Harlin Mitchell Peek, 95, of Dalton, Ga., died Monday April 9, 2012 at his residence.
Harlin was born September 10, 1916 in Whitfield County, Ga., a son of the late Jeff and Mary Peek; and was also preceded in death by his daughter, Ruth Nichols; brothers, Carl, Noah and Walt Peek; and sisters, Lillian Brewer, Dovie Carroll, Dora Jones and Beatrice Shipman.
He is survived by his loving wife of 71 years, Ruby Marie McCalley Peek; daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Roger Sumler of Dalton; grandson, Michael Nichols; son-in-law, Morris Nichols; nephews, B. F. Brewer of Dalton and Doyle Brewer of Chattanooga.
Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Harlin Mitchell Peek will be held Thursday, April 12, at 11 a.m. from the Melrose Chapel of Ponders Funeral Home with Reverend Tim Brown and Reverend Junior Clayton officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Whitfield Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 11.
Arrangements are by locally owned and operated Ponders Funeral Home 138 Melrose Chapel, Dalton.