obituaries

WILLIAM TOY DAVIS

William Toy Davis, Jr. February 28, 1924—May 3, 2021.

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Mary A. Latch

Mary A. Latch, age 84, passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2021.

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James Thomas Carney

James Thomas Carney age 96, of Alpharetta, Georgia passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

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Mark Schmaus

Mark Schmaus, age 71 of Ellijay, Georgia passed away Thursday, April 8, 2021.

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Paul Barfield

Paul Barfield age 72 of Ball Ground, Georgia passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Memorial service will be 11AM, Wednesday, April 21,2021 in the Chapel of In Their Honor of Jasper.

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Thomas Richard (Tippy) Drake

Thomas Richard Drake of 129 Madison Court, Jasper, GA, passed away at The Retreat in Jasper on April 15, 2021 at the age of 81.

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Randy Bearden

Randy Bearden, age62 of Jasper, Georgia, passed away Monday, April 5, 2021.

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Donna Elaine Anderson

Donna Elaine (Everett) Anderson peacefully passed away in her home in Canton, GA on March 14, 2021 just shy of her 71st birthday.

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Larry Allen Porter

Larry Allen Porter, age 51, of Nelson Georgia, formerly of Canton, Georgia passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2021.

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RICHARD SENKOWSKI

Richard “Rick” Senkowski, age 61, of Jasper, Georgia passed away Monday, March 15, 2021 at his home surrounded by family after an extended illness. Rick is survived by his wife Marcy of 39 years; father Stanley Richard Senkowski, of California; mother Mariann Thibideau, of Florida; godson, his #1 Derek Morgan and his family, which gave so much joy and love to Ricks life; sisters Nicki Thibideau, of Florida; Vicki Garvey and husband Mike, of New York; Sandy Randall and husband Scott, of California; brother Steve Senkowski, of California; Rick was blessed to have an extended family in his brothers -in-law and sisters-in-law of Michigan who knew what a special man he was. He enjoyed living in Jasper, Georgia for the last 30 years in his place on the “Mountain”. Rick was cremated and a celebration of life memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to In Their Honor of Jasper Funerals and Cremations, 481 Noah Drive, Jasper, Georgia 30400. 706-253-5060

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Albert "Al" J. Harman

Albert “Al” John Harman, age 88, of Jasper, GA (Bent Tree Community) passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Funeral service will be 2PM Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Trinity Church in Marble Hill.

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Dean James Pogue

Dean James Pogue, age 66, passed away on March 10, 2021 at home in Big Canoe, GA.

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William Clarence Brown, Sr.

William Clarence Brown, Sr. age 70 passed away on Monday, March 22, 2021 in North Fulton, Georgia surrounded by his family. Clarence was born in Macon, Georgia.

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Imogene White

Imogene White, age 82, of Jasper, Georgia, formerly of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, March 10, 2021.

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Daniel Lee "Danny" Cunningham

Daniel Lee “Danny” Cunningham age 60 of Duluth, Georgia passed away Sunday, February28, 2021 after an extended illness.

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WILLIAM DARRELL BALLEW

William Darrell Ballew (Papa Bear & Tiny), age 55, of Woodstock, Georgia passed unexpectedly Thursday, February 11,2021. Mr. Ballew was a Commercial Driver he drove for Domino's Pizza for over 20 years, loved fishing, mechanic on cars and was an avid collector. Mr. Ballew loved being around his friends and tinkering on things. Mr. Ballew had found a passion for Young Living Essential Oils and looked forward to getting his package each month. Darrell is survived by his wife of 28 years Hope Ballew (Holcombe); daughters: Victoria Ballew; Wahkuna Holcombe, all of Woodstock, Georgia; Father and Step-mother Billy & Haley Ballew, of Talking Rock, Georgia; Sister-in-law & Brother-in-law Lynn & Charles Roper; Nephew & his wife Parker & Danielle Roper; Great Nephew Charlie Roper all of Woodstock, Georgia Darrell is also survived by 7 fur babies that he loved very much. They spent most of their days together, they loved him very much. A Celebration of Life gathering will be held Sunday, March 14, 2021 @ 2 pm. At Red Top Mountain State Park at Group Shelter #2 on Marina Road. In lieu of flowers, the family ask for donations to be given to his wife (Hope Ballew) to cover financial expenses.

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Paul Harvey Simpson

Paul H. Simpson, age 86,of Woodstock, Georgia passed away February 8, 2021 after an extended illness

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JEROME EVAN HIRTLE

Jerome Evan Hirtle, age 57, of Jasper, Georgia passed away Saturday, February 6, 2021 after an extended illness. Mr. Hirtle loved model RC Airplanes, fishing and working on cars. Jerome is survived by wife of 29 years Melissa Hirtle; sons Tyler Hirtle, of Jasper, Georgia; Travis Hirtle, of Holly Springs, Georgia; brothers and sisters-in-law John and JoAnne Hirtle, of Woodstock, Georgia; Ted and Cheryl Hirtle, of California; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Brandy and Richard Bragg, of Jasper, Georgia; Kim Thompson, of Largo, Florida; Debbie and Bert Isenbletter, of Marietta, Georgia; Sheryl and Jamerson Hyatt, of Copper Hill, Tennessee. No arrangements are planned at this time. Care and trust placed with In Their Honor of Jasper Funerals and Cremations, 481 Noah Drive, Jasper, Georgia 30143 706.253.5060 Condolences can be emailed to ithjkj@gmail.com

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RICHARD QUINN (DICK) BOYLES

Richard Quinn (Dick) Boyles, 93, of Oriental, North Carolina and Atlanta, Georgia died Sunday, January 31, 2021, at Provident Village, Canton, Georgia.

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Norman David Leiding

Norman David Leiding, age 58, of Ranger, Georgia passed away Thursday, January 21, 2021. Mr. Leiding loved arts, music, RC Models (planes, helicopters, tanks) and he was a construction heavy equipment operator. Mr. Leiding is survived by son Budd Leiding, of Acworth, Georgia; sister Susan Raasch and husband Anthony, of Ranger, Georgia; mother Yvonne Leiding, of Panama City, Florida; half-brother Rick Sousley. No services are planned at this time. Trust and care placed with In Their Honor of Jasper Funerals and Cremations, 481 Noah Drive, Jasper, Georgia 30143. 706-253-5060 Please sign the online guestbook at www.intheirhonorofjasper.com

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KIMBERLY ANNE OSMER

Kimberly Anne Caylor Osmer, age 56, of Jasper, Georgia passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021. Graveside funeral service will be 1PM, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Yellow Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Marble Hill, Georgia. Kimberly was born in Tate, Georgia June 9, 1964. She graduated from Pickens County High School in1982 and Chattahoochee Technical College in 2004. She married Tony Brett Osmer on May 25, 2002 in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Kimberly is preceded in death by her father Clarence Marcus Caylor and mother Mildred Anne Goble. She is survived by husband Tony Brett Osmer; daughter Jessica Hitt Pendley; son Matthew Hitt; sisters Pam Cheshire and spouse; Donna Andrew and spouse; Tammy Kincaid; Paula Schmidt; Karen Attaway and spouse; brothers Michael Caylor and spouse; Jeffrey Caylor and spouse; Mark Caylor and spouse; grandkids Zoe Flowers; Braylon Pendley; Ryder Pendley; Riley Osmer. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Arrangements entrusted to In Their Honor of Jasper Funerals and Cremations, 481 Noah Drive, Jasper, Georgia 30143 706.253.5060.Please sign online guestbook at www.intheirhonorofjasper.com

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TRISHA LOUANN MASSIE

Trisha Massie, 56 of Jasper passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021 at her residence. There will be no visitation or service at this time. A memorial service will be planed later in the year. Arrangements are being handled by In Their Honor Funeral home.

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MARK DANIEL BYESS, JR.

Mark Daniel Byess, Jr. age 61 of Jasper, Georgia passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021. Mr. Byess loved his pet dogs, trout fishing and white tail deer hunting.

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KENNETH JAMES JARRETT

Kenneth James Jarrett, 40, of Marble Hill, passed away on December 28th, 2020 in Ellijay.Kenneth was born in Jasper, Ga, to Brenda Diane Jarrett on August 8th, 1980. He married Darlene Jarrett on May 8th, 2013, in Jasper, Ga. He worked as a welder at North Ga Millwright.

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CATHERINE 'CATHY' ANN WATERS

Catherine ‘Cathy’ Ann Waters, 72, of Ball Ground, GA, formally of Geneseo, passed away surrounded by her family on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at her home. Cremation rites have been accorded. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Burial will be at National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal.Cathy was born April 19, 1948, the daughter of LeRoy and Valeska (Patterson) Combs. She graduated from Moline High School in 1966.

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DR. SARAH V. BELL

Sarah Virginia Bell, 65, died peacefully on December 28, 2020 in Watkinsville, GA. Born in Atlanta, GA to the late Charles Woodrow Bell and Sarah Molene Holmes Bell, Sarah graduated North Fulton High School in 1973. She earned degrees in English from Furman University (1977) and the University of Georgia, completing her Ph.D. in 1989 with a dissertation on William Faulkner.

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WALTER GRIFFIN

Walter Griffin (born August 1, 1937) is an American poet who lived in East Point, Georgia for decades and after long illness, died peacefully at his home on November 30, 2020 at the age of 83. He was a beloved father, grandfather, and father-in-law. He is the author of ten collections of poetry and his work has appeared in more than 400 national and international publications. Born Jasper (Jay) Walter Griffin in Wilmington Delaware, he is the only son of William Samuel Griffin and Nina Opal Blalock. 

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SUSAN OXLEY GORDON

Susan Oxley Gordon, 74, of Newnan, GA passed away peacefully, surrounded by her children on December 20, 2020, at Piedmont Hospital Newnan. She is survived by son Jeff Gordon (Rachel) and daughters Karin Gordon and Jenny Thomas (Joel); grandchildren: Schyler Maxwell, Tucker Thomas, Sawyer Thomas, Madelyn Gordon, Evelyn Gordon, and James Gordon; great granddaughter Stella Maxwell, and her doggie companion Gabby as well as siblings, sisters in law, and nieces and nephew. She also leaves to cherish her memory all the children that were blessed with one of her “Bunny Cakes” over the years. She is preceded in death by her husband Douglas Gordon, grandson Timothy Thomas, and her parents Dick and Louise Oxley.

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DAVID EARL DURST

David Earl Durst, age 58, of Jasper, passed away Sunday, November 8th, 2020 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital. He was born October 3rd, 1962 to John Edward & Eleanor Durst in Cleveland, Ohio. He proudly served his country in the United States Army & Ohio National Guard for 13 years. He was a Boy Scouts of America Scout Master for 15 years.

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PEGGY WYATT RENO

Peggy Wyatt Reno age 86, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 5, 2020, at Amicase Hospice Care, in Decatur, Georgia, after a short fight against throat cancer.

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SHAWN KATHRYN JOSEPH

Shawn Kathryn Joseph of Ellijay, Ga. passed away at North side Cherokee Hospital Canton, Ga on Sunday October 18, 2020, following a brief illness. She is survived by her mother Joan Ojala of Port St. Lucie, Fl, father Alan Charles Joseph of Hollywood, Fl and brother Alan Charles Joseph Jr. She is preceded in death by her sister Debi Holland, Stepfather John Raymond Ojala, half brother Randy Holland and twin sister Rebecca Joseph.

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WANDA SUE MCGUIRT

Wanda Sue Mcguirt was born on July 28,1958 in Cartersville GA at Howell - Quillia hospital. She was the 4th child born to Annie Lee Thomas and Robert T. Hallman.In her earlier years Wanda married Johnny Bailey and from that marriage was born, James Waylon Bailey and Marshal Lee Bailey.Wanda was a member of the VFW Auxiliary. She took her membership with the VFW very seriously and made a point to be involved as much as she could. Wanda was a Christian woman that believed in GOD and the unconditional love that he stands for.Later in her life, years after her divorce from her first marriage, Wanda re-married her life long best friend Ricky Mcguirt on October 4, 2000.

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RANDY GENE CASEY

Randy Gene Casey Jr., of Jasper, passes away on October 2, 2020. A Funeral Service will be held on October 9, 2020 at 1p.m. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. at In Their Honor of Jasper Funeral Home located at 481 Noah Drive, Jasper, Ga.Randy was born in Tennessee to August and Randy Casey Sr. on June 17, 1978. He went to Pickens County High School where he graduated. Randy married Jessica Reynolds on October 26, 2013 and share four boys together.Randy is survived by his wife, Jessica Casey; Sons, Michael Casey, Zackery Meadows Casey, Randy Lee Casey, and Trey Casey; Mother and Father, August and Randy Casey Sr.; Sisters, Amber Meadows and Maranda Casey; and a host of extended family and close friends.

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SHIRLEY MAE CYR

Shirley Mae Cyr of Jasper, GA journeyed to heaven on Friday, September 18, 2020 after a long and beautiful life. Shirley was born in Baltimore, MD to Louis Cass Mueller and Thelma Edna (Oed) Mueller on May 23, 1929. She married the love of her life and husband of 63 years, Richard Alfred Cyr on September 9, 1950 and was the beloved mother to 8 children. She resided at the Lodge of Bridgemill in Canton, GA She was preceded in death by her husband Richard in 2013, her parents, Louis and Thelma and her brothers Ronald and Louis Mueller. She is survived by her sister Thelma (Sis) Livermon, her children; Richard, Jr. (Dianne) Cyr of VA, Victoria Cyr of NY, Valerie (William) Landell of NJ, Christian Cyr of NY, Ronald (Stephanie) Cyr of GA, Lisa (Scott) Lang of IL, Melissa (Howard) Vallimont of GA and Janice (David) Cyr-Morgan of NY, 19 grandchildren; Trey, Christian, Christine, Amy, Billy, Ashley, Cassandre, Laura, Danny, Michael, Whitney, Alicia, Megan Lynn, Jessica, Megan Elizabeth, Ryan, Kyle, Kerry and Shane, 16 great-grandchildren; Karen, Tyler, Knox, Blaydin, Callie, Lana, Gage, Mason, Joshua, Liam, Paxton, Emerson, Hunter, Grayson, Gavin and Lawson. Shirley will be greatly missed for a smile that lit up a room, her wonderful sense of humor, creativity and dance moves. May she rest in heaven in eternal peace. Private services will be scheduled at a later date.

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MICHAEL GORDON WOODALL

Monday afternoon, August 31, 2020, Michael Gordon Woodall, loving husband, father, son, and friend, passed away at Piedmont Mountainside hospital at the age of 58. He passed away in the company of his wife Barbara Woodall, daughter Maxie Woodall, and father Gary Woodall. Michael was born in Atlanta, Georgia on August 10, 1963 to Gary and Shirley Woodall. He married his wife Barbara Woodall, together they adopted and raised their daughter Maxie Woodall. Michael was a very caring person always willing to help out when you needed it. He volunteered at Grandview fire department for 5 years and worked as former operations chief and captain at Bent Tree Public safety for 8 years. In his free time he loved to do woodwork, hunt, and spend time with his family. Michael was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley. He is survived by his wife, Barbara, daughter, Maxie, Brothers, Barry and Derek, father, Gary, and several uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.‍We are honored the family is having a memorial service this Friday, September 4, 2020. here at our funeral home. Our address is 481 Noah Drive, Jasper, Ga. The family will receive guest starting at 1:00 p.m. and the service will begin at 2:00 p.m. ‍The family has requested in lieu of flowers donations be made to Maxie for College. Maxie is a Senior at Pickens High School and will graduate this Spring 2021. Barbara has requested those donations be made by Venmo @Maxie-Woodall.

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BRANDY NOEL REYNOLDS

Brandy Noel Reynolds,44, Our Mother,Sister, and Aunt born December 18,1975 passed away on August 21,2020. She was a caring and loving woman to everybody she met. She was the best care taker of her family and friends. She also was a great friend to all of her coworkers at the Canton Home Depot where she worked for 12 years. She is survived by her daughters Delena Densmore 14, and Sophia Densmore 11, sisters Colleen Plummer and Carrie Johnson, nephews Levi Plummer, Justin Plummer, and Tucker Johnson, niece Destiny Plummer. Her beautiful smile and laugh will be greatly missed!

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HARRILYN SUTTON

Harrilyn Sutton, age 69 of Jasper, Ga passed away August 16,2020 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born August 2nd, 1951 in Rome, Ga to Jesse Buford Sutton and Willie Mae Freeman. Harrilyn will be remembered for his beautiful gospel singing, talented art work and his love for his family, coffee, rocking chairs, and his friends at Grandview Healthcare Center. Harrilyn is survived by his daughter Misty Postell (David Postell) of Jasper, Ga, Sister:Julia Greenway (Larry Greenway) of Cartersville, GA Brothers: Jerry Sutton of Rome, GA, and Larry Sutton (Marcella Vega) of Winchester, OR. Grandchildren: Shay Warren (Joseph Warren) of Roopville, GA, Skylar Smith of Jasper, GA and Kaleb Smith of Jasper, GA. Great Grandsons: Jaxson Warren, Jasper Warren and Kye Smith. Visitation will be held Tuesday August 18, 2020 from 12pm - 2:00pm at In Their Honor of Jasper Funeral Home, located in Jasper, Ga. Services will be held at 2:00 pm. Graveside services will be held at Lake Forest Memorial Park in Jasper, Ga at 4:00 pm. Hector Cobos officiating. Pallbearers include Skylar Smith, Kaleb Smith, Aaron Postell, Adam Postell, Hector Cobos and Joseph Warren. 

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HENRI BROOMALL

Henri Broomall was born July 7th, 1946 in Georgia to parents, Henry & Essie Yaun. She worked in the broadcasting industry as a programmer. She was married to John Broomall & they resided in Canton, Ga. May Henri rest in peace.

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