WILSON FUNERAL HOMES

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Our Mission Is

To give extraordinary value to our client-families;
To provide dignified care for the deceased;
To facilitate meaningful services for the living which commemorate the lives of their loved ones;
To provide an affirming environment for our staff to achieve their professional potential;
To contribute to the betterment of our community with education and grief support.


Our Obituaries

Goldie Hensley

November 23, 2014

Goldie Ruth Hensley, 84, of Rossville departed this life Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. She was born in Graysville, Tennessee to the late R.C. & Mollie Dunn. She retired from Red Foods after 30 years of service there and was a member of Valley Memorial Baptist Church in Tiftonia. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harold C. Hensley, Sr. Survivors include her children, Mary Alice ...
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Cynthia R. Baker

April 8, 1955 - November 22, 2014

Cynthia Regina Doty Baker, age 59 of Ft. Oglethorpe, passed away on Saturday, November 22, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was of the Baptist Faith. Cynthia was employed at Community National Bank for the past 12 yrs. and was a loving wife, mother and sister who will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert A. and Oma L. Walden Doty. ...
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Fred W. "Bill" Simpson

September 8, 1945 - November 20, 2014

Fred William "Bill" Simpson, age 69 of East Ridge, TN went home to be with our Lord on Thursday, November 20, 2014. He was a charter member of Heritage Pointe Baptist Church in Ringgold, retired from the City of Chattanooga in 2009 after 31 yrs. of service, loved blue grass gospel, hunting and fishing. He was preceded in death by his wife, Regina Simpson and parents, Fred L. and Bonnie L....
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Robert F. Morris

November 19, 2014

Robert Fritz Morris, 80 of Rock Spring, Georgia (formerly of Macon) departed this life Wednesday, November 19, 2014. He was born in Lyons, Georgia to the late Dick & Inez Morris. Robert retired from Armstrong World Industries after 50 years of service there. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Audrey Morris. Survivors include his son, Tony (Carla) Morris of Rock Spring, Georgia,...
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Margie Willene Reynolds

August 25, 1929 - November 19, 2014

Margie Willene Long Reynolds, 85, of High Point, GA, died at her home on November 19, 2014, surrounded by her family. Her health had declined steadily over the past several years. She was born in Highland Park on August 25, 1929, the daughter of Richard and Amy Blankenship Long. As an only child, Willene grew up feeling particularly close to her dozens of cousins (many of whom preceded...
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Daniel Howard Bailey

August 2, 1951 - November 18, 2014

Daniel Howard Bailey, age 63 of Flintstone, passed away on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was a member of Wallaceville Baptist Church. Daniel served his country in the U.S. Army for 16 yrs. He was a loving father, son and brother who will be missed. He was preceded in death by his father, Bethel Ernest Bailey and brother, Ernest Bailey. ...
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Edith A Baldwin

July 20, 1955 - November 18, 2014

Edith Ann Elliott Baldwin, age 59 of Rossville, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. She was raised in Tiftonia and has lived in Rossville for the past 30 yrs. Edith was of the Baptist Faith and employed at Arcade Inc. She was a loving wife, mother and sister who will be greatly missed. Edith was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Gene...
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Eva Haddock

November 17, 2014

Eva William Haddock, 88 of Chattanooga departed this life Monday, November 17, 2014. She was born in Rossville, Georgia to the late John Williams & Ollie Haddock. Eva was a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church in East Ridge. Survivors include her loving husband, Walter Haddock, Jr. of Chattanooga, children, Jerry (Donna) Haddock of Hixson, Ann (Chris) Blenstroub of East Ridge,...
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Dexter M. Lane

August 26, 1933 - November 16, 2014

Dexter M. Lane, 81, of East Ridge, TN died Sunday November 16, 2014 at his home following a life of faithful, devoted service to many. "Dek" was born on August 26, 1933 in a log cabin in Middlesboro, KY. Following a childhood in Elizabethton, TN, he married, had children, and enlisted in the US Air Force for 4 years during the Korean War. After his service was complete, he, his wife and...
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Lloyd "Lucky" Goines, Jr.

May 13, 1956 - November 16, 2014

Lloyd "Lucky" Goines, Jr., 58, of Rossville, passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed fishing, working on cars and loved Hot Rods and Motorcycles. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather who will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd...
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Gary Wayne Skiles

June 27, 1963 - November 15, 2014

Gary Wayne Skiles, 51, of Rossville, passed away Saturday, November 15, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas and was of the Baptist faith. He was an Army Veteran having served during Desert Shield/Desert Storm and was a member of the VFW Post #3679. He loved being outdoors, gardening, playing darts and loved putting up lights and decorations for his...
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Neil Allan Nehrbass, Sr.

June 4, 1947 - November 14, 2014

Neil Allan Nehrbass, Sr., 67, of Rossville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, November 14, 2014. He was born in Wausau, Wisconsin where he lived for most of his life before moving to the North Georgia area about 13 years ago. He made his living as a Farmer and Brick Mason and was a member of Battlefield Ministries Community Church. He loved going to church, making people...
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Vergie Bradford Clark

April 28, 1919 - November 14, 2014

Vergie Bradford Clark, 95, of Lookout Mountain, GA, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, November 14, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and attended Copper Heights Church of God, where she served as a Piano player and Secretary for many years. She retired from Uniform Rental as a Seamstress in 1984 after more than 18 years of service and enjoyed...
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Gilmer Leonard Collins

February 5, 1963 - November 12, 2014

Gilmer Leonard Collins, 51, of LaFayette, passed away Wednesday, November 12, 2014. He had lived in the North Georgia area for most of his life, was of the Baptist faith and was employed as an Associate with Wal-Mart for more than 30 years. He enjoyed fishing, Mexican food and being around friends and family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Grady & Mary Walker and grandparents,...
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Donald Wesley Roden

November 11, 2014

Donald Wesley Roden age 78, of Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia passed away Tuesday – November 11, 2014. He was born in DeKalb County, Alabama to the late Dosior Newton & Annie Ruth Callaham Roden. He worked for Red Wing/Mayfield Pest Control for over twenty years. He also worked in Atlanta, GA as a Construction Job Site Manager. He enjoyed watching 'Westerns" and was of the Baptist Faith. Along...
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Wanda June Lee

March 24, 1938 - November 11, 2014

Wanda June Goodman "Big Mama" Lee, 76, of Chickamauga, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. She was born in Roane County, Tennessee to the late, Richard & Mae Bell Goodman but had lived in the North Georgia area for most of her life and was a member of Old Bethel Baptist Church. She loved making jewelry, taking pictures, had a God given gift of drawing and...
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Jerry Ferguson, Sr.

November 8, 2014

Jerry Dean Ferguson, Sr., 70, of East Ridge departed this life Saturday, Nov. 08, 2014. He was born in Chattanooga to the late Raymond & Finnie Mae Ferguson. Jerry served his country in the United States Army and was a member of Masonic Lodge #755, American Legion Post #95, and a member of Jones Memorial U.M.C. all in East Ridge. Survivors include his loving wife of 24 years, Patsy...
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Ina Myrtle Peters

January 1, 1929 - November 7, 2014

Ina "Dee" Peters, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida slipped peacefully away on November 7th after a long illness. She was born in McKee's Rocks, Pennsylvania on January 1, 1929, the daughter of the late Albert and Ina Kania Sr. Until 2007, she resided in South Florida. Ina was beautiful in spirit, mind and body. She was an accomplished artist who was still painting into her 70's. She had been a...
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Vanellope Michelle Duff

November 1, 2014 - November 6, 2014

Vanellope Michelle Duff, infant Daughter of Seth Nathaniel Duff and Stormy Michelle Brickley Duff, passed away on Thursday November 6, 2014. She was born November 1, 2014 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Other survivors include Paternal Grandparents; Danielle (Bo) Bradford, Carl Duff, Maternal Grandparents; Rhonda Brickley and Chad Leamon, Aunts; Tabitha Harper and Angel Brickley, Uncles; Edwin...
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Barbara Darnell

November 6, 2014

Barbara Sue Darnell, 74 of East Ridge departed this life Thursday, Nov. 06, 2014. Survivors include her sons, Teddy Ladd of East Ridge, Mark Ladd of Tunnel Hill, several grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Arrangements are by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home-Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
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Betty Goodner

November 5, 2014

Betty Goodner, 85 of Rossville, GA departed this life Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014. Viewing will be from 4:00PM until 7:00PM Thursday at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held 10:00AM Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 at Chattanooga National Cemetery. Arrangements are by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home-Fort Oglethorpe Chapel
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James Willard Wooten

August 21, 1930 - November 4, 2014

Willard was born August 21, 1930 in Grant, Alabama to Brother Irvin and Pearlie Mae Wooten. Willard married his childhood sweetheart, Aleene Blevins, who preceded him in death. He is survived by two devoted sisters, Linda McCleod and Gloria Parker. His parents and siblings, Johnny Wooten, Eva Summerford, Raymond Wooten, Lois Robertson and Ed Wooten preceded him in death. Willard has six...
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Willadean Folks Jenkins

September 24, 1933 - November 4, 2014

Willadean Folks Jenkins, 81, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Tuesday, November 4, 2014. She was born to the late Morton Stanley Folks and Mary Bell Hicks Folks on September 24, 1933 in Henagar, Alabama. She retired after more than forty years of service from Standard – Coosa Thatcher, was a member of Old Bethel Baptist Church, and she enjoyed singing and playing the guitar. She was...
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Allen Tate

November 3, 2014

Billy Allen Tate, 41 of Rossville departed this life Monday, November 03, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father, Billy Tate. Allen was a loving, son, brother, uncle, and friend and will be missed by all that knew him. He had a special place in his heart for animals and was known for taking in Pit Bull's to care for. Survivors include his mother, Diane Tate of Rossville, sister, Gina...
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James M. Johnson

November 3, 2014

James Marvin Johnson, age 71 of Chickamauga, passed away on Monday, November 3, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was of the Baptist Faith. James enjoyed fishing, bowling and spending time with his family and dogs. He was a loving father, grandfather, and brother who will be missed greatly. James was preceded in death by his parents, Verbon and Vinnie Marie Lawson...
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Jimmy Garold Underwood

January 4, 1948 - November 2, 2014

Jimmy Garold Underwood, 66, of Rossville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, November 2, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was a member of Union Avenue Baptist Church. He was a singer and drummer for several different gospel groups throughout the years and enjoyed woodworking and piddling around in his wood shop. He was a loving and devoted husband...
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Carl Harris

May 17, 1943 - November 1, 2014

Carl Harris, 71, of Rossville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, November 1, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church in Dunlap, but had more recently been attending Mission Glen Baptist Church. He worked as a Heavy Equipment Sales and Service Advisor with Goodwin Machinery for more than 37 years and...
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Linda Rogers

October 30, 2014

Linda Rogers, 66 of Rossville, GA passed away Thursday, October 30, 2014 at her home. Survivors include her husband, Donald, children, Angela, Barry, Stacy, 2 siblings, 7 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. Graveside services will be held November 5, 2014 at 10:00AM at Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Homes-Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. (706)866-5555...
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Randall Wade Brogdon

March 10, 1961 - October 26, 2014

Randall Wade Brogdon, 53, of East Ridge, passed away Sunday, October 26, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas and got saved at a revival thru Parkway Baptist Church. He was employed as a Brick Mason for more than 40 years and enjoyed drawing, cooking, eating, had a huge passion for music and was also a Barber for many years. He was preceded in death by his...
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Timothy "Moose" Pierce

October 26, 2014

Timothy Alexander "Moose" Pierce, 51, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of Catoosa County, GA. He graduated from Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School and was a member of Boynton Baptist Church. A longtime volunteer firefighter, he also recently graduated from the Catoosa County Sheriff's Citizens Academy. He was preceded in death by parents, Frank and Margaret Pierce...
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Rebecca Ann Riner

September 24, 1958 - October 23, 2014

Rebecca Ann Riner, 56, of Rossville, passed away Thursday, October 23, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was a member of the Anchor of Hope Baptist Church. She was employed with J & J Industries for more than 17 years and loved working with Arts & Crafts. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, knitting, training horses, but most of all her passion in life was...
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Charlene M. Plemons

October 23, 2014

Charlene Miller Plemons, 78 of Chattanooga, TN departed this life Thursday, October 23, 2014. She was born in Sweetwater, Tennessee to the late Charlie Ray & Agnes Presley Miller and was a member of Brainerd Baptist Church in Chattanooga. Charlene graduated from Chattanooga State with her A.S. Degree and later retired from North Park Hospital where she was a CPT Coder. She was also...
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Peggy R. Lankford

November 8, 1969 - October 21, 2014

Peggy Rana Hope Lankford, age 44 of Chattanooga, TN passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga Area and was of the Baptist Faith. Peggy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister who will be greatly missed. Peggy was preceded in death by her nephew, Dustin Eugene Rector. She is survived by her husband, Tim Hill; parents, Robert...
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Joyce M. Peters

October 21, 2014

Joyce Marie Peters, 77 of Ringgold, GA departed this life Tuesday, October 21, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy Blake and Thelma Brown, husband, Kenneth Peters, and son, Gary Peters. Survivors include her children, Summer Miller, David Peters, Sr., Connie Mundy, brothers, Charlie and Gene Brown, grandchildren, Carrie Miller, Nathan Bramlett, David Peters, Jr., great...
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Hazel K. Warren

August 23, 1929 - October 21, 2014

Hazel Norene King Warren, age 85 of Ft. Oglethorpe, passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Hazel was born in Marshall Co., AL to the late Chester A. and Nellie Buchanan King before becoming a resident of North GA, in 1951 and was a member of Friendship Primitive Baptist Church. Hazel worked for many years as a teacher for the Catoosa County School Board and retired from Hamilton Medical...
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William "Bill" Van Winkle

October 18, 2014

Mr. William "Bill" Arnold VanWinkle, 79, of Flintstone, Georgia passed away Saturday October 18, 2014. A native of Pikeville, Tennessee, he has lived in the Flintstone, Georgia area for the past 49 years. He is preceded in death by his father, William VanWinkle and mother, Virgie Mae Cain Ball. He is survived by his wife, Bengie Maxwell VanWinkle of Flintstone, GA.; daughter, Tonya Morris...
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Glen T. Crutchfield

August 6, 1959 - October 18, 2014

Glen Crutchfield age 55, of Chickamauga, GA went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday-October 18, 2014. He has been a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas and was a member of Chattanooga Valley Baptist Church. He retired from Ringgold Telephone Company as VP of Service Design in 2014 after more than 37 years of service. He was a loving and devoted husband,...
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Howard Richardson

October 17, 2014

Howard Richardson, 75, of Rossville, GA passed away Friday, October 17, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas and was of the Baptist faith. He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force and was previously employed with the Union Sheet Metal Workers for more than 40 years. He enjoyed gardening and loved listening to Christian radio. He was a loving and...
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Ann Elisabeth "Annelies" Howard

October 17, 2014

Ann Elisabeth "Annelies" Howard, 88, of Athens, Alabama passed away Friday October 17, 2014. A native of Kassel, Germany she moved to the Chattanooga area in 1952 and later moved to Athens, Alabama in 2001, she was of the Lutheran faith. She is preceded in death by her husband, Paul Howard; parents, Herbert and Marguret Backhaus Otto; son, Bernd Howard; granddaughter, Cher Howard; and sister,...
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Velma Woolf Pritchett

April 4, 1926 - October 15, 2014

Velma Arlene Woolf Pritchett, 88 of Rossville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. She was born in Center Hill, Florida to the late Hermon & Florence Woolf and had lived in the Miami area for more than 20 years before moving to the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas in the late 60's. She was of the Christian faith and was most recently employed as a...
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Margaret A. Chandler

October 13, 2014

Margaret Ann Chandler, 57, a life-long resident of Chattanooga passed away Monday-October 13, 2014. Margaret, who was a graduate of Red Bank High School Class of 1976 and loved living in Chattanooga and the surrounding area. For many years, she was the smiling face you saw in the morning at the Good eats Café where she waitressed until illness kept her from working. Margaret is preceded in...
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Vivilene Marie Stewart

July 3, 1926 - October 12, 2014

Vivilene Marie Stewart, 88, of Snellville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, October 12, 2014. She had lived in the Atlanta area for more than 30 years, but had been living in the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas for most of her life and was of the Christian faith. She graduated from Rossville High School and also attended the University of Chattanooga. She enjoyed...
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Mary E. Graham

October 10, 2014

Mary Edith Covey Graham, 83, of Rock Spring, Georgia passed away Friday, October 10, 2014. She was born to the late Cleon and Gertrude Covey in Syracuse, New York on July 24, 1931. Mrs. Graham retired from Hutcheson Medical Center with 20 years of service, was a member of Chattanooga Valley Baptist Church, a member and former secretary of the Chattanooga Valley Lion's Club and she enjoyed cake...
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Carol Campbell Alexander

August 23, 1956 - October 8, 2014

Carol Lynne Campbell Alexander, 58, of Flintstone, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. She had lived most of her life in the North Georgia area and was of the Baptist faith. She was employed with the Walker County Board of Education as a Bus Attendant for more than 12 years and her passion in life was always caring for others, especially helping the...
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Marie Smith

August 16, 1929 - October 7, 2014

Clara "Marie" Price Smith, 85, of Rock Spring, Georgia passed away Tuesday, October 7, 2014. She was born to the late J. W. and Annie Price on August 16, 1929 in St. Elmo, Tennessee. Marie was a member of Mission Glen Baptist Church and she enjoyed watching Christian sermons on TV (especially Charles Stanley), flowers, gardening, animals, the Atlanta Braves, the Georgia Bulldogs, and the...
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Jaxon Henry

October 6, 2014

A graveside service for Infant Jaxon Henry will be held 11:00 am Monday- October 13, 2014 an Tennessee/Georgia Memorial Park in Rossville, GA. Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Ft. Oglethorpe Chapel. (706)866-5555 www.wilsonfuneralhome.com
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Mildaree Hornbuckle

October 6, 2014

Mildaree Reese Hornbuckle, 94 of Loganville, Georgia (formerly of Bryant, Alabama) departed this life Monday October 6, 2014. She was born in Chavies, Alabama to the late William & Beulah Reese and was a member of Trenton U.M.C. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Franklin Hornbuckle, sister, Burma Black, brothers, Gladston O.L. Reese and Elwyn I.E. Reese. Survivors include...
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Sandra Lake Womack

March 19, 1945 - October 5, 2014

Sandra Lake Womack, 69, of Rossville, GA went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, October 5, 2014. She was born in Bessemer, Alabama, but had lived in the North Georgia area for the last 35 years. She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Chattanooga, TN and had worked most of her life as a waitress for many local area restaurants. She was a foster parent for several...
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Mary Frances Lavender

March 17, 1924 - October 4, 2014

Mary Frances Lavender, 90, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, October 4, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and attended Saint Gerard Catholic Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who will be greatly missed by all that knew her. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bill & Frances Soltis Duffey; her first husband, Paul Joseph...
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Johnny "J.P." Payne

October 17, 1952 - October 1, 2014

Johnny Rex "J.P." Payne, 61, of Fort Oglethorpe, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. He was born in Tampa, Florida to the late, John Payne and Farris Compton, but had lived in the North Georgia area for most of his life and was of the Christian faith. He was a Marine Corp. Veteran having served during the Vietnam War and was the Owner & Operator of J.P. Lock ...
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Homer "Erby" Laney

July 8, 1940 - September 30, 2014

Homer "Erby" Laney, 74, of Fort Oglethorpe, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 30, 2014. He was born in Jackson County, Alabama to the late, Homer Garrison & Melvie Jones Laney, but had lived in the North Georgia area for the last 43 years. He was a member of the Fort Oglethorpe Church of Christ and was the Owner & Operator of Tri County Roofing for more than 40...
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Simon Peter Reese

April 27, 1930 - September 28, 2014

Simon Peter Reese, age 84 of Chickamauga, passed away on Sunday, September 28, 2014. He was born to the late Frank and Ethel Woodall Reese in Woodbine, KY and was a devoted member of Anchor of Hope Baptist Church. Simon served his country in the U.S. Army and retired from The Kroger Co. in 1990 after 37 yrs. Simon dedicated his life to serving the Lord in many multiple ministries. "A Good...
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Cathy Deborah Phillips

August 30, 1950 - September 27, 2014

Cathy Deborah Reed Phillips, age 64 of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, September 27, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and was of the Baptist Faith. Cathy retired from Spring Creek Elementary School in 2001 after 30 yrs. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rozzell S. Phillips; parents, Floyd I. and Thelma Louise Fowler Reed; and siblings, Joann Peoples, Floyd...
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Aubrey Dean Anderson

March 27, 1933 - September 25, 2014

Aubrey Dean Anderson, 81, of Chickamauga, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, September 25, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas and was of the Protestant faith. He was a graduate of Chattanooga Valley High School Class of 50 and also attended McKenzie College. He was always very studious, enjoyed reading and had a passion for cars. ...
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Frances Ann Fowler

September 25, 2014

Frances Ann Fowler, 75 of Lookout Mtn., Georgia departed this life Thursday, September 25, 2014. She was preceded in death by her father, Paul Hull, mother and step-father, Alice & Wallace Stone, and her siblings, Tommy & Freddie Hull, Bo & Cindy Stone. Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Roy Fowler of Lookout Mtn., children, Michael (Crystal) Croucher of Rossville, Vikki Thompson...
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Charles Gannaway

September 24, 2014

Charles Gannaway, 83 of Rossville passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 after many battles with a number of illnesses. He was born May 3, 1931 in Blue Diamond, Kentucky to the late Eldon & Annie Gannaway. Charlie served U.S. Army and was a member of Laborers Local Union 846. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Helen, siblings, Eugene, Howard, and Marie Griffin. Survivors...
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Denver G. Goforth

April 30, 1946 - September 23, 2014

Denver Gene Goforth, age 68 of Chickamauga, passed away on Tuesday, September 23, 2014. He was born to the late Hamp and Ina Mae Price Goforth in London, KY, before moving to the North Georgia Area at a young age, and was of the Baptist Faith. Denver retired from Shaw Ind. in 2005 after 6yrs. and enjoyed hunting and the outdoors. He was also preceded in death by his son, John Robert Goforth;...
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Peggy Joyce Frank

September 22, 2014

Peggy Joyce Vandiver Frank, 81, of Rossville, Georgia passed away Monday September 22, 2014. A lifelong resident of the North Georgia Chattanooga area, she was of the Baptist faith. She is preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Gordon Frank Sr.; parents, Claude and Johnnie Henson Vandiver; grandson, Justin Lee Brady; sister, Dot Pursley; and brother, Paul Vandiver. She is survived by two...
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VaNova O. Gainer

May 8, 1939 - September 22, 2014

VaNova Opalene Whitmire Gainer, age 75 of Rossville, passed away on Monday, September 22, 2014. She has been a resident of North Georgia since 1966 and was a member of Valley View Baptist Church. VaNova graduated from Central High School and retired from Pilgrims Pride in 2010 after 17 yrs. She was preceded in death by her husband, Don Gainer; parents, Gordon G. and Avon Irene Thompson...
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Martha J. McNabb

September 4, 1940 - September 22, 2014

Martha Jean McEachern McNabb, age 74 of Rossville, passed away on Monday September 22, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga Area and was of the Christian Faith. Jean graduated from Central High School and retired from Walmart. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, who will be greatly missed. Jean was preceded in death by her father, Lloyd McEachern and...
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Bobby J. Campbell

September 21, 2014

Bobby Joe Campbell, 67 of Rossville departed this life Sunday, September 21, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hubert & Geneva Campbell, and son, Bobby Clay Campbell, Sr. Survivors include his daughter, Sandra (Bud) Morgan of Ringgold, ex-wife, Carolyn Bailey of Rossville, grandchildren, Brandon, Michael, & Patrick Morgan, Bobby Clay Campbell II, Tiffany Campbell, Logon Campbell, ...
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William Andrew "Andy" Benson

March 8, 1987 - September 21, 2014

William Andrew Benson, 27, of Rossville, passed away Sunday, September 21, 2014. Survivors include his father, James Lamar Benson of Hiram, GA; mother, Trina Benson of Rossville, GA; three brothers, Terry Benson of Cleveland, TN, Robert Benson of Chickamauga, GA and Steven Benson of Rossville, GA; grandmother, Wilma Clark and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family and friends. ...
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Lamar Caswell Lindsey

September 17, 2014

Lamar Caswell "Papa" Lindsey, age 92 of Rossville, passed away on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. He was born to the late Cecil Claude and Lula J. Turner Lindsey in Ft. Payne and moved to the Chattanooga Area at a young age. He was a member of Brainerd Baptist Church and serviced his country in the U.S. Navy during W.W. II. Lamar retired as an air traffic controller in 1973 before retiring from...
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Doug Hudson

November 18, 1945 - September 16, 2014

Robert Douglas Hudson, 68, of Rossville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, September 16, 2014. He was born to the late Charlie and Susie Hudson on November 18, 1945 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He served in the National Guard and was the former Plant Manager for MFG Chemical Company. Doug enjoyed fishing and Ridgeland High School football. He was a loving Husband, Father and D-Dad. Survivors...
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Rev. Hubert Everette, Jr.

September 16, 2014

Rev. Hubert Bernard Everette, Jr. 82 of Lookout Mtn. departed this life Tuesday, September 16, 2014. He was born on Lookout Mtn. Georgia to the late Hubert & Vera Everette. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and was Pastor of Mt. Carmel Gospel Church on Lookout Mtn. He was also preceded in death by his siblings, Shelby Chadwick and Sammy Everette. Survivors include his...
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Susan Eileen Miller

July 18, 1931 - September 16, 2014

Susan Eileen Miller, 83, of Fort Oglethorpe, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. She was born in Key, Kentucky, but had lived in the North Georgia area for the last 30 years and was of the Christian faith. She had previously Managed the Lakeshore Apartments for 10 years, as well as the Savannah Springs Apartments for another 10 years. She was a loving...
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Beverly Susan Jenkins

January 28, 1942 - September 11, 2014

Beverly "Susie" Jenkins, 72, of Ringgold, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, September 11, 2014. She lived most of her life in Ohio, but has been in the North Georgia area for the last 15 years and was of the Catholic faith. She enjoyed playing Bingo, fishing, but most of all her passion and joy in life was loving and caring for her family, especially her grandchildren. ...
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Darrell Amanzell Blevins, Sr.

February 16, 1935 - September 9, 2014

Darrell Amanzell Blevins, Sr., age 79 of Lookout Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of Lookout Mountain, GA and a member of Chattanooga Valley Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He served his country in the U.S. Army and retired form TVA in 1997 after 20 yrs. Darrell was a loving father, grandfather, brother and friend, who will be...
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Rita Payne Thomison

October 5, 1939 - September 9, 2014

Rita Payne Thomison, 74, of Fort Oglethorpe, passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at home with family at her side. She was the only child of the late Robert B. Payne & Ellen Katherine Bible Payne. She was a charter member of the Church of the Nativity in Fort Oglethorpe, GA. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry and three grandchildren, Shannon Byerley, Adam Byerley and...
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Jerry Farris Roach

September 9, 2014

Jerry Farris Roach, 76, of Rossville, Georgia passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on September 9, 2014. He is preceded in death by his parents, Dave and Lucille Roach; brother, Tim Roach and Daughter-in-law, Joan Roach. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Joann "Tootsie" Roach of Rossville, GA.; two sons, Gary (Jill) Roach and Greg (Jennifer) Roach; god-daughter, Amy...
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Carl Seay, Jr

September 9, 2014

Carl Seay Jr., 85, of Rossville, Georgia passed away Tuesday September 9, 2014 surrounded by his family. A resident of the North Georgia Chattanooga area for most of his life, he was a former employee of Walden Security where he worked for over 10 years. He is preceded in death by his parents, Carl Seay Sr. and Christine Marie Hixson Seay. He is survived by his wife Linda Exum Seay of...
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Ernest Ray Rosenbaum

October 24, 1928 - September 9, 2014

Ernest Ray Rosenbaum, 85, of Ringgold, Georgia passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at his home of complications from dementia. He was born October 24, 1928 in Johnson City, Tennessee to the late Gardner Grant and Rebecca Myers Rosenbaum. He was married to his loving wife of 66 years, Virginia Wilson Rosenbaum on September 11, 1948. He was of the Baptist faith, a Veteran of the United...
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Dale S. Shaffner

May 5, 1924 - September 8, 2014

Dale Samuel "Papa" Shaffner, age 90, of Rossville, passed away on Monday, September 8, 2014. He was born in Middle Town, PA to the late Aaron and Annie Hipple Shaffner, where he was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church. Dale served his country in the U.S. Army, during W.W. II. He moved to the Rossville area in 1949, served as the band director of Rossville High School for 40 yrs., before...
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Thomas "Tommy" Gordy

September 7, 2014

Thomas "Tommy" Melton Gordy, 79 of Ringgold departed this life Sunday, September 7, 2014. He was born in LaFayette, Georgia to the late Bill & Viola Gordy. Tommy served in the U.S. Army and was a local Sub-Contractor. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Gordy, sons, Billy and Steven Gordy, grandsons, Jeremy Dean, Bryan Cain, and several brothers. Survivors include his...
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Frank Kubiaczyk

December 1, 1941 - September 5, 2014

Frank Kubiaczyk, 72, of Rossville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, September 5, 2014. He was born in Antigo, Wisconsin to the late Walter Frank and Laura Kubiaczyk, but had lived in the North Georgia area for most of his life and was a member of Anchor of Hope Baptist Church. He was an Air Force Veteran having served during the Vietnam War and was previously employed...
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Violet Cordelia Blevins Wooten

September 5, 2014

Violet Cordelia Blevins Wooten, 77, of Rising Fawn, Georgia, passed away Friday September 5, 2014 at her residence. A native of Orm, Tennessee, she has lived in the North Georgia Chattanooga area for most of her life. She was a member of the Chattanooga Valley Church of Latter Day Saints and was a sitter for over 20 years. She is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Wooten; parents,...
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Charles Jerry Dickson, Jr.

September 4, 2014

Charles Jerry Dickson Jr., 58, of Flintstone, Georgia was taken suddenly from this world and delivered to his new life in heaven Thursday September 4, 2014. A lifelong resident of the North Georgia Chattanooga area, he was of the Christian faith. He was a product relocator for most of his employment, and his passion for the job all shined through to his customers. He spent 10 years in...
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Jeromy Todd King

September 28, 1981 - September 4, 2014

Jeromy Todd King, 32, of Rossville, passed away Thursday, September 4, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and had worked in the Heating and Air Industry. He was an avid Georgia Bulldog Fan, loved the Atlanta Falcons and listening to Kid Rock. Survivors include his wife, Rina King; father, Todd King; daughter, Cassie Lovato all of Rossville, GA; three brothers,...
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Charles W. Alexander

September 3, 2014

Charles Will Alexander, 71 of Dayton, Tennessee departed this life Wednesday, September 3, 2014. He was born in Lookout Mt., Georgia to the late John & Josie Alexander. He was also preceded in death by his son, Charlie Alexander and several brothers and sisters. Survivors include his wife, Marcella Alexander of Rossville, daughters, April Weller of Dayton, Dawn Alexander of Rossville,...
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Rev. Robert F. Pierce, Jr.

September 1, 2014

Reverend Robert Franklin Pierce, Jr., 59, passed away peacefully at Athens Regional Medical Center on September 1, 2014. He was born in Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., the son of Frank and Margaret Pierce. He graduated from Ringgold High School and spent his childhood in the Boynton community of Catoosa County; He graduated from Berry College in Rome, Ga. and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary...
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Marshall "Moose" McGill

August 29, 2014

Marshall LaBron "Moose" McGill, 75 of Chickamauga departed this life Friday, August 29, 2014. Marshall served in the U.S. Navy and later retired from Colonial Bread Company after 26 years of service there. He loved fishing, flea markets, gardening, animals particularly his dog, "Bo" and working as an auctioneer. He was preceded in death by his father, Joe McGill. Survivors include his wife,...
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Willie Granny Burnette

September 9, 1938 - August 28, 2014

Willie "Granny" Burnette, 75, of Chattanooga, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, August 28, 2014. She had lived in the Chattanooga area for most of her life and was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed taking trips to different Casinos and just enjoying life, but her true passion and drive was taking care of her children and grandchildren. She was a loving and devoted wife,...
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Keith "Cowboy" Bogh

August 27, 2014

Keith "Cowboy" Ronald Bogh age 83, of Rossville, Georgia passed away Wednesday – August 27, 2014. He was born in LeMars, Iowa to George Raymond & Christine Emilia Miller Bogh. He was raised on a farm and started his own dairy farm. He was the former owner and operator of Southway Equipment and Truck Sales in Ringgold, Georgia which was the third largest in America. He had also been a...
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Mertie Newton

August 27, 2014

Mertie Belle Hubbard Newton, 92 of East Ridge departed this life Wednesday, August 27, 2014. She was born in Crossville, Tennessee to the late Fred & Mary Ann Hubbard and was a member of Spring Creek Church of God in East Ridge. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Howard Newton. Survivors include her daughters, Cathy (Bob) Slaton of Ringgold, Patsy Penrod of Lexington, Kentucky,...
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Rev. Robert L. Combs

July 19, 1930 - August 25, 2014

Rev. Robert Lewis Combs, age 84 of East Ridge, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 25, 2014, surrounded by his family and loving wife. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga Area and a member of Gospel Way Baptist Church. Robert was a devoted Christian and served as the Pastor at Jones Memorial Baptist Church and Interim Pastor at Hughes Ave. Baptist Church. He retired...
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Emma Giles Buckner

April 23, 1932 - August 24, 2014

Emma Giles Buckner, 82, of Wicksburg, passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. Buckner was born April 23, 1932 in Catoosa County, GA and lived most of her life in the Rossville, GA. She has been a resident of Wicksburg for the past several years. She was employed as a nurse and a beautician during her working career. She loved art, especially painting. Mrs. Buckner was of...
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Revonda Anne Knight

August 24, 2014

Revonda Anne Knight, 62, passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. She was born in Kansas to the late Ronald and Mary Etta Abee Knight. She had previously resided in Hickory, N.C., and had been a Rossville resident for the past six years. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Cindi Knight. She loved her children and is survived by her daughters; Courtney and Alexzandra...
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Marjorie Outlaw Flournoy

June 20, 1931 - August 24, 2014

Marjorie Outlaw Flournoy, 83, of Chattanooga passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014. She had lived in the Chattanooga area for most of her life and was of the Christian faith. Her personal ministry in life was sending cards out to family & friends. She was completely devoted to her family and was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother who will be greatly missed by all that knew her. ...
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Tony Saffles

June 22, 1945 - August 23, 2014

Tony Saffles, 69, of Fort Oglethorpe, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, August 23, 2014. He had lived in the North Georgia area for most of his life and was of the Baptist faith. He was employed with the Chattanooga Choo Choo Maintenance Division for more than 32 years, but his true passion in life was being completely devoted to taking care of his family & friends. He...
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Lake M. Sisson

September 11, 1925 - August 23, 2014

Lake M. Sisson, age 88 of Rossville, passed away on Saturday, August 23, 2014. He was born to the late George W. and Beaulah A. Sherrill Sissons in Delano, TN and was a member of Chickamauga Church of Christ. Lake moved to the North Georgia area from Gastonia, NC in 1946. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during W.W. II and retired from Crane Enamel after 37 yrs. of employment. ...
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Franklin "Gene" Foster

June 28, 1942 - August 23, 2014

Franklin "Gene" Foster, 72 of Rossville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, August 23, 2014. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas and was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with family & friends and retired from BFI, as a truck driver in 1998 after more than 7 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents,...
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David Michael Revels

September 1, 1958 - August 22, 2014

David Michael Revels, 55, of Rossville, passed away Friday, August 22, 2014. He had lived most of his life in Hayward, California, where he graduated from Sunset High School Class of 76', but had lived in the North Georgia area for the last 27 years. He was of the Baptist faith and was a Navy Veteran who participated with the Attempted Rescue of American Hostages that were being held at the...
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James "Buddy" Turner

September 24, 1932 - August 22, 2014

James Oscar "Buddy" Turner, 81, of Flintstone, passed away on Friday, August 22, 2014. He was born to the late, Brown N. and Lella Smith Turner in Bledsoe Co., and spent most of his life in Rossville and was of the Baptist Faith. Buddy served his country in the U.S. Air Force, during the Korean War. He worked for Peerless Mills in Rossville before retiring from U.S. Pipe in 1995 after 30yrs. ...
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Richard "Rick" Coulter

August 20, 2014

Richard Eric "Rick" Coulter, 49 of Chickamauga departed this life Wednesday August 20, 2014. Survivors include his daughter, Tabatha Coulter, son, Dustin Coulter both of Chattanooga, fiancé, Brenda Arbajian of Chickamauga, father, Willy Coulter of Fort Oglethorpe, mother, Pat Coulter of Arkansas, brother, Rodney Coulter of Fort Oglethorpe, grandsons, Landon and Kingston Coulter, niece, Paige...
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Douglas "Chad" Brown

August 26, 1981 - August 19, 2014

Douglas "Chad" Brown, 32, of Fort Oglethorpe, born August 26, 1981 went home to be with His Lord and Savior on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. Chad was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area, but most importantly he had renewed his faith on July 23, 2014 and testified to everyone. Chad had many friends in his life but the closest was his relationship and friendship with his brother, Herbie...
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Charles "Wally" "Waldo" Peters

August 17, 2014

Charles Walter "Wally" "Waldo" Peters age 50, of Chickamauga, GA passed away Sunday – August 17, 2014. He was born in Catoosa County and had been a lifelong resident. He was a graduate of Ringgold High School Class of 1983. He was currently employed with T.J. Hunt Trucking where he had been a driver for the past 14 years. He took pride in the trucks he drove, if he wasn't driving it – he...
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William Dale Drymon

August 2, 1951 - August 16, 2014

William Dale Drymon, 63, of Rossville, passed away Saturday, August 16, 2014. He was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee to the late Morris & Irene Drymon, but had lived in the North Georgia area for most of his life. He retired from Blow Pipe Sheet Metal as a Welder after more than 15 years of service and was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with family and friends. He...
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Paula Elaine Steele

September 5, 1966 - August 16, 2014

Paula Elaine Steele, 47, of Chickamauga, passed away Saturday, August 16, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas and was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends and will be greatly missed by all that knew her. She was preceded in death by her father, Paul Steele. Survivors include her mother, Wanda Lynn of Chickamauga, GA; ...
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Jesse A. Coley, Sr.

August 16, 2014

Jesse A. Coley, Sr. 84 of Flintstone departed this life Saturday, August 16, 2014. He was born in Jackson County, Alabama to the late Samuel & Vera Coley. He retired from Aztec after 32 years as a Machinist there and attended New Haven Fellowship Church of God in Chickamauga. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Leila Jane Coley, and daughter, Vickie Bryson. Survivors...
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Joseph "Joe" Barnes

August 15, 2014

Joseph Phillip Barnes, 75 of Rossville departed this life Friday, August 15, 2014. He was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee to the late Charles & Laura Barnes. Joe served in the U.S. Army and later owned/operated Joe Barnes Electric. Survivors include his loving wife of 50 years, Anna Marie Barnes of Rossville, children, Donna (Bill) Robinson of Chickamauga, Laura (Mike) Wiender of Rossville,...
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