Our Obituaries

Kathleen Grimes

June 18, 1949 - January 23, 2018

Kathleen Grimes, 68, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018. She was born in Louisville, KY and was the only child of Marie Grimes, who preceded her in death. Kathleen moved to Collegedale, TN in 1969 where she entered the nursing program at Southern Adventist University and put herself through school by working at McKee Bakery.Kathleen's nursing career began at Erlanger Medical...
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Letty Elizabeth Lemoing

September 12, 1961 - January 7, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist-East Brainerd Chapel, Chattanooga, TN.
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Christopher Wayne Peters

October 4, 1950 - January 7, 2018

WAYNE PETERS CHRISTOPHER WAYNE PETERS, 67, of Apison, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at his home. He was born October 4, 1950 in Atlanta, Georgia, and was a graduate of East Atlanta High School. In 1972, he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and Management from Georgia State University. Wayne was preceded in death by his father, James Dixon Peters, of Atlanta,...
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Daniel Walter Campbell

September 14, 1927 - December 28, 2017

Daniel Walter Campbell, Sr., age 90 of Chattanooga, was ushered into the presence of his Savior on Thursday, December 28, 2017.He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Jane Murphy Campbell on September 23, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Dr. G. Westbrook Murphy & Olive Webb Murphy from Asheville, NC. Dan served in the United States Navy during WWII as a Yeoman Third Class. He...
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Robert Hugh Williamson

November 6, 1952 - December 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist-East Brainerd Chapel, Chattanooga, TN.
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Juliet Nite

December 19, 1926 - December 28, 2017

Juliet McBroom Nite, 91 of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, December 28, 2017 surrounded by family. She was born December 19, 1926 in Chattanooga to the late Thomas Andrew & Mary Ida McBroom. Mrs. Nite was a member of Concord Baptist Church and served many years alongside her late husband, the Rev. Dr. Ralph A. Nite, Sr. at Centropolis Baptist Church in Kansas City, Missouri. She was an...
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Floyd White

September 29, 1927 - December 15, 2017

Dr. Floyd "Pete" White, age 90, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, December 15, 2017 in a local health care facility. He was born September 29, 1927 in Chattanooga to the late Rose & Charles White, Sr. He graduated from Central High School in 1946. After graduation Dr. White went on to receive his Doctorate Degree in 1951 from Mercer School of PharmacyHe was the former owner and operator of B ...
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Daniel John Cullen

January 3, 1941 - December 6, 2017

Daniel John Cullen, 76, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, December 6, 2017 in a local hospital. He was born January 3, 1941 in Binghamton, NY to the late Francis & Una Cullen.He was an active member of Faith Baptist Church. Dan's life verse was Philippians 4:13 "I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me." (KJV)His son, Michael Cullen preceded him in death. Survivors include...
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Loureta Lamb Hayworth

May 22, 1939 - December 3, 2017

Loureta Lamb Hayworth, age 78, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, December 3, 2017 at her home. She was born May 22, 1939 in North Carolina to the late Rev. Eugene and Sallie Bett Lamb.Mrs. Hayworth was a longtime member of Brainerd United Methodist Church and the Chancel Choir. She was a former president of the United Methodist Women and served in numerous capacities in the church. She was a...
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Willie Hugh Pinson

April 4, 1924 - November 29, 2017

Willie "Hugh" Pinson, Sr., 93, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Hugh was born in Cartersville, Georgia on April 4, 1924. He entered World War II after he graduated from High School. He was in the United States Navy/Marine Corp until 1946. He moved to Chattanooga in 1947 and went to work for the Chattanooga Times. He soon went into the restaurant business (Margaret's...
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Cornelia B. Gossett

November 15, 1956 - November 28, 2017

Cornelia Barkemeyer "Connie" Gossett, 61, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017 in a local hospice care facility. She was born November 15, 1956 in New Albany, Indiana to the late Doyle & Margaret Barkemeyer.She was a Registered Nurse for Memorial Hospital and was a member of the Oncology Nursing Society.Her husband, Bobby Ray Gossett, Sr. preceded her in death.Survivors include...
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Harold Eugene NOWELL

March 25, 1933 - November 28, 2017

Harold E. "Gene" Nowell, Sr., 84, a native of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday November 28, 2017. Mr. Nowell was a member of Ridgedale Baptist Church where he belonged to the Friendship Sunday School Class. He retired from R. B. Poole Plumbing, was a member of the Plumbers and Pipefitter Union Local #43, and a US Navy Veteran. Gene was very outgoing and never met a stranger. He was an avid...
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Robert Houston Sylar

October 26, 1930 - November 26, 2017

Robert "Bob" Houston Sylar, Sr. (also known as Tooney or Bob or Dad) a lifelongChattanooga resident, died on November 26, 2017. He was born to the late Bert Lee and Eola May Jolley Sylar Bob battled kidney disease for 27 years.Bob went to McCallie School and received a Bachelor's degree from University ofChattanooga. Bob worked at Provident Life Insurance Companyfor 30 years, but was an antique...
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Linda B. Harris

September 8, 1940 - November 15, 2017

Linda Becker Harris, age 77, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at a local hospital.She was born on September 8, 1940 in Chattanooga to the late Marvin L. & Lilly Gray Becker.Mrs. Harris was a member of Brainerd Presbyterian Church, and was a retired environmentalist with TVA after 20+ years of service. During that time she received several awards for her work with the...
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Gordon Fleming

September 5, 1932 - November 7, 2017

Gordon Fleming Gordon Fleming, 85, of Chattanooga passed away on November 7, 2017. Gordon was from a pioneer Hamilton County family. His parents were the late Thomas Kenneth and Effie Alexander Fleming. He was also preceded in death by his brother William C. "Bill" Fleming and sister Doris Fleming. He had a keen love of his country...
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Frances Epps Hart

December 6, 1955 - October 27, 2017

Frances Epps Hart, 61, of Ringgold went home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 27, 2017 at her home.Funeral services will be announced at a later date by Williamsburg Funeral Home in Kingstree, South Carolina.Please share you condolences and memories with the family at wwwchattanoogaeastbrainerdchapel.comLocal arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, East Brainerd...
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Gerald Kevin Furland

November 17, 1954 - October 21, 2017

Lieutenant Commander Gerald Kevin "Jerry" Furland, age 62, of Chattanooga passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017 at his home.He was born November 17, 1954 in Rockford, Illinois. Mr. Furland received a BS in Political Science History. Lieutenant Commander Furland was a Retired Naval Intelligence Officer. While serving his country, he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President...
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Walter Eugene LaGrange

November 15, 1953 - October 18, 2017

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Elizabeth Hopkins O'Brien

September 13, 1925 - October 7, 2017

Elizabeth O'BrienElizabeth Hopkins O'Brien, age 92, of Chattanooga passed away Saturday, October 7, 2017 in a local hospital. She was born September 13, 1925 to the late Newton Fisher & Emma Kate Hopkins.She graduated from Lake Erie College in Painesville, Ohio with her Bachelor of Arts Degree. She received her Masters of Library Science Degree from Carnegie Institute in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania...
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Alia Hope FORGANI

October 3, 2017 - October 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist-East Brainerd Chapel, Chattanooga, TN.
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Fannie Helen Bish

June 20, 1925 - September 26, 2017

F. Helen (Ross) Bish, age 92 of Apison, passed away on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at her daughter's residence. Mrs. Bish was born on June 20, 1925 in Ringgold, Georgia to the late Gus and Callie Lou Ross. She was a World War II Navy Wave Veteran serving from 1943-1945.She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Herman F. Bish.Survivors include her two daughters, Fannie Helen Bish, Jr...
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Charlotte Marie Tinnon

September 26, 1941 - September 14, 2017

Charlotte Colburn Tinnon "Char Char", 76, of Apison, TN, passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017. Charlotte was born September 26, 1941 in Birmingham Alabama, and was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area. She graduated from Chattanooga High School, and attended Middle Tennessee State University. Charlotte was a member of Grace Works Church, and was previously an active member of Concord...
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Lester James Cawood

November 2, 1943 - September 1, 2017

Lester James Cawood, 73, of Apison, Tennessee, known by friends as Jimmy passed away Friday, September 1, 2017 surrounded by his loved ones. Jimmy was born in East Brainerd on November 2, 1943 to the late Ernest and Nina Ware Cawood. He attended school at Apison Elementary. He was an employee of the carpet industries for many years. Jimmy never met a stranger and was known for his quick wit...
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Sachiko Myers

January 3, 1929 - August 30, 2017

Sachiko "Cupie" Myers, 88, died Wednesday, August 30, 2017. Originally from Osaka, Japan, she was a resident of Chattanooga for over 60 years, where she was an active member of the community and Brainerd United Methodist Church. Cupie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker, and an avid gardener who shared her love of all that is green and growing with everyone she met. She was...
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James Donald Ford

March 27, 1946 - August 26, 2017

James Donald Ford, age 71, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, August 26, 2017 at his home. He was born March 27, 1946 in Norwich, Connecticut to the late Donald Glenn & Mary Catherine Ford.He was a 1964 graduate of Norwich Free Academy and was of the Catholic Faith.Mr. Ford retired from Westinghouse after 40 years of service.Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Dianne Ford; son, Sean...
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Errol Eric Oare

December 18, 1939 - August 15, 2017

Errol Eric Oare, Sr. passed away suddenly on August 15, 2017 in the arms of his beloved wife, Patricia. Born in Perrysville, Ohio in 1939, Errol moved to Atlanta with his parents, Henry and Maxine and sister Roberta when he was 8. Errol graduated from North Fulton High School, attending college at Mercer University in Macon, GA.Using his knowledge in business management and a love of...
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Jesse N. Sanders

September 19, 1947 - August 12, 2017

Jesse N. Sanders, age 69, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, August 12, 2017 at his home. He was born September 19, 1947 in Fisher, Arkansas to the late Homer & Elsie Sanders.Mr. Sanders was a Vietnam Veteran serving in the United States Air Force. He was an avid golfer and Arkansas Razorbacks fan and loved old movies and westerns. He was preceded in death by his sister, Martha Brown...
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Jack H. Scott

December 1, 1923 - August 10, 2017

Dr. Jack H. Scott, 93 year old WWII veteran of Chattanooga, TN, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the Covenant Presbyterian Church, 8451 E. Brainerd Road, with Pastor Eric Mullinax officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Arrangements are by the East...
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Tommy Edward Sellers

July 20, 1954 - August 6, 2017

Thomas "Tommy" Edward Sellers, 63, of Chattanooga passed away on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at his home. He was the son of the late Silas and Dorothy Sellers on July 20, 1954 in Doerun, Ga. He was employed by Alstom for more than 40 years before retiring last August. Tommy was a member of the Chattanooga Dahlias Club.He is survived by his loving wife of 8 years Susan Sellers, son Andy Sellers,...
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Christopher Don Trew

May 6, 1961 - August 2, 2017

Christopher Don Trew, 56, of Rossville passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at his home. He was preceded in death by his father Billy Trew, grandparents Don and Jack Carr and grandfather Bill Trew.Chris is survived by his son Chase (Robyn) Trew, daughter Courtney Trew, mother, Catherine Carr Terry, grandmother Wilda Trew, sisters Kelley, Rhonda, Jackie, brother Clay Terry,...
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Ann Elizabeth Childers

April 13, 1927 - July 26, 2017

Ann Elizabeth Horn Childers, age 90, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in Decatur, GA. A Mississippi native, she attended the University of Southern Mississippi for two years before setting out to see the world as a hostess on a Southern Railway passenger train. With a regular layover in Chattanooga, she met and married Charles Childers, a Chattanooga native and railroad employee, in 1953....
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Mavis Sims Huskey

March 12, 1930 - July 24, 2017

Mavis Sims Huskey, age 87, of Chickamauga, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, July 24, 2017 in a local healthcare facility. She was born March 12, 1930 in Moulton, Alabama to the late James E. & Cordella Price Sims.Mrs. Huskey graduated from Tennessee Temple College in the early 1950's. She was a member of Hamilton Baptist Church and attended Alliance Church. She and her late...
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Elizabeth Mae Robison

May 5, 1937 - July 21, 2017

Elizabeth Mae "Betty" Franklin Robison (80), recently of Peachtree City, GA, passed away on Friday, July 21, at her home in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Betty was born on May 5, 1937, in Detroit, MI, the fourth of seven siblings. After graduating Cooley High School, she moved to Cincinnati, OH, where she married and began her family.Betty and her sons moved to Peachtree City, GA, in 1980, and she was...
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Iva Glass Johnston

March 12, 1931 - July 15, 2017

Iva Glass Johnston, who like the Apostle Paul, said, "for me to live is Christ, and to die is gain, "went home to be with the Lord on July 15, 2017. She was a devoted Christian, a loving wife to Billy, and a model of a loving parent to her children Alan and Donna, and she was "Nanny" to her grandchildren and great grands. Her life was truly given to the service of others, and many considered her...
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Lorena Arnold Christie

October 24, 1910 - July 13, 2017

Lorena Arnold Christie, age 106, of Chattanooga passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017 in a local healthcare facility. She was born October 24, 1910 in Knifley, Kentucky to the late Oscar and Ora Mae Arnold. She was the oldest living graduate of Lindsey Wilson College. Mrs. Christie was a member of East Brainerd Baptist Church and the Fidelis Class. She was also in the Sunshine Club.She was...
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Patricia Louise Carter

May 16, 1948 - July 8, 2017

Patricia CarterPatricia L. Parkinson Carter passed away on July 8, 2017. She fought a hard battle for seven years with multiple myeloma, but is now at home with her Savior. Patricia was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in 1948, and was a graduate of Hixson High School. She dedicated her life to caring for her family. She was an active member of the Harrison Ruritan Club, Harrison Woman's Club,...
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Toby Toby Leff

November 16, 1939 - July 2, 2017

C. Toby Leff completed his journey through this life on July 2, 2017. He was at home surrounded by his loving family. Born on November 16, 1939 in Millen, Georgia, he is preceded in death by his parents, Samuel Leff and Rachel Alpern Leff. Toby graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma. After graduating he became a Certified...
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Betty Morgan Carson

July 5, 1931 - June 10, 2017

Betty Morgan Carson, 85, of Chattanooga passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, June 10, 2017. She was a kind, gentle soul who loved people and enjoyed helping others. Betty was a retired school teacher.She is survived by her husband William H. Carson, son Morgan Smith, daughter-in-law Lisa Lowery-Smith, Mr. Carson's daughter Becky Jones, granddaughter Elizabeth Ann Smith, step...
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Mary W. Kibble

July 26, 1936 - June 9, 2017

Mary W. Kibble, 80, of Chattanooga went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 9, 2017 at her home. She was a member of Concord Baptist Church for over 50 years.She is survived by her sister Frances Lee (John) Arney, nephews John Kirk Arney Jr. and Steven Hayes Arney. Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 2:00 pm in the funeral home chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, East...
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Donald Phillip Hastings

November 2, 1943 - June 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist-East Brainerd Chapel, Chattanooga, TN.
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Thomas Joseph Malone

November 3, 1947 - May 31, 2017

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Buford Otis Trew

November 21, 1924 - May 27, 2017

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Wendell Wendell Holliday

July 20, 1929 - April 30, 2017

Thomas Wendell Holliday, age 87, of Apison, Tennessee passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017 at his home.He was born July 20, 1929 in Chattanooga to the late Thomas & Thelma Holliday. Mr. Holliday was a 1947 graduate of Central High School and received his BS in Finance & Economics from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He went on to receive his graduate degree from Stonier School...
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Dorris Anne Butt

March 26, 1935 - April 23, 2017

Dorris Anne Butt, 82, of Chattanooga, entered her Heavenly home on Sunday, April 23, 2017. She is survived by her husband James Butt and daughter Brenda Kaye.Graveside services will be private.Please share your memories of Dorris with the family at www.chattanoogaeastbrainerdchapel.comArrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist; 8214 E. Brainerd Rd., Chattanooga, TN. 37421
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Harry Acker Claiborne

May 27, 1930 - March 22, 2017

Harry Acker Claiborne, 86, of Chattanooga, TN, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at home surrounded by his family.Harry was born May 27, 1930 in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was a graduate of Karn's High School in Knoxville. He then furthered his education at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville where he received degrees in Education and...
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Harry Acker Claiborne

May 27, 1930 - March 22, 2017

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Larry Joe Melton

June 16, 1940 - March 20, 2017

Larry Joe Melton, 76, of Ringgold, GA, passed away Monday, March 21, 2017. A lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, he was retired from American Electrical and Dodge City. He was a member of the Tyner United Methodist Church, the Vic Myers Sunday School Class and the Ralph Pennington Men's Prayer Breakfast. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp; a member of the Disabled American...
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Julie Lynn Gee

November 25, 1960 - March 14, 2017

ArJulie Gee Lamberson, 56, of Chattanooga passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017 after a short illness. Julie had a career with the McMahan Law Firm with over 35 years as a paralegal. Julie loved all animals big and small. She was also a member of Alpha Gamma Delta where she had many sorority sisters she loved. Julie also loved the beach where she had many vacations. She was preceded in death...
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Martha Sansing

April 25, 1926 - March 14, 2017

Martha Frances Sansing, 90, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at a local health care facility.She was the daughter of the late Charles and Lucy Brock and was preceded in death by three children, Lydia Frances Edwards, Larry Eugene Sansing, Phillip Roy Sansing, three sisters and two brothers.She was a member, for over 35 years, of East Ridge Church of the Nazarene...
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Douglas Parker Jensen

December 9, 1920 - March 12, 2017

Rev. Douglas Parker Jensen, age 96, of Chattanooga went home to be with the Lord Sunday, March 12, 2017.He was born December 9, 1920 in Camden, New Jersey to the late Carl Peter & Eria Parker Jensen.He was a 1939 graduate of La Salle High School in Niagra Falls, NY. He enlisted in the United States Army Air Corp. He served during World War II from 1940 until 1946, three of those years...
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Gloria May Recchia

February 9, 1934 - March 11, 2017

Gloria May Recchia, age 83, of Ooltewah, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017 at her home. She was born February 9, 1934 in Toledo, Ohio to the late Max & Clara Weber. Mrs. Recchia was a college graduate of Washington Missionary College. She was formerly a Registered Nurse with Washington Sanitarium and later retired from Valley Psychiatric Hospital after many years of service. She was a...
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James Earl Longley

July 14, 1923 - March 4, 2017

Earl LongleyJames Earl Longley, 93, of Collegedale, passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017 in a local health care facility. He was born on July 14, 1923 and grew up on a farm on Prospect Church Road between Collegedale and Apison, the third of six children. He was the son of the late George Emmett and Elsie Elizabeth Tallent Longley. He was a long time member of the Apison...
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Ethel Fay Fitzgerald

May 8, 1933 - March 1, 2017

Fay FitzgeraldFay Fitzgerald, 83, of Hixson passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at her home. She was a member of Rivermont Presbyterian Church. Fay loved teaching children, quilting, and her church family.She is survived by her sons Paul (Sue) Fitzgerald of Knoxville, David (Donna) Fitzgerald of Chattanooga, Pete (Brandy) Fitzgerald of Chattanooga, brothers Jack (Sigrid) Walker and Greg ...
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Ted William Hewatt

June 4, 1947 - February 28, 2017

Ted HewattTed William Hewatt, 69, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Ted loved his family dearly and was of the Baptist faith. He was employed by National Electric Coil since 1972 as a Senior Generator Specialist where he was still working part time for the past three years. He was a former member of the Hamilton County Sheriff Reserves. He was a member of the Chattanooga...
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Leland Jiles Trew

January 17, 1953 - February 27, 2017

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Euthema Haddock Deaton

July 31, 1917 - February 18, 2017

Euthema Haddock Deaton, 99, of Chattanooga, TN died Saturday, February 18, 2017 at her home. She was a member of Brainerd Baptist Church, the Grace Sunday School Class, Keenagers, telephone committee and a volunteer for CONTACT. Euthema graduated from Central High School in 1934 and attended Edmondson School of Business. Euthema retired in 1980 from Southern Railway System in Washington, DC...
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Linda Wilhoite Adkins

January 7, 1942 - February 3, 2017

Linda Wilhoite Adkins, 75, of Ooltewah went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, February 3, 2017. She was born January 7, 1942 in Chattanooga, TN. She worked for JCPenney, McKee Bakery, and the Murray Family before retiring in 2005. Linda was a member of Brainerd Hills Baptist Church and the Ladies of Grace small group class. She also served for many years at Ooltewah...
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Connie Thompson Mason

January 14, 1954 - February 2, 2017

Connie Mason, 62, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2017.She was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, and grandma and will be dearly missed by her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thad Mason; parents, Dan and Gloria Thompson; and brother, Danny Thompson. She is survived by her children, daughter Katie (Phillip) Hamby; son Nick Mason;...
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Rick Richard Gossett

April 16, 1965 - January 31, 2017

Harry Richard "Rick" Gossett III, age 51 of Chattanooga passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at his home. He was a United States Air Force Veteran and traveled much of the world. Survivors include his three children, Caleb Gossett, Misty Potter, & Phillip Gossett; two grandchildren, Hayden Potter and Isaac Potter; parents, Miriam and Harry Gossett; two sisters, Debra (Randy) Stallings and...
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Walter Brown

September 28, 1931 - January 29, 2017

Walter "Larry" Brown, age 85, of Chattanooga passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017 in a local hospital. He was born September 28, 1931 in Clifton, South Carolina to the late Walter T. & Garnet Sprinkle Brown.His family moved to Asheville, North Caroline where he grew up and attended and graduated from Sand Hill School. He was a graduate of Mars Hill College and Chattanooga State. He was a...
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Edsel Henry Kuykendall

September 26, 1927 - January 17, 2017

Edsel Henry Kuykendall, age 89, of Chattanooga, TN died on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Riverwood Remembrance Village in Rome, GA. Mr. Kuykendall was born in Ooltewah, TN on September 26, 1927 to the late Sherman H. and Emma Parker Kuykendall. Mr. Kuykendall was a retired Boilermaker from Combustion Engineering and retired self-employed carpenter. Mr. Kuykendall was preceded in death by his...
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Barney Keith

June 16, 1933 - January 13, 2017

Barney Keith, Jr., age 83, of Chattanooga passed away Friday, January 13, 2017 at his home. He was born June 16, 1933 in Chatsworth, Georgia to the late Emma Rebecca & Barney Keith, Sr. Mr. Keith was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Korean War. He was a member of Cohutta First Baptist Church and was retired from Krispy Kreme Donuts following many years of service. His wife,...
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Aulcie Leviticus Smith

May 12, 1968 - January 11, 2017

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Matthew Benjamin Goforth

September 18, 1982 - January 11, 2017

Matthew "Matt" Benjamin Goforth, age 34, of Ooltewah passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2017 in a local hospital. He was born September 18, 1982 Chattanooga. Matt was a Registered Nurse. He graduated from Southern Adventist University with his Bachelor's of Science Degree.He was formerly employed with Life Care Center of Collegedale, NHC of Chattanooga, and Parkridge Valley. Matt was a...
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Parnick Lloyd Stone

August 13, 1928 - January 8, 2017

Parnick Lloyd Stone, 88, went home to be with the Lord and his precious wife, Paula, on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Shannondale Health Care Center in Knoxville.He was a longtime resident of Chattanooga after moving there as a young adult from Etowah, Tennessee. He was the son of the late Owen and Ethel Davis Stone of Etowah.He is a graduate of Etowah High School, class of 1946. Parnick is a Korean...
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Esta M. Minnis

June 8, 1931 - January 7, 2017

Esta Murray Minnis, 85, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, passed away Saturday, January 7, 2017, in Cleveland, Tennessee.She was born on June 8, 1931 to the late Paul T. and Mamie Weaver Murray. She was preceded in death by her five siblings, James Paul Murray, Howard Murray, Edith Murray Pharr, Barbara Murray Fugatt and Jackie Delano Murray.Esta retired from TVA. She was a member of Brainerd Baptist...
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George Mason

October 25, 1952 - January 3, 2017

George "Thad" Mason, 64, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2016. A lifelong resident of the East Brainerd area, he was the son of the late Robert and Evelyn Mason. He loved football and golf and was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Navy.He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Connie Mason; daughter Katie (Phillip) Hamby; son Jonathan Mason; grandchildren,...
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Douglas Wayne LaFevor

July 10, 1948 - December 30, 2016

Douglas Wayne LaFevor, age 68, of Chattanooga passed away peacefully Friday, December 30, 2016 in a local hospital. He was born July 10, 1948 in Chattanooga to the late Charles & Bernice LaFevor.Wayne was a 1966 graduate of East Ridge High School and earned his Bachelor's of Science Degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1971. He was an avid golfer and lifelong fan of the...
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Steven Corley Johnston

March 28, 1975 - December 29, 2016

Steven Corley Johnston, age 41, of Chattanooga passed away Thursday, December 29, 2016 in a local healthcare facility. He was born March 28, 1975 in Chattanooga. Steven was a 1993 graduate of Ooltewah High School and received his Bachelor's of Science Degree from the University of Chattanooga in 1997. He was formerly employed with Open Arms Care with thirteen years of service. He was of the...
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Margaret Louise TRIMPEY

August 20, 1938 - December 10, 2016

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Bonnie Jean Long

August 31, 1930 - December 7, 2016

Bonnie Jean Long, age 86, of Chattanooga passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016 in her home. Her husband of 64 years, Charles Long, preceded her in death this past April. She was born August 31, 1930, in McMinn County, Tennessee, as the fourth child of the late Frank and Winona Blevins.Her service as a Registered Nurse, specializing in Labor and Delivery and becoming a Lamaze Instructor was a...
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John Houston Clark

April 27, 1975 - November 30, 2016

John Houston Clark, age 41, of Chattanooga died unexpectedly on November 30, 2016 while on a business trip in San Diego, California. He was born in Chattanooga, April 27, 1975. John graduated from Hillsboro High School, Nashville, and attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida. He loved to fly and planned to pursue a career in aeronautics. However, he also had a...
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Laura Mae Reese

April 23, 1923 - November 23, 2016

Laura Mae Jackson Reese, known to everyone as "Mimi", a longtime resident of Chattanooga and Brentwood, Tennessee, died Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at the age of 93. The oldest of five children, she was born in Nashville and raised in Tullahoma, Tennessee. Mimi is preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Annie Mae Poole Jackson; her sister, Mildred Jackson Pingree; and grandson, Stewart...
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Violet Juanita Elmore

September 12, 1922 - October 18, 2016

Violet Juanita Elmore, age 94, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in a local health care facility. She was born September 12, 1922 in Chattanooga into a prominent family of pioneer settlers to the late Frank & Dolly Higdon. Mrs. Elmore was a graduate of Central High School, class of 1940.She was a former member of East Chattanooga Baptist Church and later moved...
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Pearl Hortence Ferguson

October 25, 1928 - October 14, 2016

Pearl Hortence "ChuChu" Payne-Hembree-Ferguson, 87, of East Ridge, TN passed away on Friday, October 14, 2016. Pearl was born in Macon, Georgia on October 25, 1928. She will always be remembered as a loving mother who enjoyed life to the fullest. She was predeceased by her parents, Helen and Horton Payne. She will be greatly missed by those who survive her, including her children, Patricia...
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John Ridley CRAVEN

April 25, 1922 - October 5, 2016

John Ridley Craven, 94, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2016.Ridley was born in McMinnville, Tennessee, then moved to Whitwell at an early age and was a 1940 graduate of Whitwell High School. John served our country in the United States Army, during World War II. John was a graduate of John A Gupton College of Mortuary Science in Nashville. John was employed with...
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Eric Charles Peterson

December 23, 1968 - October 2, 2016

Eric C. Peterson, 47, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016, following complications from a brain aneurysm suffered on July 11 of this year. Eric was born on December 23, 1968, in Peoria, Illinois.He was a friend to many who appreciated his audio visual/electronics wizardry. Eric had a great sense of humor while also displaying a very kind and caring nature. He was also a...
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Katherine Louise Farmer

July 18, 1929 - September 28, 2016

Katherine Phillips Farmer, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, passed away, Wednesday, September 28, 2016.She was the daughter of the late Dan C. and Monte Carter Phillips and was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Central Coach Stanley J. Farmer.Katherine was a graduate of Marion County High School and the Andrew Jackson Business College in Nashville.Mrs. Farmer was employed at Davidson...
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James Daniel Stoneback

May 8, 1978 - September 23, 2016

James Daniel Stoneback, age 38, of Harrison passed away Friday, September 23, 2016 in a local hospital due to complications from surgery. He was born in May 8, 1978 in Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S.V.I.James' passion was his nieces and nephews. He was an avid animal lover and outdoorsman who enjoyed camping and kayaking among may other nature activities. He was preceded in death by his...
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James Scott Douglas

July 31, 1964 - September 19, 2016

Scott DouglasJames Scott Douglas, age 52, of Signal Mountain, Tennessee passed away Monday, September 19, 2016 in a local hospital. He was born July 31, 1964 in Louisville, Kentucky.He was preceded in death by his grandparents.Scott was a drummer for the Bounty Hunter Band in Lakeland, Florida for more than twenty years. Survivors include his wife of 8 years, Mary Elizabeth Douglas; step...
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Janice Elaine Kulovitz

April 10, 1956 - September 8, 2016

Janice E. Kulovitz, of Ooltewah, TN, passed away. Thursday, September 8, 2016. Arrangements are by the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Crematory & Florist, 8214 East Brainerd Road.A celebration of life ceremony for Janice will be held on Wednesday, September 14th, at the WindStone Golf Club House at 9230 Windstone Drive in Ringgold, Georgia 30736, from 10am - 11:30am ET with light...
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David H. Gagliano

August 6, 1946 - August 25, 2016

David H. Gagliano, age 70, of Ringgold, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, August 25 after a lengthy illness. A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, he attended East Lake Elementary and Junior High, and Chattanooga High School. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Tennessee in 1968, where he was a member of the Pride of the Southland Marching Band and UT...
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Darlene De Kleer

December 9, 1918 - August 14, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist-East Brainerd Chapel, Chattanooga, TN.
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Mary D. Jordan

July 14, 1932 - August 3, 2016

Mary Durham Jordan - 84, of Ringgold, Georgia passed away peacefully and went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, August 3, 2016.She was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga, the daughter of the late Frank and Fannie Mae Durham and was preceded in death by her husband, Conrad Jordan.Mary retired from the engineering department of the Electric Power Board with over 20 years of service. She...
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George H. Rinehold

June 16, 1922 - July 21, 2016

George Rinehold, 94, of East Brainerd and formerly Burlington, N.J., died on Thursday, July 21, 2016. George enlisted in the army at the age of 18 and served in the Army Air Corp as a Staff Sergeant. He worked for Hercules Powder Company for his entire working career. He was married to Stella Lovenduski for 67 years who preceded him in death. For the last seven years, he resided with daughter...
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Ruth N. Hartselle

May 18, 1929 - July 14, 2016

Ruth N. "Nana" Hartselle, age 87, of Ringgold, passed away Thursday, July 14, 2016 in a local healthcare facility. She was born May 18, 1929 in Chattanooga to the late Ernest and Laura Scarber.She was a member of Graceworks Church.Nana, as everyone knew her, enjoyed cooking, shopping, traveling and spending time with her grandsons. Survivors include her children, Phoebe (Wade) Smith of...
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Michael Kent Webb

December 20, 1943 - July 13, 2016

Michael Kent Webb, age 72, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2016 in a local healthcare facility. He was born December 20, 1943 in Salisbury, North Carolina to the late Bill & Mildred Webb.Michael was a 1962 graduate of East Ridge High School. He was employed by Velsicol Chemical Company for 37 years as a Lab Supervisor. He retired from his second career at Lifeway Christian...
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Carol Jean Burton

September 16, 1930 - July 12, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist-East Brainerd Chapel, Chattanooga, TN.
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Pauline T. Baker

June 19, 1921 - July 2, 2016

Pauline T. Baker, age 95 of Chattanooga passed away Saturday, July 2, 2016 at her home. She was born in Eubank, Kentucky to the late Ottis and Dora Thompson. Mrs. Baker was a graduate of Ludlow High School in Kentucky. She had been employed with Keefe Plumbing; was a Dental Assistant; and had worked a number of years for TVA as a clerk and stenographer. She began playing the piano in 1930....
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Lois Atkins

January 1, 1933 - June 24, 2016

Lois L. Atkins - 83, of Ringgold, Georgia passed away Friday, June 24, 2016.She was the daughter of the late Bud and Ruby Long.Lois was an avid golfer having shot multiple hole in ones. She was a member of Silverdale Baptist Church.She leaves behind to cherish her memories her husband, Freeman Atkins, of Ringgold, GA, son, Bobby (Marie) Atkins, of Loganville, GA, daughter, Pamela (Ray) Mitchell,...
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Edna B. Chesnutt

March 4, 1914 - June 20, 2016

Edna Myrtle Beatty Chesnutt of Apison, Tennessee, passed away June 20, 2016 at her home. For the past 102 years, family and friends have been privileged to have known and shared the warmth and gentle kindness of Edna Beatty Chesnutt.Edna was born March 4, 1914 in Didsbury, Alberta, Canada, to Charles Vernon and Ebba Linnea Ragnhild Ekeblad Beatty. She and her siblings were reared in Granger,...
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Jennifer Ryan Trudell

November 6, 1975 - June 4, 2016

Jennifer "Jenny" Ryan Trudell, age 40, of Chattanooga passed away Saturday, June 4, 2016 at her home. She was born November 6, 1975 in Van Nuys, California. She had been a day student at Orange Grove Center and was under the compassionate care of Keithcare. Survivors include her parents, Roger and Sheila Trudell of Ooltewah; sister, Jessica Trudell of Sacramento, California; aunts and uncles,...
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Virginia Elizabeth Williams

March 9, 1928 - June 3, 2016

Virginia Elizabeth Williams, age 88, of Ringgold, Georgia, previously of Highlands, North Carolina, passed away Friday, June 03, 2016 at her home. She was born March 9, 1928 in Douglas, Georgia to the late James & Bertha Harrell. She was a member of Ringgold First Baptist Church and the Deborah/T.E.L. Sunday School Class. Her husband, of 62 years, Dr. Louis Andrew Williams, brothers, Henry...
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Ann Marie Mantey

February 9, 1923 - June 2, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist-East Brainerd Chapel, Chattanooga, TN.
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Samia Fadia Richard

October 27, 1954 - May 31, 2016

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Freeda M. McGinnis

January 24, 1932 - May 24, 2016

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Dale Copeland

January 19, 1956 - May 22, 2016

Dale CopelandSteven "Dale" Copeland, 59 of Chattanooga passed away Sunday May 22, 2016. Dale was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga.Dale grew up and attended Highland Park Baptist Church for most of his early life. He graduated from Tyner High School in 1974 and was self-employed as a landlord, maintenance man, and a fixer of almost anything. He enjoyed taking his boat out on the lake,...
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Samuel D. Land

February 28, 1963 - May 18, 2016

Samuel D. "Sam" Land III, of Chattanooga, TN, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. Born February 28, 1963 in Chattanooga, TN, survivors include his wife of 28 years, Melissa A. Land; daughter, Sarah E. Land; parents Samuel D. Land, Jr. and Louise Land of Rossville, GA; brother, Joseph "Joe" Land, Rossville, GA; sister and brother-in-law, Evelyn and Jack Citty;...
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Wilda Mae Kuykendall

February 15, 1930 - May 17, 2016

Wilda Mae Stafford Kuykendall, age 86, of Chattanooga, TN passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 in the Memory Unit of Riverwood Retirement Community in Rome, GA. Mrs. Kuykendall was born in Apison, TN on February 15, 1930 to the late Isiac S. Stafford and Vixie Kiddo Smith Stafford. Also preceding her in death are sisters Mary Ruth Davis and Tot Lowry. Mrs. Kuykendall grew up in...
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Emily Jeanette Thomas

July 15, 1939 - May 16, 2016

Emily Jeanette Thomas of Chattanooga, finished her life's race on May 16, 2016 having spent her final week in the loving presence of her three children. She was 76 years old. Emily was born on July 15, 1939 to Roscoe Clinton and Hassie Mae Runyon in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Emily spent her entire life in Chattanooga having been baptized and growing up at Lupton Drive Baptist Church. Later in...
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