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Local Obits for Wed. Apr 02, 2014

Mary Faye Cox Alexander, 81, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014, at her home. She was born Aug. 31, 1932 in Chattanooga to the late Duncan and Sarah Cox. She was a

Steven Beaty

Steven Dale Beaty, 56, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 30, 2014. Born on July 7, 1957 in Fort Payne, Ala., Steven graduated from Fort Payne High School, and he proudly served
Mildred Biggs, 85, of Chattanooga passed Monday, March 24 2014. She received her education from Talladega College, University of Michigan, Michigan State University, University of Detroit and Western Michigan University. She was the first African

Thelma Booth

Thelma Mae Booth, whose life was anchored in faithfulness to her Lord Jesus Christ, answered the call of her Redeemer on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Only a few weeks shy of her 95th birthday, Granny
Mary Frances Broome, 93, of East Ridge, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014. She was a member of Brainerd Baptist Church and had been employed as assistant manager with G.C. Murphy. She was preceded in

William Brown

Rocky facy
William Harrison Brown, 82, died Sunday, March 30th in Memphis. Funeral 7 p.m. Thursday, April 3, from the Chapel of Jones Funeral Home of Tunnel Hill. Burial in Chattanooga National Cemetery. Visitation 4 until
James D. Carroll, 89, died at his home Monday, March 31, 2014. Mr. Carroll, a longtime resident of Chattanooga, was a retired TVA engineer and a U.S. Navy veteran. He was born Oct. 25, 1924,
Edwin Lamar "Benny" Conner, 77, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014, at a local hospital. He was a devoted husband, son, and avid sports fan. He retired from DuPont after 40 years of
James "Dalton" Cranfill, 59, died Monday, March 31, 2014, at his residence. Graveside service at 11 a.m. today, April 2, at Ogden Cemetery with the Rev. Clyde Fitzgerald officiating. Arrangements by Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home Inc.,
Jeffery Allen Crawley, 48, of Hixson, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014. He was a member of The Legends pool team. He retired from Food Lion. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hoyal

Allen Duble

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Allen Duble, "a quiet man with a gentle way," concluded a beautiful life on Monday morning, March 31, 2014, and now dwells with his Savior in Paradise. Born in 1934 in Camden, N.J., Mr. Duble
Marian Beryl Edwards, 88, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014, at her home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Lane Funeral Home with Dr. Tony
Una Ann Elam Elkins, 92, of Red Bank, went to be with the Lord Monday, March 31, 2014, following a short illness. Una Ann was a member of Red Bank Baptist Church. She

Myrtle Fickett

Myrtle Lorene Malone Fickett, 89, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014. She was born in Chickamauga, Ga., to the late, Charles and Rhoda Bell Walker but had lived most of her life in Lakeland, Fla.
Dorothy "Dot" Fuller, 85, of Collegedale, passed to her rest on Sunday, March 30, 2014. She was married to Fred W. Fuller of Collegedale for 66+ years. This was a story of true love. A

Lee Green

Flat rock
Lee Roy Green, 61, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Parkridge Medical Center in Chattanooga. Funeral will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 3, at Valley Funeral Home chapel. Family will receive friends from
The Rev. George Dibrell Young Jr., known to many as Father George, was born Feb. 26, 1925, in St. Augustine, Fla., and died peacefully on Friday, March 28, 2014 in Chattanooga. He was 89 years
Elmer Clyde Lawson 83, passed away on Monday March 31, 2014, in a local hospital. He was born on Dec. 24, 1930, to the late Fred Lee Lawson and Sara Jane Hicks Lawson, was retired

Teresa Malone

Teresa Griffitts Malone, 56, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in a local hospital. She has contributed to and participated with the Alzheimers Association, was involved with the Humane Society and was a member of
Evelena McDade, 83, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Chandra Meeks

Tracy city
Chandra Gayle Meeks, 33, died Friday, March 28, 2014 at Bmerald-Hodgson hospital in Sewanee, Tenn. Graveside service 4 p.m. today, April 2, in Orange Hill Cemetery with Rev. Terry Winton and Rev. Bobby Winton officiating.
Shelby Mitchell, 73, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014, in Dekalb Regional Hospital. Funeral at 1 p.m. Thursday, from the W.T WIlson Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Beulah Cemetery. Visitation 11

James Peeler

Archdale, n.c.
James Donald Peeler, 81, formerly of Rossville, and Chattanooga, died Saturday, March 29, 2014, in Hospice Home of High Point. Surviving are sons, Jimmy and Sharon Peeler, of Trinity, and Phillip Alan Peeler, of Archdale.
John "Jack" Reilly, a long-time resident and native of Chattanooga died Sunday, March 16, 2014. Jack was the son of the Late John and Gertrude Wilcox Reilly of this city. He is survived by his

Quay Roberts

Isaac Quay Roberts, 79, went home to be with his Lord, Monday, March 31, 2014. He was a member of Baptist Hill Baptist Church, a U.S. Army veteran and a retired employee of Single Mountain
Michael Allen Rosales, 56, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014. Michael was born in Detorit, Mich., and has many relatives out of state. He is survived by his mother, Anna Rosales; daughters, Jessica,
Joseph Allen "Joey" Rutherford, 29, of Signal Mountain, passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of Signal Mountain and of the Baptist faith. Joey served his community as a Volunteer

Angela Saucier

Angela Gail Hairston Saucier, 45 died Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at De Kalb Regional Medical Center. Survivors include, husband, Paul Saucier, sons, Shawn Saucier (Rebecca), Daniel Saucier (Rachel), Josh Saucier (Virginia), Chip Saucier (April); grandchildren,
Rose Holloway "Baba" Seymore passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at the age of 79. A loving wife, mother, and sister, Rose was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin

Bernice Smith

Bernice Annie Smith, 74, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church for over 45 years. She was preceded

Buddy Smith

Buddy Smith, 81, passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014, at Huntsville Hospital. His funeral is at 2 p.m. Friday from the Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel with burial followed in Kirk Memorial Gardens. Visitation
Pearlie Snow, 70, passed away on Saturday, April 1, 2014, at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Betty Sosebee

LaFAYETTE Betty Jean Sosebee, 74, died Monday, March 31, 2014. Preceded in death by her parents, Walt and Lonnie Garland Sosebee; and brother,

Chuck Swafford

Spring city
Larry Dean "Chuck" Swafford, 65, died Monday, March 31, 2014. Funeral services are 3 p.m. today in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home. Interment in Ad Smith Cemetery. Visitation is 1 to 3 p.m. today
Helen Sisson Thaxton, 89, passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014 at Manorhouse Assisted Living, Chattanooga, TN 37405. She was born Sept. 19, 1924 in Ringgold, Ga., daughter of John Lester Sisson and Myrtle Childers
Ruth McAlister Tidwell, 89, of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 31, 2014. Ruth was a member of Bayside Baptist Church and the Bayside Napfe Sunday School Class. She retired from
Barbara Imogene Tubbs, 72, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014. She was a member of the Mountain Creek Church of Christ. Her parents, Clarence and Lora Sims; and a brother, Thomas Sims, preceded
Norman Watson Sr., 92, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at his residence. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
Joyce Ann Woods Williams, 56, passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in Chattanooga. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Georgia Woods; two sisters and one brother; two nieces and other relatives.
Charlotte T. Wilson, 84, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014, in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Ronald Windsor

Ronald Sidney Windsor, 62, of Wilmington, S.C., died on Sunday, March 23, 2014. He was born on Sept. 28, 1951 in LaFayette, Ga. He formerly lived in Summerville, Ga., and was employed by Summerville Appliance,

Inez Ziegler

Blue ridge
Eva Inez Ziegler passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014. Private burial will be held Wednesday, April 2, in Beene Cemetery. Visiation was 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday. Please leave your memories and prayers at Arrangements


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