Kinsey, Jenell Mae (Dalton)

Friday, April 20, 2018
Jenell Mae Kinsey
Jenell Mae Kinsey

Jenell Mae Kinsey, age 71 of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Wednesday morning, April 18, 2018 at her home after a brave 16 month battle with Glioblastoma brain cancer. 

She was born August 22, 1946 in Dalton, a daughter of the late Garland and Ollie Jenkins Patton. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Jess, John, and Garland Patton Jr.; and sister, Jeaneatty Sue Kinsey. 

She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Ben Kinsey of the residence; daughters and sons-in-law, Angie and Scott Stamey of Chatsworth, Ga., Beth and Chris Morgan of Varnell, Ga.; brother, Joe Patton of Dalton; sisters and brothers-in-law, Joan Davis, Judy and Buck Painter, Jane and Harold Ellis of Dalton, Jedessa and William Patterson, Ann and JR Bennett of Chatsworth; grandchildren, Amber Morgan, Ashlynn Morgan, Savannah Morgan; and several nieces and nephews. 

Service to celebrate the life of Jenell Mae Kinsey will be held Saturday April 21, at 3 p.m. from the Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Charlie Bridges officiating. She will be laid to rest at the United Memorial Gardens with Josh Kinsey, Justin Davenport, Donnie Dunn, Craig Dunn, Jeremey Davis, Shawn Davis and Shaw Scott serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-9 p.m. on Friday.  

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


Nettles, Robert Joseph "B.J.", Jr. (LaFayette)

Abney, Carole Jacqueline (Ringgold)

Arendale, Bryan "Keith" (LaFayette)


Robert Joseph “B.J.” Nettles, Jr., 35, of LaFayette, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2019. He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed working ... (click for more)

Carole Jacqueline Abney, 79, of Ringgold, passed away Friday, January 18, 2019. A resident of the Ringgold area for most of her life, she received her masters degree in medical technology from ... (click for more)

Bryan “Keith” Arendale, Jr. 18, of LaFayette, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, January 18, 2019. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas and ... (click for more)


Area Obituaries

Nettles, Robert Joseph "B.J.", Jr. (LaFayette)

Robert Joseph “B.J.” Nettles, Jr., 35, of LaFayette, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2019. He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed working with his father on jobs, was an avid Georgia Bulldogs fan and loved NASCAR. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Bobby & Glenna Nettles and paternal grandparents, ... (click for more)

Abney, Carole Jacqueline (Ringgold)

Carole Jacqueline Abney, 79, of Ringgold, passed away Friday, January 18, 2019. A resident of the Ringgold area for most of her life, she received her masters degree in medical technology from UTC and was of the Methodist faith. Carole was a former employee of Erlanger Hospital, a former inspector of Hospital Laboratories in East Tennessee and later worked for the City of Ringgold. ... (click for more)

Obituaries

Robert "Bob" Jerome Watkins

Robert “Bob” Jerome Watkins, 84, of Chattanooga, died on Monday, January 21, 2019. Born in Allentown, Pa., to the late Thomas and Maude Welling Watkins, Bob was an avid golfer and a great friend to those who knew him. He was also a member of the Elks Lodge #91 for over 27 years. Bob’s career spanned over four decades and around the globe, working his way up from IBEW Local ... (click for more)

Ronald “Gregory” Williams II

Ronald “Gregory” Williams II, 44, of Chattanooga, Tennessee passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019. He was a member of Hickory Valley Christian Church and was the owner of Greg Williams Construction Company. He enjoyed photography, biking, hiking, kayaking and the outdoors. He was an Eagle Scout and earned his God and Country Award. Born December 8, 1974, he often expressed ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Angry City Council Wants Answers On Incident Caught On Video Of Man Being Beaten By City Police Officer; Asks DA For Independent Probe

Angry City Council members said they want answers on an incident caught on camera of a Chattanooga Police officer shown beating a man after a traffic stop. The council on Tuesday night voted to ask District Attorney Neal Pinkston to carry out an independent investigation of the incident from last March. Councilman Russell Gilbert said, "I want to see a change in our ... (click for more)

"Financial Predator" Gets 43-Year Prison Sentence In Dalton

Superior Court Judge Cindy Morris on Tuesday sentenced Cara Ann Williams (also known as Kaesarea Williams) to serve a total of 43 years without the possibility of parole on 16 total counts including aggravated identity fraud, forgery, financial transaction card theft and false statements. The sentence will run concurrent with a five-year no parole sentenced ordered by Judge ... (click for more)