Obituaries for January 22, 2014

Obituaries are sorted by area and then, last name.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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., ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

WILLIE HUTSON

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

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