Reverend Robert Calvin Stitts, founding and longtime pastor at Bayside Baptist Church in Harrison, Tennessee, died of Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML) on Wednesday at the Chattanooga Hospice Center. He was 75. A deep, abiding faith marked his passing. Just as Mr. Stitts trusted God with his life, he trusted God with his death. Mr. Stitts was born Aug. 16, 1937, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Curtis and Lorena ... (click for more)
Mabel Crowder Lindsay went home to be with the Lord on May 21, 2013, at the age of 94. She was born in East Moline Illinois, daughter of Ollie Marvin Crowder and Josie Martin Crowder. Her maternal grandfather was a Methodist minister serving as a circuit rider in west Tennessee. Her paternal grandparents were strong Methodists, influencing their children in this denominational tradition. For many years, ... (click for more)
Patricia Margaret Howard, 88, died on Wednesday morning, May 22, 2013 at her home. She was the daughter of Vernon and Gertrude Fuller Weidman. A long time resident of Chattanooga she served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. For many years she worked at Gilman Paint Company and General Appliance Company and retired as secretary at the Edwin Howard Architect firm. She is survived by her husband, ... (click for more)
May 22, 2013
Emily Callie Gibson Lytle, widow of Philip McCracken Lytle, died on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. Emily was a native of Spartanburg County, S.C., born on Nov. 11, 1917, to Sloan and Callie Gibson. ... (click for more)
Willie B. Lee, of Chattanooga, died on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 3 a.m. As the Apostle Paul wrote in 2 Timothy 4:8, "The crown of righteousness is now hers and her better day has come." ... (click for more)
William A. “Bill” Ray, 74 of Chattanooga, died on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. He served in the U.S. Marines, and retired from the U.S. Post Office. Bill was a loving husband, father, and ... (click for more)
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