Obituaries

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Joyce Shaw

Joyce Irene Shaw, age 76, of Cal­houn, passed away on Tues­day, May 24, 2016 at her res­i­dence.

Joyce was born on Dec. 16, 1939 in Au­gusta to the late Al­fred Lee Ham­brick and Florice Ellen Ham­brick. In ad­di­tion to her par­ents, she was also pre­ceded in death by her son, Alan Ar­ring­ton; hus­band, Char­lie L. “Pop” Shaw; three brothers, Bubba Ham­brick, Chuck Ham­brick and Jimmy Ham­brick; and two daugh­ters, Shirley Shep­hard and Eve­lyn Ham­brick.

She is sur­vived by her five daugh­ters, Crick­ett Ray­burn and her hus­band Barry of Adairsville, Jane Shaw, Deb­bie Brown, April Dixon and Tonya Burns all of Cal­houn; four brothers, Bill Ham­brick of Au­gusta, Bobby Ham­brick of Au­gusta, Jerry Ham­brick of Texas and Gary Ham­brick of Au­gusta; two sis­ters, Doris Thomp­son and Jean McCoy; eight grand­chil­dren; and nine great-grand­chil­dren also sur­vive.

Fu­neral ser­vices were con­ducted on Thurs­day, May 26 at 11 a.m. at Thomas Fu­neral Home with Rev. Bud Fuller of­fi­ci­at­ing. Burial fol­lowed in Gor­don Me­mo­rial Gar­dens with grand­sons serv­ing as pall­bear­ers.

The fam­ily re­ceived friends on Wed­nes­day evening from 7 un­til 9 p.m. at Thomas Fu­neral Home.

You may leave the fam­ily on­line con­do­lences at www.thomas­fu­ner­al­home­cal­houn.com

Thomas Fu­neral Home is in charge of the ar­range­ments for Joyce Irene Shaw.

Linda Sil­vers

Mrs. Linda Mae Young Sil­vers, age 53, of Ranger, died Mon­day, May 23, 2016 at her home. She was born in Gor­don County on Aug. 10, 1962, daugh­ter of Tamer Mulkey Young, and the late Wil­liam Sa­muel Young. In ad­di­tion to her fa­ther, she was pre­ceded in death by sis­ters, San­dra Ham­rick and Brenda Gil­bert, and brothers, Danny Young and Don­nie Young. Linda was a mem­ber of Mace­do­nia Bap­tist Church.

Sur­vivors in­clude her hus­band, Don­ald Scott Sil­vers; sons and daugh­ters-in-law, La­mar and Ellen Gil­foil, Wil­liam and Kristal Gil­foil, Cully and Jen­nifer Gil­foil, Scott Sil­vers, and Ja­cob Sil­vers; daugh­ters, Kisha McCoy and Jen­nifer Spurl­ing; her mother, Tamer Mulkey Young; a sis­ter and brother-in­law, Mary Jo and Jimmy Brown; and grand­chil­dren, Jeremiah Daniel, Lucy Gil­foil, Liam James Gil­foil, Maci Gil­foil, Mi­ley Gil­foil, Zach Sil­vers, McKen­zie Sil­vers, T.J. Spurl­ing, and Larry Spurl­ing.

Ser­vices to honor the life of Mrs. Linda Mae Young Sil­vers will be held Fri­day, May 27 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Max Bran­non and Sons Fu­neral Home, with Rev. Del­mar Led­ford and Rev. Jeff Hen­drix of­fi­ci­at­ing. Hon­or­ing her wishes, her body will be cre­mated fol­low­ing the ser­vice.

The fam­ily re­ceived friends at the fu­neral home on Thurs­day, May 26 from 5 un­til 9 p.m.

The fam­ily re­quests flow­ers be omit­ted, with me­mo­rial con­tri­bu­tions be­ing made to the Linda Mae Young Sil­vers Me­mo­rial Fund, P.O. Box 1027, Cal­houn, GA 30703.

Con­do­lences may be left at www.maxbran­nonand­sons.com. Fu­neral ser­vices for Mrs. Linda Mae Young Sil­vers are un­der the care and di­rec­tion of Max Bran­non and Sons Fu­neral Home of Cal­houn.

Dorothy Gall­man

Dorothy Faye Parker Gall­man, age 82 of Cal­houn, passed away on Mon­day, May 23, 2016 at her res­i­dence.

Dorothy was born on July 27, 1933 in Gor­don County to the late John Robert Parker and Ola Junk­ins Parker. She was a mem­ber of Col­lege Street Church of God. In ad­di­tion to her par­ents, she was pre­ceded in death by a son, Terry Way­mon Cro­nan; her first hus­band, Ray­mond Cro­nan; four brothers, J.R. Parker, Bobby Parker, Ju­lian Parker and Eu­gene Parker; and five sis­ters, Geneva Sil­vers, Bessie Aber­com­bie, Pauline Sil­vers, Mil­dred Sil­vers and Mary Jo Woody.

She is sur­vived by her son, Travis Glenn Cro­nan of Ringgold; two daugh­ters, Jan­ice Ann West of Cal­houn, and Teresa Sil­vers and her hus­band Harold of Sono­rav­ille; one brother, Herbert Parker; five grand­chil­dren, Keisha Jen­nings, Lisa Mor­ri­son, Ja­son Jaco and his wife Sandy, Josh Jaco and spe­cial grand­son, Jeremy Rogers; thir­teen great-grand­chil­dren; and sev­eral great-great-grand­chil­dren also sur­vive.

Fu­neral Ser­vices were con­ducted on Thurs­day, May 26 at 2 p.m. at Thomas Fu­neral Home with John­nie Parker of­fi­ci­at­ing. Burial fol­lowed in Fairview Church of God Ceme­tery with Josh Jaco, Ricky Sil­vers, Ran­dall Woody, Matt Smith, Bobby Parker, Wil­lard Parker and Parker McBur­nett.

The fam­ily re­ceived friends on Wed­nes­day evening from 5 un­til 8 p.m. at Thomas Fu­neral Home.

You may leave the fam­ily on­line con­do­lences at www.thomas­fu­ner­al­home­cal­houn.com

Thomas Fu­neral Home is in charge of the ar­range­ments for Dorothy Faye Parker Gall­man.

Faye Hill

Faye Hill, age 77, of Fremont, Neb. died Satur­day, May 21, 2016, in her home in Fremont.

Faye was born on Jan. 7, 1939 in Rome to Jack and Ruby ( Drum­mond) Haney. She was raised in Cal­houn, later at­tend­ing LaGrange Col­lege in LaGrange.

On Oct. 15, 1960, Faye Haney was mar­ried to Haines Hill. The cou­ple lived in New Or­leans, La.; Galion, Ohio; At­lanta and Chat­tanooga, Tenn. be­fore mov­ing to Fremont in 1968 where Haines joined Tay­lor & Martin Inc. Auc­tion­eers. He pur­chased the com­pany in 1972 and op­er­ated it un­til sell­ing in 2000.

Faye cher­ished her South­ern roots, and was de­voted to the Mid­west­ern life­style and work ethic.

Faye was a mem­ber of St. James Epis­co­pal Church. She was ac­tive in the Fremont Area Com­mu­nity Foun­da­tion – Haines Hill Schol­ar­ship. She was a proud sup­porter of the UNL Foun­da­tion, UNK Loper Vol­ley­ball, Mar­ian High School and Creighton Prep High School. Faye was a quiet and gen­er­ous bene­fac­tor to many Fremont area groups, events and in­di­vid­u­als. She was an avid bridge player and loved to root for the Huskers!

Faye was pre­ceded by her hus­band Haines in Novem­ber of 2000, and by her par­ents Ruby and Jack Haney (of Cal­houn).

Sur­viv­ing Faye are her daugh­ters Cindy (Chris) Wolfe of Omaha, Neb. and their chil­dren Carolyn, An­nie, Mary Kather­ine and C J Wolfe; and Holly (Bill) Fine­gan of Dal­las, Texas and their chil­dren Pa­trick, Char­lie, and Gra­cie.

The fu­neral ser­vice will be at 11 a.m. on Fri­day, May 27, 2016 at St. James Epis­co­pal Church in Fremont. There is no pub­lic visi­ta­tion. Memo­ri­als are sug­gested to the Fremont Area Com­mu­nity Foun­da­tion – Haines Hill Schol­ar­ship Fund. Lud­vigsen Mor­tu­ary is as­sist­ing the fam­ily. On­line guest­book at www.lud­vigsen­mor­tu­ary.com.

Amos Baker

Mr. Amos Nathan Baker, age 70, of Cedar Creek Road, Cartersville, went to be with the Lord Mon­day, May 23, 2016.

He was born in Cartersville on July 23, 1945, son of the Amos W. Baker and Ruth Shook Baker. Mr. Baker was a faith­ful mem­ber and for­mer choir di­rec­tor at Union Grove Bap­tist Church in Cal­houn. He was not one to just sit, he ei­ther needed to be work­ing on some­thing or work­ing in his gar­den. He was an amaz­ing hus­band, fa­ther, and Poppa who will be truly missed.

Sur­vivors in­clude his lov­ing wife of fifty-five years, Joyce Baker, of Cartersville; chil­dren, Michael Nathan and Michelle Baker of Cartersville, Tammy Baker Ed­wards of Cartersville and Justin and Heather Baker of Adairsville; grand­chil­dren, Nick Baker, Mad­die Baker, Kel­lan Ed­wards, Dy­lan Baker, Macken­zie Baker, Car­leigh Baker, and a grand­daugh­ter soon to ar­rive; brothers, Billy and Sy­bil Baker, Rev. David and Sue Baker, and Tommy and Linda Baker; sis­ters, Janie and Joel Mauldin, Jeanelle Aber­nathy, Alice and Frank Ray, Joyce Overby, and Robin and Billy Guthrie; sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Fu­neral ser­vices were held Thurs­day, May 26, 2016 at 2 p.m. from Mt. Pis­gah Bap­tist Church with Rev­erends Randy Jack­son, Ron­nie Cowart, and David Baker of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment fol­lowed in the church ceme­tery. Pall­bear­ers in­cluded his neph­ews, Billy Baker, Jr, Steven Baker, Chuck Widby, Shane Aber­nathy, Ran­dall Forsyth, Greg Mauldin, Joe Ray, T.J. Ray, Jeremy Fer­gu­son, Josh Fer­gu­son, and Thomas Baker.

The fam­ily re­ceived friends Wed­nes­day from 6 un­til 9 p.m. at Bar­ton Fu­neral Home.

Sign the guest­book and leave on­line con­do­lences at www.Bar­tonFuner­alHome.net.

R. Dud­ley Bar­ton & Son Fu­neral Home, Adairsville, is in charge of the fu­neral ar­range­ments for Mr. Amos Nathan Baker.

Alice Culpep­per

Mrs. Alice Belle Culpep­per passed away at a lo­cal med­i­cal cen­ter May 24, 2016. She was born in the Snow Springs com­mu­nity on Sept. 22, 1930, to the late Tom Hig­gins and Nora Jane Free­man Hig­gins.

She was a grad­u­ate of Adairsville High School Class of 1948 and at­tended North Ge­or­gia Busi­ness School. She mar­ried the love of her life, Guy Culpep­per, on June 4, 1948. She was a mem­ber of Snow Springs Bap­tist Church most of her life, but at­tended Rush Chapel Methodist at the time of her death. At the age of twelve her mother taught her how to sew, and she be­came a won­der­ful seam­stress. All of her life she en­joyed mak­ing her chil­dren’s clothes, wed­ding ap­parel, grad­u­a­tions dresses and spe­cial cos­tumes. She was a poul­try farmer for 35 years and drove a Floyd County School Bus for two years. She be­longed to the Wood­ward Val­ley Floyd County Homemak­ers Club, serv­ing as chair­per­son for one year, and also the Red Hat So­ci­ety. Mrs. Culpep­per loved hats and al­ways wore one to church every Sun­day.

One of her dear­est friends was Mar­garet Gay­lor, who was such an in­spi­ra­tion to her. An­other life­long friend and class­mate was the late Dim­ple Thorn­brough, who was also a part of the Satur­day night Uno Team. Many knew her for her out­stand­ing cakes; she baked them for friends, loved ones, and do­nated them to the Model John­son Foun­da­tion. She called her­self the “Cake Mis­sion­ary.” She loved quilt­ing, gar­den­ing, can­ning and freez­ing her veg­eta­bles, and never missed a Satur­day night of fam­ily Uno. She was pre­ceded in death by her par­ents; hus­band, Guy Bon Culpep­per; son, Steven Culpep­per; brother, Her­shel Hig­gins; sis­ters, Beatrice Camp, Mat­tie Lee Bell, and Polly Hyde; spe­cial neph­ews, Dean Hig­gins and Wayne Clark.

Sur­vivors in­clude her two lov­ing daugh­ters, Faye Darby Laney (Jim) of Adairsville and Jane Culpep­per Cam­mer of Ar­muchee; grand­chil­dren, Carla (Greg) Saun­ders, Jen­nifer (Dereck) Bright, Libby (Shawn) Mines, Tovah (Blain) Hawkins, and Ter­rin Cam­mer; great grand­chil­dren, Greer, Barrett, and Braden Saun­ders, Ethan Bright, Zack and Dil­lon Mines, Spencer Couch, Kins­ley Hawkins, and Terin­ity Cam­mer; step-grand­chil­dren, Josh Laney and Jayme (Kristy) Laney; step-great grand­chil­dren, Lau­ren, Matthew, Max, Hens­ley, and Hay­den Laney; sis­ter, Janelle Alexan­der of Rome; sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Fu­neral ser­vices will be held Fri­day, May 27, 2016, at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Bar­ton Fu­neral Home, Adairsville with Rev­erends Bobby Stevens, Larry Russell and Va­lerie Loner of­fi­ci­at­ing and Jim Laney pro­vid­ing her eu­logy. In­ter­ment will fol­low at Snow Springs Bap­tist Church Ceme­tery, Adairsville. Pall­bear­ers in­clude Steve Camp, Mark Thorn­brough, Barry, Brent, and Danny Hig­gins, and Greg Clark. Hon­orary pall­bear­ers in­clude Nor­man Bai­ley, Wal­lace Clark, Jerry and Ted Thorn­brough, La­mar Camp, Hamp Alexan­der, Jr., Greg Alexan­der, John D. and Inez Hooker, Vir­gil and Wy­lene Bai­ley and Earl and Joyce Cul­ber­son.

The fam­ily re­ceived friends Thurs­day evening from 6 un­til 8 p.m. at Bar­ton Fu­neral Home. In lieu of flow­ers, con­tri­bu­tions can be made in honor of Mrs. Culpep­per to Rush Chapel United Methodist Church, 1225 Rush Chapel Road, NE, Rome, Ge­or­gia 30161.

Sign the guest­book and leave on­line con­do­lences at www.Bar­tonFuner­alHome.net. R. Dud­ley Bar­ton & Son Fu­neral Home, Adairsville, is in charge of the fu­neral ar­range­ments for Mrs. Alice Belle Culpep­per.

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