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Obituaries for February 4, 2016; Sheila Darby, William Collett, Wanda Chastain, Clinton Long, Frank Nissen, Alan Mullins, Caroline Colombarini, Ada Jo Kelley

Sheila Darby
November 30, 1955 – January 28, 2016

    Mrs. Sheila Darby, age 60, of Ball Ground passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga. Sheila was born November 30, 1955 to Posey and Margaret Darnell in Canton, Georgia.
    She is survived by husband, Eddie Darby of Ball Ground; son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Sarah Darby of Canton; daughter and son-in-law, Amy and Josh Hamby of Ball Ground; grandchildren, Hazel Darby, Clayton Hamby, Carter Hamby, Violet Darby; sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Johnny Parton of Ball Ground; mother-in-law, Mary Jo Darby of Stockbridge; sisters-in-law, Buena Darnell, Elayne Darnell; and brother-in-law, Terry Darby.  Several other nieces, nephews, and other family members also survive. 
    Sheila was preceded in death by brothers, Danny Darnell and Steve Darnell.
    The funeral service was held at 3 p.m., Sunday, January 31, 2016 at Bethesda Baptist Church with Reverend Ryan Wilson, Reverend Jimmy Chester, and Reverend Lamar Cantrell officiating.  Interment followed in the church cemetery.
    Arrangements were entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory in Jasper.
    Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.roperfuneralhome.com.

William Collett
November 26, 1946 -January 26, 2016

    Mr. William Frank "Spud" Collett, age 69 of Jasper passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital.
    Mr. Collett is survived by his wife: Magdalene Collett of Jasper; daughter and son-in-law: Debbie and Charles Howard of Jasper; brother Tonie Collett of North Carolina, sisters and brother-in-law: Carolyn Waters of Dawsonville and Teresa and Jerry Wofford of Jasper, grandchildren: Jeremy Howard, Gabriel and Danyell Howard, great grandchild: Gage Howard. Mr. Collett was preceded in death by his daughter Cathy Collett.
    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, January 29, 2016 from the chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Howard, Rev. Franklin King, and Rev. George Ziemer  officiating. Pall bearers were Jeremy Howard, Gabriel Howard, Wendell Howard, David Duncan, Stevie Rich and David Dodd. Interment at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.
    Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Collett family.

Wanda Chastain
December 4, 1942 -January 26, 2016

    Mrs. Wanda J. Chastain, age 73 of Ranger passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at her residence.
    Mrs. Chastain is survived by her husband: Shurman Chastain of Ranger, son and daughter-in-law: William and Becky Gravley of Canton, step sons: Randall and Mary Chastain of Ludville community and Dale and Susie Chastain of Ludville community, daughter and son-in-law: Wanda and Dodie Cole of Gordon County, step daughters: Kathy and Randy Lacy of Ludville community, Hassie and Tony McDonald of Ludville community, and Angie and Terry Lumpkin of Dalton, brothers Richard Cheak of Acworth and Luther Cheak of Newport, TN, several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
    The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday January 30, 2016 at Black Knob Baptist Church with Rev. Randall Chastain and Rev. Tracy Welchel officiating. Pall bearers were Travis Price, Nathan Gravley, Allen Lumpkin, Jeremy Lacy, Ryan McDonald, Danny Prather, and honorary pall bearers Jerry Cole and John Buchanan. Interment at Black Knob Baptist Church Cemetery.
    Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Chastain family.

Clinton Long
November 4, 1947 -January 27, 2016

    Mr. Clinton J. Long, age 68 of Talking Rock, passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Northside Hospital Cherokee.
    Mr. Long is survived by his wife Ethel Long of Talking Rock, sons and daughter-in-law: Jason Long of Talking Rock and Jonathan and Amanda Long of Talking Rock, sisters and brothers-in-law: Jean and Tommy Stephens of Talking Rock and Denzel and Barry Bowman of Talking Rock, granddaughters: Samantha Oglesby, Alexus Long, and Carly Long, great grandson Dreshaun Oglesby, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
    The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday January 30, 2016 at Black Knob Baptist Church with Rev. Chris Pack, Rev. Johnny Hollingshead, and Rev. Harold Hightower officiating. Pall bearers were Jeremy Hightower, Joseph Hightower, Melvin Davis, Tony Parker, Tony Hightower, Donald Teague, and Greg Evans. Interment at Black Knob Baptist Church Cemetery.
    The family accepted flowers or donations to Cagle Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.
    Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Long family.

Frank Nissen
    Frank Lee Nissen, 75 of Jasper, Georgia died December 14, 2015.
    Born October 27, 1940 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, he was a retired realtor. Frank was a faithful volunteer at CARES, the local food pantry in Jasper for over 15 years, was a substitute teacher with Cherokee County Schools, and was an active member of the Episcopal Church of the Holy Family. He also served in the Navy and was an Eagle Scout.
    He married Mildred Jeanne Bayluk on October 18, 1998 in Jasper at Bent Tree. 
    Surviving are his daughter, Melinda Dennis; Frank Nissen, son and Clark Nissen, son, James Nissen, brother, Jay Nissen, brother and Janice Johnson, sister. Combined he and Jeanne had nine grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his parents Paul and Virginia Nissen and wife, Mildred Jeanne Nissen.
 
    Funeral service is scheduled on Saturday, February 6th at 11 a.m. at Episcopal Church of the Holy Family in Jasper, Georgia.     In lieu of flowers, please send donations to CARES Ministries PO Box 1342 Jasper, GA 30143. Please indicate gift is in memory of Frank Nissen.

Alan Mullins
October 12, 1968 -January 31, 2016

    Mr. Alan Mullins, age 47 of Jasper, passed away Sunday, January 31, 2016 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital.
    Mr. Mullins is survived by his wife, Gina Mullins of Jasper; sons and daughters-in-law, Matthew and Jessica Mullins of Jasper and Colton and Rianna Wilkins of Jasper; daughter and son-in-law, Syndel and Tyler Johnson of Talking Rock; brother and sister-in-law, William and Becky Mullins of Jasper; half sister and brother-in-law, Holly and Matt Johnson of Adairsville; grandchildren, McKenzi, Madaleigh, Maddox and Waylon, Jamie and Weston; several nieces and nephews; and Creek family.
    Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at County Line Baptist Church with Rev. Jesse Posey, Mark Mitton and Jim Faix officiating. Interment followed at County Line Baptist Church Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Don Williams, Jim Moore, Michael Mullins, Marshall Mullins, Phillip Mullins, Hutch Monroe, Tim Stancil, Dennis Turner, David Lawson, Audy Mullinax, Jeff McCowan, Hagen Mullins, John Dobson, Mike Collette and Eddie Griffin.
    The family accepted flowers or donations to Cagle Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.
    Cagle Funeral Home was honored to serve the Mullins family.
www.caglefuneralhome.com 

Caroline Colombarini
November 18, 1921 -January 31, 2016

    Caroline Colombarini, age 94 of Jasper passed away Sunday, January 31, 2016 at her residence.
    Mrs. Colombarini is survived by her husband Ralph Colombarini of Jasper, sons and daughters-in-law, Ralph Jr. and Lyn Colombarini of Jasper and Louis and Christine Colombarini of Tennessee; daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Pete Gambino of Florida; sister Joann Cassovella of New York; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 4 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic with Father Byrd officiating.  Interment will be at Our Lady of Queen of Heaven Cemetery in North Lake, FL.
    The family is accepting flowers or donations to Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church.
    Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Colombarini family.
www.caglefuneralhome.com   

Ada Jo Kelley
September 22, 1933 -January 24, 2016

    Mrs. Ada Jo Kelley, age 82 of Talking Rock passed away Sunday January 24, 2016 at her residence.
    Mrs. Kelley is survived by one son and daughter-in-law: Johnny & Rhonda Dowling of Powder Springs; two daughters and sons-in-law: Elaine & Frank Parker of Moultrie, GA and Robyn & Terry Morgan of Talking Rock; one brother and sister-in-low, Robert & Debra Turner of Talking Rock;  eight grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Mrs. Kelley was preceded in death by her husbands: W.M. Dowling and Samuel J. Kelley and grandson Jeremy Morgan.
    The funeral service was held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 from the chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with Rev. Jared Raines officiating.  Interment at Riverview Memorial Park in Smyrna, GA. Grandsons served as pallbearers.
    Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Kelley family.
www.caglefuneralhome.com   

Card of Thanks
    The family of Wayne Collis would like to express our sincerest gratitude for your kindness, thoughts and prayers during his sickness and passing. Thanks to Gentiva Home Health and Georgia Mountains Hospice for your kindness and guidance taking care of our daddy.
    Thanks to all those who visited, sent cards, flowers and food. Thank you to Rev. Charles Gay and Rev. Wallace Parks for your kind and comforting words. Thank you to Brian Rittenberry for your beautiful singing. Thanks to Roper Funeral home for your kindness, support and guidance during this difficult time.
    God bless.
    Family of Wayne Collis