arrangements for Carrie Wilson Gallman. Monte Clark, Sr.
Monte Paul “Tego” Clark Sr., 50, a lifelong resident of Calhoun, passed away at his home on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. Monte was born in Gordon County on April 23, 1968. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, G.C. and Carolyn Russell, and K.T. Clark; Monte was also preceded in death by David Barton.
Monte was a graduate of Calhoun High School, Class of 1987. He was an avid Jackets fan, and baseball player for all four years of high school. Monte loved sports: He was an avid golfer, enjoyed NASCAR, and was an all-around outdoorsman. He especially enjoyed coaching baseball and softball. He coached his children and coached at Calhoun Middle School for eight seasons. Monte was a great fan of the Atlanta Braves; he took special pride in following Calhoun native Charlie Culberson on the team. He was a member of the Calhoun Elks Lodge and the Calhoun Moose Lodge. Monte was a passionate man who deeply loved his family and friends; spending time with them was his favorite thing to do. He will be fondly remembered as the “life of the party”.
Monte is survived by his son, Monte Paul Clark Jr,; daughters, Peyton Nicole Clark, and Caroline Lane Clark; his parents, Laurel Russell Clark, and Paul and Barbara Clark; his grandmother, Dorothy Clark; his granddaughter, Jurnee Kace Clark; his sisters and brothers in law, Dia Clark Johnson and her husband, Chris, Adrienne Clark Chadwick and her husband, Joseph, and Brittany Clark Owens and her husband, Dylan; his nieces and nephews, Clark, Russell, and Alea Johnson, Cohen and Hudson Chadwick, and Alexis Owens; many other relatives and friends.
The Clark family received friends on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, at Trinity Baptist Church from 3 until 7 p.m.
A service to celebrate Monte’s life was held on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018 at 7 p.m. from Trinity Baptist Church. Pastor Mitch Phillips officiated, Kevan Carpenter spoke, and Ritchie Parker arranged the music. Honorary pallbearers included the Calhoun High School Class of 1987, members of the Calhoun Elks Lodge, members of the Calhoun Moose Lodge, Shay Wright, Ben McCormick, Ken Holcomb, Baron Baker, Jeff Baker, David Hall, Brad Fitch, Kevan Carpenter, Clark Johnson, Russell Johnson, Tony Lindsey, Jonathan Knoblett, Shane Hall, Mark “JJ’ Smith, Jeff Poe, William Hamilton, Richie Wright, Brent Erwin, Chris Gee, Jeff Dixon, Branton Bailey, Ritchie Harris, Russell Defoor, and “Bobby Dixon”.
Instead of sending flowers, the family has requested that donations in Monte’s memory be given to The Calhoun Middle School Fellowship of Christian Athletes, PO Box 901, Calhoun, GA 30703.
Friends may sign Monte’s online guest register at www.maxbrannonandsons.com. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home of Calhoun. Myra Floyd
Myra Kathryn Hopper Floyd, age 95, of Atlanta, passed away Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 at her residence.
Myra was born on June 28, 1923 in Gordon County to the late Buford Willard Hopper and Willie Mable Autry Hopper. She was a member of Oakhurst Presbyterian Church and a former member of Plainville United Methodist Church. Myra attended Young Harris College and was an alumna of Plainville High School. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her loving husband, D.L. Floyd, Jr.; brother, Thomas Hopper and sister, Margaret Hopper.
She is survived by two sons: Michael Floyd and his wife Annie Thompson of Pensacola, Fla., and Kurt Floyd, Sr. of Atlanta; five grandsons: John Floyd of Durango, Colorado, Kurt Floyd, Jr. of Atlanta, Daniel Floyd, Nicolas Floyd, and Joseph Floyd all of Rockmart, Ga.; and three step-grandchildren: Sarah Price of Atlanta, Ellen Blackburn of Pensacola, FL, and Russell Blackburn of Hattiesburg, MS.
A graveside service was conducted on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Scott Cemetery with Rev. Ed Archer officiating. Pallbearers serving were Britt Carden, John Floyd, Kurt Floyd Jr., Daniel Floyd, Nicolas Floyd, Joseph Floyd, and Justin Lindsey.
The family received friends on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018 from 5:30 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 Mrs. Myra Floyd. Ella Lanora Graham
Ella Lanora Graham, 71, of the Sonoraville Community, Fairmount died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018 at her residence. She was born in Cartersville on July 16, 1947; daughter of the late Alvin W.C. and Evelyn Grace Graham. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughters, Angela Cline and Mary-Jane Wofford; brothers, Leon Graham and Kenneth Graham; and a sister, Elise Graham Cline.
Ella Lanora will be remembered for being an amazing, strong, and kind-hearted woman. She loved spending time with her girls. She was also a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughters and sons-inlaw, Cynthia and Herb Woodall, Catherine and Richard Williams, and Carol and Ricky Netherton; grandchildren, Heather Wilkinson, Ashley Poindexter, Christopher Goforth, Russell Goforth, and Amber Goad; great grandchildren, Jeremy Peeler, Hailey Wilkinson, Makayla Wilkinson, Tianna Brown, Olivia Poindexter, and Malya Poindexter; a brother, Lanny Graham; and a sister and brotherin-law, Joyce and Shelton Waters.
A service to honor the life of Ella Lanora Graham will be held Thursday, Aug. 30 at 3 p.m. from the chapel of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home. Pastor Tim Reid will officiate. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery on Hall Memorial Road, Calhoun, GA. Pallbearers serving are Herb Woodall, Richard Williams, Russell Goforth, Derek Wilkinson, Michael Poindexter, Jesse Goad, James Jernigan, and Brent Graham.
The Graham family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, Aug. 29 from 5 until 8 p.m.
The family would like to thank Homespun Hospice for all their compassion and care of Ella Lanora.
Friends may sign the online guest register at www. maxbrannonandsons.com. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home of Calhoun. Patsy Crump
Patsy R. Crump, 81, widow of J.C. Crump, died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at Palmetto Health Tuomey.
Born April 1, 1937 in Oostanaula community of Calhoun, she was a daughter of the late Andrew Terrell Phillips and the late Myrtle Taylor Phillips. She was a member of Shaw Heights Baptist Church. Mrs. Crump had a nursing career that spanned over 54 years, including 33 years at Shaw AFB and six years at NHC Healthcare. She won numerous awards during her career. She loved her children and grandchildren, and was a dedicated caregiver to her family, friends, and patients.
Survivors four children, Michael Crump of Phoenix, Ariz., Susan Binger (Ken) of Lakeville, Minn., Lamar Crump, and Terry Crump both of Sumter; four grandchildren, Michael Crump, Jr., Kristal Crump, Betsy Binger, and Lucas Binger; two great grandchildren, Shelby Crump, and Adara Crump; two brothers, James Richard Phillips and Thomas F. Phillips; and a sister, Virginia Brown.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph Max Phillips and A.T. Phillips; and a sister, Louise Phillips Blalock.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Shaw Heights Baptist Church with the Rev. Bob White officiating. Burial was in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the home.
Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be made to Shaw Heights Baptist Church, 2030 Peach Orchard Road, Sumter, SC 29154.
Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.