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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
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - An original member of the pioneering Philadelphia-based soul group The Intruders has died. Robert "Big Sonny" Edwards was 74.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - The former longtime head coach of the Connecticut Huskies ice hockey team, who transitioned them to Division I status, has died. Bruce Marshall was 54.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Dennis Byrd, the former NFL defensive lineman whose career was ended by neck injury, was killed Saturday in a car accident. He was 51.
PENN HILLS, Pa. (AP) - The onetime underboss of Pittsburgh's dwindling Mafia family has died. Charles "Chucky" Porter was 82.
ATLANTA (AP) - Thomas Ford, the actor who played Martin Lawrence's best friend Tommy Strawn on the hit '90s sitcom "Martin," has died in Atlanta. He was 52.
Thomas J. Mackell Jr., former chairman of the Richmond Federal Reserve Bank and the executive director of the Maritime Labor Alliance, has died.
PLUM, Pa. (AP) - A former NFL defensive lineman who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Giants has died. Lorenzo Freeman was 52.
NEW YORK (AP) - The family of Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson says he has died after a battle with cancer, just days after announcing he would be undergoing treatment.
NEW YORK (AP) - One of the most influential American scholars of Judaism has died.
Aaron Pryor, the relentless junior welterweight who fought two memorable bouts with Alexis Arguello, has died.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - One of the last living crew members on the USS Arizona during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor has died. Raymond Haerry was 94.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts woman who pushed for a statewide anti-bullying law after her 11-year-old son committed suicide has died following a battle with cancer. Sirdeaner Walker was...
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - UFC fighter Josh Samman has died after spending nearly a week in a Florida hospital. He was 28.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A retired Roman Catholic bishop in Vermont who lost his television-producer brother on 9/11 has died. Kenneth Angell was 86.
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - The man who oversaw Yellowstone National Park during the wildfires that burned across the park in 1988 has died.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Lowell Thomas Jr., a former Alaska lieutenant governor, author, adventurer, glacier pilot and son of the legendary broadcaster, has died.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The manager for folk singer, writer and longtime New York radio host Oscar Brand says that he has died. Brand was 96.
CHICAGO (AP) - The man who got generations of hot dog lovers humming along to the Oscar Mayer Weiner song has died.
The grand dame of daytime television drama, Agnes Nixon liked to say that "everyone's life is a soap opera." For proof, she offered up her own.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Clyde Holloway, a former congressman and chairman of Louisiana's utility regulatory agency, has died. He was 72.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - Mystery and crime fiction writer Edward Gorman has died.