June 20, 2013

Ernest Charles Hammontree

— Mr. Ernest Charles Hammontree, 85, of Dalton, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2013, at his residence.

Mr. Hammontree was born on May 14, 1928, in Whitfield County. He was the son of the late Frank Charles Hammontree and Minnie Hammontree McCulley.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 60 years, Charlotte Hughes Hammontree; sister, Eva Mae Smith; and granddaughter, Katie Hammontree Whitlow.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Grant Campbell of Dalton; son and daughter-in-law, Curtis and Melody Hammontree of Varnell; grandchildren, Curt and Melanie Hammontree, Rhett and Blake, all of Varnell, Heidi and Chuck Henderson, and Kylie Rose of Ooltewah, Tenn., Annie Chakles, Maggie Katie Charlotte and Bo of Varnell, Caleb and Sara Hammontree of Ringgold, Brock and Katlyn Hammontree of Varnell, and Merriwether and Jacob Whitlow of Atlanta; sisters, Hazel Cox and Brenda Cline, both of Dalton, and Darlene Albertson of Macon; and nieces and nephews.

A graveside service to celebrate the life of Ernest Hammontree will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Varnell Cemetery. All friends and family are invited.

You may leave the Hammontree family a message on the tribute wall, upload photos or light a memorial candle at www.julianpeeples.com.

Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel in Dalton, is in charge of funeral arrangements. For more information, call (706) 259-7455.