Obit­u­ar­ies

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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

in 1966.

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.

Louise Dal­ton

Wanda Sue Pet­ti­grew

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