Obituaries for September 18, 2011

Obituaries are sorted by area and then, last name.

Sadie Ammons Hamilton County

Sadie Long Ammons, 73, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011. Arrangements will be announced by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway.

Margaret Anderson Hamilton County

Margaret Anderson, 90, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, in a local health care facility. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Myra Ashley Hamilton County

Myra Joyce Ashley, 75, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011. She had lived most of her life in Chattanooga where she was happily employed at the Hampton Inn on Williams Street in Chattanooga for the past 17 years.She ...

Willie Brown Hamilton County

Willie K. Brown, 62, passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, at his residence. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Joyce Casey Hamilton County

Joyce Casey, 80, of Hixson, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011.Arrangements will be announced later by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.

Jalyn Cornett Hamilton County

Jalyn Kylie Cornett, infant daughter of Cristin Farrell and Brandon Cornett, was born Sept. 12, 2011 and went back to Heaven on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011. Other survivors are grandparents, Jane and Steve Farrell and Lynn (Robert) Ludwig; great-grandfather, Lester ...

LeRoy Cravens Hamilton County

Marvin LeRoy Cravens, 74, of Hixson, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011.LeRoy was born in New Madrid, Mo., on Sept. 30, 1936. He graduated from high school in Caruthersville, Mo. He then went to Southeast Missouri ...

JC Cresswell Hamilton County

J.C. Cresswell, 82, of Red Bank, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011.J.C. was a longtime resident of the Chattanooga area. He served our country during World War II ...

Nicholas Criscuoli Hamilton County

Nicholas A. Criscuoli, 22, of Chattanooga, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011.He was born in Dunedin, Fla., and was raised in Chattanooga. He attended Lookout Valley High School, Chattanooga State and Rising Fawn Baptist Church. Nicholas was a ...

Joyce Davis Hamilton County

Joyce Dean Davis, 65, of Ooltewah, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, from her earthly home. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. today in the Highway 58 Chapel of Turner Funeral Home with ...

Irene DeFriese Hamilton County

Irene DeFriese, 86, died on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, God gained another Angel in His Kingdom when she slipped into a peaceful slumber and joined her beloved husband, James DeFriese; son, Jim DeFriese, and granddaughter, Holly Lay, ...

Homer Ford Hamilton County

.Homer Oliver Ford Sr., 61, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at his Albuquerque, N.M. residence.He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was formerly employed by the United States Post Office.He was ...

Joan Helton Hamilton County

Joan Higdon Helton, 67, of Signal Mountain, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011. She died peacefully with her spouse and family by her side.Joan was preceded in death ...

Joseph Jackson Hamilton County

Dr. Joseph A. Jackson, former professor and Dean of Libraries at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Chattanooga civic leader, died on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011.He was preceded in death by his sisters, Bessie J. Kent, ...

Lonnie Lockert Hamilton County

Jr.Lonnie Lockert Jr., 75, of Chattanooga, a loving husband, father and grandfather was called to come home to his Heavenly father on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011. He died peacefully with his wife and family by his side.Lonnie was a member ...

Charles Martin Hamilton County

Charles Thomas "Charlie" Martin III, 87, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011.Charlie was born on Feb. 11, 1924, in Chattanooga. He graduated from Chattanooga High School, class of 1942 and attended the University of Tennessee. ...

Elizabeth McElroy Hamilton County

Elizabeth Anne McElroy passed away Monday, Sept. 12, 2011.Anne, who was originally from Chattanooga, traveled the world as a Navy wife for 27 years. She moved to Virginia Beach in 1970 with her late husband Joe McElroy.She ...

Donna McGuire Hamilton County

Donna Faye Harris McGuire, 55, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, at a local hospital. He was a member of New Vision Church of God.She is survived by her daughter, Latasha (Justin) Johnson; brother, Randy ...

Tanya McNeely Hamilton County

Tanya Louise McNeely, 51, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011. She was employed at Wrigley Corporation and was of the Baptist faith.Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today in the Highway 58 Chapel ...

Evelyn Miller Hamilton County

Evelyn H. Miller, 90, passed away suddenly on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011. Born in Powell's Crossroads, Tenn., she graduated from Whitwell High School in 1939, and attended school in Murphreesboro. She enjoyed teaching for several years and deeply cared for ...

Eddie Parks Hamilton County

Eddie James "Fast Eddie" Parks, 64, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, at a local hospital.He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Burdia Parks.Survivors include his daughter, Vanetta Parks; sisters, Rozzie Carter and ...

Eric Payne Hamilton County

Eric Payne, 48, passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Floyd Polk Hamilton County

Floyd Marcus "Popps" Polk, 83, passed away on Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at a local healthcare facility.He retired from Tennessee Department of Transportation. Floyd also served his country in the U.S. Army.He was preceded his devoted wife, Juanita Polk.Survivors include ...

Geraldine Rachell Hamilton County

Geraldine M. Rachell, 90, of Chattanooga, fell asleep in death on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, at her residence. Funeral: 4 p.m. today in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Brother Lebron Flanagan presiding. Burial: Highland Memorial Gardens on Monday, ...

Carole Ramsey Hamilton County

Carole Sue McCalla Ramsey, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011, in Hartselle, Ala.Mrs. Ramsey was born Nov. 13, 1942, in Chattanooga to Walter Daniel and Carrie Mae Russell McCalla.She was preceded in death by her parents; ...

Christopher Schoonov Hamilton County

erChristopher Schoonover, 66, of Rising Fawn, Ga.,passed away at his home on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011.A native of Andover, N.Y., he had lived in the Chattanooga area for most of his life. A Vietnam veteran of the U.S. Air Force, ...

Harold Sivley Hamilton County

Harold E. "Funny" Sivley, 88, of Chattanooga, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, in a local hospital.Mr. Sivley was a member of Harmony Baptist Church and a veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Army. He was a ...

John Wilson Hamilton County

John William Wilson Sr., 69, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011. Mr. Wilson was born in Anderson, S.C. and raised in Chattanooga. He was of the Church of God faith and retired as a ...

Jimmy Boazman Tennessee

TULLAHOMA Mr. Jimmy Boazman, 63, passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2011.Funeral: 3 p.m. today in the chapel of Tullahoma Funeral Home with Brother Barry Rhoads officiating.Interment will follow, with military honors, at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.Arrangements by Tullahoma Funeral Home, ...

Reba Cash Tennessee

TRACY CITY Mrs. Reba Jo Sisk Cash, 56, passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2011.Funeral: 3 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jesse Lockhart and the Rev. Ernest Lockhart officiating.Burial: Pryor Ridge Cemetery.Arrangements by Foster & Lay ...

Marvin Tennessee

Marvin PhillipsGRUETLI-LAAGER Specialist Marvin Foster Phillips, 20, of the United States Army, who has been missing in action for 45 years and recently found died in the line of duty on Monday, Sept. 26, 1966, on a ...

Robert Sims Tennessee

KNOXVILLE Robert Mann Sims, retired, 86, went home to be with his Savior Friday, Sept. 16, 2011. He was born Feb. 1, 1925, in Memphis, Tenn., to the late Mr. Robert and Mrs. Carrie Mae Mann Sims. Mr. Sims was ...

Mary Skidmore Tennessee

GEORGETOWN Mary K. Skidmore, 81, passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, in a Cleveland health facility. She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Skidmore.She is survived by her two children, Tammy Turner and Roger Brown.Ralph Buckner Funeral Home ...

Samuel Washington Tennessee

DAYTON Samuel Washington, 91, passed Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, at Rhea Medical Center.He was born May 10, 1920, in Earles, Ark., to the late Columbus and Fannie Taylor Washington. He also was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Lee ...

Sandra Armstrong Georgia

ROSSVILLE Sandra Gennice Armstrong, 58, passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011.She was preceded in death by her father, Donald Armstrong, and brother, James "Jack" Armstrong.She was born Nov. 28, 1952, in Moulton, Ala. Her education was received at Southern University ...

Maude Freehauf Georgia

TUNNELL HILL Maude Freehauf, 85, died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011.Funeral: 1 p.m. Monday from the First Baptist Church in Tunnell Hill.Visitation: noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, at Tunnell Hill First Baptist Church.Condolences may be offered at www.jonesfuneralhome.com.

Benny Martin Georgia

CHICKAMAUGA Benny Eugene Martin, 70, departed this life Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at his home. Ben was born in Chattanooga to the late James and Cleo Martin and he was a Veteran of the Vietnam War where ...

Neil McDaniel Georgia

ROCK SPRING Neil McDaniel, 66, died Friday, Sept. 16, 2011.Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rock Spring Cemetery.The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Monday at the Wood Station Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at Catlett.Family requests ...

Geraldine Wiggins Georgia

LYERLY Geraldine McClendon Wiggins passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011.Homegoing Service: 2 p.m. Monday at Pond Spring A.M.E. Zion Church with Minister Jennifer Belcher, Eulogist, and Pastor D.L. Patterson Jr. officiating.Interment: Pond Spring Cemetery.Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Dalton.

James Georgia

James WilsonCHICKAMAUGA James M. Wilson, 77, passed away on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, after a lengthy battle with Parkinson's disease. He was a long time member of the Worldwide Church of God.James was born in Dayton, Tenn., on Feb. 11, ...

Teresa Renee Alabama

BRIDGEPORT Teresa Renee, 43, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011.Visitation: 2-9 today at the funeral home.Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday from the Valley Funeral Home Chapel with George Warr and Dwain Dunn officiating.Interment: Long Acre Cemetery.Arrangements by Valley Funeral Home, 256-437-9986.

Carl Rudder Alabama

RAINSVILLE Mr. Carl David Rudder, 45, passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, at Huntsville Hospital.Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. today from the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.Burial will follow in the Straight Creek Cemetery.Arrangements by W.T. Wilson Funeral ...

Stella Rush Alabama

FORT PAYNE Ms. Stella Ruth Henderson Rush, 79, passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, at Trinity Medical Center.Visitation: noon-2:30 p.m. today.Graveside funeral: 3 p.m. today at Glenwood Cemetery with Larry Kirby officiating.Burial: Glenwood Cemetery.Arrangements by Burt Funeral Home.

Mary Kelley In Memory

In Memory

Mary Jewel Kelley - MotherNov. 8, 1929 - Sept. 19, 1992Alice Kelley Akins - SisterJuly 1, 1952 - Sept. 18, 2006When you left you took the love of a family with you.I love you and miss you both.Daughter, Lenora Kelley ...

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