Verda Marie Dalton, 78, of Hardy died Nov. 4, 2002, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Born Nov. 13, 1923, in Sharp County, she was the daughter of William and Elsie Hull Rader. He preceded her in death Nov. 15, 1990. She was a dietician at the Beyer Memorial Hospital in Ypsilanti, Mich., for 20 years.
Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law -- Gary and Clara Dalton, of Milan, Mich., and Bob Dalton of Lansing, Mich.; a grandson and his wife -- Chuck and Laura Dalton of Newnan, Ga.; a granddaughter, Alicia Dalton of Newnan; her mother, Gay Dalton of Newnan; a great-grandson, Grant Dalton, and a great-granddaughter, Grace Dalton, both of Newnan.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers -- Toney Rader and Irvin Rader; and a sister, Bonnie Rader.
The funeral was Nov. 8 at Bradford Cemetery in Ravenden with Jim Inness officiating.
Arrangements were under the direction of Higginbotham Funeral Service Inc. of Walnut Ridge.