Obituaries

Jack Densmore

Jack Lamar Densmore, 72, of Calhoun, died Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 at Gordon Hospital. He was born in Gordon County on Feb. 14, 1945, son of the late Marion C. and Geneva Purcell Densmore.

Jack was a 1963 graduate of Calhoun High School. He was a veteran, serving his country in the United States Army in Vietnam. He was employed with Shaw Industries, Plant 4, for 35 years. He was a member of the Hellion Motorcycle Club, the VFW and the American Legion.

Survivors include his daughters and son-in-law, Shelley Densmore of Calhoun, Julie and Michael Walls of Calhoun, and Lindsay Densmore of Atlanta; his brother, Alton Densmore of Calhoun; grandchildren, Caitlin Densmore and Savannah Hensley; and a niece, Benita Densmore.

Services to honor the life of Jack Lamar Densmore were held Monday, Aug. 28 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home, with Rev. Eddie Brannon officiating. Interment, with Military Honors, followed in Haven of Rest Memorial Park, with Chaplain Walter Printup officiating. Pallbearers serving included Jerry Moore, Donald Dempsey, Wade Russell, John Fluegge, Darrell Humphery and Bill Dempsey. Honorary pallbearers were members of the American Legion, Post 47.

The Densmore family received friends at the funeral home on Sunday, Aug. 27 from 3 until 6 p.m.

Condolences may be left at www.maxbrannonandsons.com. Funeral arrangements for Jack Lamar Densmore are under the care and direction of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home of Calhoun.

Glenton Smith

Glenton Allen Smith, age 84, of the Ranger Community, passed away Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 at Ridgewood Manor of Dalton.

Glenton was born on March 14, 1933 in Manchester, Ga., a daughter of the late Elwin Allen and Mamie Watkins Allen. In addition, a daughter, Donna Ruth Smith; two brothers, Robert Allen and James Allen and a sister Ruby Daniel preceded her in death.

She is survived by one son, Kenneth Smith of Ranger; and a daughter, Denise Lydic of Dallas; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

A graveside service was conducted in Fain Cemetery at 12 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29 with her nephew, Reverend Randell Daniel officiating.

The family received friends from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Thomas Funeral Home preceding the graveside service.

Thomas Funeral Home has charge of arrangements for the services of Glenton Allen Smith of Ranger.

Dudley Higgins

Mr. Dudley Elvis Higgins, age 60, of Old Highway 140, Adairsville passed away Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, at the residence.

He was born in Rome on Oct. 11, 1956, son of the late Hershel Frank Higgins and Callie Smith Higgins. He was of the Christian Faith and had worked as a carpenter. Mr. Higgins was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and farming, and watching westerns and NASCAR. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Dean Higgins, and a sister, Janet Hicks.

Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Shea and Rodney Stokes of Calhoun; two granddaughters, Mia and Sofia Stokes of Calhoun; a brother, Danny Higgins of Adairsville; several nieces and nephews; and his beloved dog, Daisy.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Barton Funeral Home, Adairsville, with Rev. Jim Pinkard officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Adairsville. Pallbearers will be Brent Higgins, Barry Higgins, Tony Smith, Emmanuel Olvera, Austin Davis, Chris Hicks, Ethan Abernathy, Jeff “Jellyhead” Hicks and Bo Carter.

The family received friends at Barton Funeral Home on Tuesday evening from 6 until 8 p.m.

R. Dudley Barton and Son Funeral Home, Adairsville, is in charge of funeral arrangements for Mr. Dudley Higgins.