May 25, 2014

Louis Guy Fenton


— Mr. Louis Guy Fenton, 95, of the Dawnville community, departed this life Saturday evening, May 24, 2014, at his home.

Louis was born May 26, 1918, in Palmyra, Ill. Louis graduated high school in Ellensburg, Wash., and attended diesel engineering school in Los Angeles. He then joined the Army Air Corps in 1940 and proudly served his country for more than 25 years and retired as a master sergeant in the Air Force in 1966. After his military service he worked for and retired from WestPoint Mills in Dalton.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Louise Foster Fenton and a son, Gary Fenton.

He is survived by his wife, Dortha Fenton of the residence; son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Pat Fenton of Tunnel Hill; daughters and son-in-law, Kathleen Bishop, Jeanette and Roy Davis all of Dalton, Janice Carter of Ringgold, Virginia Rayfield of Cleveland, Tenn.; stepdaughters and stepsons-in-law, Billie and David Belcher of Dalton, Rebecca and Buddy Stone, John and Linda Brumlow, all of Chatsworth; grandchildren, Angie and Tom Linebaugh, Chris and Joy Fenton, Brent and Kylee Rayfield, Jennifer and Sgt. Eric Hooker; great-grandchidlren, Erica Fenton, Courtney and Alexis Wyatt, Emery and Ethan Hooker, Jacob and Jonas Rayfield; stepgrandchildren, Jonathan Bradley, Jennifer Bradley, Clark and Trudy Harris, Justin Stone, Stacy Stone, Jeremy and Tabatha Stone; stepgreat-grandchildren, Tesla, Tori and Blake Stone, Kaylee Stone; nine other great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Louis Guy Fenton will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel. Interment services will be at 12:30 p.m. at the Chattanooga National Cemetery with full military honors.

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 6 to 9 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Tuesday until the service hour.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton, is in charge of arrangements; (706) 226-4002.