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Local Obits for Mon. Feb 10, 2014



Geneva Anderson

Pikeville
Geneva Anderson, 84 died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. She was a member of the Griffith Church of Christ. Geneva was preceded in death by parents, Roy and Ova Lee Reece; brother, Arlis Reece. She

Everet Anderson

Pikeville
Everet Anderson, 79, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. He was a member of Griffith Church of Christ and a member of the International union of Operating Engineers. Everet was preceded in death by parents, Rufus
Stanley Ray "Stan" Cyrus, 56, of Hixson, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at his home. Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences. Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Tommy Dobbs

Fort payne
Tommy Lee "Tommy" Dobbs, 67, passed away Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at his residence. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. CST today from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Mike Leath and the Rev.

JB Durham Jr.

Henagar jb
Durham Jr., 75, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at Crowne Health Care. Mr. Durham was retired from U.S. Pipe and Foundry. He was preceded in death by parents, J.B. and Velma Cook Durham. Survivors

Jewel Ellenburg

Summerville
Jewel Ellenburg, 96, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. Survivors include her son, James Harold Ellenburg Jr.; sister, Bessie Couy; three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today, Feb. 10, 2014,
David Lewis Hooker, 62, of Chattanooga, died Saturday, February 8, 2014. Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.
Darwin Keith Kennedy Sr., 77, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. Services will be held at 1 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Fred Smith officiating.
Julius Leon Kindervater, 93, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave. 423-265-4414.
Leola Lawrence, 65, passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, 2014 in Rome, Ga.. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Claudia McClure

Ringgold
Claudia McClure, 59, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. today from the Chapel of Jones Funeral Home of Tunnel Hill. Online condolences may be offered at: www.jjonesfuneralhome.com.
Amy Mildram, of Chattanooga, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.
James "Bud" Nicholson, 74, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. He was born Sept. 9, 1939. He attended Chattanooga City School. James worked at US Pipe and Foundry until

Delmas Russell

Chickamauga
Delmas F. Russell, 65, passed away on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, after a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer. A resident of North Georgia, he was
Paul Homer Scoggins, 90, of Hixson, passed away Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. He was a United States Army Veteran, serving during World War II. Paul retired from Wheland Foundry and he was an avid outdoorsman,

Gary Sitz

Tracy city
Gary Lee Sitz, 58, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Funeral 2 p.m. CST Tuesday in the funeral home chapel. Burial in ODear Cemetery in Sewanee, military honors provided by Sequatchie Valley Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation
DeWillis John "D.J." Smith, 86, of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, in a local healthcare facility after several years of declining health. Graveside service will be at 11:30
Bill D. Swafford, 83, of Trenton, Ga., died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.
Jane Walker, 80, of Chattanooga, left this world on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, following a mercifully-brief illness. She passed peacefully, taking her last breath in the middle of her daughters recitation of The Lords Prayer.
Gloria Chambers Wallace lifted her eyes to Glory on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. She was 89 year young. She was a member of New Monumental Baptist Church. Gloria graduated from Howard High School in
Gerry Brown Young, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at her home surrounded by family. Arrangements by Chattanooga Funeral Home, North Chapel, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343 (423-698-2541) to be

In MemoryLavante Favors

Lavante Dontrell Favors Jan. 29, 1986 - Feb. 10, 2011 We love you, Vante, and miss you so much. Love, Mom, Favors, Womble, and Talley.

In MemoryJACKIE NORWOOD

Jackie Lou Norwood Sept. 29, 1935-Feb. 10, 2005 Nine years of our lives has been vacant without the visions of you but your smile, memories are with us each day Mama. For we know we

In MemoryWilliam Schwenk

William Jordan Schwenk April 22, 1997- Feb. 10, 2010 We think about you every day and love you. Love, Mommy and Daddy, Grandmother and Granddaddy, Nana and Poppy
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Charmian Carr, the actress best known for portraying the eldest von Trapp daughter in Rogers & Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music," has died. She was 73.
NEW YORK (AP) - Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee has died in suburban New York City at age 88.
PHOENIX (AP) - A former spokeswoman says Arizona's first female governor, Rose Mofford, has died at age 94.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stanley K. Sheinbaum, a former economics professor whose drive for Mideast peace had him mingling with presidents, royalty and movie stars, has died. He was 96.
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