Mr. J. W. Dooley, Sr.

  • DIED: October 31, 2017
  • LOCATION: Toccoa, Georgia

Mr. J. W. Dooley, Sr., age 92, of Toccoa, passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

Born October 28, 1925 in Avalon, GA, he was a son of the late Amos Andrew and Lona Whiten Dooley.

He was a member of Rock Creek Baptist Church. Mr. Dooley was a United States Army Paratrooper serving in WWII and was in the Battle of the Buldge.

Family members include daughters and sons-in-law, Analyn Booth of Bowman, GA, Mary Stowe and Gary of Toccoa, Anita Elrod and Michael of Martin, and Karen Pressley and Harris of Toccoa; sons and daughters-in-law, J. W. "Bud" Dooley, Jr. and Teri, Eddie Dooley and Becky and Andy Dooley all of Toccoa; sister, Estelle McClellan of Anderson; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife Betty Payne Dooley; son-in-law, Larry Booth; sisters, Mary Lou McCollum, Jewell Reed, and Faye Canady.

Funeral services will be held two o'clock Friday, November 3, 2017 at Rock Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Ken Jackson and the Rev. Harris Pressley officiating.

Burial will follow at Rock Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Leon Miller and the Rev. Daniel Roberts officiating at the graveside service. Military honors will be provided by the Georgia National Guard.

The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers; Jay Dooley, Scott Stowe, Jones Harbert, Rodney Moore, John Childers, and Gary McCollum.

The family will receive friends at the mortuary from 6pm – 8pm Thursday, November 2, 2017.

Flowers are optional. Those desiring may make memorial donations to the Rock Creek Baptist Church, 3729 Rock Creek Road, Toccoa, GA 30577.

Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.


“ Mary and Analyn, Thinking of you all at this time, and always. I know your Dad loved the time he had with you here, and is now enjoying a wonderful...Read More »

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