Mr. Charles Bruner, age 66 of Jasper, passed away Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010 at Embracing Hospice in Cumming.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Bruner, Jasper; son, Charles Jones, Ball Ground; and daughters, Elizabeth Edwards, Buford, Missy Carpenter, Tennessee, Tammy Mendoza, Dawsonville, Charly Bruner, Buford, and Mandy Waycaster, Jasper. Thirteen grandchildren and one great-grandson also survive.
A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. at Sawnee View Gardens in Cumming with Pastor Tommy Sanford officiating. Pallbearers were: Pat, Daniel and Bryson Childers, Juan Perez, Brandon Jones, Brandon, Phillip and Greg Moss, Chris Wilkie and Andy Heath. Byars Funeral Home and Cremation Services was in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Bryce Charles Dean Roper, age 16 of Jasper, Ga., died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010 at Grady Memorial Hospital.
Born Feb. 17, 1994, Bryce was a student at Pickens High School.
Survivors include his step-father and mother, Chris and Melissa Holloway West, Jasper; father, Frankie Roper, Yellow Creek Community; sisters, Brittany Roper and fiance David Hensley and Bristal and Brinna West, all of Jasper; grandparents, Larry and Karen Holloway and Frank and Adel Roper, all of Ball Ground, and Mike and Shirley West, Talking Rock; great-grandmothers, Madge Holloway, Ball Ground, and Evelyn Parris, Talking Rock; niece, Braylee Hensley, Jasper; aunts and uncles, Kenny and Wendy Holloway, Hill City, Kevin and Lucie Holloway, Washington, Cane and Michelle Smith, Yellow Creek Community, and Justin and Hope Spivey, Ellijay; and cousins, Emerald and Amber Smith, Yellow Creek Community, and Lilly and Caroline Holloway, Hill City. Other relatives and a host of friends also survive.
The funeral service was held Thursday, Nov. 4 from Mt. Vernon Baptist Church with the Revs. Gary Cowan and John Henderson officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Roper Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Gussie Mae England Akin, age 98 of Jasper, Ga., formerly of Tucker, Ga., died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010.
Mrs. Akin was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Akin; son, Curtis Akin; daughter-in-law, Jo Helen Akin; and two grandsons.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Marion (Mac) McDaniel, Jasper; son, Kenneth Akin, Tucker; daughter-in-law, Peggy Akin, Decatur; and grandchildren, Susan (Edward) Johnson, Marcia McDaniel, Steve (Tammie) McDaniel, Debbie (Ed) Harmon, Daryl (Martha) Akin, Lee Ann Akin and Jean McDaniel (Tom) Fowler. Eight great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews also survive.
A graveside service was held Saturday, Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. at Floral Hills Memory Gardens in Tucker with the Rev. Larry Hannah officiating. The family did accept flowers or memorial gifts may be made to the First Baptist Church of Tucker or The Joy House. Roper Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Rosa Mae Young Lewis, age 90 of Marietta, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010.
Mrs. Lewis retired from the office of the Georgia Secretary of State. After retirement she became a cashier for the Marietta Fruit Company.
Survivors include her son, Clyde Young and wife Pat, Marietta; brother, Bobby Fleming and wife Marilyn, Jasper; grandsons, Jim Tarver and Kay Helton, Marietta, Tal Tarver and his wife Lisa, Blue Ridge; and great-granddaughters, Samantha and Tara Tarver. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Monday from Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home and Crematory in Marietta with the Rev. Steve Echols officiating. Interment was in Kennesaw Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Hazle Thomas Ray, age 72 of Jasper, Ga., died Friday, Nov. 5, 2010 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital following a period of declining health.
Born Jan. 9, 1938 in Marietta, Ga., she was preceded in death by her son, Mark Ray.
Survivors include her husband, John Ray, Jasper; sons, Gary Ray, Jasper, Barry Ray, Canton, and Terry Ray, Woodstock; sister, Lillie Keies, Mableton; and brothers, Ernest Thomas, Adairsville, and Buddy Thomas, Acworth. Ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren also survive.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7 from the Chapel of Roper Funeral Home with the Revs. Larry Johnson and Ricky Jarrett officiating. Interment followed at Kennesaw Memorial Park in Kennesaw.
Mrs. Voncile Moser, age 78 of Jasper, passed away Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010 at Kennestone Hospital.
Survivors include her husband, Jack Moser, Jasper; daughter, Gail Webster, Talking Rock; step-sons, James Abbott, John Moser III and Delbert Sickelsmith, all of Jasper; step-daughters, Joyce Abbott, Michelle Abbott and Lana Moser Shipman, all of Jasper; brother, James Whitsell, Yellow Creek; and sisters, Eunice Johnson, Yellow Creek, Shirley Frix, Dawson County, Betty Faye Ellis, Yellow Creek, Martha Sue Whitsell and Amma Dell Whitsell, both of Jasper. Four grandchildren, nine step-grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive. Mrs. Moser was preceded in death by her son, Randall Padgett.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10 from Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Dawson County with the Revs. James Samples, Gary Kowan and Clyde Boling officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were: Donald and Denton Silvers, Jonathon and Billy Lock, Billy and Bill Webster and Johnny Wynn. The family did accept flowers or donations may be made to Cagle Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.
Mr. Drurey (Drew) Buchanan, age 46 of Jasper, passed away Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010 at his residence.
He is survived by his sons and daughter-in-law, Timothy and Courtney Buchanan and Joshua Buchanan, all of Jasper; brother, Michael Buchanan, Marble Hill; sisters, Regina Buchanan, Talking Rock, and Ramona Walden, Waleska; and granddaughter, Kaelin Jade Buchanan. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Drew was cremated and a memorial service was held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3 from Four Mile Baptist Church with the Revs. Frank Lathery and Greg Bryant officiating. The family prefers that donations be made to Cagle Funeral Home to help with expenses.
Mr. Benny Wright, age 72 of Jasper, passed away Monday, Nov. 1, 2010 at his residence.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Wright, Jasper; son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Mary Wright, Canton; step-son and step-daughter-in-law, Scott and Chrissy Fountain, Canton; daughter and son-in-law, Denise and Lamar Mooney, Jasper; brothers, I.O., Jr., Preston and Wilburn Wright, all of Alpharetta, and Jerry Wright, Forsyth County; and sisters, Barbara Heard, Joan Martin and Judy Holcomb, all of Alpharetta. Six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service was held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4 from the Chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with the Revs. Sammy Wright, Clark Watson and Dan Henderson officiating. Interment followed in New Harmony Baptist Church in Forsyth County on Heardville Road. Pallbearers were: Tyler Ghorley, Ashley Henderson, Joey Holden, Jody Dale, Curtis Roper and Jesse Stargel.
Mr. Jerry Lee Crook, age 64 of Fairmount, passed away Monday, Nov. 1, 2010 at his residence.
Survivors include his wife, Louise Crook, Fairmount; son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Jaronda Crook, Fairmount; daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Charles Holt, Vickie and Ricky Young and Michelle and Ted Davis, all of Fairmount; brothers, Charles, Ronnie and Donnie Crook, all of Fairmount, and Junior Crook, Chatsworth; and sister, Mary Ann Townsend, Fairmount. Thirteen grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4 from Friendship Baptist Church with the Rev. Harold Cantrell officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were: Dustin and Matthew Young, Jonathan and Casey Crook, Daniel Pack and Daniel Chastain. Honorary pallbearers were: Manuel Childers, Robbie Kelly and Lonnie Davis. The family did accept flowers or donations to Cagle Funeral Home to help with the funeral expenses.