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Local Obits for Mon. Jun 24, 2019


James “Skeet” Leroy Crosby, Sr., 84, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019, in a local health care facility. Funeral service is today at 12 noon in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor
Arvin France, 93, passed away June 22, 2019. She was a member of Grace Pointe Assembly of God. She loved to color beautiful pictures. Her husband, Jim France; parents, Jack and Mamie Manning and four brothers and four
FLINTSTONE — Jeffery Lynn Johnson, age 54 passed away Friday, June 21, 2019. He was employed by Chattanooga Times Free Press and a Veteran of the United States Airforce. He was preceded in death by his step
Erica Parks, 48, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 433-632-9995.
Claude Smith, 96, died June 23, 2019. Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace Chattanooga, Tenn. 37415. (423) 877-3524
Vicki Walker, 51, a native of Hixson, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2019. Vicki was born on May 17, 1968 to Leonard and Betty Walker. She graduated from Hixson High School and worked for Food city
David Glyn Wright passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. He was preceded in death by his father, Glyn Wright. He is survived by his daughters, Dr. Phoebe Wright Fassino (Steve) and Chloe
FLINTSTONE — Barbara Ann Painter Carter, age 71, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019. She was born to the late Walter Lee and Lottie Lorena George Painter in Chattanooga, lived most of her life in
James “Skeet” Leroy Crosby, Sr., 84, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019 in a local healthcare facility. He was a Korean War veteran of the United States Navy. He retired from the Los Angeles County

Linda Farrow

Chattanooga
Linda Farrow, age 72, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on June 21 st 2019 with her family by her side. She was a former employee of N K Lawn & Garden, where
Dorothy Evelyn Frank, 99, Hixson passed away Friday, June 21, 2019. She was a life long Chattanooga resident, born February 5, 1920 to Arthur and Maybell Turbyville and a member of Middle Valley Baptist Church. Dorothy
Lynda Owens Gardner, 77, passed away peacefully on June 16, 2019. Lynda was born on July 6, 1941 in Chattanooga, Tenn. The daughter of Loamie and Loyce Owens, she graduated from Kirkman High School
Robert Luther Gill, Jr. “Mookie” aged 29, passed away on Wednesday, June 19th, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Arrangements will be announced later by Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services. Please visit our website to share your memories www.advantagefunerals.com.

Harold Gilley

Trenton
Harold Lee Gilley, 75, of Trenton, Georgia, died , Sunday, June 9, 2019 at his home. Mr. Gilley was born March 2, 1944 in Geraldine, Alabama to the late Walter Lee and Vera Gunter Gilley. He was also
FLINTSTONE — Sandra Ann Gordy, 71, passed away in her home Thursday, June 20, 2019. Sandra was born on Lookout Mountain, Ga., and has resided in Chattanooga Valley the last 40 years. Sandra enjoyed all things outdoors
DAYTON — Roy Guinn, age 69, passed away June 20, 2019, at Rhea Medical Center in Dayton. A memorial service will be held at a later time. www.vanderwallfh.com.
FRISCO, Texas — Donna Crabtree Hutcheson Ph.D., passed away on June 8, 2019. She was born on Jan. 1, 1948, to Lora Belle (Durham) Mitchell and Hulen Crabtree in Chattanooga, Tenn. On Feb. 17, 1979.

Bruce Johnson

East ridge
Bruce Eugene “Butch” Johnson, 61 of East Ridge, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019.  Online guest book at  www.wilsonfuneralhome.com .  Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe, GA.
Nancy Lynn Arp Johnston, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away June 19, 2019, at her brother’s home in Moyock, N.C. She was born in Chattanooga on Jan. 29, 1965, and moved to Soddy-Daisy when she was three
LaFAYETTE — Marvin Jones, 69, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019. Marvin was born on July 5, 1949, to the late Rev. William Carl and Ada Jones. He was a loving man and will be missed by

Gary Kelley

Chattanooga
Gary Kelley, 66, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019 in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodd’s Avenue, 423-622-9995.
Ralph “Eddie” McClure, 64, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on June 19, 2019 at home, surrounded by his family. Ralph retired from Arcade Printing after 28 years. He was a loving husband, dad, papaw and pop. He
TRION — Sarah Anne Meadows, died Friday, June 21, 2019. Mrs. Meadows is survived by her husband, Leonard O. Meadows; son, Jeff Meadows; daughter, Rhonda (Michael) Gilreath; sister, Nell (Walter) Love; six grandchildren; and eight great
ROSSVILLE — Michael “Mike” Salvitore Mirabella, 78, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Mike was born November 21, 1940 to the late Salvitore and Dolly Mirabella in Chattanooga, Tenn. He

Clara Moore

Milwaukee
Clara Spence Moore transitioned to her earthly home on Friday, June 21, 2019 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Prior to relocating in Milwaukee, she was an educator in the Chattanooga Public Schools and a member of Wiley
Martha Jane Collins Moore, 90, went to The Other Side on Thursday, June 20, 2019. She was the daughter of the late James W. Collins and Maude Clouse Collins. Jane graduated in 1950 from MTSU with
Mrs. Jaqueline Kathleen Spears Pickett, 68 years old, of Jasper, Tennessee, passed away peacefully on June 21, 2019 at her home with her beloved Oscar at her bedside. She was affectionately known as “Jack” to some
Joseph Andrew Rehyansky Jr. was born on August 6, 1946, in Irvington, New Jersey, and died on June 21, 2019, in Chattanooga, Tenn. He graduated from Parsons College in 1968, served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam,

Timothy Shaw

Chattanooga
Chattanooga- Timothy Wayne Shaw, 50, of Chattanooga, died June 20, 2019. Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace Chattanooga, Tennessee 37415. (423) 877-3524 Lanefh.com
Jean Thomas, 91, died June 20, 2019. Lane Funeral Home ~ Ashland Terrace, 601 Ashland Terrace Chattanooga, Tenn. 37415. (423) 877-3524 www.lanefh.com
CLEARWATER, Fla. — Stephen "Steve" Edward Varner, 77, passed away on Monday, May 27, 2019. Stephen was born to the late Raymond Sr. and Alberta Varner in Chattanooga, Tenn. He graduated from Notre Dame High School,

Nannetta Wells

Carbondale
Nannetta Burns Wells, 81, went home to be with Jesus on June 21, 2019. She was a resident of Carbondale, IL. Nannetta was born in Chattanooga, TN on January 12, 1938. She
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — Janice L. Wilkey, formerly from Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., left the Loving arms of her Husband for the Arms of Jesus on May 29, 2019. Born in Chattanooga, Tenn., to Marshall Valentine Lewis and
Kathleen Young, 93, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019, in a local health care facility. Funeral services will be held, Monday, June 24, at 1 p.m. in the Chattanooga First Church of the Nazarene
LeRoy Austin, 75, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019, in a local hospital. Funeral: today at 12 noon in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Levaughn Flanders as the eulogist. Burial in
MT. JULIET — Edward “Ed” Leonard Davis, 88, died peacefully Tuesday June 18, 2019. Local arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, (615)773-2663.www.bondmemorial.com
Ralph “RC” Denham, age 75, passed away on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Born and raised in Chattanooga and was a 1962 graduate of Central High School. He was a carpenter by trade and a member
Dorothy E. Frank, 99, of Hixson, died Friday, June 21, 2019. Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, TN 37415 423-877-3524.
KNOXVILLE — Jerre B. Gibson, 78, went home to meet his Lord on Saturday, June 15, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Jerre was of the Christian faith and a proud U.S. Air Force Veteran. He
Chris Griggs, 53, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, with his wife at his side. He was preceded in death by his father, Walter Griggs, mother, Mary Ellen Steele and sister Sherrie
William Eugene “Gene” Harper, 77, a resident of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, surrounded by family and loved ones. He was the son of the late Junior and Oma Harper. Gene
Hazel M. Jackson, 80, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019, in the Hospice Care Center. She will lie-in-state today at 10 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home with the funeral to follow at 2:30 p.m.
Nancy Lynn Arp Johnston, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away June 19, 2019, at her brother’s home in Moyock, N.C. She was born in Chattanooga on Jan. 29, 1965, and moved to Soddy-Daisy when she was three
LaFAYETTE — Marvin Jones, 69, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019. Marvin was born on July 5, 1949, to the late Rev. William Carl and Ada Jones. He was a loving man and will be missed by
Ralph “Eddie” McClure, 64, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on June 19, 2019 at home, surrounded by his family. Ralph retired from Arcade Printing after 28 years. He was a loving husband, dad, papaw and pop. He