May 7, 2014

Nell Belcher Miolen

— Mrs. Nell Belcher Miolen, 92, of Dalton, went to be with her Lord Tuesday, May 6, 2014. She passed at Hamilton Medical Center after a short illness.

Nell was the daughter of the late Jerry and Anna Smith of Kentucky and was preceded in death by her husbands, the Rev. Arlan Belcher and Ken Miolen; brother, Roy Smith Sr.; sisters, Effie Howard, Stella Howard, Hazel Hickey and Helen Morgan; son, A.J. Belcher; grandson, Clay Belcher; and great-granddaughter, Savannah Chase Belcher.

Her faith was Church of God and she worked as assistant manager at Big K and Wal-Mart. She was also a Red Cross volunteer at Hamilton Medical Center.

Nell is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Don and Jan Belcher of Cumming, Bob and Lesa Belcher of Calhoun, and Pastor Curtis and Kaleen Belcher of Dalton; daughters and sons-in-law, Annell and Jim Bradfield of Rome, and Barbara and Nelson Llorens of Brooklyn, N.Y.; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and another on the way; six great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. She is also survived by special friends, Virginia Cross and Annette Stepp; neighbors, Bebe, Dale and Heartsell; and family friends and caregivers, Judy Tye and Sandra Gibson.

Special thanks to Jerry and Frances Smith.

Nell also loved her friends and the staff at Ross Woods and Tranquility of Dalton as well as special doctors, Dr. Pilcher, Dr. Olsen, Dr. Nisar, Dr. Mizner, Dr. Salerno and Dr. Knox. She was always the perfect patient.

Services for Nell will be Saturday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Love Funeral Home with Bishop J. Sean Belcher officiating.

Entombment will be in Whitfield Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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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