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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 17, 2018


Billie Deane Reed Bacon, 86, of Hixson, took up residence in her heavenly home on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. The service will be held at North Chapel- Chattanooga Funeral Home on Saturday, Aug. 18, at 3 p.m.,
Thomas Bell, 46, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in a health care facility. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
Kenneth Wesley Blevins, 75, Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Kenneth was a Deacon at Tiftonia Baptist Church for 47 years. He always looked at life as though his glass was not half empty,
CLEVELAND — Matthew Harrison Brown, 49, died unexpectedly Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, from an apparent heart attack. Matthew relished learning, teaching and coaching but most of all was a committed, devoted and loving husband to his wife,
Hugh A. Brown, Jr., universally known as “Mike” or “Michael” Brown, died on Aug. 10, 2018. He would have been 78 on Aug. 31. Michael was the oldest child of the late Hugh A. Brown and Catherine
Billy Joe Brown Sr., 55, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, July 5, 2018, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced later by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga Inc.
Billy (William Eugene) Corbin, 66, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. He was born in Chattanooga, Tenn., and lived there for 25 years. Billy was a factory worker with Mor-Flo Industries until 1992 when he became
Ann Cornelius, 91, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. She was a member of Brainerd Hills Baptist Church for over 20 years. Ann was also an avid gardener and bird watcher. She was very involved
ROSSVILLE — Arthur L. Edwards, 84, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. He was a resident of the North Georgia area and a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church where he served
Nancy Hall, 72, died Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 15, 2018, at her home in Sale Creek. She was born May 23, 1946, in Chattanooga to the late Arthur Hale and Mildred Case Hale. Nancy lived in Sale Creek
Devaunda Hunter, 55, passed Aug. 10, 2018. Visitation is noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, at the funeral home with services to follow 2 p.m. in chapel. Services provided by Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services
Jimmie Teague Irwin, 83, of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., passed away on Monday, Aug. 13. 2018, surrounded by her loving family. Jimmie was born on Oct. 27, 1934, in what was then, Soddy, Tenn., to George Ed and
Joe Laster, 79, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.
Mary Ella Lewis, 75 passed away Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.
RINGGOLD — Patricia (Adamski) Little, 86, passed peacefully in Weymouth Aug. 5, 2018. Wife of the late Ronald E. Little, of Ringgold, Ga.; sister of the late Bernard Little, of Buffalo, N.Y., and the late Donald
David W. Long, 63, passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Mildred Long; wife, Diane; sister, Linda West. David is survived by his children, Jeremy (Shayla) Long,
Jimmy J. Luck, 70, of Soddy-Daisy, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Allen J. and Erlene Luck; brothers, Andy Luck and Alvin Luck. He served in the U.S. Air Force
Mary Rynes Maples, 90, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at her home. Mrs. Maples was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Maples; son, Steve Maples; parents, Dewey and Mamie Patterson Rynes; sisters,
LOWELL — Calvin "Doug" Miller passed away Monday, Aug. 13, after losing a long battle with Myelodysplastic Syndrome and Leukemia. Born Oct. 18, 1950, in Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., the youngest son of the late Lawson and Lorraine Miller
Bettye Quattlebaum Passons, 88, of Winchester, Tenn., (formerly of Chattanooga), passed away on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at a Nashville hospital. She was retired from Suntrust (formerly American National) Bank in Chattanooga, where she worked for
LaFAYETTE — James William Patton, 88, passed away at his home Wednesday evening, Aug. 15, 2018. He was born in Chattanooga, Tenn., to the late Thomas Jesse and Leda Belle Cantrell Patton. Jim attended Chattanooga Valley
LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN — Stanley Ross Payne, M.D., passed away peacefully at home, family by his side, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Stanley was born on Feb. 27, 1933, in Dallas, Texas. He was raised in San Antonio,
John W. Pippin Jr. 74, of Georgetown, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at his home with his family by his side. John was a native of Madison, Fla., where he was a 1961 graduate of
Bruce W Pitt, 74, died on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Chattanooga. Born in Logan, Iowa, Mr. Pitt came to the Tennessee Valley in the 1980s with his late wife, a Chattanooga native. Mr Pitt was
Minnie L. Presley passed away on Aug. 4, 2018. The body will lie-in-state beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, immediately followed by a funeral service at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Arrangements by
John Anthony Smith III, 64, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Hermitage, Tenn. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.
ALPHARETTA — Wanda Ilene Souza, 77, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. A beloved mother, sister, grandmother, and friend, rests now - forever among angels - after battling a short illness. She was predeceased by her late
Dianne Williams Taylor, 56, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in the Hospice Care Center. She was a graduate of Riverside High School class of 1980. She was employed at LabCorp of Erlanger. Dianne was preceded
Martha Kaye Thomas – 55, of Ooltewah, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in a local hospital. She was the daughter of the late Robert and Leona Mastin and was preceded in death by her
Delma Warren, 64, passed away Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at his home, after a long battle with cancer. He was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga. He joined Union Grove Baptist Church at a very young
Dannique Watkins, 30, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, at her residence. She was preceded in death by son, Brian Byrd Jr.; brother, Kentrell Provens; uncle, Zackery Williams; great-grandmother, Mozella Johnson; aunts, Barbara Jean Mitchell
LYERLY — Derwin Ranard Wiggins, 58, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. Funeral service will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Pond Spring A.M.E. Zion Church in Lyerly. Family will receive friends at the
ROSSVILLE — Thomas R. Williams, 63, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Mr. Williams was a member of the Rossville Church of Christ. He enjoyed spending time with
CHICKAMAUGA — Geneva “Faye” Williams Wilson, 71, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. She was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was of the Baptist faith. She was a
DALTON — Lisa Dixon Austin, 57, passed away on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Homegoing Service will be on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Community Fellowship Church, Dalton. Her remains will lie-in-state at the funeral home on
Mrs. Billie Reed Bacon, 86, of Hixson, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Billie was born in Coffee County, Tenn., to the late Ernest and Gladys Reed. The family will receive friends on Saturday, Aug. 18, from 1
CLEVELAND — Matthew Harrison Brown, 49, died unexpectedly Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, from an apparent heart attack. Matthew relished learning, teaching and coaching but most of all was a committed, devoted and loving husband to his wife,
Hugh A. Brown, Jr., universally known as “Mike” or “Michael” Brown, died on Aug. 10, 2018. He would have been 78 on Aug. 31. Michael was the oldest child of the late Hugh A. Brown and Catherine
Kellie Carter, 50, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Chattanooga. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.
Ann Cornelius, 91, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. She was a member of Brainerd Hills Baptist Church for over 20 years. Ann was also an avid gardener who was very involved in the ministry
ROSSVILLE — Diane Bowers Ellison, 67, passed away Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at a local hospital. She had lived most of her life in the Rossville area and was of the Holiness faith. Diane had worked
Carolyn Williams Hicks passed away on Aug. 7, 2018. She was a faithful member of New Covenant Fellowship Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Hicks. She leaves to cherish her memory, her devoted
Vicky L. Hodge, 68, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Mrs. Hodge was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Revival Baptist Church of Chickamauga, Ga. She was a wonderful and loving
Jimmie Teague Irwin, 83, of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., passed away on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. Jimmie was born on Oct. 27, 1934, in what was then, Soddy, Tenn., to George Ed and
SUMMERVILLE — Mr. Lee Duane Johnson, 67, 3620 Silver Hill Rd Summerville, passed away Aug. 13, 2018, at Florida Hospital Orlando. Mr. Johnson was born March 4, 1951, in Minneapolis, Minn., son of the late Duane