Wolff, Albert Marvin

Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Albert Marvin Wolff, 87, a resident of Chattanooga since 1966, died on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 in a local hospital.

Born in St. Louis, Mo., he graduated from Soldan High School, University City. He immediately enlisted in the Army ASTP program at Lawrence, Ks. When that program was discontinued he was called to active duty serving as a Rifleman Scout, in WWII in Europe. He was wounded in action in Germany. After V-Day, he returned home for R and R, then he was shipped to the Philippines. After Japan surrendered, he returned to the U.S., highly-decorated, and received an honorable discharge.

He graduated from the University of Missouri with honors and a B.S. degree in Business Administration. After 15 years with Renard Rug and Linoleum Co., in the credit field, he was hired by Coronet Carpets of Dalton Ga., in 1966 and became head of their credit department. As the company expanded, he later became vice president of Corporate Credit where he was instrumental in creating the North GA Floor Covering Credit Assoc., which later became the Atlanta Floor Covering Group. He also served as the president of the Roundtable Floor Covering Group. Both groups became national in scope.

He was active at Mizpah Congregation serving on their board for over ten years as Chairman of Adult Education. He also served at one time on the board of the Jewish Federation on their Finance Committee.

He was preceded in death by his father, Morris Wolff; mother, Kitty Gentle Wolff; sister, Ruth Weinberg; brother, Harvey Wolff.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Rosemary Parker Wolff; daughters, Stephanie Scroggins, Barbara Lee Wolff, and son David Morris Wolff; grandchildren, Marquitta Scroggins and Albert Mack Scroggins, his wife Amber; as well as six great-granddaughters, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will be in the sanctuary of Mizpah Congregation one hour prior to the funeral service. The funeral will be at noon on Thursday, Jan. 3, at Mizpah Congregation, 923 McCallie Ave. Entrance to the parking lot is off Oak Street behind Mizpah Sanctuary. Burial will follow at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Mizpah Congregation, Jewish Federation or your favorite charity.

Arrangements are by Advantage Funeral Cremation Service Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith, 1724 McCallie Ave., 423 265-4414.


Seesenguth, Betty Hammack

Betty Hammack Seesenguth, 85, of East Ridge, Tennessee, died on November 25, 2014 in a local nursing home. Betty was born in Chattanooga and graduated from Chattanooga High School. She also attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville where she was a majorette with the Pride of the Southland Band. Betty worked at Hamilton National Bank and later was a stay-at-home mother ... (click for more)

McMillan, David Timothy, Sr.

David Timothy McMillan, Sr.,  of Red Bank, died on Saturday, November 22, 2014.   Tim was a lifelong resident of the Red Bank area and was a forklift driver. He was of the Church of Christ faith. He was preceded in death by his father, Jim McMillan. Tim is survived by his two children, David and Megan McMillan; granddaughter, Arabella Goolsby; step grandchildren, ... (click for more)

Bradford, Cathy Padgett (McDonough)

Cathy Padgett Hart Bradford, 66, of McDonough, Georgia, died on Friday, November 21, 2014 at NHC Health Care. She was a former member of Jones Memorial United Methodist Church in Lake City, Ga., and Bethany Baptist Church in McDonough. She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace "Mit" Bradford. She is survived by her parents, Pete and Dot Padgett; children, Tara ... (click for more)

Dollar, James (Dalton)

James Dollar, 90, of Dalton, GA, passed away Monday, November 24, 2014 at his residence. He was retired from the United States Army having served during World War II and the Korean Conflict. He loved to fish and garden and was a foster parent for over 40 years. James is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Marie Brorson Dollar of Dalton; children, David and Kara Dollar ... (click for more)

Kiser Takes Witness Stand For First Time; Says He Did Not Kill Deputy Donald Bond

Marlon Duane Kiser took the witness stand at his post-conviction hearing on Tuesday to declare that he did not kill Deputy Donald Bond, who was gunned down at a produce stand in East Brainerd 13 years ago. Kiser had not opted to go on the stand when he was convicted by a Nashville jury and given the death penalty in 2003. He said he believes it was Mike Chattin, the man he ... (click for more)

Courtney Godwin, 25, Was Victim In Monday Night Fire In Hixson

Chattanooga firefighters battled a fully-involved structure fire in Hixson Monday night, and the incident involved at least one fatality.  Dr. Steve Cogswell with the Hamilton County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as Courtney D. Godwin, 25. Dr. Cogswell said Ms. Godwin died from smoke inhalation.   The first call to 911 Communications was received ... (click for more)