Mathis, Everett James (Dalton)

Monday, January 21, 2013

Everett James Mathis, 96, of Dalton, GA, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Regency Park. 

He was born March 18, 1916 and was a member of Varnell Baptist Church. He served in the 87th Mountain Infantry 10th Mountain Combat Division in Italy during War War II.

Everett was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Margie E. Mathis; parents, Virgil and Minnie Mathis; sisters, Mae Caylor and Bernice Brooks; and brothers, Hertis Mathis and D.V. Mathis.

Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Linda Mathis, Wilma and Mike Roy, Janet and Bob Brooker and Frieda and Terry Holt, all of Dalton; grandchildren, Tracey and Grant Wade, Amanda and Brian Owens, Jeff Roy, Kylee Roy, Kelly and Corey Roy and Hannah Hammontree, all of Dalton and Christopher Holt and Joey Cheng of Alpharetta; great-grandchildren, Jorden, Zachary and Kaitlin Wade, Dylan and Allison Roy, Spencer and John Hammontree, Ellie Grace and Anna Roy and Adalyn Owens, all of Dalton; brothers and sisters-in-law, Earnest and Jessie Mathis and Tommy and Ruby Mathis; brother-in-law, L.W. Earnest; nieces and nephews.

A service to honor the life of Mr. Mathis will be Wednesday, January 23 at 2 p.m. at the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. Ronnie Kyle officiating. Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery with his grandsons serving as pallbearers. Military honor will be rendered by the American Legion Post #112. 

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, January 23 from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour at 2 p.m. 

Julian Peeples Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.


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