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HAMILTON COUNTY

Arthur Harris

Arthur L. Harris Sr., 86, of Chattanooga, went home to heaven Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009,

Arthur retired as captain after serving 52 years in the Chattanooga Fire Department.

Many memories were created during his favorite pastimes of spending time with his family and fishing.

He leaves to mourn his passing his beloved wife, Joy O. Holland Harris; sons, Lloyd (Charlotte) of Chattanooga; Michael (Denise) Holland of Ooltewah; daughters, Janice Harris of Dalton; Vicki (Lee) Rhodes of Nashville, Tenn., Jan Holland (Al) DePalma of Marco Island, Fla.; grandson, Zach Harris of Austin, Texas; granddaughters, Michelle Holland (Jonathan) Moore of West Virginia; and great-grandchildren, Taylor and Cameron Powell of West Virginia.

A private service will be held for the family with graveside services following at Lee Memorial Park in Pennington Gap, Va. Officiating the service will be the Rev. Paul Davis of St. Charles Baptist Church of St. Charles, Va.

In lieu of flowers, wishes and contributions are requested to be sent to Morris Hill Baptist Church, 1804 Morris Hill Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, East Brainerd Chapel.

Share your thoughts and memories online at www.mem.com.

David Cliett

Jesse David Cliett III passed away Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009, at Erlanger Hospital after a valiant battle against pulmonary fibrosis.

David was born Aug. 9, 1951 to the late J. D. Jr., and Jessie Mae Woods Cliett.

David was a member of the 1969 graduating class of Brainerd High School. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy and completed two tours of duty in Vietnam. David retired from the Chattanooga Police Department with 25 years of service. During that time he held positions of Patrol Officer, Detective and Patrol Supervisor. David had also obtained his contractor's license and built many homes in the Hamilton County area over the years.

David was a Christian and a member of Brainerd Baptist Church.

His devoted wife Julia brought great joy to his life and was a loving, compassionate caregiver whose sole concern was his comfort. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a sister, Nancy Cliett of Chattanooga, step-daughter Khesia Setiawan, numerous cousins and friends and his faithful companions, his Jack Russells "Spike" and "Jack".

A celebration of life will beWednesday at 5 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Officiating will be Pastor Bob Patty.

Honorary pallbearers will be Harry Woods, Ken Erb, Eddie Sanders, Rob Terry, Lance Woods, David French, Mike Wood, Doug Gray, John Thatcher and Jack Casteel.

Visitation will be 2-5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, at Heritage Funeral Home on East Brainerd Road.

Donations in David's memory can be made to further the research into Pulmonary Fibrosis by the following: Payable to: Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Stub must reference: Dr. Loyd, IPF Research Fund, 4-04-383-9262. Mail to: Richard Steinhart, Administrative Officer for Research, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1161 21st Avenue South, T-1218 MCN, Nashville, TN 37232-2650.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute.

Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 7454 E. Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

Robert Goodman

Robert Leo "Bob" Goodman, 82, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009, at his home.

Mr. Goodman was born in East Spencer, N.C., to Leo and Clary Goodman. He was of the Lutheran faith, a WWII US Army veteran, and a member of Brainerd Golf Course. He was a minor league baseball pitcher and also pitched for the US Army while stationed in Germany and was retired from Southern Railroad as a diesel shop foreman.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Jerry Cooper.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia A. Goodman; children, Peggy (Bill) Armour, Joseph (Janet) Cooper, and Dot (Dearl) Lawton; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Wayland Stewart officiating. Burial will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Caris Healthcare, 5959 Shallowford Road, Chattanooga, TN 37412.

Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory, and Florist. 404 South Moore Road.

Please share your thoughts and condolences at www.MeM.com.

Loucille Henderson

Loucille Henderson, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, in a local hospital.

She was the wife of the late Charles Henderson and was preceded in death by her parents Roscoe and Ada Gravitte along with her brother, Leon Gravitte. She was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her daughter, Connie (Gary) McDonald of Lakesite; and son, Charles Henderson Jr. of Hixson; brother, Ed (Bonnie) Gravitte of Hixson; sister, Jessie Lawrence of Chattanooga; grandsons, Brent (Mandy) McDonald and Eric Henderson; great-grandchildren, Ivy, Ava and Evan McDonald along with several nephews and many special friends.

Funeral service will be today, Oct. 13, 2009, at 1 p.m. at the Chapel of Devotion Mausoleum at Hamilton Memorial Gardens with Cassidy Neighbors officiating.

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

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to your favorite charity.

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

Neal Johnson

Neal Johnson, 86, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009, at his residence.

Funeral: at 11:30 a.m. today in the chapel of Taylor Fuernal Home.

Burial: Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Chester McCleeary

Chester Dale McCleeary, 88, of Soddy-Daisy passed away Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, in an area healthcare facility.

Mr. McCleeary was a devoted Christian and a member of Silverdale Baptist Church. He served as a Sunday school teacher and deacon for many years. He was a kind, loving and gentle man who is now with his Lord.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Mary McCleeary.

Survivors include his wife, Flo McCleeary of Soddy-Daisy; daughters, Rebecca Ann (Gary) Gildow of Ketchum, Oklahoma and Kathy Patrice (Paul) Ross of Soddy-Daisy; brother, Dean W. (Edna) McCleeary of Runnells, Iowa; grandchildren, Jason and Jeff Gildow, Joshua, Jared, Jordan and Jenna Ross; great-grandchildren, Nellie Ross and Erik and Annika Gildow.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, in the Legacy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tony Walliser and Dr. Seton Tomyn officiating.

Interment will follow in Silverdale Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by locally owned and operated Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 8911 Dallas Hollow Road, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379

Share your thoughts and memories with the family at www.legacyfuneralhome.com. 24 hour obituary line 843-5055.

Kenny Moore

Kenny Moore, 52, of East Brainerd, died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009.

Arrangements will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road.

Helen Pope

Helen Pope, 86, of East Ridge passed away Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009, at a local health care facility.

She worked many years for Mercer Baking Company, Chattanooga, and was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Connie Hutcheson, Ben Benson; her husband, Fred C. Pope; brothers, Billy Benson, and James Benson; sisters, Mary Crawford, and Betty Benson.

She is survived by two sons, Johnny Keener Jr. and Dennis Pope; one grandchild, Shanee Pope; sister-in-laws, Mary Pope, Shirley Pope, and Sally Vandiver; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. in Heritage Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. James Barker, and Ricky Benson officiating.

Interment will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute.

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. today at 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

Joyce Reeves

Joyce Emily Reeves, 79 of Chattanooga, died peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009.

She was retired from Blue Cross Blue Shield after 25 years of service.

She was of Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee and Virgle Reeves; and three brothers, James, L.F., and John Reeves.

Survivors include her brother, Frank Reeves and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. today, Oct. 13, 2009, at the North Chapel with the Rev. Alan Rogers officiating.

Interment will follow at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends for visitation today from 1 p.m. until the time of the service.

A special thanks to Life Care Center of Red Bank.

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.

Tammye Eustice

Tammye Annette Eustice, 50, of Lakesite, passed away Monday, Oct. 12, 2009.

Tammye was a wonderful loving wife, mother and daughter who will be greatly missed by her family, friends and co-workers.

She attended Christ Family Church in Soddy-Daisy and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 328 Daisy Lodge. Mrs. Eustice was a 1977 graduate of Rhea County High School and later she earned an Associate Degree from Chattanooga State. Currently she was a Phlebotomist at the Diagnostic Center in Chattanooga.

She was preceded in death by her infant son, Easton Edward Eustice.

She is survived by her husband of 20 years, Gary Eustice; parents, Earl "Bud"and Aneita Helton ; children, Shay Barbee, Whitney Eustice, Elijah Eustice; brothers, Ronald Helton, John Rance Helton III, and Mitchell Helton; and several nieces, nephews and great- nieces and great-nephews.

The funeral service will be p.m.. Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home.

Burial will follow in Coleman Cemetery.

Visitation will be 2-9 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.

George Taylor

George Orson Taylor, currently residing in Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, following an illness.

George was born on Dec. 21, 1918, in Sandusky, Ohio, but lived most of his life in south Alabama, mostly Robertsdale and Mobile. He graduated from Robertsdale High School in 1936, and forever took pride in the fact that he was part of the football team that beat traditional rival Foley High School after a 16-year losing streak. He attended college at The Citadel and was a loyal fan of their football team all his life.

He was also an avid golfer in his leisure time, and was known in golfing circles in Mobile as an especially good left-hander, having won many trophies through the years, including the prized championship of Skyline Country Club.

A veteran of World War II, George was a radioman in the U.S. Navy in 1943-44. In recent years he talked a lot about his secret mission to the Panama Canal Zone during the war, because 50 years after the fact, information was declassified and he received a medal of appreciation from the government.

George was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Margaret Deaux Taylor, a native of Summerdale, Ala. Together George and Margaret owned and operated George O. Taylor Company, a wholesale grocery brokerage business, in Mobile, for many years before they retired.

Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, George Jeffrey and Nadene Mohr Taylor of Chattanooga; his daughter, Sylvia Taylor Stanford, of Chattanooga; his granddaughter, Susan Lynn Taylor, and his granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Teri Taylor and Evann Gibson, all of Chattanooga; his niece, Pamela Wolf Houk and her family of Little Rock, Ariz., and Tulsa, Okla..

The funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday with the Rev. Jack Miller officiating.

Burial will be at Silverhill Cemetery, Silverhill, Ala.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 9 a.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church, 22764 Highway 59 South, Robertsdale, Ala., in the Gilbert Room.

If desired, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Episcopal Church Garden Fund, P. 0. Box 1137, Robertsdale, AL 36567.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family.

Local arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

Reba Wade

Reba Jo Wade, 70, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009.

Mrs. Wade was born in Chattanooga to George and Gartrel Walker and was graduate of Central High School Class of 1957. She was an active member of Lakewood Baptist Church and a former member of the Alpha Beta Chapter and Delta Chi Chapter of Epsilon Sigma. She was retired from Apex Business Consultants as a tax accountant.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Douglas Larry Wade; and her parents.

Survivors include her sons, Gene (Donna) Wade and Tim (Miriam) Wade; four grandchildren, Ashlee, Bret, Cody, and Mallory; and brother, Eddie Walker.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, at the funeral home with Pastor David Bragg officiating.

Burial will follow at Lakewood Memorial Gardens East.

Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory, and Florist. 404 South Moore Road.

Please share your thoughts and condolences at www.MeM.com.

Bessie Walker

Bessie P. Robinson Walker, 78, of Ooltewah, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009.

She was the daughter of the late Leonard and Ethel Robinson.

She was a member of Spring Creek Church of God.

Bessie had a great love for needlework, crocheting and gardening. She was very giving and compassionate to others in need.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Sally Austin; and three brothers, Vinson, Jessie and Virgil Robinson.

Survivors include her husband, Carl Walker; three daughters, Judy (Kirby) Allen, Sandy (Donald) Owens, all of Ooltewah, Debbie (Mike) Wiley, of Harrison; three grandchildren, Melissa (Billy) Yerbey, Leisa Wiley, Heath Owens, two step-grandchildren, Kirk and Erik Allen; and two great-grandchildren, Hunter and Hayden Yerbey; two sisters, Ida Land, Nellie Carter, both of Ooltewah; brother, Lewis Robinson, of Chattanooga; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Wednesday in the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with the Rev. James Forgey and the Rev. Bennie Mills officiating.

Interment will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens - East.

The family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m., today at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank all the friends and family for all the prayers, support and visits.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Spring Creek Church of God - Building Fund.

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

Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home - Valley View Chapel, 7414 Old Lee Highway.

Joyce White

Joyce Marie White, 64 of Chattanooga passed away at her home Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009.

Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home Coulter Chapel, 601 Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

Dennis Wright

Dennis Allen Wright, 61, of Hixson, passed away on Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, in a local hospital.

Funeral services will be today, Oct. 13, 2009, at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Arville Hurst officiating.

Burial will follow at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

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

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

Dr. Spiros Zodhiates

Dr. Spiros Zodhiates, 87, of East Brainerd, passed away Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, in a local health care facility.

A Greek-American Bible scholar, author, and ministry innovator, Dr. Zodhiates is known best for his work in the development of AMG (Advancing the Ministries of the Gospel) International with operations in over 40 countries, and for publishing the Hebrew-Greek Key Word Study Bible.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Woodland Park Baptist Church with Pastors John Meador and Joe Fauth officiating.

Burial will follow in Morris Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visit www.lane-southcrestchapel.com to share your thoughts and memories.

A complete obituary will be forthcoming.

The family will receive friends Friday from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour at Woodland Park Baptist Church, 6735 Standifer Gap Road, Chattanooga.

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

TENNESSEE

Sam Brannon

NASHVILLE - Samuel L. Brannon Jr., 83, a former resident of South Pittsburg, Tenn., died Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009.

Funeral services at Dalewood Baptist Church, Nashville, Wednesday at 10 a.m.

Interment will be in Cumberland View Cemetery in Kimball, Tenn., at 2 p.m.

Rogers Funeral Home 423-837-7176.

Dylan Byrd

GRUETLI-LAAGER - Dylan Michael Byrd, infant son of Tammy Byrd, died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, in T.C. Thompson's Children's Hospital in Chattanooga.

Services: noon, today, Baker's Chapel Church, with Brother Gary Moody, Brother Andy Lockhart and Brother Gary Davenport officiating.

Arrangements are by Foster & Lay Funeral Home, Tracy City, Tenn.

Cindy Hannah

LENOIR CITY - Cindy Carol Hannah, 57, a resident of Chattanooga for over 50 years passed away in a Knoxville Hospital Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009.

She was a long time employee of Blue Cross of Tennessee in Chattanooga and Cartien Health Care in Knoxville.

She was preceded in death by her mother Carolyn Thomas.

Survivors: three sons, Shane (Stephanie) Frizzell and Brandon (Stephanie) Hannah both of Lenoir City, Todd (Stephanie) Maynor, Chattanooga; two sisters, Patty Clark, Chattanooga, Sandra Kirk, Orlando, Fla.; three grandsons, Chandler, Landon and Matthew Maynor; three granddaughters, Logan and Brandi Frizzell, Hannah Maynor; several nieces, nephews, cousins and beloved friends,

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Coulter Chapel of Lane Funeral Home with the Rev. Tom Murdoch officiating.

Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2 -4 p.m. 6-8 p.m Wednesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Condolences may be sent to Lane-coulterchapel.com.

Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home Coulter Chapel 601 Ashland Terrace, 877-3524

Mike Hellums

BOLIVAR - Mike Hellums, of Middleton, died Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009, in Bolivar.

He was a nuclear engineer, spending 25 years in Chattanooga and a Vietnam veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda Hammons; daughter, Crysta, Dayton; son, Jamie, Dayton; father, John E. Hellums Sr., Middleton; brother, John E. Hellums II, Oakland; aunt, Ann Edwards, Middleton; two nephews, Trey Hellums, Asheville, N.C., Dustin Hellums, Memphis; great nephew, Jack Hellums; and four grandchildren.

Announced by Shackelford Funeral Directors, Bolivar, Tenn.

Delbert Hicks

JASPER - Leonard Delbert Hicks Sr., passed away, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009, at his home.

Funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel at 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009, with the Rev. Horace Crawford officiating.

Interment will follow in Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from noon until 9 p.m., today and Wednesday.

Arrangements are by Tate Funeral Home, Jasper, TN 423-942-9500

www.tatefh.com.

James Holman

JASPER - James Shirley Holman, 81, passed away, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009, at his home.

Mr. Holman was a member of Kimball Church of Christ and a veteran of the US Navy. He had retired from Chrysler in 1986.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Lee and Ethel Wood Holman; brothers, Wade and Harold Holman; and sisters, Maudie Dillard, Dorothy Holman and Edna Harless.

Mr. Holman is survived by his wife, Iris Mae Moretz Holman; daughters and sons-in-law, Diane and David Hartsoe and Joyce and David Payne; brother, Bill Holman; four grandchildren, Todd and James Edwards and Regina and Austin Payne; and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel at 11 a.m. CDT, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009, with Minister Billy Watkins officiating.

Interment will follow in Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens, with military honors.

Pallbearers will be Todd and James Edwards, Howard Ramsey, Billy Wilson, Colton Edwards and David Hartsoe.

The family will receive friends, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, from 5-9 p.m.

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

Fay Howard

NASHVILLE - Faye Dell Powell Howard, 70, died on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009.

Graveside services: 3:30 p.m. today, Oct. 13, 2009, with the Rev. Ron Sorah officiating.

Interment: Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Family visitation 2-3 p.m., today, at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Bowers Funeral Home Decatur Chapel of Decatur, TN. 423-334-3661

Sidney Johnson

TRACY CITY - Sidney Gene Johnson, 63, passed away Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009, at his residence.

He was retired truck driver and a U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors: wife, Betty Wiggins Johnson; son, Brad (Yvonne) Johnson, Carthage, Tenn.; stepson, Johnny Carter, Tracy City; sisters, Juanita Cook, Florida; Betty Campbell and Bonnie Green, Tracy City; grandchildren, Brady Johnson, Blake Carter, Nikki Carter, Samual and Elizabeth Morgan; great-grandchild, Justin Taylor Carter.

Funeral services: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Mike Rigsby and Rev. Bobby Winton officiating. Burial: Orange Hill Cemetery.

Visitation: Today after 11 a.m.

Memorials: Avalon Hospice, 7625 Hamilton Park Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

Arrangements are by Foster & Lay Funeral Home, Tracy City, Tenn., (931)592-3691.

Billy Leath

WINCHESTER - Billy Wayne Leath passed away on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009.

Survivors: wife, Shelia Patton Leath; stepsons, Clinton and Jody Miller; five stepgrandchildren.

Funeral services at 3 p.m. today

Interment: Franklin Memorial Gardens.

Visitation: Today, Oct. 13, 2009, at noon.

Arrangements are by Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave., NW, Winchester, TN 37398

Samuel Manning

SPRING CITY - Samuel Frank Manning, 80, died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, at his residence.

A lifelong residence of Rhea County, he was the son of the late Thomas R. and Arkie Jewett Manning. Sam graduated from Spring City High School in 1949. A retired U. S. Air Force Tech Sergeant with 20 years of service, he served his country during the Korean Conflict. Sam was the owner of Manning's TV in Spring City for 28 years, an avid fisherman and a member of the Spring City Church of Christ.

Sam was preceded in death by his infant brother, James Manning; nieces, Connie Bostic Thurman and Jodie Summers; and nephews, Jimmy and Thomas Lee Summers.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Claudine Hawkins Manning, Spring City; sons, David (Annette) Manning of Boise, Idaho, Mark Manning and Tim (Wilma) Manning both of Spring City; brothers, Max (Janice) Manning, Rockwood, Tommy (Fran) Manning, Spring City; sisters, Jeanne Summers, Dallas, Georgia, Doris (Miles) Koger, Chattanooga, and Wanda (George) Bostic, Spring City; grandsons, Sam Manning, Boise, Idaho, Max Manning, Knoxville; granddaughters, Jordan and Madison Manning, both of Spring City; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be today at 8 p.m. in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home with Minister Sam Beavers officiating.

The family will receive friends today from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Spring City Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Methodist Hospitality House in care of Methodist Medical Center Foundation, 990 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN 37830.

Vaughn Funeral Home, Spring City, is in charge of arrangements.

Randall Bridges

PIKEVILLE - Randall Wilson "Randy" Bridges, 54, died Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009.

He was a member of local IB&W.

He was preceded in death by his father William Wilson Bridges; mother and step-father, Joyce and Johnny Boyd.

Survivors include a son, Billy Bridges, Pikeville; daughter Aranda Folsom, Cedartown, Ga.; brother, Phillip Bridges, Pikeville; nephews, Steven and Brian Bridges, Pikeville; several friends.

Services will be today at 10 a.m. CDT in the funeral home chapel with Brother Danny Lee officiating.

Burial will be in Humble Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com.

Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, Hwy 127 South, Pikeville, Tenn.

Donald Shephard

ATHENS - Donald L. Shepard, 73, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009, at Athens Regional Medical Center.

There will be no formal visitation or service.

A memorial service will be at a later date.

Ziegler Funeral Home, Athens is in charge of the arrangements.

GEORGIA

Doris Mount

ROCK SPRING - Doris Jean Mount, 72, passed away Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009, in a local hospital.

Mrs. Mount had lived in the North Georgia/Chattanooga areas for most of her life, was a homemaker, and a member of Revival Baptist Church in Chickamauga.

She was preceded in death by her son, Barry Lee Mount; parents, Doc and Mae Boozer; brother, Coy Boozer; and sister, Dorothy Husky.

Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Leroy Mount; son, Greg Mount, Rock Spring, Michael and Sheri Lahn-Mount of Ringgold; daughter, Christel and Jonathan Abbott of LaFayette; brother, James and Gwen Boozer, Florida; sister, Agnes Wagner, Ft. Pierce, Fla.; grandchildren, Jackie Mount, Skylar Abbott and Jaden Abbott; great-grandchildren, Jace Ruiz and Cameron Mount.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with the Rev. James E. Turnipseed and the Rev. Timmy Turnipseed officiating.

Burial will follow in Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park.

To share your memories, visit www.lane-southcrestchapel.com

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.

Terry Hoffpauir

RINGGOLD - Terry Hoffpauir, 79, died Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009, at his residence.

A native of Crowley, La., he was the son of the late Richard and Neta Hoffpauir.

Terry retired from the United States Air Force after more than 20 years as a flight instructor.

Survivors include his wife, Nazare Hoffpauir, Ringgold; son, Richard Hoffpauir, Lawton, Okla.; daughters, Lydia Light, Silsbee, Texas, Terry Sue, Sumter, S.C.; stepchildren, Daniel Leal, Ringgold, Thiago Leal, and Gabriela Leal, both of Chattanooga; sister, Ellen Bonin, Beaumont, Texas; and five grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel.

Interment will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort with the family and view the memorial tribute.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.

L.D. McCary

SUMMERVILLE - L. D. McCary, 83, died Sunday, Oct., 11, 2009.

Survivors: sisters, Dorothy Robertson, Paula Williamson, Mary Garrard, Lois Winters, Ivaline McCary, Ann Fordham; brother, R. C. McCary Sr.; nieces and nephews.

Funeral is 11 a. m. today, Oct. 13, 2009, at Mason Funeral Home, Summerville.

Helen McKinney

RINGGOLD - Helen Hazel Hughes McKinney, 88, passed away Monday, Oct. 12, 2009, at her home.

She was born in Etowah, Tenn., but moved to North Georgia in 1946. She was a member of Newnan Springs United Methodist Church and Senior Neighbors of Fort Oglethorpe. Helen was a volunteer at Hutcheson Medical Center and delivered the Chattanooga Free Press in Ringgold for over 20 years.

She is preceded in death by her husband, John McKinney; parents, George and Eva Hughes; son, Mike McKinney; brothers, Frank Hughes and Shuford Hughes.

Helen is survived by daughters, Eileen Hise (Wayne Phillips), Sharon McKinney, and Cindy (Steve) Garland all of Ringgold; son, Roger McKinney (Sheryl) of Smyrna, Tenn.; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Mike Lowery officiating.

Interment will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens-South.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. today and prior to the service Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, the family wishes for donations to be made to Hospice of Chattanooga.

Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home, Ringgold, Georgia.

Online guest book is available at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com

Delmus Stanley

ACWORTH - Delmus Lee Stanley, 70, formerly of Fyffe, Ala., passed away Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, in Austell Ga.

Funeral services are today 3 p.m. from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Steve Sheffield and the Rev. Richard Rogers officiating.

Burial will be in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.

Arrangements are by W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.

ALABAMA

David Shrader

HOLLYWOOD - David Lewis Shrader, 66, died Sunday, October 11, 2009.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 11 a.m. from the Rudder Funeral Home in Stevenson.

Interment will be in Pinchaven Memorial Gardens. Bro. Chad Rowell will officiate.

The family will receive friends today from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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