Memorial services for Helen Dalton, 76, were held Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverend Burton Dixon officiating. The family received friends Saturday, October 9, 2021 from 1 to 2 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home. She passed away Sunday, October 3, 2021 surrounded by her children after a brief hospitalization in Leesburg, Florida.
Mrs. Helen Dalton was born March 4th, 1945 on a bright, cool Sunday morning in a cotton field in Kite to Milton Russell and Maggie Ruth Price Sheppard. She was a devoted wife and mother. She graduated from Kite High School, then graduated from business college in Augusta. Mrs. Dalton then moved to Stuart, Florida and worked for Randolph and Randolph Attorney at Law. She later returned to Georgia with her husband and retired from the Georgia Department of Corrections. Mrs. Helen will be greatly and sadly missed by all of her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paris Mitchell Dalton.
Survivors include four children, Derek Kirkland Dalton (Robin), Patrick Michael Dalton (Jackie), Chad Everett Dalton (Katrina), and Tonya Dalton Massey (John); nine grandchildren, Tony Cooper, Dale Gilley, Tiffany Singleton, Ashley Helen Logue, Zachary Lane Logue, Landon Dalton Logue, Tyler Mitchell Dalton, Hailey Marissa Dalton, and Amy Mae Dalton; 13 step-grands; 37 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one sister, Frances Sheppard Lindsey (Edward); and several nieces and nephews.
Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.