Wendell Henry Dalton

Wendell Henry “Papaw” Dalton, age 83, of Lawrenceville, GA died peacefully at home on February 3, 2007 after an extended illness. He was a United States Navy veteran that proudly served on the USS Dewey during World War II. He retired from the General Motors Company at Lakewood after 35 years of service. Wendell was born on October 21, 1923 in Gwinnett County, GA, and raised there his entire life. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Violet Jordan Dalton; Daughters: Patricia and husband Raymond Bales of Lawrenceville, Sandra and husband Victor Steed of Jonesboro, Judy and husband Rev. Howard Mills of Bremen, Jill and husband Mike Whitley of Clayton; Sons: Kevin and wife Renee Dalton of Hohenwald, TN, Darryl and wife Lori Dalton of Brunswick, & Mark and wife Sandy Dalton of Grayson; 18 Grandchildren, 20 Great Grandchildren, 1 Great Great Grandson; Sister: Dottie Johnson of Snellville; Brother, Kenneth and wife Carol Dalton of Social Circle; Numerous Nieces and Nephews. A Celebration of Life Service for Mr. Dalton will be held Monday, February 5, 2007, at 2:00 o'clock at Wages Lawrenceville Chapel with Rev. David Poe and Rev. Howard Mills officiating. Interment White Chapel Memorial Gardens with Military Honors. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM at the funeral home. Those desiring may make donations to the American Lung Association of Georgia, 2452 Spring Rd., Smyrna, GA 30080, in Memory of Wendell Henry Dalton. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville, 770-963-2411. www.wagesfuneralhome.com.