Mrs. Gladys Ponders Vick

Mrs. Gladys Ponders Vick, 90, of Dalton, died Saturday, July 1, 2017, at the Ridgewood Health Care surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Oct. 18, 1926, in Gilmer County, to the late Lee and Kizzie Childers Ponders.

She is preceded in death by husband, J.C. Vick; son, J.R. Vick; daughter, Bonnie Lee Vick; brothers, Thurman Ponders and Thomas Ponders; sisters, Sarah Lee Chapman, Lucille Pierce, Ruby Silvers, Dorothy Harris and Lois Lillard, grandsons David Baker, Terry Ponders and Jonathan Ponders.

She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Lillie Ann and Sam Baker, Dianne and Tommy Elrod, all of Dalton, Betty Ann Pierce, of LaFayette; sons and daughter-in-law, Lonnie and Caroline Vick and J.W. Vick, all of Dalton; brother, Dillon Ponders, of Dalton; sister, Marlee Lumpkin, of Dalton; brothers-in-law, James Vick, Raymond Vick and Garvin Vick, all of Ellijay; 15 grandchildren; and a number of great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at Ponders Melrose Chapel with the Rev. James Whaley and C.L. Watkins officiating.

She will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband at the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery in Gilmer County.

Pallbearers were nephews.

Condolences can be made at

Ponders Melrose Chapel in Dalton was in charge of arrangements.

Times Courier

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Phone: 706-635-4313
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