Devine, Judy Watkins (Ringgold)

Friday, October 19, 2018
Judy Watkins Devine, 66, of Ringgold, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. She was a lifelong resident of the Atlanta and North Georgia areas and was of the Christian faith. She had served as a den mother with the Boy Scouts for several years, a Sunday School teacher and she also enjoyed playing tennis. She was previously employed with several local real estate firms in the Atlanta area as a property manager and was a true animal lover. She was a loving and devoted sister, wife and mother, that will be truly missed by all who knew her. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert & Dimple Watkins.

Survivors include her husband, Richard Devine; son, Robert Doty; sisters, Joyce Davis, Bobbie Davenport and Betty Collins; and several nieces, nephews and extended family & friends.

Services will be private and there will be no visitation at the funeral home. 

Online guest book at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com. 

Arrangements by W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe.

Moorehead, Jerrry E. (Dalton)

Stepp, Arvel Lee (Dalton)

Gonzalez, Erik Giovanny (Dalton)


Jerry E. Moorehead, age 49, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Thursday, November 15, 2018 from injuries sustained in a pedestrian-automobile accident one day prior to his fiftieth birthday. ... (click for more)

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Moorehead, Jerrry E. (Dalton)

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Stepp, Arvel Lee (Dalton)

Arvel Lee Stepp, age 97, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Friday, November 16, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born Dec. 19, 1920 in Centre, Al., a son of the late Vester and Ottie Carter Stepp. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Mae Sneed Stepp; stepdaughter, Elnora Brown; and brothers, James Stepp, Tommy Stepp. He proudly served ... (click for more)

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James M. Rogers, Jr.

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Brenda Sue Townsend

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