Genelga Bullard Dean Curtis, a longtime resident of the Chatsworth and Dalton area, passed away at the age of 83 on Saturday, April 1, 2017.
She was born on Nov. 13, 1933, in Fentress County, Tennessee.
She is survived by four beautiful children, Danny J. Dean of Chatsworth, Tommy L. Dean and Debra Dean of Duluth, Lynn Y. Dean Dixon and Tate Dixon of Dalton, Tammy D. Dean Sholtz and Charles T. Sholtz of Decatur, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren, Gypsy Ernissee, Celina A. Dean, Nathan L. Dean, Jessica Dean, Courtney Moore, Natashsa Epperson, Marcus Epperson, Tommy Ray Dean, Samantha A. Dixon, Nicolette Y. Dixon and Tad Dixon; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.
Genelga loved to play cards and to socialize with friends. She was often the life of a family gathering, hugging her grandchildren and conversing amongst her family. She adored her plants. The way she tended to her garden was much like the way she tended to her family; kind, gentle, nurturing and endlessly loving.
A service to celebrate the life of Genelga Bullard Dean Curtis is Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Dalton Funeral Home with Brother Benjamin Moore officiating.
The family will receive friends at Dalton Funeral Home for visitation on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.
Arrangements have been entrusted to independently owned and operated Dalton Funeral Home, 620 S. Glenwood Ave., Dalton; (706) 529-5371.
Published on April 2, 2017