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Miscellaneous Hamilton County, Tennessee Obituary Extracts


Obituaries in Chattanooga, TN newspapers on Thursday, December 29, 1983:

ALLEN - LEONARD LUTHER 10, of 2504 O'Rear St., died Wednesday in a local hospital. A US, Army veteran of World War 1, he was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and was of the Methodist faith. Survivors include three brothers, Bill Allen, Georgetown, Tenn., Sam Allen, Snow Hill, Tenn., and John Allen, Cleveland, Tenn.; five sisters, Emma Evans and Manerva Green, both of Knoxville. Grace Witt and Nannie Davis, both of Chattanooga, and Paulene Sivley, Dallas, Texas; several nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, in Eugene Turner Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Old McDonald Cemetery In McDonald, Tenn. The family will receive friends at Turner Funeral Home.

ANNIS - MRS. CLARICE SUE GAITHER, of 900 Young Ave., died Wednesday at her residence. A native of Tracy City, Tenn., she was a resident of Chattanooga most of her life. She was a former president of the Kosmos Woman's Club, North Chattanooga Garden Club, Chattanooga High, School PTA and Downtown Lioness Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald G. Annis. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Beverly) Howard, Chattanooga and Mrs. T.P. (Eleanor) Lucas, Greensboro, N.C. one sister, Mrs. Boyd Green, and one brother, Claude Gaither, both of Chattanooga; seven grandchildren and one great¬grandchild. Arrangements will be announced by the West Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.

BARNETT – CLARK, 82, of 13309 Dayton Pike, Bakewell, died Tuesday in a Chattanooga hospital. He was an elder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, serving in many lay ministry positions. He was a graduate of the University of Iowa and Columbia University. He was a member of Sigma XI and Triangle Honor Society. He was a former employee of DuPont, Wilmington, Del., retiring in 1962. He was an emeritus member and past president of Rotary International and served on the Board of Regents of Lamar University. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Felleur Barnett, in 1979. Survivors include his daughter, Margaret Spradling Barnett, Orange, Texas; two sons, Eugene Barnett, New Castle, Del., and John Barnett, Bakewell; eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with Bishops G.A. Adamz and M.T. Hitchcock. The body will be at the church one hour before the services and the family will receive friends 7 9 p.m. today at Williamson and Sons Funeral Home.

BELL - MRS. MARGIE, of 7842 Rosemary Circle, died Wednesday in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Franklin Strickland Funeral Home.

BENTON - CLETUS H., 57, a prominent Cleveland, Tenn., businessman, died Tuesday at his home. He was a member of North Cleveland Church of God and had received the Sertoma Service to Mankind Award. He was preceded in death by his mother, Agnes Bryant Benton. Survivors include his wife, Bobbie June Pendergrass Benton; daughter, Holly Ann Benton; two sons, Brad Holland Benton and James Steven Benton; sister, Reba Sellers; brother, Herbert Benton, all of Cleveland; several uncles and cousins. Services will be held at 2 p.m. today in North Cleveland Church of God. Burial will be in Hilcrest Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to North Cleveland Church of God Building Fund. Arrangements by Fike Funeral Home, Cleveland.

COFFEY - AMY MICHELLE, infant daughter of Steve and Patti Teague Coffey of Cleveland, Tenn., died Tuesday in a Chattanooga hospital. Survivors other than her parents include maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Garland Teague, Athens, Tenn., paternal grandfather and stepgrandmother, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Coffey, Cleveland; paternal grandmother and stepgrandfather Mr. and Mrs. Ron Capps, Maylene, Ala.; greatgrandmother, Reletha Payne, Denmark, Maine; great grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James Coffey, Turtletown, Tenn.; several aunts and uncles. Services will be held at noon today in the funeral home chapel with Rev. John Willis officiating. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. today in Zion Hill Cemetery near Turtletown. Arrangements by the Wildwood Chapel of Buckner-Rush Funeral Home, Cleveland.

CRUMLEY - TELETA V., 62, of Cleveland, Tenn., died Tuesday in a Cleveland hospital. She was a member of Bowman Hills Seventh day Adventist Church. Survivors include her husband, Robert E. Crumley, Cleveland; daughter, Mary Helen Harrell, Chattanooga; two sons, Bobby L. and Freddie W. Crumley, both of Cleveland; mother, Eliza Branam, Cleveland; sister, Wanda Matthews, Cleveland; three brothers, Duel, Randall and Julius F. Brigham, all of Cleveland; six grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 3 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Gordon Weidemann and the Rev. Arthur Scoggins officiating. Burial will be in Moore's Chapel Cemetery. Arrangements by the Wildwood Chapel of Buckner Rush Funeral Home, Cleveland.

DINSMORE - SUSIE MAE CLARK, 93, of Route 4, Ringgold, Ga., died Monday In a local hospital. She was a member of Catoosa Baptist Tabernacle and was preceded in death by a daughter, Georgia Mae Cain. Survivors include a daughter, Mary Childers, of Knoxville; eight grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren five great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 2 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Harold Howell and Elder Ralph Howell officiating. Burial win be in Anderson Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jimmy Cain, Gilbert and Bobby Childers, Kevin Sellers, William L. Hester and Michael Pitts. Arrangements by Wallis Funeral Home, Ringgold.

DUMAS - MRS. HARRIET ELLA, of 611 Shannon Ave., died Friday at her residence. She was a member of Greater New Home Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, James Henry Dumas, Chattanooga; two nieces, Katie Mae Hill, Chattanooga, and Rosie Prizmore, Cleveland, Tenn.; nephew Henry Ashmore, Chattanooga; adopted children, Mary E. Hill, Rosetta Hill and Kevin Hill, all of Chattanooga; stepson, Willis J. Dumas, Cleveland, Ohio; four grandchildren and a stepgrandchild. Services will be held at 1 p.m. today in Greater New Home Baptist Church with the Rev. J. Butts officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery. Arrangements by Crombie's Funeral Home, Cleveland.

GOODWIN - SAM JR., 87, of 2641 Lockwood Ave., died Wednesday in a local hospital. A member of the East Chattanooga Church of Christ, he retired from Ford Motor Co. after more than 35 Years. Survivors include his wife, Calera Schuster Goodwin, three sons, Samuel Goodwin III, Ringgold, Ga., Joe Goodwin, Smithville; Tenn., and Kendall Hodges, New York, N.Y.; two daughters, Mildred Brent, California, and Marts Hester, Kentucky: 10 grandchildren; three great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends 2 4 P.m. and 7 9 p.m. today at the West Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Horne.

GRANT - DAVID LEE "SHORTCHANGER" 37, of Ringgold Ga., died Tuesday morning in a local hospital. He was a self employed caterer and a US. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Catoosa Baptist Tabernacle. Survivors include a daughter, Misty Grant, Key West Fla.; Parents, the Rev. and, Mrs. Ed Grant; maternal grandmother, Mrs. Cattle Myers, Tiftonia; two sisters, Glands Hope, East Ridge, and Nancy Scoggins, Ringgold; brother, Harold Grant, Rossville; three nieces end two nephews. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home.

HEBERT - MRS. ELENE CURRIE, of Hickory Valley Retirement Center, died Friday. She was born Nov. 14, 1898 in Bear Creek, Mont. She taught school over a pe¬riod of 50 years and owned grocery stores, a cattle ranch and a nursing home in Washington State before retiring to Mexico for several years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Hebert. Survivors include a son, Thomas L. Hebert, Chattanooga; daughter, Elena Kellogg, Seattle, Wash.; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. A memorial service win be held at 2 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel. The family will receive friends from noon until the hour of the services at Wann Funeral Home.

HERRON - MRS. SENA, 76, of Cleveland, Tenn., died Wednesday at the family residence. Survivors and arrangements will be announced by the North Chapel of Buckner Rush Funeral Home, Cleveland.

HILL - SAMUEL A. “SAM”, of 129 N. Crest Road, died Wednesday in a local hospital following an illness. He was a deacon of First Baptist Church, a veteran of World War I and member of the Vikings Club. Arrangements will be announced by Hardwick and Sons Funeral Home.

HOLMAN - ROY J., 85, of 447 Mauldeth Road, died Tuesday In Parkwood Nursing Home. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of American Legion Summers Whitehead Post 14. He was retired from Volunteer Garage. He was a member of Ashland Terrace Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sue Carver Holman. Survivors include a brother, Tom W. Holman, Rossville; five sisters Frances Dover, Cleveland, S.C., Kathrine Bankston, Edna Cameron, Dorothy Plumlee and Louisa Alford, all of Chattanooga; several nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 3 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Burman Cape Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Tennessee, Georgia Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Doug Persons, Randall Delashmit, Cecil Shirley, Joe Dover, Torn Dover and Hoyt Cameron. Arrangements by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home.

LEATH - LEROY SR., of 3846 Wauchula St., died Wednesday in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Franklin Strickland Funeral Home.

MCCARVER - LILLIAN JENKINS, of Detroit, Mich., formerly of Cleveland, Tenn, died Thursday in Detroit. Survivors include her husband, Costello McCarver, Detroit, five children, Sandra, Costello, Ronnie, Reggie and Tonya McCarver, all at Detroit; brother, Bishop Samuel Jenkins, Cleveland, Ohio; several grandchildren; two nieces. Services will be held today in Detroit. Announced by Patron Funeral, Home, Cleveland.

MILLER - JAMES E. "JIMMIE" 77, of 910 N. Market St., died Tuesday at his home. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and was of the Presbyterian faith. He was a retired member of Carpenters Union 74, a US Army veteran of World War 11 and a member of VFW 1289. An avid birdwatcher, he was known as the "Purple Martin Man." Survivors include his wife, Virginia C. Miller, Chattanooga; two sisters, Mrs. O.S. Johnson, Chattanooga, and Mrs. C.A. McAllister, Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in Eugene Turner Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Fred L. Moore officiat¬ing. Burial will be in National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mitch and Steve Combs, Ralph and David Johnson, James Manning, Del. Jimmy Bell, Chief W.C. Saviors and James "Bookie" Turner. The family will re¬ceive friends 2 5 and 7 9 P.m. today at Turner Funeral Home.

MORGAN - NOLA, 76, of Dayton, Tenn., died Wednesday in an Athens, Tenn., hospital. Survivors include five daughters, Katherine Oldham and Rosemary Wilson, both of Battle Creek, Mich., Ruth Vicars, Dayton, Lila Kelley, Kalamazoo, Mich., and Joyce Lewallen, Chattanooga; two sons, James Montgomery, Dayton, and Carl Morgan, Grand Rapids, Mich.; 25 grandchildren and 37 great grandchildren. Arrangements will be announced by Sawyer's Funeral Service, Dayton.

MULLINS - JAMES FRED SR., 99 of Mc Donald, Tenn., died Tuesday in a local hospital. A native of James County, Tenn., he had lived in Chattanooga for many years. He was retired from the U.S. Postal Service as a money order clerk and was a member of Ooltewah Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Stella Martin Mullins. Survivors include a son, J. Fred Mulling Jr., McDonald; two grandchildren, four great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Larry Williams officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends 2 4 and 7 9 p.m. today at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.

NANCE - GEORGE E. SR., 81, of 1707 Nickerbocker Ave., died Monday in a local hospital. He was a member and deacon of Ashland Terrace Christian Church. He was retired from Callahan Furniture Co. with 20 years service. Survivors include his wife, Itzel Snyder Nance; son, George E. Nance Jr., Chattanooga; sister, Margaret Hartman, Columbus, Miss.; brother, James S. Nance, Jackson, Miss.; and five grandchildren. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Irene Hutchinson officiating. Burial will be in Chattanooga Memorial Park. Arrangements by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.


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