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Mrs. Dora "Dorie" Dalton, 89, of Daysville Community in Rockwood, TN, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at the Cumberland County Medical Center in Crossville, TN. Mrs. Dalton was of the Baptist faith. She was a loving mother, sister, Mamaw and friend to all who knew her. She was a retired textile worker. Dorie enjoyed growing flowers; she had a "green thumb" when it came to flowers and plants. Most of all, she enjoyed being mother and Mamaw to her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Myrtle Hinds; husband, Grat Dalton; son, Douglas Edward Dalton; four brothers, Willis, Joe Jr., Charles and John Hinds; and two sisters, Audrey Nell Hinds and Evelyn Easter.
She is survived by her children, Larry (Anna) Dalton, Rex (Deborah) Dalton, Daniel (Melissa) Dalton and
Kathy Dalton; nine grandchildren, Brian (Andrea), Anthony, Heather, Ashley (Joe), Hunter, Amanda, Robin, Carol and Misty; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Peggy Kirkland and Barbara Messimer; a host of nieces and nephews; and many friends in the community.
Arrangements are as follows: Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, in the chapel of Evans Mortuary; family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m.; and the funeral will follow at 7 p.m. with Rev. Charles Kelley officiating. On Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, graveside services and interment will be held at Millstone Mountain Cemetery in Rockwood, TN, at 11 a.m.
Evans Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.
Published on January 25, 2017
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