Shaw, Frank

Former Partner At Scenic City Glass Company

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Frank Shaw
Frank Shaw

Frank Shaw, 68, of Red Bank, died on Tuesday, January 29, 2013. 

He was a former partner of Scenic City Glass Company and a member of Midway Baptist Church. He enjoyed spending time with his family and fishing. 

Frank was preceded in death by his son, Lloyd Shaw and wife, Nancy Shaw.

Survivors include his wife, Sarah Jo Shaw; sons, Ivan (Melissa) Shaw and Norman (Holly) Shaw; grandchildren, Allisha Coyne, Ivan Shaw, Haley Shaw and Aaliyah Shaw; great grandson, Tucker Coyne; stepchildren, Billy Joe Sharrock, Cory (Amanda) Sharrock and Crystal (James) Gosselin; stepgrandchildren, Ashley, Brandy, Candice, Austin, Aurora and Aunika Sharrock, Trent, Ayden and Sophia Gosselin; brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles (Alice) Cordell, Harold (Loraine) Cordell, Madilene Lovett, Ruth (Arnold) Jones, Juanita (Thomas) Smith, Gail (Everett) Harpe; four step great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held on Thursday, Jan. 31, at noon in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Jackie Swanson officiating. Burial will follow at Chattanooga Memorial Park. 

Visitation will be on Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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

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


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