Irwin, George E.

World War II Veteran Retired From DuPont After 39 Years

Thursday, February 14, 2013
George Irwin
George Irwin

George E. Irwin, 87, of Soddy Daisy, died on Monday, February 11, 2013. 

He was formerly employed by DuPont for 39 years. He was a deacon and a lifetime member of the Soddy Church of Christ. He was a WWII Army veteran. 

He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Bobbie Lou Irwin; his parents, Myrtle Caldwell and Jake Irwin, and parents-in-law, James and Edith Lovelady; daughters, Loucretta Ann Irwin, and Deborah Kay Taylor; brother, Thomas Irwin.

Survivors include his daughter, Janice (Sam) Kennedy of Chattanooga; grandchildren, Sherry (Scott) Holt Mast of Nashville; Kristi Taylor Bumpus of Jasper, Aaron Taylor of Chattanooga; great grandchildren, Jack and Sam Mast, Payne and Ryan Bumpus; sister-in-law, Jimmie Irwin, several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. 

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, with military honors at Chattanooga Memorial Park with Minister Bill Greer officiating. 

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

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


Witcher, Luke, Jr.

Luke Witcher, Jr., passed away on April 11, 2017.   He is survived by his siblings, Denise and Marvin Witcher. A memorial service will be held at  3 p.m. on   Saturday, April 29, in the funeral home chapel.   Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

White, Beverly Louise

Beverly Louise White, 86, of Sale Creek, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2017. She lived in Sale Creek since 1983. Beverly enjoyed playing cards and working in her yard. She enjoyed traveling with her husband during his military career, especially in Hawaii. She was preceded in death by her husband, Waymon “Bull” White, and her parents, Edward and Ethel Barker. ... (click for more)

Brown, Katherine Faye (Rocky Face)

Katherine Faye Brown, 71, of Rocky Face, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Gordon Hospital. She was preceded in death by her son, Ricky Lee Higdon; parents, Ollie and Margaree Jones; and brother, Cecil Jones. She was a member of Lindsey Memorial Baptist Church. She was employed at Cracker Barrel for more than 22 years. She is survived by ... (click for more)

Bing, James Edward (LaFayette)

James Edward Bing, 77, of LaFayette, Georgia, passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017.   He was a member of Harbor Lights Baptist Church. Mr. Bing was co-owner of Shirley’s Truck Stop for 51 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lum Bing and Hettie Mason Bing; sister, Mary Ruth Smith; sister and brother-in-law, Pluma Evelyn (J.W.) Itson; and grandsons, ... (click for more)

Erlanger Has Surge In Revenue; Admissions Up Over 12%

Erlanger Health System reported substantial growth in revenue and effective cost management for the third quarter. Net income from operations of $8.5 million exceeded prior year by $7 million and also exceeded budget by $1.3 million.    The health system had an 8.8 percent increase in total net revenue. Officials said the quarter generated strong EBITDA (e arnings ... (click for more)

Trenton, Ga., Woman Gets Workhouse Time, Lengthy Supervised Probation In Hit-And-Run Death Of Man On Moped

A Trenton, Ga. woman was given a four-year sentence following a lengthy hearing in the December 2012 hit-and-run death of a man in St. Elmo. Betty Mundy will serve 11 months and 29 days of the sentence in the workhouse and then be under a lengthy supervised probation, Judge Barry Steelman said.  She was charged in the death of 56-year-old David Joe Bruce. She pleaded ... (click for more)