Obituaries

Ronald "Skillet" Lee Kellett, 72, LaFayette

Ronald "Skillet" Lee Kellett, age 72, of LaFayette passed away Saturday, August 05, 2017.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell Lucky Kellett and Ibero Elizabeth Williams Kellett; son, Ronald Lee Kellett Jr.; daughter, Amanda Sky Kellett; sisters, Ann Kellett and Glorious Pickard.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Elaine Kellett; daughter, Patricia "Kit" (Pilo) Gonzalez all of LaFayette; grandchildren, Nikki (Charlie) Torres and Bubba Carico; great grandchildren, Mayra Torres, Bianca Torres, and Blanca Torres; sister, Mary (Ronnie) Hewitt of Rock Spring; and several nieces and nephews.

No funeral service or interment.

Visitation: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Arrangements: Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Cynthia Bomar Williams, 67, LaFayette

Cynthia Bomar Williams, age 67, of LaFayette passed away Monday, August 07, 2017.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of LaFayette and a member of the Women of Faith Sunday School Class. Cynthia was a Human Resource Manager for almost 20 years, most recently employed with Regions Bank and at The Home Depot. She retired in 2016 and began working as a substitute teacher for the Walker County School System. She was an amazing wife, mother, Mimi and friend.

Survived by husband of 28 years, Doug Williams of LaFayette; daughters and sons-in-law, Amanda Gazaway Shirley & Kevin of Rock Spring, and Jessica Gazaway Gaither & Daniel of Calhoun; brother and sister-in-law, Charlie Bomar & Carol; grandchildren, Megan Shirley, Sophie Gaither and Jackson Gaither; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Memorial service: Thursday, August 10th at 11:00 a.m. with Dr. Todd Gaddis officiating.

Visitation: At the funeral home Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of LaFayette or to The Cottage; 467 Longhollow Rd. Rock Spring, Ga. 30739

Arrangements: Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Flora Dianne (Ann) Fountain, Rock Spring

Flora Dianne (Ann) Fountain of Rock Spring passed away Monday, July 31, 2017.

She was born October 15, 1942 to Earl and Geraldine Carpenter Hewitt.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 18 years, John Douglas Fountain, Jr. on April 15, 1999.

She is survived by children: Malcolm (Polly) Pickard, Mark (Lynn) Pickard, Matthew (Crystal) Pickard, Kristy (Rodney) Fountain Parker, and Steven (Shona) Fountain and by grandchildren: Jason (Heather) Pickard, Shawn (Susan) Pickard, Shane Pickard, Sasha Carr, Amy Pickard, TJ Pickard, Forrest Pickard, Aaron Pickard, Chase Pickard, Douglas Pickard, Waylon Pickard, Desaray Pickard, Skyler Pickard, Maleaha Pickard, Cheyenne Parker, Greenlee Fountain and Emilee Fountain and by fourteen great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by brothers Gerry Hewitt, George Hewitt, and Marshall Hewitt and grandchildren Rylynn Pickard and Jeremy Wallin.

She is survived by sisters Linda Hewitt and Earline (Bubbles) Hewitt Garrett, brother Ronnie (Mary) Hewitt and sisters-in-law Mary Hewitt and Maryln Hewitt and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service: 2 p.m. Friday, August 4, 2017 in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Rev. W.C. Pence officiating.

Interment: LaFayette Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers: Mike Lanier, Joey Middleton, Dave Gilbert, Sam Turner, Jim Patton, and Wayne Ballard.

Honorary pallbearers: P. D. and Janice Fortune, Jim Mize and Rev. Cecil Bryant.

Visitation: At the funeral home Thursday from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Walker County Stocking Full of Love, P. O. Box 767, LaFayette, GA 30728 or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial and Honor Gifts, P. O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.

Arrangements: Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Taylor Chadwick, 21, Rossville

Taylor Chadwick, 21, of Rossville, passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017.

Taylor was born in Chattanooga, on November 1, 1995 and has resided in the North Georgia area all of her life. She attended Ridgeland High School and previously worked with Dollar General Store. She enjoyed listening to music, playing video games, writing poetry and short stories and studying science and astrology.

She is preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Alvin Shook Sr. and Margaret Shook, maternal grandfather, Delmah Chadwick, grandmother, Bessie McCallie, great-grandmother, Lilly Mae Lamar and father-in-law, Steve Nation.

Survivors include her husband, Chance Poe, mother, Margaret Chadwick, father, David Shook, daughter, Aureli Sky-Lyne Chadwick, brothers, Daniel and Jonathan Chadwick and Ethan Willoughby, sister Danielle Shook, step-fathers, Danny Ledford and James Willoughby, several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.lane-southcrestchapel.com

Funeral services: 3:00 PM on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Lane South Crest Chapel.

Visitation: 4-8 PM on Friday, August 11, 2017 in the South Crest of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.