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Local Obits for Mon. Apr 28, 2014

Juanita Mildred Aslinger, 96, of Sales Creek died Saturday morning, April 26, 2014, at her home. Funeral services: today at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Family is being served by the Vanderwall
Charles A. "Charlie" Baxter, 81, a lifelong resident of Chattanooga passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014. Charlie had retired from the US Postal Service with 38 years of service. He was a US Air
Geraldine Capers, 75, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014 in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.
Austin Conway (Jody) Cline Jr., lifelong resident of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, April 25, 2014. A veteran of the U.S. Navy and a former long distance trucker, he was noted for his wide smile, sense
Margaret Virginia Collins, 96, of Chattanooga passed away Friday, April 18th. She was a longtime resident of the Chattanooga area and an active member of the Chamberlain Memorial Baptist Church for over 45 years. She
Charlotte W. Conner, 96, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, April 27, 2014. Mrs. Conner was born and raised in Chattanooga. She was a 96 year member of Concord Baptist Church where she taught Sunday

Mary Farmer

Mary Lee "Granny" Farmer, 89, died on Saturday, April, 26, 2014, at Starr Regional Medical Center. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. today at funeral home. Funeral: 8 p.m. today at funeral home. Interment: 1 p.m. Tuesday
Winnie A. Hall, 87, of Soddy-Daisy passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Soddy-Daisy 843-2525. Share your memories, stories and photos at

Marion Hogue

Mrs. Marion Elizabeth Hogue, 85, formelly of Powell, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, from the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel

Charles Huskey

Charles Calvin Huskey, 65, passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014. He was born in Trion, Georgia on June 28, 1948. Charles was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Chickamauga, the former owner/operator of Huskey

Betty Jewell

Dayton betty rea(smith) jewell, 88,
passed away at her home on Friday, April 25, 2014. Betty was a lifelong resident of Rhea County, a member of the New Union Baptist Church, active homeaker and dairy farmer all of her life,
Grace Kelley Jones, 82, of Hixson, passed away on Sunday, April 27, 2014. A native of New Jersey, she lived most of her life in the Chattanooga area. She was a very faithful member of
Norma Narramore Wilson Knier, 70, of Signal Mountain, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014. She was born Norma Catherine Smith to her parents Cecil T. Smith, of Nicholson, Ga., and Catherine Hartman, of Dunlap, Tenn.
Carolyn Louise Marshall, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday April 21, 2014 in a local hospital. Funeral: Today at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home. Burial: Forest Hills Cemetery.

Thomas Millican

Thomas L. Millican, 92, passed away on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at his residence. Graveside services will be held today, April 28th, at 3:30 p.m. at Hamilton Memorial Gardens with the Rev. John Riddle officiating.

Anna North

Mrs. Anna W. North, 78, died on Sunday, April 27, 2014. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.

Patricia Roberto

Patricia Denyse Pickel Roberto. Our Beloved daughter, Denyse, who was born on August 10, 1965 in Knoxville, Tenn., passed away suddenly in her home on Friday, April 25, 2014. Denyse was a beautiful and compassionate

James Rogers

James Edward Rogers, passed away, Saturday, April 26, 2014. He was a member of Bible Baptist Church and had worked as a carpenter for many years building homes in the Jasper area. He was preceded
Edward "Buddy" Ward, 84, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014. Services will be held on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Melvin
Dorothy Mae Wigfall, 70, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday April 20, 2014 in the Hospice Care Center. She will lie-in-state today at 9:30 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home with the funeral to follow at 1


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