Nicholson, George E. (Dalton)

Monday, December 31, 2012

George E. Nicholson, 68, of Dalton, GA, died on Sunday, December 30, 2012 at Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton.

George was born April 7, 1944 in Whitfield County, a son of the late Paul and Mary Powell Nicholson; and was also preceded in death by a brother, Wayne Nicholson; and sisters, Clara Jones and Lois Nicholson. 

George was retired from Collins and Aikman where he worked for over 34 years.George was dedicated to his family, his church and his friends. He was the senior pastor at Cove Baptist Church. 

He is survived by his loving wife, Lennie Howard Nicholson; daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Chris Coker; son and his fiancée, Charles Nicholson and Sonja Queen; grandchildren, Kenny Nicholson, Kellie Nicholson and Drew Coker; special friend whom he thought of as a son, Juan Garcia and his children, Hayley Garcia and Sadie Garcia; special friend who was like his grandson, Jun Park; brothers, John Nicholson, Richard Nicholson and Marshall Nicholson; sisters, Elizabeth Keener, Fannie Hooker and Frances Lawson; several nieces and nephews; and many friends. 

Services to celebrate the life of Reverend George E. Nicholson will be held Tuesday, January 1, at 2 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Bruce Beach, Reverend Bo Carnes and Reverend John Dorsey officiating. He will be laid to rest at Colonial Hills Memorial Park Cemetery with Daniel Padgett, Donald Howell, CharlesNicholson, Juan Garcia, Chris Coker and Lee Gilbert serving as pallbearers. Matthew Schmeltz will serve as an honorary pallbearer. 

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 5-9 p.m. Monday, December 31 and after 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 1.

Flowers will be accepted or the family requests that donations be made to, Ross Woods Adult Day Care in memory of George Nicholson, 1402 Walston Ave., Dalton, GA, 30720.

Arrangements are by Ponders Funeral Home, Melrose Chapel.


Boland, Guy (Wildwood)

Guy Boland, 86, of Wildwood, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Monday May 22, 2017. He was retired from Combustion Engineering after 40 years of service and enjoyed being outdoors, gardening, fishing , camping and woodworking. Mr. Boland was a faithful member of Falling Water Cumberland Presbyterian Church and was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was ... (click for more)

Plank, Janet Lee (Rock Spring)

Janet Lee Plank, 52, of Rock Spring, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 22, 2017. She was a member of the Valley Memorial Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Walter Carl House; grandparents, Porter and Myrtle Howse, Homer and Myrtle Kay, and Walter “Tarzan” and Sarah Wright. She is survived by her husband, Freddy Plank; ... (click for more)

Sandy Stott Bradley

Sandy Stott Bradley of Harrison, Tennessee, passed away in the comfort of her home with her family on  May 24, 2017 , following a brief illness. Sandy was employed by the Dade County School System for 25 years, inspiring students and teachers serving as a teacher, academic coach, and most recently the graduation coach at Dade County High School.  She received ... (click for more)

Gary L. Bradford

Gary L. Bradford, 68,   lost his battle with ALS  ( Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.     An avid Big Orange fan and crappie fisherman, Gary worked for TVA for 30 years, the majority of the time at Widows Creek.  He was also a Vietnam veteran. He was preceded in death by his father, Leo Bradford. ... (click for more)

Man Found With Home-Made Explosive Device Near Businesses In Hixson

A man was found with a home-made explosive device outside businesses in Hixson late Tuesday night.   A business was evacuated and portions of Highway 153 and Hamill Road were cordoned off while the device was taken away.   Joshua Redden, 34, was charged with possession of a prohibited weapon, public intoxication, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession ... (click for more)

Man Shot In Home Invasion Early Wednesday Morning

A man was shot in a home invasion early Wednesday morning.   Chattanooga Police responded to a person shot on the 6000 block of Arlena Circle at 4:40 a.m. Upon arrival, police located the victim, Edward Greatheart, 41,  who was suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound.   Mr. Greatheart was treated on the scene and transported to a local hospital ... (click for more)