Vandergriff, Mildred Shipley

Athlete During High School Years And Retired From Gold Bond

Monday, April 22, 2019
Mildred Vandergriff
Mildred Vandergriff

Mildred Shipley Vandergriff,  of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2019, on her 91st birthday.

Mildred was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area.  She was very athletic in her younger years with Red Bank High School where she was a cheerleader, played basketball and softball.  Mildred retired from Gold Bond.  She was a member of Hixson United Methodist Church. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Vandergriff; her son, Danny Vandergriff.

Mildred is survived by her children, Mel and wife Angie Vandergriff and Pam Vandergriff.    

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, and 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursday at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home. 

A Celebration of Life service for Mildred will follow at 11:30 am on Thursday at the North Chapel with her Pastor Ed Snodgrass officiating.  Burial will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.    

Memorial contributions may be made in Mildred’s name to For the Love of Dogs, P. O. Box 1597, Soddy Daisy, Tn. 37384 or by paypal to Fortheloveofdogs@epbfi.com

Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, Tn. 37343.  

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.


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