Willie Pauline Yother

Mrs. Willie Pauline Yother, 90, of Dalton, departed this life Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 14, 2006, at Hamilton Medical Center.

Mrs. Yother was born in Gilmer County on Feb. 29, 1916, a daughter of the late Oscar and Susie Darnell Starks. She was also preceded in death by her husband of over 65 years, Luke Henry Yother; son, Billy Jo Yother; brothers, Hershel and Arvil Starks; sisters, Mary Camp, Mattie Lee Arnold and Nola Burch.

She was retired from Crown Cotton Mill and Coronet Industries and was a faithful member of Eleventh Avenue Baptist Church in Dalton. Mrs. Yother was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who loved her family dearly.

She is survived by her devoted daughters and sons-in-law, Martha Ann and Dan Cline and Sue and Jack Flood, all of Dalton; son, Johnnie Yother Sr. of Ogden, Utah; grandchildren, Kendall and Marsha Allen, Mark Cline, Nathan and A.J. Cline, Lisa and Gene McBryar, Terri Lynn Welch, Johnnie and Glenda Yother Jr., Yvonne Yother, Daniel Yother and Joe Yother; great-grandchildren, Jessica Yother, Nikia Cline, Natalia Cline, Logan Cline, Chelsey Cline, Austin and Cara McBryar, Angel Allen and Jason and Tiffany Allen; two great-great-grandaughters, Brianna Allen and Hannah Bartley; and special friends, Maxine and Rene Lanier of Dalton.

Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Pauline Yother are today at 1 p.m. at Eleventh Avenue Baptist Church with her Pastor Ronald Guffey, who she thought of as a grandson, officiating.

She will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband at the Whitfield Memorial Gardens with her grandsons serving as pallbearers.

Graveside services will conclude with a white dove release.

The family received friends at Ponders Funeral Home on Thursday.

Thoughts and memories may be shared with the family by visiting www.pondersfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by locally owned and operated Ponders Funeral Home, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton; (706) 226-4002. Your selected independent funeral home.

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