Obituaries for January 4, 2013

Obituaries are sorted by area and then, last name.

Mary Billings Hamilton County

Mary Ruth Billings, 94, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, in the Hospice Care Center.She was a faithful member of New Emanuel Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Laura Dowdy; brother, Abraham Dowdy; ...

Fred Bowen Hamilton County

Fred DeMars "Freddie B" Bowen, 53, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at his home.He was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.Fred attended Notre Dame ...

Stephanie Boykin Hamilton County

Stephanie Boykin, 48, passed away at home on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. She was preceded in death by her brother, Jarrett Boykin; and grandfathers, William C. Davis and Marvin Boykin.Survivors include a devoted companion, Mark Hudson; daughters, LaShundra Mcdade and ...

Avis Browning Hamilton County

Avis Smith Browning, of Chattanooga, her soul left this Earth on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. She was 82 years old.Avis was born in Waverly, Tenn., and was a retired laboratory technician for DuPont. She was also a faithful and active ...

Ella Burrell Hamilton County

Ella I. Burrell, 76, of Chattanooga passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.Mrs. Burrell was born in Monroe County, Tenn., to John and Hattie Jones. She retired from Gateway Hosiery and was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church where she ...

Larry Clayton Hamilton County

James Larry Clayton, 66, of Georgetown, went to be with his Lord Wednesday evening Jan. 2, 2013, at 10:50 p.m.Formerly of Lupton City, he currently resided in Georgetown, Tenn. He was retired from Dixie Yarns/ R.L. Stowe textile mill at ...

Edith Cofer Hamilton County

Edith Carson Cofer, 97, of Chattanooga, passed away at her home, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.She was a member of First Christian Church and Ladies Kiwaniss Club. Edith graduated from Edmondson Business College and worked many years for Double Cola and ...

Leon Craze Hamilton County

Leonard Leon Craze, of Hixson, passed away on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. He was 78 years old.Leon was born in Henegar, Ala., and was a longtime resident of the Chattanooga area. He served our country in the United States Army. ...

Janie Ervin Hamilton County

Janie Mae Ervin, 64, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, in the Hospice Care Center.Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. today in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Dexter Cummings as the eulogist.Burial: Chattanooga National ...

Willie Evans Hamilton County

Jr.Willie Evans Jr., 70, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at a local hospital.Survivors include life-partner, Charlene Elder; daughter, Sharon Brown; nieces and nephews.Services will be held at noon on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Highland Cemetery.The body will ...

Ernest Haynes Hamilton County

Ernest Joel Haynes, 66, of Hixson, was called to join heavens choir on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2012.A funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. EST today, Jan. 4, 2013 in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Odell Broadway officiating.The ...

Lillie Jackson Hamilton County

Lillie "Denise" Jackson, a devoted mother, loving grandmother, and cherished friend, departed this life on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, surrounded by her family and friends at her residence.She was born Lillie Denise Martin on Jan. 28, 1955, in Detroit, Mich., ...

Charles Kidd Hamilton County

Charles Shelby "Country Cuz" Kidd, 53, passed away on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, in a local hospital.Services will be held 2:30 p.m. today at Charity Baptist Church on Rossville, Blvd with Dr. John Carter officiating.Family requests in lieu of flowers ...

Bernice Kramer Hamilton County

Bernice Kramer, 93, of Sale Creek and formerly of Savannah, Ga., passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at her home.Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday in Hillcrest Abbey West Cemetery in Savannah.Arrangements are by Legacy ...

Rosa Long Hamilton County

Rosa Long, 50, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.Rosa leaves to cherish her memories, cousin and caretaker Ella Bailey, Atlanta Ga.; daughters, Amy Young and Katrina Long; grandchildren, Keyon and Keyonna Long; sisters; Tisha Long, Ellen Long (Felix) Campbell; ...

Frances McMahon Hamilton County

Frances D. King McMahon died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, from natural causes after a long illness.Born Jan. 12, 1930 in Akron, Ohio to her late parents, Issac and Vesta June Dunlap, she lived most of her adult life in Chattanooga. ...

Lois Nelson Hamilton County

Lois Virginia Rigsby Nelson, 76, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at the First Baptist Church of Soddy-Daisy with Dr. Seton Tomyn officiating.Burial will follow at Hamilton Memorial ...

Ethel Nichols Hamilton County

Ethel Griffith Nichols, 93, formerly of Huntsville, Ala., died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, in a local healthcare facility in Collegedale.She was retired from Redstone Arsenal and was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Huntsville.She was preceded in death by ...

Betty Painter Hamilton County

Betty Jane Epps Painter passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.She was born Aug. 19, 1925 in Athens, Ga., the only daughter of Carl and Claudine Henry Epps. Betty grew up in Rome, Ga., where she graduated from Cooper Hall ...

Rosie Reed Hamilton County

Rosie Nell Reed, 63, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at her residence. She was a faithful member of Trinity Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Robert Reed III; daughters, Yolanda (Vincent, Sr.) Lee, of Griffin, Ga., ...

Bertha Reynolds Hamilton County

Bertha E. Reynolds, 95, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.Mrs. Reynolds was born in Cherokee County, Ala., to Grover and Josie Haggard. She was a member of Tiftonia Church of Christ for more than 60 years and ...

Carlos Reynolds Hamilton County

Carlos "Carlitos" Espinal Reynolds, 25, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.Carlitos was born in Honduras on July 20, 1987. Abandoned at birth, he had a loving home at Orphanage Emmanuel in Guaimaca, Honduras until coming to the United ...

Donna Richardson Hamilton County

Donna Michelle Davis Richardson passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga due to a recent illness.She was born Dec. 24, 1968.Donna was preceded in death by her father, Thomas E. Davis Sr.; grandparents, Floyd and ...

Annie Russell Hamilton County

Annie Ruth Russell, 94, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, in a local health care facility.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today, Jan. 4, 2013, in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home with the ...

Warren Sales Hamilton County

Warren Sales, 59, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012.Warren Sales was born in Chattanooga on May 24, 1953. He came to Christ at an early age attending Gospel Lighthouse Church in Chattanooga. He graduated from Riverside High ...

Kennedy Smith Hamilton County

Kennedy Craig Smith died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 at Vanderbilt Medical Center.He was the son of Ellie Mahoney, of Chattanooga and Brian C. Smith, of Lookout Mountain.Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. today, Jan. 4, 2013 at Our ...

Gussie Taylor Hamilton County

Gussie Virginia Buffett Taylor, 94, of Chattanooga, passed peacefully away on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.She attended Lake Vista United Methodist Church and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Lodge #417 at Ider, Ala.She was born on ...

Juanita Teinert Hamilton County

Juanita Teinert, 91, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.Mrs. Teinert was born in Bonham, Texas to William and Lida Mae Cotham. She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. She and her husband lived in Independence, ...

Iva Jean Hamilton County

Iva Jean Tillery "Jean Ball", 82, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. She passed away at her home in Griffin, Ga. after battling Alzheimer's disease. She was born on May 29, 1930 as Iva Jean ...

Willis Argo Tennessee

KIMBALL Willis Argo, 82, died on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.Willis was born on July 6, 1930 in Battle Creek, Tenn., to Roy and Ruth Argo. He was a devoted son, husband, father and grandfather.He retired from Widows Creek Fossil Fuel ...

Fred Clayton Tennessee

Jr.CLEVELAND Fred Clayton Jr., 74, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.Survivors: wife, Peggy Clayton; nephew, Bo (Missy) Collins; and great-niece, Kealey Collins.Funeral at 1 p.m. Saturday at Grissom Funeral Home with visitation 6-8 p.m. today and Saturday one hour prior to ...

Patricia Guess Tennessee

WINCHESTER Patricia Ann Guess, 68, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at her residence. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Moore-Cortner Chapel with interment at Franklin Memorial ...

Edwin Jackson Tennessee

CLEVELAND Edwin G. Jackson, 81, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 in a Chattanooga hospital.He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Jackson was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, ...

Alice Kilgore Tennessee

WHITWELL Alice Louise Kilgore, 82, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Flara Ruth Kilgore; sisters, Hazel (Dan) Weaver and Irene (Albert) Barnes; brothers, Charlie and Jack Kilgore.Alice was a member of ...

Stella Mitchell Tennessee

SOUTH PITTSBURG Stella Mitchell, 89, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, at her home.Stella Mae Wells Mitchell was born to Samuel and Annie Wells on Jan. 5, 1923 in Quincy, Fla., where she met and married her husband of 38 years, ...

Robert Shubert Tennessee

CLEVELAND Robert Linsey Shubert, 56, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012.Survivors: sons, Tommy Shubert, Scotty Shubert and Michael Shubert.Private services will be held at a later date.Ralph Buckner Funeral Home of Etowah is in charge of the arrangements.

Kurmet German Georgia

DALTON Kurmet Winford German, 83, died, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, in a local hospital.He was a native of Whitfield County, Ga., and was retired from Shaw Industries. Mr. German was the youngest of nine children.Survivors include his sister, Eunice Pauline ...

Burk Hale Georgia

IIIRINGGOLD Burk Elder Hale III, 57, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.He had lived in the North Georgia area for most of his life and was a member of Chickamauga Church of ...

Donald Hale Georgia

CHICKAMAUGA Donald Lee Hale, 73, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, in a local hospital surrounded by his family.Mr. Hale had lived most of his life in the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas and was a retired truck driver for ...

Charles Jones Georgia

HAMPTON Charles Lamar Jones, 53, passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2012.Services at 1 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Willis Funeral Home with Dr. Stephen Thomas officiating.Interment in West Hill Cemetery.Arrangements by Willis Fuenral Home, Dalton.

Daniel McDowell Georgia

ROSSVILLE Daniel Sparrell McDowell, 67, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.Danny was a lifelong resident of Rossville and was of the Baptist faith. He was the owner/operator of McDowell Trucking and Grading for 33 years, started in the racing ...

Jacqueline Williams Georgia

ROSSVILLE Jacqueline Ann "Jackie" Williams, 49, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at her residence.Jackie was a 1981 graduate of East Ridge High School and earned her R.N. degree from Chattanooga State. She began her nursing career at Hutcheson ...

Lucille Young Georgia

TRENTON Sarah Lucille Young, 80, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. She was a loving mother and grandmother and a member of the Church of God.She was preceded in death by her parents, Will and Verda Mae Raines; son, Rickey ...

Willie Bethune Alabama

HIGDON Willie Gilbreath Bethune-Price, 89, passed away on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 in a local health care facility.Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today, Jan. 4, in the South Crest Chapel with Rev. Brad Bridges officiating.Burial will follow ...

Ola Mae Alabama

HENAGAR Ola Mae Burns, 75, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.She was a lifelong resident of Henagar, and was a member of Henagar Baptist Church. She was a loving and devoted mother, ...

Dolores Earhart Other Areas

PITTSBORO, Miss. Dolores Jean Earhart 83, a former resident of Harrison, passed away on Wednesday Dec. 26, 2012, in Oxford, Miss.She was presided in death by her husband, Charles H. Earhart; brother, Lowell F. Roach Rossville; sister, Zella F. Leighton, ...

Billy McDaniel In Memory

In Memory

INMEMORYBilly Don McDanielJanuary 4, 2012We love and think of you everyday. Sadly missed by your wife, siblings, children and grandchildren

BRENDA TONEY In Memory

In Memory

INMEMORYJan. 8, 1945 - Jan. 4, 2008As I sit in Heaven and watch you everday I try to let you know with signs Inever went away. I know it hurts you that Im gone but Im in Heaven in my ...

Essie Billingsley In Memory

In Memory

Essie M. BillingsleySept. 15, 1909 - Jan. 4 , 2009We love you and miss you very much.Orville, Ruth, Brenda,Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren

HARRY KNOX In Memory

In Memory

Harry Mack Knox, Sr. "Bunny"Jan. 4, 1940 - Sept. 26, 1996HappyBirthday!Harry Jr., Sonya, Tonya, Terrence, Charolette, Ann, grandchildren, and lots of other relatives and friends.

Juanita McDaniel In Memory

In Memory

INMEMORYJuanita A. McDanielSept. 13, 1925 - Jan. 4, 2011We Love and Miss You. Your Family, Louie, Dianne, David, Betty and Joe

Robert Jones In Memory

In Memory

INMEMORYROBERT JONES, JR.May 27, 1937-Jan. 4, 2011Memory is a golden chain, that binds us till we meet again.Sadly missed but never forgotten, Stephanie, Lillie, Irma and Family

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