Murray County Sheriffs Office Arrest Report 10/07 to 10/15

Arrest Reports

The Georgia Open Records Act (O.C.G.A. 50-18-70) allows for www.fetchyournews.com to obtain and post the arrest records/booking report of any and all individuals arrested in Murray County. Those arrests are posted on www.fetchyournews.com for viewing pleasure. Please remember that all individuals listed have been arrested and charged, however, they are presumed innocent until guilt has been proven in a court of law. FYN publishes the arrest report provided by the MCSO.

Murray County Sheriffs Office Arrest Report 10/01 to 10/06

Arrest Reports

The Georgia Open Records Act (O.C.G.A. 50-18-70) allows for www.fetchyournews.com to obtain and post the arrest records/booking report of any and all individuals arrested in Murray County. Those arrests are posted on www.fetchyournews.com for viewing pleasure. Please remember that all individuals listed have been arrested and charged, however, they are presumed innocent until guilt has been proven in a court of law. FYN publishes the arrest report provided by the MCSO.

John Roy Brackett: Obituary

Obituaries

Mr. John Roy Brackett, age 93 of Cisco, passed away peacefully at his home Thursday, October 4th, 2018. He was of the Baptist faith.

Johnny was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps and proudly served his country during WW II. He will be especially remembered in the community and state for his great love and knowledge of the Cohutta Wilderness due to the many long hours acquired across a lifetime of hunting and fishing. Subsequently, he acquired an impressive collection of local Indian artifacts.

After retirement from the U.S. Forestry Service, he spent most Saturdays cheering on the U.T. Vols. He was a devoted and loyal fan in both football and basketball, especially Pat Summitt’s Lady Vols.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Florence Douthitt Brackett; his parents Rev. J.E. and Etta Brackett; sister Gladys Ellis; brothers: Willie (Edna), J.P. (Louise), and Herbert Brackett; sisters-in-law Phyllis (Bill) Campbell and Maxine (Roy) Kersey.

John Roy is survived by his “special grandchildren Jack and Audrey Stafford, along with his faithful and loyal companion Buddy.  Nieces: Lisa (John) Stafford; Pamela (Tom) Ownby; Teresa (Steven) Suttles; nephews: Jerry (Susan) Ellis, Harold Brackett; and sister Leoma Brock; great and great-great nieces and nephews and a host of friends and neighbors.

The family wishes to thank his devoted caregivers: Jeremy and Leia Collins, Tammy Hesson, Faye Manis and Tina Flatters. Their love and kindness allowed John Roy to remain where he was most happy, at home, with his faithful dog Buddy.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of John Brackett will be 4:00 PM Wednesday, October 10th 2018 from the chapel of Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Lamar Beason officiating, remarks by Judge Shepherd Howell and Jack Stafford. Burial will be in Mt. Sumach Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Billy Brackett, Harold Brackett, Jeremy Collins, Jerry Ellis, Tom Ownby and Jack Stafford.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, October 10th 2018 from 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cisco School Fund c/o Becky Whaley P.O. Box 24 Cisco, Ga 30708 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis TN 38105.

Online condolences may be offered at: www.jjonesfuneralhome.com.

Jones Funeral Home of Chatsworth is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Jarrett Broaddrick: Obituary

Obituaries

Jarrett Broaddrick age 36 of Crandall, passed away Friday, October 5, 2018.

He attended Gathering Place Church in Dalton, enjoyed watching the Georgia Bulldogs and loved his family, especially his son.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Elizabeth Cantrell Broaddrick.

Survivors include son, Tekoa Broaddrick of Chatsworth; father, Jerry Broaddrick of Ohio; sister and brother-in-law, Tammeli & William Childers of Crandall; niece, Josie Arnold; special friends, Troy Lanier, Russell Richards, Chris Johnson, and Robert Battles.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth is in charge of the cremation of Jarrett Broaddrick.

Murray County Sheriffs Office Arrest Report 09/26 to 09/30

Arrest Reports

The Georgia Open Records Act (O.C.G.A. 50-18-70) allows for www.fetchyournews.com to obtain and post the arrest records/booking report of any and all individuals arrested in Murray County. Those arrests are posted on www.fetchyournews.com for viewing pleasure. Please remember that all individuals listed have been arrested and charged, however, they are presumed innocent until guilt has been proven in a court of law. FYN publishes the arrest report provided by the MCSO.

Tom Arthur Phipps: Obituary

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Tom Arthur Phipps, age 87 of Dalton, Georgia, passed away September 30, 2018 at Hamilton Medical Center.

He was a veteran, teacher, pastor, and mentor to many.Tom loved music and hiking on the Appalacian Trail. He wrote two songs, The Georgia Waltz and Walking On the Appalacian Trail.

Tom Arthur Phipps was born November 27, 1930 in Akron, Ohio, where his parents had moved to work at the Goodyear Tire Factory during the Great Depression. The family returned to Georgia in 1937. Tom attended Dawnville School and graduated high school in 1950 at Mount Berry School for Boys in Rome, Georgia. While at Berry, he studied the “Life of Jesus” and became a Christian in 1949. Drafted in April of 1951, Tom took basic training at Camp Breckenridge, KY and jump school at Fort Benning, GA.  He shipped out to join the 187th Airborne R.C.T. “Rakkasans” at Camp Chickamauga in Beppu, Japan and was assigned to Medical Company. In Korea Tom served at Koji-Do and saw patrol action in the Kumwha Valley. Discharged from the Army in April 1953, Tom entered Truett McConnell Junior College on the G.I. Bill, where he met Jerri Caldwell. They were married in 1957. Tom earned an A.B. degree from Mercer University in 1959, a Master of Education degree from the University of Georgia in 1975, and finished a Course of Study in Theology at Emory University in the 1980s. Over a twenty-one year period, Tom taught eighth grade at Pleasant Grove Elementary in Whitfield County, Cass High School and Adairsville High Schools in Bartow County and Mountain Top Boy’s Home in Sugar Valley.

Tom’s Christian ministry took him first to Mount Yonah Baptist Church in Cleveland, Georgia and to Johnson Drive Baptist Church in Athens, where his and Jerri’s children were born.  Local churches Tom served included Eton Baptist Church, Friendship Baptist, Hopewell Baptist in Cohutta, McGaughey’s Chapel UMC, Mount Pleasant UMC, Mineral Springs UMC, all in Whitfield County, and Kensington UMC and Cedar Grove UMC in Walker County.  He retired from Mineral Springs UMC in 1998, where he was still an active member. Tom was active in the community, serving on the board of Harvest Outreach Center for the Homeless, and in the Big Brother/Big Sister program. He was a long-time member of the Whitfield County Democratic Committee.

Tom was a member of American Legion Post 112, serving as a baseball manager and coach during the 1990s, and later as post and district chaplain and member of the Honor Guard. Tom was also served as national chaplain of the The 187th Airborne Infantry Regiment Association “Golden Rakkasans,” exemplifying the motto, “Let Valor Not Fail!”

He was preceded in death by his parents Leonard and Myrtle Phipps, sister Jaqueline Phipps Baggett, and brothers Buster Phipps and Allen Phipps.

Tom is survived by his wife of 61 years, Geraldine “Jerri” Caldwell Phipps and by his children and their spouses, Cheryl Phipps and Bruce Harris of Dalton, and Chris and Maseray Phipps of Troy, Michigan, and his grandchildren, Carmen Phipps, Mia Phipps and Tom Phipps, all of Troy, Michigan.

The family will receive friends from 5pm to 9pm on Friday, October 5 at Jones Funeral Home in Chatsworth.  Services will be at noon Saturday, October 6 at Mineral Springs UMC, 4079 Airport Road in Dalton. The body will lie in state at the church from 11 am. Interment will follow in the Mineral Springs UMC cemetery with military graveside rites by the Dalton American Legion Post 112.

The family expresses thanks to Hamilton Home Health Care, Hamilton Wound Care, Hamilton Hospice and the many other physicians and nurses who were diligent in taking care of Tom’s needs.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be considered to Mountain Top Boys Home, 65 Mountain Top Way, Sugar Valley, GA 30746 or to Mineral Springs UMC, c/o 1678 Thomas Road NW, Dalton, GA 30721.

Online condolences may be offered at: www.jjonesfuneralhome.com.

Jones Funeral Home of Chatsworth is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Barbara Jean (Hall) Smith: Obituary

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Barbara Jean Smith, age 71 of Resaca, passed away Tuesday, September 25th 2018 at her home.

She was faithful employee of United Parcel Service for over 25 years.

She is survived by her children, David Smith, Jason Smith and Paula Tate; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

Memorial services to celebrate the life of Barbara Jean Smith will be 2:00 pm Saturday, September 29th 2018 from the Chapel of Jones Funeral Home of Chatsworth with Frank Loyd officiating.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm Saturday, September 29th 2018.

Online condolences may be offered at: www.jjonesfuneralhome.com.

Jones Funeral Home of Chatsworth is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Dayna Grace (Scruggs) Lawson Arroyo: Obituary

Obituaries

Dayna Grace Scruggs Lawson Arroyo, 56, departed this life on Sunday, September 23, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Dayna was a strong, beautiful woman who was full of life and adventure.  She was loved by all who met her and will be missed by all who loved her.

Dayna was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph P. Scruggs and Edna Ruth Scruggs, and a brother, Jimmy L. Muse.

She is survived by her daughter, Christian and Stuart Jablonski, her son, Isaiah Arroyo;  grandchildren, Chancellor Cook, Mattea Jablonski, Andrew Jablonski, and Leilani Perez; sisters, Jeanie and Stephen McClure, Linda Joan Gill, Susan Scruggs, and Kay-Kay and Randy Crider;  brothers, Larry Muse and Steven Scruggs; several nieces and nephews, and extended family, Renee Smith and Charles Menser.

The family will receive friends from 12-4 pm on Saturday, September 29th, at Jones Funeral Home.

A service to celebrate the life of Ms. Dayna Grace Lawson will be held at 4 pm in the chapel of the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to John Hagee Ministries, PO Box 1400, San Antonio, Texas 78295-1400; or as Dayna so often did, help someone in need in honor of the giving spirit that she had.

Online condolences may be offered at: www.jjonesfuneralhome.com

Jones Funeral Home of Tunnel Hill is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

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