Mrs. Maude Samples Brackett, age 85 of Canton, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010 at Northside-Cherokee Hospital.
Mrs. Brackett was a member of North Canton Baptist Church. After retiring from Canton Textile Mills, she worked at Floyd Togs.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jesse (Freet) Samples, Jr.; and her second husband, Robert Brackett. Survivors include her children, Larry Eugene Samples and Deborah (Phillip) Morris, all of Canton; sister, Esther Pettigrew Woodring, Canton; grandchildren, Angela Gilbert and Eric Samples; great-granddaughter, Taylor Gilbert; and beloved caregiver, Brenda Brooks Poole.
The funeral service was held at noon on Thursday, Sept. 9 from Sosebee Memorial Chapel with the Revs. Kent Samples and Johnny Padgett officiating. Interment followed in Cherokee Memorial Park.
Robert W. (Hallett) Holbert, age 50 of Parsons, Ks., died unexpectedly Wednesday morning, Sept. 8. 2010.
He was born May 19, 1960 in Portsmouth, Va. to Vernon and Martha (Johnston) Holbert. He grew up in Parsons and was raised by his mother and step-father, Duane Hallett. Mr. Holbert lived in Jasper for two years where he completed his high school education. For many years he worked as an auto body repairman in Parsons.
Survivors include his sons, Jason Holbert, Jasper, and Jake and Cody Holbert, both of Parsons; daughter, Michelle Holbert, Parsons; four grandchildren; mother and step-father, Martha and Duane Hallett, St. Paul; father and step-mother, Vernon and Sylvia Holbert, Jasper; brothers, Mark and Eric Holbert, both of Jasper; and sisters, Jean Thompson. Carl Junction, Mo., Sue Figura and Teresa Schulze, both of St. Paul, Vicki Galloway, McCune, and Donna Hancock, Jasper.
A graveside service was held Saturday from West Bethany Cemetery.
Mrs. Willie Faye Bennett, age 91 of Jasper, Ga., died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, at the Brian Center in Canton, Ga. following a period of declining health.
Born July 4, 1919 in Pickens County, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Stacy and Cordelia Holt Moss. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clinton Walter Bennett. Mrs. Bennett was a homemaker and was a member of the Jerusalem Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Marcell and Billy Duckett, Jasper; grandchildren, Randy and Debbie Duckett and Tammy Hollingshed, all of Jasper; and great-grandchildren, Alan and Marie Hollingshed. Other relatives also survive.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, from Roper Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Buddy Roper officiating. Interment followed in Jerusalem Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Eddie Jones, age 66 of Jasper, passed away Sept. 10, 2010 at his home.
Mr. Jones retired from the Pasco County and Pickens County Sheriff?s office. He was preceded in death by his father, Mr. Ed Jones, Sr.
Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Clara Jones, Jasper; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Diane Jones, Jasper; sister, Judy Jones Schwarz, Florida; niece, Sonya Gossett; and nephews, Fred and Edward Schwarz and Chad Jones. One great-niece and five great-nephews also survive.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Monday from the Chapel of Roper Funeral with the Revs. Harold Cantrell, Jerrold Young and Jeremy Mullinax officiating. Interment followed in Cool Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Hoyt ?Pud? Chastain, age 81 of the Hinton Community, passed away at Wellstar-Kennestone Hospital.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Cynthia Chastain; brothers, Emory and Ulysses Chastain; and sister, Mildred Evans.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Suelane Chastain, Hinton, Ga.; sons, Keith, Jeff and Kris Chastain, all of Hinton; and brother, Horace Tom Chastain, Ludville, Ga. Eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survives.
The funeral service was held at 4 p.m. Monday from the Chapel of Roper Funeral Home with the Revs. Buck Parker, Moss Fountain and Calvin Ball officiating. Interment followed in Hinton Cemetery.
Big John Garner
Mr. Big John Garner, age 79 of Talking Rock, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010 at Atlanta Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Mildred Garner, Talking Rock; sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Wanda Garner and Bobby and Decca Garner, all of Jasper; daughter and son-in-law, Terresa and Russell Bunch, Jasper; and sister, Daisy Blankenship, Clenton, Al. Eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10 from Mt. Zion Baptist Church with the Revs. Ben Mock and Tony Ramirez officiating. Interment followed in Sunrise Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were: Allen Evans, Brent Jordan, Jerry Hicks, Wayne Fann, Jim Stone, Brian McNamara and John Jenkins. Cagle Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Sibyl Bryant Poole, age 89 of Jasper, passed away Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010 at North Fulton Hospital Hospice.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Poole; and son, C.J. Poole.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, W.R. and Anita Poole, Jasper; daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda Joyce and Jim Wheeler, Talking Rock, and Bridget and Stanley Goss, Jasper; daughter-in-law, Dianna Poole, Jasper; sister- and brother-in-law, Faye and Reeford Bruce, Jasper; and grandchildren, Robin Poole, Tanya Langston, Shawn and Brandon Poole, Rachel Nichols, Sam Wheeler, Rhoda Gunnigle, Michael Poole and Robert and Sarah Goss. Fourteen great-grandchildren, two nieces and cousins also survive.
The funeral service was held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12 from Jerusalem Baptist Church with the Revs. Joey DuBois, Gene Childers, Grant Wade and Bobby Segers officiating. Interment followed in Sunrise Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were: Shawn and Michael Poole, Sam and David Lee Wheeler, Tim Nichols and Robert Cross. Cagle Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Olar Maggie Ray, age 95 of Tate, passed away Thursday, Sept. 9. 2010 at Marietta Health & Rehab Center.
Mrs. Ray was preceded in death by husband, Luke Ray, sons, Billy and Jerry Ray; and granddaughter, Carla Vaughn Bruce.
Survivors include daughters and son-in-law, Ethel Jean Ray, Tate, Eva and Joe Henderson, Marietta, and Oleta Kimball, Covington; sisters-in-law, Edith Brendle, Blairsville, and Marie Ray, Jasper. Eleven grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 11 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11 from the Chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with the Revs. Willard Hamrick, Larry Holden and Tim Pearson officiating. Interment followed in Sunrise Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were: Ronnie Morris, Jessie Stargell, Ricky Ray, Scotty and Tod Kimball and Danny Ryder. Honorary pallbearer was Joe Henderson.