Our Obituaries

Harold William Harold Davis

December 4, 1921 - September 27, 2017

Harold Davis, 95, of Cartersville, GA passed away Wednesday, September 27, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Davis was born to the late Mr. Homer Lee Davis and Myrtle Farmer Davis in Gainesville, GA, December 4, 1921.Mr. Davis was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church for many years, and was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific.Mr. Davis is preceded in death by his...
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Ann C. Miller

May 1, 1944 - September 24, 2017

Annie Mae (Ann) Callahan Miller, Age 73, of Cartersville, GA, passed away Sunday, September 24, 2017. She was born in Bartow County May 01, 1944. The daughter of the late Rev. Grady Callahan and the late Susie Burgess Callahan.Ann was retired from Hamilton Crossing Elementary School as a secretary. She is a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church and a former member of Oak Hill Baptist Church for...
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James Richard Grooms

February 17, 1943 - September 20, 2017

James “Jim” Richard Grooms, age 74, passed away on Wednesday September 20, 2017 inCartersville, GA. Mr. Grooms was born on January 7, 1943 in Biloxi Mississippi, son of thelate Roy F. and Sophie Grooms.Jim was a Member of the First Baptist Church of Cartersville where he taughtSunday School for many years. Jim was loved and will be missed by his family and Friends.He is preceded in...
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Edith Virginia Roebuck

December 16, 1929 - September 19, 2017

Edith Virginia Roebuck, age 87, passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017.Mrs. Roebuck was born on December 16, 1929 in Adairsville, GA daughter of the late Clay Roebuck and Clara Edwards Roebuck.Mrs. Roebuck graduated from Shorter College with a Bachelor's degree in Music and was also a member of the Beta Sigma Phi sorority for sixty-five years. She then attended Agnes Scott College where...
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Brenda Harvey Weaver

December 20, 1950 - September 19, 2017

Ms. Brenda Harvey Weaver, 67, of Marietta Ga, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Brenda was born to the late Mr. James "Reuben" Harvey Sr. and Mrs. Ethel "Idell" Stephens Harvey on December 20, 1950 in Atlanta Ga.Brenda loved her family and friends. She was always dedicated and available anytime she was needed. She often teased that her second family was at C.W....
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William Gene Murray

September 7, 1934 - September 18, 2017

William Gene Murray, age 83, passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017.Mr. Murray was born on September 7, 1934 in Tiffin, OH, son of the late Elmer Murray and Florence Grieselding.Mr. Murray graduated from Case Western Reserve with a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering. After graduation he worked for Boeing as a Design Engineer and then began his career with NASA, where he worked on...
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Carson Perkinson

October 12, 2014 - September 14, 2017

Carson Nathaniel Perkinson, age 2, of Greenhouse Drive, Cartersville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Scottish Rite Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. Carson was born in Cartersville, Georgia son of Shannon Lamont Perkinson and Sara Ruth Franklin. Survivors include his parents, Shannon Perkinson and Sara Franklin; sisters & brothers, Aliyah Franklin, Malaysia Franklin,...
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Nancy Clark Cox

February 14, 1947 - September 13, 2017

Nancy Clark Cox, 70, of Cartersville, GA, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Nancy was born February 14, 1947 to the late Franklin Lee Clark and Flora Marie Bogue in Geneva, Ohio.Mrs. Cox was a nurse at Cartersville Medical Center for many years. She took care of a lot of people, especially her grandchildren. Taking care of people was her calling and she will be missed by all those who...
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Susanne Gay Owenby

October 4, 1961 - September 12, 2017

Susanne G. Weeks Owenby, 55, of Fairmount, formerly of Marietta, GA, passed away Tuesday September 12, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Susanne was born October 4, 1961 to Mrs. Betty Smith Weeks and the late Ausie L. Weeks in Pasadena, TX. Susanne was the loving mother of Jacob and Noah Owenby.Susanne is preceded in death by her father, Ausie L. Weeks, brother, Johnnie Weeks, aunt and uncle...
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Betty Jean Sellers

July 11, 1960 - September 11, 2017

Betty Jean Sellers, 57, of Cartersville, Ga, passed away September 11, 2017. Betty was born to Mr. Freddie Lee Rachels and Mrs. Catherine Wilkerson Garvin on July 11, 1960 in Statesboro, GA. Mrs. Sellers was a devoted wife and mother who will be truly missed by those who knew and loved her. Mrs. Sellers is preceded in death by her father, Mr. Freddie Lee Rachels, brother, Allen Rachels, sister,...
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Frances Arp Forbus

October 7, 1964 - September 9, 2017

Frances Arp Forbus, age 52, of White, passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Kennestone Hospital after a brief illness. She was a native of Bartow County, born on October 7, 1964 in Cartersville to the late Frank and Barbara Arp. Frances was of the Baptist faith and made a decision to follow Christ at a young age. Frances was employed in Sales and Collections at Michael's Carpet in...
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Allie Langston Mercer

March 16, 1941 - September 9, 2017

Allie Langston Mercer of Cartersville, GA passed away September 9, 2017 at the age of 76. He was born on March 16, 1941, son of the late George L. Mercer and Allie Kelly Mercer. Mr. Mercer proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp after graduating from Cartersville High School. Following his service in the Marines, he worked for Lockheed and retired from Ryder Truck Rental...
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Corene M. Cannon

February 1, 1927 - September 8, 2017

Corene M. Cannon, age 90, passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017.Mrs. Cannon was born on February 1, 1927 in Cliffside, NC daughter of the late Geary Moore and Lois Bridges Moore.Mrs. Cannon and her loving husband of fifty-eight years, Frank Green Cannon, Jr. were the owner/operators of Cannon Hearing Aid Center in Atlanta, GA for twenty plus years. They also loved to travel the world visiting...
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Shaun Lee Sorrows

March 19, 1978 - September 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Owen Funeral Home, Cartersville, GA.
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Emmett Joshua Darnell

October 28, 1921 - September 7, 2017

Emmett "EJ" Joshua Darnell, Jr. age 95 passed away on Thursday, September 07, 2017 in Cartersville, GA.Mr. Darnell was born on October 28, 1921 in Cartersville, GA son of the late Emmett J. and Hattie Boswell Darnell. Mr. Darnell is preceded by his wife Bernese Woodring Darnell; sisters, Florence Pass, Dot Watkins and Daphnia Hilley; brothers , Bill Darnell, Isaac (Jack) Darnell and Cecil...
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Marvin Earl Greenway

July 22, 1945 - September 7, 2017

Marvin "Mar Mar" Earl Greenway, age 72, passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2017.Mr. Greenway was born on July 22, 1945 in Cartersville, GA son of the late Benjamin Greenway and Ruth Bramlett Greenway.Mr. Greenway graduated from Cass High School in 1963. After graduating, he proudly served his country in the United States Army. He retired from First Brands after thirty years of...
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James David Suttles

September 1, 1949 - September 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Owen Funeral Home, Cartersville, GA.
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Tammy Yuinor Cisneros-Escutia

June 28, 1975 - August 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Owen Funeral Home, Cartersville, GA.
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Jesse H. Keeton

December 11, 1950 - August 27, 2017

Jesse "Butch" Keeton passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017. He was born on December 11, 1950 to the late Clarence L. Keeton and the late Betty Ann Springer-Keeton in Essex, Ohio. Mr. Keeton enjoyed painting, reading his favorite western novels numerous times and watching his favorite television shows on The Discovery and The History Channels. He is remembered as being one of the strongest guys...
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Carl H. Fulton

September 17, 1928 - August 27, 2017

Carl H. Fulton, age 88, passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017.Mr. Fulton was born on September 17, 1928 in Atlanta, GA son of the late Thomas Hermon Fulton and Mable Willie Mattison.Mr. Fulton graduated from Georgia Tech in 1950, where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Management. He was also an officer in the Kappa Sigma Fraternity, a Cadet Major in the R.O.T.C. and was one of the...
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Nora June Hall

June 1, 1926 - August 26, 2017

Nora June Dunning Keever Hall, 91, gained her heavenly wings on Saturday, August 26, 2017, while residing at Felton Manor Personal Care Home in Cartersville. She was born on June 1, 1926, to Fred John Dunning and Mary Jane White Dunning in Fort Worth, Texas. She attended a private Catholic school in Fort Worth until her family moved to Sherman, Texas, where she attended elementary and middle...
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Lisa Telisa Patterson

August 30, 1960 - August 23, 2017

Lisa Patterson, age 56, passed away on Wednesday, August 23, 2017.Lisa was born on August 30, 1960 in Glasgow, KY daughter of Larry and Sue Fulkerson.Lisa was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and daughter. Her passion was caring for children. She was a nanny for many years, creating cherished memories with each child. She was also a licensed Master Cosmetologist. Lisa was a true animal...
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Justus Howell Alexander

January 27, 1931 - August 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Owen Funeral Home, Cartersville, GA.
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Thomas Lafayette Gooch

October 3, 1945 - August 23, 2017

Thomas Lafayette Gooch, 71, of Cartersville, GA, passed away August 23, 2017. A native of Abbeville, LA, Tom attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and received his bachelor's degree in math, prior to pursuing graduate studies at the University of Georgia, where he performed duties as a graduate instructor of math. Tom met his wife, Susie, during graduate school at the University of...
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Thomas Ellis Richards

June 14, 1925 - August 22, 2017

Thomas Ellis Richards, 92, of Rydal, GA, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017.Mr. Richards was born in Rome, GA, to the Late Luther and Bessie Gaines Richards on June 14, 1925. Mr. Richards graduated from the Cartersville School System before marrying his wife, Mrs. Gwendolyn Hendricks RIchards. The couple spent 61 years together before Mrs. Richards' passing. Mr. Richards was a veteran of...
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Timmie Brock

October 4, 1951 - August 21, 2017

Timmie Brock, 65, of Highway 61, SW, Cartersville, Georgia, passed away Monday, August 21, 2017 at a local hospital. Mr. Brock was born October 4, 1951 in Cartersville, Georgia son of the late Thomas Asburry Brock and Alice Sligh. He worked for Bartow County for 35 ½ years and was a member of Brandon Chapel Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his parents; a son, Thomas Brock;...
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Joan Rae Potts

April 1, 1942 - August 19, 2017

Joan Rae Potts, 75, of Sparky Trail, Rydal, Georgia, passed away Saturday, August 19, 2017 at a local hospital. Mrs. Potts was born April 1, 1942 in Gary, Indiana daughter of the late Walter King and Ruth Bell King. She was retired and a Homemaker. Her favorite saying was "Oh My Goodness". She loved her family and was a good Mother and Grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband...
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Eugene A. Kelly

April 17, 1933 - August 19, 2017

Mr. Eugene A. Kelly, 84, of Acworth, GA, passed away Saturday August 19, 2017. Mr. Kelly was born to the late John Joseph Kelly and Mrs.Paralee Tidwell Kelly of Savannah, GA, April 17, 1933.Mr. Kelly was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Mr. Kelly loved his community, and served as Boy Scout Scout Master for many years. He will be remembered by all who knew him as a...
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Patricia Corbin

April 6, 1941 - August 18, 2017

Patricia H. Corbin, age 76, passed away on Friday, August 18, 2017.Mrs. Corbin was born on April 6, 1941 in Kingston, GA, daughter of the late William Elzo Hale and Margaret Deskie Arnold Hale.Mrs. Corbin enjoyed tending to her flower gardens and cooking for her family.She is preceded in death by her sister, Catherine Hale; brothers, Ronald and Donald Hale.Survivors include her husband, Verlon...
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Arley Edward Vest

December 24, 1938 - August 11, 2017

Arley Vest was born on December 24, 1938 in St. Louis, Missouri to the late Charles Edward "Eddie" and Sophie Rohrbach Vest. He passed away peacefully at home in Cartersville, Georgia on Friday, August 11, 2017.Arley's lifelong passion was to become a published author and he fulfilled that dream with his first book, Cestus. Arley devoted 55 years to the Health & Wellness...
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Janie Elizabeth Bennett

February 4, 1951 - August 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Owen Funeral Home, Cartersville, GA.
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Eleanor Hill Cox

February 16, 1928 - August 7, 2017

Eleanor Hill Cox, age 89, passed away on Monday, August 7, 2017. Mrs. Cox was born on February 16, 1928 in Athens, AL, daughter of the late Ulner Hill and Flora Morris Hill. Mrs. Cox was known to all of her friends and family as the “Merle Norman Lady”. She was one of the first women in Limestone County, AL who owned a business, she proudly ran and operated her Merle Norman cosmetics...
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Carolyn Ward

May 13, 1953 - August 6, 2017

Carolyn Ward, age 63, passed away on Sunday, August 6, 2017.Mrs. Ward was born on May 13, 1953 in Piketon, OH, daughter of the late Robert Howard and Irene Williams.Mrs. Ward was a successful business owner in Northwest Georgia for over twenty years. She enjoyed traveling in her RV and spending time with her family.She is preceded in death by her granddaughter, Kara Ward; beloved dog, Sassy...
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Patricia Bernice Baker

November 28, 1950 - August 2, 2017

Patricia Bernice Baker, 66, of Cartersville GA, passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Baker was born in Cartersville, GA, November 28, 1950 to the late Chester Davis "JR." Evans and Mrs. Aretta Gravley Evans.Mrs. Baker was a loving mother to her four children and a devoted wife to her husband. Mrs. Baker enjoyed brim fishing with her grandchildren. She also...
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Ronald Lee Darby

January 29, 1949 - August 2, 2017

Ronald Lee Darby, 68, of Kingston, GA, passed away Wednesday August 2, 2017. Ron was born to the late Mr. Ace Lee Darby and Mrs. Jo Oxford Darby on January 29, 1949 in Marietta, GA.Ron served our country in the United States Army during the Vietnam war, and retired as a Cobb County firefighter after 21 years of service. Those who knew Ronbest will remember him as a person who loved everyone...
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Geneva H. Taylor

March 5, 1924 - August 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Owen Funeral Home, Cartersville, GA.
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Mahala Abernathy Taylor

December 5, 1928 - August 1, 2017

Mahala Odessa Abernathy Taylor, 88, of Cartersville, passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017.Mrs. Glenn W. Taylor was born December 5, 1928, in Cobb County. She was the daughter of John and Darley Abernathy.Mrs. Taylor was a member of Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church. Survivors include her three children, Jane Taylor Twilling (Mike), Bruce Taylor (Patti), and Lloyd Taylor (Angie). She is also...
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Stacey Grant Springer

July 15, 1960 - July 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Owen Funeral Home, Cartersville, GA.
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Mary Jones

June 9, 1925 - July 28, 2017

Mary Frances Jones, age 92, passed away on Friday, July 29, 2017.Mrs. Jones was born on June 9, 1925 in Cleveland, TN, daughter of the late Albert Welch and Lola Hipps Welch.She is preceded in death by her loving husband of fifty-six years, Herbert Andrew Jones; son, David Jones; brothers, Dewey Welch, Earnest Welch and Leonard Welch; sister, Zula Mae Vess.Survivors include her son, Tim (Judy)...
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Hunter Easton Parr Collins

April 2, 1996 - July 27, 2017

Hunter Easton Parr Collins, 21, of Cartersville, GA, passed away Thursday July 27, 2017. Hunter was born on April 2, 1996 to Mr. Darrell Stephen Collins and Mrs. Chasity Hancock Collins in Marietta, GA.Hunter was a 2014 honor graduate of Cartersville High school, graduating with distinction. He was awarded Hurricane Hero in 2009, and was a member of the BETA club as well as a member of Mu Alpha...
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Jeffery Deane Dyer

August 28, 1955 - July 27, 2017

Jeffery Deane Dyer, 61, of Cartersville, GA, passed away surrounded by his loving family, Thursday, July 27, 2017. Mr. Dyer was born in Portsmouth, VA, August 28, 1955, to the late Mr. Robert Dyer and Mrs. Janice Kinder Dyer.He loved cars, guns and fishing. Most of all, he loved his family. He was a mentor, someone to look up to, and a best friend. He made an impact on every life he touched. He...
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Rex Kenneth Hardin

February 14, 1934 - July 27, 2017

Rex Kenneth Hardin, 83 , of White, GA, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Hardin was born February 14, 1934 in Cherokee County, GA, to the late Mr. Joe Hardin and Mrs. Eva Mae Chitwood Hardin.Mr. Hardin was an expert outdoorsman. He loved coon hunting, squirrel hunting and fishing. Mr. Hardin is preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Eva Mae...
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Dorothy Mashburn

April 20, 1921 - July 27, 2017

Dorothy Elizabeth Mashburn, age 96, passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2017.Mrs. Mashburn was born on April 20, 1921 in Rowland Springs, GA, daughter of the late Caswell Judson Smith and Mamie Sue Neal Smith.She had a loving and devoted marriage of fifty-four years to her late husband, Lamar Mashburn. The joy of their lives was raising their children in a Christian home and spending time with...
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Emily Clyde Stephenson

July 19, 1922 - July 24, 2017

Emily Clyde Holland Stephenson, age 95, passed away on Monday, July 24, 2017.Mrs. Stephenson was born on July 19, 1922 in Dothan, AL, daughter of the late Isaac Eli Holland and Iris Dainton Culpepper Holland.Mrs. Stephenson was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother. She was a true and faithful servant of the Lord and a proud member of the Baptist faith...
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JoAnn Lee

August 26, 1934 - July 24, 2017

JoAnn Lee, age 82, passed away on Monday, July 24, 2017.Mrs. Lee was born on August 26, 1934 in Covington, GA, daughter of the late Oliver Thomas Coursey and Susie Irene Hammond Coursey.She is preceded in death by her husband, Jay Dillard Lee; son, Franklin Luther Lee; daughter-in-law, Dee Lee.Survivors include her daughters, Debra Massey and Tracy (Cory) Williams; sons, Jay Dillard (Michelle)...
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Henry Franklin Mathison

December 23, 1930 - July 21, 2017

Henry Franklin Mathison, 86, of Hamilton Crossing, Cartersville, Georgia, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017 at Cartersville Medical Center following a short illness. Mr. Mathison was born December 23, 1930, son of the late Thomas Edgar Mathison and Viola Cooper Mathison. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and was retired from Thompson Weinman. He was preceded in death by his wife,...
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Michael Maynard Jacks

January 31, 1951 - July 21, 2017

Michael Maynard Jacks, 66, of Cartersville, GA, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017. Mr. Jacks was born January 31, 1951 in Van Wert, Ohio to the late Mr. Maynard R. Jacks and Dorothy DeMoss Jacks.Mr. Jacks was an Eagle Scout and a Vietnam Era veteran, serving our country in the United States Army. Mr. Jacks worked for Coca-Cola for 45 years. He was a man of the earth. His favorite pastimes...
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Lewis Edward Poole

May 21, 1966 - July 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Owen Funeral Home, Cartersville, GA.
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Tracey Linn Tinsley

July 14, 1961 - July 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Owen Funeral Home, Cartersville, GA.
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Franklin James Noland

June 1, 1985 - July 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Owen Funeral Home, Cartersville, GA.
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Betty Jane Glaze

April 28, 1931 - July 9, 2017

Betty Jane Glaze, age 86, passed away on Sunday, July 9th, 2017.Mrs. Glaze was born on April 28, 1931 in Atlanta, GA, daughter of the late John Coleman Pace and Bennie Wofford Pace.Mrs. Glaze graduated from Roosevelt High School in Atlanta, GA. She retired from Sears and the Federal Government working for the CDC in Atlanta. She was a proud and active member of Faith United Methodist Church where...
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Phillip Donald Barge

September 10, 1932 - July 9, 2017

Phillip Donald 'Don" Barge, Sr., 84, of Stewart Drive, Cartersville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Cartersville Medical Center. Mr. Barge was born September 10, 1932 in Atlanta, Georgia, son of the late George Edward Barge and Nora Congor Barge. He was a member of Heritage Baptist Church and was retired from Nabisco and was known as the Cookie Man. He loved playing golf;...
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Phillips Henry Gentry

October 11, 1943 - July 8, 2017

Phillips Henry Gentry, age 73, passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017.Mr. Gentry was born on October 11, 1943 in Bartow County, son of the late Stewart Gentry and Estelle Robinson.Mr. Gentry was a true and faithful servant of the Lord and a proud Minister of the Gospel at The Church of God of Union Assembly, where he was ordained in 1972. His pride and joy was his loving wife of fifty-three years,...
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Charles Rice Warlick

October 24, 1949 - July 8, 2017

Charles Rice Warlick, age 67, passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017.Charles was born on October 24, 1949, in Atlanta, GA, son of the late Thomas and Frances Rice Warlick.Charles proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp. After being honorably discharged from the military, he attended Reinhardt University where he learned his lifelong trade of architecture and construction. He...
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Annie Adeline Evans

May 7, 1919 - July 8, 2017

Mrs. Adeline Evans, 98, of Emerson, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, July 8, 2017. Mrs. Evans was born May 7, 1919 in Bartow County, Georgia, daughter of the late Grady Pressley and Lillian Cowart Pressley. She was retired from Union Carbide. She was a long time member of Emerson First Baptist Church where she taught the nursery for many years. She was preceded in death by...
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Odell Cowart Head

October 2, 1927 - July 5, 2017

Odell Cowart Head, 89, of Euharlee, GA, passed away surrounded by her loving family on July 5, 2017. Mrs. Head was born to the late John L. Cowart and Edna Young Cowart on October 2, 1927 in Cassville, GA.Mrs. Head was married to her loving husband, the late Mr. JC Head, for over forty three years. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Mrs. Head was a talented seamstress and cook, and once...
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Edward Davis

September 8, 1920 - July 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Owen Funeral Home, Cartersville, GA.
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Ometa Faye Claypole

June 18, 1961 - June 27, 2017

Ometa Claypole, age 56, passed away on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, with her family by her side in Cartersville, GA.Ometa was born on June 18, 1961 in Harrisonburg, VA, daughter of the late John and Faye St. George.She attended Whiteville High School in Whiteville, NC. She married William Claypole on June 18, 1981, and had two children. After being a stay-at-home mother for a number of years, she...
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Donna Sue Adams

September 12, 1937 - June 27, 2017

Donna Sue Keever Adams, age 79, passed away on Tuesday, June 27, 2017.Mrs. Adams was born on September 12, 1937 in Bartow County, GA, daughter of the late Quimby Keever and Eliza Abernathy Keever.Mrs. Adams was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church and a previous member of Center Baptist Church. She was a seamstress with EZ-Mills and also an independent Avon Representative for many years. She...
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Brenda Sue Brooks

October 29, 1945 - June 24, 2017

Brenda Sue Brooks, 71, of Taylorsville, GA passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Brooks was born to the late Mr. Henry Law and Mrs. Virginia McEver Law of Bartow County GA, on October 29, 1945.Mrs. Brooks was a loving mother and grandmother. She was member of The Church at Liberty Square for many years. She also worked for Cloverleaf Elementary School in the...
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Harold Lee Dempsey

April 22, 1916 - June 23, 2017

Mr. Harold Lee Dempsey, 101, of Cartersville, GA, a wonderful Christian man, passed away Friday, June 23, 2017 surrounded by family. Mr. Dempsey was born to the late Charlie Norman Dempsey and Willie Dodd Dempsey of Kingston, GA, on April 22, 1916.Mr. Dempsey enjoyed an active lifestyle right up until his final days. He was a long time member of the Retired Men's Group of Cartersville, and...
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Nannie Jeanette Hopkins

October 21, 1937 - June 17, 2017

Jeanette L. Hopkins, 79, of Towne & Country Drive, Cartersville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Maple Ridge Health and Rehab. Mrs. Hopkins was born October 21, 1937 in Marion, Alabama, daughter of the late Bruce LaGrone and Nannie Fondren LaGrone. She was a Housewife who loved life, her children and grandchildren. She cross-stitched, was a seamstress, and enjoyed...
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Dwain Edward Weikle

March 18, 1939 - June 16, 2017

Dwain Edward Weikle passed away peacefully in his home in White GA on June 16, 2017 surrounded by family members. He was born in DuBois Nebraska on March 18, 1939.He is preceded in death by his parents Ernest and Margaret Weikle. Brother Jim Weikle, and son-in-law Robert Holland. Survivors include his wife of nearly 40 years, Joyce Weikle. His 3 sons Rodney, Richard, and Randy Heaton. Daughter...
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Rosella Bullard Partin

December 19, 1927 - June 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Owen Funeral Home, Cartersville, GA.
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June Ellis Lunsford

March 28, 1929 - June 12, 2017

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Cecil A. Brown

July 6, 1917 - June 7, 2017

Cecil A. Brown, 99, of Cartersville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday morning June 7, 2017 at Townsend Park Health & Rehab. Mr. Brown was born July 6, 1917 in Cartersville, Georgia son of the late Harold Brown and Jessie Barnette Brown. He was of the Baptist faith and was retired from the City of Cartersville Water Department. He was preceded in death by his wife, Irma Prather Grizzle...
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Johnny W. Rodgers

September 10, 1941 - June 4, 2017

Johnny William Rodgers, 75, went to meet his Heavenly Father on June 4, 2017, at his home in Cartersville, GA. He was born September 10, 1941 in Montezuma, Georgia, to Carl Rodgers and Louise Kelley Rodgers.He graduated from Oglethorpe High School in 1959, and attended Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College in Tifton for one and a half years. He joined the Navy in 1961, served two years, rejoined...
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David Paul Frank

February 17, 1978 - June 4, 2017

David Paul Frank II, 39, of Timms Loop, Calhoun, Georgia, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017 in Calhoun, Georgia.David was born February 17, 1978 in Escindido, CA, son of David Paul Frank and Jody Bell Frank. He was employed by RaceTrac.Survivors include his wife, Shana Pendley Frank; Children, Haley Isabella, Skye Flammia, Brantley Foster; grandchildren, Gabriel, Samuel, Anabella; sister-in-law,...
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L.G. Hendricks

November 28, 1922 - June 3, 2017

L.G. Hendricks, age 94, passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2017.Mr. Hendricks was born on November 28, 1922 in White, GA, son of the late Howard H. Hendricks, Sr. and Flonnie Bell Hendricks.Mr. Hendricks proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. He loved to work with his hands and tinkered with everything. He was a watch maker by trade for Hobson Brothers Jewelers...
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Jagger Reese Settles

October 9, 2014 - May 29, 2017

Jagger Reese Settles, age 2, passed away on Monday, May 29, 2017.Jagger was born on October 9, 2014 in Roswell, GA, son of Doug Settles and Bobbie Jessica Prather.He is survived by his parents; brothers, Jayden McCain, Jasper and Jessiah Settles; aunts and uncles, Holly (Efrain) Miranda, Jordan (Greg) Vickery, Wende Cook, Joshua Prather and Joseph Prather; cousins, Destiny, Jade and Abigail...
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Opal Chastain Garmon

June 6, 1926 - May 29, 2017

Opal Chastain Garmon, age 90, of Cartersville, GA, passed away on Monday, May 29, 2017.She was born on June 6, 1926 in Whitfield, County, GA, daughter of the late A.P. and Jewell Chastain.Opal was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church and retired from E-Z Mills in Cartersville after 34 years. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, reading and camping.She is preceded in death by her parents; husband,...
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George Hugh Andrews

October 10, 1952 - May 28, 2017

George Hugh "Butch" Andrews, Jr., 64, of Cartersville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017 at Cartersville Medical Center. Butch was born October 10, 1952 in Dothan, Alabama, son of the late George Hugh Andrews, Sr. and Mary Emma Snellgrove Andrews. He was retired from Georgia Power and was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. Butch was a loving father, grandfather, brother and...
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Addison Dakota Edens

April 10, 2014 - May 27, 2017

Addison "Addie" Dakota Edens, age, 3, passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2017.Addie was born on April 10, 2014 in Kennesaw, GA, daughter of Christopher Lee Edens and Jennifer Diane Buchanan Edens.Addie always had a smile on her face, but could also give everyone her cute "mean look." She was a determined little fighter, overcoming many health obstacles in her short three years....
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Jonathan Royce Ellington

August 12, 1980 - May 27, 2017

Jonathan Royce Ellington, 36, of Cartersville GA, passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017. Jonathan was born August 12, 1980 to James Roland Ellington Jr. and the late Betty A. Ellington of Cartersville, GA. Jonathan was the loving husband and father of four beautiful children. He loved the beach and outdoors. But most of all, Jonathan loved spending time with his family.Jonathan is preceded in...
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Jo Ann Lewis

October 26, 1926 - May 26, 2017

Jo Ann (Mama Jo) Lewis, 90, of Douglasville, GA, formerly of Cartersville, GA, passed away Friday, May 26, 2017 in Graceville, Florida. Mrs. Lewis was born October 26, 1926 in Cartersville, Georgia, daughter of the late Albert Glenn Cline and Dora Dowda Cline. She was a Homemaker and a member of the Church of God. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Marvin Lewis and a grandchild...
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Dorothy Tidwell Townsend

April 17, 1929 - May 24, 2017

Dorothy Tidwell Townsend, age 88, passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.Mrs. Townsend was born on April 17, 1929 in Cartersville, GA, daughter of the late Buford Tidwell and Pauline Branton Tidwell.Mrs. Townsend and her loving husband of sixty-two years, Herbert Townsend, owned and operated Townsend Supply Company for twenty years. She also owned several other businesses in Cartersville...
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Floyd Nolan Ponder

November 20, 1940 - May 24, 2017

Floyd Nolan Ponder, Jr., age 76, passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.Mr. Ponder was born on November 20, 1940 in Cartersville, GA, son of the late Floyd Nolan Ponder, Sr. and Cleo Jackson Ponder.Mr. Ponder was a self-employed farmer for many years. He was known to all of his friends as the "Mayor" of Burnt Hickory Rd.He is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Liz Ponder;...
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David Mack Watkins

February 5, 1956 - May 23, 2017

David Mack Watkins, 61, of Cassville, Georgia, passed away peacefully on the evening of Tuesday, May 23 at Floyd Medical Center in Rome. He is survived by his parents, Betty and Mack Watkins; his wife, Kathy Watkins; his children, Jason Watkins, Shawna Watkins Fultz and Rhimee Watkins; and his grandchildren, Will and Isla Fultz, Landon and Rhikole Broadnax and Sunshine and Orion Harper. ...
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Travis Eugene Sligh

September 25, 1981 - May 23, 2017

Travis Sligh, 35, of Highway 61, Cartersville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton, Georgia. Travis was born September 25, 1981 in Marietta, Georgia son of William Eugene Sligh and Teresa Lynn Andrews Sligh. He was a self employed painter. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Talmadge Eugene Sligh. Survivors include his parents,...
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James Floyd

December 19, 1952 - May 22, 2017

James Floyd, 64, of Dogwood Cove, Woodstock, Georgia, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017. Mr. Floyd was born December 19, 1952 in Cartersville, Georgia, son of the late Olin Floyd and Mildred Louise Hufstetler Floyd. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Betty Jane Floyd. Survivors include his daughter, Holly Parks and husband Adam; Granddaughter, Rylan Parks; sisters &...
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Russell Wyatt Holden

May 17, 2017 - May 22, 2017

Russell Wyatt Holden passed away Monday, May 22, 2017. Russell was born May, 17, 2017 to Mr. Barry Holden and Margaret Anne Watkins Elrod of Rockmart, GA.Although Russell's time on earth was short, he brought joy, love and hope to our eyes. Our son in our eyes will always be completely loved and forever missed. To his family he will always remain precious and priceless.Russell is survived by...
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Jere Field Conner

January 26, 1948 - May 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Owen Funeral Home, Cartersville, GA.
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Evelyn Requa-Pfau

January 24, 1946 - May 21, 2017

Dr. Evelyn Jean Rogers Requa-Pfau was born in Key West, FL on January 24, 1946 and died May 21, 2017 in Marietta, GA. Jeanie spent her youth in Pensacola, FL where she graduated from Pensacola High School Class of ’64 and Pensacola Junior College. After graduation she moved to South Salem, NY where she married and began her family. Jeanie had always dreamed of working in the medical...
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Hubert J. Kaylor

August 4, 1952 - May 21, 2017

Hubert Jess Kaylor, Jr., age 64, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017.Mr. Kaylor was born on August 4, 1952 in Richmond Virginia, son of the late Hubert Jess Kaylor, Sr. and Martha Blackwell Kaylor.Mr. Kaylor proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Viet Nam conflict, as Senior Flight Engineer on CH-47 (Chinook helicopters). He was awarded a Purple Heart for injuries...
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Evelyn B. Lenhart

August 6, 1925 - May 21, 2017

Evelyn B. Lenhart, 91, of Cartersville, GA, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017. Mrs. Lenhart was born August 6, 1925, in Bartow County Ga, to the late Tom Bentley and Ruby Arizona Burt Bentley. Mrs. Lenhart was a very active member of her church. She loved to sing in the choir and also loved to travel. She was an avid gardener who loved her flowers.Mrs. Lenhart is preceded in death by her son,...
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Vernon Ray McCombs

May 9, 1924 - May 18, 2017

Vernon Ray McCombs, age 93, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017.Mr. McCombs was born on May 9, 1924 in Enville, TN, son of the late Lonnie D. McCombs and Pearl Woods McCombs.Mr. McCombs was a true and faithful servant of the Lord and ministered as a Deacon, Sunday School Leader and volunteer. He was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. He proudly served his country in the United States Air...
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Frank James Young

April 15, 1948 - May 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Owen Funeral Home, Cartersville, GA.
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Robert Stanford Lipscomb

February 10, 1936 - May 17, 2017

Robert Stanford Lipscomb, 81, of White GA, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Robert was born February 10, 1936, in Bartow County, GA, son of the late John Lipscomb and Lola Mae Bishop Lipscomb.Mr. Lipscomb was an outdoorsman to the core. He was member of both Bartow County Coon Hunters Club and the Bartow County Foxhound Association. He spent his free time hunting quail, raccoons and...
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James Edward Nicely

September 21, 1952 - May 16, 2017

James Edward “Jim” Nicely, age 64, of Adairsville, GA, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Otha Nicely and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Martin, all of Lexington, VA. His survivors include his daughter, Carla Nicely; parents; Carl and Martha Nicely; brother, Jeff Nicely, all of Cartersville, GA; sister, Nancy (John) Page; niece Caroline...
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Kathryn Lynn Gentry

November 19, 1967 - May 8, 2017

Kathryn Barnwell Gentry, 49, began a new journey on Monday, May 8, 2017. A journey where Kaye can employ her attributes and ambitions, where she can laugh, sing and love as much and as often as she chooses. Kaye can continue to share her enthusiasm and "Love of Life" in her new home. She will always be remembered for her kindness and generosity to anyone and anything that needed her strength,...
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Mary Jane Willis Scoggins

May 27, 1934 - May 6, 2017

Mrs. Mary Jane Willis Scoggins, 82, of Rydal, Georgia went to be with her Heavenly Father on Saturday May 6, 2017. Jane, the third of five children, was born to Lester and Beulah Willis on May 27, 1934. Many years later, Jane married her high school sweetheart, William Harris "Dud" Scoggins. Throughout their 64 wonderful years of marriage, they were blessed with five children, nine...
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Margie Bell Vaughn

May 15, 1923 - May 5, 2017

Margie Bell Vaughn, age 93, passed away on May 5, 2017.Mrs. Vaughn was born in Bartow County on May 15, 1923, daughter of the late Thomas Clements Hunt and Jannie Davis Hunt.Mrs. Vaughn is preceded in death by her sons, Earl, Bobby and Wendell Prather; daughter, Elizabeth Prather Gibby; sisters, Tommy Smith, Rachel Davis and Ruby Lee Willis.Survivors include her daughter, Wilma (Lex) Barker, sons...
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Michael Timothy O'Halpin

April 15, 1956 - May 2, 2017

LTC, Michael Timothy O'Halpin, age 61, passed away on Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017.Michael was born on April 15, 1956 in Queens, NY, son of the late Brian Columbanus O'Halpin and Carol Betty Shrader.Michael proudly served his country in the United States Army. After an initial period of active duty, Michael returned to service following the events of 9/11. He served in both Afghanistan and in...
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Margery Wilma Sayers

May 24, 1929 - May 2, 2017

Margery Wilma Sayers, age 87, passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.Mrs. Sayers was born on May 4, 1929 in Clearfield, PA, daughter of the late Lewis Chester Graham and Hazel Spence Graham.Mrs. Sayers was a loving wife and mother. Her true joy was children. She babysat children of all ages for many many years. She also enjoyed making quilts and knitting. She and her husband of sixty-seven years...
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Betty Ann Flowers

January 2, 1929 - May 2, 2017

Betty Ann Flowers, 88, of Summit Street, Cartersville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at a local hospital. Mrs. Flowers was born January 2, 1929 in Cartersville, Georgia, daughter of the late Clifford Monroe Cagle and Stella Frances Barnett Cagle. She was a self employed produce saleslady and was a lifetime member of the Church at Liberty Square. She was preceded in death by her...
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Duard Delk Hames

August 27, 1953 - April 30, 2017

Duard Delk "Buck" Hames, Sr., age 63, passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2017.Buck was born on August 27, 1953 in Marietta, GA, son of Margaret Hames and the late Harry Owen Hames.Buck retired from the phone company after thirty-seven years of dedicated employment. He was a civil war re-enactor since the age of nineteen and was also an active member of the Euharlee Mason Lodge. He loved...
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Edna Earl Wilson

June 1, 1930 - April 29, 2017

Edna Earl Wilson, 86, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017. Born June 1, 1930 to the late Clarence E. Jones and Vera Rhodes Jones in Sycamore, GA.Mrs. Wilson was a dedicated member of First Baptist of Emerson in Emerson, GA. She was also a member of the Eastern Star and a volunteer at the hospital logging over two thousand hours. But most of all, Edna was a wonderful woman who loved her...
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Esther Carol Worley

October 22, 1940 - April 27, 2017

Esther Carol Worley, 76, passed away at her home. Esther was born October 22, 1940, in Cartersville, GA to the late Loyd P. Worley and Catherine Crowe Worley.Esther was a great fan of NASCAR and loved to read her magazines.She is preceded in death by her parents, Loyd P. Worley and Catherine Crowe Worley, brothers and sisters-in-law, Wallace Worley (Bessie), Clyde Worley (Irene), Claude Worley ...
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Sarah Frances Guyton

August 22, 1924 - April 25, 2017

Sarah Frances Worthington Guyton went home to be with Our Lord on April 25, 2017 from a lengthy illness in the Townsend Health and Rehab facility.She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Charles Weldon Guyton; her father and mother, Bartow and Mamie Arnold Worthington; her sisters, Kathleen Dempsey and Mildred Pope, all to whom she was devoted; and a precious niece, Marlene Dempsey...
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Doris Gean Matthews

December 26, 1945 - April 25, 2017

Doris Gean Matthews, age 71, passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.Mrs. Matthews was born on December 26, 1945 in Canton, GA, daughter of the late Eugene Elmer Meade and Odessa Wilson Meade.Mrs. Matthews graduated from Cherokee High School class of 1964. She was a true and faithful servant of the Lord and a proud and active member of Pine Grove Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Red...
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