obituaries

FREDERICK WILLIAM MILLER

Frederick William Miller, 79 was born August 24, 1940. He passed away peacefully on May 20, 2020 with his wife Kay by his side. Fred enlisted with the US Navy in 1962 and was stationed on the USS Sam Houston, nuclear submarine, as an engineer. He retired from IBM after 25+ years and was active in his church. He is survived by his wife Kay, 3 Children, 3 Step Children, 11 Grandchildren, and 1 Great Grandson.

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SUSAN DAVENPORT MARTIN

Susan Davenport Martin09/27/1942 - 05/14/2020Born in Nashville, TN and raised in Birmingham, AL.Graduate of Birmingham Southern where she was an active member of Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority and later studied fashion design and art at Chambre Syndicale De La Couture Parisienne in Paris, France. She then went on to work as a fashion designer and Teen Board Fashion advisor for Rich's Department Store in Atlanta, GA

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WALTER SAM DENSON

Walter Sam Denson, Jr. (Junior) passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Manor Lake Assisted Living and Memory Care-Bridgemill, Canton, Georgia. Junior was born in 1944 in Jasper, Georgia. He was a retired Veteran, a retired clerk for the US Postal Service-Canton, and a retired technician from AmeriGas Propane. He loved helping anyone and everyone! Through the years he also was a volunteer Fire Fighter at the Clayton Community fire department, a First Responder, baled hay in the Summer and loved to garden, fish and hunt. even though Alzheimers robbed him of many things, it did not take away his want to help, work outside and love for his family. He was the oldest child of his family.

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PAMELA BALL SMITH

Pamela was born September 12, 1943 in Waycross, Georgia to Father Dallas Jaimison Ball and Mother Marjorie Veale. Pamela worked as a clerk for the United States Government in Civil Service. Mrs. Smith is survived by her husband Howard Terry Smith Jr. of 51 years.

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LESLIE FRANKLIN WRIGHT

Mr. Wright was born on March 12, 1966 in Canton, Georgia to Father Roy Lee Wright and Mother Ora Grace Fountain. Leslie enjoyed remodling and had his own company in McCaysville, Georgia. Mr. Wright is survived by his wife Ruby Hawkins Wright.

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JOHNNY MAC JOHNSON

Mr. Johnson was born January 13, 1949 in Franklin, Kentucky to Father Claud Johnson and Mother Mary Crenshaw Miller. Johnny is survived by his wife Donna and son Trace.

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PASQUALE EUGENE BRUNETTI

Mr. Brunetti was born November 11, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York to Father Salvatore Brunetti and Mother Louise Sposato. Eugene was an Army Veteran and worked for Reynolds Aluminum as a Manager. Mr. Brunetti was laid to rest at Georgia National Cemetery on April 21, 2020.

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PAULINE ELIZABETH JORDAN

Ms. Pauline was born Pauline Elizabeth Honea December 13, 1940 in Jasper, Georgia. Father William E. Honea and Mother Edna Pearl Robinson. Pauline was a Homemaker and is survived by her Daughter Lynn Van Ry. Ms. Jordan was laid to rest at Longswamp Baptist Church Cemetery in Marble Hill.

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DOLLIE MAE NWABUIBE

Dollie was born in Carrollton, Ga. to Father Millerd Hill and Mother Sabra Card. Dollie passed away on April 11, 2020 and will now reside in the Kingdom of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Dollie was a loving Mother and a devout Christian Woman. The following scripture was her last Facebook Post and sums it all up😇 The earth is the Lord ’s, and everything in it. The world and all its people belong to Him. For He laid the earth’s foundation on the seas and built it on the ocean depths. Who may climb the mountain of the Lord ? Who may stand in His holy place? Only those whose hands and hearts are pure, who do not worship idols and never tell lies. They will receive the Lord ’s blessing and have a right relationship with God their savior. Such people may seek You and worship in Your presence, O God of Jacob. Interlude Open up, ancient gates! Open up, ancient doors, and let the King of glory enter. Who is the King of glory? The Lord , strong and mighty; the Lord , invincible in battle. Open up, ancient gates! Open up, ancient doors, and let the King of glory enter. Who is the King of glory? The Lord of Heaven’s Armies— He is the King of glory. ‍Rest Easy Dollie🌸

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CYNTHIA JOAN LLOYD

Cynthia Joan Lloyd was born June 19, 1959 in Amityville, New York to Father Thomas Lloyd and Mother Jean Dorothy Lipiac. Ms. Lloyd resided in Talking Rock , Georgia and passed April 25, 2020 at Piedmont Mountainside. Ms. Lloyd is survived by her Best Friend Mr. Chris Eaton.

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KAREN AMELIA MILLER

Karen was born February 26. 1950 in Jacksonville, Florida to Felston Anderson and Sara Mobley. Karen passed away April 29, 2020 at Northside Cherokee Hospital. Ms. Miller is survived by her son Keith Kowalski which resides in North Palm Beach, Florida. Karen was a resident here in Jasper, Georgia and worked at the nearby Publix. Karen was very loved and will be missed.

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KEVIN LEE PLUMMER

Kevin Lee Plummer, 53, Our Father and Husband born on March 16, 1967 passed away on April 24, 2020. Was a great friend to everybody he met. A great father to his three children Levi, Destiny and Justin. A fantastic uncle to Delena , Sophia and Tucker, and lastly the ultimately fantastic husband to Colleen. He sorely will be missed by everyone.

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BRENDA DIANE BETHUNE LLOYD

Brenda Diane Bethune Lloyd, 69 passed from this earth on Sunday, March 29, 2020 and is greatly missed by her family and friends. Brenda was born October 5, 1950 in Trion, Ga. and moved to Fort Myers, Florida as toddler and lived there until 1984 at which time she and her son Dwayne moved to Georgia. She worked at various jobs throughout her life to include banking and accounting.

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JOAN KIRBY MILLSAP

Joan Kirby Millsap passed away at her home Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Survivors include her sons and daughter in law, Brian Millsap and Brandon and Kimberly Millsap; brother Doug Kirby and sister Barbara Blackwood. She has several grandchildren, Cody, Carissa, Cole, Chase, Kaitlyn, Jacob, Blake, and McKenna and several nieces and nephews.

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BETTY JANE GRIFFIN

Betty Jane Griffin 10/08/2020-03/04/2020. Ms. Betty was born in McCloud, California to Father Reinhart Heldstab and Mother Ada Godfrey. Ms. Griffin earned a Masters in Education and worked as a teacher for years. Betty was widowed and her husband was John Griffin. John and Betty had five children.

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THOMAS WALTON HOWARD

Thomas Walton Howard 09/16/48-02/29/2020. Mr. Howard was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama to Father Floyd Howard Jr. and Shirley Connaughton Smith. Thomas worked in the Moving and Storage industry for U-Haul. A resident of Jasper, Georgia. Thomas is survived by his two children.

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KERRY ALAN METTS

Mr. Kerry Alan Metts 09/07/1965~02/22/2020. Kerry Alan Metts was born in Savannah, Georgia to Father Charles Everett Metts and Mother Carolyn Eleashia Murphy. Mr. Metts moved to Ellijay and worked for himself in the HVAC industry. Mr. Metts is survived by his Sister Cindy Knight of Savannah.

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OTIS DONALD WILDER

Otis Donald Wilder 08/29/1944~02/20/2020. Veteran Wilder was born in Thomaston, Georgia to Father John Henry and Mother Thelma Woods and served in our Armed Forces. Mr. Wilder worked as a mechanic for Delta Airlines. Veteran Wilder is survived by his wife Christine Burkett Wilder.

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DONALD ROY BOSS

Donald Roy Boss July 1, 1940-December 15, 2019. Donald was born in Scottsburg, Indian to Father Roy Boss and Mother Ms. Mull. Veteran Boss served in the United States Navy and worked as an electrician. Donald resided in McDonough, Ga. with his wife Anne.

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DAVID PEPPER MARKS

David Pepper Marks June 10, 1931-November 18, 2019. David was born in Canada to Father Thomas Joseph Marks and Mother Sarah Evelyn Spindled. Davis worked as an Engineer for Bellsouth. David resided in Blairsville with his wife Charlotte Thompson Padgett.

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WILLIAM HUMBER DEBARY

William Humber DeBary December 7, 1977-November 3, 2019. William was born Albany, Ga. in 1977 to Father Ronald DeBary and Mother Gena Humber. William served in the United States Army as a Chef. William worked in the restaurant industry. Veteran DeBary was laid to rest at Georgia National Cemetery.

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DEBORAH JOYVE HUDGINS

Deborah Joyce Hudgins January 7, 1952-September 22, 2019. Deborah was born in Atlanta, Ga. to Father Hubert Hudgins and Mother Hana Matsunaga. Deborah worked in the medical field as a paramedic. Deborah retired to Ellijay and is survived by her son Jeffery Bernard Hudgins, his wife Kelley and their three beautiful children.

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WADE PARKER LINDSEY & WYATT CLARK LINDSEY

Wyatt and Wade were born September 1, 2019 and passed on to be with Jesus the same day. Wyatts' Father Kinnon Park Lindsey and Mother Ashley Mae Stewart reside in Cartersville and had a private ceremony. We were honored to care for this sweet family in their time of need.

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STELLA KOROWOTNY

Stella Korowotny September 11, 1928-January 30, 2020. Stella was born in Pennsylvania to Father Jan Yackowski and Mother Stephania Kenedeliski. Stella is survived by her son Scott Korowotny.

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DANIEL FREDRICK PIHL

Mr. Daniel F. Pihl January 30, 1934-January 10, 2020. Daniel was a Jasper resident and passed peacefully at Grandview Nursing Facility. Daniel was preceded in death by his wife Barbara Pihl. Daniel was born in Massachusetts to Fredrick Wilson Pihl and Wilma Enimaline Sanborn. Daniel is survived by his Sister Sandra Naticchioni of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.

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EDWARD LYNN LEACHMAN

Veteran Edward Lynn Leachman was born November 22, 1948 and passed away peacefully at his home in Forsyth County on January 08, 2020. Edward is survived by his wife Tara Leachman.

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CHARLES JEFFERY PRITCHARD

March 21, 1955-January 11, 2020. Charles J. Pritchard was born in Tennessee and moved to Jasper area for most of his life. Charles passed in Ellijay at his home.

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TAMMY PHILLIPS - HATCHER

January 3, 1969 – February 1, 2020. Tammy Lynn was born January 3, 1969 in Rockdale Georgia To Hazel and Wyman Philips. Tammy passed away February 1, 2020 at Kennestone hospital. Tammy was 51 years old, she is survived by her husband, Jason Hatcher of Temple, Georgia.

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CARL WAYNE SISSOM

Carl Wayne Sissom, 83, of Bent Tree, Jasper passed away Sunday, October 13, 2019. Carl was born in Grundy County, Tennessee as the oldest child of 8, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Sissom, coalminers. He served his country in the US Navy for 20 years and 6 years retired civil service. Mr. Sissom obtained his Master’s Degree in Hospital Administration, worked as a mental health therapist at Parkside Lutheran General Hospital in Chicago, totaling 45 years as a certified...

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CHANNING AARON GREGG

Channing Aaron Gregg, 37, of Marietta, Georgia was born on July 29, 1982 and passed away August 30, 2019. Channing had a heart of gold, was loved by many and he fought until his last day. Channing will be truly missed.

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