March 15, 2013

Randall T. Maret

Randall T. Maret, 80, of Dalton,passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013.

Born Oct. 9, 1932, in Lavonia, he was the son of the late Karl and Sophia Randall Maret and was preceded in death by his sisters, Kathleen Jackson of Royston, Annie Laura Akin and Marguerite LeCroy of Lavonia and his brother, Karl Duane Maret of Dalton.

Randall graduated from the University of Georgia in 1954 with a bachelor of science of pharmacy. He served in the United States Air Force and then moved to Dalton to work as a pharmacist for 59 years. He was co-owner of Maret’s Prescription Shop with his brother Charles for 38 years. He also served on the Dalton Public Schools Board of Education for 20 years.

Randall is survived by his wife of 53 years, Susan Bremner Maret; he is also survived by his children, Paige Maret of Dalton, Stacy (Sam) Schuessler of Opelika, Ala., and Ross (Dawn) Maret of Dalton; grandchildren, Sam and Lee Schuessler of Opelika, Ala., and Walker and McCall Maret of Dalton; siblings, Charles (Sarah) Maret of Dalton, Henrietta Mabry and Sue Maret of Lavonia, Jo Nix of Hamilton, Elaine (Lendon) Gibbs of Royston and Bette (Bob) Cowles of Marietta; sisters-in-law, Lenora Maret and Kathleen Bremner of Dalton, Barbara Hayes of Birmingham, Ala., and several nieces and nephews.

Private graveside services were in Whitfield Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Phillip Cannon officiating.

The family will receive friends in the atrium of the First Baptist Church of Dalton on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Dalton, P.O. Box 827, Dalton, GA 30722 or to Family Promise, P.O. Box 2162, Dalton, GA 30722.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at

Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton is in charge of arrangements.


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