Tori Leigh Milen


Tori Leigh Milen, 52, of Old Fort, departed this life Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at Tennova Healthcare-Cleveland.

She was born March 17, 1967, in Dalton, Ga.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents: Letcher “Lefty” and Marie Ellison Cochran, Anna Ruth and Elbert Edwin Manis; mother-in-law, Ina Panky; father-in-law, Carl J. Milen; and brother-in-law, Jerry Milen.

She attended Antioch Church of Christ in Old Fort. She was a devout Christain. She will be missed by so many. She loved living on her farm and loved her family immensely.

She is survived by her husband, Jimmy “Bo” Milen; parents, Charles Manis of Chattanooga, and Linda and George Mizzell of Dalton, Ga.; sisters and brothers-in-law: April and Garry van Jaarsveldt, and Rebekah and Marquette Sampson of Dalton, Ga.; sister-in-law, Teresa Milen of Old Fort; nieces and nephews: Zackary Austin Manis, Caitlin Mackenzie Foster, Payton Nicole Foster, Kyson Izayah Manis, Marquette Sampson III; and her fur babies, Granny, Smokey, Maggie, Nic, Bart, and Buddy.

A service to celebrate the life of Tori Leigh Milen will be held today, Sept. 8, 2019, at 7 p.m. in the Ponders Melrose Chapel in Dalton, Ga., with Ross Jordan and Preacher John Deck officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 3 to 9 p.m. today.

A graveside service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Mt. Springs Baptist Church in Old Fort  with Preacher John Deck officiating. 


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