Obituaries

Tammy Burchett, 53, died Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Tammy was born in Dalton on March 1, 1966. She was a member of Big Springs Baptist Church. Tammy was preceded in death by her father and his wife, Marvin G. and Patty Jones; her granddaughter, Savannah; her niece, Molly Jones; her nephew, …

Janice (Jan) Freeman Walraven, 69, of Resaca, died Saturday, August 17, 2019 at her home, following three years of declining health. She was born in Gordon County on February 4, 1950, daughter of the late B.W. and Ora Belle Causby Freeman. Jan was a graduate of Red Bud High School, Class of …

Reverend "Hoyt" Cecil Hammock age 69, of Hyde Road, in the community of Resaca, Georgia, departed this life Monday evening, August 12, 2019 following several months of declining health at the local hospital surrounded by his loving family. Reverend Hammock was born in Ducktown, Tennessee on …

Linda Nelson, Elaine Martin Linda Elaine Martin Nelson, 71, of Murphy, NC died August 07, 2019. Services pending. Arrangements by Townson-Rose Funeral Home.

Geneva "Imogene" Jackson, 93, of Calhoun, passed away Monday, August 12, 2019 at her home. She was born in Corbin, KY on April 5, 1926, daughter of the late Rueben and Tessie Towe Stone. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Earl Odell Adcock; her brother, Julian …

Chrissy LaShea Cornwell Edwards, 33, of Calhoun died suddenly on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Chrissy was born in Dalton on May 28, 1986. She was a member of Sugar Valley Baptist Church. Her grandparents, Charles and Elizabeth Baker and Henry Cornwell preceded her in death. Chrissy is survived…

Mrs. Ruby Gail Stokes, 66, of Calhoun died Saturday, August 10, 2019. She was born in Calhoun, GA on August 21, 1952, daughter of the late Mac and Ruby Joe Shope Lance. Gail loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She loved collecting dolls and loved her purses. She was also…

Mr. Samuel Loyd Cox, 91, of Calhoun died peacefully on Thursday, August 8, 2019. Loyd was born in November 12, 1927. He was the son of the late John Henry and Bertie Sue Junkins Cox. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nina Cox, in 2015; his brothers and sister, Doy…

Ms. Carolyn Sue DeVane, age 72, of Calhoun, Georgia, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019. She was born November 23, 1946 in Treemont City, Ohio. Carolyn was full of life and a very loving, caring person. She lived for her children and her grandchildren. Carolyn was very knowledgeable about …

Mrs. Christine Maddox, 71, of Hyde Road in the Resaca community, departed this life early Friday morning, August 9, 2019 in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loving family. Christine was born in Dalton, Georgia on May 27, 1948. She was a daughter of the late Ralph Crider and Mattie S…

Jane Casey, Hackney Jane Hackney Casey, 86, of Douglasville, GA died August 06, 2019. Services were held at 2 PM, on August 9, 2019 at Thomas Funeral Home. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home.

Mr. David Randall Stamey, age 77, of Dalton, Georgia, departed the life Saturday evening, August 3, 2019 at the Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. David was born November 8, 1941 in Dalton, Georgia, a son of the late John Branson and Goldie Quarles Stamey. He was also preceded in…

Mr. William Eugene (Gene) Martin age 71 of Resaca, GA, departed this life Saturday August 3, 2019 at the local hospital. Gene was born March 1, 1948 in Dalton, GA to his parents; Clarence Edward and Ella Mae Sparks Martin. Gene was the life of the party he loved to make people laugh. Gene wa…

Randall Robert Romberger passed away at Spartanburg Medical Center on August 4, 2019 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Born in Danville, Pennsylvania in 1954, he was the son of Gloria and the late Robert (Bob) Romberger. Randy received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Wes…

Margaret "Peggy" Smith Morgan Halper, 78, died peacefully Sunday, July 7, 2019 with her loving daughters and family by her side. She passed courageously in the same way she lived her life: on her own terms. Peggy lived a selfless life of service to her family, church and community. Born in C…

Richard E. Fouts, age 56 of Calhoun, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019 at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Richard was born on August 13, 1962 in Fairmount, GA, to Eugene Talmadge Fouts and the late Linda Fay Elrod Fouts. He was a member of Hall Memorial Baptist Church and worked for Moha…

Marie Chitwood Meadows Worley, age 80 of Calhoun, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Marie was born on December 10, 1938 in Resaca, GA to the late William "Fiddler" H. Chitwood and Mary Elizabeth Roberts Chitwood. She was also preceded in death by her p…

Jerry Arnold, Jerry K. K. Arnold, 83, of Sugar Valley, GA died July 29, 2019. Services were held at 4:00 p.m., on August 1, 2019 at Sugar Valley Baptist Church. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Seth Alan Talley, 44, of Woodland Terrace, Calhoun, Georgia, departed this life Monday morning, July 29, 2019 in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loving family. Seth was born on December 20, 1974 in Dalton, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his father, James Brannon Talley; his g…

Mrs. Betty Barbara Champion, age 86 of Fairmount, GA departed this life Monday July 29, 2019 in Cartersville, GA. She was born February 9, 1933 in Cobb County, GA, a daughter of the late Lyman Grant and Martha Lois Griswell Hogue. She was also preceded in death by her husband Edward Lee Cham…

Mrs. Phyllis White, 62, of Calhoun, Georgia, departed this life Monday, July 29, 2019 at her home. Mrs. White was born on July 21, 1957 in Peru, Indiana. She was preceded in death by her parents, Burl and Nellie Bowers; sister, Martha Davis; brothers, Pete Bowers, Tony Bowers, and Johnny Bow…

Mr. John Clinton Sheriff, 73, of Knight Road, Red Bud community, departed this life early Monday morning, July 29, 2019 in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Sheriff was born in Gordon County on March 2, 1946. He was a son of the late John Benjamin Sheriff and Deemi…

Rev. Dr. Brent Evan Davis, 51, of Calhoun died shortly before midnight on Friday, July 26, 2019 at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Brent was born in Dalton on June 16, 1968. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Hughdon and Pauline Davis and Clyde and Opal Evans. Brent graduated for…

Beatrice Pinyan, Beatrice Romine Romine Pinyan, 84, of Calhoun, GA died July 22, 2019. Services were held at 11 AM, on July 24, 2019 at Max brannon and Sons Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Dr. Ralph Wallin, JR, age 76 of Coosa, GA, passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Ralph was born on August 7, 1942 in Walker County, GA to the late Ralph Wallin, SR and Doris Louise Smith Wallin. Ralph was a lifetime resident of Gordon County and Floyd Co…

Mary Maxine Bagley Walker, 91, of Calhoun died at her home on Monday, July 15, 2019, following several months of declining health. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Harvey Walker; her son, Steffan Durham Hammond; and grandchildren, Lauren Mary Hammond and Joshua Seth Hammond.…

Mr. Joe Dewayne Davis, age 38, passed away July 18, 2019, in Redmond, Regional Hospital. He loved the outdoors, riding horses and coon hunting. He is preceded in death by his parents: Jackson and Glenda Davis, grandparents: Jack and Esther Lurlene Davis and Howard and Ola Harkins. He is surv…

Clarence Howard Withrow Jr., 72, of Adairsville, GA, went to his heavenly home on July 20, 2019. He was born on Dec 22, 1946 to the Late Clarence H. Withrow, Sr and Pauline Holcomb Withrow. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Withrow Whitner. Survivors i…

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