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Local Obits for Sat. Aug 24, 2019


Jerry L. Alexander, 69, of Hixson, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson (423) 531-3975.
Maria Antoinette Byers, 59, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019 in a local hospital. Graveside service is today at 12 noon in Highland Memorial Gardens with Pastor Lyndon Clay giving words of
Peggy Wade Cruce passed away peacefully on Aug. 21, 2019 in Chattanooga. She was born in 1933 in Anniston, Ala. and grew up in the close-knit TVA Village No.1 of Sheffield, Ala. Peggy was a
Bernice R. Cuffee, 82, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 in a Hospice Care Center. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc.
Lola Bush Culberson, 87 of Chattanooga passed away, 8/20/19. She was preceded in death by spouse Charles L. Culberson and a daughter Delevan Puskas. Survivors: Daughter, Victoria Cannon, 5 grandchildren, 10 great-grand children and two great-great-grand
Gloria Jean Davis, 64, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, August 16, 2019 in a local hospital. Visitation will be today at 11 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home with the funeral to follow at 1
Brandi Jane Elliott, 38, passed away on August 17, 2019. She is preceded in death by her grandparents: Ernest and Jane Sutton and Tom and Lizabelle Elliott. She is survived by her daughter Abby and
Vicki England, 58, of Falling Water, passed away August 21, 2019. She worked in Transportation with Alexian Brothers PACE Program. Her parents, Dorman “Stinger” and Gail England, preceded her in death. Vicki was survived by her brothers,
Lazelle Anderson Grothe of Chattanooga and Signal Mountain, TN died August 8, 2019 at the age of 93. She was born in Blue Ridge, Georgia on July 25, 1926, daughter of the late Wesley
Linda Norris Hicks, who served 53 years alongside her husband, the late Rev. Herschell Hicks, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. Born March 13, 1942, Linda was a
Timothy Patrick (Tim) Holder, 49, of East Brainerd died Tuesday, August 20, 2019 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Tim was Parts Manager for White’s Cycle and Marine for the
James “Burl” Johnson, 81, of Soddy Daisy, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. Burl was a member of The Ridge Church. He retired from Signal Knitting Mill and Hamilton County Parks
Barbara Jean Mabry, 86, passed away on August 14, 2019. Visitation today, Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Turner Funeral Home, Hwy 58. The memorial service will follow at
GRAYSVILLE — Bobbie passed from this life, at home, surrounded by her six children on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. Bobbie was born in the small farm community of Bunker Hill in Giles County, Tennessee in 1922
RINGGOLD — Don Self age 66 of Ringgold, Ga passed away Monday, August 19th 2019, after a 3 year battle with Multi System Atrophy-P. Don was retired after 39 years with Mayfield Dairy. He was a

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Thomas “Tommy” Griffith Shahan, 63, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. He was born to the late Jonathan and Doris Mae Moose Shahan in Pennsylvania, lived most of
SPRINGFIELD, IL — John H. Staber, 65, of Springfield, IL, passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield after a short battle with leukemia. StaabFamily.com
GAYLESVILLE — Michael D. Thompson, 56, Gaylesville, AL, died August 21, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, August 24, 2019, at Mason Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 12:00 Noon until funeral hour
SPRING CITY — Timothy Richard Trail, 67, died on Friday, August 9, 2019. Arrangements are by Vaughn Funeral Home, Spring City, Tennessee 423-365-5221 www.vaughn-funeral-home.com.
SUMMERVILLE — Johnny “Digger” Tucker, 56, Summerville, GA, died August 22, 2019. Mr. Tucker owned and operated Johnny’s Grave Service and worked with numerous funeral homes throughout Northwest Georgia, Northeast Alabama, and Tennessee. Survivors include wife, Mary
Josiah Travis Wandell, 23, of Soddy-Daisy, passed from life to LIFE on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. There was a fire in your heart, with that you lit a light in the lives of others.
Mrs. Mary B. (Granny) Wilson, 99, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, August 15, 2019 in Chattanooga. She was a faithful member of Hamlett Chapel CME Church. She was preceded in death by
Sgt (retired) (Thomas) Paul Arnold passed away after a long battle with cancer on August 14, 2019. He was born and raised in Chattanooga and graduated from UTC with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal
ORLANDO, FL — David W. Baker, of Orlando, FL, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 16, 2019. David was a graduate of Rossville, High School, Class of 88 and attended the University of Georgia.
Ramona June Bowman, 87 of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, August 21, 2019. Ramona was born in Illinois, but spent most of her life in the Chattanooga area. She was a former
DECATUR — 10/4/32 - 7/29/19 Edmund Brook Brantly was known by "Brook" growing up on Signal Mountain. He loved hiking, reading, and anything having to do with being in the woods when he was a boy.
Craig M. Burr, 58, of Chattanooga passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. A private service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson
Maria Antoinette Byers, 59, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019 in a local hospital. She was born August 24, 1959 to the parents of Jackie and Jacqueline McDuffie. She grew up
Lola Bush Culberson, 87 of Chattanooga passed away, 8/20/19. She was preceded in death by spouse Charles L. Culberson and a daughter Delevan Puskas. Survivors: Daughter, Victoria Cannon, 5 grandchildren, 10 great-grand children and two great-great-grand
Gloria Jean Davis, 64, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, August 16, 2019 in a local hospital. She was a 1973 graduate of Kirkman Technical High School. She was a member of St.
Brandi Jane Elliott, 38, passed away on August 17, 2019. She is preceded in death by her grandparents: Ernest and Jane Sutton and Tom and Lizabelle Elliott. She is survived by her daughter Abby and
Betty Evans, 85, died August 22, 2019. Lane Funeral Home ~ Ashland Terrace, 601 Ashland Terrace Chattanooga, Tennessee 37415. (423) 877-3524 www.lanefh.com
David “Mike” Grubb 67 passed away after a long fight with Cancer on August 20, 2019. He was surrounded by love and Family. He is preceded in
LAFAYETTE — Ralph Hamilton Henton, 68, of LaFayette passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2019. Funeral service: 2 p.m. Friday, August 23, 2019 at Harbor Lights Baptist Church. Visitation: prior to the service after 12 p.m. at
Timothy Patrick (Tim) Holder, 49, of East Brainerd died Tuesday, August 20, 2019 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Arrangements will be announced by heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road where the family will
Tony A. Johnson, 68, of Chattanooga passed away at home on August 20, 2019. A Celebration of Tony’s life will be Sunday, August 25 at 4 P.M. in the funeral home chapel. Please visit www.heriagechattanooga.com to
Harry David Lanier, 68, of Chattanooga, died on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. Private Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson (423) 531-3975.
Doris Jean Lewis, 75, passed away Friday, August 16, 2019 in Chattanooga. She was baptized at an early age at Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church and later joined Greater Second Baptist Church. She was a 1963 graduate
Christopher Alexander “Alex” Mason, 31, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. His passion was cutting hay. He felt like he could talk to God in the fields better than in
CLEVELAND — MOSLEY, VIRGINIA, Mrs. Virginia Mosley age 92, of Cleveland, TN formerly of Victoria, TN, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 with her family by her side. Mrs. Mosley was
FYFFE — Emmie Leona O’Shields passed peacefully surrounded by her family on August 21, 2019. She was 96 years old. Leona was born and grew up in Fyffe, Alabama, but lived much of
RINGGOLD — Wanda Sue (Murr) Oliver, 77, of Ringgold, Georgia, passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 20, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Kenneth Roy Oliver, sharing 56 years together. Wanda
Ollie P. Pierce, 85, passed away at her home on August 21, 2019. Ms. Pierce lived in this area for 69 years. Ollie was a long-time member of Ekklessia Baptist Tabernacle, present day
GRAYSVILLE — Bobbie passed from this life, at home, surrounded by her six children on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. Bobbie was born in the small farm community of Bunker Hill in Giles County, Tennessee in 1922
Clinton Andrew “Andy” Rather, 45, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. He was vice-president of Steel Detailers International. Andy was an avid guitar player and collector and a diehard fan