March 26, 2013

John Allen Epperson

— John Allen Epperson, 72, formerly of Dalton, lost his long battle with cancer on Sunday, March 24, 2013.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Lois Epperson.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Epperson of Signal Mountain, Tenn.; daughters, Penny Epperson of Lexington, S.C., Sharon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Chrisie Claridy of Rossville and Debbie Shaffer of Roswell; son, John Epperson Jr. of Tunnel Hill; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Julian Peeples Funeral Home in Rocky Face with visitation on Friday from 9:30 to 11 a.m.

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Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home, (423) 877-3524.