Mrs. Irene Dale, age 74, of Cartersville, Georgia, and formerly of Lumpkin County, died Saturday August 8, 2009. Irene was born in Lumpkin County and had lived in Cartersville for the past 2 years. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Ester Rider; her husband, Wheeler Dale; 2 sons, Frank Stanley Dale and Ralph Dale; daughter, Dorothy Louise Dale; and a grandson, Brandon Dale; brothers, Clayton Rider, Frank Bill Rider, and Clarence Rider; sisters, Maybelle Painter and Lucille Davis. She is survived by her daughter, Pam Horn, Dahlonega; son, Roger Dale, Dahlonega; sister, Susie Rider, Dahlonega, Brother; Guy Rider, Dahlonega; granddaughter, Joni Ellis, Cleveland, GA; great-grandchildren, Morgan Ellis and Mckenzie Ellis. A number of other relatives also survive.
Memorial services are scheduled for 11:00 AM Wednesday August 12, 2009 at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega. Rev. John Dowdy will officiate.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home 30 minutes prior to the memorial service and immediately following the service.
Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega is in charge of arrangements.