Mrs. Helen Dalton passed away at the age of 76 on Sunday, October 3, 2021, surrounded by her children after a brief hospitalization in Leesburg, Florida. Mrs. Dalton was born on March 4th, 1945, on a bright, cool Sunday morning in a cotton field in Kite, Georgia to Milton Russell and Maggie Ruth Price Sheppard. Helen was a devoted wife and mother. She was a graduate of Kite High School in Kite, Georgia, then graduated from Business College in Augusta, Georgia. Helen 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 is preceded in death by her husband, Paris Mitchell Dalton and leaves behind 4 children, Derek Kirkland Dalton (Robin), Patrick Michael Dalton (Jackie), Chad Everett Dalton (Katrina), and Tonya Dalton Massey (John), 9 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, and 1 great, great, grandchild. She also has one sister, Frances Sheppard Lindsey (Edward) and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, October 9, 2021, in the Chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverend Burton Dixon officiating.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at Chapman Funeral Home.
Condolences may be expressed at www.chapmanfhofswainsboro.com
Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Helen Ruth Dalton, 76, of Kite.