Mr. William Eugene Silvers of Canton, Ga., died Friday, Sept. 12, 2008 in Bowling Green, Ky.
Mr. Silvers was a computer broker with Asset Solutions.
Survivors include his daughter, Elizabeth Erin Neves, Acworth; mother and step-father, Marjorie and Gary Priest, Jerusalem Community, Jasper; father and step-mother, James H. and Glenda Silvers, Acworth; brother, Eddie Silvers, Canton; sister and brother-in-law, Jennifer and Chris Guarino, Canton; step-brother, Al Burke, Gainesville; and nephews, Austin and Nic Guarino, Canton, and Jessie and Danny Silvers, Canton. Several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.
The funeral service was held Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 1 p.m. from the Huey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Floyd Tenney officiating. Interment was in Rolling Hills Memory Garden, Acworth, Ga.
Mr. Jack Donald Veazey, age 81 of Jasper, Ga., died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008 at his residence following a period of declining health.
Born April 10, 1927 in Alliance, Oh., he was the son of the late Charles Donald and Alvada Thornburg Veazey. He was also preceded in death by his step-father, John Benson. Mr. Veazey was a veteran of the US Marine Corp, having served during World War II and was a self-employed poultry farmer. He was an accomplished stained glass artist, a member of the American Legion Post #149 of Jasper and was a member of Jasper United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Delores Veazey, Jasper; daughters, Karen Veazey, Statham, Ga., and Kim Hernandez, Miami, Fl.; son and daughter-in-law, Kerry and Carolyn Veazey, Jasper; grandchildren, Becky Estes, Ilene and Kimal Hernandez, Erika and Rene Chance and Victor Junior Hernandez; and great-grandchildren, Sam Estes, Ryan Dorsey, Rocky Molino, Kayley Chance, Ramon Vega and Elijah Sabdul. Other relatives also survive.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 from Roper Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Von Hinton officiating. Interment followed in Lake Forest Memorial Park with military graveside rites by Pickens Chapter #47 DAV. Pallbearers were members of Pickens Chapter #47 DAV.
Mrs. Mable J. Evans, age 62 of Jasper, passed away Saturday evening, Sept. 20, 2008 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital.
Survivors include her sister, Maggie Young, Jasper. A host of nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service was held Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 2 p.m. from Hinton Baptist Church with the Rev. Terry Dean officiating. Interment was in Hinton Community Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Terry, Jessie, Eric and Mike Wyman, Jimmy, Michael, Timothy and Dustin Young. Honorary pallbearer was Jon Clark. Cagle Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
June Boling Allen, age 89 of Canton, passed away on Sept. 20, 2008.
Mrs. Allen was a native of Tate, Ga. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Albert (Yod) Boling and Gordon Allen; and a grandson, Joshua Boling.
Survivors include her children, Sandy Kimbrough, Becki Smailes and David Boling; and brother, J.C. Wood. Ten grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service was held Monday at 1 p.m. from the Marietta Alliance Church with the Revs. David Hayes and James Sunda officiating. Interment followed in Hayes Cemetery in Bartow County. Donations may be made to the Yod and June Boling Memorial Fund, Marietta Alliance Church, East Piedmont Rd., Marietta, Ga. South Canton Funeral Home & Chapel in charge of arrangements.
Rev. William Martin
The Rev. Doctor William H. Martin, age 78 of Jasper, Ga., passed away Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008.
He was born on May 24, 1930 in Jackson, Mi. William graduated from Savannah High School in Savannah, Ga., Newberry College in Newberry, S.C. and Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in Columbia, S.C. He was ordained into the Georgia-Alabama Synod of the United Lutheran Church in America on May 22, 1960 in his home congregation of St. Paul?s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Savannah. William received an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Newberry College. He served as pastor of Mt. Zion-St. Luke Lutheran Church, Oglethorpe, Ga.; developing pastor of Advent Lutheran Church, Augusta, Ga; St. Paul?s Lutheran Church, Mobile, Al. and Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Marietta, Ga from which he retired in 1993 following 22 years as Senior Pastor. During his retirement years, he served nine congregations in the Southeastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America as an Interim Pastor, including his home congregation of St. Paul?s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Savannah where he was confirmed, married and ordained.
He is survived by his wife, Alice Stevens Martin; daughters, Emilie M. Gudger (Frank), Cecelia M. Munson (Mark), Alison M. Aliff, all of Woodstock, Ga., and Elizabeth M. Weems (Michael), Tampa, Fl.; grandchildren, Phillip Aliff, Chris Aliff ? US Army, Lauren, Kami and Ross Gudger, William, Kendall and Joseph Bennett, all of Woodstock, Ga.; brothers, Raymond, George and John Martin, all of Savannah; sisters, June M. Gnann, Athens, Ga., Marie M. Vardell, Tampa, Fl., and Martha M. Bartl, Loveland, Oh. Many nieces and nephews also survive.
William was preceded in death by his parents, Fred A. and Emily H. Martin, Sr., and brothers, Fred A. Martin, Jr. and Charles C. Martin, Sr.
A memorial service will be held at The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 731 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, on Friday, Sept. 26 at 11 a.m. followed by a visitation reception. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church 2922 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta, Ga. 30066-4689. Cremation Society of the SOUTH in Marietta in charge of arrangements.
Faulton ?Pete? Taylor, age 88 of Canton, passed away Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008 at Cameron Hall Assisted Living Center.
Mr. Taylor worked in the textile mills and was employed at Lockheed for 28 years. He was a WW II Army Aircorps veteran, a member of the Holly Springs American Legion and the Civilian Conservation Corp. He was of Pentecostal faith and was a founding member of Holly Springs Wesleyan Pentecostal Church and the South Canton Church of God. He was formerly a long-time member of both Toonigh Church of God and Sunnyside Church of God.
Survivors include his son, Johnny F. Taylor (Nancy), Talking Rock; daughters, Janice A. Horton (Cliff), Canton, and Vickie Y. Kukier (Stan), Kennesaw; grandchildren, Jim Horton (Karen), Canton, and Elizabeth Harper (Matt), Dallas; and great-grandchildren, Ravyn and Zoe Harper. Numerous nieces, nephews and other family members also survive.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23 from the Chapel of South Canton Funeral Home with the Revs. Luke Wheeler, Micah Messer and Lynn Wheeler officiating. Interment followed in Lebanon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity.