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Local Obits for Mon. May 19, 2014

ROSSVILLEVirginia Carter Bradford, 79, of Rossville, GA passed away Friday, May 16, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. Condolences may be sent to Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at

Calvin Burton

Mr. Calvin Buford Burton, age 63 of Collinsville passed away Saturday, May 17, 2014 in Kindred Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with
SODDY-DAISYRobby Earl Floyd, 54, of Soddy-Daisy, TN, passed away Sunday, May 18, 2014. He was a longtime resident of Dunedin, Florida. Robby was a 1978 Graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School, he served our country in
Shirley June Tucker Fryar died peacefully at home on Friday, May 16, surrounded by her family. She was a lifelong member of Lookout Valley Presbyterian Church. The widow of Clyde F. Fryar, she was preceded
Mary B. Green, 92, formally of Chattanooga, TN Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. today at the Charles Taylor Funeral and Cremation Service, 21900 Euclid Ave., Euclid, OH.
ROSSVILLESandra Green, 65, of Rossville went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at her residence. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia area. Sandra worked
Zena Ruth Adams Hambright, 77, of Dunlap died at her home Saturday, May 17, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Hambright was a member of Dunlap United Methodist Church. Survivors include her loving husband,

Mickey Harwood

Mickey Harwood, age 78, of Pikeville, TN died Saturday, May 17, 2014 at his home. Mr. Harwood was a 1955 graduate of Rhea County High School. He was of the Methodist faith, a Bledsoe County

Emma Kelley

Emma Katherine Kelley, age 89, of Hixson, Tennessee, passed away on Saturday, May 17, 2014 Emma is preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Tom Franklin Kelley; brothers Jake Ziegler and Bill

Henry Kelley

Henry "Buddy" Duvard Kelley, 93, of Stevenson passed away May 17, 2014 at Cloverdale Manor Nursing Home in Scottsboro. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, Mr. Kelley was a member of V.F.W. Local
Charles Beckham Linder, 84, of Snellville, GA, went to be with the Lord Thursday, May 15, 2014 at East Side Medical Center in Snellville, GA. He was born in Louisville, KY on April 26, 1930.
Shelia Ann Melton, 64, went to be with the Lord Saturday, May 17, 2014 in a Knoxville health care facility. Shelia was born in Wildwood, Georgia and was of the Baptist faith.
Ben E. "Eddie" Nelson passed away on Monday, May 12, 2014. Ben has been released from his pain and suffering. Ben was retired from the Navy after 20 years of service and then worked through

Bomar Noles

Bomar Daniel Noles, Sr., 81, of LaFayette died Saturday, May 17. 2014. Mr. Noles was a member of the
Aaron "Wayne" Robinson, 56, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at a local hospital. He was preceded in death by his father, Jesse Robinson Jr.; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Robinson
Lewis Earl Scott, age 90 of Pelham, Tennessee passed from this life on Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. He was born February 4, 1924 in Pelham; the son of

Wallace Stone

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Wallace David Stone, 65, a current resident of Rossville, GA and formally of Lookout Mountain, GA passed away on Saturday afternoon, May 17th, 2014 in a local hospital. The family is planning a private memorial
James Donald Thompson, Sr, of Apison, passed away on Armed Forces Day, May 17, 2014, in Chattanooga. James served with the 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division in the Korean War. He
Edna Thrash Mary Edna Thrash 98, Ringgold entered Heaven's glory Saturday May 17, 2014. Edna has been a devoted and active member of the Burning Bush Baptist Church for 64 years. She was

Gladys Tucker

Gladys Louise Tucker, 85, passed from this life on Friday, May 16, 2014, at Bailey Manor in Winchester. Funeral services: 1 p.m. today, May 19, 2014 in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment will follow in Franklin
Sandra Kay Wall died on Friday May 16th 2014 at Dorchester General Hospital in Cambridge, Maryland surrounded by her loving family. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 2
Glenn Allison Wolff, age 84, passed away on Saturday, May 17, 2014, surrounded by his family Glenn retired as an Industrial Engineer with Wheland Foundary after 33 years of service. He was active as a
DETROIT (AP) - Grace Lee Boggs, known as an international activist for justice, has died at her Detroit home. She was 100.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Former Philadelphia NAACP president J. Whyatt "Jerry" Mondesire, a longtime civil rights activist, editor and publisher, has died. He was 65.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - John Guillermin, a veteran British director best known for bringing to life big budget adventure films like "The Towering Inferno" and the 1976 "King Kong" has...
STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) - A jazz saxophonist known for touring and recording with Quincy Jones, Billy Joel and others has died. Phil Woods 83.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Rock and roll and rhythm and blues singer Frankie Ford, whose 1959 hit "Sea Cruise" brought him international fame, is dead at the age of 76.
ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) - Catherine E. Coulson, an actress best known as the quirky Log Lady in the TV series "Twin Peaks," has died.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Former Gov. Walter Dale Miller has died at the age of 89.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Fred Stickel, who turned The Oregonian into one of the country's best regional newspapers during his long stint as its publisher, has died.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Richard Rainwater, the son of a North Texas grocer who went on to amass a fortune as an investment manager before becoming a billionaire investor...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The New York lawyer who helped state inmates win a $12 million settlement three decades after the bloody 1971 prison riot in Attica has died. Elizabeth...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Trumpeter Ben Cauley, a member of the Stax Records group the Bar-Kays and the only survivor of the 1967 plane crash that killed most of his...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A top-ranking Mormon leader, 86-year-old Richard G. Scott, has died from natural causes.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Willie Mae Seaton, a chef recognized for her classic American food and whose neighborhood restaurant helped put fried chicken on the culinary map, has died.
RESTON, Va. (AP) - Robert E. Simon Jr., who lent his initials to the northern Virginia community he founded more than 50 years ago, has died. He was 101.
LOS ANGELES - Alan Purwin picked up his taste for flying early.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Joseph Morrone, a Hall of Fame coach who led the Connecticut men's soccer team to the 1981 national title and the semifinals the next two years,...
NEW YORK (AP) - Subway says its co-founder Fred DeLuca died Monday evening after being diagnosed with leukemia two years ago, He was 67.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Kerry Simon, a former "Iron Chef" champ who served up dishes to rock bands such as Led Zeppelin and Mötley Crüe, has died. He was 60.
DETROIT (AP) - Al Abrams, the founding press officer and publicist for Motown Records, has died at 74.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Former U.S. Rep. Don Edwards, a longtime champion of civil rights and the environment during his three decades in Washington, has died at the age of...