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Local Obits for Mon. Apr 14, 2014


Kenneth Eugene Dover, 66, died April 12, 2014. Funeral will be today, April 14, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Mason Funeral Home. Visitation will be today from 1 p.m. until service hour. Mason Funeral
Johnny Dover Jr., 52, of Chattanooga passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014 at his home. He was a former truck driver and was of the Nazarene faith. He loved his family, Tennessee football, Dale Earnhardt

Johnie East

Rossville
Johnie R. East, 77, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014 in a Georgia Healthcare Facility. She was born February 4, 1937 in Wartburg, Tenn. to the late Talbert and Flora Ramey. She was

Inez George

Elora
Inez Roberts George, 82, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, at Golden Living Center Mountainview. Funeral services will be today, April 14, 2014 at 3 p.m. in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment at Mountain Carmel Cemetery.
Saundra Leslie Green, through discomfort and pain, still kept her warm smile and God said "come home my child, come home". Her brave year and a half battle with cancer ended April 11, 2014. She

George Hamill

Lynchburg
George W. Hamill, 80, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Centennial Medical Center. Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. Wednesday at Jennings Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Services will follow at 3 p.m. with Rev. Ricky Lee
Carroll E. Holland, 97 of Chattanooga, died on Saturday, April 12, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, with Father
Virginia Sims Hulett, 88, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully at her home Friday April 11, 2014 surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Paulette Walker and Robbie

Tamara Jones

Dunlap
Tamara Ashley Jones, 16, died unexpectedly at her home Saturday, April 12, 2014. Tamara would have graduated high school this May. Survivors include mother and step-father, Wanda Grant Johnson and Joey Johnson; father,
Rita Joyce McGee Lloyd, 83, formerly of Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Friday evening, April 11, 2014. The family rejoices in her final release from her suffering here on earth. Joyce was
William "Bill" F. Maclin Jr., 77, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014. Mr. Maclin was born in Chattanooga to the late Mary and William Maclin Sr. He was a graduate of Knox

Johnnie McGee

Decherd
Johnnie Ray "Bo" McGee, 80, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014 at his residence. Visitation: today from 5-9 p.m. at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Funeral: Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment: Franklin
Howells D. Miller Jr., 88, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist East Chapel, 404 South Moore Road, Chattanooga, Tenn.
Howard Edward Morrison, 82, of Hixson, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014. He was a member of North Hamilton Church of Christ. Mr. Morrison was preceded in death by his first wife, Virginia
Willie Moss, 67, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Chattanooga . Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 622-9996.

Louis Nunley

Palmer -
Louis Donald "Grey Fox" Nunley, 75, died Friday, April 11, 2014 from injuries he sustained in an automobile accident. He was born February 25, 1939 to Barton and Josie Golston Nunley who preceded him in

Joe Owens

Elora
Joe Paul Owens, 68, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was a US Army Vietnam veteran. Funeral will be today, April 14, 2014 at 1 p.m. in the Moore-Cortner
Beulah Reed Powell, 87, of Signal Mountain, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, April 13, 2014. God called a special angel home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Reed; and

Jerry Robertson

Summerville
Jerry Andrew Robertson, 62, died Saturday, April 12, 2014. Funeral will be Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at 2 p.m. in Mason Funeral Home, Summerville. Visitation will be today from 6-8 p.m. Mason Funeral Home,
John Shirley RINGGOLD MSGT USAF (Ret) John Franklin Shirley, 81, of Ringgold died on Sunday, April 13, 2014. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.

Charles Stephens

Cloudland
Charles Douglas Stephens, 72, died Saturday, April 12, 2014. Funeral will be Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Mason Funeral Home, Summerville. Visitation will be today from 6-8 p. m. Mason Funeral
Betty Tarpley, resident of Red Bank and formerly of Oklahoma City, Okla., passed away peacefully early Friday morning, April 11, 2014. She was a graduate of Putnam City High school in Oklahoma City and later

Claudia Tate

Dunlap
Claudia McDowell Tate, 84, died in a Chattanooga hospital Sunday, April 13, 2014. Claudia retired from her own restaurant, Claudia's Restaurant after owning and operating it for several years. She was preceded in death
Sandra Faye Wilbanks, 60, died Saturday, April 12, 2014. Funeral: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 4 p.m., Mason Funeral Home, Summerville. Visitation: today from 6-8 p.m. Mason Funeral Home, 320 Highway 48, Summerville, GA
Susebelle Ann Williams, 71, passed away April 10, 2014. She enjoyed caring for others and the birds that visited her home. She was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her

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In MemoryPAMELA ONEAL

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