Obituaries

Jane Young

Mrs. O. Jane Young, age 69, of Fairmount, departed this life Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 at her home. Jane was born Oct. 14, 1948 in Chatsworth, Georgia, a daughter of the late Samuel Lucious and Doris Mozelle Gulledge Thompson. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Robert L. Thompson. She was a 1966 graduate of Polk County High School in Benton, Tenn. She worked many years at Legendary Homes in Fairmount, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Fairmount.

She is survived by her husband, J.M. Young of the residence; daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Gerald Cooley of Sugar Valley; sons and daughters-in-law, Joe and Melissa Young, Phillip and Kelley Young all of Fairmount; grandchildren, Brittany Cooley Landon Cooley, Jacob Young, Samantha Young, Bailey Cordle, Sawyer Edens, Cole Snider, Beau Young and Trenton Young; great-grandchildren, Collum Edens and Brooklynn Cordle; brothers, Sammy Thompson of Ocoee, Tenn., Doug Thompson of Benton, Tenn., Robby Thompson of Chatsworth; sisters, Judy Wilson of Decatur, Tenn. and Charlotte Bridges of Cleveland, Tenn.; aunts, Jesse Coppock of Old Fort, Tenn., and Wanda Jackson of Chatsworth; several nieces and nephews.

Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Jane Young were held Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 at 4 p.m. at the Fairmount Chapel of Ponders Funeral Home with Reverend Herman Mulkey and Reverend Stanley Mulkey officiating. She was laid to rest at Haven of Rest Memory Gardens with her grandsons serving as pallbearers.

The family received friends at Ponders Fairmount Chapel from 5 until 9 p.m. Friday and after 12 p.m. noon Saturday until the service hour.

Friends and family may offer condolences to Young family by visiting our website at www.pondersfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by The Fairmount Chapel of Ponders Funeral Home, 4566 Hwy 411, Fairmount, Georgia. 706-337-3784.

Clarence Hall

Mr. Clarence W. “Precious” Hall, 88, of Pine Valley Drive, Adairsville, passed away Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 at Cartersville Medical Center.

Mr. Hall was born in Adairsville, Oct. 3, 1929, son of the late James “Jim” Clarence Hall and Annie Elizabeth Buttrum Hall. He was a member of Clear Creek Baptist Church and active in the Brotherhood. He retired from Dan Rivers. Clarence enjoyed singing gospel music and going to gospel singings. He liked watching the Atlanta Braves and being outdoors, from fishing to mowing the yard. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather who will be deeply missed. Mr. Hall was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lois Craig Hall; brothers, Melvin, Roy, Virgil, Junior, and Raymond Hall; sister, Fannie Ruth Redd and stepson, James Craig.

Survivors include his loving wife, Claudette Richards Hall; sons and daughters-in-law, Alfred and Linda Hall, Cary and Teresa Hall, and Michael and Kathy Kiser; daughters and sons-in-law, Dianne and Edward Hicks, Hazel and Shane Towe, Donna and Phillip Turner, Vivian and Enos Stockbridge, Dimple and Joseph Clark, and Arlene and Tim Dasher; stepsons, Fred Craig, Edward Craig, and Junior Craig; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Barton Funeral Home, Adairsville with Reverends Donnie Summey, Rickey Sanford, Larry Towe, and Cary Hall officiating. Interment followed Towe Chapel Cemetery, Adairsville. Pallbearers included Jack Darnell, Scott Duvall, Chuck Nichols, Daniel Hite, Charles Dothard, and Michael Roberson. Honorary pallbearers included his grandsons, Tommy Little, and the gentlemen of the church.

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

The family would like to thank everyone who has helped during this time and a special thank you to Joyce Young and Joanie Stewart.

Please sign the guestbook and leave online condolences at www.BartonFuneralHome.net

R. Dudley Barton & Son Funeral Home, Adairsville, is in charge of funeral arrangements for Mr. Clarence W. “Precious” Hall.

Gordon Jordon

Gordon Lee Jordon, 75, of Calhoun, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. He was born on May 24, 1942, son of the late Earnest Lee Jordon and Lela May Silvers Jordon.

Gordon owned and operated Gordon’s Automatic Transmission Shop for 45 years and in his spare time he was an avid fisherman.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Brenda Jordon; three sons, Shane Jordon, Heath Jordon, and Terry Jordon; a daughter, Teresa Williams; grandchildren, Bly Jordon, Gunter Jordon, Presley Jordon, Summer Jordon, Chasity Chapman and her husband Matt, Taylor Jordon and his wife Miranda, Lee Williams, and Shanna Williams; and great-grandchildren, Kaylan, Jayden, Landon, Savannah, Ryder, and Kendall.

The funeral service was held on Monday, Feb. 26 at 1 p.m. from South Calhoun Baptist Church. Rev. Gary Bowman and Rev. Eddie Brannon officiated. Burial followed at Fain Cemetery. Pallbearers serving were Kenny Gravitt, James Stone, Bly Jordon, Gunter Jordon, Scott Cochran, and Taylor Jordon. Honorary Pallbearers were Troy Padgett, Jackie Keener, Ed Ireland, Roland Brown, Marcus Winston, and Jerry Davis.

The Jordon family received friends at Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home on Sunday, Feb. 25 from 6 until 8 p.m.

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.

Thurmond Carver

Thurmond Artrell Carver, 82, of Talking Rock, died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 at his residence. He was born in Pickens County on April 20, 1935, son of the late Lance Carver and Lois Patterson Carver. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother and sister-in-law, Troy and Betty Carver.

Thurmond was a lifelong resident of the Ludville Community. He retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation after 28 years of work. He was a member of Ball Creek Baptist Church, and loved to garden.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mary Cornett Carver; brothers and sister-in-law, Howard and Judy Carver of Talking Rock, and James Carver of Calhoun; a sister and brother-in-law, Edna and Emory Watson of Blue Ridge; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Eva Denny of Jasper, Randall and Diane Cornett of Hinton, J.C. and Eldie Cornett of Jasper, Ruthell Cornett of Jasper, and Mary Cornett of South Carolina; a brother-in-law, Reg Denny of Jasper; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

The funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Roper Funeral Home. Rev. Eddie Brannon and Rev. Kenneth Kirk will officiate. Burial will follow at Ball Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Music will be arranged by the Angel Spirit Quartet. Pallbearers serving are David Carver, Cody Carver, Brian Henderson, Caleb Henderson, Charles Chastain, and Charlie Long.

The Carver family received friends at Roper Funeral Home on Monday, Feb. 26 and Tuesday, Feb. 27 from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m.

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.

Aleck Sewell

Mr. Aleck Franklin Sewell, age 76, of Gravely Road, Calhoun passed away Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at Gordon Hospital.

He was born Jan. 6, 1942, son of the late Leonard A. Sewell and Helen McGhin Sewell. Mr. Sewell was a member of Union Grove Baptist Church. He was a retired veteran of the United States Navy and also retired from Galey and Lord. Aleck was a member of the Sugar Valley Lodge #733, past Master of Shannon Lodge #100, Chattooga Lodge #704, Sugar Valley Lodge #733, and honorary member at several Masonic Lodges. He was preceded in death by his parents and birth mother, Hester Haney Fuller; wife and mother of his children, Sarah Freeman Sewell; and brothers, Pat Sewell and James Jackson.

Survivors include his loving wife, Evelyn Cornwell Sewell of Calhoun; children, James (Wendi) Sewell of Rome, Stephen Sewell of Calhoun, and Kevin Sewell of Calhoun, Pamela (William) Carver of Calhoun, Melinda Holley of Ringgold, and Steven (Lynette) Cornwell of Calhoun; brothers, Eugene (Melba) Sewell and Max (Joyce) Sewell; sisters, Glenda (Herman) Freeman, Clara (Willie) Hicks, Diane (Stephen) Nelson, and Marie (Ricky) Cochran; nine grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 at 2 p.m., at Union Grove Baptist Church, Adairsville, with the Rev. David Baker and Rev. Joel Alexander officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery with full masonic rites and military honors. Pallbearers included Sydney Sewell, Eddie Sewell, Jerry Hicks, Michael Hicks, Bruce Hicks, and Jeff Freeman. Honorary pallbearers included Sugar Valley Masonic Lodge and masons of surrounding lodges.

The family received friends Monday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at Barton Funeral Home, Adairsville.

Sign the guestbook and leave online condolences at www.BartonFuneralHome.net.

R. Dudley Barton & Son Funeral Home, Adairsville, will be in charge of funeral arrangements for Mr. Aleck Franklin Sewell.

Alvinell Martin

Alvinell Hall Martin, 86, a lifelong resident of Calhoun, died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. She was born on May 4, 1931, daughter of the late Rev. William and Lelar Bell Seabolt Hall. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Winfred Martin; a granddaughter, Chasity Walraven; sisters, Ruby Tomlinson, Eva Dobson, Melgia Beets, and Azzilee Stanley; and a brother, Adam Hall.

Prior to retirement, Alvinell owned and operated Martin’s Beauty Shop in Resaca for many years and was a member of the Resaca Assembly of God. Alvinell loved her family and cherished her many friends.

She is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law, Johnny Martin and Walter L. and Wanda Walraven of Calhoun; granddaughters, Candy Walraven, Autumn Walraven Johnson, and Amanda Walraven Rodarmer; great-grandchildren, Taylor Stone, Kennedy Newton, Langston Newton, and Ryan Rodarmer; and a sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Charles Hall of Calhoun.

The funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home. Bishop Lance Johnson and Rev. Eddie Brannon will officiate. Burial will follow at Fain Cemetery. Pallbearers serving are Jamie Rickett, Rick Dickinson, Dugan Collum, Jim Hunt, Tom Hunt, and Larry Defoor.

The Martin family received friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, Feb. 27 from 4 until 9 p.m. The family would like to express their gratitude to the management and staff of Gordon Health Care for their care and compassion.

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.