Robert L. Milton, 79, died April 16, 1951. Born April 27, 1871, in Gilmer County, GA, Mr. Milton had been Deputy Sheriff, Deputy US Marshal, County Sheriff for 19 years, Chief of Police at McCaysville, GA for two years, and Ellijay Chief of Police for thirteen years before retirement in 1947 because of failing health. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Foster Milton and son, Glenn Milton. Survivors include one daughter, Miss Marie Milton; three sons, Paul, Foster and Herbert Milton; twelve grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Funeral services were held April 18, 1951 at the East Ellijay Baptist Church with the Dr. H. P. Bell officiating. Burial was in the Ellijay Cemetery.
Submitted by Suzanne Forte.
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