April 9, 2014

Lois Nell Long Quarles

— Mrs. Lois Nell Long Quarles, 89, of LaFayette and formerly of Dalton, departed this life Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at her residence.

Lois was born Aug. 6, 1924, in Gilmer County, a daughter of the late Ben and Gertrude Fox Long. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Paul C. Quarles; grandson, Bryan Richardson; brothers, Shine, Herbert, Harrison, Benny, Paul and Frank Long; and sisters, Jessie Gregory and Willie Hicks.

She was a member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church.

She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Mildred and Wylie Staten of Dalton, Geneva Richards of Chatsworth and Brenda Gail and Dallas Pell of LaFayette; special niece, Brenda Cole of Dalton; sister-in-law, Betty Long of Dalton; grandchildren, Angela Phillips, Skye Staten-Bishop, Shelly Hill, Susan Mitchell and Lee Pell; 10 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Lois Nell Long Quarles will be Saturday at 1 p.m. from Harmony Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Lamar Beason officiating.

Interment will be in the church cemetery with Michael Hill, Rodney Quarles, Eugene Quarles Jr., Charlie Cole, Drew Richards, Chris Quarles, Joeseph Bishop and Paul Richards serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 5 to 9 p.m.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.

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