Ms. Maxine Walker Quarles, 71, of Dalton, departed this life Thursday morning, July 18, 2013, at the local hospital.
Maxine was born Sept. 27, 1941, in Dalton, a daughter of the late Rollie McKinley and Vina Mae Barton Walker. She was a graduate of Dalton High School and worked many years as a bookkeeper.
She was preceded in death by her son, Tony Quarles and a sister, Pat Gentry.
She is survived by her son, Marty Quarles and his fiancée, Carmon Patterson; grandson, Nathannael Quarles; brother, Rollie Walker Jr.; sisters, Ruby Kendrick, Jackie Dyer, Linda Williams and Teresa Hensley; several nieces and nephews.
Services to celebrate the life of Ms. Maxine Walker Quarles will be Sunday, July 28, at 2 p.m. at Abundant Life Baptist Church with the Rev. J.R. Holcomb officiating. Pallbearers will be Scotty Dyer, Shane Williams, Todd Williams, David Dyer, Billy Hampton and Zeb Hensley. Jimmy Kendrick will serve as honorary pallbearer.
The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday.
Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.