Area Obituaries

Shoemaker, Ella "Joan" (Dalton)

Ella “Joan” Shoemaker, age 79, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life, Thursday October 10, 2019 at Pruitt Health Care in Ft. Oglethorpe. She was born March 25, 1940 in Robbinsville, N.C., a daughter of the late Jerry and Ruby Davis Mull. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Joe Shoemaker; grandson, Tommy Campbell; brothers, Charles Mull and Harold Mull; and sisters, Ruth Mull Morgan and Hellen Mull. She was a graduate of ... (click for more)

Pope, Tessa Kay Parnell (LaFayette)

Tessa Kay Parnell Pope, 58, of LaFayette passed away Friday, October 11, 2019. Tessa was a lifelong educator and mentor; she believed everyone had purpose in life and the potential to achieve it. With her characteristic stern but always loving and careful attitude she helped shape countless lives. Always putting others before herself, it's rare to find a person who had met Tessa that could not say she changed their life for the better. ... (click for more)


Hardin, Elsie Louise Stover (Dalton)

Elsie Louise Stover Hardin, 94, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, October 10, 2019. She was the daughter of the late John and Flora Stover and was also preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, James Edward Hardin; daughter, Linda Hardin Forrester; granddaughter, Sandra Lavon McGath; sisters, Bonnie Ellis, Mary Lois Willerson and Peggy Paris; sons-in-law, James Larry Poteet, Sr. and Kaelin Euthel Forrester; and sister-in-law, ... (click for more)

Harvey, Donnie Phillip (Dunlap)

Donnie Phillip Harvey, 69, of Dunlap, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019. He was of the Church of God faith and was retired from C & D Technologies in Dunlap. He was preceded in death by his parents, Phillip David and Naomi Shubird Harvey and siblings, Doyle, Dallas, Danny Ray Harvey and Darlene Harvey Reed. He is survived by his children, Phillip Harvey, Matthew (Gloria) Harvey and Marcus (Angela) Harvey; mother of his ... (click for more)


Swafford, Vince D. (Dalton)

Vince D. Swafford, age 53, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life, Sunday October 13, 2019 at a local hospital. Arrangements will be by locally owned and operated Melrose Chapel of Ponders Funeral Home, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton, Georgia. www.pondersfuneralhome.com . (click for more)

Henry, Carolyn Sue (Dalton)

Carolyn Sue Henry, age 61, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Friday, October 11, 2019 at her residence. Arrangements will be by locally owned and operated Melrose Chapel of Ponders Funeral Home, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton, Georgia. www.pondersfuneralhome.com . (click for more)



Dixon, Kenneth "Kenny" (Dalton)

DeLoach, Kathleen Mann (Dalton)

Jourdain, Louise Francis (Dalton)


Kenneth “Kenny” Dixon, age 26, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life, Saturday October 12, 2019 at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tn. Arrangements will be by locally owned and operated ... (click for more)

Kathleen Mann DeLoach, age 82, Of Dalton, Georgia, passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019 at Ridgewood Manor Health Care. She retired from Hamilton Medical Center as a licensed practical ... (click for more)

Louis Francis Jourdain, 97, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away on October 12, 2019 at his home. An Army veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict, Lou was a brave and loyal soldier who ... (click for more)


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