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Deborah Pace Defore
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Deborah Pace Defore, age 64, of Dalton passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018 at her residence. She was preceded in death by her mother, Geneva Pace; daughter, Lynn Defore; brother, Lamar Pace; and sister, Kathy Morgan. She is survived by her loving husband of forty five years, David Defore of the residence; daughter and son-in-law, Denise and Brian Smith of Dalton; sister and brother-in-law, Elaine and Lee Parsons of Dalton; brother, James “Boba” Pace; grandchildren, Lexie, Kylee and Ryder Smith; special granddog, Baxter; special nephew, Phillip Tankersley; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Leroy and Phyllis Defore, Gladys Howard, Debbie Defore, Gary Defore, Betty Sue and Richard Mathis, Florence and Jerry Miller, Becky and Gene Chance and JoAnn and Terry Goble; nieces and nephews. The funeral service to honor the life of Deborah Defore will be held Monday, April 16, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with Dr. Charlie Bridges and Rev. James Washington, Jr. officiating.  Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery. Serving as Pallbearers will be Phillip Tankersley, Jason Mathis, Greg Defore, Joel “Muca” Rios, Adam Baker and Zane Jones. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 5:00 until 9:00 pm.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, 415 Crossways Park Drive, Suite D, Woodbury, NY 11797. You may leave the family a message or light a candle on the tribute wall at Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel, Dalton.  For further information, call 706-259-7455.

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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Pleasant Grove Chapel

2801 Cleveland Highway
Dalton, GA 30721





2:00 PM
Pleasant Grove Chapel

2801 Cleveland Highway
Dalton, GA 30721

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West Hill Cemetery

West Emery Street
Dalton, Georgia 30720


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