Obituaries

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Mr. John­son

Mr. Em­mett Ver­nell John­son, age 88 of Rock­mart, passed away on Fri­day, Sept. 15, 2017.

He was born on Sept. 23, 1928 in Polk County, the son of the late Em­mett Cula John­son and Frauline Phillips John­son.

Mr. John­son was a United States Vet­eran serv­ing in World War II.

He re­tired from Gen­eral Mo­tors in 1978. He was a mem­ber of the Arab Shrine Tem­ple in At­lanta, Ge­or­gia; a past cap­tain of At­lanta Dune Bug­gies and past mas­ter of Lodge #97 in Rock­mart.

There was noth­ing more im­por­tant to Em­mett than his wife and fam­ily, well and At­lanta Fal­cons Foot­ball. He was an avid fan, and held sea­son tick­ets for years.

In 2013, Mr. John­son cel­e­brated 50 years with Gam­mage Fu­neral Home hav­ing shown loyal ser­vice and ded­i­ca­tion to the sur­round­ing com­mu­ni­ties.

Mr. John­son is sur­vived by his lov­ing wife, Mrs. Mel­ba­line Bollen John­son; daugh­ter, Nan John­son Brum­be­low; grand­chil­dren, Blake and Ken­dra Brum­be­low and Amanda and Chris Cul­ver; great-grand­chil­dren, CJ Cul­ver, Ava Shea Cul­ver, Kar­son Brum­be­low, Con­ner Brum­be­low,Ethan Brum­be­low, Ella Brum­be­low; and sis­ter, Betty McDur­mon.

Mr. John­son is pre­ceded in death by his par­ents; brother-in-law, Roy McDur­mon and nephew, Terry McDur­mon.

The fam­ily of Mr. Em­mett V. John­son re­ceived fam­ily and friends from on Mon­day, Septem­ber 18, 2017.

The fu­neral ser­vice fol­low at 7 p.m. from the chapel of the Gam­mage Fu­neral Home with Dr. David Turner, Rev. Ja­son Odom, Olin L. Gam­mage III, and Fam­ily of­fi­ci­at­ing.

A pri­vate in­ter­ment ser­vice will be con­ducted at a later time at Rose Hill Ceme­tery in Rock­mart. The fam­ily has re­spect­fully re­quested that all flo­ral do­na­tions be omit­ted. Mes­sages of con­do­lence can be made to the fam­ily by vis­it­ing our web­site and sign­ing the on­line guest­book at gam­magefh.com.

The Olin L. Gam­mage and Sons Fu­neral Home han­dled the ar­range­ments for Mr. Em­mett Ver­nell John­son.

Lit­tle Ge­n­e­sis Wool­fork

Lit­tle Ge­n­e­sis Rose Wool­fork, three month old in­fant daugh­ter of Lacey Pinkard and Dar­ius Wool­fork Sr., passed away Mon­day, Sept. 11, 2017. She was born in Rome on June 3, 2017. Ge­n­e­sis was pre­ceded in death by ma­ter­nal great great grand­par­ents: Cara Ann Hooper and Buddy Pinkard; pa­ter­nal great grand­par­ents Jan­ice and Perry Mid­dle­brooks and Roberta and Mil­ton Wool­fork.

She is sur­vived by her par­ents, Lacey Pinkard and Dar­ius Wool­fork Sr.; four broth­ers and sis­ters: Malakhi Pinkard, Za­leyah Pinkard, Makenna Pinkard and Dar­ius Wool­fork Jr.; ma­ter­nal grand­par­ents, Steve and Lynn Pinkard; pa­ter­nal grand­par­ents, Charles Wool­fork Sr. and Cyn­thia Glover; ma­ter­nal great grand­par­ents, Teresa and James Mill­hol­land and Carolyn May­field; special aunts: Siera Pinkard, Dray Pinkard, De­bra Glover Todd, Banikka Glover, Wanda Wool­fork and Char­lene Wool­fork; special un­cles: Melvin Todd, Mekiel Wool­fork and Charles Wool­fork Jr.; two God moth­ers: Arielle Deems and Cassie Sum­merville; a num­ber of aunts, un­cles, cousins and special friends also sur­vive.

Fu­neral ser­vices were held Mon­day, Sept. 18, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the Alvis Miller and Son Fu­neral Home with Pas­tor Joy Fredrick of­fi­ci­at­ing.

In­ter­ment fol­lowed in the Rose Hill Ceme­tery.

Steve Pinkard and Charles Wool­fork served as pall­bear­ers.

The Alvis Miller and son Fu­neral Home was in charge of ar­range­ments for Ge­n­e­sis Rose Wool­fork.

Ms. Martin

Ms. Bar­bara Martin, age 77, of Cedar­town, passed away Mon­day, Sept. 11, 2017.

She was born in Cedar­town, on May 23, 1940, daugh­ter of the late Joe Hop­per and Lu­cile Sut­ton Hop­per.

Ms. Martin lived most of her life in Cedar­town where she was a mem­ber of First Bap­tist Church in Cedar­town. She was a tal­ented lady that en­joyed China paint­ing, oil paint­ing and sewing.

She al­ways had the love of help­ing oth­ers, so af­ter rais­ing her chil­dren, be­came a reg­is­tered nurse. Her great­est pride was be­ing known as “BABA” by her grand­chil­dren and great grand­chil­dren.

Ms. Martin is sur­vived by her daugh­ters and sons-in-law: Donna and Greg Thomp­son, Gwen and Tony Tuck, Angie and Joey Colquitt; grand­chil­dren: Kathleen and Jim Al­sup, Dy­lan Thomp­son, Rachel and Ed­ward Graves, Amos and Sarah Tuck, Re­bekah Tuck, Cassie and Clay Ben­nett, Joe and Hannah Colquitt; great grand­chil­dren: Ethan, Harper, Ward, Ge­or­gia Anne, At­ti­cus, Lexi and Har­ri­son; sis­ter: Jo Anne Starnes; and nieces and neph­ews also sur­vive.

The fam­ily will re­ceive friends Sun­day, Septem­ber 17, 2017, from 2 o’clock in the af­ter­noon un­til the me­mo­rial ser­vice hour.

A me­mo­rial ser­vice for Ms. Martin was held Sun­day, Sept. 17, 2017 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of the Smith and Miller Fu­neral Home with Dr. David Tay­lor of­fi­ci­at­ing.

The fam­ily were ac­cept­ing flow­ers; how­ever, you may make me­mo­rial con­tri­bu­tions in Ms. Martin’s mem­ory to a char­ity of your choice.

The Smith and Miller Fu­neral Home of Cedar­town was hon­ored to serve the fam­ily of Ms. Bar­bara Martin.

Mr. Hunt

Mr. Troy Lance Hunt, age 49 of Car­roll­ton, passed away Mon­day, Sept. 11, 2017. He was born Oct. 8, 1967 in Cobb County, the son of the late, Tal­madge Eu­gene Hunt and Kather­ine Vir­ginia Nichols Gul­lett. He worked as a heavy equip­ment op­er­a­tor for CDS Ser­vice.

In ad­di­tion to his par­ents, he is pre­ceded in death by his wife, Lori Anna “Fat­ty­mae” Gable Hunt; and grand­son, Liam Tucker Waters. Sur­vivors in­clude his chil­dren, Ja­maica Thomp­son (Alex) of Car­roll­ton, Olivia Le of Car­roll­ton, Hannah Grace Wil­liams of Kingsport, TN, and Matthew “Matt” Le (Danielle) of Car­roll­ton; sis­ter, Rita (John) Leach of Beth­le­hem, GA; broth­ers, Danny Hunt of Dou­glasville, Ken (Denice) Hunt of Dou­glasville, and Johnny De­wain (Faye) Hunt of Tem­ple, GA; and eleven grand­chil­dren. The fam­ily re­ceived friends at Martin and Hightower Her­itage Chapel on Thurs­day evening, Sept. 14, 2017.

In keep­ing with the fam­ily’s wishes, his body was cre­mated fol­low­ing the vis­i­ta­tion. Mes­sages of con­do­lence may be sent to the fam­ily at www.martin-hightower.com.

Martin and Hightower Her­itage Chapel of Car­roll­ton had charge of the ar­range­ments.

Mr. Baines

Mr. Wal­ter Lee (Walt) Baines Sr. age 85, of Rock­mart, passed away Sun­day, Sept. 10, 2017.

He was born in Bar­tow County on Nov. 16, 1931, a son of the late Ge­orge Leonard ( G. L.) Baines Sr. and the late Lu­cille Jenk­ins Baines.

Mr. Baines lived the greater part of his life in Polk County where he owned and op­er­ated Baines Tire Com­pany.

He was a mem­ber of Rac­coon Creek Bap­tist Church and had been at­tend­ing Sec­ond Bap­tist Church of Rock­mart. Mr. Baines loved old cars, trac­tors, train cars and old en­gines.

In ad­di­tion to his par­ents he was pre­ceded in death by a son, Wal­ter Lee Baines Jr.; brother, Leonard Baines; and sis­ter, He­len Spain.

Sur­vivors in­clude his wife of 64 years, Mrs. Edith Keese Baines of Rock­mart, to whom he was mar­ried on June 3, 1953; three sons: Ross Baines and his wife Cindy, Rock­mart, Rick Baines, Dal­las and Mike Baines and his wife Amy, Cedar­town; nine grand­chil­dren; ten great grand­chil­dren; brother, Ge­orge Baines and his wife Betty, Aragon; and a num­ber of nieces and neph­ews also sur­vive.

Grave­side fu­neral and in­ter­ment ser­vices were held Wed­nes­day, Sept. 13, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Rose Hill Ceme­tery with Rev. David War­riner of­fi­ci­at­ing.

Pall­bear­ers in­cluded Mr. Baines’ grand­sons and neph­ews. The Alvis Miller and Son Fu­neral Home was in charge of ar­range­ments for Mr. Wal­ter Lee (Walt) Baines

Mr. Cole

Mr. David Ge­orge Cole, age 62 of Rock­mart passed away Tues­day, Sept. 12, 2017.

Mr. Cole was born Feb. 26, 1955 in Floyd County, son of the late Ge­orge W. Cole and the late Eu­nice Kirk Cole.

He was a mem­ber of the First Bap­tist Church of Rock­mart and a grad­u­ate of the Rock­mart High School Class of 1973. Mr. Cole was a for­mer em­ployee of J. L. Lester & Son, Inc.

Sur­vivors in­cluded a sis­ter and brother-in-law, Nancy and Harry Har­ris; step-mother, Er­lene Camp­bell Cole; and two step-sis­ters, Deonne Yates and Ra­monda Jack­son all of Rock­mart.

A pri­vate fam­ily grave­side and in­ter­ment ser­vices for Mr. Cole was held at 11:00 a.m. on Wed­nes­day morn­ing, Sept. 13, 2017 in the fam­ily lot of Rose Hill Ceme­tery with Rev. Ja­son Odom of­fi­ci­at­ing.

Please visit www.free­man­har­ris­fu­ner­als.com to ex­tend per­sonal con­do­lences to the fam­ily by sign­ing the on­line guest­book.

Free­man Har­ris Fu­neral Home was in charge of the fu­neral grave­side ser­vice for Mr. David Ge­orge Cole.

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