Mrs. Fannie P. Payne of Calhoun passed away on Wednesday, Oct., 2, 2014 at Ridgewood Manor Nursing Home in Dalton. Called Granny by many, she was born on Jan. 7, 1915, in Cherokee County to Maude and Clyde Patterson. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 63 years, Dennis C. Payne; a son-in-law, Ishmal Kinnamon; a brother, Shanklin Patterson; and sisters Ruth Payne, Gertrude Barnett, Gladis Sounders, Nola Yancey and Katy Kirby.
Jimmy Prather, age 82, of the Farmville Community, passed away Monday afternoon at Gordon Hospital.
Jacky Preston Parker, age 63, of Lafayette and formerly of Gordon County, passed away peacefully at his residence Sunday morning August 31st.
Gordon Green passed away, peacefully, Sept. 15, 2014.
Mrs. Martha Anice Bryant Gibson, age 49, of the Ryo Community, Fairmount, passed away Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at her home following several years of declining health.
Mrs. Valeria Wilson, 89, of Woodstock, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Heritage Hospice.
Mr. Johnny Earl Edmondson, 82, of Adairsville, died at his home on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. He was born in Waleska on July 8, 1932, son of the late Walter Monroe Edmondson and Rosa Jane Nelson Edmondson. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Dee Edmondson and his two sisters, Lillian Bailey and Marie Posey.
Mr. Otto Charles Langford Jr., 85, of Dalton, died on Sept. 12, 2014, at Hamilton Medical Center. He was the son of the late Otto and Kate Brock Langford and was also preceded in death by a brother, James B. Langford.
Mr. Thomas Wayne Stanfield, 75, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Calhoun Healthcare following several months of declining health. He was born in Sylacauga, Ala., on Oct. 23, 1938, son of the late Thomas Allen Stanfield and Hazel Matthews Stanfield. In addition to his parents, Mr. Stanfield was preceded in death by his brother, Samuel (Sonny) Stanfield; his sister, Recie Carlie Stanfield; and two grandsons, Jody and Josh Cochran.
Fletcher Pearl Acree, age 96, of Calhoun and formerly of Luthersville, passed away on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at Gordon Health Care.
Mrs. Ruby Jo Turner, age 81, of Calhoun passed away Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.
Judy Choate, age 67, of Calhoun, passed away on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Floyd Medical Center.
Debbie Brown, age 103, of Dalton, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at her residence.
Howard W. Hall, age 84 of the Sonoraville Community, passed away July 26, 2014, at the Kindred Hospital in Rome.
Mrs. Shirley Elizabeth Mullins Gann, age 67 of Calhoun, passed away Monday July 28, 2014, at a Chattanooga hospital following an extended period of declining health.
Terry Carter, age 61 of Calhoun, passed away on July 29, 2014.
Mrs. Inez Adell Bryant Winters, age 75, of Fairmount, Ga., passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at her residence with her family at her bedside.
When The Fork Casual Fine Dining was featured on Restaurant Impossible with viewing available at the eatery, it was less than crowded, with only 30 people in attendance and owners expecting less.
Samuel “Sammy” M. Black, Jr. age 69 of Sugar Valley, passed away July 22, 2014 at his residence following a courageous 10 month battle with cancer.
Thomas “Tommy” Brookshire Pearson, 65 of Ringgold (Formerly of Murfreesboro) departed this life Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at his home.
Mr. Melvin Lee Farmer, age 85 of Fairmount, GA died Monday, July 21, 2014 at his residence following several years of declining health.