The Newnan Times-Herald


W. Dwight Nalley, Sr.

  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Feb. 13, 2018 - 5:13 PM

W. Dwight Nalley, Sr., 73, of Whitesburg, Georgia passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018.

He was born August 2, 1944 in Villa Rica, Georgia.  Mr. Nalley was a machinist.  He loved motorcycles and guitars.  He was an avid sportsman and loved the outdoors.  A very talented man, he could build anything with his hands.

He was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Whitesburg, and was an ordained Baptist Deacon.

Preceding him in death were his parents, William Glenn and Sophie Roberts Nalley; and an infant sister, Judy Marie Nalley.

He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Nina Gail R. Nalley; sons, Bill (Anita) Nalley, Matthew (Jenny) Nalley and Christopher Nalley; daughters, Tracy (Donald) Sewell, Amanda (Chris) Dunkin and Cortney Nalley; brothers, Ricky (Lisa) Nalley, Jeff (Sonja) Nalley and Scott (Traci) Nalley; sister, Dianne (Ken) Word; grandchildren, Daniel, Joseph, Christian, Charlene, Toree, River, Jarrett, Elyssa, Alley, Ashlyn, Cecelia and Chance; several step-grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; as well as other family and friends.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 from 5-8 p.m. and Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and from 5-8 p.m. The funeral service will be Friday, February 16, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Consolation Baptist Church in Whitesburg, with Reverend Mike Powers and Reverend Jimmy Lester officiating.  Mr. Nalley will lie-in-state at the church from 12 Noon 1 p.m.  Interment will follow at Consolation Baptist Church Cemetery, 70 Consolation Church Road, Whitesburg, Georgia 30185.

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Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246