Shadwick, Mary Louise Schuhmacher

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Mary Louise Schuhmacher Shadwick, 75, of Soddy Daisy, died on Tuesday, February 20, 2007.

Mrs. Shadwick was born on January 21, 1932, in Soddy Daisy. Mary, as she was known by her family and friends, put a lot of love and life in the dash between her years. She was known as an outstanding athlete playing basketball, softball, and volleyball including the Senior Olympics at the age of 65.

She graduated from Soddy-Daisy High School in 1950 and as a condition of marriage to her husband Joe, went on to earn a BS from the University of Chattanooga, Masters from MTSU, and an advanced degree from UC.

She and her husband Joe were hired as teachers on the same day in 1955 by the Chattanooga Public School system, and retired 35 years later having touched the lives of countless young people in the East Lake community. She was a member of the Daisy Woman’s Club and a long time member of First Baptist Church of Soddy-Daisy as co-teacher of the Joy Class.

She was preceded in death by her oldest son, Michael Allen Shadwick; her sister, Betty Narramore; father Joe Schuhmacher; and mother, Clarcy Schuhmacher Henderson.

Mary is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Joe A. Shadwick; son, William J. Shadwick and his wife Ruth Ann Shadwick; two granddaughters, Lindsay and Lacy Shadwick, all of Soddy-Daisy; one sister, Sue Wilkey of Dayton Mountain; brother and sister-in-law Billy M. and Shirley Shadwick of Soddy-Daisy; sister-in-law Jane Buckner of Sale Creek; and sister-in-law Susie Shadwick of Nicholasville, Ky.; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home chapel with Dr. Seton Tomyn, Pastor Bobby Davis and her niece, Rev. Sherry Harris officiating. Burial will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 2–4 and 6–8 p.m. on Wednesday and from 1 p.m. until service time on Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Soddy-Daisy Scholarship Fund.

Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist.

Please share your thoughts and memories at Mem.com


Brude, Susanne Kay Balsonek

Susanne Kay Balsonek Brude of Harrison, loving wife and mother, died, surrounded by family, on Monday, October 27, 2014 at Memorial Hospital of Chattanooga. She was 61. Susanne was born August 10th, 1953 to William and June Balsanek of Cedar Rapids, Ia. She graduated from Iowa Weslyen College in 1975. She married David Brude in 1979 in Cedar Rapids. They lived in the ... (click for more)

Rhoda, Rhiannon Leah

Rhiannon Leah Rhoda died on October 28, 2014 after complications that occurred after the birth of our two beautiful twin girls, Laney Anne and Cadence Rose. She is the love of my life. We had a hard time getting pregnant and Rhiannon was so very excited about having our girls. She did get to see them and hold them, for which I am very thankful. Everyone she came into contact ... (click for more)

Helton, Willie Faye (Summerville)

Willie Faye Helton, age 86, of Summerville, Georgia, died on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at her residence. Mrs. Helton was born August 13, 1928, in Jasper, Ga., daughter of the late Edge and Minnie Singleton Timms.  She was a faithful member of the Berryton Bible Mission for 46 years, and prior to her retirement, she was employed with Best Manufacturing where she received ... (click for more)

Hobbs, Lori D. (LaFayette)

Lori  D.  Hobbs , 45, of LaFayette, died on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at her residence. She was preceded in death by her father, Ottis R. Mann, grandparents, Walter and Louella Mann, John Parsons, great grandparents, Harland and Nettie Kinsey, and father-in-law, Sidney Hobbs .  She was an employee of Summerville Post Office and was a member of Foster Mill ... (click for more)

Downtown Chattanooga Apartment Complex Fetches $15 Million

Walnut Commons, the first downtown apartment complex built in many years, sold for $15 million, one of the developers said. John Clark said the initial estimate on the project was $11 million and it wound up costing around $12 million to build. "We're very pleased with the sale," he said. Mr. Clark, along with partners David Hudson and Bob McKenzie, are selling their stock ... (click for more)

Hamilton County Principal Ronald Hughes Named Tennessee's 2014-15 Principal Of The Year

A Hamilton County elementary school principal and an Anderson County supervisor have earned top honors for their work in Tennessee education. Ronald Hughes, principal of Apison Elementary School in Chattanooga, was named Tennessee’s 2014-15 Principal of the Year. He has served as principal at Apison Elementary for the past six years, and spent three decades working in Tennessee ... (click for more)