Perkinson, Edna "Shorty" (Dalton)

  • Sunday, March 19, 2023
Edna “Shorty” Perkinson
Edna “Shorty” Perkinson

Edna “Shorty” Perkinson, age 85, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Friday, March 17, 2023 at Hamilton Medical Center.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Agnes and Earl Headrick.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

She is survived by her husband, Dean Perkinson; one daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Jimmy Howell of Dalton; one son and daughter-in-law, Randy Bonifacious and Rhonda Cornelison of Dalton; stepchildren, LaDeana Perkinson of Cleveland, TN and Shawn and Kasey Perkinson of Cleveland TN; one sister, Eloise Bridges of Dalton; grandchildren, Mandy and Andy Sharpe, Kyle and Kelli Bonifacious, Tripp and Allison Howell, Tate and Callie Howell; great grandchildren, Asher, Ava, Addie Jane Sharp, Kenley Hamill, James Howell IV, and Woodson Howell.

The funeral service will be Monday, March 20, at 3 p.m. at the Rocky Face Chapel with Rev. Matt Evans officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday, March 20, from 1 p.m. until the service time at 3 p.m.

Burial will be in Whitfield Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Peeples Cancer Institute, 1215 Memorial Drive, Dalton, GA 30720.

Messages of comfort may be sent to the family at

Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Rocky Face. For more information, call (706) 252-9777.

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