Pope, Grace Geneva (Chickamauga)

Monday, June 25, 2018

Grace Geneva Pope, 75, of Chickamauga, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, June 22, 2018. She had lived in the North Georgia area for most of her life and was of the Baptist faith. She was a true animal lover and enjoyed spending time outdoors gardening. She was previously employed with C & S Construction for more than 30 years as a painter and was a loving and devoted sister, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, who will be truly missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bennie Pope and son, Rick Norris.

Survivors include her children and spouses, Tim and Tressa Baggett, Sharon and Ben Stephens, Greg and Theresa Baggett and Ben Baggett; sister, Jean Lawson; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and numerous extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 26 in the Fort Oglethorpe Chapel, with Pastor George Pinion officiating. Burial will follow in the Lakewood South Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends after 2 p.m. on Monday and prior to the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Online guest book at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes – Fort Oglethorpe.


Collins, Linda Dale (LaFayette)

Cucksee, Roy (Dalton)

Coppage, Mary Janetta (Dalton)


Linda Dale Collins, 60, of LaFayette, passed away on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Collins; and parents, Wyndell Pendergrass and Nona Bethel ... (click for more)

Roy Cucksee, age 73, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Tuesday, October 26, 2021 in Rome, Ga. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com . Arrangements ... (click for more)

Minister Mary Janetta Coppage, age 66, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, October 26, 2021. She was born Sept. 28, 1955. Arrangements and survivors will be announced later by Willis ... (click for more)



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Collins, Linda Dale (LaFayette)

Linda Dale Collins, 60, of LaFayette, passed away on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Collins; and parents, Wyndell Pendergrass and Nona Bethel Pendergrass. She is survived by her daughter, Chelsey (Jeff Hansen) Collins; granddaughter, Adeline Arhart; sister, Mary Henton; brothers, Jimmy (Elizabeth) Pendergrass and Johnny (Amelia) ... (click for more)

Cucksee, Roy (Dalton)

Roy Cucksee, age 73, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Tuesday, October 26, 2021 in Rome, Ga. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com . Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Dr., Dalton, GA 30721, (706) 226-4002. (click for more)

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Edward Lynn “Skip” Meroney

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