Marvin B. Martin, age 59 of Canton, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 at Kennestone Hospital.
Mr. Martin was self-employed in the upholstery business. He was a member of Old Damascus Baptist Church and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon Martin, Canton; children, Phillip Martin, Canton, and Vickie Ghorley, Jasper; grandchildren, James David Spence, Tori Spence and Josh Ghorley; great-granddaughter, Madison Spence; and sister-in-law, Evelyn Martin of Canton.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 from Old Damascus Baptist Church. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Mr. James Webster Shirley, age 97 of Jasper, passed away Oct. 19, 2010 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital.
Mr. Shirley was born Sept. 10, 1913 to the late William Henry Missouri Scott Shirley. He retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad as a superintendent. Mr. Shirley was a member of Jasper First Baptist Church and Pickens Star Lodge #220 F&AM for over 50 years. Mr. Shirley was preceded in death by his daughter, Kathy Cowart; and brother, Bill Shirley.
Survivors include his grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Mike and Lisa Cowart, Jasper; son-in-law, Roy Cowart, Jasper; and great-grandchildren, Caleb and Katie Cowart, Jasper.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Friday from the Chapel of Roper Funeral Home with Dr. Jimmy Lewis officiating. Interment followed in Lake Forest Memorial Park with Pickens Star Lodge #220 in charge of Masonic graveside rites.
Mrs. Norma Walker Furgerson, age 95 of Jasper, Ga. and long-time resident of Hopkinsville, Ky., died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 at Serenity Mountain Manor in Jasper following a period of declining health.
Born July 20, 1915 in McCall Creek, Ms., she was the daughter of the late Jefferson Benjamin and Willie Georgia Hodge Walker. Mrs. Furgerson graduated from Holmes County Junior College in Goodman, Ms. where she majored in commercial studies. She married William Mayo Furgerson and they moved to Hopkinsville in 1939 for Mayo to join Planters Bank and Trust Co., where he worked for 40 years. He died May 22, 1986.
Norma retired in 1980 as office manager for Metropolitan Insurance Co. Before her retirement she served as executive secretary for the Christian County Tuberculosis Association. She also volunteered as a Pink Lady with the Jennie Stuart Medical Center?s Hospital Auxiliary. She loved to serve with the Christian Women?s Fellowship, to play Scrabble with her ?Scrabble Buddies? and to write poetry about her every day experiences.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Darla and Jerry Givan, Jasper; sons and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Shirley Furgerson, Fairfax, Va., and William Furgerson, Jasper; and sister, Gloria Livingston, Baducah, Ky. Five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren also survive.
The funeral service was held at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29 from First Christian Church in Hopkinsville with the Revs. Ronald Furgerson and Nathan Brown officiating. Interment followed in Green Hill Memorial Gardens in Hopkinsville. Donations may be made to the Christian Women?s Fellowship, local Outreach Ministries, c/o First Christian Church, 2601 S. Walnut St., Hopkinsville, Ky. 42240. Roper Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Carolyn H. Cash, age 64 of Jasper, passed away Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital.
Survivors include her husband, Terrell Cash, Jasper; daughter, April Roberts, Jasper; step-sons and step-daughters-in-law, Greg and Wendy Cash, Jasper, Brian and Heather Cash, Canton, and Jeffrey and Lydia Cash, Cumming; sisters and brothers-in-law, Linda and Ralph Harper and Wanda and Greg Mullins, all of Jasper; special friends, Greg Chaney and Randy Pilcher; and four step-grandchildren, Dalton, Macy, Jordan and Brock Cash. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26 from the Chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with Pastors Seth Kinner and Steve Dusek and the Rev. Ralph Harper officiating. Interment followed in Sunrise Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were: Robert Davis, Chad Lockey, T.J. Flowers, Greg, Brian and Jeffrey Cash. Honorary pallbearers were: Jordan Cash, Todd and Travis Lockey, David Roberts, Randy Pilcher and Greg Chaney. The family did accept flowers but prefer donations be made to Cagle Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.
Mrs. Bergetta Phelps, age 96 of Jasper, passed Tuesday evening, Oct. 19, 2010 at Embracing Hospice, Cumming, Ga.
Survivors include her sons, Ernest Gifford, Detroit, Mi., Gary Gifford, Forsyth, Ga., Terry Phelps, California, and Michael and David Phelps, both of Jasper; and sister, Nina Evans, Daytona, Fl. Fourteen grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren also survive.
Mrs. Phelps was transported to the Browns Funeral Home, Grand Blanc, Mi., for the funeral service. Cagle Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.
Mark Moore, Sr.
Mr. Mark H. Moore, Sr., age 81 of Clearwater, Fl. and formerly of Jasper, Ga., passed away at Sabal Palms Health Care in Largo, Fl. early Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010.
Mr. Moore is survived by his wife, Mary Moore, Clearwater; sons and daughter-in-law, Mark Moore, Jr., Jasper, and A.C. Moore II and Dorlores, Cumming; step-son, John Lord, Clearwater; step-daughter and step-son-in-law, Julie and Richard McCurdy, Inverness, Fl.; and sister and brother-in-law, Virginia and Nick Anagnost, Greenwood, S.C. Nine grandchildren also survive.
A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 22 from Sunrise Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with the Rev. Ken Murphy officiating. The family did accept flowers or donations may be made to the Shriners Children?s Hospital, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, Fl. 33607. Cagle Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Dean Satterfield, Jr.
Mr. Dean Satterfield, Jr., age 67 of Waleska, passed away Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010 at Northside Hospital-Cherokee in Canton.
Survivors include his daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa Lingerfelt, Waleska, Barbara and Chris Smith, Jasper, and Carrie and Carl E. Bramlett, Jr., Ellijay; brothers and sisters-in-law, Harvey and Diane Satterfield and Steve and Linda Satterfield, all of Ball Ground; sister and brother-in-law, Diane Von Dusen and Dan Christophers, Marietta; grandchildren, Drew Moats, Mariah and Kenneth Smith, Sarra and Lee Moats, Waylon Smith, Derek Turner and Sydney Collier. Two great-grandchildren also survive.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24 from the Chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Flowers officiating. Interment followed in Sunrise Memorial Gardens with the following Masons serving as pallbearers: Verner Cook, Bobby Ghorley, Ronnie Loner, Mack Whitfield, Bill Miller, Jackie Voyles and James Blalock. The Sharp Top Masonic Lodge #680 was in charge of the graveside service. The family did accept flowers or you may make donations to Sharp Top Lodge #680.