Obituaries

Eugene Kostreba, Allen Eugene Allen Kostreba, 66, of Calhoun, GA died January 19, 2021. Services were held at 1:00 pm, at Trinity Baptist Church. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Randy Gilbert, Lynn Randy Lynn Gilbert, 44, of Calhoun, GA died January 20, 2021. Services were held at 3 PM, on January 24, 2021 at Thomas Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home.

Cecilia Sevilla, Cecilia Mayela Mayela Sevilla, 69, of Calhoun, GA died January 18, 2021. Service will be held at 10 AM, on January 23, 2021 at St. Clement's Catholic Church. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home.

Mrs. Shirley Ruth Randolph, 78, of Adairsville, died Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at her residence following several years of declining health. Mrs. Randolph was born on April 18, 1942, the daughter of the late Richard Rainey and Ruby Oogles Rainey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded…

Raymond Calvin Langley, 93, of Calhoun, GA died Monday, January 18, 2021. He was born in Gordon County on November 26, 1927, to the late Chester and Stella Carroll Langley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Lamar Brown; his siblings Raiford "Red" Langley, Austi…

George Childers, George Watson Watson Childers, 72, of Fairmount, GA died January 17, 2021. Service will be held at 3 PM, on January 21, 2021 at Thomas Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home.

Randy Shepherd, Lee Randy Lee Shepherd, 65, of Calhoun, GA died January 16, 2021. Services were held at 3 PM, on January 18, 2021 at Thomas Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home.

Candy Peterson, 55, of Adairsville, GA died Saturday, January 16, 2021, after a 5-month illness. She was born on May 25, 1965, in Haverty Grace, Maryland to the late Allen Tate Sr. and Virginia Bomen. She was preceded in death by, daughter, Kassandra Reed; brother, Tommy (Mary) Tate; sister,…

Mary Ralston, Fisher Mary Fisher Ralston, 75, of Calhoun, GA died January 17, 2021. Service will be held at 1:00 pm, on January 20, 2021 at Chapel. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Annis Mulkey, Annis Silvers Silvers Mulkey, 82, of Ranger, GA died January 15, 2021. Services were held at 1:00 pm, on January 19, 2021 at Chapel. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Eva Parker, Eva Parker, 93, of Calhoun, GA died January 16, 2021. Services were held at 1:00 pm, on January 19, 2021 at Trinity Baptist Church with interment to follow in Gordon Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Tony Newman, Tony Newman, 57, of Calhoun, GA died January 16, 2021. Service will be held at 3:00 pm, on January 20, 2021 at Chapel. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Sara Mashburn, Sara Mashburn, 82, of Calhoun, GA died January 13, 2021. Services were held at 2:00 PM, on January 16, 2021 at Boone Ford Baptist Church. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Richard Leon "Bud" Holcomb, age 86 of Calhoun, GA, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2021 at his residence. Bud was born on December 17, 1934 in Trion, GA, son of the late R.M. Holcomb and Thelma Moon Holcomb. In addition to his parents, Bud was also preceded in death by: his wife, Annette …

Janice Belinda "Linda" O'Shields Smith, 70, of Calhoun, GA died Wednesday, January 13, 2021 after a one-month illness. She was born on May 27, 1950 in Alabama to the late Doyle and Jeanette Taylor Hayes. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Jesse(Bonnie) O'Shields; daughter, Janic…

Charles Floyd, Charles Lex Lex Floyd, 87, of Adairsville, GA died January 13, 2021. Services were held at 2 PM, on January 15, 2021 at Franklin Cemetery. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home.

John J. Pershin White, 89, of Adairsville, GA died Tuesday January 12,2021. John was born December 10, 1931 in Gilmer County to the late John Franklin White and Ivy Bowen White. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jackson White, sisters Laura White, Goldie Mote, Corrine Lomas, Mary L…

Bessie Coggins, Bessie Mae Mae Coggins, 92, of Ranger, GA died January 13, 2021. Service will be held at 3:00, on January 15, 2021 at Graveside at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery near Ranger, GA. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Jim Foster, Jim Foster, 76, of Calhoun, GA died January 13, 2021. Service will be held at 4:00 PM, on January 16, 2021 at Sugar Valley Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the Sugar Valley Baptist Church Cemetery. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Ross Neal, Ross Neal, 71, of Calhoun, GA died January 11, 2021. Service will be held at 3 PM, on January 16, 2021 at Thomas Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home.

Herbert Owens, Herbert Lamar "Fat Rabbit" Lamar "Fat Rabbit" Owens, 89, of Calhoun, GA died January 11, 2021. Services were held at 11 AM, on January 13, 2021 at Bennett Cemetery. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home.

Lori Wade, Beth Lori Beth Wade, 31, of Calhoun, GA died January 08, 2021. Service will be held at 2 PM until 5 PM, on January 19, 2021 at Thomas Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home.

Charles Dutton, Charles Roy Roy Dutton, 66, of Calhoun, GA died January 10, 2021. Service will be held at 1:00 PM, on January 15, 2021 at Chapel of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Teresa Quary, Leigh Teresa Leigh Quary, 54, of Calhoun, GA died January 10, 2021. Service will be held at Griffin First Assembly. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Helen H. Jones, age 76, of Adairsville passed away peacefully Saturday, January 9, 2021, at her residence. She was born in Rome, Georgia, February 3, 1944, daughter of the late Charlie Hazelwood and Mattie Inez Smith Hazelwood. Mrs. Jones was a member of Dry Creek Baptist Church. She re…

Mr. Corey Drew Cochran age 39 of Calhoun, GA, departed this life Saturday January 2, 2021 at his home. Corey was born July 16, 1981 in Dalton, Georgia. Corey was a 1999 graduate of Gordon Central High School and a 2001 graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service. Corey worked many ye…

James Huffman, James Louis Louis Huffman, 72, of Nettleton, MS died January 01, 2021. Service will be held at 1 PM, on January 15, 2021 at Thomas Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home.

Evelyn Corbin, Evelyn Haulk Haulk Corbin, 79, of Calhoun, GA died January 06, 2021. Services were held at 1 PM, on January 11, 2021 at Thomas Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home.

Mr. Billy Leon "Road Runner" Townsend, age 77, of the Ludville Community in Pickens County, Georgia, departed this life Thursday January 7, 2021, at home of his daughter surrounded by his loving family. Billy was born October 25, 1943 in Fairmount, Georgia, a son of the late Reverend William…

Dorothy Brown Walraven, age 87 of Calhoun, GA, passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2021 at her residence. Dorothy was born on March 5, 1933 in Murray County, GA to the late Sam Brown and Flora Key Brown. In addition to her parents, Dorothy was also preceded in death by: her husband, Otto Walrav…

Linda Ullman, Linda Sue Sue Ullman, 63, of Calhoun, GA died January 06, 2021. Services were held at 2 PM, on January 10, 2021 at Thomas Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home.

Eddie Gallman, Eddie Joe Joe Gallman, 79, of Calhoun, GA died January 02, 2021. Services were held at 2:00 PM, on January 6, 2021 at Fain Cemetery. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Wallace Ray Erwin, 80, of Calhoun, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at Redmond Medical Center after an extended period of declining health. Mr. Erwin was born in Gordon County, Georgia on November 29, 1940, son of the late Rev. Stanton and Mary Jo Thomas Erwin. In addition …

Jackie Ledford, Jackie Ledford, 52, of Calhoun, GA died December 26, 2020. Services were held at 3:00 PM, on January 2, 2021 at Graveside at Sugar Valley Old Methodist Church Cemetery. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Bobby Roe, 84, of Resaca, GA died Saturday, January 2, 2020. He was born on May 29, 1936 in Calhoun, GA to the late Louie and Ella Silvers Roe. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Beverly Roe, in 1993. He graduated from Red Bud High School. After retiring from Kobelco, he worked as …

Johnny Skinner, Johnny Skinner, 54, of Calhoun, GA died January 04, 2021. Services Pending. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Rosa Firebaugh, Rosa Firebaugh, 79, of Calhoun, GA died January 04, 2021. Services Pending. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Andrew Heath, Andrew Ray "Andy" Ray "Andy" Heath, 63, of White, GA died January 04, 2021. Service will be held at 2:30 PM, on January 9, 2021 at Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home.

Alan R. Cole, 83, of Calhoun Ga. formerly of Dade City, Fl, was called home by our heavenly Father on Jan 2nd, 2021 at Gordon County Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Honesdale, PA on July 23,1937 and was the son of the late Raymond and Mildred Schwartz Cole. Alan was a member of the Mt.…

Barbara Charles, Barbara Jean Jean Charles, 68, of Oakman, GA died January 03, 2021. Services were held at 2 PM, on January 8, 2021 at Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home.

Mildred Lee Sutherland, 86, of Calhoun, GA died Friday, January 1, 2021. She was born on September 26, 1934 in Gordon County to the late Fred and Willie Mae Sullivan Hartley. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Raymond Sutherland; Son, Jeffery Sutherland; granddaughter, Brittany…

Bobby "Buddy" Gene Gibson, 83, of Calhoun, GA died Tuesday, December 29, 2020. He was born on June 10, 1937 to the late Willie and Nancy Burns Gibson. Mr. Gibson retired from Shaw Industry and proudly served in the United States Army. He was preceded in death by siblings; Mark Gibson, Fayebo…

Sandra McCarter, (Graham) Sandra (Graham) McCarter, 63, of Calhoun, GA died December 28, 2020. Service will be held at 3:00 PM, on December 31, 2020 at Sugar Valley Baptist Chucrh Cemetery. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Ronnie Hammonds, Ronnie Hammonds, 71, of Calhoun, GA died December 23, 2020. Services were held at 3:00 PM, on December 28, 2020 at Bethesda Baptist Church. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Shirley Andrews, (Long) Shirley (Long) Andrews, 72, of Calhoun, GA died December 24, 2020. Services were held at 3:00 PM, on December 27, 2020 at Chapel of Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

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