Obituaries for September 6, 2013

Obituaries are sorted by area and then, last name.

David Akers Hamilton County

David Robert Akers, 66, of Chattanooga, died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013.He was born April 26, 1947 in Knoxville, and grew up in Chattanooga, where he lived all of his adult life. David loved his church, Brainerd United Methodist, where he ...

Daniel Becker Hamilton County

Daniel Arthur Becker, 82, of Laurel, Del., died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, in Chattanooga.Arrangements will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road.

Paula Bianchini Hamilton County

Paula Denise Palhamus Bianchini, 49, of East Ridge, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, in a local hospital.She was a graduate of East Ridge High School class of 1981.She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and S. Beatrice ...

Maureen Boyd Hamilton County

Maureen Taylor Boyd, 98, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, in a local health care facility.She was born in Fayetteville, Tenn., to the late Ross and Eva Taylor, and was a resident of Chattanooga for 90 years.Maureen ...

Peggie Bullard Hamilton County

Peggie Bullard, 82, passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, in Chattanooga.Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Elizabeth Cash Hamilton County

Elizabeth "Betty" Cash, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2013.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today, Sept. 6, 2013 at Red Bank Church of Christ with the Rev. Tommy Stone officiating.Burial to follow at Chattanooga Memorial Park.Visit ...

Mabel Combs Hamilton County

Mabel Combs, 85, of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord Wednesday evening, September 4, 2013, in a local hospital.Mabel was the wife of the late Raymond "Buddy" Combs and was also preceded in death by a ...

Minnie Cox Hamilton County

Minnie Lee Cox, 91, was welcomed home by God on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013.Until her illness she was a faithful and devoted member of Greater Tucker Missionary Baptist Church.She was proceeded in death by her parents, George D. and Estella ...

Minnie Dorris Hamilton County

Minnie Bellou Dorris, 92, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at in a hospice facility in Georgia.Survivors include her children, Dorcilla Long, David Lee Dorris II and Donna M. Hamilton; three grandchildren; other relatives and friends.Homegoing celebration will be ...

Mooneen Emanuel Hamilton County

Mooneen Camp Emanuel (known to her friends as Dean) passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, from complications of leukemia.Born Aug. 28, 1938, she was preceded in death by her mother, Ruby Mooney Camp; and father, Grover Camp. She is ...

Joseph Frith Hamilton County

Joseph Lewis Firth, 69, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, in a local hospital.He was a Howard High School graduate. He was a member of New York Citys finest as a Peace officer until his ...

William Griffey Hamilton County

William "Ralph" Griffey passed away Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at his residence.Funeral services will be 11 a.m. today in the funeral home chapel with Minister Ken McElhaney Officiating.Burial will follow in Harrison Cemetery.Arrangements by the Highway 58 Chapel of Turner ...

Larry Griffitts Hamilton County

Sr.Larry Griffitts Sr., 62, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, in a local healthcare facility.Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, in the South Crest Chapel with Pastor Brian Haney officiating.To share expressions ...

James Harris Hamilton County

James Paul "Jim" Harris, 86, of Hixson, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, in a local hospital.He was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and was a proud WWII veteran, serving as a medic in the U.S. Army. He retired from ...

Robert Johnson Hamilton County

Robert Johnson, of Red Bank, formerly of West Des Moines, Iowa, passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013.World War II Air Force decorated veteran.He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jane; children, Nancy and Kenneth.He is survived by his ...

Joyce Lee Hamilton County

Joyce Jean Paschel Lee, 72, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013.Funeral at 11 a.m. today at First Baptist Church of E. 8th Street with Pastor William T. Ladd as the ...

Larry McCullough Hamilton County

Larry "Pee Wee" McCullough, 61, of Chattanooga, quietly departed this life on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at a local hospital. He was born in Chattanooga to the union of Willard and Eunice McCullough Jones on July 22, 1952.He was a ...

Joy Mercado Hamilton County

Joy Mercado, daughter of the late G.O. and Jenny Wessenauer, returned to be home with the Lord Jesus early Saturday morning, Aug. 31, 2013. She was preceded in death by brother, Rev. James Wessenauer and is survived ...

Leah Morris Hamilton County

Leah Smith Morris, 43, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013.She graduated from Boyd Buchanan High School and attended UTC Chattanooga. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Clinton and Mildred Goins Smith and Charles and Cindy Lasley Hughes; ...

John Rolfes Hamilton County

John Thomas Rolfes, after a lengthy illness, John went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at the age of 68.He was born on Jan. 14, 1945. He was predeceased by his parents, ...

Thomas Simpkins Hamilton County

Thomas Michael Simpkins, 53, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013.He was a loving father and husband.He was preceded in death by his mother, Sandra Lee.Survivors include his wife, Kimberley Jackson Simpkins; daughter, Candiace (Robert) Brannon; granddaughters, Cadence Brannon ...

Kenneth Truss Hamilton County

Kenneth Lebron Truss, 60, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, in a local hospital.He was formerly employed by Wheland Foundry.He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Arca Truss; and sister, Gwendolyn Faye ...

Margaret Walker Hamilton County

Margaret Louise Metzler Walker passed away on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.Margaret, "Mimi", was preceded in death by her devoted husband, Alfred Eaton "Buddy" Walker III in 2009; her parents, Leo ...

Charles White Hamilton County

Charles Wayne White, 67, of Ooltewah, a Godly man, went to his eternal home on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013.Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Road.

Dana Wilbourn Hamilton County

Sr.Dana Bryan Wilbourn Sr., 61, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at his home.A native of Columbus, Ohio, he was a son of the late Frank and Ollie Mae Jenkins Wilbourn.Mr. Wilbourn was ...

David Bentley Tennessee

SWEETWATER David Bentley, 67, passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 in a Sweetwater hospital.Professional services have been entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Etowah.

Frank Boring Tennessee

PIKEVILLE Frank E. Boring, 67, died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at his home.He retired from Bledsoe County Highway Department after twenty-eight years of employment, where he was a back hoe operator, and dug graves for the county. He enjoyed fox ...

Billy Brown Tennessee

BENTON Billy Brown, 77, a resident of Benton, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, in an Athens Hospital. Professional services have been entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Cleveland.

Joy Sullivan Tennessee

Joe SullivanHUNTLAND Joe Lee Sullivan, 65, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013.Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. today in Moore-Cortner Chapel.Interment will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Huntland.Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave. NW, Winchester, 931-967-2222 www.moorecortner.com.

Perky Thurman Tennessee

PIKEVILLE Perky Thurman, 43, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013.Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013.The family will receive friends beginning at 5 p.m. today.Please share your thoughts online with the family at www.pikevillefuneralhome.com.Pikeville Funeral Home ...

Mildred ODonald Georgia

RINGGOLD Mildred Ross ODonald, 88, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kendall ODonald; parents, Mark and Jennie Ross; brother, George Ross; sister, Shirley Clark; and son-in-law, Ken ...

Rickey Penson Georgia

LaFAYETTE Rickey Penson, 47, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2013.Funeral from the Wallis Memorial Chapel Saturday at 4 p.m. Conducted by Rev. Melvin Bridges.Interment: Naomi Cemetery.Family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday 2 p.m. until service time.Arrangements are by ...

Walter Thornton Georgia

DALTON Walter "Jerry" Thornton, 74, departed this life Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at the local hospital.Walter was born Aug. 26, 1939 in Chattanooga, a son of the late William and Dora Thornton. He was also preceded in death by his ...

Nelso Avendano Alabama

FORT PAYNE Nelso Avendano Avendano, 31, died Monday, Sept. 2, 3013, at Huntsville Hospital.Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 at 2 p.m. CDT from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com.Visitation will be today, September 6, from noon-4 p.m.

Ollie Croft Alabama

DAWSON Ollie Croft, 95, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at her residence.Funeral will be 11 a.m. CDT today from W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Billy Smothers and the Rev. Heath Croft officiaitng.Burial in Dekalb Memorial Gardens.

Billy Hill Alabama

POWELL Billy John Hill, 85, died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 at Marshall Medical Center South.Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 7, at 11 a.m. CDT from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel.Burial in New Canaan Cemetery www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com.Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today ...

LeAnna Ivey Alabama

IDER LeAnna Elaine Ivey, 32, died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, in an automobile accident.Survivors include parents, Charles and Delta Farmer Ivey; sisters, Vanessa Ivey Sloan (Joel), Tiffany Ivey Bryant (Corey); grandparents, Jack and Elaine Ivey, Roberta Phillips; nephews, Lucas and ...

Michael Simmons Alabama

DUTTON Michael Allen Simmons, 51, died Monday night, Sept. 2, 2013.Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. today, Sept. 6.The family will receive friends 10 a.m. until service time today at Ryan Funeral Home in Trenton, Ga.Visit www.RyanFuneralHome.net to share ...

Card Of In Memory

In Memory

The family of Mother Sarah S. Carter would like to express our sincere gratitude for all acts of kindness shown during our time of bereavement. The love you shared made our grief easier to bear. Thank you, The Family

CLIFFORD LUSTER In Memory

In Memory

REV. CLIFFFORD LUSTER, SR.Who departed this life on Sept. 6, 1987. From his children. Also his brother, EDWARD (NUBB) LUSTER, who departed this life Sept 6, 1986. Of

DONALD BOND In Memory

In Memory

HAMILTON COUNTY DEPUTY SHERIFFDONALD K. BOND JR.March 5, 1966- Sept. 6, 2001Loved and missed by the Bond Family.

IN MEMORY In Memory

In Memory

Wendell Billingsley Sr.Sept. 5, 2005Honoring a great father, husband, brother, pastor, and friend. You have not been forgotten.

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