May 12, 2014

Shirley Awtrey

— Mrs. Shirley Awtrey, 86, of Dalton, passed away Monday, May 5, 2014, at her residence.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy J. Awtrey in 1996, and infant daughter, Jamie Awtrey.

Shirley is survived by her daughter, Susan Scheer of Dalton; son, Richard Awtrey of Roswell; grandchildren, Mollie White, Emily Hawkins, Max Scheer, Scott Awtrey and Lindsey Awtrey; and great-grandchildren, William Hawkins, Junior Hawkins, Robert White IV and Abigail White.

Burial will be in Whitfield Memorial Gardens with services for Shirley announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at

Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center), is in charge of arrangements.

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