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Local Obits for Sat. Nov 17, 2018


Rosemary “Buttercup” McBride Arnold, 69, of Hixson, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. A graduate of Hixson High School in 1967, her vocation and work career was a variety of the employment spectrum. Rosemary worked hard
Wayne Bales, 64, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. He was a life-long resident of Chattanooga and loved his family and friends. Wayne enjoyed fishing, cars, trucks, talking about cars and NASCAR racing
LaFAYETTE — Dorothy Smith Collins, 83, passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at her residence. She was preceded in death by her sister, Juanita Cronon. She is survived by her daughter, Kathy Collins, of Rock Spring; son,
ROCK SPRING — Jared (Bubba) Cruce, services Saturday, Nov. 17, at 2 p.m. at Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel, www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com.
Georgia Tate Fletcher Dishroon (94) passed peacefully from this life on Nov. 15, 2018, to be with the Lord in her forever home. She was born on Nov. 25, 1923, in Coalmont, Tenn., into a
James Augusta English, 93, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in a local health care facility. He retired from Ross Mehan Foundry and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by
Priscilla Garth, 59, passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.
SUMMERVILLE — Terry Randall Huskey died Nov. 15, 2018. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with visitation 12 noon to 2 p.m. Arrangements are by Mason Funeral Home- Summerville, GA www.masonfuneralhome.com
SOUTH PITTSBURG — Donald “Don” Bernard Larkin Jr., 60, died in a Chattanooga hospital on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Don was a carpenter by trade and attended was of the Catholic faith. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen
TRENTON — Amos Newton Lawson, 80 passed away, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. He was a heavy equipment operator for over 55 years and member of Church of Christ Saint Elmo, TN. He was preceded in death
Faye Nell (Humphrey) McClure, 84, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at the home of her grandson in Trenton, Ga., surrounded by her loving family. She was a member of The Church of
Jessie McReynolds, 79, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away Nov. 8, 2018, at his home. A Celebration of Life for Jessie will be held Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. at Mt. Peria Missionary Baptist Church,
DAYTON — Sherry Nichols, 58, died Nov. 15, 2018. Visitation: Sunday after 12 noon, funeral at 3 p.m. Vanderwall Funeral Home.
ROSSVILLE — Richard L. Pankey, 97, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Richard was a retired school Principal at Temple Heights Christian School in Tampa, Fla. He was a member of
TUNNEL HILL — Larry Edward Revels, 55, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. He was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was employed by Shaw Industries for more than 25 years. Larry was a loving father, son,
John “Bobby” Sharp, 73, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in a Chattanooga Hospital. He was a member of the Jasper Church of Christ, a Black Angus cattle farmer and a 35-year retiree of Tennessee
Charles Vandergriff, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at the funeral home. Arrangements by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home Fort Oglethorpe, GA.
Dorothy “Jeannie” Worley, 67, of East Ridge, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. She was born to the late Sam and Dorothy Dunwoody in Lafayette, Ga., on July 19, 1951. Jeannie loved
ROSSVILLE — Henry Thomas Avery, 85, passed away Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. He was born on April 22, 1933, to the late Will Avery and Ellen Thompson Avery. Henry attended school in the Walker County School
Ogden Eugene “Gene” Boon, 79, of Ooltewah, Tenn., passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Gene was born in Greenville, MS where he was a graduate of Greenville High School. He served in the Army National
FLAT ROCK — Julie Lynn Clark Boydston, 57, died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at her residence. Funeral services are Sunday at 2 p.m. ct at Corner Stone Funeral Chapel with Bro. Robert Elliott officiating. Burial will follow
Jennifer Bryant, 58, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.
FLINTSTONE — Barry Cordell, 63, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, after a long battle with cancer. He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia Area and a retired
CLEVELAND — James William Eslinger, 95, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at his residence. He was a member at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, choir member, and Sunday School
William Guthrie Freels Jr. (Bill), 89, passed away in Mars Hill, N.C., on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. Bill was born Dec. 14, 1928, in Knox County, Tenn., to William Guthrie Freels Sr. and Margaret Elizabeth Rouser
SUMMERVILLE — Preston “Pete” Hampton, 72, died Nov. 14, 2018. Survivors include wife, Paula Hampton; son, Dwayne (Joy) Hampton; daughter, Janine (Jesse) Sisk; siblings, David Hampton, Elizabeth Riddle, Beatrice Nichols, Hazel Hampton, Barbara Spencer, Min Tritton,
RINGGOLD — Todd Holcomb, 56, went to his Heavenly home on Oct. 5, 2018. He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Mullis Holcomb. Survivors include his father and stepmother, Bob and Jan Holcomb; sisters, Pam
LaFAYETTE — Nancy Margaret Mann, 86, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. She was a member of Harmony Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, R.B. Mann; parents, Henry Thomas Green and Lucy
ROSSVILLE — Richard L. Pankey, 97, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. The complete obituary and other arrangements will be announced later by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory
RINGGOLD — Homer Allen Robinson, 70, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at his residence. A native of Mountain City, Tenn., he has lived in the Ringgold area for the past 53 years. He was
Bettye Ruth Robinson, 82, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at her mother’s residence. Funeral: today at 1 p.m. at New Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Terrance Hannah and Pastor Lydell Lovelace as the
Tyler Russell Jr. passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Chattanooga. Public viewing will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. The funeral service will follow immediately at 1 p.m. in chapel at John
Willie Lee Sims, 79, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15 2018, at a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
CHICKAMAUGA — Terry Lee Sparks, 69, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Born in Walker County he lived most of his life in Summerville, Ga., and graduated from Chattooga High School. A Vietnam War veteran, he
George A. Thomas, 62, passed away Nov. 13, 2018, in Chattanooga. The body will lie-in-state beginning at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, and family visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. at John
Margaret Ann Chaffin Thurman departed this earth for her heavenly home on Nov. 12, 2018, at 11:15 p.m. at the age of 84. She was surrounded by her loving family as Beulah Land played softly
Mike Watkins, 56, passed away on Nov. 13, 2018. He was an avid TN Vols fan. If anything could be said about Mike, it was that he loved his family. He also loved life and
Angela Michelle Williams, 49, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. Visitation will be Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 12 noon with the funeral service to follow at 12 noon in the funeral
TRENTON — Tony Young, 55, passed away Nov. 11, 2018. A Celebration of Life Saturday, Nov. 17, Trinity Holiness Church, 2 to 5 p.m. Moore Funeral Home, Trenton, Ga.
Patricia Adams, 65, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at her residence. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
Ernest H. Bulloch Sr. passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at his residence. Arrangements entrusted to Hardwick & Sons Funeral Home.
CHICKAMAUGA — Jerry Lee Cobb, 73 passed away Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was of the Christian faith. He was a veteran having served in the
ROSSVILLE — Bethel Lorene Coleman, 88 of Rossville, passed peacefully into her precious Lord’s hands November 12, 2018 after a short illness. Bethel was born December 23, 1929 in Catoosa, TN and was the daughter of
Hershel D. Dollar, 77, passed on to be with his Lord on Nov. 13, 2018, at a local Chattanooga Alzheimer’s facility. He was born on Aug. 2, 1941, in Magee, Miss., and was raised on the
Jimmy Lloyd Dunnigan, 81, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at his residence. He will lie-in-state today after 9 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home with the funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. in the