May 4, 2014

Ernest McKeehan Jr.

— Mr. Ernest McKeehan Jr., 82, of Dalton, passed away Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Hamilton Medical Center.

He was the son of the late Ernest McKeehan Sr. and Josephine McKeehan and was preceded in death by his wife, Bettye Ruth McKeehan and brother-in-law, James A. Bryson.

Ernest is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Lynne and Larry Brock of Adairsville; son, David McKeehan of Florida; sister, Katherine Bryson of Ringgold; brothers and sisters-in-law, Raymond and Delores McKeehan of Ringgold and Kenny and Fay McKeehan of Rocky Face; grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Love Funeral Home with the Rev. Lamar Bond and the Rev. Jesse Bryson officiating.

Burial will be in Nellie Head Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Love Funeral Home today from 4 to 7 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.