Murray County Sheriffs Office Arrest Report 02/04 to 02/11

Arrest Reports

The Georgia Open Records Act (O.C.G.A. 50-18-70) allows for to obtain and post the arrest records/booking report of any and all individuals arrested in Murray County. Those arrests are posted on 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.

Linda Gail Smith Lawson: Obituary


Linda Gail Smith Lawson

JANUARY 26, 1949 ~ FEBRUARY 12, 2019

Mrs. Linda Gail Smith Lawson, age 70, of Crandall, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at Hamilton Medical Center.

Mrs. Lawson was preceded in death by parents: Earnest and Reba Rod, first husband: Kenneth Smith, brothers: Johnny Roe and Willie Roe.

She is survived by her husband of six years: Sherman Lawson,, sisters and brothers: Judy Dotson of Chickamauga, Joann Rittenhouse, Ricky Roe and Tommy Roe all of Chatsworth and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service for Gail will be on Friday, February 15 at 1 pm in the chapel of Shawn Chapman Funeral Home with Rev Billy Webb officiating. Interment will be in Ball Creek Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, please make contributions to St. Judes Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Plaza, Memphis, TN 38105.

Arrangements made with integrity by Shawn Chapman Funeral Home and Crematory.

Margaret Ann Marney: Obituary


Margaret Ann Marney

JUNE 8, 1943 ~ FEBRUARY 11, 2019

Margaret Ann Marney, age 75, of Dalton, passed away peacefully on February 11, 2019, surrounded by her family, after a long and hard fought battle with multiple health issues. She was 75.

Margaret is preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Hazel Marney, Sister, Marlene Lumpkin, and her beautiful Grandson, Dustin James Jennings.

Born in June of 1943 in Dalton GA, she grew up on the South end of Whitfield County enjoying riding her Tennessee Walking Horses and driving fast cars. She was a Graduate of Valley Point High School Class of 1961. She always had a story to tell, often creating tears of laughter from the tales of her mischievous adventures.

Margaret was first and foremost a dedicated mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. She embraced every possible moment spent with her family and took great pride in their successes and accomplishments. She will be survived by and missed greatly by those she has left behind, daughter Angie Jennings and Kimberly Biddy of Ringgold, daughter Alethea Temple and Jody Temple of Rome, son Bill Jennings of Chatsworth, Grandchildren Josh Pickens, Hunter Jennings, MacKenzie Temple, and Cooper Jennings and her Great Grandson Gavin Pickens. She also leaves behind her cherished fiance’ Marlin Cochran and her “Other daughter” Dana Burchfield.

Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, February 15, 2019, from 5-9pm at Shawn Chapman Funeral Home 2362 Highway 76 Chatsworth GA. A private burial will be held at a later date.

Arrangements made with integrity by Shawn Chapman Funeral Home and Crematory.

Raffaella Scarlotta: Obituary


Raffaella Scarlotta

NOVEMBER 14, 1927 ~ FEBRUARY 11, 2019

Mrs. Raffaella Scarlotta age 91 of Chatsworth and formerly of Brooklyn, NY, passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2019.

She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas Scarlotta.

Survivors include her children and spouses. Cynthia Scarlotta, Theresa and Anthony Gambino, Paula and David Welch all of Chatsworth, Raffaella and Dominick Coppola of Long Island, NY.

Grandchildren and spouses, George, Philomena and Clinton, Anthony, Thomas and Ashley, Paula Rose, Amanda, Shawn and Cilia, Samantha, Lauryn, and Crystina 10 Great Great grandchildren also survive.

Visitation will be her at Shawn Chapman Funeral Home Wednesday 5 till 9 pm then she will be transported to New York for services and she will be laid to rest next to her husband Thomas in Long Island National Cemetery.

Arrangements made with integrity by Shawn Chapman Funeral Home and Crematory.

Paul E. Hall: Obituary


Paul E. Hall

JULY 20, 1936 ~ FEBRUARY 8, 2019

Paul E. Hall, age 82, of Chatsworth passed away, Friday, February 8, 2019, at his home. His children were present at the time.
He was preceded in death by his wife Jo Hall, mother and father Velma Stuart Hall and Grady “Urb” Hall, step son David Weaver, brothers James Hall and Raymond Hall.

Survivors include his children and their spouses, Tammy and Mark Ridley, Paul and Michele Hall, Donna Ridley, sister, and brother-in-law Robbie and Bill Pruitt, brother and sister-in-law Lloyd and Mary Nell Hall, sister-in-law Gayle, 6 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren. Several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

Mr. Hall retired from the City of Dalton after a long career.

Funeral services will be Saturday, February 9th at 3 PM in the chapel of Shawn Chapman Funeral Home with his children giving eulogies. Interment will be at Mountain View Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, February 9th beginning at 1 PM till the funeral hour at 3 PM

Arrangements made with integrity by Shawn Chapman Funeral Home and Crematory.

Rondal Douglas Barrett: Obituary


Rondal Douglas Barrett

JANUARY 26, 1945 ~ FEBRUARY 8, 2019

Mr. Rondal Douglas Barrett, age 74, of Dalton, passed away on February 8, 2019, at Hamilton Medical Center.

Ron was born on January 24, 1945, in Dalton to the late James Clyde and Veta Kay Barrett. He was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters, J.C. Barrett, Truett Barrett, Donald Barrett, Betty Keeler, and Barbara Clover.

Survivors include his wife, Sandra Barrett, son and wife, Chris and Holly Barrett; grandchildren, Canaan, and Ashton Barrett; foster grandchild, Ashton Rylie; sister and brother in law, Nellie and Leonard Suggs, several nieces and nephews. At his request, there will be no visitation. A graveside service will be Tuesday at 2 pm at United Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements made with integrity by Shawn Chapman Funeral Home and Crematory of Chatsworth.

James “Bud” R Plemons: Obituary


James “Bud” R Plemons

SEPTEMBER 28, 1927 ~ FEBRUARY 6, 2019

Mr. James “Bud” Plemons, age 91, of Crandall, passed away on February 6, 2019 in Hamilton Medical Center.

He is preceded in death by his parents Rev. Charlie and Pearl Plemons, son: David Plemons, daughter: Diane Plemons.

Mr. Plemons is survived by his wife of 73 years: Mary Plemons of the residence, son and daughter in law: Ricky and D D. Plemons of Crandall, grandchildren: Brian Sitton, Missy Smith, Jody Frazier, Richey Plemons and LaKeisha Plemons, great-grandchildren: Jacob, McKayla, Noah, Brody, Jordan, Taylor, Cadence, Grayson and Nico. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral Service for Mr. Plemons will be held on Saturday, February 9 at 11 am, in the Chapel of Shawn Chapman Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Green officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Richey Plemons, Jody Frazier, Brian Sitton, McKayla Smith, Steven Smith and Jordan Frazier . The family will receive friends on Friday from 5 until 9 pm at the funeral home.

Arrangements made with integrity by Shawn Chapman Funeral Home and Crematory of Chatsworth.

Robert Costello: Obituary


Robert Costello

DECEMBER 24, 1936 ~ FEBRUARY 6, 2019

Robert (Bob) Norbert Costello, 82, passed away peacefully Wednesday evening, February 6th, 2019 in the company of his family, near his home in Chatsworth, Georgia. Bob was born on December 24th, 1936 to Norbert Robert and Grace Costello in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was one of three children- his sisters Dolores (McGuire) and Helen (Finnegan) have preceded him in passing.

Bob graduated from Audubon High School in Audubon, New Jersey- and it was in New Jersey that he met his beautiful bride and wife of 62 years- Phyllis A. Costello (Strater). He soon after enlisted in the United States Army. After serving proudly and being Honorably discharged, he and Phyllis married and Bob was hired by the General Electric Company- where he began his lifelong career in Military and Aerospace electrical testing and manufacturing. Bob was a member of a small Team that built a Military “data capsule” satellite which took the first pictures from space of the curvature of the Earth – proof that “the Earth is round”! This capsule now resides in the Smithsonian Institute.

Bob was forever proud his wife, Phyllis, son Robert (Bob) Costello, daughter Lisa (Scott), daughter in law Marianne (Hart) Costello, son in law Matthew Scott, grandchildren Rachael Simon (Ciotti), James Simon, Robert and Hannah Costello and numerous nieces and nephews. He was always quick with a story, which was reflective of his Irish heritage. He was also very proud of his service in the US Army and his career work at GE Re-Entry Systems in Philadelphia, PA. He was able to enjoy a long retirement and moved to the South.

Military services and interment for Bob will be held at the Georgia National Military Cemetery in Canton Georgia. The service will be private. - Dedicated to serve the needs of the community. Provide a source of real news-Dependable Information-Central to the growth and success of our Communities. Strive to encourage, uplift, warn, entertain, & enlighten our readers/viewers- Honest-Reliable-Informative.

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