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Obituaries for September 25, 2014; Evelyn Harris, Dorothy Chambers, Elizabeth Goble, Thelma Boling, Ruth Pearson, Nora Mae Little, Stephen Buchanan

Evelyn Harris
    Evelyn Powell Harris, age 86 of Big Canoe, formerly of Atlanta, Ga., passed away on August 26, 2014, surrounded by her family.
    Mrs. Harris was a native resident of Atlanta, where she attended Girls High and volunteered as a Gray Lady at Georgia Baptist Hospital. An active member of Mt. Carmel Christian Church in Stone Mountain, she enjoyed travel, especially numerous trips to the Holy Land. She imparted her love of Atlanta and its rich history to her family, taking her grandchildren on frequent field trips to some of her favorite local sights, particularly the Cyclorama in Grant Park where she grew up.
    Mrs. Harris was preceded in death by her late husband, Jabe Harris, Jr. She is survived by two daughters, Sandra Harris Jones, and husband Dr. Max Jones, Big Canoe, and Patricia Harris Simmons, Atlanta; grandchildren, James Harrison Simmons III, and wife Kasey, Jasper, Ga., Shannon Jones Crews, and husband Sean, Fort Mill, S.C., and Amanda Simmons Williams, and husband Curtis, Powder Springs, Ga.; and great-grandchildren include Charles Alexander Crews and Isabel Parker Crews, Andrew Spencer Williams, Evelyn Marie Williams and Matthew Christian Williams. She is also survived by her sister, Annette Quinton, and husband Jim of Talking Rock, Ga., as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
    The funeral service was held on Thursday, August 28, at 3 p.m. at Horis A. Ward Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge. Alec Ward officiated. Burial was held at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Ga., on Friday, August 29 at 9:30 a.m.

Dorothy Chambers
    Dorothy Parker Chambers, age 87 of Canton, Ga., passed away Saturday, September 20, 2014, at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.
    She was a life -long resident of Cherokee County and a member of Hopewell Baptist Church in the Clayton Community. 
    She was preceded in death by her son, Terry L. Chambers;  great-granddaughter, Aubree Elizabeth Chambers; parents, Rembert and Della Parker;  brother, Claude Parker; and sisters, Mary Parker and Lillie Mae Lacy.
    Survivors include her husband of 71 years, Robert F. Chambers; son, Kenny Chambers, Canton; daughters and sons-in-law, Judy C. and Jim Lile, Ball Ground, Ga., Patricia D. and James Waters, Canton, and Sheila and Walter Jenkins, Woodstock; brothers, William Parker, Canton, Buck Parker, Jasper, and Bobby Parker, Talking Rock; and sisters, Bonnie Fountain, Canton, Rhoda Lee Wynn, Margaret Allen and Sue Hyde, all of Jasper; grandchildren, Todd Lile, Charlotte, N.C.,   David Chambers, Rome, and Emily and Fletcher Jenkins, Woodstock; and great-grandchild, Lauren Chambers.
    The funeral service was held on Tuesday, September 23, from the Hopewell Baptist Church with the Revs. Gene Childers and Eric Mayo officiating. Interment followed at Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery. South Canton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Elizabeth Goble
    In loving memory of Mrs. Elizabeth Goble, age 88 of Jasper, who passed away on Thursday, September 18, 2014, at Heritage Health Care.
    Mrs. Goble is survived by her sons, Glenn Goble,  Talking Rock, and Wayne Goble,f Ellijay; brothers, Robert Matthews, Canton, and Phillip Mathews, Talking Rock; sisters, Ellen Matthews, Talking Rock, and Essie Faye Godfrey, Jasper; and grandchildren, Jonica Marie Allison, Ocala, Fl., and Jesse Derick Goble, Ellijay.
    The graveside service was held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 20, at the Goble Family Cemetery on Flat Creek Road, Hwy. 382 in Gilmer County.  The Revs. Ron Matthews and Wallace Parks officiated. Pallbearers were: Marty Moss, Doug Kell, Jesse Goble, Dustin Kell, Eben Matthews and Bud Payne. Cagle Funeral Home was honored to serve the Goble family.

Thelma Boling
    Thelma Lorene Higgins Boling died peacefully Monday evening, September 15,  2014, in Cumming, Ga. She was 99.          She was born in Lumpkin County, Ga., on July 25, 1915, to Luke and Essie Higgins. She was the wife of Fred Jackson Boling, who predeceased her 10years ago. She was also predeceased by sons Ralph and Charles Michael. She is survived by her son, Fred J. Boling, Jr., and his wife, Paulette, of Massachusetts, as well as grandchildren, Kristen Boling Kihiczak and her husband Taras of Los Angeles and Todd Michael Boling and his wife Christina, of Boston. She loved her five great-grandchildren: Alex, Tim, Matthew and Katherine Kihiczak, and Margaux Boling. She was very close to her surviving sister, Pearl Mullinax, as well as her nieces and nephews and their families. Her family is grateful to her helper of six years, Marie Tshibula.
    After moving to Atlanta with her family in the early 1940s Lorene worked for different businesses, the longest time with Ewing Brothers Jewelry Company. She was always a faithful church member and has been a member for a number of years at the Buford Church Fellowship. Her special friends there are Janice Bleisch and Susie and Terry Cohron. She loved to garden, but she cultivated people as well as plants, making those around her smile and laugh wherever she went.  She embraced life, coped with its difficulties and enjoyed its gifts.
    The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 19, at the Chapel of Cagle Funeral Home. Cagle Funeral Home was honored to serve the Boling family.

Ruth Pearson
    In loving memory of Mrs. Ruth Fitts Pearson, a charter member of Marble Hill Order of Eastern Star, age 92 of Jasper, who passed away at her residence on Sunday, September 21, 2014.
    She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Billy and Barbara Pearson and Hugh and Michelle Pearson, all of Jasper; daughters and sons-in-law, Jane Pearson Linton and Edward, Eatonton, and Judy Pearson Fetrow and George of Florida; brothers, George Ray Fitts and Charles Fitts, both of Jasper; sisters, Nancy Fitts Frazier and Susan Fitts Beck, both of Jasper; grandchildren, Susan Reeves, Sally Ann Meeks and Joseph Pearson; great-grandchildren, Linton Thomas Meeks, Anna Reeves, Bailey Reeves and Hayden Pearson.
    The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 23, from the Chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with Chaplain Roland Nelson officiating. The interment followed in Lake Forest Memorial Park. Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Pearson family.

Nora Mae Little
    In loving memory of Mrs. Nora Mae Little, age 81 of Jasper, who passed away at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital on Friday, September 19, 2014.
    She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Patti and Walt Cagle and Janet Little, all of Jasper; sisters, Rosemary Little, Fairmount, Dorothy Bellamy, Hiram, Ga., and Sarah Geary, Kentucky; grandchildren, Keith Cagle, Drew Cagle, Amber Fiddler; great-grandchildren; Kayla Cagle, Haley Cagle, Ashlyn Cagle and Nora Fiddler.
    The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Monday, September 22, from the Chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with the Elder Edward Cagle officiating. The interment was 2 at North Atlanta Memorial Park in Doraville, Ga. The family request in lieu of flowers donate to the Kidney Foundation or American Heart Association. Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Little family.

Stephen Buchanan
    Stephen Buchanan passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, the 16th of September 2014 at age 57.
    He was a much loved brother to Roland and Trevor (from Jasper) and Irwin and Lorna (from UK).
    “With Christ which is far better” (Phil. 1.23).
    A Thanksgiving Service was held at Waldringfield Baptist Church, UK, on Wednesday, the 24th of September at 2 p.m.  Donations would be welcome to benefit St. Elizabeth Hospice UK or Waldringfield Baptist Church UK, please send these to Community Bank of Pickens County, PO Box 40, Jasper, Ga. 30143, for the attention of Lorrie Shaw.