Obituaries for January 2014

Erica Bush

Erica Mequicia Bush, 42, passed away at her residence on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. She was born on Aug. 17, 1971. Erica accepted Christ at an early age and was loved by all. Erica was a member of Miracle Missionary ...

Molly Pryor

Molly Kate Pryor, 33, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. She was preceded in death by her father, Andrew C. Pryor; grandparents, Francis W. and Katherine Nobles Pryor and George M. and Ruth Bishop. Survivors are her fiance, ...

Lois Von Canon

Delores Jean Hartman Von Canon, "Lois," was a long time resident of Lookout and Signal Mountains. Lois passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in the company of her family after a brief illness. She was born on June 26, 1939 ...

Kenneth Tate HUNTLAND

Kenneth Wayne Tate, 77, passed away Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at Golden Living Center. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. CST Saturday at Huntland Baptist Church. Services will follow at 2 p.m. CST. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 1st Ave NW, Winchester, ...

Grady Collins

Grady Leslie Collins, 73, originally from Hattiesburg, Miss., died on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, in Chattanooga. Mr. Collins was preceded in death by his parents, J.L. and Berta Collins. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca C. Collins,of Hattiesburg; daughter ...

George Thomas ROSSVILLE

George Frank Thomas, 77, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at his residence. He was a retired insurance salesman and is survived by his wife, Joyce Thomas; one son, David (Annie) Thomas, Fort Worth, Texas; a brother, Charles Plemons, Sweetwater, Tenn.; ...

Brian Cooke

Brian C. Cooke, 28, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 in Antioch, Tenn. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Jerry Hyter

Jerry D. Hyter, 71, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in a local hospital. She was born March 9, 1942 in Pell City, Ala. She retired from Seaboard Farms. She was preceded in death by her mother, Lula Mae ...

Yekaterina Drevenchu

k Yekaterina Drevenchuk, 74, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. She was born on Dec. 9, 1939, and was a member of the Slavik Christian Church. Survivors include members of the Drevenchuk family and many nieces and nephews. ...

Jennie Carson

Jennie Senay Carson, 90, of East Ridge, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at Hospice of Chattanooga. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard H. Carson; daughter, Louise Carson Farrar; son, James W. Carson; parents, Joseph and ...

Jack Liles

Jack Liles, 81, a resident of Ooltewah, passed away on Friday morning, Jan. 24, 2014, at the home of his daughter in Apison, Tenn. Jack was born in Axon, Ga., on Jan. 29, 1932 a son of the late Lacy ...

Edgar Shelby DAYTON

Edgar Ray Shelby, 60, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at Parkridge Hospital. Memorial service at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Coulter-Garrison Fuenral Home with the Rev. John B. Bell officiating. Arrangements are by Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home Inc., Dayton.

Patricia Mynaugh

Patricia Mynaugh Patricia Sutton Mynaugh, 81, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. Share your memories, stories and photos at wannfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wann Funeral Home & Cremation Center, St. Elmo. 423-821-7551.

Gladys York ROSSVILLE

Gladys Irene York, 85, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today in the South Crest Chapel with Rev. Gary Moore ...

Ellen Rice

Ellen Loomis Burton Rice, 87, of Hixson, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. She received a degree in education from the University of Virginia, was active in local, state and national politics and was a world traveler. Ellen was of ...

Tammy Mitchell LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Tammy Faye Mitchell, 55, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. She was a member of Sunnyside Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by father-in-law and mother-in-law, Julian and Jewell Mitchell. Survived by husband, Gene Mitchell; daughter, Heather Mitchell; son, ...

Daisy Wadley

Daisy Wadley, 75, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, in a local hospital. Funeral: at noon today in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Underwood as the eulogist. Burial: Forest Hills Cemetery.

Theresa Wadkins FORT PAYNE

Theresa Gail Wadkins, 53, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. Funeral is at 2 p.m. today at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at Lankford Cemetery. Brother Larry Haynes and Brother Gerald Bowman will be officiating

Jesse Baggett WHITWELL

Jesse Allen Baggett, 34, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at his home. He was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Shelva Massengale and Dorothy Baggett; grandfather, Charlie Baggett. He is survived by his children, Maria and Zackery Cooley; mother ...

Annie Benefield SYLVANIA

Annie Mae Rowell Benefield passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in Cloverdale Health Care. Funeral is 1 p.m. Saturday at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at Union Grove Cemetery. Family will accept friends 2-8 p.m. today, Jan. 31, ...

Betty Cantrell ATHENS

Betty Jane Goins Cantrell, 81, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at her home. Funeral will be at noon Saturday in the chapel of the funeral home. Burial in Clearwater Cemetery. Visitation 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at Ziegler Funeral Home, Athens.

Dorothy Conner

Dorothy LeVan Conner, 72, of Hixson, passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at her residence. A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. Dorothy was born to make everyone happy which she accomplished so well. She never met a stranger ...

Alma Jean Gilliland CLEVELAND

Alma Jean Gilliland, 76, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was a former educator and taught home economics at Bradley Central High School from 1959-1964. Alma Jean was known as the "Peach Lady". She and ...

Marie Miller

Marie Miller, 88, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. Funeral services are 2 p.m. today Jan. 31, at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace with Rev. Bert Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. Visitation is 11 ...

Thurman Jones BIVINS,

Texas Thurman D. Jones, 89, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in a Atlanta, Texas hospital. Funeral held 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment with military honors will follow in Franklin Memorial Gardens, Winchester, Tennessee. Local arrangements ...

Virginia Neal

Virginia Copeland Neal, 94, of Chattanooga, died on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. Virginia was born Dec. 30, 1919, in Chatham County, N.C. where she grew up with eight brothers and sisters on the family farm. After graduating high school, she ...

Joyce Mack ATHENS

Joyce D. Sammonds Mack, 77, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at Life Care Center of Athens. Funeral service 2 p.m today in the chapel. Burial in McMinn Memory Gardens. Visitation 1-2 p.m. today at the funeral home. Ziegler Funeral Home, ...

Margaret Brock CHICKAMAUGA

Margaret Wooten Brock, 84, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in a local hospital. She was a member of the Chattanooga Valley Baptist Church of Flintstone, Ga., and a member of the Open Door Sunday School Class. She was preceded ...

Martin Morrison PALMER

Martin Charles Morrison, 79, died at his home Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. He was retired from the Carrier Corporation and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was born in Palmer, on Feb. 9, 1934 to Lee Robert and Pearl Layne ...

Kenneth Cooper JASPER

Kenneth Meece Cooper, 86, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. Mr. Cooper was a Russell County, Ky., native and avid Kentucky Wildcat fan; a member of Kimball Baptist Church; Navy veteran; and a retired TVA Civil Engineer. He was preceded ...

Martha Dunnuck RINGGOLD

Martha Louise Womack Dunnuck, 69, of Graham, N.C., passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. She was a native of Ringgold. She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Marie Harrison Womack; son, Phillip Scott Dunnuck; sister, Louise Pierce; ...

Lisa Phillips JASPER

Lisa Renea Phillips, 44, formerly of Trenton, Ga., died unexpectedly, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, from complications due to cancer. Ms. Phillips was preceded in death by her grandparents, Russell and Emma Hester; brother, Chesley Phillips; and beloved pet, Paco. Ms. ...

Aline Hall VALLEY HEAD

Aline Avans Hall, 74, passed peacefully on Wednesday Jan. 29, 2014. Mrs. Hall was retired from Hudson Wire of Trenton, Ga. She attended Rising Fawn Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Bob Hall; ...

Louis Garner

Louis Stanley Garner, 77, of East Ridge, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. Mr. Garner was born and raised in Tracy City, Tenn. He was a US Marine, a member of East Ridge Church of Christ, and retired ...

Jeri Norris ROSSVILLE

Jeri L. McGriff Norris, 71, was welcomed into Heaven, Monday morning, Jan. 27, 2014, in a local hospital. Jeri was truly the worlds best wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She will be truly missed. She was a 1960 graduate of ...

Rafael White

Rafael White, 25, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Barbara Stone CHICKAMAUGA

Barbara Sexton Stone, 77, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. She was born in Saint Albans, W.Va., to the late Rev. H.M. and Dessel Sexton but has lived in the North Georgia ...

Elmer Clayton

Elmer L. Clayton, of Hixson, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. He was 90 years old. Elmer was born in Athens, Tenn., and served our country as a decorated World War II, U.S. Army ...

Linda Faye Taylor ROSSVILLE

Linda Faye Bates Taylor (1970 Lakeview HS Alumnus) died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at her home in Gainesboro, Tenn. She is survived by her daughter, Melanie Gavami, of Bethpage, Tenn.; one granddaughter, Robyn Praught; one grandson, Michael Gavami; one great-granddaughter, ...

Tracye Porch

Tracye Michshell Porch (Parch) Born July 23, 1967 Died January 31, 2010 Precious-memories Rest In Peace Mother Mrs. Mary Porch King and The Family

Frank Burrell CENTRE

Frank L. Burell, 87 years old, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. He is preceded in death by parents, Frank and Ada Burell; daughter, Toni Potts; and grandson, Josh Ottinger. He is survived by wife, Patricia Scoggins Burell; daughter, Patti McGatha ...

Betty Owens

Betty June Owens, 76, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. Survivors include daughters, Letha Owens Espinosa and Donnie Perry; several nieces and nephews; host of friends. Private services will be held. There will be no visitation. Please leave ...

Johnny Coggins HENAGAR

Johnny Coggins, 63, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at DeKalb Regional Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. CSTSaturday, Feb. 1, 2014 from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel, www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com.

Robert Davis

Robert Lee Davis, 83, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. A native of Chapel Hill, Tenn., he attended Nathan Bedford Forrest School. He was a member of Standifer Gap Baptist Church and was retired from Duracell USA in ...

Edward Glenn

Edward Lebron (B.G.) Glenn Jan. 31, 1984-Jan. 10, 2013 Happy 30th Birthday Today we celebrate you. Each day we think of you, from the sound of your voice to the sparkle in your eyes. You are loved and missed by ...

Marion Gere TRENTON

Marion Diane Gere, 58, passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. She was of the Church of God faith. She was preceded in death by her father, F.M. Morgan. Survivors include her daughter, Tammy Lynn Morgan; brother, Danny (Silva) Morgan; mother, ...

Maggie Robinson

Mrs. Maggie Robinson Aug. 15, 1913 - Jan. 31, 2011 Mother its been three years since you left. Mother I miss you so much. You are always in my thoughts. Never a day goes by that I dont think of ...

Samson Awotula Sr.

Rev. Dr. Samson Oluremi Awotula Sr. passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in a local hospital. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Christiana Titilayo Awotula. Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Grace Oluremi Awotula; children, Emmanuel ...

Phillip Davis

Phillip (Bean) Davis Jan. 31, 1943-Nov. 3, 1992 Happy Birthday! Even though we are physically apart, youll always hold a special place in each one of our hearts. We love you sweet brother. Aline, Gwen, Brenda, Elayne, Cynthia, Jimmy and ...

Lois Von Canon

Lois Von Canon, 74, of Signal Mountain passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. Share your memories, stories and photos at wannfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wann Funeral Home & Cremation Center, St. Elmo. 423-821-7551

Eugene Clark

Eugene Clark, 85, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Leon Williams

Leon Williams, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 in Athens, Ala. Visitation is today from 10-11 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home with burial to follow at 11:30 a.m. in Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Ruby Gauger SPENCER

Ruby Smith Gauger, 70, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. She attended the Lonewood Baptist Church of Christ. Ruby was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved to work in her garden and ...

Linda Baldwin NASHVILLE

Linda F. (Smith) Baldwin, 62, died Friday Jan. 24, 2014. Survived by children, Harold Smith, Eric Gibson, Sonya Holmes, and Tonya Jackson; and a host of other family and friends. Viewing Friday, Jan. 31, from 16 p.m. at New Generation. ...

Timothy Phillips PALMER

Timothy Edward Phillips, 49, died Wednesday Jan. 29, 2014. He was born in Palmer, Tenn., on March 10, 1964 to Billy Ed and Mildred McDaniel Phillips who preceded him in death along with his sister, Melanie Cleek; brothers, Melvin R. ...

Danny Gouger WHITESIDE

Daniel "Danny" Raymond Gouger, 58, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Danny was the son of the late George Harvey and Kathleen Elizabeth Gouger. He was a truck driver for many years. Survivors include his daughter, Karrie Gouger Stewart; ...

Mel Carboni

Jan. 30, 1927-Oct. 1, 2003 HAPPY BIRTHDAY Much love from all. Your Wife Sons and Grandchildren

Harold Knox Sr. SPRING CITY

Harold R. Knox Sr., 91, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 at Rhea Medical Center. Born in Robertston County, Tenn., Harold was the son of the late Odell and Mae Denney Knox. He was a veteran of the U. S. Air ...

Dorothy Morrison

Dorothy (Dot) Hicks Morrison, 90, left her earthly shell behind and entered the eternal Kingdom of Heaven on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. A celebration of Mrs. Morrisons life will be held today at 2 p.m. in the East Brainerd Chapel ...

Ethleen McNabb DUNLAP

Ethleen Sitz McNabb, 97, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at her home. Funeral services will be conducted from Kimball Church of Christ at 3 p.m. CST today, Jan. 30, with Billy Watkins officiating. Interment will be in Sequatchie Valley Memorial ...

Marcus Payne, Sr.

Marcus Payne, Sr., of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Mandy Colbaugh

Mandy Geraldine Colbaugh, 86, of Chattanooga, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. She was predeceased by her children, Patricia Ann, Charles, George and Ralph; father, Ed Wooten and mother, Olio Ward. Survivors include her children, Tommy Evitt, Norma Goins, Betty Goins, ...

Howard Sutherland PIKEVILLE

Howard Sutherland, 80, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. Funeral service is Saturday, Feb. 1, at 1 p.m. in the chapel. Burial: Swafford Chapel Cemetery. www.reedfamilyfh.com Arrangements by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, Hwy 127 South, Pikeville, TN. Visitation: 4-9 p.m. today and ...

Roger Rowland DECATUR

Roger "Mug" Rowland, 60, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. Visitation: 5-7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, at the funeral home. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Interment will be in the Shiloh Cemetery, Noon, Saturday. www.bowersfh.com Arrangements by Bowers Funeral Home, Inc., ...

Willie Lay, Jr. KENSINGTON

Willie Virgil Lay, Jr., passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 at his residence. He was born May 28, 1950 to the late Willie V. and Margaret V. Lay, Sr. and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. He is survived ...

Alice Travis DAYTON

Alice Ann Travis, 66, passed away on Friday night, Jan. 24, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Alice was born in Dayton, Tenn., on Dec. 27, 1947 a daughter of the late Claude H. and Lennie A. ...

Wilma Shadrick SECTION

Wilma Lee Shadrick, 68, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. Services will be 3 p.m. today from the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Robertsons Chapel Cemetery. Bro. Jeff Jones and Bro. Johnny Whitten will be officiating. Arrangements ...

Betty Johnson ROSSVILLE

Betty Jane McCormack Johnson, 88, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 at a local health care facility. Funeral services will be held Saturday Feb. 1, at 2 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Minister Jack James officiating. Interment will ...

Hanes Lancaster, Jr. , JOHNSON CITY W.

Hanes Lancaster, Jr., 89, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 at the Johnson City Medical Center. He was a Chattanooga native and the son of the late Walter Hanes Lancaster, Sr. and Evelyn Hurt Lovelace Lancaster. Mr. Lancaster was a 1942 ...

Jimmy Killian

Jimmy Killian ROSSVILLE James William "Jimmy" Killian, 57, died on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 at Memorial Hospital. Jimmy was a member of Elizabeth Terrace Baptist Church. He was a graduate of Central High School. Survivors are his father, James B. ...

Charles Tate

Charles H. Tate Jan. 30, 1923-Sept. 1, 2006 Happy Birthday to My "Daddy" I love you and I miss you. I will never forget you. Iknow you are in Heaven. Imiss those special private talks we had. Thank you for ...

Jerry Lewis RINGGOLD

Jerry Lewis, passed away Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, following a brief illness. Celebration of life will be conducted on Saturday, Feb. 1, at 2 p.m. in the Fort Oglethorpe Church of Christ. Graveside services will be held Friday, Jan. 31, ...

Louis Garner

Louis Stanley Garner, 77, of East Ridge, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. Mr. Garner was born and raised in Tracy City, Tenn. He was a US Marine, a member of East Ridge Church of Christ, and retired ...

Jeri Norris ROSSVILLE

Jeri Lou McGriff Norris, 71, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. in the South Crest Chapel. The family will receive friends today 3-6 p.m. ...

Elizabeth Welch

Elizabeth L. Welch, 69, a long time resident of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 in a Murfreesboro, Tenn., healthcare facility. She has three surviving daughters, Connie Nelson, of Soddy Daisy, Tenn., Pam Pitmon, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., ...

Kim Rollins TRENTON

Kim Lisa Rollins, 49, died Tuesday morning Jan. 28, 2014. She was a member of New Home Baptist Church and attended Davis High School. Mrs. Rollins is preceded in death by her grandparents, Mack and Pansy Crisp; father and mother ...

Margie Beavers

Margie Beavers, 77, of Hixson died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 at her residence. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Margie attended Middle Valley Church of Christ. Her and her late husband, Maurice Beavers owned and operated Dallas Bay ...

Irene Dave

Irene G. Dave, 87, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Lewis Scoggans, Sr. CLEVELAND

Lewis Pirl Scoggins, Sr., 57, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Charles Brown VALLEYHEAD

Charles Edwin Brown, 69, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday Feb. 1, at Wilson Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Saturday from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. hour of service. He ...

James Williams

James "J Money" Williams Jan. 30, 1988- July 28, 2011 To everyone who helped me and my family in our time of sorrow, Thank you To Lance Pope and Cameron Williams thank you for being a voice for James, for ...

Buell Guinn BRIDGEPORT

Buell Calvin Guinn, 84, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Visitation: Friday, Jan. 31, 2-8 p.m. CT at Rudder Funeral Home, Stevenson, AL. Service: Saturday, Feb. 1, at 11 a.m. CT at the funeral home chapel. Interment will be in the ...

Jaelynn White

Jaelynn Nicole White, infant daughter of Nikki and Andrew White of Soddy Daisy passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. Other survivors include her grandparents, David and Tracy Lee, Johnny and Carolyn White, and Darla Wallace; great grandparents, Helen and Vernon ...

Arthur Ryder FORT PAYNE

Arthur W. Ryder, 85, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. Services were Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 at 4 p.m. from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery in Bradford, Mass. with Rainsville Funeral Home, Inc. directing, www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com. Visitation ...

Earnest Ingram

Earnest l. Ingram, 61, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Marie Miller

Marie Miller, 88, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. She was a member of Red Bank Baptist Church and Adult Four Swingle Class. Marie went to work for 3M Sept. 1, 1948 and retired in 1985. She was ...

Daisy Wadley

Daisy Wadley, 75, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 in a local hospital. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, L.J. and Daisy Wadley; son, Dewayne Naylor; sisters, Jeanette ...

Aaron Burton

Aaron Trammell Burton Jan. 30, 1072-April 9, 2011 It's your birthday! I miss you deeply and love you very much! God's got your back now! Mother Theresa A. Bell Trammell, and family.

Donna Roper WINCHESTER

Donna Jean Roper, 68, passed away on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment will follow in Winchester Memorial Park, Winchester, TN. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. today, Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 ...

Maina Pellam WHITWELL

Maina Darden Pellam, 80, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Survivors, Barbara Carson, Gary (Jane) Pellam and Joseph C. Pellam, Jr.; brother, Herman (Betty) Peoples; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and special friends, Pete and Connie Layne and Teresa ...

Patricia Coots

Patricia Ann Coots, 56, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. She attended and was a friend to the Red Bank Presbyterian Church. Patricia was a homemaker and loved animals, especially cats and dogs. She was preceded in death ...

Dorothy Stone FORT OGLETHORPE

Dorothy Eleanor Brogdon Stone, 80, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Funeral Services will be 3 p.m. today at Fort Oglethorpe First Baptist Church with Rev. Jason Thomas officiating. Interment will be in Tennessee Georgia Memorial Park. Visit www.Heritagefh.com to ...

Bernice Wright

Bernice Lorene Wright, 82, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Samson Awotula, Sr.

Rev. Dr. Samson Oluremi Awotula, Sr. passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 in a local hospital. He was preceded in death by his daughter Christiana Titilayo Awotula. Survivors include his wife of 34 years Grace Oluremi Awotula; children: Emmanuel ...

Emmett Dooley SUMMERVILLE

Emmett Dooley, 91, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. Survivors: wife, Mary Dooley; sons, Marshall Dooley, Melvin Dooley; brother, Boyce Dooley; eight grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Funeral, 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at Mason Funeral Home. ...

Charles Lee

Charles Raymond Lee, 69, of Chattanooga passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Private family services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, located at the end of ...

Betty Johnson ROSSVILLE

Betty Jane McCormack Johnson, 88, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at a local health care facility. She was a lifelong resident of Rossville and was a member of Rossville Church of Christ where she enjoyed helping with Summer Bible ...

Jeanette Ownbey

Doris Jeanette Ownbey, 79, a lifelong resident of Chattanooga went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, at Greenwood ...

Jeri Norris ROSSVILLE

Jeri L. McGriff Norris, 71, was welcomed into Heaven, Monday morning, Jan. 27, 2014, in a local hospital. Jeri was truly the worlds best wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She will be truly missed. She was a 1960 graduate of ...

Gene Toney

Harris Eugene "Gene" Toney, passed on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service with the funeral to follow at noon at Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church. Interment: Lakewood Memory ...

Harold Knox Sr. SPRING CITY

Harold R. Knox Sr., 91, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Rhea Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Vaughn Funeral Home.

Gloria Chance SOUTH PITTSBURG

Gloria Bellomy Chance, 77, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. Survivors: husband, Don Chance; grandson, Brandon (Randi) Coppinger; sister, Carol Swafford; brothers, CW Bellomy Jr. and Merle Bellomy. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. CSTtoday at Rogers Funeral Home, South Pittsburg. Funeral: 11 a.m. ...

Charles Phipps RINGGOLD

Charles Eugene Phipps, 76, passed away Sunday Jan. 26, 2014. A resident of the North Georgia, Chattanooga area for the past 15 years, he was a former resident of Morehead City, N.C. He was a retired Veteran of the U.S. ...

Marcie Lawley DAYTON

Martha Josephine Rodman Lawley, 68, a resident of Dayton, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family. She is the daughter of the late Jack and Mary Rodman. She attended East Ridge High School and ...

Charlotte Mowery DELANO

Charlotte Ann Mowery, 63, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. She is survived by her children, Burt Stanley Jr. and Lori Firestone. Funeral at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30 in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home. Visitation 11-1 p.m. Thursday ...

Ethleen McNabb DUNLAP

Ethleen Sitz McNabb, 97, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at her home. The daughter of the late Virgil Henry and Maggie Lou Levan Sitz, she was a graduate of Grundy County High School, was an elementary school teacher for over ...

Marie Henderson KIMBALL

Marie Morrison Henderson, 84, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. She was of the Church of God faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Daniel and Bertha Mills Morrison and seven siblings. She is survived by her ...

Martha Wright COLUMBIA

Martha Wright, 50, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Funeral services 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment in Winchester Memorial Park, Winchester. Visitation from 1 to 3 p.m. CST Thursday at the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, ...

Martha Dunnuck RINGGOLD

Martha Louise Womack Dunnuck, 69, of Graham, N.C., passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. She was a native of Ringgold, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Marie Harrison Womack; sister, Louise Pierce and brothers, Faber, ...

Rebecca Gowen ROSSVILLE

Rebecca Thurmond Crow Gowen, 87, formerly of Rossville, passed away Wednesday Jan. 22, 2014. She was born Sept. 5, 1926 in Murray Ky., to the late Cecil Heron Thurmond and Altha Mae Holcomb Thurmond. She was a graduate of Murray ...

Patricia Coots

Patricia Ann Coots, 56, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. She attended and was a friend to Red Bank Presbyterian Church. Patricia was a homemaker and loved animals, especially cats and dogs. She was preceded in death by ...

Alfred Hill Sr. DALTON

Alfred Hill Sr., 94, passed away Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Service will be at 1 p.m. Friday in the chapel with Pastor Erma Raymond officiating. Interment in West Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Dalton.

Barbara Stricklen

Barbara I. McDaniel Stricklen, 79, passed peacefully at her home, Sunday morning, Jan. 26, 2014, surrounded by her loving children. She was a member of St. Elmo Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, John M. ...

Elaine Nix CHICKAMAUGA

Elaine Cooksey Nix, 57, died on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. Elaine had attended Elizabeth Lee United Methodist Church. She worked as a telecommunications services coordinator for the Hamilton County government. She loved gardening and treasured the time she spent with ...

Dorothy Morrison

Dorothy "Dot" Hicks Morrison, 90, left her earthly shell behind and entered the eternal Kingdom of Heaven on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. She was born in Sand Mountain, Ala., and has been a resident of Chattanooga and North Georgia for ...

Gladys York ROSSVILLE

Gladys Irene York, 85, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, in a local hospital. Mrs. York had been a faithful member of Westside Baptist Church for more than 50 years and had ...

Robert Arrieta

Robert "Bob" Arrieta, 72, of McDonald, Tenn., died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at his residence. He was born March 22, 1941 in Havana, Cuba to the late Heriberto and Electra Arrieta. Robert was an auto mechanic and passionate about cars, ...

Billy Clements SECTION

Mrs. Billy Imogene Clements, 78, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. Funeral is set for 2 p.m. CST today, Jan. 29, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel, Rainsville, Ala. Burial will follow in Macedonia Cemetery.

Elizabeth Cosby

Elizabeth Toney Cosby Jan 29, 1935- Feb 5, 2007 Happy Birthday, Mama We love you, but God loves you more. Daughter, Janice, Son, Gregory, grandsons, and other family members.

Ann Garner

Ann S. Garner May 1, 1945 - Jan. 29, 2012 For you, O Lord, have delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling, that I may walk before the Lord in the land of the ...

Geneva Hester FORT PAYNE

Geneva Hester, 98, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at her residence. Funeral was at 2 p.m. Wednesday at BurtChapel, Fort Payne with the Rev. Jeff Davis officiating. Visitation 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at Burt Chapel, Fort Payne.

Buell guinn HOLLYWOOD

Buell Calvin Guinn, 84, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. CST Friday at Rudder Funeral Home in Stevenson, Ala. The funeral service will be 11 a.m. CST Saturday, Feb. 1, at the funeral home chapel. Interment ...

Ruby Sanders SCOTTSBORO

Ruby Sanders, 65, of Scottsboro (Boxes Cove), passed away Monday, jan. 27, 2014. Funeral is set for 1 p.m. CSTtoday,Jan. 29, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with Brother Larry Dryar officiating.

Katherine Allison

Katherine C. Allison April 10, 1931-Jan. 29, 2013 I cried when you passed away. I still cry today. Although I love you dearly, I couldnt make you stay. A golden heart stopped beating, hard working hands at rest. God broke ...

Mickey Evans ROSSVILLE

Mickey Evans, 63, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Jacksonville, Fla. Funeral services at 2 p.m. CST Thursday, Jan. 30, from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in New Canaan Cemetery. www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com. Visitation 5-8 p.m. today and from 8 ...

Catherine Griswald

Catherine Jones Griswold, 91, a lifelong resident of Chattanooga, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mae Bradford and Edgar D. Jones; husband, Raymond Griswold; son, Barry Griswold, sister Sara Rowland, ...

Lavante Favors

Lavante Dontrell Favors Jan. 29, 1986 - Feb. 10, 2011 Do not stand at my grave and weep, Iam not there, Ido not sleep. I am alive through family and friends leaving a legacy that will not end. Do not ...

Garry James Sr.

Garry Lee James Sr., 59, passed away on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 in New York. Local arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995

Michael Buchanan

To our son, brother and father: We are still wishing you a Happy Birthday! Because "you" coming in this life was a great gift for so many people that we would still celebrate it every year. And it is our ...

Dorothy Stone FORT OGLETHORPE

Dorothy Eleanor Brogdon Stone, 80, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. She was born in Lyerly, Ga., to Louis Bert and Hettie Ferrell Brogdon. She graduated from Summerville High School where she was Valedictorian. She attended West Georgia College and ...

Rodney Loudermilk DUTTON

Rodney Claude Loudermilk, 50, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chape. Burial in New Canaan Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1-8 p.m. today.

Erica Bush

Erica Bush, 42, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Daven Holt

Daven Holt RINGGOLD Daven Holt, 52, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2013. Daven was a universally loved and respected person. He was not an idealized father or husband, but a real one. The kind you grow with and learn from, whose ...

Jayne Boger FORT MILL, S.C.

Jayne Harber Boger, 60, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at her home. She was born in Chattanooga and lived on Lookout Mountain, Tenn., with her parents, Keith and Caroline Harber and two brothers. She was the consummate mother and ...

Vernon Sluder

Vernon Payne Sluder, 96, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Funeral services will be noon today, at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, with Rev. Ted Painter officiating. Interment will follow in Hotwater Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, ...

Annie Byrd SHERWOOD

Annie Byrd, 86 passed away on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Southern Tennessee Medical Center in Winchester. Funeral services was 1 p.m. Monday at Sherwood Church of Christ. Interment in Mt. View Cemetery, Sherwood. Arrangements by Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 ...

Lucy Davis PIKEVILLE

Lucy Ruby Davis, 84, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Service 1 p.m. CST Thursday at West End Church of God. Burial in Watson Chapel Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com. Visitation 3-9 p.m. today 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday ...

Faye Reynolds

Linda Faye Reynolds, 71, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home with Rev. Herbert Chauncey. Interment will follow in Pleasant View Cemetery in Graysville, Tenn. ...

Rosa Frassrand WINCHESTER

Rosa Ann Frassrand, 73, passed away on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. Funeral services 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Bridgeport, Ala. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. today, Jan. 28, at Moore-Cortner Funeral ...

Catherine Griswald

Catherine Jones Griswold, 91, a lifelong resident of Chattanooga, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mae Bradford and Edgar D. Jones; husband, Raymond Griswold; son, Barry Griswold; sister, Sara Rowland; ...

Anthony Aker CALHOUN

Anthony Delancey Aker, 64, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Zion Baptist Church with Pastor H.D. Caldwell officiating. Interment in Mount Zion Church Cemetery. Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Dalton.

Larry Sprayberry

Larry Gene Sprayberry, 71, of McDonald, Tenn., was called home by the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Larry was a loving son to the late Coy Benny and Annie Ruth Sprayberry of Rome, Ga. He served in the Army ...

Barbara Chapman ROSSVILLE

Barbara Louise Brown Chapman, 78, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of Rossville and retired from Standard Coos Thatcher after 30 years of employment. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hoyle Edward ...

Leon Williams

Leon Williams, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in Athens, Ala. He was an Air Force veteran, having served during the Vietnam Era. He was preceded in death by his father, Grady Lee; mother, Bobbie Williams; brothers, ...

Daniel Hawkins DALTON

Daniel W. Hawkins, 58, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Daniel had lived most of his life in the Chickamauga and Dalton area and he was a veteran of the United States Navy during the Vietnam Era. He drove a ...

Amos Brown DUNLAP

Amos Roy Brown, 79, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. He was preceded in death by parents, Esta and Edgar Brown; brother, Arnold; sister, Louise. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Ann ...

Betty Johnson ROSSVILLE

Betty Jane McCormack Johnson, 88, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at a local health care facility. She was a lifelong resident of Rossville and was a member of Rossville Church of Christ where she enjoyed helping with Summer Bible ...

Marie Miller

Marie Miller, 88, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Jeri Norris ROSSVILLE

Jeri Lou McGriff Norris, 71, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home, Rossville.

Jimmy Espy CHICKAMAUGA

Jimmy "Jim" Bryant Espy, 84, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Jim was very rich and deep in his Baptist faith. He attended the Mount Carmel Church and Cassandra Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. ...

Jerry Brooks Jerry L

ebron Brooks, 61, passed away on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Vanderbilt Hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Frieda Sisson ATHENS

Frieda Woods Parson Sisson, 76, passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, surrounded by her family. She died from complications of Alzheimers disease. She handled the battle like she lived her life, with dignity and integrity. Frieda was born in ...

Edna Jennings FORT PAYNE

Edna Sue ODell Jennings, 62, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 Survivors include husband, Charles Jennings; daughter, Patricia Ann Troupe; sons, James A. Smith II, John Burl Smith; grandchildren, Shelia Smith, Rachel Cooper, Olivia Smith; great-grandchildren, Serenity Ann Cooper, Kali Marie ...

Janis Phillips

Janis Phillips, 83, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. She was preceded in death by husband, Wiley Phillips; and daughter, Gwendolyn Phillips. Survivors include daughters, Sharon (Eddie) Landreth and Carol Young; son, Wiley C. (Connie) Phillips; eight grandchildren; ...

Jeffrey Krieg SUNNYV ALE,

Calif. Jeffrey Fred Krieg, 49, passed away at his home Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. He was born April 4, 1964 in Carbondale, Ill., to Fred Krieg and Deanna Callis Krieg Sutter. A memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, ...

Airene Harvey

Airene Harvey, 94, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Jeff Howell officiating. Interment will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery. Arrangements by ...

Niles Meacham

Niles Corley Meacham, 81, "with a tear rolling down his cheek, as a final goodbye slipped quietly from the lives of family who loved him" on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. "Big Meach" as he was known by his friends was ...

Edward Drake Jr.

Edward Lewis Drake Jr., 63, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at his residence. The body will lie-in-state at 10 a.m. today at Taylor Funeral Home with a graveside service to follow at 1:30 p.m. in Chattanooga National ...

Vera Head BIRMINGHAM

Vera Rogers Head, 92, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at her residence. Funeral services at noon Wednesday, Jan. 29, from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Mountain View Memory Gardens with Rainsville Funeral Home, Inc. directing, www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com. Visitation will be ...

Gene Toney

Harris Eugene "Gene" Toney, 61, passed on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. He was one of 11 children born to Rev. Harris Toney and Mrs. Marie C. Toney, on Sept. 30, 1952, in Madison, Ala. He was baptized at an early ...

Dorothy Morrison

Dorothy "Dot" Hicks Morrison, 90, left her earthly shell behind and entered the eternal Kingdom of Heaven on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. She was born in Sand Mountain, Ala., and has been a resident of Chattanooga and North Georgia for ...

Bill Lassiter GUILD

Rev. William H. "Bill" Lassiter, 77, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in a Chattanooga hospital. A minister in the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church for over 30 years when he retired in 1999, he had served in the ...

Mary Nagle

Mary Sue Collier Nagle, 80, of Signal Mountain, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Services will be in Forest, Miss. Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences. Arrangements by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Peggy Christol

Peggy Joyce Cope Christol, 81, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 in a local hospital. She was a lifelong member of Ridgedale Baptist Church. Mrs. Christol was born Dec. 29, 1932, daughter of the late General Forest and Bessie Cope ...

Patricia Coots

Patricia Ann Coots, 56, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. She attended and was a friend to Red Bank Presbyterian Church. Patricia was a homemaker and loved animals, especially cats and dogs. She was preceded in death by ...

Doris Marshall

Doris Jean Marshall, 67, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in the Hospice Care Center. Graveside services 12:30 p.m. today in Chattanooga National Cemetery with Elder Freddie Hambrick as the eulogist. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of ...

Debra Hedden

Debra Lynn Hedden, 52, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away peacefully at home Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. Debra was preceded in death by her father, Scottie Jefferson Hedden and is survived by her mother, Maria Arndt; sisters, Marlana and Dondra; brothers, Bucky ...

Peggy Christol

Peggy Joyce Cope Christol, 81, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 in a local hospital. She was a lifelong member of Ridgedale Baptist Church. Mrs. Christol was born Dec. 29, 1932, daughter of the late General Forest and Bessie Cope ...

Vennie Lay

Vennie Lay, 81, passed on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 in a local health facility. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ozzie and Rita Dykes, and one sister. Survivors include daughters, Ethelyn Moore (James Holder), Waco, TX, Mona (Allen) ...

JIM COONE

Jim Garon Coone Jan. 27, 1938- June 11, 2012 This would have been your seventy-sixth birthday. We miss you very much--your gruff sense of humor, your tenderness for dogs, your acute intellect. You were an unusual man: once someone met ...

Ruth Lehman

Ruth Mariah Lehman, 94, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. She was born May 13, 1919 in Athens, Tenn., where she lived until six years of age, moving to Chattanooga with her ...

Ruby Pagel-Gentz ROSSVILLE

Ruby Lee Pagel-Gentz, 84, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Survivors include her son, Lawrence Pagel; three grandsons, Chris Pagel, Ryan Pagel, and Bill Pagel; three great-grandchildren; four sisters, Ida and (Dale) Burwitz, Sherma Addington and Fay Peters and Gene ...

Arthur Rawn

Arthur Martin Rawn, 60, of Chattanooga passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 from complications of a chronic illness. He attended Notre Dame High School and had worked for A&M Construction and Berry Construction. He was an avid swimmer, car enthusiast ...

LaVaughn Roberson

LaVaughn Roberson of Chattanooga died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. She was born Nov. 2, 1923 in Lawrenceburg, Tenn., daughter of Wallace and Bertha Baxter. She was preceded in death by her husband John Roberson. Mrs. Roberson was a member of ...

Faye Reynolds

Linda Faye Reynolds, 71, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. She retired from J.W. Bray Company. Faye is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Stella Bowman; son, Floyd Allen Reynolds and two brothers, Dean Bowman ...

Barbara Stricklen

Barbara Stricklen, 79, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 in Chattanooga, Tenn. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

George Smith

George Rhea Smith, 77, of Red Bank, went home to be with his Heavenly Father Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. Memorial contributions may be made to Hearth Hospice, 1800 Rossville Avenue, Suite 7, Chattanooga, TN 37408. Funeral services are 1 p.m. ...

Vernon Sluder

Vernon Payne Sluder, 96, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. She was a member of the New Salem Baptist Church. Ms. Sluder was preceded in death by her husband, James Claude Sluder; two sons, Ray Sluder and ...

Shonney Underwood

Shonney Underwood, 46, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Eleanor Ward SOUTH PITTSBURG

Eleanor Reynolds Ward, 74, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Grady Ward; son, Jerry Randles; parents, Dave Edward and Emma E. Kennemore Reynolds. She is survived by her son, William (Donna) Randles; ...

Annie White

Annie Lois Cureton White, 79, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at her residence. Funeral: Today at Noon in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Baron Ammons as the eulogist. Burial: Chattanooga National Cemetery.

David Spain

David Spain, 49, of Pikeville, formerly of Chattanooga, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike. 423-531-3975

Mary Cash SOUTH PITTSBURG

Mary Gladys Decker Cash,, 90, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Visitation: today and Tuesday 1-9 p.m. CST, Rudder Funeral Home, Bridgeport, AL. Service: Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 1 p.m. CST at the funeral home chapel. Interment: Dorans Cove Cemetery in ...

Forais Walker DUNLAP

Forais Warren "Ron" Walker, 73, died at his home Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Mr. Walker retired from American Bakery Company in Detroit, MI after 38 years of service and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by ...

Zona Edwards GRANDVIEW

Zona Roberta Rhear Edwards, 58, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at Rhea Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Rhea County, Zona was a graduate of Spring City High School. She was currently at sales associate at Walmart in Crossville, Tenn.; ...

Fredrick Austin

Fredrick Austin, 46, passed away on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Daniel Gouger WHITESIDE

Daniel "Danny" Raymond Gouger, 58, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Danny was the son of the late George Harvey and Kathleen Elizabeth Gouger. He was a truck driver for many years. Survivors include his daughter, Karrie Gouger Stewart; ...

Ada McGuire SUMMERVILLE

Ada Katherine McGuire, 91, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Surviving, children, Hershel Croy, Jimmy Croy Robert Croy, Tommy McGuire, Billy McGuire, Ethel DeBerry, Barbara Goss; brother, Fred Thompson; sister, Ailene Thompson; 20 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren. Services, Tuesday at 3 ...

Bill Lassiter GUILD

Rev. William H. "Bill" Lassiter, 77, died Saturday Jan. 25, 2014 in a Chattanooga hospital. A minister in the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church for over 30 years when he retired in 1999, he had served in the ...

Charles Lee

Charles Raymond Lee, 69, of Chattanooga, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Jimmy McGlothen DUNLAP

Jimmy Lee McGlothen, 67, died in a Chattanooga hospital Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Mr. McGlothen was a member of Ewtonville Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Gladys Seals McGlothen; daughter, JoAnn McGlothen; and brother, ...

Edward Drake, Jr.

Edward Lewis Drake, Jr., 63, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 at his residence. He was a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran and was formerly employed by the Chattanooga Times-Free Press. Survivors include his brother, Verdell Drake; stepbrothers, Lebron ...

Mary Rogers JASPER

Mrs. Mary Simmons Rogers, 86, died Sunday Jan. 26, 2014 in a Chattanooga healthcare facility. Born Jan. 28, 1927 in Richard City, Tenn., the daughter of the late Roy Franklin and Martha Ellen Mayfield Simmons, she was the wife of ...

Larry Sprayberry

McDONALD Larry Gene Sprayberry, 71, was called home by the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Larry was a loving son to the late Coy Benny and Annie Ruth Sprayberry, of Rome, Ga. He served in the Army for 3 ...

Jeanette Byrd LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Jeanette Byrd, 85, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. She was a lifelong resident of the Noble Community and a believer in Jesus Christ. She began work at age 14 at Richmond Hosiery Mill ...

Mandy Colbaugh

Mandy Geraldine Wooten Colbaugh, 86, of Chattanooga, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Kent Layne GRUETLI-LAAGER

Mr. Kent A. Layne, 77, passed away Saturday Jan. 25, 2014. He was a US Army veteran and a retired truck driver. He was born in Palmer, Tenn., on Sept. 2, 1936 to Joe C. and Hazel Morrison Layne who ...

Mary Goodson

Mary Joanna Cherry Goodson, 61, of Chattanooga died at her residence on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. She was a devoted and loving wife for over 29 years. Mrs. Goodson was preceded in death by her parents Jack and Ruby Cherry, ...

Kenneth Pinner ROSSVILLE

Kenneth R. Pinner, 68, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. He was born Dec. 12, 1945 in Deland, Fla., son of the late Warren Lewis and Dorothy Alberta Pinner. He was preceded in death by a daughter Betty Jo Pinner and ...

Catherine Griswold

Catherine Lehman Jones Griswold, 91, of East Ridge, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Charles Phipps RINGGOLD

Charles Eugene Phipps, 76, passed away Sunday Jan. 26, 2014. A resident of the North Georgia, Chattanooga area for the past 15 years, he was a former resident of Morehead City, N.C. He was a retired Veteran of the U.S. ...

Sheila Carter

Sheila Watts Carter, 57, of Hixson, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. Survived: daughter, Tara Ponders; son, Brent Ponder; sisters, Trisha Irwin, Brenda Brindle, Judy Lawson, Ruth Spencer; brothers, Ronnie, Pete, Mike, Watts. Funeral: Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, today at 4 p.m. ...

Jimmy Nickens

What is Time All the time in the world seems so small without you. All the lessons you taught that pushed me through. All the small things you did that others cant do. There will never be anyone quite as ...

George Smith

George Rhea Smith, 77, resident of Red Bank, went home to be with his Heavenly Father Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. He was a member of Red Bank Baptist Church and a veteran of the United States Army. George was a ...

Elmer Walker

Elmer Ernest Walker, 79, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in a local hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Walker; parents, Thomas and Ester Walker; and two brothers, Quinton and Roy Walker. Survivors ...

Linda Bishop DUNLAP

Linda R. Creasman Bishop, 67, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. She was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde Joseph Creasman and Ruth Mae Dotson Creasman; sister, Catherine Kenedy; brother, Dewey ...

Nannie Elder

Nannie Mae Elder, 90, passed away Saturday Jan. 25, 2014 and now she is resting in peace. Preceded in death by her first husband J.B. Elder; father and mother, Charlie and Dolly Malone; sisters, Ellen Schmitz, Frankie Watts, Sarah Penley ...

Donald Boynton DUNLAP

Donald Edd Boynton, 68,passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 in a Chattanooga hospital. He was a member of Dunlap First Baptist Church. A lifetime resident of the Daus Community, Don was a very caring, loving, husband, father, and grandfather and ...

Doris Marshall

Doris Jean Marshall, 67, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in the Hospice Care Center. She was a member at Holy Temple COGIC. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter F. Marshall Jr.; son, Steven Marshall; ...

Billie Nickens KINSPORT

Billie Nickens 80, passed away on Tuesday Jan. 21, 2014. She lived many years in Chattanooga. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Nickens; sons, Michael, Jimmy and David; and daughters, Patsy and Susie. Survivors include sons, Kendall, ...

Davis Gregor

Davis Andrew Gregor, 19, of Lookout Mountain, passed away, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. He was born March 17, 1994. He was employed as an auto mechanic at Viral Performance, member of NASA and SCCA and loved working on and racing ...

Deontrey Southers

Deontrey Southers, 13, passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 in a local hospital. He attended Eastlake Academy where he was a linebacker for the football team and attended The Refuge Church. He was actively involved with Gear Up and ...

LaVaughn Roberson

LaVaughn Roberson of Chattanooga died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. She was born Nov. 2, 1923 in Lawrenceburg, Tenn., daughter of Wallace and Bertha Baxter. She was preceded in death by her husband John Roberson. Mrs. Roberson was a member of ...

Willie Lay KENSINGTON

Willie Vergal Lay, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 at his residence. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Ga.

Kelly Casto WHITWELL

Kelly Dannette Casto, 44, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Joe Turner

Joe Turner RINGGOLD Joe Turner, 81, died Friday Jan. 24, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.

Samson Awotula, Sr.

Samson Oluremi Awotula, Sr., passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 in a local hospital. Funeral Arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors 1724 McCallie Ave 423-265-4414.

VICTOR JORDAN

Jan. 14, 1962-Jan. 26, 2013 "Vic", I will always love you! Youre truely missed. "Jackie"

Joan Robertson

Joan M. Robertson went to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. Preceded in death by husband, Thomas G. Robertson Sr.; son, Thomas G. Robertson Jr.; parents, William and Gladys Taylor; and sister, Barbara Johnson. She is survived ...

Connie McElreath, Sr .,

Connie Ray McElreath, Sr., 66, went to be with our father in Heaven Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, may he rest in peace. Survived by kids Evelyn Burkhart, Ray McElreath, Michael McElreath, Kenneth McElreath, Tim McElreath; grandkids Kenneth, Jody and Timothy ...

James Jones WHITWELL

James William (Billy To-Tall) Jones, 60, passed away Nov. 13, 2013. He was preceded in death by his father, William Isac Jones; grandparents, Robert and Gladys Massey, William and Millie Jones. Those left to cherish his memories are two children, ...

Gene Robinson ATHENS

Gene F. Robinson, 90, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Tuesday Jan. 28, St. Mary's Catholic Church, Athens. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday, Smith Funeral Home. Burial Wednesday 11:30 a.m., Chattanooga National Cemetery. Smith Funeral & Cremation Services ...

Niles Meacham

Niles Corley Meacham, 81, passed away on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. "With a tear rolling down his cheek, as a final goodbye slipped quietly from the lives of family who loved him." "Big Meach" as he was known by his ...

Annie White

Annie Lois Cureton White, 79, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at her residence. She was formerly employed by Holiday Inn and was a member of Friendship Primitive Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, ...

Jerry Lewis RINGGOLD

Jerry Lewis, passed away Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, following a brief illness. Celebration of life will be conducted on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 1:30 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel. Burial will follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery. Online condolences ...

Leon Williams

Leon Williams, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 in Athens, Ala. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Ella Going CHICKAMAUGA

Ella Louisa Bridgman Going, 83, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. She was born in Hutchinson, Kansas to the late Otis and Iva Redhair Bridgman. She was a longtime resident of Great Bend, Kansas until 2005. She was a former ...

Juanita Conley

Juanita J. Conley, 85, of Hixson went to be with the Lord, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. She was born Feb. 6, 1928 in Chattanooga, a daughter of Walter F. and Hazel Coffelt. She was preceded in death by her husband ...

Janis Phillips

Janis W. Phillips, 83, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Frances Gonia

Frances Headrick "Fran" Gonia, 85, of Miami, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. She was born July 26, 1928 in Chattanooga, to William R. and Mattie M. Headrick. She was preceded in death by her husband, I.B. Gonia Jr. Fran ...

Rebecca Gowen

Rebecca Thurmond Crow Gowen, 87, formerly of Rossville, Ga., passed away Wednesday Jan. 22, 2014. She was born Sept. 5, 1926 in Murray Ky., to the late Cecil Heron Thurmond and Altha Mae Holcomb Thurmond. She was a graduate of ...

Margie Green

Margie Burton Green, 85, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at Soddy Daisy Healthcare. Margie was born May 26, 1928 in Sale Creek, Tenn. Her family relocated to Pikeville in the late 1930s due to the building of Chickamauga ...

Airene Harvey

Airene Harvey, 94 of Chattanooga passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2014. She was a loving caregiver and was of the Protestant faith. She was preceeded in death by her husband William A Harvey Sr.; sons, William A Harvey Jr. ...

Debra Hedden

Debra Hedden, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Bette Holladay

Bette Wilson Holladay, 96, of Chattanooga died Friday Jan. 24, 2014. She was retired from Bell South and a member of the Pioneer Club. She was a long time member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was predeceased by her ...

Ruth Lehman

Ruth Mariah Lehman, 94, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. She was born May 13, 1919 in Athens, Tenn., where she lived until six years of age, moving to Chattanooga with her ...

Bob Mulligan

Robert "Bob" T. Mulligan, 80, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at his home. He was the son of the late Millard and Velva Mulligan and was a veteran of the US Army. Bob was a former ...

Jeanette Ownbey

Doris Jeanette Ownbey, 79, a lifelong resident of Chattanooga went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. She was the daughter of the late David S. and Carrie M. McDonald. Jeanette was ...

Arthur Rawn

Arthur Martin Rawn, 60, of Chattanooga passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 from complications of a chronic illness. He attended Notre Dame High School and had worked for A&M Construction and Berry Construction. He was an avid swimmer, car enthusiast ...

Earl Rayburn

Lloyd Earl Rayburn, 86, of Riceville, Tenn., but a longtime resident of the Chattanooga area, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at his residence in Riceville. He was born March 7, 1927, in lower Spring Creek in McMinn County, but ...

Ellen Rice

Ellen Burton Rice, 87, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 in Chattanooga. Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Rhonda Seeber

Rhonda Seeber, of beloved memory, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at 9:15 p.m. peacefully, with her family surrounding her. She had fought a valiant battle against gastric cancer. 23 years ago she was cured of colon cancer, and ...

CARD OF THANKS

Mary E. Taylor (Deceased) Card of Thanks and Happy Birthday When our sorrows are heavy and burdens are hard to bare, when our hearts are broken with grief; God always sends someone who cares. I would like to thank everyone ...

Freda Nicholson CLEVELAND

Freda Mae Nicholson, 82, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. Local arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Alpheus Grist Jr.

Alpheus C. Grist Jr., 76, of Signal Mountain, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. Al was born in Chattanooga where he graduated from The McCallie School and was a 1961 graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology. Al worked as ...

Dr. Ed Strick land

Dr. Ed Strickland Jr. Dr. J. Ed Strickland Jr., died on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at St. Thomas-Rutherford Hospital at age 91, leaving behind daughters Elaine Montague and husband, Theodore, of Dallas, Texas, and Susan Brewster and husband, Don, of ...

Robin Lemley

Robin Sue Lemley, 46, of Ooltewah, passed away Wednesday morning, Jan. 22, 2014. She was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend. Robin was a graduate of Central High School and was employed as a shift Supervisor with Amazon ...

Nancy McDowell SUMMERVILLE

Nancy Adnia McDowell, 90, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. Survivors, children, Sally and Alex Hosmer, Jim and Lynn McDowell; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Graveside service is 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Macedonia Cemetery. Visitation is 10 a.m. on ...

Ben Mason Sr.

Ben L. Mason Sr., 89, of Red Bank, died Thursday evening, Jan. 23, 2014, in a local nursing facility. He served under General George Patton as a combat engineer during World War II. He was a retired building contractor in ...

Windfield Hall

Windfield Hall, 96, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in a local healthcare facility. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He retired from Lee Smith Co. after over 49 years. He was a faithful member ...

Melanie Richardson

Melanie Manley Richardson, 61, of Lakesite, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at home. She graduated from the University of Georgia with an A.B. degree in journalism. She was a member of St. Albans Episcopal Church. Survivors include her ...

Eric Ryan Harrison

Jan. 24, 1981- Dec. 28, 1995 Happy Birthday Eric You are always loved and remembered Your family The Harrisons

Richard Skiles

Richard Skiles, 61, of Sale Creek, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in Chattanooga. Funeral services for Richard will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel. Burial in Hendon Cemetery. www.vanderwallfh.com. Visitation from noon to 4 p.m. ...

Gene Toney

Harris Eugene "Gene" Toney, 61, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

J.R. Shoemaker J.R.

"Bobby" Shoemaker 72, passed away early Monday morning, Jan. 13, 2014, at a local hospital. Bobby was preceded in death by his mother and father, Vernon and Dema Dodd Shoemaker. Bobby retired from Sothern Railroad after serving over 40 years ...

Charmaine Crittenden

Charmaine Jean Crittenden, 50, of East Ridge, lost her on-going battle with cancer Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at home with her family around her. Miss. Crittenden was preceded in death by her mother, Loretta Martin Crittenden; and her father, James ...

Jesse Buffington TRENTON "J.B."

Jesse Dewayne Buffington, 69, passed away peacefully Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 surrounded by his wife and daughters. Jesse was a devoted family man who loved spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren and friends. He was an active member of ...

Blondie Armstrong

Myra Jeanette "Blondie" Armstrong, 60, of Chattanooga died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. She was born Sept. 12, 1953 in Chattanooga a daughter of the late Oliver and Idella Harrison. She was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Harrison; and ...

Betty Edmondson

Betty Edmondson CHICKAMAUGA Betty Sue Edmondson, 83, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, in a local health care facility. She was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was a member of West Side Baptist Church. Mrs. Edmondson was ...

Bill Crowder SPRING CITY

William F. "Bill" Crowder, 82, originally of Marietta, Ga., died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Born in Marietta, he was the son of the late William N. and Annie Mae Dunn Crowder. Bill was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He ...

Mark Manion LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Mark Manion, 56, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. Preceded in death by sister, Amy Carpenter. Survived by parents, Robert and Bonnie Manion, of Michigan; sisters, Jennifer Carpenter and Beth Carpenter, both of Michigan; brothers, Anthony Manion, of Hawaii, and ...

Michael Soteriou

Michael John Soteriou, 54, formerly of Rayland, Ohio died on Oct. 8, 2013, at his home in Harrison. Michael was born on June 25, 1959 in Martins Ferry, Ohio, to the late Nicholas P. Soteriou Jr. and Virginia Dobranetski Soteriou. ...

Evelyn Morgan ROSSVILLE

Evelyn B Morgan, 91, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. today in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Jason Thomas officiating. Interment in Chattanooga National Cemetery. Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort with ...

Elijah Moffitt

Elijah Gilbert Moffitt, 88, went to be with the Lord, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. He was surrounded by his family, whom he deeply loved. He was born in Taylor, Texas to Haskill and Janie Moffitt. Elijah came to Chattanooga when ...

James Hodges SYLVANIA

James Earl "Big E." Hodges, 62, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 24, from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Mountain View Memory Gardens. www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com. Visitation ...

James Barton RICEVILLE

James Cecil Barton, 83, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at his residence. Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel. Burial Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in Elmwood Cemetery in Hammond, Ind. Visitation 1-2 p.m. Saturday at Ziegler Funeral Home, Athens, ...

Dorothy Gann

Dorothy Prichard "Meme" Gann, 88, of Chattanooga, died on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. She was born in Chattanooga, and was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga. She was a member of Memorial Baptist Church and the Norfolk Southern Railway Lady's Club. ...

Robert Williams

Robert Williams, 77, of Chattanooga passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in a Sewanee, Tenn., hospital. Survivors are wife, Henrietta Williams; sons, James (Kimberly) Williams, Henry Patterson; daughters, Christine Garner, Shirley Smith, Molcy (Eddie) Gore; brother, James Moses (Ethel) Gray; ...

Juanita Wilson ANDERSON, S.C.

Martha Juanita Cooper Wilson, 89, of Anderson and a former resident of Oak Ridge, Tenn., widow of George Robert Wilson, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at her residence. Born May 3, 1924, in Winter Garden, Fla., she was the daughter ...

Tammy Brown

Beersheba Springs Tammy Lee Brown, 39, passed away at her home Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. She was born in Buffalo, N.Y.on Aug. 6, 1974. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church. She was preceded preceded in death by her ...

Dewayne Cochran

Dewayne Cochran, 58, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, in Toledo, Ohio. He was born on Nov. 23, 1955 to the late Acie Truss and the late Willie Mae Cochran. Dewayne was ...

Kathryn Rigsby

Kathryn Rigsby Kathryn Alice Rigsby, 89, formerly of Red Bank, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, in Charlotte, N.C. Born in Dayton, Tenn., Kathryn lived with her husband in Red Bank and Clearwater Beach, Fla., before moving to Charlotte, N.C., in ...

Anne Bell

Anne Card Barrow Bell passed away at home in Gainesville, Fla., on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, three days before her 99th birthday. She was born in Soddy-Daisy, the daughter of the late Warren Card and Maggie McAfee Card. In her ...

Jerry Hixon ROSSVILLE

Keith "Jerry" Jerome Hixon, 57, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. He was of the Baptist faith, was a former shop foreman at Wabash Trailer Sales and he enjoyed metal detecting, hunting and riding motorcycles. He was preceded in death ...

Pearline Bulls

Pearline Bulls of Chattanooga, died peacefully at Kindred Hospital on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, after a long and debilitating illness, which she suffered with her characteristic restraint, dignity and indomitable spirit, while being comforted by her sister, Mary Louise Bulls ...

Johnny Holcomb LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Johnny Holcomb, 69, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. Survived by wife, Betty Holcomb; daughters, Traci Wright, of Chatsworth, Teresa Holcomb, of LaFayette, and Teresa Songer, of Chattanooga; sons, Edward Songer, of Fort Oglethorpe, Jackie Songer, of Calhoun, and Lebron ...

Sarah Kitchens

Sarah Louise Kitchens, 81 of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Mitchell, Ga. She attended church at First Baptist of Bozentown in Chattanooga. Survivors include her son, Terry ...

Marilyn Madden

Marilyn R. Madden, 64, of Chattanooga, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at a local nursing facility. She was born Nov. 7, 1949 to Margaret and Greeley Madden Sr. She was a graduate of ...

Charmaine Crittenden

Charmaine Jean Crittenden, 50, of East Ridge, lost her on-going battle with cancer Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at home with her family around her. Miss. Crittenden was preceded in death by her mother, Loretta Martin Crittenden; and her father, James ...

Dorothy Evatt

Dorothy Lee Hale Evatt died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, following a brief illness. Formerly of Chattanooga, she had lived in Birmingham since 1996. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Hazel Lee Hale; and her husband, Frank ...

James Greene

James Millage Greene, 95, of Chattanooga, died peacefully, on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at The Terrace at Mountain Creek. A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Mr. Greene was the owner of Browning & Hamilton, a mens clothing store. He was a ...

Samson Awotula Sr.

Samson Oluremi Awotula Sr. passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in a local hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., 423-265-4414.

Alpheus Grist

Alpheus C. Grist, 75, of Signal Mountain passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. Arrangements by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, 423-877-3524.

Joseph DeBusk CLEVELAND

Joseph Lamonte DeBusk, 74, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. Survivors: wife, Patty DeBusk; and children, Cindy Morris and Joseph DeBusk Jr. His service is at noon Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at Fike Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 10 a.m.-noon ...

Joel Huddleston

Joel David Huddleston, 36, of Red Bank, went to be with the Lord Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, with Rev. Garry Woodside and Dr. Fred ...

Shane Hartley SYLVANIA

Shane Hartley, 37, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at Vanderbilt Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 22, from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Fairview Church of God Cemetery. www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com. Visitation from 11 ...

Thomas Lasley

Thomas E. Lasley, 92, of Soddy-Daisy, died on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. Thomas was a World War II Army Veteran, serving in France, Germany, Italy and North Africa. He retired from Combustion Engineering after 36 years. He was preceded in ...

George Smith

George Rhea Smith, 77, of Red Bank, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home 601 Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Lula Lewis

Lula Eversole Lewis, 100, of Red Bank, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson.

Benton Bilbrey Jr.

Benton Caldwell Bilbrey Jr., 63, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. Mr. Bilbrey was born and raised in Chattanooga where he lived his entire life. He was a lifelong member of Tyner Church of Christ, a graduate ...

Wilma Smith

Wilma Lee Vandergriff Smith, 82, of Graysville, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, with her loving family by her side. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, in the ...

Dr. Ted Swingle

Dr. Theodore "Ted" M. Swingle Jr., 70, of Chattanooga, went to heaven on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. He was born on Jan. 30, 1943 to Theodore M. Swingle Sr. and Margueritte Rhea Swingle. He was a graduate of City High ...

Deontrey Southers

Deontrey Southers, 13, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Loretta Knight ROSSVILE

Ninevah Loretta Knight, 84, passed away, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. She was born Aug. 8, 1929, in Paintsville, Ky.,, the daughter of the late Homer and Georgia L. Williams McKenzie. She was of the United Baptist faith. She was preceded ...

Chuck Weaver

Charles Thomas Weaver, 93, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. He was born in Bethlehem, Pa., on Oct. 14, 1920. He graduated from Germantown High School in 1939 and served in the U.S. Army Air Corps for four years. Chuck ...

Edward Proctor

Edward Labron Proctor, 66, of Fort Oglethorpe, went to heaven to be with his Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. He was a Christian man and a member of the former 23rd Street Baptist Church in Chattanooga. He was a ...

Jo Ann Whitmire

Jo Ann Hogan Whitmire passed on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family after a lengthy battle with Alzheimers. She was born on Aug. 8, 1939 in New Hope, Tenn. (Marion County). She was preceded in ...

Mike Tedesco

Michael Carl Tedesco, of Signal Mountain, 65, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 at 6:45 a.m. He was born July 15, 1948 in Omaha, Neb., to Elsie Viola Thorson and Fred Carl Tedesco who have ...

Emily Zahorec

Emily "Millie" Zahorec joined the Angels on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. Born in Lorain, Ohio, Millie graduated from Lorain High School with an emphasis in Business. She worked for Smith and Gherharts, Ohios Department of Drivers Licenses and U.S. Steel. ...

William Ivey

William Lewis "Big Ive" Ivey, 71, of Apison, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in a local hospital. A longtime resident of Hamilton County, he was retired from Combustion Engineering after 28 years. He was a veteran of the US Air ...

Tammy Babb GEORGETOWN

Tammy Michele Babb, 40, a resident of Georgetown, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in a Chattanooga Hospital. She was born on March 9, 1973 to Danny and Roberta Babb. She was a lifelong resident of the Cleveland and ...

Louise Pittenger WINCHESTER

Louise Stewart Pittenger, 86, passed away on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center Mountainview in Winchester. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. today, Jan. 22, at Franklin Memorial Gardens. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave. NW, Winchester. ...

Glenna Cook GRAYSVILLE

Glenna Rae Cooper Cook, 74, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at her home. She was a member of Dunlap Seventh-day Adventist Church. Mrs. Cook was preceded in death by her son, Terry Cook; and daughter, Teresa Cook. Survivors include ...

Evelyn Turner RINGGOLD

Evelyn Maxine Turner, 71, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Evelyn was a resident of Ringgold for over 50 years. She was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school and played piano. Evelyn also served ...

Michael Crum DUNLAP

Michael Crum, 56, passed away Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. He was preceded in death by his mother, Myrtle Crum; brother, John Crum; and a sister, Rita Parker. He left behind many to cherish his memory, his father, John Crum; sisters, ...

WILLIE HUTSON

Willie (Bill) Hutson Jan, 22, 1923-July 5, 2012 HAPPY BIRTHDAY We love and miss you. From the Root Family

Lloyd Hancock Jr. DAYTON

Lloyd Thaxton Hancock Jr., 70, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, in Soddy-Daisy. Funeral services at noon Thursday in the funeral home chapel. Burial in Spring City Memorial Gardens. www.vanderwallfh.com. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Vanderwall Funeral ...

Robert Weir

Robert Carl "Bob" Weir, 60, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. He is survived by his mother, Alta Jean Green Weir; his sister and brother-in-law, Susan Weir Chaffin and Jeff Chaffin; two nieces, Bethany Chaffin and Amanda ...

Claytie Marshall ATHENS

Claytie Marie Work Marshall, 87, formerly of Jasper, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at NHC Healthcare Athens. Visitation 5-7 p.m. with funeral 7 p.m. today at Freedom Baptist Church Burial 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Chattanooga National Cemetery. Arrangements by Ziegler ...

Judy Leveille

Judy K. Cronnon Leveille, 67, of East Ridge passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in a local hospital. She had lived in the Chattanooga area all of her life and was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death ...

Ida Norman FAYETTEVILLE

Ida Margaret Jennings Norman, 79, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Lincoln Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Fayetteville Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Rev. Tim Smith officiating. Locally survived by daughter, Carol Norman, ...

James Talley SPRING CITY

James Merrill Talley, 85, formerly of Indianapolis, Ind., died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Spring City Care and Rehab Center. Born in Dublin, Ind., he was the son of the late Ewart M. and Alberta Essington Talley Sr. James ...

Paula Baker ROSSVILLE

Paula Ruth Pyle Baker, 75, left this earthly home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. She was born in Tullahoma, Tenn., on Oct. 24, 1938 to the late Paul Pyle and Ruth Pyle Bennett. ...

Joyce Green LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Joyce England Green, 69, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. She is a lifetime resident of LaFayette, and a member of Mount Calvary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Arnie C. and Alice England; two ...

Clemmie Potts LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Clemmie Louise Potts, 94, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Potts; a sister, Mary Hixon; and three brothers, Joe Roberson, Clarence Roberson and James Roberson. She was a member of ...

Willie Scott ROSSVILLE

Willie Mae Scott, 92, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at a local healthcare facility. She was a lifelong resident of Rossville and member of Edgewood Baptist Church. Willie worked at Peerless Woolen Mills for many years before retiring from Borg ...

Barry Coulter

James Barry Coulter, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. He was 76 years old. Barry was born in Baltimore, Md., to the late Mary Lucille and Alexander Coulter. He graduated from Bristol High School in Bristol, Tenn., ...

Jesse Bain

Jesse Douglas Bain, 77, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. "J.D." Bain was the son of the late J.S. Bain and Gladys LaFevers, and a loving husband of his late wife, Doris June Autry Bain. Jesse ...

Georgia Bankston

Georgia P. Bankston, 77, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in the Hospice Care Center. Funeral service will be at noon today in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Eddie Jacks as the eulogist. Burial: Forest ...

Chuck Weaver

Charles Thomas Weaver, 93, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. He was born in Bethlehem, Pa., on Oct. 14, 1920. He graduated from Germantown High School in 1939 and served in the U.S. Army Air Corps for four years. Chuck ...

Henry Jackson ,

Henry Jackson, 42, passed away on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at a local healthcare facility. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Sheila Jenkins ATHENS

Sheila Diane Jenkins, 54, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Funeral services at 2 p.m. on Wednesday in the chapel at Bowers Funeral Home. Interment in Decatur Cemetery following the service. Visitation 5-8 p.m. today at Bowers Funeral Home Inc., Decatur ...

Bettye Johnson

Bettye M. Johnson, of Hixson, departed her earthly home and entered her heavenly home on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. She was 84 years old. Bettye was born and raised in Chattanooga and was a graduate of Chattanooga City High School. ...

Adrea Hill CHICKAMAUGA

Adrea Hill, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. She wass preceded in death by her mother, Sharon Pinion Gadd. Survivors include her father, John Gadd; two sons, Johnathan(Heather) Hill, Chad Hill; and six grandchildren. Please visit www.serenityfuneral.com for further arrangements.

James McKamey Jr.

James Kenneth McKamey Jr., 71, of Harrison, passed away Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. James served our country in the U.S. Navy. James was a fiercely loyal and independent man. James was preceded in death by his mother and father, Ernestine ...

Bernard Hundley Sr.

Frank Bernard Hundley Sr. died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at his residence. Bernard was a lifetime resident of Chattanooga. He was preceded in death by his parents, Don and Irene Lawson Hundley; and stepgrandson, Wesley Steele. Bernard graduated 1945 from ...

Kay Morgan

Kay Frances Morgan, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, in Chattanooga National Cemetery with the Rev. Brad Blanton officiating. For more information or to post an ...

Rev. Robert Murray ROSSVILLE

Rev. Robert "Bob" Thomas Murray, 83, went home to be with the Lord Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. Bob was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the Independent Order of the Odd Fellows. He was preceded in ...

Richard Peck

Richard Ray Peck, 85, currently of Raleigh, N.C., formerly of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Annie and B.L. Peck; three brothers; and four sisters. Richard was an innovator in ...

Paula Baker ROSSVILLE

Paula Ruth Pyle Baker, 75, left this earthly home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. She was born in Tullahoma, Tenn., on Oct. 24, 1938 to the late Paul Pyle and Ruth Pyle Bennett. ...

Billie Phillips

Billie Mae Phillips, 68, of Ringgold, went home to be with the Lord Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. She was born May 11, 1945 in Chattanooga to the late Claude and Marion Bennett Randolph. She was an active member of Ridgedale ...

Virginia Vesey FORT PAYNE

Virginia Womack Vesey, 89, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. CST Wednesday in the Burt Chapel, Fort Payne. Burial in Mount Vernon Cemetery. Visitation from 3-7 p.m. CST today at Burt Chapel, Fort Payne.

Wilma Smith

Wilma Lee Vandergriff Smith, 82, of Graysville, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, with her loving family by her side. Wilma loved to dance and travel, as well as spend time with friends and family. ...

Doris Marshall

Doris Marshall, 67, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in the Hospice Care Center. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Dr. Ted Swingle

Dr. Theodore "Ted" M. Swingle Jr., 70, of Chattanooga, went to heaven on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. He was born on Jan. 30, 1943 to Theodore M. Swingle Sr. and Margueritte Rhea Swingle. He was a graduate of City High ...

James Travis DAYTON

James Robert "Bob" Travis, 70, passed away peacefully surrounded by his friends Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, in Chattanooga. Bob was a devoted family man who loved spending time with his children, grandchildren, and extended family & friends. He was retired ...

Jatana Crisp

Jatana Crisp DECATUR Jatana Lynn Crisp, 51, died Jan. 18, 2014. Funeral service was at 8 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home. Interment will be at 11 am, today in Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Decatur. www.bowersfh.com. Arrangements ...

Mike Tedesco

Michael Carl Tedesco, of Signal Mountain, 65, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 at 6:45 a.m. He was born July 15, 1948 in Omaha, Neb., to Elsie Viola Thorson and Fred Carl Tedesco who have ...

Thomas Holloway PIKEVILLE

Thomas Albert Holloway, 77, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. He was a member of Pikeville Church of God, and was a member of the Tennessee Cattlemen's Association. He was preceded in death by his parents, Nolan and Idella Holloway; grandson, ...

Vicki Acres ROSSVILLE

Vicki Lynn Allen Acres, 60, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. She had lived in the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas for most of her life and was a member of Calvary ...

Barbara Key ATHENS

Barbara Ann Burger Key, 68, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at Starr Regional Medical Center in Athens. Funeral services 11 a.m. Wednesday at Freedom Baptist Church. Burial in McMinn Memory Gardens. Visitation 6-8 p.m. today at the church. Arrangements ...

Gwendolyn Myers LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Gwendolyn Love Myers, 93, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in Fort Oglethorpe, surrounded by her family. She was born in Chattooga County, Ga., to the late Jefferson Lindsey Love and Leona Ellenburg Love on Sept. 3, 1920, ...

Robert Perry Sr. GRUETLI-LAAGER

Robert Edward "Buck" Perry Sr, 84, passed away at his home Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. He attended Bivens Chapel Congregational Methodist Church. He was born in the Hills Creek Community in Warren County on April 24, 1929 to Joe Wheeler ...

Georgia Bankston

Georgia P. Bankston, 77, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in the Hospice Care Center. She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Minnie Patillo; brothers, Ralph, Jim, Charlie, Willie, and Johnny; sisters, Pearl Mae, Ida, ...

Evelyn Turner RINGGOLD

Evelyn Maxine Turner, 71, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Evelyn was a resident of Ringgold for over 50 years. She was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school and played piano. Evelyn also served ...

Ruth Hubbs

Ruth Hubbs ROSSVILLE Ruth Bolt Hubbs, 91, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and a 1941 graduate of Rossville High School. Mrs. Hubbs was a ...

Matthew Waddle FORT OGLETHORPE

Matthew Carrol Waddle, 32, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. Services will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.

Robert Weir

Robert Carl "Bob" Weir, 60, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. He is survived by his mother, Alta Jean Green Weir; his sister and brother-in-law, Susan Weir Chaffin and Jeff Chaffin; two nieces, Bethany Chaffin and Amanda ...

William Conkle Sr. HIGDON

William Larry Conkle Sr., 56, died at his residence late Sunday evening, Jan. 19, 2014. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of Straightway Baptist Church. He was employed by Service Electrical as a Substation Tech. He enjoyed ...

Effie Martin LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Effie Lee Gilbreath Martin, 89, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Funeral from the Wallis Memorial Chapel at noon today. Conducted by Dr. Marty McRae. Interment: Fairview South Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home from 11 a.m.-noon today. ...

Bruce Crane

Bruce Eugene Crane "Bruce" Jan. 20, 1941-Jan, 21, 2013 I have labored here for many years from dawn to setting sun. Sacrifices Ive made for ones I loved did not leave me undone. Serving them with a grateful heart is ...

George Mann LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE George Bradley Mann, 73, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Survived by daughter, Cindy (Travis) Keith, of Trion; sons, Jeff (Kaye) Mann and Buddy (Ruth) Barrett, all of LaFayette; former wife, Betty Mann; sisters, Mary (Boyce) Keith, of LaFayette, Annie ...

David K. Sale

Jan. 29, 1934-Jan. 21, 2012 Thinking of you. Your wife, Bernice Sale

Billy Goodson RINGGOLD

Billy Goodson, 68, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at his home. He was a member of Gospel Way Baptist Church, and was a supervisor with Dixie Yarns, Borg Textile, and Plant Manager at Instant Turf. He also owned and operated ...

Robert Cluck ROSSVILLE

Robert Claude Cluck, 81, departed this life Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. He was born in Cleveland, Tenn., to the late Claude and Pearl Cluck and served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was also preceded in ...

Jimmy Anderson

James Edward Anderson III, 34, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. He grew up in the Soddy-Daisy area. He was a graduate of Boyd Buchanan School and received his bachelors degree from Bryan College. He was of the ...

Pauline Flowers TRENTON

Pauline Flowers went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at the age of 92. She was the daughter of the late Thomas H. and Blanche Warren Lowther of Folkston, Ga. She was a ...

Howard Simmons ATHENS

Howard Charles Simmons, 60, formerly of Harford County, Maryland passed away Sunday night, Jan. 19, 2014, at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville. Memorial services 4 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel. Visitation 2-4 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Ziegler Funeral ...

Hazel Keith ROSSVILLE

Hazel Cordelia Keith, 78, went to be with the Lord Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at her home. She was born in Ider, Ala., to the late George and Minnie Chapman and was a member of Peach Orchard Baptist Church in ...

Jo Ann Whitmire

Jo Ann Hogan Whitmire passed on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family after a lengthy battle with Alzheimers. She was born on Aug. 8, 1939 in New Hope, Tenn. (Marion County). She was preceded in ...

Joel Huddleston

Joel David Huddleston, 36, of Red Bank, went to be with the Lord Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. Joel was a very loving son, husband, father and brother. He was a fun loving person who was friends with many people. He ...

Jackie Davis

Jacqueline Penney Davis, 73, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at the Hospice of Chattanooga Care Center after a struggle with COPD. Jackie was of the Church of God faith and loved music. When able, she attended ...

Jeffery Evans

Jeffery Dewayne Evans, 44, of East Ridge, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. He was preceded in death by sister, Sandra Davis. Survivors include his parents, Macel and Mollie Stephens, of East Ridge; children, Tiya Harris, of Sand Mountain, Ga., Alyssa ...

Julian Causey RAINSVILLE

Julian Causey, 40, passed away Sun day, Jan. 19 2014 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. CST Wednesday. Jan. 22. 2014 from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at Mtn. View Memory Garden Visitation ...

Wendell Wyrick ROSSVILLE

Wendell Curtis Wyrick, 71, went to be with his Lord Saturday morning, Jan. 18, 2014. He was a lifelong residence of the Rossville area and a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, VFW Post 3679, Fort Oglethorpe, a veteran of the ...

Ruby Yarbrough HIGDON

Ruby Dell Yancey Yarbrough, 86, died Sunday, Jan.19, 2014, at Dade Health and Rehab. Survivors include daughter, Shirley (J.W.) Horton; son, Billy (Virginia) Yancy, grandchildren, Cindy (Chad) Spurgeon, Michelle (Billy) Wagner, Nathan (Marina) Yancy, Cherie Crowder, Shannon (Jeff) Atchley, Gerald ...

Anna Denton DAYTON

Anna Kate Denton, 86, died Sunday morning, Jan. 19, 2014, at her home. Funeral services for Anna will be held at 4 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel. Burial in Buttram Cemetery. www.vanderwallfh.com. Visitation after 2 p.m. today at ...

Lillian Vance MADISONVILLE

Lillian Vance, 93, widow of Ray Vance, of Madisonville, passed away 12:15 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Sweetwater Hospital. Member of Hopewell Springs Baptist Church. Survivors, daughter-in-law, Mary Sue Gray Vance, Madisonville; grandson and spouse, Thomas and Kristy Vance, ...

Joel Huddleston

Joel David Huddleston, 36, of Red Bank went to be with the Lord Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. Joel was a very loving son, husband, father and brother. He was a fun loving person who was friends with many people. He ...

Olivia Patterson

Olivia Branum Patterson, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 after lengthy illnesses. Born on June 23, 1946, the daughter of Marvin and Lou Branum, she was a member of Ashland Terrace Christian Church and a graduate of ...

Florence Kenner

Florence G. (Simpson) Kenner, 77, of Hixson, entered into eternal rest on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home chapel with Pastor Mitch McClure ...

Annie White

Annie White, 78, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at her residence. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Sarah Kitchens

Sarah E. Kitchens, 80, of Chattanooga passed on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at a local Health Care Facility. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors.

Henry Baker, Jr. DALTON

Henry Lee Baker, Jr., 50, formerly of Brunswick, Ga., passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Service: Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 1 p.m., Chapel of Willis Funeral Home with Dr. Jerry D. Jones Sr., officiating. Interment: West Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by ...

Guadalupe Ritchie- M

Guadalupe Ritchie-Martinex Guadalupe Ritchie-Martinex, 1 year old, passed away in Panama City, Fla., on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Mary Swafford. Survivors include his parents, Felipe Martinez and Jamie Ritchie; brothers, Derick Ritchie, ...

Bettye Johnson

Bettye M. Johnson, of Hixson, departed her earthly home and entered her heavenly home on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. She was 84 years old. Bettye was born and raised in Chattanooga and was a graduate of Chattanooga City High School. ...

Steve Martin

Steve Wayne Martin, 52, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors 1724 McCallie Ave 423-265-4414.

James Talley SPRING CITY

James Merrill Talley, 85, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 at the Spring City Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Vaughn Funeral Home.

James McKamey Jr.

James Kenneth McKamey Jr., 71, of Harrison passed away Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. James served our country in the U.S. Navy. James was a fiercely loyal and independent man. James was preceded in death by his mother and father, Ernestine ...

Maynard Whittemore

Maynard V. Whittemore, a sweet and gentle soul departed this world Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 and was joyfully united with his Creator and Savior. He was born Nov. 7, 1957 and had lived in Ringgold his entire life. He was ...

Gordon Simpson

Gordon George Simpson, 79, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home with Rev. Odell Broadway officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton ...

Eugene Simpson SUMMERVILLE

Eugene Simpson, 85, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Survivors, sons, Larry Simpson, Quinn Simpson, Victor Simpson; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral is 7 p.m. today at Mason Funeral Home Chapel, interment 11 a.m. Tuesday at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens, Rome, GA. ...

Mike Tedesco

Michael C. Tedesco, 65, of Signal Mountain passed away Sunday Jan. 19, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home 601 Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Bill Hudson

William "Bill" Hudson, 73, of the Hendon Community, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. He was a loving Christian man of the Baptist faith who loved the Lord, his family, and country with everything ...

William Usher

William H. Usher, 81, passed Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. He attended Howard High School and is a veteran of the US Army. He worked over 30 years at G.A. F. Chemical Company. He retired from T.V.A., Sequoyah. He was preceded ...

Bill Ellis DAYTON

William Elbert Ellis, 85, died Saturday Jan. 18, 2014. Services for Bill will be held Tuesday at Noon in the funeral home chapel. Burial: Buttram Cemetery, Dayton. www.vanderwallfh.com. The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funeral Home where they ...

Robert Williams

Robert Williams, 76, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at a hospital in Sewanee, TN. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Pamela Carver

Pamela Sue Carver, 62, of Chattanooga passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. Family requests all donations be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Society of America, in lieu of floral donations. Arrangements by Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan ...

Charles Clark WINCHESTER

Charles Thomas Clark, 89, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. today, Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment will follow at Mt. Garner Cemetery. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 1st Ave NW, ...

Angela Brown

Angela Brown, 55, passed away December 14, 2013. Survivors include her son, Eric Brown; mother, Rosa Hyter; sisters, Jeanette Mack, Annette Brown, and Sharon Hyter; brothers, Ronald Brown and Timothy Hyter, and a host of other relatives and friends. Graveside ...

Arnold Lawson PIKEVILLE

Arnold Edward Lawson, 80, died Saturday Jan. 18, 2014. Service: Tuesday, 1 p.m. CST, funeral home chapel. Burial: Blackburn Cemetery. Arrangements by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, Hwy 127 South, Pikeville TN. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today, and Tuesday 9 ...

Wendell Wyrick ROSSVILLE

Wendell Curtis Wyrick, 71, went to be with His Lord Saturday Morning, Jan. 18, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the Rossville area and a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, VFW Post 3679 Fort Oglethorpe, a veteran of the ...

Ruth Hubbs

Ruth Hubbs ROSSVILLE Ruth Bolt Hubbs, 91, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and a 1941 graduate of Rossville High School. Mrs. Hubbs was a ...

Georgia Matthews STEVENSON

Georgia Mae Matthews, 93, died Thursday Jan. 16, 2014. Visitation: Tuesday, 1-2 p.m. and the funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday from the Valley Funeral Home Chapel, Stevenson.

Gwendolyn Myers LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Gwendolyn Love Myers, 93, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., surrounded by her family. She was born in Chattooga County, Ga., to the late Jefferson Lindsey Love and Leona Ellenburg Love on Sept. 3, ...

Martha McConkey

Martha Alyce McConkey passed away on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 in a local hospital. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 at Forest Hills Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard ...

CARLYLE GHIDEN

Carlyle James Ghiden "Bubba" January 20, 1949 Happy 65th Birthday Your twin sister Camille

Stephen McGowen

March 14, 1941- January 20, 2013 One year has passed since you departed this life on earth and joined our Lord and Savior. We were truly blessed to have had you in our lives. You were a caring, thoughtful and ...

Jimmy Anderson

James Edward Anderson III, 34, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. He grew up in the Soddy-Daisy area. He was a graduate of Boyd Buchanan School and received his bachelors degree from Bryan College. He was of the ...

Misty Haney

Misty M.Haney, 38, passed away Saturday Jan. 18, 2014. She was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include her parents Benjamin and Cynthia Moore, of Ooltewah; her husband, Joseph Haney; four children Brandon and Eric Burgess, Joshua Haney and Meagan Burgess ...

Jackie Davis

Jacqueline Penney Davis, 73, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 at the Hospice of Chattanooga Care Center after a struggle with COPD. Jackie was of the Church of God faith and loved music. When able, she attended ...

Windfield Hall

Windfield Hall, 96, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 in a local healthcare facility. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

Beverly McNamara

Beverly Jean "Boots" McNamara, 85, of Red Bank, died at her home Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Visitation will be held at Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, 4-7 p.m. today. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, ...

Tim Guinn

Timothy Lebron Guinn, of Hixson, is now walking with Jesus after his passing on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. He was 55 years old. He was born in Chattanooga and Tim served our country in the U.S. Army where he earned ...

Eunice Taylor

Eunice Kenney Taylor, 96, of Chattanooga, widow of the late Robert A. Taylor, died peacefully on Dec. 27, 2013 in Houston, Texas. She belonged to the Central Church of Christ in Chattanooga until 1990 and to the Sugar Grove Church ...

Hester Lipps

Hester Jane Fletcher Lipps, 92, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. Born to Edgar and Danie Fletcher in Buford, Arkansas, Hester lived most of her adult life in Topeka, Kansas. After the death of her ...

Wesley Stone

Jan. 19, 1952 - Nov. 13, 2008 HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Love you, Wesley We miss you so much. The Stone family and many friends

Kay Morgan

Kay Frances Morgan, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Born in Chattanooga, she moved to Fall Branch, Tenn., in 1995. Mrs. Morgan attended Eastlake Elementary, Eastlake Jr. High School and Central High School in Chattanooga. She was a ...

Florence Kenner

Florence G. (Simpson) Kenner, 77, of Hixson, entered into eternal rest on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. She was born on Feb. 12, 1936. She was an Avon lady for over 25 years, an avid garage sale shopper, and loved bluegrass ...

Dorothy Moyer

Dorothy Moyer, 85, born in Reading, PA, passed away at the home of her daughter on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. Throughout her life she was gifted in cooking and creating crafts, sharing both with family and friends. Surviving are daughters ...

Paul Kilgore CLEVELAND

Paul Edward Kilgore, 80, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Survivors: wife, Joan Kilgore; and children, Dixie Lee Lysinger, Reggie Paul Kilgore, and Penny Kennedy. Service is Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at 4 p.m. at Bowman Hills Seventh-day Adventist Church. Fike ...

Bernard Hundley, Sr.

Frank Bernard Hundley, Sr., died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 at his residence. Bernard was a lifetime resident of Chattanooga. He was preceded in death by his parents, Don and Irene Lawson Hundley and step-grandson, Wesley Steele. Bernard graduated 1945 from ...

Elizabeth Freeman

Elizabeth Williams Freeman, 88, of Chattanooga, passed away recently at St. Barnabas Nursing Home. She was the widow of Robert L. Freeman. She was born in Chattanooga on March 20, 1925 to parents, John and Jessie Williams. Elizabeth graduated from ...

Juanita Nies

Juanita Reed Nies, 92, passed away peacefully to be with our Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at Morning Point Assisted Living in Hixson. Juanita was born Oct. 1, 1921 in Scottsboro Ala., where she grew up and worked in ...

Linda Brown

Linda Faye Ball Brown, 60, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at Erlanger Hospital. She was born July 12, 1953 to Seymour Ball, Sr. and Benn Jean Allen Ball. She was a member of Eastdale Village United Methodist Church. She ...

Olivia Patterson

Olivia Branum Patterson, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 after lengthy illnesses. Born on June 23, 1946, the daughter of Marvin and Lou Branum, she was a member of Ashland Terrace Christian Church and a graduate of ...

Betty Gough

Betty S. Gough, of Ooltewah, entered into the arms of Jesus on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. She was 85 years old. Betty was born and raised in Knoxville, Tenn., and graduated from Rule High School. She has been a nurse ...

Jean Price

Jean Carson Price, 81, of Ringgold, Ga., passed away on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. Mrs. Price was born and raised in Rossville, was a member of Cloud Springs Baptist Church and a graduate of Rossville High School. She retired from ...

Eric Blevins WHITWELL

Eric Duane Blevins, 40, of Suck Creek Mountain passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife, Annie Elizabeth Blevins. Those left to cherish his memories are his two sons, Noah Leif Blevins and Samuel ...

Bobby Buchanan BIRCHWOOD

Bobby Buchanan, 75, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Bobby worked at Simco Leather Company for over forty years. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Norville Buchanan; and parents, Lloyd and Pearl Buchanan. Survivors include his ...

Laine Green

Laine Green, 89, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. Mrs. Green was born and raised in Chattanooga and was a very dedicated and active member of Central Church of Christ where she was a member of the ...

Forrest Davis KIMBALL

Forrest Davis, 82, passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. He was a veteran of the US Army and a retired employee of the South Pittsburg Knitting Mill. His parents, Huling R. and Stella Mae Duke Davis, brother, Lloyd Davis and ...

SUSAN BERRY WOOD

Jan. 19, 1967-Dec. 23, 2009 We love you and miss you. Until we meet again. Mom, Matt, Rachel, Brody, Steve, Val, Karen, Bo, The girls and Hayze.

Bobby Shoemaker CLEVELAND J. R.

"Bobby" Shoemaker, 72, passed away early Monday morning Jan. 13, 2014 at a local hospital. Bobby was preceded in death by his mother and father Vernon and Dema Dodd Shoemaker. Bobby retired from Sothern Railroad after serving over 40 years ...

Diane Moore

Diane H. Moore June 15, 1946-Jan. 18, 2013 Missing you daily! Your girls, Mundy and Laurel

Chastity Anderson LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Chastity Anderson, 37, died Thursday Jan. 16, 2014. Survived, husband Chris Anderson, parents Marlin and Wylena Hancock; sons Jacob Anderson, Austin Anderson, Garrett Collins; step-daughters Jocelyn Anderson, Kayla Anderson, step-sons Christopher Anderson, Jr.,Nathaniel Anderson; sister Amy Vincet; brothers Shane ...

Ralph Fisher RINGGOLD

William "Ralph" Fisher, 79, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at a local hospital. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Joseph Hardin officiating. Interment will be in Burning Bush Baptist Church Cemetery. Visit ...

Patricia Niemczyk

Ph.D. Patricia Ann Niemczyk Ph.D. in Education, 77, of Hixson, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. She was born in Buffalo, N.Y., on Feb. 5, 1936 to Leo and Virginia Paulus. Both preceded her in death. Patricia leaves her husband, ...

Gordon Simpson

Gordon George Simpson, 79, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was born July 7, 1934, left this world and entered into his eternal home to be with his Lord and Savior. Gordon ...

Jerry Edwards TRION

Jerry Wayne Edwards, 60, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Survivors, wife, Melody Edwards; mother, Azilee Edwards; daughters, Jerri Turner, Hope Calaway; 5 Grandchildren; brothers, Ricky, Steven, Andy, Tim, Michael, and James Edwards; sister, Elizabeth Hughes. Funeral is 2 p.m. today, ...

Barbara Jones DAYTON

Barbara A. Jones, 74, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 at Erlanger Medical Center. A lifetime resident of Rhea County, Barbara was the daughter of the late Willard and Tennie Harris Nixon. She was a homemaker and a member of the ...

Robert Goodrich TRION

Robert (Bobby) Goodrich, 75 , died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Survivors: Sisters, Sue Tucker, Vera Alexander, several nieces and nephews. Funeral: 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at Mason Funeral Home Chapel. Interment in the Moseley Cemetery. Visitation today from 6-8 ...

Margie R. Patterson

May 19, 1950 - Jan. 19, 2006 In loving and unforgettable memory of a dear wife, mother and grandmother. We do not need a special day to bring you to mind. The days that we do not think of you ...

Hellon Thompson LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Hellon Ponder Thompson, 81, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. She was born June 8, 1932 and is preceded in death by her husband, Eugene (Ump) Thompson; parents, R. E. and Jr. Mae Ponder; and a brother, William Alton Ponder, ...

Barnetta Allen

Barnetta "Barney" Rosenberg Allen, 92, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Barney was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga, the daughter of the late Gussie and Michael Rosenberg, wife of Otis "Oastie" W. Allen for 50 years the love of ...

Carlos Brock RINGGOLD

Carlos Lee Brock, 69, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. He was born in Pikeville, Tenn., to the late Lester C. and Opal Jeanette Higgenbottom Brock. Carlos has lived most of his life in ...

Ruby Goodwin

Ruby Blevins Goodwin, 78, East Ridge went to be with her Lord in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. She was a member of the former Boulevard Baptist Church in East Ridge. ...

Timothy Canonico MERRICK, N.Y.

Timothy Edward Canonico, 39, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. Local arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Joel Huddleston

Joel David Huddleston, 36, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. Arrangements to be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Maynard Whittemore RINGGOLD

Maynard Whittemore, 56, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at Hospice of Chattanooga. Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.

Barbara Hilliard CLEVELAND

Barbara Gene Hilliard, 80, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. Survivor: cousin, Wayne L. Mathis, several other cousins. Memorial service: Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, 1 p.m., St. Luke's Episcopal Church. Visitation: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. before service. Ralph Buckner Funeral ...

KATHARYN SPARKMAN

Katharyn Cason Sparkman In sad, but loving memory of our beloved Mother and Grandmother, who departed this life to be with the Lord on January 19, 2013. Precious Memories, how they linger. Your light still blazes in our hearts. You ...

Rosetta Whittenburg

Rosetta Whittenburg Rosetta "Rose" Masingale Whittenburg, 79, of Chattanooga, loving wife, mother and grandmother went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. today, Jan. 19, 2014 at Heritage ...

Cartress Alexander

Cartress Alexander, of Chattanooga, passed away Dec. 28, 2013, in Mesa, Ariz. He was formerly employed by Erlanger. Cartress was born Jan. 21, 1952. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Ollie Riley; brothers, Anthony "Tony" Calhoun and Chuck ...

Sandra Sherrell

Sandra Kay Sherrell, 66, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. Ms. Sherrell was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Sherrell. Survivors include her son, Paul Sherrell; and daughter, Kay Sherrell, both of Chattanooga. Burial will be at ...

Carl Albright

Carl Alexander Albright, 86 of Ooltewah, died on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. There will be no services or visitation at the funeral home. A memorial service will be held at Grace Lutheran Church in Salisbury, NC at a later date. ...

Richard Ball

Minister Richard Walter "Buddy" Ball, 83, died on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 after an extended illness. He was born, lived and died in Chattanooga. He was preceded in death by many relatives and friends but his focus was on the ...

Debbie Latta SUMMERVILLE

Debbie L. Latta, 95, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. Surviving: children, Charles (Doris) Latta, Peggy Latta Mitchell; 5 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren. Services, Monday, Jan. 20, at 2 p.m. Coffman Funeral Home. Interment, Greenhills Memory Gardens. Visitation, Monday ...

Billie Phillips RINGGOLD

Billie Mae Phillips, 68, went home to be with the Lord Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. She was born May 11, 1945 in Chattanooga to the late Claude and Marion Bennett Randolph. She was an active member of Ridgedale Baptist Church ...

Bobby Buchanan

Bobby Buchanan, 92, of Birchwood, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike. 423-531-3975.

Patricia Niemczyk

Ph.D. Patricia Ann Niemczyk Ph.D. in Education, 77, of Hixson, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. She was born in Buffalo, N.Y., on Feb. 5, 1936 to Leo and Virginia Paulus. Both preceded her in death. Patricia leaves her husband, ...

Michael Erwin

Michael Erwin, 51, of Ooltewah, passed away at his residence, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Survivors include his parents, William and Jolene Erwin; two daughters; one brother; and one sister. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Please ...

Tim Guinn

Timothy Lebron Guinn, of Hixson, is now walking with Jesus after his passing on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. He was 55 years old. He was born in Chattanooga and Tim served our country in the U.S. Army where he earned ...

Frances Frye

Frances Frye passed on Saturday, Jan 11, 2014, at her home in Soddy-Daisy. She was surrounded by her family, friends, prayers and love. A memorial service celebrating the life of Fran will be 4 p.m. today, Jan. 18, 2014, at ...

Craig Wesley Bowman

Nov. 7, 1971 - Jan. 18, 2011 Its been three years since you went away. We still love and think of you everyday. Tiffany, Alexis and Madison

Ruby Goodwin

Ruby Blevins Goodwin, 78, East Ridge, went to be with her Lord in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. She was a member of the former Boulevard Baptist Church in East Ridge. ...

Bobby Smith RINGGOLD

Bobby Leon Smith, 87, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was born in Caster, La., to the late Louis L. and Mable Chester Smith. He has lived in the Chattanooga area since 1981 and ...

Laine Green

Laine Green, 89, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at the funeral home. Funeral services will follow at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home ...

Mary Stutz

Mary Stutz, 98, of East Ridge, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Mary was retired from 40 years of service at Memorial Hospital as a volunteer and ...

Windfield Hall

Windfield Hall, 96, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in a local hospice care facility. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Emma Bell CHICKAMAUGA

Emma Mae Bell, 83, went to be with the Lord Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. She was born in Walker county to the late Jim and Vernie Bowers Bell. She was a former employee of Parkridge Hospital in Chattanooga where she ...

Marilyn Madden

Marilyn Madden, 64, passed away on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

DAISY M. ROBINSON

January 18, 1925- May 12, 2002 Happy Birthday Mom To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. Until we meet again Love always, Brenda Andre and Kesha

Beverly McNamara

Beverly Jean "Boots" McNamara, 85, of Red Bank, died at her home Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. She is a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Red Bank. Beverly was preceded in death by her husband, Walter D. McNamara Jr.; and ...

Cherry Holder SUMMERVILLE

Cherry Holder, 69, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Survivors include daughter, Kathy (Randy) Pendergrass; brother, Sam Slaughter; sisters, Mary Freeman, Juanita Ray, Shirley Fuller; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. today, Jan, 18, 2014, at ...

Jeanette Mills

Jeanette Mills, 63, our beloved wife, mother, grandma, sister, and friend Jeanette went to Heaven Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at her home. She was born in Philadelphia, Pa., to Henry and Helen Sydnor and she is one of three sisters ...

Gordon Simpson

Gordon George Simpson, 79, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was born July 7, 1934, left this world and entered into his eternal home to be with his Lord and Savior. Gordon ...

Joseph Mitchell

Joseph Mitchell, 83, passed away on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Clyde Suttles DAYTON

Clyde Ray "Dump" Suttles, 71, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at Life Care Center of Rhea County. Funeral 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home. Burial in Buttram Cemtery. Visitation 2 to 9 p.m. today at Coulter-Garrison ...

Elijah Moffitt

Elijah Moffitt, 88, of Chattanooga, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. Memorial services will be held on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at Hixson Presbyterian Church. Further arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, 423-531-3975.

James Byrd SEWANEE

James Robert Byrd, 33, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Winchester. Funeral services held 3 p.m. Sunday in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment in Eastern Star Cemetery, Sewanee, Tenn. Visitation from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday at Moore-Cortner ...

James Moore Jr.

James Lee Moore Jr., 67, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in a local hospital. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. today at Olivet Baptist Church with Pastor Kevin Adams Sr. as the eulogist. Burial: Forest Hills ...

Ralph Fisher RINGGOLD

William "Ralph" Fisher, 79, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at a local hospital. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga, North Georgia area and attended Oakwood Baptist Church. Ralph was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in ...

Bill Crowder SPRING CITY

William "Bill" F. Crowder, 82, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at U.T. Medical Center in Knoxville. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Vaughn Funeral Home.

Ozzie Ford

Jan. 18, 1925 - Jan. 21, 2006 Loved and deeply missed Priscilla (Pat) Ford and Karitsa Mosley.

Charles Blevins RISING FAWN

Charles Wesley Blevins, 68, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of Rising Fawn and attended St. Gerards Catholic Church. Charles served his country in the U.S. Air Force and retired from the Walker County School ...

Jimmy Davis RINGGOLD

James "Jimmy" Franklin Davis, 60, passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. A lifelong resident of the Ringgold area, he was a former employee of SeaBoard Farms where he worked for 20 years and was of the Baptist faith. He was ...

Johnny Rowe RINGGOLD

Johnny T. Rowe, 79, passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at his home. He was half Cherokee Indian and had been in the construction business. He was preceded in death by his parents, Nelson and Etheleen Rowe; brothers, Billy Clifford ...

Charles Roberts

Charles Roberts, 99, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in a local healthcare facility. He was born Aug. 20, 1914, in Westfield, N.J., to the late Adolfh and Pauline Kropaczek. He was a United States Coast Guard Veteran ...

Willie West

Willie Raynard West, 46, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in Conyers, Ga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

James Strickland Jr. ROME

James Strickland Jr., 65, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Survivors, children, Shayne Strickland, Shannan Rossow; and grandchildren, Quintan Rossow and Dawson Rossow. Funeral is 5 p.m. today, Jan. 18, 2014, at Mason Funeral Home. Visitation is 4 p.m. until service ...

Olivia Patterson

Olivia Patterson Olivia Roberta Patterson, 66, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home 601 Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Barnetta Allen

Barnetta "Barney" Rosenberg Allen, 92, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Barney was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga, the daughter of the late Gussie and Michael Rosenberg, wife of Otis "Oastie" W. Allen for 50 years the love of ...

Kay Morgan

Kay Frances Morgan, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete at his time and will be announced later by Tri-Cities Funeral Home Blountville Chapel. For more information or to post an online condolence, please visit our ...

Jean Layne

Jean Pace "Mama Jean" Layne, 86, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, surrounded by her family. She had been the last living of the founding members of Mile Straight Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by ...

Maynard Morris

Maynard Morris passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in local hospital. Arrangements by Advantage Funeral & Cremation Service, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37404. 423-265-4414.

Barnetta Allen

Barnetta "Barney" Rosenberg Allen, 92, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in local hospital. Arrangements by Advantage Funeral & Cremation Service, Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37404. 423-265-4414.

Georgia Bankston

Georgia Bankston, 77, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in a local Hospicecare facility. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Dennis Brown

Dennis R. Brown, 89, of Chattanooga, went to be home with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Dennis was a member of Oakwood Baptist Church. Dennis was the first draftee of the U.S. Army to serve in ...

Tim Guinn

Timothy Lebron Guinn, of Hixson, is now walking with Jesus after his passing on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. He was 55 years old. Arrangements will be announced by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.

Phyllis Holder

Phyllis Elizabeth Holder, 94, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. She was the longest living member of Chamberlain Baptist Church, having been a member for 83 years. Receiving of the friends will be from 11 ...

Bernard Hundley

Frank Bernard Hundley, 86 of Chattanooga died at his residence Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home 601 Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Molisa Locklin

Molisa Nan Locklin, 47, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in a local hospital. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. today in the Taylor Funeral Home chapel with Pastor Alfred Johnson as the eulogist. Burial: Highland Memorial ...

Jack Neal

Jackie Raymond "Jack" Neal Jr., 52, of Ringgold, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. He grew up and worked in the East Brainerd area all his life. Jack was employed with Jolley Construction for many years. He was a ...

Elizabeth Freeman

Elizabeth Williams Freeman, 88, of Chattanooga, passed away recently at St. Barnabas Nursing Home. She was the widow of Robert L. Freeman. She was born in Chattanooga on March 20, 1925 to parents, John and Jessie Williams. Elizabeth graduated from ...

Robert Stewart Jr.

Robert "Bobby" Stewart Jr., 72, formerly of Chattanooga, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 in Semona, N.C. He retired from Mueller Co. The body will lie-in-state from noon-7 p.m. today at Plenty Funeral Home. Funeral: Saturday at 1 p.m. at Chestnut ...

Darlene Blackwell BENTON

Darlene Blackwell, 56, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. Survivors: son, Phillip (Tauddy Laney) Blackwell; siblings, Erskin Clark, Charlene Bates and Melissa Edwards; and six grandchildren. Funeral is 11 a.m. Saturday at Higgins Funeral Home with visitation 6-8 p.m. today at ...

Jimmy Stinnett DAYTON

Jimmy Lee Stinnett, 82, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga. Funeral at 1 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel. Burial next to his first wife Bertha in Rhea Memory Gardens. www.vanderwallfh.com. Visitation after 5 p.m. ...

Louise Chadburn LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Louise Helene Caroline Behrmann Chadburn, 97, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. Mrs. Chadburn was born Sept. 25, 1916, to the late John H.M. and Anna Maria Nager Behrmann. She was a 1935 graduate of Edison High School, and ...

James Moore Jr.

James Lee Moore Jr., 67, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in a local hospital. He retired from Brenntag MidSouth Inc. and was a member of Olivet Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, James ...

Ralph Fisher RINGGOLD

William "Ralph" Fisher, 79, died Thursday, Jan.9, 2014, at a local hospital. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga, North Georgia area and attended Oakwood Baptist Church. Ralph was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in Korean ...

Charles Magill RINGGOLD

Charles Larry Magill, 65, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Survivors include his daughter, Lesia Barton and her family; son, Tim Magill and his family. The family will hold a small memorial service at noon Saturday, Jan. 18, at ...

Cora Campbell FYFFE

Cora Campbell, 94, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Funeral will be 1 p.m. CSTSunday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Beulah Cemetery. Family will accept friends from 5-8 p.m. CST Saturday at W.T. Wilson Funeral Home Chapel.

Linda Lingerfelt FORT PAYNE

Linda Lingerfelt, 71, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at DeKalb Regional Medical Center. Funeral at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 18, from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Mountain View Memory Gardens, www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today, Jan. 17, and 11 ...

Alrlene P. DeBoer

Oct 2, 1935 - Jan. 17, 2011 Sweetheart we love you and miss you so much Husband; Ed, children; Michael Diane, Cheryl, Laurie, Daniel and Lisa

BERLENE SPEARS

Berlene Ribbins Spears Oct. 27, 1957-Jan. 17, 1998 God is Great, He is Greater than we can understand. Job 36-26 Your Mother, Father, sister and brother-in-law

Juanita Nies

Juanita Reed Nies, 92, passed away peacefully to be with our Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at morning Point Assisted Living in Hixson. Juanita was born Oct. 1, 1921 in Scottsboro Ala., where she grew up and worked in ...

Charles Roberts

Charles Roberts, 99, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in a local healthcare facility. He was born Aug. 20, 1914, in Westfield, N.J., to the late Adolfh and Pauline Kropaczek. He was a United States Coast Guard Veteran ...

Ardys Soules

Ardys Caroline Baird Soules, 87, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Soules, the second of the three daughters of Earl and Merle Baird, was born and raised in ...

Mary Stutz

Mary Stutz, 98, of East Ridge, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Mary was retired from 40 years of service at Memorial Hospital as a volunteer and ...

Doug Suddeth

Douglas Bruce "Doug" Suddeth Sr., 71, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Services will be held at 12:30 p.m. today, Jan. 17, 2014, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Calvin Nunley, Chaplain Ricky and Rev. Benny ...

Emily Tate

Emily Marie Tate, 32, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at her residence with her faithful English Bulldog, Lulu by her side. She grew up on Signal Mountain and graduated from Red Bank High School in 2000 and attended ...

Rosetta Whittenbur

Rosetta Whittenburg Rosetta "Rose" Masingale, 79, of Chattanooga, loving wife, mother and grandmother went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. She was a faithful member of First Baptist Church, Golden Gateway, and a member ...

Wyhonia-Lynn Durham SOUTH PITTSBURG

Wyhonia-Lynn Durham, 44, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at the Hospice of Chattanooga care center. She was a member of Christ Church Episcopal in South Pittsburg where she served on the vestry. Lynn enjoyed watching Nascar, reading, driving and also ...

Wanda Leidig JONESBOROUGH

Wanda Annette Edens Leidig, 92, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Mountain States Medical Center, Johnson City. Born in Keokee, Va., she was the daughter of the late Beulah McClellan Edens and Elbert Edens Sr. She was married to the ...

Maggie Little SEWANEE

Maggie Marie Powell Little, 97, departed this life Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. She was born in Hinkle, Ga., to the late Samuel and Missouri Powell and was of the Baptist faith. Maggie was an enrolled member of the United Cherokee ...

Mary Baptist

Mary A. Baptist, 85, of Hixson, passed away Jan. 15, 2014. She was preceded in death husband, Rodney J. Baptist. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Hamilton Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory ...

Elizabeth Schmoller SCOTTSBORO

Elizabeth Ann Caperton Schmoller, 68, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at her residence. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. CST today, Jan. 17, at Rudder Funeral Home Chapel, Scottsboro, with Terry Broome and Rick Moody officiating. Interment in Pinehaven ...

Andrea Stewart

Jan. 17, 1964-Jan. 20, 2010 Happy Birthday Mother. Love family and friends.

Charles Cooper Jr.

Charles T. Cooper Jr., 91 of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Charles was a register nurse at Hillsborough County Hospital. He was a member of the East Bay Church of God in Gibsonton, Fla. Charles served our country ...

Kyle Shirley Sr. ROSSVILLE

Kyle Shirley Sr., 75, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday at in the South Crest Chapel with burial to follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors. ...

Frances Frye

Frances Frye passed on Saturday, Jan 11, 2014, at her home in Soddy-Daisy. She was surrounded by her family, friends, prayers and love. Her renewed faith in the Grace of God brought her much comfort in her final days. She ...

Ruby Goodwin

Ruby Blevins Goodwin, 78, of East Ridge, passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

Robert Goza

Robert Dawson Goza, 87, of Chattanooga, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. He was a member of Hickory Valley Community Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Bertha Goza ...

Phyllis Holder

Phyllis Elizabeth Holder, 94, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. She was the longest living member of Chamberlain Baptist Church, having been a member for 83 years. She played the piano faithfully for the Wednesday ...

Linda Jenkins

Linda Craft Jenkins, 64, of Hixson, passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at her home. A celebration of her life will be held at 6 p.m. today, Jan. 16, 2014, in the funeral home chapel. The family will receive ...

Lisa Mitchell

Lisa Boydston Mitchell, 50, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at her home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, with the Honorable Sam Payne and Dr. Herschel ...

Stephen Santos

Stephen Richard Santos, 49, of Chattanooga, formerly of Corbin, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonel and Maureen Santos. He is survived by sister, Deborah and husband, Kenny Myszak, ...

Adam Brock CLEVELAND

Adam Wilson Brock, 33, passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, after a short illness at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. On the moment of his death a rainbow appeared over Cleveland when he joined his grandparents, Wilson and Mary ...

Vera Shelton

Vera Belle Austin Shelton, 85 of East Ridge, formerly of St. Elmo, went to heaven to get her new body on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. Vera was born Aug. 20, 1928 in Dunlap, Tenn. She was a member of Greens ...

Eunice Taylor

Eunice Kenney Taylor, 96, of Chattanooga, widow of the late Robert A. Taylor, died peacefully on Dec. 27, 2013, in Houston, Texas. She belonged to the Central Church of Christ in Chattanooga until 1990 and to the Sugar Grove Church ...

Elizabeth Freeman

Elizabeth Williams Freeman, 88, of Chattanooga, passed away recently at St. Barnabas Nursing Home. She was the widow of Robert L. Freeman. She was born in Chattanooga on March 20, 1925 to parents, John and Jessie Williams. Elizabeth graduated from ...

Betty Smith

Betty Jean Smith, 55, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family. Survivors include her husband of 33 years, James M. Smith; daughters, Brandi Smith and Brittany Smith; son, James Smith; stepson, Scotty James ...

Lonnie Davidson A.E.

"Lonnie" Davidson, 73, of Apison, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at his residence. He was a member of Ooltewah Baptist Church and had retired from Combustion Engineering. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ivory Alonzo and Wava ...

Flossie Wooten SUMMERVILLE

Flossie Mae Wooten, 88, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Survivors, children, Joe Wooten, Tammy McAlister, Debbie Gribble, Diane Chambers; brother, Frank Ledford; sister, Winnie Chandler; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Funeral is 3 p.m. today at Mason Funeral Home. Visitation is ...

Richard Ball

Richard Ball, 83, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Amos McCann BRADLEY COUNTY

Amos McCann, 93, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. Survivors: wife, Deedy McCann; daughter, Patsy McCann DeVivo and husband, Dr. Paul DeVivo; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home. Family will receive friends 4-7 ...

James Sharpe DAYTON

James M. Sharpe, 89, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at Erlanger. James was a lifelong resident of Rhea County, was active in the McDonald and Bimbos singing, was retired from TVA as a boiltermaker. A member of the Dayton Masonic ...

Marlene Phillips TRENTON

Glenda Marlene Gentry Phillips, 64, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and was of the Church of God faith. She was preceded in death by her father ...

Randal Pinion ROSSVILLE

Randal Freeman Pinion, 74, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of Rossville and was a member of Victory Baptist Church. Randal was the owner/president of Pinion Heating and Air, ...

Kyle Shirley Sr. ROSSVILLE

Kyle Shirley Sr., 75, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at his residence. A native and lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and north Georgia areas, he was a retired machinist with T.V.A. with more than 20 years of service ...

Sharon Taylor ROSSVILLE

Sharon Ellen Taylor 53, passed away at home on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. Preceded in death by her father, Bill Taylor Sr.; sisters, Barbara McCary and Crystal Taylor; brothers, Wayne Taylor, Bobby Taylor Sr., Billy Taylor Jr. Survivors include her ...

Marian Wills ROSSVILLE

Marian Ella Forrest Wills, 79, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas and was a member of Westside Baptist Church. She ...

Armon Jones FORT PAYNE

Armon Ray Jones, 75, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at his residence. Funeral service is set for 1 p.m today graveside at Mount Herman Cemetery. Rev. Billy Wallace will be officiating. Family request no flowers. Arrangements by W.T. Wilson ...

Keith Sherman BRYANT

Keith Edward Sherman, 65, joined the band in heaven to play for his Heavenly Father on Jan. 14, 2014, after so bravely fighting cancer. Born on May 9, 1948 in Hamilton, Ohio to the late Lawrence and Helen Sherman. Mr. ...

BOBBIE FREEMAN

Jan. 13, 1960-May 8, 2009 JEAN SWAFFORD Jan. 16, 1941-Feb. 15, 2007 A page in our book of memories is gently turned today. The Swafford Family

Bridget DeRorre WINCHESTER

Bridget Ann DeRorre, 53, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at Southern TN Medical Center in Winchester. Memorial services will be held 7 p.m. today, Jan. 16, 2014 in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. today, at ...

Berneice Everett

Thelma Berneice Wade Everett, 89, of Hixson, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in a local hospital. She was born July 15, 1924 in Rhea County, Tenn., to the late George Washington and Cordia Neal Wade. She was retired from ...

Wanda Leidig JONESBOROUGH

Wanda Annette Edens Leidig, 92, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Mountain States Medical Center, Johnson City, after a brief illness. A "Service of Worship and Remembrance" will be held Sunday, Jan. 19, at 2:30 p.m. at Gray United Methodist ...

Charles Cooper Jr.

Charles T. Cooper Jr., 91 of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Charles was a register nurse at Hillsborough County Hospital. He was a member of the East Bay Church of God in Gibsonton, Fla. Charles served our country ...

Alma Holloway SPRING CITY

Alma Ann Holloway, 71, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at Erlanger. A lifetime resident of Spring City, Alma was the daughter of the late Arthur and Annie Keylon Cagle and was a graduate of Spring City High School. She was ...

Cartress Alexander

Cartress Alexander, of Chattanooga, passed away Dec. 28, 2013, in Mesa, Ariz. He was formerly employed by Erlanger. Cartress was born Jan. 21, 1952. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Ollie Riley; brothers, Anthony "Tony" Calhoun and Chuck ...

Mary Swafford

Mary Margaret Swafford, 77, of Chattanooga, passed away at the Life Care Center of Red Bank on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 Mary was a beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She worked for Red Bank Middle School in the Cafeteria ...

Catherine Maney

Catherine H. Maney, 72, a resident of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday morning, Jan. 15, 2014, in a Chattanooga hospital. The family is planning a private memorial service. You are encouraged to share a memory of Catherine and/or your personal ...

Lady Williams

Lady Louise Williams, 98, of Ooltewah, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at her home. She was the daughter of the late Flournoy and Annie Gardner and was preceded in death by her husband, Edward A. Williams; and sister, Christine ...

Fred Whitmire

Fred D. Whitmire, 84, of Signal Mountain, passed away Tuesday afternoon Jan. 14, 2014, at his home. He was a Church of God Preacher for several years and owned and operated FW Landscaping. He was preceded in death by his ...

Rev. Marshall Sloan CAMPBELLSVILLE,

Ky. Rev. Marshall Sloan Sr., 60, formerly of Chattanooga, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. Survived by his wife, Leta Harris Sloan; two sons, Eric and Marshall Sloan Jr.; one sister, Rita Sparks. He was the son of ...

William Usher

William H. Usher, 81, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at a local health care facility. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Laura Guinn CLEVELAND

Laura Marie Aslinger Guinn, 102 died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. Survivors: children, Mary Alice Roe, Naomi Leamon, Donald Guinn and Thomas Guinn. Services are 2 p.m. Friday at East Cleveland Baptist Church. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Ralph Buckner ...

Betty Henry GRAYSVILLE

Betty Henry, 86, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, in Dayton. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Pleasant View Cemetery with the Rev. George Morgan officiating. Please visit www.coultergarrisonfuneralhome.com to share condolences. Arrangements by Coulter-Garrison Funeral ...

Beverly McNamara

Beverly McNamara, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Doug Suddeth

Douglas Bruce "Doug" Suddeth, Sr., 71, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. He was born in Chattanooga and moved to Soddy-Daisy in 1973. Doug served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. He retired from Colonial Bakery ...

Molisa Locklin

Molisa Nan Locklin, 47, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in a local hospital. She was a member of Church of The First Born. She was preceded in death by her mother, Eddie Lee Worbington Preston. Survivors include ...

Marvin Hughes LYERLY

Marvin Arzo Hughes, 79, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. Survivors, wife, Judy Hughes; children, William Hughes, M. D. Hughes, Jimmy Hughes, Margaret Turner; sister Betty Hughes; 16 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral is 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at Mason Funeral ...

DEREK ALLMON

Oct. 30, 1986-Jan. 16, 2003 Another year has passed with memories of you fluttering through our thoughts each day. The smiles you shared with us and the courage you showed us will always keep you close. Know that you are ...

Ronny Suttle LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Ronny Lee Suttle, 66, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and was preceded in death by his parents, James Garfield Suttles and Jessie Lee Davis Suttles; and one ...

Nancy Plemons TUNNEL HILL

Nancy Eugenia Plemons, 71, departed this life Monday morning, Jan. 13, 2014, at her residence. The family received friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 5 until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Arrangements by locally owned and operated Ponders ...

Jean Layne

Jean Pace "Mama Jean" Layne, 86, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, surrounded by her family. She had been the last living of the founding members of Mile Straight Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by ...

Betty Coffman

Betty H. Coffman, 78, of Lorton, Va., and formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, in Uniontown, Pa. She was predeceased by her parents, Ralph and Mary Johnson Hartman; her husband, Nelson Coffman Sr.; and her brother, Gene ...

Dennis Brown

Dennis R. Brown, 89, of Chattanooga, went to be home with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Dennis was a member of Oakwood Baptist Church. Dennis was the first draftee of the U.S. Army to serve in ...

Sandra Sherrell

Sandra Kay Sherrell, 66, of Lookout Valley, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, ...

Toni Russell

Toni Ester Russell, 53, of Birmingham, Ala., died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in Chattanooga. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17, in the Chapel with Rev. Alfonza January officiating. Burial will be in Tyner Cemetery. ...

Earl Jackson

Earl L. Jackson, 80, of Hixson, went to join his Heavenly Father Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. He was a member of Red Bank Presbyterian Church. Earl was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He retired from ...

Franklin Coots

Franklin Gary Coots, 59, of Chattanooga went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and was of the Christian faith. He was the owner and ...

Marjorie Downs

Marjorie Downs, 85, passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Mrs. Downs was born in Chattanooga, and attended The University Of Tennessee Chattanooga. She was most proud of being a mom. Mrs. Downs was preceded in death by her parents, ...

Berneice Everett

Thelma Berneice Wade Everett, 89, of Hixson, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in a local hospital. She was born July 15, 1924 in Rhea County, Tenn., to the late George Washington and Cordia Neal Wade. She was retired from ...

Jean Layne

Jean Pace "Mama Jean" Layne, 86, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, surrounded by her family. She had been the last living of the founding members of Mile Straight Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by ...

Donia Graham

Donia Michelle Graham, 44 of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at her residence after a lengthy illness. She was a 1988 graduate of Norte Dame High School and attended Middle Tennessee State University. Donia' was preceded in ...

Lisa Mitchell

Lisa Boydston Mitchell, 50, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at her home. She was a 1981 graduate of East Ridge High School, she attended Erlanger Nursing School and she graduated from Dalton State Nursing School in ...

Patricia Niemczyk

Ph.D. Patricia Ann Niemczyk Ph.D. in Education, 77, of Hixson, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. She was born in Buffalo, N.Y., on Feb. 5, 1936 to Leo and Virginia Paulus. Both preceded her in death. Patricia leaves her husband, ...

Mary Swafford

Mary Margaret Swafford, 77, of Chattanooga, passed away at the Life Care Center of Red Bank on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Mary beloved mother, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She worked for Red Bank Middle School in the cafeteria until she retired. ...

Chuck Weaver

Charles "Chuck" Thomas Weaver, 93, of Ooltewah, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Laura Guinn CLEVELAND

Laura Marie Aslinger Guinn, 102 died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. Survivors: children, Mary Alice Roe, Naomi Leamon, Donald Guinn and Thomas Guinn. Services are 2 p.m. Friday at East Cleveland Baptist Church. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Ralph Buckner ...

Sylvia Newby DUNLAP

Sylvia Evelyn Bell Newby, 56, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. Services will be 10 a.m. CSTThursday in the funeral home chapel. Burial in Sequatchie County Memorial Gardens. Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com. Visitation is 2-8 p.m. CST today. ...

Robert Coulter LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Robert "Bobby" Edward Coulter, 53, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Graveside service at 11 a.m. Thursday in McIntyre Cemetery. Service conducted by Rev. Jim Powell. Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday. Arrangements by ...

Mae Creamer ADAIRSVILLE

Mae Sue Creamer, 68, passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. Service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Grays Chapel AME Church with Pastor Leonard Daniel officiating. Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Dalton.

Rev. John Searcy FORSYTH

Rev. John F. Searcy, 78, passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at his residence. Funeral will be at noon Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at St. Paul AME Church in Smarr, Ga. He is survived by his sister, Laura Toney; his ...

Michael Owensby MARIETTA

Michael Owensby, 64, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife, Glenda Owensby. Funeral services are 2 p.m. today in the chapel with Rev. Marvin Fowler officiating. Interment in Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park. There will be ...

Jimmy Teems ROSSVILLE

Jimmy Harold Teems, 81, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was of the Christian faith. He was an Air Force Veteran ...

Robert Goza

Robert Dawson Goza, 87, of Chattanooga, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. He was a member of Hickory Valley Community Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Bertha Goza ...

James Sharpe DAYTON

James M. Sharpe, 89, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at Erlanger. James was a lifelong resident of Rhea County, was active in the McDonald and Bimbos singing, was retired from TVA as a boiltermaker. A member of the Dayton Masonic ...

Wayne Woody BENTON

Wayne Woody, 82, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Survivors: sons, Dane Woody and Mark (Sheila) Woody; grandson, Brian (Ashlea) Woody; and great-granddaughter, Riley Woody. Funeral service at 8 p.m. today at Higgins Funeral Home with visitation from 6-8 p.m. prior ...

Dolores Cathcart

Dolores Rodgers Cathcart, 82, of Chattanooga, passed away at her home, Monday Jan. 13, 2014. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her infant son, John Mark; grandson, Chip Garner; ...

Agnes Murphy DELANO

Agnes "Aggie" Murphy, 51, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at her residence. A Celebration of her life will be at 7 p.m. today at the funeral home chapel. Visitation 4-7 p.m. prior to the service. www.serenityfunerals.com Arrangements by Serenity Funeral ...

Jimmy Barnes SOUTH PITTSBURG

Jimmy Barnes, 55, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. The funeral will be noon CST Thursday, Jan. 16 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Cumberland View Cemetery in Kimball, Tenn. Visitation from 2-9 p.m CST today at the funeral ...

Jerry Crandell

Jerry L. Crandell, 69, of Apison, passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, after a brief battle with cancer at his residence surrounded by his family. He was a Vietnam Veteran in the U.S. Air Force serving from 1963-1967. He enjoyed ...

Ricky Brown BRIDGEPORT

Ricky Wayne Brown, 54, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Highlands Medical Center. Family will receive friends from 3-9 p.m. CST today and Thursday at Valley Funeral Home. Funeral will be at 3 p.m. CST Friday at Valley Funeral ...

Warren Card

Warren Thatcher Card, 83, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at his home. He was born on Dec. 19, 1930, to the late William J. Card and Louise Thatcher Card. He was also preceded in death by ...

Patricia Shute

Patricia Mahoney Shute, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 12, 2014. Mrs. Shute was a member of Bay Leaf Baptist Church in Raleigh, a beloved wife and a loving mother. She is survived by her husband, John ...

Esther Drain

Esther Drain, 67, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Funeral was 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with Brother Jim Spearman officiating. Burial was in Piney Grove Cemetery.

Betty Smith

Betty Jean Smith, 55, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family. Survivors include her husband of 33 years, James M. Smith; daughters, Brandi Smith and Brittany Smith; son, James Smith; stepson, Scotty James ...

Linda Jenkins

Linda Craft Jenkins, 64, of Hixson, passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at her home. A native of Clinton, Tenn., she was a daughter of Harold and Martha Craft. She worked with the Sheraton Read House for over 13 ...

Phyllis Holder

Phyllis Holder, 94, of Chattanooga, died on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services; 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson, 423-531-3975.

Ida Nichols

Ida B. Nichols, 98, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. She was born and raised in Scottsboro, Ala., to Herbert and Edith Gattis. She retired from M.A. Hodes Co. after 20 years of service and was a ...

Darrell Hicks CHICKAMAUGA

Darrell Edward Hicks departed this earth on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. Darrell was born in Marion County, Tenn., on June 2, 1949. He was the only son of Paul and Dorothy Hicks. Darrell was proud to be raised in Marion ...

George Griffin DALTON

George Samuel "Hub" Griffin, 76, passed away Saturday, Jan. 14, 2014. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Mountain Ridge Baptist Church. Interment in West Hill Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Thursday. ...

Connie Melton TRACY CITY

Connie Marie Parsons Melton, 42, passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at her home. Services are 2 p.m. CST today in the funeral home chapel. Arrangements by Foster & Lay Funeral Home, Tracy City, 931-592-3691.

Rassie Fraiser RAINSVILLE

Rassie L. Fraiser, 102, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at DeKalb Regional Medical Center. Funeral at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 15, from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Beulah Cemetery with Rainsville Funeral Home Inc. directing, www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com. Visitation from 11 ...

John Thomas PISGAH

John Marshall Thomas, 81, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at his residence. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial in Mount Pisgah Cemetery. Visitation from 11-8 p.m. today at W.T.Wilson Funeral Chapel.

Marcus Williams

Two parents miss a son, three daughters miss a dad, five siblings and we all miss the time we never had seven years later and our hearts at times get sad. Destiny, Mashala, Kresslyn, and family

Warren Card

Warren Thatcher Card, 83, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at his home. He was born on Dec. 19, 1930, to the late William J. Card and Louise Thatcher Card. He was also preceded in death by ...

Blake Honea DUTTON

Victor Blake "Bink" Miles Honea, 20, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Blake was a graduate of Sylvania High School and was preceded in death by his grandfather, Clyde Honea. Survivors include, mother, Lisa Harrell Honea, father, Victor Earl Honea, sister, ...

Mary McGee HUNTSVILLE

Mary Ellen McGee, 43, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at Huntsville Hospital. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment in New Center Grove Cemetery, Franklin County, Tenn. Visitation 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at ...

Bill Eubank

William L. "Bill" Eubank, III, 73, died at his Hixson home on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. A native of Charlotte, NC, Mr. Eubank was the son of the late William L. and Madeline B. Eubank. He earned a B.S. degree ...

Robert Goza

Robert Dawson Goza, 87, of Chattanooga, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. He was a member of Hickory Valley Community Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Bertha Goza ...

Dolores Cathcart

Dolores Rodgers Cathcart, 82, of Chattanooga, passed away at her home, Monday Jan. 13, 2014. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her infant son, John Mark; grandson, Chip Garner; ...

Bernice Defriese

Bernice Lorena Stoner DeFriese, 90, departed this life for her home in Heaven on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, after a long illness. Affectionately known to many as "Bunny", she lived in Chattanooga all her life and was a member of ...

Ina Sprallings

Jan. 14, 1948-Aug. 25, 2005 Happy Birthday From family and friends

Patricia Niemczyk

Ph.D. Patricia Ann Niemczyk Ph.D. in Education, 77, of Hixson, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. She was born in Buffalo, N.Y., on Feb. 5, 1936 to Leo and Virginia Paulus. Both preceded her in death. Patricia leaves her husband, ...

Jeanette Mills

Jeanette Mills Jeanette Mills, 62, passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Charline Long CHICKAMAUGA

Charline "Granny" Long, 79, of Maryville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. She had lived in the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas for most of her life before moving to Maryville in ...

Roger Walker ROSSVILLE

Roger Dale Walker, 60, died at his residence on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. He was employed by Gestamp of Chattanooga, and was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle. He was preceded in death by his parents, Franklin ...

Earl Jackson

Earl L. Jackson, 80, of Hixson, went to join his Heavenly Father Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. He was a member of Red Bank Presbyterian Church. Earl was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He retired from ...

Linda Jenkins

Linda Craft Jenkins, 64, of Hixson passed on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson. 423-531-3975.

Ben Hollis LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Benjamin Ray "Ben" Hollis, 71, Hixson, formerly of LaFayette, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. Preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Ruby Nell Hollis; sister, Sandra Hollis Wilson; brothers, Bill and Jimmy "Hollywood" Hollis. Survived by sons, Tommy ...

Paul McRoy

Paul David McRoy, 56, of Chattanooga passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at Vanderbilt Hospital surrounded by his family. Funeral is 2 p.m. today in the chapel with Rev. David Stancil officiating and burial in Chattanooga Memorial Park. Visit www.lanefh.com ...

Lisa Mitchell

Lisa Boydston Mitchell, 50, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at her home. She was a 1981 graduate of East Ridge High School, she attended Erlanger Nursing School and she graduated from Dalton State Nursing School in ...

James Moore Jr.

James Lee Moore Jr., 67, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014 in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announcedby Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Ocea Clark

Ocea Lee Clark, 84, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at her home after a lengthy illness. She was educated in the Georgia School System. She joined Chandler Chapter Baptist Church at an early age and later joined Greater Park City ...

Katie Post

Katherine Danielle "Katie" Post, 18, of Soddy-Daisy, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Chattanooga. She was born May 20, 1995 in Fort Oglethorpe to Timmy and Deborah Keeney Post. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, James and Rachel ...

Lelian Reece

Lelian "Winkie" Reece, U.S. Navy Korean War Veteran, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at the age of 81. Survivors include Joyce Reece, his beloved wife of 65 years; daughters, Karen Foster and Sally Davis; grandchildren, Kelley Scott, Matthew Jensen ...

Roy Wilson ATHENS

Roy Lee Wilson, 81, of the Idlewild community near Athens, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga. A native of Meigs County and longtime resident of McMinn County he was a son of the late Bruce Lee ...

Dolores Masengil ENGLEWOOD

Dolores Price Masengil, 83, passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at her residence. She was a native of Lookout Mountain, a lifetime resident of Englewood, and a daughter of the late Arle Franklin and Carrie Mae Ball Price. Delores was ...

Donia Graham

Donia Michelle Graham, 44, of Chattanooga, died on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Harold McClure officiating. Entombment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. ...

Earmon Allen WINCHESTER

Earmon Allen, 81, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at Huntsville Hospital. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment in Franklin Memorial Gardens, Winchester, Tenn. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday ...

Virginia Shepich

Virginia Shepich, 85, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. She was born in Orlando, Fla., to the late Ruth and Joseph Scruton. She graduated from Spaulding High School in Rochester, N.H. and completed a degree from the ...

Eva Smith

Eva Jane Smith, 72, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in a local hospital. Funeral: noon today at Rock Island Baptist Church with Rev. Ronald Cook as the eulogist. Burial: Highland Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral ...

Sgt. Wilbur Bowman SMITHVILLE

Sgt. Wilbur J. Bowman Sr., affectionately known to many as "Sarge", age 93, passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at his residence. He served in the U.S. Army for 26 years, having retired in 1963. He was on active duty ...

Walter Jacks Jr. WINCHESTER

Walter Ernest "Doney" Jacks Jr., 68, died Sunday, January 12, 2014, at his home. Funeral services at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment in Franklin Memorial Gardens, Winchester. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. today at Moore-Cortner ...

Jerry Gilliland Sr . NASHVILLE

Jerry Edward Gilliland Sr., 69, died peacefully at his Nashville home Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, following a brave and lengthy battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his three children, Jerry E. "Jay" Gilliland Jr., Karen A. Gilliland and David ...

Beatrice Bailey LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Beatrice Pike Bailey, 88, of Kingsport, Tenn., formerly of LaFayette, went to be with the Lord Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. She was born on Sept. 14, 1925 and was the daughter of the late Frank Henry and Delia Massey ...

Harold Cochran TRION

Harold "Pee Wee" Cochran, 57, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Survivors: children, Harold Cochran, Toni Cochran, Mary Cochran; brothers, Robert Cochran, Terry Cochran; sisters, Linda Hunt, Deborah Price, Angie Dooley, Wanda Chaney; two grandchildren. Visitation is 11 until 1 p.m. ...

Carolyn Geneva

Carolyn Gentry ARMUCHEE Carolyn Geneva Gentry, 78, died January 12, 2014. Surviving: husband, James Gentry; children, James Edward Gentry, Patricia Ann Kee; brothers, James Cargle, Carlton Cargle; sister, Thelma Ruth Rench; eight grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren. Services at 2 p.m. Wednesday, ...

John Farley SUMMERVILLE

John Lewis Farley, 69, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. Survivors, wife, Linda Farley; children, Darold Dugger, Jon Farley, Jeffery Farley, Carol Farley, Susan Bryson, Christina Pierce, Mary Rice, Vera Rice; sisters, Nancy Marcum, Ruby Stevens, Sherry Graves, Dollie Anderson; brothers, ...

Mark Jacobs ROSSVILLE

Mark David Jacobs, 54, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Mark was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga, North Georgia area and member of Elizabeth Lee United Methodist Church. He worked as a district technician for Chuck E. Cheese for ...

Dorothy Poovey LYERLY

Dorothy June Poovey, 85, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. Survivors: sisters, Mabel Poovey, Kathleen Poovey; brother, Cecil (Jane) Poovey; niece, Cecilia (Dion) Hudson; nephew, Mark Poovey. Funeral is 5 p.m. today, Jan. 15, 2014, at Mason Funeral Home. Visitation is ...

John Scott ROSSVILLE

John Scott, 91, Rossville, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at a local healthcare facility. He was a lifelong resident of Rossville and member of Edgewood Baptist Church. John was a veteran of the U.S. Army having landed on the beaches ...

Maxine Sexton CHICKAMAUGA

Edna Maxine Foster Sexton, 79, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. She was born in Catoosa County on March 2, 1934. Mrs. Sexton was a member of Mission Glen Baptist Church and was retired ...

Raymonth Wallin LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Mrs. Raymoth Huggins Bowman Wallin, 86, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Former member of LaFayette Church of Christ, and a current member of the Subligna Road Church of Christ. Preceded in death by her husbands, Rufus "Hamp" Bowman ...

Michael Desmond CENTRE

Michael Desmond, 69, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at his residence. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, from the VFW in Fort Payne, Ala. Rainsville Funeral Home Inc. is announcing, www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com.

William Holland

William James "Bill" Holland, 81, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Billie Holland; three step-children, Natasha Leming and son-in-law Michael Leming, Lyn Roberson and Sean Hagan. He had ...

Paul McRoy

Paul David McRoy, 56, of Chattanooga passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at Vanderbilt Hospital surrounded by his family. A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, he was employed by Tepper Clinic and Metropolitan Hospital. He was a member of Sequoyah Baptist ...

Harry Radford

James "Harry" Radford, 82, Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and veteran of the US Navy having served in the Korean War. Survivors are daughters Carol (C.L.) Leigh, Ringgold, Donna McAllister, Chattanooga; ...

Vicky Mena

Vicky Greanias Mena, 59, of Signal Mountain, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at her home in the arms of the man who has adored her since childhood. Vicky is a native of Decatur, Ill., where she was born to Greek ...

Charles Samples

Charles Edward "Eddie" Samples, 73, a lifelong resident of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Services will be held at Turner Funeral Home, Highway 58 Chapel, today. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. with services immediately following. Interment ...

Bill Eubank

William L. "Bill" Eubank, III, 73, died at his Hixson home on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. A native of Charlotte, NC, Mr. Eubank was the son of the late William L. and Madeline B. Eubank. He earned a B.S. degree ...

Jerry Gilliland, Sr. NASHVILLE

Jerry Edward Gilliland, Sr. , 69, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at his home following a lengthy battle with cancer. Arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Nicky Henry

Nick Henry WHITWELL Nicky Herman Henry, 62, passed from this life to his heavenly home on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Nick was a 1970 graduate from Red Bank High School, an 1978 honors graduate from Chattanooga State Orthopedic Physicians Assistant ...

Wayne Tennyson JOHNS ONCITY

Wayne Leonard Tennyson, 71, entered into rest, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014 at the Johnson City Medical Center. Mr. Tennyson was a native of Chattanooga, Tenn., a former resident of Jacksonville, Fla., and a son of the late Loyd and Pauline ...

John Jordan SOUTH PITTSBURG

John L. Jordan, 81, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 in Chattanooga surrounded by his family. A memorial service will be conducted from the South Pittsburg Chapel of Rogers Funeral Home at Noon today with Reverend Shellie Rossini Jordan II officiating. ...

Kathleen Davenport TRION

Kathleen Davenport, 86, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Survivors: husband, Vester Huland Davenport; children, James York, Mary York Hudson, Susan Edwards; sister, Katheryn Tallent Barton; 3 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren. Service: 1 p.m. today, Greenhills Memory Gardens. Visitation: 11 a.m. to ...

Joy Tallent WINCHESTER

Joy McCallie Tallent, 58, passed away suddenly on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. On Jan. 7, 1956 in Franklin County, Tenn., Joy McCallie was born to Mrs. Alberta Clark McCallie and the late Jackie McCallie. She is a 1974 class graduate ...

J.W. West WHITWELL J.W.

West, 78, passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife, Belle Shadrick West; son, Chet West; parents, George and Mattie West. Mr. West was retired from TVA and a United States Army Veteran. Those ...

John Scott

John Scott ROSSVILLE John Scott, 91, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. He was a lifelong resident of Rossville and member of Edgewood Baptist Church. John was a veteran of the US Army having landed on ...

Mary Helton LYERLY

Mary Helton, 64, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Survivors, son, Scott Helton; brothers, Andrew Lea, Alvie Lea; sisters, Margaret Ward, Glenda Eden, Winona Jackson, Carole Ramey; 3 grandchildren. Service, 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, Mason Funeral Home. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. ...

Heath Roach

Heath Barnett Roach April, 11 1975~Jan. 13, 2007 Missing You Always You never said I'm leaving You never said goodbye, You were gone before we knew it And only God knows why. A million times I needed you, A million ...

Margaret Baker MENLO

Margaret Baker, 93, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. Survivors, daughters, Barbara Eller and Jimmy Sue Kirby; sister, Frances Dempsey; 6 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great grandchildren. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, Mason Funeral Home. Visitation, Noon until service ...

Jack Davenport

Jack E. Davenport, 69, of Harrison, Tenn., passed away, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at his home. He was the son of the late William and Mary Frances Davenport . Jack graduated from Central High School in Chattanooga and worked for ...

Robert Simpson

Robert Simpson Robert Earl Simpson, 84, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014 at his residence. He was a Deacon and member of New Liberty Baptist Church, a member of the Quipman Masonic Lodge #106 and worked at ...

Tom Reagan

Thomas D. (Tom) Reagan, 72, of Ooltewah, Tenn., went to be with his Lord and Savior, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was the son of the late Thomas Howard and Hazel Freeman ...

Francis Singleton GRUETLI-LAAGER

Francis Albert "Frankie" Singleton, 53, passed away at his home Saturday Jan. 11, 2014. He was a veteran of the Tennessee National Guard and US Army. He was born in Altamont on Dec. 2, 1960 to Jackson C. and Nelline ...

Patricia Niemczyk

Ph.D. Patricia Ann Niemczyk Ph.D. in Education, 77, of Hixson, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. She was born in Buffalo, NY on Feb. 5, 1936 to Leo and Virginia Paulus. Both preceded her in death. Patricia leaves her husband, ...

Robert Goza

Robert Dawson Goza, 87, of Chattanooga, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. He was a member of Hickory Valley Community Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Bertha Goza ...

Eva Smith

Eva Jane Smith, 72, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 in a local hospital. She was employed by Memorial Hospital and retired after 30 plus years of service. She was a faithful member of Rock Island Baptist Church ...

William Reese WHITWELL

William Frank Reese, 65, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, in an area hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Lamar Moore officiating. Interment will follow in Chattanooga ...

Johnny McGehee

Johnny Floyd McGehee passed away from this life, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014 in Soddy-Daisy, Tenn. The family would like to extend their appreciation to Soddy-Daisy Health Center, Avalon Hospice and Guardian Home Health for their support during his illness. Service ...

Deacon Robert Moore

Jan. 13, 1944 Dec. 1, 2013 "Happy 70th Birthday!" Thanks for teaching and being a living example for us to overcome whatever obstacles that may come our way. We must continue to pray and watch God for He will make ...

Robert Goins TUNNEL HILL

Robert "Bobby" Fay Goins, 68, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at his residence. A native of Athens, Tenn., he has lived in the North Georgia area for the past 59 years, was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy and ...

Margaret Durham DALTON

Margaret Ruth Lyle Durham, 92, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at Ridgewood Manor. Born in Rossville, Ga., in 1921, to the late Oscar and Gertrude Lyle. She was graduated from Central High School in 1939. Margaret worked until ...

Ellen Ortwein ROSSVILLE

Ellen Ortwein, 87, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at her residence. She has lived most of her life in the North Georgia area and was a member of East Ridge United Methodist Church. She was a member of the United ...

Johnny Kirk, Sr. ,

Johnny Lee Kirk, Sr., 72, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. He was preceded in death by parents, Robert Bruce Kirk and Margretta Kid; brothers, Robert Lee Kirk and Wade Peter Kirk. Survivors include daughters, Mary (Freddie) ...

Mildred Johnson

Mildred Elaine Johnson Jan. 13, 1944 - April 7, 2013 Happy Birthday From children and family

Cleo Henry

Cleo Agnes Hall Henry, 69, of Red Bank, passed away at her home on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, and took her journey home to Gods glorious kingdom on the wings of angles where she smiles on all of her family ...

Vicky Mena

Vicky Greanias Mena, 59, of Signal Mountain, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at her home in the arms of the man who has adored her since childhood. Vicky is a native of Decatur, Ill., where she was born to Greek ...

James McNabb

James "Mac" McNabb, 88, of Tiftonia, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at a local hospital. He was a lifelong resident of Tiftonia and he retired in 1990 from U.S. Pipe and Foundry with over 40 years of service. His ...

Ressie Neighbors

Ressie E. Neighbors, 75, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Services will be held at 3:30 p.m. today, Jan. 12, 2014, in the funeral home chapel with Bishop Jackie Penney officiating. Burial will follow at Poe Cemetery. ...

Patricia Niemczyk

Ph.D. Patricia Ann Niemczyk Ph.D. in Education, 77, of Hixson, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. She was born in Buffalo, NY on Feb. 5, 1936 to Leo and Virginia Paulus. Both preceded her in death. Patricia leaves her husband, ...

Dr. Jan Printz

Dr. Phyllis Jean "Jan" Printz died at home on Nov. 29, 2013, after an illness. She was surrounded by family at the time of her passing. She was born on April 27, 1927, in Billings, Mont., and moved to Chattanooga ...

Shelley Rule

Commander Shelley E. Rule, USN (Ret.), 98, died on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014 at Clare Bridge of Cary in Cary, N.C. Shelley was born May 25, 1915 to Elmer D. and Fay Shelley Rule of Chattanooga, Tenn. His appointment to ...

David Twombly

David Twombly, 47, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. A native of Tacoma Park, MD, he has been a resident of the Chattanooga area for the past 43 years. He was employed as an RN in the Emergency ...

Jean Swafford

Jean Parker Swafford passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at home in West Palm Beach, Fla., at the age of 91. She was born June 8, 1922 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and lived for over 80 years in her ...

Charlotte Taylor

Charlotte Taylor, 82, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. She was born and raised in Reliance, Tenn., the daughter of the late James Arless and Anna Elaine Brown Lindner. She was preceded ...

Donna Raines WHITESIDE

Donna "Baby Donna" Joyce Raines, 51, graduated to Glory on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. She attended the North Georgia Worship center in Wildwood, Ga., and was of the Christian faith. She was a graduate of Lookout Valley High School. She ...

David Shelton WHITWELL

David Shelton, 78, passed away, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. He was a switchman for Bell South/ATT and a member of the 562 Blue Lodge at Whitwell and Scottish Rite Valley of Chattanooga. He was preceded in death by his parents, ...

Nancy Woodard DAYTON

Nancy Woodard, 82, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Services will be Monday, Jan. 13, at 7p.m. with Bishop Kenneth Bolton and Pastor Terry Bolton officiating. www.vanderwallfh.com The family is being served by Vanderwall Funeral Home where they will receive friends ...

Donald Barr SUMMERVILLE

Donald Barr, 63, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Surviving: brother, Gwynne Barr; nieces, Tammy Barr, Lisa Barr, Mary Ellen Ashworth, Wanda Barr; nephew, Tony Reynolds. According to his familys wishes, Mr. Barr has been cremated and a memorial service will ...

Ralph Fisher

Ralph Fisher RINGGOLD William "Ralph" Fisher, 79, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Arrangements to be announced by Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.

George Barrett CHICKAMAUGA

George Erick Barrett, 88, went home to be with The Lord Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. He was born in Subligna, Ga., on Jan. 18, 1924 to the late James R. and Effie McGraw Barrett. He served his country in the ...

Doris Gresham CALHOUN

Doris Pearl Gresham, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 Service will be today at 2 p.m. in the Chapel with Elder Emory Wright officiating. Interment, Gordon Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia.

Phyllis Hall TUNNELHILL

Phyllis Irene Blanton Hall, 76, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Herbert Miller ROSSVILLE

Herbert Wayne Miller, 71, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. He was born in Dekalb County, Ala., to the late, Earley and Julia Ann Sears Miller, but has lived in the North ...

Ellen Ortwein ROSSVILLE

Ellen Ortwein, 87, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at her residence. She has lived most of her life in the North Georgia area and was a member of East Ridge United Methodist Church. She was a member of the United ...

Virginia Patterson ROSSVILLE

Virginia Evelyn Grubb Patterson, 80, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. She was born in Bristol, Tenn., to the late Samuel and Mamie Moore Grubb and had lived in Bristol as well ...

Lawrence Shrum ROSSVILLE

Lawrence Kenneth Shrum, 73, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. He was born to the late Lawrence and Nora Shrum in Grundy County, Tenn., on Aug. 18, 1940. He was of the Christian faith, an employee at Burlington, a Veteran ...

Shirley Weaver ROSSVILLE

Shirley Christine Skyles Weaver, 68, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was a lifelong resident of Rossville and was of the Christian faith. Shirley spent many years traveling, spending time in California and Florida. She ...

OMAH MORGAN

Omah Paris Morgan Jan. 12, 1927 - July 5, 2013 "Her children arise up, and call her blessed." Proverbs 31:28 We acknowledge your birthday today- the day God called you forth as He had you on His mind even before ...

Eleanor Smartt J.

Eleanor Overend Smartt, 96, of Bryn Mawr, Pa., died Monday Dec. 23, 2013. She was born to the late Mr. and Mrs. George Duffield Overend (Jessie Brown Thomas), June 11, 1917, in Stevenson, Ala. Eleanor was a graduate of Chattanooga ...

Billy Careathers LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Billy Careathers, 62, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Service: Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 1 p.m. at Cove Road Church of God. Visitation: Monday 7-8 p.m. Interment: Wednesday, Jan. 15, at 11:30 a.m., Chattanooga National Cemetery. Arrangements by Willis ...

Nellie Wooten TRION

Nellie Faye Wooten, 86, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Survivors, daughters, Betty Corbin, Vicki Thomas; sister, Juanita "Cat" Lee; 8 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; special children Alexis and Gabe Howell. Funeral: 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, Mason Funeral Home. Visitation: 1 ...

J. D. Kittle SPRINGVILLE J. D.

Kittle passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 in St. Vincent East Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.

Hubert Kidd

"Daddy Kidd" May 17, 1924 - Jan. 12, 2009 Sadly missed. Family and Friends.

ALLEN WILSON

Sept. 15, 1981-Jan. 12, 2005 Gone are the days we used to share But in our hearts you are always there. Never more than a thought away. Love and remembered every day. Greatly missed from Mom, Dad, Travis, Jeremy, Kaylea, ...

Claude Petty ROSSVILLE

Claude L. Petty, 65, formerly of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 12, 2014, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Casey Westra officiating. Visitation is from 11 a.m. ...

Robert Goins TUNNEL HILL

Robert "Bobby" Fay Goins, 68, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at his residence. A native of Athens, Tenn., he has lived in the North Georgia area for the past 59 years, was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy and ...

Ed Griffitts

Edward Lee Griffitts, 66, of Chattanooga, passed away with his family at his side on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in a local hospital. Affectionately known to many as "Cornbread", he grew up in the Chattanooga area and was a son ...

Windell Thomas

Chief Master Sergeant Windell Lee "Dub" Thomas passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at 82 years of age. Mr. Thomas was a 1951 graduate of Ooltewah High School and a member of South Seminole Baptist Church of East ...

Raymond Garner Sr.

Raymond Martin Garner Sr., of Chattanooga, departed this life Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. He was born in Sherwood, Tenn., to the late Albert and Bertha Garner and served his country in United States Army during WWII and later retired from ...

Paul McRoy

Paul McRoy, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at Vanderbilt Hospital, surrounded by his family. Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace. 423-877-3524

Tom Reagan

Thomas D. "Tom" Reagan, 72, of Ooltewah, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was the son of the late Thomas Howard and Hazel Freeman Reagan ...

Elizabeth Meyer

Elizabeth Lynn Power Meyer died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, after a six year battle with breast cancer. Her most famous day was New Years, 1948, when she was the first baby born in Birmingham, Ala. She married March 22, 1969 ...

Virginia Settles

Virginia Lee Settles, 85, of Lookout Mountain, Ga., died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in a local hospital. Born in Nashville, she moved with her family to Chattanooga as a child and attended City High and the University of Chattanooga, where ...

Charles Samples

Charles Edward "Eddie" Samples, 73, a lifelong resident of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. After graduating from Chattanooga City High School and serving honorably as an MP in the U.S. Army and in the US Army Reserves, ...

William Reese WHITWELL

William Frank Reese, 65, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, in an area hospital. Mr. Reese retired from the United States Air Force and United States Navy after 22 years of service. Following his retirement he was employed as a ...

Billy Burrage SUMMERVILLE

Billy Paul Burrage, 61, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Surviving: wife, Nina Burrage; children, William Burrage, Lorine Linam; brothers, Hoyt Lee Burrage, Buddy Reynolds; sister, Faye Haney; 7 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild. Funeral: Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, 1 p.m. Old ...

Betty Pierce GRAYSVILLE

Betty June Pierce, 86, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of Rhea County and was of the Church of God faith. She was preceded in death by parents, James Samuel and Nancy Jane Crawley Goodson; ...

John Jordan SOUTHPITTSBURG

John L. Jordan, 81, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 in Chattanooga surrounded by his family. The son of the late John and Mable Northcutt Jordan, he was a US Army veteran of the Korean War and graduated and received his ...

Johnny Bishop ESTILL SPRINGS

Johnny Bishop, 54, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Visitation: 2-4 p.m. today, Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Services: 11 a.m. Monday, Cowan First Baptist Church. Interment: Franklin Memorial Gardens. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 1st Ave NW, ...

William Holland DUNLAP

William James Holland, 81, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Sabra Ellis

Sabra Elaine Ellis, 35, a resident of Hixson, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, in a Chattanooga hospital. She attended Clear Creek Church of Christ. She received a BS degree from UTC in 2013 majoring in communications and served in ...

Charlotte Dondero

Charlotte Elizabeth Dondero, a respected woman and resident of Chattanooga, for the last 10 years went home to be with the Lord and her beloved husband of 73 years on Thursday, Jan 2, 2014. During her life she earned the ...

Martha Allison

Martha Allison of Cleveland, Tenn., passed away Thursday, January 9, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Nina and Louis Schmidt. She was born on Jan. 11, 1923, in Evansville, Ind. where she grew up with her brother, Paul ...

Martha Allison

Martha Allison of Cleveland, Tenn., passed away Thursday, January 9, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Nina and Louis Schmidt. She was born on Jan. 11, 1923, in Evansville, Ind. where she grew up with her brother, Paul ...

Enos Brown

Enos Brown, 87, of Chattanooga, died on Sunday, January 5, 2014, in a local hospital. Funeral: at 1 p.m. today in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Bishop Sims Bledsoe as the eulogist. Burial: Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

Linda Brown

Linda Brown, 60, passed away on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Tom Denny

Thomas J. "Tom" Denny, 53, of Signal Mountain, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Survivors include his wife of nine years, Patricia Vestal Denny; two children, Thomas Jr., of Swansboro, N.C. and Maria of Jacksonville, N.C.; two stepchildren, James and ...

Bailee Green

Bailee Teyana Green, 3 months, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Henry Nauman Jr.

Henry Russell Nauman Jr., 57, a resident of Birchwood, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in a Chattanooga hospital. He was a member of Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church. He was employed with Windstream Communications for several years. He was a ...

James McNabb

James "Mac" McNabb, 88, of Tiftonia, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at a local hospital. He was a lifelong resident of Tiftonia and he retired in 1990 from U.S. Pipe and Foundry with over 40 years of service. His ...

Ressie Neighbors

Ressie E. Neighbors, 75, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. She was a member of Soddy-Daisy First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Neighbors; and son, Tim Neighbors. Survivors include her sons, ...

Patricia Niemczyk

Ph.D. Patricia Ann Niemczyk Ph.D. in Education, 77, of Hixson, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Patricia leaves her husband, Ted Niemczyk; three children, Lydia, Lisa and Theodore; two grandchildren, Molly and Ethan. A private family service will be in ...

Dorothy Scott

Dorothy Scott, 77, passed on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. She was a lifelong member of Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church and a 1954 graduate of Howard High School. She retired from Hamilton County Juvenile Court as a clerk. She was ...

Charlotte Taylor

Charlotte Taylor, 82, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. She was born and raised in Reliance, Tenn., the daughter of the late James Arless and Anna Elaine Brown Lindner. She was preceded ...

Katherine Robinson CLEVELAND

Katherine OShann Robinson, 70, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in a local healthcare facility. She was a member of Calhoun United Methodist Church. She was a former secretary at Wesley United Methodist Church, the United Methodist District office and ...

Billie Jean Webb GUILD

Billie Jean Webb, 54, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving family. A native of West Plains, Mo., Billie Jean was the daughter of the late Walter and Ruby Mauck. A loving wife, ...

Virgil Gordon CHICKAMAUGA

Virgil Lee Gordon, 86, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens, South. ...

Jackie Drotzur ROSSVILLE

Jackie Drotzur, 54, passed away on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. He was born on Sept. 24, 1959 in Racine, Wis., to the late Robert Henry and LaVerne Drotzur. In addition to his mother and father, he was preceded in death ...

Clarice Ingle SUMMERVILLE

Clarice Mae Bowling Ingle, 84, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Survivors are her daughter, Pam (Bill) Croy; and a sister, Virginia Holliday. Funeral is 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at Mason Funeral Home. Visitation is 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 ...

Ellen Ortwein ROSSVILLE

Ellen Ortwein, 87, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at her residence. She has lived most of her life in the North Georgia area and was a member of East Ridge United Methodist Church. She was a member of the United ...

Clara Ward

Clara Ware TRION Clara Chandler Ware, 83, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Survivors, stepchildren, Chad Campbell, Adam Gorham; sisters, Anne (Leonard) Meadows, Nell (Walter) Love; two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Funeral is 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at Mason Funeral ...

Ernest McAlpin RAINSVILLE

Ernest "Dink" McAlpin, 78, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 at his residence. Funeral services at 1 p.m. today, Jan. 11, from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wayne White and Rev. Charles Centers officiating. Burial in Rainsville Memorial Park. Visitation ...

Elizabeth Winkles RAINSVILLE

Elizabeth Rose "Betty" Winkles, 65, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at her residence. Funeral is set for 2 p.m. CST today, Jan. 11, at New Bethel Cemtery. Arrangements by W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.

Audrey Carroll LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Audrey Ellen "Susie" Carroll, 71, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday from LaFayette Housing Authority Community Center. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Marvin L. Menifee

Jan. 11, 1983-Sept. 14, 2003 HAPPY BIRTHDAY "This is the day the Lord has made, we will rejoice and be glad in it."- Psalms 118:24 Love and miss you mom, Jacobia and family.

Cynthia Adkins ROSSVILLE

Cynthia Lynn Stephens Adkins, 56, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in a local hospital. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Helen Stephens; and sister, Judith Ann ODell. ...

Angela Childress DUNLAP

Angela Farley Childress, 43, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Services 2 p.m. CST Sunday in the chapel with Mitchell Owensby and Freddie Clayton officiating. Burial in Collier Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com. Arrangements by Standefer-Reed Funeral Home, ...

Jean Swafford

Jean Parker Swafford passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at home in West Palm Beach, Fla., at the age of 91. She was born June 8, 1922 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and lived for over 80 years in her ...

Vernon Stacy

Vernon Sanford Stacy, 86, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Vernon was beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He worked for DuPont until his retirement. Vernon was a member of The Gathering (Memorial Baptist Church). Vernon is preceded in ...

Raymond Garner Sr.

Raymond Martin Garner Sr., of Chattanooga, departed this life Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. He was born in Sherwood, Tenn., to the late Albert and Bertha Garner and served his country in United States Army during WWII and later retired from ...

Sharon Burney-Knox

Sharon Rene Burney-Knox, 53, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in a local hospital. Funeral at 1 p.m. today in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Bishop Sims Bledsoe as the eulogist. Burial: Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

Virginia Settles

Virginia Lee Settles, 85, of Lookout Mountain, Ga., died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in a local hospital. Born in Nashville, she moved with her family to Chattanooga as a child and attended City High and the University of Chattanooga, where ...

Ed Griffitts

Edward Lee Griffitts, 66, of Chattanooga, passed away with his family at his side on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in a local hospital. Affectionately known to many as "Cornbread", he grew up in the Chattanooga area and was a son ...

Vicky Mena

Vicky Greanias Mena, 59, of Signal Mountain, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at her home in the arms of the man who has adored her since childhood. Vicky is a native of Decatur, Ill., where she was born to Greek ...

Claude Petty

Claude L. Petty, 65, of Rossville, formerly of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. He was of the Baptist faith and served his country in the U.S. Air Force. Claude graduated from the Chattanooga Police Academy in 1976 ...

Marsha Jones SECTION

Marsha C. Jones, 66, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at Shepherds Cove. Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. CST Sunday, Jan. 12, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.

Doris Cate ATHENS

Doris Wood Cate, 83, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Funeral service 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home with visitation 12:30-2:30 p.m. prior to service. Interment 10 a.m. Monday in McMinn Memory Gardens. Smith Funeral & Cremation ...

Mary Grooms TUNNEL HILL

Mary Ruth Grooms, 75, departed this life Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at the local hospital. Mary was born June 27, 1938 in Hixson, a daughter of the late Ebb and Dollie Howard Poteet. She was also preceded in death by ...

Lawrence Shrum ROSSVILLE

Lawrence Kenneth Shrum, 73, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. He was born to the late Lawrence and Nora Shrum in Grundy County, Tenn., on Aug. 18, 1940. He was of the Christian faith, an employee at Burlington, a World ...

Dennis Penson LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Dennis Ray Penson, 21, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Preceded in death by his father, Paul Elswick Sr. Survived by mother, Sandra Penson, of LaFayette; sisters, Tammy Carter, of Fort Oglethorpe, Tina Payne of LaFayette and Selena Mamirez, of ...

John Lillard GAINESVILLE

John "Johnny" Thomas Lillard, 66, died on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Funeral at 1 p.m. Sunday, in the Bowers Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Decatur Cemetery. Visitation 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. www.bowersfh.com. Arrangements by Bowers Funeral Home ...

Robert Britt Jr.

Robert D. Britt Jr., of Daytona Beach, Fla., went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Jan. 8, 2014. He was born Jan. 11, 1929 He was a graduate of Florida State University and received his Masters from ...

Geraldine Cole

Geraldine "Geri" Abernathy Cole passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in a local health care facility. The family will have a Celebration of Life service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11, at Red Bank United Methodist Church. The ...

Jerry Henry JASPER

Jerry Michael Henry passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. he was born May 28, 1956. He had worked in hotel management. His life partner, Scott Slaughter preceded him in death, along with his parents, Charlie R. and Josie Phillips Henry; ...

Franklin Reed SOUTH PITTSBURG

Franklin Reed, 77, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. He had worked as a truck driver and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kay Reed. He is survived by his grandchildren, Amber ...

John Whitley HENAGAR

John Willard Whitley, 77, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at his residence. Survivors include daughter, Sandra Phillips; grandchildren, Christy Phillips, Tony Phillips and Misty Bachman; great-grandchildren, Sky, Star, Samantha, Hunter and Nevah; sister, Faye (Roy) Gentry; brothers, Michael (Darlene) Whitley, ...

Ray Whited SOUTH PITTSBURG

Ray Earl Whited, age 68, formerly of Bryant, Ala., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. He enjoyed spending time with his loving family. He was preceded in death by his wife of 33 years, Mary Diane Whited; parents Willie and ...

Bill Flautt, Jr.

Bill Flautt Jr. William "Bill" Frierson Flautt Jr., 72, of Red Bank, died here Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, of complications following surgery. He was a retired insurance executive in the Mississippi Delta before moving to the Chattanooga area. A longtime ...

Patricia Williamson

Patricia Ann "Patsy" Williamson, 76, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8 2014. She was born and raised in Chattanooga and attended local schools and The University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Patricia earned a B.S. in Home Economics from UT Knoxville, and ...

Joey Young

Joseph Adam "Joey" Young, 35, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. today, Jan. 10, 2014, at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home with Rev. Vernon Sneed and Rev. Jim Lindsey officiating. Interment ...

Thomas Baxter WINCHESTER

Thomas Wayne Baxter, 73, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, after a short illness. Funeral at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11, at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Burial in Franklin Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. ...

Beverly McKamey

Beverly Jean Anderson McKamey, 74, passed away Dec. 31, 2013 in Marietta, Ga. She was surrounded by her daughters and grandchildren during the last days of her life. She was preceded in death by her parents, several brothers and sisters. ...

Toni Russell

Toni E. Russell, 53, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave. 423-265-4414.

Earl Nickerson

Earl Lawrence Nickerson 67, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in a local hospital. Family has honored Earls request to have no formal services. Arrangements have been entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave. ...

Charles Brown IV

Charles Edward Brown IV, 27, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in Chattanooga. He attended Brainerd High School and was employed with Koch Foods. He was preceded in death by his mother, Nedra Yvette Hart; and grandfather, Charles E. Brown ...

Janie Jenkins

Janie M. Jenkins, 50, of Chattanooga, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Keith Jenkins; and father, James O. Davis Jr. Survivors include her sons, Blake ...

Olavene McGinnis

Olavene Minton McGinnis joined the angels in Heaven on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. She was 88. Services will be held 11 a.m. today at Lane Funeral Home, Coulter Chapel on Ashland Terrace with Dr. Danny Ruehling and Rev. Pat McKenna ...

Elizabeth Meyer

Elizabeth Lynn Power Meyer died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, after a six year battle with breast cancer. Her most famous day was New Years, 1948, when she was the first baby born in Birmingham, Ala. She married March 22, 1969 ...

Henry Nauman Jr.

Henry Russell Nauman Jr., 57, a resident of Birchwood, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in a Chattanooga hospital. He was a member of Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church. He was employed with Windstream Communications for several years. He was a ...

Ivola Newson

Mother Ivola Newson, 83, was born to Early and Laura Pollard in Cedartown, Ga. She was the last survivor of nine siblings. She departed this life on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. She was a faithful member of Zerubbabel Holy Temple ...

Eva Smith

Eva Jane Smith, 72, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Violet Steele

Violet Mae Steele, 92, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. She was a longtime active member of Silverdale Baptist Church and loved her Sunday School Class, the Joy Class. Violet had worked for ...

Enos Brown

Enos Brown, 87, of Chattanooga, died on Sunday, January 5, 2014, in a local hospital after a brief illness surrounded by family. He was born to the late Joe Brown and Mary Knight Brown on May 4, 1926. He was ...

Sharon Burney-Knox

Sharon Rene Burney-Knox, 53, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in a local hospital. She formerly was a UTC librarian. She was preceded in death by her father, Joshua W. Burney Sr.; grandmother, Rosa Williams; husband, James Knox; ...

Vernon Stacy

Vernon Sanford Stacy, 86, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Vernon was beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He worked for DuPont until his retirement. Vernon was a member of The Gathering (Memorial Baptist Church). Vernon is preceded in ...

Dora Montgomery

Dora L. Montgomery, 78, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. She will be remembered as a loving wife and mother. Survivors include her husband, Don E. Montgomery; daughters, Theresa Gail Finwick, of Dalton and Patricia Ann (Ron) Smith, ...

Mark Taylor Sr.

Mark Anthony Taylor Sr., 44, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, in a local hospital. Funeral at 1 p.m. today in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Jeffrey Wilson as the eulogist. Burial: Highland Memorial Gardens.

Gifford Walker

Gifford Lunn Walker, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11, at Harrison United Methodist Church, 5621 Highway 58, Harrison, TN 37341. The family will receive ...

Armoni Ware

Armoni Demars Ware, 14-months, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at T.C. Thompsons Hospital. He leaves to cherish his memories, mother, Allenshia Ware; father, Kerry Lominick; brothers, Allen and Jeffery; sister, Deanna; his grandparents, Allen Ware, Effie Smith ...

Ronald Wimpy CLEVELAND

Ronald Charles Wimpy, 68, a resident of Cleveland, passed away at home Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, with his daughter and son by his side. Ronnie loved life and fought so hard to live when all of the odds were stacked ...

Martha Long KIMBALL

Martha Campbell Long passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. She and her husband were the owners of Longs Grocery in Kimball. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Elizabeth Layne Campbell; daughter, Carolyn Ann Alder; stepdaughter, LeeAnn ...

Cynthia Adkins ROSSVILLE

Cynthia Lynn Stephens Adkins, 56, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in a local hospital. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Helen Stephens; and sister, Judith Ann ODell. ...

Brenda Ballard LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Brenda Sue Collins Ballard, 68, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Doyle Ballard; parents, Daniel M. Collins and Annie Laura Collins; brothers, Lester Collins, Harold Collins and William Collins. Survived by daughters, Tammy ...

John Wooten SUMMERVILLE

John Ross Wooten, 74, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. A lifelong resident of the Chickamauga, Ga., area, he was a former employee of North Georgia Electric Membership Corporation where he worked for 18 years, Southern Wholesales for 10 years, ...

Rev. Haywood Cosby

Rev. James Haywood Cosby, 86, of Chattanooga, on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 became "absent from his body, and instantly present with the Lord." Rev. Cosby pastored several churches throughout the Southeast for 50 years and taught at the University of ...

James Hion

James Hixon GREENSBORO, N.C. James Ralph Hixon, 89, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Ralph Hixon was born in Valley Head, Ala. He was retired from Sears and Roebuck as the Southeast Regional Credit Manager. Mr. Hixon was a ...

Cleo Henry

Cleo Agnes Hall Henry, 69, of Red Bank, passed away at her home on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, and took her journey home to Gods glorious kingdom on the wings of angles where she smiles on all of her family ...

Ruth Render

Ruth P. Render Jan. 10, 1921 - Sept. 28, 2005 Happy Birthday Momma John 11:25, Jesus said unto her, "I am the Resurrection, and the Life. He that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live. So ...

Virgil Gordon CHICKAMAUGA

Virgil Lee Gordon, 86, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, a member of Liberty Baptist Church, a member of the Bible Believers Sunday School Class and was retired from Dean Burnette and Associates. He ...

Zoe Nelson LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Zoe Lee Gunnels Nelson, 56, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. She was born in Fort Carson, Colo., on June 10, 1957. She was employed with Leaders, was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed camping and fishing. She was ...

Ruth Bailey

Ruth Marie Koch Bailey (Mrs. John), 98, formerly of Wapakoneta, Ohio, passed away on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at home. Ruth lived most of her life in Ohio, but had moved to Hixson, in 2005 at the invitation of her ...

J. Mike Richardson

Jan. 10, 1988-Nov. 19, 2010 HAPPY BIRTHDAY From Jamari and Jasmine, TheRichardson and Daniels Family

TONY HUNTER

Dec. 18, 1955-Jan. 10, 2011 Tony you left our lives three years ago today January 10, 2011. You are truly missed by your family and friends. You are in our hearts forever. The Hunter and Wood Family

Mary Stickland

Mary A. Strickland Oct. 19, 1943 - Jan. 10, 2013 We thank God for the great times we shared with our mamma. You were our Rock of Gibraltar. You are forever in our hearts and your memories will forever live ...

Betty Ryan Ringer

Precious Memories of Evangelist Betty Ryan Ringer Memories are precious possessions That time can never destroy For it is in happy remembrance That the heart find its greatest joy Your Family and Friends

Edward Glenn

Edward Lebron (B.G.) Glenn Jan. 31, 1984-Jan. 10, 2013 It has been a year since the Lord called you home. The day you left us was a day no one expected. We couldnt understand why we didnt have a chance ...

Dorothy Scott

Dorothy Scott, 77, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Vernon Stacy

Vernon Sanford Stacy, 87, passed away on Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Chattanooga Funeral Home, North Chapel, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343

Armont Ware

Armont Demars Ware, 14-months, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at T.C. Thompsons Hospital. He leaves to cherish his memories, mother, Allenshia Ware; father, Kerry Lominick; brothers, Allen and Jeffery; sister, Deanna; his grandparents, Allen Ware, Effie Smith ...

Warnie Stills DECHERD

Warnie J. Stills, 83, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Funeral services at 2 p.m. Friday in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment in Mt. Garner Cemetery, Decherd. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. today, Jan. 9, at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 ...

Frances Dobbs FORT PAYNE

Frances J. Dobbs passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. CST Friday, Jan. 10, from Walkers Chapel Church Burial to follow in the adjoining cemetery. Visitation from 6-8 p.m. CST today. Arrangements entrusted to ...

Russell Bice

Russell Allen "Bo" Bice, 75, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. He was of the Church of God faith. Russell was preceded in death by his parents, James and Mary Bice; and three sisters, Mary Conley, Joe ...

Mildred Raines

Mildred Shaver Raines, 89, of Chattanooga, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013. A native of Dayton, Tenn., she was born to Dima Sparks and John Hudson Shaver, July 25, 1924 in Dayton, Tenn.. She was preceded in death by her husband ...

Irene keck

Irene Keck, "Mamaw", left her earthly home on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, for her heavenly home. She was welcomed home by Daddy, Keith, Ronnie, Tim, and all of her other relatives who had gone home before her. What a reunion ...

Geraldine Cole

Geraldine "Geri" Abernathy Cole passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in a local health care facility. She was born on Jan. 9, 1926, in Delano, Tenn., to Mary Edith McKeehan and Clyde H. Abernathy. Geri graduated co-valedictorian from Hixson ...

Rev. Macon Garrett RAINSVILLE

Rev. Macon H. Garrett Jr., 86, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Funeral at 2 p.m. CST Friday, January 10, from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Plainview Baptist Church Cemetery www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com. Visitation from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. CST today and from ...

BRIAN HERNDON

In Loving Memory BRIAN HERNDON Dec. 27, 1951 - Jan. 9, 2009 You will always be in our hearts and on our minds. We love and miss you very much. Mom, Kim and Mark

Fletcher Armour Jr.

Minister Fletcher Armour Jr., 75, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in a local healthcare facility. Funeral at noon today at St. Elmo Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Billy Church as the eulogist. Burial: Chattanooga National Cemetery. Arrangements ...

Rev. Haywood Cosby

Rev. James Haywood Cosby, 86, of Chattanooga, on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 became "absent from his body, and instantly present with the Lord." Rev. Cosby pastored several churches throughout the Southeast for 50 years and taught at the University of ...

Ernest Frazier

Ernest Glen Frazier, 92, a resident of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday Jan. 6, 2014, in Chattanooga. He was born on July 12, 1921 to the late Parker and Stella Frazier. He was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga, after moving ...

Janie Jenkins

Janie M. Jenkins, 50, of Chattanooga, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Keith Jenkins; and father, James O. Davis Jr. Survivors include her sons, Blake ...

Christine Landress

Evelyn Christine "Chris" Landress, 85, of Chattanooga, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. The daughter of the late Thomas and Carrie Oliver. She was a longtime member of Ridgedale Baptist ...

Wanza Lee

Wanza Lee, 71 went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 6, 2013. He was born March 3, 1942 in Hogansville, Ga., to the late William and Maude Lee. He was a 1960 graduate of Howard High School ...

Brenda Nicholson

Brenda Vivian Chandler Nicholson, 67, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and was of the Christian faith. Brenda was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew Nelson and Martha Ray ...

Ruth Bailey

Ruth Marie Koch Bailey (Mrs. John), 98, formerly of Wapakoneta, Ohio, passed away on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at home. Ruth lived most of her life in Ohio, but had moved to Hixson, in 2005 at the invitation of her ...

Dora Montgomery

Dora L. Montgomery, 78, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. She will be remembered as a loving wife and mother. Survivors include her husband, Don E. Montgomery; daughters, Theresa Gail Finwick, of Dalton and Patricia Ann (Ron) Smith, ...

Mary Purkey

Mary Norris Purkey, 81, of Ooltewah, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. Funeral services are 1 p.m. Friday in the chapel with burial at Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park. Please visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today and after ...

Mark Taylor Sr.

Mark Anthony Taylor Sr., 44, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, in a local hospital. He was employed by Estes Trucking Co. and was a member of New United Missionary Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by ...

Gifford Walker

Gifford Lunn Walker, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Giff who was 90 years young, and loved attending dances with his wife, Jean Tew Walker, is also survived by son, Gifford Edgar Walker and daughter, Barbara Walker ...

Joe Young

Joey Young Joseph Adam "Joey" Young, 35, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. He was a 1995 graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School. Joey was employed by Comcast Cable Co. He was of the Church of God faith. ...

Peggy Boone ATHENS

Peggy Kathleen "Kathy" Nash Boone, 59, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. Survivors include husband, Daniel Boone; children, Cheyenne Boone and Michael Gipson; grandson, Justin Gipson. A private family memorial service will be at a later date. www.serenityfunerals.com Serenity Funeral ...

Mattie Broome DALTON

Mattie Ruth Broome, 78, passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. Service at 1 p.m. Friday in the chapel with Rev. William Q. Watkins, Eulogist. Family will receive friends 6 to 7:30 p.m. today. Interment in West Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by ...

Ralph Baker

Ralph F. Baker passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at 92 years of age. He was preceded in death by his parents, Minnie and Tunis Baker; and his sister, Jimmie I. Pugh. He is survived by his sister, ...

Perry McDonough Sr. ROME

Perry Neal McDonough Sr., 78, passed away on Tuesday morning, Jan. 7, 2014, at a Chattanooga, hospital. Mr. McDonough was born in Daingerfield, Texas, on Dec. 12, 1935, son of the late Eva Mae Hutson and the late Perry Morris ...

Mary Walker ROCK SPRING

Mary Agnes Taylor Walker, 84, went home to be with The Lord Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. She was born in Kenvir, Ky., to the late Dave A. and Versie Jordon Taylor. She was a longtime resident of Rock Spring. She ...

Glenn McDade

Glenn Daniel McDade, 72, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. He was the son of Gertrude and Frank McDade. He was preceded in death by his sister, Rose Ellen Chambers. Survivors include his sons, Bobby (Amanda) Davis ...

Marion Sampley BRIDGEPORT

Marion "Lightning" Sampley, 78, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Visitation 10 a.m.-9 p.m. CST today and the funeral will be 2 p.m. CST Friday, Jan. 10, from Valley Funeral Home in Stevenson. Burial will be in Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens.

Antionette Jones KNOXVILLE

Antionette Jones, 51, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, peacefully in a local hospital surrounded by her family and friends. She was born in Chattanooga, and attended Orange Grove Schools, from where she graduated. After graduating she moved to ...

Dessie Dean RAINSVILLE

Dessie Benefield Dean, 83, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Kirk Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today ...

Ocea Clark

Ocea Clark, 84, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in Chattanooga. Arrangement by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Olavene McGinnis

Olavene Minton McGinnis joined the angels in Heaven on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. She was 88. Ginnie, as she was known to many, was born and raised on Cagle Mountain but lived and raised her family in Red Bank for ...

Doyle Lankford FORT PAYNE

Doyle Lankford, 69, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. Family has a special thank you to ABC Hospice, Blake Community, Gentiva, Caregivers, Mount Olive Church and Dr. Sims. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. CST today, Jan. 9, at W.T. ...

Ronnie Hughley

Ronnie Hughley, 51, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at his residence. Funeral at 1 p.m. today in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Minister Dorothy Graves as the eulogist. Burial: Tyner Cemetery.

Lora Degnan

Lora Spalding Degnan, 92, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. A memorial service will be held at noon on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church, located at 316 North Bragg Ave., Lookout Mountain, TN ...

Charles Brown

Charles E. Brown, 27, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Ronnie Hughley

Ronnie Hughley, 51, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at his residence. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include one son, Darrell Holiday; brothers, Tracy Hughley, Maurice Hughley and Howard Turner Jr.; granddaughter, Tyouna Holiday; sisters, Pamela ...

Mary Purkey

Mary Norris Purkey, 81, of Ooltewah, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Leon Norris (42 years) and Bill Purkey (18 years); parents, Frank Joseph Cherry ...

Spencer Gay Sr.

Spencer James Gay Sr., 71, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in a local hospital. Funeral noon today at Resurrected Baptist Church with Elder Eddie D. Jacks as the eulogist. Burial: Forest Hills Cemetery. Arrangements by Taylor Funeral ...

Rev. Haywood Cosby

Rev. James Haywood Cosby, 86, of Chattanooga, "absent from his body on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, and instantly present with the Lord." Rev. Cosby pastored several churches throughout the Southeast for 50 years and taught at the University of Southern ...

Mildred Raines

Mildred Shaver Raines, 89, of Chattanooga, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013. A native of Dayton, Tenn., she was born to Dima Sparks and John Hudson Shaver, July 25, 1924 in Dayton, Tenn.. She was preceded in death by her husband ...

Charmaine Crittenden

Charmaine Crittenden, 50, of East Ridge, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at her home. Arrangements will be announced by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 S. Moore Road.

Paulien Cain

Pauline Cain DUNLAP Pauline Stewart Cain, 95, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. She was a member of Ewtonville Baptist Church. Ms. Cain was preceded in death by her husband, C.D. Cain; brothers, Cecil and Thomas Stewart; sisters, Viola Sutherland, ...

Mary Dent

Mary Ellen Dent, 80, of Hixson, was welcomed home by her heavenly father on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, with her loving family by her side. Mary was a member of the New Vision Worship Center. She retired from Piccadilly. Mary ...

Wilma McDowell WHITWELL

Wilma Juanita Kilgore McDowell, 71, went home to be with the Lord Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. She was preceded in death by her former husband, Malcolm Kilgore; and grandson, Kyle Kilgore; her parents, Harold and Isabel McDowell; brothers, Ottist Ray ...

Clifford Farris

Clifford Edwin Farris May 9, 1950-Jan 8, 2011 Its been three years since God called you from labor to reward. Each day we think of you we know that "ALL IS WELL". We love and miss you and know the ...

Rudy Gibson

Marlin Ellis "Rudy" Gibson, 62, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at a local hospital. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. today, Jan. 8, 2014, at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, with the Rev. David Stancil, the ...

William Thomas BRIDGEPORT

William Mack Thomas passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Funeral will be 11 a.m. CST Thursday, Jan. 9, from Valley Funeral Home Chapel in Stevenson. Burial in Mount Carmel Cemetery. Visitatin 4-9 p.m. CST today at the funeral home.

Edward Wilkie TRENTON

Edward Franklin Wilkie, 86, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday morning, Jan. 4, 2014. He was retired from the Bank of Dade where he served as president from 1958 until 1983, a member of the Lions ...

Johnny Kirk

Johnny Kirk, 72, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2013 at his residence. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Jewell Graves

Jewell Graves, 94, of Duluth, Ga., and formerly of Soddy-Daisy, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. She was a member of Soddy Church of Christ and Duluth Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Graves; great-grandson, ...

Christine Landress

Evelyn Christine "Chris" Landress, 85, of Chattanooga, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. The daughter of the late Thomas and Carrie Oliver. She was a longtime member of Ridgedale Baptist ...

Judy Ritchie

Judy Carol Ritchie, 60, a resident Ooltewah, passed away on Monday morning, Jan. 6, 2014, in a Chattanooga hospital. Judy was born in Philadelphia, Tenn., on April 18, 1953 a daughter of the late Sanford and Sarah Ingram. Since approximately ...

Mark Taylor

Mark Anthony Taylor, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

James West Jr.

Wally West James Wallace "Wally" West Jr., 53, passed away at his home in Hixson on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. A 1978 graduate of City High School, he achieved an associates degree in biology from Chattanooga State Community College. He ...

Diane Soos OCOEE

Diane Marie Good Soos, 56, passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at a hospice residence in LaFayette, Ga. Survivors include husband Randy Soos; children, Jared Soos, Erin Soos, Ashley Thompson and Joshua Soos. A memorial Service was 7 p.m. Tuesday ...

Sherman Adair RINGGOLD

Sherman Farris Adair Sr., 83, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. A lifelong resident of the Ringgold area, he was a member of Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served during the Korean War, ...

Randall Thomas MENLO

Randall Doyle Thomas, 63, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Survivors, son, Doyle (Lori) Thomas; brother, James Thomas; sister, Barbria Watkins; and three grandchildren. Graveside service 11 a. m. today, Jan. 8, at Ami Cemetery. Visitation is 10 a.m. until service ...

James Bolds SUMMERVILLE

James "Jimmy" Bolds, 68, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. Service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at West Fifth Street Church of Christ with the Rev. JohnLewis as the eulogist. Interment in Ami Cemetery. Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, ...

Nicki Simpson BOSTON

Nicki Sanders Simpson, formerly of Chattanooga, died Dec. 17, 2013, at Camellia Gardens of Life Care in Thomasville. Born Jan. 1, 1945 in Greenville, Miss., she was a daughter of James Sanders and Elizabeth Phillips Sanders, both whom preceded her ...

Mary Bunch BRIDGEPORT

Mary Bunch, 58, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. The family will have visitation from 10 a.m.-6 p.m CST Thursday. There will be no formal services. Arrangements by Valley Funeral Home, Stevenson.

Tina Brown PISGAH

Tina Joann Brown, 49, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2013. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial to follow in Keener Cemetery. Visitation from 3-8 p.m. today, Jan. 8, from W.T. Wilson ...

Daisy Allen

Daisy Elna Allen April 11, 1925 - Jan. 7, 2013 Happy first heavenly birthday with our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. John 11:25, Jesus said unto her, "I am the Resurrection, and the Life. He that believeth in me, though ...

Sylvia Bohanon CARROLTON

Sylvia Simonton Bohanon, formerly of Chickamauga, Ga., passed away at her home in Carrollton, on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, following an extended illness. She was born Sylvia Malone Simonton in Chattanooga, on Oct. 2, 1933. She graduated from Girls Preparatory ...

Fletcher Armour Jr.

Minister Fletcher Armour Jr., 75, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in a local healthcare facility. He was an Army veteran and formerly employed by Olan Mills. He was a member of St. Elmo Missionary Baptist Church where ...

Geraldine Cole

Geraldine "Geri" Abernathy Cole passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in a local health care facility. She was born on Jan. 9, 1926, in Delano, Tenn., to Mary Edith McKeehan and Clyde H. Abernathy. Geri graduated co-valedictorian from Hixson ...

Richard Hansen

Richard Hansen, 57, of Ooltewah, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at a local healthcare facility. Survivors include wife, Julie Radke Hansen; and brother, Danny Hansen. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Please visit www.serenityfunerals.com. Arrangements by ...

Joe Young

Joseph Adam "Joe" Young, 35, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. He was a 1995 graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School. Joe was employed by Comcast Cable Co. He was of the Church of God faith. He was ...

Antionette Jones KNOXVILLE

Antionette Jones 51, passed away peacefully, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in a local hospital. www.clickfh.com Funeral arrangements by Click Funeral Home and Cremations, Middlebrook Chapel, 9020 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37923

Myra Kellett SUMMERVILLE

Myra G. Fletcher Kellett, 81, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at home. She was born Feb. 12, 1932, in Summerville, to Elbert Emmett and Ollie Cornelia Roberts Fletcher. Rev. John F. Kellett Sr., her husband of 52 years predeceased her. ...

Carol Whiteside SYLVANIA

Carol Whiteside, 64, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. CST Thursday, Jan. 9, at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Family requests in lieu of flowers, make donations to Marshall Cancer Center or the charity of ...

Glen Grider DUTTON

Alby Glen Grider, 65, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Gadsden Regional Medical Center. The funeral service will be 1 p.m. CST today, Jan. 8, at Rudder Funeral Home in Stevenson, Ala. Interment will be in Old Baptist Cemetery in ...

Lizzie Bibbs

Lizzie Beatrice Bibbs, 84, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, in a local healthcare facility. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

THOMAS NEWBERRY

Thomas Warren Newberry, Jr. January 8, 2013 Time changes many things but not the Memory this day brings. We love and miss you daddy Miranda, T, Joan, Clift, Shaun, & Jonathan Psalms 103:11-12 (King James Version) 11 For as the ...

Ralph Baker

Ralph F. Baker passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at 92 years of age. He was preceded in death by his parents, Minnie and Tunis Baker; and his sister, Jimmie I. Pugh. He is survived by his sister, ...

Mary Dent

Mary Ellen Dent, 80, of Hixson, was welcomed home by her heavenly father on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, with her loving family by her side. Mary was a member of the New Vision Worship Center. She retired from Piccadilly. Mary ...

Wanda Ford

Wanda Ford, 87, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, she was a member of the St. Johns United Methodist Church and in her spare time she enjoyed quilting. She was the ...

Rudy Gibson

Marlin Ellis "Rudy" Gibson, 62, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at a local hospital. He was a member and deacon at Sequoyah Baptist Tabernacle where he had worked with the youth, sang in the choir, and ...

Barbara Graves

Barbara Adams Graves, of Hixson, departed her earthly life on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. Barbara was born in Chattanooga and was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga/Hixson area. She was a member of Dallas Bay Baptist Church. She was preceded ...

Wanza Lee

Wanza Lee, 71, passed away on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Connie Reeves

Connie Ragan Reeves, 65, of Signal Mountain, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Conner and Katherine Ragan. After graduation from the University of Tennessee with a degree in Business Administration, she taught at ...

Willie Ruehling PALMER

Willie Mae Ruehling, 91, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at the Sheltering Arms Home in Palmer with her family at her bedside. She was a member of the Gruetli-Laager First Baptist Church. She was born in Coalmont on Oct. ...

REGENIA C. MARTIN

March 31, 1923 - Jan 7, 2010 As the Season brings a Light of Hope, my eternal memories ignite gratitude for your earthly life. Each passing Winter gently reminds me that Jesus warmly has you in His loving arms forever. ...

Helen Tillotson

Helen Marie Tillotson, 103, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church and the Ava Marie Circle. Helen was born April 28, 1910 in New York City ...

Fonza Barkley

Fonza Alice Miller Barkley, 93, of Chattanooga, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at her home. She was born March 10, 1920 in Bledsoe County, Tenn., a daughter of the late Goliah and Clarice Swafford. She was preceded in death by ...

Jenny Watkins DECHERD

Jenny Lou Watkins, 81, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at Willows of Winchester. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment will follow at Mt. Garner Cemetery. ...

Virginia True SPRING CITY

Virginia D. True, 82, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. A longtime resident of Spring City, Va., was the daughter of the late Rev. James and Lucinda Phillips Davis. She was a graduate of ...

Sherman Adair RINGGOLD

Sherman Farris Adair Sr., 83, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. A lifelong resident of the Ringgold area, he was a member of Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served during the Korean War, ...

Jewell Graves

Jewell Graves, 94, of Duluth, Ga., and formerly of Soddy-Daisy, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. She was a member of Soddy Church of Christ and Duluth Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Graves; great-grandson, ...

Shirley Combs

Shirley Combs, 77, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and retired from TVA with over 20 years of service. Shirley was of the Baptist faith. She was a loving ...

Nellie Skiles

Nellie Joyce Skiles, 73, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at home. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home chapel with Ron Johnson and Loren Spellman officiating. Interment will follow ...

Ralph Carpenter RINGGOLD

Ralph W. Carpenter entered the presence of the Lord Jesus Christ on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, when his faith became sight. Born Sept. 9, 1929, to the late Thomas and Elsie Carpenter, Ralph was a lifelong resident of Ringgold, Ga. ...

Joe Pless MENLO

Joe Pless, 79, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in a Rome, Ga., hospital. Born in Menlo on Oct. 5, 1934, He was a son of the late Earnest Lee and Kate Alexander Pless. Mr. Pless was a member of ...

Jim Ottinger

James E. "Jim" Ottinger, 72, of Sale Creek, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 at his residence. Services will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Bill Hall and ...

Sharon Knox

Sharon Knox, 53, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Ernestine Haney FORT PAYNE

Ernestine Willoughby Haney, 87, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at his Collinsville Health Care. Funeral service at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial in Head Springs Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 ...

Thomas Little

Thomas E. Little, Sr. Jan. 7, 1936 - July 7, 2011 Happy Birthday! I love you, Betty Little

James Wright MENTONE

James H. Wright, 84, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. Survivors: daughters, Lisa Hamilton, Lynn Flannigan, Susan Asbel, Kim Turner; sisters, Mattieann Williams, Syble Hopper; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Graveside service 2 p.m. today at Greenhills Memory Gardens. Visitation, noon until ...

Eugene Parrott DAYTON

Eugene "Gene" Parrott, 76, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, in the Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home with the Rev. Rusty Revis officiating. Interment in Rhea Memory Gardens with military honors. Visitation 9-11 a.m. Wednesday ...

Geraldine Cole

Geraldine Abernathy Cole passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in a local health care facility. Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike. 423-531-3975.

Molisa Locklin

Molisa Nan Locklin, 47, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Karen Walker ATHENS

Karen Sue Compton Walker, 53, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Starr Regional Medical Center. Memorial services 7 p.m. Friday in the chapel. Visitation 4-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Ziegler Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of the ...

Mary Purkey

Mary Norris Purkey, 81, of Ooltewah, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace. 423-877-3524.

Ardys Soules

Ardys Caroline Baird Soules, 87, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Soules, the second of the three daughters of Earl and Merle Baird, was born and raised in ...

Ulysses Robinson

Jan. 7, 1921 - Dec. 2, 2009 Deeply missed Wife, family

Enos Brown

Enos Brown, 84, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

David Sterchi

Christopher David Sterchi passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at the age of 61, surrounded by family. David was preceded in death by his parents, the Rev. Gordon Andrew and Celia Elisabeth Lundy Sterchi. Survivors include his wife, ...

Willie Hurd PIKEVILLE

Willie "Bill" Hurd, 86, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. She was a member of First Southern Baptist Church. Preceding Willie in death was her husband Charles Randel Hurd. Survivors include two daughters Brenda Sue Winningham, Raleigh, N. C., Diane (Dennis) ...

Ivola Newson

Ivola Newson, 82, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2013 at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Spencer Gay Sr.

Spencer James Gay Sr., 71, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in a local hospital. He retired from U.S. Pipe and Foundry following 25 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Willie Eddie ...

Julian Bell, Jr.

Julian Bell Jr. Julian Baker Bell Jr. passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at his home on Signal Mountain. He was comfortable and surrounded by his family and loving caregivers. Julian was a devoted husband and father, a ...

Nathan Harwood

Nathan Thomas "Big Cat" Harwood, age 11, of Hixson, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at his home. He was born June 17, 2002 in Chattanooga. He was a sixth-grade student at Berean Academy where he was a four time ...

Mary Snipes

Mary Emma Prince Snipes, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. She was a devoted wife and mother, and an excellent seamstress and cook. She was also active in her church and home demonstration clubs. She was ...

Goldie Anderson WESTLAKE,

Ohio Golide Mozelle "Judy" Kyle Bales Anderson, 83, formerly of Ten Mile, Tenn., died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Westlake, Ohio. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel. Burial Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Ziegler Fuernal ...

Ralph Baker

Ralph F. Baker, 92, of Chattanooga passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson, 531-3975.

Minnie Ballard FLAT ROCK

Minnie Elizabeth Lowrey Ballard, 85, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at Highland's Medical Center. Mrs. Ballard was retired from Shaw industry. She was preceded in death by parents, Albert and Ollie Morgan Lowrey; husband, Carl Ballard; grandson, Bryan Butler; granddaughter, ...

Billy Ladd ROSSVILLE

Billy Joe Ladd, 75, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. Survivors include his Wife, Norma Stevens Ladd; two Children, Tammy and Billy Ladd; five Step-Children, Gary Hall, Robin Rhodes, Terry, Marty and Jason Holloway; Brothers, Charles and Robert Ladd; eleven ...

Enos Brown

Enos Brown, 84, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Jan Fritts FLATROCK

Jan Kenemore Fritts, 59 passed away, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. She is survived by her loving family; daughter, April (Keith) Halloran; sons, Raven Fritts and William (Amber) Perrine and nine grandchildren; Domanick, Lillie, Ella Maddie, Joseph, Orin, Ashley, Brittany and ...

Ivola Newson

Ivola Newson, 82, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2013 at a local hospital. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Jewell Graves

Jewell Graves, 94, of Duluth, Ga., and formerly of Soddy-Daisy, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. She was a member of Soddy Church of Christ and Duluth Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Graves; great-grandson, ...

Helen Horn BRIDGEPORT

Mary Helen Duggar, passed away, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 at her home. She was born on July 3, 1926, in South Pittsburg, Tenn., to the late Charles Alvin and Emma McGraw Duggar. Her father sold insurance in South Pittsburg for ...

REGENIA C. MARTIN

March 31, 1923 - Jan 7, 2010 As the Season brings a Light of Hope, my eternal memories ignite gratitude for your earthly life. Each passing Winter gently reminds me that Jesus warmly has you in His loving arms forever. ...

Fonza Barkley

Fonza Alice Miller Barkley, 93, of Chattanooga, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at her home. She was born March 10, 1920 in Bledsoe County, Tenn., a daughter of the late Goliah and Clarice Swafford. She was preceded in death by ...

Willie Hurd PIKEVILLE

Willie "Bill" Hurd, 86, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. She was a member of First Southern Baptist Church. Preceding Willie in death was her husband Charles Randel Hurd. Survivors include two daughters Brenda Sue Winningham, Raleigh, N. C., Diane (Dennis) ...

Chester Spralling

Feb. 24, 1941 - Jan. 6, 2013 Seems like yesterday you were here, the memories live forever Sadly missed by, kids and grandchildren.

Isabella Roberts

Isabella Jennings Isabella Roberts Jennings, of Hixson, passed away, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. She had been a part-time employee of Goody's and attended of Life Gate Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, John W. and Bertha ...

Wanda Sutton CLEVELAND

Wanda J. Sutton, 63, passed away on Friday night, Jan. 3, 2014 at her home. A celebration of her life is planned for today at the Clingan Ridge Baptist Church located at 2412 Georgetown Road NW in Cleveland, TN at ...

David Sterchi

Christopher David Sterchi passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at the age of 61, surrounded by family. David was preceded in death by his parents, the Rev. Gordon Andrew and Celia Elisabeth Lundy Sterchi. Survivors include his wife, ...

Bill Black ROSSVILLE

Grover Nelson "Bill" Black, Jr., 83, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 in a local health care facility. Bill was born on Feb. 8, 1930 in Chattanooga to the late Grover Nelson Black, Sr., and Sarah Moorman Black. He ...

Helen Tillotson

Helen Marie Tillotson, 103, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church and the Ava Marie Circle. Helen was born April 28, 1910 in New York City ...

Minnie Ballard FLAT ROCK

Minnie Elizabeth Lowrey Ballard, 85, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at Highland's Medical Center. Mrs. Ballard was retired from Shaw industry. She was preceded in death by parents, Albert and Ollie Morgan Lowrey; husband, Carl Ballard; grandson, Bryan Butler; granddaughter, ...

Virginia True SPRING CITY

Virginia D. True, 82, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. A longtime resident of Spring City, Va., was the daughter of the late Rev. James and Lucinda Phillips Davis. She was a graduate of ...

Robert McClendon DAYTON

Robert McClendon, 87, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. Robert was a long time resident of Rhea County. A member and Deacon of the Garrison Baptist Church. He worked for 25 years at Kayser Roth. Preceded in death by his parents, ...

Sharon Knox

Sharon Knox, 53, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Julian Bell, Jr.

Julian Bell Jr. Julian Baker Bell Jr. passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at his home on Signal Mountain. He was comfortable and surrounded by his family and loving caregivers. Julian was a devoted husband and father, a ...

Retha Adams LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Retha Adams, 64, died Saturday Jan. 4, 2014. Preceded in death by her husband William Adams, Jr. Survived: daughters Karen Clark, and Pam Snider; son Mike Bohannon; sister Jan Hyde; seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren. Funeral from Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, ...

Gether Smith DUNLAP

Gether Smith, 83, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Estelle Songer Smith; grandson, Monty Joe Hendon; 4 brothers and 2 sisters. Survivors include his wife, Jessie Brock ...

Seth Eichenthal

Seth Lurie Eichenthal, 23, died in a tragic accident on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 while on vacation near Innsbruck in the Austrian Alps. Seth moved to Chattanooga from Brooklyn, New York with his family in 2002. He graduated from Chattanooga ...

Bill Burrow ROSSVILLE

Billy "Bill" Jack Burrow, 81, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. He was born in Scottsboro, Ala., to the late A.L. and Maggie Gant Burrow. He was a retired foreman from Rock-Ten Paper Mill after forty three years of service ...

Jacquline Scull RAINSVILLE

Jacquline Spears Scull, 71, passed Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 at her residence. Funeral: 3 p.m. Wednesday Jan. 8, at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Visitation: 1-3 p.m. Wednesday. W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel in charge.

Wanda Ford

Wanda Ford, 87, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, she was a member of the St. Johns United Methodist Church and in her spare time she enjoyed quilting. She was the ...

Molisa Locklin

Molisa Nan Locklin, 47, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Mary Snipes

Mary Emma Prince Snipes, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. She was a devoted wife and mother, and an excellent seamstress and cook. She was also active in her church and home demonstration clubs. She was ...

Ulysses Robinson

Jan. 7, 1921 - Dec. 2, 2009 Deeply missed Wife, family

Joe Pless MENLO

Joe Pless, 79, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in a Rome, Ga., hospital. Born in Menlo on Oct. 5, 1934, He was a son of the late Earnest Lee and Kate Alexander Pless. Mr. Pless was a member of ...

Sandra McCarver KIMBALL

Sandra L. Davis McCarver, 50, passed away, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. She was a retired dispatcher of the South Pittsburg Police Department. She was preceded in death by her mother, Betty Potts Davis. Sandra is survived by her husband, James ...

Jim Ottinger

James E. "Jim" Ottinger, 72, of Sale Creek, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 at his residence. Services will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Bill Hall and ...

Nellie Skiles

Nellie Joyce Skiles, 73, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at home. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home chapel with Ron Johnson and Loren Spellman officiating. Interment will follow ...

Geraldine Cole

Geraldine Abernathy Cole passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in a local health care facility. Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike. 423-531-3975.

Ralph Baker

Ralph F. Baker, 92, of Chattanooga passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson, 531-3975.

Shirley Combs

Shirley Combs, 77, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and retired from TVA with over 20 years of service. Shirley was of the Baptist faith. She was a loving ...

Mary Dent

Mary Ellen Dent, 80, of Hixson, was welcomed home by her heavenly father on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, with her loving family by her side. Mary was a member of the New Vision Worship Center. She retired from Piccadilly. Mary ...

Spencer Gay Sr.

Spencer James Gay Sr., 71, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in a local hospital. He retired from U.S. Pipe and Foundry following 25 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Willie Eddie ...

Rudy Gibson

Marlin Ellis "Rudy" Gibson, 62, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at a local hospital. He was a member and deacon at Sequoyah Baptist Tabernacle where he had worked with the youth, sang in the choir, and ...

Barbara Graves

Barbara Adams Graves, of Hixson, departed her earthly life on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. Barbara was born in Chattanooga and was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga/Hixson area. She was a member of Dallas Bay Baptist Church. She was preceded ...

Nathan Harwood

Nathan Thomas "Big Cat" Harwood, age 11, of Hixson, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at his home. He was born June 17, 2002 in Chattanooga. He was a sixth-grade student at Berean Academy where he was a four time ...

Connie Reeves

Connie Ragan Reeves, 65, of Signal Mountain, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Conner and Katherine Ragan. After graduation from the University of Tennessee with a degree in Business Administration, she taught at ...

Quillen Green

Quillen Green, 85, of East Ridge, went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 in a local hospital. Mr. Green was born June 12, 1928 to the late Pearl and Andrew Green in Dutton, Ala. He ...

Mary Purkey

Mary Norris Purkey, 81, of Ooltewah, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace. 423-877-3524.

James Henley ATHENS

James Henry Henley, 73, died Friday Jan. 3, 2014 at his residence. Funeral services are 1 p.m. today, in the chapel of the funeral home. Burial: Sullins Cemetery. Visitation: Noon-1 p.m. today at the funeral home. Ziegler Funeral Home, Athens ...

Ardys Soules

Ardys Caroline Baird Soules, 87, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Soules, the second of the three daughters of Earl and Merle Baird, was born and raised in ...

Eugene Parrott DAYTON

Eugene "Gene" Parrott, 76, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, in the Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home with the Rev. Rusty Revis officiating. Interment in Rhea Memory Gardens with military honors. Visitation 9-11 a.m. Wednesday ...

Willie Ruehling PALMER

Willie Mae Ruehling, 91, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at the Sheltering Arms Home in Palmer with her family at her bedside. She was a member of the Gruetli-Laager First Baptist Church. She was born in Coalmont on Oct. ...

Karen Walker ATHENS

Karen Sue Compton Walker, 53, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Starr Regional Medical Center. Memorial services 7 p.m. Friday in the chapel. Visitation 4-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Ziegler Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of the ...

Jenny Watkins DECHERD

Jenny Lou Watkins, 81, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at Willows of Winchester. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment will follow at Mt. Garner Cemetery. ...

Ralph Carpenter RINGGOLD

Ralph W. Carpenter entered the presence of the Lord Jesus Christ on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, when his faith became sight. Born Sept. 9, 1929, to the late Thomas and Elsie Carpenter, Ralph was a lifelong resident of Ringgold, Ga. ...

Terry Roy

Terry Lee Roy, 66, was welcomed home by his Heavenly Father on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 with his loving family at his side. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today in the Valley View Chapel with the Rev. ...

Ernestine Haney FORT PAYNE

Ernestine Willoughby Haney, 87, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at his Collinsville Health Care. Funeral service at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial in Head Springs Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 ...

James Wright MENTONE

James H. Wright, 84, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. Survivors: daughters, Lisa Hamilton, Lynn Flannigan, Susan Asbel, Kim Turner; sisters, Mattieann Williams, Syble Hopper; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Graveside service 2 p.m. today at Greenhills Memory Gardens. Visitation, noon until ...

Wanza Lee

Wanza Lee, 71, passed away on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Thomas Little

Thomas E. Little, Sr. Jan. 7, 1936 - July 7, 2011 Happy Birthday! I love you, Betty Little

Sherman Adair RINGGOLD

Sherman Farris Adair Sr., 83, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. A lifelong resident of the Ringgold area, he was a member of Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served during the Korean War, ...

Goldie Anderson WESTLAKE,

Ohio Golide Mozelle "Judy" Kyle Bales Anderson, 83, formerly of Ten Mile, Tenn., died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Westlake, Ohio. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel. Burial Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Ziegler Fuernal ...

Richard Lee

Richard Kevin Lee, 62, formerly of Bridgeport, Ala., died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, following a struggle with abdominal cancer; however, he was a survivor of pancreatic cancer for more than 12 years. He was born Sep. 26, 1951, in Bridgeport, ...

Thomas Lovell, Sr.

Thomas Lee Lovell, Sr., 89, of Georgetown, Tenn., died on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and was born in Ooltewah, Tenn. Thomas served in Europe while serving in the U.S. Army during WWII, with ...

Julian Bell, Jr.

Julian Baker Bell, Jr. passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at his home on Signal Mountain. He was comfortable and surrounded by his family and loving caregivers. Julian was a devoted husband and father, a caring and giving ...

Charles Reed

Charles Dewitt Reed, 75, of Soddy-Daisy died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. He was predeceased by his parents, Frank and Beulah May Reed; brothers Mac and Butch; and sister Lois McGann. A native of Dayton, Tenn., he spent much of his ...

Donnell Woodruff Sr.

Donnell Woodruff Sr., 62, was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013. He was born July 13, 1951. Donnell was born and raised in Polk County, Ga. He later came to reside in Chattanooga, where ...

Edward Wilkie TRENTON

Edward Franklin Wilkie, 86, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday morning Jan. 4, 2014. He was retired from the Bank of Dade where he served as president from 1958 until 1983, a member of the Lions ...

June Angel GLENDALE,

Ariz. June Henderson Angel, 77, formerly of Chickamauga, Ga., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. She was born in Trion, Ga., to the late John Gordon and Dessie Mae Brock Henderson. She was a long time resident of Chicago ...

Lois McElroy

Lois McElroy RINGGOLD Dolores "Lois" McElroy, 83, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in a local hospital. She was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was a member of the McFarland United Methodist Church. Mrs. McElroy was retired from Bell ...

Robert Powell TRENTON

Robert Lewis Powell, 81, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. He was a 4 year U.S. Air Force Veteran who loved playing the guitar, an animal lover, and a lifelong resident of Dade County, and loved socializing with his friends ...

Betty Veal RISING FAWN

Martha Elizabeth Veal, 83, departed this life Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 she was of the Methodist Faith. She was preceded in death by her father, Lee Gaines, mother and step-father, Lela and Walter Morton; siblings, Effie Williams, and Buck Gaines. ...

Carol Hope ATHENS

Carol Ann Wilson Hope, 61, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. Funeral services are 6 p.m. today at Restoration Church. Burial: Noon, Monday in McMinn Memory Gardens. Visitation: 2-6 p.m. today. Ziegler Funeral Home, Athens is in charge of arrangements.

Donnie Brock, Sr. RINGGOLD

Donnie Edward Brock, Sr., 55, passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 at his home. He was a former employee of Shaw Industries. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Juanita Brock; sister, Linda Brock; and brother, Billy ...

Mary Thomasson

Mary Jane Pittman Thomasson passed away on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013. She was born on June 14, 1923 in Chattanooga, the daughter of Willie Moran Pittman and William L. Pittman. She was the beloved wife of Charles H. Thomasson, her ...

Pauline Knox STEVENSON

Pauline Danner Knox, 87, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. Funeral service: today, 2 p.m. CST at the funeral home chapel. Interment: Stevenson City Cemetery. www.rudderfuneralhomes.com To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Pauline Danner Knox please ...

Leon Lemon TITUSVILLE,

Fla. Leon Lemon, 81, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, Fla. He was born to the late Leon and Esther Lemon on Jan. 15, 1932, in Pennsylvania and was preceded in death ...

Robert Knox

Robert J. Knox and Georgia A. Banks Forever in our hearts The Knox Family

Dorothy Blankenship ROSSVILLE

Dorothy C. "Tookie" Blankenship, 69, passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 in a local hospital. She was a former employee of Dixie Yarn and was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her brother, Cobb Colvard. Survivors ...

Theresa Entrican

Blocker LAURENS, S.C. Theresa Entrican Blocker, 86, of 302 Douglas St., passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Agape Assisted Living. She was born in Atlanta, Ga., on June 21, 1927, to Homer Lamar Entrican and Catherine Fenwick Entrican. Mrs. ...

Richard Phillips ROSSVILLE

Richard Randall "Randy" Phillips, 62, graduated from this life to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, surrounded by his family. He was born in Chattanooga to the late Rev. Roy C. and Dorothy Mae ...

Glenda George TULLAHOMA

Glenda J. George, 52, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. Graveside services will be held 2:30 p.m. today at Maxwell Cemetery. The family will receive friends from Noon to 2 p.m. today at the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First ...

Jess Christian CALHOUN

Jess Lee "L.J." Elmer Christian, 74, died Friday Jan. 3, 2014. Funeral services are Monday, Jan. 6, in the chapel. Burial is 11 a.m. Tuesday in Calhoun Cemetery. Visitation: 5-7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Ziegler Funeral Home, Athens ...

James Hicks

James "Jimmy" Hicks, 66, of Signal Mountain, Tenn., passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. Services: Tuesday at 1 p.m. CST, funeral home chapel. Burial: Sequatchie County Memorial Gardens. www.reedfamilyfh.com. Arrangements by Standefer-Reed Funeral Home, 50 May Road, Dunlap. Visitation: 1-9 ...

Charles Bethel

Charles Bethel, 73, of Chattanooga, passed from this life on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. A celebration of his life will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, in the funeral home chapel with Brother Rush Wyatt officiating. Burial will ...

Seth Eichenthal

Seth Lurie Eichenthal, 23, died in a tragic accident on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 while on vacation near Innsbruck in the Austrian Alps. Seth moved to Chattanooga from Brooklyn, New York with his family in 2002. He graduated from Chattanooga ...

Bill Long

Joseph Willie "Bill" Long, 70, of Lookout Valley, passed away on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday Jan. 6, at 1 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Bro. Troy Lawson and ...

Terry Roy

Terry Lee Roy, 66, was welcomed home by his Heavenly Father on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 with his loving family at his side. The patriarch of the Roy family, Terry was a genuine American Hero. He served his beloved country ...

Ruth Flynn ALEXANDERCITY

Ruth Flynn, 79, formerly of Rainsville, passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. today from the Geraldine Cemetery. W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel in Charge of Arrangements. The family will receive friends from Noon to 1 ...

Alma Teague

Alma Sharon Brown Teague, 64, resident of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in a Cleveland hospital. She was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed crafts, she loved life and she loved being around people. She was preceded ...

Charles McCurdy

Charles Edward "Charlie" McCurdy passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. Son of Oscar and Ruth McCurdy born April 22, 1930, in Chattanooga where he spent most of his life, a life well lived with Joy, Work, Patience and Kindness. He ...

Antionette Jones KNOXVILLE

Antionette Jones 51, passed away peacefully, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in a local hospital. Funeral Arrangements by Click Funeral Home and Cremations - Middlebrook Chapel, 9020 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37923

Doyle Foster CLEVELAND

Doyle James Foster, 51, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 in a local hospital. He was a life long resident of Cleveland and the owner of Foster's Automotive Parts. He is preceded in death by his parents, James Doyle and ...

Montyne Davis ROSSVILLE

Montyne Bentley Davis, 94, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Alexian Brothers Skilled Nursing Facility, Signal Mountain. She was a native of Chattanooga and had lived in Miami for over 30 years. She lived in the North Georgia area since ...

Lora Degnan

Lora Spalding Degnan, 92, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. She was born Jan. 30, 1921 in Monrovia, Calif., to the late Lawrence Wells Spalding and Daisy Wright Spalding. Lora grew up in Glendora, Calif., which at ...

Beverly McKamey

Beverly Jean Anderson McKamey, 74, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 in Marietta, Ga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Clara Odom

Clara Lene Odom, 79, passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

Isabella Jennings

Isabella Roberts Jennings, Hixson, passed away, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Tate Funeral Home, LLC, Jasper, TN 423-942-9500

Sarah Allison

Sarah Smith Allison, 93, formerly of Chattanooga, died on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in Houston, Texas with her family at her side. Sarah lived most of her life in Chattanooga, but had moved to Houston in 2010 to be near ...

Robert Mitchell LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Mr. Robert Lee Mitchell, 85, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. Mr. Mitchell was a veteran of the United States Army. He retired from Shaw Industries as a security guard, at the age of 79. He had twenty-two years of ...

Mary Cauthen MONTEAGLE

Mary Elizabeth Cauthen, 87, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. Services at 2 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home chapel. Burial: Plainview Cemetery. On line condolences: www.cumberlandfuneralhome.net. Visitation: 5-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Arrangements are by Cumberland Funeral Home, ...

Lois McElroy

Lois McElroy RINGGOLD Dolores "Lois" McElroy, 83, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in a local hospital. She was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was a member of the McFarland United Methodist Church. Mrs. McElroy was retired from Bell ...

Paul Schrader Sr. RINGGOLD

Paul Richard Schrader Sr., 79, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at his residence. Mr. Schrader was a resident of North Georgia for more than 40 years and attended Boynton United Methodist Church. He retired from Signal Mountain Cement Co. after ...

Lillian Smith

Lillian Hines Smith, 84, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at her residence. Funeral at noon today at Westside Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Timothy Careathers as the eulogist. Burial: Forest Hills Cemetery. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral ...

Edith Oberklein FORT OGLETHORPE

Edith Margaret Oberklein, 93, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. Edith was a home maker, mother and grandmother. She was a former employee of Jorges Carpet Mills, and Southwest Motor Freight. Edith was preceded in death by her parents, ...

Montyne Davis ROSSVILLE

Montyne Bentley Davis, 94, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Alexian Brothers Skilled Nursing Facility. She was a native of Chattanooga and had lived in Miami, Fla., for over 30 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, William ...

Donnell Woodruff Sr.

Donnell Woodruff Sr., 62, was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013. He was born July 13, 1951. Donnell was born and raised in Polk County, Ga. He later came to reside in Chattanooga, where ...

David McBrayer FORT PAYNE

David R. McBrayer, 69, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at DeKalb Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be announced at a later date by the family. www.burtfuneralhome.com. Burt Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Tammy Wood SPRING CITY

Tammy A. Wood, 49, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at her residence. Born in Dunkirk, N.Y., Tammy was the daughter of Clarence and Patricia Baker Wood. She was a graduate of the University of New York Fredonia. Tammy was a ...

William Sisk FYFFE

William Clayton Sisk passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. Funeral Arrangements are set for 3 p.m. today, W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Ronald Patterson and the Rev. Lee Earl Thompson will be officiating, burial will follow at Rainsville ...

Jane Yelliott

Frances Jane Yelliott, 87, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. Jane lived a full life. She was born on Feb. 23, 1926 in Augusta, Ga. Jane and her husband Finch moved to Chattanooga in 1950. ...

James Campbell Sr.

James "Jake/J.C." Campbell Sr. Sunrise: Oct. 13, 1926 Sunset: Jan. 4, 2011 We are missing you with each passing day. Love, Hilly (Wilma), Benny, Sparkle, Helena (Ronald), Renee, Steve, Floyd, Darin, grandchildren and family.

Richard Phillips ROSSVILLE

Richard Randall "Randy" Phillips, 62, graduated from this life to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, surrounded by his family. He was born in Chattanooga to the late Rev. Roy C. and Dorothy Mae ...

Essie M. Billingsley

Sept. 15, 1909 - Jan. 4 , 2009 Your memory remains with us. We thank God for you. We love and miss you, children, Orville, Ruth, Brenda, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

William Wallin LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Infant William Revan Wallin, died Thursday Jan. 2, 2014. Survived by mother, Sandra Faye Gann; and father Andy Wallin; Grandparents, Sherry (Anthony) Wallin and Audrey (William) Gann Aunts, Brook and Jennifer Wallin; Aunt, Rebecca Gann, all of LaFayette. Funeral ...

Donald McRae FORT OGLETHORPE

Donald "Donny" McRae, 54, celebrated the arrival of the New Year in the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. Donny graduated from ABAC College in Tifton, Ga., in 1980 and worked as a salesman for the Nolan Co. ...

Gary Vaughn DAYTON

Gary Lynn Vaughn, 49, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. Services: Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Coulter Garrison Funeral Home. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. today. Interment: Rhea Memory Gardens. Arrangements by Coulter Garrison Funeral Home, Inc. Dayton, Tennessee ...

Gary Beal

Gary Roger Beal, 64, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, in Chattanooga. He was born in Rogersville to Harry M. "Mark" Beal, who precedes him in death, and Janelle Dykes Beal. In his younger years, ...

Kelley Harris

Kelley Denise Coffelt Harris, 34, of Chattanooga, went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. A celebration of her life will be conducted at 10 a.m. today, Jan. 4, in the funeral chapel with the Rev. Darrel ...

Bill Long

Joseph Willie "Bill" Long, 70, of Lookout Valley, passed away on Friday, Jan. 3, 2013 in a local hospital. A native of Henagar, Ala., Bill had lived most of his life in the Chattanooga area and was a member of ...

Jewel Kile

Jewel Wigley Kile, 68, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. She was born Aug. 29, 1945 in Chattanooga to the late Jim and Thelma Kilgore Wigley. Jewel was a member of Ridgedale Baptist Church and was a ...

Thomas Lovell

Thomas Lovell Thomas Lee Lovell, 89 of Georgetown, Tenn., died on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Ooltewah Cemetery. Visit www.heritagefh.com to ...

Mildred McDonald

Mildred Manis McDonald, 95, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. A native of Whitfield County, Ga., she was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and has been a resident of East Ridge Retirement Center for the past ...

Marvin Parker Jr.

Marvin "Big Whop" Parker Jr., 44, of Chattanooga, transitioned peacefully at his childhood home on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. Funeral at 11 a.m. today in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Andrew J. Bullard III as the ...

Charles Bethel

Charles Bethel, 73, of Chattanooga, passed from this life on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. He was born in Fort Myers, Fla., to the late Vincent Bethel Sr. and Elnora Richardson Bethel and was also preceded in death by his sister, ...

Sandra Wilson

Sandra Choate Wilson, of Crossville, Tenn., and formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. She was 66 years old. Sandra was born and raised in Chattanooga. She was a 1965 graduate of Central High School and was of ...

Edwin McGee LYNCHBURG

Edwin Levoy McGee, 74, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. today, Jan. 4, at Jennings-Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Flat Creek Cemetery. Family will serve as pallbearers. Jennings-Moore-Cortner Funeral Home , Lynchburg, TN ...

Terry Roy

Terry Lee Roy, 67, of Harrison, passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway.

Sarah Mead FRANKLIN COUNTY

Sarah Jo Mead, 71, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. CST Sunday in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Huntland, Tenn. Visitation 4 to 7 p.m. today at ...

Reva Venable ROSSVILLE

Reva Estelle Sartin Venable, 87, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 in a local health care facility. Home Going services will be held today at 11 a.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Rev. ...

Sharon Raynor DECHERD

Sharon Rose Raynor, 73, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at Golden Living Center Mountainview in Winchester. Graveside services will be held 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, in Mt. Garner Cemetery, Decherd, Tenn. Arrangements by Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 ...

Babington Deakins LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN

Babington Lampton Hall Deakins died at her home on Lookout Mountain on the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. She was born to Robert L. and Babington Lampton Hall in Magnolia, Miss. Babington grew up in Chattanooga. After graduating from ...

Nancy Herring

Nancy Moore Herring, 60, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. She was born in Huntsville, Ala., on March 19, 1953. She was a loving, faithful, devoted servant of Jesus Christ, wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend ...

Gary Beal

Gary Roger Beal, 64, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, in Chattanooga. He was born in Rogersville to Harry M. "Mark" Beal, who precedes him in death, and Janelle Dykes Beal. In his younger years, ...

Wendell Smith DUNLAP

Wendell Allen Smith, 61, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Obed and Virgie Pursley Smith. Survived by five sisters, Mary Davis, Wanda Copeland, Carolyn (Hack) Smith, all of Dunlap and Nancy (Freddie) Chadwick, ...

Tammy Wood SPRING CITY

Tammy A. Wood, 49, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at her residence. Born in Dunkirk, N.Y., Tammy was the daughter of Clarence and Patricia Baker Wood. She was a graduate of the University of New York Fredonia. Tammy was a ...

Donald McRae FORT OGLETHORPE

Donald "Donny" McRae, 54, celebrated the arrival of the New Year in the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. Donny graduated from ABAC College in Tifton, Ga., in 1980 and worked as a salesman for the Nolan Co. ...

Jennifer Davis SOUTH PITTSBURG

Jennifer Elaine Davis, 45, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents, Russel B. Smith and Betty C. Goff Smith. She is survived by her husband, Miles Davis; children, Anthony (Brook) McKenzie, Elizabeth "Liz" ...

Babington Deakins LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN

Babington Lampton Hall Deakins died at her home on Lookout Mountain on the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. She was born to Robert L. and Babington Lampton Hall in Magnolia, Miss. Babington grew up in Chattanooga. After graduating from ...

Charline Raulston

Charline Elizabeth Raulston, 57, of Soddy-Daisy passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. She was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her sister, Connie Bales. Survivors include her son, Charles (Lisa) Gordon ...

Michael Hopkins BEERSHEEBA SPRINGS

Michael John Hopkins, 61, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at his home. Memorial funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in the chapel of Layne Funeral Home at Altamont, Tenn. www.laynefuneralhome.com.

Stanley Kirkpatrick

Stanley F. Kirkpatrick, 95, passed away on Oct. 28, 2013. A memorial service planned for Jan. 4, 2014, at Red Bank Baptist Church has been canceled. The family wants to thank all those who offered their prayers and support during ...

Luis Velez RINGGOLD

Luis Omegar Velez, 61, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at his home. He was born Dec. 27, 1952, in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Mr. Velez was member of Collegedale Spanish-American Seventh-day Adventist Church. He was a United States Army Veteran ...

Lillian Smith

Lillian Hines Smith, 84, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at her residence. She was a retired teacher from the Hamilton County Public School System. She was a faithful member of the Westside Missionary Baptist Church. Those who ...

Kelley Harris

Kelley Denise Coffelt Harris, 34, of Chattanooga, went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. Born in Carthage, Tenn., Kelley moved to Chattanooga and graduated from Boyd Buchanan in 1998. She attended UTC and was previously employed ...

Fletcher Armour Jr.

Fletcher Armour Jr., 75, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in a local healthcare facility. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Bobbie Green

Bobbie Kirk Green, 70, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. She was the daughter of the late George and Pauline Grider Kirk. Bobbie was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by ...

Marianne Douglas

Marianne Westall Douglas, age 83, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 at Rivermont Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Carol Howard Merritt officiating. Interment will be ...

Ronnie Hughley

Ronnie Hughley, 51, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at his residence. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Sis Morgan

Martha Alice "Sis" Morgan, 66, born in Murfreesboro, Tenn., passed away at her home on Signal Mountain on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, Sis was surrounded by her husband, son, mother, family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1 ...

Mildred McDonald

Mildred Manis McDonald, 95, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. A native of Whitfield County, Ga., she was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and has been a resident of East Ridge Retirement Center for the past ...

Calvin Webster

Calvin T. Webster, 51, of Hixson, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at his residence. Calvin was 1980 graduate of Rossville High School and Lee University and was employed as a corrections officer with the Bradley County Sheriffs office ...

Rose Finch RAINSVILLE

Rose Finch, 84, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Crossville Health Care. Funeral services at 2 p.m. held Saturday, Jan. 4, from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Town Creek Cemetery, www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com. Visitation 5-8 p.m. today and noon-2 ...

Mildred Miller

Mildred Selena Miller, 67, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in a local hospital. She retired from the Tennessee Department of Human Services and was a member of Westside Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by ...

Ernestine Stanfield LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE Ernestine "Dink" Hegwood Stanfield joined her Lord, her loving husband of 50 years, Ray Stanfield; her mother and father, Lela and Bart Hegwood; brother, Jud Hegwood; sisters, Lois Loughridge, Bernice Graves, Annabell Quarles, Rose Stanfield and Marie Lowrance in ...

Mary Barnes SUMMERVILLE

Mary Willingham Barnes, 89, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. Survivors, children, Pam McCarty, Hank (Barbara) Barnes, Mike (Angie) Barnes and Dennis Barnes; 13 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren. Funeral is 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Mason Funeral Home. Visitation ...

Marvin Parker Jr.

Marvin "Big Whop" Parker Jr., 44, of Chattanooga, transitioned peacefully at his childhood home on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Sarah Parker Sr.; stepfather, Leroy Williams Sr.; stepbrother, Leroy Williams Jr.; ...

Rosemary Peters

Rosemary Peters, 85, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013. She was a childrens textbook editor. Survivors include her sister, Cynthia Barbee, of Chattanooga; niece, Lisa Layne; and nephew, David Barbee, and their families. A memorial service will ...

Sarah Aslinger

Sarah Marie Aslinger, 57, of East Ridge, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at her home. She lived all of her life in the Chattanooga area where she graduated from Kirkman High School. Following her high school graduation, Sarah went ...

Edith Oberklein FORT OGLETHORPE

Edith Margaret Oberklein, 93, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. Edith was a home maker, mother and grandmother. She was a former employee of Jorges Carpet Mills, and Southwest Motor Freight. Edith was preceded in death by her parents, ...

Harold Wilkey

Harold R. Wilkey, a Chattanooga resident, devoted family man, proud veteran and avid outdoorsman-died on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at the age of 74. Wilkey was a retired member of the U.S. Navy Seabees. He served in the Vietnam era ...

Jessica Brown LANGSTON

Jessica Lynn Brown, 25, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in Highlands Medical Center. Funeral services at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, from the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with burial to follow in Langston Cemetery. Visitaton from 5-8 p.m. today ...

Jaxson Wynn ROSSVILLE

Jaxson Lee Wynn, age 2, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in a local hospital. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Lee F. Witt and Sharon Wynn. He is survived by his parents, Jarrell and Anita Wynn, Rossville; grandmother, Christine ...

Robert Ballard

Robert L. "Chippy" Ballard Sr. Sept. 29, 1949-Jan. 3, 2010 Deeply missed JoAnn, Jeffery (Trinette), Robert (Pamela) Jr. Ballard, grandchildren and family

Sarah Allison

Sarah Smith Allison, 93, formerly of Chattanooga, died on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in Houston, Texas with her family at her side. Sarah lived most of her life in Chattanooga, but had moved to Houston in 2010 to be near ...

James Gregg FORT PAYNE

James Hoyt Gregg, 73, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at DeKalb Regional Medical Center. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. CST Saturday in the Burt Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Glenwood Cemetery. Visitation 5-8 p.m. CST today at Burt Funeral ...

Sandra Wilson

Sandra Choate Wilson, of Crossville, Tenn., and formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. She was 66 years old. Sandra was born and raised in Chattanooga. She was a 1965 graduate of Central High School and was of ...

James Brown LaFAYETTE

LaFAYETTE James William "J.W." Brown, 73, of Dickson Tenn., formerly of LaFayette, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. Funeral from the Wallis Memorial Chapel at 2 p.m. today. Service conducted by the Rev. Lowell Cantrell. Interment: LaFayette Memory Gardens. Arrangements by ...

Mary Parks FAYETTEVILLE

Mary Elizabeth Parks, formerly of Dalton, Ga., and Milwaukee, Wis., passed away on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. Service at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mountain Ridge Baptist Church with Dr. Jerry D. Jones Sr. officiating. Interment in West Hill Cemetery. Arrangements ...

Reva Venable ROSSVILLE

Reva Estelle Sartin Venable, 87, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in a local health care facility. She was born to the late William and Naomi ODell Sartin in Pisgah, Ala., but had lived ...

Ellen Carden CHICKAMAUGA

Ellen Sue Carden, 84, died on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at a local hospital. She was a lifetime resident of Chickamauga and the daughter of the late Daniel and Mary Carden. Ellen worked at Interstate Life Insurance Co. for several ...

William Davis ROSSVILLE

William "Howard" Davis, 94,went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. He had lived in the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas for most of his life and was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed ...

Barbara Ables SOUTH PITTSBURG

Barbara Ables, 60, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. She was the owner of Apple Orchard Beauty Boutique and Whats Cooking. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Robert and Rada Belle Edmonds Ables. Barbara is survived by ...

Alma Walker DAYTON

Alma Carolyn Walker passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. She was born on April 25, 1937 to the late George and Nancy Higgins. She was preceded in death by son, Charles Dale Walker; son-in-law, Joe Caro; brother, Nelson Higgins; ...

Bob Cross

Robert "Bob" Michael Cross, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. He was 64 years old. He was born in Chattanooga, and was raised in Dade County. Bob joined the United States Air ...

Theodore Lancaster

Theodore "Teddy" Lancaster, 53, passed away in Chattanooga on Dec. 8, 2013. He was a graduate of Howard High School. His hobbies included cooking and fishing. He was preceded in death by his mother, Odell Teague; father, Theodore Lancaster Sr.; ...

JEFF MANN

Aug. 1, 1970-Jan. 2, 2004 Ten years ago God took you home, but we know youre not alone. You were gone so fast. In the blink of an eye. No time for tears. No time for goodbyes. Heaven gained an ...

Jerry Manning HENAGAR

Jerry W. Manning, 65, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services will be noon Friday, Jan. 3, from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Biddle Cemetery. www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com. Visitation from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. CST today, Jan. 2, and ...

Babington Deakins LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN

Babington Lampton Hall Deakins died at her home on Lookout Mountain on the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. She was born to Robert L. and Babington Lampton Hall in Magnolia, Miss. Babington grew up in Chattanooga. After graduating from ...

Raymond Duke ROSSVILLE

Raymond Kenneth Duke, 88, of the Lakeview Community passed away Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at his residence. He had lived most of his life in the North Georgia area and he was a United States Marine Veteran having served during ...

Betty Garner

Betty Ruth King Garner, 81 years old, left this life on earth to begin her new life in Heaven on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, her 58th wedding anniversary. She was born April 9, 1932 in Chattanooga. She grew up in ...

Marie Cooper CHICKAMAUGA

Stella Marie Cooper 41, passed away on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in a local hospital. She was preceded in death by her mother, Betty Morgan; siblings, Bobbie Jean Allen, Anthony and Steve Roden. Survivors include her husband of 23 years, ...

Rommy Bravo VALLEY HEAD

Rommy Manuel Mejia Bravo, 10, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013 at Louisiana. Funeral services will be at noon today, Jan. 2, from Valley Head School Gymnasium. Burial will follow in Rainsville Memorial Park with Rainsville Funeral Home, Inc. directing, www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com.

Robert Clark

Robert Harry Clark, 75, of Hixson, passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. Robert lived most of his life in Hamilton County. Robert retired from BOC Gases as a plant operator. Robert was a member of the Elks Lodge #91. Robert ...

James Lamb Jr. ROSSVILLE

James "Jimmy" Lamb Jr., 55, passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. today at Chattanooga National Cemetery with Military Honors. The family will receive friends from 11 ...

Tammy Smith

Tammy Lynn Bunch Wilson Smith, 42, of Birchwood, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in Dayton. She worked at Dayton Coffee Shop. Funeral 6 p.m. Friday with Pastor Jimmy Gravley officiating with visitation noon-6 p.m. at Coulter-Garrison Chapel. Donations may be ...

Lois Pitzer WHITWELL

Lois Barth Pitzer, 85, passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ashby Mathews Pitzer; parents, Thomas Andrew and Olive Barth; brother, Thomas Andrew Barth Jr. Mrs. Pitzer was a member of the First ...

Verdie James FORT PAYNE

Verdie Mae Burns James, 83, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. Mrs. James was a member of Minvalle Baptist Church and the Widows Mite Club. She was retired from 3M Corporation. She was preceded in death by husband, Otis James ...

Sis Morgan

Martha Alice" Sis" Morgan, 66, born in Murfreesboro, Tenn., passed away at her home on Signal Mountain on Tuesday, Dec.31, 2013. Sis was surrounded by her husband, son, mother, family and friends. Sis is preceded in death by her father, ...

Lloyd A. Johnson

Dec. 14, 1929-Jan. 2, 2010 Your memory stays, the pain and hurt leaves. We love you always. Wife, Ruth, Don, Manzell, and Steven, grandchildren, Mia, Sissy, Reggie, Ivy, and Quinton, and four great-grands.

Helen Bartley

Helen Chappin Bartley, 88, a former resident of North Georgia and the Chattanooga area, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013. She has been living for several years in Cape Coral, Fla. She was a ...

Marianne Dougla

s Marianne Westall Douglas, 83, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Rivermont Presbyterian Church with Rev. Carol Howard Merritt officiating. Interment will be in ...

Bobbie Green

Bobbie Kirk Green, 70, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. She was the daughter of the late George and Pauline Grider Kirk. Bobbie was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by ...

Dora Montgomery

Dora L. Montgomery, 79 of Chattanooga passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home 601 Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Howard Currie ROSSVILLE

Howard Clinton Currie, 65, formerly of Pisgah, Ala., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. Funeral will be 2 p.m. CST Friday, Jan. 3, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial in Friendship (Blow gourd) Cemetery. Visitation from 4-8 p.m. CST today.

Doris Howell

Doris S. Howell, 90, of Collegedale, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at a nursing care facility. Doris was born June 10, 1923, in Knox County, Tenn., to George D. and Hallie R. Sproule. Doris was preceded in death by ...

Ronald Inman

Ronald "Hap" Inman, 71, of Chattanooga and formerly of Johnson City, Tenn., passed away on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013. Mr. Inman was a veteran of the United States Air Force and retired from T&T Produce. He was preceded in death ...

Stanley Kirkpatrick

Stanley F. Kirkpatrick, 95, passed away on Oct. 28, 2013. A memorial service planned for Jan. 4, 2014, at Red Bank Baptist Church has been canceled. The family wants to thank all those who offered their prayers and support during ...

Marion Akins

Marion F. Akins, of Harrison, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. She was a member of Brittsville Baptist Church and enjoyed crafts and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leland and Mae Norwood; ...

Fred Lupton II

Frederick William Lupton II, 81, died on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at Memorial Hospital. Mr. Lupton was a native of Chattanooga, the son of Thomas Allen Lupton and Louise Carolyn Bass Lupton, who preceded him in death. He was also ...

Minnie Pilgrim

Minnie Pilgrim Minnie Ruth Pilgrim, 90, passed away Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. She was a lifelong member of the Lookout Valley community and the North Georgia area. She was a member of the Tiftonia Church of Christ and the Busy ...

Anna Roberts KINGSTON

Anna Frances "Sissy" Roberts, 95, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at 9 a.m. in her home. Preceded in death by her husband, former Roane County Trustee, James E. "Bill" Roberts. Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Terry Evans, ...

TANGELIA WOODRUFF

Tangelia Lonzell Woodruff Aug. 15, 1962-Jan. 2, 2013 Your family MISS and LOVE you so much. You are and will always be the BEST WIFE, MOTHER , GRANDMOTHER and WOMAN. Love, Woodruff Family

Doris Elliott LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN

Doris Harrison Elliott, 96, died on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. She was predeceased by her parents, LeRoy and Blanche Harrison, of Baltimore, Md., and her husband, Pastor Edwards E. Elliott in 1979. She graduated from the University of Maryland and ...

Roxana Mejia VALLEY HEAD

Roxana Jasmine Bravo Mejia, 12, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at Louisiana. Funeral services will be held at noon today, Jan. 2, 2014, from Valley Head School Gymnasium. Burial will follow in Rainsville Memorial Park with Rainsville Funeral Home, Inc. ...

Rev. Marvin Dover PEEKS CORNER

Rev. Marvin Dover, 71, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m CSTFriday, Jan. 3, from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Welcome Grove Cemetery www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com. Visitation 8a.m.-8 p.m. today; Friday from ...

Will Benson PIKEVILLE

Will A. Benson, 62, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. Services will be noon CST Saturday in the funeral home chapel. Burial in Winnie Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com. The family will receive friends 5-9 p.m. CST Friday. ...

Gerald Matthews

Gerald Matthews, 64, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at Memorial hospital. He was preceded in death by his mother, Rubye Matthews; sisters, Anita Matthews and Harriette Jenkins. Gerald was called Jerry by his family, he loved cars ...

Josue Bravo VALLEY HEAD

Josue Mejia Bravo, 11, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013 at Louisiana. Funeral services will be held at noon CST today, Jan. 2, from Valley Head School Gymnasium. Burial will follow in Rainsville Memorial Park with Rainsville Funeral Home, Inc. directing, ...

Charles Wade ROCK SPRING

Charles Edward Wade, 85, (formerly of Ider, Ala.), died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at his residence. Mr. Wade was a Korean war veteran serving in the U.S. Army and was retired from Dupont Corp. He was a member of Ider ...

Sherry Nance ROCK SPRING

Sherry Faye McNeese Nance, 57, went home to be with Jesus and meet her loved ones on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2013, after a lingering illness. She was a friend to all who knew her. She was a very loving, caring ...

Rick Pursley FORT OGLETHORPE

Rick "Poppa" Pursley, 65 died on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. Rick was born in Ringgold, Ga.; he was the son of the late LeBron Pursley and the late Edith Richardson Pursley Mitchell. He was an active member of Parkway Baptist ...

Rosemary Peters

Rosemary Peters, 85, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013. She was a childrens textbook editor. Survivors include her sister, Cynthia Barbee, of Chattanooga; niece, Lisa Layne; and nephew, David Barbee, and their families. A memorial service will ...

Ethleen Burt TRENTON

Ethleen Debter Burt, 88, died Wednesday morning, Jan. 1, 2014, in a Chattanooga hospital. She was a graduate of Fort Payne High School and a member of Trenton Church of God. Mrs. Burt was preceded in death by her husband ...

Pledger Longwith Jr.

Pledger Longwith Jr., 79 of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and was of the Baptist faith. He was retired from Combustion Engineering after 40 years of service and had ...

Charles DeBord PIKEVILLE

Charles "Junior" DeBord 58, died Tuesday Dec. 31, 2013. Services will be noon CST Friday in the funeral home chapel.Burial in DeBord Cemetery. Online condolence at www.reedfamilyfh.com. Arrangements by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, Pikeville. Visitation today 11 a.m.-9 p.m. CST and ...

Kenneth Fults PALMER

Kenneth Dale Fults, 62, died suddenly at his home on Tuesday Dec. 31, 2013. He was a carpenter and mechanic and was a member of the Palmer Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Carl Fults ...

Mildred Miller

Mildred Miller, 67, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.

PJ Atwell NEW HOPE PJ

Atwell, 34, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. A former student of South Pittsburg High School, he was a member of Riverside Baptist Church and had worked as a welder/fitter for the last 8 years, most recently with IBI Power in ...

Danny Murray

James Daniel "Danny" Murray, 66, of Kingsport, Tenn., joined the rest of his family in Heaven on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at Wexford House in Kingsport. Danny was born in Kingsport, Tenn., on March 29, 1947. He and his family ...

Jack Fahl

Jackson Fahl, 92, of Chattanooga, died Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2013. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. EST Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Cumberland View Cemetery, Kimball, Tenn. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Christ ...

Mildred McDonald

Mildred Manis McDonald, 95, of Chattanooga, passed away Wenesday, Jan. 1, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway.

Nelson Anderson Jr. ROSSVILLE

Nelson D. "Pedro" Anderson Jr., 56, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at his residence. He was a lifelong resident of North Georgia where he retired from McDowell Paving Co./ Dalton Paving Co. in 2011 as a paver operator, roller ...

Jesse Case ROSSVILLE

Jesse E. Case, 85, formerly of Rossville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Zephyrhills, Fla., following a long battle with Mesothelioma. He was preceded in death by parents, William Jesse and Lucy Stokes Case; brother, John Thomas Case; and ...

Nancy Herring

Nancy Moore Herring, 60, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. She was born in Huntsville, Ala., on March 19, 1953. She was a loving, faithful, devoted servant of Jesus Christ, wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend ...

Kenneth Henderson OHATCHEE

Kenneth "Rickey" Henderson, 62, formerly of Geradline, Ala. area, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. Funeral will be 1 p.m. CST Saturday, Jan. 4, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel, Rainsville, Ala. Burial in Pilgrims Rest Cemtery (near Geraldine). Visitation from ...

Sis Morgan

Martha Alice "Sis" Morgan, 66, of Signal Mountain, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Iris Gay

Iris Denise Gay, of Chattanooga, went to take her rest with the Lord and Savior on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. She was born on Oct. 8, 1956 to Harold and Mildred Gay. Iris was a faithful member of New Emanuel ...

Doris Elliott

Doris Ruth Harrison Elliott, 96, of Lookout Mountain, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated, www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Stella Cooper

Stella Marie Cooper, 41, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 423-265-4414.

Minnie Pilgrim

Minnie Ruth Pilgrim, 90, passed away Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at Standifer Place Nursing Facility. She was a lifelong member of the Lookout Valley community and the North Georgia area. She was a member of Tiftonia Church of Christ and ...

Samuel Mills

Samuel Clinton "Sam" Mills, 80, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at Soddy-Daisy Health Center. Born in Soddy, Oct. 20, 1933, he was the son of the late Harry S. Mills and Ruth Davis Mills. He was preceded in death by ...

Bob Cross

Robert "Bob" Michael Cross, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. He was 64 years old. He was born in Chattanooga, and was raised in Dade County. Bob joined the United States Air ...

Nancy Herring

Nancy Moore Herring, 60, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. She was born in Huntsville, Ala., on March 19, 1953. She was a loving, faithful, devoted servant of Jesus Christ, wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend ...

Rory OMore V

Rory OMore V, 66, of Hixson, went to celebrate with God on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. Rory was a retired Physician Assistant who cared for each patient as if he were caring for a dear ...

Margaret Anderson

Margaret Welch Anderson, 97, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at a local nursing home. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today, Jan. 1, 2014, at Lakewood Memorial Gardens, South, in Rossville, with Mr. Roy Turley ...

Helen Garvich

Helen Pennington Garvich, of Signal Mountain, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Alexian Health Care Center. She was preceded in death by parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pennington; brother, Gene Pennington and husband, Charles M. Garvich, Jr. She ...

James Creasman

James W. Creasman, 76, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at a local healthcare facility. He was of the Pentecostal faith, and he was employed by Dixie Yarns for many years. He was preceded in death by ...

Other Hughes Jr

Other B. "O.B." Hughes Jr. , 81, of East Ridge went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. He served his country in the United States Army from 1950 to 1966. He was a loving father ...

Marvin Parker Jr.

Marvin Parker Jr., 44, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at his residence. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.

Marion Akins

Marion Akins, 71, of Harrison, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Valley View Chapel, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga.

Charles Kennedy

Charles Kennedy, 71, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. Services are private. Arrangements by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, 423-877-3524.

Betty Garner

Betty Ruth King Garner, 81 years old, left this life on earth to begin her new life in Heaven on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, her 58th wedding anniversary. She was born April 9, 1932 in Chattanooga. She grew up in ...

Shirley Hill

Shirley Ann Hill, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. An alumnus of GPS and the University of Chattanooga, Ms. Hill was a CPA and worked as a computer programmer for TVA. She was a devoted dog lover. ...

Robert Clark

Robert Harry Clark, 75, of Hixson, passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. Robert lived most of his life in Hamilton County. Robert retired from BOC Gases as a plant operator. Robert was a member of the Elks Lodge #91. Robert ...

Fred Lupton II

Fred W. Lupton II, 81, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Rivermont Presbyterian Church, 3319 Hixson Pike, Chattanooga, with Rev. ...

Marianne Dougla

s Marianne Westall Douglas, 83, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. She was a world traveler having visited all seven continents. She was also an avid runner and member of the Chattanooga Track Club. She ...

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