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Marjorie Embry Dalton

Obituary Date: Saturday 21st January 2023

Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Marjorie Embry Dalton, age, 84 of Athens, Georgia (South Jackson Community) who entered rest Saturday, January 21, 2023.  Mrs. Dalton was born in Athens, Georgia a daughter of the late James Thomas Embry and the late Vivian Watson Embry Brooks.  Mrs. Dalton is also preceded by her husband Milton L. Dalton, Sr., sister, Judy Dillard and grandson, Joseph Kellum.

A loving and devoted wife, fiercely proud mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, protector and provider of her mother and sisters, Margie was known for her loyalty to her Church, Brockton Road Baptist Church, family, and friends.  She was a long time Sunday school teacher, youth group leader, and Deacon’s wife.  Margie was retired from the Jackson County School System and was a homemaker as well.

Margie is survived by her four sons, Milton L. Dalton, Jr. (Sandra) of Danielsville, David Perry Dalton (Tiffany) of Athens, Benjamin John Dalton (Jessica) of Athens, Joseph Douglas Dalton of Athens.  Daughter, Joyann Carter (Randy) of Statham, her sister, Pamela Minish (Alvin) of Danielsville.  Thirteen grandchildren, five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Thursday, January 26, 2023, from the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Reverends Karl and Jesse Mealor officiating with burial to follow in Jackson Memorial Park, Commerce, Georgia.  Sons and grandsons are honored as pallbearers.  The family will receive friends 6:00 – 9:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at Evans Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Brockton Road Baptist Church, 2675 Brockton Road, Jefferson, Georgia  30549.

Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia.  706-367-5467      

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Funeral Date
01/26/2023 at 11:00AM
Funeral Home
Evans Funeral Home
(706) 367-5467
1350 Winder Hwy, Jefferson 30549