Lock, Gregory Dale (Dalton)

Saturday, November 25, 2017
Gregory Dale Lock
Gregory Dale Lock

Gregory Dale Lock, age 52, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Friday, November 24, 2017 at a local hospital.

He was born Oct. 8, 1965 in Dalton. He was preceded in death by his father, James F. Lock; and son, Anthony Lock. 

He is survived by his mother, Mattie Ovilee Lock, of Dalton; daughter and son-in-law, Krista and Felix Cordova of Tunnel Hill; brothers and sisters-in-law, Mike and Linda Lock, Dudley and Susan Lock, Rodney and Lynn Lock of Dalton; grandchildren, Carter, Keelie, King and Aabri Cordova; and nieces and nephews. 

A service to celebrate the life of Gregory Dale Lock will be held Monday, Nov. 27, at 2 p.m. from the Eleventh Avenue Baptist Church with Reverend Ronald Guffey and Reverend Robert Beavers officiating. He will be laid to rest beside his son at the Ponders Colonial Hills Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 3-9 p.m. on Sunday. 

Arrangements are by locally owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel & Dalton Crematory, Dalton, Ga. 


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