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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 22, 2019


Gertrude F. Arnold, 89, of Harrison, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, in the Hamilton Funeral Home chapel with Rev. James Hutchings officiating.
RAINSVILLE — Sibyl Blackwell, services Thursday, Jan. 24, at 2 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church, www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com.
Nell Frances Clay, 85, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, in a local hospital. Visitation is today from 11 a.m. to noon at Taylor Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 12 noon in the
SARASOTA, Fla. — Wallace D. Clements passed away on Jan. 19, 2019, at the age of 91. He was born Sept. 21, 1927,in Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., to Ola and Edward Clements. He moved to Chattanooga in
Charles Dennis, 90, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in a local health care facility. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
PIKEVILLE — Houston Dodson, 88, died Jan. 20, 2019. Online condolences at reedfamilyfh.com. Arrangements by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville, TN.
John Paalzow Farr, age 84, of Red Bank, passed away on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. John was born in Chattanooga to the late George Harris and Betty Paalzow Farr. He attended Rita Wert Elementary School,
Robert “Bob” L. Greever Sr., of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully at his home on January. 19, 2019. He was 92 years old and a lifelong resident of Chattanooga. He was a graduate of Baylor School,
Randall Eugene Griffith, 62, of Signal Mountain, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. Randy was known for his successful tree service on Signal Mountain and surrounding areas for over 25 years. Randy
Margaret Bell Tucker Griffith passed away on Jan. 19, 2019, at the age of 97, after residing at the Alexian Village on Signal Mountain, Tenn. for several years. She was born in Chattanooga, Tenn. on
Virginia Howard, 89, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. Virginia was an active member of Brainerd Baptist Church and the Friendship Sunday school class and was formerly a member of Morris Hill Baptist
Fannie Conyers Jones, 75, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in a local hospital. She was of the Baptist faith.  She was a member of Mt. Canaan Baptist Church. Fannie retired from Erlanger Medical Center
Donald Wayne Kress went to be with his Lord on Jan. 19, 2019. Born Jan. 16, 1936, in Chattanooga to parents William and Virginia (Keith) Kress, Don had just marked his 83rd birthday. He was a
Mechelle “Lil’ Bit” Lane, 38, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. She will lie-in-state today after 12:30 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home and a family hour will follow from 6 to 7 p.m.
Infant Alton Trevor Martin, services Thursday, Jan. 24, at noon at Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel, www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com.
Samuel Clinton McDaniel Jr., 68, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in a local hospital. He was a 1968 graduate of Riverside High School and a member of Olivet Baptist Church. Samuel was preceded
LaFAYETTE — Robert Joseph “B.J.” Nettles Jr., 35, passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed working with his
Departed from this world into the loving arms of our Heavenly Father on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at 4:20 p.m. She was preceded in death by her mother, Hattie Bennett; father Buck Bennett; her husband, Grady
Carolyn Lee Allison Rhea Carolyn Rhea joined her husband, Lynn, in Heaven, with their Lord on Jan. 20, 2019. She was born to Ruby V. and Edgar Lee Allison on Dec. 2, 1931. She and Lynn had
Gaudie Smith, 95, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at her residence. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
Judy Ann Teer, 74 of East Ridge, Tenn., passed away on Jan. 20, 2019. She was of the Methodist faith. She spent most of her life as an advocate for children by being a foster
LaFAYETTE — Clara Jean VanDusen, 94, passed away Jan. 19, 2019. Cremation Center of Chattanooga is in charge of arrangements.
LAFAYETTE — Mr. Bob Gerald Allgood, 91, of LaFayette, Ga. passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, at CHI Memorial Hospital Georgia. He was born Aug. 19, 1927, and was preceded in death by his parents, Marshall
Jeffery (Scottie) Boozer, passed away on Jan. 14, 2019. He was preceded in death by his father, J.B. Boozer. Jeffery is survived by mother, Ophelia Smith; children, Treshones Boozer and Jeffery Boozer; brothers, Clarence (Jerri) Whitaker, J. B.
Nell Frances Clay, 85, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, in a local hospital. She was a member of Greater Saint Mary Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Clay;
John Paalzow Farr, age 84, of Red Bank, passed away on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. John was born in Chattanooga to the late George Harris and Betty Paalzow Farr. He attended Rita Wert Elementary School,
Margaret Bell Tucker Griffith passed away on Jan. 19, 2019, at the age of 97, after residing at the Alexian Village on Signal Mountain, Tenn. for several years. She was born in Chattanooga, Tenn. on
RINGGOLD — Joseph "Joe" Dee Harris, 78, formerly of Ringgold, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. Joseph was born April 4, in Nashville, Tenn. to the late Joe and Nellie Harris. He
Jason Hinton, 38, of Hixson, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. There will be no services or visitation. Arrangements are by Cremation Center of Chattanooga, 1345 Hickory Valley Rd. (423)-362-5999.
Mechelle “Lil’ Bit” Lane, 38, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. She accepted Christ at an early age and recently started attending Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church. Mechelle was preceded in death by her father, Willie
Samuel Clinton McDaniel, Jr., 68, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in a local hospital. He was a 1968 graduate of Riverside High School and a member of Olivet Baptist Church. Samuel was preceded
Joyce Hardin McDougald passed away on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, after a short illness. Joyce was a long time member of Brainerd Hills Baptist Church where she was involved with many activates such as Women on
David Andrew Reynolds, 41, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. David was born in Knoxville, Tenn. on July 11, 1977, and was a member of the Chattanooga,
ROCKY FACE — Patricia “Patsy” Hayes Taylor, 77, of Rocky Face, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Taylor, Jr.; parents, Clyde and Sudie Hayes;
Raymond Gerald Yates, 67, received his ultimate healing on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. Born on April 4, 1951, in Charleston, Tenn., he was the fourth of eleven children born to Boyd and Theo Yates. He was
RINGGOLD — Carole Jacqueline Abney, 79, of Ringgold, Ga. passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. A resident of the Ringgold area for most of her life, she received her Masters Degree in Medical Technology from
CHICKAMAUGA — Chief John William Allen, Jr., 92, went home to be with The Lord Wednesday – Jan. 9, 2019. John was born in Hamilton County, Tenn., to the late John William Allen, Sr., and Amye
LAFAYETTE — Bryan “Keith” Arendale, Jr. 18, of LaFayette, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas
Gertrude F. Arnold, 89, of Harrison, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, in a local health care facility. Mrs. Arnold was retired from Davenport Hosiery Mills and was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church for several
Jeffery Scott Boozer, 57, of Chattanooga, TN, passed away on Monday, January 14, 2019 Graveside service will be conducted at 11 am on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 in Forest Hills Cemetery Arrangements entrusted to Advantage Funeral
Samuel Roderick Brown, 71, of Chattanooga passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. He will be buried privately at Chattanooga Memorial Park according to his wishes. Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga
RINGGOLD — Grady Luke "G.L." Chambers, passed away at his home on Jan. 18, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. His commitment to the Lord was his greatest motivation in life. He was a graduate of
Gennell Wooten Clayton, 91, of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn. passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in a local healthcare facility. She was a member of Bible Way Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, James M. Clayton
Aubrey Dean Dye, 82, of Soddy Daisy, passed away Jan. 18, 2019. He was preceded in death by two sons, Stanley Dye and Eugene Dye and a daughter-in-law, Kathy Dye. Aubrey is survived by his wife, Kay
Ruth Elizabeth was born on Nov. 23, 1931, in Milwaukee, Wisc., to Justus and Grace (Parfitt) Vitrano. She died Jan. 8, 2019, in Ooltewah, Tenn., at the age of 87 years. Ruth was married to