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.
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 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, 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.
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.
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.