Area Obituaries

Jones, JoAnne Liles (Dalton)

JoAnne Liles Jones, 86, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at home with her husband and daughters by her side. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Shaffer and Mary Jo Liles and one brother, Pierce Liles. She is survived by her husband, of 67 years, Edward Jones; daughters, Laraine Jones, Leslie (John) Hudson, and Andrea (Roger) Hughes; grandchildren, Whitney (Michael) Cantrell, Kingsley ... (click for more)

Green-Chambers, Donna (Chickamauga)

Donna Green-Chambers, born on May 22, 1945, passed away peacefully on January, 2, 2020. Donna was preceded in death by her loving husband and caregiver, Johnnie Dale Chambers, and is survived by her only child, who loved her dearly, Lisa and two adoring grandchildren, Lars Archibald, 29, and Gideon Bosley, 14. Donna Chambers was also preceded in death by her parents, Willie Mae and Bill Finley and two sisters, Joyce Brisendine and Annette ... (click for more)


Lankford, Janie Bostic (Spring City)

Janie Bostic Lankford, was born on March 4, 1938, passed away on Thursday, January 15, 2020, at her home. She was a lifelong resident of the Spring City and Decatur area. She was a daughter of the late Eva Jo Fugate and father, Thea Fugate and was a member of the Pisgah Baptist Church. She loved fishing, playing cards, gardening and all the fun times she spent with her family. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Lloyd ... (click for more)

Thompson, Frank "Trey" Warren III (Dalton)

Frank “Trey” Warren Thompson III, 42, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Mary Frances Maffetone; grandfathers, Joseph William Maffetone and Frank Warren Thompson; stepfather, James L. Orr; aunt, Mary Kathryn Maffetone; and uncle, Gary Oliver. Trey is survived by his wife, Kelley Camp Thompson of Chattanooga; son, Tyler Lewis Thompson of Dalton; grandmother, Ivonene ... (click for more)


Touchstone, Geraldine (Dalton)

Geraldine Touchstone, 84, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Tom and Dorothy Holmes and was also preceded in death by her husband, F.L. Touchstone Jr.; son, Scott Touchstone; and three infant children. She is survived by her children, Ginger Couch, Teresa (Oscar) Orellana, Mike (Sharon) Touchstone, and Kaye (Danny) Harris; grandchildren, Lisa (Chad) Smith, Shane (Crystal) ... (click for more)

Taylor, Mary Lee Heard (Ringgold)

Mary Lee Heard Taylor, age 80, of Ringgold, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Arrangements will be announced later by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia. (click for more)



Baskin, Louise Reid (Dalton)

Kilgore, David Allen (Dayton)

Wilkins, Grady "Wray" Sr. (Dalton)


Louise Reid Baskin, age 80, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Arrangements will be announced later by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia. (click for more)

David Allen Kilgore, age 38, of Dayton, passed away on Monday, January 13, 2020, at his home in Dayton. He was born on September 1, 1981 in Dayton. David lived in Dayton all of his life. ... (click for more)

Grady “Wray” Wilkins, Sr., age 82, of Dalton, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Standifer Place. He is preceded in death by his wife, Nellie Wilkins; and parents, Greene and Emma ... (click for more)


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