Wood, Marie Dyke

Retired After 30 Years As Hamilton County Educator

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Marie Dyke Wood, 100, of Soddy Daisy, Tennessee, died on Monday, December 17, 2012. 

She was a member of the Soddy United Methodist Church and a member of the Eastern Star Mayflower Chapter No. 430. Ms. Wood retired from the Hamilton County Department of Education after 30 years as a school teacher.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter T. Wood, Jr.; and a son, Walter George Wood.

She is survived by her daughters, Mary Edith Snider; Martha (Joseph) Hager; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22, at the Soddy United Methodist Church, with Reverend Ken Scoggins officiating.

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

Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy Daisy, Tn. 37379. 


Foote, Dorothy Maybelle Combest

Dorothy Maybelle Combest Foote, 100, died on  Monday, June 29, 2015 in a local health care facility.   She was born June 11, 1915 in Peoria, Illinois to the late Albert and Mae Combest.  She was retired from Miller Brothers after 10 years of service and was a member of Brainerd Presbyterian Church.   Her sisters, Ruth Barnes and Rowena Clark ... (click for more)

Marshall, Patty Ellen

Patty Ellen Marshall, 87,  of Chattanooga, died on July 1, 2015.   She was born May 13, 1928, in Norton, Va., to the late Lemuel and Opal Gibson.  She was a member of Brainerd Hills Baptist Church for 48 years. For a number of years, Mrs. Marshall baby-sat children out of her home. Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Harry Marshall; three ... (click for more)

Current, Ann (Summerville)

Ann Current, 88, of Summerville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in a Rome hospital.   Born in Berryton, GA on May 16, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Arthur P. and Martha Chapman Rich.  Mrs. Current attended the Living Waters Ministeries, and was a retired textile creeler.             ... (click for more)

Mull, Ira Mae (Benton)

Ira Mae Mull, 90, of Benton, Tennessee, passed away Monday, June 29, 2015 at her home. She was an outdoor person, loved all flowers but especially tiger lilies and roses and her garden. She also loved to cook, not only for her family, but for everyone.  Mrs. Mull was preceded in death by her husband, James L. Mull, Sr.; son, Mike Mull; parents, James and Edna Morris; ... (click for more)

Work Set To Restart On Chickamauga Lock This Year

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers allocated $3 million that Congress provided for fiscal year 2015 to restart construction on Chickamauga Lock this year, Senator Lamar Alexander and Rep. Chuck Fleischmann announced. “We need to replace Chickamauga Lock before it fails, and I talked with Secretary Darcy today to thank her for making this project a priority by deciding to restart ... (click for more)

Boyd Asks Coppinger For Public Apology; Does Not Get One

County Commissioner Tim Boyd on Wednesday morning read a letter in which he asked County Mayor Jim Coppinger for a public apology. However, he did not get one. Instead, County Mayor Coppinger called remarks last Wednesday by Commissioner Boyd that the county mayor had $4.4 million in discretionary funds "ridiculous." He said that money includes such items as the Humane Educational ... (click for more)