Lamar Eugene Jeffery, 53, of Eton, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 4, 2014, at Hamilton Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on Nov. 24, 1960. Lamar was preceded in death by his father, Lee McCoy Jeffery; and his mother, Mary Katherine Causby Jeffery.
He is survived by his companion, Joy Jones; two daughters, Shalaina Worley and her boyfriend Charlie Robinson of Chatsworth, Brandi Jeffery and her boyfriend Stacy Bell of Chatsworth; two daughters by his companion, Amber Davis and April Jones; two sons, Christopher Jeffery and daughter-in-law Shanee Jeffery of Dalton, David Jeffery and his fiancée Mindy Temple of Dalton; the mother of his children, Karen Wallace Jeffery; Lamar has two sisters, both from Chatsworth, Kathy Beavers and Patricia Baggett; brother-in-law, Mike Baggett and a brother Billy (BJ) Jeffery and his fiancée Mary Andrews of Jasper; 10 grandchildren, aunts and uncles, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Lamar enjoyed playing the guitar, watching wrestling and playing with his grandkids. He spent many years of employment with Dalton Taxi, Whitfield Transportation Bus and for Laidlaw school bus.
A funeral to celebrate the life of Lamar Eugene Jeffery will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Dalton Funeral Home with the Rev. James Whaley, the Rev. Philip Burns and the Rev. Susan Tankersly officiating. Interment will be at Cohutta Hills Community Church Cemetery.
The family will be receiving friends from 5 to 9 p.m. today.
In lieu of flowers donations will be greatly appreciated.
Arrangements have been entrusted to independently owned and operated Dalton Funeral Home, 620 S. Glenwood Ave., Dalton; (706) 529-5371.