May 21, 2014

Shirley Skates Johnson

— Shirley Skates Johnson

Shirley Skates Johnson, 78, of Dalton, passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Johnson; father, Robert G. Skates; grandmother, Lillie Phillips; uncle and aunt, Rollins and Margaret Skates.

She was a member of Salem Baptist Church.

Mrs. Johnson is survived by her mother, Pauline “Polly” Skates of Dalton; brother and sister-in-law, Jimmy and Janice Skates of Dalton; niece, Mandy Skates Hayes and husband, Kelly of Dalton; nephew, Eric Skates and wife, Laura of Canton; great-niece, Elle Skates; great-nephews, Everett Hayes and Mauldin Skates.

The funeral to honor the life of Mrs. Johnson will be Friday at 2 p.m. at the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with the Rev. Darey Kittle and the Rev. Bill Walker officiating. Burial will be in Whitfield Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from noon until the service time at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Salem Baptist Church Building Fund.

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Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel, Dalton. For more information, call (706) 259-7455.     

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