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Phyla Dalton

April 13, 1930 ~ December 26, 2018 (age 88)


Phyla Dalton was born April 13, 1930 and went to be with the Lord on December 26, 2018. Phyla liked to color, sit out in the sun, be with family and friends, listen to gospel music and loved candy.  She was loved by all who knew her.

Her Family would like to give a big thank you to Ridgeview Nursing Home where Phyla resided for almost 21 years. She received such great care and was treated like family. Also another thank you to Smokey Mountain Hospice for their services.

She was preceded in death by her Father, Isaac “Buck” Dalton and Mother Ressie( Mayes) Dalton.  “Buck” Dalton was one of (red) David D. Dalton’s twenty children. After her mother and Father passed away, she was raised by her Aunt and Uncle, Bobby (Mayes) and Andy Jarnigan, and cousins who had a hand in taking care of Phyla throughout her life, Mable Cook, Rosa Carpenter, Ressie Hileman and Neal Jarnigan.

Phyla is survived by her son, Johnny Dalton (Harman) and his wife Janice, 3 Grandchildren, 3 Great Grandchildren. And is also survived by numerous cousins including but not limited to;

Stanley Carpenter, Dana & Becky Cook,   David & Kathy Cook, Eric Jarnigan, Tammy Jarnigan, Jeffery Jarnigan, Dan & Peggy Jarnigan, Crystal McCoy, Wendell & Jenny Dalton Singleton, Billy & Roseann Dalton Smith, Lisa Winstead  and many, many, second, and third cousins.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, January 2, 2019 in the chapel of Stetzer-Bales Funeral Home from 6-8 P.M. with the funeral service to follow with Rev. Larry Cook and Rev. Dean Buell officiating.

Arrangements by Stetzer-Bales Funeral Home.

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