nephews and wonderful friends.
Memorial service: Saturday July 8 at 2 pm at Foster Mill Drive Baptist Church in LaFayette, GA.
Wanda Sue Pettigrew, 68
Mrs. Wanda Sue Pettigrew, 68, passed away at her home on July 6, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer.
She was surrounded in love by her immediate and extended family. Wanda was devoted to her family and enjoyed gardening, canning, flowers, and crafts. Her greatest love was being a Grandmother to her only grandchild Colby, however she was also an unselfish caregiver at heart to several members of her family. She was a lifelong resident of Walker County. Mrs. Pettigrew was a member of Scott Memorial Church of God.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Curtis H. and Betty V. Young of LaFayette; sisters, Opal Whaley and Ina Young, brother, Glenn Young. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Dale Pettigrew, and children, Melissa Jacks, Barry Pettigrew, and Erin Chapman; one grandson, Colby Chapman; three sisters, Barbara Ford, Faye Whaley, Darlene Broome; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services: Monday, July 10th at 1:00 p.m. in the LaFayette chapel of Wilson Funeral Home with the Reverend Danny and Linda Pinter officiating.
Burial: LaFayette Memory Gardens.
Visitation: From 4-9 p.m. Sunday and prior to service on Monday.
The family wishes to thank the wonderful staff of Tennessee Oncology and Tapestry Hospice for their compassionate and excellent care.
Arrangements: LaFayette Chapel of Wilson Funeral Home, LaFayette, Georgia. An online register book may be signed at www. wilsonfuneralhome. com.
Louise Holland Dalton, 83, Chickamauga
Louise Holland Dalton, 83, of Chickamauga, passed away, Friday, July 7, 2017. She was of the Baptist Faith and spent 50 years working in the textile industry as a weaver. Louise loved to cook for her family and loved hunting and fishing with her husband, killing her first deer in November of 1974.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Effie Holland; brothers, J.W., Check, Eddie and Ben Holland; sister-in-law, Connie Holland.
Survivors include her loving husband of 64 years, Haril “Franklin” Dalton; sons, Roger Dalton and Randal (Lisa) Dalton; sisters, Faye (Stan) McKay and Roma Belcher; brothers, Jim Holland, Alfred (Louise) Holland and Edward (Elaine) Holland; sister-in-law, Charlotte Holland ; grandchildren, Sherry Dalton, Amanda Barrett and Brad Dalton; great grandchildren; Abby, Beau, Hailey, Kaley, and Kaiden; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service: Monday, July 10th at 3:00 P.M. in the Ft. Oglethorpe Chapel of Wilson Funeral Homes with Bro. Greg Belcher officiating.
Visitation: Sunday, July 9th from 6-8 P.M. and on Monday from 1-3 P.M.
Burial: LaFayette Memory Gardens.
Arrangements: W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe, GA.
Stephanie “Sissy” Hixson, 52, LaFayette
Stephanie “Sissy” Hixson, age 52, of LaFayette passed away Saturday, July 1, 2017.
She was preceded in death by her son, Dusty Allen Riggs; and parents, Donald Kerns and JoAnn Spurlock Kerns.
Survived by her husband, Tim Hixson of LaFayette; son, Stephen (Amie) Kerns of LaFayette; grandchildren, Hailee Kerns, Allie Nicholson, and Blake Kerns; sisters, Barbara Kerns of California, Lisa Kerns and Sherry Kerns
both of KY; brothers, Andrew (Candace) Kerns of Rocky Face, GA, and Estill Kerns of KY; aunt, Charlotte Arnold of LaFayette; father-in-law, Paul Vaughn of Chickamauga; nieces, Nancy Gallinger and Samantha Kerns; nephews, Danny Dailey, Brandon Vice, and Cash Kerns.
Funeral service: 2 p.m. Thursday, July 6, 2017 in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Pastor Russell Swafford officiating.
Burial: Chickamauga City Cemetery.
Visitation: At the funeral home Thursday from 11 a.m. until time of service.
Arrangements: Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.
Sandra Jarvis Graham, 59, Rossville
Sandra Jarvis Graham, 59, of Rossville, passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2017 in a local healthcare facility.
Sandra was born in New Bern, NC on January 28, 1958 to the late James and Mary Jarvis. She has lived in Chattanooga since 1991. She received her Bachelor’s degree from UTC in 2002. She was employed with Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga for 26 years in the Pharmacy Department. She was of the Baptist faith and attended Canaan Baptist Church in Chattanooga. She loved her dogs and had on several occasions, rescued stray dogs and gave them a home. All of her friends knew her love for animals. Sandra also loved her family and will be missed by all who knew her. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her son, Christopher Lee New, two sisters, Marie Hardison and Harriett Collins.
Survivors include her husband, David Wesley Graham, sons John Gary (Kelly) Hardison and James Robert (Ashley) Dickson, children, Christiane Russell and Jeremy Graham,
brother, James Edward Jarvis, 16 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Visitation: From 4-8 PM on Saturday, July 8, 2017 in the South Crest Chapel.
Graveside service: At Greenleaf Memorial Park in New Bern, NC at a later date.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.lanesouthcrestchapel.com
Arrangements: South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.
Jack Lamar McDaniel, 86
Mr. Jack Lamar McDaniel, 86, died Saturday, July 1, 2017.
Mr. McDaniel passed at his home in Gainesville with his beloved wife, Montine (Tina) Bagwell McDaniel, by his side.
Mr. McDaniel was born on a Sunday morning, January 4, 1931, in Lafayette, Georgia, Walker County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arlin Byrd (Eunice Ballard) McDaniel.
He graduated Lafayette High School in 1948 at 17 years of age and attended Berry College 1948-1950. Mr. McDaniel was a proud member of the United States Air Force from 1951 – 1955, later attending the University of Georgia from 19551956, and graduating June 1956. He graduated from Georgia State University with an MBA degree in 1966.
Mr. McDaniel was employed by Pure Oil Co. in 1956. Pure Oil Co. merged with Union Oil of California in 1966. He worked in Macon, Columbus, Gainesville, Griffin, Savannah, and Atlanta; transferring to Tampa, Florida and Chicago, Illinois before returning to Atlanta. Mr. McDaniel retired in 1993 with over 37 years of work with the same company. Mr. McDaniel was also a licensed real estate agent.
He met and married Montine (Tina) Bagwell from Gainesville in 1958. They have one daughter, Elizabeth (DeeDee) born
Mr. McDaniel was a member of The Elks and Exchange Clubs. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Gainesville, where he served as deacon, member of the choir, and a longtime member of the Angler’s Sunday School Class. He also worked with the Georgia Baptist Association in Disaster Relief for over 18 years, from Texas to New Jersey; and with the Chattahoochee Baptist Association, building a church in Alaska.
Mr. McDaniel enjoyed woodworking, golfing, dancing, singing, and baking.
Mr. McDaniel is survived by his cherished wife of 59 years, Montine (Tina) Bagwell McDaniel; devoted daughter, Elizabeth (DeeDee) McDaniel Miskotten and husband Timothy Miskotten, Wixom,
Michigan; grandsons Garrett Edward Daniel Miskotten and Luke Timothy Miskotten, Wixom, Michigan; two brothers, Bill (Janet) McDaniel of Lafayette and Alan (Gail) McDaniel of Cartersville; one sister, Ann McDaniel of Chattanooga, Tennessee; Sister-inlaw, Nelwyn Bagwell Turk; Brother-in-law, W.A. (Joanne) Bagwell; and numerous beloved nieces and nephews.
Funeral services: 2:00 pm on Sunday, July 9, 2017 in the Sanctuary of First Baptist Church.
Visitation: In the fellowship hall after the service.
Condolences can be made at www. memorialpark funeralhomes.com.
Arrangements: Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel, 989 Riverside Drive, Gainesville, Georgia 30501. 770-297-6200.
Wanda Sue Pettigrew