Ms. Macie Pelfrey Harwood, age 95, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Tuesday morning, July 30, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Macie was born May 28, 1918 in Rockwood, Tennessee, a daughter of the late Robert Garrett and Lizzie Ann Rogers Pelfrey. She was also preceded in death by her son-in-law, Joe Long, brothers, Carl Pelfrey, Creed Pelfrey, Foster Pelfrey, George Pelfrey, and Ernest Pelfrey; sisters, Ruth Riddle, Grace Welch, Kate Fritts, Lona Ralston, Hazel Pelfrey, Mildred Barker, and Mary Pelfrey.
She is survived by her precious daughter, Agnes Long of Dalton, GA; loving sons and daughters-in-law, John and Linda Sue Harwood of Euharlee, GA, Thomas and Nancy Harwood of Rockwood, TN, Larry and Cathy Harwood of Dalton, GA; special nephew and his wife, Billy and Faye Clifton of Kingston, TN; nine grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, twenty-one great-great-grandchildren, several other nieces and nephews.
Services to celebrate the life of Ms. Macie Pelfrey Harwood will be Friday, August 2, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Billy Willis and Reverend Tim Swinney officiating. She will be laid to rest the Colonial Hills Memorial Park Cemetery with David Oxford, Jeremy Oxford, Scotty Brown, Eric Harwood, Craig Harwood and Tim Harwood serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel after 1:00 p.m. Friday until the service hour.
Arrangements will be announced later by, Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton, GA 30721, 706-226-4002. www.selectedindependentfuneralhomes.org and www.ogr.org