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Local Obits for Mon. May 19, 2014

ROSSVILLEVirginia Carter Bradford, 79, of Rossville, GA passed away Friday, May 16, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. Condolences may be sent to Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at

Calvin Burton

Mr. Calvin Buford Burton, age 63 of Collinsville passed away Saturday, May 17, 2014 in Kindred Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with
SODDY-DAISYRobby Earl Floyd, 54, of Soddy-Daisy, TN, passed away Sunday, May 18, 2014. He was a longtime resident of Dunedin, Florida. Robby was a 1978 Graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School, he served our country in
Shirley June Tucker Fryar died peacefully at home on Friday, May 16, surrounded by her family. She was a lifelong member of Lookout Valley Presbyterian Church. The widow of Clyde F. Fryar, she was preceded
Mary B. Green, 92, formally of Chattanooga, TN Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. today at the Charles Taylor Funeral and Cremation Service, 21900 Euclid Ave., Euclid, OH.
ROSSVILLESandra Green, 65, of Rossville went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at her residence. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia area. Sandra worked
Zena Ruth Adams Hambright, 77, of Dunlap died at her home Saturday, May 17, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Hambright was a member of Dunlap United Methodist Church. Survivors include her loving husband,

Mickey Harwood

Mickey Harwood, age 78, of Pikeville, TN died Saturday, May 17, 2014 at his home. Mr. Harwood was a 1955 graduate of Rhea County High School. He was of the Methodist faith, a Bledsoe County

Emma Kelley

Emma Katherine Kelley, age 89, of Hixson, Tennessee, passed away on Saturday, May 17, 2014 Emma is preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Tom Franklin Kelley; brothers Jake Ziegler and Bill

Henry Kelley

Henry "Buddy" Duvard Kelley, 93, of Stevenson passed away May 17, 2014 at Cloverdale Manor Nursing Home in Scottsboro. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, Mr. Kelley was a member of V.F.W. Local
Charles Beckham Linder, 84, of Snellville, GA, went to be with the Lord Thursday, May 15, 2014 at East Side Medical Center in Snellville, GA. He was born in Louisville, KY on April 26, 1930.
Shelia Ann Melton, 64, went to be with the Lord Saturday, May 17, 2014 in a Knoxville health care facility. Shelia was born in Wildwood, Georgia and was of the Baptist faith.
Ben E. "Eddie" Nelson passed away on Monday, May 12, 2014. Ben has been released from his pain and suffering. Ben was retired from the Navy after 20 years of service and then worked through

Bomar Noles

Bomar Daniel Noles, Sr., 81, of LaFayette died Saturday, May 17. 2014. Mr. Noles was a member of the
Aaron "Wayne" Robinson, 56, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at a local hospital. He was preceded in death by his father, Jesse Robinson Jr.; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Robinson
Lewis Earl Scott, age 90 of Pelham, Tennessee passed from this life on Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. He was born February 4, 1924 in Pelham; the son of

Wallace Stone

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Wallace David Stone, 65, a current resident of Rossville, GA and formally of Lookout Mountain, GA passed away on Saturday afternoon, May 17th, 2014 in a local hospital. The family is planning a private memorial
James Donald Thompson, Sr, of Apison, passed away on Armed Forces Day, May 17, 2014, in Chattanooga. James served with the 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division in the Korean War. He
Edna Thrash Mary Edna Thrash 98, Ringgold entered Heaven's glory Saturday May 17, 2014. Edna has been a devoted and active member of the Burning Bush Baptist Church for 64 years. She was

Gladys Tucker

Gladys Louise Tucker, 85, passed from this life on Friday, May 16, 2014, at Bailey Manor in Winchester. Funeral services: 1 p.m. today, May 19, 2014 in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment will follow in Franklin
Sandra Kay Wall died on Friday May 16th 2014 at Dorchester General Hospital in Cambridge, Maryland surrounded by her loving family. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 2
Glenn Allison Wolff, age 84, passed away on Saturday, May 17, 2014, surrounded by his family Glenn retired as an Industrial Engineer with Wheland Foundary after 33 years of service. He was active as a
NEW YORK (AP) - Adele Morales Mailer, an actress and artist who studied under Lee Strasberg but found unwanted fame as the stabbing victim of her then-husband Norman Mailer, died...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - James C. Lagier, a former Associated Press bureau chief in the U.S. and Japan whose four-decade career included covering nuclear tests in the Pacific, filing the...
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) - Henry S. Rowen, an American policymaker and Stanford University economist who was president of the RAND think tank when it produced the Pentagon Papers, has...
BOSTON (AP) - Former New England Patriots quarterback Doug Flutie says both of his parents died within an hour of each other.
ATLANTA (AP) - Milton Pitts Crenchaw, a flight instructor who trained many of the U.S. military's Tuskegee Airmen, has died in Georgia. He was 96.
PHOENIX (AP) - Anne Walsh, who broke through gender barriers as a reporter covering the home front during World War II, has died at the age of 93.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Michael Gross, an artist who created two of the most distinctive pop culture images of the 20th century, has died at age 70.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - P.F. Sloan, the songwriter behind such classic 1960s tunes as Johnny Rivers' "Secret Agent Man" and Barry McGuire's "Eve of Destruction," has died. He was 70.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Vincent Margera, known to MTV viewers as "Don Vito" from the series "Viva La Bam" and "Jackass," has died. He was 59.
CARMEL, Ind. (AP) - Nancy Irsay, the second wife of late Indianapolis Colts owner Robert Irsay, has died. She was 65.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Bruce Dayton, the father of Minnesota's governor and a key figure in building his family's company into the massive retailing business that became Target Corp., has died....
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Soap opera actor Nathaniel Marston has died from his injuries nearly two weeks after he crashed a pickup truck and was ejected in rural Nevada, authorities...
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Soap opera actor Nathaniel Marston has died from his injuries following a crash last month in rural Nevada.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jack Yufe was separated from his identical twin, Oskar Stohr, just six months after their birth.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Former Associated Press reporter Elon Torrence, who covered the trial of two men hanged for murders that inspired the Truman Capote book "In Cold Blood," has...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Legendary stripper Carol Doda, who helped introduce topless entertainment more than 50 years ago, has died at age 78.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) - Former U.S. Rep. Tim Valentine of North Carolina has died at age 89.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans musician Allen Toussaint easily adopted multiple musical roles during a legendary career that took him from the Crescent City to the world stage, writing...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The poet and spoken-word performer Derrick Gilbert has died. He was 45.
NEW YORK (AP) - A former New York City deputy mayor and real estate developer whose namesake plaza in Manhattan became the home base of the Occupy Wall Street movement...
Mal Whitfield, a Tuskegee airman who won Olympic track and field titles in the 800 meters in 1948 and 1952 and served for decades as a sports affairs officer for...