We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.
Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 423-332-1515 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.
Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.
Three Generations of Service
Carrying on the service and commitment of the late Jimmy Williamson, Sr. are seated, Chuck Williamson and Gabby Williamson, standing are Greg Gormanson and Jimmy Williamson, II.
"Chuck" relates that he was born and raised in the funeral service business. His father founded the funeral home, and his parents, Jimmy and Betty Williamson, were both very active in the community and in helping families at their time of need. His brother, Gabby, nephew, Jimmy and wife, Terry, all work in the funeral home with him, making it a true family atmosphere. When Chuck and his family take new families into their care, they become part of the family too.
Chuck is a founding member of the Soddy-Daisy Kiwanis Club as well as a member of the Soddy-Daisy Chamber of Commerce, Tennessee Walking Horse Association, and has been a licensed funeral director since 1974.
Chuck and his wife, Terry, have been married since 1985, and they have two sons, Cade and Zac.
Funeral Director/Embalmer"Gabby" graduated from John A. Gupton College of Mortuary Science in 1966. He went on to obtain his Tennessee Funeral Directors and Embalming License also in 1966. A lifelong resident of Soddy-Daisy, he has been married to his wife, Mary Lou, for over 40 years. Gabby has five children: two sons, three daughters, and nine grandchildren. He serves as dual licensed funeral director and embalmer in the state of Tennessee and Georgia.
"Jimmy" graduated from Soddy-Daisy High School in 1985 and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 1991, earning a B.S. in Business Management. In 1994, he earned his Funeral Director License, and in 1995, he earned his Insurance License. He has been married to his wife, Tanya, since 1992, and they have two children, Halie and Anna. Jimmy recalls, "I grew up working at the funeral home and have been full time for over 25 years."
Greg is a native of Soddy-Daisy living on Mowbray Mountain in his early years. He and his family now call the Lewis Chapel Community home. Greg graduated from Soddy-Daisy High School in the class of 1992. After high school, he attended John A. Gupton College of Mortuary Science in Nashville and graduated in the class of 1994. He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer in the state of Tennessee and Georgia and a member of the Tennessee Academy of Graduate Embalmers. Greg started his career at Williamson and Sons in 1992 and has over 27 years of experience caring for families in their time of need.
Greg and his family are members of Christ Family Church in Soddy-Daisy. He has been involved with several civic organizations including the Lions Club and Kiwanis International, where he is a past president. He is a member of the PTO at Ivy Academy. His desire to serve others has led Greg to volunteer for many community events, projects and outreach programs.
An avid fisherman, he enjoys being in the outdoors, riding motorcycles and spending time with his family.
Greg is married to Christina Gormanson and they have three sons, Dominick, Nick and Grant and two granddaughters, Blakelynn and Opal.
Terry graduated from Central High School in 1974. She attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Chattanooga State Technical College. Prior to joining the funeral home staff in 1993, she worked as a legal secretary, an affiliate real estate broker, political campaign manager, and certified pharmacy technician. She is married to our managing partner, Chuck Williamson, and they have two sons, Cade and Zac, and two grandchildren, Jacob and Taylor.
Jessica graduated from Notre Dame High School in 2008 and attended Georgetown College. Prior to joining the staff of Williamson and Sons in 2016, she was the bar manager for The Melting Pot of Chattanooga and the Sales and Marketing Manager for CPR Cell Phone Repair of Chattanooga. She married her husband, John, in September of 2017.
Family Services Counselor
Tracy grew up in Dalton, GA. She married Chris Beavers 21 years ago and moved to Birchwood, TN where she currently resides. She has three daughters and four grandchildren. She was an EMT/Paramedic for 11 years. After leaving the field she wanted a career where she felt she was still helping people at a time of need. She found pre-arranging final wishes fit perfectly. She is honored to help serve the families here at Williamson and Sons Funeral Home. She enjoys outdoor actives like camping, fishing, hiking, and spending time with her family and friends.
Ambassador/Funeral AssistantRichard is a veteran and a retired police officer. He graduated from Soddy Daisy High School in 1964. He is married to Edna, and they live on Mowbray Mountain. Richard has been with the staff of Williamson and Sons since April of 2018.
Susan is a graduate of Soddy Daisy High School. She retired from TVA after 43 years of service and has been married to her husband, Duane for 37 year. They share two children , Monica and Bryson together. Susan loves spending her time with her family and her grandchildren. She has been with the Williamson and Sons family since 2019.
Beverly is a 1962 graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School. She retired from Dupont after 38 years of service in 2003. She joined the funeral home staff in 2007. She and her husband, Billy "Punk," have two daughters, Suzanne and Amy, and four grandchildren, Courtney, Taylor, Makayla and Katie. She is a member of Sequoyah Baptist Tabernacle, where she plays the piano. Her hobbies are scrapbooking, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Brother Carl has served with the funeral home since 2002 and notes that "helping families in their trying hours is rewarding work." He expresses thanks to the Williamson family and staff for allowing him to work with families at the funeral home. He wishes God's blessings on each and every one.
Bobbi has been with Williamson and Sons since 2014. She has been married to Brother Carl Hunsucker for 58 years and they have 1 son, Royal Edward, 2 grandsons, Cody and Brent and 1 great grandson Elijah Garrett. She is originally from Sale Creek and graduated from Sale Creek High School in 1957.
Charles has been with the funeral home since 2010. He graduated from Soddy-Daisy High School in 1963. He is a veteran of the US Air Force and a graduate of Edmondson College. He is a lifelong resident of Soddy-Daisy. He and his wife Diane have two sons, Jason and Jarrett, and two granddaughters, Macy and Savannah.
Melvin has been with the staff of Williamson and Sons for 4 years after retiring from O'Neal Steel after 22 years. He and his late wife, Catherine, have 2 sons, 4 grandsons, and 6 great grandchildren.
Carolyn has been with the funeral home since 2010. She is lifelong resident of Sale Creek, Tennessee. She had one son, Max McDonald, who passed away on December 17, 2002.
Wendell attends the Ministry Center. He is a husband and proud father of a son and daughter and six grandchildren. He retired from DuPont and has served in the funeral business for over 12 years.
Mary graduated from Soddy-Daisy High school in 1964 and married her husband, Danny, in 1965. They have 2 children, Sonia Shonta Rogers and Danny Moore, Jr. Prior to joining the staff at Williamson and Sons in 2016, Mary worked for a collection service agency for 13 years and Hixson Pike Medical Center for 5 years. Mary is also an active member at the Church of God.
John has been with the funeral home since 2010. John owned and operated Nichols Marine for 20 years. He is now a retired sportsman. He and his wife, Crystal, have three children, Tessa, Paul and Joseph, and four grandchildren. He is an active member of Calvary Baptist Church in Red Bank.
Crystal has been with the funeral home since 2010. She and her husband, John, have three children, Tessa, Paul and Joseph, and four grandchildren. She is retired from the Falling Water Elementary School office staff. She enjoys painting and is an active member of Calvary Baptist Church in Red Bank.
Phil has been with Williamson and Sons since August of 2017. He is retired from Dupont after 38 years of service. He and his wife, Debbie, have 3 daughters and 7 grandchildren. He lives at Lewis Chapel and serves as Chairman of the Lewis Chapel Community Center. Phil is retired from the Board of Directors of the Lewis Chapel Volunteer Fire Department and was the oldest active member in the department. Phil loves to work in his yard but his greatest pastime is fishing. Phil loves music and is the praise and worship leader at Mowbray Church of God where he and Debbie attend. Phil is an ordained minister and has been called on to officiate services. Phil is a cancer survivor and will tell you how blessed he is to be able to serve here at Williamson and Sons.
Anita is a 1964 graduate of Soddy Daisy High School. She attended Edmondson College and is retired from Erlanger. She currently works for Soddy Daisy High School in their cafeteria program. She has two children and five grandchildren. She has been with Williamson and Sons since August 2018.