Obituaries

Tim Tinch

Mr. Timothy Grady “Tim” Tinch, age 55 of Resaca, died Thursday, May 25, 2017 at his residence, following a courageous battle with cancer.

Tim was born in Gordon County on Nov. 14, 1961, son of Ruby Gallman Tinch and the late James Grady Tinch. He was a graduate of Calhoun High School, and was awarded a certificate for 12 years perfect attendance. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, and fishing. Prior to ill health, he was an Electrician.

Survivors include his wife, Julie Tinch; his sons, Victor Melville and his wife Crystal, and Jonathan Tinch, all of Calhoun; his mother, Ruby Gallman Tinch; his brother, Larry Tinch and his wife Rose; grandchildren, Destiny Parker, Jameson Stepp, C.J. Stepp, and Jacob Crisp; and a great-grandchild, Kaci Crisp. Aunts and uncle, Grapell Headrick, and Bill and Jean Tinch; and several cousins also survive.

Funeral services for Mr. Tim Tinch were conducted Sunday, May 28 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home, with Rev. Jimmy Otinger officiating. Interment followed in the Sugar Valley Old Methodist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers serving included Dillon Tinch, Traci Sexton, Shawn Lee Hall, Jerry Hudson, Keith “Gator” Joyner and Jacob Crisp.

The Tinch family received friends Sunday, between the hours of 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the funeral Home.

Funeral services for Mr. Timothy Grady “Tim” Tinch are under the care and direction of Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home of Calhoun.

Mike Tinch

Mike Tinch, age 55, of Calhoun, passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in Gordon County.

Mike was born on Aug. 28, 1961 in Floyd County to Bill Tinch and Jean West. He was a member of the Calhoun Church of Christ, alumnus of Calhoun High School class of 1979 where he was an outstanding athlete in football and baseball, he was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and son, he was also an avid hunter and golfer and attended Dalton Junior College.

He is survived by his loving high school sweetheart and wife of 36 years, Melanie Bentley Tinch; his parents, Bill and Jean Tinch, and three daughters, Amy Tinch Moore, Megan Tinch Mullins and her husband Thomas, Sarah Tinch Rice and her husband Eric all of Calhoun; brother, Dallas Tinch from Calhoun; a sister, Sherry Tinch Carter of Calhoun; he is also survived by seven grandchildren, Max Moore, Beau Moore, Emma, Mullins, Asa Mullins, Eli Mullins, Willow Rice and Leo Rice.

Funeral Services were conducted on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 6 p.m. from Calhoun Church of Christ with Minister Frank Mills, Minister John Mitchell and Minister Jerry Smith officiating. Burial followed at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery. Johnny Bagwell, Bryan Peeples, Rhett Peeples, Gage Peeples, Asa Peeples, Dallas Tinch Jr, Brent Carter, Nick Gravitt, and Bobbie Brewster served as pallbearers.

The family received friends on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Calhoun Church of Christ from 4 p.m. until the funeral hour of 6 p.m.

You may leave the family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com

Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mike Tinch.

Lamar Tomlinson

Lamar Tomlinson, 83, of Calhoun, died at Gordon Healthcare on Saturday, May 27, 2017, following several years of declining health.

Lamar was born in Gordon County on Aug. 9, 1933; he was the son of the late Winford Tomlinson Sr. and the late Irene Chastain Tomlinson.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of fifty-seven years, Charlotte Erwin Tomlinson, in 2016; his brothers, Winford Tomlinson Jr., Dan Tomlinson, and Jack Tomlinson; his sisters, Florence Taylor and Jolene Treadaway.

Lamar graduated from Liberty High School in the class of 1951; he excelled at basketball and was a member of the Gordon County Championship Team where he played forward. After graduation, Lamar joined The United States Army where he was a Corporal from 1955 until 1958. He received the Good Conduct Medal and was awarded as the best marksman in his platoon. He was posted on Okinawa, Japan, for fourteen months, where he survived five typhoons. Lamar enjoyed gardening, watching classic western movies, and raising bantam chickens. He especially loved “The Lone Ranger.” Lamar worked in the textile industry at several local companies; he retired from Georgia Tufters and Georgia Textiles. He had served as an Elder at Liberty Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Later he was a member at Resaca Church of God, and was presently a member of Victory Temple Church of God.

Lamar is survived by his son, Tony Tomlinson; his daughter and son-in-law, Tina and Neal Shadden; his brother, Max Tomlinson; his sister and brother-in-law, Glenda and Clinton Poole; his nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

The Tomlinson family received friends at Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home on Sunday, May 28, 2017 from 3 until 7 p.m.

The funeral service was conducted on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 3 p.m. from Victory Temple Church of God. Pastor Jeff Dutton and Pastor Keith Reid officiated. Burial followed at Fain Cemetery with Rev. Dennis Childers officiating. Pallbearers were Frankie Tomlinson, Eddie Tomlinson, Jerome Poole, Keith Poole, Mark Poole, and Phelan Poole. Honorary pallbearers were Gary Tomlinson, Jimmy Tomlinson, Jerry Treadaway, and Greg Taylor.

For memorials, the family suggests The American Bible Society, 101 North Independence Mall East FL8, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2155, or online at donate.americanbible.org. 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.

Hudon Bagley

Thomas Hudon Bagley, age 88, of Calhoun, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017 at Erlanger Medical Center.

Hudon was born on Oct. 23, 1928 to the late Thomas Harvey Bagley and Sarah Margaret Chadwick in Gordon County. He was a veteran of the Korean War and served proudly in the United States Army. He was employed by Lockheed-Martin Aircraft for 35 years. Hudon was an avid golfer and loved his family and grandchildren. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Rosa Kate Ruddell; siblings, Ernest Bagley, Ervin Bagley, Robert Bagley, Lillian Boswell, Laurie England, Lois Parker and Simmie Bell Lewis.

He is survived by his daughters, Sherry Wiman and her husband Mark of Acworth, Susan Ralston and her husband Terry of Calhoun, Traci Clements and her husband Scott of Calhoun; a special friend, Betty Cochran; a sister, Ruby Baggett of Adairsville and a sister-in-law, Sarah Jo Bagley; six grandchildren, Natalie Knight and her husband Justin, Tyler Wiman and his wife Beth, Hannah Ralston, Cody Ralston, Chandler Clements and Andrew Clements, great-granddaughter, Claire Knight.

Funeral Services will be conducted from the chapel of Thomas Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 2 p.m. with Dr. Bert Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow in Chandler cemetery with full Military Burial. Dr. John Barber will have charge of graveside rites. Nephews will serve as pallbearers.

The family received friends on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Thomas Funeral Home from 5 until 8 p.m.

You may leave the family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com

Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Thomas Hudon Bagley.

Barbara Jo Harbour

Barbara Jo Harbour, age 85 of Calhoun, passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017 in Gordon Hospital surrounded by her family.

Jo was born on Dec. 12, 1931 in Gordon County to the late Lum Greeson and Winnie Caroline Tatum Greeson. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her siblings, Bill Greeson, Tatum Greeson, June Holland, Robbie Greeson, Bennie Lee Barrett, Bonnie Hall and Myra Thornbrough; and beloved special nephews, Freddy Holland and Terry Greeson.

Barbara was a member of Heritage Baptist Church. Barbara Jo retired from Fafnir Bearings, where she loved and inspired so many co-workers.

Jo is survived by her husband, John A. Harbour of Calhoun; three daughters, Sue Ellen Thomas and her husband Bruce of Calhoun, Jeanne Hammontree and her husband Richard of Franklin, Tennessee, and Kim Harbour and her husband Randy Gilbert of Calhoun; five grandchildren, Christy Clyatt Sipple and her husband Harry, Cari Clyatt Wilkes and her husband Richard, Holly Hammontree Tondreau and her husband Patrick, Jordan Hammontree, and Johnathan Harbour; and four great-grandchildren, Kylee Tondreau, Harley Tondreau, Jackson Rothstein and Harbour Jane Wilkes. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral Services were conducted at Heritage Baptist Church on Sunday, May 28 at 2 p.m. with Dr. Brent Davis officiating. Rebecca Owen, Faye Land and Kathy Faith had charge of music. Burial followed in Fain Cemetery.

Pallbearers serving included Byron Greeson, Kim McNeese, Zip Holland, Preston Aker, Kyle Brown, Hugh Hall, Donald Crump, and Eli Corona. Honorary Pallbearers were her co-worker friends from Fafnir Bearing.

The family received friends on Saturday evening from 4 until 7 p.m. at Thomas Funeral Home.

You may leave the Harbour family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com

Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Barbara Jo Harbour.