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Obituaries for Aug. 25, 2016; Loy Hyde, Ovaline Duncan, Louise Miller, Donnie Low, Hobert Jones, Nancy Davis, Roy Satterfield, Sylvia Montgomery

Loy Hyde
August 18, 1933 – August 19, 2016

    Loy Odell Hyde, 83, of Talking Rock passed away Friday, August 19, 2016.  He was born August 18, 1933 to Boyd and Julia Hyde in Talking Rock.  He proudly served his country in the United States Army and was a member of the Blaine Masonic Lodge #534.
    He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Clara Hyde of Talking Rock, Georgia; daughters, Jan Simmons of Rising Fawn, Linda Brock of Summerville; sister, Nedene Quinton of Jasper; grandchildren, Keisha Hall-Cassese of New York, Christy Wood of Fort Payne, Alabama, Chad Dodd of Summerville, Ashley Wilbanks of Summerville, Brandon Sizemore of Chattanooga, Tennessee; great-grandchildren, Jayden Cassese of New York, Camryn Cassese of New York, Laney Dodd of Summerville, Libby Dodd of Summerville, and Ridge Wilbanks of Summerville.
    He was preceded in death by his sister, Sue Robinson; and cousins, Wimp Duckett and James Hyde.
    A funeral service was held at 3 p.m., Sunday, August 21, 2016 at the Chapel of Roper Funeral Home with Reverend Glenn Simms officiating.  Interment followed at Sunrise Memorial Gardens with a Masonic Graveside Service.
    Arrangements are entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory.
    Online condolences can be made at www.roperfuneralhome.com.

Ovaline Duncan
August 27, 1938 - August 15, 2016

    Ms. Ovaline Duncan, 77, of Jasper, passed away Monday August 15, 2016 at Wildwood Nursing Care.
    Miss Duncan is survived by several cousins and special children, Joe & Laurianna Reece of Jasper. Miss Duncan is preceded in death by her father and mother, Deone & Lela Duncan.
    A funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Friday, August 19, 2016 from the chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with Chaplain Roland Nelson officiating. Interment at Old Damascus Church Cemetery. Pallbearers that served were Earl Anderson, Myric Mullins, Roland Nelson, Robert Reece, and Kenneth Lathem.
    Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Duncan family. Online condolences may be made at www.caglefuneralhome.com.

Louise Miller
June 11, 1929 -August 19, 2016

    Mrs. Louise Miller, 87, of Tate, passed away Friday August 19, 2016 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital.
    Mrs. Miller is survived by her son, Lamar Miller of Dalton; daughter, Margie Miller of Jasper; brother, Edward Hamrick of Canton; sister, Emolise Carver of Jasper; and grandchildren, Wendy Quinton of Denver, CO and Jacob Runyan of Jasper.
    A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 21, 2016 from the chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with David Tant officiating. Interment at Pine Grove Church of Christ. Pallbearers were Freeman Hamrick, Jerry Hamrick, Ray Poole, Ryan Wester, Corey Wester and Tom Mathews.
    Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Miller family. Online condolences may be made at www.caglefuneralhome.com.

Donnie Low
December 9, 1951 - August 14, 2016

    Mr. Donnie Joe Low, 64, of Talking Rock, passed away Sunday August 14, 2016 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital.
    Mr. Low is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry & Shelly Low of Jasper and Josh & Erin Low of Ellijay; brothers, Tom Low of Ellijay and Auby Low of Braselton; sisters, Carolyn Howell of Cave Spring and Diane Mullinax of Ellijay; grandchildren, Kaden & Kaleb Low; several nieces and nephews; and special friend, Debbie Reddish.
    A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 18, 2016 from the chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with Revs. James Thompson and Emuel Sanford officiating.
    The family requests in lieu of flowers make donations to Vanderbilt University Urology or Gilmer County Relay for Life.
    Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Low family. Online condolences may be made at www.caglefuneralhome.com.

Hobert Jones
May 12, 1932 -August 13, 2016

    Mr. Hobert Jones, 84, of Jasper, passed away Saturday, August 13, 2016 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta.
    Mr. Jones is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Dorsey Jones of Tate, Joey & Angie Jones of Tate, and John & Jenny Jones of Tate; brothers and sister-in-law, Clarence Jones of Talking Rock and Billy & Virginia Jones of Jasper; sister, Frances Stanfield of Canton; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Wallace Sutton of Jasper, Eugene & Wanda Jarrett of Jasper, and Roylee Jarrett of Roswell; eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
    Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his wife, Jimmie Nell Jones.
    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 17th at Free Hope Baptist Church with Revs. Charles Hammontree, Grant Wade, and Randy Weaver officiating. Interment followed at Free Hope Baptist Church Cemetery with Local Chapter 47 DAV in charge of Military Rites. Pallbearers were Harold Cantrell, Jeremy Jones, Josh Beck, Nicholas Jones, Justin Jones, Cody Jones, and honorary pallbearer Noah Jones.
    Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Jones family. Online condolences may be made at www.caglefuneralhome.com

Nancy Davis
    Nancy Evelyn Davis, 68, of Jasper, Georgia, passed away August 5, 2016, following a long illness.  Nancy was born in Thomaston, Georgia, August 24, 1947, to Joseph Leroy and Grace Elizabeth Davis, who preceded her in death.  She is survived by her sister, Marsha Hollensbe, Jasper, and Cousins Donna Kay Mitchell, Atlanta, and A. Ellis Wiley, Yalaha, Florida. 
    Nancy grew up in Bainbridge, Georgia. She graduated from Bainbridge High School in 1965 and Georgia College of Milledgeville with a BS in Home Economics in 1969. After graduation, she was briefly employed as a case worker by the state of Georgia/Department of Family and Children Services.  In 1970 she was employed by the University of Georgia System/Cooperative Extension Services as a Home Economist. Always dedicated to helping others, she answered President Kennedy’s call to service in 1977 and joined the Peace Corps where she served in Jamaica as a nutritionist. Upon her return to the United States, she was employed in apartment and supermarket management in Atlanta. 
    Retired due to on-the-job injuries in 2006, Nancy resided for a brief time in Acworth. Then, in 2009, she relocated to Jasper, where her dedication to others continued: as a member of the Board of Directors for the Pickens County Tea Party, as a member of the Pickens County Republican Party and delegate to the 2013 Georgia State Republican Party Convention, and as a volunteer at the Pickens County Animal Shelter. 
    Plans for a memorial service are pending. Nancy would have wanted to be remembered by donations to the Partners of Pickens Pets, Inc.
    Arrangements are entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory.
    Online condolences can be made at www.roperfuneralhome.com.

Roy Satterfield
March 23, 1952 – August 20, 2016

    Roy Edward “Eddie” Satterfield, 64, of Jacksonville, Florida (formerly of Marble Hill, Georgia) passed away Saturday, August 20, 2016 in Jacksonville.  
    Eddie is survived by his mother, Ruth Satterfield of Marble Hill; sisters and brothers-in-law, Barbara and Frank Pendley of Jasper, Donna and Tom Evans of Jasper; sister, Lisa Stone of Jasper; sisters-in-law, Donna McCall, Brenda Byles, Linda Hinson, all of Jacksonville, Florida; and brother-in-law, Ronnie Mullis of Jacksonville, Florida.  Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews also survive.
    He was preceded in death by father, Runt Satterfield; wife, Wanda Satterfield; and brother, Larry Satterfield.
    The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at the Chapel of Roper Funeral Home with Reverend Harold Bottoms officiating.  Interment will follow at Long Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery.
    Arrangements are entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory.
    Online condolences can be made at www.roperfuneralhome.com.

Sylvia Montgomery
April 1, 1963 – August 21, 2016

    Sylvia Ann Montgomery, 53, of Jasper passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016 at her home.
    She is survived by her husband, Greg Montgomery of Jasper; daughter and son-in-law, Candice and Tom Fowler of Jasper; father, Billy Puckett of Lawrenceville; sisters, Sandra Harkins of West Virginia, Virginia Fountain of Lithia Springs, Susan Hutcheson of Atlanta; brothers, Joseph Thompson of Atlanta, Patrick Coley of Jacksonville; grandchildren, Paisley Fowler of Jasper and Trevon Fowler of Jasper.  Many nieces and nephews also survive.
    She was preceded in death by her mother, Joyce Cox Puckett.
    Visitation was held Tuesday, August 23 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Roper Funeral Home.
    Arrangements are entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory.
    Online condolences can be made at www.roperfuneralhome.com.