January 17, 2014

Kathryn Ogle

— Mrs. Kathryn Ogle of Dalton departed this life Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at the local hospital surrounded by her loving family.

Kathryn was born June 4, 1932, in Oakman, a daughter of the late William Lewis and Leona Jane Rittenberry Pippin. She was also preceded in death by her brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Ruth Pippin, Altie Pippin, Harry Pippin, Haskell and Minnie Pippin; sisters and brothers-in-law, Gladys and Henry Wilson, Mina Jo and Bill Holcomb.  

She was a devoted and faithful member of Welcome Hill Baptist Church for more than 65 years. Kathryn was retired from J&J Industries.

She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Robin and Kenny Bailey of Tunnel Hill, Rhonda Ogle Greene of Dalton; special niece whom she thought of as a third daughter, Joyce Pippin of Dalton; grandchildren, Nathan and Anna Ridley, Nicole and Anthony Flowers, Jeremy Bailey, Trey Smith and Baileigh Smith; great-grandchildren, Logan, Blake and Caleb Ridley, Kyler Bailey, Bailey and Braden Flowers; brother and sister-in-law, Earl and Virginia Pippin of Cohutta; several other nieces, nephews and many friends.

Services to celebrate the life of Ms. Kathryn Ogle will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Welcome Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Travis Martin and the Rev. Randy Vaughn officiating.  

She will be laid to rest at Elrod (Welcome Hill) Cemetery with Brian Mathis, Sam Shell, Dave Cook, Andy Cook, Keith Stancill, Jeff O’Donald, Samuel Pippin and Scott Mathis serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 5 to 9 p.m. today and after noon Sunday until the service hour.  

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.