Virginia Cullom Corey

Virginia Cullom Corey died September 18, 2019 at the age of 92.


A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Mrs. Corey was graduated from Chattanooga High School, attended Brenau College in Gainesville, GA and graduated from the University of Chattanooga. She was a member of First Centenary United Methodist Church in Chattanooga and a communicant of The Church of The Good Shepherd, Episcopal, of Lookout Mountain.


Mrs. Corey was preceded in death by her husband Dr. James Hicks Corey, Jr.; parents, Lellie Adkerson and Henry Martin Cullom; brothers, Henry, John, and Randall Cullom; and grandson, Henry Allen Corey, Jr.


She is survived by her children; James Hicks Corey, III Greenville, SC, Henry Allen Corey and Maddin, Chattanooga, John Patterson Corey and Mary Elizabeth, Virginia Ann Corey Manson and Tim of Lookout Mountain; grandchildren; Merritt Corey, Meredith and Barrett Lee, Kate Corey, Maggie Corey, Lizzie and Bobbie Gendimenico, Tim and Schuyler Manson, Corey and Ellen Manson; great-grandchildren; Jack Corey, Barrett, Lucy James, and Maddin Lee, Beatrice and Rosalie Manson and her sister Ann Cullom Boyd of Chattanooga and numerous nieces and nephews.


Visitation will be from 3:00-4:00 P.M. at First Centenary United Methodist Church with

a graveside service at 4:30 P.M. at Forest Hills Cemetery on Saturday, September 21, 2019.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a cause you hold dear.


As for me, I know that my Redeemer lives and that at last, He will stand upon the earth.  After my awakening, He will raise me up; and in my body, I shall see God.  I myself shall see, and my eyes behold Him who is my Friend and not a stranger.


Arrangements are by Wann Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 4000 Tennessee Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37409. To share your memories and condolences please visit