Mrs. Janice Elaine Forrester Phillips of Danielsville, Ga., died Thursday, April 29, 2010 at her home.
Mrs. Phillips was born in Tate, Ga. on Sept. 24, 1964, daughter of the late Ray and Martha Cox Forrester. She was a homemaker and caregiver and member of the Corinth Baptist Church in Marble Hill, Ga.
Survivors include her husband, Duane Kelly Phillips, Danielsville; sons and daughter-in-law, Colby and Tiffany Phillips and Tyler Phillips, all of Danielsville; brother, Jeff Forrester, Canton; sisters, Amy Isley, Canton, and Penny Barnes, Marble Hill.
The funeral service were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 2, from Corinth Baptist Church in Marble Hill with the Rev. LeeRoy Kelley officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Flowers were accepted but memorials may be made to the Corinth Baptist Church, c/o Jerry Brooks, 239 Sutalee Place
White, Ga. 30184. Pruitt Funeral Home in Royston, Ga. was in charge of local arrangements.
Mr. Karl T. Manzel, age 73 of Canton, passed on Thursday, April 29, 2010 at Northside Hospital-Atlanta.
Mr. Manzel was a veteran of the Korean Conflict where he served his country in the US Army. He was a member of True Life Church in Ball Ground and served on the State Committee for the Georgia Republican Party. Mr. Manzel owned and operated New Earth Grading and Excavating.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Manzel, Canton; step-daughter, Adrienne Orr, Canton; and step-son, Ed Orr, Las Vegas. Six step-grandchildren also survive.
The funeral service was held at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 2 from Sosebee Memorial Chapel with Pastor Ryan Smith officiating. Entombment followed at Sunrise Memorial Park in Jasper. Contributions may be made to CARES of Pickens County, 89 Cares Dr., PO Box 1342, Jasper, Ga. 30143.
John Westerman, III
Mr. John B. Westerman, III, age 79 of the Macedonia Community, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2010 at his residence.
Mr. Westerman graduated from West Fulton High School and was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He retired from Atlanta Gas Light as an inspector with over 40 years of service. He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Josephine Westerman; daughters, Donna (Jeff) Trotter and Cindy (Wayne) Davis, all of the Macedonia Community; brother, Leslie Westerman, Billings, Mt.; grandchildren, Brittany Haught, Leigh Ann Trotter, Mitchell Trotter and Jonathan Davis; and great-granddaughter, Madison Haught. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 3 from Sosebee Memorial Chapel with the Revs. Bill Neese and Alan Dixon officiating. Interment followed in Macedonia Memorial Park.
Mr. Clint Rollins, age 23 of Conyers, Ga. and formerly of Jasper, passed at his residence in Conyers Friday evening, April 30, 2010.
Survivors include his parents, Richard and Patsy Rollins, Jasper; grandmother, Margaret Brown, Blue Ridge, sister, Tricia Rollins, Jasper; and girlfriend, Lora Wingo, Conyers.
A memorial service was held Wednesday, May 5 at 11 a.m. from Jasper United Methodist Church with the Rev. Chip Wilson officiating. Memorials may be made to Pickens Animal Rescue, PO Box 45, Jasper, Ga. 30143. Cagle Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Marlan Robert Whitaker, age 47 of the Whitepath Community Ellijay, Ga., passed on Saturday, May 1, 2010 in Ocala, Fl.
Mr. Whitaker was born on Jan. 15 in Ellijay. He was a member of the Baptist faith and was self-employed as a carpenter in the construction industry. He was preceded in death by his sister, Patricia Thomas Whitaker; brothers, Bennie Lamar and David Thomas Whitaker; and special friend, Denise Martin.
Marlan is survived by his mother and father, Fannie and Frank Whitaker, Jasper, Ga.; sisters and brother-in-law, Judy W. White, Blairsville, Ga., and Sherri W. and David Terry, Jasper; and brothers and sister-in-law, David and Gloria Whitaker and Paul Everett Whitaker, all of Jasper. Ten nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 6 from the Logan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Emuel Sanford officiating. Music will be performed by Irene Wofford. Interment will follow in the Salem Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers are: Jerry Patterson, Gary Long, Mart Cartright, Christopher Miles, Scott Sneddon, Doug Hall, Bruce Granger, Jeremy, Josh, Terry and Gary Cowart.
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Eunice Smith Pinyan, age 87 of Maryville, passed away Friday, April 30, 2010 at Blount Memorial Hospital.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Aldon Pinyan; parents, Hazel and Nellie Smith; sister and brother-in-law, Evelyn and Raymond Potter; and brother, Boyd Smith.
Survivors include her daughter, Kay Snodgrass, Tellico Village Community, Loudon; son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Tina Pinyan, Alcoa; sister-in-law, Betty Smith, Maryville; nieces, Pam Gerhart, Columbia, Tn., and Gail Holloway, Maryville; nephew, Ivan Potter, Hurst, Tx.; and great-nieces, Mandy Roe and Lindsay Holloway.
The funeral service and burial was held at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 2 from Cross Roads Baptist Church in Jasper. Pallbearers were: Alex and Max West, Jr., Jason and Jacob Segers, John and Andy Bishop, Leon Semig and John Holbert. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Cross Roads Baptist Church, c/o Charlie Holbert, PO Box 198, Talking Rock, Ga. 30175. Cagle Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Eula Griffith, age 77 of Marble Hill, passed away May 3, 2010 at her residence.
Survivors include her husband, W.P. Pierce Griffith, Marble Hill; son and daughter-in-law, Carl and Diane Griffith, Marble Hill; daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Alvin Pool and Brenda and Rick Ray. all of Marble Hill, and Connie and Jimmy Fann, Jasper. Nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday from the Chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with the Rev. Charlie Buchanan officiating. Interment followed at Lake Forest Memorial Park. Pallbearers were: Wesley Reynolds, Trevor Griffith, Grant Taylor, Brian Morris, Joey Edwards and Kenny Justice.
Herman E. Pettigrew moved on to a better place on Friday, April 30, 2010 at Metropolitan Hospice Serenity Manor.
He was a lifelong citizen of Pickens County. He was preceded in death by a brother, Harley Pettigrew, Jasper; and parents, Dollie and Lawrence Pettigrew, Jasper.
Survivors include his daughter, Kasha Rose, Jasper; grandson, Phoenix Douglas, Jasper; sisters, Fay Edwards, Hinton Community, and Mary Bateman, Warner Robbins area, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Herman worked many years as head of maintenance at our local hospital and nursing home, as well as a store clerk for many of our local convenience stores. To know Herman was simply to love him.
Following Herman?s request of cremation, his funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 6 at Salem Baptist Church. The eulogy will be delivered by long-time friend, Rev. Von Hinton. Pallbearer will be Mark Shoemaker.
We would like to thank our friends at Cagle Funeral Home for all their help and guidance. Also thanks to all of Herman?s friends and family for support.