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Local Obits for Mon. Feb 24, 2014


Arnold Adams, 96, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at his home. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 S. Moore Road
Jack C. Baker Sr, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, 423-877-3524. Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.
James Henry Bryson, 84, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in a local hospital. He was retired from Mueller and was a driver for Mercury Cab. He is survived by his children, Wanda (Roderick)
Willie Carey, 64, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.
Warren K. Clark, 86, of Lookout Mountain, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. Mr. Clark was born in Gulfport, Miss., to the late, John and Mae Kappner Clark. He was a 1950 graduate

Joseph Crisp

Rossville
Joseph Thomas Crisp, 26, resident of Rossville, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 in the parlor of Companion Funeral Home, 2415 Georgetown Rd, Cleveland,
Ola Louise Varner Francisco, 92, of Soddy-Daisy, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. She was a member of Oak Street Baptist Church. She was the daughter of the late
James O. Hacker Jr., 79, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at his home in Chattanooga. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services; 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson,
Frederick "Radio" Jones, 75, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in a health care facility in South Pittsburg. He retired from Wheland Foundry after over 30 years of service. He was a member
Rev. Ronnie Kesley, 61, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. He was pastor of Living Waters PCG (formerly known as Old Fashion Gospel Tabernacle) for 31 years. Rev. Kesley worked for Easterly Cabinets for

Gene Kolwyck

Chickamauga
Gene Kolwyck, 82, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Road.

Krissy Layne

Rossville
Krissy Rene Layne, 31, passed away on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Cleveland, Ohio. Arrangements are pending and will be announced by the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist.
Nellie Locklin, 69, passed away Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Marvin McDowell

Stone mountain
Marvin McDowell, 63, passed away Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Stone Mountain. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.
Dannie L. McMillion, 74, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at his residence. Funeral at 10 a.m. today in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home.
Socrates Sabater, 85, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. A native of Baymo, Cuba, he was an expatriate who migrated to America in 1960 at the onset of the Cuban Revolution. Mr.

James Seymour Jr.

Collinsville
James Emmett Seymour Jr., 81, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at DeKalb Regional Medical Center. Funeral will be 2 p.m CST Tuesday, Feb. 25, from Fort Payne Christian Center with Pastor Ken Hollmer officiating.

Col. Ed Temple

Winchester
Colonel William Edward "Ed" Temple, 77, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. Funeral at 10 a.m. CST Thursday at Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Graveside services at 2:30 p.m. EST in Chattanooga National Cemetery.
James R. Verdier, 47, of East Ridge, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at his residence. He was a native of Flint, Mich., and was a 1984 graduate of Addison High School in Addison, Mich.

Ryland Williams

Estill springs
Ryland Williams, 81, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at his home. Funeral at 11 a.m. today, Feb. 24, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel, Winchester, with Rev. Jim Patton officiating. Interment in Franklin

In MemoryROBERT BRUMMIT

Robert Lamarl Brummitt went home to be with the Lord Feb. 24, 2011. His sweet memories shall be with us always. Loved and missed by his daughter, son, granddaughter, brothers, mom, dad, relatives, and

In MemoryBrenda Davis

March 29, 1943- February 24, 2013 Mom, Of course time has passed Its been today one year, God said purpose fulfilled and took you home Moma Dear Youre greatly missed- We

In MemoryDollie Fain

Mrs. Dollie Bernice Fain In memory of Mrs. Dollie Bernice Fain who departed this life 25 years ago today, February 24, 1989. God saw the road was getting rough; the hills

In MemoryThomas Little

Mr. Thomas Little, Jr. In loving memory of our son, brother, nephew, and uncle, Mr. Thomas Little, Jr., who departed us thirty one years ago today, February 24, 1983. Sadly missed by mother,
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The state judge who presided over the "Mississippi Burning" trial in 2005 has died.
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) - Serbian state television says Velimir Bata Zivojinovic, former Yugoslavia's best known film star who was also popular in China, has died. He was 82.
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Former Kentucky lawmaker and longtime thoroughbred breeder Fred Bradley whose stable of stakes winners included champion female sprinter Groupie Doll, has died. He was 85.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A survivor of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp who was the wife of the founder of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and a passionate advocate of Holocaust...
Patricia M. Derian, who actively supported Mississippi public school desegregation and served as assistant secretary of state for human rights during the Carter administration, has died.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Alan Young, who played straight man to a talking horse in the 1960s sitcom "Mister Ed," has died.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota businessman and former Vikings co-owner Wheelock Whitney Jr. has died. He was 89.
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - Founding Beastie Boys member John Berry has died at the age of 52.
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NEW YORK (AP) - CBS says veteran journalist and "60 Minutes" correspondent Morley Safer has died at age 84.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fritz Stern, a refugee from Nazi Germany who became a prominent historian and a longtime professor at Columbia University, has died. He was 90.
NEW YORK (AP) - Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Guy Clark has died.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Grammy-winning Tejano star Emilio Navaira (nah-VY'-rah) has died in South Texas. He was 53.
Julius La Rosa, a pop singer known for hits including "Eh, Cumpari," who was fired live on the air by Arthur Godfrey in 1953, has died at age 86.
NEW YORK (AP) - Joe Fleishaker (FLY'-shay-kur), a 500-pound actor known for his work in low-budget horror films, has died. He was 62.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) - The actress who was best known for her role as a ditzy waitress on the 1970s and '80s CBS sitcom "Alice" has died. Beth Howland...