Joe Dickson Corlew,
83, of Dayton died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 in Chattanooga, Tenn. He was born Aug. 21, 1929 in
Charlotte, Tenn. to the late William Parks and Thelma (Loggins) Corlew. He was also preceded
in death by his wife, Sarah Ann (Mize) Corlew.
A resident of Dayton for the past 25 years, he retired from Dupont as a lab
technician. He was a member of the Masons and he enjoyed fishing. He served his country
in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
is survived by his son, Joe C. (Tama) Corlew of Cleveland, Tenn.; two daughters, Marcy (Ray) Epps
of Houston, Texas and Tracy (Steve) Clift of Dayton; 11 grandchildren and nine
Funeral services with
military honors will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Vanderwall Funeral Home with Rev.
Tom Herrell officiating. He will be laid to rest next to his wife on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at
Chattanooga National Cemetery.