Crowe, Marvin James

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Marvin James Crowe, 72, of Soddy Daisy, died on Friday, January 25, 2013. 

He was of the Church of God faith and served his country in the Tennessee Army National Guard. Marvin loved fishing and restoring old cars. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Jennetta Mickel Crowe; sisters, Shirley (Alton) Ivey, Thelma (Burt) Gosselin and Naomi (Howard) McClain; brother, Doyle Crowe and brother-in-law, Arthur Howard.

Survivors include his son, James (Marla) Crowe of Harrison; brothers, Bobby (Faye) Crowe of Hixson, Arthur Junior Crowe of Dunlap and Ricky (Sharon) Crowe of Dayton; sisters, Judy Howard of Soddy Daisy; sister-in-law, Earlene Crowe of Soddy Daisy and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be on Monday, Jan. 28, at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Calvin Nunley officiating. Burial will follow at Chattanooga Memorial Park with Michael Crowe, Scott Crowe, Shawn Hill, Tim Clepper, Michael Payne and Rodney Ivey serving as pallbearers. 

Visitation is Sunday, Jan. 27, from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Special thanks to Hospice of Chattanooga, Erlanger North Seniors and NHC of Dunlap for all their loving care.

Condolences and memories may be shared at

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

Wyrick, David Lee

David Lee Wyrick, 49, of Chattanooga, died on Wednesday, November 25, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Christy; son, Joseph; parents, Ed and Joyce Wyrick; brother, John and sister, Becky Gleason. Visitation will be on  Monday, Nov. 30,  from  9-11 a.m.  in East Chattanooga Church of God. The Reverend Fred Smith will conduct the memorial service at  ... (click for more)

Massingill, Martha "Marthee"

Martha “Marthee” Massingill, 77, of Harrison, died on Friday, Nov. 27. She was a lifelong resident of Harrison and was born to the late Taylor and Nellie Massingill. Marthee was preceded in death by her stepmother, Dorothy Massingill, brothers, Edward and Donald Massingill, stepbrother, John Hunley, stepsister, Lucille Hendricks, and a special sister-in-law, Sara Massingill. ... (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)

Shirilla, George (Rocky Face)

George Shirilla, Lt. Col., US Army (ret), 70, of Rocky Face, Georgia died on Friday, November 27, 2015. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Peter and Elizabeth Shirilla. He was preceded in death by his sister, Jeanette. Mr. Shirilla was a U.S. Army veteran, serving for 20 years. He was a veteran of the Viet Nam War and was awarded the Bronze Star, ARCOM with Valor, ... (click for more)

Fire Breaks Out At McKee Bakery Plant 2; Damages Listed At $15,000; Propane Tanks Were Near Blaze

Fire broke out at a McKee Food plant at Collegedale on Saturday night. At 6:45 p.m. , an employee at McKee Foods called 911 call reporting a fire at McKee Foods Plant 2 located at 10260 McKee Dr. Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department responded and arrived on the scene reporting flames 15 feet high at one end of the building of Plant 2. According to fire officials, ... (click for more)

Woman Shot Saturday Night Near O'Rear Street

A woman was shot while driving on Saturday night. Just after  9 p.m.  the Chattanooga Police Department responded to reports of a person shot. Once on scene, police located a female victim near the 2500 block of O'Rear Street suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound to the face. The victim was driving a vehicle when the vehicle was struck by gunfire. She  ... (click for more)