Trahan, Dina

Monday, September 25, 2017

Dina Trahan, 51, went home to be with the Lord on Friday Sept. 22, 2017. She has lived in the North Georgia area for most of her life, and was a member of Oakwood Baptist Church. She was the co-owner of Merrill Norman in Lafayette and was secretary and treasurer of Innovative Transportation. Dina loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include her loving husband Randy Trahan; sons Steven (Ashley) Overby of Chattanooga, Cody (Heather) Trahan of Ballground, Ga.; daughter Brandi (Mark) Fox of Calhoun, Ga.; parents, Donald O. Harris and Jennifer Staggs Harris; brother, Donnie Harris of Ringgold; sister, Shelly Albright of Douglasville Ga.; grandchildren Carter and Savannah Overby, and Hudson and Beckham Trahan.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Frank Kelly and Reverend Gary Harris officiating. Interment in Catoosa Memorial Gardens.

Visit to share words of comfort with the family and view the memorial tribute. Memorial Contributions may be made to:  Special Kids Therapy and Nursing Center,  2208 E. Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tn. 37130, or

The family will receive friends from 2-5 p.m. Sunday and after noon Monday at Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory Battlefield Parkway.

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