The Chattanooga Funeral Home has been serving families with dignity in the Tennessee Valley for 90 years.
Chattanooga Funeral Home was established in 1933 as the National Funeral Home and opened at 500 McCallie Ave. near the Christ Episcopal Church.
Alvin Wunderlich Sr., along with his two sons, Alvin Jr. and Walter, founded National Funeral Home in Memphis in 1931. The Wunderlichs came to Chattanooga in 1933 and opened a second National Funeral Home near downtown. Carroll Wells moved here from Memphis to operate the Wunderlichs’ new Chattanooga business.
Nine years later owners acquired property at the corner of McCallie Avenue and Hawthorne Street. Mr. Wells, manager of the ... (click for more)