Mr. Barney “Dub” Will Elders, Jr., age 85, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Friday morning, September 15, 2017 at the local hospital. Dub was born February 10, 1932 in Dalton, GA, a son of the late Barney and Lilly Mae Elders. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Daisy Irene Elders, daughter, Peggy Irene Edwards, brothers, Charles Elders, Robert Elders, sisters, Mabel Louise Elders, Ruth Thompson. He proudly served his country in the United States Army.
He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Allen and Sue Elders of Chatsworth, GA, Gary and Ann Elders, Ricky Elders of Dalton, GA; daughters, Aileen Bowers of Tunnel Hill, GA, Marilynn Sosebee of Chatsworth, GA; brothers, Jim Elders of Chatsworth, GA, Steve Elders of Dalton, GA; sisters, Lucille Stanley, Bernice Lowman of Dalton, GA; thirteen grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Barney “Dub” Will Elders, Jr. will be held Monday September 18, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. from the Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Cliff Chambers officiating. Interment will follow in the Ponders Colonial Hills Memorial Park Cemetery with the American Legion Post 112 in charge of Military Honors. James Bowers, Steven Elders, Kenny Edwards, Bradley Sosebee, Chris Wallace, and Bruce Thompson will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Sunday.
Arrangements by locally owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton, GA. (706)226-4002 YOUR SELECTED INDEPENDENT FUNERAL HOME