Edna Earl McMillan, 87, of Dalton, GA, died on Saturday afternoon, February 23, 2012 in the comfort of her home under the care of Hamilton Hospice.
Edna Earl was born March 11, 1925 in Murray County, GA, a daughter of the late Roy J. and Ethel Leona Ellis Smith; and was also preceded in death by her husband, Amos Floyd McMillan.
She was retired from Remco Carpet. She was a member of the Cedar Valley Church of God.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and John East of Dalton, GA; grandchildren, Karen and Mike Ferguson and Tim and Rhonda King; sister, Wilma L. Kelley of Dalton, GA; five great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren; and one niece.
A special thanks to caregivers who allowed her to be able to spend her last days in the comfort of her home, Diann Young and Peggy Hammontree and to the staff of Hamilton Hospice and the local Alzheimer's Association.
Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Edna Earl McMillan will be held Tuesday, February 26, at 1 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Clayton Brown officiating. She will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband at the Center Valley United Methodist Church Cemetery in Murray, County.
The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 5-8 p.m. Monday, February 25 and after 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 26 until the service hour.
Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton.