Obituaries

Shaun Morgan, Kelli Shaun Kelli Morgan, 43, of Calhoun, GA died September 20, 2021. Services were held at 1:00 PM, on September 24, 2021 at chapel of Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home with interment to follow in Gordon Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Ed Mulkey, Ed Mulkey, 86, of Ranger, GA died September 19, 2021. Service will be held at 1:00 PM, on September 23, 2021 at chapel of Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home with burial to follow in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Ranger, GA. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Mark Burrows, Alan Mark Alan Burrows, 55, of Calhoun, GA died September 20, 2021. Service will be held at 1:00 PM, on September 25, 2021 at chapel of Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home with Interment to follow at Georgia National Cemetery.. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Brenda Sorrells, Brenda Lee Lee Sorrells, 56, of Calhoun, GA died September 19, 2021. Private services will be held. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Mr. Joshua "Josh" Paul Green, age 39, of Calhoun, Georgia, departed this life Friday, September 17, 2021, at Hamilton Medical Center. He was born April 9, 1982 in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. The world has indeed lost a great son, brother, husband, father, and friend. His greatest accomplishment i…

Howard Lanham III "Little Bobby", Clinton Howard Clinton Lanham III "Little Bobby", 48, of Calhoun, GA died September 17, 2021. Service will be held at 3:00 PM, on September 22, 2021 at the Chapel of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Thomas Boling, Hugh Thomas Hugh Boling, 69, of Calhoun, died September 17, 2021. Private services will be held. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Will Nell Adams, 89, of Calhoun, passed away Saturday evening, September 18, 2021, at the residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Gordon County, Georgia on April 22, 1932, a daughter of the late Wilton and Alice Rich Adams. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in d…

Troy Pack, Troy Pack, 77, of Calhoun, GA died September 14, 2021. Services were held at 1:30 PM, on September 18, 2021 at the Chapel of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Bonnie Garcia, Bonnie Nell Nell Garcia, 66, of Rome, GA died September 15, 2021. Services were held at 3 PM, on September 17, 2021 at Thomas Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home.

James Donald Bearden, James Donald Bearden, 80, of Calhoun, GA died September 15, 2021. Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, September 20th, on September 20, 2021 at chapel of Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Mitch Mashburn, Mitch Mashburn, 59, of Resaca, GA died September 14, 2021. Service will be held at 6:00 PM, on September 16, 2021 at chapel of Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Joann Hobbs, Joann Silvers Silvers Hobbs, 62, of Plainville, GA died September 14, 2021. Service will be held at 2:00 pm, on September 20, 2021 at Haven of Rest Baptist Church. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Mr. Anthony Grady Hughes, age 58, of Fairmount, Georgia, departed this life, Wednesday Morning September 15, 2021 at his residence. He was born February 12, 1963 in Ellijay, Georgia a son of the late Jack and Theresa Townsend Hughes. He is survived by his companion, Brenda Crow; son and daug…

Blake Bennett, Blake Bennett, 24, of Adairsville, GA died September 02, 2021. Services were held at 2:00 pm, on September 17, 2021 at Plainview Baptist Church. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Betty Pierce Sertain, Betty Lou Lou Pierce Sertain, 77, of Calhoun, GA died September 15, 2021. Service will be held at 2:00 PM, on September 19, 2021 at chapel of Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Gerald Davis, age 84, of Canton, GA passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at Wellstar Tranquility of Cobb. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, on Thursday, September 16, 2021, from the Chapel of South Canton Funeral Home with Rev. Greg Hamilton officiating. Interment will follow at…

Anna Taylor, loving wife of James Sidney Talyor, died at Erlanger Medical Center on Sunday, September 12, 2021, following injuries received in a car accident. She was born on May 13, 1947, in East Derry, New Hampshire to the late Harold Deering and Viola Wilson Deering. She is survived by he…

Edith Cope, (McDaniel) Edith (McDaniel) Cope, 73, of Adairsville, GA died September 13, 2021. Service will be held at 11:00 am, on September 18, 2021 at Chapel of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Jeannie Blankenship, Jeannie Blankenship, 48, of Oakman, GA died September 10, 2021. Services were held at 12:00 PM, on September 14, 2021 at Haven of Rest Memorial Park. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Tammy Welch, Tammy Welch, 51, of Calhoun, GA died September 12, 2021. Service will be held at 1:00 pm, on September 16, 2021 at Chapel of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Debbie Gray, Debbie Gray, 61, of Calhoun, died September 12, 2021. Services were held at 2:00 P.M., on September 16, 2021 at Newtown Baptist Church. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Wanda Jones, Ann Wanda Ann Jones, 67, of Calhoun, GA died September 11, 2021. Service will be held at 4:00 pm, on September 15, 2021 at Newtown Baptist Church. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Jackie Eugene Silvers, age 79 of Calhoun, Ga passed away on Friday, September 10, 2021, at home. Following a short period of declining health. Jackie was born on August 3, 1942, in Carter's, Ga late son of the late J.W. Silvers and Dimple Fields Silvers. In addition to his parents, Jackie wa…

Fredrick Richard "Fred" Prater, age 82, of Calhoun, well-known businessman and co-owner of Prater Ford, passed away Saturday September 11th at Advent Gordon. Fred was born July 25, 1939, in Gordon County, son of the late Gaines Olsen Prater and Willie Bill Smith Prater. He was a 1958 graduat…

Billy Pass, Billy J. J. Pass, 89, of Calhoun, GA died September 11, 2021. Service will be held at 1 PM, on September 15, 2021 at Thomas Funeral Home. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home.

Johnnie Johnson, Johnnie Robert Robert Johnson, 62, of Adairsville, GA died September 11, 2021. Service will be held at 2:00 PM, on September 15, 2021 at Chapel of Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home with interment to follow in Towe's Chapel Cemetery. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Fun…

Claude Middleton, Claude Russell Russell Middleton, 80, of Calhoun, GA died September 09, 2021. Services were held at 2 PM, on September 11, 2021 at Mountain View Cemetery in Rome, GA. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home.

Gerald Stanley, Gerald Stanley, 78, of Adairsville, died September 08, 2021. Private services will be held. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Randall Johnson, Randall Johnson, 70, of Ranger, GA died September 02, 2021. Service will be held at 2:00 PM, on September 11, 2021 at Hopewell Baptist Church. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Howard Lanham Jr., C. Howard C. Lanham Jr., 69, of Calhoun, GA died September 06, 2021. Service will be held at 2:00 pm, on September 12, 2021 at Chapel of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Wanda Marie Jones, age 79 of Chatsworth, passed away Monday, September 6, 2021 at her residence. She was a member of Smyrna Gospel Tabernacle Aka God Lighthouse. Wanda enjoyed being a homemaker, florist, and loved being around her family and friends and church members. She was preceded …

Jean Bennett, Jean Bennett, 86, of Calhoun, GA died September 05, 2021. Services were held at 3:00 pm, on September 9, 2021 at Chapel of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Brandon Scott Calvert, 29, of Chatsworth, died Thursday, September 2, 2021. He was born on November 12, 1992. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Geneva Villarreal, Herman bevel, Richard Earl Calvert Sr., and Joan Calvert. Brandon worked at Mannington Mills. He graduated from Sonor…

John Robert Barton, age 65 of Fairmount, GA, passed away on Sunday, September 5, 2021 at his residence. John was born on July 1, 1956 in Atlanta, GA, son of the late Lawrence Neal Barton, SR and Sara Geneva Blankenship Barton. In addition to his parents, John was also preceded in death by hi…

Mrs. Linda Joyce Whitfield Anderson, age 73 of Calhoun, Georgia, departed this life, Friday September 3, 2021, at her home. Linda was born February 21, 1948, in Calhoun, Georgia, a daughter of the late J. B. and Robbie Lee Wilson Whitfield. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Dann…

Mrs. Sylvia Rowland Morris, aged 88, passed away early Saturday morning September 4th. She was a lifetime resident of Gordon County. Sylvia was born on March 9, 1933 to George Leon Rowland and Alice Hooper Rowland in Gordon County. She is preceded in death by her husband Jack Morris, her fou…

Mrs. Sharon Marie Burrus Payne, age 69, of Calhoun, GA, departed this life, Friday September 3, 2021, at Advent Gordon Hospital. She was born October 17, 1951, in Washington D.C., a daughter of the late Amos Lloyd and Thelma Grace Burrus. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Shelia …

Greta Diette Tucker Attoh, 56, of Calhoun, passed away Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. Born in Camden, SC, Ms. Attoh was a daughter of the late Garfield and Virginia Tucker. During her youth, she was the lead singer in the Tucker Choir at church. Greta was a …

Mike Casey, Mike Casey, 71, of Calhoun, died September 02, 2021. Service will be held on September 8, 2021 at the Chapel of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Kenneth Breese, age 68 of Calhoun, passed away Sunday August 28th at his residence. Ken was born September 21, 1952, in Cushing, Oklahoma, son of the late June Baker and Walter Baker. He worked for the Calhoun Watch Shop most of his adult life. Aside from his laugh that everyone loved, he wa…

William Crowder, William Crowder, 50, of Calhoun, GA died August 28, 2021. Services were held at 11:00 am, on September 4, 2021 at Chapel of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

William (Bill) Bankhead Anderson, 84, passed away on Wednesday, September 1 st , 2021. William was born on December 21 st , 1936 to Ernest Thompson Anderson Sr. and Mary Mildred Bankhead Anderson in Lowrys, South Carolina. William was a graduate of Chester High School in 1954 and went on to …

Mrs. Betty Ralston Payne, age 88, of Rome, went to be with her Heavenly Father September 1, 2021. She was born May 13, 1933, in Calhoun, Georgia to the late Robert Marshall Ralston and Maude Patterson Ralston. She was a graduate of Sonoraville High School Class of 1949. She retired from The …

Gail Brown, Anne Gail Anne Brown, 62, of Cedartown, GA died September 01, 2021. Services were held at 2:00 pm, on September 4, 2021 at Chapel of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Bettie J. Pierpoint, age 86 of Calhoun, GA, departed this life Monday August 30, 2021 at the local hospital. She was born December 11, 1934 in Gordon County a daughter of the late Arthur and Myrl Craig. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Pierpoint, brothers, Ronald C…

Hubert Grogan, Hubert Ray Ray Grogan, 85, of Calhoun, GA died August 31, 2021. Services were held at 2:00 PM, on September 3, 2021 at Chapel of Max Brannon & Sons with interment followed in Fain Cemetery. Arrangements by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

Maudine Halcomb, Maudine Halcomb, 79, of Calhoun, GA died August 30, 2021. Services were held at 4 p.m., on September 2, 2021 at the Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home.

Lora Bell Norrell Crump, aged 84 of Calhoun, died on Sunday, August 29, 2021, at Hamilton Medical Center. Lora Bell was born in Gordon County, June 26, 1936. She was the daughter of the late Hugh Norrell and Ida Mae Robbins Norrell. She was preceded in death by her two brothers, Arnold and H…

Matthew Joshua Darby, 30, of Perry, Georgia formerly of Calhoun went to be with his Lord on Saturday, August 28, 2021, in Houston Medical Center from complications associated with COVID-19. Matthew was born in Whitfield County, Georgia on April 9, 1991, son of Harry and Kathy Pass Darby. He …

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