Ogles, Myra Lanette Parr (Dalton)

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Myra Lanette (Parr) Ogles
Myra Lanette (Parr) Ogles

Myra Lanette (Parr) Ogles, age 53, of Dalton, Georgia, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on November 13, 2017 at a local hospital. She had many precious loved ones awaiting her arrival. 

She was born Nov. 10, 1964 in Dalton. Among those preceding her in death are her parents, Jimmy and Trellis Parr; her brother, Ricky Parr; paternal grandmother, Jesse Parr; and maternal grandparents Ralph and Lois Rollins.  She was a graduate of Northwest High School. 

Lanette left behind many dear loved ones including her beloved son, Hunter Ogles and his father Doyle Ogles of Dalton; aunts and uncles, Gayle and Ken Daffron of Kingsport, Tn., Cathy and Fletcher Wright of Fort Washington, Md., and Janice and Randell Higgins of Cleveland.  Also surviving are a sister-in-law, Kathy Parr; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

The family wishes to thank the wonderful caregivers at Quinton Memorial Healthcare, Hamilton Medical Center, Am Tran Transportation, and all of Lanette’s wonderful doctors. All of these caregivers not only saw to her physical care, but they became her friends as well.  Also a special thank you to all of those who have prayed for her over the years.

Services to celebrate the life of Myra Lanette Ogles will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 12 p.m. from the Ponders Melrose Chapel with Pastor Fletcher Wright officiating. 

She will be laid to rest at Varnell Cemetery with Hunter Ogles, Doyle Ogles, Randell Higgins, Ken Daffron, Gray Gibson, and Michael Davis serving as pallbearers.  Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Daffron, Matt Higgins, Thomas Parr, Mark Wright, and Chris Wright.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour. 

Arrangements are by locally owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton, GA. (706) 226-4002. 

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