Edd Parson, Jr.: Obituary

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Edd Parson, Jr.

December 17, 1930 – February 03, 2019

Mr. Edd Parson, Jr., loving husband and father of four children, passed away at the age of 88 on February 3, 2019. Edd was born in his grandparents’ home in Chatsworth, GA on December 17, 1930 to Edd and Pearl (Chambers) Parson. On September 5, 1953, he married Edith Patterson. They raised a daughter and three sons.

Edd was a Korean War veteran of the United States Army. While in service, he was stationed in Germany. He cherished time sitting on the porch in the evenings with his family and friends talking over the day and about their lives. He also enjoyed traveling, restoring antique tractors, and airplanes. He enjoyed gospel singings and fellowship time with his friends and loved ones.

Edd was preceded in death by his father, Edd Parson, Sr., and his mother, Pearl (Chambers) Parson; sister, Jonnie Nicholson; nephew, Neil Setter, Jr.; and niece, Dawn Tanksley.

He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Edith Parson; daughter and son-in-law, Sheila and Roger DeVaughn; sons and daughters-in-law, Eddy and Patty Parson, Ricky and Debby Parson, and Ben and Sharon Parson, all of Crandall; sister, Jeraldine Setter; grandchildren, Kelly and Johnny Ingram, Blake and Ashley Parson, Maria and Carl Taylor, Jamie Parson, Virginia and Alan Atkins, Hannah Parson, and Benjamin Parson; great-grandchildren, Lane Holsomback, Ella Keith, Asa Taylor, Alexis Parson, Landon Atkins, and Ava Atkins; nieces, Sonjua (Jack) Pritchett (son, Logan), Beverly Tanksley, (son, Derek) and Jeanne Carole (Kent) Suddeth (children, Emily and Evan); brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Thomas Patterson, Charles and Ruby Patterson, Grady and Rhonda Patterson, Wanda and Bill Webb, Bonnie and Ray Cavett, and Arlene Stevenson; and special friends, Linda Parson and Leon Caylor.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mr. Edd Parson, Jr. will be held Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Bowers and Rev. Ben Parson officiating. Interment will follow at Fairy Valley Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Edd Parson, Jr.

Robert Gordon “Bob” McLure, Jr.: Obituary

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Mr. Robert Gordon “Bob” McLure, Jr. age 82 of Dalton, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Hamilton Medical Center.

Mr. McLure was a graduate of Calhoun High School and Georgia Tech. He was a former member of the First Baptist Church of Calhoun. He enjoyed genealogy, reading and history.

Mr. McLure was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Gordon McLure, Sr. and Lota J. McLure; sister, Nan Elizabeth McLure; father-in-law, Glenn Taylor.

Survivors include wife, Betty Taylor McLure of Dalton; sons and daughters-in-law, Bill & Ashley McLure of Norcross, GA and Scott & Bobbi McLure of Kennesaw, GA; mother-in-law, Ruth Taylor of Crandall; brother-in-law and spouse, James & Carman Taylor of Otto, NC; grandchildren, Robert and Carolyn McLure of Norcross, Alexis, Christopher, and Catherine McLure of Kennesaw; very special cousin and spouse, Sarah & John Thomas of Huntsville, AL; and other cousins.

A graveside service to celebrate the life of Mr. McLure will be held Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chatsworth Heights Cemetery with Rev. Phillip Cannon officiating.

Flowers are accepted or memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Paul H. Goforth, Jr.: Obituary

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Mr. Paul H. Goforth, Jr., age 64, of Chatsworth passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at his residence.

Mr. Goforth’s wishes were to be cremated.

No services are planned.

Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Robert E. “Bug” Rogers, Jr. : Obituary

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Mr. Robert E. “Bug” Rogers, Jr. age 71 of Chatsworth, passed away Monday March 13, 2017 at Hamilton Medical Center.

Mr. Rogers was a US Army veteran,  He was also a member of the American Legion Post 167 in Chatsworth.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Ann Rogers; mother, Robbie Lee Rogers; father, Robert E. Rogers, Sr.;

Survivors include, sons and daughters-in-law, Billy Ray and Janet Rogers, Fort Wayne, IN, Robert R. and Dawn Rogers, Corpus Christi, TX; daughter, Cindy Quarles, Charleston, TN; brother, Charles Rogers, Dalton; 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; aunts; uncles; nieces; cousins.

Memorial services will be held Thursday March 16, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. Lamar Payne officiating. Interment will follow in the Amazing Grace Church Cemetery with military honors by the American Legion Post 167 of Chatsworth.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 12 noon until 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Dottry George Brewer, Jr.: Obituary

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Mr. Dottry George Brewer, Jr., age 63, of Crandall, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018, at Hamilton Medical Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Dottry George Sr. and Pauline Brewer and a son Michael Scott Brewer.

Survivors include his wife: Sharon Brewer. children: Anthony Brewer of  Rocky Face, Renee Mathis of Dalton, Joshua Brewer of Varnell, Dottry George Brewer III., Tameka Crider of Crandall and Dwight Crider of Chatsworth, brother:  Mark Brewer of Chatsworth. sisters: Teresa Cudd of Dalton, Paula Franklin of Tunnel Hill, Ann Brewer of Dalton, Robin Fleming of Chatsworth. 17 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

Funeral Services will be Monday,  April 30 at 4 pm in the chapel of Shawn Chapman Funeral Home with Rev. Randy Deal officiating.  The family will receive friends Monday 12 noon until the funeral hour at 4 pm.

Arrangements made with integrity by Shawn Chapman Funeral Home, Crematory and Monuments. www.shawnchapmanfh.com

Robert Steelman, Jr.: Obituary

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Mr. Robert Steelman, Jr. age  89 of Crandall passed away Friday, July 20, 2018. Mr. Steelman was preceded in death by his wife Alice Steelman, a daughter Cheryl Bice a grandaughter Renee Loftis and his parents, P.R. and Lola Steelman.

He is survived by three sons and daughters in law, Lynn and Janice Steelman, Randy and Leona Steelman all of Crandall, Timmy and Darcell Steelman of Chatsworth.

Grandchildren and spouses, Stephanie and Brad Bates, Jessica Middleton, Jake and Lesleigh Middleton, Heath and Rachel Steelman, Krisy Steelman, Samantha and Brian Pless, Taylor Steelman, April Young, Alison and Stanton Jones, Cherie and Frank Aaron, Shelley and Michael Floyd.  Great Grandchildren, Braxton and Maggie Bates, Riley and Matt Hopkins, Braleigh and Emmie Middleton, Tracy Loftis, Kelsey and Bailey Steelman, Bryson Green, Linley Pless, Shane Patton, Jr., Logan and Lawson Young, Avery and Allie Jones. Brother and sister in law, Ray and Ruth Steelman of Ellijay. Sisters, Virgie Howard of Crandall, Bonnie Jackson of Dalton, and Juanita Pack of Cleveland. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral Services will be Monday 2 pm at  Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Chastain and Rev. Bobby Timms officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.  The Chatsworth American Legion Post 167 will have full Military Honors.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday  5 till 9 pm.

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

Howard R. Phillips, Jr: Obituary

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Howard R. Phillips, Jr., age 72 of Tunnel Hill, passed away Wednesday, April 4th 2018 in Hamilton Medical Center.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother; Ralph and Opal Howell Phillips; brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Louise Phillips; granddaughter, Molly Stubblefield; niece, Faye Wilson Choate; and brother-in-law, Bob Wilson.

He is survived by his wife, Sheila Phillips; daughters, Starla Phillips, Sinda (Skip) Stubblefield, Shawn (Marty) Brown, Tracy (Curtis) Clark, Lorrie (Nathan) Robertson, and Wendy (Ben) Hunt; grandchildren, Zack Harkins, Frankie (Emily) Booker, Justin (Megan) Harkins, Kylus (Melody) Booker, Ryan Stubblefield, Harrison Booker, Hunter (Adriana) Robertson, Logan Robertson, Coe Booker, Tiffany Robertson, Conner (Ashlyn) Elrod; great-grandchildren, Axel, Chance, and Carson Harkins, Addison Booker, and Tyson Synder; sisters, Elizabeth Wilson and Frances (Richard) Hunter; special friend, Jerry (Frances) Hand; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Howard Phillips will be 4:00 pm Saturday, April 7th 2018 from the Chapel of Jones Funeral Home of Tunnel Hill with Rev. Jerry Clark officiating. Burial will be in Griffin Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 9:00 pm Friday, April 6th 2018.

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

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

Mr. Leonard Hamilton “L. H.” Sanford, Jr. : Obituary

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Mr. Leonard Hamilton “L. H.” Sanford, Jr., age 93, of Chatsworth passed away Monday, November 7, 2016.

Mr. Sanford was a lifelong resident of Murray County, a WWII US Army Veteran and a lifetime member of the Smyrna Baptist Church.

He enjoyed gardening, raising livestock and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren who knew him as “Pa.”

He was preceded in death by his father, L. H. “Ham” Sanford, Sr., mother, Bertha Vick Sanford; first wife, Geraldine Baggett Sanford; great-granddaughter, Natalie Stafford; brothers, J. D. Sanford and Jack Sanford; sisters, Odean Sanford, Althea Thomason, Jessie Ridley and Cleo Martin.

Survivors include, wife, LaVonne Sanford, Chatsworth; son and daughter-in-law, David and Cindy Sanford, Chatsworth; daughter and son-in-law, Diane and John Garland, Chatsworth; step-children and spouses, Reggie and Katherine Payne, Barbara Waldrop, Bonnie Marable, Jerry and April Waldrop, Ben and Jennifer Waldrop; brother, Charlie Sanford, Chatsworth; sister and brother-in-law, Effie and Lamar Beavers, Chatsworth; grandchildren and spouses, Chad and April Stafford, Andy and Kimberly Stafford, Heather and Scott Brock, Matthew and Marla Sanford, Lisa and Johnny Merrell and Pam Garland; step-grandchildren and spouses, Antonio Estevez, Mindi Estevez, Duane and Katy Walker, Mary Ann Rogers, Buck Rogers, Randall and Laura Rogers, Mitchell and Emily Massingil, Nathan Waldrop and Monica Waldrop; 19 great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; cousins.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mr. Sanford will be held Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. from the Smyrna Baptist Church with Rev. Andrew Bowen and Tim Howard officiating. Interment will follow in the Smyrna Cemetery with military honors by the American Legion Post 167 of Chatsworth.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to the Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetery Fund c/o Chris Baggett, 55 Ridge Ln, Chatsworth, GA 30705.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Peeples Funeral Home.

Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Ernest Q. Fowler, Jr.: Obituary

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Ernest Q. Fowler, Jr. (“Bug”), age 75, of Chatsworth passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018 at his home.

Mr. Fowler was a preacher who enjoyed playing guitar and singing gospel music with his family. He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Tennga.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest Q. Fowler, Sr.; mother, Mary Magdalene Watts Fowler; and brother, James Kenneth Fowler.

Survivors include his wife, Diane I. Langner Fowler, and daughter and son-in-law, Donna & Brian Hutchins of Chatsworth.

Cremation services were provided by Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth. No public memorials have been planned at this time.

Mr. William “Bill” Campbell, Jr. : Obituary

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Mr. William “Bill” Campbell, Jr. age 56 of Chatsworth, passed away Saturday September 10, 2016.

Mr. Campbell was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Dalton. He enjoyed working in his yard, his pets and being outdoors. Bill also liked doing community service work with his church.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Campbell.

Survivors include, wife, Gloria Campbell of Chatsworth; father, William R. Campbell, Sr. of Pittsburg, PA; sisters and brother-in-law, Kim Jaboinski, and Patti and Mike Stapleton all of Pittsburg, PA; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Barbara and John Nicholson of Chatsworth; nieces, Amanda Williams, Sonya Martin, Katrina Williams, Lauren Jaboinski; nephew, Shan Jaboinski; great niece, Ada Shoemaker.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mr. Campbell will be held Tuesday September 13, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Dalton with Bishop Christian Griggs officiating. Interment will follow in the West Hill Cemetery with Military Honors by the American Legion Post 167 of Chatsworth.

The family will receive friends Monday from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home and Tuesday from 4:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. John Porter, Jr. : Obituary

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John Porter, Jr., also known as “Pete,” age 85, of Chatsworth passed away on Monday, May 30, 2016 at Chatsworth Health Care Center.

Mr. Porter was a member of Mt. Sumach Baptist Church and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John & Martha Porter; brothers, Dallas, Roy, Everett, and J. C. Porter; sisters, Etheleen Amos, Jesse Craig, Alice Hall, Gertha Head, Gladys Porter, and Cleo Porter; and grandson, Dewayne Grant.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Porter; sons and daughter-in-law, Michael Porter of Chatsworth and Randy & Mary Porter of Dalton; daughters and son-in-law, Carol Caldwell of Dalton, Jeanine & Johnny Ward of Chatsworth, and Carrie Yother of Chatsworth; sister, Pauline Morrison of Cohutta; and multiple grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

According to his wishes, Mr. Porter will be cremated, and no services will be held.

Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. George Howard Anderson, Jr. : Obituary

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Mr. George Howard Anderson, Jr. age 69 of Chatsworth, passed away Wednesday April 27, 2016.

Mr. Anderson was preceded in death by his parents, George Howard Anderson, Sr. and Julia Sprinkle Anderson; former wife, Mattie Anderson;
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Survivors include, son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Donita Anderson, Crandall; daughter, Julia Michelle Prater, Crandall; sisters, Judy Luna, Knoxville, TN and Caroline Dallas, Port Richey, FL; grandchildren, Preston and Trenton Prater.

A private graveside service will be held at the Chattanooga National Cemetery at a later date.

Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

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