Obituaries

Flaura Mae Hale

Flaura Mae Leonard Hale, a longtime resident of the Sonoraville community, died at Gordon Hospital on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, following a brief illness. Flaura Mae was born Bartow County on Feb. 13, 1944; she was the daughter of the late Howard and Lucille Clayton Leonard. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of more than fifty years, Lawrence Calvin Hale, in 2014; her brothers and sisters-in-law, Jessie and Audrey Leonard, Roy Leonard, Gene Leonard, John and Mary Grace Leonard, James Leonard, GW Leonard, and Bradford Leonard; her sisters and brother-in-law, Evelyn Ruth Leonard, Elizabeth Burchett, and Mavis and Troy Fortenberry. Flaura Mae was a loving mother, grandmother, and a sweet friend to many. She always smiled; her smile and laugh will not be forgotten.

Flaura Mae is survived by her loving daughter, Tammie Elaine Chadwick; her granddaughters, Christina Williams and Haley Chadwick; her great-grandchildren, Jaqueline, Ava, Madison, Brooklyn, and Dakota Williams; her sisters-in-law, Ellen Leonard and Mildred Hale; her brother-in-law, Arlon Burchett; many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

The Hale family received friends on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home. They also received friends on Friday from noon until 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

The funeral service was conducted on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. from the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in the family plot at Oak Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Pastor Ryan Miller will officiate. Pallbearers are Wayne Leonard, Terry Farmer, Wiley Leonard, Gary Scott, Dennis Farmer, and Alex Leonard.

Friends may sign the online guest register at www.maxbrannonandsons.com. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home of Calhoun.

Taylor Moore, III

Taylor Melville Moore, III, 70, of Greensboro, N.C. departed this life on Aug. 19 2017 at Blumenthal Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

Taylor was born in Lancaster County, South Carolina to Taylor M. Moore, II and Nancy Nisbet. Taylor grew up in Van Wyck, South Carolina, attended Indian Land High School and later graduated from Newberry College. During his lifetime, Taylor resided in Lookout Mountain Georgia, Calhoun Georgia, and Greensboro North Carolina.

Taylor had a long career in the textile industry working on computer systems for multiple companies including Salem Carpets and Mannington Mills. Taylor enjoyed playing golf and spending time with his grandchildren.

Taylor is survived by his son Zachary Moore, daughter Ashley Goble and son-in-law William, grandchildren Molly and June Goble, brother Ed Moore, and sisters Anne Taylor and Penny Faulkenberry.

A privately held memorial service will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Calhoun Voluntary Action Center, where Taylor regularly volunteered while residing in Calhoun.

Freddie Belvin

Freddie David Belvin, age 68, was born May 7, 1949 in Crossville, Tenn. to William and Thelma Belvin and passed away Aug. 17, 2017 in Rome, GA. He spent his life doing what he loved, truck driving, painting and all areas of the construction business. His main love was riding and training horses.

He is survived by his wife- Cheryl Belvin, brothers- Bill and Clifford Belvin, sister- Ava Loveday Neely, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents- William McKinley Belvin and Thelma Marie Ball Belvin, siblings- Marie Simmons, Glen Belvin, and Janie Neely.

A graveside service was held on Aug. 20, 2017 at 2 p.m. in Bakers Chapel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations toward his account at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home.