Wofford, William Edward (Dalton)

Saturday, December 29, 2012

William Edward "Ed" Wofford, 60, of Dalton, GA, died on Friday, December 28, 2012 at Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton.

Ed was born September 4, 1952 in Dalton. He was a member of Tilton Baptist Church and was formerly employed at Southeast Whitfield Carpets. 

He was preceded in death by his son, John Wesley Wofford; and a brother, James Wofford. 

He is survived by his parents, John H. and Margaret E. Lumpkin Wofford; daughters and son-in-law, Sebrina Wofford and Rigo Rodriguez and Judy Irene Darnell; grandchildren, Hannah Holmes, Zach Bramblett, Randall Green, Bryant Green, Noah Rodriguez and Ana Rodriguez; brothers, Roy Wofford and Earl Wofford; sister, Margie Bohannon; and several nieces and nephews. 

Services to celebrate the life of Mr. William Edward "Ed" Wofford will be held Monday, December 31, at 1 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Marvin Brock officiating. He will be laid to rest at the Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery in Resaca, with Noah Rodriguez, Seth Bohannon, Zach Bramblett, Randall Green, Bryant Green and Jeff Wofford serving as pallbearers. Ron Stephens, Dan Bohannon, Austin Walden, Devin Walden and Earl Wofford will serve as honorary pallbearers. 

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 4-9 p.m. Sunday, December 30 and after 10 a.m. Monday, December 31 at the Ponders Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.


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