published Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Obituaries for July 4, 2009

HAMILTON COUNTY

Jean Bookout

Wilma Jean Bookout, 77, of Harrison, died on Thursday, July 2, 2009, in a local hospital.

Jean was born in Alabama to the late McKinley and Georgia Crowe. She had lived in Chattanooga most of her life and was a member of New Haven Baptist Church. Jean was preceded in death by a brother, Conrad Crowe.

Survivors include her loving husband, Arthur Bookout; daughter, Kelly Lynn, and husband, David, of Harrison; three sons, Terry Bookout, Jacksonville, Fla., Tim Bookout, Alamo, Ga., and Phil Bookout, Chattanooga; brother, Billy Crowe, Soddy-Daisy; three grandchildren, Matthew Brown, Carmen Hall and Dustin Bookout, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Heritage Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Jerry Atkins officiating.

Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens with Matthew Brown, Burl Dill, Jerry Fox, Billy Crowe, John Pelham and David Lynn serving as pallbearers.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to view the memorial tribute and to share condolences.

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. today at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road.

Rev. Willie Clark

Rev. Willie Dan Clark, 76, departed this life on Saturday, June 27, 2009.

The Homegoing Celebration will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Orchard Knob Baptist Church.

Interment in National Cemetery.

There will be a worship service held on Sunday starting at 7 p.m. at Union Grove Baptist Church.

Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Gladys Hinch

Gladys Hayes Hinch, 74, of East Ridge, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2009.

She was a native of Dillon, S.C., was retired from AT&T as an operator after 30 years of service and worked as a cashier at Golden Gallon for 20 years.

Survivors include her daughter, Sandy Hinch Hobbs, and her husband, Tim, of Chattanooga; a grandson, Jonathan Hobbs, of Chattanooga; brother, Cecil Hayes, of Chattanooga; sisters, Carolyn Sawyer, of Aynor, S.C., and Betty Sue Moody, of Lakeview, S.C., many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. today at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 South Moore Road. The Rev. Ernie Renow is officiating.

The family will receive friends from 10-11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.mem.com.

Don Holley

Donald “Don” Howard Holley, 64, of Chattanooga, died Friday, July 3, 2009, in a local hospital.

A native of Danville, Va., Mr. Holley had lived in Chattanooga since 1978. He was a graduate of Virginia Tech and was a member of the Chattanooga Elks Lodge No. 91. He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Holley was a home builder and was involved in the building supply industry for many years before his death.

He is survived by his son, Scott (Elizabeth) Holley, Nashville; daughter, Kelly (Jared) Barlew, Chickamauga, Ga.; former wife and best friend, Kay Holley, Chattanooga; parents, Howard and Irene Holley, Danville, Va.; sister, Deborah (Gene) Touchstone, Martinsville, Va.; five grandchildren, Jake, Kyle, Lindsay, Allison, Parker and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Highland Burial Park in Danville, Va. with the Rev. Jack Fitts officiating.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share condolences.

The family requests that all floral gifts be sent to Wrenn-Yeatts Funeral Home, 703 N. Main Street, Danville, Va.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 5-8 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road.

Jessica Jolley

Jessica Laurel Jolley, 22, of McDonald, Tenn., died on Thursday, July 2, 2009, in a local hospital.

She was born in Chattanooga, on May 22, 1987. She graduated from Bradley Central High School in 2005. She was a Certified Medical Assistant at Dr. Tom Caldwell’s office.

She was preceded in death by grandparents, Joseph A. and Helen P. Jolley, of Harrison; grandfather, Louis S. Smith, of Pikeville, Tenn.

She is survived by daughter, Fioré Cannon, of McDonald; parents, Paul and Rhonda Jolley of McDonald; three sisters, Stephanie Armstrong (husband Jerome Armstrong) of Cleveland, Tenn., Jenny Stephens (husband Derrick Stephens) of Cleveland, Tenn., Becky Howe (husband Ryan Howe) of Spartanburg, S.C.; nephews, Preston Armstrong and Cameron Stephens of Cleveland, Tenn.; grandmother, Mary Ann Smith Hall and Ira Hall, of Pikeville, Tenn.; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with the Rev. Kinzil Hooker officiating.

The family will receive friends from noon until 4 p.m. Sunday at the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.mem.com.

Arrangements are by the Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, Valley View Chapel, 7414 Old Lee Highway.

Charles Mayhew

Charles “Hamburger” Mayhew, 57, of Hixson, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2009, at his home.

He was a former employee of Herb Adcox Chevrolet Paint Department for many years.

Survivors include his wife, Janice Mayhew; sons, Richard Mayhew, Rodney Daniels, Terry Daniels, Scott Daniels and Jeffery Daniels; daughter, Melissa Wilson; sisters, Diane Mayhew and Kathy McGill, and several grandchildren.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel.

The family will receive friends from 2-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by locally owned and operated Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 8911 Dallas Hollow Road, Soddy-Daisy. www.legacyfuneralhome.com 24 obituary line, 843-5055.

Charles McWilliams

Charles B. McWilliams, 54, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away Friday, July 3, 2009, in a local hospital.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruby Lee McWilliams; father, Dan “Sunny” McWilliams Jr.; and brother, Donald McWilliams.

Survivors include his son, Charles Lee (Winnie) McWilliams, of Soddy-Daisy; brothers, William (Linda) McWilliams, and Terry (Becky) McWilliams, all of Soddy-Daisy; sisters, Sherry (Richard) Miller, of Soddy-Daisy, and Bridgette (Donny) Griffith, of Sequatchie, Tenn., along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Wayne Lewis officiating.

Interment will follow the service at Bowman Cemetery.

Family will receive friends from 2-9 p.m. Sunday and after 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.

Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike Soddy-Daisy.

Paul Nolan, M.D.

Paul Vernon Nolan, M.D., 85, of Signal Mountain, died Thursday, June 25, 2009, at Alexian Village.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Signal Mountain Baptist Church with Dr. David Myers officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour before the service at the church.

Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 404. S. Moore Road.

Alonzo O’Kelley Jr.

Alonzo O’Kelley Jr., 15, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2009, at a local hospital.

Personal and professional services entrusted to Franklin-Strickland Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave.

Frank Reed Jr.

Bonnie Frank Reed Jr., 83, of Harrison, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, July 2, 2009.

He was born May 16, 1926 in Rome, Ga., to the late Hazel and Bonnie Frank “B.F.” Reed Sr.

Mr. Reed was a member of New Haven Baptist Church and the Auditorium Sunday School Class. He was a U.S. World War II Navy veteran.

He retired from DuPont after 30 years of service. He was a member of DuPont’s Men’s Fastpitch Softball Team and was well known for his defensive play at second base.

His brother, Eugene Reed preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Jackie Reed; children, Frank Reed III and his wife, Denise, Bobby Reed and his wife, Pam, all of Ooltewah, Cheryl Ridge and her husband, Bill, of Knoxville; stepchildren, Thomas Cowart and his wife, Melanie, of Hixson, Tammy Carter and her husband, Jerry, of Navarre, Fla.; sisters, Elizabeth Davis, of Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., Mary Ann Prichard and her husband, James, of Hixson, Carol Brooks, of Nashville, Nancy Coleman and her husband, Danny, of Hixson; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the East Brainerd Chapel with the Rev. Bill Broom officiating.

Burial will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens, East.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, 200 Central Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37403.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.mem.com.

Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 8214 East Brainerd Road.

Grace Rich

Grace “Mrs. Kelley” Rich, 89, of East Ridge, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 2, 2009.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 S. Moore Road, with Minister Jim Lewis officiating.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.mem.com.

Family and friends will gather at noon Monday at the funeral home and process to Chattanooga National Cemetery where committal services will be held at 12:30 p.m.

Carl Taylor Sr.

Carl L. Taylor Sr., 80, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, June 29, 2009, at the residence of his son.

He was a graduate of the 1948 class of Nashville Christian Institute. After relocating to Chattanooga, Carl furthered his education by attending Zion College, where he received his associate’s of arts degree. He obeyed the gospel of Jesus Christ and professed a hope in our eternal Savior, uniting with the Jackson Street Church of Christ in Nashville. He served as minister of several Church of Christ congregations in Parkersburg, Wash., Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Chattanooga. In December 1957, he became minister of the 19th & Williams Street Church of Christ, presently known as the Avondale Church of Christ. After 40 years of service with the congregation, he retired on December 7, 1997, then served as minister emeritus until his death.

He worked with Crombie’s Funeral Service where he began his career in the funeral industry. On May 26, 1986, he became a licensed funeral director. In December 1990, the family opened Taylor Funeral Home, where he served as vice president and advisor to the company. He was a member of the National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association Inc., the Tennessee State Funeral Directors and Morticians Association Inc. and the East Tennessee Funeral Directors and Morticians Association Inc. He served as chaplain for the state and local associations for several years. In 2001, he received the prestigious award of “Professional of the Year” from the TSFD&MA Inc.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He leaves to cherish his memory, loving and devoted wife for 55 years, Mary Evelyn Conner Taylor; one daughter, Dorothy Annette Taylor, of Chattanooga; three sons, Carl L. (Jackie) Taylor Jr., John R. (Anita) Taylor Sr., both of Chattanooga, and Marshall N. (Adrienne) Taylor, of Virginia Beach, Va.; 11 grandchildren, Adowa Taylor, Marcus Smith, Alphonso Taylor, Carl L. Taylor III, John R. Taylor Jr., Jacqueline Janay Taylor, Dejurnetta “Dee Dee” Ragland; personal caregiver, Andrew L. Taylor, Taylor Battle, Mya Taylor and Marshall N. Taylor Jr.; nine great-grandchildren, TaMarcus Boyd, TaMari’us Smith, Janiya Smith, Alphonso Smith Jr., Kevin Morris, TaMarion Smith, Nicholas Moore, Gregory Allen and Jaydan Allen; brother-in-law, Jessie (Mary) Conner, of Tacoma, Wash.; sisters-in-law, Jewel Poe, of Cleveland, Ohio, Mary Elizabeth (Robert) Jackson, of Cleveland, Ohio, Betty Mosley, of Jackson, Tenn., and Elizabeth Conner, of Cleveland, Ohio, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins (Cook and Taylor families), other relatives, spiritual family, Taylor Funeral Home family and many friends.

A celebration of life in songs will begin on Sunday at 1 p.m. with the funeral to follow at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Brother Freeman Wyche, of Miami, Fla., as eulogist and Brother Dennis Bruce Gamble I officiating.

Burial will be in the family plot at Highland Memorial Gardens.

He will lie in state today after noon at the funeral home.

Norma Vines

CLEVELAND — Norma Gaye Vines, 71, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, July 2, 2009, in a local hospital.

She was born Jan. 15, 1938 in Greeneville, Tenn., to the late Roscoe Lee Sheffey and Vergie B. McIntosh Floyd.

She was a member of New Friendship Baptist Church in Cleveland.

Her husband, Ira Lee Vines Sr., and son, Lee Vines Jr. preceded her in death.

Survivors include her daughters, Pamela LeClair, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., Angela (Larry) Vlansit, of Soddy-Daisy, Cheryl Hill, of Cleveland, Tenn.; sister, Susan (Mike) Kinsey, of McDonald, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the Valley View Chapel with the Rev. Larry Bryant officiating.

Burial will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens, East.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.mem.com.

The family will receive friends from 3-7 p.m. Sunday at Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga.

Doris Weaver

Doris Mae Weaver, 57, passed Sunday, June 28, 2009, at a local hospital.

She was preceded in death by her father, Jessie Robinson.

Survivors include her son, Darrell (LaMonica) Weaver, California; mother, Mamie Weaver, Chattanooga; grandchildren, Darrell Weaver Jr., Dandre Weaver, Deshawn Weaver; great-grandchild, Elena Weaver; siblings, Tommy Weaver, Deborah (John) Lizaardi, Randy (Essie) Weaver, James (Juanita) Nicholson; a host of other relatives.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Washington Park Church with the Rev. Robert Williams officiating. Interment in Highland Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be held today after noon at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

TENNESSEE

Mary Ellen Barker

DUNLAP — Mary Ellen Lewis Barker, 88, died at NHC Dunlap on Thursday, July 2, 2009, after an extended illness.

Mrs. Barker was a lifelong member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Lewis Barker; sons, Jerry Barker and Wayne Barker, she was the last surviving sibling of a family of 12.

Survivors include son, Stanley (Debbie) Barker, Dunlap; grandchildren, Christa (Jeremy) Bradford, Garrett (Karen) Barker, Corey (Christie) Barker, all of Dunlap, Sherry (Shane) Bickford, Brockdell; great-grandchildren, Jared Barker, Drew Barker, Griffin Barker, Emma Bradford, Carter Bradford, and Ethan Barker, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. CDT Monday in Ewton Funeral Home chapel with Brother Tom Tucker and Brother Terry Barker officiating.

Burial in Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Visitation is 3-8 p.m. Sunday.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Sequatchie County Cancer Support Network or Chapel Hill United Methodist Church Building Fund.

Pallbearers are Alan Barker, Benny Barker, Garrett Barker, Richard Bryant, Randy Abercrombie and Keith Cartwright.

Online guestbook at www.ewtonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Ewton Funeral Home, 6936 Highway 28, Dunlap. 423-949-2112.

Milton Basham

WHITWELL — Milton “Edd” Basham, 81, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2009, surrounded by family.

He was preceded in death by daughters, Gina Basham Nolan; Teresa Sue Basham; parents, Dewitt and Maude Basham; brothers, John H. Basham, Robert Basham; and sister, Laura Katherine Basham.

Mr. Basham was a member of Cumberland Mountain Church of God and a United States Army Veteran.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 56 years, Katherine Layne Basham; children, Kay (Bill) Gholston, Ann (Wayne) Smith, Pat Davenport, Rick (Shona) Basham, Randy Basham, all of Whitwell; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters, Nancy Bryant, of Whitwell, Edna Richie, of Hixson, Mildred Kell, of Chickamauga, Ga., Lois Stone, of East Ridge; brother, Dan Basham, of Cartwright, several nieces and nephews.

Visitation is 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. today.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Cumberland Mountain Church of God with the Rev. John Basham, the Rev. Wendell Ramsey and the Rev. Jerry Basham officiating.

Interment will be at Mount Olive Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Whitwell Memorial Cemetery.

Mike McKinney

WINCHESTER — Mike McKinney, 47, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2009, at Erlanger Medical Center.

A memorial service will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Watson-North Funeral Home Chapel.

Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Online condolences may be sent to www.watsonnorth.com.

Robie Tyler

CLEVELAND — John Robinson “Robie” Tyler III, 18, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2009.

He was a 2009 honors graduate of Bradley Central High School as a BEAR and Tennessee Scholar, where he was voted Best All-Around as a senior superlative and played football, No. 27. He was a nine-time National BMX champion. He loved to hunt and fish and was a lifetime Bassmaster member. He was an avid outdoorsman and had a lifetime sportsman license with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. He was a member of Big Spring Baptist Church.

He is survived by his mother, Gina Von Whaley Tyler; and father, John Robinson Tyler Jr., and his wife, Sherry; best buddies, brother, Ross Tyler; and brother through friendship, Brandon Phillips; stepbrother, Joshua Clifton; and stepsister, Olivia Clifton, both of Cleveland; grandparents, W.C. and Janet Whaley, Nancy Tyler and John and Linda Tyler, all of Cleveland; aunts and uncles, Kristie Haun and husband, Jason, of Cleveland, Chris Tyler, of Cleveland, and Tammy Kaminski and husband, Klay, of Melbourne, Fla.; cousins, Kristina, Elizabeth and Tanner Haun, of Cleveland, and Karlee and Kingsley Kaminski, of Melbourne, Fla.; special friends, Kevin Mitchell and Mike Woody; and a loving and lifelong extended family, Tammy, Todd, T.J., and Taylor Finnell.

Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at Clingan Ridge Baptist Church with the Rev. George Burlson and the Rev. William Lamb officiating.

Interment will follow at Hilcrest Memorial Gardens with Wes Goss, Ronnie Goss, Damon Floyd, Jim Kibbler, Rusty Rymer, Keith Freeman, Scott Ford and Dewey Woody serving as pallbearers.

Honorary pallbearers will be the 2008 Bradley Central Bears football team. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.

The family will receive friends on Sunday from 4-9 p.m. at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Robie Tyler Memorial Fund, which can be made at any Bank of Cleveland location, the American Cancer Society, 6221 Shallowford Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421, or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Tennessee Chapter, 404 BNA Drive Suite 102, Nashville, TN 37217.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Tyler family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com.

GEORGIA

Allen Price

LaFAYETTE — Allen Price, 86, of Indiana, died Thursday, May 28, 2009.

Survived daughter, Carolyn Rhinehart; sister, Elberta Cline; brothers, Buck (Jo) Price, Buddy (Martha) Price, Carl (Kat) Price, Carroll (Jean) Price; grandchildren, David Rhinehart, Chris Rhinehart; great-grandchildren, Amber, Haley, and Brianna, several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were held in Indiana.

Interment was in Washington Park East Cemetery.

Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Clarence Reel

LaFAYETTE — Clarence Raymond Reel, 71, passed away Friday, July 3, 2009, in a local hospital.

Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.

Jessie Shields

TENNGA — Jessie Wilkie Shields, 101, died Thursday, July 2, 2009.

Services will be Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Liberty Baptist Church.

Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Russell Spaulding

FORT OGLETHORPE — Russell Denis Spaulding, 74, died Thursday, July 2, 2009, in a local hospital.

Funeral arrangements will be announced.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Sunday and Monday at Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.

ALABAMA

Paula Haggard

BRIDGEPORT — Paula Faye Bunch Haggard, 60, died July 2, 2009, at her home.

Visitation is Wednesday from noon-2 p.m. CDT at Rudder Funeral Home in Stevenson, Ala., with the memorial service immediately following.

Mattie McGee

MENTONE — Mattie Georgette McGee, 37, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2009.

Funeral service is Sunday at 3 p.m. at Burt Chapel in Valley Head.

Burial in Little River Cemetery.

Visitation today 4-8 p.m.

Charles Stewart

DAWSON — Charles Elmer Stewart passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2009.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today at the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.

Burial will follow in the Welcome Grove Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel, Rainsville.

OTHER AREAS

Archie Gilliam

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Archie Richard Gilliam, 68, died Wednesday, July 1, 2009.

Funeral service is Sunday at 2 p.m. CDT at Mount Carmel Baptist Church in Bridgeport, Ala., officiated by the Rev. George Maynor.

Interment at Mount Carmel Cemetery.

Arrangements by Rudder Funeral Home, Stevenson, Ala.

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