Gladys Irene Marshall Dalton, age 96, of Pulaski and formerly of Hiwassee, passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 at LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski.
Born January 16, 1917 in Hiwassee, she was the daughter of the late Jacob Lewis Marshall and Elsie Marie Collins Marshall. Her husband, William Matthew Dalton; two sons, Ray O. Dalton and Jackie Lee Dalton; two brothers, Stanley S. Marshall and Charles J. Marshall, and one son-in-law, Ray Duncan also preceded her in death.
She was a founding member of the Hiwassee Church of the Brethren where she served as a deaconess. She had worked at the former Hiwassee Elementary School in the Cafeteria and also worked for many years at the former Parks–Belk Store in Pulaski.
Surviving are daughters, Dorothy Duncan of Hiwassee and Jennifer Hall and husband, Mike of Draper; sons Larry M. Dalton and wife, Julia Dalton of the Shiloh community; seven grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and six great, great grandchildren; brother Ralph E. Marshall and wife, Eloise Marshall of Pulaski, and daughters-in-law Sammy Dalton of Draper, Odair Dalton of Dublin, and Tickie Dalton of Pulaski.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. in the Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski. Interment will follow at Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.
Visitation will be Sunday from 5 – 7 p.m. at Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski.
The family will be meeting at the home of her daughter, Dorothy Duncan, at 2336 Julia Simpkins Road, Hiwassee.
To send online condolences to the family, visit www.bowerfuneralhome.com.
Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the Dalton family.