Mayse, Judith "Judy" M. Giles

Longtime Bookkeeper And Accountant For Mayse Construction Company

Friday, January 18, 2013
Judy Mayse
Judy Mayse

Judith “Judy” M. Giles Mayse, of Soddy Daisy, died on Friday, January 18, 2013. She was 69.

Judy was born in Cullman, AL, and was a longtime resident of the Chattanooga area. She was the bookkeeper and accountant for the family business, Mayse Construction Company. Judy was a longtime member of Middle Cross Baptist Church and she loved her church and family. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur Alexander and Myrle Griffin Giles; siblings, Art Giles, Carolyn McClain, Jackie Moore, Leona Smith, Wynell Butler and two grandchildren, Whitney and Britney Raines.

Judy is survived by her husband of 50 years, William “Billy” P. Mayse; children, Bobby Mayse and wife, Becky; Todd Mayse and wife, Pamela; and Kim Hullender and husband, Matt; grandsons, Kyle Mayse, Shane Raines, Jason Mayse, Richie Womack, Austin Mayse and Will Mayse; great granddaughter, Savannah Grace Mayse; siblings, Joann Brown and Wayne Giles and wife Carol; sister-in-law, Judy Bagwell; brother-in-law, Dean Mayse and wife, Barri; many nieces and nephews; and her grandsons, girlfriends, Katie Bishop and Tiffany Adams whom she loved like family.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, at the North Chapel.

Services for Judy will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20, at Middle Cross Baptist Church, 4009 Norcross Road, Hixson, TN 37343 with Brother Ed Gravett officiating. Burial will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Judy’s name to Middle Cross Baptist Church or Hospice of Chattanooga, P.O. Box 19269, Chattanooga, TN 37416.

Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson.  

Please share your thoughts and memories at 


Haswell, Johhny

Johhny Haswell, 53, of Lookout Valley, died on Friday, November 27, 2015. Arrangements will be announced by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville. (click for more)

Durham, John Kenneth

John Kenneth Durham, 62, of Chattanooga, died peacefully on Wednesday, November 25, 2015. John was an accomplished layout engineer and surveyor having headed up many design and building projects with TVA, Talley Construction, and countless other foreman and surveying positions. He was preceded in death by his mother, Rosemary Ross Durham, father, Robert E. Durham, Jr., ... (click for more)

Ables, Darrell G. (Whitwell)

Darrell G. Ables, 65, of Whitwell, Tennessee, died on Thursday, November 26, surrounded by his loving family. Darrell was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. The son of the late James H. and Dorothy Griffith Ables, Darrell was also preceded in death by brothers, James "Jim", Larry "Pete", Johnny, and Waylon Ables. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Layne Ables; son, ... (click for more)

Dent, Bertie "Helen" (Whitwell)

Bertie "Helen" Dent, 78, of Whitwell, Tennessee, died on Tuesday afternoon, November 24, 2015 at the Memorial Health Care Center. She was a member of Cartwright Church of God. She was preceded in death by her parents, Eugene and Bess Wyman; sister, Imogene Ashworth; husband, Charles Alfred Dent. She is survived by Waymon Graham; daughter, LuAnn (Barry) Sallings, Dunlap; ... (click for more)

City Council To Consider Policy That Job Applicants Would Not Have To Reveal Criminal Records

The City Council on Tuesday night will consider a policy that city job applicants would not have to reveal their criminal past. Councilman Yusuf Hakeem cited problems those with felony records have in securing employment. The policy would go into effect by the first of the year. The resolution says: WHEREAS, the City of Chattanooga (the "City") is committed ... (click for more)

City Considering Measure That Would Require City Employees To Be Tennessee Residents

The City Council is considering an ordinance that would require city employees to be residents of the state of Tennessee. The city has employees who live in North Georgia and North Alabama and that is allowed.  If the ordinance is approved by the City Council, it still would need to be okayed by a majority of city voters in an election. The measure will be considered ... (click for more)