Obituaries for February 9, 2014

Obituaries are sorted by area and then, last name.

Minnie Adams

Minnie Adams, passed away on Saturday Feb. 8, 2014 at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors; 1724 McCallie Avenue, 423-265-4414

Mary Blancett

Mary Paschal Blancett, 80, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. Mary was the daughter of the late Robert and Alberta Paschal. She was born in Scottsboro, Ala., and moved to Chattanooga, and worked until her retirement with DuPont. Mary ...

Ron Deanecelli Sr.

Ron Deanecelli Sr. Ron Sirgay Deanecelli Sr., 78, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2014. Survivors include his children, Ron, Shawn, Chad, Daryc, Shelly; and several grandchildren. No services will be held at this time. Arrangements are by Wann ...

James Evans

James Evans James "Bobby" Robert Evans, 62, of Chattanooga went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. Bobby graduated from McMinn County High School and continued studies at Cleveland State and Chattanooga State Community Colleges. ...

Elizabeth Gardner

Elizabeth Gardner, 91, of Chattanooga passed Friday Feb. 7, 2014 at her residence. Arrangements entrusted to Advantage Funeral &Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors; 1724 McCallie Avenue, 423-265-4414

Dovie Giles

Dovie Alma Gentle Giles, 88, of East Ridge, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 at her residence. Funeral services will be held Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 at 12:45 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with her son-in-law, Pastor Lincoln ...

Andrea Hall

Andrea Lashon Douglas Hall, of Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Hixson, lost an eight year battle with cancer on Dec. 18, 2013. She was born on Dec. 7, 1965, was a 1984 graduate of Hixson High School and attended UTC. ...

Michael Halter

Michael Ray "Rooster" Halter, 58, of Chattanooga passed away Feb. 6 2014. Mike was an avid hunter, conservationist, volunteer of the NWTF, devoted husband, father, and Pa. He is preceded in death by his father, Raymond Halter. Survived by his ...

Shelly Hampton

Shelly Hampton, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Mike Holloway

Mike "Mort" Holloway, 58, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father, George Holloway. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Holloway; mother, Jean Reese; daughter, Christie Thurman; sons, Robbie Thurman, ...

Greg Keith

Greg Keith, 53, of Chattanooga, passed Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, he was the son of the late Fred and Ella Keith. He was a graduate of City High school and the University of ...

Brent Keith

Brent B. Keith, 58, formerly of Chattanooga, died on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2013. Survivors include his sister, Renee Benson, of Chattanooga; and brother, Darius Keith, of Port Orange, Fla. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. ...

Nancy Lackey

Nancy Lackey, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Margaret McMenemy

Margaret Ann McMenemy Margaret Ann Bagley McMenemy, a Chattanooga native who left for the big cities and returned with an entrepreneurs drive to pursue her love of fashion and style, died in her sleep on Sunday morning, Feb. 2, 2014. ...

James Oldaker

James Keith Oldaker, 33, of Hixson died of pneumonia recently following four weeks of intensive care. His cremated remains will be buried with his mother's in Florence, Ala. Arrangements are by Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Soddy-Daisy. Share your ...

David Oliver Sr.

David Oliver, Sr. David "Dave the Rave" Oliver, Sr. passed away on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 in West Palm Beach, FL. Arrangement are by Hardwick & Sons Funeral Home (423) 267-1244.

William Parris

William Claude Parris passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. Deeply rooted in the South, moved from Cartersville, Ga., to Chattanooga, to learn the art of neon glass blowing in the 40s. He became an entrepreneur, opening his own company, and ...

Steve Phillips

Steve Phillips, 56, of Ooltewah, Tennessee, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at his home. Steve worked for BI-LO Warehouse, was an avid fisherman/hunter, and enjoyed time with his family. He was a member of Calvary Church of the ...

Nilza Reynolds

Nilza de Mattos Reynolds, 77, died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at home. She was the widow of Jasper A. Reynolds Jr. A native of So Paulo, Brazil, she was the oldest surviving of nine children born to the late Jose ...

Eric Smartt

Eric D. Smartt, 30, of East Ridge, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home. Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences. Arrangements by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

DeWillis Smith

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. D.J. joined the U.S. Navy at an early age during WWII. After ...

Mary Smith

Mary Ruth Smith, 92, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Feb. 3, 2014, at her home in Largo, Fla. Born in Thorn City (Birchwood), Tenn. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 10, in the Highway 58 ...

Theresa Veal EAST RIDGE

Theresa Veal, 55, of East Ridge passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at her residence. She was a native of Detroit, MI and had lived most of her life in the Chattanooga area. She was of the Church of God ...

Jane Walker

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. A native of Etowah, Tenn., ...

Ray Wilborn

Ray Wilborn, 86, of Chattanooga, died on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. Ray was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, attending there since 1961. He was the owner of R&S Truck and Tractor in Cleveland, Tenn. Ray was a US ...

Carolyn Wilson

Carolyn Sue Wilson, 65, of Hixson, passed away Feb. 7, 2014. She was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church. Carolyn is survived by her husband of 50 years, Billy Wilson; children, Chris (Sara) Wilson, Darlene (John) Reker; and grandchildren, ...

V.Essie, Winton

V.Essie Winton V.Essie "Thelma" Winton, 88, passed away Feb. 2, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jessie Winton; mother, Juanita Thornton; daughters, Louise and Judy Ann Hodnett. She was a member of Philadelphia M.B. Church where she ...

Denton Allred DAYTON

Denton Harold Allred, 85, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Life Care Center of Rhea Co. Funeral 10 a.m. Monday in the chapel of Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home with Rev. Joshua Stock and Rev. Curtis Sayer officiating. Visitation 5 to 8 ...

Michael Finnegan KNOXVILLE

Michael Patrick "Mike" Finnegan, 76, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away suddenly Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. Mike was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Mike retired from ...

Rhonda McDowell DUNLAP

Rhonda Harvey McDowell, 48, passed away Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 in a Chattanooga hospital. She was preceded in death by her father, Chester Allen Harvey. Survivors include her longtime companion, Anthony Young; daughter, Kranda Green; sisters, Robin Rena (Greg) Johnson ...

Toni Molina CLEVELAND

Toni Trufant Molina, 67, passed Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, in Cleveland. Born in New Orleans, she is a retired special education teacher who relocated to Cleveland, in 2006. Survivors include husband, Ronald Molina; stepdaughters, Patrice Franklin and Cheron Molina; grandchildren, ...

Howard Myers PHILADELPHIA

Howard Daniel Myers, 71, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at his home. Visitation: noon to 2 p.m. at Ziegler Funeral Home with funeral service at 2 p.m. Burial to follow in Simpson Cemetery. Ziegler Funeral Home, Athens Tenn., in charge ...

Paliben Patel DUNLAP

Paliben Patel 84, passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 in the South Crest Chapel. Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com. Arrangements were by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and ...

Linda Proctor ATHENS

Linda Jean Ferguson Proctor, 63, passed away Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at her home. Funeral at 7 p.m. Monday in the chapel of the funeral home. Burial at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation from 4-7 p.m. Monday ...

Linda Rhodes CLEVELAND

Linda Chastain Rhodes, 73, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday afternoon, Feb. 6, 2014, in a local hospital. She was born Dec. 24, 1940 in Springville, Tenn., a daughter of the late Elmer Chastain and Wymoth Lee ...

George Ausborn Sherm

George Sherman COWAN George Ausborn Sherman, 75, passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at Golden Living Center. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 at Moore-Cortner Chapel with Rev. Tim Brown officiating. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 1st ...

Michael Traub S OUTH PITTSBURG

Michael James Traub, 66, died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of Vietnam. Survivors: dear friends, Mikey Russell of South Pittsburg, and Pat and Scott Summers of Grand Junction, Colo. There will be no services. Donations: ...

John Compton ROSSVILLE

John Luther Compton, 81, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas and was of the Church of God faith. He was ...

Pearley Fisher CHICKAMAUGA

Pearley Ann Fisher, 91, passed away Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at her home. She was a member of Chickamauga Presbyterian Church and had worked as a cook at Roys Restaurant in Fort Oglethorpe. She was preceded in death by her ...

Ken Kendrick

Kenneth Kendrick ROSSVILLE Kenneth C. Kendrick, 82, passed away on Jan. 31, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga Valley and Rossville and was a barber at Crossroads Barber Shop for over 49 years. Survivors include wife, Pat Kendrick; ...

Darwin Kennedy RINGGOLD

Darwin Keith Kennedy Sr., 77, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. A longtime resident of Chattanooga and North Georgia, he was retired owner and operator of Kennedy Tire Co. and also worked for the NASA ...

Mary Marks LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Mrs. Mary Nell Frye Marks, 88, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Preceded in death by husband, Henry E. Marks; son, Johnny Marks; brother, Bill Frye; and parents, Wilmer and Nettie Wallin Frye. Survived by daughter and son-in-law, Susie (Jerry) ...

Porter Mathis RINGGOLD

Porter Leroy Mathis Jr., 64, left this world for his heavenly home, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Mr. Mathis was a well known, talented sign painter and was a member of Trion First Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by ...

Patricia Pace LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN

Patricia Ann Pace, 71, passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2014 in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Rev. Alvin Cummings officiating. Burial will follow in Tennessee-Georgia Memorial ...

Lionel Turner RINGGOLD

Lionel Joe Turner, 81, died Jan. 24, 2014 in a Chattanooga hospital. He was born in Wayland, Ky. He came to Chattanooga area around 1950. He was a machinist retiring from DuPont after 40 years. He served in the National ...

Bobby White TRION

Bobby "Hercules" White, 65, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 1:00 P.M. until ...

Charles Whitworth ROME

Dr. Charles Walters Whitworth Sr., beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, died unexpectedly at his home in Rome, Ga., on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. He was 96 years old. Born in Lavonia, Ga., in October 1917, he was the second ...

Lucille Davis BRYANT

Lucille Virginia Davis, 92, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. She was a homemaker and member of Floral Crest Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Survivors include her husband, Grandville F. Davis; daughter, Cynthia Caldwell; and son, Cris Davis; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. ...

Wanda Williams PISGAH

Wanda Sue Williams, 68, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at her residence. Graveside services held today, Feb. 9, at 2 p.m. from Friendship Cemetery. Burial in Friendship Cemetery with Rainsville Funeral Home Inc. directing, www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com. Visitation today, Feb. 9 from ...

Anna Linkous GRUETLI-LAAGER

Anna J. Linkous, 44, departed this life, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at the Life Care Center of Cleveland, Tenn. Funeral services will be 1 pm Monday at Mount Etta Freewill Baptist Church with Minister Lloyd Crisp officiating with burial to ...

Louise Allen

Louise Lockhart Allen February 9, 2002 Mother, our hearts are still broken, twelve years God called you home. Through faith and strength the family grew stronger each year. There is nothing like real love. You were the rock that held ...

Carrie Mae Green

Carrie Mae "Granny" Green Feb. 7, 1932- Aug. 7, 2012 Death leaves a heartache that will never heal. Love leaves memories that no one can ever steal. Granny will always be loved and truly missed, Love always, Amanda, DD, Tariq, ...

Austin & Clara Hughe

Austin Hughes and Clara Hughes We love you and we miss you. Bridget, Brian, Talecea, Martin and Raegan

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