Mrs. Maxine M. Baggs, age 74 of Jasper, Ga., died Tuesday, July 27, 2010, at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital in Jasper following a period of declining health.
Born March 15, 1936 in Gilmer County, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Norman Holt. Mrs. Baggs had taught school and was employed by the Pickens County Board of Education. She was a member of the Cool Springs Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Lawton Baggs, Jasper; sons and daughters-in-law, Norman and Brennice Baggs, Sugar Hill, Ga., and Kenton and Stephanie Baggs, Jasper; mother, Marie D. Holt, Ellijay, Ga.; grandchildren, Thor, Karina and Alexa Baggs; great-grandchildren, Kasey Mangum, Hannah and Lucia Cash; sisters and brothers-in-law, Vivian and Jack McDougald, Kennesaw, Ga., and Belda and Steve Payne, Ellijay, Ga.; brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Judy Holt, Morganton, Ga.; Dan and Elaine Sanford, Greenfield, Tn.; and Rex and Christian Holt, Hoschton, Ga. Many in-laws, nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 29 from Roper Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Billy Emmett and Von J. Hinton officiating. Interment followed in Cool Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. The family did accept flowers; however, donations may be made to the charity of one?s choice. www.roperfuneralhome.com
Mr. Jack Howard, age 86 of Jasper, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital.
Survivors include his wife, Edgel Howard, Jasper; sons and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Debra Howard, Panama City Beach, Fl., and Greg Howard, Jasper; brothers, Ernest (Pap), Clifford (Crook) and Billy Howard, all of Jasper, Fay Howard, Tate, George Howard, Nelson, and the Rev. Ben Howard, Jr., Dawsonville; and sisters, Stella Mae Mulkey, Dawsonville, Jeannie Howard and JoAnn Hayes, both of Jasper, and Lois Howard, Canton. Several nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ben, Sr. and Eva Brown Howard; brothers, James and Homer (Fuzz); and sister, Mary Lou Bowers.
The funeral service was held at 4 p.m. Friday, July 30 from the Chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with the Rev. Ben Howard, Jr. officiating. Interment followed in Sunrise Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were: Terry, Timmy and Mickey Howard, Donnie and Kenny Byess and Gary Young. The family did accept flowers but prefer donations to help with the funeral expenses.
Mrs. Brenda Callahan Adams, age 61 of Tate, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at Select Specialty (Emory Crawford Long) in Atlanta.
Survivors include her husband, Alan Adams, Tate; father of the children, Bobby Callahan, Tate; son and daughter-in-law, Shane and Rhonda Callahan, Talking Rock; son at heart, Bill Wood, Ball Ground; daughters and sons-in-law, Shannon and Brandon Pettit, Tate, Shandra and David Shirley, Jasper; and Michelle and Jeffrey Satterfield, Tate; and brother, Bob Bryan, Acworth. Twelve grandchildren, one great-grandchild and nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 30 from the Chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with the Revs. Curtis Roland and Terry Dean officiating. Interment followed in Refuge Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Damon Fitts, Dan Burns, Daniel Walker, Walker Giambra, James Potter and Glenn Brannon.
Mrs. Muriel Mowery Hollingshead, age 87 of Jasper, passed away Monday, July 26, 2010 at her residence.
Survivors include her son, Rex Carlisle Mowery; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Herman, Sr. and Pat Hollingshead and Johnny and Mary Hollingshead, both of Jasper; and special niece and nephew, Cindy and Alan Timms, Jasper.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 7 from Bible Way House of Worship in Talking Rock with the Rev. Johnny Hollingshead and Cindy and Alan Timms officiating. Interment of the cremains will be at Sunrise Memorial Gardens at a later date. The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Cagle Funeral Home to help with the funeral expenses. Cagle Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Albert Padgett, age 70 of Talking Rock, passed away Friday, July 30, 2010 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Padgett, Talking Rock; son and daughter-in-law, Tony and Pam Padgett, Talking Rock; daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Howard Banks, Jasper; brothers, Huey Padgett, Ball Ground, and Donas Padgett, Jasper; and sisters, Lois Trout, Acworth, and Flaudie Duncan, Marble Hill. Nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Monday, August 2 from the Chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with the Revs. Robert Allen and Gene Childers officiating. Interment followed in Price Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Bo Ingram, Charlie Carver, Chris Buchanan, Roger Pendley, Eric Duncan, Carlton Trout, Howard Brooks and Tim Duncan. Honorary pallbearer was Johnny Tanner. The family did accept flowers or make donations to Cagle Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.
Mr. Robert C. Collis, age 72 of Fairmount, passed away at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital on Sunday, July 18, 2010.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Collis, Fairmount; sons, Dwight and Jason Joe Collis, Fairmount; daughter, Viviaen Hurt, Fairmount; brother, Rembert Collis, Talking Rock; and sister, Shirley Townsend, Jerusalem. Three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive.
The funeral service was held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 21 from Town Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Rembert Hancock and Russell Nations officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were: Gary Hamrick, Guy Bailey, Michael Colume, Junior Densmore, Marty Hightower and Charlie Long. Cagle Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.