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Gerald Clayton Dalton Is Dead

March 4, 2007 – Gerald Clayton Dalton died in a Chattanooga hospital on March 1. He was a resident of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands for 18 years. During this time "Jere" was the partner of his brother Charles "Chuck" Smith in the ownership of the popular island restaurant Pier Two located at the sub base of St. Thomas.
Following this venture both Jere and Chuck were offered positions with Mr. William C. Dowling of Cardlow Jewelers, Jere became a buyer and merchandising manager. Traveling abroad for shopping and assisting Mr. Dowling for several years, Chuck was eventually the general manager of Cardlow for approximately seventeen years.
He decided to finally settle back at his home in Chattanooga, Tennessee, after the stroke of his mother, Dorothy Burgess Snee. After her demise, Jere was the manager of Fisher-Evans Jewelers of Chattanooga for a number of years.
Jere is survived by his brother, Charles C. Smith of St. Thomas. Other adopted family members of Chattanooga include: Carol and Tom Law, Brenda and Henry Hogan, Judge Rebecca Stern, Charles Douglas Curtis, Esq., Alan and Candi Bond, Monte Rice, Otis turner of San Francisco and the Fisher-Evans employees family.
Final wishes of Jere, were that his ashes and the ashes of his famous dog, Molly, would be sprinkled over his favorite place on earth, St. Thomas, where the moon hangs lower over the island than any other place on earth."
Send condolences at: www.CovenantFuneral.com
Arrangements are by Covenant Funeral Service, Crox family owned and operated.

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