday, May 09, 2014. He was retired from Tennessee Technology Center at Athens. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ziegler Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Frisbie

Roy Hester

Niota
Roy Calvin Hester, 75, died Friday, May 09, 2014. He was retired from Tennessee Technology Center at Athens. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ziegler Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Frisbie

Boyd Janow

Evensville
Boyd Janow 70 died Saturday May 11, 2014 at Life Care of Rhea County. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home where the family will receive friends

Boyd Janow

Evensville
Boyd Janow 70 died Saturday May 11, 2014 at Life Care of Rhea County. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home where the family will receive friends
Billy Neal "Ken" Kennedy Jr., 51, of Hixson, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at the University of Alabama Hospital. A celebration of life service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Hixson United Methodist
Billy Neal "Ken" Kennedy Jr., 51, of Hixson, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at the University of Alabama Hospital. A celebration of life service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Hixson United Methodist
Estella Kinser, of Chattanooga, Tenn. passed away on Thursday, May 08, 2014 at her home. She was 94 years old. Estella was born and raised in Smithville, Tenn. and has been a longtime resident of
Estella Kinser, of Chattanooga, Tenn. passed away on Thursday, May 08, 2014 at her home. She was 94 years old. Estella was born and raised in Smithville, Tenn. and has been a longtime resident of

Hallie Knight

Palmer
Mrs. Hallie F. Knight, 82, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014. She was born in Palmer, Tenn. on April 16, 1932 to Gordon and Agnes Banks James who preceded her in death along with her

Hallie Knight

Palmer
Mrs. Hallie F. Knight, 82, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014. She was born in Palmer, Tenn. on April 16, 1932 to Gordon and Agnes Banks James who preceded her in death along with her
Katherine Regina Prater, 54, passed away on Wednesday May 7, 2014 in Chattanooga. She was a 1978 graduate of Brainerd High School and a 1982 graduate of Tennessee State University. She was preceded in
Katherine Regina Prater, 54, passed away on Wednesday May 7, 2014 in Chattanooga. She was a 1978 graduate of Brainerd High School and a 1982 graduate of Tennessee State University. She was preceded in
Louellen Reynolds departed this life Thursday, May 8, 2014. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace in Red Bank with Rev. Mia Tripman
Louellen Reynolds departed this life Thursday, May 8, 2014. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace in Red Bank with Rev. Mia Tripman
Wanda Neeley Richie, 79, of Soddy-Daisy passed away on Friday, May 9, 2014 at her home. Wanda retired from Kmart in Hixson as an office manager after many years of service. She was a member
Wanda Neeley Richie, 79, of Soddy-Daisy passed away on Friday, May 9, 2014 at her home. Wanda retired from Kmart in Hixson as an office manager after many years of service. She was a member
Charles Augustus Lindbergh Schropshire, 86, of Chattanooga, transitioned peacefully at home to eternal life on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Charles accepted Christ and was baptized not at an early age, but later in life; an
Charles Augustus Lindbergh Schropshire, 86, of Chattanooga, transitioned peacefully at home to eternal life on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Charles accepted Christ and was baptized not at an early age, but later in life; an
Frances Loraine Shelton Shipley 95, of East Brainerd Community passed away on Saturday, May 10, 2014 in a local healthcare facility. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland
Frances Loraine Shelton Shipley 95, of East Brainerd Community passed away on Saturday, May 10, 2014 in a local healthcare facility. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland

Lendell Thevenin

Fort payne
Mr. Lendell P. Thevenin, 75, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014 at his residence. The family will announce a Memorial service at a later date. www.burtfuneralhomes.com. Burt Funeral Home in Charge of Arrangements.

Lendell Thevenin

Fort payne
Mr. Lendell P. Thevenin, 75, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014 at his residence. The family will announce a Memorial service at a later date. www.burtfuneralhomes.com. Burt Funeral Home in Charge of Arrangements.
Juanita Thomas, 69, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, May 10, 2014 in a local health care facility. Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the
Juanita Thomas, 69, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, May 10, 2014 in a local health care facility. Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the

Robert Turner

Beersheba springs
Mr. Robert Eston Turner, 88, passed away Sunday May 11, 2014 at his home. He was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at Altamont and was a US

Robert Turner

Beersheba springs
Mr. Robert Eston Turner, 88, passed away Sunday May 11, 2014 at his home. He was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at Altamont and was a US

Charles Vaughn

Summerville
Charles Augusta Vaughn, 81, passed away on Friday, May 9, 2014. He was retired from Kelloggs Bakery Company and a long time employee of Willis Funeral Home, Inc. He was preceded in death by his

Charles Vaughn

Summerville
Charles Augusta Vaughn, 81, passed away on Friday, May 9, 2014. He was retired from Kelloggs Bakery Company and a long time employee of Willis Funeral Home, Inc. He was preceded in death by his
Eva Pauline Morgan Warner, 71, of East Ridge, Tenn. and formerly of Franklin, N.C., passed away peacefully at Kindred Hospital in East Ridge on Friday, May 9, 2014 after a long battle of health issues.
Eva Pauline Morgan Warner, 71, of East Ridge, Tenn. and formerly of Franklin, N.C., passed away peacefully at Kindred Hospital in East Ridge on Friday, May 9, 2014 after a long battle of health issues.
Steffie "Sam" M. Wheeler, of Hixson, passed away on Friday, May 09, 2014 he died at home with family and friends. He was 89 years old. He was born April 27, 1925 in Spencer, N.C.
Steffie "Sam" M. Wheeler, of Hixson, passed away on Friday, May 09, 2014 he died at home with family and friends. He was 89 years old. He was born April 27, 1925 in Spencer, N.C.

Odes White

Stevenson
Odes Edward White, 74, died Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Parkridge Hospital West in Jasper, Tenn. Visitation: today 1-9 p.m. CDT at Rudder Funeral Home in Stevenson. Funeral service: Tuesday, May 13, at 2 p.m.

Odes White

Stevenson
Odes Edward White, 74, died Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Parkridge Hospital West in Jasper, Tenn. Visitation: today 1-9 p.m. CDT at Rudder Funeral Home in Stevenson. Funeral service: Tuesday, May 13, at 2 p.m.

In MemoryMATTIE GRESHAM

July 30, 1904 - May 12, 1981 With heartfelt emotion we will never forget your legacy of love and devotion. Remembering Nannie with love, Your grandchildren

In MemoryMATTIE GRESHAM

July 30, 1904 - May 12, 1981 With heartfelt emotion we will never forget your legacy of love and devotion. Remembering Nannie with love, Your grandchildren
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