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HAMILTON COUNTY

Robert Baker

Robert H. Baker, 79, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2009, at his home.

Mr. Baker was a veteran of the United States Marines. He retired from Econ Carpet Mills. He also was an avid fisherman.

Mr. Baker was preceded in death by his parents, Hiram and Vera Baker.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Sara "Sally" Baker; children, Robert H. (Helen) Baker Jr., of Cleveland, Tenn., Scott Allen Baker, Rex R. Baker, Sara Ann McDowell and Donna Hatmaker; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one brother, A.J. Baker, of Brunswick, Ga.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 16, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Rev. Don Glenn and Rev. Fred Smith officiating.

Interment will follow at Chattanooga Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends for visitation from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.mem.com.

Arrangements are made by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.

Olga Baughn

Olga Baughn, 83, of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord Friday, March 13, 2009, surrounded by her loving family.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Monday at Lane Funeral Home, Coulter Chapel with Rev. Darrell Davenport officiating.

Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Lane Funeral Home, Coulter Chapel, 601 Ashland Terrace.

Nell Clark

Laura Nell Clark, 77, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2009, in a local nursing home.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Ashland Terrace Baptist Church, with the Rev. Chris Davidson officiating.

Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Ashland Terrace Baptist Church, c/o 212 Woodrow Avenue, Red Bank, TN 37415.

Visit our guestbook at www.lane-coulterchapel.com to send condolences.

Visitation is 3-8 p.m. today at Lane Funeral Home, Coulter Chapel and 1-2 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Howard Gannaway

Howard M. Gannaway, 81, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Friday, March 13, 2009.

The Funeral service will be 11:30 a.m. Monday, March 16, 2009, at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home with Rev. Don Lasley and Bishop Sam Phillips officiating.

Visitation is 2 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday.

The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to Hospice of Chattanooga for their loving care and support during this very difficult time.

The full obituary will be announced Sunday, March 15, 2009.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.

Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.

Monte Green Sr.

Monte Carlo Green Sr., 60, of Chattanooga, died Monday, March 9, 2009, in Raleigh, N.C.

He was the son of Bernice Fields Smith and the late John Green.

He was a 1967 graduate of Howard High School and also a graduate of McKenzie College with a degree in business.

He was veteran of the U.S. Army.

He worked at Velsicol Chemical Co. and Chattanooga Housing Authority.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Green; grandparents, Albert and Bena Fields, Franklin Green and Mattie Currie.

Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Harriet Boaz Green; daughters, Chandra (Wann) Rawls, Monica and Michelle Green; son, Monte Carlo Green Jr.; mother, Bernice Fields Smith; sisters, Diane (Leroy) Austin, Corlis (Charlie) Jackson; brother, Rodney (Madalyn) Fields; seven grandchildren; one great-grandson; mother-in-law, Constance P. Boaz; sister-in-law, Andrea S. Boaz; nieces, nephews, cousins; other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 15, 2009 at the Trammell Chapel with Rev. John McClarity officiating.

Burial will be 11 a.m. Monday March 16, 2009, at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

The body will lie in state after 1 p.m. today at Trammell Chapel Hardwick & Sons Funeral Home.

Jimmy Guess

James F. "Jimmy" Guess, Jr., of Chattanooga, 95 1/2 went to Heaven Thursday, March 12, 2009.

Born on Signal Mountain, he had lived most of life in Chattanooga. He was a WWII Army veteran, working with reconnaissance flight photography. Owner of Southland Studio from 1946-1966, Jimmy later worked for Paul Shepard Realty and retired there in 1984. He joined White Oak Baptist Church in 1946, where he had taught Sunday School, served on various committees and was named Deacon Emeritus. He had been active in the White Oak Lions and had served on the Red Bank/White Oak Township Commission, where he help write the charter, and also Red Bank Commission. Jimmy was a well-known musical entertainer who played 17 different string and woodwind instruments and played for many church and retirement home groups. He was a member of the Chattanooga Seniors Orchestra and Red Bank Senior Neighbors Band. He also built violins and enjoyed playing golf and was a former member of Signal Mountain Golf and Country Club.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Susie Guess; and infant son, James Franklin Guess III.

Survivors are his wife, Lena Hawes Guess; daughter, Suanna (Don) Sparkman; grandsons, Donny (Lara) Sparkman, of Knoxville and Todd (Michelle) Sparkman, of Rome, Ga.; great-grandchildren, Taylor, Reagan, Allison, Anna Cate and Brian Sparkman; sister, Billie Sue McKenzie; nieces and nephews, Diane Guess Baer, Jason Baer, Brad McKenzie, Jimmy Guess, Pat Walkup, Tina Walkup, Jane Hollis, John Daniel Morgan and Adline Frizzell; extended family, Mary Smith, Steve and Dwayne Hawes.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday in the Coulter Chapel with Rev. Bert Jones and Dr. Adam Dooley officiating.

Burial will be in Chattanooga Memorial Park.

Active pallbearers will be Donny Sparkman, Todd Sparkman, Jimmy Guess, Jim Livingston, Judge Russell Bean and Brad McKenzie. Honorary Pallbearers are Ralph Peyton, Gene Rutledge, Darrell Newman, Martin Sampley, Leonard Brannan, Loyd Sanders and the Paul McMillian Sunday School Class of White Oak Baptist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to White Oak Baptist Church, Senior Adult Ministry.

Please visit www.lane-coulterchapel.com to send condolences.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today at Lane Funeral Home, Coulter Chapel, 601 Ashland Terrace.

Rose Harmon

Rose E. Harmon, 89, of Ooltewah, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2009, at her residence.

Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.

Funeral services will be held today at 1 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with the Rev. Bob Willerson officiating.

Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.

Dr. Charles Kennedy

Dr. Charles David Kennedy, 70, of Chattanooga, died Thursday, March 12, 2009, at a local health care facility.

A native of Knoxville, he was a son of the late Ausbie and Helen Cosby Kennedy. He was a graduate of South High School in Knoxville where he was president of the senior class. He attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, and the University of Tennessee Medical School at Memphis.

He served his internship and residency at Erlanger Hospital. His medical office was in St. Elmo for many years when he retired in 1999.

He was a flight surgeon with the Birmingham, Ala., Air National Guard for 15 years retiring as Colonel. He was an avid hunter and sportsman and scuba diver, and was a black belt in Karate. He enjoyed flying single engine airplanes and F-4 jets with the Air National Guard.

He was a Mason and a Gideon, and was a member of Pond Hill Baptist Church in Niota, Tenn.

Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Charlotte Koger Kennedy; children, David M. Kennedy, John C. Kennedy, Richard E. Kennedy and Kerry L. Koger; brother, Dr. Jerry L. Kennedy, of Tullahoma, Tenn.; sister, Nancy Thomas, of Winter Haven, Fla.; several grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

A graveside funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at Forest Hills Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. today at Wann Funeral Home, St. Elmo.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Siskin Children's Institute or Reflection Riding.

Mary Matthews

Mary Kay Matthews, 62, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2009, in a local hospital.

She was a longtime resident of Chattanooga and had worked for the state of Tennessee as a psychologist.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Travis and Kelli Reid; granddaughter, Brittny Reid; sisters and brother-in-law, Beth Ray and E.W. Dempsey, Myra Nell Stephens; niece, Ember; nephews, Ernie and Erik.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Heritage Funeral Home Parlor with E.W. Dempsey officiating.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to view the memorial tribute and share condolences.

The family will receive friends 1-3 p.m. Sunday at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

Dorothy Moore

Dorothy Lee Moore, 65, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2009, in a local hospital.

Funeral: today at noon in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home.

Burial: Forest Hills Cemetery.

Betty Jo Patterson

Betty Jo Patterson, 77, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2009, in a local hospital.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, March 15, 2009, at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home.

Interment will follow in Chattanooga Memorial Park.

Visitation is 3 to 9 p.m. today.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.

Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.

Faynette Quinn

Faynette Daughtery Quinn, 78, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2009 surrounded by the love of her family.

She was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother. Faye was a founding member of the Soddy Community Chapel and retired from DuPont. She was known for her artistic abilities and service to others.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank Daughtery and Roberta Daughtery Abernathy; brothers, Bobby, Bud, Carl; and Joe; sisters, Sue and Betty.

Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Harold; son, Brad (Carla) Quinn; daughters, Karen (Rick) Yother, and Sandy (Paul) Card; grandchildren, Mack and Sydney Quinn, and Alex Card; sisters, Gail Warren, Ina Moses, Barbara Hale, Connie Buttner and Judy Capps; brother, Sam Abernathy.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, March 15, 2009, at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home.

Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. today.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.

Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.

James Sherwood Jr.

James C. Sherwood Jr., Retired Lt. Col. U.S. Air Force, 77, of Hixson, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 12, 2009.

He was retired from the U.S. Air Force and also from AFJROTC at Hixson High School, having taught there for 14 years.

Jim's love of flying is shown in his Air Force service and involvement in JROTC, also showing his patriotism. He was a member of Hixson First Baptist Church and the Golden Glows at the church.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Spiess Sherwood; son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Allen and Tammie Sherwood, of Ooltewah; daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Jeffrey Sussman, of Chicago; four grandchildren, Allison and Laura Sherwood, of Ooltewah, Jon and Jimmy Sussman, of Chicago; two sisters, Patricia McKinster, of Martinsville, Va. and Jane Norton, of South Bend, Ind.

Services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with the Rev. Terry Shannon officiating.

Members of the Men's Sunday School Class at Hixson First Baptist Church will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Burial will be at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 3 until 6 p.m. Sunday, March 15, and from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hixson First Baptist Church or JROTC at Hixson High School.

Please share your thoughts and memories on line at www.mem.com.

Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson.

Johnny Tigner

Johnny "Champ" Tigner, 72, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2009.

Visitation will be held Monday, March 16, 2009 from 8 a.m.-10 a.m. at Reuben Strickland Memorial Chapel.

Dorothy Wilson

Dorothy K. Wilson, 84, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2009.

Mrs. Wilson was preceded in death by her husband, John R. Wilson.

Survivors include her niece, A.J. Sterling, of Chattanooga; and nephew, Gary L. Stirewalt, of Nashville.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 16, at Hamilton Memorial Gardens in Hixson.

Interment will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

There will be no visitation at the funeral home.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.mem.com.

Arrangements are made by Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory & Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.

Charles Wofford

Charles Edward "Chief" Wofford, 89, of East Ridge, passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2009.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Dr. Ronnie Mitchell officiating.

Burial will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery with a Masonic graveside service.

The family will receive friends from 2-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.mem.com.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Don Bruce Scholarship fund at East Ridge Baptist Church, 4201 Ringgold Road, East Ridge, TN 37412.

TENNESSEE

GI Brown

JASPER - Fred Nathaniel "GI" Brown Jr. passed away Friday, March 13, 2009, at his home.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. CST Monday in the chapel of Tate Funeral Home, with Patrick Fiffe officiating and James Patterson assisting.

Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery in Jasper.

The family will receive friends for visitation from 3-6 p.m. CST Sunday and from 1:30 p.m. until time of service on Monday at the funeral home.

A complete obituary will be announced by Tate Funeral Home, Jasper, 423-942-9500, www.tatefh.com.

Logan Brown

CLEVELAND - Logan Stone Brown, 4 months, died Thursday, March 12, 2009.

Survivors include parents, Josh Smith and Amanda Brown; brother, Kayden Sanders; grandparents, Gordon and Donna Goins, David Brown and Carolyn Romines.

Services will be 1 p.m. today at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home preceded by visitation beginning at 10 a.m.

Ralph Derrick

ETOWAH - Ralph C. Derrick, 81, died Thursday, March 12, 2009, at Woods Memorial Hospital.

Service 8 p.m. today in the South Chapel, with visitation 6 to 8 p.m. prior.

Burial is 2 p.m. Sunday at Mars Hill Cemetery.

Bordwine Funeral Home of Etowah in charge of arrangements.

Joseph Heath

HALLS - Joseph L. Heath, 62, passed away suddenly on Friday, March 13, 2009, at St. Mary's Medical Center, North.

He was a decorated veteran of the U.S. Navy and he retired as a captain from the Knoxville Fire Department with 32 years of service. An avid fisherman and bird hunter, he spent much of his time in the outdoors. A loving husband, father and grandfather, he cherished his family and they him.

He was preceded in death by parents, Harvey J. and Mamie Heath, of Knoxville.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Mary Lou Greene Heath, of Halls; daughter, Jennifer Heath Cooper, of Halls; and son, Joseph L. "Josh" Heath II, of Chattanooga; three grandchildren, Karah, Hunter and Nicholas Cooper, of Halls; one sister, Ida Heath (Paul) Dixon, of Statesboro, Ga.; one niece, Amy Dixon (Donnie) Morgan, of Savannah, Ga.; and two nephews, Doug (Cindy) Dixon, of Alpharetta, Ga., and Ben Greene, of Baltimore, Md.

A memorial service will be 6 p.m. Monday, March 16, 2009, in Stevens Chapel with the Rev. Scobie Branson officiating.

Stevens Mortuary, 1304 Oglewood Ave. at North Broadway, Knoxville, is serving the family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Austin Hatcher Foundation, @www.hatcherfoundation.org.

Mr. Heath's guest book is available at www.stevensmortuaryinc.com.

The family will receive friends following the service.

William Howard

DAYTON - William Harold Howard, 92, went to be with his Lord Friday morning, March 13, 2009, at his home.

He was born in Sale Creek on Aug. 20, 1916, the son of the late Walter and Hattie Shipley Howard and was also preceded in death by his wife, Opal Arnold Howard.

Harold was a graduate of Sale Creek High School and had attended UTK. Harold served his country as a Captain with the US Army during WWII, serving in the European Theatre receiving two purple hearts. He retired as a Registered Professional Environmentalist with the Hamilton County Health Department in Chattanooga. Harold was a longtime member of Garrison Baptist Church where he has served as a Deacon and Sunday school teacher.

He is survived by his wife, Antoinette Owens Howard, of Dayton and Chattanooga; his son, Robert Lee Howard, of Pocahontas, Ark,; two grandchildren, Jennifer Leigh Howard, of Birmingham, Ala. and Kevin Howard, of Rogers, Ark.; one great-granddaughter, Grace Elizabeth Howard, of Birmingham; two stepdaughters, Janice Bell and Judy Olive, both of Chattanooga; and his brother, Paul Howard, of Sarasota, Fla.

Funeral services for Mr. Howard will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at his church, Garrison Baptist Church, with Rev. Mike Breeden and Rev. Barry Purser officiating.

Burial with military honors will be in Buttram Cemetery followed by a white dove release.

Mr. Howard will also lie in state at the church Sunday one hour prior to his service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Garrison Baptist Church Building Fund.

Please share your memories of Mr. Howard on his on-line guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com.

The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton where they will receive friends today from 5 until 7 p.m.

Patrick Kleman Sr.

DECATUR - Patrick Dobbs Kleman Sr., 69, passed away Friday, March 13, 2009.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 15, 2009, at Bowers Funeral Home Chapel.

Interment in Shiloh Cemetery.

Visitation today from 5-8 p.m. at Bowers Funeral Home, Decatur Chapel, 423-334-3661.

James Prater Jr.

JASPER - James Earl Prater Jr., 54, passed away at Grandview Medical Center, surrounded by family on Thursday, March 12, 2009.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Deborah Denise Prater Daugherty.

He is survived by his wife, Denise Patterson Simcox Prater, Jasper; daughter and son-in-law, Lindsey and Jeremy Saunders, Jasper; son and daughter-in-law, Charles Brian and Carrie Smith, Chattanooga; grandchildren, Alexis LeeAnn and Jonathan Michael Smith, Chattanooga; parents, James Earl and Kathleen Love Prater Sr., East Ridge and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was a graduate of East Ridge High School and Chattanooga State. He retired from Volunteer Blind of Johnson City, Tenn. He was a member of Spring Creek Church of God in Chattanooga.

Funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel, at 1:30 p.m. CST Sunday March 15, 2009, with Pastors Benny Mills and David Clay officiating.

Internment will be in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South, Rossville.

The family will receive friends from 4 until 9 p.m. CST today, March 14, 2009, and from noon until 1:30 p.m CST Sunday, March 15, 2009.

Arrangements by Tate Funeral Home, Jasper, 423-942-9500, www.tatefh.com.

James Ragan

JASPER - James Wayne "Bim" Ragan, 43, died Thursday, March 12, 2009.

Preceded by: father, James A. Ragen.

Survivors: mother, Betty Ragan; siblings, Ronnie, Lisa, Mike, Sharon and Cindy; uncle and aunt, Hosey Wells and Margie Dover; several nieces and nephews.

Graveside funeral: today, March 14, at noon CST at Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. CST until time of service.

Arrangements by Tate Funeral Home, Jasper, 942-9500 www.tatefh.com.

Ivan Ragle

MARYVILLE - Ivan A. "Bud" Ragle, 90, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2009, at Blount Memorial Hospital surrounded by a circle of loving family.

Bud is survived by his wife, Twila McCollum Ragle; his son and daughter-in-law, Buddy and Donna Ragle, of Knoxville; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Jim Leach, of McKinney, Texas; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. today in McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. John Franklin and the Rev. Ted Witchen officiating.

Family and friends will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Grandview Mausoleum for the entombment service.

The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. today at McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Everett Hills Baptist Church, 401 S. Everett High Road, Maryville, TN 37804, or the charity of your choice.

McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home, Maryville, 865-982-6812

www.mccammonammonsclick.com.

Blanche Swafford

DAYTON - Blanche H. Swafford, 95, passed away Friday, March 13, 2009, at Rhea Medical Center.

A lifelong resident of Rhea County, she was the oldest member of Graysville Church of God.

She was preceded in death by husband, Earl Swafford; parents, Sam and Ida Pelfrey Hawke; brother, Bailey Hawke; sister, Eula Couch.

Survivors: daughter, Mary H. (James) Thurman, Dayton; five grandchildren, Sherri (Jackie) Knox, Dayton, Debbie (Rich) Briggs, Evensville, Tenn., Tammy Hawk, Dayton, Earl Thurman, Jimmy (Marcie) Thurman, Dayton; sister, Emma Davis, Evensville; sister-in-law, Robbie Hawke; 11 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Blanche to Graysville Church of God.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home with Brother Jimmy Talley and the Rev. Clyde Fitzgerald officiating.

Burial in Spring City Memorial Gardens.

Visitation 4-8 p.m. today at Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home.

GEORGIA

Tommy Clark

RINGGOLD - Tommy Cecil Clark, 70, died Thursday, March 12, 2009, in a local hospital.

He was a native and lifelong resident of Catoosa County, and was the son of the late Charles Douglas and Pharbia M. Edgeman Clark. Mr. Clark was retired from Gaston County Machine after 19 years of service. Mr. Clark was a member of the Ringgold City Council for five years, working on several city projects. He was on the Catoosa County Zoning Board and the Ringgold City Zoning Board. Mr. Clark served as Vice Mayor for the city of Ringgold and was also a former Boy Scout leader and a Dixie Youth Baseball coach. He worked on the Down Home Christmas committee and on the executive committee of the 1890s Day Jamboree for the past 25 years. Mr. Clark was a true public servant and was always willing to go the extra mile to see that the needs of others were met. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Ringgold where he was a Deacon and Trustee.

Mr. Clark was preceded in death by a brother, Ralph E. Clark; and sister, Norma Faye Clark Tinker.

Survivors are wife, Linda Dycus Clark; sons, Charles Douglas (Karen) Clark, Calhoun, Ga., Greg N. (Sheila) Clark, Ringgold; daughter, Sandy (Jimmy) Clark McKenzie, Ringgold; brother, Jerry E. (Harriett) Clark, Tunnel Hill; sister, Betty Gay Clark (Wayne) Brown, Tunnel Hill; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church of Ringgold with Dr. Kerry Bunn and Dr. Dan Whitaker officiating.

Interment in Anderson Memorial Gardens.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Pioneer Sunday School and the Mayor and Ringgold City Council.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to view memorial tribute and share condolences.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Ringgold Building Fund, 7611 Nashville St., Ringgold, Ga. 30736.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today and 11-1:30 p.m. Sunday at Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.

Terry Davis

ROCK SPRING - Terry Leslie Davis, 31, passed away Friday, March 13, 2009.

He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was of the Baptist faith. He graduated from Ridgeland High School in 1998 and was employed with Habitat International for more than 10 years.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Ann Davis.

Survivors include his father, James Davis, of Rock Spring; brothers and sisters-in-law, Lamar Davis, of LaFayette, Ga.,Tim (Kathy) Davis, of Fort Oglethorpe, and Tony (Yvette) Davis, of Rock Spring; sister, Darlene Pendergrass, of Knoxville, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 16, 2009, in the Fort Oglethorpe Chapel with Rev. Craig Westbrook officiating.

Burial will follow in LaFayette Memory Gardens.

The family will begin receiving friends after 4 p.m. today, all day Sunday and prior to the service on Monday at the funeral home.

Arrangements by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home, Fort Oglethorpe. Obituary line 706-861-1060.

Zenola Killingsworth

ROSSVILLE - Zenola Killingsworth, 84, of the Lakeview Community, passed away Friday, March 13, 2009, at a local health care facility.

Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.

Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.

William Pickle

SUMMERVILLE - William "Jack" Pickle Sr. 80, died Friday, March 13, 2009.

Survivors include wife, Jeanette Pickle; children, William, Chris, Mike, Jonathan, Jeremy, Jerome, Seth and Jennifer Pickle and Cynthia Pruitt; brother, Frank Pickle; sisters, Beul Hawkins, Nera Bailey; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren.

Funeral is 2 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at Mason Funeral Home.

Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. today.

ALABAMA

Pearlie Bachelor

FORT PAYNE - Pearlie Bachelor, 79, passed away Friday, March 13, 2009.

Funeral will be 3:30 p.m. CST Sunday, March 15, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel, Rainsville, Ala.

Burial in Walkers Chapel Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 2 p.m. CST today at the funeral home.

Johnny Barbee

STEVENSON - Johnny Hugh "Bud" Barbee, 72, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2009, at his home after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Mr. Barbee was born April 6, 1936 at Cameronsville, Ala.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha along with his parents, B.C. and Mary Hugh Waldrop Barbee.

Mr. Barbee leaves behind a son and daughter-in-law, Randall and Tanya Barbee; grandsons, Zachary Barbee and Dylan Barbee. He is also survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Betty and John A. Maynor; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jay and Loretta Barbee, Mae and Dorothy Barbee, Prince and Phyllis Barbee, Vernon and Bobbye Barbee along with 14 nieces and nephews and many dear family members and lifelong friends.

Mr. Barbee served in the Alabama National Guard and retired from TVA along with working many years with Concrete Forms in Chattanooga, and Arch Mineral Coal Mine in Fabius, Ala. Mr. Barbee also enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and cheering his grandsons on in sports.

The family will receive friends today, March 14, from 10-9 p.m. CST.

Funeral service will be Sunday March 15, at 2 p.m. CST from the Rudder Funeral Home Chapel in Stevenson. David Morona and David Smith will officiate.

The interment will be in Stevenson City Cemetery.

The family would like to extend a heart felt thank you to the many friends and family members for all the calls, visits, gifts of food and acts of kindness that were shown during this sad but glorious time as Mr. Barbee prepared to leave the pain of this world for a better place.

Mary Fox

HENAGAR - Mary Fox, 52, Sunday, March 8, 2009.

Funeral will be at 4 p.m. CST Sunday, March 15, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel, Rainsville, Ala.

Phillip Green

RAINSVILLE - Phillip Lane Green, 49, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2009, in McGuffey's Health Care.

Funreal will be 2 p.m. CST Sunday, March 15, from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. with the Rev. Chris Sims and the Rev. Donny Sims officiating.

Burial in Kirk Memorial Gardens.

Emma Myrick

GROVE OAK - Emma Glynn "Snookie" Myrick, 71, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2009, at Marshall Medical Center South, Boaz, Ala.

Funeral service will be noon CST Sunday from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.

Burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

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