Thomas Adams, Sr.
Mr. Thomas Ellis Adams, Sr. passed away after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer on Oct. 6, 2008.
He was born in Newberry, S.C. on March 11, 1936 but grew up in Orlando, Fl. Tom worked at Lockheed Martin for 40 years as an engineer and manager. He graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Aeronautical Engineering and later received a Master of Science degree in Engineering Mechanics from Georgia Tech.
Survivors include his wife, Jane Anne Jones Adams, Jasper; daughters, Susan Lynn Holland, Marietta, Ga., Marjorie Lee MacBride, Mt. Prospect, Il., and Anne Marie Adams, Roswell, Ga.; sons, Thomas Ellis Adams, Jr., Savannah, Ga.; and sisters, Sandy Durrett, Murphy, N.C., and Margie Denner, Weeki Wachee, Fl. Eight grandchildren and many nieces and nephews also survive.
A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 9 from New Lebanon Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Ben Laughlin and Dr. James O. Speed officiating. Memorial donations may be made to New Lebanon, 389 Bent Tree Dr., Jasper, Ga. 30143 or to MD Anderson Cancer Center, PO Box 4486, Houston, Tx. 77210-4486. Please write ?In memory of Thomas Ellis Adams? on the memo line. Cagle Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. M.L. Jones, age 52 of Nelson, passed away at his residence Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008.
He is survived by his wife, Opie Mary Jones, Nelson; mother, Helen R. Jones, Dalton; son, Cody Alan Jones, Nelson; brother, Payton Ray Jones, Dalton; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Paul and Paula Bennefield, Florida, Melvin Enoch and Sandra Bennefield, Nelson, Mark Bennefield, Jasper, Bonnie Winningham and Danny, Alabama, Sharon Norman and Shag, Florida, and Geraldine Cannady and Dekota, Jasper. Nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9 from the Chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with the Rev. Greg Bryant officiating. Pallbearers were: Ricky and Troy Thacker, Tommy Ray, Paul and John Bennefield and Clinton Jabley. Escort was Scott Jabley. Interment was in Sunrise Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Karen Lynn Bryan, age 45 of Jasper, formerly of Cleveland, passed away at Union General Hospital on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008.
Mrs. Bryan was born in Hall County, the daughter of Betty Goss Abernathy and the late Winfred Abernathy.
Survivors include her husband, Shannon Bryan, Jasper; son, Shannon Bryan, Jr., Jasper; daughter, Christina Helton, Cleveland; step-daughter, Megan Elizabeth Bryan, New York; mother, Betty Abernathy, Cleveland; brother, David Abernathy, Cleveland; sisters, Wanda Faye Brewster, Dahlonega, and Rhonda Carter, Cleveland; grandmother, Beatrice Goss, Gainesville; grandson, Andrew Fate Lee Grimes, Jr., and aunts and uncles, Sue Goss, Janie Long, Charles and Gwen Goss and Michael Goss. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service was held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8 from the Chapel of Barrett Funeral Home with the Revs. Patrick Ballington and Tim Tanner officiating.
Mrs. Linda Carol Mull, age 59 of Jasper, passed away Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008 at her residence. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Walker; and sister, Pauline Niesler.
Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Scott (Mandy) Mull, Ball Ground, and Jonathan (Michelle) Mull, Jasper; daughter, Lisa Voyles, Jasper; sisters, Judy Wilkie and Marie Fowler, both of Jasper, Louvinnie Walker, Nelson, and Juanita (Kenneth) Dean, Ball Ground; and grandchildren, Eric and Alex Caldwell, Haley Voyles, Nick and Devon Mull, Anthony Hill, Raven Welch, Ashley McClure, Christopher McClure, Haley Saye and Brandon Craig.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7 from Yellow Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Sylvester Ridings officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Sosebee Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. John Leatherman, age 68 of Lilburn, Ga., died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital in Jasper, Ga. following a sudden illness.
Born Dec. 29, 1939 in Fulton County, he was the son of the late William James and Sally Hardison Leatherman. Mr. Leatherman had served in the National Guard. He was a master jeweler, owning and operating his business of jewelry repair and the constructing of jewelry.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Leatherman, Lilburn; daughters and son-in-law, Lisa and Mike Coward, Jasper, and Lorrie Gambrell, N. Augusta, S.C.; sister, Jane Estelle Cumming, Kathleen, Ga.; brothers, William James Leatherman, Jr., Carrollton, Ga., and Jerry Leatherman, Stockbridge, Ga.; and grandchildren, Caleb and Katie Helen Cowart, both of Jasper, and Owen and Trenton Gambrell, both of N. Augusta, S.C. Several other relatives also survive.
The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15 from Roper Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Chip Wilson officiating. Interment followed in Lake Forest Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, those desiring to do so may make contributions to the American Diabetes Association or to the Breast Cancer Foundation.
Mr. David Franklin Henson, age 65 of Ellijay, Ga., formerly of Canton, Ga., passed away Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008 at his residence.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Shane and Andrea Henson, Canton; daughters and son-in-law, Linda Beavers and Lana and Richard Holcomb, all of Canton; and Carol Henson, mother of their children. Nine grandchildren also survive. Mr. Henson was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Dora Henson; son, Casey Henson; and three brothers and one sister.
The funeral service was held Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 11 a.m. from Huey Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Bobby McFarland and Mark Henson officiating. Interment was in Mount Calvary Baptist Cemetery in Canton.
Mr. Bobby Eugene Lowe, age 77 of Tate, Ga., died Monday, Oct. 13,2008 at his residence following a period of declining health.
Born July 29, 1931 in Pickens County, Ga., he was the son of the late Quill and Mattie Blackwell Lowe. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Flora Belle Andrews, Estelle Padgett, Maude Padgett and Ila Andrews. Mr. Lowe was a Navy veteran having served during the Korean Conflict. He was a member service representative with Amicalola EMC, member of the Marble Hill Masonic Lodge #207 and member and deacon of Marble Hill Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy Lowe, Tate; son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Cindy Lowe, Jasper; grandson, Chase Lowe, Jasper; sisters- and brothers-in-law, Colleen and Ray Roberts, Marble Hill, Sue Bruce, Jasper, Georgia Lou Stansel, Holly Springs, and Billy Jack Bruce, Dalton, Ga. Several nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15 from Roper Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Mize officiating. Interment followed in Sunrise Memorial Gardens.