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.

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