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Local Obits for Sat. Apr 05, 2014


Isabella Jaclynn Anderson, infant daughter of John Anderson and April Vineyard of Dunlap, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014. She was preceded in death by her uncle, Willie "Twig" Higdon; grandmothers, Marie Higdon and Carol
Kenneth D. Brown, 65, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014, at his home in Soddy-Daisy. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth P. Brown and Jewell Chancey Brown. Survivors include his brother, Gary
Frances Novelene Shelton Carter, 87, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, April 4, 2014. Frances was born on Dec. 17, 1927, in Nashville to the late Dewey Hickman Shelton and Edna Lousie Smith Shelton. She
Carolyn Cook, 57, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014, at her residence. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
Rickey Jay Cox, 63, passed away Thursday, April, 3, 2014. A resident of Chattanooga for most of his life, he retired from Harrell Concrete Finishing and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was
Randall Daniels ROSSVILLE Randall E. Daniels, 70, passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at his residence. Randall was a lifelong resident of Rossville and member of Valley Memorial Baptist Church. He enjoyed time
Jack Walton Dunlap Jr., 74, of Hixson, died Sunday, March 30, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Elaine Philips Dunlap; daughters, Mrs. Heidi Thomas and husband, Gray, of Mooresville, N.C., and Ms. Victoria Dunlap,
Donna Faye Gilstrap, 54, passed away on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at her home of 40 years. She was a beloved mother and grandmother. Survivors are son, Jason Buck; and daughter, Ashleyn Gilstrap; and a
The Rev. Fred E. Glover, 84, passed into his heavenly life Friday, April 4, 2014. He was born Feb. 23, 1930 to Tom and Gertrude Glover. Rev. Glover is survived by his wife of 62
David L. Graves, of Hixson, departed his earthly life on Friday, April 4, 2014. David was born in Chattanooga and was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga/ Hixson area. He retired from DuPont Corp. David
Wayne C. Graves, 67, of Chattanooga, passed away, Friday, April 4, 2014, at the Bridge @ South Pittsburg. He was a retired employee of TVA, a veteran of the US Army and of the Baptist
Helen C. Harris, 89, of Chattanooga (born in Commerce, Ga.) went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 27, 2014, surrounded by her husband and daughter after a short illness. She accepted Christ
worth DUNLAP Cmdr. Henry Hollingsworth, 97, of Waldens Ridge, Tenn., passed away comfortably at his home, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. He was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, Veteran of World War
Charles Lovette Kennedy, 58, departed this life on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga. He was born on Aug. 17, 1955, in Knoxville. Charles is a 1974 graduate of Reid Ross High
Charles Aaron Lee, 76, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014, at his home surrounded by loved ones. He was the son of the late Clyde and Bertie Lee. Charles retired in 1988

Virginia McClain

Chickamauga
Virginia Dee McClain, 74, passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2014, in a local health care facility. Ms. McClain was born May 18, 1940 to the late James and Nora McClain in Clay County,
Linda J. Morgan passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at UAB Hospital. Memorial at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 6, at Skirum United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Visitation 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, April 6, 2014,
Sharon Dodds Murray, 58, passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.
Rick Parrigin Charles Richard "Rick" Parrigin, of Ooltewah, formerly of McAndrews, Ky., passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at Parkridge Medical Center in Chattanooga. Born March 10, 1955 in Williamson, W.Va.; he was the son
Ida Blanche Pryor, 90, of Chattanooga, passed away on April 3, 2014, at the Hospice Care Center. Her life was summed up best in her own words" she was a good old girl." She was
Phyllis Rolland, 73, passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014, at a local hospital. Phyllis was a graduate of Central High School in Louisville, Ky. She retired from Chattanooga First
James Shepherd James Allen Shepherd, 80, of Hixson, died on Thursday, April 3, 2014. He was born on Aug. 25, 1933, in Fayette, Ala., to the late Lloyd and Katherine Cunningham Shepherd.
Melba Sue Craig Smith, 80, passed away on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Services will be held at noon today, April 5, 2014, in the funeral home chapel with Minister Bill Greer officiating. Burial will follow
Phillip Thomas Stowe, 19, of Alexandria, Ala., was called home Sunday, March 30, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father, Phillip Travis Stowe and by his grandmuller, Judith Ann Keys Hardy. Memorial service
John ''Steve'' Trewhella, 59, of Soddy-Daisy, went to be with His Lord on Thursday, April, 3, 2014. He was the owner of T&A Cabinet Shop for 37 years and loved woodworking. He served in
Norman "Tom" Watson Sr., 92, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at his residence. Funeral at 1 p.m. today in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home Inc. with Pastor Carl Dorsey as the

Louis Williams

Ringgold
Dr. Louis Andrew Williams, 89, formerly of Highlands, N. C., passed away Friday, April 4, 2014, in a Chattanooga hospital. He was born on May 9, 1924, in LaFayette, Ga., to the late Molly (Abney)
Charlotte Theresa Wilson, 84, a resident of Chattanooga, passed Monday, March 31, 2014, at her residence. She was preceded in death by her mother, Victoria; father, Charles Sr.; brothers, Charles Jr., Albert Sr., Robert, Alfred
Mary Alice Wooten 94, of Chattanooga, died Friday, April 4, 2014. Local arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.
In Loving Memory Of CORDARRIUS ARMOUR APRIL 19, 1988 - APRIL5, 2011 Sadly missed by mother, father, grandmothers, host of family and friends.

In MemoryINGRID M PETER

Youve seen us happy, youve seen us sad, youve seen us reasonable, youve seen us mad. We may not have always said it, but you are the most beloved. Happy Birthday Mama Love,

In MemoryINGRID PETER

Were celebrating what would have been your 65th birthday today with joy for the wonderful memories. We miss you, Bug. Your sisters and nephew, Kimberly, Lee and Bryce Wynn.
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