Mary Denise "Necie" (Ables) Dalton

December 16, 1966 ~ September 18, 2021 (age 54)


Mary Denise ‘Necie” Dalton, age 54, of Athens passed away Saturday September 18, 2021, at her residence.

Mary was a native and lifelong resident of McMinn County.  She was a daughter of the late Jerry Wagner.  She is also proceeded by infant son Terry Lynn Pilkey, stepson Caleb Dalton, brother Johnny Ables, brother-in-law Bobby Carl Womac, and several aunts and uncles.

Mary was a waitress/cook for the ALL VETs club.

Mary is survived by her

Sons Jonathan C. Burger of Athens and Jeremy Wattenbarger of Athens;

Stepson Damien Dalton of Cleveland;

Mother Martha "Marty" Ables Wagner of Athens;

Grandchildren Jonathan Izec Burger, Javen Isaiah Burger, Jeremiah Alexander Burger and Elijah James Burger;

Sisters Robin Phillips and husband Charles of Englewood, Kim Womac of Niota, and Julie Pike and husband Gary of Benton;

Nieces and Nephews Dusty McKinney, Shawna (McKinney) Brazzell, Rochelle (Ables) Zollo, Quintin Phillips, MaKayla (phillips) Fangman and Madison Phillips;

Several Great Nieces and Nephews;

Former Husband and friend Mike Dalton;

Special friends Paulette Jones, Tammy Black and Darrell Miller;

Fur baby Serenity.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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