December 3, 2013

Dolly Cox Roberts

— Mrs. Dolly Cox Roberts, 97, of Dalton, passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at National Healthcare Corp. of Rossville.

She was the daughter of the late William and Ida Ellis Cox and was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Roberts, in 1979.

Dolly is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Dwight Kelly of Dalton; grandson and his wife, Brian and Lacy Kelly of Smyrna; great-grandchild, Carson Kelly; sister, Mable Cox Hair of Dalton; sisters-in-law, Ruby Roberts of Dalton and Toby Cox of Florida; and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Love Funeral Home.

Burial will follow in West Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Love Funeral Home on Thursday from 2 to 3 p.m.

The family asks that flowers please be omitted and memorials be made to the Dalton First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 827, Dalton, GA 30722-0827.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at

Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center), is in charge of arrangements.