Obituaries

Barbara Kathryn "Kathy" Key (Eaton), 62, Hiram, Ga.

Barbara Kathryn "Kathy" Key (Eaton), age 62, of Hiram passed away Friday, December 22, 2017.

Kathy was born on March 1, 1955 to Samuel "Sam" Isaac Eaton and Kathryne Jewell Eaton (Barfield) in LaFayette Georgia.

She was preceded in death by her husband Carl Rupert Key and her parents.

Survived by daughter Marylyn Rene`e Sabol (Key) and son Dan Carl Key.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Tuesday, December 26 in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery at 6202 Trion Hwy, LaFayette, GA.

Pallbearers: Andy Eaton, Jon Sabol. Tim Jackson, Chris Nipper, Matt Kellerman, Seth Nipper.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Joyce Cordell Smith, 82, LaFayette, Ga.

Joyce Cordell Smith, age 82, of LaFayette passed away Wednesday, December 27, 2017 in Oakview Health and Rehab.

Joyce is a member of Bethel Memorial Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Freddie Smith; and parents, Johnnie and Amilee Cordell.

She is survived by daughters, Sharon (Marty) Scoggins of Trion, and Sheila Smith of Dalton; grandchildren, Stephany (Kameron) Peterson, Jessica (Josh) Locke, and Cody McClure; great grandchild, Olyver; and her brother, Wayne (Judy) Cordell, of LaFayette; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral service: 2 p.m. Saturday, December 30th from the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel, with Pastor Bud Marteen officiating.

Interment: LaFayette City Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Billy Smith, Buddy Smith, Timmy Smith, Wade Smith, Stanley Moore, and Cole Smith.

Honorary pallbearers: Mark Hall, Keith Thomas, and Steve Smith.

Visitation: At the funeral home Saturday from 12 p.m. until service time.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Daphne Hale Edge, 96, LaFayette, Ga.

Daphne Hale Edge, age 96, of LaFayette went to be with her Lord Thursday, December 28, 2017.

She was born on March 22, 1921 in LaFayette, Georgia to the late A.R. Hale and Minnie Smith Hale and was a member of the First Baptist Church of LaFayette.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Paul Edge, Sr.; daughter, Pamela Kay Edge; sisters, Alene Underwood, Jamie Moore, Nell Edwards, Ernestine Bartlett, Martha Oliver, Betty Gilbreath, and Ellen Cameron.

Survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, John Paul (Wanda) Edge, Jr. of Rome, and Tommy L. (Debby) Edge of LaFayette; nine grandchildren; six-teen great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral service: 11 a.m. Saturday, December 30 from the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel, with Dr. Warren Moorhead officiating.

Interment: LaFayette Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers: Chris Edge, Dustin Edge, Jason Edge, Devin Barker, Matt Jenkins, and Maverick Suits.

Visitation: At the funeral home Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.