Dale Pullium

    Dale C. Pullium, 75, of Marble, passed away Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, Tenn.
    Dale was born May 23, 1940, in Cherokee County, to the late Chess Pullium and Dorothy Mae Brown Pullium.
    A member of Valley River Baptist Church, he was preceded in death by his parents and first wife, Louise Pullium; an infant daughter, Daphney Pullium; sister, Savonne Mathis; brothers, Daniel, Dean and David Pullium.
    In his spare time, Dale enjoyed going to the races and watching NASCAR.
    Survivors include his wife, Helen Nix Pullium; two sons, Alex and wife Myra Pullium, and Greg and wife Tammy  Pullium; two step-children, Tammy Berrong and Sheldon and wife Tracey Horton; two brothers, Darrell and Dillard Pullium; three sisters, Sharon Guffey, Shirley Tatham and Sheila Lumb; one grandchild, Ashley and husband Jacob Hyde; one great-grandchild, Asher Hyde; four step-grandchildren, Dillion and Casady Horton and Jordan and Justin Berrong; one step-great-grandchild, Emerson Berrong; and several nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, at Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy with the Revs. Jerry Tatham and Roy Phillips officiating. Interment followed in Valley River Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers included Sheldon Horton, Chris Guffey, Jim Rogers, Dean Rogers, Jeff Tatham and Johnny Palmer.
    The family received friends  from noon-2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, at Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy.
    The family accepted flowers or you may choose to make a donation in Dale’s memory to your favorite charity.
    Arrangements were entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy.
    You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.